Le Gisement de Ternifine, I.

By Arambourg, C. and Hoffstetter, R.

SKU# 18274

$ 75.00

Pp. 190; 3 color plates with tissue-guard printed captions, 10 full page black-and-white photo-plates, with tissue-guard printed captions, 98 text-figures (geological sections, line-drawings of fossil humans, black-and-white photo of fossils).  Publisher’s original pale green wrappers, lettered in black and in red, 4to.  Archives de L'Institut de Paleontologie Humaine, memoir number 32.  This monograph documents the fossil humans found in Ternifine Cave in Algeria.  These were originally classified as Atlanthropus mauritanicus but today is judged by many to be late African Homo erectus.  From the library of Dutch paleontologist D. A. Hooijer with name stamp on the front wrapper and his signature on the title page.  The half-title page is stamped “Hommage de L’Auteur.”  The text is in French.  No other ownership marks.

Publisher Masson et Cie Editeurs
Publisher Place Paris
Date Published 1963
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Condition Very good
Condition Description The edges of the wrappers shown wear along the spine, one corner of the rear wrapper has a small crease, light sunning to the outer border of the front wrapper; overall, a very good copy.
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