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  1. An Introduction to Symbolic Logic.
    LANGER, Susanne K. An Introduction to Symbolic Logic.

    London : 1937

    First edition of Langer's introduction to symbolic logic, an excellent elementary text book, still in print today. "The present Introduction aims at developing the essential concepts of symbolic logic from the level of common sense to the point of understanding the classical masterpiece, Whitehead's and Russell's Principia Mathematica. It presupposes... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 135245

  2. A Modern Theory of Ethics.
    STAPLEDON, Olaf. A Modern Theory of Ethics.

    London : 1929

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "A. M. Carr-Saunders, with compliments from W. O. S. 3rd February 1929". A Modern Theory of Ethics was Stapledon's first published work of prose, based on the thesis for his PhD in philosophy awarded at the University of Liverpool in 1925. The recipient,... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 87348

  3. 143790
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von (ed.) Capitalism and the Historians.

    London : 1954

    First edition, first impression. Hayek both edited and contributed an introduction to this work, which seeks to outline the reasons for historians' critical treatment of the capitalist system. The contributors were T. S. Ashton, L. M. Hacker, W. H. Hutt, and B. de Jouvenel. Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 143790

  4. Principia Mathematica.
    WHITEHEAD, Alfred North, & Bertrand Russell. Principia Mathematica.

    Cambridge : 1910-12-13

    First editions, a rare complete set of Whitehead and Russell's Principia Mathematica. The first volume was printed in 750 copies and, due to the disappointing sales, the publishers reduced the printings of volumes II and III to 500 copies each, so that only 500 complete sets in first edition are possible.

    Principia Mathematica is the authors'... Learn More
    £100,000.00

    Stock Code: 139071

  5. Force and Matter:
    BÜCHNER, Ludwig. Force and Matter:

    London : 1864

    First edition in English of Kraft und Stoff, "the gospel of materialism" (PMM) and a classic of 19th-century philosophy, first published in Germany in 1855. Büchner contributed an important preface to the present edition, in which he reflects upon the importance of Darwin's discoveries to his philosophy. Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 126744

  6. Sermaye.
    MARX, Karl; RIFAT, Haydar (trans.) Sermaye.

    Istanbul : 1933

    First appearance in book form of Marx's Das Kapital in Turkish, being the first edition of Haydar Rifat's translation, and the first book-length translation (preceded only by Bohor Israel's summary translation in a 1912 journal).

    The translation is from Gabriel Deville's French abridgement of the first volume of Das Kapital, originally published... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 142650

  7. Critik der Urtheilskraft.
    KANT, Immanuel. Critik der Urtheilskraft.

    Berlin and Libau : 1790

    First edition of the Critique of Judgement, Kant's third most important work after the critiques of Pure and Practical Reason, and the scarcest of the three.

    "The work consists of two main parts, the first dealing with the aesthetic judgment, the second with the teleological judgment or judgment of the purposiveness in Nature; and it is of considerable... Learn More
    £6,750.00

    Stock Code: 138455

  8. Studies in Deductive Logic.
    JEVONS, William Stanley. Studies in Deductive Logic.

    London : 1880

    First edition of Jevons's student textbook, one of his most popular and accessible works. Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 146928

  9. The Road to Serfdom.
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von. The Road to Serfdom.

    Chicago : 1944

    First US edition, first printing, of Hayek's classic polemic against centralization and collectivism, among the most influential and popular expositions of classical liberalism and libertarianism ever published, and "far and away the most eloquent and straightforward statement of his political and economic outlook that Hayek ever achieved" (ODNB).

    Though... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 144691

  10. Our Moral Heritage.
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von. Our Moral Heritage.

    Washington, D.C. : 1983

    First edition, first printing, of Hayek's lecture given to the Heritage Foundation in 1983, developing a theory he had first outlined in his Constitution of Liberty two decades earlier - "the principles of private property, the free market, and the sanctity of the family have their roots in practices which enabled primitive societies to survive... those... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 144684

  11. Rules, Perception and Intelligibility.
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von. Rules, Perception and Intelligibility.

