Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1970.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 1/2" X 6". 306pp. Presents nicely in protective archival sleeved dust jacket designed by Barbara McPencow. Mild shelfwear to dust jacket, with light edgewear and spot or two of dust soiling. Bound in full chartreuse cloth over boards, with bright metallic purple floral design to boards and spine lettered in kind. Gentle bumping to extremities. Purple topstain. "Peace of Mind Books" bookseller ticket to front pastedown. Binding is firm, sound, and square. Pages are clean and unmarked. "The America of the future: blacker, more feminine, more oriental, more intuitive, more exuberant--and just possibly better than the America of the past? It depends, William Braden explains, upon the outcome of the escalating struggle between the humanists and the technologists, both bent on reshaping society in their own ways..." (front flap). A very presentable first printing of this contemporary exploration of an age of great social change by Chicago Sun-Times reporter and author of The Private Sea: LSD and the Search for God, William Braden. Very good + / very good. Item #7028