Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971.
First edition. xv, , 607 pp. Original purple cloth with green lettering. Very Good with faintly stained fore edge, former owner's name on front free endpaper. A few stains to contents, heaviest to pp. 17 and 18. In an unclipped dust jacket ($15.00) with typical rubbing, a little wrinkling to back panel, Very Good+. The rare first printing of Rawls' magnum opus, widely regarded as one of the greatest works of 20th century political philosophy. Item #140940916