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The Works of Joseph Addison. Complete in Three Volumes. (VOLUME III ONLY)

By: ADDISON, Joseph

Price: $51.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1845

Stock No.: 77473


A handsome, leatherbound collection of writings by Joseph Addison (1672-1719) who was co-founder of the English daily publication, 'The Spectator'. Volume 3 only of the three-volume set. In this work, the author offers his thoughts on a wide variety of subjects, from Italy to medals. --- In full leather covers w/titling on black spine blocks. With striking marbled endpages and textblock fore-edge. --- With whitish dried glue on front cover, some rubbing and tears to cove... View more info

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The Tao of Architecture

By: Amos Ih Tiao Chang

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1981

Stock No.: 81455


An essay that ". . .develops a parallel between [aspects of] Laotzu's philosophy. . .and modern architecture." With black & white drawings throughout. --- Prior owner's mark inside front cover, and with rubbing and curling to covers, else a firm, clean, intact copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; (8), 72 pages View more info

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Thomas Aquinas: Selected Writings (Everyman's Library #953)

By: AQUINAS, Saint Thomas

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London/ New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1946

Stock No.: 80388


An Everyman's Library edition containing a selection of writings by the noted Catholic theologian Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274). Selected and edited by the Rev. Father M. C. D'Arcy. Everyman's Library #953, an entry in their Philosophy & Theology Series. --- In binding style 4, full blue cloth-covered boards with simple gilt-stamped spine titling and publisher's blindstamped cover vignette, brown topstain. In yellow dust jacket with Eric Ravilious knot on front cover. --- W... View more info

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Introduction to Saint Thomas Aquinas (Modern Library #259.1)

By: AQUINAS, Thomas; PEGIS, Anton C. (editor)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1960]

Stock No.: 81830


An introduction to the teachings and philosophy of the great thinker of the early Catholic Church. Edited by Anton C. Pegis, who has also provided a preface and introduction. Includes extensive bibliography at rear of volume. With imprimatur of the Archbishop of Toronto. In grey and crimson jacket variant. --- In Toledano spine 8 / red cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 393 titles i... View more info

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Aristotle's Politics (Modern Library #228.1)

By: ARISTOTLE

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1944]

Stock No.: 79964


The Greek philosopher's famed writings on politics and government have guided the peoples of the world for centuries. This Modern Library edition with the complete and unabridged translation from the Greek by Benjamin Jowett, and with an introduction by Max Lerner. --- In Toledano spine 8 / charcoal cloth / gilt titling on blue spine & cover blocks / blue topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 299 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1944 ... View more info

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The Rhetoric and Poetics of Aristotle (Modern Library #246.2)

By: ARISTOTLE

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1977-80]

Stock No.: 80013


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 ... View more info

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The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle (Everyman's Library maroon leatherette binding)

By: ARISTOTLE; CHASE, D. P. (translator)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: [c.1906-1917]

Stock No.: 81575


An Everyman's Library reprint edition of Aristotle's series of ten books on the subject of ethics by the famous Greek philosopher who was probably the most notable of Plato's students. Translated from the Greek by D. P. Chase, and with an introduction by J. A. Smith. An entry in Everyman's Library Theology and Philosophy series. --- In Everyman's style 1 maroon leatherette variant binding with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & floral decorations, g... View more info

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Introduction to Aristotle (Modern Library #248.1)

By: ARISTOTLE; McKEON, Richard (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1947]

Stock No.: 81529


A Modern Library edition featuring a selection of the major works by Aristotle. Includes unabridged Logic, On the Soul, Nicomachean Ethics and Poetics plus generous excerpts from Physics, Metaphysics, and Politics. Edited, and with introductions to the various works, by Richard McKeon. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h, verso advertises 329 titles in ML catalog... View more info

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Essays (Everyman's Library #10)

By: BACON, Francis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1936

Stock No.: 82084


A collection of 43 essays on fundamental aspects of human life by the English philosopher Francis Bacon (1561-1626). The essays focus on basics such as "Of Truth", "Of Death", "Of Cunning", "Of Love", etc. With an introduction by Oliphant Smeaton. Back matter includes index of quotations and foreign phrases, and glossary. Entry 10 in Everyman's Library 'Essays and Belles-Lettres' series. --- A 1936 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library bi... View more info

