London. Chatto & Windus. 1935-1937.
Full page color illustrations, black and white full page and in-text photo illustrations, approximately 450+ pages per volume, index in each volume, 9 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches, green cloth covered boards (hardbound). Light soiling to a few covers; very good, clean condition. Volume I, II, III, IV and V: May 1935 through October 1937. Smartly produced volumes focusing on world ethnic groups, including contemporary European. Lavishly-illustrated in color, sepia, and black and white. A short-list of titles from the volumes follows. Volume I: Toward an Arctic Air Route, Bhutan, Peking, Ankara, Religious Practices in Central America. Volume II: Into China's North-West, Life in Unexplored New Guinea, Zimbabwe, Flying to India, the Rhondda Valley, A Pongyibyan. Volume III: Tribesmen of the White Nile, Jewish Activities in Palestine, Peasant Life in Hunza, Libya, Tehran. Volume IV: The Dyaks of Central Borneo, Aerial Dances of the Otomis, A Journey to the Hadhramaut, the Oxford University Arctic Expedition, Cornwall's Mines and Miners, The Assyrians. Volume V: The Arab Peasants of Palestine, The Changing Face of Moscow, Guadalcanal and Malaita, Kuwait, the Yami of Koto-Sho. Item #46382