London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1912. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #001316
Bound in blue cloth with gilt decoration on front board.  7-320 p.p. Frontis photo of a Malayan Exorcist, plus  photographic plates. "Presentation Copy" embossed at foot of title page. From the library of Alexander Grant, his bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Light rubbing to boards and edges. Some bruising to spine ends, with gilt slightly rubbed at head. Light offsetting to endpapers. Otherwise in very good condition. Deals with omens, animal superstitions, the evil eye, snake worship, vows, votives, and other offerings, as well as charms, magic and human life, divination and fortune telling, and ceremonies sacred to the peoples in the Native States of Travancore and Cochin.