An Album of the Weapons, Tools, Ornaments, Articles of Dress etc. of the Natives of the Pacific Islands. Manchester: issued for private circulation by James Edge-Partington and Charles Heape, 1890-1898. 3 volumes issued in three series. 3 lithographed pictorial titles, lithographed throughout with over 500 plates with manuscript facsimile and illustrations. Oblong 4to (200 x 396 mm). Vols 1 & 2 in period half morocco; vol 3 loose plates as issued in period box with printed paper label. Occasional fingersoiling, slight spotting (including to first title-page), morocco worn and dry.
First edition, limited to 150 and 175 copies signed by Edge-Partington and his co-author Charles Heape.
Provenance: Warrington Museum (bookplates).