Men and snakes

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1965. Large 8vo. 224 pp. SIGNED FIRST EDITION. Black cloth with gilt title on spine, dustjacket unclipped with small tears to the spine, signed by both authors on the title page. A great copy of a fascinating work. Item #18420

Signed first edition, wonderful photographs and illustrations throughout. “Facts, fictions, myths, legends, and even statistics about people and snakes are to be found in this exciting, surprising, and stunningly illustrated book.”

Morris (b. 1928) is a zoologist, surrealist painter, and author of prominent works in sociobiology. His most famous work The naked ape (comparing humans as a species to other animals) was removed from high school libraries in New York and became the subject of a 1982 supreme court case. Morris also worked as Head of the Granada TV and Film Unit for the Zoological Society of London creating programs on animal behavior.

Price: $150.00

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