New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957. First American edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , v-xvii, , 3-266,  pp. Quarter yellow cloth over grey paper boards with a facsimile of Russell's signature embossed in gold on the front board, gold and black lettering on the spine; navy blue topstain. Price of $3.50 on the front flap of the jacket. Blackwell and Ruja A104.2a. First printing of the first American edition. Edited, with an Appendix on the "Bertrand Russell Case", by Paul Edwards. A nice copy of Russell's popular books of essays. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #000010476
A bookplate on the front pastedown; jacket shows hints of rubbing and a small spot of fading on the rear panel.