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The Native Races of the Indian Archipelago Papuans
Lon: Hippolyte Balliere 1853 - George Windsor Earl. The Native Races of the Indian Archipelago Papuans. Lon: Hippolyte Balliere, 1853, 1st. edition, xiv, 239 pp.,(i). *** This is volume I of the ETHNOGRAPHICAL LIBRARY, conducted by Edwin Norris of the Royal Asiatic Society. *** Physical descriptions of peoples, and observations of cultures, religions, economics, artifacts, etc. of natives of this region, at the time of publication considered among the most remote on the planet. There also histories of important contacts between European explorers and native peoples. *** Chapters on the following ethnic areas – New Guinea South Coast; New Guinea South-West Coast; New Guinea North Coast; Arru Islands; Ceram and the Moluccas; Ahetas or Negritos of Philippines; Mindora, Negros, Mindanao, Sulu, Borneo; Semangs of Malay Peninsula; Andamans; Sunda Chain; Melville Island and North Australia. *** With a frontis. chromolitho., two (2) chromolitho. plates, one amber tone plate, a folding litho. plate of representative head types, two (2) folding maps, and a folding linguistic tables of regional dialects. *** This book comes with a clear mylar protective cover. *** Bound in red cloth boards and spine with decorative blind stamping on both covers, gilt lettering on spine. The covers have light soil, moderate wear, corners bumped. Spine ends lightly chipped. Book joints are rubbed with cloth on back joint chipped at two points. The contents are clean and complete in a good binding. Plates and maps are in excellent condition, one map with short, repaired tear at gutter. The front hinge has been re-glued, the back hinge reinforced with archival linen tape. *** 8.25 inches tall by 5.5 inches [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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