Notes: An illustrated picture book, winner of the 1991 Caldecott Medal.
Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing, with a numberline ending in 1). A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with some tanning to the white spine. Caldecott Medal sticker on the front cover.
Very nicely inscribed with a drawing of a burglar to Stephen Jay Gould, referencing Gould's love of baseball: "February 25, 1992, to Stephen Jay Gould [drawing] Crime pays but not in baseball. David Macaulay."
Gould was one of the leading evolutionary theorisst of his era, a popular science writer, and a big baseball fan.
Publication: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990.
Item No: #76045