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Inscribed copy of Buckminster Fuller's 1st book  

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Nine Chains to the Moon

Fuller, R. Buckminster


J.B. Lippincott Company



xvi, [4], 405, [3] pp. Folding plate; map endpapers. Gold colored cloth lettered in black. First Edition.

Scarce first edition of Buckminster Fuller's first book, with full-page signed ink presentation inscription on the half-title, reading in part, "To Bob Cerny, with whom it has been my priviledge and pleasure to work... Buckminster Fuller, 11/22/1955." The recipient would be Robert George Cerny (1908-1985), an architect in Minneapolis and St. Paul, and professor of architecture at the University of Minnesota. 

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Covers soiled with some minor wear; slight worming to lower blank margin on last 25-or-so pages; otherwise very good.

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