Through Central Borneo, An Account of Two Years' Travel in the Land of the Head-Hunters Between the Years 1913 and 1917
by Lumholtz, Carl
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volume set (complete). Volume I: xix, 242 pp + b/w illustrations from photographs, with frontispiece, folding map, gilt spine. Volume II: x, 467 pp + b/w illustrations from photographs + folding map, with frontispiece, index. Both volumes lightly sunned at spine and edges and with corners lightly bumped; internals clean and tight. Volume I has a short inscription from Alfred M. Erskine with a penciled note stating he was an associate of Lumholtz (we have not verfied this independently). An account of Lumholtz's two year exploration of Borneo with ethnographic observations on many tribes, including the Kayans, Kenyahs, Murungs, Penyahbongs, Saputans, Punans, Bukits, Penihings, Oma-Sulings, Long-Glats, Katingans, Duhoi (Ot-Danums), and Tamoans. This the last of many expeditions made by Lumholtz, who was a founding member of the Explorer's Club. (Inventory #: 1607)
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