By John Ferguson McLennan
London   Bernard Quaritch
8" by 5" xxx, [2], 507pp. [5]
A very scarce book on ancient marriage ceremonies.
By John Ferguson McLennan

1876 1876 Studies in Ancient History Comprising a Reprint of Primitive Marriage An Inquiry into the Origin of the form of capture in Marriage Ceremonies

London   Bernard Quaritch
8" by 5" xxx, [2], 507pp. [5]
A very scarce book on ancient marriage ceremonies.
£55.00
: 0.75kgs / : 877V1

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Publishers' Original Binding

Very scarce.

Originally written in 1865.

This book explores ancient history, specifically the history of marriage ceremonies.

This 1876 edition is a reprint of Primitive Marriage An Inquiry into the Origin of the form of capture in Marriage Ceremonies. When originally published in 1865 it was done as a limited print run. By 1887 the original was very scarce.

Condition

Bound in the original publishers binding. Externally rather worn. Bumping. with front joint weak. Newspaper cutting stuck to the front free endpaper. The occasional pencil annotation. Minor age toning. Pages generally clean.

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