THE SELFISH GENE. Richard Dawkins.


New York and Oxford (UK): Oxford University Press, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Navy blue cloth-covered boards with just the slightest hint of rubbing to corners -- about Fine, really. Dustjacket shows just a wee bit of shelfwear and rubbing, with a 3/4" closed tear to bottom right. 1976 date to both title and copyright pages. Original $8.95 price to dustjacket flap. ISBN only appears at bottom of rear dustjacket flap. Beautiful crisp copy, not perfect, but clean and affordable, for this groundbreaking and seminal work. Near Fine in Very Good Plus Dustjacket. Item #76823
ISBN: 019857519x

Dawkins is said to explode the view...that animals behavor 'for the good of the species'. Far from a dry academic exercise, the book grips like a thriller, and is alive with fascinating stories: about fish who queue up to have their teeth cleaned -- and then refrain from swallowing the tiny dentist; about ants who take slaves and tend fungus gardens; about the kamikaze bees who commit certain suicide when they sting robbers of the communal honey..." (front flap).

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