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1 BERNARD SHAW & KARL MARX: A SYMPOSIUM. 1884-1889.
New York Random House 1930 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [ix, 200pp]... Green cloth covered boards, dark green leather spine, gilt lettering on spine, TEG... LIMITED EDITION, THIS BEING #98 OUT OF 575 COPIES... Illustrated with folded, slightly reduced facsimile of a letter to the editor of 'Justice' owned by Shaw... Some leaves uncut... Leather gutters cracked but holding, some loss to spine ends... 007665 
Price: 25.00 USD
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ECONOMY OF HUMAN LIFE. PARTS I & II., "A Bramin."
2 "A Bramin." ECONOMY OF HUMAN LIFE. PARTS I & II.
Salem, Ma. T. C. Cushing 1795 Hard Cover. Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
...xii, 144pp...Marbled boards with brown leather spine..."Translated from an Indian manuscript"...Volume begins with a letter of explanation and introduction to an unnamed Earl in England originally written in 1749...The letter concerns an ancient manuscript found in the "Grand Lama's" temple in Tibet by a designated Prime Minister sent by the Emperor of China..."A small system of morality written in the language and character of the ancient...bramin"...Boards have heavy wear, but intact...Toning and foxing on leaves...Page 49 missing chip from leaf containg part of the text... 004622 
Price: 125.00 USD
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LA LOGIQUE OU L'ART DE PENSER, CONTENANT, OUTRE LES REGLES COMMUNES, PLUSIERS OBSERVATIONS NOUVELLES, PROPRES A FORMER LE JUGEMENT., Arnauld, Antione & Pierre Nicole.
3 Arnauld, Antione & Pierre Nicole. LA LOGIQUE OU L'ART DE PENSER, CONTENANT, OUTRE LES REGLES COMMUNES, PLUSIERS OBSERVATIONS NOUVELLES, PROPRES A FORMER LE JUGEMENT.
Paris, France. Chez Guillaume Desprez. 1683 Fifth Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
...(6), 471pp, (7)...Leather boards and spine, raised spine bands, gilt lettering and detailing on spine...'The Art of Thinking', also known as 'Port Loyal Logic'..."Antoine Arnauld (1612 - 1694) was a powerful figure in the intellectual life of seventeenth-century Europe. He had a long and highly controversial career as a theologian, and was an able and influential philosopher"...Missing FFEP...Some pencil markings found in the margins...Ends of spine slightly reduced, short cracks on hinges, small chip missing from bottom, but spine holding together...A very good readable copy... 004823 
Price: 350.00 USD
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DEFENSIO DECLARATIONIS CELEBERRIMAE, QUAM DE POTESTATE ECCLESIASTICA SANXIT CLERUS GALLICANUS. TWO VOLUMES., Bossuet, Jacobo Benigno.
4 Bossuet, Jacobo Benigno. DEFENSIO DECLARATIONIS CELEBERRIMAE, QUAM DE POTESTATE ECCLESIASTICA SANXIT CLERUS GALLICANUS. TWO VOLUMES.
Luxemburgi. Andreae Chevalier. 1730 First Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...TWO VOLUME SET... Vol. I: xxvi, 360pp... Vol. II: 435pp... Raised spine bands, red leather label with gilt lettering on spine along with gilt decoration, marbled text block, marbled endpapers... Text in Latin... Title page toned, illustrated, frontispiece illustrated with portrait of Bossuet in volume I... "A champion of Romanism, Bossuet was educated by the Jesuits, tutor of the Dauphin 1670 - 81, Bishop of Meaux since 1681, Counselor of State 1697... Considered the greatest theological genius of France, and the oracle of his age, ...and equally distinguished as controversialist, historian, and pulpit orator. He is called 'the last of the fathers of the Church'... He was the presiding genius of the clerical assembly of 1682, which framed the famous four Gallican propositions; and he wrote this book in their defense, which was, however, not published till some time after his death"... Vol. I page 53 misnumbered as 13... Vol. II page 245 misnumbered as 445... Errata to Vol. I on pages 359-360... Errata to Vol. II on pages 434-435... Marginal notes in old hand... Additional shipping and handling will apply for multiple volumes... 005770 
Price: 395.00 USD
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GENERAL HISTORY OF FREEMASONRY, BASED UPON THE ANCIENT DOCUMENTS RELATING TO, AND THE MONUMENTS ERECTED BY THIS FRATERNITY, FROM ITS FOUNDATION IN THE YEAR 715 B.C. TO THE PRESENT TIME., Brennan, J. Fletcher.
5 Brennan, J. Fletcher. GENERAL HISTORY OF FREEMASONRY, BASED UPON THE ANCIENT DOCUMENTS RELATING TO, AND THE MONUMENTS ERECTED BY THIS FRATERNITY, FROM ITS FOUNDATION IN THE YEAR 715 B.C. TO THE PRESENT TIME.
Cincinnati, OH. American Masonic Publishing Association. 1872 Full-Leather. Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
...xxiv, 432pp...Brown leather boards, marbled text block, gilt lettering on spine...Illustrated with 40 B/W engravings...Translated and compiled from the masonic histories of Emmanuel Rebold, past Deputy of the Grand Orient of France, President of the Academy of Industrial Sciences, and a member of many philosophic and scientific societies...Clean interior...Marbled textblock...Rebacked with some wear to original boards OTHERWISE A NICE COPY... 004482 
Price: 375.00 USD
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6 Cave, Guilielmi (William Cave). SCRIPTORUM ECCLESIASTICORUM HISTORIA LITERARIA, A CHRISTO NATO USQUE AD SAECULUM XIV, FACILI METHODO DIGESTA. QUA DE VITA ILLORUM AC REBUS GESTIS, DE SECTA, DOGMATIBUS, ELOGIO, STYLO; DE SCRIPTIS GENUINIS, DUBLIS, SUPPOSITITIIS, ...[TWO VOLS. IN ONE]...
Genevae. Samuelis De Tournes. 1694 Vellum Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
... "INEDITIS, DEPERDITIS, FRAGMENTIS; DEQUE VARIIS OPERUM EDITIONIBUS PERSPICUE AGITUR. ACCEDUNT SCRIPTORES GENTILES CHRISTIANAE RELITGIONIS OPPUGNATORES; & CUJUSVIS SAECULI BREVIARIUM. INSERUNTUR SUIS LOCIS VETERUM ALIQUOT OPUSCULA & FRAGMENTA, TUM GRAECA, TUM LATINA HACTENUS INEDITA. PRAEMISSA DENIQUE PROLEGOMENA, QUIBUS PLURIMA AD ANTIQUITATIS ECCLESIASTICAE STUDIUM SPECTANTIA TRADUNTUR. ACCEDIT AB ALIA MANU APPENDIX AB INCUNTE SAECULO XIV. AD ANNUM USQUE MDXVII. AB IPSO AUTORE CORRECTA & AUCTA. OPUS INDICIBUS NECESSARIIS INSTRUCTUM."... Volume one paging: (16), xxiv, 523... Appendix paging: 141, (20)... Volume two paging: (2), viii, (6), 328... Dissertationes paging: 48, (22) pp]... Decoratively stamped vellum covered baords, raised spine bands, dark red leather title label on spine compartment with gilt lettering...Red and black ink printing on title pages to both volumes with B/W engravings... "The merits of Cave as a writer consist in the thoroughness of his research, the clearness of his style, and, above all, the admirably lucid method of his arrangement."...This work is one of two on which his reputation principally rests... Dowling called it the best and most convenient complete work on the literary history of the Church... Some toning and light foxing... Weighs approx 8 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... 007538 
Price: 475.00 USD
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7 Crane, Aaron Martin. RIGHT AND WRONG THINKING AND THEIR RESULTS: THE UNDREAMED-OF POSSIBILITIES WHICH MAN MAY ACHIEVE THROUGH HIS OWN MENTAL CONTROL.
Boston, MA Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. 1906 Hard Cover. Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
...v, 361pp...Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine...Clean interior...Top of text block gilded...Minimal wear to boards...Slight soiling...Back hinge cracked but holding... 004379 
Price: 24.00 USD
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8 Emerson, George H., D.D. DOCTRINE OF PROBATION EXAMINED WITH REFERENCE TO CURRENT DISCUSSIONS.
Boston Universalist Publishing House 1883 Hard Cover Very Good 12mo 
....175pp....Brown Cloth Boards with GILT LETTERING ON COVER & SPINE....FRONT ENDPAPER INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR....There is a little age discoloration but TEXT IS CLEAN & BINDING IS TIGHT. 003991 
Price: 40.00 USD
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SAYINGS AND MAXIMS OF EPICTETUS., Epictetus.
