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Curiosities Of Savage Life

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Curiosities of Savage Life

GREENWOOD, James

London: S.O. Beeton, 1863. Some flecking.. Octavo, with a chromolithograph frontispiece and one other plate, woodcuts throughout, 8-pp. advertisements bound in at rear; good in the original highly-gilt pictorial cloth, some flecking. First edition of this extraordinary compendium, illustrated by Harden S. Melville, artist on the Fly expedition in the Great Barrier Reef and Northern Australia in 1841. The work includes Melville's own description of the local tribesman Neinmal, who was taken on board the Fly at Port Essington, as well as his depiction of "Surf Swimming off the coast of Hawaii".References to Australia and the Pacific are found throughout, including descriptions of 'the ceremony of "Kebarrah" among the Bushmen of Australia', 'Australian Kuri dance' and other corroborees, 'a Port Essington swell', or 'the affecting narrative of Jacky-Jacky' (the story of the only survivor of the Kennedy expedition).Most of the book derives from serious works by authors such as George Angas and Thomas Mitchell, although Greenwood cannot resist making his own asides. Indeed, it quickly becomes apparent that the author sees little reason to differentiate between any of the people he is describing, preferring the remarkably silly conceit of following one archetypal 'Savage' from cradle to death.This is an example of the scarce "First Series" referred to by Ferguson only in passing in his note to a "Second Series" (10073c) and apparently known to him only from the Dixson Library copy.

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Curiosities Of Savage Life.[Volume II titled Savage Habits & Customs.]

GREENWOOD, James

London: S.O.Beeton, 1865 & nd., 1865. 2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. xiv, 418; xiv, 418. with half-titles. 11 colour plates from watercolour drawings by F.W.Keyl & R.Huttula & numerous wood-engraved text illus. by H.Newsom Woods after designs by Harden S.Melville. original blind & gilt-stamped cloth, Vol. I rebacked with spine mounted, all edges gilt (spine ends & joints of Vol. II frayed, occasional stains, several gatherings lightly embrowned). Third Edition. Many of the chapters relate to North American Indian tribes. Ferguson 10073d. Sabin 28691.. Hardcover.

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Curiosities of Savage Life.

GREENWOOD, James.

S.O. Beeton, London., 1865. Third edition. Octavo. Two volumes: pp xiv, 418; xiv, 418. Numerous woodcuts after Harden S. Melville, and sixteen colour lithograph plates. Fine contemporary binding of full calf with raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, gilt rules, leather title labels, marbled edges and endpapers. Tribal life around the world.Contemporary Etonian gift inscription on first blank. A bit of foxing here and there. A very good set indeed in attractive binding.

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Curiosities of Savage Life; First and Second Series

Greenwood, James

London: S.O. Beeton, 1863,1864. Undetermined. good to very good. 1st Edition. [xiv] 418;[xiv] 418pp. 2 vols. Tall octavo. Publisher's red blindstamped cloth; gilt ornament to front of both. Spine titles in gilt; spines somewhat darkened, professionally restored crown and foot(both vols.). Some staining to boards, corners slightly bumped. All edges gilt. Former owner's name in ink to front fly (vol.1). Illustrated colour frontis with tissue guard to both; 16 full colour plates from lithographs, woodcut illustrations in text. Some foxing to frontis plates and textblock, not intrusive. good to very good Extensively illustrated. Greenwood's somewhat fantastic account of the various practices of native peoples the world over. The author discussed Native Americans, the tribes of Africa and the Middle East and Australasia. Scarce in first edition. 1863

