KINGS, GODS & SPIRITS FROM AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY. WORLD MYTHOLOGIES SERIES.

By: Knappert, Jan.

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92 pp, 4to (11" H). Beautifully and profusely illustrated in color and b&w. "(T)ells the myths and legends of the peoples of Africa. The stories in this book have been passed down for generations and are still told and retold today. They include tales of gods, spirits and ghosts; sagas about famous heroes, warriors and royal leaders; and fables about the animals which play such an important part in the everyday life of the countryside." Contents: Africa and its people; In the beginning; Kings and kingdoms; The world of the spirits; Magic animals; Monsters and prodigies; Tales of the heroes; Fables from Africa; The saints of Islam; Symbols in the African myths and legends; The main sources; Index. Minor bump to top of front board, two very small areas of color loss at top of free front endpaper due to pencil erasure. Dust jacket has light wear at top of rear flap, very light wrinklle at top of spine.

Title: KINGS, GODS & SPIRITS FROM AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY. WORLD MYTHOLOGIES SERIES.

Author Name: Knappert, Jan.

Illustrator: Francesca Pelizzoli.

Categories: Myths, Legends & Fantasy,

Publisher: New York, Schocken: 1986

ISBN Number: 0888945302

ISBN Number 13: 9780888945303

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 16737

Keywords: Mythology, Africa, African, Kings, Gods, Spirits, Magic animals, Monsters, Heroes, Fables, Saints, Islam, Symbols, Ghosts, Warriors, Francesca Pelizzoli.,