Human Leopards, An Account of the Trials of Human Leopards Before the Special Commission Court: With A Note on Sierra Leone, Past and Present. K. J. Beatty.

Human Leopards, An Account of the Trials of Human Leopards Before the Special Commission Court: With A Note on Sierra Leone, Past and Present

London: Hugh Rees, 1915.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 139 pp, extensively illustrated with b/w photographs. Original red cloth boards, no dust jacket. Dust soil to top edge, otherwise minimal external wear. Very mild dampstain to lower corner of text block, not affecting text. Binding sound, contents unmarked. An early inquiry into the Human Leopard Society, a secret society within the Mendi tribe of Sierra Leone that practiced ritual cannibalism and human sacrifice.

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