The Origin of Man: Transcript of a Symposium Sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, convened by Sol Tax, held at the University of Chicago, April 2-4, 1965

By DeVore, Paul L. (editor)

SKU# 18454

$ 25.00, 151; some text-figures.  Later orange cloth, original printed wrappers bound in place, no title on spine, 8vo.  This recorded transcript of the papers presented at a symposium sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.  Wenner-Gren, a granting agency, periodically sponsored symposia that bought together leading academics in particular fields.  The topic “Origin of Man” was a hot topic in 1965 due to the announcement by Louis Leakey of a new species of the genus Homo, H. habilis in 1964.  Leakey attended this meeting and had his comments recorded as all other members of the symposium.  This restricted transcript was available to all members of the symposium and ‘to authorized persons and institutions for $10 a copy.

Publisher Wenner-Gren Foundation
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1965
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Spine cloth is lightly sunned, a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.
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