Gould, Stephen Jay,: Wonderful Life; The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
Book Number: 0272614
Penguin, London, 1991. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. the text is illustrated with various black-and-white line drawings, and reproductions of black-and-white photographs. There is no damage to describe. The story of the Burgess shale also holds the story of the author's intent personal and intellectual struggle with the nature of history. -- In this masterwork he explains why the biodiversity of the Burgess Shale is important in understanding the state of our past and in shaping the way we ponder the rebel of existence and the awesome improbability of human evolution. -- Rear panel blurb This is the first Penguin Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 352 pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Geology; ISBN: 0140133801. ISBN/EAN: 9780140133806. Inventory No: 0272614.