Mostly About Museums: From the Papers of A.E. Parr [Signed to Stephen Jay Gould]
[New York]: The American Museum of Natural History, . Very Good. Item #13576
[New York]: The American Museum of Natural History, . First Edition. Signed by the author to paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould on title page with inscription "To Dr. Stephen J. Gould, with appreciation from Albert Eide Parr."
Tall octavo; 112pp. Green paper over black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Boards faintly shelfworn with a light bump at top back near spine. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Parr's thoughts on museums -- their purposes, management, responsibilities, etc. -- looking back at the end of twenty years as a museum director, first at the Peabody Museum of Natural History and then at the American Museum of Natural History. Parr stepped down from his role to become a senior researcher at the American Museum this same year.