Publisher:Blackie and Son Limited, London and Glasgow, 1959
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Blackie and Son Limited, 1959, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First Edition
192pp., last 2 blank, list of illustrations, acknowledgements, introduction by author and index. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece of Albert Schweitzer. Text is illustrated with black-and-white photography. Red coloured boards with gilt writing on the front panel and spine. Red coloured tint to top textblock edge. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the book corners. Shelfwear to the bottom book edges. Quite heavy browning and marking to the paper edges. Offset tanning to the endpapers and there is a gift inscription on the free front endpaper as well. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste down. Handling marks and other marks to the internal pages as well. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a black and white photograph of Albert Schweitzer against a illustrated colourful "tropical background". The laminate of the dustwrapper has started to lift in places. Chipping to the corners of the dustwrapper and to the head and to the heel of the spine. There is a small amount of loss of the top spine edge. Dustwrapper is priced that, at front fold over, lower right-hand corner. Dustwrapper is also somewhat rubbed and faded. Portrait of Albert Schweitzer. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Philosophy ; Religion -- Christianity; Inventory No: 0103006.