    London : 1963

    Original offprint of a lecture delivered by Hayek to the British Academy in 1962. Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 143661

  12. Réponse aux Docteurs Modernes,
    LINGUET, Simon Nicolas Henri. Réponse aux Docteurs Modernes,

    [No place or publisher stated] : 1771

    First edition of Linguet's attack on Montesquieu and his philosophe supporters, continuing the extensive critique offered by Linguet in his 1767 absolutist treatise Theorie des Lois Civiles. Simon Nicolas Henri Linguet (1736-1794) was a French journalist and lawyer "whose delight in taking views opposing everyone else's earned him exiles, imprisonment,... Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 129152

  13. Exposition abrégée du système phalanstérien de Fourier.
    CONSIDERANT, Victor. Exposition abrégée du système phalanstérien de Fourier.

    Paris : 1848

    Third edition of this lecture given in Dijon in 1841 on Charles Fourier's sociological theories. Victor Considerant (1808-1893) was a disciple of Fourier and perhaps the most significant promoter of the theorist's ideas, dedicating great effort to popularise the ideology. He went on to found a socialist colony in Texas, which promptly failed. Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 127683

  14. Science and Health.
    EDDY, Mary Baker. Science and Health.

    Boston : 1875

    First edition of the founding text of Christian Science, an especially nice copy of a fragile volume usually found worn or restored.

    "She has proved a difficult figure to view with objectivity, and she remains among the most controversial in this volume... The essence of Mary Baker Eddy's philosophy is that the Eternal Mind is the source of all... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 146748

  15. Modes of Thought.
    WHITEHEAD, Alfred North. Modes of Thought.

    New York : 1938

    First US edition, first printing; also published in the UK the same year. Whitehead's eight lectures were mostly delivered shortly after his retirement from Harvard, condensing and revising his course lectures there.

    With the ownership signature to the front free endpaper, dated 1948, of Eugene Freeman, professor of philosophy at Illinois Tech.... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 145790

  16. Sermaye.
    MARX, Karl; RIFAT, Haydar (trans.) Sermaye.

    Istanbul : 1933

    First appearance in book form of Marx's Das Kapital in Turkish, being the first edition of Haydar Rifat's translation, and the first book-length translation (preceded only by Bohor Israel's summary translation in a 1912 journal).

    The translation is of Gabriel Deville's abridgement of the first volume of Das Kapital, originally published in Paris... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 143060

  17. The Banquet.
    SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Banquet.

    London : 1909 [1912]

    First edition thus, first impression, of one of the great texts on love in world literature and translated by one of its most enthusiastic exponents, in a fine press edition by the London County Council Central School of Arts & Crafts, under the direction of J. H. Mason who worked for the Doves Press.

    Scarce: WorldCat locates only one copy (University... Learn More
    £900.00

    Stock Code: 143848

  18. Signed typescript defending political violence.
    VALLIÈRES, Pierre. Signed typescript defending political violence.

    1971

    Original signed typescript by Pierre Vallières (1938-1998), the intellectual leader of the Front de libération du Québec, defending the use of political violence to effect social change. The typescript was sent to the journalist and editor Ray Gardner (1919-1997), for publication as an article in the Toronto Star. The typescript, "La violence est-elle... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 141435

  19. An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie, LL.D.
    BEATTIE, James - FORBES, Sir William. An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie, LL.D.

    Edinburgh : 1806

    First edition of Forbes's principal work, an excellent association copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper to the author's son, "William Forbes Esqr. from the author"; together with a small group of related contemporary autograph material laid in which reflects the strong ties between the Forbes and Beattie families.

    Sir William Forbes, 6th... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 118450

  20. The Judgment of Humane Actions.
    MARANDÉ, Léonard de. The Judgment of Humane Actions.

    London : 1629

    First edition in English of Marandé's Jugement des actions humaines (1624), presenting six discourses on vanity, the senses, public opinion, the passions, felicity, and moral virtue. The book clearly reflects the influence of Montaigne, of whom Marandé was an avid reader. The translator in his preface praises the author as another Cornelius Agrippa,... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 145969

  21. Memories and Studies.
    JAMES, William. Memories and Studies.

    New York : 1911

    First edition, first printing, of this posthumous collection of the American philosopher and psychologist's speeches and essays, most notably "The Moral Equivalent of War", which was first published here in book form.

