by Josef Augusta and Zdenek Burian
Paul Hamlyn, 1960 [First Edition], over-sized beige cloth hardback, 52 full page plates (most in colour),
Fair Condition, staining to covers, rubbed edges, some damage to top and base of spine, repair to inside front and back covers, cancelled library stamp on front flyleaf, library card residue inside back cover
'PREHISTORIC MAN features a 45-page history by Prof. Augusta, accompanied by 52 full-page color plates from paintings by Zdenek Burian, with each plate having a facing page of explanatory text. Covering the various stages in the development of early man, from Java Man to the late paleolithic period - man as hunter, gatherer, artist, burial customs, tool user, magic and religious rites, etc. The hunting pictures are particularly good.'