Originally published in Germany in 1952 this book drew upon investigations Helmut Petri carried out while leader of the Frobenius North-west expedition to the Kimberley in 1938-39. It is also an extensive survey of the
literature relating to the Aboriginal medicine men, or, as Elkin was to term them, 'Men of High degree"'. 240 x 160mm., pp. 2, xi, 195, references, bibliography. Trade paperback, stiff illustrated card covers (with French folds - folded flaps). Contents and covers As NEW.