"ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGISTS OF THE 20TH CENTURY AND PERHAPS THE BEST KNOWN SINCE DARWIN’:FIRST EDITION OF THE FLAMINGO’s SMILE, SIGNED BY STEPHEN JAY GOULD

  • The Flamingo’s Smile: Reflections in Natural History.

The Flamingo’s Smile: Reflections in Natural History.

$200.00

Item Number: 3913

New York: W.W. Norton, 1985.

First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with two small closed tears. Signed by Stephen Jay Gould on the half title page.

Gould himself is a rare and wonderful animal-a member of the endangered species known as the ruby-throated polymath. . . . [He] is a leading theorist on large-scale patterns in evolution . . . [and] one of the sharpest and most humane thinkers in the sciences" (David Quammen).

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