People of the Lake: Man; His Origins, Nature and Future

By Leakey, Richard E. and Lewin, Roger

SKU# 18811

$ 40.00

Pp. 223; 16 full page black-and-white photo plates.  Publisher’s original tan cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, lettered in black on the spine and front cover, 8vo.  There is a long inscription from co-author Roger Lewin on the front endpaper.  It reads: “I haven’t looked at this for some time.  But I recall that our final check of the manuscript was at a house that Richard was renting on Lamu – and Don was with us!  That must have been at the beginning of 1977 or in 1978.  Best wishes, Roger 24 May 1984.”  In this volume, Leakey and Lewin discuss the fossil human discoveries made by Leakey’s team in East Lake Turkana, Kenya.  These include Australopithecus africanus, Australopithecus boisei, Homo habilis and Homo erectus.

Publisher Collins
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1979
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket.
ISBN 0-00-219502-X
Limited Edition