Paris: Gallimard, 1949. First French Edition. Item #1338
First Printing. Octavo; publisher's plain beige wrappers, printed in black and red; 255pp, . Touch of sunning to spine, with faint, scattered soil to covers and tanning to text edges; Near Fine. An attractive copy of the author's first French language book, a series of philosophical musings about man and history, human progress, religion, fanaticism, and society, preceded only by a handful of works published in his native Romanian tongue. Quite scarce.