The Discoverers: A History of Man’s Search To Know His World and Himself.

"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge": First Edition of The Discoverers; Inscribed by Daniel Boorstin in the year of publication

The Discoverers: A History of Man’s Search To Know His World and Himself.

BOORSTIN, Daniel J.

$975.00

Item Number: 128201

New York: Random House, 1983.

First edition of this “grand and exhilirating voyage, a bold attempt to circumnavigate the intellectual globe” (The Philadlephia Inquirer). Thick octavo, original black cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author in the year of publication on the front free end paper, “For Dona [sic] Munker from Daniel J. Boorstin Oct. 21, 1992.” The recipient, Donna Munker is a writer and biographer and author of Daughter of Persia. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

"A remarkable narrative of the grand intellectual venture of humankind, rich in fascinating, often dramatic details" (The Wall Street Journal). "A sumptuous, totally engaging panorama. No one who reads it will look at the chronicle of human ingenuity in the same way again" (David McCullough).

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