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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


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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Swedenborg and Shakespeare - A Comparison

By: Baynham, George W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, James Spiers: 1894

Seller ID: 008717


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


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


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


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


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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Human Needs

By: Graham, Michael

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Cresset Press: 1951

Seller ID: 006950


pp 252, slight foxing to the fore-edge, cloth slightly worn and faded, otherwise a good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. 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


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


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

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


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


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


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