Title The Musical Instruments of the Native Races of South Africa
Book Condition Fine
Jacket Condition very good +
Edition Second edition
Publisher Johannesburg Witwatersrand University Press 1968
Seller ID 1166
Kirby, Percival R. The Musical Instruments of the Native Races of South Africa. Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press, 1968, second edition. Hardcover with dust jacket, 19.5cm by 25cm, xxiii, 293 pp. plus 73 pages of plates (Black and white photographs). Navy cloth with bright gilt spine titles. Fine in very good jacket with minor rubbing on the spine panel. An in-depth and well-illustrated look at South African rattles, clappers, drums, xylophones, bull-roarers, spinning discs, horns, whistles, vibrating reeds, goras, stringed instruments, Bushman and Hottentot violins, etc. Dust jacket present.