Faber & Faber, 1955, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
128pp., introduction by author, author's note, list of illustrations. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing "In the Temple of Rames III Karnak, Upper Nile". The text is illustrated with another seven black-and-white photographs. Light blue coloured boards with gilt writing on spine. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the book corners. discolouration to both the top and bottom book edges and shelfwear is also present. Dust marks, browning and slight foxing to the top paper edges and a little browning to the others. The cloth of the boards is slightly faded and on the rear panel there has been a slight "bubbling" of the cloth on the upper half of the board. Browning and foxing to the endpapers. Erasure mark to the top right-hand corner of the free front endpaper. There has been a small piece roughly removed, measuring 1 " x 0.25 ". There has been a little underlining from previous owner in internal text. Photographic dustwrapper, showing "The Goddess Mut, Karnak", against a white background with blue writing on the front panel and spine. The dustwrapper is rubbed, faded and grubby. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the spine. There has been loss of dustwrapper to the top spine edge, and a small portion to the top rear dustwrapper edge. There is a 1.5 " tear to the lower, rear, dustwrapper edge with associated creasing. Another tear of 1.5 " to the lower spine gutter edge is also present. The author ranges, in his philosophical wanderings, from Oliver Cromwell's maiden speech to a character study of and nine-year-old Christian Arab child. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy ; Inventory No: 0103070.