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1603 Vitae Comparatae Aristotelis Ac Demosthenis Andreas Schottus Scarce Private
1603 Vitae Comparatae Aristotelis Ac Demosthenis Andreas Schottus Scarce Private

Price: £1,200.00

A very scarce copy of this work by Andre Schott.Printed by one of the earliest private presses. Known by its device 'at the sign of the Pine-Tree' found on the title page. The press was active in Augsburg from 1594 to 1619 and...

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1621 2Vol Les Vies Des Hommes Plutarch Translated French
1621 2Vol Les Vies Des Hommes Plutarch Translated French

Price: £550.00

A two volume set of Plutarch's famous lives of noble Greeks and Romans.Printed in French.Complete in two volumes.Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series...

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1634 Resolutiones Morales in compendium redactae Antonini Diana Latin
1634 Resolutiones Morales in compendium redactae Antonini Diana Latin

Price: £235.00

Antonino Diana's casuistic treatise. In Latin. Antonino Diana (1586 July 20, 1663) was a Catholic moral theologian. Diana was born of a noble family at Palermo, Sicily. A famous casuist, he was a consultor of the Holy Office of...

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1674-c1696 Elementa Philosophica de Cive & Eyphma Compendiarium Thom Hobbes
1674-c1696 Elementa Philosophica de Cive & Eyphma Compendiarium Thom Hobbes

Price: £850.00

A sought after collection of scarce philosophical works from early English political philosopher, Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury. Written in Latin. Thomas Hobbes was one of the founders of modern political philosophy....

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1691 Les Entretiens D'Ariste et D'Eugene Nouvelle Edition Scarce Bouhours
1691 Les Entretiens D'Ariste et D'Eugene Nouvelle Edition Scarce Bouhours

Price: £825.00

 A scarce early edition of this work by Dominique Bouhours.A new edition, published twenty years after the first edition. Collated: Complete with engraved title page dated 1691.Dominique Bohours was a French Jesuit priest, essayist,...

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1692 PHILOSOPHIE by Louis de LESCLACHE In FRENCH
1692 PHILOSOPHIE by Louis de LESCLACHE In FRENCH

Price: £495.00

Lesclache's philosophy divided into five parts, presented in tables.   With Lesclache's L'abrege des Fondements de la Religion Cretienne ou les Ordres de Dieu, Qui sont reluire sa Sagesse, sa Bonte, & sa Puissance.   Bound...

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1705 The Whole Duty Of Man According To The Law Of Nature By Samuel Puddendorf
1705 The Whole Duty Of Man According To The Law Of Nature By Samuel Puddendorf

Price: £495.00

A 1705 translation of Puffendorf's theories on the law of nature. With a note to the reader and an extensive preface by the author. Baron Samuel von Pufendorf was a German jurist, political philosopher, economist, statesman,...

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1732 Some remarks on the Minute Philosopher John Hervey Second Edition
1732 Some remarks on the Minute Philosopher John Hervey Second Edition

Price: £150.00

An interesting and scarce text reviewing George Berkeley's text.The work is a letter whereby an English clergyman is writing to his London friend on his views of Alciphron or The Minute Philosopher. This...

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1732 The Gentleman Instructed in the Conduct of A Virtuous and Happy Life Scarce
1732 The Gentleman Instructed in the Conduct of A Virtuous and Happy Life Scarce

Price: £190.00

A scarce tenth edition of this work on manners for Gentleman.Complete in one volume. Written for the instruction of a young nobleman to which is added a word to the ladies by way of supplement to the first part.

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1735 Enquiry into the Life&Writings of HOMER SCARCE 1ST
1735 Enquiry into the Life&Writings of HOMER SCARCE 1ST

Price: £599.99

A scarce first edition of Blackwell's translation of Homer Scarce First Edition Re-bound in quarter leather with marbled boards and gilt detail Published ananymously by Thomas Blackwell Thomas Blackwell (1701 1757) was a Scottish...

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1744 Traite Philosophique des Loix Naturelles R Cumberland Barbeyrac French Ed
1744 Traite Philosophique des Loix Naturelles R Cumberland Barbeyrac French Ed

Price: £365.00

The first French translation of this philosophical work.This work examines the laws of nature according to Cumberland.Translated from the original Latin into French by Monsieur Barbeyrac.Richard Cumberland was an English philosopher...

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1745 Ethices Compendium in Usum Juventutis Academicae
1745 Ethices Compendium in Usum Juventutis Academicae

Price: £45.00

A scarce copy of this ethics compendium.In Latin.Published for the academic use of young people.With an Aristotelian method of argument.  

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1752 A Demonstration of the Gross and Fundamental Errors of a Late Book By W Law
1752 A Demonstration of the Gross and Fundamental Errors of a Late Book By W Law

Price: £33.99

A work of Christian theosophy by William Law. The third edition, corrected. With a publisher's catalogue facing title page and decorative head and tail pieces.

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1752 Zacharias Pearce Dionysii Longini De Sublimitate Commentarius Latin Greek
1752 Zacharias Pearce Dionysii Longini De Sublimitate Commentarius Latin Greek

Price: £330.00

Dionysiou Longinou peri Hypsous Hypomnma. Dionysii Longini de Sublimitate Commentarius, quem Nova Versione Donavit, Notis Illustravit, & Partim Manuscriptorum Ope, Partim Conjectura Emendavit (Additis Etiam Omnibus Ejusdem...

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1755 2Vol Theologia Moralis Supplementum R.P. Patritii Sporer Patricius Latin
1755 2Vol Theologia Moralis Supplementum R.P. Patritii Sporer Patricius Latin

Price: £225.00

A scarce two volume set of theology works by Patritii Sporer (Patricius).Five volumes bound in two. All volumes are complete.Volume I is three volumes bound in one which include:Tomus ITomus IITomus TertiusVolume II is two volumes...

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1762 2vols Oeuvres du Philosophe de Sans-Souci Illustrated Frederick II Prussia
1762 2vols Oeuvres du Philosophe de Sans-Souci Illustrated Frederick II Prussia

Price: £985.00

A work of philosophy by King Frederick II of Prussia.This work is a mixture of prose philosophical writings and poetry.Complete in two volumes.In the original French.Scarce to be complete in two volume set.With a frontispiece...

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1764 De Futuro Impiorum Statu Libri Tres Ubi Adver Novatores Ecclesiae V.Patuzzi
1764 De Futuro Impiorum Statu Libri Tres Ubi Adver Novatores Ecclesiae V.Patuzzi

Price: £550.00

A scarce work of theology which considers the future state of ungodly, from the opinion of deists, heretics and modern followers of Origen. Written in Latin. Adorned with many beautifully engraved head and tail pieces, illuminated...

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1765 3vols Works Francis Bacon Volumes I III and V Frontispiece
1765 3vols Works Francis Bacon Volumes I III and V Frontispiece

Price: £300.00

A scarce Eighteenth Century collection of of the works of Francis Bacon.Three of five volumes.This is the most complete set of this work we have seen. Rare.With a Frontispiece in Volumes I and III.Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban,(22...

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1766 The Philosophy of History M de Voltaire First English Translation Enlighten
1766 The Philosophy of History M de Voltaire First English Translation Enlighten

Price: £900.00

A philosophical work by the prominent French Enlightenment author.Needs rebacking but a good copy with wide marginsVoltaire was a nom-de-plume of Francois-Marie Arouet.First thus, this is the first English translation of this work.With...

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1769 2vol La Palingenesie Philosophique ou Idees Etres Vivants by Charles Bonnet
1769 2vol La Palingenesie Philosophique ou Idees Etres Vivants by Charles Bonnet

Price: £1,250.00

A scarce first edition of Charles Bonnet's important philosophical work. Four volumes bound in two; complete. In French. Charles Bonnet (March 13, 1720 May 20, 1793), Swiss naturalist and philosophical writer, was born at Geneva,...

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1773 2 Vol Thomas Hearne Collection of Curious Discourses Eminient Antiquaries
1773 2 Vol Thomas Hearne Collection of Curious Discourses Eminient Antiquaries

Price: £250.00

A handsome copy of Thomas Hearne's A Collection of Curious Discourse.With a fold out plate to volume I.A British antiquary, Thomas Hearne was a diarist who was a passionate scholar of philosophy.

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1773 Precetti di RETTORICA Antonio ADAMI Niccola CIMINO
1773 Precetti di RETTORICA Antonio ADAMI Niccola CIMINO

Price: £79.99

An Italian work on Rhetoric from the mid-eighteenth century in a contemporary binding, that needs restoration. In Italian.

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1775 James Harris Philosophical Arrangements Engraved Frontispiece First Edition
1775 James Harris Philosophical Arrangements Engraved Frontispiece First Edition

Price: £335.00

Philosophical Arrangements by James Harris. Printed for John Nourse, Bookseller to His Majesty. Illustrated with an engraving to frontispiece executed by Issac Taylor. First edition. 'In this work Harris seeks to combine a range...

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1779 4vols Emilius and Sophia A New System of Education Roussaeu Translation
1779 4vols Emilius and Sophia A New System of Education Roussaeu Translation

Price: £675.00

An English translation of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's philosophical treatise on education. A new edition; first edition thus. Complete in four volumes. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume, depicting the author, Hermes, Orpheus...

