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SYNERGETICS: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking
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SYNERGETICS: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking

by Fuller, R. Buckminster; in Collaboration with E. J. Applewhite; Preface and Contribution by Arthur L. Loeb

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1975
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New York: Macmillan Pub Co, 1975. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at half title page -"To Carl with joy that he is reading Synergetics Buckminster Fuller" . Very Good, lacking the dust jacket, the white cloth and edges showing toning. xxxii, 876 pp., with illustrated end papers. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Printing. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo… Read more about this item
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The Essayes or Morall, Politike, and Militarie Discourses of Lord Michael De Montaigne, Knight of the Noble Order of Saint Michael, and One of the Gentlemen in Ordinary of the French Kings Chamber. the Third Edition Wherunto is Now Newly Added an Index
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The Essayes or Morall, Politike, and Militarie Discourses of Lord Michael De Montaigne, Knight of the Noble Order of Saint Michael, and One of the Gentlemen in Ordinary of the French Kings Chamber. the Third Edition Wherunto is Now Newly Added an Index

by Montaigne, Michael De

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1632
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London: Printed By M. Flesher, for Rich. Royston , 1632. From the library of British economist and entomologist William Spence (c.1783 - 6 January 1860) with his signature and a quotation about Montaigne in his hand at verso of title page, and his signature again at rear end page. "To the Beholder of This Title", [10], 631, [11,Index]. Separate title… Read more about this item
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All the Works of Epictetus, Which are Now Extant; Consisting of His Discourses, Preserved By Arrian, in Four Books, The Enchiridon, and Fragments
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All the Works of Epictetus, Which are Now Extant; Consisting of His Discourses, Preserved By Arrian, in Four Books, The Enchiridon, and Fragments

by Epictetus; Translated from the Original Greek By Elizabeth Carter, with an Introduction, and Notes, By the Translator

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First Edition of the First English Tran
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1758
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London: Printed By S. Richardson: And Sold By A. Millar...John Rivington...And, R. and J. Dodsley , 1758. Recently professionally rebacked in closely matching leather with red leather label in gilt, retaining the original leather covers while restoring the edges and corners. Internally clean and bright. With the armorial bookplates of Granville Leveson Gower, 1st Marquis of Stafford (1721-1803), and Bridgewater… Read more about this item
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The Philosophy of History, in a Course of Lectures, Delivered at Vienna
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The Philosophy of History, in a Course of Lectures, Delivered at Vienna

by Von Schlegel, Frederick; Translated from the German with a Memoir of the Author by James Burton Robertson, Esq.

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Sixth Revised Edition
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1852
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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1852. xii, 498 pages. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Very Good, bound in contemporary polished calf, ornate gilt back, marbled end papers and edges, boards rubbed at edges, tissue guard detached but complete, interior clean, fresh and unmarked. Uncommon in attractive binding. . Sixth Revised Edition . Polished Calf. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo -… Read more about this item
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Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie. Erster (1.) Band. Buch I: Der Produktionsprozess des Kapitals.dritte vermehrte Auflage;  Zweite Band, Buch II;  Der Zirkulationsprocess des Kapitals
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Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie. Erster (1.) Band. Buch I: Der Produktionsprozess des Kapitals.dritte vermehrte Auflage; Zweite Band, Buch II; Der Zirkulationsprocess des Kapitals

by Marx, Karl; Edited by Friedrich Engels

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1883
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Hamburg 1883-1885, : Verlag von Otto Meissner , 1883. xxiii, (1), 808, xxvii, 526 pages. Two volumes, The 3rd revised edition of the first volume of Das Kapital , edited by Friedrich Engels after the death of Karl Marx , with First Edition of the second volume of Kapital, edited by Engels and published 1885. .Newly… Read more about this item
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Taboo, Magic, Spirits: A Study of Primitive Roman Religion
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Taboo, Magic, Spirits: A Study of Primitive Roman Religion

