New York; (1947): McGraw-Hill Book Co. Octavo. Item #022518
Color frontispiece, 390pp., Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, with a foreword by Earnest A. Hooton and illustrated by Campbell Grant with his ingenious art. The author is one of the country's foremost anthropologists. He presents his book as a revolutionary picture of the origins of early American civilizations. He doesn't simply look for bones, he is looking for history of where civilization began. Take for instance.... "where were the American Indians from? He digs further than most archeologist who simply get excited about finding a bone. A very good copy bound in black cloth, spine gilt, in edge worn and chipped pictorial dust jacket, rubbing to gilt on spine.