The Ancient Stone Implements of Great Britain by John Evans, American Edition, published in 1872 by D. Appleton and Company, New York, profusely illustrated with 476 woodcut illustrations and one large fold-out plate, 622 pp. Original maroon cloth hardback with flint spearhead embossed on upper board. Some minor wear to cover and spine, corners bumped and browning of page edges but internally clean, and overall condition good. Bookplate for the Library of the Wesleyan University, Connecticut, inside front cover.
Previously belonging to William North Rice (1845-1928), eminent American geologist, educator, and Methodist minister and theologian concerned with reconciliation of science and religion.
As is often the case, it is the older books on antiquities that are the best and this remains the best book available on British stone implements, a must for any lithics collectors library.