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Our face from fish to man; a portrait gallery of our ancient ancestors and kinsfolk together with a concise history of our best features,

Author: William K Gregory
Publisher: New York, London, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1929.
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Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970.
Our face from fish to man.
New York, London, G.P. Putnam's sons, 1929
(OCoLC)578564657
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William K Gregory
OCLC Number: 626597
Description: 2 preliminary leaves, iii-xl, 295 pages illustrations, plates
Contents: Part I: Portrait gallery of our ancient relatives and ancestors --
The value of a face --
The beginnings of our face --
The shark's face and ours --
The mask-face of our gilled ancestors --
Our ancestors come out of the water --
What we owe to the early reptiles --
The one-piece jaw replaces the complex type --
Our mask-face becomes mobile --
Our long-snouted ancestors crowd out the dinosaurs --
Better faces come in with life in the tree-tops --
The almost human face appears --
At last the "perfect" face Part II: Concise history of our best features --
The bony framework of the god-like mask --
Fish-traps and faces --
The first mouths --
The beginnings of teeth --
The primary jaws --
The rise of the secondary jaws and their teeth --
Origin of the mammalian palate --
Evolution of the tongue and related structures --
Origin and evolution of the human lips --
later stages in the history of the teeth --
Conclusions --
History of the nose --
Optical photography and its results --
Primitive sound recorders --
Ancient and modern physiognomy --
The face of the future --
Looking backward.
Responsibility: by William K. Gregory ... with a foreword by William Beebe; with 119 illustrations.

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