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The Open Road: A Book for Wayfarers

By: Lucas, E.V.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Henry, Holt and Company: 1913

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2288306

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Front hinge starting. 1913 Large Hardcover. xv, 299 pp. Titles on spine and front board gilt, top page ridge gilt. 16 color illustrations by Claude A. Shepperson tipped in. A collection of poetry. CONTENTS: Farewell to Winter and the Town; The Road; Spring and the Beauty of the Earth; The Lover Sings; Sun and Cloud, and the Windy Hills; Companions; Birds, Blossoms, and Trees; Summer Sports and Pastimes; Refreshment and the Inn; Garden and Orchard; Music Beneath a Branch; The Sea and the River; The Reddening Leaf; Night and the Stars; A Little Company of Good Country People; A Handf... View more info

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The History of England from the Accession of James II. -- Complete Five Volume Hardcover Set -- Volumes I, II, III, IV, and V [1, 2, 3, 4, & 5]

By: Macaulay, Thomas Babington

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Phillips, Sampson, and Company / Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company: 1859

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1977589

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with minimal loss along spine edges, pencil name (E.R. Marvin) on front flyleaf of first volume, ink name and date (Arthur Tappan, 1860) on front flyleaf of second. 1859 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in five volumes. xi, 551; xii, 540; xii, 620, 15-18; xi, 678, 19-24; viii, 335 pp. 8vo. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Frontispiece of author engraved by D.L. Glover. Each volumed indexed individually, notes and extensive index of the entire work follows text of fifth volume. Fold-out of Lord Macaulay's Memoranda precedes text of... View more info

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The Discourses

By: Machiavelli, Niccolo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2003

Seller ID: 2287875

ISBN: 0140444289

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 2003 Trade Paperback. xlviii, 540 pages. Il Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. Originally called De Principatibus (About Principalities), it was originally written in 1513, but not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death. The treatise is not representative of the work published during his lifetime, but it is the most remembered, and the work responsible for bringing 'Machiavellian' into wide usage as a pejorative term. It has also been suggested by some critics that the ... View more info

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The Prince (Penguin Classics)

By: Machiavelli, Niccolo; Bull, George (Translator)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1981

Seller ID: 2264707

ISBN: 0140441077

Condition: Good


Small stain to page ridge. 1981 Mass Market Paperback. 154 pp. Translated with an Introduction by George Bull. The Prince is the Bible of realpolitik. This famous treatise on statecraft holds such power to shock 'men of goodwill' that at one time Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) was identified with Satan himself. In his own turbulent times, however, Machiavelli was concerned, not with lofty ideals, but with government that would last. He drew on his own experience of office under the Florentine Republic. Here he states uncompromisingly what, in some degree, most governments do but none profess ... View more info

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The Prince

By: Machiavelli, Niccolo; Gauss, Christian

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Mentor / New American Library: 1952

Seller ID: 2269195

ISBN: 0451001915

Condition: Very Good


One-and-a-half inch tear along bottom edge of front wrapper near spine, wrappers and pages very faintly toned, ink name. 1952 Mass Market Paperback. 127 pp. The most controversial book ever written on the subject of power. For over four hundred years, The Prince has been the basic handbook of politics, statesmanship, and power. Written by the most successful statesman of his time, this fascinating document remains as pertinent today as when it first appeared. The result is a highly readable, witty--and devilishly shrewd--formula that has long been required reading for everyone interested in po... View more info

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The Prince and The Discourses (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 65)

By: Machiavelli, Niccolo; Lerner, Max

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283494

Condition: Very Good


377 titles on jacket reverse. Jacket price clipped, jacket a bit toned, minimal ink marginalia on a couple pages. 1950 Hard Cover. xlviii, 540, [4] pp. 8vo. Introduction by Max Lerner. Il Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. Originally called De Principatibus (About Principalities), it was originally written in 1513, but not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death. The treatise is not representative of the work published during his lifetime, but it is the most remembered, and the work resp... View more info

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The Prince and The Discourses (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 65)

By: Machiavelli, Niccolo; Lerner, Max

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2293052

Condition: Very Good


1940-1970 printing with Joseph Blumenthal jacket, 278 titles listed on jacket reverse. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss, jacket spine toned with faint stain to base, ink name and address on front endpaper. 1950 Hard Cover. xlviii, 540, [4] pp. 8vo. Introduction by Max Lerner. Il Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. Originally called De Principatibus (About Principalities), it was originally written in 1513, but not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death. The treatise is not representat... View more info

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The Prince: Second Edition

By: Machiavelli, Niccolo; Mansfield, Harvey C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2283947

ISBN: 0226500446

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Text clean and unmarked. 1998 Trade Paperback. xxxi, [1], 151, [1] pp. Map of Italy in Machiavelli's time precedes text, glossary follows text. The most famous book on politics ever written, The Prince remains as lively and shocking today as when it was written almost five hundred years ago. Initially denounced as a collection of sinister maxims and a recommendation of tyranny, it has more recently been defended and indeed applauded as the first scientific treatment of politics as it is practiced rather than as it ought to be practiced. A masterpiece of effective prose, The Pri... View more info