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1782 Beauties of JOHNSON Observations Dublin Imprint
1782 Beauties of JOHNSON Observations Dublin Imprint

Price: £395.00

A scarce Dublin imprint, the first Irish edition, of this collection of philosophical pieces from the great pen of Samuel Johnson. Accurately extracted from his Works, and arranged in Alphabetical Order, after the manner of the...

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1786 Alexander Pope An Essay on Man Bishop of Gloucester
1786 Alexander Pope An Essay on Man Bishop of Gloucester

Price: £95.00

Alexander Pope's 'An Essay on Man' with additional notes, by William, Lord Bishop of Gloucester. A philosophical poem written in heroic couplets, this is perhaps one of Pope's most well known...

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1787 Christian Garve Philosophische Anmerkungen und Abhandlungen zu Cicero
1787 Christian Garve Philosophische Anmerkungen und Abhandlungen zu Cicero

Price: £140.00

A scarce edition of this work on Philosophy.Two volumes bound in one. Printed in German.Philosophical notes on the works of Cicero. Christian Garve was one of the best known philosophers of the late Enlightenment along with Immanuel...

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1789 The Economy of Human Life in Two Parts by Lord Chesterfield and John Hill
1789 The Economy of Human Life in Two Parts by Lord Chesterfield and John Hill

Price: £140.00

A collection of moral precepts, frequently reprinted and popular in their day. The first part has been attributed to Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, and the second to the author John Hill. Two...

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1793 Oeuvres Complettes de J J Rousseau Volume Twenty-Four Only
1793 Oeuvres Complettes de J J Rousseau Volume Twenty-Four Only

Price: £35.00

A single volume from Jean-Jacque Rousseau's Complete Works.Volume Twenty-Four only.Melanges Volume III.A New Edition.Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June 1712 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century....

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1793-97 15vol Oeuvres De J J Rousseau Works Of Rousseau Large Quarto Illustrated
1793-97 15vol Oeuvres De J J Rousseau Works Of Rousseau Large Quarto Illustrated

Price: £2,800.00

The Works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. This edition is decorated with beautiful figures after paintings and drawings of Cochin, Vincent, Renault, and Monsiau. With an engraved portrait to front of Volume I, twenty-one engraved...

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1794 Frederich Heinrich Jacobi Woldemar Philosophy German First Edition Scarce
1794 Frederich Heinrich Jacobi Woldemar Philosophy German First Edition Scarce

Price: £525.00

A scarce first edition of this work philosophy by Freiderich Heinrich Jacobi.Volume I of II. Both volumes are scarce.Woldemar is a philosophic novel full of genial ideas which the most complete picture of Jacobi's...

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1798 Natural Religion Insufficient & Man's Happiness T. Halyburton Very Scarce
1798 Natural Religion Insufficient & Man's Happiness T. Halyburton Very Scarce

Price: £325.00

A fascinating and highly detailed enquiry into the principles of the modern Deists, with particular focus into the writings of Lord Herbert.  Extremely scarce; being one of ten copies located, of which three are within America. "Natural...

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1798 Solitude J G Zimmerman Illustrated Leather with Memoir
1798 Solitude J G Zimmerman Illustrated Leather with Memoir

Price: £88.00

A beautiful example of J G Zimmerman philosophical work, offering a unique social commentary on the society of eighteenth century Europe. Translated from the original Swiss into English. ...

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1800 The Economy of Human Life by an Ancient Bramin Letter to Earl Chesterfield
1800 The Economy of Human Life by an Ancient Bramin Letter to Earl Chesterfield

Price: £44.99

A copy of Robert Dodsley's popular collection of moral precepts. With a bookplate to front pastedown of one Mr. Eardley. Parts one and two complete in one volume.

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1802 Discours sur L'Histoire Universelle J-B Bossuet History Philosophy Religion
1802 Discours sur L'Histoire Universelle J-B Bossuet History Philosophy Religion

Price: £80.00

 Jacques-Bnigne Bossuet's 'Discours sur L'Histoire Universelle' is a theological treatise on universal history - the presentation of the history of humankind as a whole - and, specifically, on the rise and...

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1805 An Essay On The Nature And Immutability of TRUTH James Beattie
1805 An Essay On The Nature And Immutability of TRUTH James Beattie

Price: £69.99

An early nineteenth-century copy of Beattie's famous philosophical work. Sixth Edition. Featuring a portrait frontispiece. With bookseller's labels for H. M. Gilbert, Southampton, to the front pastedown and Bohn, London,...

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1807 Meditations and Contemplations James Hervey Engraved Plates
1807 Meditations and Contemplations James Hervey Engraved Plates

Price: £90.00

An early nineteenth-century reflection on life and religion from James Hervey.Featuring an engraved frontispiece, additional engraved title page, and two other engraved plates Containing: Meditations Among the TombsReflections on a...

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1808 2Vol An Examination of the Advantages of Solitude John George Zimmermann
1808 2Vol An Examination of the Advantages of Solitude John George Zimmermann

Price: £140.00

A scarce set of these philosophical works from John George Zimmermann."With an enquiry into its prejudicial influence on the imagination and passions. With explanatory notes."Collated complete with eight beautifully engraved plates....

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1811 2vol Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste Archibald Alison
1811 2vol Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste Archibald Alison

Price: £290.00

Two wonderful essays from the passionate pen of Alison, these essays being major theoretical works of the Edinburgh enlightenment. Includes: Essay 1: of the nature of the emotions of sublimity and beauty, and Essay 2: of the sublimity...

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1813 Stael-Holstein Influence of Passions Upon Happiness of Individuals Nations
1813 Stael-Holstein Influence of Passions Upon Happiness of Individuals Nations

Price: £50.00

A copy of Baroness de Stal-Holstein's important Influence of Passions.A political and intellectual opponent of Napoleon, de Stal-Holstein was celebrated for both her critical and fiction work due to its influence on European...

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1820 2 Vol Sophoclis Tragoediae Septem et Deperditarum Fragmenta Calf Scarce
1820 2 Vol Sophoclis Tragoediae Septem et Deperditarum Fragmenta Calf Scarce

Price: £260.00

A handsome copy of Socrates' Tragoediae Septem. The founder of Western philosophy, Socrates' work on philosophy and ethical thinking is explained and discussed here in great detail.Complete in two volumes.

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1821 to 1822 3vol The Percy Anecdotes Ingenuity Integrity Captivity First Eds
1821 to 1822 3vol The Percy Anecdotes Ingenuity Integrity Captivity First Eds

Price: £89.99

A lovely little collection of The Percy Anecdotes. Three volumes containing six of the 44 monthly editions of the Anecdotes; Enterprise, Captivity, The Senate, Conviviality, Ingenuity, and Integrity. Supposedly written by "Sholto...

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1823 Extracts From the Spiritual Bee or a Miscellaney Slipcase Nicholas Horsman
1823 Extracts From the Spiritual Bee or a Miscellaney Slipcase Nicholas Horsman

Price: £125.00

A reprint of this philosophical work, first published in 1667. Although the editor of this edition attributes the work to William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania, the author is now believed to be Nicholas Horsman (16541689), a...

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1825 Essays Moral Economical and Political Illustrated Francis Bacon Of Truth
1825 Essays Moral Economical and Political Illustrated Francis Bacon Of Truth

Price: £50.00

A collection of essays from the philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, essayist, and author, Francis Bacon.Illustrated frontispiece portrait of Bacon. Includes essays on adversity, Atheism, Cunning, Wisdom and Deformity....

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1825 The Observer by Richard Cumberland 5 vols Compiled into 1
1825 The Observer by Richard Cumberland 5 vols Compiled into 1

Price: £69.99

An edition of The Observer compiled into one volume from the original five volumes. Richard Cumberland (July 15, 1631 October 9, 1718) was an English philosopher, and Bishop of Peterborough from 1691. In 1672, he published his...

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1828 2vol Conseils de Morale Francois Guizot in French Scarce Social Commentary
1828 2vol Conseils de Morale Francois Guizot in French Scarce Social Commentary

Price: £44.99

A very scarce collection of essays on society from French historian and orator Francois Guizot. First edition. Covering topics such as social habits, characters, the world, women, education and more. With frontispiece engraving...

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1830 Legouve Les Merite Des Femmes, et Austres Poesies Morocco Binding
1830 Legouve Les Merite Des Femmes, et Austres Poesies Morocco Binding

Price: £55.00

A new edition of Legouve's Le Merite Des Femme et Austres Poesies.Engraving to half-title. Gabriel Jean Baptiste Ernest Wilfrid Legouve (1807 1903) was a French dramatist. In 1847 he began the work by which he is best remembered,...

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1833 2vol History of Moral Science Robert Blakey
1833 2vol History of Moral Science Robert Blakey

Price: £340.00

A history of the morality of philosophy from Robert Blakey.First edition. Including chapters On the Passions, On Virtue, Moral and Political Philosophy, and more. Complete in two volumes. Very scarce.

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1834 Outline of a System of National Education Osmond de Beauvoir Priaulx First
1834 Outline of a System of National Education Osmond de Beauvoir Priaulx First

Price: £79.99

An essay on education. First edition. By Osmond de Beauvoir Priaulx (18051891), a Barrister, author and book collector. He gave one of his properties, Candie House, to the people of Guernsey, and it became the Priaulx Library in...

