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Sociology, Science, Philosophy From Madden Books


Introduction to the Science of Sociology

By Robert E. Park & Ernest W. Burgess

1st edition, 2nd printing (Oct 1921). Good HC, no DJ. Green cloth over boards, gilt letters and device. Lightly scuffed covers; rubbed at spine ends; 2 inch split at spine head/front cover joint; lightly rubbed at fore corners; tightly bound though weakened at front and back hinges; owner bookplate on front pastedown 'Hilda Hertz' [Golden], UMass sociology professor and author; possible author inscription on front free end paper 'To Hilda | Whose company I'll miss | next year but whose friendship | I'll always remember and try to | be worthy of - | with deepest thanks for all | your inspiration and encouragement. | Fondly, | B[illegible]'; all leaves are age darkened at edges and somewhat brittle; several leaves are slightly chipped at fore edge. Now in protective mylar. Important early sociological work by founders of Chicago School of sociology. Park was student of John Dewey, William James, Georg Simmel and other notables. 8vo, 1040 pp; index.