Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8 vo. 1st American Edition. dj w/chipping, price clipped; 226 clean, unmarked pages; The author reflects on, 'the hidden mystery lying close beneath the surface of ordinary life, and the relation of man's soul to the infinite'. slight tanning of pages (wartime printing)
Very Good in VG- jacket. 226 pp. A series of chapters, with snippets of thoughts, some dialogues and several stories, all of which leave the reader thinking about the words which were read. Minor wear/tear around edges of DJ with repaired tear on DJ rear.
Good. The tips of three fore corners are worn through to the boards, else very minor wear on the clean, sound binding. Name, date, in ink inside front cover (writ small). Endpapers are lightly foxed. Very occasional margin marks, underling and/or comments scattered in text. No DJ.; Black cloth, white lettering. PHILOSOPHY. Translated by Marta K. Neufeld & Renee Spodhem. This book is the sixth in the series. "These notes...speak of God, of the universe, of the infinite, and of eternity, of naught and of other worlds, of human destiny, of the unknowable, of life before birth and after death, of all the turmoil in us, above and beyond reason or practical everday consciousness, of joy and sorrow and of everything that remains untold, of thoughts that seldom occur, of matters reaching depths that man does not like to explore, of all that cannot be found in the best sellers of the literary industry. "; 8-5/8" Tall; 226 pages.
Hardcover. Octavo. 226pp. Red cloth lettered in gilt-&-blue on spine & front board. Maurice Maeterlinck [ Comte (Count) Maeterlinck ] (1862 – 1949) was a Belgian playwright, poet, and essayist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1911. The main themes in his work are death and the meaning of life. Spine chafed at bottom & bumped at top, bottom of spine & adjacent front boards slightly discolored (damp-affected), page-edges & endpapers age-toned, else a solid VG+ copy (no dust jacket).
London, Rider, 1951, First Rider edition, green cloth, 5"x7-1/2", attractive copy but stress crease on front cover showing slight cracking inside the front cover on the pastedown and 1" closed cloth tear base of spine at front hinge, fair attractive dj, contents near fine, ocxx.
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