"The Trail of the Dinosaur" contains some of Koestler's best-known political essays and speeches from the early Cold War period between 1946 and 1955. At that time the West was on the defensive and the majority of its progressive intellectuals were still turning a benevolently blind eye to Soviet foreign policy and the facts of life behind the Iron Curtain. "Reflections on Hanging" started as a pamphlet, but grew into a book, as Koestler became more and more fascinated - and horrified - by the historical, psychological and philosophical background and implications of the death penalty in general, and its theory and practice in England.
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Book Description Hutchinson, UK, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Size: 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Slight foxing/browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Edges lightly browned/foxed. Edgewear, including open tears, and other minor wear to jacket. Minor edgewear and soiling to baords. ISBN: 009104510X. ISBN/EAN: 9780091045104. Bookseller Inventory # 25157
Book Description HUTCHINSON, *****, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. HUTCHINSON (illustrator). 1st Edition. B00K: Fine/, $39.15 009104510X the TRAIL of the DINOSAUR. REFLECTIONS on HANGING. ~ Danube Edition ~ KOESTLER, Arthur HUTCHINSON 1970 LONDON 1sT Danube Edition ***** D/j + H/c Glossy 0ff~White Ends, Green Center Spine With Title In Green And Black Letters, Price Clipped Dust Jacket: Near Fine/, Shelf, EDGE Stretching And Corner Wear. Supplemental Sticker, £ 2.75. Hard Cover B00K: Fine/, Slight Shelf, Edge And Corner Wear. 296 Numbered Pages, Printed On 0ff~White Paper, Clean And Tight To The Spine. One Top Page Corner, Folded Over. Prior Owner¿s Name Written In Front, `Leslie Sacks`. D/j: None. = No Stains, No Odors, No Names, No Other Writing, No Rippling, Not Stuck Together, No Book Plate, Not X~Library, No Remainder Or Other Marks. = Description Applies To This B00K, Only. = = This B00K Is Hard To Find, Will Be Packaged And Shipped = Carefully, To Avoid Shipping Damage And Will Make It, An Excellent Addition To Your Own Personal Library Collection, Or As A Gift, For The Discriminating Reader / Collector. = WORLD WIDE SHIPPING, AVAILABLE. Bookseller Inventory # 014867
Book Description Hutchinson of London, London, England, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. [viii], 296pp w references and index. Light grey endpapers. Black boards w silverstamp decoration on front cover, crisp silver lettering on spine. No wear to covers or spine. DJ clean, showing very light shelf wear, price-clipped, now preserved in BroDart cover. Uniform Danube Edition with new preface by the author for this edition. The Trail of the Dinosaur first published by Collins, October 1955; Reflections on Hanging first published by Gollancz, 1956. This is a first Danube omnibus edition. Bookseller Inventory # 033795
Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1970. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine Jacket in Mylar Sleeve. 1st of This Edition. 8 X 5". 296 pages, includes index. A clean, straight, unmarked book, appears unused. D/j price clipped, otherwise bright, clean, now protected. Scan available. Bookseller Inventory # 015377
Book Description HUTCHINSON, 1970. Book Condition: Good. Danube Ed. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP64808928
Book Description Hutchinson of London, London, 1970. Danube Edition. 8vo., 296pp.; VG; spine black with silver lettering; text block clean; minor bumping; small amount of writing on ffep; GP consignment; shelved above WWII. Dupont. Bookseller Inventory # 9-26-1265262