Lot 184 of 377:
William James' Pragmatism signed by E.L. Masters  

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Title:
Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking. Popular Lectures on Philosophy - Clarence Darrow's copy, signed by Edgar Lee Masters

Author:
James, William

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Longmans, Green, and Co.

Date:
1908

Description:

xii, [2], 308, [2] pp. (8vo), tan and brown cloth, paper spine label. Third Printing, with "New Impression" on the title page.

Unique copy once belonging to Clarence S. Darrow, bearing his decorative law book plate on the front pastedown;  the front free endpaper is signed and dated Feburary 19,1909, by American author and fellow attorney E.L. Masters,who was associated with Darrow's law firm from 1903-1911.

Edgar Lee Masters was an American attorney, poet, biographer, and dramatist, best kown as the author of Spoon River Anthology.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some soiling to cloth, darkening to spine, light rubbing to extremities, corners mildly bumped; front hinge starting; very good.


 
Item number:
297948
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