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PHILOSOPHY


The Secret Is in Their EyesFive Volumes as Here BoundHundreds of Engravings
Including the work of Fuseli & Blake
(A MONUMENTAL SET).   Lavater, John Caspar.  Essays on physiognomy, designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind ... illustrated by more than eight hundred engravings accurately copied; and some duplicates added from originals. London: Printed for John Murray, No. 32, Fleet-Street; H. Hunter, D.D. Charles's-Square; and T. Holloway, No. 11, Bache's-Row, Hoxton, 1789–98. 4to in 2's (34.1 cm, 13.4"). 3 vols. in 5. I: [11] ff., iv, [10], 281 pp. (i.e., 285); 15 plates. II, part 1: xii, 238 pp.; 45 plates. II, part 2: [3] ff., pp. [239]–444; 47 plates. III, pt. 1: xii, 252 pp.; 25 plates. III, pt. 2: [3] ff., pp. 253-437 (i.e., 181 pp.), [9] pp.; 42 plates.
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BACON Latinized for Longevity
Bacon, Francis. ...Opera omnia, cum novo eoque insigni augmento tractatuum hactenus ineditorum, & ex idiomate anglicano in latinum sermonem translatorum, opera Simonis Johannis Arnoldi, ecclesiae Sonnenburgensis inspectoris. Lipsiae: Impensis Johannis Justi Erythropili, excudebat Christianus Goezius, 1694. Folio (33.5 cm, 13.25"). ):(6 A–Z6 Aa–Zz6 Aaa–Iii6 Kkk–Zzz4 Aaaa–Hhhh4 Iiii6 [-):(1]; [8] ff., 1584 columns, [49 (index)] pp. (half-title lacking).
$850.00
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DefendingPerfect Freedom of Discussion”
Bailey, Samuel.  Essays on the formation and publication of opinions and on other subjects. Philadelphia: R.W. Pomeroy (pr. by A. Waldie), 1831. 12mo (19.9 cm, 7.9"). [2 (adv.)], 240 pp.
$300.00
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Truth & Progess of Knowledge
[Bailey, Samuel].  Essays on the pursuit of truth, on the progress of knowledge, and the fundamental principle of all evidence and expectation. Philadelphia: R.W. Pomeroy (A. Waldie, pr.), 1831. 12mo. [1 (ads)] f., 233 pp., [1 (ads)] f.
$300.00
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Introducing . . .
Brockie, William.  Indian philosophy, [an] introductory paper. London: Trubner & Co. 8vo. 25 pp.
$95.00
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The State of19th-Century Metaphysics
Brown, Thomas.  Lectures on the philosophy of the human mind. Andover: Mark Newman (pr. by Flagg & Gould), 1822. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.8"). 3 vols. I: 536 pp. II: 528 pp. III: 574, [2] pp.
$600.00
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The HUMAN MIND ExaminedPhilosophically, Medically, Psychologically
Brown, Thomas.  Lectures on the philosophy of the human mind. Edinburgh: William Tait, 1828. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.75"). XXXI, [1], 692 pp.; port.
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Burton's Philosophical Poetry
Burton, Richard F.  The Kasîdah (couplets) of Hâjî Abdû El-Yezdî: A lay of the higher law. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1919. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.7"). vii, [3], 52, [2] pp.
$100.00
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A Renaissance Theories BookWith Reference to America
Castilla, Francisco de.  Theorica de virtudes en coplas, y con co[n]mento. [colophon: Caragoça [Saragossa, Zaragoza]: Impresso ... por Agostin Millan impressor de libros, 1552]. 4to (20 cm, 8"). 2 parts in 1 vol. lxx, xxxiiii, [4] ff.
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Wisdom, Censored Post-PURCHASE?!
Charron, Pierre.  De la sagesse. Paris: Jean-François Bastien, 1783. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). Frontis., xviii, 768 pp.; 1 plt. (damaged/censored).
$250.00
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Roman Philosophy Explained by aGerman Humanist
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.  M.T. Ciceronis libri tres De officiis ... Hac 2. Editione et Correctis, & nonnihil auctis ... Addita sunt et scholia brevia eiusdem in Catonem, Laelium Paradoxa, et Somnium Scipionis. Basileae: Ex Officina Hervagiana, per Eusebium Episcopium, 1569. Folio (31.9 cm; 12.5"). [5] ff., 732 cols., 733–50 pp., [26] ff., 262 cols., [22] pp., 134 cols., [9] ff., 60 cols., [4] ff., 62 cols., [7] pp. Lacks an internal blank and the final three leaves of index.
