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The Tempter by  Norbert Wiener - Signed First Edition - 1959 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140940368)

The Tempter

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The Tempter

by Wiener, Norbert

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  • near fine
  • Signed
  • First
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About This Item

New York: Random House, 1959. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, signed by Norbert Wiener on the front free endpaper and warmly inscribed to former dean of residence at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Frederick G. Fassett, "in token of many years' friendship." Wiener was a mathematician and professor at MIT, and is best known for his book, Cybernetics. Bound in publisher's black cloth with titles stamped in green and silver on the spine. Near Fine with cloth lightly sunned through lettering on the spine, pages toned with corners a little bumped, small stain to front free endpaper. In a Very Good price-clipped dust jacket with a sunned spine, some edge wear and light rubbing. A nice association copy.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
140940368
Title
The Tempter
Author
Wiener, Norbert
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1959
Keywords
signed
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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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.

Glossary

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has been... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
G
Good describes the average used and worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted. (as defined by AB... [More]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
Association copy
An association copy is a copy of a book which has been signed and inscribed by the author for a personal friend, colleague, or... [More]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
Cloth
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