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The Prince and Other Writings (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Machiavelli, Niccolo; Rebhorn, Wayne A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2003

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276546

ISBN: 1593083289

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Jacket faintly rubbed. 2003 Hard Cover. One of history’s greatest political philosophers, Niccolò Machiavelli is notorious for his treatise The Prince, which has become a cornerstone of modern political theory. Written in 1513 and published in 1532, after Machivelli’s death, The Prince immediately provoked controversy that has continued unabated to this day. View more info

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The Prince (Barnes & Noble)

By: Machiavelli, Niccolo; Rebhorn, Wayne A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1994

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2278741

ISBN: 1566195047

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Lightly rubbed. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. One of history’s greatest political philosophers, Niccolò Machiavelli is notorious for his treatise The Prince, which has become a cornerstone of modern political theory. Written in 1513 and published in 1532, after Machivelli’s death, The Prince immediately provoked controversy that has continued unabated to this day. View more info

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How Things Might Have Been: Individuals, Kinds, and Essential Properties

By: Mackie, Penelope

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford Unitersity Press: 2009

Seller ID: 2271945

ISBN: 0199562407

Condition: Good


Pencil underlining and marginalia. 2009 Trade Paperback. How are we to distinguish between the essential and accidental properties of things such as individual people, cats, trees, and tables? Almost everyone agrees that such individuals could have been different, in certain respects, from the way that they actually are. But what are the respects in which they could not have been different: which of their properties are essential to their being the individuals that they are? And why? View more info

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The Complete Madison: His Basic Writings (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Madison, James; Padover, Saul K.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275001

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. ix, [3], 361, [9] pp. 8vo. Full red leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, endpapers decorated with presidential seal, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of writings on the American Constitution, political philosophy, foreign policy, religion, and social welfare by the fourth President of the United States of America, who is also known as 'the Father of the Constitution.' View more info

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Epistles of Maimonides: Crisis and Leadership

By: Maimonides

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Jewish Publication Society: 2009

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2208037

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faintly rubbed. 2009 Trade Paperback. These letters represent Maimonide’s response to three issues critical to Jews in his day and ours; religious persecution, the claims of Christianity and Islam and rational philosophy’s challenge to faith. View more info

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History of Philosophy

By: Marias, Julian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dover: 1967

Seller ID: 2266116

ISBN: 0486217396

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1967 Trade Paperback. Thorough and lucid survey of Western philosophy from pre-Socratics to mid 20th century: major figures, currents, trends, literature, significance, and more. Valuable section on contemporary philosophy — Brentano, Ortega, Heidegger, and many others. View more info

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The Degrees of Knowledge

By: Maritain, Jacques

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scribners: 1959

Seller ID: 2287889

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket. Ink underlining, highlighting. 1959 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A guide to the various interpretations of epistemology, culminating with Maritain's own Thomistic view. View more info

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Humanisme Integral

By: Maritain, Jacques

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aubier: 1936

Seller ID: 2287890

Condition: Good


French language. Binding fragile, a few uncut pages. 1936 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. French-language text on the challenges facing the modern Christian living in a humanist world. View more info

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The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller

By: Marks, Robert W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Reinhold Publishing Corporation: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292414

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket, faint edge wear. 1960 Hard Cover. A history of Fuller's inventions and ideas from his modular homes to his 4D philosophy of life. View more info

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The Christian Philosopher; A Collection of the Best Discoveries in Nature, with Religious Improvements.

By: Mather, Cotton

Price: $425.00

Publisher: The Middlesex Bookstore / J. McKown, Printer: 1815

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2045489

Condition: Good


Second edition. Rebacked with new paper spine (sympathetic to original binding style), with some restoration to boards and a few pages. Boards rubbed & soiled, minor tears and creases to edges of a handful of pages with minor loss from margins of a few. 1815 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 324 pp. 12mo., bound in sixes. 1815 reissue of the work originally published in 1721. A work of natural philosophy from a Christian perspective, written by the famous colonial American minister. Sabin 46253: '“Hereby hangs a funny tale. About the year 1714, Cotton Mather in Boston... View more info

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James and John Stuart Mill: Father and Son in the Nineteenth Century

By: Mazlish, Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272385

ISBN: 0465036309

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards faded, jacket price clipped. 1975 Hard Cover. A biography about the father/son philosophy team that popularized Bentham's utilitarianism. View more info

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Novus Ordo Seclorum: The Intellectual Origins of the Constitution

By: McDonald, Forrest

Price: $7.00

Publisher: University Press of Kansas: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273285

ISBN: 0700603115

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Page base lightly stained in two spots. 1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 359 pp. This is the first major interpretation of the framing of the Constitution to appear in more than two decades. Forrest McDonald, widely considered one of the foremost historians of the Constitution and of the early national period, reconstructs the intellectual world of the Founding Fathers—including their understanding of law, history political philosophy, and political economy, and their firsthand experience in public affairs—and then analyzes their behavior i... View more info

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Death and the Enlightenment: Changing Attitudes to Death Among Christians and Unbelievers in Eighteenth-Century France

