Chicago, IL: Container Corporation of America, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Published to commemorate the U.S bicentential and the 50th anniversary of the Container Corporation. The book begins with introductions by Rhodes Patterson, David Ogilvy, Herbert Bayer, Mortimer Adler, and Franz Shulze The book features a total of 195 pairings of great thinkers with artwork from a variety of artists and brief biographies on each person. Among those represented are: Einstein, Camus, Faulkner, James Agee, Eleanor Roosevelt, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, Goethe, Epicurus, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamn Disraeli, Rousseau, Frederick the Great, and Confucius. The artists include: Herbert Bayer, Leo Lionni, Jerry Uelsman, Ben Shahn, Shiko Munakata, Bruno Munari, Jan Tschichold, Jacob Lawerence, Max Bill, Lester Beale, Richard Lindner, Gyorgy Kepes, Milton Glaser, Man Ray, Rene Margritte, Paul Rand and many more. A fine copy in a fine cardstock slipcase and in a very good plus example of the publisher's original printed shipping carton that has been roughly opened. A very fresh copy and the first time we've seen it in the shipping carton in a very long time.