"ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGISTS OF THE 20TH CENTURY AND PERHAPS THE BEST KNOWN SINCE DARWIN:FIRST EDITION OF MISMEASURE OF MAN, SIGNED BY STEPHEN JAY GOULD
The Mismeasure of Man.
Gould, Stephen Jay.$950.00
Item Number: 3814
New York: W.W. Norton, 1981.
First edition. Octavo, orignal half cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. Signed by the author on the half title page. Uncommon signed.
The Mismeasure of Man was hailed as a classic upon publication. "Gould has performed a valuable service in exposing the logical basis of one of the most important debates in the social sciences, and this book should be required reading for students and practitioners alike" (British Journal of Mathematical & Statistical Psychology). Winner of the National Critics Circle Award for non-fiction. Named by Modern Library as one of the top 100 non-fiction books of the twentieth century.