$975.00
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Cicero on DivinationIsocrates on Virtue
Cicero; Abbé de Regnier Desmarais, trans.  Traité de la divination. Traduit du Latin de Ciceron. Amsterdam: Chez Isaac Trojel, 1711. 8vo (15 cm, 6’’). [24], 283, [5 pp.
$450.00
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LEC CiceroDesign by Mardersteig
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.  Orations and essays. Verona: Pr. for the Limited Editions Club at the Stamperia Valdonega, 1972. 8vo. XXVII, [1], 298, [4] pp.; 12 plts.
$125.00
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Distinct & Deliberate Quests of Truth”First Edition, Variant Printing
Coke, Zachary [possible pseud. of Henry Ainsworth].  The art of logick; or the entire body of logick in English. Unfolding to the meanest capacity the way to dispute well, and to refute all fallacies whatsoever. London: Pr. by Robert White for George Calvert, 1654 [i.e., 1653]. 8vo (17.6 cm, 6.9"). [24], 222 pp.
$600.00
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Ignorance is the Foundation ofAtheism, & Freethinking the Cure of It”
Collins, Anthony.  A discourse of free-thinking, occasion'd by the rise and growth of a sect call'd Free-thinkers. London: 1713. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.625"). 178 pp., [1 (blank)] f. (lacking preliminary material).
$750.00
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Dutch RepublicanismFor & Against
Court, Pieter de la.  Interest van Holland, ofte, Gronden van Hollands-welvaren. Amsterdam: By Joan. Cyprianus vander Gracht, 1662. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [8] ff., 267, [5] pp. [with bound at the end] Huygens, Constantijn. Den Herstelden Prins tot Stadt-houder ende Capiteyn Generaal vande Vereenighde Nederlanden, ten dienst ende luyster vande loffelijcke en de wel geformeerde Republijck vande Geunieerde Provincien, &c. tegens de boekjens onlangs uyt gegeven met den naem van Interest van Hollandt, ende stadt-houderlijcke regeringe in Hollandt ... Amsterdam: Voor Joan. Cyprianus vander Gracht, 1663. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [16], 122, [4], [2 (blank)] pp.
$2750.00
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The Free Will Debate: Anti-Libertarian, Pro-Necessitarian
Crombie, Alexander.  An essay on philosophical necessity. London: J. Johnson, 1793. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). [4], viii, 508 pp.
$1500.00
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MAGICAL SECRETS of Philosophy & Nature; READ by an ESOTERICIST?
Eckartshausen, Karl von.  Aufschlüsse zur Magie aus geprüften Erfahrungen über verborgene philosophische Wissenschaften und verdeckte Geheimnisse der Natur. München: Joseph Lentner, 1791. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8.03"). Frontis., [20], 488 pp.
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PORTABLE STOICISM
Epictetus, & Jean-Baptiste Lefebvre de Villebrune, ed.   [two lines in Greek, transliterated as] Epicteti Enchiridion [then] curante J.B. Lefebvre de Villebrune. Parisiis: Typis Philippi-Dionysii Pierres, Regis Typographi Ordinarii, 1782. Sq. 12mo (11.6 cm, 4.6"). [6], 8, 46 pp.
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The Body & Soul A Poetic Vista
Fletcher, Phineas.  The Purple Island, or the Isle of Man: Together with Piscatorie eclogs and other poeticall miscellanies. Cambridge: Pr. by the Printers to the Universitie of Cambridge, 1633. 4to (18.3 cm, 7.2"). [14], 181, [3], 130, [2] pp.
$1750.00
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Eric Gill Writes, His Son-in-Law Draws
Gill, Eric, & Denis Tegetmeier.  Unholy trinity. London: J. M. Dent & Sons (for Hague & Gill Ltd. [prs.]), [colophon: 1938]. Square 8vo (21 cm; 8"). [12] ff. (i.e., [24] pp.), illus.
$145.00
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His Masterpiece
Granada, Luis de.  Introduction [sic] del symbolo de la fe, en la qual se trata de las excelencias de la fe, y de los dos principales mysterios della, que son la creacion del mundo, y la redempcion del genero humano, con otras cosas anexas a estos dos mysterios, repartidas en quatro partes ... de nuevo ... corregida y emendada en esta tercera impression. Salamanca: por los herederos de M. Gast, 1585. Folio. 4 parts in 1 vol. I: [10] ff., 188 pp., [2] ff. II: 221, [1] p., [1] f. (lacking pp. 3–18). III: 153, [1] pp., [1] f. IV: 126 pp., [1] f.
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Famous Epistolary
Grotius, Hugo.  Epistolae quotquot reperiri potuerunt; in quibus praeter hactenus editas, plurimae theologici, iuridici, philologici, historici, & politici argumenti occurrunt. Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Ex typographia P. & I. Blaeu ... apud Wolfgang, Waasberge, Boom, à Someren & Goethals, 1687. Folio (37.5 cm, 14.76"). [4] ff., 977, [2] pp.
