Uppsala: The Swedish State Institute for Race Biology, 1926, 1932. First edition. Softcover, Hardcover. Folios. 182, 4 maps, 108, 45 plates, 138, 93 (1)pp. Original gray wraps with black lettering on cover and spine, first title; blue half cloth over marbled boards with gilt ruling and lettering on spine, second title.
First title with frontispiece of Anders Retzius, a b/w group photograph of the participants of the Nordic Race Conference at Uppsala, and 44 plates with b/w reproductions of various Nordic types, East Baltic types, Lapp prototypes, and Race-Mixed types. Anthropologia Suecica MCMXXVI. In addition illustrated with many in-text tables, diagrams and maps. Early comprehensive work on Swedish Race Biology with plates of race types described in the text. Very light wear along edges with some creasing of spine and chips at tail of spine. Lightly sunned along edges of wraps. Overall in very good condition.
Second title illustrated with captivating b/w photographs of Lapp villages and camps and numerous tables. The work features a general survey as well as chapters on prehistory, demography and the future of the Lapps. 93 pages appendix with tables of individual and family statistics, including population, deaths, births, marriages, and distribution and size of families. Binding with light wear along edges and bump at lower right corner. Else in very good, near fine condition. vg to fine. Item #42269