Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; Fifth Printing; Signed by Biographee
Size: 8vo; [vi], 221,  pages
Publisher: New York: The MacMillan Company, 1948.
First edition/later printing in original green cloth in Very Good+ condition in alike dust-jacket. Signed and warmly inscribed in German by Albert Schweitzer to Hagedorn on the occasion of his birthday, July 18, 1949 with additional birthday inscription by Schweitzer's wife Helene in English. An attractive association copy.
Hagedorn's vivid account of the varied life of Nobel Prize winner and intellectual giant Albert Schweitzer, his growth in Europe, and his subsequent struggles, working under primitive conditions, to lift the burden of disease from the natives of French Equatorial Africa.