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The Road to Reason by  Lecomte [Pierre] DU NOUY - First American edition - 1949 - from Long Brothers Fine and Rare Books and

The Road to Reason

by DU NOUY, Lecomte [Pierre]

Condition: Very Good +

New York and Toronto: Longmans Green, 1949. First American edition. Leather_bound. Very Good +. 8vo. Pp. 254. Text in English. Introduction by Ralph W. G. Wyckoff. Translated and edited by Mary Lecomte Du Nuoy. Frontispiece portrait. Index. Decorated endpapers. Top edge gilt. Three-quarter red morocco binding with five raised bands on spine. Gilt lettering, devices and rules on spine. Corners ever-so slightly worn. The lovely, deluxe binding is befitting the profound thoughts of the renowned biophysicist-philosopher. SRDD-TM-DW



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