New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc. , 1974. ISBN 0134934601. Anthropology. An overview of primates and fossil man. The author was Assoc. Professor of Anthropology at the University of Maryland at College Park, MD. First edition. Hardcover. [x] 245pp includes index, b/w photos, drawings. Clear, removable Brodart jacket protector provided. ** flaws: Dust jacket is worn on edges, spine ends and corner tips and has a creased tear. VG / VG- . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good minus.
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