Calibration of Hominoid Evolution: Recent Advances in Isotopic and Other Dating Methods as Applicable to the Origin of Man

By Bishop, Walter W. and Miller, J. A. (editors)

SKU# 18212

$ 10.00

Pp. viii, 486, (1); some text-figures (mostly geological diagrams).  Publisher’s original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, brown and yellow pictorial dust jacket, mostly lettered in black, lg 8vo.  This volume contains 19 papers presented at a conference entitled “Calibration of Hominoid Evolution” held under the auspices of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.  The conference was held at the Burg Warternstein castle in Austria from the 3rd to the 12th July 1971.  The conference was originally conceived as a confrontation between scientists doing the dating and scientists who are the consumers of these dates.  The conference showed there was no firm line separating the two groups.  From the library of paleontologist Larry G. Marshall with his small name stamp on the front endpaper and bottom page edge.  Larry Marshall was a graduate student at U.C. Berkeley’s Museum of Paleontology when he purchased this volume.

Publisher Scottish Academic Press
Publisher Place Edinburgh
Date Published 1972
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with a few rub marks.
ISBN 7011-1847-4
Limited Edition