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By Antrim, Minna Thomas.

H. Altemus, Philadelphia., 1903. pp. 112. 12mo. 160mm. Publisher's full maroon cloth binding stamped in cream and gilt. Cover decorated with a swooping floral pattern and lettered plainly in gilt. Spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Front cover is slightly rubbed and crinkled. Mild abrasions on corners of boards. Spine bright. Minna Thomas Antrim (1861-1950) was an American writer. She is famous for the quote 'Experience is a great teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.' Title page printed in red and black. Hardbound. Good. NW59. Hardcover. Very Good.


PRINCIPLES OF POLITENESS, AND OF KNOWING THE WORLD; By the Late Lord Chesterfield. With Additions by the Rev. Dr. John Trusler.

By Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, (1694-1773); Trusler, John (1735-1820).

Printed for Mathew Carey, Philadelphia: ., 1800. 106 p. LACKS last leaf of index and fly leaves. Last leaf of text very worn with loss and old crude tape repairs. Dampstain. 24mo. 140 mm. Original binding very worn. Crude paper covers over old binding. Hardbound. Poor. Title continues: 'Containing every Instruction necessary to complete the Gentleman and Man of Fashion to teach him a Knowledge of Life, and make him well received in all Companies. For the Improvement of Youth; Yet not Beneath the Attention of Any'. Scarce. Evans 38553. PALIB 6. Hardcover.


THE ENQUIRER. Reflections On Education, Manners, and Literature. In a Series of Essays.

By Godwin, William (1756-1836).

Printed for Robert Campbell & Co. by John Bioren, Philadelphia: ., 1797. pp. viii, 384. LACKS last 3 pages. Foxed. Early manuscript ownership of James Trimble on title page and page 221. 12mo. 160 mm. Rebound in a late 19th century quarter leather over blue marbled boards. Gilt lettered and decorated spine. Raised bands. Front board fragile. Extremities rubbed. Hardbound. Poor. Evans 32197. Godwin was the father of Mary Shelley of Frankenstein fame. PALIB 6. Hardcover.


THE AMERICAN POLITE LETTER WRITER, Containing About Sixty Letters, Written In The Most Fashionable Style.

By Kenedy, John.

(Stereotyped by H. Simmons & Co. for) John Kenendy and sold, wholesale, and retail, at his Bookstand, No. 16, Maryland Arcade, Centre Market Space, Baltimore: ., 1831. 64 p. Damp stain. Age stain. Early manuscript pencil ownership of Edward Henry. 100 mm. Original worn marbled wraps. Spine perished. Scarce. Apparently not in S&S/AI. OCLC records only the 1836 edition in one example (Univ. of PA). Softcover. Good. AI BX 8. Soft cover.


WHEN ACCEPTANCE IS DENIAL. A Handbook for People Who Are Confused About Confusion.

By Eriksen, Gil.

Gil Eriksen Communications, Fort Lauderdale, FL: (1993)., 1993. 238 p. Signed by the author on title page. 235mm. Paperback. Review Copy. First Edition. VERIA BX 1. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Soft cover.


THE ART AND SKILL OF TALKING WITH PEOPLE. A New Guide To Personal and Business Success.

By Fellows, Hugh P.

Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: (1969)., 1969. 224p. Illustrations by Charles Miller. Tall 8vo. Original full green cloth binding. Hardbound. Very good. Seventh printing. PHILOSOPHY 2. Hardcover.



By Russell, Bertrand.

Wisdom Library, Philosophical Library, New York: (1962)., 1962. 90p. Paper back. Worn. PHILOSOPHY 2. Soft cover.


THE MIND IN THE MAKING. The Relation of Intelligence to Social Reform.

By Robinson, James Harvey.

Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York and London: (1921)., 1921. 235p. 8vo. Original full red cloth binding. Front board decorated and lettered in gold. Spine faded. Corners bumped. Hardbound. Very good. PHILOSOPHY 2. Hardcover.


THE ART OF PROBLEM SOLVING. How to Improve Your Methods.

By Hodnett, Edward.

Harper & Brothers, New York: (1955)., 1955. pp. ix, 202. Edges foxed. 8vo. Original full cloth binding. Original priced dust jacket, soiled. First Edition. Hardbound. Very good. PHILOSOPHY 1. 1st Edition. Hardcover.



