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Selected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Russell, Bertrand
61 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
62 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
63 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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64 Missalliance, the Dark Lady of the Sonnets, and Fanny's First Play with a Treatise on Parents and Children
Shaw, Bernard
New York Brentano's 1914 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with paper label on spine (quite clean, with slightest chipping to one edge). Very light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 245 pgs. 8vo. Philosophy. 008343

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Plato Dictionary, Stockhammer, Morris (Editor)
65 Plato Dictionary
Stockhammer, Morris (Editor)
New York Philosophical Library 1963 First Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine, small black decoration on cover. Light watermark to top board edge. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. 287 pp. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has edge wear and very small edge chips, a few closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Contains all the views and definitions of Plato scattered throughout his many dialogues gathered under a comprehensive series of unified headings. 019831

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66 Adventures of the Mind from the Saturday Evening Post
THruelson, Richard and John Kobler
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1960 Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Slipcase Jacket 
Very clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering and silver decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. Original mylar jacket and blue slipcase with gold paper label (unchipped) on side. Very light soiling to slipcase, no cracking. 8vo. Philosophy. 005415

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I Do Not Die, Troisfontaines, Roger
67 I Do Not Die
Troisfontaines, Roger
New York Desclee Company 1963 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book with dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with rust brown and white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Translated from the French by Francis E. Albert. 295 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A theologian-philosopher looks upon the mystery of death. 027047

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Armageddon in Retrospect And Other New and Unpublished Writings on War and Peace, Vonnegut, Kurt
68 Armageddon in Retrospect And Other New and Unpublished Writings on War and Peace
Vonnegut, Kurt
New York Putnam 2008 0399155082 / 9780399155086 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Pristine black boards with small army tank design and dark black lettering on cover, clean red cloth spine with black lettering. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author in color and black and white. Introduction by Mark Vonnegut. 234 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025781

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Backlog Studies, Warner, Charles Dudley
69 Backlog Studies
Warner, Charles Dudley
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1899 Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket Edward H. Garrett, Illustrator 
Decorated binding. Very clean brown ribbed cloth boards with gilt decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Gilt top edges. 257 pgs. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; eleven additional illustrations. 011692

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70 The Purpose Driven Life
Warren, Rick
Grand Rapids Zondervan Publishing House 2002 0-310-20571-9 / 9780310205715 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green boards with darker green faux leather spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner label near upper edge of front free endpaper (tasteful new bookplate enclosed in case you wish to cover). 334 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8 vo.. Philosophy. 011171

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On A Darkling Plain: The Art & Thought of Thomas Hardy, Webster, Harvey Curtis
71 On A Darkling Plain: The Art & Thought of Thomas Hardy
Webster, Harvey Curtis
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 240 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight age-toning to spine, some edge & corner chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Philosophy. 012464

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The Open World - Three Lectures on the Metaphysical Implications of Science, Weyl, Dr. Hermann
72 The Open World - Three Lectures on the Metaphysical Implications of Science
Weyl, Dr. Hermann
New Haven, Connecticut Yale University Press 1934 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Second printing in clean original dust jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name and address neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 84 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears (very slight age toning). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The "Terry Lectures." The distinguished author discusses his subject under three headings: God and the Universe; Causality; and INfinity. His thesis is "that the recent advances in mathematics and physics insofar as they are known to me through my own scientific work makes the universe appear more and more an open one in the sense of pointing to something beyond." 025488

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As Talked in the Sanctum, Wildman, Rounsevelle
73 As Talked in the Sanctum
Wildman, Rounsevelle
Boston Lothrop Publishing Company 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. (signed binding - monogram TBH - Theodore B. Hapgood). Clean light green cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration, gold line rule border on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 257 pages. 022405

Price: 32.00 USD
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The Outsider, Wilson, Colin
74 The Outsider
Wilson, Colin
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean blue boards with lighter blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. A little fading to extreme edges of cloth spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pages with notes. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, a few very short closed edge tears. Biography and small photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author laments the human preoccupation with "trivialities and endless pettiness" which cloud over life's real significance. "Mr. Wilson's book is a real contribution to our understanding of our deepest predicament." - Philip Toynbee. This book caused great excitement as a first book by a young writer that rattled the world with his assurance, mature ease of style, and original theme. In England, four printings were sold out within a few weeks of publication. Author at 25 years showed a staggeringly erudite grasp of the works and lives of Bernard Shaw, Nietzsche, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, William Blake, George Fox, H. G. Wells, Hermann Hesse, Van Gogh, T. E. Lawrence, T. S. Eliot and many more. 025010

Price: 85.00 USD
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The Measure of God: Our Century-Long Struggle to Reconcile Science & Religion, Witham, Larry
75 The Measure of God: Our Century-Long Struggle to Reconcile Science & Religion
Witham, Larry
New York HarperSanFrancisco 2005 0060591919 / 9780060591915 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 358 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn, no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For over a century, the annual Gifford Lectures have provided the premier venue for the finest scientific and theological minds in the world to speak to "all questions about man's conception of God or the Infinite." Endowed in 1887 by Scottish judge Adam Gifford, the Giffords are a window into the conflict between the natural sciences and the claims of religion. 025778

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