8vo. xviii, 392 pp. Index. Illustrated paper-backed boards, transparent plastic dust-jacket, as issued. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY NOBEL PRIZE WINNER GELL-MAN TO DR. CARSON TODD in ink at title-page. Near fine. ISBN: 0716725819 Theoretical physicist and 1969 Nobel Prize winner Gell-Man's "own story of finding the connections between the basic laws of physics and the complexity and diversity of the natural world" [dust-jacket]. PROVENANCE: Dr. Carson Todd is a retired cardiologist who completed his cardiology fellowship at The University of Oklahoma Medical School. Bookseller Inventory # S11643
Synopsis: From one of the architects of the new science of simplicity and complexity comes a highly personal, unifying vision of the natural world.
From the Publisher: The Nobel Prize-winner's story of finding the connections between the basic laws of physics and the diversity of the natural world links such disparate subjects as chimpanzee behavior, avalanche mechanics, superstring theory, and Gilbert and Sullivan.
"A stimulating, provocative, and uncommon cut across compartments of human knowledge that are usually hermetically sealed. It is always a pleasure to see a first-class mind grappling with the greatest mysteries, and at the same time resolutely resisting mysticism." --Carl Sagan
Title: The Quark and the Jaguar: Adventures in the ...
Publisher: W. H. Freeman, (1994).
Publication Date: 1994
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Book Description W H Freeman & Co (Sd), 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Signed. First Edition. First Edition. Signed and Inscribed by author. Very Good in Very Good unclipped dust jacket. Used with NO markings in text. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore. Seller Inventory # mon0000327970
Book Description New York: W. H. Freeman, 1994., 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Signed copy of the First Edition (signed 'Murray Gell-Mann' on title page). xviii, 392 pp; illus. Original boards. Near Fine, in glassine dust jacket. Murray Gell-Mann: Nobel Prize, Physics, 1969, 'for his contributions and discoveries concerning the classification of elementary particles and their interactions.'. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 17559
Book Description W. H. Freeman & Co, New York, 1994. Illustrated Boards. Condition: Fine Book. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine Dustjacket. First Edition. A near-new copy, price clipped, with just the usual faint scratches to the clear heavy plastic dust protector. Signed by Gell-Mann with his full name, on the title page. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 036777