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The Mechanical Bride: Folklore of Industrial Man by  Marshall McLuhan - Signed First Edition - 1951 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140938261)

The Mechanical Bride: Folklore of Industrial Man

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The Mechanical Bride: Folklore of Industrial Man

by McLuhan, Marshall

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New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc, 1951. First American Edition. Very Good. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper, "With cordial regards to Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Williams from [signed] Marshall McLuhan." First American edition. (Published simultaneously with Canadian edition according to copyright page.) vii, 157 pp. Original black cloth lettered in silver. Very Good with cloth worn near head, in unclipped dust jacket with chip at head, smaller chips at extremities, lightly soiled. A signed copy of the Canadian philosopher's first book, published with his name as Herbert Marshall McLuhan.


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The Mechanical Bride: Folklore of Industrial Man
McLuhan, Marshall
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First American Edition
The Vanguard Press, Inc
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New York
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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.


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