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Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid

by Hofstadter, Douglas

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Published
1979
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Very Good Plus
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First Edition
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9780465026852
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New York: Basic Books Inc., Publishers, 1979. First Printing, with complete number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Very Good Plus, light soiling to brown cloth boards, in Very Good priced dust jacket, spine sunned, creases at fore edge of front flap. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction and the National Book Award… Read more
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cover of Pensees de Blaise Pascal suivies d'une nouvelle table analytique and Lettres Ecrites a Un Provincial

Pensees de Blaise Pascal suivies d'une nouvelle table analytique and Lettres Ecrites a Un Provincial

by Pascal, Blaise

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Published
1828
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Very Good -
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First Edition
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$400.00

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Paris: Librairie D'Emler Freres , 1828. Two volumes bound uniformly in contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers. Very Good, edges worn and rubbed, title signature of Pensees loosened and hanging by bottom threads, scattered toning. Pensees, 498 pages, Lettres, xxxi, 455 pages. Uncommon found as a set and uniformly bound. . First Edition. Quarter Calf.… Read more
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cover of The Moral Basis of Vegetarianism

The Moral Basis of Vegetarianism

by Gandhi, M. K.; Compiled by R. K. Prabhu

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Published
1959
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Fine
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Second Printing
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Ahmedabad, India: Navajivan Publishing House, 1959. One of 5,000 copies in the second printing, October, 1959, after 10,000 copies in the 1st printing, April, 1959. Near Fine, tiny rubs at corners. 34 pp. in stapled wrappers. . Second Printing. Pamphlet. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The World As I See It

by Einstein, Albert

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Published
1934
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Covici-Friede Publishers, 1934. Translated from the German by Alan Harris. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket, silver background of lettering at spine a bit rubbed, the title still legible, prior owner name in ink front end page, top edge soiled. A solid copy of this SCARCE Einstein collection of articles, addresses, and pronouncements. . First Edition. Cloth. Very… Read more
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The Brown Wasps; A Collection of Three Essays in Autobiography

by Eiseley, Loren

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Published
1969
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Fine, as Issued
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Limited Edition
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Mount Horeb, Wisconsin: The Perishable Press Limited , 1969. One of 56 copies on Shadwell paper, hand-made by the printer, in this copy the color is pale gray. Frontispiece drawing by Jack Beal. Fine, as Issued, and one of Eiseley's scarcest books.. Limited Edition. Marbled Boards. Fine, as Issued/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.
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cover of The Essays: or Counsels, Civil and Moral: and The Wisdom of the Ages

The Essays: or Counsels, Civil and Moral: and The Wisdom of the Ages

by Bacon, Francis; Biographical Notice by A. Spiers, Preface by B. Montagu, and Notes by Different Writers

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Published
1866
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Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1866. Frontispiece engraved portrait, xxvi, 360 pp. Bound in contemporary unsigned half calf over marbled boards, the back gilt, marbled end papers and edges, Very Good, prior owner name first blank front end paper, light wear at edges of boards, pages clean, bright and unmarked. This Lttle, Brown edition first published 1856, and rather uncommon… Read more
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(RARE Imprint) Religio Medici (Latin, 1650)

by Browne, Sir Thomas

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Published
1650
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Very Good
Edition
Latin Edition
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Lugd. Batavorum (Leyden, Netherlands): Apud Fran. Hackium , 1650. Illustrated engraved title page, 235, [4] pages, signatures: A-K¹² (A5, K4 incorrectly signed D5, C4 respectively). Bound in contemporary vellum. Translator's preface signed: Iohann. Merryweather, Latin translation. Very Good, vellum soiled, contemporary owner name and writing at title page and marginal notations and underlining throughout, no external title. A RARE… Read more
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cover of Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind. In Three Volumes

Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind. In Three Volumes

by Reid, Thomas

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Published
1819
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Near Fine
Edition
Later Edition
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Edinburgh: Printed for Bell & Bradfute, et al. , 1819. Three volumes handsomely rebound in 20th century quarter calf over marbled boards, new end papers, five raised bands with gilt rules and lettering back, Vol. II with the ownership signature of Wellford Addis of the Bureau of Education, Wash. D.C. at front end page. The binding is Fine, the… Read more
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cover of Lettres Originales De J. J. Rousseau A Mme. De ......; a` Mme. la mare´chale de Luxembourg; a` Mr. de Malesherbes; a` D'Alembert, etc.

Lettres Originales De J. J. Rousseau A Mme. De ......; a` Mme. la mare´chale de Luxembourg; a` Mr. de Malesherbes; a` D'Alembert, etc.

by Rousseau, J. J.

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Published
1798
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Paris: Charles Pougens, 1798. No date (1798). 206 pp.with 6 pp. score of music of 2 airs: In G minor for fifes --In G major for wind ensemble. Bound in contemporary mottled calf with gilt back, Very Good, somewhat newer pastedowns without the blank end papers, period owner name at half-title and title pages, small rubs at corners, gilt a… Read more
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cover of An Apology for the Bible, in a Series of Letters, Addressed to Thomas Paine, Author of a Book Entitled, The Age of Reason, Part the Second, Being an Investigation of True and of Fabulous Theology

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New York: Printed for T. & J. Swords , 1796. 178 pages, booksellers' advertisement, p. [179], half-title. Small contemporary bookplate of David Goodwin, with his name in ink at title page. additional prior owner name in pencil front end page. Bound in contemporary calf, red label with gilt lettering back, Very Good Minus, joints starting to open at top edges,… Read more
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cover of TRANSITION; A Sentimental Journey of One Mind and One Era

