New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 1/4" X 5 5/8". xvii, 266pp. Stated first printing. Lacking dust jacket. Black paper over boards with spine backed in yellow cloth and lettered in black and pale yellow over black. Moderate wear to binding, with bumping to split corners, sunning to spine and rear board, and slight lean to spine. Light foxing to endpapers. Hinges a touch tender. Binding remains sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A presentable first American printing of this collection of essays on religion by the Nobel laureate, logician, and founder of analytic philosophy Bertrand Russell, including the influential "Why I Am Not a Christian," edited with an appendix on the "Bertrand Russell Case" by Paul Edwards. Good. Item #5183