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TAO TE CHING
Written by Lao Tzu; Arthur Waley; Frances Wood.
Stock no. 1821954
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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CANDIDE OR OPTIMISM
Written by Voltaire; Tobias Smollett; Julian Barnes. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1821901
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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THE WORLD OF LATE ANTIQUITY AD 150-750
Written by Peter Brown; Christopher Kelly.
Stock no. 1821848
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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CONFUCIUS: THE ANALECTS
Written by Lun Yu; D.C. Lau; A.C. Grayling.
Stock no. 1320816
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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THE CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY
Written by Boethius; V.E. Watts.
Stock no. 1821376
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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THE CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY
Written by Boethius; V.E. Watts.
Stock no. 1320403
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

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.

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AN OBJECTIVE THEORY OF PROBABILITY
Written by D.A. Gillies.
Stock no. 1821059
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1973. Almost very good condition.

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.

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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.

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THE AMBIVALENCE OF BERNARD MANDEVILLE
Written by Hector Monro.
Stock no. 1818868
Published by Clarendon Press. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY THE PROCESS OF SCIENCE
Written by Nancy J. Nersessian.
Stock no. 1710847
Published by Martinus Nijhoff. 1st 1987. Fine condition.

Contemporary Philosophical Approaches to Understanding Scientific Practice. Glazed pictorial boards. 221pages. ISBN: 9024734258.

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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.

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SCIENTIFIC METHOD
Written by F.W. Westaway.
Stock no. 628770
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1919. Very good condition.

Its Philosophy and its Practice. Blue cloth, title to spine. Endpapers browned.

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