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Prehistoric Man [with the Bookplate of Madison Grant]

By: [Madison Grant] Duckworth, W.L.H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge/New York, Cambridge University Press/G.P. Putnam’s Sons: 1912

Seller ID: 2836

Condition: Very Good

From the “Cambridge Manuals of Science and Literature” series. Hardcover, rhubarb cloth with black spine and cover titles and decorations, 12.3 by 16.8 cm, viii 156 pp., illus. including two fold-out tables. Very good with minor fading on the spine and faint foxing on the endpapers. This copy has an armorial bookplate on the front pastedown for Madison Grant, bearing the motto “Stand Fast.” Grant (1865-1937), a New York-based lawyer, was a strong advocate of eugenics.7 He authored The Passing of the Great Race (1916) which detailed the racial history of Europe and called for stric... View more info