Good with no dust jacket. 0300000464. Softbound, light wear/soil, crease at spine, tag residue on front cover, notes on title/last pgs, small section of highlighting, remaining pgs clean/white, 24th printing; 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 496 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Just a bit of tanning to outside page edges. Very light scruf on back cover. No creases. Solid, clean. This is a book written out of a passionate belief in the staying powers of the democratic principles. This author examines the work of philosophers, clergymen, novelists, poets, journalists, magaine editors, etc. To interpret the American mind and the forces that made....
Not Illustrated. Good+/Good+ 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Cover has minor soiling. Previous owner stamp. Ink mark on one page, contents mostly clean and tight. Jacket price clipped, has minor wear and moderate soiling. Includes acknowledgements, bibliography and index. A tribute to the stature of Commager as a historian and to the importance of this work. Commager picked up in the 1880's where an earlier historian of American thought, Vernon Parrington, had left off due to his death. He (Commager) interviewed philosophers, clergy persons, authors, sociologists, journalists and others in developing this book.
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