LINDBLOM, Gerhard. The Akamba in British East Africa. An Ethnological Monograph. Archives d’Etudes Orientales Vol 17. Uppsala: Appelbergs, 2nd edition, enlarged, 1920 Recent half morocco, Med.8vo. xii,607pp. 167 illustrations, biblio. index Karl Gerhard Lindblom (1887 – 1969) was a Swedish ethnographer who worked in among the Akamba in East Africa. The 1st edition published in 1916 as a University dissertation only contained 13 of the 35 chapters of this edition. Six sections cover Individual Life, Sociology, Belief and Science, Art and Games, Economy and Anthropology.
A most thorough study, the result of researches undertaken between 1910 and 1912 in Kenya. The Winterton copy with his bookplate, a very nice copy in a recent maroon half morocco.