9 Epictetus. SAYINGS AND MAXIMS OF EPICTETUS.
London. Siegle, Hill & Co. 1900 Full-Leather Good 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall 
... [79pp]... Soft leather binding, gilt lettering on front wrap and spine, gilt outlining wrappers, AEG... Sixth Impression... Selected by Dircks Rudolf... No date given, circa 1900... Spine ends chipped, cracked in middle of volume but holding fine... Front bottom corner of wrapper creased, small tear... 007741 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Euler, M. (Leonhard). LETTRES DE M. EULER A UNE PRINCESSE D'ALLEMAGNE, SUR DIFFERENTES QUESTIONS DE PHYSIQUE ET DE PHILOSOPHIE. TOME SECOND. (VOLUME II).
Paris Chez Royez 1788 Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... THIS IS FOR VOLUME TWO ONLY... [348pp]... Blue marbled paper covered boards, black cloth spine with gilt lettering and volume number... Text in French... WITH 4 FOLDING PLATES IN REAR... "Euler was a mathematician, physicist, astronomer, logician and engineer who made important and influential discoveries in many branches of mathematics and was one of the most eminent mathematicians of the 18th century"... This volume is part of a series of 234 letters written by Euler to Friederike Charlotte of Brandenburg-Schwedt and her sister Louise about mathematical and philosophical subjects... Light toning, spine cloth lightly wrinkled, spine edges cracked and worn, board corners and edges show light wear... 007998 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Euler, M. (Leonhard). LETTRES DE M. EULER A UNE PRINCESSE D'ALLEMAGNE, SUR DIFFERENTES QUESTIONS DE PHYSIQUE ET DE PHILOSOPHIE. TOME TROISIEME. (VOLUME III).
Paris Chez Royez 1789 Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... THIS IS FOR VOLUME THREE ONLY... [400pp]... Blue marbled paper covered boards, black cloth spine with gilt lettering and volume number... Text in French... WITH 11 FOLDING PLATES IN REAR... "Euler was a mathematician, physicist, astronomer, logician and engineer who made important and influential discoveries in many branches of mathematics and was one of the most eminent mathematicians of the 18th century"... This volume is part of a series of 234 letters written by Euler to Friederike Charlotte of Brandenburg-Schwedt and her sister Louise about mathematical and philosophical subjects... Light toning, spine cloth lightly wrinkled, spine edges cracked and worn, chipped, board corners and edges show light wear, front board attached with binding tape on inside hinge... 007999 
Price: 125.00 USD
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12 Jowett, B. And Plato. DIALOGUES OF PLATO. THE REPUBLIC - ANALYSIS. VOLUME 1.
New York. National Library Company. 1940 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
....EDITION DE LUXE..LIMITED EDITION, #712 OF 1000 SETS....lxi... 302pp...Green Cloth Boards...ILLUSTRATED FRONTIS...Most pages are uncut & untrimmed...TEXT IS CLEAN & BINDING IS TIGHT. 006907 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Kant, Immanuel, (Translated By Thomas Kingsmill Abbott) Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Ethics.
London, New York, and Bombay Longmans, Green, and Co. 1911 Hard Cover Fine 12mo 
...102pp, plus 2 pages ads...FOURTH EDITION...EXTRACTED FROM "KANT'S CRITIQUE OF PRACTICAL REASON, AND OTHER WORKS ON THE THEORY OF ETHICS"...DARK BLUE COVERS WITH TITLE IN GILT...Neat pencil markings and notations...A VERY NICE COPY. 001602 
Price: 40.00 USD
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WORKS OF MONSIEUR DE LA BRUYERE. IN TWO VOLUMES., La Bruyere, Jean De
