The Evolution and Progress of Mankind

By Klaatsch, Hermann

SKU# 18451

$ 25.00

Pp. 316; frontispiece portrait of Klaatsch, 111 text-figures (black-and-white photos and line-drawings).  Publisher’s original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, sm 4to.  Hermann Klaatsch was a specialist in human evolution, an early German paleoanthropologist.  He died in 1916 at age 52 when he was at the peak of his career.  This volume is the first edition in English translated from the second German edition by Joseph McCabe.  This work was edited and enlarged by Professor Adolf Heilborn.  Klaatsch was a specialist on Australian Aboriginals who he compared with “primitive man” in this volume.  An interesting historical review of German paleoanthropology at the beginning of the 20th Century.  No ownership marks.  A rare work seldom offered.

Publisher T. Fisher Unwin
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1923
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition in English
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Some bubbling to the cloth on the front cover and a minor damp-stain to rear cloth cover, the text is printed on clay-coated paper and is bright and clean; a tight copy in very good condition.
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