    His son, Henry James Jr., provides the preface: "Professor William James formed the intention shortly before his death of republishing... Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 145957

  22. Essays in Radical Empiricism.
    JAMES, William. Essays in Radical Empiricism.

    New York : 1912

    First edition, first printing, a collection of 12 essays edited and published posthumously by James's colleague and biographer Ralph Barton Perry.

    James originally assembled an early version of the collection in 1906, choosing essays which were first published in journals. A year later he composed a separate list of essays for a proposed book... Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 145959

  23. Some Problems of Philosophy.
    JAMES, William. Some Problems of Philosophy.

    New York : 1911

    First edition, first printing, of James's last book, published posthumously from an unfinished manuscript left at his death.

    "For years he had talked of rounding out his philosophical work with a treatise on metaphysics. Characteristically, he chose to do so in the form of an introduction to the problems of philosophy, because writing for beginners... Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 145960

  24. Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics.
    THORNTON, William Thomas. Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics.

    London : 1873

    First edition of Thornton's principal philosophical work, collecting together his essays, which together criticize the ethical and teleological views of Hume, Huxley, and the utilitarians. Thornton's writings, especially his 1869 work On Labour, proved a major influence on his close friend John Stuart Mill. Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 145925

  25. Das Kapital.
    MARX, Karl. Das Kapital.

    Hamburg : 1872

    Second edition of volume one of Marx's polemical masterpiece of political economy. Only the first volume of this most influential of books was published in Marx's lifetime, and though the later volumes were edited by Engels from the author's manuscript, the revised edition of volume I was edited by Marx himself and contains the first printing of his... Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 145418

  26. Critique de la Raison Pure.
    KANT, Immanuel. Critique de la Raison Pure.

    Paris : 1835

    First edition in French of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason, here with a presentation slip from A. Durand and Pedone Lauriel, booksellers and publishers, to the front free endpaper of vol. I. Joseph Tissot's translation was surprisingly late, half a century on from the first publication of Kant's masterwork. The translation is taken from the seventh German... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 143530

  27. Plato Redivivus:
    NEVILLE, Henry. Plato Redivivus:

    London : 1681

    First edition of Neville's "most enduring political treatise" (ODNB), a significant work of English republican thought following the Restoration.

    "Here Neville's Harringtonian arguments of earlier years are much expanded. They are now trained on the Restoration monarchy at the time of the exclusion crisis, with much freedom of reflection on the... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 145751

  28. Solvable Cases of the Decision Problem.
    ACKERMANN, Wilhelm. Solvable Cases of the Decision Problem.

    Amsterdam : 1954

    First edition, first printing, addressing the decision problem of logical calculus, which has no general solution, but is here discussed with the kinds of formulas for which a decision method is available, and offering an exposition of the principal existing methods. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 145777

  29. Mathematical Interpretation of Formal Systems.
    SKOLEM, Thoralf, et al. Mathematical Interpretation of Formal Systems.

    Amsterdam : 1955

    First edition, first printing, collecting the lectures delivered at the symposium on "mathematical interpretation of formal systems", at Amsterdam in September 1954. The contributors are Th. Skolem, G. Hasenjaeger, G. Kreisel, A. Robinson, Hao Wang, L. Henkin, and J. Los. Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 145778

  30. Commentaries on the Laws of England.
    BLACKSTONE, Sir William. Commentaries on the Laws of England.

    Oxford : 1765-69

    First edition of volumes I, III and IV, second edition of volume II. "Blackstone's great work on the laws of England is the extreme example of justification of an existing state of affairs by virtue of its history... Until the Commentaries, the ordinary Englishman had viewed the law as a vast, unintelligible and unfriendly machine... Blackstone's great... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 130572

  31. Anthropologie in pragmatischer Hinsicht.
    KANT, Immanuel. Anthropologie in pragmatischer Hinsicht.

    Königsberg : 1798

    First edition of Kant's important contribution to the newly emerging discipline of anthropology, an introductory manual to a popular university course which the philosopher had taught for almost twenty-five years at the point of publication. Kant's Anthropologie is also noted for his classification of mental illnesses and his discussion of the importance... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 143529

