Godel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid
24cm x 16.5cm. xxi, 777 pages. Brown cloth, gilt lettering, illustrated jacket.
First edition, first printing, of Hofstadter’s Pulitzer Prize winning GEB: An Eternal Golden Braid. In GEB Hofstadter theorises on intelligence and consciousness through an exploration of common themes of mathematician Kurt Godel, artist M. C. Escher, and composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
Minor marks to cloth. Previous owner’s name to tail edge. A cathedral concert programme stapled to front free endpaper. Indents and creasing to half-title. Underlining and annotations in pencil in places throughout. Worn and slightly misfolded jacket, discoloured and with small hole at spine, creasing to flaps. Good Condition.
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