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COUNTERBLAST by  Marshall McLuhan - Paperback - Signed First Edition - from Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB (SKU: 3653)


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by McLuhan, Marshall

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  • near fine
  • Paperback
  • Signed
  • First
Near Fine
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[Toronto: s.n., 1954] Blue printed card covers with three side-staples, pp. [18], signed "by Marshall McLuhan" on front cover beneath title, and with pencilled price of "35" in top right corner. Small unobtrusive red smudge to front covers, otherwise a near fine copy. "In the same year that Wyndham Lewis published "Self Condemned", Marshall McLuhan took inspiration from Lewis's journal "BLAST" and produced "COUNTERBLAST", intended, like "Self Condemned" to shake the city of Toronto out of its smugness, complacency, and spiritual torpor." - from the foreword by Terrence Gordon, of the reprint edition.. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Quarto.


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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
McLuhan, Marshall
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
First Edition
[Toronto: s.n., 1954]
Wyndham Lewis; Toronto
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Canadiana; Signed;

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About Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB

Serving Collectors and Libraries for over 40 years. We carry a general stock of Antiquarian, Rare and Collectible Books. Member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of Canada / International League of Antiquarian Booksellers


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