Lot 117 of 168:
Inscribed copy of Buckminster Fuller's 1st book  

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Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Nine Chains to the Moon

Author:
Fuller, R. Buckminster

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:
J.B. Lippincott Company

Date:
[1938]

Description:

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


 
Item number:
308444
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