Fortitude and Temperance

New York: Pantheon Books, 1954. First English language edition. Hardcover. Octavo in white DJ, 128 pages, 21 cm. Extremely mild rubbing to spine foot and head, light spotting to spine, extremely gently rubbed corners, faint spotting to front pastedown and front free endpaper, ownership sticker with spotting to front free endpaper, bright pages in tight binding, less than quarter-inch tear to front DJ edges, quarter-half inch tear to DJ spine head, less than quarter-inch DJ spine foot clipped, quarter-inch tear to DJ spine head, torn DJ corners, less than quarter-inch, faint spotting and soiling to DJ and DJ flaps, partially-clipped DJ front flap, extremely light spotting to fore-edges, else Very Good(+) in Very Good DJ. Item #91257

Originally published in German. || Contents: FORTITUDE -- Introduction -- Readiness to fall in battle -- Fortitude must not trust itself -- Endurance and attack -- Vital, moral, mystic fortitude -- TEMPERANCE -- Selfless self-preservation -- Chastity and unchastity -- Virginity -- On fasting -- The sense of touch -- Humility -- The power of wrath -- Disciplining the eyes -- The fruits of temperance. Courage, Moderation, Philosophy. DJ protected in archival mylar sleeve.

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