Edge-Partington, James (MS 205)

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[Register of objects from the Pacific, in geographical order. 1896]

[xxvi], 338 pp. (incl. numerous blanks). 23 x 15.5 cm


Dark brown paper boards, lighter leather corners and spine, lettered on red label: Ledger; pasted to upper endpaper James Edge-Partington’s book plate. Register preceded by alphabetically arranged contents; note in left upper corner of preliminary pages: Sep. 96. 1400 specimens.

Some of the objects were reproduced in An album of the weapons, tools, ornaments … of the natives of the Pacific Islands … issued for private circulation by James Edge-Partington and Charles Heape. Manchester, 1890-8