Cambridge: The Belknap Press, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. This copy signed and inscribed by the author on the title page: "For Rick Turner / with warmest regards and respect / Edward O. Wilson". Turner is a good friend and colleague of the author. Wilson, internationally regarded as the dean of biodiversity studies, conducts us on a tour through time, traces the processes that create new species in bursts of adaptive radiation, and points out the cataclysmic events that have disrupted evolution and diminished global diversity over the past 600 million years. 424 pages. Illustrated. A near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Item #14661
ISBN: 0674212983

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