BELL, Hesketh J. Obeah. Witchcraft in the West Indies … Second and revised edition. London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company,~i~ 1893.
8vo, Original turquois cloth, lettered in red and gilt, decorated in red; pp. viii, 200; binding a little rubbed, toning to patterned endpapers, paper cuttings on the subject tipped in at rear; a good copy.
Sir Henry Hesketh Joudou Bell (1864-1952) was bor in the West Indies was a colonial admisnistrator in both West Africa and the Carribbean, where he studied the belief systems of African origins on the islands and how social life unfolded around supernatural forces. He deals with many spects of Caribbean society, the economy, nutrition, health and customs.