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121 Paine, Thomas & Rousseau, J. J. The Theological Works of Thomas Paine To Which Are Added the Profession of Faith of a Savoyard Vicar by J. Rousseau
Boston Advocate of Common Sense 1834 First Edition Thus Hardcover Fair 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages; HC in what appear to be original cloth boards with leather spine label. Frontis portrait and engraved title page. Rear endpages missing; terminal leaf is the last page of text, pp 384. Most recent owner stabilized the chipped and worn cloth of the spine with a heavy application of PVA adhesive, unisghtly and ill-advised. Cloth splitting over hinges. Front endpage missing a swath from the lower front corner. Armorial book plate (early 20th C.) to front pastedown. Manuscript ownership to title page matches inked manuscript inked to cloth of front and rear boards (B. F. Dabney). With complete text and original cloth boards - a candidate for rebacking. Good only at best, thus/ Sold w.a.f. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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122 Pater, Walter Plato and Platonism; A Series of Lectures
New York MacMillan & Company 1893 First American Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Small 8vo 7˝" - 8" tall; 256 pages; Soundly bound copy in original maroon cloth with title lettering in gilt to cover and spine. Cloth pulled and lightly frayed at spine ends, with a short closed tear to the crown. Corner tips lightly rubbed. A pair of mild internal splits between signatures. Sound decent copy with tenderness and light fray at spine ends. G++ to VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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123 Patka, Frederick The Clowns: Modern Adults in Their World of Make-Believe
Albany, NY Magic Books 1964 Paperback Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pages; 1964 Magi Books trade pbck in glossy illustrated covers. Square sound copy but with some occasional sentences and phrases underlined through text; generally mild to moderate. Sound reading copy; uncommon. G 
Price: 19.95 USD
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124 Paulson, Ross Evans Language, Science, And Action; Korzybski's General Semantics--A Study in Comparative Intellectual History
Westport, CT Greenwood Press 1983 First Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 163 pages; HC in original light green cloth with title lettering brightly in metallic blue. Issued without dust jacket. Bright fresh copy; no marks. Superficial dust to top edge. NF 
Price: 17.50 USD
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125 Peters, Arno and Ward L. Kaiser (Trans. ) Space and Time; Their Equal Representation as an Essential Basis For a Scientific View of the World/Raum Und Zeit
New York Friendship Press 1985 037700149X / 9780377001497 Paperback Near Fine 
12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 40 pages; Slim paperback is tight, bright and fresh in title-lettered covers. Just a whisper of handling evidence to covers. Prior owner's small ink name stamp to front endpage. Text clean and unmarked; in English and facing page English translation. NF 
Price: 15.00 USD
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126 Plato & Tayler Lewis (Trans. , Notes and Ed. ) Plato Contra Atheos : : Plato Against the Atheists, or the Tenth Book of the Dialogue on Laws Accompanied with Critical Notes, and Followed by Extended Dissertations on Some of the Main Points
New York Harper & Brothers 1845 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 378 pages; HC 1st edition. Snugly bound in recased green cloth. Ex-library with expected but light attachments and indications. Text is clean and generally neat with no marks observed. Light scattered foxing; a few library blind stamps scattered to pages of the text. Snug solid and generally clean. G+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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127 Plato & W H Thompson The Phaedrus of Plato
London Whittaker & Co 1868 First Edition Thus Hardcover Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 203 pages; Soundly bound in a recasing of heavy maroon, library grade buckram with titles stamped in gilt to spine. Ex-library copy is snugly bound and generally clean, but with indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Some mild marginalia to introduction and first 15 or so pages of the primary text. Solid and decent; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally G+ thus 
Price: 27.50 USD
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128 Plotinus and Stephen Mackenna Enneads of Plotinus V1; the Ethical Treatises and Psychic and Physical Treatises The Ethical Treatises Being the Treatises of the First Ennead with Porphyry's Life of Plotinus, and the Preller-Ritter Extracts Forming a Conspectus of the Plotinian System
Whitefish, MT Kessinger Publishing 2006 1428641440 / 9781428641440 Facsimile Paperback Very Good 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 246 pages; 2006 Kessinger. Trade paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Facsimile printing of the 1917 edition. Solid clean copy with light storage curl to the edge of the front cover and a mildly cocked spine. VG 
Price: 14.00 USD
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129 Rochefoucault, Duke De La Maxims, and Moral Reflections With a Biographical Preface and an Appendix by the Editor
New York G and C Carvill 1835 Leather Good 
12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 139 pages; Bound in full black leather. Contents soundly bound and complete. Leather over spine with chips at spine ends and one missing mid-spine. Leather over spine split over frotn hinge and helkd in place by prior owner’s use of several short strips of cello tape. Older linen tape reinforcement to the inside front hings. Endpages with somehat heavy foxing, fading to modrate to the pages of the text. Revised copyright information on a letterpress slip of paper tipped on to verso of title page. Expected light toning to page stock. Would benefit from light restoration/rebacking. Early American printing thus. Good only 
Price: 25.00 USD
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130 Rotenstreich, Nathan Experience and its Systematization: Studies in Kant
The Hague Martinus Nijhoff 1972 First Edition Paperback Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 178 pages; Larger trade size paperback in titled, flap-fold wraps. Soundly bound , but with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. A few pages toward the conclusion have some underlining and marginalia. Solid reading copy; graded to reflect institutional ownership indications.. G+ thus 
Price: 16.50 USD
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131 Roth, M.D. & G. Ross Doubting; Contemporary Perspectives on Skepticism
