1926 · New Haven
by Morgan, Thomas Hunt; [Gould, Stephen Jay]; [Lillie, Frank Rattray]
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1926. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. xvi, 343 pp. Illustrated. Original navy cloth with gilt spine lettering. Near Fine with slight lean, dust-soiling to edges, sharp gilt and very clean cloth. In rare original double-sided dust jacket, unclipped ($4.00), Very Good with some light soiling and edge wear, rubbing along folds, spine panel darkened. Former copy of not only zoologist and embryologist Frank Rattray Lillie (with his name written on front free endpaper, dated in the year of publication) but also from the library of evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould, though not marked. Morgan won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1933. A great copy of a landmark work in the field of genetics, with a very distinguished provenance in addition to its rare jacket.
(Inventory #: 140938740)