Has Man A Future?
RUSSELL Bertrand (1961.)
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SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
First edition. 8vo. 136 pp. Original black cloth, spine lettered in silver, top edge in black, dust jacket. A fine copy. London, George Allen & Unwin.
Signed by the author "Bertrand Russell" in blue ink to the front free endpaper. A follow up to the more substantial Common Sense and Nuclear Warfare (1959) in which Russell outlines the case for Nuclear Disarmament, proposing various potential solutions, including the notion of a world government.
With a compliments slip from the publisher George Allen & Unwin loosely inserted, "Sent at the request of Associated Television". Russell would appear on Associated Television's programme "About Religion" on the 26th of November 1961 to discuss nuclear war and world government, three days after the publication of Has Man a Future? (see Blackwell & Ruja, D61.06). The blank verso of the compliments slip includes various penciled notes by persons unknown, some verging on disparaging, including "I really agree with all, save the political means".
Blackwell & Ruja, A121.1a.
Stock Code: 233113