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1837 Female Beauty Preserved and Improved by Regimen Mrs A Walker Scarce
1837 Female Beauty Preserved and Improved by Regimen Mrs A Walker Scarce

Price: £195.00

A scarce copy of Mrs. Walker's lessons on female beauty.Revised by Sir Anthony Carlisle, Vice President of the College of Surgeons.With colour illustrations by J. W. Wright and E. T. Parris.The plates are arranged in such a way...

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1837 Karl Ludwig Kannegiesser Deutsches Declamatorium German Education Rhetoric
1837 Karl Ludwig Kannegiesser Deutsches Declamatorium German Education Rhetoric

Price: £135.00

A collection of translations of Declamations for the use of schools and classrooms.In German.A collection of short passages of great emotion, translated into German from or inspired by the Declamations of Roman higher education.

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1837 Vorlesungen Religionsphilosophie BILLROTH Erdmann
1837 Vorlesungen Religionsphilosophie BILLROTH Erdmann

Price: £59.99

The first edition collection of philosophical lectures by Billroth published after his death by Johann Erdmann. Gustav Billroth, 1808-1836, was a German Protestant theologian and philosopher. Johann Eduard Erdmann, 1805 -...

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1838 Elements of Mental Philosophy Text Book for Schools Thomas Upham
1838 Elements of Mental Philosophy Text Book for Schools Thomas Upham

Price: £15.99

An early edition of Thomas Upham's popular philosophical work. Fourth Edition. Thomas Upham (30 January 1799 2 April 1872) was an American philosopher, psychologist, pacifist, poet, author, and educator. He was an important figure...

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1838 Horae Paulinae Truth St Paul WILLIAM PALEY
1838 Horae Paulinae Truth St Paul WILLIAM PALEY

Price: £83.99

An early nineteenth century edition of this Christian work concerning the scriptures and St Paul by theologian William Paley. From the Widdrington library, Newton Hall, with a pencil shelfmark to the front free-endpaper, and the...

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1840 The Doctrine of the Will Appeal to Consciousness Henry P Tappan
1840 The Doctrine of the Will Appeal to Consciousness Henry P Tappan

Price: £69.99

A scarce first edition of this interesting philosophical work. Henry Philip Tappan (April 18, 1805 November 15, 1881) was an American philosopher, educator and academic administrator. He is officially considered the first president...

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1841 SACRED PHILOSOPHY Seasons AUTUMN Duncan
1841 SACRED PHILOSOPHY Seasons AUTUMN Duncan

Price: £29.99

Publisher's blind embossed full cloth binding with gilt titles to spine.  Illustrated with frontispiece and extra engraved title page. This is the fourth and final volume of Duncan's four volume set exploring the...

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1841 SACRED PHILOSOPHY Summer DUNCAN
1841 SACRED PHILOSOPHY Summer DUNCAN

Price: £29.99

Publisher's blind embossed full cloth binding with gilt titles to spine.  Illustrated with frontispiece and extra engraved title page. This is the third volume of Duncan's four volume set exploring the Sacred Philosophy of...

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1842 Eloge De La Follie Erasmus Biographical Notes Nisard French
1842 Eloge De La Follie Erasmus Biographical Notes Nisard French

Price: £28.00

This is a scarce copy of this famous work by Erasmus.Printed in French.With a history of Erasmus and his writings by M. Nisard.

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1842 Histoire De La Philosophie Ionienne M C Mallet Ionian Philosophy
1842 Histoire De La Philosophie Ionienne M C Mallet Ionian Philosophy

Price: £45.00

A Nineteenth Century copy of Mallet's work on Ionian philosophy, in French.The Ionian school, a type of Greek philosophy centred in Miletus, Ionia in the 6th and 5th centuries BCE, is something of a misnomer. Although Ionia was...

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1844 Elements of Logic by Richard Whately Eighth Edition, Revised
1844 Elements of Logic by Richard Whately Eighth Edition, Revised

Price: £29.99

A copy of this works of logic by Richard Whately. This is the eighth edition, revised. Richard Whately (1 February 1787 8 October 1863) was an English rhetorician, logician, economist, and theologian who also served as the Church...

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1844 HAYWOOD Analysis of Kant's Critick of Pure Reason Pickering first
1844 HAYWOOD Analysis of Kant's Critick of Pure Reason Pickering first

Price: £225.00

A superb and valuable Pickering first edition on Kant, by venerable translator and critic Francis Haywood.Haywood (1796-1858) was of Livepudlian merchant stock.  In 1829 he published an open letter calling for an English...

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1846 Adami Murimuthensis Chronica Sui Temporis by Thomas Hog
1846 Adami Murimuthensis Chronica Sui Temporis by Thomas Hog

Price: £44.99

An edition of this chronicle by Adam de Murimuth 'of his own days.'Adam Murimuth (c. 1274 1347) was an English ecclesiastic and chronicler.He was born in 1274 or 1275 and studied civil law at the University of Oxford. Between...

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1848 2vol Samuel Taylor Coleridge Aids To Reflection Sixth Edition Pickering
1848 2vol Samuel Taylor Coleridge Aids To Reflection Sixth Edition Pickering

Price: £69.99

Aids to Reflection by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, edited by his nephew Henry Nelson Coleridge (1798 - 1843) and with a preliminary essay to volume two by Rev. James Marsh. Sixth edition, enlarged. Samuel Taylor Coleridge...

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1848 Hints Towards the Formation of a More Comprehensive Theory Coleridge First
1848 Hints Towards the Formation of a More Comprehensive Theory Coleridge First

Price: £150.00

The first edition of a philosophical essay by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist. Bound with half title page, 'The Idea of Life' and with postscript...

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1848 John Daniel Morell On The Philosophical Tendencies Of The Age First Edition
1848 John Daniel Morell On The Philosophical Tendencies Of The Age First Edition

Price: £65.00

A uncommon philosphical volume by pastor and school inspector John Daniel Morell.A series of three lectures delivered at Edinburgh and Glasgow in January 1848, the work tackles postivism, individualism and the philosophy of tradition.Contains...

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1849 The Education of the Feelings Charles Bray Second Edition
1849 The Education of the Feelings Charles Bray Second Edition

Price: £55.00

A scarce philosophical work on emotions and behavioural traits from Charles Bray.Second edition.

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1851 2vol Lettres et Opuscules JOSEPH DE MAISTRE Essays
1851 2vol Lettres et Opuscules JOSEPH DE MAISTRE Essays

Price: £79.99

Two volumes bound in blue cloth, with gilt lettering and decoration to the spines. Joseph-Marie Comte de Maistre (1753-1821), born in Savoy, was one of the most influential spokesmen for the counter revolutionary, authoritarian...

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1851 Historic Certainties respecting the Early History of America A. Newlight
1851 Historic Certainties respecting the Early History of America A. Newlight

Price: £130.00

An entertaining parody being a criticism of the mythological interpretation of the New Testament presented in The Life of Jesus by D. F. Strauss. Compiled by Richard Whately under the pseudonym 'Aristarchus Newlight'....

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1852 A Discourse at the Ordination of Mr Charles Lowe by John Weiss New Bedford
1852 A Discourse at the Ordination of Mr Charles Lowe by John Weiss New Bedford

Price: £19.99

A discourse on materialism by the reverend John Weiss. First edition. John Weiss (28 June 1818-9 March 1879) was an American author and clergyman, as well as a noted abolitionist. Weiss was born in Boston. His father, a German...

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1852 Francis Bacon Essays and Wisdom Of The Ancients Philosophy School Binding
1852 Francis Bacon Essays and Wisdom Of The Ancients Philosophy School Binding

Price: £30.00

A pickering reprint of Bacon's collection of essays.In an attractive prize binding. Originally written in 1609 and published in Latin,  'The Wisdom of the Ancients' was intended by Bacon to draw on the significance and...

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1853 8Vols Sainte-Beuve Causeries Du Lundi Volumes VII - XIII & Table 1/2 Calf
1853 8Vols Sainte-Beuve Causeries Du Lundi Volumes VII - XIII & Table 1/2 Calf

Price: £90.00

A series of informal essays by Sainte-Beuve, the most powerful literary critic of 19th century France.Classically educated, and a graduate of the University of Paris, he made his way into journalism. He was thus drawn...

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1853 OSME Spirit of Froust John BOLLAND FIRST Edition
1853 OSME Spirit of Froust John BOLLAND  FIRST Edition

Price: £165.00

The first edition of John Bolland's scarce philosophical essay concerning the concept of Froust. Bound in the original publisher's boards. Attributed to the Rev. John Bolland. Not Widely Held Institutionally. Little is known...

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1853 Proverbial Philosophy by Martin F Tupper Moral Verse
1853 Proverbial Philosophy by Martin F Tupper Moral Verse

Price: £29.99

Martin Farquhar Tupper's Proverbial Philosophy, a long series of didactic moralisings composed in a lawyer's chambers in Old Square, Lincoln's Inn, during 1836. Fourteenth edition. With a portrait of the author to frontispiece...

