1902 Russian Ethnology Anthropology Illustrated Friedrich Ratzel НАРОДОВЕДЕНИЕ
1902 ETHNOLOGY and ANTHROPOLOGY in RUSSIAN, НАРОДОВЕДЕНИЕ (Ethnology/Anthropology) VOL. I BY Фридрих Ратцель Friedrich Ratzel (1844–1904)
In Russian language. Translated from German.
Very nice illustrated book on ethnology with two maps written by Friedrich Ratzel, German geographer and ethnographer.
St. Petersburg, Tipografiya Tovarishcestva “PROSVESHCENIE”, 1902.
Pp. XVIII + 764 with numerous illustration + 10 l. with chromolithography + 2 l. folded maps in color + 8 l. with steel engraving + /6/ with catalog of the publisher. Plates with tissue guards. Size: 17, 9 x 25, 8 cm.
Half leather binding with raised bands, detached from the book block. Previous owner’s signature on fly leaf and title page. Pp. 391-394 and 757-760 detached. pp. 757–760 wrinkled and torn along the edges. Occasional pencil underlining and some notes on maps and few more places. Signs use and aging, water and foxing stains, dog ears. Pp. V/VI: part of bottom corner torn out, affecting the text; pp. 37/38 approximately quarter of leaf missing – torn out; pp. 101/102: small part of bottom corner missing, affecting the text; Pp. 417/418: approximately one sixth of the leaf torn out, affecting the text; some tissue guards missing. Some marginal tears on a few leafs. For other condition and details see the scans.
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