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The Ape That Spoke: Language and the Evolution of the Human Mind

by McCrone, John

First American

Price: $22.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: EM-B1171-08
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: New
  • Jacket condition: New
  • Edition: First American
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 068810326X
  • ISBN 13: 9780688103262
  • Publisher: William Morrow
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Date published: 1991
  • Keywords: SCIENCE BRAIN ORIGIN SELF-PERCEPTION CONSCIOUSNESS

New York, NY: William Morrow, 1991. New York, NY, William Morrow, 1991. First American edition. 8vo. Turquoise blue quarter-cloth with gilt lettering on spine over beige paper-covered boards with attractive copper-colored endpapers, black and white illustrations throughout, 288 pp. This book tells the story of how the human mind evolved. It starts out with the naked animal of our primitive ancestors and goes on to describe what happened once homo sapiens learned to speak. Along the way, if offers fresh insights into the workings of the brain. New in new dust jacket; protected by a mylar cover.. First American. Quarter Cloth. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.