Eldridge, Paul SEVEN AGAINST THE NIGHT
New York/London: Thomas Yoseloff, (1960). First edition. Burgundy cloth with silver lettering to the spine. Hardcover. Light shelfwear, a few dots of stain to the fore-edge of the pages, and torn-out front free endpaper, else very good; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with wear, nicks, rubbing, and a few tiny closed edge tears to the extremities.
539 pages. The story of seven men who stood against their times to argue that intellect should be valued, including Desiderius Erasmus, Niccolo Machiavelli, Michel de Montaigne, Denis Diderot, de Beaumarchais, Arthur Schopenhauer, and Anatole France.