Geological Background to Fossil Man: Recent research in the Gregory Rift Valley, East Africa

By Bishop, Walter W. (editor)

SKU# 18211

$ 35.00

Pp. ix, (2), 585; numerous folding geological maps and stratigraphic comparative columns (one geological map in color of Olorgesailie in Kenya), numerous other text-figures and diagrams, endpaper maps of the Rift valley.  Publisher’s original brown, lettered in gilt on the spine, pictorial dust jacket lettered in white on the spine and front cover, lg 8vo.  This important book describes the broad structural, volcanic, and geophysical aspects of the area, and gives an outline of the history of development of the Rift Valley.  The text provides detailed regional studies of the four sections of the Great Rift, and includes an account of the setting of the new hominid discoveries in the Afar (from the jacket flap).  No ownership marks and no signs of use.  Rare work especially in fine condition.

Publisher Scottish Academic Press
Publisher Place Edinburgh
Date Published 1978
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine (new) copy in a fine dust jacket.
ISBN 7073-0143-2
Limited Edition