Boorstein uncovers the elements of accident, improvisation, and contradiction at the core of American institutions and beliefs ranging from an analysis of the U.S. capital to an examination of our eternal faith in progress.Boorstein uncovers the elements of accident, improvisation, and contradiction at the core of American institutions and beliefs ranging from an analysis of the U.S. capital to an examination of our eternal faith in progress.Read Less
Very fine without dj as issued. Limited First Edition. One of an unknown number of copies signed by Boorstin. Special leatherbound issue of this collection of essays by the always-entertaining historian, attorney & writer who served as the 12th Librarian of Congress from 1975 to 1987. Gold-tooled leather binding, all page edges gilt, silk endpapers & integral silk bookmark.
As New. No Jacket. Signed by Author(s) From the Donald S. Olsen collection of Modern Firsts. A mint condition copy in unread condition. Never opened or read--silk ribboned marker is still in the original position. Signed by the author on the special limitation page. Essays on the unexpected in History--a great read in spectacular collectable condition. Shipped Priority at medial mail prices.
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