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The Mythic Past: Biblical Archaeology and the myth of Isreal
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The Mythic Past: Biblical Archaeology and the myth of Isreal

By Thomas L. Thompson

New York, New York: Basic Books/perseus books, 1999. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Near Fine. Octavo, 8" tall, xix + 412 pages. stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat paper back with little shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white.

$8.50

(Charles Lamb) The Essays of Elia (first series); Essays of Elia (second series); (William Hazlitt) The Spirit of the Age: or Contemporary Portraits; (Wiley and Putnam's Library of Choice Reading) [three complete volumes bound as one)

By Charles Lamb ; William Hazlitt

New York, New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1845-1846. First edition thus. Three-quarter leather over boards. Good. 3 volumes bound as one. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, vol. 1: 193 pages ; vol. 2: 169; vol. 3: 269 pages; three-quarter leather over marbled boards. A good copy overall, interior generally clean, internal binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with little foxing overall, but a damp stain to the fore-edge margin of one 20 page section, BUT hinges badly cracked, the exterior is generally worn and rubbed, fore-corners through and many edges through to boards, back strip chipped at all edges with hinges split and loosened. Paper is in good enough condition to allow rebinding--perhaps as three separate volumes. Priced accordingly

$45.00

Towards a New Architecture
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Towards a New Architecture

By Le Corbusier

New York, New York: Dover, 1986. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Originally published by John Rodker, 1931 i Octavo, 9 1/8" tall, 331 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white. This Dover book has a newer glued binding

$7.50

The Economics and Politics of Race:an international perspective

By Thomas Sowell,

New York, New York: Quill Books, 1985. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Very good. Originally published by Morrow, 1983. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 324 pages. stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, generally clean, neat large format paper back with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white.

$25.00

The Constitution of Liberty
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The Constitution of Liberty

By F. A. Hayek [ Friedrich August von ]

Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1978. Later printing. Paperback--trade. Near Fine. Octavo, 9" tall, viii + 562 pages, stiff printed wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear binding tight, paper cream white.

$25.00

Nicomachean Ethics
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Nicomachean Ethics

By Augustine [Saint, Bishop of Hippo]; F. J. Sheed (translator); Peter Brown (introduction); Michael P. Foley (editor)

Indianapolis, Indiana: Hackett Publishing, 2006. Second edition. Original Wraps. Near fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xxxvi + 345 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper white.

$8.50

The Essays of Montaigne (two volumes--complete).

By Michel de Montaigne; translated by E.J. Trechmann; introduction by J. M Robertson

New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 1950. Second printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good-. 2 volumes--complete. Octavo, 7 1/3" tall, vol. 1: l + 561 pages; vol. 2 : vi + 614 (with index), blue cloth. A very good minus, generally clean, sturdy hard cover set with moderate shelf wear, light exterior soiling, and rubbing at the corners, but fraying started at the top and bottom edges of the spine cloth; hinges and binding solid, but paper moderately yellowed, with foxing to the endpapers and darkening to the fore-edges, previous owner's name on the front endpaper and a few penciled underlings in the interior. Lacking dust jacket

$19.00

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. (Everyman's Library # 984).

By John Locke; edited by Raymond Wilburn

New York, New York: Everyman's Library / J. M. Dent / E.P. Dutton, circa. 1948. Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good-. Duodecimo, 6 3/4" tall, xxv + 355 pages, orange cloth. A very good minus overall, clean, sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing, some color fading to the spine cloth; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed with a few dozen pages underlined in pencil and a previous owner's name penned on the front endpaper. Lacking dust jacket. A nice reading copy.

$7.50

The Age of Louis XIV : Voltaire (Everyman's Library No. # 780 ).

By Nikolai Gogol; translated by C. J. Hogarth; introduction by John Cournos

London / New York: Everyman's Library / J. M. Dent / E.P. Dutton, 1951. Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Good. First poublished in 1926. Duodecimo, 6 3/4" tall, xvi + 475 pages, decorative endpapers, gilt spine titles on decorative red cloth. A very good, generally clean, sturdy hard cover with light to moderate shelf wear ; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed BUT with a previous owner's annotations to the first interductory chapter (4 pages) and last chapter (about 40 pages),. Without dust jacket. Still a very nice reading copy.

