One of the other books that caught my fancy at the fair is this one. Definitely voluminous and rich in the history of my people, I will acquire it soon.
The image on the cover is a bronze statue of the Ooni of Ile Ife, the ancestral home of the Yorubas. The Ile Ife people were adept at bronze casting since 700 AD. Most of the works depicting royalty are now held in European museums after they were plundered during colonialism.