Red cloth, 339 pp. Book has hint of wear to corners but is otherwise very clean, very sharp, very tight. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Flesh of the Wild Ox : A Riffian Chronicle ...
Publisher: William Morrow & Co.
Publication Date: 1932
Book Condition: Near Fine
Book Description William Morrow & Company, New York, 1932. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Reeves, Ruth (illustrator). First Edition. xi + 339 pp. Map endpapers, beautifully illustrated. Foreword by Harvard anthropologist Earnest Albert Hooten. Red cloth with black is worn, corners rubbed, spine bit sunned, interior owner bookplate, otherwise clean and unmarked. Aged but respectable. The author was an anthropologist who lived with his wife in the Moroccan Rif for a few years and studied the local Berbers. As the preface says, the book "is a literary by product of his intimate knowledge of these magnificent barbarians. Although it was written in story form, it is an authentic portrait of Riffian life." The author would go on to generate huge controversy with his racial theories. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Seller Inventory # 004691