Author James Gaskins’s New Book “Stone Effigies of the High Plains Hunters: Volume 1” Is a Guide to Identifying Unusual Stones for the Amateur Rock and Artifact Hunter

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Recent release “Stone Effigies of the High Plains Hunters: Volume 1” from Page Publishing author James Gaskins recognizes this ancient art form that has never been explored. The study of this stone art and its significant in the understanding of prehistoric man and his perceptions of the world around him.

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James Gaskins, a lifelong artifact-hunter raised among the rolling hills of Missouri who has lived with his wife and family in Wyoming since 1971, has completed his new book “Stone Effigies of the High Plains Hunters: Volume 1”: a richly illustrated guide to this fascinating lost art form.

James writes, “This text is meant to educate and help people with the identification of unusual stones fashioned by early man. Many of these stones are nothing short of true works of art, as you will see.

"In these pages are photographs and drawings of stones collected over thirty years, and four years to write this book—60,000 words and 318 photos and drawings to help you understand how ancient man used and really looked at a stone, and you will too. There’s no book like this on earth!”

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, James Gaskins’s engrossing book would make the perfect Christmas gift for any amateur archaeologist, rock hunter, or artifact collector.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Stone Effigies of the High Plains Hunters: Volume 1” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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