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The Tao Te Ching helps us understand the principles of Taoism, which is an ancient school of philosophy that is still applicable today. Brown cloth spine, gilt titles. Colour pictorial front board. Colour plates of paintings on silk. Translated by Waley with an introductory essay by Wood. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.
Full Nigerian Goatskin leather in burgundy. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Translated by Smollett, Introduced by Barnes. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Top edge gilt. This is copy 55 and SIGNED by Quentin Blake. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some very faint scuffing.
Gold coloured cloth spine with black title, pictorial paper boards. Introduced by Christopher Kelly. Colour illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
Translated with an introduction by D.C. Lau, preface by Grayling. Light brown cloth with illustrations of cherry blossom. Colour illustrations derived from a 12th century scroll. Minimal rubbing to corners. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase which is slightly scuffed/marked.
Translated and introduced by V.E. Watts. Cream paper boards. Blue, brown & red titles. Floral designs surrounding title to front. Matching cream endpapers. Seven colour plates. Third printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
Translated and introduced by V.E. Watts. Cream paper boards. Blue, brown & red titles. Floral designs surrounding title to front. Matching cream endpapers. Seven colour plates. Base of spine and lower rear corner are slightly bumped. Publisher's red slipcase is slightly darkened at spine edges and lightly scuffed at base.
Presenting a philosophical theory of probability which can best be considered as a development of von Mises' views. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0416773508. Ex-lib with usual labels and library markings. Boards sciffed and marked. Else contents clean.
THE CITIZEN OF THE WORLD (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Oliver Goldsmith; Austin Dobson. Illustrated by Mrs. Herbert Railton.
Stock no. 1820468
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st thus 1891. Almost very good condition.
Limited Edition of 150. The Temple Library series. Vellum(?) spines, orange/brown title to spine, green cloth boards. Deckle-edged. Numbered copy 139. Both spines grubby, volume II spine is also worn with chips of missing vellum and title is faded. Endpapers and text block browned. Hinges pulled but binding tight.
A consideration of The Fable of the Bees and also Mandeville's little-known other books including a pamphlet on public executions and another on public brothels, a medical treatise on nervous indigestion.Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0198120613. Light browning to text block. Blue dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and lightly scuffed.
Contemporary Philosophical Approaches to Understanding Scientific Practice. Glazed pictorial boards. 221pages. ISBN: 9024734258.
LA DOCTRINA PSICOLOGICA Y PEDAGOGICA DE LUIS VIVES
Written by Fermin De Urmeneta; Luis Vives.
Stock no. 811728
Published by Consejo Superior De Investigaciones Cintificas. 1949. Very good condition.
Beige card wraps. Black title to spine, red title to front. Text in Spanish. 636 pages. Contents very good. Covers browned and a little chipped at edges.