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ABBOTT, John [Stevens Cabot] [1805-1877].
The Mother At Home Or The Principles of Maternal Duty Familiarly Illustrated.
London: Allan Bell And Co., 1836..
77 x 50 mm. pp. viii, 190, [8]ads. title within woodcut border. woodcut headpiece. original ribbed cloth, all edges gilt (rear cover detached, front joint & lower spine frayed & chipped, abrasion to left title border). The American clergyman's popular treatise on a mother's duties regarding the education of her children was first published in 1833, and went through numerous editions and translations. It is based on a series of lectures given before the mothers' association of his parish. If the book was 1/8 of an inch shorter it would qualify as a miniature.
$75 USD                          Book Number: elala5066                         Order / Enquire



ALISON, Archibald [1757-1839].
Essays On The Nature And Principles Of Taste.
Edinburgh: Printed by George Ramsay & Company For Archibald Constable and Company., 1812..
2 Volumes. 8vo. .pp. 1 p.l., [v]-xxix, 376; 1 p.l., [v]-vi, 447. lacking half-titles. 19 century ribbed calf, gilt arms on upper covers (covers detached, spines defective, dampstaining to lower margins). Third Edition. Jessop p. 82.
$200 USD                          Book Number: PISsaALI75                         Order / Enquire



[ARGENS, Jean Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis D'] [1704-1771].
Lettres Cabalistiques, ou Correspondance Philosophique, Historique Et Critique, Entre deux Cabalistes, divers Esprits élémentaires, & le Seigneur Astaroth. Nouvelle Édition, Augmentée de nouvelles Lettres & de quantité de Remarques.
The Hague: Pierre Paupie, 1769-70..
7 Volumes. 12mo. with half-titles. contemporary mottled calf, gilt backs (some worming to leather of Vols. I-II, 2 headpieces worn). First published in 1737-38 and placed on the Index in 1742. The free-thinker Argens was one of the great popularizers of the philosophical ideas of the Enlightenment and was influenced especially by Pierre Bayle. Following the publication of his critical and anti-religious Lettres Juives, Lettres Cabalistiques, and Lettres Chinoises, he was invited to Potsdam by Prince Frederick (later Frederick the Great), who appointed him chamberlain and director of fine arts in the Academy. Argens returned to France in 1769 after giving offense to the King by marrying a Berlin actress. Caillet 1605. Martin 69.R10. Quérard I 85. cfCioranescu 8319-20.
$899 USD                          Book Number: elala1433                         Order / Enquire



ARGENS, [Jean Baptiste de Boyer], Marquis D' [1704-1771].
Lettres Morales Et Critiques Sur Les Différens États Et Les Diverses Occupations Des Hommes.
Amsterdam: Michel Charles Le Cène, 1737..
8vo. pp. 4 p.l., 236, [12]publisher's catalogue. title in red & black. woodcut ornaments & title vignette. contemporary mottled calf, gilt back (head of spine worn, dampstaining to some gatherings, scattered light foxing). First Edition. The free-thinker Argens was one of the great popularizers of the philosophical ideas of the Enlightenment and was influenced especially by Pierre Bayle. Following the publication of his critical and anti-religious Lettres Juives, Lettres Cabalistiques, and Lettres Chinoises, he was invited to Potsdam by Prince Frederick (later Frederick the Great), who appointed him chamberlain and director of fine arts in the Academy. Argens returned to France in 1769 after giving offense to the King by marrying a Berlin actress. Cioranescu 8312. cfQuérard I 85. cfCaillet 1607.
$400 USD                          Book Number: elala1434                         Order / Enquire



[ARNAULD, Antoine] [1612-1694] & [NICOLE, P.] [1625-1695].
La Logique, Ou L'Art De Penser, Contenant, Outre les règles communes, Plusieurs Observations nouvelles.Nouvelle Édition, revue & corrigée.
Paris: Cl. J. Ch. Durand, 1775..
12mo. pp. xlviii, 430. woodcut ornaments. contemporary mottled calf, gilt back (spine ends chipped, front flyleaf wanting). NEW ENLARGED & CORRECTED EDITION.
$205 USD                          Book Number: NRNL[ARN98                         Order / Enquire



AUERBACH, Berthold [1812-1882].
Spinoza. Ein Denkerleben.
Mannheim: Friedrich Wassermann, 1855..
8vo. pp. vi, [2], 395. later half morocco, t.e.g., others untrimmed (rubbed, some foxing to outer leaves). Second Edition (first: 1837). Rand I 489.
$300 USD                          Book Number: P63in[1672                         Order / Enquire



AYER, A[lfred] J[ules] [b.1910], W.C.Kneale, Et Al.
The Revolution In Philosophy.With An Introduction By Gilbert Ryle.
London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd. & New York: St. Martin's Press, 1956..
12mo. pp. v, 125, [1]. original cloth. dw. First Edition.
$58 USD                          Book Number: PEReAYER19                         Order / Enquire



