The Dentition of the Australopithecinae

By Robinson, J. T.

SKU# 18321

$ 150.00

Pp. (8), 179; 50 text-figures (mostly black-and-white photos of Australopithecine teeth, some halftone drawings and line-drawings of teeth and jaws, some graphs of dental metrics).  Publisher’s original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, 4to.  Transvaal Museum Memoir no. 9. This is paleoanthropologist John Robinson’s monograph on a comparative anatomy of the fossil teeth of Australopithecus and Paranthropus.  Robinson’s “dental hypothesis,” based on differences in tooth proportions in Australopithecus and Paranthropus, is derived from this monograph.  Single ink stamp of the New York Zoological Society Library is presents in the bottom corner of the title page.  No other ownership marks and almost no signs of use.  Laid in at the front is a printed note from the Transvaal Museum stating “With the Compliments of the Board of Trustees.”  This was a presentation copy from the Transvaal Museum to the New York Zoological Society.

Publisher The Transvaal Museum
Publisher Place Pretoria
Date Published 1956
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Small bump to the top inner corner; a bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
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