Primate Origins and Evolution: A Phylogenetic Reconstruction
By Martin, Robert D.
Pp. xvi, 804; numerous line-drawings of primates and other animals by Anne-Elise Martin, some cladograms, graphs and charts. Publisher’s original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, pale blue pictorial dust jacket, lettered in dark blue on the spine and front cover, sm 4to. This volume presents a comprehensive reconstruction of the evolutionary history of living and fossil primates. The text systematically applies the comparative approach and covers the broadest possible spectrum of evidence. Although emphasis is placed on reviews of the anatomical characters of primates seen in a functional context, attention is also given both to evidence from the chromosomal level and to comparative molecular evidence (from the from dust jacket flap). No ownership marks and no signs of use.
|Publisher||Princeton University Press|
|Publisher Place||Princeton, NJ|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A fine (new) copy in near fine dust jacket.|