by Burriss, Eli Edward

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1931
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New York: The Macmillan Co,, 1931. Near Fine, slight sunning to cloth at head of spine, in a Very Good SCARCE dust jacket, front flap corners clipped, 1" triangular chip front panel at top edge, smaller chips at fold corners. x. (1), 250 pages. Contents are clean, tight, and unmarked.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over… Read more about this item
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Corpus Philosophorum Danicorum Medii Aevi. The First Eight Books, Complete in 11 Volumes
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Corpus Philosophorum Danicorum Medii Aevi. The First Eight Books, Complete in 11 Volumes

by Boetius, de Dacia; Alfred Otto; Roos, Heinrich

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1955
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[Copenhagen, Denmark]: Hauniae, 1955. A Fine set of the first eight books in this series, in eleven volumes, published 1955, 1961, 1963, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, and 1979. In original white cloth spines with gilt lettering over blue paper covered boards, the first four books with gilt top edges, three of the first four in publisher's original plain cardboard… Read more about this item
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Les Pensees De Bl. Pascal ; Suivies D'une Nouvelle Table Analytique
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Les Pensees De Bl. Pascal ; Suivies D'une Nouvelle Table Analytique

by Pascal, Blaise (1623-1662)

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1826
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Paris: Chez Lefevre, Libraire, 1826. (2 preliminary leaves, 500 pages) frontispiece (portrait). Bound in contemporary red polished calf with blind embossed covers and gilt and blind embossed spine, gilt turn-ins, marbled boards and edges. Very Good, boards lightly rubbed, light toning throughout, the small contemporary bookplate of Edouard Aubert front paste down. The ownership signature of J.B. Girard, US Army,… Read more about this item
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The Alternatives and Consequences of Actions; An Essay on Certain Fundamental Notions in Teleological Ethics
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The Alternatives and Consequences of Actions; An Essay on Certain Fundamental Notions in Teleological Ethics

by Bergstrom, Lars

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1966
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Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksel Intl., 1966. From the collection of noted medieval scholar and polyglot James W. Marchand, with his name stamp front cover. Very Good Plus, crease top corner front wrapper, small marker lines front cover and title page. . First Edition. Printer Wrappers. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Plutarch's De Iside et Osiride
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Plutarch's De Iside et Osiride

by Plutarch; Edited with an Introduction Translation and Commentary by L. Gwyn Griffiths

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1970
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(Cardiff): University of Wales Press, 1970. One of Griffiths two most important works. "This is the first modern commentary on Plutarch's De Iside et Osiride to be accompanied by a new recension of the greek text, and also the first to be undertaken by a classical scholar who is at the same time an Egyptologist." (front flap). Fine in a… Read more about this item
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(Fine Binding - Wood of London ) The Prince;  Translated from the Original Italian of Niccolo Machiavelli To Which is Prefixed an Introduction
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(Fine Binding - Wood of London ) The Prince; Translated from the Original Italian of Niccolo Machiavelli To Which is Prefixed an Introduction

by Machiavelli, Niccolo; Byerley, John Scott (Translator)

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First Byerley Translation
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1810
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London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1810. Finely bound by Wood of London in early 20th c., half red morocco over red buckram boards, tasteful gilt decorations back, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. xcv, (1), 211, (1 ads) pp. RARE, this early translation into English is the third, after William Fowler in the 1590s and Edward… Read more about this item
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Logical Investigations. Two Volumes
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Logical Investigations. Two Volumes

by Husserl, Edmund; Translated by J. N. Findlay from the Second German Edition of LOGISCHE UNTERSUCHENGEN

