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The Poetics of Space

by Bachelard, Gaston

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New York: The Orion Press, Inc, 1964. First edition. Small Octavo; VG-/VG-; Black spine with off-white text; Translated from the French by Maria Jolas; First published in France in 1958, this printing in 1964; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slight shelf wear such as lightly rubbed edges and corners, slightly age toned; Boards are lightly sunned with slight edge wear, otherwise clean and strong; Text block is slightly age toned with remainder mark on tail edge exterior; pp 241. Rockville Non-Retail Listings.



  • Bookseller: Second Story Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 13-39-1279571
  • Title: The Poetics of Space
  • Author: Bachelard, Gaston
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Orion Press, Inc
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1964


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