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1 ABED, Shukri B. AL-FARABI, Abu Nasr Mohammed) ARISTOTLE) Aristotelian Logic and the Arabic Language in Alfarabi
State University of New York Press, Albany, 1991, ISBN:0791403971 
ABED, Shukri B. Aristotelian Logic and the Arabic Language in Alfarabi. (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xxv,(1),[1]-201,(3). 8vo, decorated pink glossy paper covered boards, dark blue titles to front and spine. "This book explores the reaction of tenth-century Arab philosopher Abu Nasr Alfarabi to the logical works of Aristotle. From numerous short treatises the author develops a systematic and comprehensive topical survey of Alfarabi's logical writings. The book is divided into two major parts: language as a tool of logic (chapters 1-5) and logic as a tool with which to analyze language (chapter 6). The first five chapters deal with Alfarabi's analysis of the meanings of various terms as they are used in logic and philosophy. Alfarabi refutes the Artab grammarians who claimed that Arab logicians were building a language within a language and shows that the philosophical meanings of terms are in fact their most original and essential meanings. The final chapter deals with Alfarabi's analysis of certain aspects of the Arabic language (such as copula) and demonstrates that Arabic, like any natural language, conforms to universal logical structures of which natural languages are only a concrete expression." - from the rear cover. Contents: 1. Particulars and Universals: An Introduction to Alfarabi's Logical Lexicon; 2. Definition and Description in Alfarabi's System; 3. The Concept of Essence in Alfarabi; 4. The Concepts of Demonstration, Division, and Classification and Their Relationship to Definition;5. The Term Mawjud in Nonlogical Contexts; 6. Alfarabi's Linguistic Philos ophy. Very good. 37.50

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2 ABRAHAMS, Israel ALEXANDER the Great) COOK, Stanley, preface] Campaigns in Palestine from Alexander the Great : The Schweich Lectures, 1922
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London, 1927, 
ABRAHAMS, Israel. Campaigns in Palestine from Alexander the Great : The Schweich Lectures, 1922. [Preface by Stanley Cook]. London: published for the British Academy, but Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1927. Pp. (4),[v]-x,(2),[1]-55,(1), map frontispiece, + 1 plate leaf. 8vo, navy blue cloth with pressed borders to front board, gilt lettering to spine. "That the campaigns in Palestine deserve a much higher position among the decisive battles of the world is a view which is intelligible and excusable, the more so as military events which shaped or reshaped the history of the 'least of all lands' naturally make a special appeal to biblical students. Nor canone deny that the triumph of Judaism through the victories of the Maccabee s was part of the great Oriental reaction against Hellenism, and that it preserved the Old Testament and thus formed the prelude to Christianity." - from the preface. Light smudging to front board, else very good. 25.00

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3 ABULAFIA, David, ed. Mediterranean in History. First American Edition in dustjacket.
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2003, ISBN:0892367253 
ABULAFIA, David, ed. The Mediterranean in History. Edited by David Abulafia. Texts by David Abulafia, Oliver Rackham, Marlene Suano, Mario Torelli, Geoffrey Rickman, John Pryor, Michel Balard, Molly Greene, Jeremy Black. Los Angeles : The J. Paul Getty Museum, (2003). First US Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-320. With 161 colour and 147 black-and-white illustrations. Large 8vo, bluecloth with gilt lettering to spine. "For over four thousand years the Medi terranean was the center of Western civilization. Geographically, it is a world in miniature, an inland sea whose shores encompass every type of terrain and climate -- barren deserts, fertile plains, snow-capped mountains, peninsulas, islands, and separate minor seas with distinct characters of their own. Historically, it has been the meeting place of the cultures of Europe, Asia, and Africa, the battleground of races and nations, and the focus of three great religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. The distinguished Mediterranean scholar David Abulafia has brought together a team of eightleading specialists from many countries to tell this enthralling and compl ex story as a connected narrative: from a description of the physical setting, the prehistoric traders, and the struggle between Phoenicians, Greeks, and Etruscans ending in Roman victory, to a discussion of the post-Roman nations, the Christian powers in the north, the Islamic powers in the south, the domination by England and France, and, finally, the twentieth century, divided between war and mass tourism. This richly illustrated book offers contemporary historical writing at its best and will engage specialists, students, and general readers alike." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. "Thephysical setting" (Oliver Rackham); 2. "The first trading empires: prehist ory to c.1000 BC" (Marlene Suano); 3. "The battle for the sea routes: 1000-300 BC" (Mario Torelli); 4. "The creation of Mare Nostrum: 300 BC - 500 AD"(Geoffrey Rickman); 5. "The Mediterranean breaks up: 500-1000" (John Pryor ); 6. "A Christian Mediterranean: 1000-1500" (Michel Balard); 7. "ResurgentIslam: 1500-1700" (Molly Greene); 8. "The Mediterranean as a battleground of the European powers: 1700-1900" (Jeremy Black); 9. "A globalized Mediterranean: 1900-2000" (David Abulafia). Very good in crisp dustjacket. Due to the weight of this book, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage on international orders. 32.50

