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Origins by  Richard Leakey - Hardcover - 1977 - from KingChamp Books and Biblio.co.uk

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Origins

by Leakey, Richard

Condition: Very Good/Near Fine


NY: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1977. Book. Very Good. Leatherette. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 264 pp., 240 illustrations, photos and maps, 100 in color. Fine except for 1 by 2 inch upper right corner ripped away from front free endpaper. No markings, binding solid. The son of Louis and Richard Leakey theorizes that 3 different species of hominids lived in the same era in prehistoric Africa. He argues that humans are distinguished from apes by their ability to share and construct a culture. Readable distilliation of archaelogical issues of human evolution..


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