Title Pitt Rivers: The life and archaeological work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good
Size 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Publisher Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1991
0521400775 / 9780521400770
Seller ID 005464
Black hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 182pp. 60 b/w illustrations. A flamboyant polymath, General Augustus Heny Lane Fox Pitt Rivers (1827-1900) was influential in at least four fields during his lifetime: military training, anthropology, archaeology and public education. This thoroughly researched biography of a controversial man describes his career, character and motivation.