Cope: Master Naturalist: The Life and Letters of Edward Drinker Cope with a Bibliography of His Writings Classified by Subject, A Study of the Pioneer, and Foundation Periods of Vertebrate Paleontology in America

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Cope: Master Naturalist: The Life and Letters of Edward Drinker Cope with a Bibliography of His Writings Classified by Subject, A Study of the Pioneer, and Foundation Periods of Vertebrate Paleontology in America

By Osborn, Henry Fairfield

SKU# 19487

$ 120.00

Pp. xvi, 740; frontispiece portrait of Cope, 28 full page photo-plates and fine halftone restorations by Knight, (some figures have multiple photos). Publisher's original brick red cloth, lettered in gilt on cover and spine, custom map endpapers, thick lg 8vo.  This classic biography was made with the cooperation of Helen Ann Warren and is illustrated with drawings and restorations by Charles R. Knight under the direction of Cope.  From the research collection of M. F. Ashley Montagu with his signature on the front endpaper.  Montagu was a British-American anthropologist who popularized the study of topics such as race and gender and their relation to politics and development.  Montagu, who became a naturalized American citizen in 1940, taught and lectured at Harvard, Princeton, Rutgers, the University of California, Santa Barbara, and New York University.  He authored over 60 books throughout this lifetime. In 1995, the American Humanist Association named him the Humanist of the Year (from Wiki).

Publisher Princeton University Press
Publisher Place Princeton
Date Published 1931
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Spine cloth is lightly sunned, a very tight and clean copy in near fine condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition