Beginnings: Earth Sky Life Death - Stories, Ancient and Modern

Boston: Starr King Press, 1958. Hardcover. Hardcover. c.1958. Cloth spine, paper backed boards, gilt spine titles. Light general shelfwear, sunning to boards and spine, mild creasing to last ten pages. Inscribed by Sophia L. Fahs to George Wald. George Wald (1906-1997). Nobel Laureate in Physiology and Medicine (1967) for his work on the significance of vitamin A in retinal function. A vocal opponent of the Vietnam War: his March 4, 1969 speech at MIT against the war and against the stockpiling of nuclear weapons propelled him to the front lines of anti-war advocacy. He was a member of the American Philosophical Society, the National Academy of Sciences, and the recipient of dozens of awards, medals, and honorary degrees. Very Good. Item #C00005537

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