x-lib. with all attendant defects o/w a good clean working copy Cloth Spine ends split, top 1/4" of spine chipped off. Pages browned. Int hinge split after front fly. 1" tear near spine of fold-out map at p.304, not affecting map itself. Many Photographs. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Among the Eskimos of Labrador: A Record of ...
Éditeur : J.B. Lippincott 1912 Philadelphia
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Good
Description du livre J.B. Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, PA, 1912. Hardcover. État : Very Good. 1st Edition. 344 pp.+ Photo Plt at Frontis & 32 Other Photo Plts in Text & Lge FoldOut Map at back, Orig Blue Hardback with Gilt Illus of 4 Eskimo & Seal on Cover, Gilt Title (Bright), Top Edge Gilt,VG & Tight, no DJ, 1st Amer Ed (Neat). N° de réf. du libraire 105336
Description du livre London Seeley, Service & Co. Limited 1912, 1912. First edition. with 47 illustrations from photographs on plates, 2 maps, one of which is colour and folding. 8vo, publisher’s original charcoal grey cloth, lettered and decorated with a pictorial vignette on the upper cover and spine in sky-blue. xviii, 344 pp. including index. A fine copy, bright and beautifully preserved, both inside and out. FIRST EDITION OF THIS FINE WORK, SCARCE IN SUCH NICE CONDITION and a very early study of the Innuit people dwelling along the ice-laden coast of Labrador. Hutton was a missionary who lived with the eskimos for a number of years. "I called them my neighbours, not only because they lived close by, but because they showed kindness to me; and I have pictured them as I found them, a kindly and hospitable folk, quick to anger and quick to forgive, whose outlook on life, whose thoughts and ways of reasoning, differ strangely from our own" [p. 21]. A unique, enjoyable, and uncommon narrative. N° de réf. du libraire 26822