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The Naked Ape

by Morris, Desmond

Condition: Good- p.o.'s has copious marginalia; all else-clean, tight, & attractive./very good-small chips at top and bottom of spine; not price clipped; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.


New York: McGraw-Hill, 1967. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good- p.o.'s has copious marginalia; all else-clean, tight, & attractive./very good-small chips at top and bottom of spine; not price clipped; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; textured green boards with gilt & white spine lettering 252 pp.; includes: introduction, appendix-literature, & bibliography; illust. dj; b/w photograph of author and a chimp on rear of dj; review excerpts from Arthur Koestler and Anthony Smith.

An airmail postcard with a personal note, addressed to John Goldston from Mr. Morris and dated February 1970 in attached to the front endpaper.

Desmond Morris was born in Wiltshire in 1928. He became curator of mammals at London Zoo in 1959, a post he held for eight years. He was already the author of some fifty scientific papers and seven books before completing The Naked Ape in 1967, which was to sell over 10 million copies throughout the world and be translated into almost every known language. He has made many television programs and films on human and animal behaviour. He is also an accomplished artist.


  • Bookseller: Rosebud Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1.19227
  • Title: The Naked Ape
  • Author: Morris, Desmond
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good- p.o.'s has copious marginalia; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.
  • Jacket condition: very good-small chips at top and bottom of spine; not price clipped; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First American Edition, 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1967
  • Bookseller catalogs: Environment & Nature;

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