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Greek Literature for the Modern Reader

By: BALDRY, H.C.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Cambridge University Press: 1951

Stock No.: 73888


In dark red cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine. Interior bears maps of Greece and the Aegean Sea at endpapers. With underlinings on a few pages. Dust jacket with wrinkled tear at front top edge; otherwise in good shape and with orig. $3.75 flap price intact. The writings of the Ancient Greeks are examined in this compact work. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 321 pages View more info

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Philosophy: An Introductory Study of Fundamental Problems and Attitudes

By: BARRETT, Clifford

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1936

Stock No.: 79896


A 1936 printing of this scholarly work which first appeared in 1935. Indexed. --- In dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Apparently used as a student's textbook, with discreet penciled underlinings and marginalia on several pages, along with sticker and rubberstamping to front free endpaper. Some whitish soiling to covers, else a firm, sound copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiii, 395 pages View more info

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How to Sleep

By: BENDER, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-Mccann, Inc.: 1949

Stock No.: 76280


Guide to combatting insomnia offers physiological, psychological and emotional factors. In full tan cloth-covered boards. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 243 pages View more info

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The Making of Society: An Outline of Sociology, Revised Edition (Modern Library #183.3)

By: BIERSTEDT, Robert (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c1967-70]

Stock No.: 80211


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... View more info

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An Abridgement of Lectures on Rhetorick: Greatly Improved by the Addition, to Each Page, of Appropriate Questions by Rev. J. L. Blake.

By: BLAIR, Hugh; BLAKE, Rev. J. L.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Concord, New Hampshire, Marsh, Capen & Lyon: 1830

Stock No.: 77479


A compact abridgement of the essays by the noted Scottish minister of religion, Hugh Blair (1718-1800). The subject matter greatly varies in these lectures, but they range from defining 'taste' to types of poetry. Each page with questions (but not answers) derived by Rev. J. L. Blake, from the text on that page. --- In full leather binding with titling on red spine block. --- The volume is firm and bright, but has been exposed to dampness, thus is rippled throughout. Cov... View more info

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Selected Poetry and Prose of William Blake (Modern Library #285.1)

By: BLAKE, William

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1954]

Stock No.: 81822


A Modern Library edition offering poems and various prose writings of the great English poet, painter and prophet William Blake (1757-1827). Works selected, and with an introduction by Northrup Frye. Includes a section of black & white plates bearing Blake paintings and poems. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 370 titles in ML catalog. Likely publish... View more info

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Good and Evil

By: BUBER, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1953

Stock No.: 74277


Religious philosopher's work examines good vs. evil and right and wrong. A nice, firm copy but with lightly yellowed pages and discolored back cover edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages View more info

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The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill (Modern Library Giant #G-47.1)

By: BURTT, Edwin A. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1939-44]

Stock No.: 79778


A Modern Library Giant edition offering: ". . . 13 essays [which] comprise a complete survey of the golden age of English philosophy." Includes entries by Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, John Stuart Mill and others. Edited, with an introduction by Edwin A. Burtt. Volume bears 1939 date, but likely published c.1939-44. Lacks the dust jacket. --- MODERN LIBRARY PARTICULARS: SPINE-Toledano G-4, CLOTH-Blue-Green, SPINE TITLE BLOCKS/TOPSTAIN COLORS- Black, E... View more info

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A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living

By: CAMPBELL, Joseph; OSBON, Diane K.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1994

Stock No.: 80796


9th printing. In this work, the poet Diane K. Osbon shares highlights of a 30-day seminar spent with noted mythologist Joseph Campbell. With black & white frontis illustration of Mr. Campbell by Robin Larsen. --- In pale yellow paper-covered boards, backed in maroon cloth and with gilt-stamped spine titling and sewn-in orange satin ribbon bookmark. In yellow and orange dust jacket. --- With light soiling to textblock top edge, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy. Unclip... View more info

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The Idea of History

By: COLLINGWOOD, R. G.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Galaxy: 1964

