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An Existentialist Ethics

By: Barnes, Hazel E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Tok, Alfred A. Knopf: 1967

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 25352TB


Very nice, clean book with no bumps to corners, very clean pages, nd no writing save former owner's name written very small at upper corner of front free endpaper.Gilt is bright on both face and decorative spine. there is smattering of light foxing to front free endpaper only. Jacket is likewise clean and attractive and has not been price-clipped. Only faults are a small tear to lower front edge and a small chip and tear to tail of spine. The author refutes the common... View more info

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The Utopian Vision of Chares Fourier; Selected Texts on Work, Love and Passionate Attraction

By: Beecher, Jonathan; Bienvenu, Richard (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1971

Seller ID: 27042TB


Crisp, clean book with no bumps to boards, pristine pages and no names of writing. Paper of jacket is very crisp and shows only a few tiny spots of edge wear. Has not been price-clipped and will arrive in brand new mylar. Published under the auspices of the Unitarian Universalist church. At the time of publication book marked the first new slection of Fourer's work in 70 years. 427 pages. View more info

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The Theosophical Quarterly Volume XXXV, Nos. 137,138,139,140 Full Run 1937-38)

By: Blavatsky, Helen (Founder)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Theosphical Society: 1937

Seller ID: 25250


Published in 1937-38. Full set in good, clean condition with only one issue showing a fault which is a small bit of chipping to upper front corner of the cover just above the No. 140 on one issue. All magazines have clean pages made from very nice rag paper with no writing and no creases. The Theosophical Society was founded by Madame Helena Blavatsky, the first Russian woman to be naturalized as an American citizen. She began the group in 1875 with other like-minded fri... View more info

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Portraits and Principles of the World's Great Men and Women With Practical Lessons on Successful Life By Fifty Leading Thinkers

By: Cole, Rev. James W.et al

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Springfield, Massachusetts, King-Richardson Publishing Co.: 1900

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 23492


Very nice book -- clean and rightly bound. The gilt is bright on both face board and spine and there are also no names or writing. Pages are clean as are endpapers, though the hinge at the front has been reglued with the original paper and is holding well. There's also a small crease to lower front corner and some light scuffing to edges. Book is lavishl illustrated with 400 photo engraved portrait It covers many topics to help the rader change for the better, inicludi... View more info

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Thomas Reid's Inquiry; The Geometry of Visibles and the Case for Realisim

By: Daniels, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin & Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25330


Book itself is very nice -- pristine inside and out with no bumps to boards. Jacket shows mild rubbing, a tiny tear to upper front corner and a short teae to lower back corner next to spine. Looks mosty handsome in brand new mylar. SIGNED simply by author at top of front free endpaper thus, "With best wishes, Norman." An interesting look at the man who discovered a non-Euclidean geometry 65 years before the mathematicians. 147 pages. Indexed. View more info

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The Marxism of Jean Paul Sarte

By: Desan, Wilfred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Co.: 1965

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 25122


Very nice clean book with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Retains slip inside indicating that it had been a review copy and was published January 22,1965.Small bit of wear to lower front corner of jacket by spine, but very minor and jacket has not been price-clipped. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. 320 pages. Indexed. View more info

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The Practice of Technology: Exploring Technology, Ecophilosophy, and Spiritual Disciplines for Vital Links

By: Drengson, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: albany, New York, State Univ of New York Press: 1995

Seller ID: 25065


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing and no bumpsyo boards, Very white pages and page efges, Measures 6"x9-1/4" An itneresting title whoich explores the relationship between technology, ecological philosophy and the widsom of spiritual disciplines 218 pages. Indexed View more info

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Direct Healing (New Thought, 1916)

By: Ellsworth, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Holyoke, Massachusetts, The Elizabeth Towne Company: 1916

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 27252LL


Book was copyrighted in 1914 and published here in 1916. It's a hard one to find in the early green cloth binding. Book does have some faults -- a few light spots to the back, wear to top and bottom of spine, and spotting on a few pages. There is a blank bookplate on the front pastedown with no name (very fitting for the type of book), a stamp (faded) that shows a name from a former owner and a penciled note at top of front free endpaper from another previous owner which... View more info

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Political Philosophy (Volume I, Volume II, Volume III)

By: Ferry, Luc

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27576TB


Crisp, as new books, all three volumes are without fault. Pristine inside and out and dustjackets will arive in brand new mylar covers. No names or writing, no tears or chips. Subtitles to each are as follows: Vol. I Rights -- The New Quarrel between the Ancients and the Moderns; Vol. II The System of the Philosophies of History; and Vol. III From The Rights of Man to the Republican Idea. Volume III was co-authored by Franklin Philip. Books measure 6" x 9" and have a cu... View more info

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The Nineteen Hundred Fifty-Five Infinite Way Letters

By: Goldsmith, Joel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, L.N. Fowler & Co. Ltd.: 1955

Seller ID: 25860A


Very nice, not often found book by Joel Goldsmith, a mystic and proponent of New Thought concepts and who in 1947 created The Infinite Way. The book is clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. The jacket shows edge and corner chips, but looks very handsome in brand new mylar. Measures 4-1/2"x 6-3/4" and has 243 pages. Written from a New Thought Christian point of view covering such topics as meditation, grace, protection, immortality, The Comforter, higher view... View more info

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The Social Contract and The Discourses (Everyman's Library 162))

By: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library (Knopf): 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 23583


Beautiful book bound in hunter green cloth with an elegant title box on both spine and face. Pages are tightly bound and are clean and without creasing and writing. The only fault is a loss of color on the black spine box at the bottom which I saw only after taking a photo with a flash. The book measures 5-1/4" x 8-1/2" and has 409 pages including index. Book opens with Discourses on the Arts and Sciences, the Origin of Inequality, and Political Economy, follow... View more info

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The Problem of Evil in the Western Tradition (SIGNED & in Printed Leatherette Cover)

By: Kelly, Jospeh K.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collegeville, Minnesota, The Liturgical Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 18864


Crisp, beautiful, as new book SIGNED by author on title page. Book has been inserted in a handsome navy blue leatherette cover imprinted in gilt with title, author and the name of the provider of the cover -- John Carroll University which gifted its alumni donors with this deluxe version of the book. A survey of the problem of evil and how it has been understood in the Western tradition from biblical times to the present. Volme I of the Magis Colelction. View more info

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Hypatia; New Foes with an Old Face

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rand McNally:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 25169


Book is very handsome in with clean boards and pages and no crackimgto hinges.Top edge is gilded and binding is strong. Only fault is a a bit of fading to dark brown diagonal at open edge of bront board. Book is not dated, but former owner wrote her name and dated it 1901 on the front free endpaper. The author of The Water Babies, turns his hand here to an historic novel for adults, penned in 1853 as a fictionalized account of the life of the philosopher Hypatia,. Thoug... View more info

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Alive to the Universe; A Layman's Handbook of Supersenonics

By: Massey, Robert E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boulder Creek, California, U.S.A., University of The Trees Press: 1976

Seller ID: 25242


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing. Spiral bound with plastic comb to lie flat. Measures 9"x11" and has 283 pages of text plus order form and advertsing at back. The sixth and last volume in a series entitled The Supersensitive Life of Man. Illustrated with photos and drawings. View more info

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John Stuart Mill: Political Writings

By: Mill, John Stuart

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Franklin, Pennsylvania, Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 27854


Beautiful leather-bound book with ornamentation to both boards, five bands to spine, black moire endpapers, a bound-in ribbon marker, and gilded page edges on all three sides.Book is clean and nice inside and out with no names or writing. Text is divided into three parts: On Liberty; Considerations on Representative Government, and Uitilitarianism. Book measures 6" x 9" and has 419 pages. View more info

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The Human Predicament; Dissolution and wholeness

By: Morgan,. George W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island, Brown University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24792


Very ncie clean book with no names or writing and no bumps or wear to dark brown boards. Jacket has been price-clipped, but is otherwise without tears or chips. Very handsome in brand new mylar cover. Philosopher, George Morgan, analyzes the "prosaic mentalit"y, what influences it, what causes its dissolution and the change in thinking which can bring it to wholeness. 348 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Think Clearly! A Popular Guide To Logic In Everyday Life

By: Moxley, D.J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Limited:

Seller ID: 27106TB


Ten clean tightly bound booklets comprise this very useful and easy to comprehend course in the application of logic to everyday circumstances. There's no date, but the set appears to have been published in the mid-20th century. There's some fading to the first five volumes to various degrees with volume one being sunned to gray. Pages are clean and there is no writing. Each has 48 pages with cartoony illustrations. The author was a lecturer in philosophy at Morley Colle... View more info

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Science & Criticism; The Humanistic Tradition in Contemporary Thought

By: Muller, Herbert J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25099


Very nice clean book -- rtightly bound with no markign to txt. Previous owner signed name, location (Ann Arbor, Michigan) and date (1944) on front free endpaper. The jacket is likwise clean, though shows sunning to spine, a few tiny edge tears and a chip to lower front corner. Has been protected by brand new mylar cover. Text divided into three parts: The Theme: Problems and Premises; Devlopment: The Implications of Modern Science; and Restatement. 303 pages including in... View more info

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Hume's Reason

By: Owen, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Oxford University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 25027TB


Crisp, beautiful book -- no bumps, no tears or chips, and no marking to text. Only faults are former owner's bookplate affixed to front pastedown, though partially obscured by dustjacket endflap, and name written very small to upper corner of front free endpaper. Jacket will arrive protected in brand new mylar. An exploration of the concepts of the Scottish philosopher, David Hume, and his thoughts on reason and its role in human understanding. View more info

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Nietzsche and Buddhist Philosophy

By: Panaioti, Antoine

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridnge, U.K., Cambridge University Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28117


Crisp, beautiful book with no defect of note -- no names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips and no creasing. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover.Pristine inside and out. Text is divided onto three parts: Nihilism and Buddhism; Suffering; and Compassion. Book measures 6" x 9-1/2" and has 244 pages including index. View more info