Savage Life Curiosities 1865 Greenwood ethnography World Cultures illustratedBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Curiosities of Savage Life, by James Greenwood. Illustrations by Harden S. Melville, engraved by H. Newsom Woods.
3rd edition published 1865, London by S.O. Beeton.
418 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with wood engravings by H. Newsom Woods. First of 2 volumes, but each one stands alone and is complete unto itself.
Publisher's deluxe cloth binding, elaborate spine and cover gilt decorations, embossed (stamped in blind) cover designs, all edges gilt. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, cloth at spine ends. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 3/4" H x 5 3/4" W.