Book #26557

Visions Of Caliban; On Chimpanzees And People - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Dale Peterson, Jane Goodall

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [xii], 367, [1] pages
Publisher: Boston New York: Houghton and Mifflin, 1993.
ISBN: 9780395537602

Price: $80.00

A Fine first printing of the first edition in Fine dust-jacket.

Goodall and Peterson's portrait of chimpanzees, humans, and our complex lives together since the 1600s, when chimpanzees first became known in Europe and William Shakespear created Caliban, neither man nor beast but "honored with a human shape"

Author Bio

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall is the world’s foremost expert in chimpanzees. Born April 3, 1934, she spent 45 years studying wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania. In addition to being honored as Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, she was named a United Nations Messenger of Peace in 2002.

She has received many awards including the French Legion of Honor, the Medal of Tanzania, the Kyoto Prize, and the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.

She was also the founder of the Alligator Society at age eleven, among the criteria for qualification was: "You have to be able to recognize 10 birds, 10 dogs, 10 trees and 5 butterflies OR moths"