Pekin: Institut de Géo-Biologie, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. xi, (1), 99, (1)pp. Including a 9-page bibliography. Red buckram, spine lettered in white, original wrappers bound in. Illustrated with numerous text drawings of fossils, archaic stone tools and stratigraphic columns. 5 folding maps, highlighted in red, are bound in at rear. Text in English. A very important book on the history of early man. Scarce in the trade.
Postponed due to the advent of World War II, this is a preliminary report intended to precede what was to be the greatly revised 1933 study, "Fossil Man in China." near fine. Item #50912