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1854 CALDERWOOD Philosophy of the Infinite first edition
1854 CALDERWOOD Philosophy of the Infinite first edition

Price: £69.99

A very scarce copy of Henry Calderwood's first book.In this tome, Calderwood (1830-97) attacks the theories contained in Sir William Hamilton's 'the Philosophy of the

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1854 Proverbial Philosophy Martin F Tupper Gilt Fore-Edge Nineteenth Edition
1854 Proverbial Philosophy Martin F Tupper Gilt Fore-Edge Nineteenth Edition

Price: £180.00

A collection of philosophical musings from Martin F. Tupper.Including an engraved frontispiece. With gauffered fore edge.

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1855-59 2vol Introductory Lessons On Morals And On Mind By Richard Whately
1855-59 2vol Introductory Lessons On Morals And On Mind By Richard Whately

Price: £34.99

A collection of writings on mind and morals by Whately, both having been previous published in part in the periodical Leisure Hour. Lessons on Morals includes chapters on 'Conscience', 'The Divine Will', 'Self-examination', 'Difficulties...

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1856 A Delineation of The Primary Principles of Reasoning Robert Boyd Kidd
1856 A Delineation of The Primary Principles of Reasoning Robert Boyd Kidd

Price: £60.00

A scarce first edition of this work by Robert Boyd Kidd.Robert Boyd Kidd was an English philosopher and author. This was his only book.

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1856 Proverbial Philosophy Martin Farquhar TUPPER Morality Expressions
1856 Proverbial Philosophy Martin Farquhar TUPPER Morality Expressions

Price: £49.99

Tupper's popular pearls of wisdom, dating from the mid nineteenth century. Twenty-sixth Edition. Featuring an engraved tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece. With a bookseller's label for J. and T. Spencer, Leicester, to...

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1857 Anne Penny Morning Clouds Scarce Womens Literature
1857 Anne Penny Morning Clouds Scarce Womens Literature

Price: £225.00

A scarce book concerning the conduct of life.Anne Judith Penny was an elusive author whose works include 'The afternoon of unmarried life' which is a companion to women's thoughts about other women and 'The Romance of a Dull Life'....

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1857 Martin Tupper Proverbial Philosophy Full Morocco Gilt Detailing to Boards
1857 Martin Tupper Proverbial Philosophy Full Morocco Gilt Detailing to Boards

Price: £27.00

The popular volume of collected moral instructions, often couched as pithy apothegms.Tupper graduated from Christ Church, Oxford, in 1832. By 1835 he was called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn. He did not, however, practise law. Instead...

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1857 Philosophy of Skepticism and Ultraism by James Walker
1857 Philosophy of Skepticism and Ultraism by James Walker

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An interesting work on Christian philosophy and morality. "Wherein the opinions of Rev. Theodore Parker and other writers are shown to be inconsistent with sound reason and the Christian religion". With bookplate of the Fletcher...

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1859 2 Vol FRIENDS IN COUNCIL New Series by A. HELPS
1859 2 Vol  FRIENDS IN COUNCIL  New Series  by A. HELPS

Price: £59.99

An early edition of Friends in Council by Arthur Helps. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Two volumes, complete. Sir Arthur Helps, 1813 1875, was an English writer and dean of the Privy Council. His first literary effort...

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1859 2 Vols FRIENDS IN COUNCIL A New Series A. HELPS
1859 2 Vols  FRIENDS IN COUNCIL  A New Series  A. HELPS

Price: £47.99

An early edition of Friends in Council by Arthur Helps. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Two volumes, complete. With James F. Fuller's armorial nameplate on the front pastedown. James Franklin Fuller was an architecht....

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1859 Blaise Pascal Moralistes Francais inc de la Rochefoucauld Frontispiece
1859 Blaise Pascal Moralistes Francais inc de la Rochefoucauld Frontispiece

Price: £50.00

A handsome edition of philosophical reflections and thoughts.With a frontispiece of the main author, Blaise Pascal.The main focus of this publication is on Pascal, a French mathematician, inventor, writer, and Christian philosopher,...

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1859 Self-Help With Illustrations of Character and Conduct Samuel Smiles FIRST
1859 Self-Help With Illustrations of Character and Conduct Samuel Smiles FIRST

Price: £995.00

A scarce first edition of Samuel Smiles' pioneering and influential work on self-improvement. Not seen at auction since 1983. Samuel Smiles (23 December 1812 16 April 1904), was a Scottish author and reformer. The origins of this...

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1860 Textbook In Intellectual PHILOSOPHY J T Champlin First
1860 Textbook In Intellectual PHILOSOPHY J T Champlin First

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this late nineteenth-century study guide to intellectual philosophy. First Edition. 'Containing an outline of the science, with an abstract of its history'. J. T. Champlin was formerly President of Colby University,...

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1860 Transactions of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria Folding Plates IV
1860 Transactions of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria Folding Plates IV

Price: £440.00

Volume IV of the records of the meetings, proceedings and observations of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, Australia. The Philosophical Institute of Victoria combined with the The Victorian Institute for the Advancement...

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1861 Francis Bacon Essays Nineteenth Century Latin Language Leather Binding
1861 Francis Bacon Essays Nineteenth Century Latin Language Leather Binding

Price: £150.00

A very scarce collection of essays by Francis Bacon, written in Latin and in fine binding.A English statesman, philosopher, scientist and author, Bacon has been noted as the father of empiricism. Contains library bookplate to...

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1861 La Consolation Philosophique de Boece by Louis Judicis de Mirandol
1861 La Consolation Philosophique de Boece by Louis Judicis de Mirandol

Price: £69.99

A philosophocal work by Boece.A new translation in prose and in verse.Accompanied by an introduction and notes by Louis Judicis de Mirandol.

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1865 Outlines of Moral Philosophy Dugald Stewart Memoir by McCosh
1865 Outlines of Moral Philosophy Dugald Stewart  Memoir by McCosh

Price: £25.99

A later edition of this collection of essays by Dugald Stewart. With a memoir, a supplement, and questions by James McCosh. With eight-page publisher's catalogue to the rear. From the antiquarian library of Emeritus Professor...

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1866 A Treatise On LOGIC Or The Laws Of Pure Thought Francis Bowen
1866 A Treatise On LOGIC Or The Laws Of Pure Thought Francis Bowen

Price: £89.99

A scarce copy of Bowen's nineteenth-century study of Logic. Fourth Edition. 'Comprising both the Aristotelic and Hamiltonian analyses of logical forms, and some chapters of applied logic'. Francis Bowen (September 8 1811...

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1868 TABLE TALK of John SELDEN with intro by ARBER
1868 TABLE TALK of John SELDEN with intro by ARBER

Price: £22.99

Nice copy of Selden's work, published posthumously with two pages of publishers ads to the rear and copy of original title page. John Selden (December 16, 1584 November 30, 1654) was an English jurist, legal antiquary and oriental...

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1868 The Progress of Philosophy in Past and Future Samuel Tyler
1868 The Progress of Philosophy in Past and Future Samuel Tyler

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A scarce and interesting philosophical work. Second edition, enlarged. 'Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1868, by Samuel Tyler, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Maryland'.

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1868 The World as Dynamical and Immaterial Nature of Perception Wyld
1868 The World as Dynamical and Immaterial Nature of Perception Wyld

Price: £49.99

A scarce work of natural science and philosophy exploring the nature of perception. In its original cloth binding.

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1869 Weather Lore Proverbs Sayings Rules Inwards Rudyard Kipling ex Libris
1869 Weather Lore Proverbs Sayings Rules Inwards Rudyard Kipling ex Libris

Price: £180.00

The first edition of this fascinating book of proverbs. With the Indian elephant bookplate/stamp of Rudyard Kipling's library visible to the front pastedown. Kipling was an English journalist, short story writer,...

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1870 Reflexions Ou Sentences et Maximes Morales La Rochefoucauld Charles Royer
1870 Reflexions Ou Sentences et Maximes Morales La Rochefoucauld Charles Royer

Price: £35.00

A pocket sized edition of La Rouchefoucauld's Maximes. In a Louis Pouillet binding. Pouillet was a bookbinder in Paris from 1870 to 1910.In the original French.Edited by Charles Royer.With an engraved title page, illustrating...

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1872 2vol A System of Logic John Stuart Mill Ratiocinative Inductive
1872 2vol A System of Logic John Stuart Mill Ratiocinative Inductive

Price: £99.99

An early edition of John Stuart Mill's influential philosophical work. Eighth Edition. 'Being a connected view of the principles of evidence and the methods of scientific investigation'. Complete in two volumes. Bookseller's...

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1872 Aesthetics The Science of Beauty John Bascom
1872 Aesthetics The Science of Beauty John Bascom

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A fascinating philosophical look at the concept of beauty. John Bascom (May 1, 1827 October 2, 1911) was an American professor and writer.

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1872 Richard WHATELY Elements of Logic
1872 Richard WHATELY Elements of Logic

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A treatise on logic from the Archbishop of Dublin.Richard Whately (1687-1783) was a rhetorician, logician, economist, and theologian who was sometime Archbishop of Dublin.  He wrote a commendable number of essays on various...

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1873 Self-Help With Illustrations of Character Conduct and Perseverance Samuel Smiles
1873 Self-Help With Illustrations of Character Conduct and Perseverance Samuel Smiles

Price: £85.00

A nicely bound copy of Samuel Smiles' masterpiece, 'Self-Help'. A new edition of this work. 'Self Help' has been regarded as the go-to text for mid-Victorian liberalism. It was incredibly...

