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Adventures of Ideas; A Brilliant History of Mankind's Great Thoughts

by Whitehead, Alfred North

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1959
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Good. Signed by previous owner. Near fine; Interior top front light damp staining, first several pages, half-inch down.
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Third printing.
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New York.: Mentor / New American Library by arr. w/ Macmillan., 1959. Third printing.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Signed by previous owner. Near fine; Interior top front light damp staining, first several pages, half-inch down.. Jonas (Cover illustration by).. 1 304 p. Color illustrated mass-market paperback. Red page blocks. Gold spine, borders. Discussion of how changing ideas propelled mankind's… Read more
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How Democracies Perish

by Revel, Jean-Francois, and Lazitch, Branko (with assistance by), and Byron, William (Translated from the French by)

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Published
1984
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Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner.
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First edition. Same date on title and copyright pages.
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9780385191203
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$25.00

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Garden City NY.: Doubleday & Company., 1984. First edition. Same date on title and copyright pages.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner.. 1 Text in French, English. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Communist strategy; World politics from 1945; Democracy; Foreign relations, Communist Expansion; Reality and Tools of Communist Expansion; Mentality of Democratic… Read more
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The Answer

by Wylie, Philip

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Published
1963
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Good. Cover edge wear. Small patch, mid-page side block: damp stain.
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First edition. 1st Paperback Library printing.
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New York.: Paperback Library by arr. w/ Holt, Rinehart & Winston., 1963. First edition. 1st Paperback Library printing.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Cover edge wear. Small patch, mid-page side block: damp stain.. 1 Mass-market paperback. Blue covers w/ white and yellow titles. 91 p; 18 cm. Small B&W author portrait, back Author is described as "an oracle for the… Read more
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The Natural History of Nonsense

by Evans, Bergen

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Published
1946
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Good. No dust jacket. Rubbed away spine titles. Tight, clean volume. Small remainder mark, lower page block.
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4th printing in 4th month since published.
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$7.00

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New York.: Alfred A. Knopf., 1946. 4th printing in 4th month since published.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Rubbed away spine titles. Tight, clean volume. Small remainder mark, lower page block.. 1 Copper-brown cloth over boards. Blind-stamped front cover art. ix, 275, x p., 1 l.; 22 cm. Essays: Certain chapters had previously appeared in The Atlantic… Read more
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The Worlds of Existentialism; A Critical Reader

by Friedman, Maurice (Edited, with Introductions and a Conclusion by)

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Published
1964
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Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Edge tears to jacket. Soil darkening to jacket spine. Top page block li
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1st printing. "7/64" on lower front flap.
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$19.00

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New York.: Random House., 1964. 1st printing. "7/64" on lower front flap.. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Edge tears to jacket. Soil darkening to jacket spine. Top page block lightly inked "JAMES". Tightly bound. Clean interior.. Fleming, Guy (Jacket design by).. 1 562 p. Red cloth over spine. Lighter red front… Read more
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Bloomington / Indianapolis.: Indiana University Press., 1989. Trade paperback. Very good.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 239 p. African Systems of Thought. Audience: General/trade. Author Michael Jackson had been skeptical about a subjectivism trend in anthropology, as well as all forms of objectivism. He offers a foundational theory of knowledge. He groused hs theory in field work… Read more
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$39.00
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The Art of Dreaming

by Castaneda, Carlos

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Published
1993
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Very good. Top back cover, center dent to edge. Else fine.
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9780060170516
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$8.00

