Kamilaroi and Kurnai - Group-Marriage and Relationship, and Marriage by Elopement - Drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines - Also The Kurnai Tribe - Their Customs in Peace and War

By: Fison, Lorimer & A. W. Howitt

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Book Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Later endpapers. Recased in the original brown cloth boards. Binding a little shaken. 10mm loss of cloth along lower edges of boards at corners. Horizontal tear to cloth at tail of spine. Later pencil marginalia (table, "Eight Class System") on verso of half-title leaf and reverse side of frontispiece. Tidemark on lower page edges.; [8], 372 pages + folding frontispiece map. Recased in original brown cloth boards, with later grey endpapers. Gilt lettering and rule on spine. Page dimensions: 218 x 140mm. Ethnology, Anthropology. The frontispiece map is titled "Sketch Map of Gippsland".Contents: Prefatory Note; Kamilaroi Marriage, Descent, and Relationship; Group Marriage and Relationship; The Kurnai, their Customs in Peace and War; Theory of the Kurnai System; Summary and General Conclusions.

Title: Kamilaroi and Kurnai - Group-Marriage and Relationship, and Marriage by Elopement - Drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines - Also The Kurnai Tribe - Their Customs in Peace and War

Author Name: Fison, Lorimer & A. W. Howitt

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Melbourne, George Robertson: 1880

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 22036