New York: Bloomsburty, (2013). First American Edition.
Seller ID: 2570qms
Octavo, cream boards (hardcover), gilt letters, x + 269 pp. Fine (As New) in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. From dust jacket: A powerful argument for humanism as an alternative to organized religion, by one of the world's leading public intellectuals. Examining all the arguments for and against religion and religious belief -- across the range of reasons and motives that people have for being religious and how they stand up to scrutiny -- The God Argument is a landmark book in the ongoing debate about the place of religion and secularism in our world. While A. C. Grayling is a clear critic ... View More...
New Haven: Yale University Press, MCMXIII. First Edition.
Seller ID: 12339scs
Octavo, navy blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, vii, 146. Fine, in original (badly chipped and torn) glassine wrapper. Contents: General Purpose of the Course; Changed Conceptions of Science; New Views of Politics and of Ethics; The Spiritual Basis of Recent Poetry; AppendixI: On the Meaning of the Term Philosophy; Appendix II: The Influences of Charles Darwin on Historical and Political Science. From Preface: By the will of the late John Calvin McNair a course of lectures was established at the University of North Carolina whose object should be to show the mutual bearing of science... View More...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, MDCCCV. Number 13 of Three Hundred and Seventy-Five Copies Printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge.
Seller ID: ess4904
Octavo, cloth & boards (hardcover), printed paper label, 32 pp. Good+, with edgewear and a small chip to tip of spine & paper label; interior clean, tight & bright. From Note: This version of Plutarch's Consolatorie Letter first appeared in Philemon Holland's translation of Ôthe Philosophie commonly called the Morals written by the learned philosopher, Plutarch of Chaeronea,' published in 1603. The present printing follows the text of the Ônewly revised and corrected' edition of 1657. From The Summarie: Plutarch being from home, and far absent, received newes concerning the death of a lit... View More...
London: Privately Printed for Members of the Aldus society, MCMIII.
Seller ID: 2844qs
Edition de Grand Luxe. This edition of the Aldus Classics is limited to two hundred and fifty numbered and registered, of which this is Number 59. Two volume set. Octavo, leather & marbled boards (hardcover), gilt letters, tissue protected frontis. pieces, uncut, vi + 311 pp; 321 pp. Very Good, with slight darkening to spines and edgewear. View More...
New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1947).
Seller ID: 9546gcs
Octavo, gray cloth (hardcover), 204 pp. Very Good, with foxing (age darkened spotting) to page edges, edgewear; in a Fair, mylar protected dust jacket with edgewear that includes large chips. From dust jacket: Four years ago Philip Wylie hurled into the sea of American smugness a literary stone entitled Generation of Vipers. Its early ripples became a tidal wave. For Mr. Wylie's judgments and prophecies proved to be shockingly accurate. Today many ideas which he introduced appear everywhere as the themes of editorials, magazine articles and books. The hundred-odd thousand who bought Gen... View More...