TRANSITION; A Sentimental Journey of One Mind and One Era

by Durant, Will

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Published
1927
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1927. RARE, First Edition in dust jacket and SIGNED BY AUTHOR at front end page. Very Good, spine lean, prior owner name in ink, bookplate, and pencil gift inscription. fore edge soiled, small L.S. Ayres ticket front paste down. In Very Good dust jacket, spine darkened and a bit rubbed, small chips at edges… Read more
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Lettres Provinciales et Pensees. Nouvelle Edition. In Two Tomes

by Pascal, Blaise

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Published
1821
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Very Good Plus
Edition
New Edition
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Paris: Chez Lefevre, Libraire, 1821. Two volumes in later quarter morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettering back with four raised bands, marbled end papers, ribbon markers. Very Good Plus, light toning at end papers and edges, small rubs at corners. A quite handsome set. . New Edition. Quarter Morocco. Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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Pendant Qu'on Souffre Encore. (Presentattion Copy)

by Rostand, Jean

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Published
1921
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Paris: Bernard Grasset, Editeur , 1921. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at half-title page -"hommage de l'auteur Jean Rostand". His 3rd book. Jean Rostand (1894-1977), was a noted French biologist and philosopher, whose work in the area of cryogenics gave the idea of cryonics to Robert Ettinger. Finely bound and stamp-signed C. Fox, Manchester Square. Quarter calf over… Read more
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cover of Die Pseudo-aristotelische Schrift ueber das reine gute bekannt unter dem Namen Liber de Causis

Die Pseudo-aristotelische Schrift ueber das reine gute bekannt unter dem Namen Liber de Causis

by Bardenhewer, Otto

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Published
1882
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Freiburg im Breisgau: Herdersche Verlagschandlung, 1882. RARE in current commerce, no auction records found. xviii, 330 pages.Text in German, Latin, and Arabic. At first attributed to Aristotle, De Causis later came to be recognized as being derived from "Elements of Theology" by Proclus. Bound in contemporary half black morocco over decorative embossed metallic paper boards, gilt title back, Art Deco… Read more
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cover of Systems of Logic Ratiocinative and Inductive; Being a Connected View of the Principles of Evidence and the Methoda of Scientific Investigation (People's Edition)

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London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1886. People's Edition, published 1886, with Prefaces to the First, Third and Fourth, and eighth Editions. xvi, 622, 1 advert. In publisher's original black cloth with gilt lettering at spine, black end papers, the bookplate of noted English classical scholar Edward Henry Blakeney front paste down, and his signature in ink top edge of title… Read more
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cover of The Autobiography of Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury

The Autobiography of Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury

by Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury; with Introduction, Notes, Appendices, and a Continuation of the Life by Sidney L. Lee

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Published
1886
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Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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London: John C. Nimmo, 1886. British author, soldier, poet, historian and philosopher, (1882-1648). One of an unnumbered edition limited to 1000 copies, 600 for England and 400 for America. Near Fine in half calf over marbled boards, with matching marbled end papers, back and top gilt, Near Fine, light rubbing at edges, interior clean and bright. The bookplate of Paul… Read more
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cover of The Essays of Maurice Maeterlinck. Eight Volumes

The Essays of Maurice Maeterlinck. Eight Volumes

by Maeterlinck, Maurice

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Published
1912
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Very Good Plus
Edition
Later American Edition
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New York: Dodd Mead, 1912. Belgian born author who wrote in French and winner of the 1911 Nobel Prize for literature, known primarily for these philosophical essays. Eight volumes of the 10 volume series published by Dodd, Mead between 1912-1914. Uniformly bound in contemporary half red morocco over light red buckram boards, matching buckram end papers, the tops gilt, backs… Read more
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cover of Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times. In Three Volumes. The Sixth Edition, Corrected. With the Addition of a Letter Concerning Design (Fine Binding)

Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times. In Three Volumes. The Sixth Edition, Corrected. With the Addition of a Letter Concerning Design (Fine Binding)

by Anthony, Earl of Shaftesbury

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Published
1737
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Very Good
Edition
Sixth Edition
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London: Printed by James Purser , 1737. Three volumes in sumptuous contemporary binding of dark brown calf with broad intiricate gilt dentelle bordered covers with large diamond centerpieces enhanced by delicate floral tools, the backs with six raised bands with five of the compartments with floral gilt tooling, marbled end papers with narrow gilt dentelle, all edges gilt. Vol. I… Read more
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cover of Critical and Miscellaneous Essays: Collected and Republished. In Four Volumes

Critical and Miscellaneous Essays: Collected and Republished. In Four Volumes

by Carlyle, Thomas

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Published
1866
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Near Fine
Edition
Later Edition
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$600.00

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London: Chapman & Hall, 1866. Four volumes finely bound in contemporary full vellum with beveled edges, red morocco labels with gilt lettering and black morocco tail labels, marbled end papers with red edges, Near Fine, moderate toning, mainly at end papers, light soiling to vellum. The bookplates of noted New Testament scholar William Sanday, Christ Church to front paste downs.… Read more
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cover of JOUBERT A Selection from His Thoughts.

JOUBERT A Selection from His Thoughts.

by Joubert, ( Joseph ); Translated by Katharine Lyttleton; with a Preface by Mrs. Humphrey Ward

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Published
1898
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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London: Duckworth and Co., 1898. Finely bound in contemporary full red morocco, gilt tooled floral decorations in five sections back, top edge gilt, marbled end papers, the binding unsigned. Near Fine, the spine a bit faded, light rubbing. Joseph Joubert, (1754-1824), was a French moralist and essayist best known for his "Pensees" (Thoughts), which were published posthumously. "The aim of… Read more
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