London: The Athlone Press, 1981. Second Edition. Hardcover : pp. [i-v] vi-xxxiii [1, blank] [1-2] 3-366 : Navy blue cloth covered boards : Argent lettering on spine : Red ednpapers : Purple dust jacket with lettering in white, pink and blue.
Faint foxing to top edge otherwise fine throughout : Dust jacket has some edge wear and minor foxing : Top corner has been price-clipped. Very good / good. Item #1530
Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) was an Algerian born French philosopher whose theroy of deconstruction gave new insights into the meaning of language and aesthetic values. "To pretend, I actually do the thing : I have therefore only pretended to pretend" - Jacques Derrida. Translated, with an introduction and additional notes by Barbara Johnson.