Drawing from his long experience as a naturalist, the author responds to the unexpected and symbolic aspects of a wide spectrum of phenomena throughout the universe. Scrupulous scholarship and magical prose are brought to bear on such diverse topics as seeds, the hieroglyphs on shells, lost tombs, the goddess Circe, city dumps, and Neanderthal man.
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Loren Eiseley’s many works include The Night Country, The Invisible Pyramid, The Immense Journey and The Firmament of Time, all available in Bison Books editions. He worked at the University of Pennsylvania until his death.
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Book Description Harcourt Brace & World, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110151928517
Book Description Harcourt, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0151928517