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An Essay on Morals: A Science of Philosophy and a Philosophy of the Sciences, A Popular Explanation of the Jungian Theory of Human Instinct

by Wylie, Philip

Condition: Good/Good


New York and Toronto: Rinehart & Company, 1947. First Edition.. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1947 First Edition. Hardcover Book in Good + Condition with a Good Jacket in Archival Protective Cover. Philip Wylie, 1902-1971, was a very prolific American writer, of everything, ranging from science fiction, mysteries, social diatribes, satire, ecology, both fiction and non-fiction, newspaper articles, short stories, serials. In 1942, he left to the world "The Generation of Vipers", read by millions, some of whom wrote to Mr. Wylie asking him when he was going to present his entire philosophy-- in 1947, he gave his answer, "An Essay on Morals". Bound in grey cloth black titled on front and spine, clean and unmarked, with moderate wear to extremities. Tight and solid, Internals quite clean, no markings, no tears, no creases, lightly toned. Black/yellow/blue jacket is clean on front, greying of the white on the back, worn, with edgewear and chipping, small pieces missing from spine head and upper edge. 204 pages. 8.5 x 5.75 inches. 1947, Rinehart & Co, New York and Toronto


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