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A Treatise on Government: The Politics of Aristotle (Everyman's Library maroon leatherette binding)

By: ARISTOTLE; ELLIS, William (translator)

Price: $18.50

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


An Everyman's Library reprint edition of the Greek philosopher's famed writings on the ways of organizing communities. Aristotle compared democracy to royalty and aristocracy as forms of political organization. Indexed. Translated from the Greek by William Ellis, and with an introduction by A. D. Lindsay. An entry in Everyman's Library Classical series. --- In Everyman's style 1 maroon leatherette variant binding with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titlin... View more info

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An Outline of Psychoanalysis, Revised Edition (Modern Library #66.2)

By: THOMPSON, Clara; MAZER, Milton; WITENBERG, Earl (editors)

Price: $15.50

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


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. Lik... View more info

Aristotle's Metaphysics (Everyman's Library #1000, style 4 binding)

By: ARISTOTLE; WARRINGTON, John (editor and translator)

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1956


An Everyman's Library reprint edition of the Greek philosopher's writings on the essence of thought and wisdom. Interestingly, he did not use the term "metaphysics", but this work later became known by that name. Back matter includes summations of the chapters of the book, and an index of chapter headings. Edited and translated from the Greek by John Warrington, and with an introduction by Sir David Ross. Everyman's Library #1000, an entry in Everyman's Library C... 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]


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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Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Milton (First Modern Library Edition, ML #132.2)

By: MILTON, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House, [c.1953]

Edition: First Edition Thus


First Modern Library Edition, 1942 (confirmed). A selection of some of the more important works by the noted 17th Century British poet and advocate of free speech and freedom of the press. Includes "Paradise Lost", "Paradise Regained", "Areopagitica" and much more. --- In Toledano spine 8 / blue cloth / gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks / faded red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / lacks the dust jacket. --- With chafing to cloth at front co... View more info

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Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know

By: HIRSCH Jr., E. D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1987


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,... View more info

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I Climb To Live: Health and Transcendency on the Mountain

By: ZUNDEL, Stan L

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Stan L. Zundel, 1979


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) View more info

Introduction to Aristotle (Modern Library #248.1)

By: ARISTOTLE; McKEON, Richard (editor)

Price: $10.00

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


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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Lectures on the Harvard Classics (The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: NEILSON, William Allan (general editor); ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son, 1914


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... 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


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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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


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

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Montaigne: Selected Essays (Modern Library #218.2)

By: MONTAIGNE, Michel de

Price: $12.50

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


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)... View more info

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Placeways: A Theory of the Human Environment

By: WALTER, Eugene Victor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press, 1988


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Per the jacket flap, this work ". . .is a philosophical and historical interpretation of the experience and meaning of place." With black & white images throughout. Back matter includes glossary, end notes and index. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with spine titling in darker brown. Jacket with black & white images on cover. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Jacket with small tear... View more info

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Political Writings: On Liberty, Considerations on Representative Government and Utilitarianism (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)

By: MILL, John Stuart

Price: $35.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library, 1981


A deluxe leatherbound reprint edition offering significant writings of the great 19th Century English advocate of individual liberty. Includes his "On Liberty", "Considerations on Representative Government" and "Utilitarianism". Illustrated with 19th-century engravings. 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. --... View more info

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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Journals

By: EMERSON, Ralph Waldo

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1968


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 View more info