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Inhaltsangabe: John Emmerich Edward Dalberg Acton, one of the great intellectual figures of the nineteenth century, is well known not only to scholars but also to a wider circle as the author of "Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely." It is an aphorism frequently quoted but rarely correctly. Acton as a public figure has not gone unnoticed; his work as an historian, editor, philosopher and political theorist is mentioned in a vast number of works on the nineteenth century, but his private life is rather more neglected. There is, indeed, no really satisfactory account of Acton the man, the personality behind the figure, and hence this journal, brief though it is, may have value in giving something of him as a youth, showing that he commanded powers of observation and description that were beyond his years. (from Introduction)
Titel: Acton in America: The American Journal of ...
Verlag: Patmos Pr
Buchbeschreibung Patmos Press, 1979. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Collectible: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Missing. First Edition. Shepherdstown, WV: Patmos Press, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. 112 pp. Good, lacking jacket. Book is bowed, has lightly bumped corners, and sticker residue on both boards. Ex-library with customary markings. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 049320
Buchbeschreibung Patmos Press, Shepherdstown [W. Va.], 1979. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good Plus. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No DJ. 1st. Text has unobtrusive very light pencil notes in margins on scattered pages. Light wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Binding is square and tight. Green boards are clean. Text block is clean. No dust jacket. Pictures provided upon request. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 13915
Buchbeschreibung Patmos Press, 1979., 1979. 1st edition, hardback, 8vo, xvi,112pp, signed by the editor, inscribed to John Julius Norwich on half-title page, text clean and tight, green quarter-cloth gilt, Very Good / no dustwrapper. ISBN: 0915762099. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 660371
Buchbeschreibung The Patmos Press, Shepherdstown, 1979. Cloth. Buchzustand: Fine/As New. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine/As New. First Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Galley/Proof. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 000887