Title: The Second Sex
Publisher: New Zealand Computer Society (1983), Wellington
Publication Date: 1983
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.
No signatures. Underlining and marginalia to the Introduction and to the first two chapers. Some tears and chips at corners of dust wrapper and at ends of dust wrapper spine, the largest tears being a couple of 1 1/4" tears at the head of the dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper is price clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; First UK edition. 702 pages. Oatmeal coloured cloth boards with blue cloth spine. Page dimensions: 221 x 143mm. Top page edges dyed blue. "De Beauvoir is best known for 'The Second Sex' (1949), a pioneering examination along existentialist lines of the female condition. Sartre's Hegel-derived model of the struggle between subjective consciousnesses - each seeking to avoid objectification and to be looker rather than looked-at - is adapted to describe male-female relations." - Jane O'Grady in Honderich, Ted (ed.) "The Oxford Companion to Philosophy" (second edition, 2005). ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 12540
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