GOULD, SJ: The Panda’s Thumb and Ever Since Darwin (2 Books)

Gould, Stephen Jay. The Panda’s Thumb and Ever Since Darwin (2 Books by Stephen Jay Gould). W W Norton & Co Ltd, 1980. Unmarked text. Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. (#31315) $12.00

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(1) Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History. ISBN: 0393009173. Bibliography. Index. 285p.

(2) The Panda’s Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History. Mass market paperback. ISBN: 0393300234. Index. Bibliography. 343p.

GRAYSON, M: Manual of Diseases of the Cornea

Grayson, Merrill; Keates, Richard H. Manual of Diseases of the Cornea. Little, Brown and Co., 1969. Unmarked text. Lain in original invoice from Little Brown. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Chipping and tears on dust jacket, under archival mylar cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31314) $15.00

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This book was written to help ophthalmology residents obtain a concise view of diseases of the cornea, as known in the 1960s.

Black-and-white illustrations throughout. One color plate. 311p. Index. Study charts. Bibliography.

PAGLEN, T: Trevor Paglen: The Last Pictures

Trevor Paglen: The Last Pictures. University of California Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780520275003. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31249) $26.00

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This selection of 100 images was influenced by four years of interviews with leading scientists, philosophers, anthropologists, and artists about the contradictions that characterize contemporary civilizations. Thus the book engages with some of the most profound questions of the human experience.

Also includes field note essays by Joel Weinberg, Rafael Nunez, Brian L. Wardle and Karl Berggren, and the EchoStar Company. Presents a diversity of photographic technologies, from surveillance shots taken by a drone to close-ups of the Ebola virus captured by an electron micrograph.

Illustrated throughout. Measures 8.25×9.5 inches. 194p.