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A THIRD TREASURY OF KAHLIL GIBRAN
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A THIRD TREASURY OF KAHLIL GIBRAN

By Gibran, Kahlil (edited by Andrew Dib Sherfan)

Secaucus, New Jersey: The Citadel Press, 1975. (xiii) 434 pp. Quarter-bound in blue cloth on gold boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction by Andrew Sherfan; Book One: Mirrors of the Soul; Book Two: The Wisdom of Kahlil Gibran; and Book Three: Kahlil Gibran: Wings of Thought.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

SIGNATURES OF THE VISIBLE
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SIGNATURES OF THE VISIBLE

By Jameson, Fredric

New York: Routledge, 1992. 254 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear on the corners with a flat uncreased spine and a small ink mark on the lower edge of the text block; no interior markings. The cover features The Geographer by Vermeer, courtesy of the Stadelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, Germany. This collection of film essays contains: Reification and Utopia in Mass Culture - 1979; Class and Allegory in Contemporary Mass Culture: Dog Day Afternoon as a Political Film - 1977; Diva and French Socialism - 1982; In the Destructive Element Immerse: Hans-Jurgen Syberberg and Cultural Revolution - 1981; Historicism in The Shining - 1981; Allegorizing Hitchcock - 1982; On Magic Realism in Film - 1986; and The Existence of Italy; followed by an index.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Johannes Vermeer;. 8vo.

$9.95

MENNONITE EDUCATION - Issues Facts and Changes
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MENNONITE EDUCATION - Issues Facts and Changes

By Kraybill, Donald B. (introduction by Albert J. Meyer)

Scottdale, Pennsylvania: Herald Press, 1978. 77 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: THE ISSUES: The Cause and Effect Fallacy; The Social Vacuum Fallacy; The Everybody Agrees Fallacy; The Immediate Effects Fallacy; The Schools for Students Fallacy. THE FACTS: Composite Feelings; Individual Feelings. CHANGES: The Context; The Implications; and The Role of Schooling; followed by notes and a bibliography.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo.

$14.95

WHEN FREEDOMS COLLIDE - The Case for Our Civil Liberties
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WHEN FREEDOMS COLLIDE - The Case for Our Civil Liberties

By Borovoy, A. Alan

Toronto: Lester and Orpen Dennys, 1988. (x) 419 pp. Burgundy boards lettered in gilt on the spine; gray endpapers; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Anyone concerned about civil liberties and human rights is bombarded with a bewildering array of conflicting claims from tiny minorities, civil rights groups, splinter groups... The list goes on and on, each group demanding their rights... right or wrong. Written by the general counsel of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, this book tackles the key issues. The Chapters are: The Freedom of Each versus the Welfare of All - The Recurring Fallacies; The Extent of Dissent - The Right Express Difference versus the Need to Maintain Harmony; National Security Intelligence - Prudent Precautions versus Chilling Surveillance; The Ambit of Police Powers - Safety for the Public versus Safeguards for the Suspects; Discretionary Law Enforcement - The Interests of Leniency versus the Standards of Equity; Public Inquiries and Pre-trial Publicity - Knowledge for the Public versus Fairness for the Parties; The Regulation of the Economy - The Quest for Communal Equity versus the Right to Commercial Liberty; The Administration of Public Welfare - The Integrity of the Purse versus the Autonomy of the Person; Involuntary Civil Commitment - The Demands of Therapy versus the Desire for Liberty; The Constitutional Entrenchment of our Fundamental Freedoms - Minority Rights versus Majority Rule; Racial Inequity and Legal Redress - Free Choice versus a Fair Chance; Some Fundamental Misconceptions about our Fundamental Freedoms; Of Doves Hawks and the Morality of Force; and Towards a Sense of Perspective; followed by notes and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

$19.95

RACE - How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession
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RACE - How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession

By Terkel, Studs

New York: Anchor Books, 1993. (xi) 403 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. A riveting and illuminating exploration, this retrieves the different voices of America's interracial drama, a tour de force from the agonies of race.. . First Soft Cover Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$9.95

SHAKESPEARE'S DRAMATIC MEDITATIONS - An Experiment in Criticism
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SHAKESPEARE'S DRAMATIC MEDITATIONS - An Experiment in Criticism

By Melchiori, Giorgio

Oxford, England: Clarendon Press - Oxford University Press, 1976. (vii) 206 pp. Navy blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with charts and diagrams. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with two short tears in the lower edge of the rear panel and a shor tear with associated creasing in the lower edge of the front panel; price clipped; no interior markings. This book offers a strikingly successful experiment in critical methodology, employing textual, philological, and sociological approaches and, more extensively, different structural and linguistic analyses. The Contents are: Preface; The Use of Statistics; Lilies That Fester: The Strategy of Sonnet 94 and the Ethics of Power; 'Tis Better to be Vile: Sonnet 121 and the Ethics of Social Behaviour; Interchapter: Love's Use and Man's Hues in Sonnet 20; Th'expense of Spirit: Sonnet 129 and the Ethics of Sex; Poor Soul: Sonnet 146 and the Ethics of Religion; and Appendix: Statistical Tables; followed by a general index and an index of Shakespeare's Works.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$14.95

WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR - Wisdom Among Women
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WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR - Wisdom Among Women

By Benatovich, Beth (editor) (Erica Jong; Eartha Kitt; Bel Kaufman; Janine Pommy Vega; Billie Jean King; Lucille Clifton; Grace Paley; Janice Mirikitani; Elizabeth Watson; Sister Monica Weis; Marva Collins; Anna Kainen; Laurie Cabot; Grace Slick)

New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1996. (xv) 252 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This collection of interviews contains: Pathfinder - Erica Jong; The Rose - Eartha Kitt; The Morning Is Wiser - Bel Kaufman; The Return to Joy - Janine Pommy Vega; Everyone's an Athlete - Billie Jean King; The Things Themselves - Lucille Clifton; An Interest in the World - Grace Paley; The Cage of Shame - Janice Mirikitani; Comfort - Elizabeth Watson; Subversion - Sister Monica Weis; Something to Hang On To - Marva Collins; Only Your Regrets - Anna Kainen; Magic - Laurie Cabot; The Wisdom of the Body - Marion Woodman; Forged in Fire - Ai Ja Lee; She Whose Voice Rides on the Wind - Grandmother Twylah Nitsch; Simple Acts of Kindness - Matilda Raffa Cuomo; The Good General - Sally Jessy Raphael; Resigning as God - Gretchen Woods; Readiness - Sandy Warshaw; Tiny Deaths - Rebirths - Zoe Caldwell; My Naked Eyes - Grace Slick; Give It Up - Joan Ganz Cooney; Where Does It Go - Judith Crist; and Footprints - Mary Taylor Previte.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

THE FUTURE IN AMERICA - A Search After Realities
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THE FUTURE IN AMERICA - A Search After Realities

By Wells, H. G.

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987. 194 pp. This re-issues the 1906 Harper edition. Gray boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. H. G. Wells went to the United States determinded to find out not what America was or had been, but what it would become. He contemplated with deep seriousness the future of America, of the immigrants on Ellis Island, the child workers sleeping on the subway, the political bosses in Chicago, the teachers and students at the universities and the still-huddled masses of the lower East Side. The Chapters are: The Prophetic Habit of Mind; En Route; Growth Invincible; The Economic Process; Wome Aspects of American Wealth; Certain Workers; Corruption; The Immigrant; State-Blinders; Two Studies in Disappointment; The Tragedy of Colour; The Mind of a Modern State; Culture; At Washington; and The Envoy.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

INTUITION SUCCESS STRATEGIES
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INTUITION SUCCESS STRATEGIES

By Ennamorato, Judith

Toronto: NC Press, 1986. 174 pp. Personalized inscription by Judith Ennamorato on the front free endpaper. White boards lettered in black on the spine. Ms Ennamorato's book is a new and refreshing look at the nature of intuitive thought, from its earliest exposition in philosophy, from Aristotle to Henri Bergson, to the most recent psychological findings in intuition research, from Freud and Jung to Jaynes and Verny. The Contents are: Introduction; What is Intuition?; Intuition and Women; Intuition and Decisions; Intuition and Sports; Intuition and Creativity; Intuition and Dreams; Tapping Your Intuition through dreams; Intuition and Initial Meetings; Intuition, Lust and Love; Intuition and Logic; How to Develop Intuition; and Intuition and Success; followed by a bibliography.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Bill Lishman; . 8vo.

$49.95

FEMININITY LOST AND REGAINED
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FEMININITY LOST AND REGAINED

By Johnson, Robert A.

New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1990. (vi) 101 pp. Quarter-bound in burgundy cloth on pale green boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; pale green endpapers; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Dj art by Jacques Stella. The Chapters are: The Current Issue. Part One: The Feminine in Western Culture: The Greek Heritage; The Voice of Sophocles; The Oedipal Story; The Inner Meaning of Incest; The Fate of Antigone; The Oedipal Legacy; The Continuing Saga. Part Two: The Feminine in Hindu Mythology: A Different Attitude; The Story of Damayanti; Two Love Stories. Part Three: What Does Woman Really Want: Femininity Lost; Femininity Regained; and The Heroic Task; followed by an appendix.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Jacques Stella;. 8vo.

$9.95

AS I LOOK BACK - Some Random Thoughts
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AS I LOOK BACK - Some Random Thoughts

By Wallace, R. C.

