53rd California International Antiquarian Book Fair List
We are specialized in science, philosophy, economics, natural history, and history of ideas in general, in the period from the 15th to the 20th century. Below are short-title descriptions of the books that we are showing at the 53rd California International Antiquarian Book Fair, 2020, in Pasadena. Full descriptions of all of our books are available. Please visit us in BOOTH 701. For a full view of our entire stock, please visit our web-site, www.lynge.com, where you will be able to search and browse more than 25,000 books.
KIERKEGAARD IN SPACE
Lilien paa Marken og Fuglen under Himlen. Tre gudelige Taler [The Lily in the Field and the Bird in the Sky]. + Certificate stating that the book has been in space.
1849. First edition of Kierkegaard's "The Lily of the Field and the Bird in the Sky", which consists in three of his most important speeches, together with an original certificate stating that this copy of the book has been in space.
On September 2nd 2015, Denmark's first astronaut, Andreas Mogensen, was sent on a mission into space, at the international space station ISS. Among the extremely carefully chosen luggage that he could bring was the first edition of Kierkegaard's "Lilien paa Marken og Fuglen under Himlen", a work that teaches man to be humble