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4 Acadia University) Acadia Athenaeum. Volume 26, No. 5, March 1900
Athenćum Society of Acadia College, 1900, 
(Acadia University). The Acadia Athenaeum Vol. XXVI, No. 5, March, 1900. Wolfville, NS: Athenćum Society of Acadia College, 1900. Pp 151-184. 8vo, tancard covers, black titles to front. Two-inch tear to tail of spine, short tear to head, two small spots and corner crease to rear cover, previous owner's name to front cover, else very good. 30.00

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5 ADAM, Alexander Roman Antiquities Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans; Respecting their Government, Magistracy, Laws, Judicial Proceedings, Religio. 8th ed rebound.
Cadell and Davies, London, 1819, 
ADAM, Alexander. Roman Antiquities : Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans; Respecting their Government, Magistracy, Laws, Judicial Proceedings, Religion, Games, Military and Naval Affairs, Dress, Exercises,Baths, Marriages, Divorces, Funerals, Weights and Measures, Coins, Method of Writing, Houses, Gardens, Agriculture, Carriages, Public Buildings, &c. &c. &c. Designed Chiefly to Illustrated the Latin Classics, by Explaining Words and Phrases, from the Rites and Customs to which they Refer. The Eighth Edition, Corrected. London : Printed for Cadell and Davies..., 1819. Pp 570. 8vo, rebound in maroon library cloth. Slight nicking to a few pages without loss, a very few spots of foxing, owner's signature and inkstamps, else vg. 50.00

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6 ADAMS, S.M. SOPHOCLES. Phoenix Supplementary Volumes, 3). Sophocles the Playwright. The Phoenix, Journal of the Classical Associationof Canada, Supplementary Volume III. Hardcover in dustjacket.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1967, 
(SOPHOCLES). ADAMS, S.M. Sophocles the Playwright. The Phoenix, Journal of the Classical Association of Canada, Supplementary Volume III. (Toronto): University of Toronto Press, (1967). Third Printing. Pp. (4),v-viii,(2),[1]-182. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In Professor Adams' view, a Sophocles play is not the work of a writer feeling his way, with occasional flashes of genius, towards a later and more effective art-form, but one possessing complete dramatic unity. To contemporary Athenians nothing in these plays was undramatic; nothing was superfluous and nothing missing; the plays were artistic wholes. To recognize the basic unity of Sophocles' plays, one must fully realize the importance of religion in the drama of the time. Tragedy in ancient Greece was a form of religious observance, its subject matter drawn almost exclusively from legend. The controlling power of the gods, and their participation in the affairs of men, are the apparatus on which the dramatic unity depends. It is easy to lose sight of the religious aspect of the plays, for Sophocles, in particular, presents his human story so powerfully that a modern audience might easily see it as the only important aspect of the play. However, a Sophoclean drama is at once the fascinating presentation of a story, and a demonstration of the way in which mortals, with all their strength and greatness, are guided or supported by Olympian will and wisdom. The plays of Sophocles were constructed within theforms peculiar to their day, and should be judged accordingly." - from the dustjacket. Slight mustiness, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 40.00

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7 ADAMSON, Elgiva Notes on Sophocles' Oedipus Rex
1954, 
ADAMSON, Elgiva. Notes on Sophocles' Oedipus Rex. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1954]. Pp 1-12. 12mp, grey card covers. Rhodenizer p.1038. Elgiva (Moore) Adamson (1898-1965) of Stratford, Ontario, co-wrote a series of notes on Shakespeare's plays between 1954 and 1962, along with this item listed here. Vg. 10.00

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8 AESCHYLUS DAVIES, John Fletcher Agamemnon of Aeschylus. Revised and Translated by John Fletcher Davies. Signed copy
Williams and Norgate / Kemink and Son, London / Utrecht , 1868, 
(AESCHYLUS). DAVIES, John Fletcher. The Agamemnon of Aeschylus. Revised andTranslated by John Fletcher Davies. London : Williams and Norgate / Utrech t : Kemink and Son, 1868. Pp [i]-xv,(1),[1]-232. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Top spine torn, spine and edges worn, foxing to ednpapers, name, else very good. Inscribed by the author “J.B. Pratt, Esquire, with the Author's best regards. Dec. 13th 1872.”` . 50.00

