Sartre. Romantic Rationalist.Cambridge: Bowes & Bowes, 1953 Stock Code: 132556
First edition of the first monograph study on Sartre in English and Murdoch's first book, first impression, signed by the author on the title page. This exploration of Sartre "reveals a novelist's capacity to sink and merge her personality within the mind of another, and criticizes Sartre's ideas and novels accessibly". Murdoch first met Sartre in 1944.
Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in gilt, top edge red. With dust jacket.
Negligible bumps to upper tips, small mark to fore edge; a near-fine copy in the jacket with sunned spine, minor nicks to spine ends and tips, faint browning to head of flaps.
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