First edition, first impression. A bright, fresh copy in an unusually nice example of the dust jacket.
Men Who Play God, by prominent British reporter Norman Moss, covered all aspects of the development, potential use, and socio-political ramifications of thermonuclear weapons, first tested by the United States in 1952. On its publication it was described as “compelling reportage, responsible, and highly readable” by Kirkus Reviews. Moss has since written two further books on nuclear weapons, The Politics of Uranium (1982) and Klaus Fuchs: The Man Who Stole the Atom Bomb (1987).
London: Victor Gollancz, 1968.
Octavo. Original burgundy boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled, small tape marks to the rear endpapers. An excellent copy in the bright, fresh jacket with rubbing at the head of the slightly faded spine panel and some small tape marks on the jacket flaps.
Overview & Condition First edition, first printing of this important work on the intersection of neuroscience and computing. From the library of Nobel Prize-winning biologist and early computing proponent...
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Overview & Condition First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed from the author to Nobel Prize-winning biologist Sydney Brenner on the front free endpaper, “For Sydney Brenner, with the...