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New York.: HarperCollins Publishers., 1993. Trade paperback. Very good. Top back cover, center dent to edge. Else fine.. Shatan, Jessica (Designed by).. 1 Color illustrated paper covers: masked face. 260 p. 23 cm. Audience: General/trade. Eight prior books by Carlos Castaneda began with "The Teachings of Don Juan", an exploration with a Yaqui Shaman.
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Search for a Method

by Sartre, Jean Paul, and Barnes, Hazel E (Translated from the French and with an Introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1968
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Very good. Highlighting/underlining. Signed by previous owner. Light pencil underlines and notes to Introduction, pgs xii-xxxi,
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3rd Vintage printing. 1963 U.S. Knopf copyright.
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New York.: Vintage Books / Random House by arr. w/ Alfred A Knopf., 1968. 3rd Vintage printing. 1963 U.S. Knopf copyright.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Highlighting/underlining. Signed by previous owner. Light pencil underlines and notes to Introduction, pgs xii-xxxi, and short Preface. Light angled cover crease, top front. Else clean. Tightly bound.. Kirby, Jason (Cover art design by).… Read more
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Postmodern Fables

by Lyotard, Jean-Francois, and Van Den Abbele, Georges (Translated by)

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Published
1997
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Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket has back cover price sticker residue.
ISBN
9780816625543
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$42.00

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Minneapolis MN.: University of Minnesota Press., 1997. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket has back cover price sticker residue.. 1 Cloth over boards. 272 p. 21 cm. Audience: General/trade. Philosophy / Literary Theory / Postmodernism. Fifteen fables asking "how to live and why". Themes: issues and ethics, aesthetics, judgment.
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The Miracle of Language (A Premier Reprint)

by Laird, Charlton Grant

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1957
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Very good. Signed by previous owner. Lower back "bookworm condo", long abandoned. Great binding, cover. Slight edge we
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First edition. 1st Fawcett Premier.
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$5.00

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New York.: Fawcett World Library., 1957. First edition. 1st Fawcett Premier.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Lower back "bookworm condo", long abandoned. Great binding, cover. Slight edge wear.. 1 Mass-market paperback. 255 p. 18 cm. Graphs, chart. Front cover: "What is language? How did it begin? Why do we speak the way we do? Here… Read more
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20th Century Reflections; Dartmouth Alumni College Lectures, 1968

by Bond, Harold L. and Ehrmann, Henry W, and Prasser, Reese T., and Greenleaf, Robert K., and Dieser, Leonard M (Preface by).

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Published
1969
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Very good. Front lower corner crease. Inside cover foxing, age-toning.
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Hanover NH.: Dartmouth College., 1969. Trade paperback. Very good. Front lower corner crease. Inside cover foxing, age-toning.. 1 Trade paperback. B&W cover art against black. Blue titles. 267 p. 24 cm. Stitched binding. Square-edged glued binding. Bibliography. Philosophy / Consortium. Dartmouth's first Alumni College in 1964 provided a continuing education opportunity with over 180 adults attending. Four courses… Read more
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Walden, or Life in the Woods

by Thoreau, Henry David

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Published
1949
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Very good. Near fine. Light spine irregular crease. Slight edge wear.
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Complete and Unabridged. 4th printing, 1942 Signet edition.
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9780451506269
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New York.: Signet / New American Library., 1949. Complete and Unabridged. 4th printing, 1942 Signet edition.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Near fine. Light spine irregular crease. Slight edge wear.. 1 Mass-market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Cover promo: "Return to Nature: An American Classic" by Henry David Thoreau, b.1817 in Concord MA. He went into the woods,… Read more
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Thoreau on Man & Nature

by Thoreau, Henry David, and Volkman, Arthur G., and Peter Pauper Press

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Published
1960
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Good. No dust jacket. Minor damp stain on top page block, spine.
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First edition. Presumed 1st. Standard Peter Pauper Press format.
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Mount Vernon NY.: Peter Pauper Press., 1960. First edition. Presumed 1st. Standard Peter Pauper Press format.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Minor damp stain on top page block, spine.. 1 61 p. 19 cm. Mustard & black artwork, foliage. A compilation selected by Arthur Volkman from the writings of Henry David Thoreau.
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Essays: First and Second Series (The Library of America)

by Emerson, Ralph Waldo, and Crase, Douglas (With an Introduction by)

