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A Hundred Years of Philosophy

Gerald Duckworth, London
Large 8vo in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 523pp, index
A well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight copy (gilt spine lettering dulled, top edge of page block slightly dusty), inner flaps of otherwise missing dust jacket loosely inserted
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Recoding Metaphysics - the New Italian Philosophy

Northwestern University Press, Evanston
Large 8vo in red cloth, silver lettering to spine and front cover, 227pp, index
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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Herbert Spencer - with A Biographical Sketch

Chapman & Hall, London
8vo in green buckram, gilt lettering to spine, bevel edges, 234pp. First printing of the British edition
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges, page-block edges slightly tanned, single tiny ink spot to rear cover)
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Science and Culture (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 231)

Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston and London
Heavy Octavo size (8vo). in glazed colour printed boards (as issued), 416pp, bibliography, index
NEW unread copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends)
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On Evil (SIGNED COPY)

Yale University Press, New Haven and London
Octavo size (8vo) in red boards, black lettering to spine, 176pp, index. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page
Almost AS NEW (slight surface split to paper over boards at bottom end front and rear outer hinges, probably a production flaw as there are no signs of bumping) in an AS NEW dx
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Prospects of Industrial Civilization

Century, New York
Octavo size (8vo) in rust red cloth, black lettering to spine and front cover, 287pp
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (name on front blank paste-down end-paper, end-papers and page-block edges tanned)
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Saint Foucault - Towards A Gay Hagiography

Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York
Octavo size (8vo) in grey cloth backed boards, 246pp, index
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Aesthetics - An Introduction

Hutchinson University Library, London
Octavo size (8vo) in brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 135pp. PLUS short typed letter on headed notepaper from and signed by Arthur Crook (editor of the Times Literary Supplement 1959 - 1974)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (top edge of page block slightly dusty) in a faintly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Metaphysics As A Guide to Morals

Chatto & Windus, London
Thick, heavy Octavo size (8vo). in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 520pp, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (small flat crease to top corner tip of title-page from poor handling, page-block edges very faintly dusty) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Mind - A Quarterly Review of Philosophy - Vol / Volume 113 - Number 449 January 2004

Mind Association / Oxford University Press, Oxford
Large Octavo size (8vo) in stiff glossy card covers. PLUS looin 18pp booklet 'Mind Association list of members 2004'
almost AS NEW (tiny slight bump to hos from poor handling)
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A J Ayer - A Life (SIGNED COPY)

Chatto & Windus, London
Heavy, large Octavo size (8vo). in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 402pp, plates, index etc. Signed by Ben Rogers on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (pages slightly tanned) in an almost AS NEW un-clipped Dust Jacket (faintly edge-creased, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Kierkegaard - Exposition and Critique

Oxford University Press, Oxford
Octavo size (8vo) in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 344pp
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The Atheist's Primer

Lutterworth Press, Cambridge
Large Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 169pp, illustrations in text, etc
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The Communists and Peace - with an answer to Claude Lefort

Hamish Hamilton, London
Publishers' uncorrected proof copy in printed yellow paper wraps, Octavo size (8vo) 264pp
VERY GOOD (covers tanned, dusty and a little soiled, corners just a little rubbed and creased)
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The Atheist's Primer

Lutterworth Press, Cambridge
Large Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 169pp, illustrations in text, etc
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Beyond Equality - A Study of T H Green's Theory of Positive Freedom

Eburon, Delft
Extra large Octavo size (8vo) in stiff glossy card covers, 324pp, bibliography, index etc
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Common Sense and Nuclear Warfare

George Allen and Unwin, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in brown lettered yellow paper wraps, 93pp
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (covers and page-block edges a little tanned and faintly dusty)
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Gender in the Mirror - Cultural Imagery and Women's Agency (Studies in Feminist Philosophy)

Oxford University Press, Oxford
Extra large Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 232pp, bibliography, index etc
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The End of Modernity - Nihilism and Hermeneutics in Post-Modern Culture

Polity Press, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) Paperback. 190pp, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (spine slightly sunned)
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Essays Moral, Economical and Political - New Edition with the Latin Quotations Translated

Rivington et al, London
Small Octavo size (8vo) in ornately gilt decorated full blue calf, all edges gilt. XIX plus 387pp
A well preserved and VERY GOOD clean and tight copy in an attractive binding (inscripion on front end-paper and fly-leaf, slight wear to cover edges, contents clean and very tight)
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Social Thinking

Cobbet Press, London
Octavo size (8vo) in red ruled yellow cloth, red lettering to spine and front cover. 174pp
FINE an extremely well preserved, bright, clean and tight copy (top edge of page block and spine ends slightly darkened)
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An Analysis of Resemblance

Allen & Unwin, London
Octavo size (8vo) in tan cloth red lettering to spine, 136pp
FINE, a well preserved barely read copy (hint of foxing or tanning to covers) in a slightly edge-rubbed, slightly soiled and tanned but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Inscriptions - Between Phenomenology and Structuralism

Routledge and Keegan Paul, London
Octavo size (8vo) in black cloth, 390pp, notes, bibliography, index
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The Private Man

Ivan Obolensky, New York
8vo in black cloth, silver lettering to spine. 95pp plus 8pp commentary by Evelyn Waugh
FINE, a well preserved very clean and tight copy (name on fly-leaf,, two leaves a little tanned from laid in paper bookmark) in a lightly edge-rubbed VERY GOOD+ Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Microcognition - Philosophy, Cognitive Science and Parallel Distributed Processing

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Octavo size (8vo) in grey cloth. 226pp, bibliography, index
An aan very clean and tight copy (name on fly-leaf) in a near FINE complete Dust Jacket (short closed tear to head of spine panel, few spots of light rub, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Ethics Volume One (Vol 1) Moral Phenomena

George Allen and Unwin, London
Octavo size (8vo) in red cloth. 343pp
Light pencil underlining in text (easily and cleanly erased when tested) else near FINE in an edge-rubbed and slightly dusty VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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The Journal of Applied Philosophy - Volume 5 Number 1 1988 (ISSN 02643758)

Carfax Publishing, Abingdon
Quarto size (4to) in stiff paper wraps. 126pp plus ads at rear
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (slight tanning to rear cover)
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Thoughts on Natural Philosophy (With a new reading of Newton's First Law) and the Origin of Life

Printed for the author by Ward, Newcastle-on-Tyne
1st Complete Edition. Octavo size (8vo) in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 78pp. Biddlecombe first published this book in 1907 in a much shorter form (24pp) and it was reprinted a number of times during the next few months, (all in very small editions). This copy is the first complete edition at 78pp.
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved clean and tight copy (small minor spot of soil to rear cover)
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A Companion to Metaphysics (Hardcover edition)

Blackwell, Oxford
1st Edition Thus Large Octavo size (8vo). 540pp, index
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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