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On Man in the Universe

By: Aristotle

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Roslyn, N.Y., Walter J. Black: 1971

Edition: Book Club -- Classics Club

Seller ID: 006051


441 pp. Beige buckram cloth with scarlet spine titling and Classics Club logo. Corners bumped, bookstore stamping on front end paper, else close to fine. Text clean. Anthology containing Metaphysics, Parts of Animals, Nicomachean Ethics, Politics and Poetics. Edited by Louise Ropes Loomis. View more info

The Essays of Francis Bacon

By: Bacon, Francis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, N.Y., Peter Pauper Press:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005605


228 pp., with glossary of archaic terms. Light soil to spine. No markings. Light wear. Decorative moorish-type diamond-shaped pattern on reddish-tan cloth. Spine gilt titling still fairly bright. Rubbing on corners. Not dated. The Tarlton Law Library at the University of Texas estimates it was published in the 1950s. More than 50 short essays on subjects ranging from age and youth to atheism. Large font and generous interlinear spacing makes this comfortable to read. Ori... View more info

Living with Zen

By: Baholyodhin, Ou

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Tuttle Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010175


208 pp., index, bibliography. 200+ photos; many full-page color photos. Guidance for designing a simple, minimalist personal environment according to Zen principles. Covering such topics as work spaces, bedrooms, nature brought indoors, use of bamboo, leaves, wood, liberation from clutter, fusion of East and West design concepts. Size: 4to -- 12 in Tall View more info

Hero, Artist, Sage, or Saint: A Survey of Views on What Is Variously Called Mental Health, Normality, Maturity, Self-Actualization, and Human Fulfillment

By: Coan, Richard W.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005443


322 pp. With usual "withdrawn" stamping on edges and endpapers; light traces on tape residue on endpapers. No other markings. Mylar on dj. A survey of the changing views of normality, maturity and self-actualization. Chapter titles include "Traditions in Western Thought, Traditions in Eastern Thought, Freud and Psychoanalysis, Existential Philosophy and Psychology" and more. Index. A cover blurb from the Contemporary Psychology journal praises Coan as a &... View more info

Ideas and Opinions

By: Einstein, Albert (Bargmann, Sonja, Trans.)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Bonanza Books: 1988

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 002717


377 pp. Firm, clean, nearly new, upper corners bumped. A selected anthology of Einstein's popular writings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Michel Foucault

By: Eribon, Didier

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard Univ Pr: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005695


374 pp., notes, index of names, 16 pp. b&w photos. Close to new, no markings, firm binding, dj in mylar protector. One dj corner wrinkled. Betsy Wing, translator. Eribon traces Foucault's path from Gaullist diplomat to a leader of structuralism in French philosophy, leftist activist and unabashed homosexual. View more info

Fighting for Dear Life: The Untold Story of Terri Schiavo and What It Means for All of Us

By: Gibbs, David (with Demoss, Bob)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Bethany House: 2006

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009687


288 pp.With 88 pp. glossy b&w photos. Partial stain, similar to coffee ring, on front cover. Otherwise clean. Inscribed on preliminary blank page to Billie Brown "your friend David Gibbs Matt. 25:40, 11/11/08" Dramatic, emotional story from the lawyer who represented the parents of Terri Schiavo, in a Florida right to die case that drew national attention and legislative action in 2005. Ultimately, Michael Schiavo won the right to disconnect a feeding tube that k... View more info

Fighting for Dear Life: The Untold Story of Terri Schiavo and What It Means for All of Us

By: Gibbs, David (with Demoss, Bob)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Bethany House: 2006

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009867


288 pp.With 88 pp. glossy b&w photos. Partial stain, similar to coffee ring, on front cover. Otherwise clean. Inscribed on preliminary blank page to Billie Brown "your friend David Gibbs Matt. 25:40, 11/11/08" Dramatic, emotional story from the lawyer who represented the parents of Terri Schiavo, in a Florida right to die case that drew national attention and legislative action in 2005. Ultimately, Michael Schiavo won the right to disconnect a feeding tube that k... View more info

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Meetings with Remarkable Men (All and Everything)

By: Gurdjieff, G. I.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Arkana (Penguin): 1991

Edition: 11th Printing of Arkana Edn..

