First  cover of 'A. SPARRMAN'S ETHNOGRAPHICAL COLLECTION FROM JAMES COOK'S 2ND EXPEDITION (1772-1775).'

A. SPARRMAN'S ETHNOGRAPHICAL COLLECTION FROM JAMES COOK'S 2ND EXPEDITION (1772-1775).

Söderstrom, J.

70 pp.; 24 b/w plates, 5 text-illustrations, biblio.. Series: The Ethnographical Museums of Sweden, New Series No. 6. Stockholm, 1939. Pbk. Signed copy by the author.

book nr. 13585                 € 250,00

A rare description of Sparrman's ethnographical collection, assembled during Cook's second voyage into the Pacific and now in the Museum of Ethnography, Sweden. The illustrations show objects from New Zealand, the Tonga Islands, Tahiti, Tanna, New Caledonia and the Marquesas Islands.