BACON, Francis, [first Baron Verulam and Viscount St. Albans] [1561-1626].
Verulamiana, Or Opinions on Men, Manners, Literature, Politics And Theology.To Which Is Prefixed a Life Of The Author, By The Editor [P.L.Courtier].
London: Printed For R.Dutton., 1803..
12mo. xxviii, 319. engraved frontis. portrait. 19th century half calf (front cover loose, worn, pitting to upper front joint, light foxing, several small illegible rubberstamps, bookplate removed).
$154 USD                          Book Number: PCOruBAC24                         Order / Enquire



[BACON], Sir Francis [1561-1626].
The Essayes Or Counsels Civill And Morall.
London: Cresset Press [Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press], 1928..
folio. pp. 4 p.l., 198, [1 leaf]. printed in black & red on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper. titles & initial letters designed by Joscelyne Gaskin. printer's device in red on justification leaf. original vellum, t.e.g., others uncut (mild offsetting from former owner's label to upper portion of flyleaf & half-title). in very worn slipcase. Limited to 250 copies on Batchelor's Kelmscott Hand-Made Paper [+ 8 on vellum].
$666 USD                          Book Number: PACe[BAC77                         Order / Enquire



BAIN, Alexander [1818-1893].
John Stuart Mill. A Criticism: With Personal Recollections.
London: Longmans, Green, And Co., 1882..
8vo. pp. xiii, 201 + [1]ads. with half-title. original black & gilt-stamped cloth (light fraying to spine ends & upper rear joint). First Edition in Book Form. Jessop p. 88. Laine 266. NCBEL III 1515. Rand I 373.
$175 USD                          Book Number: elala2054                         Order / Enquire



BAIN, Alexander [1818-1893].
The Senses And The Intellect. Third Edition.
London: Longmans, Green, And Co. 1868..
8vo. pp. 1 p.l.(duplicate title), xxvii, 696, [26]ads. original blind & gilt-stamped cloth (spinal extremities chipped & frayed, joints starting to crack, small label on spine). Third Edition, revised and enlarged, with an account of the psychology of Aristotle written by Grote (pp. 611-692). Jessop p. 85. NCBEL III 1514. cfRand I lll.
$205 USD                          Book Number: PINeBAIN72                         Order / Enquire



BAIN, Alexander [1818-1903].
The Senses And The Intellect.
London: John W.Parker And Son, 1855..
8vo. pp. xxxi, 614, [2]ads. with half-title. untrimmed in original cloth, rebacked with spine mounted (small rubberstamp on title, bookplate removed). First Edition. "Bain's work in psychology is generally considered the culmination of the English association school. He followed Hartley in emphasizing the role of the nervous system in mental activity and James Mill in employing the analytic method in dealing with mental phenomena.". (Howard C.Warren, Encycl. of the Social Sciences) Jessop p. 85. NCBEL III 1514. Rand I 111.
$461 USD                          Book Number: PINeBAIN57                         Order / Enquire



BAKUNIN, Mikhail [Alexsandrovich] [1814-1876].
Gesammelte Werke.
Berlin: Verlag.
3 Volumes bound in 1. 8vo. pp. 306, [2]; 281, [1 leaf]; 275, [1]. frontis. portrait in Vol. III. small portrait on verso of title of Vol. I. contemporary half calf (rubbed, paper embrowned throughout, 2 paragraphs in Foreword underlined in red, old repair to corner of one leaf). First Edition in German, edited by Max Nettlau.
$461 USD                          Book Number: PKUsaBAK63                         Order / Enquire



BARRES, Maurice [1862-1923].
L'Angoisse De Pascal.
Paris: Les Bibliophiles Fantaisistes, 1910..
4to. pp. 66, [5]. with half-title. frontis. portrait & 1 facsimile (tipped in). contemporary quarter morocco, t.e.g., original printed wrs. bound in (short splits in front joint). First Edition, Limited to 500 numbered copies [+10 on japon].
$128 USD                          Book Number: PRRAnBAR49                         Order / Enquire



[BARRUEL, Augustin De, Abbé] [1741-1820].
Les Helviennes Ou Lettres Provinciales Philosophiques, Nouvelle Édition.
Amsterdam.Paris: Moutard, 1785 [Vols. I-III] & Briand, 1788 [Vols. IV-V]..
5 Volumes. 12mo. with half-titles. woodcut ornaments & title vignettes. 19th century bds. First Complete Edition. Barruel's first important work, in which he attempted to show the incoherence and contradictions in the philosophical positions of the philosophes through an examination of various articles in the Encyclopédie Méthodique. The first edition of 1781 was complete in one volume, the second of 1785 in three, and the final two volumes were first published in 1788. Barbier II 610. Quérard I 197. Martin & Walter 1808. cfCioranescu 9781-82.
$500 USD                          Book Number: elala1379                         Order / Enquire


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