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How to Retire at Forty-One (41); Dropping out of the Rat Race without going down the drain. (signed)
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How to Retire at Forty-One (41); Dropping out of the Rat Race without going down the drain. (signed)

By L. Rust Hills, [Lawrence]

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1973. First edition, first printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/good. Signed by the author 'Rust' on the front endpaper and inscribed to the previous owner. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 247 pages, brown cloth. A very good, clean, tight, sound copy over all with light shelf wear BUT minor foxing to the fore-edges and moderate canting to the spine; binding solid, paper cream white, BUT pencil underling scattered throughout. in a good edge worn dust jacket with chipping at the corners and rubbing at the folds. Hills was a much loved editor at Esquire, author of essays, and constant humorist.

$35.00

Ten Lives of the Buddha: Siamese Temple Paintings and Jataka Tales
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Ten Lives of the Buddha: Siamese Temple Paintings and Jataka Tales

By Elizabeth Wray, Clare Rosenfield, Dorothy Baily, and Joe D. Wray

New York, New York: Weatherhill, 1996. Revised Edition. Stiff Printed Wraps. Very good +. Quarto, 10 1/8" tall, 154 pages, A very good +, clean, neat soft cover edition over all with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

Essays in the History of Ideas (CAP 23)

By Arthur O. Lovejoy

New York, New York: Capricorn Books- G.P. Putnam, 1960. Third printing. Original Wraps. Very good. Originally publsihed in hardcover by Johns Hopkins in 1948. 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 359 pages; illustrated wraps. A very good, clean soft cover with moderate shelf wear, binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed, fore-edge lightly soiled

$6.50

Nationalism (according to Richards)

By Edward Gilmore Richards

Sharon, Ma: Self published, 1910. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Socialism by any other name. 16mo, 6 1/4" tall, 139 pages, black titles on gray cloth. A very good, clean, neat original hard cover with light exterior soiling, moderate shelf wear; binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

The Economy of Human Life; translated from An Indian Manuscript, written by an Ancient Bramin; to which is prefixed an account of the manner in which said manuscript was discovered in a letter from an English gentleman residing in China, to the Earl of ****

By 'An ancient Bramin' [Robert Dodsley]

Providence, R.I.: J. Hutchens, 1830. Early Printing. Quarter-cloth--marbled boards. Good +. 48mo (3 1/2" tall), 200 pages, gilt spine titles on black quarter-leathe rover marbled boards. A good + sturdy hardcover, covers worn, darkened, with fore-corner tips through to boards; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed, with light foxing throughout, rear endpaper missing.

$60.00

Goethe: Drei Reden

By Albert Schweitzer

Munchen, Germany: Biederstein, 1949. Early Printing. Original Wraps. Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 68 pages, gray wraps. A good, generally clean, soft cover with moderate shelf wear with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine; binding solid, paper moderately yellowed.

$6.50

Systematic Sociology : an introduction to the study of society

By Karl Mannheim

New York, New York: Grove Press-Evergreen, 1957. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, xxii + 169 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean sturdy hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear, cover lightly soiled by foxing; binding tight, paper cream white.

$6.50

Fabeln, Schriften [Fables and Epigrams?]
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Fabeln, Schriften [Fables and Epigrams?]

By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

munchen [Münich], Germany: Gondrom, 1996. First edition thus. Decorative Boards. Very good/Without dust jacket. German text. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 486 pages, decrative red boards. A very good, clean neat sturdy hard cover over all with minor shelf wear, binding soid, but paper ligfhtly yelowed. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Cogitations from Albert Jay Nock

By Albert Jay Nock

New York, New York: The Nockian Society, 1970. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 93 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff wraps. A good clean soft cover over all with moderate shelf wear over all, light exterior soiling, corners rubbed, binding still tight, pages cream white, BUT underlining scattered throughout. A very nice reading copy.

$7.50

A Way of Life: an address delivered to Yale students on the evening of Sunday, April 20th, 1913

By William Osler; with Francis R. Packard (foreword)

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers / Paul B. Hoeber, 1937. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good /fair. One small volume, "hand-set in Goudy Mediaeval type by Arthur and Edna Rushmore at the Golden Hind Press in Madison, N.J. for Paul B. Hoeber in New York City". 24mo, 6 1/4" tall, viii + 41 pages, decorative brown boards. A very good, clean hardcover edition with minor shelf wear but rubbing at the fore-corner tips and spine ends; hinges and binding solid, pages cream white, with previous owner's name on the front endpaper. In a fair and worn glassine dust jacket, significantly chipped at folds.