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1874 2Vol History of Philosophy Thales to the Present Time Friedrich Ueberweg
1874 2Vol History of Philosophy Thales to the Present Time Friedrich Ueberweg

Price: £49.99

An English translation of Ueberweg's compendious history of philosophy. Translated from the fourth German edition by George S. Morris. Part of the theological and philosophical library: a series of text-books, original and...

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1874 Textbook In Intellectual PHILOSOPHY J T Champlin
1874 Textbook In Intellectual PHILOSOPHY J T Champlin

Price: £24.99

A late nineteenth-century study guide to intellectual philosophy. New Edition. 'Containing an outline of the science, with an abstract of its history'. J. T. Champlin was formerly President of Colby University, Maine.

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1875 2vol John Stuart Mill A System of Logic Ratiocinative and Inductive
1875 2vol John Stuart Mill A System of Logic Ratiocinative and Inductive

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A philosophical study of the five principles of inductive reasoning that became known as 'Mill's Methods'. Ninth edition (first published in 1843). This work is important insofar as it outlines the empirical principles Mill would...

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1876 Les Causes Finales Paul Janet Philosophy Final Causes French
1876 Les Causes Finales Paul Janet Philosophy Final Causes French

Price: £90.00

A copy of Janet's philosophical work, in French.Paul Alexandre Rene Janet (30 April 1823 4 October 1899) was a French philosopher and writer.Born in Paris, he became professor of moral philosophy at Bourges (18451848) and Strasbourg...

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1877 Alfred Swinbourne Picture Logic or The Grave Made Gay Illustrated Scarce
1877 Alfred Swinbourne Picture Logic or The Grave Made Gay Illustrated Scarce

Price: £80.00

A decorated edition of Alfred Swinbourne's Picture Logic.With 4 illustrative plates.Swinbourne philosophises about art and science through humorous images and diagrams.

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1877 Self Help: With Illustrations of Conduct and Preseverance Samuel Smiles
1877 Self Help: With Illustrations of Conduct and Preseverance Samuel Smiles

Price: £68.00

An 1877 edition of chartist Samuel Smiles' most famous book. Deemed as his masterpiece, Self-Help promotes thrift and is an attack on materialism.Smiles was a Scottish author and government reformer. This work attacks a laissez-fair...

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1878 The Cultivation of the Imaigination An Address G J Goschen Signed Letter
1878 The Cultivation of the Imaigination An Address G J Goschen Signed Letter

Price: £275.00

An extremely scarce copy of the speech George J Goschen gave at the Liverpool institute November 1877.With a letter from the author to a Mr Henry A Bright tipped in at title page. The letter is possibly addressed to Henry Arthur Bright, a...

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1878 The London Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine Robert Kane Vol V
1878 The London Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine Robert Kane Vol V

Price: £45.00

A scarce edition of the Philosophical Magazine.Volume V - fifth series for January-June 1878. Illustrated throughout with many plates, some of which are folding, and illustrations in the text.

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1881 Hegel's Doctrine of Reflection William T Harris Logic Essence Signed
1881 Hegel's Doctrine of Reflection William T Harris Logic Essence Signed

Price: £125.00

An examination of the philosophy of one of the creators of German Idealism. First Edition. 'Being a paraphrase and a commentary interpolated into the text of the second volume of Hegel's larger logic, treating of "essence"'. ...

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1881 The Philosophy of Emphasis Jasper J Vance Lectures University Carolina
1881 The Philosophy of Emphasis Jasper J Vance Lectures University Carolina

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A scarce and interesting set of philosophical lectures. Blank pages bound in between each page of text. 'Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1881 by J. J. Vance in the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington'. ...

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1882 Thrift Samuel Smiles Self-Help Philosophy Essays Criticism
1882 Thrift Samuel Smiles Self-Help Philosophy Essays Criticism

Price: £10,000.00

A nicely bound copy of this work of instructional criticism by popular Victorian author, Samuel Smiles. Samuel Smiles is probably best known for his work 'Self-Help'. This work also promoted...

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1883 Final Causes By Paul Janet Translated William Affleck Preface Robert Flint
1883 Final Causes By Paul Janet Translated William Affleck Preface Robert Flint

Price: £34.99

Final Causes by Paul Janet. Translated from the second edition of the French by William Affleck  Second edition. Paul Alexandre Ren Janet (1823 - 1899) was a French philosopher and writer.  With a preface by Robert...

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1883 Pressense Study Of Origins Problems Of Knowledge Being And Duty Tr Holmden
1883 Pressense Study Of Origins Problems Of Knowledge Being And Duty Tr Holmden

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Study of Origins; or, The Problems of Knowledge, Of Being, and Of Duty by E. de Pressens and translated by Annie Harwood Holmden. Second Edition. Edmond Dehault of Pressens (1824 - 1891) was a French Protestant pastor,...

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1884 Self Help With Illustrations of Conduct and Preserverance Smiles Chartist
1884 Self Help With Illustrations of Conduct and Preserverance Smiles Chartist

Price: £210.00

New edition of chartist reformer Samuel Smiles' most famous book due to its strong social comments.A smartly bound copy of this, the first true self-help book, which of course gave its name to the genre.Originally rejected by...

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1884 Winter Sunshine John Burroughs Eyre and Spottiswoode Binding Naturalism
1884 Winter Sunshine John Burroughs Eyre and Spottiswoode Binding Naturalism

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A collection of essays on naturalism from American writer John Burroughs. With titles including The Snow-Walkers, Mellow England, and A Glimpse of France. Bound by Eyre and Spottiswoode (binder's ink stamp to front pastedown). ...

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1885 August Bebel Woman in the Past, Present and Future Social Science
1885 August Bebel Woman in the Past, Present and Future Social Science

Price: £160.00

Volume I of the International Library of Social Science's Woman in the Past, Present and Future.Ferdinand August Bebel (1840 1913) was a German Marxist politician, writer, and orator. He is best remembered as one of the founders of...

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1886 Joseph Roux Pensees Half Morocco With Gilt Detailing
1886 Joseph Roux Pensees Half Morocco With Gilt Detailing

Price: £90.00

A volume of philosophical observations from the French priest, poet, and philologist.Roux is known as a good source of quotations. Examples include: "Our experience is composed rather of illusions lost than of wisdom acquired" and,...

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1889 Tests Various Kinds of Truth Applied Logic Lectures James McCosh Merrick
1889 Tests Various Kinds of Truth Applied Logic Lectures James McCosh Merrick

Price: £19.99

An interesting collection of lectures on the philosophy of logic. Part of the Merrick Lectures. Second Series. James McCosh (April 1, 1811 November 16, 1894) was a prominent philosopher of the Scottish School of Common Sense....

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1890 A Theory Of Conduct Philosophy Archibald ALEXANDER First
1890 A Theory Of Conduct Philosophy Archibald ALEXANDER First

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A scarce first edition of this late nineteenth-century philosophical guide to Right, Duty, Character and Morality. First Edition. Archibald Alexander was formerly Professor of Philosophy at Columbia College.

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1892 Francis Bacon Bacon's Essays with Annotations Philosophy Leather
1892 Francis Bacon Bacon's Essays with Annotations Philosophy Leather

Price: £89.99

A very good, attractive edition of Bacon's Essays.Though Bacon considered the Essays "but as recreation of my other studies" , he was given high praise by his contemporaries, even to the point of crediting him with having invented...

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1893 First Principles By Herbert Spencer Fifth Edition
1893 First Principles By Herbert Spencer Fifth Edition

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First Principles is a work in philosophy by Herbert Spencer (1820 - 1903) an English philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist of the Victorian era. Fifth edition...

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1895 The Seven Planets F Lippmann Florence Simmonds Chalcographical Society
1895 The Seven Planets F Lippmann Florence Simmonds Chalcographical Society

Price: £400.00

A scarce and interesting work on the ancient theory of the universe, with facsimiles of medieval artistic depictions of the celestial system, and life on the various planets. To the title page...

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1897 2Vol De L'Intelligence Hippolyte Taine French
1897 2Vol De L'Intelligence Hippolyte Taine French

Price: £170.00

A two volume set of this work by Hippolyte Taine.Hippolyte Taine was a French critic and historian, credited as one of the chief theoretical influences of French naturalism. First published in 1870, De L'Intelligence was one of Taine's...

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1897 Mans Place in the Cosmos Andrew Seth Essays Philosophy Scarce First Edition
1897 Mans Place in the Cosmos Andrew Seth Essays Philosophy Scarce First Edition

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A first edition of this work by the Scottish philosopher Andrew Seth. Seth (1856 1931), whose ideas have been described as pantheistic, was a personal idealist and was critical of Absolute idealism; according to Seth personality...

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1898 University Addresses by John Caird First Edition
1898 University Addresses by John Caird First Edition

Price: £33.99

A first edition of these addresses on academic study by John Caird. John Caird FRSE (15 December 1820 30 July 1898) was a theologian, born at Greenock and educated at Greenock Academy and Glasgow University (MA 1845). He entered...

