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Image for Magia Delle Preghiere. Volume 1 (La teorie) antico manuale di preghiere e formule magiche. Volume 2 (La pratica) figure e sigilli per uso magico

Magia Delle Preghiere. Volume 1 (La teorie) antico manuale di preghiere e formule magiche. Volume 2 (La pratica) figure e sigilli per uso magico

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Fratelli Melita Editori: 1988

Seller ID: 008567

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes. Illustrated, small slim 8vo, pp 115, (8); (40), paperback, neat inscription on endpaper of first volume, price painted out on rear cover of second volume, otherwise good clean copies. [Complete sets are scarce] View more info

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Les Songes du Chevalier de la Marmotte

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions d'Histoire Sociale: 1970

Seller ID: 013758

Condition: Very Good


[Originally published 1745). Facsimile reprint, slim 12mo, pp 108, marbled endpapers, extremely clean internally, full calf with gilt decorated spine, corners very slightly bumped, otherwise a very good copy. [Number 84 of a limited edition of 250 copies.] View more info

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Swedenborg and Shakespeare - A Comparison

By: Baynham, George W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, James Spiers: 1894

Seller ID: 008717

Condition: Good


Small 16mo, (measures 104mm x 164mm), pp 16, scattered foxing, no covers (as issued). Extremely scarce. {Postage will be reduced}. View more info

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The Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Physical Science - a historical and critical essay

By: Burtt, Edwin Arthur

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Tubner & Co Ltd: 1932

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 009917

Condition: Good


Second edition. Large 8vo, pp xii, 343, very slight foxing, otherwise clean internally, cloth slightly marked and very slightly worn, lower cover a little stained. View more info

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Living Enlightenment - a call for evolution beyond ego

By: Cohen, Andrew

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Lenox, Mass., Moksha Press: 2002

Seller ID: 009552

ISBN: 188392930X

Condition: Good


Large 8vo, pp xxiv, 124, paperback, very clean internally, covers very slightly worn, upper cover creased at the corner. View more info

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Ecologists and Ethical Judgements

By: Cooper, N.S. & Carling, R.C.J. (editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011241

ISBN: 0412709805

Condition: Very Good


Large slim 8vo, pp xiv, 165, very slightly age-toned around the margins, paperback, covers very slightly curved at the corners, otherwise a very good clean copy of the first edition (NOT print on demand). [How we see the world - our attitudes and assumptions about it - profoundly affects the way we deal with it. This book is written by an interdisciplinary team of ecologists, nature conservationists and environmental philosophers. It seeks to make the connection between... View more info

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Neill of Summerhill - The Permanent Rebel

By: Croall, Jonathan

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013246

ISBN: 0710093004

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp xii, 436, very clean internally, brown cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is a little bumped and marked. [Neill was a Scottish educator and author known for his school, Summerhill, and its philosophies of freedom from adult coercion and community self-governance.] View more info

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Histoire de Calejava, ou de L'Isle des Hommes Raisonnables; avec le paralelle de leur morale & du Christianisme

By: Gilbert, Claude

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Paris, Editions d'Histoire Sociale: 1970

Seller ID: 013749

Condition: Good


[Originally published 1700]. Facsimile reprint, 12mo, pp 329, (7), very clean internally, full calf, raised bands on spine, rubbed and scuffed, several bits of calf are peeling on the lower cover. [Limited edition of 250 copies, this one being number 69.] View more info

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L'homme en société, ou nouvelles vues politiques et économiques pour porter la population au plus haut degré en France. Tome I-II.

