Difference & Repetition
New York: Columbia University Press, 1994. Octavo. 350 pages. Blue buckram boards and printed lavendar dust wrapper. 350 pages. First American edition. Near fine.
One of two dissertations written by Deleuze and defended during the May '68 uprising. At the time of this listing, the only first edition copy for sale in English anywhere.
“Destiny never consists in step-by-step deterministic relations between presents which succeed one another according to the order of a represented time. Rather, it implies between successive presents non-localisable connections, actions at a distance, systems of replay, resonance and echoes, objective chances, signs, signals, and roles which transcend spatial locations and temporal successions.”