The Manners and Customs of The Rwala Bedouins (American Geographical Society Oriental Explorations and Studies, No. 6)

New York: American Geographical Society, 1928. Hardbound. Newly bound in Grey cloth with black cloth applied label to spine and front cover with gilt embossed title. xiv, 712 pp., some bw illustrations. Good+, with some old dampstaining and wrinkling (slight) to first 80 pages or so with decreasing effects the further into the pagination you go, nothing has ever stuck together. Wonderful binding. Item #126756

A most acceptable reading and reference copy of this important and scarce monograph in a very attractive binding. Contents as follows: The heavenly bodies and the weather -- Animals -- Structure of society -- The tent and its furnishings -- Food -- Dress and weapons -- Marriage customs -- Children -- Strangers in the camp -- Poetry -- Camels -- Horses -- Omens -- Supernatural gifts -- Spirits and vows -- Judicial procedure -- Protection of the oppressed -- Hospitality -- Personal qualities -- Vengeance -- War and peace -- Laws of inheritance -- Death and after death.

OCLC: 1458720

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