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THE PHILOSOPHY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCE (Tarner Lectures 1938)

by Eddington, Sir Arthur

Condition: Very Good/Fair


Cambridge:Cambridge University Press., 1949. 2nd Edition. hard cover. Very Good/Fair. Cambridge:Cambridge University Press. 1949. 2nd edition, reprinted with corrections. ix+230pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Boards slightly soiled and edgeworn.  Internally, a previous owners signature inked to the top of 1st free end-page, otherwise pages clean. The dust jacket is in fair condition, still in one piece, but soiled, with tearing along front gutter, and with additional small chips/tears along edges and folds. The binding is slightly cocked, but tight with hinges intact.

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is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc. (whic...[more]
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