The Fore-limb Skeleton and Associated Remains of Proconsul africanus

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The Fore-limb Skeleton and Associated Remains of Proconsul africanus

By Napier, J. R. and Davis, P. R.

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Pp. vii, 69; 10 full page black-and-white photo-plates, each with a descriptive leaf of text.  Publisher’s original gray stiff wrappers, lettered in black on the front cover, sm folio (12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches).  From the series: Fossil Mammals of Africa, no. 16.  This monograph describes the forelimb skeleton of Proconsul africanus recovered from the Miocene deposits of Rusinga Island in Kenya adjacent to Lake Victoria.  This skeleton is associated the dental remains of P. africanus.  The fossil limb bones provide a window into the locomotor patterns seen in the early proto-apes of the Miocene of Africa.  No ownership marks.

Publisher British Museum (Natural History)
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1959
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description A tight and clean copy in near fine condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition