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John Ruskinís Labour. A Study of Ruskinís social theory., ANTHONY, P.D.:
1 ANTHONY, P.D.: John Ruskinís Labour. A Study of Ruskinís social theory.
Cambridge University Press. 1983 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.25 inches. In dark brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 220pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. When the art critic John Ruskin turned 40 he abandoned his profession and turned to Social Criticism of the Victorian preoccupation with the pursuit of profit. This book examines the relationship of his social criticism to his moral and aesthetic judgements. 
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Cartesian Studies., BUTLER, R.J. (ed):
2 BUTLER, R.J. (ed): Cartesian Studies.
Basil Blackwell. Oxford. 1972 1st edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 145pp. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw;spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Collection of papers on aspects of Descartesí thought. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Platoís Theory of Knowledge., GULLEY, NORMAN:
3 GULLEY, NORMAN: Platoís Theory of Knowledge.
London. Methuen and Co.Ltd. 1962 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 203pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slight browning to spine and covers. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. The author traces the development of Platoís Theory of Knowledge. 
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Anti-Semitism., MARITAIN, JACQUES:
4 MARITAIN, JACQUES: Anti-Semitism.
Geoffrey Bles. London. 1939 1st edtion. 
Size 5.75 x 9.0 inches. In maroon cloth covers with paper title label to front. With dustwrapper. 57pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Handling and other small marks. Slightly rubbed along top edge. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1943. Else a clean and tight copy. The author develops some lectures he gave in 1938 to address the issue of Anti-Semitism, whether personal, religious, or state sponsored. He gives some reasons for its increase and looks to future. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Dialogues of Plato. Translated into English with Analyses and Introductions by B. Jowett, Master of Balliol College. In Five Volumes. Third Edition revised and corrected throughout, with marginal analyses and an index of subjects and proper names., PLATO: JOWETT, B.:
5 PLATO: JOWETT, B.: The Dialogues of Plato. Translated into English with Analyses and Introductions by B. Jowett, Master of Balliol College. In Five Volumes. Third Edition revised and corrected throughout, with marginal analyses and an index of subjects and proper names.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1892 3rd 
5 vols. Hardback, Tall 8vo. (9 x 5.5 ins.) In full calf leather Prize binding with gilt decorations to spine and tan morocco title labels. Beveled edge boards. Raised banding. Gilt panelling, gilt edging, and gilt embossed ‘crest’ vignettes to front boards. Marbled edges and endpapers. In very good conditions. Spines and edges slightly darkened and rubbed. Partial cracks to front hinges on all boards except vol 4 which is slightly cracked on rear edge and also vol.2 cracked on rear edge, Vol.6 fully cracked. Else very clean and tight copies. Five volumes. 576; 594; 543; 645; & 541pp. 
Price: 185.00 GBP
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Gods of the People., SAURAT, DENIS:
6 SAURAT, DENIS: Gods of the People.
John Westhouse. London. 1947 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. In yellow cloth covers with black lettering to spine and bird design to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Handling marks. Slightly rubbed around edges with small chips. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 190pp. The author contends that the orthodox beliefs of a community are really only held by a few official intellectuals. The masses hold a vast sea of unorthodox beliefs, voiced by the great poets. 
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God, the Devil, and Darwin A Critique of Intelligent Design Theory. Foreword by Richard Dawkins, SHANKS, NIALL:
7 SHANKS, NIALL: God, the Devil, and Darwin A Critique of Intelligent Design Theory. Foreword by Richard Dawkins
Oxford University Press 2004 
Size 5.75 x 8 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt spine. Illustrated dustwrapper. In Near Fine condition. (dw; slightly rubbed on edges) Spine slightly bumped. Else a very clean and tight copy. 272 pp. including index and glossary. Niall Shanks has written the first accessible introduction to, and critique of, this controversial new intellectual movement. 
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8 STURM - Reflections on the Wisdom, Power, and Goodness of God. Selected from Sturm's Reflections.
Dublin. Printed by Chistopher Bentham 1820 (1st.Irish edition?). 
16mo. Contemp.full calf. Many woodcut illustrations. 80pp. Binding worn with some leather missing on spine and fr.cover. Front cover loose ( but not detached). Last 2 pages sl.marked. Sl.creased inside. Else good. 
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Philosophers of East and West. The Quest for the Meaning of Existence in Eastern and Western Thought. Foreword by Kathleen Raine., TOMLIN, E.W.F.:
9 TOMLIN, E.W.F.: Philosophers of East and West. The Quest for the Meaning of Existence in Eastern and Western Thought. Foreword by Kathleen Raine.
London. Oak Tree Books Ltd. 1986 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With decorated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 526pp. Revised edition of the survey of human thought from earliest recorded times. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Feather Fall. An Anthology. Edited by Jean-Marc Pottiez. Signed copy., Van Der POST, LAURENS:
10 Van Der POST, LAURENS: Feather Fall. An Anthology. Edited by Jean-Marc Pottiez. Signed copy.
Chatto & Windus. 1994 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Black endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Light scratches to back. Price clipped). Author’s signature to main title page. A very clean and tight copy. 269pp. Signed copy of collected writings from Laurens Van Der Post. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Human Nature in Politics. An Introduction to the Study of Psychology in Politics., WALLAS, GRAHAM:
11 WALLAS, GRAHAM: Human Nature in Politics. An Introduction to the Study of Psychology in Politics.
London. Constable and Company, Ltd. 1938 repr. 
Size 5.25 x 8.0 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine darkened with small stains and rubbed at ends. Handling marks. Slightly rubbed around edges. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1944. Else a clean and tight copy. 302pp. Originally published in 1908. Graham Wallas was a socialist, social psychologist, educationalist, a leader of the Fabian Society and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. 
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