  32. De la division du travail social.
    DURKHEIM, Émile. De la division du travail social.

    Paris : 1893

    First edition of the author's first major work and one of the founding texts in the field of sociology. The Division of Labour in Society was Durkheim's dissertation, which built on the ideas of August Comte to analyse the way that societies maintain order and how this changes as they progress from primitive to industrial modes of organisation. Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 131862

  33. Philosophical Remarks.
    WITTGENSTEIN, Ludwig. Philosophical Remarks.

    Oxford : 1975

    First edition in English of Wittgenstein's Philosophische Bemerkungen, edited by Wittgenstein's student and close friend, the American philosopher Rush Rhees. Monk calls it "the most verificationist, and at the same time the most phenomenological, of all his writings. It uses the tools adopted by the Vienna Circle for a task diametrically opposed to... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 129480

  34. Principia Mathematica.
    WHITEHEAD, Alfred North, & Bertrand Russell. Principia Mathematica.

    Cambridge : 1925 & 1927

    Second editions, first impressions, of the complete set of the Principia Mathematica, one of the seminal books of modern philosophy, each volume one of 1,000 copies printed; supervised by Russell, this second edition includes a new introduction which reflects the advances made in the fourteen years since the publication of the first edition (1910-12-13),... Learn More
    £6,500.00

    Stock Code: 144961

  35. A Discourse upon the meanes of wel governing and maintaining in good peace, a kingdome, or other principalitie.
    MACHIAVELLI - GENTILLET, Innocent. A Discourse upon the meanes of wel governing and maintaining in good peace, a kingdome, or other principalitie.

    London : 1608

    Second edition in English of the work popularly known as the Anti-Machiavel, following the first English edition of 1602, here in contemporary English vellum. Gentillet's anti-Machiavellian treatise, first published in Geneva in 1576 as Discours sur les moyens de bien gouverner, included extensive excerpts of Machiavelli's The Prince for Gentillet's... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 139023

  36. A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful.
    BURKE, Edmund. A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful.

    London : 1782

    Ninth edition of Burke's treatise on aesthetics, first published in 1757.

    The Philosophical Enquiry was Burke's first truly successful work, winning praise in many quarters: Dr Johnson, "an example of true criticism"; Hume, "a very pretty treatise"; Reynolds, "the admirable treatise"; and Kant describing Burke as "the foremost author" in "the... Learn More
    £425.00

    Stock Code: 144789

  37. Proof of an External World.
    MOORE, George Edward. Proof of an External World.

    London : 1939

    First separate edition, being the offprint from the Proceedings of the British Academy, volume XXV. Moore's common-sense approach to epistemology ran counter, and arguably refuted, the idealist and sceptic philosophies so popular among his academic peers.

    "The best way to characterize this mature philosophy is as 'the analysis of common sense'.... Learn More
    £325.00

    Stock Code: 144733

  38. New Studies in Philosophy, Politics, Economics and the History of Ideas.
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von. New Studies in Philosophy, Politics, Economics and the History of Ideas.

    London : 1978

    First UK edition, first impression, of the sequel to Hayek's 1967 Studies in philosophy, politics and economics. A testament to Hayek's wide-ranging interests, this volume includes essays "touching on the fields of psychology, jurisprudence and biography,... united by a common philosophical approach" (dust-jacket). Hayek's 1974 Nobel Memorial Lecture,... Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 144689

  39. Studies in Deductive Logic.
    JEVONS, William Stanley. Studies in Deductive Logic.

    London : 1880

    First edition of Jevons's student textbook, one of his most popular and accessible works. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 144701

  40. Essays on Truth and Reality.
    BRADLEY, Francis Herbert. Essays on Truth and Reality.

    Oxford : 1914

    First edition, collecting together the essays of the influential British idealist philosopher, "arguing for 'the identity of truth knowledge and reality' (p. 113) and vehemently rejecting all alternatives, including not solely the copy-theory, but also any understanding of the concept of truth in terms of pragmatic success" (Stanford Encyclopedia of... Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 144679

  41. Social Choice and Individual Values.
    ARROW, Kenneth J. Social Choice and Individual Values.

    New York : 1951

    First edition, first printing, of Arrow's brilliant doctoral thesis, published as number 12 in the series of Cowles Commission Monographs.

