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found: 12 books

 
DE BROSSES, CHARLES,
Traite de la Formation Mechanique
0. 1765. des langues et des principes physiques de l'etymologie. Two Volumes, Paris, 1765; lx, 489, iv, 533pp. with 9 plates or tables of characters [3 folding]; cont. mottled leather, spines richly gilt in compartments, contrasting labels, red edges; Volume I: front joint a little split but firm, corners very rubbed, spine label chipped with slight loss, interesting early ownership entries on front blank; Volume II: front joint partly split but firm, corners less worn, worming to head and tail of spine and to front board; both volumes internally clean and fresh. First edition.
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Book number: IS00480
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 172.75 US$ 195.74 | JP¥ 21703]
Catalogue: Philosophy
Keywords: Ianweb Ian Antiquarian Rare French Linguistics Philosophy Psychology

 
GRODDECK, GEORG,
Der Mensch Als Symbol.
0. 1933. Unmaszgebliche Meinungen uuber Sprache und Kunst. Mit 14 Bildtafeln im Anhang. Wien /Vienna, Internationaler Psychoanlytischer Verlag, 1933; 162, [ii]pp. 14 plates [ii]pp.; publisher's printed wrappers; covers and edges very slightly spotted, covers a little worn with a small hole at top of rear hinhe, contempoary owner's name ("Lotte Ryan") on front free endpaper. First edition. A good to very good copy.
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Book number: IS002317
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.25 US$ 36.54 | JP¥ 4051]
Catalogue: Philosophy
Keywords: Ianweb Psychology Sexology Pstchoanalysis Modernism German Philosophy Philology

 
GUENON, R.ENE,
L'erreur Spirite.
0. 1952. Deuxieme Edition. Paris, 1952; [iv, 406, [ii]; publisher's printed wrappers; slightly worn at edges, paper somewhat embrowned, tiny brown spot on front wrapper.
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Book number: IS002353
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.75 US$ 39.15 | JP¥ 4341]
Catalogue: Philosophy
Keywords: Ianweb French Philosophy Spiritualism Metaphysics Eastern Philosophy Occultism the Occult

 
HAYM, R.,
Wilhelm Von Humboldt
0. 1856. Lebensbild und Charakteristik. Berlin, Rudolf Gaertner, 1856; xiv, 642 pp.; contemporary half leather, spine lettered in gilt and decorated in blind, marbled edges; spine minimally rubbbed and minimally discoloured, slight spotting, mostly marginal. First edition.
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Book number: IS00985TRAVE
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.25 US$ 52.2 | JP¥ 5787]
Catalogue: Philosophy
Keywords: Ianweb Travemuende German History German Biography 19th Century Germqn Philosophy Linguistics Antiquarian Rare

 
HEINEMANN, F.H.,
The Philosopher of Enthusiasm. With Material Hitherto Unpublished",
. offprint from Revue Internationale de Philosophie, 6 (1952): 294-322. 29pp. with a dedication by the author, dated Oxford 14.5.53 and initialled by him F.H.H. WITH the author's survey of recent philosophical and theological literature I. Philosophy. a printer'sd proof with his dedication in ibnk to William Cohn, dated 26.10.53 also initialled. 4 pages printed single-sided.
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Book number: F3040
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.79 | JP¥ 1085]
Catalogue: Philosophy
Keywords: Philosophy Signed

 
VETTERLING (HERMAN).
The Illuminate of Goerlitz Or Jackob Boehme's (1575-1624) Life and Philosophy, a Comparative Study,
. Leipzig, Markert & Petters, 1923,X, 1453pp. a few b&w illusts. incl. frontispiece. errata leaf loosely inserted as issued, Original cloth binding stamped in gilt in plain card slipcase, 4to, one of a limited edition of only 50 unnumbered copies. 2 top corners sl. bumped. 2minuted tears at bottom of spine. An edition of 50 leather-bound numbered copies was issued a year prior. A thorough analysis of Boehme"s mystical philosophy. Carl Herman Vetterling (1849,1931), who went by the Tibetan pseudonym Philangi Dasa, was a Theosophist and Swedenborgian who converted to Buddhism in 1884. One of the first Americans to officially embrace Buddhism, he founded The Buddhist Ray in Santa Cruz, California in 1887, which was the first Buddhist journal in the United States.
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Book number: F2812
GBP 245.00 [Appr.: EURO 282.25 US$ 319.7 | JP¥ 35448]
Catalogue: Philosophy
Keywords: Philosophy Buddhism Mysticism Theosophy Swedenborg

