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Babywatching
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Babywatching

By Desmond Morris

London: Jonathan Cape, 1991 Classic study of the first twelve months of human life. 170pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners, minor marking to edges of boards and top eges dust-marked, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor surface and edge wear, otherwise good.. First Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$9.64

The Other Side of Eden - Hunter-Gatherers, Farmers and the Shaping of the World
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The Other Side of Eden - Hunter-Gatherers, Farmers and the Shaping of the World

By Hugh Brody

London: Faber & Faber Ltd, 2001 Exploration of the divide between hunters and farmers which lies at the core of human history. 374pp with index, illustrated with maps to the endpapers. White lettering to spine. Slight bumping to base of spine and sunning to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear and some marking, otherwise good.. First UK Edition. Grey Boards. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$16.07

A Dance of Assassins - Performing Early Colonial Hegemony in the Congo
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A Dance of Assassins - Performing Early Colonial Hegemony in the Congo

By Allen F Roberts

Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2013 Compelling account of the opposing forces involved in the Congo in the 1880s. 311pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. Minimal marking to top edges and tiny knock to fore-edges, otherwise very good/near fine copy with uncreased spine and no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$16.07

Origins - What New Discoveries Reveal About the Emergence of Our Species and Its Possible Future
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Origins - What New Discoveries Reveal About the Emergence of Our Species and Its Possible Future

By Richard E Leakey and Roger Lewin

London: Book Club Associates, 1977 Evolution of the human species as revealed by finds in East Africa. 264pp with index, profusely illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and edges, otherwise very good copy with no insriptions. Unclipped DJ faded to edge, with tiny nick at top of spine, otherwise very good.. First Thus. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9.75" Tall x 8.25" Wide.

$7.07

The Fate of the Earth
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The Fate of the Earth

By Jonathan Schell

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1982 Profound work which asks questions about the possibility of human extinction in the nuclear age. 244p with inex. Silver lettering to black cloth spine. Fore-edges untrimmed. Slight bumping to spine and corners and foxing to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear and slight fading to spine, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Black Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

The Naked Ape Trilogy
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The Naked Ape Trilogy

By Desmond Morris

QPD, 1994 The Naked Ape, The Human Zoo & Intimate Behaviour in one volume. 530pp with index. Minor lean to spine and lower corner of back cover and last few pages have been creased in storage, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Price reduced accordingly.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.72

Origins: What New Discoveries Reveal About the Emergence of Our Species and Its Possible Future
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Origins: What New Discoveries Reveal About the Emergence of Our Species and Its Possible Future

By Richard Leakey & Roger Frewin

London: Macdonald and Jane's Publishers Ltd, 1977 New approach to the study of prehistory and evolution. 264pp with index, illustrated with 100 colour pictures and 140 black and white photographs, drawings and maps. Gilt lettering to spine. Some rippling to pages, a few spots to top edges and rubbing to spine and corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$8.36

Land of the Tollund Man: The Prehistory and Archaeology of Denmark
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Land of the Tollund Man: The Prehistory and Archaeology of Denmark

By Palle Lauring

London: Lutterworth Press, 1957 First published in Denmark as "De byggede riget".Translated from the Danish by Reginald Spink. 160pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white maps and photographs. Bumping to spine and corners, some marking to cover and foxing to edges and last 2 pages. Mark left by tape to front pastedown, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Lennart Larsen (photographs). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.64

Partisan Review Fall 1957
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Partisan Review Fall 1957

By William Phillips & Philip Rahv (Editors)

New York: Foundation for Cultural Projects, 1957 Volume XXIV, Number 4. Contains work by Flannery O'Connor, Juan Ramon Jimenez, Sidney Hook, Alfred Kazin, Richard Wollheim, Marcel Proust, May Swenson, Howard Nemerov, T Weiss, Louis Simpson, Lenore G Marshall, Robert Rosenblum. Cover and edges browned, former owner's name to front cover and internal hinge cracked, otherwise good copy.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Periodical.

$9.64

The Human Zoo
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The Human Zoo

By Desmond Morris

London: The Literary Guild, 1969 Follow-up to The Naked Ape. Popular but authoritative study which compares civilized man with his captive animal counterpart. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to spine and corners and top edges slightly dusty, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ is faded to spine, with several nicks and some creasing to edges, otherwise intact.. First Thus. Beige Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.54