Stock No.: 79885


One might describe this work by the Oxford Philosophy professor as a "history of history". This 1957 U.S. edition follows the original 1946 English edition. Indexed. --- A clean, firm softcover copy but with pencil marks to cover, prior owner's rubberstamping to half title page and faint coffee ring soiling to cover.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxvi, 339 pages View more info

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The Wisdom of Confucius (Modern Library #7.2)

By: CONFUCIUS; LIN Yutang (editor and translator)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1948]

Stock No.: 81145


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 ... View more info

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Joan of Arc and The English Mail Coach (Readings for Students)

By: DeQUINCEY, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1893

Stock No.: 80761


A pair of notable writings by the noted English essayist, edited and with introduction by J. M. Hart. An entry in publisher's "Readings for Students" series. This copy with tissue-protected frontis portrait of the author. --- In full pale yellow cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in maroon on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With penciled notes and underlinings throughout, light soiling to cloth, else an intact, firm copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in... View more info

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Little Masterpieces: Thomas DeQuincey [Selected Writings from Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and more]

By: DeQUINCEY, Thomas (author); PERRY, Bliss (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & McClure Co.: 1901

Stock No.: 79443


A 1901 edition in this collection of selected writings by the noted English essayist. Includes selections from his landmark: "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" among others. With black and white frontis portrait of the author, as well as a brief introduction by editor Bliss Perry. An entry in the publisher's "Little Masterpieces" series of noted works in compact size. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt on spine;... View more info

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Human Nature and Conduct: An Introduction to Social Psychology (Modern Library #173.1)

By: DEWEY, John

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1940]

Stock No.: 80905


A Modern Library edition of the American philosopher/psychologist/reformer's landmark work in the field of social psychology. With an introduction by the author. --- In Toledano spine 8 / red cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 316 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1946 (though 1930 date appears in book). ML #173.1. --- With penciled underlinings to perhaps as many as 12 page... View more info

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John Dewey on Education: Selected Writings (Modern Library #348.1)

By: DEWEY, John (author); ARCHAMBAULT, Reginald D. (editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1967]

Stock No.: 81907


A Modern Library edition offering selected writings on education by the American philosopher, psychologist, and reformer John Dewey (1859-1952). Edited and introduced by Reginald D. Archambault. --- In Toledano spine 13 / black cloth / silver spine titling / ml logo blindstamped to front cover / brown & yellow Fujita endpapers / jacket style l, verso is blank. Interior bears 1964 date but likely published c.1967. ML #348.1. --- With prior owner's inked name to front pas... View more info

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The Living Thoughts of Confucius

By: Doeblin, Alfred

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1940

Stock No.: 73467


Chinaphile presents some of the wisdom of the great Chinese philosopher. With biographical sketch on first 30 pgs. by Mr. Doeblin. Stated first edition. In red cloth-covered boards; inkings at frt. of volume (incl. prev. owner's name & date). Dust jacket lightly chipped; with a few sm. tears and slightly sunned spine. In removable mylar protector.; The Living Thoughts Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 182 pages View more info

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Why We Behave Like Human Beings

By: DORSEY, George A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Blue Ribbon Books: 1925

Stock No.: 77035


Stated sixty-fourth printing of this once-popular work. In it, the author scientifically explores the workings of the human body and mind, and compares and contrasts human behavior to other life forms. With a laid-in gift card to recipient from 'Daddy', dated 1966. --- In full orange buckram, with titling in black on spine. --- A firm copy though with some penciled underlinings, soiling on a few pages, and chafing to edges of covers. Lacks a dust jacket.; 8vo 8" - 9... View more info

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English Philosophers of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: Locke - Berkeley - Hume (#37 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 80690


A selection of writings by English philosophers John Locke, George Berkeley and David Hume. The 37th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies an introduction and notes. With sepia frontis image of Berkeley. --- 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. --- A Fair only copy ... View more info

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Essays: English and American (#28 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 80692


A selection of essays by a variety of noted English and American authors, ranging from Edgar Allan Poe to William Makepeace Thackeray. The 28th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies introductions and notes. With sepia frontis image of Thomas H. Huxley. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green top... View more info