By: Goyon de la Plombanie, Henri de

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions d'Histoire Sociale:

Seller ID: 013756

Condition: Very Good


[Originally published 1753]. Facsimile edition, two volumes bound in one, 12mo, pp xii, 262; 279, marbled endpapers, exceptionally clean internally, full calf, gilt decorated spine, very slightly worn and marked. {Number 93 of a limited edition of 250 copies}. [Published anonymously, as was often the case with this author. Foreshadows the effects of increased production on society, the results of industrialisation, urban migration and overcrowding, he proposed the use o... View more info

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Towards Standards of Criticism - selections from The Calendar of Modern Letters, 1925-7

By: Leavis, F.R. (chooses and introduces)

Price: £18.50

Publisher: London, Wishart & Co.: 1933

Seller ID: 006313


First edition. Small 8vo, pp (4), 200, very slightly age-toned and slightly dusty internally, cloth rather faded and a little marked and worn, the binding leaning slightly. [VERY SCARCE. The introduction runs to 26 pages.] Frank Raymond Leavis was an influential British literary critic of the early-to-mid-twentieth century. He taught and studied for nearly his entire life at Downing College, Cambridge. Leavis in his writing was one of the most influential figures in twen... View more info

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What Is Man ? - Evolution's Answer

By: Machin, Arthur

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, C.A. Watts: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007782

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo, pp vi, 209, very clean internally, green cloth very slightly worn and faded, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped but which is a little worn, frayed and faded. View more info

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Bioethics - an introduction for the biosciences

By: Mepham, Ben

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013581

ISBN: 0199267154

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations and charts within the text, large octavo, pp xvi, 386, paperback, lower cover has a slightly creased corner, otherwise a very good bright copy. [Bioethical issues remain front-page news, with debate continuing to rage over issues including genetic modification, animal cloning, and "designer babies" With public opinion often driven by media speculation, how can we ensure that informed decisions regarding key bioethical issues are made in a reas... View more info

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Vues d'un Citoyen

By: Piarron de Chamousset, Claude-Humbert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions d'Histoire Sociale: 1970

Seller ID: 013753

Condition: Very Good


(Originally published 1757). Facsimile reprint, two volumes in one, 12mo, pp (8), 239, (i); 277, (5), extremely clean and bright internally, full calf, gilt decorated spine, slightly rubbed and scuffed, but a good sound copy. [Number 85 of a limited edition of 250 copies.]. {The author, 1717 - 1773, was a French master at the Court of Auditors, physician and philanthropist. Born in Paris, he was the originator of mutual benefit societies. According to A. Piron (1838),... View more info

Ethics - Origin and Development

By: Prince Kropotkin

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co.:

Seller ID: 005162


Large 8vo, pp xvi, 349, cloth slightly worn, a little rubbed and blotched, spine head slightly frayed. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, and also with the attractive period bookplate of GP, designed bu Bissill). View more info

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Pictorial History of Philosophy

By: Runes, Dagobert D.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009679

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large thick quarto, pp x, 406, very slightly age-toned, owner's bookplate on front endpaper, a very good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. [Very heavy - extra postage may be required]. View more info

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Some Turns of Thought in Modern Philosophy - Five Essays

By: Santayana, George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1933

Seller ID: 006245


First UK edition. Small 8vo, pp (4), 121, slightly dusty internally, cloth a little faded rubbed and marked, paper title label on spine (and spare label tipped in at rear), stamp of the Royal Society for Lierature on the upper cover. Presentation copy from the author Esme Hope, with a short letter. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

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F.R. Leavis

By: Walsh, William

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1980

Seller ID: 006315

ISBN: 0701125039


pp189, fore-edge very slightly marked, otherwise a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [On the personal side, educational purposes, critical directions, the Scrutiny years, the principal collaborator, general characteristics, the Arnoldian middle, the Coleridgean conclusion.] {Frank Raymond Leavis was an influential British literary critic of the early-to-mid-twentieth century. He taught and studied for nearly his entire life at Downing College, Cambridge... View more info

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Places of Commemoration : Search for Identity and Landscape Design

By: Wolschke-Bulmahn, Joachim (ed)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Washington, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010731

ISBN: 0884022609

Condition: As New


Illustrated, large octavo, pp (4), 436, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which has very slight curving at the edges. [The essays in this work examine commemorative sites of different character, including gardens, landscapes, memorials, cemeteries, and sites of former Nazi concentration camps. They detail the ideas behind the creation of memorials and monuments and the struggles over the narratives they present. View more info