Being and Nothingness, Jean-Paul Sartre
Early printing of the first edition in English of Sartre's most influential philosophical work, in which he develops a philosophical account in support of his existentialism, dealing with topics such as consciousness, perception, social philosophy, self-deception, the existence of "nothingness", psychoanalysis, and the question of free will. Translated and with an introduction by Hazel E. Barnes.
New York: Philosophical Library, 1956. Publisher's original cloth, stamped titles to spine with device to front board, jacket priced at $10.00; pp. lxvii, 636. A very good copy in a good, unclipped dust jacket. Binding sturdy, rubbing to boards mostly at spine ends, owner's name to flyleaf. Jacket shows some wear with a few closed tears, tape reinforcements, sunning and dampstaining to spine. Presents well in archival mylar.