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Two Religions: A Comparative Study of Some Distinctive Ideas and Ideals in Hinduism & Christianity, McKenzie, John
41 Two Religions: A Comparative Study of Some Distinctive Ideas and Ideals in Hinduism & Christianity
McKenzie, John
Boston Beacon Press 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.S. Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small previous owner name and date in top corner of front free endpaper - no other marks. Preface by the author. 143 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), very slight corner wear, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce book - A study and comparison of the Christian and Hindu attitudes towards certain basic questions which any great religion must face, with the author contrasting viewpooints and practices of each in areas of fundamental significance. 025495

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Selected Prejudices, Mencken, H. L.
42 Selected Prejudices
Mencken, H. L.
New York Modern Library 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition. Toledano binding no. 5. Clean brown cloth flexible boards with blind-stamped torchrunner on cover, bright gold lettering and grape-vine logo on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Kent style endpapers are clean, with small previous owner name/address stamped at lower corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 166 pages. 022839

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The Great Ages of Western Philosophy: The Age of Belief; The Age of Adventure; The Age of Reason; The Age of Enlightenment; The Age of Ideology; The Age of Analysis, Miscellaneous
43 The Great Ages of Western Philosophy: The Age of Belief; The Age of Adventure; The Age of Reason; The Age of Enlightenment; The Age of Ideology; The Age of Analysis
Miscellaneous
New York George Braziller, Inc. 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Set of six very clean tight books in clean sturdy original slipcase. Tiny spot of surface wear to base corner of Volume One. No fading, all bindings are tight, no cracking -- pages are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. Wonderful overview of philosophy through the ages. Edited by: Anne Fremantle; Giorgio de Santillana; Stuart Hampshire; Isaiah Berlin; Henry D. Aiken; Morton White. Black paper covered box is unfaded, with clean unchipped large paper label on one side - a little cracking to one upper edge. An entire philosophy library at your fingertips! 025195

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Dream Life: Fable of the Seasons, Mitchell, Donald G.
44 Dream Life: Fable of the Seasons
Mitchell, Donald G.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1892 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear to spine corners and tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 282 pgs. 8vo. Antiquarian. 011774

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Three Muslim Sages, Nasr, Senned Hossein
45 Three Muslim Sages
Nasr, Senned Hossein
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1964 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small circular private ownership stamp on front free endpaper. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by author on front free endpaper "With Best Wishes from the Author - Sayyed Hossein Nasr - Tehran, July 1964". 185 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket with price intact has small corner clip, 1" closed tear at rear spine fold, slight edgewear at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Islam. 011437

Price: 135.00 USD
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Will Rogers Ambassador of Good Will Prince of Wit and Wisdom, O'Brien, P. J.
46 Will Rogers Ambassador of Good Will Prince of Wit and Wisdom
O'Brien, P. J.
John C. Winston 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
288 pgs. VG+ in Good DJ Very clean, tight book with unclipped dustjacket which is bright and clean but has moderate chipping to top edge. Protected in new archival quality mylar cover. 23 full pages of b & w photographs. 8vo. First Edition. 001869

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Distinguishing the Way (Bendo) - An Annotated English Translation of the Bendo, Ogyu Sorai (Olof G. Lidin, Translator)
47 Distinguishing the Way (Bendo) - An Annotated English Translation of the Bendo
Ogyu Sorai (Olof G. Lidin, Translator)
Tokyo Sophia University 1970 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book in clean dust jacket. Pretty patterned boards with beige cloth spine, dark green title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. No other marks. 139 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has two short closed edge tears at top of rear panel, very slight age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025946

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New Horizons, Park, John Edgar
48 New Horizons
Park, John Edgar
Norton, MA Wheaton College Bookstore 1929 Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Signed, limited edition. Black and white decorated paper covered boards with red cloth spine (very slight soiling & wear to spine). Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. Limited edition no. 373, SIGNED by the author. Frontis photograph of author. 104 pgs. Transcripts of brief talks given at daily chapel in Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts. 8vo. Philosophy. 015245

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We Who Would Not Kill, Peck, Jim
49 We Who Would Not Kill
Peck, Jim
New York Lyle Stuart 1958 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean white boards with brown cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges ar clean and bright. Rust red top stained page edges. No names, writing or marks. 208 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chip at top of spine, very small closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The true story of what happened to a group of men who refused to fight in World War II because of their beliefs (they would not kill or do any work which would contribute toward the war). Using Ghandi-like methods of passive resistance, they carried on a constant campaign in defense of their principles. 011568

