New York: Harper & Row. First American edition. Hardcover. Tall 4to. Gilt-stamped khaki clothboards in photographic dust jacket. Light edgewear and sunning to spine. 208pp. Very good + / very good +. Item #22555
Illustrated with remarkable full-page color plates, with text (by Riefenstahl) printed on pale ochre paper. With an introduction, "How Leni Riefenstahl came to study the Mesakin Nuba of Kordofan," and detailed captions for each photograph. Organized in five chapters: Land and People; Harvest; Zariba; Wrestling; Death. Jacket flap bears a brief, positive, and borderline-revisionist biography of Riefenstahl.