This book is titled Lucy The Beginnings of Humankind. It was written by Donald C. Johanson and Maitland A. Edey. The book was published in 1981 by Simon and Schuster. There are 4 pages of full-color photgraphs, as well as numerous black and white photgraphs and illustrations. It is hardbound cloth binding.
The book is about the discovery in 1974 of Australopithecus afarensis,one of the earliest hominids. The story is true and is one of anthropology, adventure and mystery, as the scientists search to learn where Lucy fits in along the human evolutionary scale.
The dust jacket to the book is missing. The cover shows some wear, especially the back cover. The corners are sharp and unbent. The outer edges of the pages are a little stained and dirty, but the interior pages are in very good condition. The binding is secure.
The book has a total of 409 pages. There are no missing or torn pages.