Form and Pattern in Human Evolution: Some Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Approaches

By Oxnard, Charles

SKU# 17478

$ 10.00

Pp. ix, 218; 123 text-figures (line-drawings), 12 black-and-white photo-plates.  Publisher’s original black cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, red pictorial dust jacket, lettered in white, sm 4to.  The purpose of this work is to demonstrate how a variety of statistical, physical, and engineering techniques can be applied to the study of bones of living and fossil primates in order to “capture the functionally important aspects” of shape and structure in human evolution (from the jacket flap).  No ownership marks and no signs of use.

Publisher University of Chicago Press
Publisher Place Chicago
Date Published 1973
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
ISBN 0-226-64251-8
Limited Edition