Pre-Historic Times: as Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and Customs of Modern Savages. John Lubbock.
Pre-Historic Times: as Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and Customs of Modern Savages
Pre-Historic Times: as Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and Customs of Modern Savages
Pre-Historic Times: as Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and Customs of Modern Savages

Pre-Historic Times: as Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and Customs of Modern Savages

London: Williams and Norgate, 1865.

First edition. Inscribed by author "From the Author" on half title page. xxiii, [1], 512, [8, ads] pp. Publisher's red ribbed cloth decorated in black, spine lettered in gilt, brown coated endpapers. Very Good with rubbed edges, slightly stained and darkened cloth, small ding to spine, corners bumped, hinges starting, a little foxing to prelims.

A landmark archaeology work of the 19th century, in which the author (a friend and neighbor of Charles Darwin who helped edit Origin of Species) introduced the terms and concepts of the Neolithic and Paleolithic Ages, as distinguished from the Stone Age. It became the standard archaeological textbook for decades. Uncommon inscribed and in the original cloth. Item #140938587

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