# 32907

SINNETT, Mrs. Percy

Hunters and fishers : or, sketches of primitive races in the lands beyond the sea

$275.00 AUD

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London : Chapman and Hall, 1846. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, gilt edges, corners rubbed,  pp. 146, one section cracked and slightly loose, four chromolithograph plates (including a ‘Kangaroo Hunt in New South Wales’), lightly marked, a good copy. Includes a twenty-page chapter on Australian Aborigines with discussion of their customs and habits. Specific mention is made to Aborigines of New South Wales, Western Australia and Van Diemen’s Land. Other chapters include those on Polynesians (with reference to Tahitians and Maori), North American Indians, and Eskimos.

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