 
HUMBOLDT, WILHELM VON,
Ueber Die Verschiedenheit
0. 1836. des Menschlichen Sprachbaues und ihren Einfluss auf die geistige Entwickelung des Menschengeschlechts. Berlin, gedruckt in der Druckerei der Koeniglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1836; 4to; xi, [i], 511pp.; near-contemporary German half black morocco over cobbled boards, spine with raised bands, lettered in gilt and ruled in gilt and blind, marbled edges, corners slightly rubbed some light embrowning or spotting, mostly marginal. First edition.
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Book number: IS00889TRAVE
GBP 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 575.75 US$ 652.45 | JP¥ 72343]
Catalogue: Philosophy
Keywords: Ianweb Rare German Antiquarian Linguistics Ethnology Anthropology Philosophy

 
MASON, H.T. (ED.),
The Leibniz-Arnauld Correspondence.
0. 1967. [Philosophical Classics}. Edited and translated by H.T. Mason. With an Introduction by G.H.R. Parkinson. Manchester and New York, 1967; xlviii, 180pp.; publisher's boards, price-clipped dust-wrapper.
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Book number: IS002315
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 US$ 26.1 | JP¥ 2894]
Catalogue: Philosophy
Keywords: Ianweb Eighteenth Century Philosophy Leibniz Enlightenment Philosophy

 
SCHOPENHAUER, ARTHUR,
Die Beiden Grundprobleme Der Ethik
0. 1841. behandelt in zwei akademischen Preisschriften .. I. Ueber die Freiheit des menschlichen Willens .. II. Ueber das Fundament der Moral .. Frankfurt am Main, 1841; xxxx, 278, [ii]. BOUND WITH: Ueber die vierfache Wurzel des Satzes vom zureichenden Grunde. Eine philosophische Abhandlung. Zweite , sehr verbesserte und betraechtlich vermehrte Auflage. Frankfurt am Main, 1847; vi, [ii],151, [i]pp. with folding diagram. AND WITH: Ueber den Willen in der Natur. Eine Eroerterung der Bestaetigungen, welche die Philosophie des Verfassers, seit ihrem Auftreten, durch die empirischen Wissenschaften erhalten hat. Zweite, verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage. Frankfurt am Main, 1854; xxi, [i], 135pp.; TOGETHER THREE WORKS bound in one volume, contemporary North German black fine-grained binder's cloth, spine lettered in gilt; very slight spotting, the second and third works very slightly embrowned. First edition of the first work, second editions, corrected and enlarged, of the others.
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Book number: IS00894TRAVE
GBP 650.00 [Appr.: EURO 748.5 US$ 848.19 | JP¥ 94046]
Catalogue: Philosophy
Keywords: Ianweb German Philosophy Ethics Antiquarian Rare

 
WEATHERLY , F.E.,
The Rudiments of Logic: Deductive and Inductive, with Tables
. Oxford, James thornton, 1879, vii,84pp. + publisher's list 4pp. ink names on f.e.p. and l.e.p. in creased binding Scarce original edition.
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Book number: F3242
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 11.09 | JP¥ 1230]
Catalogue: Philosophy
Keywords: Philosophy Logic

 
WEYL, HERMANN,
Was Ist Materie?
0. 1924. Zwei Aufsatze zur Naturphilosophie. Mit 7 Abbildungen. Berlin, Julius Springer, 1924; 88pp.; publisher's printed wrappers; tiny chip of about 1cm. missing at foot of spine. First edition.
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Book number: IS00488
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.75 US$ 31.32 | JP¥ 3472]
Catalogue: Philosophy
Keywords: Ianweb Ian Rare German History of Science Physics Modernism

 
WIND, EDGAR,
Das Experiment
0. 1934. und die Metaphysik. Zur Aufloesung der kosmologischen Antinomien. [Beitraege zur Philosophie und ihrer Geschichte]. Tuebingen, 1934; xii, 120 pp.; publisher's printed wrappers. A fine copy of this first printing of Wind's "Habilitationsschrift", submitted at Hamburg University in 1929, but subject to delays in printing.
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Book number: IS002034
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.5 US$ 71.77 | JP¥ 7958]
Catalogue: Philosophy
Keywords: Ianweb German Philosophy History of Science Warburg Institute Metaphysics Rare

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