$1600.00
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Fate & Fatalism
Grotius, Hugo.  Philosophorum sententiae de fato, et de eo quod in nostra est potestate. Amsterodami: Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1648. 12mo (12.7 cm; 5"). [4] ff., 384 pp.
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The Ideal Prince NovelizedA Multi-Publisher Edition
Guevara, Antonio de.  L'Horloge des princes, avec le très renommé livre de Marc Aurèle, recueilly par don Antoine de Guevare ... traduict en partie ... par feu N. de Herberay ... et depuis reveu et corrigé nouvellement ... Paris: Chez Jean Borel, 1578. 8vo (17.3 cm, 6.75"). xxxii, 395, [1] ff.
$750.00
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BANYAN PRESS:  Meditations on Impermanence
Kamo, Chomei; Donald Keene, trans.   An account of my hut. Pawlet, VT: The Banyan Press, 1976. 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.4"). [30] pp.
$500.00
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Humanism & the Early Church
Laurentius Mellifluus?; St. Lawrence, bishop of Novara?   Sancti Laurentii presbiteri Novarum, scriptoris perantiqui, Homiliae duae. [Parisiis]: Prostant apud Michaelem Vascosanum, 1522. 4to (18.5 cm, 7.25’’). [31 of 32] ff., lacks final blank leaf (only).
$875.00
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One Side (Entire) of anEnlightenment Debate
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim.  Anti-Goeze ... D.i. Nothgedrungener beytraege zu den Freywilligen beytraegen des hrn. past. Goeze. Braunschweig: [Waisenhausbuchhandlung], 1778. Small 8vo (17.5 cm; 7"). 11 numbers in one volume, each 16 pp.
$2200.00
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Innate Notions, Ideas, Words, etc.Locke on the Nature of Knowledge
Locke, John.  An essay concerning humane understanding. In four books. London: Pr. for Awnsham & John Churchil and Samuel Manship, 1694. Folio (32.8 cm, 12.875"). [40], 407, [13 (12 index)] pp. (portrait lacking; some pagination erratic).
$2200.00
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The Dedication HasNOT Been RemovedThe Folio EXTRA Format
Longinus.  [title in Greek, romanized as] Dionysiou Logginou [sic] peri hypsous. Parmae: In Aedibus Palatinos Typis Bodonianis, 1793. Folio extra (43 cm, 17"). [1] f., xxviii, 113, [1 (blank)] pp.; [1 (blank)] f., [1] f., 89, [1 (blank)] pp. Lacks the initial blank and final blank.
$7500.00
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On theNature of Things
Lucretius Carus, Titus.  T. Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex. [Lugduni Batavorum, i.e., Leyden]: Ex officina Plantiniana Raphelengii, 1611. 16mo (10.7 cm, 4.4"). 176 pp.
$400.00
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An Ascetical Writer STILL Read for theBeauty of His Prose
Luis de Granada.  Memorial de la vida christiana, en el qual se enseña todo lo que el christiano deve hazer, desde el principio de su conversion hasta el fin de la perfección: Repartido en siete tratados. Barcelona: Por Antonio Lacavalleria, 1674. Folio (27.5 cm; 11"). 2 parts in 1 vol. 302 pp., [1] f.; 263, [1] pp., [12] ff., lacks final two leaves of “tabla” (only).
$350.00
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The Philosophy of Science & Logic, or,
How Does “Thinking” Work?
Mansel, Henry Longueville.  Prolegomena logica: An inquiry into the psychological character of logical processes. Boston: Gould & Lincoln; New York: Sheldon & Co., 1860. 12mo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). 291, [1], [20 (adv.)] pp.
$140.00
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Marmontel's Political-Philosophical Novel withGravelot's Illustrations
Marmontel, Jean François.  Bélisaire. Paris: Chez Merlin, 1767. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.8"). [4], x, 340, [6] pp.; 4 plts.
$900.00
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Part of the Series of Texts Printed byDIDOT for theEducation of the Dauphin
Massillon, Jean-Baptiste.  Petit careme. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Didot l'aine, 1789. Large 4to (31 cm, 12. 25"). [4] ff., 312 pp.
$1000.00
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Limited Edition of 80 Copies, with anOriginal Water Color
Nancy, Jean-Luc.  Le regard du portrait. [Paris]: Galilée, (2000). 8vo (21.5 cm; 8.5"). 90, [1], [1 (blank)] pp., [1], [2 (ads)], [1 (blank)], [1(colophon)] ff., [8] pp. of color illus., [1] tipped-in watercolor.
