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Prophet in the Wilderness: The Story of Albert Schweitzer [with] draft of Review By Dr. Karl A. Menninger]

Hagedorn, Hermann

Published by The Macmillan Company, New York, 1948
Condition: Good+ Hardcover
From Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps (Chanute, KS, U.S.A.)

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221 pages. Third printing of the first edition. Working copy, signed by Karl Menninger. Typed, one page, draft of a review by Menninger is laid in, with numerous corrections and changes in his hand. Menninger's review seems to be more of Albert Schweitzer than about the book. Schweitzer, by the accolades of Menninger, is "perhaps the greatest living human being." and is equated to the likes of Gandhi, Socrates, and Lao Tzu. Book remains solid and clean, though well thumbed. Dust jacket shows chips and tears, with a worn spot on spine affecting title over spine. Jacket is clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Bookseller Inventory # 031941

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Title: Prophet in the Wilderness: The Story of ...

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York

Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Cloth - Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Fair

Signed: Association Signature

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With more than 25 years of experience buying and selling out-of-print, collectible, and rare books, maps, and ephemera, I am now doing business from my home at 60 Poplar Heights Rd.; Chanute, KS 66720; U.S.A. by appointment only. I offer a selection of more than 5000 books of all genre, as well as more than 1000 maps ranging from 15th century to early 20th. All inventory is hand selected and believed to be of significance for the collector, the reader, the historian or the general book lover. Historically, I have specialized in Kansas and regional history, but also maintain quality collections of Natural History, Theology, Americana, Railroad, Travel and Exploration, Medicine, Art, and Psychology, Neurology, and Psychiatry. Fine bindings, plate books, signed and inscribed items are also an important part of my collections. Smaller, though intriguing collections of other genre are also a part of my holdings. Appraisal, consultation, and collection development services are available. Please come and browse, talk books, and have a cup of coffee in a relaxed and book friendly environment. But for the convenience of both of us, please email or call first. Trade terms available and dealers are welcome.

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