SCHILD, Romuald, and Fred WENDORF. The Prehistory of an Egyptian Oasis. A Report of the Combined Prehistoric Expedition to Bir Sahara, Western Desert, Egypt / Romuald Schild and Fred Wendorf / ; with chapters by A. Gautier and B. Issawi and the contributions of C.V. Haynes ... [et al.] Warsaw, Polish Akademy of Sciences, 1981.
4to. Poriginal yellow cloth, illustrated and lettered in black, illustrated dust-wrappers; pp. 155, 29 plates after drawing, each printed on eithr side of a sheet, folding map, sketch maps and illustrations after photographs in the text; apart from minor rubbing to wrapper, a very good copy, of a rare work.
First edition of this expedition and excavation report documenting the joint Polish-Egyptian 1973 campaign into the remote depressioans of Bir Sahara, in order to gain some understanding of the pre-history of Egypt. Bir Terfawi and Bir Sahara are among the oldest human-inhabited places in Africa.