Boemus, Johann (c. 1485-1535) The Fardle of Facions, Conteining the Aunciente Maners, Customes, and Lawes, of the Peoples Enhabiting th
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Boemus, Johann (c. 1485-1535) The Fardle of Facions, Conteining the Aunciente Maners, Customes, and Lawes, of the Peoples Enhabiting the Two Partes of the Earth, Called Affrike and Asie. London: Printed by Jhon Kingstone, and Henry Sutton, 1555. First English edition of Omnium Gentium Mores, Leges et Ritus translated by William Waterman, octavo, title printed within woodcut compartment (title remargined along top edge), bound in full black morocco, gilt, a.e.g., rebacked, Cardiff Castle bookplate, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
The Fardle of Facions is considered the first scientific approach to ethnography available to English readers.
*4 (*4 blank & present), A-Y8, Z4.
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