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English Essays: From Sir Philip Sidney to Macauley (#27 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 80698


A selection of essays by a variety of noted English authors, ranging from Ben Jonson to Samuel Johnson to Thomas De Quincey and several others. The 27th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies introductions and notes. With sepia frontis image of Samuel Johnson at the house of Lord Chesterfield. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine... View more info

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Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian (#32 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 81110


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... View more info

Image for 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")

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")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 81112


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; otherw... View more info

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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")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 81115


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 ... View more info

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The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson: The First Series MDCCCXLI, and The Second Series MDCCCXLIV

By: EMERSON, Ralph Waldo

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1934

Stock No.: 81516


The author's famous series of essays have long been admired for their clarity of thought on wide-ranging subjects from politics to art. This deluxe reprint edition includes a critical introduction by Edward F. O'Day. --- In pale yellow quarter cloth over green marbled paper-covered boards. Gilt-stamped titling on crimson spine block. All textblock edges stained in red. Volume housed in slipcase covered in red paper. Sandglass flyer not present. --- A clean, bright copy ... View more info

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Lefties: The Origins and Consequences of Being Left-Handed

By: FINCHER, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 1993

Stock No.: 81005


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 View more info

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Wagner and Nietzsche

By: FISCHER-DIESKAU, Dietrich

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, The Seabury Press: 1976

Stock No.: 80143


In this English language "duo-biography", the author tells the story of the short-lived but intense friendship between composer Richard Wagner (1813-1883) and philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900). Translated from the German by Joachim Neugroschel. --- In textured brown paper-covered boards with black spine titling. Jacket bears illustrations of the two subjects on the front, portrait of the author on the back. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Tape-repaire... View more info

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The Future Agenda: A Festschrift in Honour of John Templeton on His 80th Birthday, 29th November 1992

By: FORKER, Wilbert (editor)

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, The Hanover Press: 1992

Stock No.: 76481


A work, containing writing of noted religious personages, to commemorate the 80th birthday of Sir John Templeton. The noted investor and philanthropist created the Templeton Prize for Progress Toward Research or Discoveries about Spiritual Realities; he long argued for a place for God in everyday peoples' lives. Included are a program of events on the eve of Mr. Templeton's birthday, as well as a signed letter by his son Dr. Jack Templeton, presenting this copy of this w... View more info

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The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud (Modern Library Giant)

By: FREUD, Sigmund

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1977-80]

Stock No.: 80547


Six essential writings by the legendary figure in the world of psychoanalysis are presented in this Modern Library Giant edition. Includes his "The Interpretation of Dreams", "Totem and Taboo" and four more. Translated from the German and edited, with an introduction, by Dr. A. A. Brill. --- In Toledano spine G8 / brown paper-covered boards / gilt-stamped spine titling / perfect bound (not stitched) / plain style GA endpapers / plain tan style Gk dust ja... View more info

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The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud (Modern Library Giant #G39.1)

By: FREUD, Sigmund

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1940]

Stock No.: 81836


Six essential writings by the legendary figure in the world of psychoanalysis are presented in this Modern Library Giant edition. Includes his "The Interpretation of Dreams", "Totem and Taboo" and four more. Translated from the German and edited, with an introduction, by Dr. A. A. Brill. --- In Toledano spine G5 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on green cover & spine blocks / faded green topstain / 'Quad Aristocrat' BG style endpapers / jacket style Ge, ... View more info

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Thoughts and Meditations

By: GIBRAN, Kahlil

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, The Citadel Press: 1969

Stock No.: 80486


Stated Fourth "paperbound" Edition, 1969. Musings by the author of "The Prophet" on a variety of topics ranging from love and beauty to governmental and societal corruption. Edited and with a translation into English from the Arabic and a biographical preface by Anthony R. Ferris. --- In brown paper-covered hardcovers with spine titling in dark brown. Jacket bears an image of sunshine bursting through a thicket. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy lacking ... View more info

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The Analects of Confucius

By: GILES, Lionel (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1970

Stock No.: 81061


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 ... View more info