Leiden,Netherlands: E.J. Brill, 1993. FIRST EDITION (SD). Hardcover. Small 4to, measuring 9.75" x 6.50" Chocolate brown boards with bright gilt lettering. 291 pp. 21 plates. Purple and white dustjacket, lettered in white. Fine, but for light foxing to top edge. SIGNED by author (as Esther Jacobson Tepfer) on title page. Quite scarce. ORIGINAL PRINTING. Not a reprint. Near Fine in Fine Dust Jacket. Item #73418
Volume LV in the Numen Book Series STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF RELIGIONS, edited by H.G. Kippenberg, and E.T. Lawson.
Central to this "study of the ecology of belief in prehistoric Siberia" is "the image of the deer within the iconography of the early Nomads of South Siberia". "The ersult is a study of the manner in which coneepts central to early belief systems shift in response to changing geographic, economic, and cultural forces..."