New York: Norton, .
First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. GOULD'S FIRST BOOK, WITH THANK YOU LETTER FOR BLURB. Cloth and boards. Fine in slightly sunned dust jacket. With autograph letter and envelope loosely inserted, and NY Times review. Item #300925
First book by Gould, with the ownership signature of Ashley Montagu on the front flyleaf. Montagu’s blurb is at the top of the back cover:
“Stephen Jay Gould is one of the most brilliant of our younger biologists, gifted, among other things, with the ability to write. …” — Ashley Montagu.
Carl Sagan also contributed a blurb.
With an Autograph Letter, signed, from Steve Gould to Ashley Montagu, dated 11/1/177 on letterhead of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, thanking him for “the extremely kind and overly generous comment from you that graces its cover. I … feel flattered by your confidence”.
An excellent association at the beginning of a great career.
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