Philosophy

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E. M. Cioran, Richard Howard | Anathemas and Admirations | Quartet | 1992 | evidently secondhand copy with creased spine, worn cover & edge, light fading to spine & edge of cover, paper tanned with age, text pages unmarked | £40.00

E. M. Cioran; Benjamin Ivry [intr.] | The Trouble with Being Born | Quartet | 1993 | 9780704301801 Light wear to cover & edge, outer edge lightly foxed. | £20.00

A. C. Grayling | The Refutation of Scepticism | Duckworth | top corner of back cover & last page creased | £40.00

Roy Harris | Saussure and his Interpreters | Edinburgh | Second edition – unread copy with light wear from storage/display | £25.00

G. W. F. Hegel | Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion Volume III The Consummate Religion | Oxford | light external wear | £25.00

Mary Margaret McCabe | Plato’s Individuals | Princeton | some marginal marking, edge rather worn | £24.00

G. E. Moore | Philosophical Studies | Routledge | – | 9780415613842 unread ex-shop display copy with very light external wear | £25.00

Friedrich Nietzsche; Alexander Tille [ed.]; William A. Hausemann [tr.]; John Gray [tr.]. | The Works of Friedrich Nietzsche: Vol. X A Genealogy of Morals; Poems | Macmillan | 1897 | First edition. Minor wear to cover, most evident at extremities of spine; top corners a little bumped. 1939 ownership signature on ffep. Foxing on prelims, final pages, & outer edge of pageblock. Intermittent foxing elsewhere in the book. A couple of smallish dark marks, possibly just offset ink, in the upper margin of p.xix. All pages have been cut, rather clumsily in the case of the top edge of a couple of signatures: this does not intrude anywhere near the main area of the page. Despite these faults, this is a solid copy with crisp type on heavy paper, & remains pleasing to read & handle. | £300.00

Bertrand Russell | The ABC of Atoms | Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner | 1923 | First edition in jacket. General wear to edges of jacket, some loss at extremities of spine & corners. Extremities of spine of bookcover are sunned where the jacket is damaged. Edge of pageblock foxed. 1938 gift inscription on ffep, loosely inserted note on contents, pencil notes in lower margin of at least 4 pages. | £75.00

Rush Rhees [ed.] | Ludwig Wittgenstein – Personal Recollections | Blackwell 1981. Hardback in unclipped jacket. There are a couple of short tears & a little loss to the top edge of the jacket, the lettering on the spine is faded but still legible, & the rear flap is creased. The outer edge of the text block is a little marked. | £65.00

Theodore Scaltsas & Andrew S. Mason | The Philosophy of Epictetus | Oxford | hardback in unclipped jacket | £20.00

Arthur Schopenhauer, Arthur Hubscher | Schopenhauer: Manuscript Remains (V1): Early Manuscripts (1804-1818) | 1988 | worn dustwrapper, foxed outer edge of page block, no problem with main body of book | £50.00

Ludwig Wittgenstein; B. F. McGuinness [ed., tr.]; T. Nyberg [ed.]; G. H. von Wright [ed., intr.]; D. F. Pears [tr.] | Prototractatus | Routledge & Kegan Paul | 1971 | 0710067887 First edition. No jacket. Cloth cover is worn & marked, with a very evident cup ring on the back cover. Ink note in the outer margin of p.55, a couple of very small ink marks at the edge of the following page. | £50.00