Philosophy and Religion

  1. Philosophy in Britain Today. London, Croom Helm, 1986. 1st. edn. 315 pp. Essays by Flew, Baker, Popper et al. edited by S.G.Shanker. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 200) £9.00

 

  1. Allegro, John M.:: The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Origins of Christianity. New York: Criterion Books, nd (ca.1954). 1st. edn. 250 pp. 42 b/w photos., maps. D/w a trifle chipped and worn on extremities otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 520) £8.00

 

  1. Allen, Thomas George: The Book of the Dead or Going Forth by Day: ideas of the ancient Egyptians concerning the hereafter as expressed in their own terms Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1974 1st. edn. x, 306 pp. Translated by Allen and prepared for publication by Elizabeth Blaisdell Hauser. Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization no. 37. Card covers slightly frayed at spine head and foot and creased on bottom edge of back panel otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2437) £30.00

 

  1. Baker, Jonathan (ed.).: Consecrated Women: a contribution to the women bishops debate. Norwich: The Canterbury Press, 2004. 2nd. impression. xxiv, 291pp. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4441) £4.00

 

  1. Berdyaev, Nicolas: Dream and Reality: an essay in autobiography London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950 1st. UK edn. xvi, 332 pp. Portrait frontis. D/w chipped and rubbed on edges with some minor loss to spine head. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2200) £8.50

 

  1. Blavatsky, H. P.: Isis Unveiled: a master-key to the musteries of ancient and modern science and theology. Pasadena: Theosophical University Press, 1998. New edn. Two vols., xlv, 528pp, iv, 722pp plus appendices Bibliographical Index, Theories About Reincarnation and Spirits and My Books 53pp. Diagrams, one fold-out. Card covers very slightly creased on spine otherwise a fine set. (Stock ref 4064) £30.00

 

  1. Botton, Alain de.: The consolations of Philosophy. London: Hamish Hamilton, 2000. 4th Impression. (6)265pp. B/w illus. D/w a little creased along top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3895) £6.00

 

  1. Budge, E.A.Wallis:: The Book of the Dead: the papyrus of Ani, scribe and treasurer of the temples of Egypt about B.C.1450. London, Philip Lee Warner, 1913. New edn. 2 vols., vi, viii, 704 pp. 37 cold. folding plates. Some pp. uncut. Prelims. somewhat discoloured and a little foxing throughout. Red cloth gilt, slightly faded on spines and rubbed on extremities but otherwise a clean, sound set. A complete description and transscription of the papyrus with an English translation.  (Stock ref 82) £150.00

 

  1. Cox, Gary: How to be an Existentialist or How to Get Real, Get a Grip and Stop Making Excuses London: Continuum, 2009 1st. edn. vi, 123 pp. Neat gift inscription to ffep. D/w, a near fine copy. (Stock ref 2592) £5.00

 

  1. Foucault, Michel.: The Archaeology of Knowledge. London: Tavistock Publications, 1972. 1st. UK edn. (6)218pp. Translated from the French by A. M. Sheridan Smith. D/w somewhat rubbed along top edge with two closed tears in top edge of front panel and another at spine head. Otherwise, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3937) £20.00

 

  1. Friedman, George: The Political Philosophy of the Frankfurt School Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1981 1st. edn. 312 pp. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges with a tiny tear in top edge of back panel otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2332) £30.00

 

  1. Gallonio, The Rev. Father Antonio: Tortures and Torments of the Christian Martyrs Paris: The Fortune Press, nd (1930) No. 1149 of an edn. of 1200 copies. xvi, 243 pp. 46 b/w plates. Translated and adapted by A. R. Allinson fron Fr. Gallonio’s “De SS. Martyrum Cruciatibus”. Teg. Occasional foxing throughout. Black Buckram with gilt lettering to spine very slightly rubbed on edges and faded on spine. Overall, a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 1855) £50.00

 

  1. Gaster, Theodor H.:: The Dead Sea Scriptures in English Translation. New York: Doubleday, 1956. 1st. edn. xii, 350 pp. D/w slightly rubbed on extremities otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 518) £8.00

 

  1. Gorres, Ida Friederike: The Hidden Face: a study of St. Therese of Lisieux London: Burns & Oates, 1959 1st. UK edn. 428 pp. Portrait frontis. D/w somewhat chipped and rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2549) £7.50

 

  1. Guirdham, Arthur: The Great Heresy: the history and beliefs of the Cathars St. Helier: Neville Spearman, 1977 1st. edn. 183 pp. Binding has a slight lean and d/w is a trifle creased and rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2770) £10.00

 

  1. Guthrie W. K. C.: A History of Greek Philosophy: volume one the earlier Presocratics and the Pythagoreans London: Cambridge University Press, 1962 1st. edn. xv, 539pp. Small, neat ownership inscription to ffep. D/w somewhat rubbed and worn on edges with some minor loss to top corners and at spine head and tail otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3043) £25.00

 

