PROMETHEAN FIRE: Reflections on the Origin of Mind.
Edition: First printing.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1983. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Reflections on the missing piece in the history of human evolution - why, out of all the species, only mankind made the leap from homo habilus to modern with his high intelligence and advanced culture - a leap explained in Greek mythology by the metaphor of Promethean Fire. Illustrated with drawings by Whitney Powell. INSCRIBED on the title page to the late Oklahoma book collector, Larry Owens, by Edward Wilson, who has won many awards including the National Medal of Science and two Pulitzer Prizes. Extensive notes, index. vi, 216 pp. ISBN: 0-674714458.
Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (a couple of corners dog-earred, chip to upper edge of back cover of dj)