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Man In Prehistory by  Chester S Chard - Hardcover - 1969 - from The Parnassus BookShop and

Man In Prehistory

by Chard, Chester S

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket

New York, New York, USA: McGraw-Hill Book Co, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hard Back 4th Printing. A Classic in the field of Prehistory. Hardcover Book in Very Good Condition. No jacket. Maps designed and drawn by James J. Harvin. Designed primarily as a text for a one-semester or quarter course in introductory world prehistory at the college level; it should also prove interesting to the general reader who would like an overview of the human background and an introduction to the subject of anthropology and archaeology. Illustrations and diagrams throughout. Cover photograph:The Venus of Brassempouy". Brown cloth binding with burgundy titles on front and spine. Very clean and unmarked. Corners are bumped, not scuffed. Front board has a very slight slope up towards fore edge. Upper edge of text block lightly foxed. Brown endpapers. Text in brown print. There is occasional pencil underlining of text. Cream pages are very clean. 351 pages with index. 9.5 x 6.8 inches. 1969, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, New York, USA


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