In Southern Seas. Wanderings Of A Naturalist.

W. Ramsay Smith

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8vo. Green cloth, no d/w. Very good. Illustrated with 30 b&w photo's taken by the author. 2 Maps. Contents includes The South Seas and various ports on the Way, Pacific Islands, Coconuts, Coffee, New Hebrides, Products, Native Labour, Position of women, Secret Societies, Religion, Causes of demoralisation and deaths of natives, anthropological study of the South Sea races, Notes on Travelling, How to Observe, Spears, Stones, Body Scarring, Native surgery, Whangarei cranial remains confirming tradition, Captain Cooks Survey, The Great Barrier Reef, New Guinea boys, types in physiognamy, Tides, Pidgin English, Hair, Mutilation of the Finger, Investigating the teeth, Message sticks, Fishing grounds and Pelicans nests, Captain Flinders, Cooking, Half-castes, Depopulation of the Blacks, A bush well, Hell's Gate, Pelicans, Bones, A death bone, Burial customs, Swans and cygnets, Philistines at work, Customs and folklore, Pelican lore, Salt creek Geological conjectures, A pass-it-on Stone, Dressing a black swan, Native ovens, Bones and Bone lore, Place naming, Aboriginal recollections, clothes, An Ancient Dame, Native cockle-cookery, Aborigines of Australia, Theories as to Origin, Distribution initally (1788) and Now, Number Estimates, Physical Characteristics, Bodily Charcters, Mental ability, Manners, Customs, Religion, Clothing, Ornamenting and scarring, Bodily, decorations, carving and Drawing, Dwellings and camps, Temporary shelters, Stationary camps, Occupations, The native a hunter, the place of women, Hunting Food Variety, Wasteful Habits, Cookery Water finding, Stimulants and narcotics, Pituri, Aphrodisiacs, Medicines, Surgery, Weapons and implements, Spears, Spear Throwers, The boomerang, Swords, Axes, chisels, Pygmy flints, Canoes, Needles, Nardoo, Stones, Fire making, Etiquette in migrating, Message sticks, Fighting Customs, Marriage, Marital morality, Marriage customs and food supply, Children, Number of, Betrothal of female infants, childhood a happy time, Corroborees, Initiation ceremonies, The bull-roarers, Meaning or effect of such ceremonies, Power of the Old Men, Power of tradition, Disposal of the dead, Religion, Language, Folk-lore, Depopulation in the early days, causes, The half-caste problem, Diseases, Clothing, Lord John Russell on the duty of the State to the aboriginals, Aboriginals in present day anthropological problems and more. Bookseller Inventory #

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Book Description London: John Murray, 1924. Hardback. No dustjacket. First Edition. Approx 6 inches by 9 inches. 297pp plus publisher's adverts, b/w photos and maps. Blue cloth boards have slight bumping to spine, otherwise generally fresh and bright. Binding firm. No inscriptions. Pages clean. Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 16453

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Book Description John Murray 1924 First Edition, 1924. 8vo. Green cloth, no d/w. Very good. Illustrated with 30 b&w photo's taken by the author. 2 Maps. Contents includes The South Seas and various ports on the Way, Pacific Islands, Coconuts, Coffee, New Hebrides, Products, Native Labour, Position of women, Secret Societies, Religion, Causes of demoralisation and deaths of natives, anthropological study of the South Sea races, Notes on Travelling, How to Observe, Spears, Stones, Body Scarring, Native surgery, Whangarei cranial remains confirming tradition, Captain Cooks Survey, The Great Barrier Reef, New Guinea boys, types in physiognamy, Tides, Pidgin English, Hair, Mutilation of the Finger, Investigating the teeth, Message sticks, Fishing grounds and Pelicans nests, Captain Flinders, Cooking, Half-castes, Depopulation of the Blacks, A bush well, Hell's Gate, Pelicans, Bones, A death bone, Burial customs, Swans and cygnets, Philistines at work, Customs and folklore, Pelican lore, Salt creek Geological conjectures, A pass-it-on Stone, Dressing a black swan, Native ovens, Bones and Bone lore, Place naming, Aboriginal recollections, clothes, An Ancient Dame, Native cockle-cookery, Aborigines of Australia, Theories as to Origin, Distribution initally (1788) and Now, Number Estimates, Physical Characteristics, Bodily Charcters, Mental ability, Manners, Customs, Religion, Clothing, Ornamenting and scarring, Bodily, decorations, carving and Drawing, Dwellings and camps, Temporary shelters, Stationary camps, Occupations, The native a hunter, the place of women, Hunting Food Variety, Wasteful Habits, Cookery Water finding, Stimulants and narcotics, Pituri, Aphrodisiacs, Medicines, Surgery, Weapons and implements, Spears, Spear Throwers, The boomerang, Swords, Axes, chisels, Pygmy flints, Canoes, Needles, Nardoo, Stones, Fire making, Etiquette in migrating, Message sticks, Fighting Customs, Marriage, Marital morality, Marriage customs and food supply, Children, Number of, Betrothal of female infants, childhood a happy time, Corroborees, Initiation ceremonies, The bull-roarers, Meaning or effect of such ceremonies, Power of the Old Men, Power of tradition, Disposal of the dead, Religion, Language, Folk-lore, Depopulation in the early days, causes, The half-caste problem, Diseases, Clothing, Lord John Russell on the duty of the State to the aboriginals, Aboriginals in present day anthropological problems and more. Bookseller Inventory # 44380

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Book Description John Murray London 1924, 1924. 1st edition hardback in original cloth Very Good octavo xviii + 297pp., b/w pls., maps, index, Much of aboriginal interest. Minor use & several small institutional stamps o/w nice square, tight copy. Bookseller Inventory # 123542

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Book Description London, John Murray 1924., 1924. xviii+298pp. 8vo. Original cloth, extremities a little worn. Black and white photographic illustrations and maps. Foxing to edges and throughout. Ink name on ffe. A very good copy. First edition. Bookseller Inventory # 134363

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