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Introduced by Nicholas Humphrey. Translated and edited by Desmond Clarke. Grey cloth spine with gilt title, yellow pictorial paper boards. Frontis plus 10 colour illustrations. A lovely copy, feels unread. Contained in publisher's slipcase which has a few white marks to spine and is scuffed to sides.
TAO TE CHING: THE WAY AND ITS POWER AND ITS PLACE IN CHINESE THOUGHT
Written by Lao Tzu; Arthur Waley; Frances Wood.
Stock no. 1826051
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Slightly better than very good 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. Vertical crease to margins of page 203-205 (likely caused during binding process). Otherwise a lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase with scuffing.
Beloved friends Big Panda and Tiny Dragon journey through the seasons of the year together. And, although they often get lost, it leads them to discover many beautiful things. Writer and artist James Norbury illustrates their adventures, inspired by Buddhist philosophy and spirituality to share ideas that have helped him through his most difficult times. Matt pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780241529324. Reprint. Rear board lightly scuffed. Contents fine.
Postphenomenology and the Philospophy of Technology series. Investigating the conceptual limits of tool use and technology through the lens of technological knowledge. This book considers animal tool use, techniques, and construction within the context of theories about what constitutes technology and what constitutes knowledge. Glazed pictorial boards. Printed by Lightning Source UK Ltd, a print on demand company. ISBN: 9781498543118. Boards lightly scuffed. Contents clean.
BEYOND THE ZONULES OF ZINN: A FANTASTIC JOURNEY THROUGH YOUR BRAIN
Written by David Bainbridge.
Stock no. 2137787
Published by Harvard University Press. Circa 2008. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Black cloth spine with silver title; red boards. American edition. ISBN: 9780674026100. Foxing and marks to outer page edges. Some light browning and edge-creasing to wrapper.
Black boards with red title block and gilt title to spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A couple of small pencil annotations to text. Wrapper is browned to spine, which also has 1" tear; some edge-creasing and marks.
Princeton Essays on the Arts, 1. A comprehensive theory that encompasses beauty in art and nature, as well as intellectual, utilitarian, and moral beauty. Mustard cloth boards, white title to spine. Vertical crease to spine. Large bookplate to front pastedown else contents clean. Dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine and rubbed at edges.
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.