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The Economics and Politics of Race:an international perspective

By Thomas Sowell,

New York, New York: Quill Books, 1985. First Edition. 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. 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. 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.

$11.70

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. 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

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. 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

The Philosophy of Childhood
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The Philosophy of Childhood

By Gareth B. Matthews

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1995. 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.

$19.75

For the New Intellectual: the Philosophy of Ayn Rand

By Ayn Rand

New York, New York: Random House, 1961. 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

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. 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

Systematic Sociology : an introduction to the study of society

By Karl Mannheim

New York, New York: Grove Press-Evergreen, 1957. First Edition. 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

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. 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

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

By Plato; translated by B. Jowett

New York, New York: Modern Library, c. 1966. 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 Last Days of Socrates [Penguin L37]

By Plato: translated by Hugh Tredennick

London, England: Penguin Books, 1957. 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. 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 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 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

Out of Step: The autobiography of an individualist

By Frank Chodorov; introduction by E. Victor Milione

New York, New York: Devin-Adair, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/4 " tall, 261 pages, red spine titles on black cloth. A very good, generally clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with moderat shelf wear and rubbing at the corners , slight exterior soiling; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, but with pencil underlinings scattered throughout and a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$14.50

The Return of George Sutherland: restoring a jurisprudence of natural rights
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The Return of George Sutherland: restoring a jurisprudence of natural rights

By Hadley Arkes

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1997. First Edition. Paperback--trade. Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xxiii + 245 pages, stiff wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white.

$16.24

The Social Contract and Discourses. (Everyman's Library # 660)

By Jean Jacques Rousseau; translated by G.D.H. Cole; Ernest Rhys (editor)

New York, New York: Everyman's Library / J. M. Dent / E.P. Dutton, 1937. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 6 3/4" tall, xliv + 269 pages + ads, blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear over all BUT some pencil underling to about twenty pages, hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed, with a previous owner's name penned on the front endpaper. Lacking dust jacket.

$7.50

The Gospel according to the Harvard Business School

By Peter Cohen

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 331 pages, black and red cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. Without dust jacket.

$7.50

Lest Freedom Fail: the keystone of liberty is the voluntary performnce of social obligations

By Nathan Ayer Smyth

New York, New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 138 pages, black titles on red cloth. A near fine clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. In a moderately worn dust jacket.

$19.00

The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte; Freely translated and condensed by Harriet Martineau

By Auguste Comte; Harriet Martineau (translator)

New York, New York: Calvin Blanchard, 1856. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Small quarto, 9 3/4" tall, 838 pages + 10 ads, gilt spine titles on decorative brown cloth. A good copy only overall with significant defects: cover worn, cloth through to boards at all edges, backstrip cloth split at hinges and chipped top and bottom; hinges cracked and loose, frontispiece loose. Internal condition is very good with binding solid, paper clean and just lightly yellowed, with a few marginal notes.

$65.00

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