Very good in good dust jacket. condition very good. has light stain top text. cover has top shelf wear minor tears. otherwise clean, tight, sq. unusual reference guide. fast shipping. Glued binding. 768 p. Audience: General/trade.
Thick, oversize 8vo. VG+/VG. wide black glossy DJ spine with gold-tone uppercase title and full author, each word accented by light gray initial letter. titling around a celestial night/day illustration. this style repeats for publisher at tail. simple black clothbound HB, gilt stamped titling, a touch worn at extremities. price clipped front inner flap. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. voluminous and distinctly lightly handled. the interior textblock is uniformly ivory and securely bound and complete in 745 pp. ISBN# 0394402294. Rockville.
Very good in very good jacket. New York: Random House, (1983). First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. 8vo. Original black cloth. Very good in like jacket. Mild edge and reading wear overall. Jacket unclipped. INSCRIBED by Borstin to front free endpaper: "For Ed Pellegrino / with admiration / and thanks / from / Dan Boorstin. The first book of Boorstin's monumental non-fiction trilogy, inscribed to noted bioethicist and Catholic University President Edmund Pellegrino. A significant association: Pellegrino is specifically thanked in the acknowledgements section of this book and both Boorstin and Pellegrino were two of Washington's premier academic figures at the time of THE DISCOVERERS' publication. A scarce work signed, esp. in this book's true first edition as it quickly went through multiple printings.
As New. 0394402294. BOOK FLAWLESS, PRISTINE-Mild shelfwear to DJ. Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.6 x 2.2 inches; Weight: 2.7 pounds. 'FPT' on dust jacket flap. " A remarkable narrative of the grand intellectual venture of humankind, rich in fascinating, often dramatic details"--(The Wall Street Journal)" A sumptuous, totally engaging panorama. No one who reads it will look at the chronicle of human ingenuity in the same way again. "--David McCullough.
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