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Reprint
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1976
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Hardcover
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9780710066183
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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1976. SCARCE in current commerce, and particularly so in such lovely condition. Two volumes, Fine in Fine (Vol. I) and Near Fine (Vol.II) dust jackets, the jacket on Vol. II with a 1/2" triangular chip the bottom edge of rear panel. From the collection of Lawrence Grossberg, noted American scholar of cultural studies and popular… Read more about this item
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Aspects of the Theory of Syntax
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Aspects of the Theory of Syntax

by Chomsky, Noam

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First Edition
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1965
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Cambridge, MA: The M.I.T. Press (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), 1965. Original blue cloth with silver lettering at spine bright, x, 251 pages, illustrations. From the collection of noted medieval scholar, linguist, and polyglot James W. Marchand, his name stamp front end page. Fine in a Very Good Plus dust jacket, small rubs at edges, light soiling, 1/2" closed tear bottom… Read more about this item
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Godel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid
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Godel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid

by Hofstadter, Douglas

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Later Printing
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1980
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Paperback
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9780394745022
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New York: Vintage Books, 1980. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on half-title page - "To Jack and Peg Albertson, with best wishes, from Douglas Hofstadter, October, 1981". Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Awards for non-fiction, and uncommon SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR in any edition or printing. Fine in Wraps, as Issued, no number row, a… Read more about this item
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Pensees de Blaise Pascal suivies d'une nouvelle table analytique and Lettres Ecrites a Un Provincial
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Pensees de Blaise Pascal suivies d'une nouvelle table analytique and Lettres Ecrites a Un Provincial

by Pascal, Blaise

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1828
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Paris: Librairie D'Emler Freres , 1828. Two volumes bound uniformly in contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers. Very Good, edges worn and rubbed, title signature of Pensees loosened and hanging by bottom threads, scattered toning. Pensees, 498 pages, Lettres, xxxi, 455 pages. Uncommon found as a set and uniformly bound. . First Edition. Quarter Calf.… Read more about this item
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The Moral Basis of Vegetarianism
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The Moral Basis of Vegetarianism

by Gandhi, M. K.; Compiled by R. K. Prabhu

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1959
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Ahmedabad, India: Navajivan Publishing House, 1959. One of 5,000 copies in the second printing, October, 1959, after 10,000 copies in the 1st printing, April, 1959. Near Fine, tiny rubs at corners. 34 pp. in stapled wrappers. . Second Printing. Pamphlet. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The World As I See It
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The World As I See It

by Einstein, Albert

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First Edition
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1934
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New York: Covici-Friede Publishers, 1934. Translated from the German by Alan Harris. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket, silver background of lettering at spine a bit rubbed, the title still legible, prior owner name in ink front end page, top edge soiled. A solid copy of this SCARCE Einstein collection of articles, addresses, and pronouncements. . First Edition. Cloth. Very… Read more about this item
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The Brown Wasps; A Collection of Three Essays in Autobiography
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The Brown Wasps; A Collection of Three Essays in Autobiography

by Eiseley, Loren

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Limited Edition
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1969
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Mount Horeb, Wisconsin: The Perishable Press Limited , 1969. One of 56 copies on Shadwell paper, hand-made by the printer, in this copy the color is pale gray. Frontispiece drawing by Jack Beal. Fine, as Issued, and one of Eiseley's scarcest books.. Limited Edition. Marbled Boards. Fine, as Issued/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.
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The Essays: or Counsels, Civil and Moral: and The Wisdom of the Ages
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The Essays: or Counsels, Civil and Moral: and The Wisdom of the Ages

by Bacon, Francis; Biographical Notice by A. Spiers, Preface by B. Montagu, and Notes by Different Writers

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Fourth Edition
Published
1866
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1866. Frontispiece engraved portrait, xxvi, 360 pp. Bound in contemporary unsigned half calf over marbled boards, the back gilt, marbled end papers and edges, Very Good, prior owner name first blank front end paper, light wear at edges of boards, pages clean, bright and unmarked. This Lttle, Brown edition first published 1856, and rather uncommon… Read more about this item
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Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind. In Three Volumes
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Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind. In Three Volumes

by Reid, Thomas

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1819
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Edinburgh: Printed for Bell & Bradfute, et al. , 1819. Three volumes handsomely rebound in 20th century quarter calf over marbled boards, new end papers, five raised bands with gilt rules and lettering back, Vol. II with the ownership signature of Wellford Addis of the Bureau of Education, Wash. D.C. at front end page. The binding is Fine, the… Read more about this item
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