Wit and Wisdom in Morocco. A Study of Native Proverbs

WESTERMARCK, Edward. Wit and Wisdom in Morocco. A Study of Native Proverbs.

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WESTERMARCK, Edward. Wit and Wisdom in Morocco. A Study of Native Proverbs. London, Routledge, 1930.

8vo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt; pp. xi, 448, [1]; apart from light fading to spine and offsetting to endpapers, near-fine.
First edition. The proverbs are in Arabic and English; the translations were provided by Shereef 'Abd-es-Salaam El-Baqqali. The Finnish philosopher and sociologist Edvard Westermarck tought at the time at LSE. His anti-Christian teachings had prepared him well for several field trips to Morocco, where he observed life without much prejudice.

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