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Madrid: En la oficina de davila, 1816. Hardcover. Letters by the Roman statesman and philosopher, Cicero - translated here into Spanish. Full brown leather boards with red and gilt title label to spine. Bowing to boards and minor wear to edges. Previous owner embossed stamp to title page and inscription in pen to verso of title page. Occasional spots of foxing, a few water marks, and occasional smudge marks, but clean and bright overall. Marbled endpapers. Creasing and short closed tear to rear endpaper. Text in Spanish. 251 pages plus index. SPA/013119. Very Good.
Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Sumptibus Et Typis B.G. Teubneri, 1830. Hardcover. Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 B.C.-43 B.C.) was the renowned Roman philosopher, politician, and orator. De Officiis, "The Duties," was written the year before he was assassinated and published posthumously. The work was divided into three books. This small volume is bound in quarter leather with marbled paper boards. Chipped, bumped, and rubbed. Paper spine label is tattered. Interior pages are browned and foxed although text is still quite legible. Small library stamp and sticker. A good plus copy of a relatively scarce edition. In Latin. 107 pages. PHIL/010814. 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 +.
New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1907. Hardcover. Yellow cloth boards with green title to spine and front cover. Browning to spine, minor soiling including a few spots of black paint to rear cover, and minor wear to spine ends and edges. Minor pencil underlining and previous owner signature, else clean interior. 64 pages. PHIL/032119. Very Good.
London: Printed for D. Midwinter, A. Bettesworth, and C. Hitch, et. al. 1738. Hardcover. Fourth edition, corrected. This book was first published in 1725, anonymously written by Francis Hutcheson (1694 - 1745), a Scottish philosopher who wrote about human nature emphasizing an innate care for others and a basic moral sense. This work examines the internal perception of beauty and how it relates to external senses. It also discusses the moral sense and how we perceive vice and virtue in others. Full leather with raised bands to spine. Chipping to leather on head of spine and crack to front hinge. A few minor cracks to leather on spine and slight cock to spine. Creasing and small tear to rear free endpaper. A few spots of foxing to interior, but clean and bright overall. 304 pages plus 7 pages of additions and corrections. PHIL/052317. Very Good.
[Copenhagen]: C.A. Reitzels Forlag, 1859. Paperback. Very good in paper wrappers with black title to front cover and spine panel. Expertly rebacked with original spine laid down. Small tears and a few small chips to wrapper edges and light staining to edges. Very light foxing. Text in Danish. 114 pages. Very Good.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1968. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. 8vo. Beige cloth boards with black title to spine. Clean, bright interior with tight binding. Black illustrated dust jacket with white title to spine. Minor wear to edges of jacket. Index, 351 pages. PHIL/122206. Fine in Near Fine dj.