On the Shoulders of Giants; A Shandean Postscript. ROBERT K. MERTON.
On the Shoulders of Giants; A Shandean Postscript
On the Shoulders of Giants; A Shandean Postscript
On the Shoulders of Giants; A Shandean Postscript

On the Shoulders of Giants; A Shandean Postscript

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1985). Second Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.5 in. xx, 200 pp. Trifles of dusting to the top and fore-edges, otherwise fine in original black cloth-backed boards and fine pictorial dust jacket. Item #33181

This first printing of the Vicennial edition has an afterword by Denis Donoghue and a preface by the author. Nicely inscribed on the front free endpaper to art historian James Thompson by Robert Merton. Laid in are two TLSs to Thompson from Merton relating to the artist Poussin and OTSOG, plus an inscribed clipping, and another related TLS to Richard Swedberg. Merton is considered the founding father of modern Sociology. Very scarce signed.

Price: $1,250.00

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