Further Evidence of the Sterkfontein Ape-Man Plesianthropus (Part 1) + The Brain Casts of the Recently Discovered Plesianthropus Skulls (Part 2)

By Broom, Robert and Robinson, J. T. + Schepers, G.W.H.

SKU# 18318

$ 90.00

Pp. 117; 8 full page plates (mostly black-and-white photos of fossil skulls and limb bones), 34 text-figures (anatomical diagrams of “Plesianthropus” fossils and drawings of endocranial casts).  Publisher’s original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, 4to.  Transvaal Museum Memoir no. 4.  Paleoanthropologist John Robinson joins Robert Broom in the description of additional early hominin fossils from Sterkfontein cave.  Today, the hominin fossils from Sterkfontein are known as Australopithecus africanus and Australopithecus prometheus.  From the library of vertebrate paleontologist Bryan Patterson with his name stamp on the front and rear endpapers.  No other ownership marks and almost no signs of use.

Publisher The Transvaal Museum
Publisher Place Pretoria
Date Published 1950
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Cloth on spine a little sunned as well as the top part of front cover, endpapers show some browning; overall, a tight and clean copy in very good condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition