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1 Aristotle On Man in the Universe
Roslyn, N.Y. Walter J. Black 1971 Book Club -- Classics Club Cloth Very Good No Jacket Anthology 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall 
441 pp. Beige buckram cloth with scarlet spine titling and Classics Club logo. Corners bumped, bookstore stamping on front end paper, else close to fine. Text clean. Anthology containing Metaphysics, Parts of Animals, Nicomachean Ethics, Politics and Poetics. Edited by Louise Ropes Loomis. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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2 Bacon, Francis The Essays of Francis Bacon
Mount Vernon, N.Y. Peter Pauper Press Reprint Decorative Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo -- -- 9.5 In 
228 pp., with glossary of archaic terms. Light soil to spine. No markings. Light wear. Decorative moorish-type diamond-shaped pattern on reddish-tan cloth. Spine gilt titling still fairly bright. Rubbing on corners. Not dated. The Tarlton Law Library at the University of Texas estimates it was published in the 1950s. More than 50 short essays on subjects ranging from age and youth to atheism. Large font and generous interlinear spacing makes this comfortable to read. Originally titled "The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Ld. Verulam, Viscount St. Albans" 
Price: 6.00 USD
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3 Coan, Richard W. Hero, Artist, Sage, or Saint: A Survey of Views on What Is Variously Called Mental Health, Normality, Maturity, Self-Actualization, and Human Fulfillment
Columbia University Press 1977 0231038062 / 9780231038065 First Edition Cloth Good +  Very Good Ex Library 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
322 pp. With usual "withdrawn" stamping on edges and endpapers; light traces on tape residue on endpapers. No other markings. Mylar on dj. A survey of the changing views of normality, maturity and self-actualization. Chapter titles include "Traditions in Western Thought, Traditions in Eastern Thought, Freud and Psychoanalysis, Existential Philosophy and Psychology" and more. Index. A cover blurb from the Contemporary Psychology journal praises Coan as a "competent psychometrician with full command of multivariate statistical techniques."  
Price: 5.40 USD
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4 Einstein, Albert (Bargmann, Sonja, Trans.) Ideas and Opinions
NY Bonanza Books 1988 0517003937 / 9780517003930 Reprint Boards Very Good + No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
377 pp. Firm, clean, nearly new, upper corners bumped. A selected anthology of Einstein's popular writings. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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5 Eribon, Didier Michel Foucault
Cambridge, Mass. Harvard Univ Pr 1991 0674572874 / 9780674572874 First Edition Cloth & Boards Near Fine Very Good + 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall 
374 pp., notes, index of names, 16 pp. b&w photos. Close to new, no markings, firm binding, dj in mylar protector. One dj corner wrinkled. Betsy Wing, translator. Eribon traces Foucault's path from Gaullist diplomat to a leader of structuralism in French philosophy, leftist activist and unabashed homosexual. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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6 Gibbs, David (with Demoss, Bob) Fighting for Dear Life: The Untold Story of Terri Schiavo and What It Means for All of Us
Minneapolis Bethany House 2006 076420243X / 9780764202438 First Edition Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 9.24 in Tall Inscribed By Author
288 pp.With 88 pp. glossy b&w photos. Partial stain, similar to coffee ring, on front cover. Otherwise clean. Inscribed on preliminary blank page to Billie Brown "your friend David Gibbs Matt. 25:40, 11/11/08" Dramatic, emotional story from the lawyer who represented the parents of Terri Schiavo, in a Florida right to die case that drew national attention and legislative action in 2005. Ultimately, Michael Schiavo won the right to disconnect a feeding tube that kept his wife alive in a "vegetative state" for 15 years. Lacks dust jacket. 
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7 Gibbs, David (with Demoss, Bob) Fighting for Dear Life: The Untold Story of Terri Schiavo and What It Means for All of Us
Minneapolis Bethany House 2006 076420243X / 9780764202438 First Edition Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 9.24 in Tall Inscribed By Author
288 pp.With 88 pp. glossy b&w photos. Partial stain, similar to coffee ring, on front cover. Otherwise clean. Inscribed on preliminary blank page to Billie Brown "your friend David Gibbs Matt. 25:40, 11/11/08" Dramatic, emotional story from the lawyer who represented the parents of Terri Schiavo, in a Florida right to die case that drew national attention and legislative action in 2005. Ultimately, Michael Schiavo won the right to disconnect a feeding tube that kept his wife alive in a "vegetative state" for 15 years. Lacks dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Meetings with Remarkable Men (All and Everything), Gurdjieff, G. I.
8 Gurdjieff, G. I. Meetings with Remarkable Men (All and Everything)
NY Arkana (Penguin) 1991 0140190376 / 9780140190373 11th Printing of Arkana Edn. Trade Paperback Very Goood 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall 
Lengthy note to gift recipient on inside cover. No other markings. Moderate edgewear and light soil on covers, some curling. Binding firm. Reprint of a philosophical autobiography/travelogue first published in UK in 1963. Author relates his quest for ancient wisdom that he believed was rooted in Central Asia and the Middle East. 
