The Piltdown Inquest 1986 by Charles Blinderman ~ Piltdown Man Hoax ~Archeological Forgery


Title: The Piltdown Inquest

Author: Charles Blinderman

Description: First edition, first printing. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Interior is clean and unmarked. 261 pages. Dust jacket has some closed tears and other light edgewear; in an archival mylar sleeve.


[Part I: The Crime].
1. The Piltdown Pit.
2. The Rise of Piltdown Man.
3. The Skeptics.
4. Between the Wars.
5. Expose.

[Part II: The Criminal].
6. Profile of a Hoaxer.
7. Prime Suspect: Charles Dawson.
8. A Curator, an Analyst, and a Chemist.
9. The French Connection: Teilhard de Chardin.
10. The British Museum: M.A. C Hinton, et al.
11. The Adventure of Queer Street: Arthur Conan Doyle.
12. Hunter of Ancients: W. J. Sollas.
13. A Counterfeiter: W. J. Lewis Abbott.
14. Piltdown Man: Grafton Elliot Smith.

[Part III: The Verdict].
15. Piltdown Man on Trial.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Prometheus Press
Place: Buffalo, New York
Year: 1986

ISBN: 0879753595

Keywords: Piltdown Man, hoaxes, Teilhard de Chardin, paleontology, Martin A. C. Hinton, Charles Dawson, academic scandals, archaeological forgeries, archeology,

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