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"THE PHILOSOPHY OF SANTAYANA" Edited, with an Introductory Essay, by Irwin Edman.  1936.

Hardcover Edition in red cloth cover, published by Random House, U.S.A. in 1936.  Dimensions: 18.5cm x 13cm approx.

A selection of the works of George Santayana.

596 pages.

Condition:  Reasonably Good. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/marking/fading to covers. Corners bumped. Internal pages good with slight yellowing and some very minor foxing. Binding tight.

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"DISCOVERY OF JAPANESE IDEALISM"  by Kishio Satomi.  1924.

Hardcover First Edition in green cloth cover, published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, Ltd, London in 1924. Dimensions: 21cm x 14.5cm approx. 

A rather interesting look at Japanese Idealism at a time when everything Japanese was quite fascinating to the people of Western Europe. The book basically explains "The Fundamental Ideas of Japanese Moral Philosophy."

178 pages.

Condition:  Reasonably Good. Ex-Library copy with normal library markings. Corners bumped. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to hardcover. Internal pages good with some yellowing and a few minor marks. Binding tight.

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"AN INTRODUCTION TO ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY"  by A. H. Armstrong.  1947.

Hardcover First Edition in red hardcover, published by Methuen & Co, Ltd, London in 1947. Dimensions: 21.5cm x 14.5cm approx. 

A useful introduction to Ancient Philosophy that was based in a series of lectures delivered by the author. The book begins with the start of Greek philosophy and ends with St. Augustine. 

241 pages.

Condition:  Reasonably Good. Ex-Library copy with normal library markings which has been re-bound specifically for library use. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good with some yellowing. Binding tight.

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"A BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY"  by George Henry Lewes.  1893.

Hardcover Edition in green cloth cover, published by George Routledge and Sons, Ltd, London in 1893 as part of their "Sir John Lubbock's Hundred Books" series. Dimensions: 19.5cm x 12.5cm approx. 

A wide-ranging book that takes in the work of Thales, Plato, Socrates, The Sophists, The Stoics, The Sceptics, Aristotle, Bacon, Hobbes, Locke and much more.

656 pages.

Condition:  Good. Ex-Library copy with normal library markings. Has been re-bound for library use. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to hardcover. Lacks title page and contents pages. Internal pages very good. Binding tight.

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"MASTER KING - THE STORY OF CONFUCIUS"  by Carl Crow.   1937.

Hardcover First Edition in red cloth covers, published by Hamish Hamilton, London in 1937. Dimensions: 23.5cm x 16cm approx. 

A rather nicely illustrated volume that tells the true story of Master Kung (Confucius) rather than the "glorified" version that followed his deification by generations of scholars. The illustrations that feature in the book are a selection of copies of pictures depicting the life of the sage which are engraved on more than 100 stone tablets in the great Confucian Temple at Chufu in Shantung.

347 pages.

Condition:  Good. Ex-Library copy with normal library markings. Has been re-bound for library use. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good.   Binding tight.

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"THE MEANING OF GOOD - A Dialogue"  by G. Lowes Dickinson.  1917.

Hardcover First Edition in blue cloth cover, published by J. M. Dent & Co, London in 1917. Dimensions: 19.5cm x 13cm approx. 

A fairly scarce first edition of this volume. "An attempt at Philosophic Dialogue may seem to demand a word of explanation, if not of apology......."

224 hand-cut pages.

Condition:  Reasonably Good. Ex-Library copy with normal library markings.  Spine cracked at front and rear hinges.  Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to hardcover.  Internal pages good with some very minor foxing.  Binding tight.

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"MENCIUS ON THE MIND - Experiments in Multiple Definition"  by I. A. Richards.   1932.

Hardcover First Edition in blue cloth covers, published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, Ltd, London in 1932 as part of their "International Library of Psychology, Philosophy and Scientific Method" series. Dimensions: 22cm x 14.5cm approx. 

A fascinating volume on the teachings of Mencius (372-289 B.C.) who was "second only to Confuciusin reputation and authority as a moralist and philosopher."

131 pages plus numerous appendices.

Condition:  Reasonable. Ex-Library copy with normal library markings. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages reasonably good with slight edge wear. Binding fairly tight.

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"BOOK OF HISTORY (SHU KING)"  by W. Gorn Old.  1906.

Hardcover First Edition in blue cloth cover, published by John Murray, London in 1906 as part of their "Wisdom of the East" series. Dimensions: 17cm x 12.5cm approx. 

Part of the "Classics of Confucius" series.

67 pages.

Condition:  Reasonable. Ex-Library copy with normal library markings. Spine cracked at front and rear hinges. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to hardcover. Internal pages good with some yellowing and foxing. Binding tight.

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"THREE WAYS OF THOUGHT IN ANCINT CHINA"  by Arthur Waley.   1946.

Hardcover Second Edition in beige cloth covers, published by George Allen and Unwin, Ltd, London in 1946. Dimensions: 20cm x 14cm approx. 

This volume covers three main subjects in terms of Chinese thought and Philosophy: Chuang Tzu, Mencius, and The Realists. 

275 pages.

Condition:  Reasonably Good. Ex-Library copy with normal library markings. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good with slight yellowing.   Binding tight.

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