First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original light brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with photographs in black and white, diagrams and maps. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm with a little bumping at the spine tips, the cloth and gilt bright and fresh. The contents are clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed dustwrapper that is a touch faded to the spine. Not price-clipped (£3. 3s / £3.15 net to the lower front flap).
Inscribed by the Saudi-born cultural anthropologist in blue ink on the front endpaper "To Lewis / warmest regards / Talal". An account of the political structure of a large nomadic group in north-western Sudan that formed under British colonial rule.
Stock code: 23678