6056. Martin on ethnographica in Siberia printed 1897

MARTIN, FREDRIK ROBERT. Sibirica. Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Vorgeschichte und Kultur Sibirischer Völker. Stockholm (Königl. Buchdruckerei P. A. Norstedt & Söner, Gustaf Chelious in Kommission) 1897.

Folio (385x290 mm). VI, 41, (4, 1 blank) pp. 36 leaves of text to plates, 35 plates with almost 400 photos (complete). Illustrations in the text (some leaves of text with some minor tears or small damages).
Text and plates bound in original green cloth portfolio (usually all text and plates are loose in wrapper).
Contemporary green cloth portfolio with straps, reinforcements of green cloth on inside of covers, red text to cover "F. R. Martin Sibirische Sammlung", spine with new green label, cover partly worn.

An account of Martin's ethnographical explorations in Siberia in the 1890s, which was his first expedition, funded by the Swedish Society of Anthropology and Geography.
Amongst others there are photos of bows, arrows, fishing gear, snowshoes, clothes etc., many Ostyak artefacts from the Yugan area.