New York: Harmony Books, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED; 244pp. Octavo [23.5cm]; black cloth boards with black paper. Gilt Stamped title on spine. Author's signature on front free endpaper. Autographed edition sticker from publisher on front panel. Very good / very good. Item #52749
From publisher: In this iconoclastic but rigorously presented book ,Dr. Gould demonstrates with his characteristic passionate humanism and rational clarity that, contrary to popular opinion, progress and increasing complexity are not characteristic of the evolution of life on Earth.