1884. Item #75101
GREEY, Edward. THE BEAR WORSHIPPERS OF YEZO and the Island of Karafuto (Saghalin). Or, The Adventures of the Jewett Family and Their Friend Oto Nambo. One hundred and eighty illustrations by Rinzo and by Ichiske Hamada. Cover designed and drawn by the author. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1884. 8vo, decorated brown cloth- covered boards, gilt; xiii + 304pp. Rebacked, this copy has been successfully repaired so that it is handsome from the outside and quite useable. The rear endpaper is a bit ugly as is the rear pastedown. Withdrawn from the library of the American Museum of Natural History, with the original bequest bookplate of the early traveler/anthropologist Albert S. Bickmore, the author of the classic: TRAVELS IN THE EAST INDIAN ARCHIPELAGO of 1869. Interesting association copy. Overall good condition with faults as above.