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1848 Natural History of Man Illustrated Ethnography Anthropology Prichard Indian
London, Hippolyte Bailliere, Regent Street. 1848. - 1848 Natural History of Man Illustrated Ethnography Anthropology Prichard Indian 50 Incredible Water-Color Steel Engravings! See photos! A beautiful book of natural history including illustrations of the human race and various tribes. James Cowles Prichard, (1786 – 1848) was an English physician and ethnologist with broad interests in physical anthropology and psychiatry. His influential Researches into the Physical History of Mankind touched upon the subject of evolution. He was also the first person to use the term senile dementia. We find no other examples of this very rare book for sale anywhere else worldwide! Main author: James Cowles Prichard; Edwin Norris Title: The natural history of man comprising inquiries into the modifying influence of physical and moral agencies on the different tribes of the human family. Published: London, Hippolyte Bailliere, Regent Street. 1848. Language: English Notes & contents: • 1st edition thus o [third, enlarged edition] • Illustrated with 147 incredible engravings o 50 steel engravings 19 of which are of Native American Indians o 97 In-text woodcuts throughout • Provenance: o Stamp – Elizabeth College Library, Quernsey. Representatives from the library state that this copy was presented to Prichard’s daughter. o Card – Miss Alice Pritchard. (Daughter) o Bookplate – Sir Edgar MacCulloch Sir Edgar MacCulloch (1808-1896) was Bailiff of Guernsey, and expert of Guernsey Folklore and one of the founders of La Société Guernesiaise. His Coat of Arms features on the Bailiff's pew in the Town Church, St Peter Port. MacCulloch was born in Guernsey in 1808. He was educated at La Plaiderie, St Peter Port and an academy in Brussels. He was actively involved in several the major Victorian building projects, including the of St Barnabas Church and St Stephens Church. He was on the committee responsible for the construction of Victoria Tower in 1848, and was States Supervisor when the foundation stone of the new harbor was laid. He was elected Jurat in 1844. In 1869, he became Lieutenant Bailiff, and in 1884 was appointed Bailiff of Guernsey. He was knighted in 1886, and retired due to ill-health in 1895. In 1873 he persuaded the States to buy the near-derelict Chapel of St Appoline in St Saviours - the first ancient monument to be acquired by the States of Guernsey. In 1886, he persuaded the States to vote £200, which together with private contributions, funded the Model Yacht Pond on the Castle Emplacement. He was fascinated with old traditions, beliefs, customs and superstitions of the island, and he wrote down to form the basis for the book, Guernsey Folk Lore, which was edited and published by Edith Carey after his death in 1903. He served as Gunner in the Royal Guernsey Militia Artillery. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure fine leather binding Pages: complete with all xvii + 677 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: London, Hippolyte Bailliere, Regent Street. 1848. Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $950 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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