Seller ID: 009194


Lengthy note to gift recipient on inside cover. No other markings. Moderate edgewear and light soil on covers, some curling. Binding firm. Reprint of a philosophical autobiography/travelogue first published in UK in 1963. Author relates his quest for ancient wisdom that he believed was rooted in Central Asia and the Middle East. Size: 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall View more info

Modern Continental Literary Criticism

By: Hardison Jr., O.B, Ed.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Appleton-Century Crofts: 1962

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009823


352 pp. Some rubbing to spine edges, thumbed, dog-ear creases to a few pages. Text clean. Binding firm. A broad sampling of European literary thought in the 19th and 20th centuries. Authors represented include Kant, Von Schelling, Von Schiller, Goethe, Saint-Beuve, Brunetiere, Zola, Marx & Engels; Tolstoy, Gautier, Baudelaire, Verlaine, Mallarme, Bergson, Croce, Nietzsche, Freud, Jung, Maurras, Breton, Sartre and Maritain. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in View more info

God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

By: Hitchens, Christopher

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Twelve Books (Hachette Book Group): 2007

Seller ID: 009487


305 pp. As new. Hitchens relates his own experiences with religion and how he came to a deep belief in atheism and a scientific view of reality. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In View more info

Leviathan

By: Hobbes, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, E.P Dutton:

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009403


392 pp. Most of text clean, light pencil underlinings and marginal noteson pp. 140-147 and pp. 178-86. Rubbed along top quarter-inch of spine. Decorative endpapers. Diamond and floral gilt pattern on spine moderately bright. Part of the collectible Everyman's Library series, which started being published in 1906. No date on this volume, No. 691 in series. Small print, probably 8 or 10 point. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall View more info

The Development of American Political Thought: A Documentary History

By: Jacobson, J. Mark

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton & Co.: 1932

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009829


723 pp. Spine sunned, one-inch rubbed spot along front joint. Several pages in later chapters have light pencil underlining and marginal notes; most of text clean. Previous owner's name in ink on endpaper. Exhaustive analysis of puritanism, federalism, democracy and other currents in American political philosophy. Perhaps the most interesting chapter is the final one, "America Comes of Age," addressing the progressive movement, immigration patterns, Americanizati... View more info

The French in Life and Love

By: Lewis, Edward

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri, Hallmark: 1967

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009757


60 pp. A Hallmark Cards small gift book. Text is very good, but a production error bound the textblock upside down, making the front cover the back cover, and vice versa. Price clipped. Previous owner's stamp on colored front endpaper. A collection of French aphorisms from over the centuries, most of them humorous. The 12 writers quoted range from Voltaire to Balzac, Stendahl and George Sand. With humorous color cartoons by John Trotta. Both covers have a pattern of of r... View more info

Leaves of Gold: An Anthology of Prayers, Memorable Phrases, Inspirational Verse and Prose

By: Lytle, Clyde Francis, Ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Coslett Publishing Co.: 1948

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 009952


200 pp. on heavy stock. Padded dark brown leather. Slight rubbing to corners, but still gift quality. Text clean. Gilt titling and leaf design with slight loss of gilt on front board. Gold foil endpapers with light wear. A Christian scrapbook of inspirational thoughts on diverse topics, such as courage, faith, mortality, family, etc. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in Tall View more info

The Prince; Leviathan (Great Books of the Western World)

By: Machiavelli, Nicolo; Hobbes, Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, Encyclopedia Brittanica: 1952

Seller ID: 005743


283 pp. Moderate to heavy rubbing on spine; one rubbed dime-sized spot on lower front grey cloth cover. Text clean and fairly bright. Part of the Great Books Series, Book No. 23. "The Prince" is translated by W. K. Marriott. Nelle Fuller edited "The Prince." View more info

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The Philosophy of Neo-Noir (Philosophy Of Popular Culture)

By: Mark T. Conard

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Lexington Kentucky, University Press of Kentucky: 2007

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009693


213 pp. Like new, no spine creases. Text clean. A collection of 15 articles exploring links between neo-noir film and television and various themes of modern philosophy Size: 8vo-- 9 in Tall View more info

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Nostradamus: The Man Who Saw Through Time

By: McCann, Lee

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus, Giroux: 1988

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010346


421 pp., several illustrations. Lightly read and thumbed. No markings, no spine creasing. Readable summary of the life and annotated prophecies of Michel de Nostradame, a.k.a. Dr. Nostradamus, who wrote in the 1500s about events and conditions he foresaw in the 20th century. Size: 8vo -- 8 in View more info

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

By: Pirsig, Robert M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Perennial (HarperCollins): 2008

Seller ID: 009423


418 pp. plus 15 pp. of rear addenda. Lighhtly read, nearly new. No markings. Green stiff wrappers with fold-over cover flaps. Part of the Modern Classics series, this edition marks the 25th anniversary of the book's original publication. A narrative about a father and his young son's motorcycle trip across America becomes an odyssey into personal philosophy. Addenda include several notes Pirsig exchanged with his editor while writing the book. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in. View more info

Five Great Dialogues: Apology, Crito, Phaedo, Symposium, Republic

By: Plato (Jowett, B., Translator)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Roslyn, N.Y., Walter J. Black: 1969

Edition: BCE

Seller ID: 005821


511 pp. Light bumping of corners. Text clean. Crimson and gilt cover decoration bright. Binding firm. Introduction by Louise Ropes Loomis. Part of Classics Club Library series. View more info