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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

Michel de Montaigne: the Complete Essays (Penguin Classics)
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Michel de Montaigne: the Complete Essays (Penguin Classics)

By Michel de Montaigne; translated by M. A. Screech

New York, New York: Penguin, 1993. First edition thus. Paperback. Very good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, lix + 1283 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat softcover edition with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$8.50

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

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

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