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1899 Theodule RIBOT Evolution of General Ideas first English edition
1899 Theodule RIBOT Evolution of General Ideas first English edition

Price: £395.00

An influential text on psychology and philosophy.Thodule Ribot (1839-1916) was an influentual French philosopher and psychologist.  Influenced by Hartley, Mill, Spencer, and Bain, he founded the Revue Philosophique de la...

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1900 Various Fragments by Herbert Spencer Enlarged Edition
1900 Various Fragments by Herbert Spencer Enlarged Edition

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An edition of Various Fragments by Herbert Spencer.Enlarged edition.From the Preface: "Several of the following fragments contain ideas and suggestions which ought not, I think, to remain buried, and practically lost, in their original...

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1902 Facts and Comments By Herbert Spencer Third Thousand
1902 Facts and Comments By Herbert Spencer Third Thousand

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First published in 1902, Facts and Comments is a book on philosophy by Herbert Spencer. Third thousand. Herbert Spencer (1820 - 1903) was an English philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal...

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1902 Norman Smith Studies In Cartesian Philosophy Rene Descartes First Edition
1902 Norman Smith Studies In Cartesian Philosophy Rene Descartes First Edition

Price: £28.00

A first edition of this work on Cartesian Philosophy, by Queen Margaret College lecturer Norman Smith.Referring to the followers of the philosophical doctrine of Rene Descartes, Cartesians view the mind as as seperate from the corporeal...

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1903 Alexander BAIN Dissertations on Leading Philosophical Topics first edition
1903 Alexander BAIN Dissertations on Leading Philosophical Topics first edition

Price: £120.00

A thoughtful compendium of articles by Alexander Bainconcerning prescient philosophical topics.Largely reprinted from the pages of Mind Journal, of which Bain himself was the proprietor from 1876 until 1891.

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1903 Haeckel's Critics Answered J McCabe Rationalism
1903 Haeckel's Critics Answered J McCabe Rationalism

Price: £115.00

A scarce Rationalist Press Assocation publication of McCabe's defence of Ernst Haeckel. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Issued for the Rationalist Press Assocation, Limited. Direct from the Widdrington library at Newton Hall,...

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1903 Humanism Philosophical Essays By Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller
1903 Humanism Philosophical Essays By Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller

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Humanism is a collection of Philosophical Essays by F . C. S. Schiller, M.A. Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller (1864 - 1937) was a German-British philosopher. Schiller studied at the University of Oxford, and later was a professor...

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1903 Thoughts from Maeterlinck Riviere Binding Esther Stella Sutro Essays
1903 Thoughts from Maeterlinck Riviere Binding Esther Stella Sutro Essays

Price: £60.00

A beautifully bound copy of this work by Maurice Maeterlinck.Edited by Esther Stella Sutro.In an attractive green morocco binding by Riviere and Son.Maurice Maeterlinck was a Belgian playwright, poet and essayist, who was awarded the...

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1904 Virginibus Puerisque And Other Papers Robert Louis Stevenson
1904 Virginibus Puerisque And Other Papers Robert Louis Stevenson

Price: £36.00

A charming copy of Virginibus Puerisque.Twenty-sixth edition.Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island,...

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1905 Polonius A Collection of Wise Saws and Modern Instances E Fitzgerald Bumpus
1905 Polonius A Collection of Wise Saws and Modern Instances E Fitzgerald Bumpus

Price: £55.00

A Bumpus bound edition of Edward Fitzgerald's Polonius.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist. With the preface by SS Allen.  With a portrait frontispiece of Edward...

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1905 The Philosophy of Proof by J R Gulson First Edition
1905 The Philosophy of Proof by J R Gulson First Edition

Price: £99.99

A first edition of this works of Philosophy by J. R. Gulson.In the Preface, among the works Gulson lists as chief references are Bentham's Rationale of Judicial Evidence (1827), Mill's A System of Logic (1843), and Whately on Logic...

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1906 2vols Morals in Evolution a Study in Comparative Ethics By L T Hobhouse
1906 2vols Morals in Evolution a Study in Comparative Ethics By L T Hobhouse

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A two volume set of this philosophical works by L. T. Hobhouse. Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse (September 8, 1864 June 21, 1929) was a British liberal politician and sociologist, who has been considered one of the leading and earliest...

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1906 The Nature of Truth by Harold H Joachim First Edition
1906 The Nature of Truth by Harold H Joachim First Edition

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An edition of this work of Philosophy by Harold Joachim.Harold Henry Joachim (May 28, 1868 July 30, 1938) was a British idealist philosopher. A disciple of Francis Herbert Bradley, whose posthumous papers he edited, Joachim is now...

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1907 Lay Sermons and Addresses Delivered in Balliol College Edward Caird Binding
1907 Lay Sermons and Addresses Delivered in Balliol College Edward Caird Binding

Price: £70.00

An attractively bound copy of works by Edward Caird.Edward Caird was a Scottish philosopher. He was master of Balliol College in Oxford until in 1893, after the publication of his great work on The Evolution of Religion in the same...

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1908 2vol in 1 Celine Renooz Evolution de Li'idee Divine Les Forces Cosmiques
1908 2vol in 1 Celine Renooz Evolution de Li'idee Divine Les Forces Cosmiques

Price: £60.00

Two work by Celine Renooz bound together.In the original French.The first edition of Evolution de L'Idee Divine. The third edition of Les Forces Cosmiques.Covering philosophy, physics and Renooz's controversial theories of the universe.Celine...

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1909 Modern Rationalism Rationalistic Spirit Joseph McCabe Very Scarce
1909 Modern Rationalism Rationalistic Spirit Joseph McCabe Very Scarce

Price: £45.00

A very scarce copy of this interesting looking at modern rationalism in the nineteenth century. This work is very scarce. This work is an interesting study into modern rationalism in the nineteenth...

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1910 Vol XX Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science
1910 Vol XX Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science

Price: £200.00

A re-bound Volume XX, Sixth Series, July-December 1910 Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science.With ten plates throughout, most of which are fold-out, as well as numerous engravings.The Philosophical Magazine is one of the oldest...

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1911 Maxims Of Life Comtesse Diane Translation
1911 Maxims Of Life Comtesse Diane Translation

Price: £50.00

A leather bound edition of Comtesse Diane's work 'Maxims of Life'. A charming edition of the work of Comtesse Diane, 'Maxims of Life'. Part of The Royal Library 'Belles Lettres Series'. ...

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1914 The Works of Aristotle Translated De Mundo & De Spiritu Forster & Dobson
1914 The Works of Aristotle Translated De Mundo & De Spiritu Forster & Dobson

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A scarce pamphlet of short philosophical treatises from Aristotle. Translated into English. Containing De Mundo translated by E. S. Forster, and De Spiritu translated by J. F. Dobson.

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1916 Emerson's Epigrams Chosen From The Author's Writings Eric Briton
1916 Emerson's Epigrams Chosen From The Author's Writings Eric Briton

Price: £22.00

A selection of epigrams by individualist writer, Ralph Waldo Emerson. From 'The Choice Books' series by George G Harrap. Illustrated, with a portrait frontispiece of Ralph Waldo Emerson and...

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1917-1926 4vols The Library of Philosophical Translations Plotinus Mackenna
1917-1926 4vols The Library of Philosophical Translations Plotinus Mackenna

Price: £550.00

A selection of English translations of Plotinus' works.Translated by Stephen Mackenna, a linguist and important translator as he introduced Plotinian philosophy to a new generation of readers.  Plotinus was a major philosopher...

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1919 VIRGINIBUS PUERISQUE Other Papers Robert Louis STEVENSON
1919 VIRGINIBUS PUERISQUE Other Papers Robert Louis STEVENSON

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The first collection of Stevenson's essays, in a Gonville and Caius College armorial prize binding. A New Impression. With a prize presentation label to the front pastedown, given to J. M. Kirkby. With a bookseller's stamp...

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1922 J. M Barrie Courage Rectorial Address At St Andrews University First Ed.
1922 J. M Barrie Courage Rectorial Address At St Andrews University First Ed.

Price: £110.00

A first edition of the rectorial address given by J. M. Barrie at St Andrews University on the 3rd of May 1922.The large paper edition.Barrie was a Scottish novellist and playwright, who today is best remembered for the creation of...

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1922 The Consciousness of the Atom Alice A Bailey Theosophy New Age Esoteric
1922 The Consciousness of the Atom Alice A Bailey Theosophy New Age Esoteric

Price: £220.00

A theosophical work by Alice A Bailey.The first edition.This work comprises of a series of lectures delivered by Bailey in New York, Winter 1921-2.Alice Bailey wrote more than twenty four books on mystical and occult philosophies....

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1922 The Measurement of Emotion by Whately Smith and WM Brown First Edition
1922 The Measurement of Emotion by Whately Smith and WM Brown First Edition

Price: £25.99

A first edition of The Measurement of Emotion by W. Whately Smith.With a Foreword by WM. Brown.Whately Carington (18921947) was a British parapsychologist and psychical investigator. His name, originally Walter Whately Smith, was changed...

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1924-25 2Vol Lewis C Strang Signed The Master and Modern Spirit Freedom Thinking
1924-25 2Vol Lewis C Strang Signed The Master and Modern Spirit Freedom Thinking

Price: £140.00

A signed two volume set of theology and philosophy works by Lewis C. Strang.Both volumes are special deluxe editions limited to five hundred (Master) and three hundred (Freedom) copies of which these are numbers 17 and 9. Signed by...

