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Embryos, Genes, and Evolution: The Developmental-Genetic Basis for Evolutionary Change.

Raff, Rudolf A. and Kaufman, Thomas C.

Published by Bloomington: Indiana University Press, . Second edition., 1991
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Pp. xxiii, 395; numerous text-figures (fine line-drawings and black-and-white SEM photos). Publisher's original tan cloth, lettered in black on the spine and front cover, lg 8vo. The first edition of this work was published in 1983. That volume sought to integrate developmental biology and evolutionary biology to provide a basis for understanding how novel morphologies arise in the course of the evolutionary history of organisms. This was the beginning of evo-dev field. This 1991 second edition has a new introduction and preface. This volume is from the research library of George H. Beatty, III with his small bookplate on the front endpaper. It is warmly inscribed by Rudy Raff to Beatty: "For George Beatty with love and appreciation. I've never forgotten the origin of the Metazoa. Rudy Raff, June 1992." A bright and clean copy in fine (as new) condition. Bookseller Inventory # 6526

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Title: Embryos, Genes, and Evolution: The ...

Publisher: Bloomington: Indiana University Press, . Second edition.

Publication Date: 1991

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