    "Employing the notational system of symbolic logic, at the time unfamiliar to economists, Arrow proposed to solve a question in politics which no economist and few political scientists had ever posed: suppose... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 142548

  42. An Historical and Political Discourse of the Laws and Government of England,
    NELSON, Thomas - BACON, Nathaniel, & John Selden. An Historical and Political Discourse of the Laws and Government of England,

    London : 1760

    The copy of the American Founding Father and signatory of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Nelson Junior (1738-1789), with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper; Nelson later struck through the signature (still wholly legible) and added a presentation note to his son William Nelson (1763-1803), thus reading "Tho.s Nelson jr. To Wm... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 139669

  43. Bhagavad-Gita.
    ISHERWOOD, Christopher. Bhagavad-Gita.

    Hollywood : 1944

    First edition, first printing, of Isherwood's translation of this key scripture of Hinduism. Uncommon, especially in the jacket.

    Isherwood had immersed himself in the study of the Vedanta Scriptures during the Second World War, and was an active member of the Society for the following 35 years, occasionally lecturing at the Hollywood and Santa... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 144241

  44. Prolegomena zu einer jeden künftigen Metaphysik,
    KANT, Immanuel. Prolegomena zu einer jeden künftigen Metaphysik,

    Frankfurt and Leipzig : 1794

    Early editions of these two works, first published in 1783 and 1785 respectively, in a contemporary German binding, fresh and unrestored.

    Kant wrote the first work, his Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics, as a clarification of the Critique of Pure Reason, which he believed to have been widely misunderstood. It became one of Kant's most influential... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 143993

  45. Critik der Urtheilskraft.
    KANT, Immanuel. Critik der Urtheilskraft.

    Frankfurt and Leipzig : 1792

    Early edition, first published in 1790, in a contemporary German binding, fresh and unrestored.

    The Critique of Judgement is Kant's third most important work after the critiques of Pure and Practical Reason. "The work consists of two main parts, the first dealing with the aesthetic judgment, the second with the teleological judgement or judgement... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 143996

  46. Critik der reinen Vernunft.
    KANT, Immanuel. Critik der reinen Vernunft.

    Frankfurt and Leipzig : 1794

    Early edition of the supreme German philosophical work of the 18th century, Kant's Critique of Pure Reason, first published in 1781, the text here based on Kant's revised second edition of 1787. This copy in a contemporary German binding, fresh and unrestored; from the library, with posthumous bookplate to front pastedown, of German politician Maximilian... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 143960

  47. Critik der practischen Vernunft.
    KANT, Immanuel. Critik der practischen Vernunft.

    Frankfurt and Leipzig : 1795

    Early edition of Kant's Critique of Practical Reason (first published in 1788), in a contemporary German binding, fresh and unrestored. The Critique was the second of Kant's critical works, in which he developed the concept of categorical imperative. It further established Kant's moral thinking as a cardinal reference in the successive development of... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 143962

  48. Wirtschaft Wissenschaft und Politik.
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von. Wirtschaft Wissenschaft und Politik.

    Freiburg im Breisgau : 1963

    First edition, a presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the fly-title in his distinctive diminutive hand: "Mit den besten Empfehlungen des Verfassers" (with the author's best regards). From the library of the Dr. J. J. Meltzer, inscribed in pencil on the fly-title and with some pencilled marginalia. Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 143847

  49. Œuvres philosophiques et dramatiques.
    DIDEROT, Denis. Œuvres philosophiques et dramatiques.

    Amsterdam : 1772

    First edition of Diderot's collected philosophical and theatrical works. It is rare to find a complete set as each volume has both a collective title page and its own, and could have been sold separately.

    There were two editions of published in Amsterdam that year, the other being the octavo-format edition of Marc Michel Rey, though the present... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 128660

  50. Missbrauch und verfall der vernunft.
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von. Missbrauch und verfall der vernunft.

    Frankfurt : 1959

    First edition in German, previously published as The Counter-Revolution of Science (Glencoe, Illinois, 1952). "Hayek had long shown an expertise in the history of economic thought and now extended it to the history of political ideas: a series of articles on 'scientism', later to appear as The Counter-Revolution of Science, traced modern collectivist... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 143741

  51. Abhandlung über den Ursprung der Sprache, welche den von der Königl. Academie der Wissenschaften für das Jahr 1770 gesetzten Preis erhalten hat.
    HERDER, Johann Gottfried. Abhandlung über den Ursprung der Sprache, welche den von der Königl. Academie der Wissenschaften für das Jahr 1770 gesetzten Preis erhalten hat.