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9 Hardison Jr., O.B, Ed. Modern Continental Literary Criticism
NY Appleton-Century Crofts 1962 First Edition Trade Papeback Very Good Anthology 8vo -- 8.25 in 
352 pp. Some rubbing to spine edges, thumbed, dog-ear creases to a few pages. Text clean. Binding firm. A broad sampling of European literary thought in the 19th and 20th centuries. Authors represented include Kant, Von Schelling, Von Schiller, Goethe, Saint-Beuve, Brunetiere, Zola, Marx & Engels; Tolstoy, Gautier, Baudelaire, Verlaine, Mallarme, Bergson, Croce, Nietzsche, Freud, Jung, Maurras, Breton, Sartre and Maritain. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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10 Hobbes, Thomas Leviathan
NY E.P Dutton Later Printing Cloth Good+ No Jacket 12mo -- 7 in Tall 
392 pp. Most of text clean, light pencil underlinings and marginal noteson pp. 140-147 and pp. 178-86. Rubbed along top quarter-inch of spine. Decorative endpapers. Diamond and floral gilt pattern on spine moderately bright. Part of the collectible Everyman's Library series, which started being published in 1906. No date on this volume, No. 691 in series. Small print, probably 8 or 10 point. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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11 Jacobson, J. Mark The Development of American Political Thought: A Documentary History
NY D. Appleton & Co. 1932 First Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
723 pp. Spine sunned, one-inch rubbed spot along front joint. Several pages in later chapters have light pencil underlining and marginal notes; most of text clean. Previous owner's name in ink on endpaper. Exhaustive analysis of puritanism, federalism, democracy and other currents in American political philosophy. Perhaps the most interesting chapter is the final one, "America Comes of Age," addressing the progressive movement, immigration patterns, Americanization and the labor movement. 
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12 Lewis, Edward The French in Life and Love
Kansas City, Missouri Hallmark 1967 Later Printing Decorative Cloth Good Very Good 12mo Trotta, John. 
60 pp. A Hallmark Cards small gift book. Text is very good, but a production error bound the textblock upside down, making the front cover the back cover, and vice versa. Price clipped. Previous owner's stamp on colored front endpaper. A collection of French aphorisms from over the centuries, most of them humorous. The 12 writers quoted range from Voltaire to Balzac, Stendahl and George Sand. With humorous color cartoons by John Trotta.. Both covers have a pattern of of rows of hearts in French tri-colors, but because of the printing error, the hearts point upward. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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13 Lytle, Clyde Francis, Ed. Leaves of Gold: An Anthology of Prayers, Memorable Phrases, Inspirational Verse and Prose
Williamsport, Pennsylvania Coslett Publishing Co. 1948 Revised Edition Leather Looseleaf with Cord Very Good No Jacket Anthology 4to -- 10.25 in Tall 
200 pp. on heavy stock. Padded dark brown leather. Slight rubbing to corners, but still gift quality. Text clean. Gilt titling and leaf design with slight loss of gilt on front board. Gold foil endpapers with light wear. A Christian scrapbook of inspirational thoughts on diverse topics, such as courage, faith, mortality, family, etc. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Machiavelli, Nicolo; Hobbes, Thomas The Prince; Leviathan (Great Books of the Western World)
Chicago Encyclopedia Brittanica 1952 Cloth Good No Jacket Anthology 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall 
283 pp. Moderate to heavy rubbing on spine; one rubbed dime-sized spot on lower front grey cloth cover. Text clean and fairly bright. Part of the Great Books Series, Book No. 23. "The Prince" is translated by W. K. Marriott. Nelle Fuller edited "The Prince." 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Philosophy of Neo-Noir (Philosophy Of Popular Culture), Mark T. Conard
15 Mark T. Conard The Philosophy of Neo-Noir (Philosophy Of Popular Culture)
Lexington Kentucky University Press of Kentucky 2007 0813124220 / 9780813124223 First Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Fine 8vo-- 9 in Tall 
213 pp. Like new, no spine creases. Text clean. A collection of 15 articles exploring links between neo-noir film and television and various themes of modern philosophy 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values, Pirsig, Robert M.
16 Pirsig, Robert M. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
NY Harper Perennial (HarperCollins) 2008 0061673730 / 9780061673733 Trade Papeback Very Good + 8vo -- 8.25 in. 
418 pp. plus 15 pp. of rear addenda. Lighhtly read, nearly new. No markings. Green stiff wrappers with fold-over cover flaps. Part of the Modern Classics series, this edition marks the 25th anniversary of the book's original publication. A narrative about a father and his young son's motorcycle trip across America becomes an odyssey into personal philosophy. Addenda include several notes Pirsig exchanged with his editor while writing the book. 
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17 Plato (Jowett, B., Translator) Five Great Dialogues: Apology, Crito, Phaedo, Symposium, Republic
Roslyn, N.Y. Walter J. Black 1969 BCE Cloth Very Good + No Jacket Collector's Edition 8vo --7.5 In Tall 
511 pp. Light bumping of corners. Text clean. Crimson and gilt cover decoration bright. Binding firm. Introduction by Louise Ropes Loomis. Part of Classics Club Library series. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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18 Rousseau, Jean Jacques The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau
NY Modern Library Later Printing Cloth Very Good + Good 12mo -- 7.25 in Tall 
683 pp. green cloth, spine somewhat faded. Corners rubbed, light bumping of spine top and bottom. Text clean and fairly bright, no writing. Binding firm.DJ darkenend and chipped on spine, half inch tear at bottom left corner of front panel. Inside of dust jacket lists 371 Modern Library titles, indicating this printing is from the 1960s. No 243 in the ML series. Photos upon request. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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19 Schleiermacher, Friedrich On Religion: Speeches to Its Cultured Despisers
NY Harper 1968 Reprint Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
284 pp. Light wear, a couple of small pencil marks in margin of early pages, else clean. Dime-sized rubbed spot on rear cover. Light thumbing and of spine. Introduction by Rudolf Otto. A young chaplain in Berlin, F.S. caused a stir among Protestant theologians in 1799 with these essays that sought to make religion relevant again in an age dominated by the Enlightment's secular thinkers. 
Price: 4.75 USD
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20 Skinner, B.F. Walden Two
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Prentice Hall 1976 02411510x 32nd Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
301 pp. Nearly new, binding firm, ID label on title page. No markings. Reissue with an updated introduction. Skinner's utopian novel of 1945 became a cult favorite in the 60s. 
Price: 3.50 USD
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