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The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America. by  Louis Menand - Signed First Edition - 2001 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 111949)

The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America.

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The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America.

by Menand, Louis

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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2001. First edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original half cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the title page to fellow Pulitzer Prize award winning author Edward O. Wilson, "For Edward with best wishes Louis Menand." Wilson's signature to the front free endpaper, near fine in a near dust jacket. Jacket design by Susan Mitchell. An exceptional association copy. "Louis Menand's The Metaphysical Club is brilliant, illuminating, necessary" (Joan Didion).

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Bookseller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
111949
Title
The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America.
Author
Menand, Louis
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2001
Keywords
Louis Menand First Edition Signed, Metaphysical Club First Edition
Bookseller catalogs
Biography and Autobiography;

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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