The Recent Origin of Man, as illustrated by geology and the modern science of pre-historic archaeology. [First edition]. by Southall, J.C.

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Classic archaeological work, aiming to prove, by reference to recent (then) archaeological findings, and contra to Darwin's Theory, that modern civilized humans appeared around eight thousand years ago. Fascinating insight into the 'new science' of archaeology in 1875. 

Well-illustrated with line drawings and a fold-out chart. 606pp. 



Date published

 1875 First edition


 Large hardback


 Used, good. Bumping and wear to boards and spine with damage to ends of spine, particularly top. Light marking to tissue guard. General light wear throughout. Ownership signature on ffep. Darkening to edges, some breakage to pastedown edges near spine. Internally clean. Binding good.