    Berlin : 1772

    First edition of Herder's prize winning treatise on language. "Against the generally accepted view that language is a direct and specially bestowed divine gift, Herder proved to his own satisfaction that it was not God who invented language for man but man himself who devised it as a natural means of developing his own reason. This... was then a novel... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 143717

  52. Freiburger Studien. Gesammelte Aufsätze.
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von. Freiburger Studien. Gesammelte Aufsätze.

    Tübingen : 1969

    First edition, comprising 17 essays written by Hayek during the six years he spent between 1962 and 1968 at the University of Freiburg, with an introductory article by Karl Friedrich Mayer of the Walter Eucken Institut, and a bibliography of Hayek's writings at the end. Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 143666

  53. Gedachten over vrijheid.
    MILL, John Stuart. Gedachten over vrijheid.

    Groningen : 1859

    First edition in Dutch. First published in English earlier the same year, On Liberty, "perhaps more than any other of his works, has been viewed by posterity as the kernel of Mill's social philosophy" (ODNB). "Many of Mill's ideas are now the commonplaces of democracy. His arguments for freedom of every kind of thought and speech have never been improved... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 124043

  54. Evolution und spontane Ordnung.
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von. Evolution und spontane Ordnung.

    Zurich, : 1983

    First edition of a speech on Evolution and Spontaneous Order, given by Hayek in 1983 at the invitation of the Hofmann Bank of Zurich, preceded by a 12-page account of his life and work, written by Kurt R. Leube. Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 143446

  55. Sermaye.
    MARX, Karl; RIFAT, Haydar (trans.) Sermaye.

    Istanbul : 1933

    First appearance in book form of Marx's Das Kapital in Turkish, being the first edition of Haydar Rifat's translation, and the first book-length translation (preceded only by Bohor Israel's summary translation in a 1912 journal).

    The translation is of Gabriel Deville's abridgement of the first volume of Das Kapital, originally published in Paris... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 143061

  56. Set Theory and the Continuum Hypothesis.
    COHEN, Paul J. Set Theory and the Continuum Hypothesis.

    New York and Amsterdam : 1966

    First edition, first printing, of Cohen's Harvard lectures from Spring 1965, in which he gives a very readable introduction to both Set Theory and his remarkable results; the proof of the independence of the continuum hypothesis, a discovery for which he won a Fields medal in 1966. Learn More
    £325.00

    Stock Code: 142682

  57. A View of the Evidences of Christianity In Three Parts.
    PALEY, William. A View of the Evidences of Christianity In Three Parts.

    London : 1794

    First edition of "the epitome of eighteenth-century theological reasoning; rational, empirical, it seeks to demonstrate the truth of the Christian religion by reference to physical phenomena... the directness and clarity of his approach make it perhaps the most effective statement of the external evidence for Christianity ever written... without an... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 136212

  58. Les six livres de la republique.
    BODIN, Jean. Les six livres de la republique.

    Paris : 1577

    Third edition (the second authorized) of Bodin's masterpiece, which "had an immense influence all over Europe. This is a re-setting of the original edition of 1576, with a pagination jump from 519 to 552 and with 54 terminal pages of contents. The work is, in effect, the first modern attempt to create a complete system of political science. Its basis... Learn More
    £4,250.00

    Stock Code: 118512

  59. Theorie der sittlichen Gefühle.
    SMITH, Adam. Theorie der sittlichen Gefühle.

    Leipzig : 1791-95

    First complete German translation of Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments, the second German translation overall, volume two providing a translation of the additional material contained in the English 6th edition, published shortly before Smith's death in 1790. The first German translation of 1770 was made from the third edition of 1767. "The Kosegarten... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 104689

  60. A Discourse Concerning the Nature of Man,
    LOWDE, James. A Discourse Concerning the Nature of Man,

    London : 1694

    First edition. Although it is Hobbes who is named in the title, the first object of Lowde's attack is Locke and his perceived moral relativism; Locke took pains to answer Lowde in the second edition of the Essay. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 124554

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