Philosophy

  • [ANTI-NAZISM; CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT] Eine Mauer um uns baue.
Anonymous artist; [WIECHERT, Ernst 1887-1950]
# 14903

    # 14903

    Anonymous artist; [WIECHERT, Ernst 1887-1950]

    [ANTI-NAZISM; CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT] Eine Mauer um uns baue.

    [Germany, circa 1937]. Calligraphic manuscript. Small folio (320 x 230 mm), original quarter cloth over papered boards with onlaid manuscript title to front 'Ernst Wiechert. Eine Mauer um uns Baue'; stitch bound; pp 44, calligraphic manuscript in red and black inks; scattered mild foxing, confined to the margins of the leaves; else fine. Ernst Wiechert …

  • Seven pillars of wisdom : a triumph
LAWRENCE, T. E.
# 14656

    # 14656

    LAWRENCE, T. E.

    Seven pillars of wisdom : a triumph

    London : Jonathan Cape, 1935. First trade edition. Quarto, gilt-illustrated cloth (flecked, spine a little sunned), printed dustjacket (price clipped, a few short tears with paper reinforcements verso), pp. 672; numerous plates and folding maps, a very good copy. 

  • The works of John Locke Esq; in three volumes.
LOCKE, John (1632-1704)
# 14586

    # 14586

    LOCKE, John (1632-1704)

    The works of John Locke Esq; in three volumes.

    London : Printed for Arthur Bettesworth, Edmund Parker, John Pemberton, and Edward Symon, 1727. Third edition. Three volumes, folio, uniform contemporary full calf with double gilt fillets; elaborately gilt spines in compartments between gilt-hatched raised bands, each spine panel featuring a central starburst tool incorporating a studded shield with an azured cross, flanked by unusual …

  • [ORIENTALISM] Mines de l’Orient : exploitées par une société d’amateurs
RZEWUSKI, Wenceslas (editor)
# 14611

    # 14611

    RZEWUSKI, Wenceslas (editor)

    [ORIENTALISM] Mines de l’Orient : exploitées par une société d’amateurs

    [=Fundgruben des Orients]. A Vienne : Chez Antoine Schmid, 1809. Folio, original printed wrappers backed with contemporary marbled paper; pp [8], the second page printed entirely in Arabic script; single horizontal fold at centre, in very good condition. Rare prospectus in French for an early and important Orientalist periodical, Fundgruben des Orients, which was published …

  • [SODOMY] Peccatum mutum : The secret sin
SINISTRARI, Ludovico Maria (1622-1701); SUMMERS, Augustus Montague (1880-1948)
# 14631

    # 14631

    SINISTRARI, Ludovico Maria (1622-1701); SUMMERS, Augustus Montague (1880-1948)

    [SODOMY] Peccatum mutum : The secret sin

    Cover title: Peccatum mutum, alias sodomy. A scholarly book by a noted ecclesisastic authority on this unspeakable crime. Contents include: Sodomy – the Mute Sin, The Practice of Sodomy, etc.. Paris : Collection “Le Ballet de Muses”, 1958. Octavo, original printed yellow wrappers, pp 93; includes an introduction by the controversial English clergyman, Rev. Montague …

  • Losing the power to say “I” : an essay celebrating the four hundredth anniversary of the birth
[DESCARTES]. HART, Kevin

# 9742

    # 9742

    [DESCARTES]. HART, Kevin

    Losing the power to say “I” : an essay celebrating the four hundredth anniversary of the birth

    of René Descartes. Melbourne : Art School Press, 1996. Limited edition of 100 copies, numbered, signed and dated by the author (no. 91). Octavo, olive cloth boards with pictorial onlay (portrait of Descartes), title page printed in red and black with vignette portrait of Descartes (identical to onlay on upper board), 37 pp, a fine copy.