Modern Man is Obsolete by Norman Cousins (1945) hardcover book


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Norman Cousins - Modern Man is Obsolete: The Complete and Greatly Expanded Text of the Famous Saturday Review Editorial on the Implications of Atomic Energy

New York: The Viking Press, 1945. Second Printing October, 1945. Hardcover 8vo. Blue boards with gold design/lettering. 59pp. Fair condition. Binding is somewhat rolled with minor separation of textblock from spine. Toning, scratching, smudging, creasing, and discoloration to edges of textblock/inner boards/corners/covers/pages of text. Fragile inner hinges. Minor toning/foxing to inner boards. Previous bookstore pricing in pencil to upper edge of front endpage. Clean text otherwise throughout. Dust jacket is housed in protective plastic, is price clipped, and is in fair condition. Toning, creasing, discoloration, with minor chipping/creasing at upper spine and corners. Open tear to upper spine. Closed tear to lower edge of front jacket cover. Toning/sun-fading to jacket spine.

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