The Quest for Certainty: A Study of the Relation of Knowledge and Action by John Dewey (1929) hardcover book

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John Dewey - The Quest for Certainty: A Study of the Relation of Knowledge and Action

New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1929. Second printing. Hardcover. 8vo. No dust jacket. Blue boards with gold lettering. 318pp. Very poor condition. Fair condition. Minor separation of the text-block from the spine. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to the outer/inner boards, endpapers, pages of the text, and the text-block edge. Cracked inner spine. Pages 317-318 (along with the rear endpaper) have been torn loose but are included. Pencil annotations to the rear endpaper and the rear pastedown. Stray pen/pencil markings to the pages of the text as well as to the front/rear pastedown pages. A very, very shabby copy with many flaws but still readable. Staining to the edges of the text-block.


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