$275.00
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The Provincial Letters
Pascal, Blaise.  Les provinciales, ou lettres ecrites par Louis de Montalte a un provincial de ses amis, et aux R.R. P.P. Jesuites sur la morale & la politique de ces Peres ... Nouvelle edition, revue, corrigée & augmentée. Amsterdam: Aux depens de la Compagnie, 1734; Cologne: Pierre de la Vallée, 1739. 12mo (15.8 cm, 6.25"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., [14], 404 pp. II: Frontis., [10], 378 pp. III: Frontis., [10], 372 pp. IV: [8], 539, [13] pp.
$900.00
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Neoplatonic Creationism
Philoponus, Joannes Grammaticus.  ... In Procli Diadochi duo de viginti argumenta De mundi aeternitate. Opus varia multiplicique philosophiae cognitione refertum. Lugduni: [colophon: Nicolaus Edoardus Campanus], 1557. Folio (33.5 cm, 13.15"). ab4a–z6A–B6 (-B6); 295, [3 (blank)] pp. (lacking final blank f.)
$1700.00
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Rousseau the PoetElegantly Published
Rousseau, Jean-Baptiste.   Oeuvres poétiques ... avec un commentaire par M. Amar. Paris: Chez Lefèvre, 1824. 8vo (23.1 cm, 9.1"). 2 vols. in 1. Frontis., xxxv, [1], 419, [5], 363, [1 (blank)] pp.
$225.00

An INTERNATIONAL Quest for Knowledge
An AMERICAN Edition
Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de; Edward Augustus Kendall, trans.   The Indian cottage ... to which is added, Palaemon, a pastoral tale. Philadelphia: William Spotswood, 1794. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.41"). Frontis., 79, [1] pp. (lacking 4 final adv. pp.).
$200.00
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He Tried to Hold Back the SeaMetaphorically Speaking
Sergeant, John.  The method to science. London: Printed by W. Redmayne for the Author, and sold by Thomas Metcalf, 1696. 8vo (17.5 cm, 7"). [36] ff., 173, 222–52, 351–429, [1] pp. (i.e., [70], 429, [1] pp.).
$800.00
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True or False?
[Stophel, Georg].  Manuscript on paper, in German. “Schlüssel zu Irrthum [sic] und Wahrheit.” No place [Germany]: 1788. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.7"). xi, [5 (blank)], 153 [i.e., 154] pp.
$875.00
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“The True Christian Religion”
Swedenborg, Emanuel.  Vera Christiana religio, continens universam theologiam Novae Ecclesiae a Domino apud Danielem cap. VII: 13–14, et in Apocalypsi cap. XXI: 1, 2. praedictae. Amstelodami: [s.n.], 1771. 4to (25.5 cm; 10"). 541, [1 (“errores typographici”)] pp.
$17,500.00
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Pickering–Chiswick ImitationSigned Binding
Thomas, à Kempis.  De imitatione Christi et contemptu mundi omniumque ejus vanitatum libri IV. Codex De-Advocatis saeculi XIII. Londini: Guil. Pickering (pr. by C. Whittingham at the Chiswick Press), 1851. 12mo (14.4 cm, 5.67"). xxii, 322, [2] pp.
$275.00
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Waxing Philosophical onDuty, Obedience, & the Common Good
Vauvilliers, Jean-François.  Questions sur les sermens ou promesses politiques en général, et en particulier sur le voeu de haine éternelle a la royauté. Bâle: De l'Imprimerie de Thourneisen, 1796. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). 74 pp.
$100.00
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The Art of AnglingIllustrated by Adams
Walton, Izaak.  The compleat angler or the contemplative man's recreation being a discourse of fish and fishing not unworthy the perusal of most anglers ... decorated by Frank Adams. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. Folio (35 cm, 13.5"). Frontis., [10], 124, [2] pp.; illus.
$350.00
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Literature, Philosophy, PoliticsAmericana!
Wieland, Christoph Martin, ed.  Der teutsche Merkur. Weimar : Im Verlag der Gesellschaft, 1774–76. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). 1774: 2 vols. (of 4). II: [1] f., 365, [1] pp. III: 397, [3] pp. 1775: 2 vols. (of 4). I: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrapper. II: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrappers. 1776: 2 vols. (of 4). I: [1] f., 290 pp., 4 plates II: 310 pp. [1] ff., 3 plates.
$750.00
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The Anonymously Published First EditonA Change in Direction forWieland
[Wieland, Christoph Martin].  Musarion, oder die Philosophie der Grazien. Ein Gedicht, in drey Büchern. Leipzig: Bey Weidmanns Erben und Reich, 1768. 8vo. 96 pp.
$500.00
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