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Through Central Borneo

First Edition



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First American edition of Through Central Borneo by Carl Lumholtz.

Octavo, [two volumes], xix, 242pp; x, [243]-467pp. Maroon cloth, title in gilt on spine. Sunning to spines. Frontispiece portrait with tissue cover in both volumes. Previous ownership inscription on front free endpaper. Large fold-out map of Borneo in Volume II. A very good complete set.

Carl Sofus Lumholtz was a Norwegian explorer and ethnographer, best known for his research of indigenous cultures in Australia and Mexico. His autobiography, My Life of Exploration, was published in 1921, shortly before his death.

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New York


Charles Scribner's Sons


First Edition

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Lumholtz | Carl