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First and only authorized and unabridged American edition in two volumes, 1870 with 700++ engravings.

"The Uncivilized Races, or Natural History of Man; being A Complete Account of the Manners and Customs, and the Physical, Social and Religious Condition and Characteristics, of the Uncivilized Races of Men, Throughout the entire World". By Rev. J. G. Wood, with The Addition of a Full Index and List of Illustrations, and a Description of the Races of Alaska and Siberia, by an Eminent American Traveler. With Over 700 fine illustrations from new designs, by Zwecker, Angas, Danby, Wolf, Handley, Etc. Etc. Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. The only authorized and unabridged edition published in this country. Complete in Two volumes, American Publishing Company, Hartford, Conn., 1870.

John George Wood, or Rev J. G. Wood, (21 July 1827 - 3 March 1889), was an English writer who popularized natural history with his writings. Mark Twain refers Wood's "Uncivilized Races, or Natural History of Man" in his humorous work "Roughing It."

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Hard boards, leather [some wear], volume one: leather creases between spine and boards; volume two: substitute spine leather [see pictures]; 7" x 10.1/4"; volume I- 774 pages + Index of v.I; 875 pages including Index; the second volume has no title page: after the frontispiece follows the "Content volume 2"; all endpapers are present; some repairs, a little soiling, a few very small corner folds, very good binding, good+ condition. [ocaa]
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Wood, Uncivilized Races Natural History of Man 2v. 1870

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