Item #40118 The Natural History of Man; comprising Inquiries into the Modifying Influence of Physical and Moral Agencies on the Different Tribes of the Human Family. Fourth Edition, Edited and Enlarged by Edwin Norris. James Cowles PRICHARD.
The Natural History of Man; comprising Inquiries into the Modifying Influence of Physical and Moral Agencies on the Different Tribes of the Human Family. Fourth Edition, Edited and Enlarged by Edwin Norris.
The Natural History of Man; comprising Inquiries into the Modifying Influence of Physical and Moral Agencies on the Different Tribes of the Human Family. Fourth Edition, Edited and Enlarged by Edwin Norris.

The Natural History of Man; comprising Inquiries into the Modifying Influence of Physical and Moral Agencies on the Different Tribes of the Human Family. Fourth Edition, Edited and Enlarged by Edwin Norris.

London, Paris, Madrid. H. Bailliere, Publisher. 1855. Hardcover. tall8vo. 24.2cm, fourth (and best) edition, xxiv,343 & vii,[-342],720p., with 62 plates, 57 colour plates (53 hand colour lithographs and 4 one colour tinted lithographs & including 8 colour plates by Catlin), 5 engraved plates, and 100 wood-engraved text illustrations, in the original plumb cloth, blind stamped decorated borders on the boards with gilt pictorial portrait illustrations on the upper covers, repeat in blind on the bottom board, gilt spine titles and decorations, orig. cloth yellow endpapers, some expert repairs, some occasional light foxing as usual, complete with half titles, very good to fine condition, an attractive set. (cgc) Sabin 65474. - "Eight of the plates are identified as being by Catlin, at least 6 more are almost certainly by Catlin" (Sabin). There are sixteen fine colour portraits of North American Indians including the Ojibway and Sioux nations. The others plates cover south American, African, Asian and Pacific Islanders, etc. The plates are well drawn and attractively coloured. Item #40118

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