Kingston, Ontario: Queen's Quarterly, 1955. Unpaginated. Staple-bound in paper covers. Light wear at the corners with some darkening around the edges; no interior markings. This is from Queen's Quarterly, Winter 1955. Robert Charles Wallace was Lecturer and Professor of Geology, University of Manitoba 1910 - 1928; President of the University of Alberta 1928 - 1936, and Vice Chancellor and Principal of Queen's University at Kingston 1936 - 1951, when he retired. This offprint of an article which he wrote during his last illness and which was published short before his death in 1955 was sent to all graduates of Queen's University and some others. A great educator confronts the pessimist, the cynic and the agnostic with an unrepentant optimism.... First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Ephemera.

$14.95

THIS ISLAND NOW - The BBC Reith Lectures 1962
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THIS ISLAND NOW - The BBC Reith Lectures 1962

By Carstairs, G. M.

Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1964. 112 pp. Penguin Book 2133. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. This collection contains: The First Years; Vicissitudes of Adolescence; The Changing Role of Women; Living and Partly Living; The Changing British Character; and This Island Now. The Reith Lectures is a series of annual radio lectures given by leading figures of the day, commissioned by the BBC and broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service. The lectures were inaugurated in 1948 by the BBC to mark the historic contribution made to public service broadcasting by Lord Reith, the corporation's first director-general. The first Reith lecturer was the philosopher and Nobel laureate, Bertrand Russell. And in 2018, Margaret MacMillan presented The Mark of Cain.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$7.95

THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO
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THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO

By Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich (introduction by A. J. P. Taylor)

Middlesex, England: Penguin Classics, 1988. 124 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The cover shows a detail from Republique Universelle Democratique de Sociale by F. Sorrieu. The Chapters are: Introduction by A J P Taylor; Bibliography; Preface to the german Edition of 1872; Preface to the Russian Edition of 1882; Preface to the German Edition of 1883; Preface to the English Edition of 1888; Preface to the German Edition 1890; Preface to the Polish Edition of 1892; Preface to the Italian Edition of 1893; Manifesto of the Communist Party - Bourgeois and Proletarians; Proletarians and Communists; Socialist and Communist Literature; Position of the Communists in Relation to the Various Existing Opposition Parties; Notes by A J P Taylor.. Later Printing. Paperback. Very Good+. Illus. by F. Sorrieu;.

$7.95

RELIGION AND THE REBEL
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RELIGION AND THE REBEL

By Wilson, Colin

London: Victor Gollancz, 1957. 333 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket, two very short tears (less than 1/2" each) on the lower back with associated creasing; some darkening on the spine of the dustjacket; previous owner's name in pencil on the front free endpaper. Following an autobiographical introduction, the Chapters are: Part One: The Anatomy of Imagination; The Outsider and History. Part Two: Introduction: The Making of Christianity; Jacob Boehme; Nicholas Ferrar; Blaise Pascal; Emanuel Swedenborg; William Law; John Henry Newman; Soren Kierkegaard; Bernard Shaw; and Wittgenstein and Whitehead; followed by notes and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Author's Second Book.

$19.95

SHAPING THINGS
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SHAPING THINGS

By Sterling, Bruce

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2005. 152 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This book is about created objects and the environment, which is to say, it's a book about everything. That is to say, this book is for designers and thinkers, engineers and scientists, entrepreneurs and financiers, and anyone else who might care to understand why things were once as they were, why things are as they are, and what things seem to be becoming. The Contents are: To Whom It Ought to Concern; Tomorrow Composts Today; Old Wine in New Bottles; The Personal Is Historical; Metahistory; A Synchronic Society; The Rubbish Makers; The Stark Necessity of Glamor; An End-User Drinks Gizmo Wine; Meet the Spime; Arphids; An Internet of Things; The Model Is the Message; Fabbing; Spime Economics; The Designer's Questions; Tomorrow's Tomorrow; Ublopia or Otivion; Endtroduction; and Designer's Notes. . First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by Lorraine Wild;. 12mo.

$14.95

HUMAN ACTION - A Treatise on Economics in four volumes
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HUMAN ACTION - A Treatise on Economics in four volumes

By von Mises, Ludwig (foreword by Bettina Bien Greaves)

Indianapolis, Indiana: Liberty Fund, 2007. (xix) 1037 pp. in four volumes. Four trade paperbacks presented in a slipcase. Very light signs of use on the slipcase and the books; all with flat, uncreased spine; no interior markings. Please note, these are very heavy and, depending where in the world you are, the shipping may be somewhat more than normal. Ludwig von Mises was the leading exponent of the Austrian School of economics throughout most of the twentieth century. He has long been regarded as a most knowledgeable and respected economist. In Human Action, he explains complex market phenomena as "the outcomes of countless conscious, purposive actions, choices, and preferences of individuals, each of whom was trying as best as he or she could under the circumstances to attain various wants and ends to avoid undesired consequences." These individual choices are the ultimate regulators of the market, determining supply and demand, prices, and, in the end, profit and loss. Although governments can attempt to set prices, individual actions will have the final say through competitive bids for money and products and services. Thus, Mises presents economics as part of a larger science of human action. To be clear, all four volumes of Human Action are present in the slipcase and they appear to be unread.. Later Printing. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo.

