Very Good / Good +. Item #8577
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's cloth-backed boards in pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; ,380pp.; illus. Jacket extremities rather chipped and worn with a number of small to medium-sized losses at margins, the largest at bottom edge of rear panel affecting one word without loss of meaning, a hint of soil to rear panel as well, corners and spine ends bumped, contemporary bookseller ticket to front pastedown, else Very Good in Good or better jacket, contents clean and sound.
One of Asimov's better-loved nonfiction works, an introductory study of the biological and chemical sciences specifically in regards to "the workings of the human body" (upper jacket flap).