By: McManners, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press: 1981

Seller ID: 2206888

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, a few faint stains to top page ridge, minor marginalia to page two.One-inch tear to top edge of jacket rear, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1981 Hard Cover. vii, 619 pp. Death and the Enlightenment is an unusual survey of the daily rituals, customs, and attitudes surrounding death and dying in 18th-century France. Focusing on the tension between the faithful and the growing ranks of unbelievers bred on Enlightenment philosophy, McManners charts the course of pestilence and plague, and examines the terrible fears connected with childbirth, disease, disfigurement, mortality, and the... View more info

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Consciousness and the Acquisition of Language (Northwestern University Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy)

By: Merleau-Ponty, Maurice

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Northwestern University: 1979

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2286208

ISBN: 0810105977

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1979 Trade Paperback. The tools, concepts, and vocabulary of phenomenology are used in this book to explore language in a multitude of contexts. View more info

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Signs

By: Merleau-Ponty, Maurice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Northwestern University Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287886

ISBN: 0810101688

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket, occasional underlining. 1964 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of essays taken from the later years of the celebrated French phenomenologist. View more info

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In Praise of Philosophy

By: Merleau-Ponty, Maurice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Northwestern University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287888

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks jacket, ink underlining. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of essays and lectures taken from the later years of the celebrated French phenomenologist. View more info

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Themes from the Lectures at the Collège de France, 1952-1960

By: Merleau-Ponty, Maurice; O'Brien, John (translator)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Northwestern University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 2285661

ISBN: 0810103087

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket. Ink underlining on a couple pages only. 1970 Hard Cover. Includes chapters on the interrogation of philosophy, the state of nature, the literary use of language, and many other topics. View more info

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The Works of Michel de Montaigne, with Notes, Life and Letters, Complete in Ten Volumes: An Essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson; Essays of Montaigne (9 Volumes); Life and Letters of Montaigne with Notes and Index (Emerson Edition)

By: Montaigne, Michel De; Cotton, Charles; Hazlett, William Carew; Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Edwin C. Hill: 1910

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2289608

Condition: Very Good


Limited 'Emerson Edition,' #351 of 1050 copies. Spines toned. 1910 Hard Cover. Complete in ten volumes. Beige cloth spines over blue paper covered boards, paper spine labels. 8vo. An English translation of Montaigne's essays by Charles Cotton, with his life letters, notes, an index, and an essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Revised by William Carew Hazlett. Includes tinted gravure plates, and additional frontispieces and titles for this edition. Essays is the title of a book written by Michel de Montaigne that was first published in 1580. Montaigne essentially invented the literary form of essay, a... View more info

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The Essayes of Michael Lord of Montaigne, Translated into English by John Florio, in Three Volumes [Essays of Michel de Montaigne]

By: Montaigne, Michel De; Florio, John; MacCarthy, Desmond

Price: $125.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1928

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2272288

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Spines faded, owner bookplate on front flyleaf of first volume. 1928 Hard Cover. A contemporary translation of Montaigne's essays, with a new introduction by Desmond MacCarthy, twenty-six illustrations from pen and ink drawings, and numerous photogravure portraits, prepared specially for this edition. Essays is the title of a book written by Michel de Montaigne that was first published in 1580. Montaigne essentially invented the literary form of essay, a short subjective treatment of a given topic, of which the book contains a large number. Essai is French for 'trial' or 'attempt'.... View more info

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The Wisdom of the Throne: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mulla Sadra (Princeton Library of Asian Translations) (UNESCO Collection of Representative Works: Arabic Series)

By: Morris, James Winston

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261945

ISBN: 0691064938

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Presentation copy, card reading 'Compliments of the Author' laid in. Boards foxed, endpapers lightly foxed, jacket edges rubbed with two small closed tears. 1981 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 275 pp. 8vo. An introduction to the philosophy of the 17th century Islamic mystical philosopher Mulla Sadra, including a translation of al-Hikmah al-arshiyah (The Wisdom of the Throne), which is considered his most sophisticated reflection on prophecy and theology. View more info

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The Upanisads in Two Parts, Part II

By: Muller, Max F. (translated)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dover: 1978

Seller ID: 1674045

Condition: Very Good


This collection features tight binding and bright, crisp pages. There is some slight age discoloration of the pages and cover. 1978 Trade Paperback. 350pp. Part II. The two-volume set contains the famous Max Muller translation of the classical upanisads which first appeared as Volumes I and XV of the Sacred Books of the East. This volume contains the Katha, Mundaka, Taittiriya, Brhadaranyaka, Svetasvatara, Prasna and Maitrayani Upanisad's. View more info

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Science in Traditional China: A Comparative Perspective

By: Needham, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harvard: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2279046

ISBN: 0674794389

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Light edge wear, faint foxing to page ridge. 1981 Hard Cover. The world's preeminent authority on Chinese science explores the philosophy, social structure, arts, crafts, and even military strategies that form our understanding of Chinese science, making instructive comparisons along the way to similar elements of Indian, Hellenistic, and Arabic cultures. View more info