VG- Not ex-lib. Softcover in red wraps with blue and grey design to front, small 8vo. Index, endnotes. VG-. Some pencilled unerlining/bracketing erased from intro and first chapter; occasional ink underlining remains in introduction; all else clean and unmarked. Moderate abrasion with occasional touches of surface loss to front edges and spine ends with front panel mildly rubbed, clean and very bright; toning and rubbing to rear wrap along fore edge and hinge. Binding strong and square but quite stiff; wraps slightly pulled back with no separation or other effects. prev. owner's name/date upper corner inner side front wrap.
Good. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Binding is slightly bowed. Dust jacket has some minor chipping at edges, now protected in mylar sleeve. Secure packaging for safe delivery.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. In this study of religion in modern society, first published in German in 1963, the author returns to the classical concerns of the sociology of religion as pursued by Durkheim and Weber, who saw the problem of individual existence in society as a religious problem (blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, a few pages have faint erasure marks in the margins, the text is not affected; red dust jacket with black lettering has crease and a few small tears along the lower edge; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy)
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