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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
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“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
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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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