[1922-4] Peoples of All Nations: Their Life Today and the Story of their Past
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
A striking anthropological history in seven volumes edited by John Alexander Hammerton, successful creator of many large works of reference. Dated from a set held a the British Library, first and only edition of this work.
Contributions include studies by foremost writers of travel anthropology and history such as Herbert Vivian, Edward Wright, Hamilton Fyfe, Sidney Low, and others.
Complete in six volumes: 'Abyssinia to British Empire,' 'British Empire to Dahomey,' 'Danzig to France', 'Georgia to Italy,' 'Japan to Oman', 'Palestine to Sin Kiang,' 'South Africa to Wales.'
Illustrated with numerous textual photographs in black and white as well as one-hundred and four coloured plates and one hundred and fifty maps. Collated, complete with a coloured frontispiece to each volume.
In the original publisher's full cloth binding. Externally lovely with minor shelf wear only, bumped to head and tail of spine and extremities, back strip to vols IV-VII restored. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean.
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