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Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages, Alcott, William A.
1 Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages
Alcott, William A.
Andrews McMeel Publishing 2012 1449423140 / 9781449423148 Facsimile Edition Hardback Very Good+ 
Very attractive facsimile edition of William A. Alcott's "Vegetable Diet" originally published in 1838. It was the first American book to advocate a vegetarian diet and the author was a founding member of the first organization to promote vegetarian philosophy, the American Vegetarian Society. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold border, lettering, and a color paste-on decoration. Gilt page edges. No bumping or wear. Green ribbon page marker. Clean marbled endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Introduction by Anna Thomas. 276 pages. 027227

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2 The March of Philosophy
Alpern, Henry
Dial Press 1934 Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket 
381 pgs. VG Very clean ribbed cloth book with design impressed on cover. Gold lettering on spine. Binding tight & square, clean edges. P/O inscription on FFE. Pages are bright and clean, but there is some text highlighted.Philosophy. 000283

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Selected Writings of Francis Bacon, Bacon, Francis
3 Selected Writings of Francis Bacon
Bacon, Francis
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 256 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean maroon cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. With an Introduction and Notes by Hugh G. Dick. 604 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), no edge chipping, tiny pinhead size hole on spine. Blank on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025573

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4 Whither Mankind: A Panorama of Modern Civilization
Beard, Charles A.
Longmans, Green & Co. 1928 First Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black ribbed cloth with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumped corners, cover lettering is bright, binding is tight & square with no cracking. P/O name inside front cover in pencil. Pages are clean. 408 pgs. 8vo. History. 004303

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Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy, Blackett, P.M.S.
5 Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy
Blackett, P.M.S.
New York Whittlesey House - McGraw Hill 1949 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First American edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with green lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear to each of the lower corner tips. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 244 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has some edge wear, small corner chip at top left corner of front panel, surface scrape to lower spine. Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A brilliant analysis of the problem posed by the discovery of atomic energy, which became a milestone in post-Hiroshima thinking, by the 1948 Nobel Prize Winner. 024801

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6 The Recreations of a Country Parson
Boyd, Andrew
Boston Ticknor and Fields 1861 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black pebbly cloth boards with stamped decoration on cover, bright stamped gilt lettering on spine. One tiny pin-head size spot of wear to lower rear spine corner. No fading, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. 1861 in Roman Numerals on title page. Second book in a three volume series. Clean dark brown endpapers (small circular previous owner blind stamped embossment to lower corner of front free endpaper). Gilt top page edges. 444 pgs. Philosophical thoughts on work and play, country houses and country life, hurry, worries and growing old. 8vo. Philosophy. 016034

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Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man, Bradshaw, Marion J.
7 Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man
Bradshaw, Marion J.
Bangor, Maine Marion J. Bradshaw 1938 Deluxe Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Deluxe Limited Edition (this being number 487 of five hundred copies) SIGNED by the author and in original dust jacket. Clean, unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Errata sheet laid in. With one hundred twenty full page reproductions of the author's photographs and five itinerary maps. Photographs are gorgeous, clean and sharp, and are accompanied by clean printed tissue guards. 269 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, and enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. Printed with the finest materials and containing full page photos of unusual beauty, this highly readable illustrated travelogue covers author's diverse travels around the world from Japan to Moscow to the Himalayas and beyond. As a visiting philosopher, he gets the people's views and reactions to foreign exploitation and their thoughts on religion as he mingles with the low castes of India, the coolies of China, and the poor of Japan. Dr. Bradshaw observes life as he found it among the people, and reported it faithfully without a preconceived agenda. 023463

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8 A Few Brass Tacks
Bromfield, Louis
New York/ London Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped jacket. Black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Faintest hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. Unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, with just a hint of slightest edge wear and very slight soiling, one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Louis Bromfield, Pulitzer Prize winning author, on some answers to the political, economic and social problems of America and the world. 8vo. Essays. 015617

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Black Ship to Hell, Brophy, Brigid
9 Black Ship to Hell
Brophy, Brigid
New York Harcourt Brace & World 1962 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded blue-black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 492 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slightest hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book which analyzes the origins, history, and manifestations of the destructive impulse that exists in human beings. 018509

