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Man from the farthest past

  • 1930
New York: Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc.
  • On cover: Patrons edition; One of the plates accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress
  • Bibliography: p. 352-358.

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Hrdlika, Ales
New York: Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc.
Description of Original
6 p. l., iii, 357 p. : col. front., illus. (incl. map) 100 pl. (part col.) on 65 l. ; 25 cm.
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  1. [Cover]
  2. [Frontispiece] A fanciful sketch of prehistoric man which suggests the rude conditions of his life
  3. [Title Page]
  4. Contents
  5. Illustrations
  6. Preface
  7. Chapter I: Man's theater of action
  8. Chapter II: The chorus of man's stage
  9. Chapter III: The development of the individual human being
  10. Chapter IV: The study of human prehistory
  11. Chapter V: The Ice Age
  12. Chapter VI: Man the cave dweller
  13. Chapter VII: Neanderthal man
  14. Chapter VIII: Neanderthal man (continued): remains of early man near Weimar
  15. Chapter IX: The most ancient remains of man: the Piltdown remains
  16. Chapter X: The unfolding of man's intelligence
  17. Chapter XI: The Old Stone Age
  18. Chapter XII: The Middle Stone Age
  19. Chapter XIII: The New Stone Age
  20. Chapter XIV: The Age of Bronze
  21. Chapter XV: Ancient Egypt, Asia Minor, and Crete
  22. Chapter XVI: Other centers of civilization
  23. Chapter XVII: Prehistoric man in the New World
  24. Chapter XVIII: New discoveries concerning ancient man
  25. Bibliography
  26. Appendix: Neanderthal remains
  27. Index
  28. [Cover]