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Jean Baudrillard | The Evil Demon of Images | Power Publications | 1988 | 0909952078 Edges of cover are damp-marked, which is also faintly evident on outer edges of endpapers. Top edge of page-block foxed. | £40

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

Benedetto Croce; Cecil Spragge [tr.] | Philosophy Poetry History – An Anthology of Essays | Oxford | 1966 | Text pages are in very good condition, but jacket is worn with tears to its edges, & the boards underneath are lightly marked. | £75

Walter Eisenbeis | The Key Ideas of Martin Heidegger’s Treatise Being and Time | University Press of America | 1983 | 0819130095 No jacket, cloth cover a little rubbed at edges of spine. | £100

Michel Foucault | The Care of the Self: The History of Sexuality Volume Three | Pantheon | 1986 | First American edition in unclipped jacket. Spine of jacket & adjoining edge of back panel are very lightly sunned. A little foxing to fore-edge. | £30

Baltasar Gracian; L. B. Walton (tr., intr.) | The Oracle | Dent | 1953 | Parallel text of this boundlessly useful book. Boards are rather worn & marked, name on ffep, blotchy foxing to prelims. Text pages in very good condition. | £40

G. W. F. Hegel | System of Ethical Life and First Philosophy of Spirit | State University of New York Press | 1979 | 87395386X No jacket, corners of boards bumped, light foxing to outer edge of page-block. | £200

Dale Jacquette | The Philosophy of Mind | Continuum | 2009 | 9780826499172 Unread copy with some external wear from previous storage/display. No jacket, edge of page-block foxed. Text pages in very good condition. | £30

Marshall McLuhan | Verbi-Voco-Visual Explorations | Something Else Press | 1967 | Corners of book rather bowed, outer edge of page-block foxed, binding crinkled on spine, spine sunned, old price sticker inside front cover. Text pages in very good condition. | £50

Georg Simmel; K. Peter Etzkorn (tr., intr.) | The Conflict in Modern Culture and Other Essays | Teachers College Press | 1968 | Hardback in price-clipped jacket. Jacket is worn at edges, with some loss, & heavily foxed. The book itself is considerably more prepossessing, apart from some blotchy foxing on the upper edge of the page-block. | £100

Georg Simmel; Kurt H. Wolff (ed.) | Simmel: Essays on Sociology, Philosophy and Aesthetics | Harper & Row | 1965 | Rebound book in lightly marked boards. Trace of a label on the spine. Internally clean, with no indications of library or institutional ownership. Approx 250pp of writing on Simmel, & a further 120pp of translations of his writings. | £30