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The Wisdom of Confucius
1 The Wisdom of Confucius
New York, NY, USA Peter Pauper Press 1963 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall McPharlin, Paul 
Philosophical words from the ancient Chinese teacher which emphasize personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice, and sincerity. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front endpaper. A little foxing to front endpapers. Decorated with drawings by Paul McPharlin. 61 pages. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Plato : Moral and Political Ideals, Adam, Adela Marion
2 Adam, Adela Marion Plato : Moral and Political Ideals
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Cambridge University Press 1913 First Edition Hard Cover Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Light shelfwear to boards with sunning to covers/spine. Internally clean copy - 159 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Aesop's Fables, Allen, Arthur B. (retold by)
3 Allen, Arthur B. (retold by) Aesop's Fables
London Golden Galley Press 1948 First Thus Hard Cover Good Poor 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Yates, Harold 
Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w which shows wear & tear and some loss. Previous owner's details partially rubbed out on ffep. Part of The Golden Galley Series of Junior Classics - 74 pages. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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How Can We Believe in God?, Anon
4 Anon How Can We Believe in God?
London SPCK 1988 0281043833 / 9780281043835 First Edition Card Covers Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Clean, bright 47 page stapled booklet. Light rubbing to covers. Study Guide to We Believe in God. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Introduction a la Philosophie de L'Histoire. Essai sur les limites de l'objectivite Historique, Aron, Raymond
5 Aron, Raymond Introduction a la Philosophie de L'Histoire. Essai sur les limites de l'objectivite Historique
Paris, France Gallimard 1981 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Completee par des textes recents. Clean, bright copy with text in FRENCH. Previous owner's details inside cover - 589 pp inc Table des Matieres. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Should We Stop Teaching Art, Ashbee, C. R.
6 Ashbee, C. R. Should We Stop Teaching Art
London B. T. Batsford 1911 First Edition Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Offers a way out of the difficulty that confronts our schools under the conditions imposed on them by Mechanism, and in doing so wants to fix attention upon the challenge implied in the title of this work. Foxing confined to prelims leaving a clean bright copy - 123 pages. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Hurry Up, America, and Spit, Bailey, Pearl
7 Bailey, Pearl Hurry Up, America, and Spit
New York, NY, USA Harcourt Bace Jovanovich 1976 0151430004 / 9780151430000 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
One of America's foremost and best-loved entertainers pens her prescription that her fans everywhere will understand and appreciate. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w. SIGNED by the author to a second half-title page with the inscription '' First copy 6/5/76 To Burt Because you care - Love Pearl ''. 106 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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The Silent Revolution, Baker, Peter
8 Baker, Peter The Silent Revolution
London Falcon Press 1946 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo 
Part of the Forum Books Series. A short summary of the author's political philosophy, written when he was in a Prisoner of War Camp. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing wear & tear and some loss - 47 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Heart of the Heart of the Matter : A Memoir, Bakewell, Joan
9 Bakewell, Joan The Heart of the Heart of the Matter : A Memoir
London BBC Books 1996 0563371676 / 9780563371670 TV Tie-in Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Published to accompany the 1996 television series. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 256 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The View from Here : Life at Seventy, Bakewell, Joan
10 Bakewell, Joan The View from Here : Life at Seventy
London Atlantic Books 2006 1843545144 / 9781843545149 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An exhilarating, funny and always thought-provoking take on the human condition that most of us dread and yet count ourselves lucky to achieve : old age. Gift inscription opposite title page. Good, clean copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 246 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Paroxysm :  Interviews With Philippe Petit, Baudrillard, Jean
11 Baudrillard, Jean Paroxysm : Interviews With Philippe Petit
London Verso 1998 1859842410 / 9781859842416 Soft Cover Very Good 4to 
Translated by Chris Turner. Offers the reader a new way to approach Baudrillard's ideas through the use of the interview format. Square tight paperback - 120 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Marx and Burke : A Revisionist View, Bevan, Ruth A.
12 Bevan, Ruth A. Marx and Burke : A Revisionist View
La Salle, IL, USA Open Court Publishing Company 1977 0875481442 / 9780875481449 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Controversial work which brings together the seemingly disparate ideas of the subjects within a common analytical framework. Light bow to boards else a good clean copy in a slightly tatty d/w showing shelfwear & tear and 'stretching' to flap - 197 pages including selected bibliography. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Six Existentialist Thinkers, Blackham, H.J.
13 Blackham, H.J. Six Existentialist Thinkers
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1952 Second Impression Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Summary but substantial accounts of the total thought of Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Jaspers, Marcel, Heidegger and Sartre. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear. Text block very clean. 173 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Choices from My Heart : Cancer, Motherhood, and the Lifestyle Changes That Saved My Life, Bohan, Bernadette
14 Bohan, Bernadette Choices from My Heart : Cancer, Motherhood, and the Lifestyle Changes That Saved My Life
London Element Books Ltd 2005 0007200900 / 9780007200900 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unread hardback in an un-clipped d/w. The brave story of the mother who created her own alternative prescription for a recurring cancer based on four simple points. She believes it helped save her life. 290 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Meaning and Representation, Borg, Emma (editor)
15 Borg, Emma (editor) Meaning and Representation
Oxford, Oxfordshire Blackwell Publishers 2002 0631235779 / 9780631235774 Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unread paperback with slightest signs of storage. Prestigious collection of papers discussing the relationship between meaning and representation. Next post dispatch from GB. 
Price: 13.00 GBP
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The Artist's Dilemma, Boswell, James
16 Boswell, James The Artist's Dilemma
London The Bodley Head 1947 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Number 1 in the New Developments Series edited by Jack Lindsay. 64 page booklet in which Boswell looks at the problem of finding a satisfactory relation between artist and society, between art and life. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Western Political Thought, Bowle, John
17 Bowle, John Western Political Thought
London University Paperbacks 1961 Paper Back Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
An historical introduction from the Origins to Rousseau. A good clean paperback copy which has some reading creases. 482 pages including index. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Wordsworth and the Enlightenment Idea of Pleasure, Boyson, Rowan
18 Boyson, Rowan Wordsworth and the Enlightenment Idea of Pleasure
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Cambrdige University Press 2012 1107023300 / 9781107023307 First Edition Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Covers a wide range of texts by philosophers, theorists and creative writers from over the centuries in presenting a strong defence of the Enlightenment ideal of pleasure, drawing out its rich political, as well as intellectual and aesthetic, implications. Appears unread. Clean square copy in a d/w - 241 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Who Owns Information?: From Privacy to Public Access, Branscomb, Anne Wells
19 Branscomb, Anne Wells Who Owns Information?: From Privacy to Public Access
Basic Books Inc.,U.S. 1995 046509144X / 9780465091447 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
As new, unread copy which shows signs of slightest shelf wear. "Brilliantly sorts out the issues and complexities of the information era". Reliable next post dispatch. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Friendship and Society : An Introduction to Augustine's Practical Philosophy, Burt, Donald X.
20 Burt, Donald X. Friendship and Society : An Introduction to Augustine's Practical Philosophy
Michigan, IL, USA William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company 1999 0802846823 / 9780802846822 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Offers an overall picture of the ethical and political thought of the greatest of the Western Fathers as this volume lucidly presents Augustine's philosophy of history, ethics, and social philosophy with an emphasis on friendship as the key to his view of the family and the state. Some faint sunning to page edges and previous owner's name opposite title page, though appears unread - 239 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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