ABOUT SPIRITS AND MACUMBA
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Self published, 1960. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 71 pp. First edition. A study of occult and folklore in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; text in English; sheets of luster paper; black and white photographs throughout. Wrappers edges, corners worn; internally fine. Quoting the publisher: A spurt of flame, fum thrown on the floor, the beat of drums, and the chanting of Macumbeiros summon the ancient gods even to modern Rio de Janeiro. The mysterious forces of nature, personified by the mighty orixás of Africa and their batalions of minor nature gods, benevolent spirits, disembodied souls, and myriad of capricious and amoral devils and jinn descend on the bodies of the mediums of Umbanda. Size: 18 x 13 cm. 0.0.