By Shapiro, Harry L.

Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ: 1956., 1956. 147p. 12mo. Original full paper covered boards. Original priced dust jacket, slightly worn. Brown and Haley Lecture Series. PHILOSOPHY 1. Hardcover.



By Spencer, Herbert.

D. Appleton and Company, New York: 1898., 1898. Two Volumes. Top edges gilt. XLib. 8vo. Three quarter leather over marble boards. Virtually disbound. Volumes from a set of Spencer. PHILOSOPHY 3. Hardcover. Good.



By Russell, Bertrand.

George Allen & Unwin, London: (1960)., 1960. 174p. Lacks front fly leaf. 12mo. Original full cloth binding, soiled.Hardbound. Very good. PHILOSOPHY 2. Hardcover.



By Spencer, Herbert.

D. Appleton and Company, New York: 1897., 1897. Five Volumes: Volume One in two bound parts; Volume Two in three bound parts. Top edges gilt. XLib. 8vo. Three quarter leather over marble boards. Virtually disbound. Volumes from a set of Spencer. PHILOSOPHY 3. Hardcover.


THE ELEMENTS OF LOGIC, A Text-Book For Schools and Colleges; Being the Elementary Lessons in Logic. Recast by David J. Hill.

By Jevons, W. Stanley; Hill, David J.

Sheldon and Company, New York and Chicago: (1883)., 1883. pp. xviii, 330. Early stamped ownership of M. E. Scheibner on title page. 12mo. Original cloth boards. Lacks leather spine. Professor M. E. Scheibner was a Russian and a graduate of the University of Warsaw. He was a fine scholar, speaking several European languages, and was an equally good English scholar. He was a soldier in the U.S. Civil War and was wounded. Being in Paris he came here expecting to get a commission, but failing, enlisted. From 1877 to 1881 he taught at the Doylestown Seminary; and then he taught at Reading High School for several years. PHILOSOPHY 2. Hardcover.


RIGHT LIVING AS A FINE ART. A Study of Channing's Symphony as an Outline of the Ideal Life and Character.

By Hillis, Newell Dwight.

Fleming H. Revell Company, New York; Chicago; Toronto: (1898-1899)., 1899. pp. 52, (4) [Publisher's catalogue]. Lacks first fly leaf. First letter of each chapter decorated. 12mo. Original full paper covered boards. Front board decorated with a trellis supporting ivy and an ivy decorated border. Binding slightly soiled. Spine repaired with some loss. Right Living Series. Hardbound. Very good. PHILOSOPHY 1. Hardcover.


LEVELS OF KNOWING AND EXISTENCE. Studies In General Semantics.

By Weinberg, Harry L.

Harper & Row, New York; Evanston; London: (1959)., 1959. 274p. Lacks first fly leaf. 8vo. Original green full cloth binding, lettered in white and decorated in gold. Slightly worn. General Semantics was an extremely popular approach to philosophy and self improvement for about 50 years. Its influence was felt in many spheres including science fiction, religion, education, and politics. This is one of the best discussions for the generalist. PHILOSOPHY 1. Hardcover. Very Good.



By Peale, Norman Vincent.

Garden City Books, Garden City, NY: (1949)., 1949. 151p. Paper beginning to brown but not brittle. 12mo. Original full cloth binding, slightly worn. Reprint of the 1937 edition. PHILOSOPHY 2. Hardcover.


THE SIMPLE LIFE. Translated from the French by Mary Louise Hendee. Popular Edition.

By Wagner, Charles.

McClure, Phillips & Co., New York: 1904., 1904. 193p. 12mo. Original full yellow cloth binding. Hardbound. Very good. PHILOSOPHY 2. Hardcover.


A PIECE OF MY MIND. Reflections at Sixty.

By Wilson, Edmund.

Doubleday & Company, Garden City, New York: 1958., 1958. 232p. A Doubleday Anchor paperback. Covers soiled. PHILOSOPHY 1. Soft cover.


A PIECE OF MY MIND. Reflections at Sixty.

By Wilson, Edmund.

Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, New York: (1956)., 1956. 239p. Paste downs and fly leaves stained. Small 8vo. Original full cloth binding. Original priced dust jacket, soiled and chipped with loss. First Printing. PHILOSOPHY 1. 1st Edition. Hardcover.


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