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Christ's Shadow in Plato's Cave (Foreword by Iris Murdoch and signed twice by her and by publisher) A Meditation on the Substance of Love
Oxford, England: The Amate Press, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine+. 83 pp. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited edition. Foreword by Iris Murdoch. With a biographical postscript by Richard Leachman and signed by him. Includes Part I: The Light, Part II: The Cave and Part III: The Glory. Sticker on inside front cover: "This is copy 3 of 24 copies only. Initalled "RW" " ("RW" refers to The Amate Press publisher Robin Waterfield who was a good friend of Iris Murdoch). Foreword signed by Iris Murdoch in blue ink. With a Note on the Socratic Club by Robin Waterfield and signed by him. Minor blue dot on verso of half title. Laid-in is a note signed again by publisher Robin Waterfield. Signed again by Iris Murdoch on the title page and inscribed by her to her friends: "For Chantal and Brian Stella's philosophy in part traced by me in tabular form [see rear inset] to add to your collection. Iris Murdoch." Included is an original manuscript leaf by Iris Murdoch in rear pocket. She refers to this page in her inscription. A near pristine copy and scarce item. Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was an Irish born English philosopher, novelist, critic and academic. She is considered one of the greatest British writers of the twentieth century. Please see our other special signed and association Iris Murdoch copies in stock.
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