$124.95

NINE LESSONS I LEARNED FROM MY FATHER
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NINE LESSONS I LEARNED FROM MY FATHER

By Howe, Murray (re: Gordie Howe)

Toronto: Viking - The Penguin Group, 2017. 232 pp. Quarter-bound in red on red boards; lettered in silver on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Said Bobby Orr, "You can't talk about how great Gordie was as a hockey player without also mentioning what a great person he was. He was the best player ever, and an even better person." The Contents are: Introduction; Live Honorably; Live Generously; Play Hard but Have Fun; Patience, Patience, Patience; Live Selflessly; Be Humble; Be Tough; Stay Positive; and Friends and Family Are Like Told - Treasure Them; followed the an epilogue.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

$14.95

HOW OLD WILL YOU BE IN 1984 - Expressions of Student Outrage from The High School Free Press
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HOW OLD WILL YOU BE IN 1984 - Expressions of Student Outrage from The High School Free Press

By Divoky, Diane (editor)

New York: Discus - Avon Books, 1969. (xiii) 350 pp. Avon Discus W174. Light edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: The Schools: No Place to Send a Kid; The Teacher Asks the Questions; Wanted: An Education. The Students: Time We Got Together; This Paper Is Ours; But Black. The Society: We Will Be Human; Structure Sucks; Looking for America. And A Document: A Study Report on the Montgomery County Public School System.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good.

$7.95

THE MONK AND HIS MESSAGE - Undermining the Myth of History
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THE MONK AND HIS MESSAGE - Undermining the Myth of History

By Woodcock, George

Vancouver and Toronto: Douglas and McIntyre, 1992. 212 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. In this iconoclastic study of historians and their works over the past two thousand years, the author sets out to examine and undermine the conventions by which much history has been written. And he has very little patience with anyone attempting to re-invent the truth. The Contents are: The Reconstruction of History; The Monk and His Message; Necessary Lies: The Birth of History; Plato: History and the Utopian Vision; Passage from Asia; Kingdoms of God on Earth; Destiny as Progress; Hegel and the Hinge of History; Marx Inventing the Spectre; Lenin: Terror as the Servant and Master of History; Rival Destinies: The Totalitarians Try to Create History in the 1930s; War as the Machine of History; The Failure of Fear; Export Communism; The Monolith Lurches; The Negation of Ideology; Miraculous Years; The Possibility of the Impossible; The Monk's Message Vindicated; The Local and the Particular in True History; and Zeroing In: Canada's Impossible Possibilities; followed by an index.. First Softcover Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

THE RAINBOW - Volume 1, number 1 - October Oct 1921: Nietscheism (Nietzscheism) and Realism; Amateurdom and the Editor; Ode to Florence; Nietzsche as a Practical Prophet; Philosophia; How I Would Like to be Entertained; Mors Omnibus Communis
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THE RAINBOW - Volume 1, number 1 - October Oct 1921: Nietscheism (Nietzscheism) and Realism; Amateurdom and the Editor; Ode to Florence; Nietzsche as a Practical Prophet; Philosophia; How I Would Like to be Entertained; Mors Omnibus Communis

By Greene, Sonia H. (editor) (H. P. Lovecraft; Alfred Galpin Jr; James F. Morton; Rheinhart Kleiner; Samuel Loveman)

United States: Necronomicon Press, 1977. 14 pp. Staple bound in card covers; facsimile edition of the first issue of The Rainbow; limited to 550 copies of which this is 134. Very lightly rubbed on the corners. This issue contains: Nietscheism (Nietzscheism) and Realism by H. P. Lovecraft; Amateurdom and the Editor by Sonia H. Greene - the wife of H. P. Lovecraft; Ode to Florence by Sonia H. Greene; Nietzsche as a Practical Prophet by Alfred Galpin Jr; Philosophia by Sonia H. Greene; How I Would Like to be Entertained at the Next National Convention by James F. Morton Jr; Mors Omnibus Communis by Sonia H. Greene; Idle Idylls by Sonia H. Greene; To--- by Rheinhart Kleiner; A Triumph in Eternity by Samuel Loveman; and Oh If the Gods by Rheinhart Kleiner.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Limited Edition.

$29.95

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