New York: Oxford University Press, 1955. 8vo (7.75 x 4.5 inches). 126 pages. Original brown cloth; pictorial dust jacket. A near fine copy; some wear to jacket edges, price clipped. Item #406481
First edition. Edmund Wilson, brilliant author and critic, describes the most exciting manuscript find of our time in a lucid account of the origin, discovery, and implications of the ancient Dead Sea scrolls, the first of which were found by Bedouin boys early in 1947.