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The False Faces of the Iroquois
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The False Faces of the Iroquois

By Fenton, William N.

Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. Second printing.  xxii, 522 pp.  4to.   Softcover.  With photographs of 24 masks - false faces and husk faces - in color, and numerous b&w photographs of masks, rattles, tree carvings, ceremonial rites. "A monument to Iroquois culture"....."the most definitive, comprehensive treatment of this important and thoroughly fascinating topic that we will ever see." Volume 178 in the Civilization of the American Indian Series. Published in cooperation with the Museum of the American Indian. Near Fine.. Near Fine.

$275.00

Form of Beauty: The Krishna Art of B.G. Sharma
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Form of Beauty: The Krishna Art of B.G. Sharma

By Swami B.V. Tripurari

Singapore: Mandala Publishing Group, 1998. 198 pp. with numerous color illustrations. B.G. Harma, accomplished in the traditional schools of Kranga, Kishangarh, and Mughal painting, is recognized as the foremost living painter of Indian miniatures. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Oversize: For international customers, there may be an adjustment in shipping; the book will ship at cost. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$50.00

The Pilgrimage of a Pilgrim Eighty Years. By John Atwood, Veteran Fisherman of Cape Cod. Born in Provincetown, at 12:20 P.M., December 26, 1811.

By Atwood, John

Boston, 1892. Published by the author. 215 pp. Red cloth, title gilt on front board. Frontispiece photograph portrait of the author. The original owner has written in pencil on front free end paper, "Bought Sept 19-1892 Ordered through J Atwood & Co Boston". Some soiling on front and back covers. 1/2" brown stain on front pastedown and opposite on front free endpaper. Good+. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+.

$40.00

Tetrascroll: Goldilocks and the Three Bears: A Cosmic Fairy Tale

By Fuller, R. Buckminster

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1982. xxvii, 129 pp. Fuller explains how the universe works through the characters in the story, "Goldilocks and the Three Bears". He tells the story in text and lithographs. VG+ in VG dust jacket. Oversize: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the books will ship at cost. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good.

$25.00

Sketches of the Ecclesiastical History of the

By Greenleaf, Jonathan

Portsmouth, NH: Harrison Gray, 1821. Original calf. 12mo. 293,77, [1] pp. With appendix, with errata page. Jonathan was the brother of Moses Greenleaf. The first part of the book deals with the ecclesiastical history of various Maine towns and counties, followed by chapters on Freewill Baptists, Calvinistic Baptists, Methodists, etc. Williamson 3913. From the library of Francis Greene, historian and author of the History of Boothbay, Maine, with his stamp on the free front endpaper, and his bookplate on the rear pastedown. Beginnings of a tear at the top of the spine along each side, lacking spine label else a good, tight copy.. First Edition.

$125.00

The Philosophy of Rhetoric

By Campbell, George

Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois University Press, 1963. Edited with a Critical Introduction by Lloyd F. Bitzer. Red cloth. lii, 415, [blank], [liii]-lxi pp. Facsimile of 1850 London edition, "the best edition." Previous owner's name on ffep, some underlining and marginal notes in pen and pencil in introduction and in pencil on pages72-89. In other respects a near fine copy. . Hard Cover.

$35.00

Santayana: The Later Years: A Portrait with Letters

By Cory, Daniel

New York: George Braziller, 1963. 330 pp. Review Copy. The publishers included a glossy print of a photograph of Santayana with the author in Rome which is laid in along with the review slip. Dust jacket has some foxing on panel edges. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good.

$25.00

Systematic Theology Volume III: Life and the Spirit, History and the Kingdom of God

By Tillich, Paul

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1963. 434 pp. Includes index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$35.00

Crossing The Bar: A Lyric Of Life Everlasting

By Gordon, George A.

Boston: Pilgrim Press, 1909. 32 pp. Title and floral design on the front panel printed in sepia; same design repeated on the dust jacket. Each page has an Art Nouveau border in sepia, top edges gilt. Paper label on spine. Japanese vellum dust jacket has a tear and some foxing, else VG.. Hard Cover. Very Good/GVG.

