RARE book by the Russian Jewish physician and anthropologist Samuel Weissenberg (1867-1928), one of the pioneers of Jewish race science and eminent photographer of Jewish folkways. His chief work has consisted of anthropological researches of the physical measurement of Jews in southern Russia, the results of which he published in 1895 and was awarded a gold medal by the Moscow Society for Natural Science. Contains numerous b&w photographs, statistical charts and sketches. 275x220mm. 126 pages. Quarter-leather marbled board rebound Hardcover. Gilt spine. Cover edges worn and bumped. Cover bottom corners and spine edges bumped. Title-sticker and glue stains on spine. Sticker peeling. Inner cover stained. Several worm-marks on inner cover and whitepages. Ex-library copy with stamp on title page. Title p[age upper edge age-stained. Title and contents pages upper edge slightly (5mm) torn. Some pages bottom corner slightly wrinkled. Pages yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare anthropological study of southern Russian Jews by one of the founders of Jewish anthropology is in good condition.