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The Andaman Islands; On the Aboriginal Inhabitants of the Andaman Islands, parts 1-3. Contained in The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 7, 9, 11, 12 pages 105-108; 69-175, 327-434.

By Man, E. H.

Trubner & Co., London, 1877, 1879, 1882. -----The aboriginal inhabitants article contains 1 fold-out color map of the islands and 5 original photograph paste-downs of the natives of the island. The Andaman Islands located off the coast of India, the tribe was once the largest in the region with an estimated population of 10,000 in 1789. The government says only 43 Great Andamanese remain. However, the tribal king put the number at 50, 10 of whom are his children (see article dated Jan. 14, 2005 by CBS titled Ancient Tribes Touched By Tsunami ). Additional articles in the issues: On the Andamanese and Nicobarese Objects presented to Maj-Gen Pitt Rivers by E. H. Man pages 268-294 with 4 full page plates; Description of Andamanese Bone Necklace by Dr. Allen Thomson pages 295-309; On the Osteology and Affinities of the natives of the Andaman Islands by W. H. Flower pages 108-135 with 4 full page plates. -----Four volumes containing what appears to be a half year each, plus 1 issue. ----- Several plates and in-text illustrations. Pages: varies. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2”. Binding: One issue-original green wrappers with black titles at front and spine, 4 volumes-red cloth with gilt titles at spine. One issue-loss of small pieces of wrapper at spine ends, minor wear at extremities, internally clean and tight in wrappers. Cloth bound volumes-faded at spines, slight rubbing at extremities, occasional soil at boards. Internally-interior hinges split, also volume 11 split open in middle. Although leaves and plates are no longer tight in the binding, they are clean.

$266.00

Twenty-Eighth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute 1906-1907

Government Printing, Washington, 1912. ----- Numerous full page illustrations, one large fold-out colored map of states showing Algonquian dialects and one large fold-out chart at rear. Pages: 290b, xxxv. 7 5/8" x 11 1/2”. Binding: Dark olive green cloth with gilt indian design at front, titles at spine. Two closed tears at spine head worst being 2 1/2,” some soiling. Heavy wear at corners, titles at spine somewhat faded, creasing at rear cloth. Interior leaves clean and tight.

$15.00