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1925 The Physiology of Marriage or Meditations of an Eclectic Philosopher Balzac
1925 The Physiology of Marriage or Meditations of an Eclectic Philosopher Balzac

Price: £60.00

A limited edition English translation of The Physiology of Marriage by Honore de Balzac.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.Spare, pristine spine label tipped in to rear.Translated...

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1927 Letters Concerning the English Nation Voltaire Charles Whibley Government Essays
1927 Letters Concerning the English Nation Voltaire Charles Whibley Government Essays

Price: £40.00

A nicely bound copy of Voltaire's essays based on his experiences living in England during the eighteenth century. Presented in a form of twenty four letters. In the original quarter cloth...

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1930 Cobbett Advice To Young Men And To Young Women Limited 82/1000 Colour Plate
1930 Cobbett Advice To Young Men And To Young Women Limited 82/1000 Colour Plate

Price: £79.99

A scarce limited edition of Advice to Young Men and (Incidentally) to Young Women in the Middle and Higher Ranks of Life in a Series of Letters Address to a Youth, a Bachelor, a Lover, a Husband, a Father, a Citizen, or a Subject...

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1930 Dictatorship on its Trial Otto Forst de Battaglia Einstein
1930 Dictatorship on its Trial Otto Forst de Battaglia Einstein

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A collection of twenty-two essays on dictatorship from various eminent authors, including Albert Einstein and Andre Maurois. With many illustrations throughout.

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1930 William Quan Judge Ocean Of Theosophy Portrait Frontis First Indian Edition
1930 William Quan Judge Ocean Of Theosophy Portrait Frontis First Indian Edition

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The Ocean of Theosophy is a treatise by William Quan Judge. With a portrait of the author from a photograph with copy of signature to frontispiece. First Indian Edition. Theosophy refers to systems of esoteric philosophy concerning,...

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1930-47 45Vol Mind a Quarterly Review Psychology and Philosophy G. E. Moore
1930-47 45Vol Mind a Quarterly Review Psychology and Philosophy G. E. Moore

Price: £575.00

A good run of the British peer-reviewed academic journal, Mind, published on behalf of the Mind Association, which is dedicated to the question of whether psychology could be a legitimate natural science. New series. Mind was...

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1931-1936 6vols Mind Quarterly Review of Psychology and Philosophy by G E Moore
1931-1936 6vols Mind Quarterly Review of Psychology and Philosophy by G E Moore

Price: £350.00

Three volumes of Mind A Quarterly Review of Psychology and Philosophy for the years 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935 and 1936.Edited by Prof. G. E. Moore, with the cooperation of Prof. F. C. Bartlett and C. D. Broad Litt.D.New series.George...

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1933 Initiation Human and Solar Alice a Bailey Tibetan Lucis Press Diagrams
1933 Initiation Human and Solar Alice a Bailey Tibetan Lucis Press Diagrams

Price: £90.00

An esoteric work by Alice A Bailey. This work discusses how spirituality relates to the solar system. With several diagrams throughout indicating Bailey's system of thought.The third edition of this work.With the scarce...

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1942 Robin George Collingwood New Leviathan Man Society Civilization Barbarism
1942 Robin George Collingwood New Leviathan Man Society Civilization Barbarism

Price: £70.00

A philosophical work by R.G. Collingwood.A philosopher, historian and archaeologist, Collingwood is perhaps best known for his book The Idea of History, published posthumously.This, his last work before his death in 1942 was completed...

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1944-55 2vols Discipleship in the New Age Alice A Bailey The Tibetan Occult
1944-55 2vols Discipleship in the New Age Alice A Bailey The Tibetan Occult

Price: £115.00

Volumes I and II of Alice A Bailey's work Discipleship in the New Age.The second edition of both works, published same year as their respective first editions.In original cloth bindings, with scarce dustwrapper to volume II.With the...

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1945 2Vols Karl Popper Open Society And Its Enemies Critique First Edition
1945 2Vols Karl Popper Open Society And Its Enemies Critique First Edition

Price: £1,500.00

A uncommon first edition of The Open Society and Its Enemies, in two volumes.A work that is extremely hard to find in an acceptable

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1946 Leaving Them to Their Fate Victor Gollancz Ethics of Starvation
1946 Leaving Them to Their Fate Victor Gollancz Ethics of Starvation

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A pamphlet on German food shortages during the Second World War. 'This book is, with some alterations, a chapter from a book, entitled "Our Threatened Values" , which is now being written.

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1948 Later Genesis Edited From MS Junius 11 By Timmer First UnclipDustwrapper
1948 Later Genesis Edited From MS Junius 11 By Timmer First UnclipDustwrapper

Price: £29.99

An uncommon copy of The Later Genesis. Edited from MS. Junius II  by Benno Johan Timmer. From the the Junius Manuscript of Cdmon's paraphrase of Genesis known as Genesis B, together with old Saxon Genesis fragments. First...

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1948 Letters on Occult Meditation With Dustwrapper Alice A Bailey 2nd Ed Reprint
1948 Letters on Occult Meditation With Dustwrapper Alice A Bailey 2nd Ed Reprint

Price: £55.00

A reflection on Occult Meditation by Alice A Bailey.A reprint of the 1926 second edition of this work.Just a few topics raised in the letters include the aligning of the ego with the personality, the importance of meditation, points...

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1948 Logical Studies by Harold Henry Joachim Philosophy Idealism First Edition
1948 Logical Studies by Harold Henry Joachim Philosophy Idealism First Edition

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The first edition of this work of idealist philosophy by Harold H. Joachim. Joachim is now identified with the later days of the British Idealist movement and is generally credited with the definitive formulation of the...

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1950 Glamour A World Problem Alice A Bailey Second Edition Theosophy Philosophy
1950 Glamour A World Problem Alice A Bailey Second Edition Theosophy Philosophy

Price: £78.00

A work by popular theosophy writer Alice Ann Bailey.Bailey was one of the first writers to use the term New Age in her works. A lot of Bailey's works describe a system of esoteric thought. She wrote many prescriptions for society in...

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1950 Martin Heiddeger Holzwege Off the Beaten Track Dustwrapper First
1950 Martin Heiddeger Holzwege Off the Beaten Track Dustwrapper First

Price: £250.00

A first edition of Martin Heidegger's Holzwege.A German philosopher in the twentieth century, Martin Heidegger was incredibly influential in his field and promoted a general change in ontological focus.

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1950 Martin Heidegger Holzwege 1st Edition Philosophy Origin of the Work of Art
1950 Martin Heidegger Holzwege 1st Edition Philosophy Origin of the Work of Art

Price: £45.00

A first edition of this work by German philosopher Martin Heidegger.Contains the essay Der Ursprung des Kunstwerkes (The Origin of the Work of Art) exploring the essence of art in terms of the concepts of being and truth.In the original...

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1950 Revelation and the Modern World L. S. Thornton First Edition
1950 Revelation and the Modern World L. S. Thornton First Edition

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A fascinating work being an exploration into the relationship between the substance of the Christian Revelation, and its human context, in both scripture and sacred history. First edition. "Being the first part of a treatise on...

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1951 Morals and Revelation H. D. Lewis First Edition with Original Dustwrapper
1951 Morals and Revelation H. D. Lewis First Edition with Original Dustwrapper

Price: £27.99

A fascinating study, exploring the relations of morality, religion and art. First edition. Featuring the original dustwrapper.

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1951 Telepathy and The Etheric Vehicle Alice A Bailey Theosophy Second Edition
1951 Telepathy and The Etheric Vehicle Alice A Bailey Theosophy Second Edition

Price: £220.00

A theosophical work by Alice A Bailey.With the original scarce and unclipped dustwrapper.The second edition of this work.This work concerns telepathy and the etheric body. The etheric body is the vehicle or instrument of astral energy....

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1953 French Thought in the Eighteenth Century Rousseau Voltaire Diderot First UK
1953 French Thought in the Eighteenth Century Rousseau Voltaire Diderot First UK

Price: £34.99

A detailed look into the thinking of 18th century French philosophers; Rousseau, Voltaire, and Diderot. First English edition. Featuring the original unclipped dustwrapper.

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1954 C E Last Man in the Universe Materialism Physics Philosophy Science Signed
1954 C E Last Man in the Universe Materialism Physics Philosophy Science Signed

Price: £60.00

A challenge to materialism in philosophy and scienceThis work attempts to explain, in language anyone can understand, that materialism in science and philosophy is out of date and '...provides both layman and expert with a completely...

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1954 Education in the New Age Alice A Bailey Second Edition Occult Theosophy
1954 Education in the New Age Alice A Bailey Second Edition Occult Theosophy

Price: £64.00

A fascinating, theosophical work on Education in the New Age.With a preface by Oliver L Reiser, the department of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh.The second edition of this work, published the same year...

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1954 The Principles of World Citizenship L. Jonathan Cohen
1954 The Principles of World Citizenship L. Jonathan Cohen

Price: £19.99

A short, yet precise essay into philosophy, intended for both beginners and highly established philosophers. From the Lecturer in Philosophy, Queen's College, Dundee, in the University of St. Andrews.

