Item Detail

Item Number 5731
Title Pre-Historic World, The
Author Berthet, Elie
Condition VG/NONE
Publisher Porter & Coates
Place Published Philadelphia
Date Published 1879
Edition 1st English Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes Volume is translated from the French by Mary J. Stafford. It is bound in burgundy cloth with gilt shield and crossed swords on the front binding and gilt lettering and decoration on the spine. Book is very clean, straight & very tight (perhaps unread). There is some light wear of edges, mostly at the upper & lower spine, corners are lightly bumped & worn. There is slightly darker (than binding cloth) stain on the front upper edge and extending downwards unevenly for a couple of inches (not particularly noticeable). Pages are clean and very tight without marks or tears. The frontispiece has a protective tissue guard, which is intact. Book is divided into three parts; Part I is The Parisians Of The Stone Age; Part II is The Lacustrian City (Age of Polished Stone) and Part III is The Foundation Of Paris (Age of Metal). Protected with a removable clear mylar cover. ; B&W Illustrations; 7.5 x 5.5 inches; 310 pages
LoC or ISBN
Keyword(s) Elie Berthet,Non-fiction,First Edition,History,Anthropology,Prehistoric,French
Category(ies) Anthropology Archaeology Earth Sciences,History Travel Exploration Places,Texts Scholastic Reference Philosophy
Price $58.50