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Garden City: Doubleday and Company Inc, 1973. Hardcover. First Edition. "In text written especially to complement the Harrises' bold illustrations, Father Berrigan draws on personal experiences, particularly in prison, to explore the symbolism of the cross. At the same time, he commments on war, the Church, madness and sanity, the individual's evaluation of his role in society, and the cross itself as it has been and can become for each person" (jacket). Thin Quarto. Grey cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Ex-library marking in red pen to front free endpaper and to half title page. Full page color illustrations. In orange dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Sunning to spine of jacket. Closed tears and wear to edges of jacket. Minor rubbing and light soiling to jacket. Clean interior. Unpaginated. REL/062520. Very Good / Very Good.
Paris: L. Hachette, editeur; Ladrange, Librarie, 1843. Hardcover. Fenelon was a French Catholic archbishop, theologian, poet and writer from the late 17th-early 18th centuries. He was active in the French Catholic Church's efforts to persuade Huguenots to return to Catholicism. He is best known for his Les Aventures de Télémaque [The Adventures of Telemachus, Son of Ulysses]. This publication covers his philosophical writings. Scarce early edition. 12mo. Three-quarter red leather, with red paper-covered boards. Gilt title to raised leather spine. Marbled endpapers and marbled edges of text block. Front cover is scratched in many places, and back cover also shows scratching. Top and bottom edges of covers show significant scraping. Sunning to spine. Pages are browned, with some staining and foxing, but generally in good condition. 460 pages. FRELANG/082422. Very Good.
Geneva: Librairie de l'Universite Georg & Cie S. A., (1962). Hardcover. 4to. White glossy paper covered boards with black title to front and spine panels. Illustrations to boards. Light browning to board edges as well as minor rubbing. Chipping to plastic coating along hinges. Minor wear to foot of spine. Interior is clean and bright with many black and white illustrations and tipped in color illustrations. Also includes other tipped in items like a playing card and a letter. IN FRENCH. 74 pages. Philosphy. PHIL/041708. Very Good +.
Dania Beach, FL: Claire Jeanine Satin, 2018. 1 of 2 copies. An homage to the Jewish Dutch philosopher, Baruch Spinoza (1632 - 1677). "This portrait is constructed using Spinoza's own words of philosophy and musings, with the exceptions of his eyes" in such a way that the text remains legible to read (Claire Satin). There is a scattering of a few three dimensional silver stars of David attached to the print. Printed on Lexan, a translucent material. Unframed. Size: 14 x 18 inches. Claire Jeanine Satin, a well known book artist, sculptor and designer of public art installations. Satin's work has been extensively exhibited and collected in the United States and in Europe, including at The Library of Congress, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, The Getty (CA), MOMA, and The Victoria and Albert Museum. She is known especially for her conceptual works in uenced by the ideas of her friend and mentor the composer/visual artist John Cage, and the conversion of ordinary industrial materials into environmental constructions and book works of layered transparent mass. ARTB/010822.
London: Thomas Tegg, 1842. Hardcover. Dugald Stewart (1753 - 1828) was a Scottish philosopher and mathematician, who is considered to be one of the most important figures of the Scottish Enlightenment. He was a professor at Edinburgh University. In attractive full red leather presentation binding with gilt decoration to boards and spine. Black leather with gilt title label to spine with a chip along top edge. Minor wear and rubbing to spine, boards, and edges of boards.Marbled endpapers with full marbled edges. Light foxing to early and late pages, but clean and bright overall. Bookplate of Universitate Glasguensi dated 1844 presenting this book to an alumnus. 591 pages. PHIL/070822. Very Good.
New York: Jason Aronson, 1973. Hardcover. Volume I: Understanding the Symbolic Meaning of Language and Vol 2: Understanding the Unconcious Meaning of Language. Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spines. Clean, tight interiors. Orange and green dust jackets with white titles to spines. Vol I, 498 pages; Vol II, 437 pages. REF/050206. Very Good in Very Good dj.
Lancaster, PA. J.E. Woodbridge and Wendell T. Bush, 1916. Paperback. Very good- in off-white side stapled paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor wear includes slight stain, closed tear repaired with archival tape and small open tear to front cover. Periodical. PER/7102. Very Good -.