History of the World in Epitome (for use in Martian infant schools) [Signed by Russell]. Bertrand RUSSELL, Franciszka Themerson.
History of the World in Epitome (for use in Martian infant schools) [Signed by Russell]

History of the World in Epitome (for use in Martian infant schools) [Signed by Russell]

[London]: Gaberbocchus, [1962]. First Edition. 32mo (11.5cm.); staplebound self-wrappers printed on gilt-glazed stock; [16]pp.; illus. throughout by Themerson and concluding with a photograph of an exploding nuclear bomb. Faint vertical crease, else Near Fine. Signed by Russell on title page in blue ballpoint pen. "[P]ublished by Gaberbocchus Press on the 18th of May 1962, as their contribution to the celebration of Bertrand Russell's ninetieth birthday. All proceeds are presented to him, to use as he wishes" (rear wrapper). A wonderful but disheartening little production of man's unswerving ability to commit "folly," from Adam and Eve to the Cuban missile crisis. Item #1292

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