14 La Bruyere, Jean De WORKS OF MONSIEUR DE LA BRUYERE. IN TWO VOLUMES.
London Printed and Sold By A. Bettesworth, W. Taylor and F. Batley 1723 Sixth Edition. Full-Leather Fair 8vo 
... TWO VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [ (4), 119, xxiv, 58, xviii, 18, 8, (4)pp ]... "Containing I. The Moral Characters of Theophrastus. II. The CHARACTERS, or, The MANNERS of the Present Age. III. Monsr. Bruyere's SPEECH upon his Admission into the French Academy. IV. An Account of the Life and Writings of Monsr. Bruyere By Monsieur Coste."... Vol. II: [400, (6), (4)pp ]... "Containing the Characters, or Manners of the Present Age. With A Key of the Persons Characterized, under feigned Names."... Volume 1: Original leather boards are decoratively blindstamped....boards are detached and the spine is gone.... Volume II: The front hinge is cracked and held together only with its' string ties....The spine is present and has raised bands and a red leather title label and gilt lettering on spine... Frontispiece of volume I illustrated with engraved plate depicting a bust of Theophrastus, frontispiece of volume II illustrated with engraved plate depicting a portrait of the author... Bookplates of Richardson of Pitfour, Bart on both front pastedowns... Textblocks tight and clean.....BEING SOLD "AS IS"....A good candidate for repair. 005922 
Price: 100.00 USD
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ESSAYS ON PHYSIOGNOMY: DESIGNED TO PROMOTE THE KNOWLEDGE AND THE LOVE OF MANKIND. ELEVENTH EDITION, Lavater, John Caspar
15 Lavater, John Caspar ESSAYS ON PHYSIOGNOMY: DESIGNED TO PROMOTE THE KNOWLEDGE AND THE LOVE OF MANKIND. ELEVENTH EDITION
London William Tegg 1860 Leather. Very Good 8vo 
...[ cxxviii, 507 pgs.]...TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH BY THOMAS HOLCROFT TO WHICH ARE ADDED ONE HUNDRED PHYSIOGNOMONICAL RULES...Also Memoirs of the Life of the Author...80 Plates...Frontis of Lavater...Marbled endpapers...Full leather with 6 compartments decorated in gilt...Marbled textblock...Some foxing on plates. 003393 
Price: 140.00 USD
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DER HELIOTROPISMUS DER THIERE UND SEINE UEBEREINSTIMMUNG MIT DEM HELIOTROPISMUS DER PFLANZEN., Loeb. J.
16 Loeb. J. DER HELIOTROPISMUS DER THIERE UND SEINE UEBEREINSTIMMUNG MIT DEM HELIOTROPISMUS DER PFLANZEN.
Wurzburg. Georg Hertz 1890 First Edition Half-Leather Very Good 8vo 
...[118 pgs., plus 1 pg. ad]...FIRST EDITION...ILLUSTRATED...LOEB WAS BEST KNOWN FOR HIS THEORY ON TROPISM AND FOR HIS EXPERIMENTS IN INDUCING PATHENOGENESIS AND REGENERATION BY CHEMICAL STIMULUS...German text...Black leather spine with blue cloth boards and gilt title on spine...From the collection of the Harvard Library Department of Philosophy with some markings...Library bookplate on endpaper... 005210 
Price: 175.00 USD
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17 Mackintosh, Sir James. Modern British Essayists. Vol. VIII. Three Volumes Complete in One.
Philadelphia. Carey and Hart. 1846 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...xiii, 596pp, + 4 pgs. ads...THREE VOLUMES COMPLETE IN ONE...DECORATIVE STAMPED BROWN CLOTH BOARDS W/GILT LETTERING ON SPINE...Spine has been rebacked...Overall binding is good. Some foxing & toning but TEXT IS SOLID ON HIGH QUALITY PAPER! 002229 
Price: 28.00 USD
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PHADON ODER UBER DIE UNSTERBLICHKEIT DER SEELE IN DREY GESPRACHEN., Mendelssohn, Moses.
18 Mendelssohn, Moses. PHADON ODER UBER DIE UNSTERBLICHKEIT DER SEELE IN DREY GESPRACHEN.
Carlsruh Schmeiderschen Buchhandlung 1791 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
....Rebound in faux vellum....New Marbled Endpapers....ORIGINAL TEXT....224pp....GERMAN TEXT...This was the MAIN PHILOSOPHICAL WORK of Mendelssohn, who was the FIRST JEWISH PHILOSOPHER of the modern period....It is modeled on Plato's dialogue of the same name....This edition first published after Mendelssohn's death....There is some age discoloration & some of the pages are untrimmed....This edition is over 200 years old and OVERALL IS IN GOOD CONDITION..... 005102 
Price: 124.00 USD
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19 Miller, Hugh FOOT-PRINTS OF THE CREATOR; OR, THE ASTEROLEPIS OF STROMNESS.
Boston Gould, Kendall & Lincoln 1850 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[337 pgs., plus 10 pgs advertisements]...WITH 58 WOOD-CUTS IN TEXT...FIRST AMERICAN EDITION...FROM THE THIRD LONDON EDITION. WITH A MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR BY LOUIS AGASSIZ...Modern buckram binding with green cloth boards and gilt lettering on spine...Light dampstain throughout text... 005696 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 More, Paul E. JUDGEMENT OF SOCRATES. A TRANSLATION OF PLATO'S APOLOGY, CRITO, AND THE CLOSING SCENE OF PHAEDO. - RIVERSIDE LITERATURE SERIES NO. 129
Cambridge Houghton Mifflin - Riverside Press 1898 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
...[94pgs., plus ads]...Minor soiling to covers... 007149 
Price: 40.00 USD
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