Lot 1251: Robert Grant Haliburton NEW MATERIALS FOR THE HISTORY OF MAN 1920 Antique Astronomy Ancient Civilizations Pleiades Nova Scotia Institute
by National Book Auctions
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: New Materials for the History of Man Derived From a Comparison of the Calendars and Festivals of Nations
Author: Robert Grant Haliburton - Robert Grant Haliburton Q.C., D.C.L. was a Canadian lawyer and anthropologist. He became famous after founding the Canada First organization that saw English Canadian society as the "heirs of Aryan northmen" and that the French Canadians were a "bar to progress."[
Publisher: Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Binding Style: Softcover
Pagination: 126 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Book Details: From the consignor's notes:
This paper was originally presented by the author to the Nova Scotia Institute of Natuiral Science, then subsequently privately printed in 1863. It contains much information regarding the connection of the calendar of primitive peoples with the Pleiades.
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in paper wrappers. The exterior displays edge wear, a few faint spots of soiling, and minor chipping to the spine. The binding is sound. The volume is internally clean and bright.
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