Chicago, Illinois. 1977 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 081990600X. 8vo-20.5 x 13 cm.; (8)-243 pp. Light blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine.
First published in 1954 in the UK, this is the first American edition. A collection of 7 essays by von Hildebrand dealing of the modern trend (epidemic? ) of avoiding and fleeing from God. "The New Tower of Babel", "The Dethronement of Truth", "The New Functionalism in the Light of Christ", "Catholicism and Unprejudiced Knowledge", "The Role of Reverence in Education", "Beauty in the Light of the Redemption", "Efficiency and Holiness". The only library marking is a pocket on the verso of the back free end paper. Otherwise the book is clean and tight with the appearance of never having been used. The unclipped dust jacket has some minor wear to the head edge and that to the spine crown.; Ex-Library.
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