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The Wooing of Earth


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ISBN 10: 0684165015 / ISBN 13: 9780684165011
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1980
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8vo. Green paper over boards with gilt spine lettering, dust jacket. xv, 183pp. Near fine/near fine. A tight and nice first edition of these (to cite front jacket panel) "New perspectives on man's use of nature," boldly signed in black fineline by Dubos on the half-title page. Dubos (1901-82) was a French-born American microbiologist and environmentalist awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his 1969 study "So Human an Animal." "The Wooing of Earth" was one of his last books, and is rarely found signed. Bookseller Inventory # 37605

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Title: The Wooing of Earth

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Dubos, an eminent microbiologist and experimental pathologist, offers new insights into man's relation to the natural world, stressing that man has the knowledge and technology to enrich rather than despoil

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