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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A large group of islands in the West Pacific, 500 m. E. of New Guinea, the N. islands of which belong to Germany, and the S. to Britain; are volcanic in origin, mountainous, wooded, and thickly populated by Melanesian savages, who are totem worshippers, and still practise cannibalism.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Solomon Islands'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/s/solomon-islands.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.