Kamilaroi and Kurnai. Group-Marriage and Relationship, and Marriage by Elopement, drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines. Also the Kurnai Tribe - their Customs in Peace and War. Lorimer Fison, A. W. Howit.
Kamilaroi and Kurnai. Group-Marriage and Relationship, and Marriage by Elopement, drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines. Also the Kurnai Tribe - their Customs in Peace and War.
Kamilaroi and Kurnai. Group-Marriage and Relationship, and Marriage by Elopement, drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines. Also the Kurnai Tribe - their Customs in Peace and War.

Kamilaroi and Kurnai. Group-Marriage and Relationship, and Marriage by Elopement, drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines. Also the Kurnai Tribe - their Customs in Peace and War.

Melbourne: George Robertson, 1880. First edition. An early, important anthropology works by two noted Australian anthropologists which according to Baldwin Spencer laid the foundation of the scientific study of Australian aborigines by its detailed account of tribal organisation. 8vo. [vi], 372 pages with tables plus a folding frontispiece map of Gippsland. Original brown publishers cloth with gold title on spine, edges of spine rubbed in a couple of spots. A bright clean ex library copy with a couple of stamped perforations on the map and title page; a small shelf sticker on upper spine; card packets inside back board. Internally very clean but inexplicably page 195 has a couple of short tears restored with sticky tape a fair time ago as it has browned. Overall a very nice copy of an ex-lib copy. Item #15991

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