Dordrecht/boston Kluwer//Springer 1989 0792305760 / 9780792305767 Hardcover Fine 
Philosophical Studies Series #48; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 225 pages; 1990 Kluwer//Springer. HC in glossy publisher issued boards. Tightly bound copy feels and appears unread. No marks. As new. Fine 
Price: 73.95 USD
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132 Ruskin, John Lectures on Art: Delivered before the University of Oxford in Hilary Term, 1870
Oxford Clarendon Press 1870 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 189 pages; 1870 Clarendon Press at Oxford. HC in original tight weave plum cloth with double gilt borders to cover board; spine title lettered in gilt. Top front corner bumped lightly. Half-nail sized chip to cloth at crown of spine. Binding snug and contents neat. Manuscript gift inscription to half title page. Errata slip bound in at front. 32 page catalog of Clarendon titles bound in at rear. VG- 
Price: 35.00 USD
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133 Russell, Bertrand Marriage and Morals
New York Horace Liveright 1929 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages; Square, snug and neat in original title lettered dust jacket. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with Russell "signature" in gilt to cover; gilt lettering at spine falked and faded. Mild bumping to board edges. Snughly bound with clean and neat contents; no marks. Scarce original dust jacket is missing shallow chips at spine ends and small nicks at corners. Front panel spine joing mended with archival paper on verso. Spine panel moderately toned, but all title and border colors are uniformly bright. $3.00 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Solid clean copy in scarce dust jacket. Russell's common sensical explication of the manners and dictates of the relations between men and women, procreation and family structure earned him wide ranging approbation and disapproval but read now as simple and clear reasoning. VG+/VG- 
Price: 125.00 USD
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134 Sanghvi, Sukhlalji & Debiprasad Chattopadhyay (Intro) Advanced Studies in Indian Logic and Metaphysics
Calcutta R. K Maitra for Indian Studies 1961 reprint Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 132 pages; HC in original title lettered, paper covered boards. Soundly bound with light fading to board edges and shallow chipping to binding material at crown of spine. Ex-library indications including a catalog label scar at spine and light attachments to endpages. Solid and generally clean; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally near VG. G+ thus 
Price: 20.00 USD
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135 Schiller, F. C. S. Studies in Humanism
London MacMillan and Co. 1907 First Edition Hardcover Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 492 pages; Soundly bound in recased heavy library grade blue buckram cloth with titles lettered in utititarian white to spine. Text block is clean and neat with no marks. Ex-library copy with expected institutional ownership attachements - catalog label, card pocket and bookplate. Pg 79/80 has had the top front corner of the page mended with archival tissue paper. Sturdily bound reading and reference copy of the original ed. G+ thus 
Price: 25.00 USD
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136 Smith, Adam The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Or, an Essay Towards an Analysis of the Principles, By Which Men Naturally Judge Concerning the Conduct and Character, First of Their Neighbours, and Afterwards of Themselves. to Which is Added, a Dissertation on the Origin of Languages.
Boston Wells and Lilly 1817 early printing Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 512 pages; Early American printing from the last England edition. In 2 volumes. Paged (i) - xii, 262; [2], 250 pp. Rebound copy in 3/4 dark brown goatskin and sponge patterned paper sides. Titles, rules and decorative flourishes tooled in gilt to spines. Text blocks trimmed slightly with still good margins. Lacks original blank endpages; retains half-title pg for Vol I but none for Vol II. Single leaf publisher catalog ad at rear of Vol II. Small, judicious and archival reinforcement to top front corner of the final leaf of both volumes. Mild toning/spotting (as usual) to page stock. Older thin binder's ticket tipped In to the gutter of the verso of title pages of both volumes. Handsomely rebound early American printing with clean and neat contents. VG thus 
Price: 500.00 USD
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137 Smith, Henry & Spinoza Spinoza and His Environment; A Critical Essay with a Translation of The Ethics.
Cincinatti, OH Robert Clarke & Co 1886 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 423 pages; Snugly bound in original olive green cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine. Clxxix; 244; 12 (ads) pp. Just mild shelf rub to cloth at spine ends' corners lightly shelf tapped. But with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Some mild brown pencil underlining/marginalia to some scattered few pages of the introductory essay. Snug and generally quite neat with original patterned floral endpages intact; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally about VG. G+ thus 
Price: 30.00 USD
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138 Smith, Henry Bradford A First Book in Logic,
New York F.S. Crofts & Co 1933 Hard cover Good 
1922 Harper & Bros HC in original maroon cloth. Title lettering to spine a bit dulled. Pencilled notes to endpages and here and there in text. Prior owner has reinforced the endpage joints with blck cloth tape. Sound reading copy. G; 178 pages; 1922 Harper & Bros HC in original maroon cloth. Title lettering to spine a bit dulled. Pencilled notes to endpages and here and there in text. Prior owner has reinforced the endpage joints with blck cloth tape. Sound reading copy. G 
Price: 12.00 USD
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139 Snow, Nancy E. Stem Cell Research; New Frontiers In Science & Ethics
Notre Dame, IN University of Notre Dame Press 2003 0268017786 / 9780268017781 Paperback Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 219 pages; Trade paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Tight bright and fresh. Feels and appears unread and about as new. Fine 
Price: 8.00 USD
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140 Spencer, Herbert Illustrations of Universal Progress; A Series of Discussions.
New York D. Appleton and Company 1870 reprint Hardcover Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages; Early reprint. HC in publisher's original pebbled brown cloth with decorative design in blind to board; title lettering brightly in gilt to sine. Superficial foxing top edge, and trace bumping at bottom corners. Bright clean copy; very well preserved. NF 
Price: 27.50 USD
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