It Began in Babel: The Story of the Birth and Development of Races and Peoples :: Herbert Wendt

It Began in Babel: The Story of the Birth and Development of Races and Peoples :: Herbert Wendt soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1958, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs (plates); Top edge dyed Red;

From the cover: In his new book the author of I Looked for Adam and Out of Noahs Ark shows how myths and legends have been re-examined and re-valued by the specialists of today. These apparently tall stories are shown to contribute, much more often than was once supposed, to our knowledge about the movements and development of the peoples of the world, especially for the centuries about which there is no written historical evidence. The mythical stories of the centaurs, creatures half man and …

Very Good in Poor Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper worn at the edges with the loss of the majority of the spine. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xii) 444 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I lure you to view a further assortment that features in my Anthropology catalogue?


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