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The Native Races of the Indian Archipelago. Papuans by  George Windsor Earl - First Edition - 1853 - from Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 23247)

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. Hardcover. Part of The Ethnographical Library. 6pp of advertisements, xiv, [4], 239pp. Modern brown half calf over marbled boards, spine lettered and decorated in gold. Four color plates, two folding maps (one of the seats of the Papuan Race in the Indian Archipelago; the other of New Guinea), one folding plate with illustrations of the different typologies of heads of Papuans and North Australians, two tables, one of which lists specimens of Papuan and North Australian dialects, and two in-text illustrations. Internally very clean with a few small spots to four of the leaves, very mild foxing to the verso of the plates and to the folding plate. A near fine copy. ; Octavo.

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Bookseller
Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
23247
Title
The Native Races of the Indian Archipelago. Papuans
Author
Earl, George Windsor
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hippolyte Bailliere
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1853
Keywords
ANTIQUARIAN, NON-FICTION, ANTHROPOLOGY, SCIENCE, NEW GUINEA, PACIFIC OCEAN
Bookseller catalogs
Antiquarian; General Non-Fiction;

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About Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB

Parigi Books, established in 2006, is an independent antiquarian bookstore located in the heart of Schenectady, NY. We are open by appointment only.We buy and sell fine books and collectibles in all fields with a strong focus on science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, comics and graphic novels. Our eclectic taste is reflected in the ample variety of items available, from significant titles from the 1500s on to original comic art, from collectible paperbacks to literary magazines. We carry in stock the best selection of Italian language graphic novels and comics you can find this side of the pond.As fairly strict graders who pay particular attention to collecting standards, we have been able to make thousands of customers happy over the years.Parigi Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), and the Independent Online Booksellers' Association (IOBA).

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calf
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octavo
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New
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leaves
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verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
fine
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spine
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First Edition
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plate
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