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The Maxims of Methuselah - Being the advice given by the Patriarch in his Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to his Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age in Regard to Women, Burgess, Gelett
10 The Maxims of Methuselah - Being the advice given by the Patriarch in his Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to his Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age in Regard to Women
Burgess, Gelett
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1907 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Louis D. Fancher, Illustrator 
First edition. Green cloth boards with large illustrated paste-on illustration on front and rear boards. Illustrations, Decorations, and Cover Design by Louis D. Fancher. Slight wear-through to corners and spine ends. Cover illustrations (front and back) are clean and unrubbed. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. All pages are decorated and clean. 108 pages. 023883

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What Men Live By, Cabot, Richard C., Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard University
11 What Men Live By
Cabot, Richard C., Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard University
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1914 Leather_bound Very Good+ 
"Published January 1914" on copyright page. Clean brown leather boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. A few very light scuffs to spine, tiny closed tear (1/4") at lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Slight browning to outside edges of front and rear free endpaper from leather contact, otherwise clean, no foxing or marks. 341 pp. Author writes on the roles work, play, love and worship in the happiness of humanity. 021011

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Emerson - Representative Selections, with Introduciton, Bibliography and Notes, Carpenter, Frederic I.
12 Emerson - Representative Selections, with Introduciton, Bibliography and Notes
Carpenter, Frederic I.
American Book Company 1934 Cloth Bds Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue cloth, clean straight book with no bumping or wear, but does have some underlining and marginal notes. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Frontis portrait of Emerson. Representative selections with introduction, bibliography and notes. Written by Frederic I. Carpenter, Instructor in English at Harvard University. 452 pgs. 001152

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13 Existentialism: Disintegration of Man's Soul
De Ruggiero, Guido
New York Social Sciences Publishers 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight offsets (shadows) to a couple of pages from clippings that were enclosed. Small previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper behind dustjacket inside flap. 96 pgs. 8vo. Philosophy. 010750

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The Image of The Chinese Family in Pearl Buck's Novels - A Dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy to the Faculty of the Department of English - St. John's University, New York, Doan-Cao-Ly, Ph.D.
14 The Image of The Chinese Family in Pearl Buck's Novels - A Dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy to the Faculty of the Department of English - St. John's University, New York
Doan-Cao-Ly, Ph.D.
Saigon Duc-Sinh 1964 First Paperback Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Softbound in rigid paper wrappers, with black and red lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No creasing or chipping. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 151 pages with Bibliography. 021812

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The Road to Reason, du Nouy, Lecomte
15 The Road to Reason
du Nouy, Lecomte
New York Longmans, Green and Co. 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small neatly penned previous owner name and place in upper corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of Lecomte du Nouy. Translated and Edited by Mary Lecomte du Nouy. 254 pages with index. Clean jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), no fading, slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025499

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Tough Sod, Eastman, E. R.
16 Tough Sod
Eastman, E. R.
Ithaca, NY American Agriculturist 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Printing (stated) in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering and small illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Very brief previous owner inscription dated 1944 neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. 246 pages. Dust jacket is clean, with very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of farm life and country philosophy, romance and conflict, by the one-time President and Editor of "American Agriculturist." 023962

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Philosopher's Holiday, Edman, Irwin
17 Philosopher's Holiday
Edman, Irwin
Viking Press 1938 First Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
270 pgs. VG Published November, 1938. Green cloth boards with silver lettering on cover, black spine with silver lettering. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, bookplates or writing inside. Very light fading to extreme edges. Almost no wear to boards. 8vo. First Edition. 000501

Price: 10.00 USD
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Philosopher's Holiday, Edman, Irwin
18 Philosopher's Holiday
Edman, Irwin
New York Viking 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards (one tiny faint spot to cover) with silver lettering on cover, black cloth spine with silver lettering/decoration. No fraying or wear. Hint of slightest fading to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 270 pgs. 8vo. Travel. 013719

Price: 14.00 USD
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My Confessional - Questions of Our Day, Ellis, Havelock
19 My Confessional - Questions of Our Day
Ellis, Havelock
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1934 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through; lightest hint of soiling at edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Newspaper portrait of Havelock laid in. 239 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has edge chipping and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025703

Price: 25.00 USD
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Euripides (Volumes 1 and 2 of a 3-volume set), Euripides
20 Euripides (Volumes 1 and 2 of a 3-volume set)
Euripides
NY / Cincinnati / Chicago American Book Company 1893 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Two volumes (one and two) from a three volume set (Harper Greek and Latin texts). All text in Greek language. Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with very little wear. Size approx. 4-1/4" x 6-1/4" Bindings are tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 023926

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