  1. Hardy, Alister.: The Biology of God: a scientist’s study of man the religious animal. London: Jonathan Cape, 1975 1st. edn. 238pp. D/w rather rubbed and creased on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 4672) £8.50

 

  1. Hartshorne, Charles & Reese, William L.: Philosophers Speak of God Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1976 Reprint. xiv, 535 pp. Card covers sightly faded on spine and showing minimal shelf wear otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2421) £6.50

 

  1. Herrigel, Gustie L.: Zen in the Art of Flower Arrangement. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1958. 1st. English edn. xiv, 124 pp. B/w illus. Foreword by Daisetz T.Suzuki. D/w a little chipped and worn on extremities otherwise a clean, sound copy. “An Inroduction to the spirit of the Japanese art of flower arrangement.” (Stock ref 781) £8.00

 

  1. Hughes, Philip: The Reformation in England London: Hollis & Carter, 1954-56 Three vols: vol I, The King’s Proceedings, 4th. edn., xxi, 404 pp: vol II, Religio Depopulata, 2nd. impression, xxv, 366 pp: vol III, True Religion Now Established, 1st. edn., xxix, 457 pp. Numerous b/w illus. D/w’s all showing some shelf wear and that of vol II has several closed tears but, overall, a clean, brught set. (Stock ref 1852) £27.50

 

  1. Lacey, Andrew: The Cult of King Charles the Martyr Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2003 1st. edn. viii, 310 pp. Five b/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 1817) £30.00

 

  1. Laurence, Anne.: Parliamentary Army Chaplains 1642-1651. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1990. 1st. edn. Royal Historical Society Studies in History 59. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 460) £9.00

 

  1. Leggett, Trevor: Zen and the Ways London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978 1st. P/B edn. xiii, 258 pp. Many b/w illus. Pictorial card covers just showing some shelf wear otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2731) £5.00

 

  1. Luna, Luis Eduardo & Amaringo, Pablo: Ayahuasca Visions: the religious iconography of a Peruvian shaman Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 1999 1st. edn. 160 pp. 48 cold. plates. Pictorial card covers just showing some light shelf wear otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2614) £10.00

 

  1. Mackay, Alan L.: The Harvest of a Quiet Eye: a selection of scientific quotations Bristol: The Institute of Physics, 1977 1st. edn. xii, 192 pp. Line drawings. Edited by Maurice Ebison and with a foreword by Sir Peter Medawar. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 619) £9.00

 

  1. Matthews, Caitlin: Sophia, Goddess of Wisdom: the divine feminine from black goddess to world soul London: Mandala, 1991 1st. edn. viii, 378 pp. 20 b/w illus. D/w a little creased on edges, a very good copy. (Stock ref 2771) £8.50

 

  1. Mazlish, Bruce: James and John Stuart Mill: father and son in the Nineteenth Century London: Hutchinson, 1975 1st. UK edn. xii, 484 pp. 13 b/w illus. D/w rather rubbed and worn on edges with two small, closed tears otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2157) £7.50

 

  1. Midgley, Mary: Utopias, Dolphins and Computers: problems of philosophical plumbing London: Routledge, 1996 1st. edn. x, 182 pp. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 1274) £12.00

 

  1. Milani, Ayatollah Sayyid Fadhel Hosseini.: Islamic Theology. London: Islam in English Press, 2016. 1st. edn. xxii, 406pp. recorded and edited by Amar Hegedus. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4440) £15.00

 

  1. Millard, Dom Bede (ed): The Book of Saints: a dictionary of servants of God canonized by the Catholic Church London: A. & C. Black, 1989 6th. edn. xiii, 606 pp. Numerous b/w illus. Compiled by the Benedictine monks of St. Augustine’s Abbey, Ramsgate.D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 1976) £10.00

 

  1. Mitchell, David:: The Jesuits: a history. London, Macdonald Futura, 1980. 1st. edn 320 pp. 38 b/w illus. D/w very slightly rubbed else a fine, clean copy. Traces the history of this most celebrated and vilified of Catholic orders. (Stock ref 96) £10.00

 

  1. Murdoch, Iris: Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals London: Chatto & Windus, 1992 1st. edn. (8)520 pp. D/w slightly scuffed on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1980) £10.00

 

  1. Murray, Robert.: Symbols of Church and Kingdom: a study in early Syriac tradition. Piscataway: Gorgias Press, 2004. Revised edn. xvi, 395pp.B/w frontis., map. Pictorial card covers just a little rubbed on edgses otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3896) £30.00

 

  1. Oakes, Maud.: The Two Crosses of Todos Santos. New York: Pantheon Books, 1951. 1st. edn. xiii. 274pp. 22 b/w plates( one fold-out), text figures. Ownership signature to ffep. D/w chipped and worn with some loss otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3999) £20.00

 

  1. Pieper, Josef: Josef Pieper: an anthology San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1989 !st. US edn. xiii, 241 pp. Card covers slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2604) £6.50

 

