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John Ruskin’s Labour. A Study of Ruskin’s social theory.

By: ANTHONY, P.D.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press. 1983 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73480


Size 6.25 x 9.25 inches. In dark brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 220pp. 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 a... View more info

Cartesian Studies.

By: BUTLER, R.J. (ed):

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Basil Blackwell. Oxford. 1972 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73390


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw;spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 145pp. Collection of papers on aspects of Descartes’ thought. View more info

Plato’s Theory of Knowledge.

By: GULLEY, NORMAN:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. Methuen and Co.Ltd. 1962 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73596


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 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. 203pp. The author traces the development of Plato’s Theory of Knowledge. View more info

Anti-Semitism.

By: MARITAIN, JACQUES:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Geoffrey Bles. London. 1939 1st edtion.:

Seller ID: 73216


Size 5.75 x 9.0 inches. In maroon cloth covers with paper title label to front. With dustwrapper. 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. 57pp. The author develops some lectures he gave in 1938 to addres... View more info

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The Principals of Moral and Political Philosophy The Fifth Edition Corrected.

By: PALEY, WILLIAM:

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London, Printed by J. Davis for R. Faulder, 1788:

Seller ID: 79528


2 vols. Hardbacks, 8.5 x 5 inches. In full polished Tree calf-Leather bindings, gilt banding and decorations to spine, red leather spine labels. Plain edges and endpapers. In very good conditions. Spines slightly darkened, edges and corners a little rubbed. Repaired crack to front hinge v.1, small chip to top front corner of board. Bookplates to endpapers “Rt. Hon Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire.” Some darkening to endpapers, and some light foxing spots to page... View more info

Gods of the People.

By: SAURAT, DENIS:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: John Westhouse. London. 1947 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69082


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... View more info

God, the Devil, and Darwin A Critique of Intelligent Design Theory. Foreword by Richard Dawkins

By: SHANKS, NIALL:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press 2004:

Seller ID: 74713


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. View more info

Reflections on the Wisdom, Power, and Goodness of God. Selected from Sturm's Reflections.

By: STURM -

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dublin. Printed by Chistopher Bentham 1820 (1st.Irish edition?).:

Seller ID: 50207


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. View more info

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Proverbial Philosophy Eighteenth Edition

By: TUPPER, MARTIN F.:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Hatchard, 1854 18th:

Seller ID: 79175


Hardback, 6.5 x 4 inches. In blue full calf Leather binding, raised and gilt banding to spine, with gilt lettering to red spine label and gilt decorations. Gilt paneled boards with gilt “Crossed Arrows” to both boards. Gilt dentelles. Marbled edges and endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped edges rubbed. Bookplate to front endpaper “Frederico Ponsonby, Harrow, 1854.” Inscription to following blank endpaper “R.F. Thomas 1945.”... View more info

Feather Fall. An Anthology. Edited by Jean-Marc Pottiez. Signed copy.

By: Van Der POST, LAURENS:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus. 1994 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 64482


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. View more info

Human Nature in Politics. An Introduction to the Study of Psychology in Politics.

By: WALLAS, GRAHAM:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London. Constable and Company, Ltd. 1938 repr.:

Seller ID: 73030


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 ... View more info