1947. Item #77984
[GILSON, Etienne] ACADEMIE FRANCAISE. RECEPTION DE M. ETIENNE GILSON LE 29 MAI 1947. Discours de M. Etienne Gilson. Discour de M. Pasteur Vallery-Radot. Paris: Editions du "Monde," 1947. 16 pp. Quarto, green paper wrappers. Inscribed by Gilson, in ink on the front wrap, "a Mr. R. C. Greene en amical hommage Et. Gilson." Gilson was elected a member of the Academie Francaise to succeed Abel Hermant. His address to the Academie is printed on pp. 1-7; Vallery-Radot's response is printed on pp. 8-16. The wrappers are toned, with occasional slight creasing and light edgewear. The text leaves are age-browned.