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50 The Heart of Emerson's Journals
Perry, Bliss (Editor)
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1926 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean black ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean; a few of the index pages have very faint watermark on page edge. No names or writing inside. 357 pgs. with index. Dust jacket has not been price clipped, has tiny bit of wear at corners and bottom of spine, faint stain along front binding edge, otherwise quite clean. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005570

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Proverbs for Daily Living, Peter Pauper Press
51 Proverbs for Daily Living
Peter Pauper Press
Mount Vernon, New York The Peter Pauper Press 1968 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean decorated book and dust jacket published by Peter Pauper Press. No date of publication - Worldcat information suggests 1968. No fading, bumping or wear to clean decorated boards. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean and bright. 58 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, corner price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Small book, size approxl. 4-1/2" x 7-1/2". "A man never gets what he hoped for by doing wrong; and if he seems to do so, he gets something more that spoils it all." Page after page of wonderful quotes. 026555

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The Paradox of Freedom - A Study of Nicholas Mosley's intellectual Development in His Novels and other Writings, Rahbaran, Shiva
52 The Paradox of Freedom - A Study of Nicholas Mosley's intellectual Development in His Novels and other Writings
Rahbaran, Shiva
Dalkey Archive Press 2006 1564783863 / 9781564783868 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 312 pages. 023501

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The World is Mine, Rand, Clayton and Robert Smitley
53 The World is Mine
Rand, Clayton and Robert Smitley
New York Fleet Publishing Corp. 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (slightest hint of light foxing on endpapers). Previous owner name and date on lower corner of rear free endpaper. Last two blank pages have small corner clip at lower right corner. 380 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), some rubbing, light edgewear and tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An absorbing history of moneymaking and speculation through the ages, from the Roman Panic of 33 A.D. to the present period of nuclear fear and world apprehension. 023611

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The Celestine Prophecy, Redfield, James
54 The Celestine Prophecy
Redfield, James
New York Warner Books 1993 0-446-51862-X / 9780446518628 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First hardcover edition, first printing in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean white boards with green spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 246 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. First edition, First Printing of the first hardcover edition (true first edition was a self-published soft cover). 013406

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At the Foot of the Tree: a Wanderer's Musings Before the Fall, Rolf Edberg
55 At the Foot of the Tree: a Wanderer's Musings Before the Fall
Rolf Edberg
University, Alabama University Of Alabama Press 1974 0817366148 / 9780817366148 Revised Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Revised and updated edition for the English Translation, in clean unclipped original jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with orange tree design on cover, orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 162 pages. Translated by David Mel Paul and Margareta Paul. Clean jacket is not price clipped, no chips, two very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021269

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56 The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau
Rousseau, Jean Jacques
New York Modern Library 1945 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 243 in clean jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean with black top-stained page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 683 pp. Clean jacket (slight browning to spine) is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; unchipped, no tears. 367 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019774

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Ideals for Earnest Youth, Rowe, A. T.
57 Ideals for Earnest Youth
Rowe, A. T.
Anderson, Indiana Warner Press 1927 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in original dust jacket. Gray patterned cloth boards with brown lettering and line border on cover, brown lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 224 pages. Illustrated dust jacket has a few small edge chips and short closed edge tears, is clean with interesting urban illustration theme. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Christian book for young people on living a purposeful life. 024922

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Selected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Russell, Bertrand
58 Selected Papers of Bertrand Russell
Russell, Bertrand
New York Modern Library 1941 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library no. 137 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean - previous owner name is inkstamped on bottom text block edge. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. With a new introduction by the author. 390 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), slight age toning, 1" closed tear at top front flap fold. 362 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023749

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The Sense of Beauty - Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory, Santayana, George
59 The Sense of Beauty - Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory
Santayana, George
New York Modern Library 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 292 - Stated First Modern Library Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blue topstained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. WIth a Foreword by Philip Blair Rice. 268 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (1.45 on front inside flap), has slight corner wear and a few very short closed edge tears. 374 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025383

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A Corner of the World, Shaplen, Robert
60 A Corner of the World
Shaplen, Robert
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1949 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. Nice sharp corners, hint of light surface wear to base spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 246 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very shallow chips at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Collectible quality. 8vo. Fiction. 015062

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