Predamites; or, A Demonstration of the Existence of Men before Adam; together with, A Study of their Condition, Antiquity, Racial Affinities, and Progressive Dispersion over the Earth. Alexander WINCHELL.

Predamites; or, A Demonstration of the Existence of Men before Adam; together with, A Study of their Condition, Antiquity, Racial Affinities, and Progressive Dispersion over the Earth.

Chicago. S.C. Griggs and Company. 1880. 1880. Hardcover. 8vo, 22cm, 2nd edition, xxvi,500p., frontis and 57 figures, rear colour folding map, notes, index, original green pebbled cloth, gilt spine titles, black stamped and titles and borders on the upper cover, beveled edges, a fine sound copy (Tgc). - The author was Professor of Geology and Paleontology in the University of Michigan. An early American book on evolution or "preadamitism": "I have not degraded Adam below the level on which the Bible places him, since I do not recognize him as the starting-point of humanity." Item #22778

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