First edition. Author's copy, signed by her on the first free endpaper. Grey cloth hard covers, maroon spine with gilt titles. The boards are a little warped and have light edge wear. The first and last endpapers are tanned, the authors's name and address are on the first free endpaper. In Chapter 1 there are a number of underlinings between pp13-17. Colour frontispiece, one map and 76 black & white plates at the end of the book. This book is a study of African design from all parts of the continent. Chapters include Wall Decoration, The Decoration of Hides and Leather, Decoration on Wood, Ornamental Ivory Carving, Metal Work, Cicatrisation and Body Painting, Beadwork, Textile Design, Ornamental Basketry and Pottery Design.