Title:The Peoples of the World Being A Popular Description of the Characteristics, Condition, and Customs of the Human Family
Cassell & Co., no date but c1885-1890 Volume 1 only of 6. A fascinating and comprehensive examination of the cultutres of many people from across the globe, from the Arctic Circle to the Sahara desert. This edition covers the French, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanians, Swiss, Albanians, Greeks, Slavs (various), Russians, Germans, Balts, Dutch, Scandinavians and English. The book includes information on their customs, clothing, relationships, religions, medicine and much more, with numerous beautiful lithograph illustrations throughout. Dr Robert Brown was an explorer and botanist, who also wrote The Countries of the World. In addition to botany, he also wrote prolifically on zoology, geology, and geography, for both learned and popular audiences...
Second hand Hardback