Among Unknown Eskimo An Account of Twelve Years Intimate Relations with the Primitive Eskimo of ... Among Unknown Eskimo An Account of Twelve Years Intimate Relations with the Primitive Eskimo of ... Among Unknown Eskimo An Account of Twelve Years Intimate Relations with the Primitive Eskimo of ... Among Unknown Eskimo An Account of Twelve Years Intimate Relations with the Primitive Eskimo of ...

Among Unknown Eskimo An Account of Twelve Years Intimate Relations with the Primitive Eskimo of Ice-Bound Baffin Land, with a Description of Their Ways of Living, Hunting Customs & Beliefs

Bilby, Julian W

Published by Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1923
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1923. First Edition. 8vo. 280pp, Appendix (Eskimo Dieties), Index, Errata bound in on p.15. 15 photographic illustrations and fold-out map, other illustrations to text. Publisher's dark gray textured cloth with turquoise colored mask de-bossed on ruled front cover, spine titles lettered in turquoise. Covers and spine in excellent condition being preserved by rare dustjacket. Dustjacket is in fair condition but has served its purpose of preservation well. Internally very clean with strong un-cracked hinges, no foxing, folds or tears. Prior owner's discreet signature on ffe (Prior owner was Land Washburn, renowned Arctic geologist). A complete copy in Near Fine condition with rare dustjacket. ÑArctic Bibliography 1550A An account of twelve years intimate relations with the primitive Eskimo of ice-bound Baffin Land, with descriptions of their ways of living, hunting customs and beliefs. Chapter titles include Baffin Island, Arctic Flora & Fauna, The Eskimo, The Building of the Village, The Sealing Grounds, Womanhood in the Arctic, Clothing - Boat Building, Eskimo Dogs, Tribal Life, The Eskimo Language, Legends, The Conjurors, The Native Surgeon, Sport & Hunting and The Creatures of the Wild. Bookseller Inventory # MUTX312.SW

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Title: Among Unknown Eskimo An Account of Twelve ...

Publisher: Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott

Publication Date: 1923

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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