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The Mismeasure of Man

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on May 28th, 2019. Artwork published in
October 1981
    The Mismeasure of Man 1
    Source: License: All Rights Reserved.

    “First edition of Gould’s powerful challenge to views ‘of intelligence as a single thing, called IQ.’ Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. […] Jacket design by Jay J. Smith.” — Raptis Rare Books

    Trooper Roman and tight letterspacing were still en vogue in the 1980s.

    The Mismeasure of Man 2
    Source: Raptis Rare Books. License: All Rights Reserved.

    2 Comments on “The Mismeasure of Man

    1. I have never seen Trooper’s lowercase 's’ before! This proves it!

    2. Their “y” is a rarity, too.

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