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1957 Martin Heidegger Einfuhrung in die Metaphysik Metaphysics Dustwrapper
1957 Martin Heidegger Einfuhrung in die Metaphysik Metaphysics Dustwrapper

Price: £45.00

A copy of Martin Heidegger's Einfrung in die Metaphysik.A German philosopher in the twentieth century, Martin Heidegger was incredibly influential in his field and promoted a general change in ontological focus.

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1958 Wronski I O Wronskim Filozofii Polish Philosophy by Boleslaw Gawecki
1958 Wronski I O Wronskim Filozofii Polish Philosophy by Boleslaw Gawecki

Price: £22.99

A bibliography of the works of Polish Philosopher Jozef Maria Hoene-Wronski. Jozef Maria Hoene-Wronski (23 August 1776 9 August 1853) was a Polish Messianist philosopher who worked in many fields of knowledge, not only as...

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1960 Hans-Georg Gadamer Wahrheit Und Methode Dustwrapper First
1960 Hans-Georg Gadamer Wahrheit Und Methode Dustwrapper First

Price: £110.00

A first edition of Hans-Georg Gadamer's Wahrheit Und Methode.Gadamer, the German philosopher from the continental traditional, here expounds upon the theory of hermeneutics in a publication that is considered his magnus opus....

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1960 The Destiny of The Nations Alice A Bailey Second Ed Theosophy Philosophy
1960 The Destiny of The Nations Alice A Bailey Second Ed Theosophy Philosophy

Price: £55.00

A theosophical work on the destiny of nations.Written by popular writer of theosophy and New Age , Alice A Bailey.The second edition of this work, published eleven years after its first edition.Alice A Bailey wrote a...

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1960-73 2 Vol Wilhelm Dilthey Weltanschauung and Der Aufbau der Geschichtlichen
1960-73 2 Vol Wilhelm Dilthey Weltanschauung and Der Aufbau der Geschichtlichen

Price: £58.00

A handsome copy of Wilhelm Dilthey's Gesammelte Schriften.A German historian and psychologist, Wilhelm Dilthey was a renowned philosopher specialising in hermeneutics and held Hegel's Chair in Philosophy at the University of Berlin.Incomplete...

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1963 Otto Poggeler Martin Heidegger De Weg Van Zijn Denken Philosophy
1963 Otto Poggeler Martin Heidegger De Weg Van Zijn Denken Philosophy

Price: £38.00

A smart copy of Otto Poggeler's Martin Heidegger De Weg Van Zijn Denken.A German philosopher, Otto Poggeler was a commenter on Heidegger and a scholar of phenomenology.

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1963 The Logic of Self-Involvement Donald Evans First Edition in Dustwrapper
1963 The Logic of Self-Involvement Donald Evans First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £59.99

A first edition of this philosophical study of the Christian use of language. Donald Dwight Evans (born September 21, 1927 in Thunder Bay, Ontario) is a Canadian educator, psychotherapist and spiritual counsellor.

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1964 The Rationality of Faith Carl Michalson First English Edition
1964 The Rationality of Faith Carl Michalson First English Edition

Price: £29.99

A highly detailed look into theological thinking, exploring the vital differences between faith within both nature and history. First English edition. Featuring the original unclipped dustwrapper. With many ink annotated critical...

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1965 The Rays and The Initiations Volume V Alice Bailey Esotericism Theosophy
1965 The Rays and The Initiations Volume V Alice Bailey Esotericism Theosophy

Price: £120.00

An esoteric work by Alice A Bailey.This work discusses Bailey's views and treatise on the occult concept of the  seven rays.  The concept of the seven rays has been a philosophy of the Aryan people in both Western culture...

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1966 Christian Ethics and Contemporary Philosophy Ian Ramsey First Edition
1966 Christian Ethics and Contemporary Philosophy Ian Ramsey First Edition

Price: £19.99

A fascinating collection of theological essays, with a focus on christian ethics. First edition. From the private library of theologian, David Palin. Featuring the original dustwrapper.

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1967 Esoteric Healing Volume Four Seven Rays Alice A Bailey Theosophy New Age
1967 Esoteric Healing Volume Four Seven Rays Alice A Bailey Theosophy New Age

Price: £60.00

A work on esoteric healing by Alice A Bailey.Esotericism is a term relating to a wide range of loosely linked ideas and movements originating from orthodox Judeo-Christian religion and Enlightenment rationalism. Esotericism tends...

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1967-77 4 Vol Hans Georg Gadamer Kleine Schriften I-IV Philosophy First Edition
1967-77 4 Vol Hans Georg Gadamer Kleine Schriften I-IV Philosophy First Edition

Price: £170.00

A handsome first edition of Hans-Georg Gadamer's Kleine Schriften.A German philosopher known for being a part of the continental tradition, Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002) was an expert on hermaneutics - the methodology...

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1968 2vols Origine Des Decouvertes Attribuees aux Modernes M Dutens Reproduction
1968 2vols Origine Des Decouvertes Attribuees aux Modernes M Dutens Reproduction

Price: £70.00

A facsimile reprint of M Dutens' historical work. This is a reproduction of the second edition of the work, which was published in two volumes in 1776.In the original French.Louis Dutens was a popular French humanist and historiographer....

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1970 Christ the Crisis Friedrich Gogarten First Translated Edition
1970 Christ the Crisis Friedrich Gogarten First Translated Edition

Price: £23.99

A fascinating work being a summary of German theologian, Friedrich Gogarten, life's work. First translated edition, R. A. Wilson. From the private library of theologian, David Palin. Featuring the original dustwrapper.

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1971 Communication and Culture in Ancient India and China R T Oliver First
1971 Communication and Culture in Ancient India and China R T Oliver First

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this study of language and communication in China and India. Robert Tarbell Oliver (July 7, 1909May 29, 2000) was an American author, lecturer, and an authority on public speaking, argumentation and debate, and...

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1971 Martin Heidegger Schellings Abhandlung uber Wesen der Menschlichen Freiheit
1971 Martin Heidegger Schellings Abhandlung uber Wesen der Menschlichen Freiheit

Price: £45.00

A lovely copy Martin Heidegger's Schellings Abhandlung uber Wesen der Menschlichen Freiheit.A German philosopher writing in the nineteenth century, Friedrich Schelling wrote extensively on idealism.

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1972-1992 4vol Radical Philosophy Jonathan Ree Lucien Goldmann 1-60
1972-1992 4vol Radical Philosophy Jonathan Ree Lucien Goldmann 1-60

Price: £330.00

A collection of sixty issues of Radical Philosophy, published between 1972 and 1992. Radical Philosophy is a British academic journal of critical theory and continental philosophy, appearing six times a year. It was established...

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1977 Martin Heidegger Fragen an sein Werk Ein Symposion Philosophy
1977 Martin Heidegger Fragen an sein Werk Ein Symposion Philosophy

Price: £34.00

A first edition of Martin Heidegger Fragen an sein Werk.Published as part of a conference on the work of Martin Heidegger, the twentieth-century German philosopher.

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1979 Extracts from the Idiot in Four Books C Cusanus Reprint of 1650 Edition
1979 Extracts from the Idiot in Four Books C Cusanus Reprint of 1650 Edition

Price: £90.00

Extracts from Nicholas of Cusa's The Idiot.A reprint of an edition published in 1650.Nicholas of Cusa was a German philosopher, theologian, jurist and astronomer. He was one of the first German proponents of Renaissance humanism. He...

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1980 Man Heaven and Earth Henri Tracol Reflective Esoteric Healing Philosophy
1980 Man Heaven and Earth Henri Tracol Reflective Esoteric Healing Philosophy

Price: £65.00

An esoteric work by Henri Tracol. Tracol was a pupil of 20th century mystic, philosopher and spiritual teacher George Ivanovick Gurdjieff.Tracol was a sculptor, writer, voyager and journalist. He was regarded as a 'Renaissance man'...

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1981 Tractates from Meister Eckhart First Thus Pembridge Design Studio Mystic
1981 Tractates from Meister Eckhart First Thus Pembridge Design Studio Mystic

Price: £115.00

A selection of Meister Eckhart's tractates.First thus, the first of this particular publication.In original paper wraps.Meister Eckhart was a German theologian, philosopher and mystic. He wrote lots on metaphysics and spiritual psychology,...

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1985 An Anthology of Number Esoteric Mystic Occult Power Pythagoras Theories
1985 An Anthology of Number Esoteric Mystic Occult Power Pythagoras Theories

Price: £60.00

An interesting work on the occult power of numbers.Author is not stated. In original paper wraps.This work discusses theories on the power of numbers with discussions on Pythagoras, Plato, Proclus all the way...

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1987 Meister Eckhart Die Lateinischen Werke Theology Philosophy
1987 Meister Eckhart Die Lateinischen Werke Theology Philosophy

Price: £120.00

A handsome copy of Meister Eckhart's Die lateinischen Werke.Here reproduced in the original latin, Meister Eckhart's, a German philosopher and theologian, was centred around spirituality.

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1989 Collingwood and Theological Hermeneutics John P Hogan Scarce First Edition
1989 Collingwood and Theological Hermeneutics John P Hogan Scarce First Edition

Price: £39.99

The scarce hardback edition of this theological work on the interpretation of religious texts by John P. Hogan. Bookplate of theological scholar David Arthur Palin to front pastedown.

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