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The Way Things Are by  P. W Bridgman - First Edition - 1959 - from Bookworks (SKU: p0984)

The Way Things Are

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The Way Things Are

by Bridgman, P. W

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1959. Nobel Prize-winning physicist discusses the nature of the scientific search for knowledge, and the inevitable effect of the observer upon the observed. First edition (first printing). Hardcover, black cloth spine over green cloth boards, gilt titling. Light wear to book; price-clipped jacket shows some tears, chips, small stains. Text clean; x, [2], 333 pages; index, brief bibliography.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Octavo.

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Bookseller
Bookworks US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
p0984
Title
The Way Things Are
Author
Bridgman, P. W
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Place of Publication
Cambridge
Date published
1959
Keywords
Physics, Epistemology, Philosophy
Size
Octavo

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Most of our stock is on-line only, though we have many books in three booths at Angela's Attic Antique Mall, 1020 Gardner Street in South Beloit, Illinois; and a booth across the street at the Best of Beloit; a large booth at the Lake Geneva Antique Mall, 829 Williams Street, Lake Geneva, WI; and we work with A Room Of One's Own at 315 West Gorham Street in Madison, Wisconsin. You may request to see any of our on-line inventory at either location with a few days' notice.

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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]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[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]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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