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PROCEEDINGS OF THE MANCHESTER LITERARY & PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 002983


Commencing with Obituary Notice of Edward Garside. Born 1860. Died, March 6th, 1939. Disbound with Proceedings, Annual Report,etc. uncut pages. i-lxvi. string-tied. Very Good+. Date? 1939? View more info

PROCEEDINGS OF THE MANCHESTER LITERARY & PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 002984


Commencing with Obituary Notice of William Watts Woodward who died, May 1st 1938. Disbound with Proceedings, Annual Report,etc. uncut pages. i-lii. string-tied. Very Good+. Date? 1938? View more info

SCIENCE, June 6, 1884. Volume III. No. 70

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1884

Seller ID: 003659


Articles by Famous Americans: FREDERICK SCHWATKA: The Middle Yukon with 9 illustrations; in Letters to the Editor: G. BROWN GOODE: The invention of the vertical camera in photography with photo engraving illustration; and CHARLES C. ABBOTT: Hibernating mammals. Other articles: " The conic projection in oceanic cartography" with a North-Atlantic track-chart. " The Royal Society of Canada"; and " Calderwood's Mind and Brain". Mildly chipped covers ... View more info

Miscellaneous Essays

By: Alison, Archibald

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Cary & Hart: 1845

Edition: Reprinted

Seller ID: 004410


Reprinted from the English Originals, with the Author's corrections for this edition. Contents include: Chateaubriand; Napoleon; Bossuet; Poland; Madame De Stael; Marshal Ney; Robert Bruce; Paris in 1814; The Louvre in 1814; Tyrol; France in 1833; Italy; Military Treason and Civic Soldiers; Arnold's Rome; French Revolution of 1830; Desertion of Portugal; Karamsin's Russia; The Spanish Revolution of 1820 and others. Total of 34 articles. 390 pp. Salmon color covers with s... View more info

AS A MAN THINKETH

By: Allen, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Collins:

Seller ID: 007498


"This little volume (the result of mediation and experience) is not intended as an exhaustive treatise on the much-written-upon subject of the power of thought." 80 pp. Miniature book with no publishing date listed. Stiff paper covers with faux red pebbled leather and gilt title box on cover. Cover corners are rubbed and slightly bent, minor creasing to spine, covers turn where it was read. Many interior pages are creased, corners are dog-earred and folded, some ... View more info

PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY HELD AT PHILADELPHIA FOR PROMOTING USEFUL KNOWLEDGE: MEMORIAL VOLUME I

By: American Philosophical Society

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, The American Philosophical Society: 1900

Seller ID: 006254


Those memorialized in this volume include: John A. Ryder, William H. Furness, Henry Hazlehurst, Henry Phillips, Jr., William John Potts, Lewis Allaire Scott, J. Sergeant Price, Thomas Sterry Hunt, Henry Duval Gregory, William Pepper, Richard A. Tilghman, Alexander Biddle, W. G. A. Bonwill, Daniel Garrison Brinton, and Edward Drinker Cope. 316 pp. Olive green paper covers. Front cover completely separated from rest of document. Corners are bent, edges rubbed and chipped, ... View more info

SARTOR RESARTUS: THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF HERR TEUFELSDROCKH IN THREE BOOKS

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1896

Seller ID: 001378


Centenary Edition, Volume I. 250 pp. Maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, scuffing to cover faces, some faded areas on spine, spine ends are bent and frayed. Uncut page edges. Endpapers are browning. Photograph frontispiece with tissueguard. Title page has browning from tissueguard. Spine loose in some areas, otherwise interior clean. Book in VG- condition. View more info

OUTLINES OF A SYSTEM OF MECHANICAL PHILOSOPHY:Being a Research Into the Laws of Force

By: Coues, Samuel Elliott

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Charles C. Little and James Brown: 1851

Seller ID: 000489


"These outlines of a System of Mechanical Philosophy are the result of a research made by the author, for his own instruction. In the research he attempted to separate supposition from fact,-the questionable from those things necessarily taken for truth by the laws of the mind." Embossed decorative brown boards.Backstrip ends frayed, else Good Plus externally. . Foxing on endpapers and title page, rest of interior clean and tight. 330pp. View more info

THE PROBLEM OF FREEDOM AND DETERMINISM

By: D'Angelo, Edward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Columbia, Missouri, University of Missouri Press: 1968

Seller ID: 001955


107 pp. Red cloth covers with gilt title on front and spine. Several white specks on front cover. Interior tight and clean. View more info

BUILDING THE EARTH

By: De Chardin, Pierre Teilhard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Dimension Books: 1965

Seller ID: 006552


Translation was made by Noel Lindsay. Author facsimilie signature on dedication page. 125 pp. Black cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Gold slipcase in VG+ condition with dirt smudges to corners and edges. Book in NF condition. View more info

PLUTARCH'S LIVES OF ILLUSTRIOUS MEN

By: Dryden, John (Trans.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Co.:

Edition: Reprinted

Seller ID: 006606


Translated from the Greek by John Dryden and Others. The Whole Carefully Revised and Corrected to which is Prefixed 'A Life of Plutarch.' Reprinted from the Latest English Editions. "This translation of the lives here presented is that known as Dryden's ; because a life of Plutarch from his hand was originally published with it, at the end of the seventeenth century, and is a reprint of the text as it appears in the edition in five volumes, published in 1859 by Littl... View more info

INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF EUROPE IN THE FIFTEENTH, SIXTEENTH, AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES. 3 Volumes

By: Hallam, Henry

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1843

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 004974


The volumes cover: Literature of Europe from the Middle Ages to 1700; History of Theological Literature in Europe from 1520 to 1700; History of Speculative, Moral, and Political Philosophy, and of Jurisprudence, in Europe, from 1520 to 1700; History of the Literature of Taste in Europe from 1520 to 1550; Scientific and Miscellaneous Literature of Europe from 1520 to 1550; History of Poetry from 1550 to 1700; History of Dramatic Literature from 1550 to 1700; History of Po... View more info

The Reader's Advisor: An Annotated Guide to the Best in Print in Literature, Biographies, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Bibles, Classics, Drama, Poetry, Fiction, Science, Philosophy, Travel, History,

By: Hoffman, Hester R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, R.R. Bowker: 1964

Edition: 10th Edition, Revised and Enlarged.

Seller ID: 004544


1292 pp. including index. Blue covers with white lettering on front cover and spine. Spine's top edge, small piece fraying. Overall covers are Good or better. ex. library markings on title page. Front endpaper with library pocket residue? Previous owner's name: Ed Woodworth stamped. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Thick book. Could require extra postage. View more info

THE IDLE THOUGHTS OF AN IDLE FELLOW

By: Jerome, Jerome K.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, George Munro's Sons: 1895

Seller ID: 004874


Munro's Library of Popular Novels. No. 42. A collection of humorous essays. The book consists of 14 independent articles arranged by themes: ON BEING IDLE. ON BEING IN LOVE. ON BEING IN THE BLUES. ON BEING HARD UP. ON VANITY AND VANITIES. ON GETTING ON IN THE WORLD. ON THE WEATHER. ON CATS AND DOGS. ON BEING SHY. ON BABIES. ON EATING AND DRINKING. ON FURNISHED APARTMENTS. ON DRESS AND DEPORTMENT.and ON MEMORY. 102 pp.This was the author’s second published book and it ... View more info

PROBLEMS OF LIFE AND MIND. THIRD SERIES (CONTINUED). PROBLEM THE SECOND: MIND AS A FUNCTION OF THE ORGANISM. PROBLEM THE THIRD: THE SPHERE OF SENSE AND LOGIC OF FEELING. PROBLEM THE FOURTH: THE SPHERE OF INTELLECT AND LOGIC OF SIGNS.

By: Lewes, George Henry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company:

Seller ID: 007377


500 pp. No publishing date listed. Green cloth cover with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners are rubbed to boards, edges bumped, white marks/scuffing on cover faces, spine is creased, spine ends are bent and fraying. Front hinge broken, back hinge loose. Interior pages are lightly browning, otherwise clean. Book in VG- to VG condition. View more info

Collecting: an Essay

By: Lynch, Bohun

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1928

Seller ID: 004614


One from The Pleasures of Life Series. Frontispiece color portrait of the author. 81 pp. Book is Very Good. Interior stamped with previous owner's name on title page and on one page's lower margin-not near text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Dust Jacket intact with chips/tears and some missing pieces around the edges. Spine label illegible. Missing strip at spine's bottom edge. DJ is Good- to Fair. View more info

I CHING: THE BOOK OF CHANGES

By: MacHovec, Frank J. (translated)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, New York, The Peter Pauper Press: 1971

Seller ID: 007205


"This concise handbook on human relations is from ancient China and may be the oldest book in the world." 63 pp. Red paper hard cover with image of gold dragon on front. DJ in Good- to Good condition with chipping/creasing to edges and corners, fading to spine and back top cover edge, ink spots/marks, top spine end is torn and missing. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, wear to spine ends. Spine slightly cocked. Front hinge loose. Interior is clean, t... View more info

THE AGE OF MISSING INFORMATION

By: McKibbin, Bill

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007486


"...will forever alter our fundamental view of television and what it has brought to and stolen from our lives." 261 pages with index. Cream paper hard cover with red cloth spine. Very light wear to cover corners and edges, spine ends are bent. DJ in VG+ condition with slight wear to edges, corners and spine ends, small scuff on front of jacket. Uncut page edges. Interior pages are crisp, clean, easily legible. Book in VG+ to NF condition. View more info

Satirical Dictionary Of Voltaire

By: McPharlin, Paul (Edited and illustrated by, in a new English version)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, NY, Peter Pauper Press: 1945

Seller ID: 004411


First published as Question on the Encyclopedia, then reprinted as Reason by Alphabet, and finally reworked, with many additions, as The Philosophical Dictionary...The Philosophical Dictionary is Voltaire's principal essay in philosophy..." Contents go from A to Z with several entries for some "letters". Some include: Adam, Books, Celibacy; Divorce; Equality; Fraud; Greatness; Happiness; Impotence; etc, ending with Zeal. 109 pp. Illustrations. Decorative cove... View more info

UTOPIA

By: More, Sir Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 006946


Translated by Ralph Robinson. Introduction by H. G. Wells. No publication date. 220 pp. Blue cloth cover with faded gilt title on spine. Light wear and rubbing to cover corners and edges, scuffing and stain on cover faces, spine ends are bent and fraying. Gilt top page edge. Previous owner's bookplate adhered on front inside cover. Front hinge loose. Interior pages are tight, clean. Book in VG- condition. View more info