  1. Pirsig, Robert M.: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: an enquiry into values. London: The Bodley Head, 1974. 1st. UK edn. 412pp. Some light foxing to endpapers and a light stain to fore-edge of text block otherwise a fine copy in the d/w. (Stock ref 3997) £85.00

 

  1. Pregadio, Fabrizio (ed.).: The Encyclopedia of Taoism. London: Routledge, 2008. 1st. UK edn. Two vols. xlvii, 1551pp. 90 text figures. Includes contributions by Poul Andersen, T. H. Barrett et al. Some staining to textblock edges of vol. II. Paper covered boards (no d/w’s issued) slightly bumped on corners otherwise a clean, bright set. (Stock ref 4098) £90.00

 

  1. Remy, Nicolas: Demonolatry London: John Rodker, 1930 Unnumbered copy of an edn. of 1275. xliii (1)188 pp. Translated by E. A. Ashwin, edited and with an introduction and notes by Montague Summers. All pp untrimmed. Quarter orange cloth over stone coloured buckram boards. Rebacked with original spine laid on otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2439) £70.00

 

  1. Robinson, H. Wheeler (ed): The Bible in its Ancient and English Versions London: Oxford University Press, 1940 1st. edn. vii, 337 pp. Includes essays by W. F. Howard, T. H. Robinson, H. F. D. Sparks et al. Rather grubby d/w chipped and rubbed with several small, closed tears otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 1812) £10.00

 

  1. Rocker, Stephen:: Hegel’s Rational Religion. London, Associated University Presses, 1995. 1st. edn. 222 pp. D/w very slightly rubbed on extremities else a very fine copy. The validity of Hegel’s argument for the identity in content of absolute religion and absolute philosophy. (Stock ref 198) £10.00

 

  1. Sartre, Jean-Paul.: The Psychology of Imagination. London: Methuen & Co., 1972. 1st. UK edn. xvii, 234pp. D/w slightly faded on spine and with one closed tear in bottom edge of front panel otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3928) £25.00

 

  1. Schopenhauer, Arthur.: The World as Will and Representation. New York: Dover Publications, 1966. New edn. Two vols. xxxi, 534pp plus 7pp publisher’s list, xii, 687pp plus 14pp publisher’s list. Translated from the Germanby E. F. J. Payne. Pictrial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound set. (Stock ref 4269) £30.00

 

  1. Schouls, Peter A.:: Descartes and the Enlightenment. Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 1989. x, 194 pp. An almost mint copy. (Stock ref 197) £10.00

 

  1. Sherry, Patrick (ed.): Philosophers on Religion: an historical reader. London: Geoffrey Chapman, 1987. 1st. edn. x, 213pp. Card covers faded on spine and slightly creased at bottom corner of front panel otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3903) £4.50

 

  1. Smith, Robert Rowland.: Driving with Plato: the meaning of life’s milestones. London: Profile Books, 2011. 1st. edn. xv, 206pp. Inscribed by the author. D/w with two small nicks in top corner of front panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4250) £6.00

 

  1. Spearing, Elizabeth (ed.): Medieval Writings on Female Spirituality. London: Penguin Books, 2002. 1st. Penguin edn. xlviii(2)268pp. Includes extracts from work by Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, Bridget of Sweden et al. with introduction and notes by the editor. Pictorial card covers slightly creased on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3904) £7.50

 

  1. Spinoza, Baruch: The Correspondence of Spinoza London: George Allen & Unwin, 1928 1st. edn. 502 pp. B/w illus. and text figures. Translated and edited with an introduction and annotations by A. Wolf. Some foxing throughout. Dark red cloth with gilt lettering, rather faded on spine and part of both boards otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 1902) £12.00

 

  1. Trubshaw, Bob: Sacred Places: prehistory and popular imagination Loughborough: Heart of Albion Press, 2005 1st. edn. xiv, 203 pp plus 6 pp publisher’s list. Numerous b/w photos., text figures. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2853) £10.00

 

  1. Watkins, John: Science and Scepticism London: Hutchinson, 1984 1st. edn. xvii, 387 pp. D/w just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2427) £20.00

 

  1. Wilkinson, Richard H.: The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt London: Thames & Hudson, 2003 1st. edn. 256 pp. 132 cold., 206 b/w illus. d/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2726) £15.00

 

  1. Wilson, Dudley.: Signs and Portents. London: Routledge, 1993. 1st. edn. ix, 215pp. 31 b/w illus. Some ballpoint scribbling to half-title. D/w very slightly dust marked on back panel, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3083) £50.00

 

  1. Wilson, Ian:: Jesus: the evidence. London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1984. 1st. edn. 207 pp. Numerous b/w illus., e.p. maps. D/w very slightly rubbed on extremities otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 164) £7.50

 

  1. Woods, James Haughton: The Yoga-System of Patanjali Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1972 Reprint by arrangement with Harvard University Press. xli, 381 pp. D/w rather rubbed on corners and spine head and tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2422) £15.00