Fossil Metacarpals from Swartkrans

By Napier, J. R.

SKU# 16065

$ 28.00

Pp. (2), 18; 2 full page photo-plates, each with a descriptive leaf of text. Publisher’s original gray stiff wrappers, lettered in black on the front cover, sm folio (12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches). From the series: Fossil Mammals of Africa, no. 17. Napier describes and compares two hominin metacarpals from Swartkrans Cave; he concludes one metacarpal is assignable to Paranthropus and the other to ‘Telanthropus’ now called early Homo.

Publisher British Museum (Natural History)
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1959
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Small tape repair to front wrapper, light sunning to wrappers, a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.
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