$35.00

The Career of Philosophy. 2 Volumes as a Set

By Randall Jr, John Herman

New York: Columbia University Press Vol. I: From the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment; 1964; xiv, 994 pp, with index. Vol. II: From the German Enlightenment to the Age of Darwin; 1965; xii, 676 pp, with index. Black cloth, spine title gilt. Front hinge cracked; Vol I GVG, Vol II VG.. Hard Cover.

$50.00

Philosophy of the Practical: Economic and Ethic

By Croce, Benedetto. Ainslie, Douglas (translator)

New York: Biblo and Tannen, 1967. xl, 591, [9] pp. 4 pages publisher's ads. Navy blue cloth, spine title gilt. Spine slant, loss of color to cloth at lower edge of front board, otherwise clean & tight. GVG. Reprint. Hard Cover. GVG.

$25.00

Saying and Understanding: A Generative Theory of Illocutions
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Saying and Understanding: A Generative Theory of Illocutions

By Travis, Charles

New York: New York University Press, 1975. x, 182 pp. With bibliography, index. "It is Mr Travis' contention that 'what is said' is of more relevance than 'how it is said'." NF in VG+ dust jacket.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+.

$35.00

Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox
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Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox

By Gigerenzer, Gerd and Selten, Reinhard (editors)

Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2001. xvi, 377, [7] pp. Report of the 84th Dahlem Workshop, Berlin, March 14-19, 1999. With list of participants, subject index, and name index. Black cloth, spine title stamped in blue. Dustjacket has a little scuffing to rear panel. The goal of this workshop was to promote bounded rationality as the key to understanding how actual people make decisions without utilities and probabilities.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$75.00

The Thought & Character of William James, Briefer Version

By Perry, Ralph Barton

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1967. x, 402 pp. Perry first published this shorter version of his 2-volume work, The Thought & Character of William James, in 1948. The original work, published in 1935, earned Perry a Pulitzer prize.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Like New/Near Fine.

$30.00

An Apostle of Freedom: Life and Teachings of Nicolas Berdyaev

By Vallon, Michel Alexander

New York: Philosophical Library, 1960. [x], 370, [4] pp. With notes, bibliography, and index. Blue cloth, spine title gilt. Spine and top edges of boards sunned, thumb-soiling, otherwise clean & tight. Long inscription from author on ffep. . Presentation Copy. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$25.00

Neo-Hegelianism

By Haldar, Hiralal

London: Heath Cranton, 1927. viii, 494 pp. With appendices and index. Dark blue cloth, spine title gilt. Slight spine slant, cloth lifting from boards, previous owners' bookplate on front pastedown, inked name on ffep. . First Edition. Hard Cover. GVG.

$45.00

Metaphysical Analysis

By Yolton, John W

University of Toronto Press, 1967. xviii, 216 pp. With bibliography and index. Blue cloth, spine title stamped in silver. Dustjacket has edge wear. . Hard Cover. Fine/GVG.

$15.00

Boeddha: Met een voorwoord van Dalai Lama

By MacQuitty, William

Bussum: Teleboek N.V., 1969. 128 pp. Illustrated with color and black and white photographs by the author. Dutch language text was translated from the English by J.B. Th. Spaan. From the Library of Janwillem van der Wetering. Van der Wetering's first book, the Empty Mirror, documented his experience at a Zen Buddhist monastery in Japan. His second, A Glimpse of Nothingness, narrated his quest for spiritual enlightenment at a Zen community on the Maine coast. He has also established a world wide reputation for his series of mystery novels of the Amsterdam "Murder Brigade," based in part on his seven years as an officer of the Amsterdam Reserve Constabulary. A gift, inscribed to him in Dutch on title page. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/GVG.

$35.00

Nihilism: A Philosophical Essay

By Rosen, Stanley

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1978. xx, 242 pp, with index. Gray cloth, spine title stamped in black and red. Would be Fine but for splashes of coffee(?) to one leaf and a tiny bit to 6 more leaves, not affecting text.. Third Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good+.

$37.50

Topics in Philosophical Logic

By Rescher, Nicholas

New York: Humanities Press, 1968. xiv, 347, [3] pp, with indices. Navy blue cloth, title gilt. Previous owner's name on ffep. Dustjacket has sunned spine, wear to edges. . Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$22.50

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