New York: Philosophical Library, 1948. Hardcover. This book "aims at describing the great 'unrealizing' functioning of the mind. By means of a close consideration of the operations of imagination and of the nature of the imaginary, Sarte reveals a new way of conceiving the nature of the psychic life and of the mind's relationship with the external world" (jacket). Black cloth boards with maroon and gilt title to spine and front cover. Book cloth along frong hinge is cracked, but board remains firmly attached. Clean interior with minor browning to margins. In illustrated black, white, and brown jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Fading to spine panel. Wear, closed tears, and chipping to edges of jacket. 285 pages. PHIL/032420. Very Good / Very Good.