Spine very slightly slanted. water spot along top of back board and DJ. DJ has 1/4" tear at bottom of front flap, price-clipped. A bright, attractive copy.
"Off they go, the distinguished members of the international academic call-girl circuit, to yet another cultural congress, scientific congress or interdisciplinary symposium. The hothouse milieu of this stimulating novel of ideas is the Alpine village where these discussions on Approaches to Survival take place, and the author has filled his stage set with a motley band of eccentric geniuses The time is the present, and the task of the oddly assorted group of experts is no less than to diagnose the human condition, to examine the reasons why the species is bent on self-destruction, and to propose remedies before the rumbles of war explode and engulf the world..."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall