FEYNMAN, Richard P. (Phillips). "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" Adventures of a Curious Character. (1985 - ADVANCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED)

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AUTHOR: FEYNMAN, Richard P. (Phillips) 

TITLE: "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" Adventures of a Curious Character.

PUBLISHER: NY: W. W. Norton & Co., 1985.

DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE SIGNED - ONE OF 25 ADVANCE COPIES. 1 vol., signed by Feynman below the half-title "Richard Feynman".  Bound in the publisher's original orange cloth backed boards, publisher's number stamp to front blank endleaf denoting advance copy, with the original priced ($16.95) pictorial dustjacket, with two (not three) blurbs on the lower panel as issued.

CONDITION: DJ in a protective mylar cover, FINE/FINE.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This book has an impeccable and important provenance which will be provided to the buyer.

Twenty-five copies were reserved for Feynman himself by contract (Feynman Papers 27.1) and delivered to him on or about 12 November 1984, ten weeks before publication. The author’s copies are distinguished by the publisher’s numerical handstamp on the upper free endpaper top right.