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Title: De Hagedis in het Volksgeloof der Malayo-Polynesėrs;Iets over de Schedelvereering bij de Volken van den Indischen Archipel; De verbreiding van het Matriarchaat op Sumatra. [and 9 other essays bound-up]. Separated from.:BKI, 1885-1891.
Description: 's-Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1885-, 18881891. Tog. 12 scholarly essays bound in one volume. Original clothbacked marbled boards. Approx. 300pp. Tog. 12 chromolithographed images on 2 plates at rear end, lithographed by P.W.M. Trap [Leyden}, illustrating the final essay about the magico-religious meaning of the Lizard with Malayo-Polynesian population groups with table of contents in ms. in ink on verso of second lithograph (no offsetting to recte of lithograph), each essay with extensive references. This convolut includes two comments to essays by C.,M. Pleyte and Grabowski. Convolut of 12 dutch language scholarly essays by G.A. Wilken about the physical-anthropology of nineteenth century Dutch East Indies, discussing, comparing and describing 12 scientific topics as Cretinism, Matriarchy, Kinship relations, Magico-religious topics and beliefs, Shamanism, the link between an illness as Struma and occurrance of Cretinism, engagement and marriage ceremonies, kinship relations, initiation rites as filing of teeth, etc. A very interesting collection of scientific research. Good to very good copy. (Binding a bot shaved in places, 2 library labels on spine, contents clean).

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Price: EUR 45.00 = appr. US$ 48.91 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 56807