Knowledge in Life and Society.Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1956 Stock Code: 124812
First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author, "To Rusty, with affectionate greetings, Kenneth" on the front free endpaper. This work was "the 'product' of Boulding's sojourn at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioural Sciences in Palo Alto, California. There he met many of his contemporaries, who, he says, had a profound influence on his thinking" (New Palgrave, p. 266).
Octavo. Original grey cloth, spine lettered in black, black abstract designs to covers, top edge black. With dust jacket.
Pencil annotations throughout. Spine ends very lightly rubbed, offsetting p. 116-7 from a laid-in folded leaf, now removed. A very good copy in the slightly torn jacket, a little loss to spine and head of panels, paper repairs to verso
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