Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London. Vol. V. New…

Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London. Vol. V. New Series

Edition: First edition

John Murray, for the Ethnological Society, 1867. Original publisher's green cloth, rebacked with the original spine laid down; pp [2], viii, (346), 12, index, 4, ads, [2]. Page edges yellowed, else a fine, unopened (at top edges), copy. Contents include: Races of the Nile Basin, by Sir Samuel Baker; Notes on the Andaman Islands, by Admiral Sir Edward Belcher; On Certain Aborigines of the Andaman Islands; The Kaffir Races of Natal, by Robert James Mann; On the Physical and Mental Characteristics of the European and Asiatic Races of Man; On the Origin and History of Written Language; On an Ancient Hindu Sacrificial Bell; On the Dissemination of the Arabian Race and Language; Notices on the Mendoza Earthquake; Visit to the Patagonians; On the Himyaritic Inscriptions lately brought to England from Southern Arabia; On the Origin of the Somali Race; On the History of the Burmah Race; Notes and Sketches on the Niger; Notes on the Stature of the Lapps; Notes on Italian Celts; and more - 30 papers in all. Of Canadian interest is The West Coast Indians of Vancouver Island, by Gilbert Malcolm Sproat (pp 243-54).

Condition: Binding: Hardcover
Book ID: 48485
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