Folk-Tales of Angola by Chatelain, Heli

Folk-Tales of Angola by Chatelain, Heli

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Folk-Tales of Angola; Fifty Tales with Ki-Mbundu Text Literal English Translation, Introduction, and Notes
By Chatelain, Heli editor

Published by Houghton, Mifflin & Co. 1894 1st Edition
Volume I of the Memoirs of The American Folk-Lore Society.

About this Item: Published by Houghton, Mifflin & Co. for the American Folk-Lore Society, Boston, 1894. Condition: Good. Sm 4to, 315 pgs. Full bound burgundy cloth with gilt titling. Binding firmly attached. Interior is clean with no toning to pages. Ex-library. Some fraying, discoloration and bumping at spine ends and corner tips. Book includes two large fold-out maps of Angola (at the time, still a Portuguese colony).  Hardcover. First Edition.

Fifty Tales collected and edited by Heli Chatelain, late U. S. Commercial agent at Luanda, Angola. First Edition published in 1894 by the American Folk-Lore Society. Gives text of each tale in Ki-mbundu (a language spoken in the Luanda region of Angola) and English on facing pages. Notes and introductory chapters in English, plus an index, bibliography, extensive endnotes, and music.

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