Edition: First printing.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, (1984) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A "memoir by one of America's foremost evolutionary biologists, [who] defines biophilia as 'the innate tendency in human beings to focus on life and lifelike process. . . our existence depends on this propensity, our spirit is woven from it, hopes rise on its currents.' . . . Wilson relies on his own experiences and feelings as a field biologist, cleverly interweaving them with the facts, history, and philosophy of evolutionary biology and an eclectic set of cultural observations." (Paul R. Ehrlich Natural History) INSCRIBED on the title page to the late noted Oklahoma book collector, Larry Owens. Notes. 197 pp. ISBN: 0-674074416.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.