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Gould, Stephen JayWonderful Life: the Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
$350.00
Hardcover
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, New York
Used - Very Good. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. "[An] extraordinary book....Mr. Gould is an exceptional combination of scientist and science writer....He is thus exceptionally well placed to tell these stories, and he tells them with fervor and intelligence" (James Gleick, New York Times Book Review).
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Gould, Stephen JayWonderful Life, The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History (SIGNED)
$200.00
Hardcover
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, New York and London, 1989
Used - Near Fine. Second printing. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. The story of the Burgess Shale, a small limestone quarry 8000 feet above sea level in the Canadian Rockies. Formed 530 million years ago, it holds the remains of an ancient sea that nurtured more varieties of life than can be found in all of our modern oceans. The story includes the failed efforts of the man who discovered the Shale, Dr. Charles D. Walcott, to classify the new life-forms and the successful... (WILDERNESS, NATURAL HISTORY, BURGESS SHALE, EVOLUTION, SCIENCE, DINOSAURS, BIOLOGY, PALEONTOLOGY, ZOOLOGY)
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Gould, Stephen Jay.Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History.
$350.00
Hardcover
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 1989
Used. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. "[An] extraordinary book. . . . Mr. Gould is an exceptional combination of scientist and science writer. . . . He is thus exceptionally well placed to tell these stories, and he tells them with fervor and intelligence" (James Gleick, New York Times Book Review).; includes dustjacket (WONDERFUL LIFE STEPHEN JAY GOULD SIGNED FIRST EDITION, EDITION)
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