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THE PORTABLE CONSERVATIVE [Signed by Russell Kirk to Irving Kristol] by  Russell Kirk - Signed First Edition - 1982 - from Second Story Books, ABAA (SKU: 1331876)

THE PORTABLE CONSERVATIVE [Signed by Russell Kirk to Irving Kristol]

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THE PORTABLE CONSERVATIVE [Signed by Russell Kirk to Irving Kristol]

by Kirk, Russell

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
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ISBN 10
0670238872
ISBN 13
9780670238873
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New York: Viking Press, 1982. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Octavo, 723 pages; VG-/G+; Tan jacket spine with dark brown lettering; Book has been SIGNED by Kirk to Irving Kristol on the ffep; Some wear to the jacket, chipping at the spine edges, jacket is toned, especially at the spine; Boards are straight with some bumping to the corners; Text block is toned, especially at the outer edges, small white spots at lower and upper outer edge near spine; No marking to interior; Shelved case 10. Irving Kristol (1920-2009) was an American journalist who was dubbed the "godfather of neoconservatism". As a founder, editor, and contributor to various magazines, he played an influential role in the intellectual and political culture of the last half of the twentieth century. After his death, he was described by The Daily Telegraph as being "perhaps the most consequential public intellectual of the latter half of the [twentieth] century". [wikipedia]. 1331876. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.

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Bookseller
Second Story Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
1331876
Title
THE PORTABLE CONSERVATIVE [Signed by Russell Kirk to Irving Kristol]
Author
Kirk, Russell
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0670238872
ISBN 13
9780670238873
Publisher
Viking Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1982

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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book. More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a book.... [More]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
spine
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jacket
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First Edition
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chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or... [More]

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