The Behavior of Organisms: An Experimental Analysis
New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1938.
First edition, first printing denoted by "I" on last page of text. Signed by B.F. Skinner on the title page. Bound in publisher's original black cloth with titles blocked in blind on the upper board and stamped in gilt on the spine. Near Fine with light rubbing to cloth at edges, three small stains to rear cover, spine gilt slightly dulled. Pages toned and lower corners of early pages bumped. Former owner name Mungo Miller to front free endpaper, most likely the research scientist who published a paper entitled "Observation of Initial Visual Experience in Rats" in a 1948 issue of The Journal of Psychology. In a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light edge wear, spine toned and lightly worn at the crown. The psychologist's first book, a milestone in the experimental analysis of behavior. Signed copies are incredibly scarce. Item #140942166