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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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The Practice of Spiritual Direction

By: BARRy, William A. & Connolly, William J.

Price: £3.25

Publisher: The Seabury Press: 1982

Seller ID: 014390

ISBN: 0866839518

Condition: Very Good


Small octavo, pp xii, 211, a little neat pencil underlining in the text, a small neat name on the front endpaper, otherwise very good internally, paperback, covers very slightly worn. The book has a slight cosmetic scent. 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 Origin of the Kiss, and other scientific diversions

By: Beadnell, C.M.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Watts & Co.: 1943

Seller ID: 015150

Condition: Good


Second imoression. Small slim 12mo, (measures 168mm x 110mm), pp x, 177, very clean internally, red cloth very slightly worn, a ring mark on the upper cover. [Includes other essays such as "The Evolution of the Projectile", "Lies in nature and War", "Sub-Human Warfare","Salt and Evolution" etc.] View more info

Image for Human Nature in its Fourfold State of Primitive Integrity, Entire Depravation, Begun Recovery, Consummate Happiness or Misery, Subsisting in the Parents of Mankind, the Unregenerate & Regenerate, Mankind in the Future State in Several Discourses

Human Nature in its Fourfold State of Primitive Integrity, Entire Depravation, Begun Recovery, Consummate Happiness or Misery, Subsisting in the Parents of Mankind, the Unregenerate & Regenerate, Mankind in the Future State in Several Discourses

By: Boston, Mr Thomas

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paisley, William Paton for William Brownlie: 1797

Seller ID: 014469

Condition: Fair


Octavo, pp 551, (7), age-toned, a bit marked and used throughout but still very sound and tight apart from the rear endpaper which is becoming detached where the hinge is cracking; the front endpaper becoming loose also, and lacking the half-title (?); contemporary full calf, rubbed and marked, the lower corners particularly worn and the boards showing through, the spine more worn, lacking pieces at its base. [Boston (1676 - 1732) was a Scottish church leader, theologian and philosopher. One of the religious classics of Scotland. ] 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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Tao Te Ching

By: Ch'u Ta-Kao

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Unwin Paperbacks: 1986

Seller ID: 014587

ISBN: 0042990122

Condition: Good


Illustrated, 12mo, pp 126, age-toned, marginal ink lining on many page margins with some manuscript references to the printed notes at the end of the book, otherwise clean and sound, paperback, a price label roughly removed from the rear cover, otherwise very good. 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 the theoretical approaches to the valuation of the natural world and how these work in practice.] 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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A World of Wounds: Ecolgists and the Human Dilemma

By: Ehrlich, Paul R.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oldendorf/Luhe, Ecology Institute: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014864

ISBN: 0932-2205

Condition: Very Good


Large octavo, pp xxiv, 210, laminated boards, a very good copy, almost as new. [Recipient of the ECI Prize in 1993 for terrestrial ecology. Reviews and analyses the essential aspects of modern ecological research and its bearing on society and on related sciences. The author deplores that many ecologists are not doing enough to motivate society into counteracting the increasing degradation of our environment. Hence, he outlines and discusses what, in his opinion, research ecologists should do to avoid the world's plunge towards ecocatastrophe. 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 of cartography to record natural borders and indicate ownership of land, and the improvement of road transport with the use of... View more info

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 twentieth-century English literary criticism. He introduced a "seriousness" into English studies, and some English and Am... 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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A New Dictionary of Christian Ethics

By: Macquarrie, John & Childress, James

Price: £5.75

Publisher: London, SCM Press: 1986

Seller ID: 014674

ISBN: 0334022053

Condition: Very Good


Large octavo, pp xx, 678, a small neat name on the front endpaper, otherwise extremely clean internally, blue cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is showing just slight signs of wear. View more info

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The Threat and the Glory - reflections on science and scientists

By: Medawar, P.B.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1990

Seller ID: 014161

ISBN: 006039112x

Condition: Very Good


Small octavo, pp xx, 291, an inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy in dustwrapper. 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 reasoned, objective way? Ideal for students new to the subject, Bioethics: An Introduction for the Biosciences offers a balanced,... View more info

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Beyond the Horizon

By: Pankaj, Shruti

Price: £3.75

Publisher: Mitcham, Kavi-Lok: 1981

Edition: First English edition

Seller ID: 014010

Condition: Very Good


Small octavo, pp 84, paperback, a very good copy. View more info