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1 PROCEEDINGS OF THE MANCHESTER LITERARY & PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY
Paperbound Very Good Philosophy 
Commencing with Obituary Notice of Edward Garside. Born 1860. Died, March 6th, 1939. Disbound with Proceedings, Annual Report,etc. uncut pages. i-lxvi. string-tied. Very Good+. Date? 1939? 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 PROCEEDINGS OF THE MANCHESTER LITERARY & PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY
Paperbound Very Good Philosophy 
Commencing with Obituary Notice of William Watts Woodward who died, May 1st 1938. Disbound with Proceedings, Annual Report,etc. uncut pages. i-lii. string-tied. Very Good+. Date? 1938? 
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3 SCIENCE, June 6, 1884. Volume III. No. 70
Cambridge The Science Company 1884 Wraps Very Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etchings, Chart 
Articles by Famous Americans: FREDERICK SCHWATKA: The Middle Yukon with 9 illustrations; in Letters to the Editor: G. BROWN GOODE: The invention of the vertical camera in photography with photo engraving illustration; and CHARLES C. ABBOTT: Hibernating mammals. Other articles: " The conic projection in oceanic cartography" with a North-Atlantic track-chart. " The Royal Society of Canada"; and " Calderwood's Mind and Brain". Mildly chipped covers at side edge. Overall covers are Very Good. Faint vertical crease down the middle. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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4 Alison, Archibald Miscellaneous Essays
Philadelphia Cary & Hart 1845 Reprinted Cloth Good Essay Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " 
Reprinted from the English Originals, with the Author's corrections for this edition. Contents include: Chateaubriand; Napoleon; Bossuet; Poland; Madame De Stael; Marshal Ney; Robert Bruce; Paris in 1814; The Louvre in 1814; Tyrol; France in 1833; Italy; Military Treason and Civic Soldiers; Arnold's Rome; French Revolution of 1830; Desertion of Portugal; Karamsin's Russia; The Spanish Revolution of 1820 and others. Total of 34 articles. 390 pp. Salmon color covers with some soiling/rubbing. Corner tips bumped/rubbed to boards. Paper label top of spine with black print title: "Cheap Edition Alison's Miscellanies Complete in One Volume". 1/2"X1/4" missing piece at top of spine. Chips at spine end. Overall covers are Good. ex.-lib. bookplate on front endpaper. On free endpaper numbers and "clear" embossed stamp. Brownish tone to endpapers. Slight and sporadic foxing. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Archibald Alison (13 November 1757, Edinburgh-17 May 1839) was a Scottish didactic and philosophical writer. 
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5 Allen, James AS A MAN THINKETH
London and Glasgow Collins Soft Cover Good Miniature Book Size: Approx. 2 3/4" x 3 3/4" 
"This little volume (the result of mediation and experience) is not intended as an exhaustive treatise on the much-written-upon subject of the power of thought." 80 pp. Miniature book with no publishing date listed. Stiff paper covers with faux red pebbled leather and gilt title box on cover. Cover corners are rubbed and slightly bent, minor creasing to spine, covers turn where it was read. Many interior pages are creased, corners are dog-earred and folded, some small tears/chipping to page edges. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 American Philosophical Society PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY HELD AT PHILADELPHIA FOR PROMOTING USEFUL KNOWLEDGE: MEMORIAL VOLUME I
Philadelphia The American Philosophical Society 1900 Paper Cover Good- American Philosophical Societ Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9 1/2" Photographs 
Those memorialized in this volume include: John A. Ryder, William H. Furness, Henry Hazlehurst, Henry Phillips, Jr., William John Potts, Lewis Allaire Scott, J. Sergeant Price, Thomas Sterry Hunt, Henry Duval Gregory, William Pepper, Richard A. Tilghman, Alexander Biddle, W. G. A. Bonwill, Daniel Garrison Brinton, and Edward Drinker Cope. 316 pp. Olive green paper covers. Front cover completely separated from rest of document. Corners are bent, edges rubbed and chipped, stains to edges. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover. Handwritten title and identification numbers on cracked spine. Interior pages are browning along edges, some corners are bent, some with water stains on edges. Document in Good- condition. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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7 Carlyle, Thomas SARTOR RESARTUS: THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF HERR TEUFELSDROCKH IN THREE BOOKS
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1896 Cloth Very Good- Famous Author Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" 
Centenary Edition, Volume I. 250 pp. Maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, scuffing to cover faces, some faded areas on spine, spine ends are bent and frayed. Uncut page edges. Endpapers are browning. Photograph frontispiece with tissueguard. Title page has browning from tissueguard. Spine loose in some areas, otherwise interior clean. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Coues, Samuel Elliott OUTLINES OF A SYSTEM OF MECHANICAL PHILOSOPHY:Being a Research Into the Laws of Force
Boston Charles C. Little and James Brown 1851 Hardbound Good + No Jacket Philosophy Size: Approx. 5 " x 8 1/4" 
"These outlines of a System of Mechanical Philosophy are the result of a research made by the author, for his own instruction. In the research he attempted to separate supposition from fact,-the questionable from those things necessarily taken for truth by the laws of the mind." Embossed decorative brown boards.Backstrip ends frayed, else Good Plus externally. . Foxing on endpapers and title page, rest of interior clean and tight. 330pp. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 D'Angelo, Edward THE PROBLEM OF FREEDOM AND DETERMINISM
