(New York): A Lipper / Viking, (2001). First edition. In the "Penguin Lives Series." Presentation copy INSCRIBED BY GRAY, "To Brooke on her birthday - and to Peter too - with a half century of affection, Francine 7-8-01." Biography of the French philosopher, mystic, and political activist who Albert Camus described as as "the only great spirit of our times" (Wikipedia). Small 8vo quarter blue simulated cloth; black paper boards decorated on front; 246 pages. Fine in fine dust jacket designed with cut-out to reveal photograph of Weil on front board.