"Fundamentally, man is a carnivorous animal": First edition of Garry Hogg's Cannibalism and Human Sacrifice
Cannibalism and Human Sacrifice.
Item Number: 92538
London : Robert Hale Limited, 1958.
First edition of the first major work published in English on the subject of cannibalism. Octavo, original cloth. In near fine condition.
The first major work published solely on the subject of cannibalism, Hogg's Cannibalism and Human Sacrifice offers a detailed analysis of cannibal practices among the Fiji Islanders, Melanesians, Polynesians, and Maori of New Zealand in addition to chapters on Human Sacrifice among the Aztecs, Head-hunters in Indonesia, and Leopard Societies of Sierra Leone.