Conservatism Revisited. The Revolt against Revolt 1815-1949.
First British Edition. London, John Lehmann Ltd., 1950. 13,5 cm x 19,2 cm. XIII, 168 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Signed and meaningfully inscribed by Peter Viereck to his friends, Logician and Philosopher, Willard Van Orman Quine and his wife Marge: “Van + Marge – this out of print Brit. ed. is where they omitted my appendix (in U.S.ed.) on Soviet-Nogilo [?] – op – Peter”. From Quine’s personal library.
Includes chapters about: Union of Europe / The Conservative Way to Freedom /
Peter Robert Edwin Viereck (August 5, 1916 – May 13, 2006) was an American poet, political thinker, and long-time professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. Viereck was prolific in his writing from 1938. He was a respected poet, with numerous published collections of poems and some poems first published in Poetry Magazine. He won the annual Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1949 for the collection Terror and Decorum. In 1955 he was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Florence.