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Cartesian Studies.

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

Price: £4.00

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

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Plato’s Theory of Knowledge.

By: GULLEY, NORMAN:

Price: £5.00

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

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Anti-Semitism.

By: MARITAIN, JACQUES:

Price: £6.00

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 address the issue of Anti-Semitism, whether personal, religious, or state sponsored. He gives some reasons for its increase and loo... 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 pages, Else overall very clean and tight copies. 378 & 433pp. View more info

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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

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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 the Fabian Society and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. View more info

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The Liberation of Mankind The Story of Man’s Struggle for the Right to Think.

By: WILLEM VAN LOON, Hendrik:

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. 1933 repr:

Seller ID: 81730


Hardback, 10 x 7 inches. In full blue calf-leather fine binding, with raised banding, gilt lettering and gilt decorations to spine, decorative gilt paneled boards with ‘unicorn’ crest to front. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Binding attributed to “Riviere & Son.” In very good condition. Some fading to spine, and some slight fading to top edge of front. Else covers bright and clean. School bookplate/prize label to front “Orleton School, Scarborough, H.M. Stewart, 1936.” Some light foxing spots to outer page edges, else inside pages all very clean and ... View more info