Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Accept

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty
  • Free Uk delivery on all gifts
    Or you can add a donation at checkout
  • Personalise your gift at checkout
    Add a personal message, ecard or card front
  • Add a 'Little Extra' at checkout
    Add-on gifts available (including chocolate!)

The Magic Island

£19.99 Out Of Stock

Product description

Illustrated with drawings by Alexander King and photographs by author. First hand accounts of Haitian voodoo and witchcraft rituals, the book that introduces the word 'zombie' into popular culture. Divided into four parts: The Voodoo Rites; Black Sorcery; The Tragic Comedy; Trails Winding, followed by extensive notes by the author. First edition. Dust jacket, uncut, worn at edges and corners, tears to d/j at top of spine. Black cloth boards, illustrated, slight bumping to spine. Foxing to title page and to edges of pages throughout.

Item details

Author(s):
Seabrook, W. B.
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1929
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Harrap & Co. Ltd.

Sold Out

We're sorry to say this item has now sold out.

There are over 100,000 more items in stock. Start browsing with our suggestions below.

About this item

Illustrated with drawings by Alexander King and photographs by author. First hand accounts of Haitian voodoo and witchcraft rituals, the book that introduces the word 'zombie' into popular culture. Divided into four parts: The Voodoo Rites; Black Sorcery; The Tragic Comedy; Trails Winding, followed by extensive notes by the author. First edition. Dust jacket, uncut, worn at edges and corners, tears to d/j at top of spine. Black cloth boards, illustrated, slight bumping to spine. Foxing to title page and to edges of pages throughout.

Author(s):
Seabrook, W. B.
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1929
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Harrap & Co. Ltd.

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days



Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Bookshop Thame

We stock a wider selection of books than most shops, from modern fiction and leisure interest to more specialist subjects, classics, and rare or collectable books and we sell online on Oxfam's Online Shop. We also sell donated music and stock a good selection of greetings cards. Please call us if you need more information.

View Shop