8vo, XIV, 351pp. Hardcover, brown cloth boards, gilt on bind, with non-price-clipped d/w in very good condition though with slightly light effected pale spine protected by clear archival covering, text also in very good condition with minor flecking on all edges. The Readers Union Edition; each subject chapter is numbered and at the end of each section is a corresponding list of the sources. The author has selected from a lifetime of annotations and marginal comments noted in his own reading matter. Under headings such as Philosophic Doubt, A choice of Creeds , and The Companionship of Sound he has linked together, with commentary of his own, quotations from sources of all kinds.