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The Life of David Hume
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The Life of David Hume

By E. C. Mossner

New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. Second edition. Paperback--trade. Near Fine. First published in 1954. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xx + 709 pages + fold-out, stiff pictorial wraps; b&w photographs. A near fine, clean, likely unread soft cover edition with minor shelf wear but an edge tear (taped) to the back cover; binding tight, paper clean, white, with very slight soiling to the fore-edge.

$19.00

At The Existentialist Cafe: freedom, being, and apricot cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Edmund Husserl, Karl Jaspers, Maurice Merleau-Ponty
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At The Existentialist Cafe: freedom, being, and apricot cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Edmund Husserl, Karl Jaspers, Maurice Merleau-Ponty

By Sarah Bakewell

New York, New York: Other Press, 2016. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/3" tall, 439 pages, black boards. A fine, clean neat hardcover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine dust jacket, with the original price. Putting a shine on a sneaker.

$12.50

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

Social Contract: Essays by Locke, Hume and Rousseau: The Oxford World's Classics, 511

By John Locke, David Hume, Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Sir Ernest Barker (editor)

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1956. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very Good-/Without dust jacket. 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 cloth color faded, spine edges starting to fray; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, BUT a previous owner's penned annotations and markings on the front endpaper and scattered underlinings throughout. 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.

$7.50

Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
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Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence

By Karen Armstrong

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. First printing. Original Wraps. Near Fine/Very good. Octavo, 9" tall, 512 pages, black and red boards. A near fine, clean, likely unread hard cover first edition with light shelf wear and a ding to the top edge; binding tight, paper cream white with a small remainder mark on the bottom fore-edge. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

In the Buddha's Words: An anthology of discourses from the Pali Canon (Teachings of Buddha)
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In the Buddha's Words: An anthology of discourses from the Pali Canon (Teachings of Buddha)

By Buddha Sakyamuni ; Dalai Lama (forward); Bhikkhu Bodhi (editor)

Somerville MA: Wisdom Publications, 2005. Later printing. Stiff Printed Wraps. Near fine. Octavo, 9" tall, 485 pages, stilff illustrated wraps, Anear fine, clean, neat soft cover edition over all with little shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white with a light (tea?)stain on one page.

$9.50

The End of Knowing: a new developmental way of learning
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The End of Knowing: a new developmental way of learning

By Fred Newman and Lois Holzman

New York, New York: Routledge, 1997. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Near Fine. Quarto, 9 1/8" tall, ix + 185 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper slightly yellowed.

$19.00

The Philosophy of Childhood
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The Philosophy of Childhood

By Gareth B. Matthews

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1995. Second printing. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 136 pages, red half-cloth. A fine clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$19.00

The Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith

By Rev. Sydney Smith

London, England: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860. Early Printing. Three-quarter leather over boards. Good +. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, viii + 18 engraved plate illustrations + 355 pages + iv ad pages ; gilt spine titles and cover decoration on three-quarter red leather over marbled boards. A good + copy over all, front cover loose at hinge, rear hinges cracked, exterior worn; spine leather chipped 1" and darkened, fore-corner tips worn through to boards, internal binding solid, text paper lightly yellowed.

$35.00

The Libertarian Handbook: 1973.

By Vincent McCaffrey and Mark Frazier, editors

Boston, Massachusetts: Avenue Victor Hugo , 1973. First printing. Original Wraps. Fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 108 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff wraps. A fine (unread), clean, neat soft cover over all with a little shelf wear (from long storage); binding tight, paper white. A resource and information guide to the Libertarian movement circa 1973--a small press production published with limited resources by us (with all typos etc still intact!); this was the second of two editions. The 1972 issue, with mostly different content, is also presently being offered. Any other copies present on the internet are pirate editions (appropriate given the anarchists in their Libertarian movement at large) and were not authorized by this publisher. The Handbook was originally published with a cover price of $2. The current price (in good capitalist tradition) reflects the limited number of copies remaining.

$16.50

For the New Intellectual: the Philosophy of Ayn Rand

By Ayn Rand

New York, New York: Random House, 1961. Sixth printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 242 pages, black cloth. A very good, sturdy hard cover with moderate shelf wear, two fore-corner tips through the cloth, cloth color faded at the spine; hinges and binding solid, paper dark cream white, with a picture of rand from the missing dustjacke taped to the front endpaper. Without dust jacket. A very nice reading copy.

$9.50

American Transcendentalists: Their Prose and Poetry

By Edited by Perry Miller; Theodore Parker, Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Ellery Channing, Amos Bronson, Jones Very, Orestes Augustus Brownson

Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University, 1981. Reprint. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 7" tall, xi + 385 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, soft cover edition with moderate shelf wear, roughing at the cover edges; binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

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

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