Adam's Ancestors  L S B Leakey  Harper  Paperback  Very Good  $5.00
 "The Evolution of Man and His Culture". This is the 4th edition, 1960, of a classic work on Palaeolithic archaeology and palaeoanthropology in Europe. Many line drawings, mostly of arrowheads, illustrate the test. Book is darkened on the edges from age, otherwise clean and sturdy.
   African Genesis  Robert Ardrey  Readers Union Collins  Hardcover  Very Good  $6.50
 1963. English book club edition. "A Personal Investigation into the Animal Origins and Nature of Man" with drawings by Berdine Ardrey. This companion volume to Ardrey's popular Territory Imperative delves into the origins of mankind. Black with gold text - embossed primitive man on front. Corners are bumped. Green & brown DJ has just a little wear at corners & edges. Inside is in very good condition.
   Human Zoo  Desmond Morris  McGraw Hill  Hardcover  Good  $7.00
 This is a BOMC 1st American edition in which Desmond discusses the society the "naked ape" has created. People are animals too! Largely looking at urban man caged in his crowded cities. Clearly, the book suggests, the city is not a 'concrete jungle' but rather it is a human zoo! Book is in good condition with little wear and a strong binding. Dust jacket is less good with tears and creases around all the edges.
   In Search of Adam  Herbert Wendt  Houghton Mifflin  Hardcover  Very Good  $7.00
 1956. "The Story of Man's Quest for the Truth About his Earliest Ancestors. Textured green cloth with deep green embossed profile on the front and green and gold along the spine. Near fine with little wear. Dust jacket is very good, some chips and wearing along edges, but vivid and now in protective cover. Inside is clean and unmarked. B&W photos and drawings complement the text. 540 pages, indexed. Very nice.
   In the Realm of the Diamond Queen  Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing  Princeton University Press  Paperback  Good  $16.00
 1993. "Marginality in an Out-of-the-Way Place". Paperback edition is slightly worn on corners, pencil underlining by a student throughout. No owner name, binding is good, book is solid. Fascinating anthropological study on the Meratus Dayaks, a marginalized group in the deep rain forest of Indonesia. 350 pages, indexed.
   Java Man  Carl C Swisher  Scribner  Hardcover  Pub Overstock  $6.00
 2000. "How Two Geologists' Dramatic Discoveries Changed our Understanding of the Evolutionary Path to Modern Humans". Written with Garneiss H Curtis and Roger Levin. Looks like an interesting immersion into the evolution of primitive man - homo erectus to homo sapiens - but not such a smooth ride from one to the other as previously thought! Charts, maps, B&W photos, plus a set of color photos. 256 pages, indexed. Mint condition.
   Megalopolis  Jean Gottmann  M.I.T. Press  Paperback  Fair  $5.90
 1973. 6th printing."The Urbanized Northeastern Seaboard of the United States." From southern NH to northern VA - includes history of the region, agriculture, mix of urban & rural, patterns of government. Offers solutions to the special economic and social problems. 810 pages. Bright blue cover with black & white text, map illustration. Back cover has description of the book. Cover has wear, creasing on a couple of corners. Inside pages appear clean.
   Under the Mountain Wall  Peter Matthiessen  Ballantine  Paperback  Good  $3.75
 1962. 1st paperback printing, 1969. This is a small pocket-sized book, with a dramatic B&W photograph of natives in a hunt seen on the front cover. B&W photographs. "A chonicle of two seasons in the stone age". Looks incredibly interesting. The book profiles a tribal group of New Guinea. Pages have darkened with age, but the book remains sturdy and of good character.


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