1962 India's North-East Frontier in the Nineteenth Century
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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce, With Dustwrapper
Verrier Elwin (1902-1964) was a British-Indian anthropologist and tribal activist, who went to India as a missionary before going on to work with Mohandas Gandhi and the Indian National Congress. He was a prolific writer on the topic of Indian tribal lifestyle and culture, in particular with regard to the Gondi people; he married a member of one of the communities he studied when she was thirteen.
In an unclipped dust wrapper.
Contains twelve illustrations, as well as a map on the pastedowns. Collated, complete.
In a full cloth binding. Externally lovely, minor bumping to the tail of the spine. Dust wrapper slightly age toned, with tape repairs to the head of the spine. Ownership bookplate to the front pastedown. Internally firmly bound, pages bright and clean.
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