Lot 213 of 392:
Esoteric Manners and Customs of Semi-Civilized Peoples  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$144
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$200 - $300

Title:
Untrodden Fields of Anthropology Observations of the Esoteric Manners and Customs of Semi-Civilized Peoples; being a record of thirty years’ experience in Asia, Africa, America and Oceania. By a French Army-Surgeon
Author:
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Librairie de Medecine, Folklore et Anthropologie
Date:
1898
Description:

2 volumes. xl, 343; xxiv, 502 pp. Illustrated with plates from drawings or nude women from around the world; tissue guards. (8vo) period black cloth, bordered in blind and lettered in gilt, top edge red. Original wrappers bound in. No. 929 of 1000 copies. Second Edition.

Sexual practices and peculiarities from exotic cultures around the world are examined, with occasional diversions into cannibalism and other cultural phenomena.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear to cloth, corners bumped; very good.
 
Item number:
275668
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