Inventing the Future (Dennis Gabor) lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Secker & Warburg, 1963, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: Rarely during the past thirty years has one been able to find a reasonably hopeful assessment of humanitys future. It is the supreme merit of Professor Gabors book that he faces courageously the problems before mankind and suggests that they can be overcome, if they are tackled with reason, courage and imagination.
The first of the three high hurdles to be jumped is, naturally, the risk of destruction by nuclear weapons, a risk made all the greater by nationalism, the ideological rift, and the false image of the West held by Russi…
Very Good in Poor Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper which is sunned at the spine and a little grubby overall. Upper boards spotted at the lower margins. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.
231 pages. Index. 8″ x 5¼”.