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Curiosities of Savage Life

James Greenwood

ont> S. O. Beeton : London, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. An uncommon first edition copy of James Greenwood's 'Curiosities of Savage Life', in a full polished calf binding with marbled endpapers and textblock. James Greenwood was a British social explorer, journalist and writer. Collated complete, with nine coloured plates from water-colour drawings by Friedrich Wilhelm Keyl and Richard Huttula and numerous black and white wood-cut illustrations from designs by Harden S. Melville and engraved by H. Newsom Woods. Featuring an ink inscription of a 'J. Wilfrid Jackson' from Manchester, dated 1916; being that of the renowned British archaeologist and geologist John Wilfrid Jackson (1880-1978) who worked at the Manchester Museum, served as secretary to the Manchester Geological Association, and lived and taught in Manchester for most of his life. Condition: In a full polished calf binding with elaborate gilt embellishment to spine and marbled endpapers and textblock. Externally generally smart with slight bumping to extremities and head and tail of spine. Slight rubbing to joints and handling marks to boards. Internally firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean, with the oddlight scattered spot to the endpapers. Prior owner's ink inscription to the half title page, dated '1916'. Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed.

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Curiosities of Savage Life.

GREENWOOD, James.

London:: S. O. Beeton,, 1863.. First edition.. publisher's red gilt cloth, a.e.g.. Front endsheet replaced (not that well); cloth frayed at spine extremities, joints, and corners; light soiling.. 8vo,. Nine color plates and numerous engraved text illustrations.

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Curiosities of Savage Life

GREENWOOD, James

London: Beeton, 1863. First. hardcover. very good. 9 color plates and 78 woodcut illustrations. 418 pages, marbled edges, 8vo, bound in contemporary full tan polished calf, spine scuffed and joints starting. London: Beeton, 1863. Internally nice and clean. Very good.

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Curiosities of Savage Life ... (Second series.) With woodcuts ... by H. S. Melville; ... and coloured illustrations ... by F. W. Keyl, etc.

James Greenwood

2011-03-18. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Curiosities of savage life : (second series) / by James Greenwood ; with woodcuts and designs by Harden S. Melville engraved by H. Newsom Woods and col. ill. from water-colour drawings by F.W. Keyl and R. Huttula. 1864 [SUPER DELUXE EDITION]

Greenwood James.

2019. SUPER DELUXE EDITION. New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2019 with the help of original edition published long back [1864]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Pages 480. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. (Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request.)

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CURIOSITIES OF SAVAGE LIFE

Greenwood, James

LONDON. 1865. 3RD EDITION.

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CURIOSITIES OF SAVAGE LIFE

Greenwood, James

LONDON. 1865. 3RD EDITION.

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Curiosities of savage life : (second series) / by James Greenwood ; with woodcuts and designs by Harden S. Melville engraved by H. Newsom Woods and col. ill. from water-colour drawings by F.W. Keyl and R. Huttula. 1864 [Leather Bound]

Greenwood James.

2019. Leather Bound. New. Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Leaf Printing on round Spine (extra customization on request like complete leather, Golden Screen printing in Front, Color Leather, Colored book etc.) Reprinted in 2019 with the help of original edition published long back [1864]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Pages 480. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED FOR LEATHER BOUND BOOKS. COMPLETE LEATHER WILL COST YOU EXTRA US$ 25 APART FROM THE LEATHER BOUND BOOKS.

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Curiosities of savage life : (second series) / by James Greenwood ; with woodcuts and designs by Harden S. Melville engraved by H. Newsom Woods and col. ill. from water-colour drawings by F.W. Keyl and R. Huttula. 1864 [Hardcover]

Greenwood James.

2019. Hardcover. New. Lang: - eng, Pages 480. Reprinted in 2019 with the help of original edition published long back [1864]. This book is Printed in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Any type of Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.

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Curiosities of savage life : (second series) / by James Greenwood ; with woodcuts and designs by Harden S. Melville engraved by H. Newsom Woods and col. ill. from water-colour drawings by F.W. Keyl and R. Huttula. 1864

Greenwood James.

2019. Softcover. New. Lang: - eng, Pages 480. Reprinted in 2019 with the help of original edition published long back [1864]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Any type of Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.

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