Columbia, Missouri University of Missouri Press 1968 0-8262-7713-6 / 9780826277138 Cloth Very Good No Jacket Philosophy Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" 
107 pp. Red cloth covers with gilt title on front and spine. Several white specks on front cover. Interior tight and clean. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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10 De Chardin, Pierre Teilhard BUILDING THE EARTH
Wilkes-Barre, PA Dimension Books 1965 Cloth Near Fine Slipcase Philosophy Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" 
Translation was made by Noel Lindsay. Author facsimilie signature on dedication page. 125 pp. Black cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Gold slipcase in VG+ condition with dirt smudges to corners and edges. Book in NF condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Dryden, John (Trans.) PLUTARCH'S LIVES OF ILLUSTRIOUS MEN
New York Hurst & Co. Reprinted Cloth Good+ Philosophy Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/2" 
Translated from the Greek by John Dryden and Others. The Whole Carefully Revised and Corrected to which is Prefixed 'A Life of Plutarch.' Reprinted from the Latest English Editions. "This translation of the lives here presented is that known as Dryden's ; because a life of Plutarch from his hand was originally published with it, at the end of the seventeenth century, and is a reprint of the text as it appears in the edition in five volumes, published in 1859 by Little, Brown & Co." No publishing date, but appears to be from late 19th century. 925 pp. Brown cloth covers with gilt title box on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed with some bumps, wear and marks to cover faces, areas on joints are rubbed, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Small red ink mark on front inside cover. Previous owner's name written on front free endpaper. Small Breaks to both hinges. Interior pages are browning along edges, some small foxing spots. Spine tight. Book in Good+ condition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Hallam, Henry INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF EUROPE IN THE FIFTEENTH, SIXTEENTH, AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES. 3 Volumes
London John Murray 1843 Second Edition Hard Cover Good Europe Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" 
The volumes cover: Literature of Europe from the Middle Ages to 1700; History of Theological Literature in Europe from 1520 to 1700; History of Speculative, Moral, and Political Philosophy, and of Jurisprudence, in Europe, from 1520 to 1700; History of the Literature of Taste in Europe from 1520 to 1550; Scientific and Miscellaneous Literature of Europe from 1520 to 1550; History of Poetry from 1550 to 1700; History of Dramatic Literature from 1550 to 1700; History of Polite Literature in Prose from 1550 to 1700; History of Physical and Miscellaneous Literature from 1500 to 1700; History of Mathematical and Physical Science from 1600 to 1650. and History of some other Provinces of Literature from 1600 to 1650. VOLUME I: 568 pp. VOLUME II: 586 pp. VOLUME III: 648 pp. including Index. Volumes covers are brown paper? over boards. Spines reinforced with black tape. Paper labels on spine with typed letters. Covers rubbed, some stains. Corners bumped. Spine ends bumped/rubbed Overall covers are Good. Front hinge breaking in 2 volumes, one volume hinge broken on pp. 128-129; one volume pp.12-13 discoloration to pages as if another piece of paper left in at some time. Slight foxing to title pages, otherwise interiors are tight, clean and Very Good. Henry Hallam (1777-1859) was an English historian and best known for his books on European history and English constitutional history. May require extra postage. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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13 Hoffman, Hester R. The Reader's Advisor: An Annotated Guide to the Best in Print in Literature, Biographies, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Bibles, Classics, Drama, Poetry, Fiction, Science, Philosophy, Travel, History,
New York R.R. Bowker 1964 10th Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Cloth Good Books on Books Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 10 1/4" 
1292 pp. including index. Blue covers with white lettering on front cover and spine. Spine's top edge, small piece fraying. Overall covers are Good or better. ex. library markings on title page. Front endpaper with library pocket residue? Previous owner's name: Ed Woodworth stamped. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Thick book. Could require extra postage. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Jerome, Jerome K. THE IDLE THOUGHTS OF AN IDLE FELLOW
New York George Munro's Sons 1895 Wraps Good Essays Size: Approx. 4 3/4" x 7" 
Munro's Library of Popular Novels. No. 42. A collection of humorous essays. The book consists of 14 independent articles arranged by themes: ON BEING IDLE. ON BEING IN LOVE. ON BEING IN THE BLUES. ON BEING HARD UP. ON VANITY AND VANITIES. ON GETTING ON IN THE WORLD. ON THE WEATHER. ON CATS AND DOGS. ON BEING SHY. ON BABIES. ON EATING AND DRINKING. ON FURNISHED APARTMENTS. ON DRESS AND DEPORTMENT.and ON MEMORY. 102 pp.This was the authorís second published book and it helped establish him as a leading English humorist. Paper wraps. Soiling to covers. ex-lib. stamped twice on cover and twice in margins of pages. Front cover and first few pages of the bottom corner tips missing. Overall Good. Triangular "library pocket" on back endpaper with words:"Subject to library rules". Last line of text on a few pages slightly blurred. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Jerome Klapka Jerome (May 2, 1859 -June 14, 1927) was an English author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Lewes, George Henry PROBLEMS OF LIFE AND MIND. THIRD SERIES (CONTINUED). PROBLEM THE SECOND: MIND AS A FUNCTION OF THE ORGANISM. PROBLEM THE THIRD: THE SPHERE OF SENSE AND LOGIC OF FEELING. PROBLEM THE FOURTH: THE SPHERE OF INTELLECT AND LOGIC OF SIGNS.