$14.50

Representative Men: Seven Lectures

By R. W. Emerson [Ralph Waldo]

Boston, Massachusetts: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Good. Originally published in 1850 by Phillips Sampson & Co. Duodecimo, 7 1/3" tall, 285 pages, gilt spine titles on blind embossed brown cloth. A good, clean, original hard cover reading copy over all with moderate shelf wear, all fore-corner tips just rubbed through to boards, back strip cloth fraying and chipped at top and bottom edges, hinges and binding solid, paper lightlyly yellowed, with the previous owner's name on the front flyleaf.

$12.50

The Essays of Elia

By Charles Lamb; introduction by Ernest Rhys

London / New York: The Walter Scott Publishing Co, 1890. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very good/Without Dustjacket. Duodecimo, 7 1/4" tall, 334 pages + ads, paper spine label on blue cloth. A very good copy over all withmoderate shelf wear but smoke scorching marks to the endpapers and fore-edges; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with a few marginal notes. A nice reading copy.

$7.50

The Examined Life: philosophical meditations
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The Examined Life: philosophical meditations

By Robert Nozick

New York, New York: Simon and Schuster-Touchstone, 1989. First edition thus. Paperback. Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 308 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A fine clean, neat large paperback edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$7.50

Correspondance de Jean-Baptiste Rousseau et de Brossette; Tome I: 1715 - 1729; tome II: 1729 - 1741 (Societe des Textes Francais Modernes) [two volumes]

By Jean-Baptiste Rousseau and Brossette; introduction by Paul Bonnefon

Paris, France: Societe Nouvelle / Edouard Cornely, 1910-1911. Early Printing. Stiff Printed Wraps. Very Good. French language text. 2 vols. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, vol. 1: xv + 307 ; vol. 2: 312 pages, original gray printed wraps. A very good, clean, sturdy softcover edition over all, back strip chipping at spine ; binding solid paper moderately yellowed.

$19.00

Plato's Republic [Modern Library 153] (The Ideal Commonwealth)

By Plato; translated by B. Jowett

New York, New York: Modern Library, c. 1966. Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good-. 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 397 pages, brick cloth. A very good, clean hard cover edition overall with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with some notation on the rear flyleaf. In a good moderately worn dust jacket. A very nice reading copy

$6.50

The Symposium [Penguin L37]

By Plato: translated by W. Hamilton

London, England: Penguin Books, 1957. Reprint. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 7" tall, 121 pages, stiff brown and biege wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper moderately yellowed with slight foxing to the top fore-edge.

$4.50

The Last Days of Socrates [Penguin L37]

By Plato: translated by Hugh Tredennick

London, England: Penguin Books, 1957. Reprint. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 7" tall, 168 pages, stiff brown and biege wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper moderately yellowed with slight foxing to the top fore-edge.

$4.50

The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau [Penguin L33]

By Jean-Jacques Rousseau: translated by J. M. Cohen

London, England: Penguin Books, 1954. Reprint. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 7" tall, 606 pages, stiff green and biege wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with moderate shelf wear, slight darkening to the spine with some chipping to the bottom edge; binding tight, paper moderately yellowed .

$6.50

The World of Randolph Bourne : an antholgy of essays and letters (a Dutton papperback original)

By Lillian Schlissel, et al

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1965. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 333 pages, paperback original first edition. A very good, clean, soft cover with light shelf wear; binding solid, paper cream white.

$6.50

The Paideia Proposal: an educational manifesto / Paideia Problems and Possibilities: a consideration of questions raised by the Paideia Proposal (two volumes sold together)
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The Paideia Proposal: an educational manifesto / Paideia Problems and Possibilities: a consideration of questions raised by the Paideia Proposal (two volumes sold together)

By Mortimer J. Adler,

New York, New York: Macmillan Publishing, 1982-1983. First paperback edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. 2 individual vols. Small quarto, 8 1/2" tall, 84 + 113 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear, but light color fading; binding tight, paper cream white.

$7.50

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