Candle in the Dark. A Postcript to Despair.

Candle in the Dark. A Postcript to Despair.

By: Edman, Irwin

Price: $12.00

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88 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover, no jacket. Navy boards with blind stamp decorative front cover, tan spine, top edge of textblock is colored red. Internally clean, tight, unmarked. Exterior is has one light paint spot on front cover and a bump to edge of back cover affecting the edge of the last few pages. "First published November 1939" on copyright page. In a time of war and global turmoil, Edman's words are a clear flickering "Candle in the Dark", sharing the timeless darkness but offering glimpses of light and hope. Excerpt: "The crisis of civilization through which we are living is, though a tragic moment, a moment only in the history of the cosmos, an episode only in the history of men. History moves along in waves; we are caught in the roughest surf today, and hurled about by it. But in the midst of the ocean it will be calm tomorrow. In its depths it is calm today...". Irwin Edman was a professor of philosophy, as well as an author of poetry and some fiction. His works include "Philosopher’s Holiday","Richard Kane Looks at Life", "Four Ways of Philosophy","Philosopher's Quest", and "Arts and the Man - An Introduction to Aesthetics". #346

Title: Candle in the Dark. A Postcript to Despair.

Author: Edman, Irwin

Categories: Poetry, Drama, Verse, Essays, Non-Fiction, Text and Reference Books, Mysticism, Spirituality, Philosophy, Occult, Gift Ideas, First Editions, COMPLETE CATALOG, Bargain Booth,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press, 1939

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good to Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 346

Keywords: Irwin Edman, Candle in the Dark, Essay, Morality, Ethics, Politics of War, Casualties, World War II, Wartime, Non-Fiction, Coping, Self-Awareness, Faith, Spirituality, Depression, Self-Assessment, Hope, Philosophy, Essay,