First published 1865; Includes illustration of flake from Australia, influence of other races on material culture (especially canoes); Food and cooking, rock drawings, water containers, stone artefacts, weapons, fire making, body ornaments Description of firesticks used by Tasmanians.
"In the present volume I have collected together some of my recent observations on the senses and intelligence of animals, and especially of insects. While attempting to understand the manners and customs, habits and behaviour, of animals, as well as for the purpose of devising test experiments, I have found it necessary to make myself acquainted as far as possible with the mechanism of the senses, and the organs by means of which sensations are transmitted. I have accordingly attempted to give, very briefly, some idea of the organs of sense, commencing in each case with those of man himself"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved).