Der Unterkiefer des Homo heidelbergensis aus den Sanden von Mauer bei Heidelberg: Ein Beitrag zur Palaontologie des Menschen
By Schoetensack, Otto
Pp. (8), 67; 13 full-page plates (black-and-white photographs, radiographs, line-drawings, geological sections, maps), each with a descriptive leaf of text. Plain tan wrappers, folio (13.5 x 10.75 inches; 344 x 275 mm). Otto Schoetensack (1850 - 1912) was a German industrialist and later professor of anthropology, born of financial means. During an archeological dig, he oversaw the worker Daniel Hartmann who found the lower jaw of a hominin, the oldest human fossil then known, which Schoetensack later described formally as Homo heidelbergensis (after Wiki). Later in 1998, paleoanthropologist G. Philip Rightmire used the nomen Homo heidelbergensis to link together archaic human cranial remains known from Europe, East Africa and South Africa under the same species name. Rightmire reaffirmed the lower jaw of Homo heidelbergensis as the type specimen. From the library of F. Duijvensz, with his circular name-stamp on the half-title page. No other ownership marks.
|Publisher||Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A large margin copy with the page edges uncut but opened, some fraying to the top outer corner of the text and there are a few small marginal tears; a tight copy in very good condition.|