# 965

Jones, Frederic Wood

[AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES] Australia’s vanishing race

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Sydney : Angus &​ Robertson, 1934 (1st edition). Octavo, printed wrappers, 40 pp, 17 photographic plates. A good copy.

Jones was Professor of Anatomy at the University of Melbourne, and this publication of three broadcast talks focuses on the physiology of Australian Aborigines, as well as providing a discussion of their origins through comparative genetic and cultural studies. The plates are reminiscent of the late nineteenth century fascination for anthropometrics.