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Published
1990
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Very good. Signed by previous owner. Slight single spine crease.
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9780679726128
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New York.: Vintage Books., 1990. Trade paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Slight single spine crease.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 397 p. Audience: General/trade. Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882, was an eloquent American champion of individualism. Included here are his essays "Self-Reliance", "Circles", "Experience", and wide-ranging discourses on history, art, politics, nature, friendship, love, more.
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The Society of the Spectacle: Case Studies of Technical Communication in Technology Transfer

by Debord, Guy, and Nicholson-Smith, Donald (Translated from the French by)

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Published
1997
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Fine. With light back cover sticker residue.
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In France, 1967 1st.
ISBN
9780942299793
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$14.00

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Cambridge.: Zone Books., 1997. In France, 1967 1st.. Trade paperback. Fine. With light back cover sticker residue.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 154 p. MIT Press. Audience: General/trade. Philosophy / Social Psychology. Enduring work of political and cultural theory, translatable to the newer image / information culture of the 21st century, and the contemporary effects of power… Read more
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Science and the Modern World (Lowell Lectures, 1925)

by Whitehead, Alfred North

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1948
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Fine.
Edition
MD 162. 7th printing ince 1948 1st Mentor.
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$6.00

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New York.: A Mentor Book / New American Library by arr. / Macmillan Co., 1948. MD 162. 7th printing ince 1948 1st Mentor.. Mass-market paperback. Fine.. 1 Mass-market paperback. x, 212 p. 18 cm. red-dyed page blocks. Back cover: "Science, Philosophy and Life: Written by one of the most respected and readable modern philosophers. the volume is a… Read more
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The Great Thoughts: From Abelard to Zola, from Ancient Greece to contemporary America, the ideas that have shaped the history of the world

by Seldes, George (compiled by), and Commager, Henry Steele (Foreword by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1985
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Fine.
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First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780345298874
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$7.00

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New York.: Ballantine Books., 1985. First edition. 1st printing.. Trade paperback. Fine.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Journalist George Seldes went with his wife to live in Hartland-4-Corners, Vermont, after World War II, Together they gathered these Great Thoughts, and near the end of the century the work was complete. He had for 20 years… Read more
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Crowds; A Moving Picture of Democracy: In Five Books

by Lee, Gerald Stanley

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1913
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Very good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Near fine. Single library marking, small ink stamp: "Discard". Clean.
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Presumed 1st. Same date, title and copyright pages.
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$19.00

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Garden City NY.: Doubleday, Page & Company., 1913. Presumed 1st. Same date, title and copyright pages.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Near fine. Single library marking, small ink stamp: "Discard". Clean.. 1 First edition. Navy blue cloth over flexible boards. Gold stamped titles, front and spine. 561 p. 19 cm. Five Books: Crowds and Machines;… Read more
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Hume's Moral Political Philosophy (Hafner Library of Classics #3)

by Hume, David, and Aiken, Henry D (Edited and with an Introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1948
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Very good. Highlighting/underlining. Sun-faded spine. Small price sticker residue, front. A few red pen underlinings, limited pa
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New York.: Hafner Publishing., 1948. Trade paperback. Very good. Highlighting/underlining. Sun-faded spine. Small price sticker residue, front. A few red pen underlinings, limited pages.. 1 388 p. Philosopher David Hume, b.1711, Scotland: characterized by independence of mind. Introduction, 42 pgs.
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The Breath of Life (Riverside Edition)

by Burroughs, John

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Published
1915
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Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Discard: Phiillips Exeter Academy Davis Library. Few library markings. Minor spine end damage.
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$15.00

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Aston / Cambridge MA.: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press., 1915. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Discard: Phiillips Exeter Academy Davis Library. Few library markings. Minor spine end damage.. 1 295 p. Green lightly vertically ribbed cloth over boards. Gold embossed Burroughs facsimile signature, front. Gilt top page block. 19 cm. Tissue-protected frontispiece photo of Burroughs bust.… Read more
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