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The Native Races of the Indian Archipelago; Papuans

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The Native Races of the Indian Archipelago; Papuans

by EARL, George Windsor;

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London, Hippolyte Bailliere, 1853, First edition, first issue, issued as volume I of the Ethnographical Library, with the extra title page, each complete. . original red blind-stamped cloth, with gilt spine title lettering, spine ends chipped with tear, corners a little worn, lightly foxed on few leaves but clean copy, very good. . 12mo [21 x 14 cm]; 6 [ads], [i], xiv, 239, [ii] pp, 5 tinted lithographed plates including plates with orig hand-coloring & color frontis, one foldout plate, 2 folding maps, table including foldout table of 11 dialects, other engraved illus. . Ferguson 9339. The author describes the peoples of New Guinea, the Arru Islands, Ceram, the Moluccas, the Philippines, Mindanao, Sulu, Borneo, Malay Peninsula, the Adamans, the Sunda Chain as well as Melville Island and North Australia, Port Essington, Carpentaria (Australian aboriginees). A picture of this book is available on request by email.

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Bookseller
Horizon Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
J8807
Title
The Native Races of the Indian Archipelago; Papuans
Author
EARL, George Windsor;
Format/binding
Original red blind-stamped cloth, with gilt spine title lettering, spine ends chipped with tear, corners a little worn, lightly
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London, Hippolyte Bailliere, 1853, First edition, first issue, issued as volume I of the Ethnographical Library, with the extra
Bookseller catalogs
Travel - Pacific & Australia;
Size
12mo [21 x 14 cm]; 6 [ads], [i], xiv, 239, [ii] pp, 5 tinted lithographed plates including plates with orig hand-coloring & color frontis, one foldout plate, 2 folding maps, table including foldout table of 11 dialects, other engraved illus.

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