Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1958, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First
210pp. Brown coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the lower book, edges. Shelf wear to the top and bottom book, edges and dust marks and brown into the top paper edge. Browning to the other paper edges as well. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste down. Plain text dustwrapper with bone coloured background and dark brown writing on the front panel and spine. The dustwrapper is rubbed, faded and quite grubby. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the spine. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. Graceful essays by the first modern scientist to take on the language of poetry in order to communicate basic, but fragile biological truths. Author's first work. This is the first UK edition. Size: Octavo - up to 9 ¾" Tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Essays ; First Work; Inventory No: 0103170.