Boston and New York Houghton, Mifflin and Company Hard Cover Very Good- Philosophy Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8" 
500 pp. No publishing date listed. Green cloth cover with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners are rubbed to boards, edges bumped, white marks/scuffing on cover faces, spine is creased, spine ends are bent and fraying. Front hinge broken, back hinge loose. Interior pages are lightly browning, otherwise clean. Book in VG- to VG condition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Lynch, Bohun Collecting: an Essay
New York Harper & Brothers 1928 Hard Cover Good- Essay Size: Approx. 4 1/2" x 7 1/2" 
One from The Pleasures of Life Series. Frontispiece color portrait of the author. 81 pp. Book is Very Good. Interior stamped with previous owner's name on title page and on one page's lower margin-not near text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Dust Jacket intact with chips/tears and some missing pieces around the edges. Spine label illegible. Missing strip at spine's bottom edge. DJ is Good- to Fair. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 MacHovec, Frank J. (translated) I CHING: THE BOOK OF CHANGES
Mount Vernon, New York The Peter Pauper Press 1971 Hard Cover Very Good- Good China Size: Approx. 4 1/2" x 7 1/2" Marian Morton 
"This concise handbook on human relations is from ancient China and may be the oldest book in the world." 63 pp. Red paper hard cover with image of gold dragon on front. DJ in Good- to Good condition with chipping/creasing to edges and corners, fading to spine and back top cover edge, ink spots/marks, top spine end is torn and missing. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, wear to spine ends. Spine slightly cocked. Front hinge loose. Interior is clean, tight. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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18 McKibbin, Bill THE AGE OF MISSING INFORMATION
New York Random House 1992 0-394-57601-2 / 9780394576015 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Television Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" 
"...will forever alter our fundamental view of television and what it has brought to and stolen from our lives." 261 pages with index. Cream paper hard cover with red cloth spine. Very light wear to cover corners and edges, spine ends are bent. DJ in VG+ condition with slight wear to edges, corners and spine ends, small scuff on front of jacket. Uncut page edges. Interior pages are crisp, clean, easily legible. Book in VG+ to NF condition. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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19 McPharlin, Paul (Edited and illustrated by, in a new English version) Satirical Dictionary Of Voltaire
Mount Vernon, NY Peter Pauper Press 1945 Cloth Very Good Philosophy Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 8 " 
First published as Question on the Encyclopedia, then reprinted as Reason by Alphabet, and finally reworked, with many additions, as The Philosophical Dictionary...The Philosophical Dictionary is Voltaire's principal essay in philosophy..." Contents go from A to Z with several entries for some "letters". Some include: Adam, Books, Celibacy; Divorce; Equality; Fraud; Greatness; Happiness; Impotence; etc, ending with Zeal. 109 pp. Illustrations. Decorative covers with ABCs. Spine slightly sunned. Covers are VG to VG+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 More, Sir Thomas UTOPIA
London Blackie & Son Limited Hard Cover Very Good- Religion Size: Approx. 3 3/4" x 5 1/2" 
Translated by Ralph Robinson. Introduction by H. G. Wells. No publication date. 220 pp. Blue cloth cover with faded gilt title on spine. Light wear and rubbing to cover corners and edges, scuffing and stain on cover faces, spine ends are bent and fraying. Gilt top page edge. Previous owner's bookplate adhered on front inside cover. Front hinge loose. Interior pages are tight, clean. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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