$8.50

Comment Notre-Seigneur visita un Paysan (from the Christmas,1926 issue of L'Illustration)

By N. S. Leskov; translation to French by Charles Salomon; illustrations by Alexis Kravtchenko

Paris, France: L'Illustration, 1926. First edition thus. Disbound. Very good. French text. This is an original 6 page story disbound from the Christmas,1926 issue of L'Illustration. Folio, pages 16" tall, 12 inches wide, intertextual black and white woodcut illustration. Text and illustrations in very good clean condition overall but margins lightly foxed and top fore-corner slightly bumped, gutter margin with small holes from the original wire stitch and lightly discolored, paper lightly yellowed over all.

$12.50

Corps Glorieux (from the Christmas,1926 issue of L'Illustration)

By Charles Maurras; illustrations by Carlegle

Paris, France: L'Illustration, 1926. First edition thus. Disbound. Very good. French text. This is an original 6 page story disbound from the Christmas,1926 issue of L'Illustration. Folio, pages 16" tall, 12 inches wide, intertextual black and white woodcut illustration with red letters. Text and illustrations in very good clean condition overall but margins lightly foxed and top fore-corner slightly bumped, gutter margin with small holes from the original wire stitch and lightly discolered, paper lightly yellowed over all.

$19.00

What is Worth While?

By Anna Robertson Brown

New York, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1893. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 7 1/4" tall, 32 pages, gilt tiles and decorations, decorative white boards. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover edition over all, cover decorations bright, but with wear and chipping to the fore-corners and spine ends, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket, but both flaps are present and laid in.

$6.50

How We Cheat Easch Other: Six Short Stories by Odd Nerdrum
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How We Cheat Easch Other: Six Short Stories by Odd Nerdrum

By Odd Nerdrum; Mette Line Myhre (translator)

N Press, 2008. First edition. Original Wraps. Near fine. Stories with linked themes presented in the format of drama. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 626 pages, stiff color illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, near soft cover with light shelf wear (mostly just rubbing at the corners, book is mostly unread, binding tight, paper cream white

$9.50

The War of the Rising Sun and Tumbling Bear

By Richard Connaughton

New York, New York: Routledge, 1991. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Near Fine. Quarto, 9 1/8" tall, xii + 300 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white

$14.50

The Poet at the Breakfast-table: The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes - III; The Oxford World's Classics, XCV.

By Holmes, Oliver Wendell; introduction by W. Robertson Nicoll

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press / Henry Frowde, 1906. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/Without dust jacket. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, viii + 307 pages + 16 ads, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good, clean, neat, sturdy hard cover edition over all with slight shelf wear and rubbing, spine cloth color faded, BUT a dampstain to the cloth of the back cover (not the interior) which has left discoloration, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with the previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

The Essential Dalai Lama: His Important Teachings
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The Essential Dalai Lama: His Important Teachings

By Dalai Lama: Rajiv Mehrotra

New York, New York: Viking, 2005. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xii274 + 530 pages, black and grayboards. A near fine clean hardcover first edition with light shelf wear but a slight ding to the bottom cover edge, hinges and binding tight, paper white, with a remainder mark on the bottom edge. In a near fine lightly worndust jacket, with original price present.

$7.50

Sartor Resartus: the life and opinion of herr Teufelsdrockh; The Oxford World's Classics, 19

By Thomas Carlyle

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1947. Later printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good-/Without dust jacket. An ex-college library copy with markings on the spine, fore-edges, endpapers and title pages. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, lxiii + 440 pages, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good minus, generally clean, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, spine titles faded; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

Selected Speeches on the Constitution - volume I: The Oxford World's Classics, CDLXXIX.

By Cecil S. Emden (editor);

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford, 1939. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Very good/Good. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, xv + 258 pages, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good, clean, neat, sturdy hard cover edition with minor shelf wear and rubbing, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, BUT with the previous owner's markings and underlining scattered throughout. In a good, moderately worn dust jacket. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle; The Oxford World's Classics, 546.

By Aristotle; David Ross (translated and introduced)

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press / Henry Frowde, 1963. Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, xxxiv + 284 pages, blue boards, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A near fine, clean neat, sturdy hard cover edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed, BUT with some marks and notations from a previous owner. In a very good, lightly edge worn dust jacket. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

Essays and Sketches by Leigh Hunt: The Oxford World's Classics, CXV (115)

By Leigh Hunt; edited by R. Brimley Johnson

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press/Henry Frowde, 1912. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -/Without dust jacket. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, xx + 419 pages, + 8 ads, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles and top fore-edge. A very good minus over all, generally clean, neat, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with the previous owner's name neatly on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

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