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The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings

By: Abercrombie, John

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Boston, Otis, Broaders, and Co: 1839

Edition: First Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 13939

Condition: Very Good-; Full leather with spine label, rubbed, bumped, ront cover spine split, but firmly attached; unmarked, but aged pages; tight binding; former owner's name on end paper.


Abercrombie (1780 – 1844) , was a Scottish physician and philosopher. First published in Edinburgh in 1833, this is a later printing of the First American edition. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 250 pages View more info

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The Conduct of Life

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Boston, James R Osgood: 1876

Edition: Second Revised Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11900

Condition: Very Good; Brown blind embossed cloth hardcover with black and bright gilt titles and decoration, spine edges lightly rubbed; page edges red; clean pages; tight binding.


The Conduct of Life is a collection of essays originally published in 1860 and revised in 1876. In this volume, Emerson sets out to answer “the question of the times: ” “How shall I live? ” It is composed of nine essays, each preceded by a poem. These nine essays are largely based on lectures Emerson held throughout the country, including for a young, mercantile audience in the lyceums of the Midwest. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 256 pages View more info

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The Gods Are Athirst

By: France, Anatole

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1951

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13321

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light blue hardcover with black spine titles; DJ edges worn; clean pages; tight binding.


A new (1951) translation by Alec Brown. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 254 pages View more info

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Meditations and Contemplations, in Two Volumes

By: Hervey, James

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Turnbull: 1804

Edition: Later Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 13940

Condition: Good+; Full leather hardcover with red and gilt spine titles and decoration, bumped, rubbed, bits of leather missing from back and front boards, hinges split but boards still firmly attached; clean pages, front end paper torn. Two volumes in one: volume I contains "Meditations Among the Tombs"; "Reflections on a Flower-Garden"; and "A Descant Upon Creation" by Hervey, to which is prefixed, "A Particular Account of the Life, Character, and Writings of the Author", presumably by the publisher. Volume II contains "Contemplations on the Night"; Contemplations on the Starry-Heavens"; and "A Winter Piece" by Hervey.


24mo 5" - 6" tall; 282/228 pages View more info

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A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus with the Encheiridion

By: Long, George

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, R. H. Woodward & Company: 1893

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14135

Condition: Very Good; Blue hardcover and half decorative leather binding; clean pages with gilt top edges; tight binding; index.


24mo 5" - 6" tall; 305 pages View more info

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Every Living Creature

By: Trine, Ralph Waldo

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Dodge: 1899

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11883

Condition: Very Good; Beige hardcover with maroon and gilt decoration and titles, sunned; SIGNED by author on ffep "with his best wishes Ralph Waldo Trine April 27 1913"; clean pages; tight binding; 85 pages plus ads.


Trine was a philosopher, mystic, teacher and author of many books, and was one of the early mentors of the New Thought Movement. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 85 pages; Signed by Author View more info