Tertiary Pongidae of East Africa: Evolutionary relationships and taxonomy

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Tertiary Pongidae of East Africa: Evolutionary relationships and taxonomy

By Pilbeam, David R.

SKU# 18550

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Pp. ix, 185; 31 text-figures (some full-page black-and-white photo-plates, some bivariate plots of dental dimensions).  Original printed blue and white stiff wrappers, lg 8vo.  Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin 31.  A monographic study of the Miocene “apes” of Uganda and Kenya.  The study concludes that individual species of Dryopithecus (Proconsul) were independently ancestral to the living African apes, the gorilla and the chimpanzee.  This view has been discredited by researchers in the 1970s.  The abstract is presented in English, German and Russian.  No ownership marks and few signs of use.

Publisher Peabody Museum of Natural History
Publisher Place New Haven, CT
Date Published 1969
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description The spine is lightly sunned, there is some rubbing to the wrappers, small bump to bottom rear outer corner; a clean copy in very good condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition