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The Rhetoric and Poetics of Aristotle (Modern Library #246.2), ARISTOTLE
1 ARISTOTLE The Rhetoric and Poetics of Aristotle (Modern Library #246.2)
80013 New York The Modern Library [c.1977-80] 0394604253 / 9780394604251 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
The complete text of the two influential works by Aristotle. "Rhetoric" translated from the Greek by W. Rhys Roberts; "Poetics" by Ingram Bywater. With introduction by Friedrich Solmsen. --- In Toledano spine 15 / brown paper-covered boards / gilt-stamped spine titling / perfect bound (not stitched) / plain style F endpapers / plain tan style p dust jacket / verso blank. Likely published c.1977-1980 (though 1954 date appears in book). ML #246.2. --- With inked markings in several locations at margins, else a clean, firm copy. Unclipped jacket with a little soiling but otherwise newish and in removable mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxii, 289 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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The Works of Aristotle (Four Volume Set: Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World), ARISTOTLE
2 ARISTOTLE The Works of Aristotle (Four Volume Set: Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)
81234 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1978-1984 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
The foundational philosophical writings of Aristotle are compliled in this deluxe 4-volume leatherbound set. Issued as part of the publisher's collection, the 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Volume I contains his Nicomachean Ethics, Politics, the Athenian Constitution, Rhetoric and On Poetics. Vol. II is entirely concerned with his writings on Logic. Vol. III: Physics, Metaphysics, On the Soul and Short Physical Treatises. IV offers On the Heavans, On Generation and Corruption, Meteorology and Biological Treatises. --- Bound in rich full dark red bonded leather covers with five raised bands on spines. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and spines, and textblock edges all in bright gilt. Interior leaves printed on high-quality papers. Gold silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmarks. Volumes lacks dust jackets (as issued). --- With whitish specks to back cover of Vol. I and a hint of sunning to some spines, otherwise volumes lack damages or evidence of having been read. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall) ; 593, 411, 556, 768 pages 
Price: 450.00 USD
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Essays and New Atlantis (Classics Club), BACON, Francis
3 BACON, Francis Essays and New Atlantis (Classics Club)
81272 Roslyn, New York Classics Club, Walter J. Black, Inc. 1942 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A Classics Club edition offering the famous essays of Bacon, which explore basic aspects of everyday life, such as "Truth", "Death", "Love", etc. and are notable for their even-handedness. Also included is his unfinished utopian novel, "New Atlantis", which was published posthumously. Edited, with notes and introduction, by Gordon S. Haight. --- In full ecru linen cloth covers with Classics Club seal in red oval on front cover and with gilt-stamped titling and decorations on black & red spine title block; red topstain. Volume has neither dust jacket (likely as issued) nor Classics Club flyer. --- With inked gift inscription to front free endpaper, and mysterious marks to half title page, along with black speck to front cover and small streaks to textblock fore-edge; else a firm, bright copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 - 8 in. tall); xvi, 302 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Making of Society: An Outline of Sociology, Revised Edition   (Modern Library #183.3), BIERSTEDT, Robert (editor)
4 BIERSTEDT, Robert (editor) The Making of Society: An Outline of Sociology, Revised Edition (Modern Library #183.3)
80211 New York The Modern Library [c1967-70] 0394601831 / 9780394601830 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Works of various scholars--from Karl Marx to St. Augustine--on the subject of organization of human society are presented here in this revised edition; edited and with an introduction by Robert Bierstedt. --- In Toledano spine 13 / red cloth / silver spine titling / ml logo blindstamped to front cover / blank endpapers / jacket style l / verso is blank. Interior bears 1959 date but likely published c.1967-70. ML #183.3. --- With prior owner's rubberstamping to front free endpaper, otherwise a bright, clean, unmarked copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with sunned spine, some rubbing and protected in removable mylar.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xx, 557 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Wisdom of Confucius (Illustrated Modern Library), CONFUCIUS; LIN Yutang (editor and translator)
5 CONFUCIUS; LIN Yutang (editor and translator) The Wisdom of Confucius (Illustrated Modern Library)
79916 New York The Modern Library 1943 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A decorative edition of the great Chinese philosopher's stories and aphorisms, designed and illustrated by Jeanyee Wong. Edited and translated with notes on Confucius and extensive additional information by Lin Yutang. With dragon-illustrated front and back covers, and with numerous yellow and blue-toned drawings by Jeanyee Wong. With one-page biographical sketch of Wong at the rear of the volume. This illustrated Modern Library copy lacks the usual slipcase. --- In dragon-decorated slate blue paper-covered boards backed in bright yellow cloth. Titling and ornamentation gilt-stamped to black spine block. --- A clean, bright copy but with prior owner's signature to front free endpaper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xvii, 265 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Wisdom of Confucius (Modern Library #7.2), CONFUCIUS; LIN Yutang (editor and translator)
6 CONFUCIUS; LIN Yutang (editor and translator) The Wisdom of Confucius (Modern Library #7.2)
81145 New York The Modern Library [c.1948] Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A Modern Library edition offering stories and aphorisms of the great Chinese philosopher. Edited and translated with notes on Confucius and extensive additional information by Lin Yutang. --- In Toledano spine 8 / light green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 334 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1948 (1938 date appears in book). ML #7.2. --- With a little discoloration to cover cloth, slight yellowing to leaves, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy. Fair only, unclipped jacket with rubbing, chips and tears to edges, otherwise intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xvii, 290 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian (#32 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
7 ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian (#32 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
81110 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1910 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A selection of French, German and Italian essays, including writings of Michel de Montaigne, Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Ernest Renan, Cotthold Ephraim Lessing, J. C. Friedrich von Schiller, Immanuel Kant and Guiseppe Mazzine. The essays have been rendered into English from their original languages. --- The 32nd entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductions and notes. With sepia photographic portrait of Sainte-Beuve. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With bruising and chafing to cloth at corner of front corner and back cover, some interior foxing and with some dampstains; otherwise a clean, firm, intact copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 ; 419 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Sacred Writings Part II: Christian (Part II), Buddhist, Hindu, Mohammedan (Number 45 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
8 ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Sacred Writings Part II: Christian (Part II), Buddhist, Hindu, Mohammedan (Number 45 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
81115 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1910 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A collection of essential writings pertaining to prominet religions. Includes: Christian, Part II (1st & 2nd epistles of St. Paul and Hymns of the Christian Church); Buddhist Writings, translated and annotated by Henry Clarke Warren; Hindu, The Bhagavad-Gita, translated by Sir Edwin Arnold and Mohammedan, Chapters from the Koran, translated and annotated by E. H. Palmer. --- The 45th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductions and notes. With sepia image of a Hindu temple. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With slightly lightened spine, minor interior soiling; otherwise a clean, firm, intact copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 ; 529 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato; The Golden Sayings of Epictetus; and the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (#2 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
9 ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato; The Golden Sayings of Epictetus; and the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (#2 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
81109 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1909 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A selection of ancient philosophical writings: The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato; The Golden Sayings of Epictetus; and the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius. The essays are rendered into English by a variety of translators. --- The 2nd entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductions and notes. With sepia frontis image of a bust of Marcus Aurelius. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With tears and chafing to cloth at head of spine, severe loss of spine gilding (making it virtually unreadable); otherwise a clean, firm, intact copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 ; 352 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Editor's Introduction; Reader's Guide; Index to the First Lines of Poems, Songs & Choruses; Hymns & Psalms; General Index; Chronological Index (#50 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
10 ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) The Editor's Introduction; Reader's Guide; Index to the First Lines of Poems, Songs & Choruses; Hymns & Psalms; General Index; Chronological Index (#50 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
81112 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1910 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
This 50th entry serves as an overall index and guide to The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot. With sepia photographic portrait of Eliot. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With a little chafing cover cloth, slightly lightened spine, rippling to paper at front paste-down; otherwise a clean, firm, intact copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 ; 475 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Journals, EMERSON, Ralph Waldo
11 EMERSON, Ralph Waldo Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Journals
81339 Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1968 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
A compilation of Emerson's famous musings on important subjects, such as Heroism, Spirituality, Friendship, Lincoln, etc. as well as selections from his journals from 1820 to 1871. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling & decorations in gold and black on spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With some loss of brightness of spine titling, very slight wear to cover extremities, otherwise a bright, clean, firm copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 671 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Lefties: The Origins and Consequences of Being Left-Handed, FINCHER, Jack
12 FINCHER, Jack Lefties: The Origins and Consequences of Being Left-Handed
81005 New York Barnes & Noble Books 1993 0880299460 / 9780880299466 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A reprint edition of the author's examination of all things related to being left-handed. Previously published as "Sinister People". --- In black paper-covered boards backed in black cloth. Yellow jacket with drawing of raised left hand. --- A bright, clean, firm copy. Jacket with slight soiling, else nice.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 221 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Major Works of Sigmund Freud: Volumes I, II and III (The Great Books of the Western World), FREUD, Sigmund
13 FREUD, Sigmund The Major Works of Sigmund Freud: Volumes I, II and III (The Great Books of the Western World)
81078 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1981 Leather Near Fine 
A deluxe bonded leather set presenting the major writings of the legendary psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud (1856-1939). Each volume with a photographic portrait of Freud at various stages of his life. Each volume also with a section of black & white photos by Edmund Engleman, depicting Freud's apartments in Vienna. --- Issued as an entry in the publisher's The Great Books of the Western World series, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of their original publication by Encyclpaedia Britannica. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full red-orange leather covers with three raised bands on each spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and spine, and textblock edges all in bright gilt. Interior leaves printed on high-quality papers. Pale orange silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmarks. Volumes lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A Near Fine set with a hint of spine sunning, otherwise lacking damages or evidence of having been read. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (32), 683, (32), 536, (32), 576 pages 
Price: 275.00 USD
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The Analects of Confucius, GILES, Lionel (editor)
14 GILES, Lionel (editor) The Analects of Confucius
81061 New York The Heritage Press 1970 Hardcover Near Fine 
An illustrated deluxe edition in slipcase presenting teachings of Confucius. Translated from the Chinese, with an introduction and notes, by Lionel Giles. Illustrated with paintings by Tseng Yu-Ho, who provides explanations of the art at rear of volume. --- In patterned gold paper-covered boards backed in gold cloth with titling in gilt on red spine block, red Chinese spine characters, and with red topstain. Slipcase covered in gold paper. Publisher's Sandglass flyer is not present. --- A very nice copy: clean, bright, and firm. Slipcase with a few dings and small scratches, else sound and fully functional.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xxv, (6), 130 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Philosophy of Hegel   (Modern Library #239.2), HEGEL, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich; FRIEDRICH, Carl J. (editor)
15 HEGEL, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich; FRIEDRICH, Carl J. (editor) The Philosophy of Hegel (Modern Library #239.2)
79300 New York The Modern Library [c.1955] Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
A Modern Library edition presenting the principal writings of the German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831). Edited, and with an introduction by Carl J. Friedrich. Translations from the German by Mr. Friedrich and others. --- In Toledano spine 8, w/grey cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, black topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published c.1955 (though 1954 date appears in book). Jacket style i, verso advertises 372 titles in ML catalog. ML #239.2. --- With prior owner's inked info. to front free endpaper, creases to boards at lower corners, shallow creases to many corners of leaves, and publisher or retailer rubberstamping to half title page, otherwise an unmarked, clean, firm copy. Good only dust jacket bears original $1.45 flap price, with chipping and small tears along edges (including 2-inch tear near tail of spine) and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); lxiv, 552 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know, HIRSCH Jr., E. D.
16 HIRSCH Jr., E. D. Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know
81137 Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Co. 1987 039543095X / 9780395430958 Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
In this popular work, University of Virginia professor nudges the reader toward greater literacy. With an appendix: "What Literate Americans Know" by the author, Joseph Kett and James Trefil. --- In tan paper-covered boards backed in maroon cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With spots of soiling to cover edges, prior owners' signatures to front free endpaper, else a bright, clean, firm copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xvii, 251 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Philosophy of William James: Selected from His Chief Works (Modern Library #114.1), JAMES, William
17 JAMES, William The Philosophy of William James: Selected from His Chief Works (Modern Library #114.1)
80304 New York The Modern Library [c.1944] Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Selections from the principal works of William James (1842-1910), the prominent American philosopher. Selected by, and with a lengthy introduction by Horace M. Kallen, and with appendix at rear. --- In Toledano spine 8 / grey cloth / gilt titling stamped on blue cover & spine blocks / blue topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h. Verso advertises 299 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1944 (no publication date appears in volume). ML #114.1. --- With prior owner's signature on front free endpaper, discreet pencillings on about 8 pages and with sticker removal evidence to rear paste-down, else a clean, sound copy. Dust jacket bears original $0.95 flap price, with tape applied to spine ends (which has yellowed) and with a little darkening, otherwise intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; ix, 375 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Enemies of the Permanent Things: Observations of Abnormality in Literature and Politics, KIRK, Russell
18 KIRK, Russell Enemies of the Permanent Things: Observations of Abnormality in Literature and Politics
81140 New Rochelle, New York Arlington House 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Conservative scholar and author Russell Kirk (1918-1994) used his lectures at Alabama College (now the University of Montevallo) as the basis for this work. The author argues for retention of certain "permanant things" in a world of constant change. --- First Edition. In black cloth-covered boards with publisher logo blindstamped to front cover; titling in yellow on spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With mildly sunned spine and back cover, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 311 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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The Prince -and- Leviathan, or The Matter, Form and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiastical and Civil (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World), MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò; HOBBES, Thomas (authors)
19 MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò; HOBBES, Thomas (authors) The Prince -and- Leviathan, or The Matter, Form and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiastical and Civil (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)
81233 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1983 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A deluxe leatherbound edition offering two foundational works on the subject of societal organization, wielding of power, and governance in a single volume. Illustrated by John D. Dawson. Issued as part of the publisher's collection, the 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full green bonded leather covers with three raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and spine, and textblock edges all in bright gilt. Interior leaves printed on high-quality papers. Green silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. Volume lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- With slight loss of gilding to textblock top edge, otherwise lacking damages or evidence of having been read.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall) ; (8), 517 pages 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Montaigne: Selected Essays   (Modern Library #218.2), MONTAIGNE, Michel de
20 MONTAIGNE, Michel de Montaigne: Selected Essays (Modern Library #218.2)
81240 New York The Modern Library [c.1954] Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
A collection of the works of the great 16th century French essayist and statesman in a Modern Library reprint edition. The Charles Cotton-W.C. Hazlitt translation, revised and edited and with an introduction by Blanchard Bates. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 370 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1954 (though 1949 date appears in book). ML #218.2. --- With significant loss of gilding to spine & cover and retailer's sticker to rear endpaper, otherwise a clean, sturdy and unmarked copy. Unclipped dust jacket with chips, small holes and tears to edges, somewhat yellowed spine and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxxiii, 602 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Lectures on the Harvard Classics (The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), NEILSON, William Allan (general editor); ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
21 NEILSON, William Allan (general editor); ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Lectures on the Harvard Classics (The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
81113 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1914 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A supplemental addition to the 50-volume Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot. Includes lectures on a wide variety of subjects such as history, poetry, science and religion. With sepia image of a general table of contents. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With the beginnings of a split near front of volume, dulling to spine gilding, a little chafing to cloth at spine ends; otherwise a clean, firm, intact copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 ; 490 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values, PIRSIG, Robert M.
22 PIRSIG, Robert M. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
81004 New York Quill/William Morrow 1979 0688052304 / 9780688052300 Trade Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
A softcover reprint edition of the author's popular novel, which mixes a cross-country motorcycle trip with his young son, self-realization, Zen Buddhism and philosophy. --- In stiff wraps, with slightly yellowed leaves; otherwise a bright, clean, firm copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 418 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Dialogues of Plato, Third Edition (14th printing, Two Volume Set in slipcase), PLATO; JOWETT B., M.A. (translation)
23 PLATO; JOWETT B., M.A. (translation) The Dialogues of Plato, Third Edition (14th printing, Two Volume Set in slipcase)
80637 New York Random House [c.1937-50s] Hardcover Good+ 
Stated fourteenth printing of the third edition of Benjamin Jowett's translation which includes Plato's famous "The Republic". With Jowett's marginalia and index. Complete and unabridged in this two-volume set in shared slipcase. With an introduction Raphael Demos. An entry in publisher's "Lifetime Library" series. Volume bears 1937 date, but likely published c.1937-1950s. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on maroon spine blocks and blue topstain. Slipcase covered in green paper, with paper label bearing titling. --- Interior of books with discreet pencilings on perhaps as many as 25 pages, prior owners' signatures to front free endpapers, minor rubbing to cloth and with darkened spines whose gilding has dulled; otherwise clean, firm copies. Tape-repaired slipcase with rubbing and soiling but intact and functional. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xiii, 879, 939 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Dialogues of Plato, Third Edition (Third printing, Two Volume Set in slipcase), PLATO; JOWETT B., M.A. (translation)
24 PLATO; JOWETT B., M.A. (translation) The Dialogues of Plato, Third Edition (Third printing, Two Volume Set in slipcase)
81274 New York Random House [c.1937-40s] Hardcover Very Good 
Stated third printing of this two-volume Random House edition of the famous Dialogues of Plato. Includes the ten books of Plato's "The Republic". In the translation of Benjamin Jowett, who also provides marginalia and index, and with an introduction by Raphael Demos. Volume bears 1937 date, but likely published c.1937-1940s. --- Volumes in full tan cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on brown spine blocks; brown topstain. Volumes housed in shared brown paper-covered slipcase. --- Volume One with moderate darkening to spine title block, loss of some gilding, and small chafed area at head of spine. Volume Two lacks damages worthy of mention. Both volumes with prior owner's bookplates glued to front paste-downs. Slipcase with tears along corners and considerable dampstaining, bruising and rubbing but remains intact and capable of protecting the books.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xiii, 879, (8), 939 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Alexander Pope: Selected Works (Modern Library #257.2), POPE, Alexander
25 POPE, Alexander Alexander Pope: Selected Works (Modern Library #257.2)
80948 New York The Modern Library [c.1963] Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
A collection of the writings of the 18th century essayist and poet, edited and with an introduction by Louis Kronenberger; foreword by Joseph Wood Krutch. Includes letters and profiles of Pope's contemporaries at rear of volume. --- In Toledano spine 10 / rust cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style l / verso blank. Likely published c.1963 (though 1951 date appears in book). ML #257.2. --- Volume is clean and bright but with publisher's/distributor's rubberstamping to front free endpaper; textblock is firm. Price-clipped dust jacket crumpled and chafed at spine ends, with rubbing to extremities but otherwise bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxxiii, 388 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Crown of Wild Olive, RUSKIN, John
26 RUSKIN, John The Crown of Wild Olive
80913 Philadelphia Henry Altemus 1895 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A selection of four lectures by the influential 19th Century English art critic. Includes his: "Work", "Traffic", "War" and "The Future of England". Appendix offers his "Notes on the Political Economy of Prussia". With an introduction by the author. Includes a couple of black & white illustrations and frontis photographic portrait of the author. --- A compact volume, in floral patterned cloth-covered boards backed in cloth with elaborate gilt patterns. Top edge gilt, lacks a dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature to front paste-down, a little scuffing & rubbing to covers, otherwise a clean, firm copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall) ; 199 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Sense of Beauty: Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory (Modern Library #292.1), SANTAYANA, George
27 SANTAYANA, George The Sense of Beauty: Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory (Modern Library #292.1)
80900 New York The Modern Library [c1964] Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A Modern Library reprint edition of the Spanish-born American philosopher's famous treatise on aesthetics. With a foreword by Philip Blair Rice. --- In Toledano spine 11 / turquoise cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso lists titles in ML catalog, but no total number. Likely published c.1965 (though 1955 date appears in book). ML #292.1. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking damages worthy of mention. George Salter-designed dust jacket bears original $1.95 flap price; with slight chafing to edges & minor rubbing; is overall bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xii, 268 pages 
Price: 21.50 USD
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The Woman's Book of Confidence: Meditations for Strength & Inspiration, THOELE, Sue Patton
28 THOELE, Sue Patton The Woman's Book of Confidence: Meditations for Strength & Inspiration
80910 New York MJF Books / Fine Communications 1997 1567313019 / 9781567313017 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
The author, a licensed psychotherapist, offers meditations for women to aid in improving their lives. --- This compact volume in beige and tan paper-covered boards with Rae Ecklund watercolor illustration on jacket cover. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages, in similar jacket.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); (24), 273 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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An Outline of Psychoanalysis, Revised Edition (Modern Library #66.2), THOMPSON, Clara; MAZER, Milton; WITENBERG, Earl (editors)
29 THOMPSON, Clara; MAZER, Milton; WITENBERG, Earl (editors) An Outline of Psychoanalysis, Revised Edition (Modern Library #66.2)
81159 New York The Modern Library [c.1960] Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
The basic concepts of psychoanalysis, both as to theory and to therapy, along with major developments in the field, are presented in this Modern Library edition. Includes writings by Sigmund Freud, Wilhelm Reich, Ernst Kris, and several others; and an introduction by Clara Thompson. --- In Toledano spine 8 / dark blue cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 388 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1960 (though 1955 date appears in book). ML #66.2. --- A nice copy though with discreet pencilings to perhaps as many as 15 leaves, a shallow dent to front cover and prior owner's signature to half title page; otherwise clean and sturdy. Unclipped dust jacket with rubbing, small tears & chafing to edges; protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xix, 619 pages 
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Walden and Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau (Modern Library #155.3), THOREAU, Henry David
30 THOREAU, Henry David Walden and Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau (Modern Library #155.3)
80570 New York The Modern Library [c.1967-70] 0394601556 / 9780394601557 Hardcover Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
A collection of the 19th-century American naturalist/writer's works in a Modern Library edition. Edited, and with an introduction by Brooks Atkinson and a foreword by Townsend Scudder. Besides his "Walden", includes Thoreau's "Cape Cod", "Civil Disobedience" and "Slavery in Massachusetts" among other works. --- In Toledano spine 14 / brown cloth / silver spine titling / blindstamped front cover ml logo / plain endpapers / jacket style o / verso is blank. Likely published c.1967-70 (though 1965 date appears in book). ML #155.3. --- Printed on acidic papers, resulting in considerable tanning to leaves, otherwise a clean, firm and unmarked copy. Unclipped dust jacket with a few chips and tears, else intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxii, 732 pages 
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I Climb To Live: Health and Transcendency on the Mountain, ZUNDEL, Stan L
31 ZUNDEL, Stan L I Climb To Live: Health and Transcendency on the Mountain
80406 Stan L. Zundel 1979 Softcover Very Good 
The author's apparently self-published work tells his story of overcoming fear, age and illness by conquering difficult peaks and climbs. With black and white photos throughout. Unpaginated (about 150 pages). --- In softcover with color image of the author posing near the Matterhorn on back cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with a little rippling to cover and a few leaves.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall) 
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