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9 AESCHYLUS HEADLAM, Walter Agamemnon of Aeschylus. With Verse Translation, Introduction and notes by Walter Headlam
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge , 1910, 
(AESCHYLUS). HEADLAM, Walter. Agamemnon of Aeschylus. With Verse Translation, Introduction and notes by Walter Headlam. Cambridge : at the University Press, 1910. Pp [i]-x,(2),[1]-265,(1). 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Wear to spine ends and corners, spine darkened, minor marking, else very good. . 35.00

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10 AESCHYLUS TUCKER, T.G. Choephori of Aeschylus. With Critical Notes, Commentary, Translation and a Recension of the Scholia by T.G. Tucker.
Cambridge University Press,, Cambridge, 1901, 
(AESCHYLUS). TUCKER, T.G. The Choephori of Aeschylus. With Critical Notes, Commentary, Translation and a Recension of the Scholia by T.G. Tucker. Cambridge : At the University Press, 1901. Pp (8),[i]-civ,[1]-318,(2). Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt. Slightly cocked, edgeworn, vertical stain to front board, light foxing to endpapers, inkstains to a few pages, name, else very good. 140.00

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11 AESCHYLUS TUCKER, T.G. Seven Against Thebes of Aeschylus. With Introduction, Critical Notes, Commentary, Translation and a Recension of the Medicean Scholia
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge , 1908, 
(AESCHYLUS). TUCKER, T.G. The Seven Against Thebes of Aeschylus. With Introduction, Critical Notes, Commentary, Translation and a Recension of the Medicean Scholia by T.G. Tucker. Cambridge : At the University Press, 1908. Pp(2),[i]-lxi,(1),[1]-255,(1),(2,ads). 8vo, maroon pressed cloth, gilt lette ring to spine, top edge gilt. Wear to spine ends and corners, spine sunned,rubbed and faded, else very good. From the library of E.T. Owen (author of The Story of the Iliad, 1947) with his autograph. Scarce book. 150.00

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12 AESCHYLUS VERRALL, A.W. Choephori of Aeschylus. With an Introduction, Commentary, and Translation by A.W. Verrall.
Macmillan and Co, London and New York, 1893, 
(AESCHYLUS). The 'Choephori' of Aeschylus. With an Introduction, Commentary, and Translation by A.W. Verrall. London and New York : Macmillan and Co.,1893. Pp [i]-lxxiv,(2),1-242,(2). Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Cocked, cloth rubbed and stained, waterstaining to fore-edge, else a good, solid copy. As is. 80.00

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13 AESCHYLUS) HOERNLE, E.S. Notes on the Text of Aeschylus
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1921, 
(AESCHYLUS). HOERNLE, E.S. Notes on the Text of Aeschylus. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1921. First Printing. Pp. (8),vii-ix,(1),[1]-[100]. 8vo, reddish cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Introductory; 2. The Mistakes of the Copyists; 3. Metrical Problems: Syllabic Correspondence; 4. Metrical Problems (continued); 5. Metrical Problems (continued): Division of Lines; 6. Style; 7. Conclusions and an illustration. With the following appendices: I. The Relation of the Aeschylean Manuscripts; II. Pseudo-Dochmiacs; III. Avoidance of Proper Names; IV. Minor Illustrations; V. Note on S.V.T. 734-749. Corrigenda slip tipped in at contents page. Name inked to flyleaf,else very good. 40.00

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14 AESOP Phaedri Augusti liberti Fabulae Aesopiae : ad optimorum librorum fidem editae cum variarum lectionum delectu et nondum vulgatis Desbillonii notis
Sumtibus Caroli Hoffmann,, Stuttgartiae / Stutgart, 1828, 
(AESOP). Phaedri Augusti liberti Fabulae Aesopiae : ad optimorum librorum fidem editae cum variarum lectionum delectu et nondum vulgatis Desbillonii notis / curavit Carolus Zell. Stuttgartiae : Sumtibus Caroli Hoffmann, MDCCCXXVIII [1828]. Pp (2),[v]-xxxix,(3),1-133,(1). Small 8 vo, marbled paper covered boards, all edges dyed red. Heavy wear to spine and edges, penned names to endpapers, small piece of title page cut out (not affecting text), else very good. 50.00

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15 AESOP) WETHERELL, J.E. THOMSON, E.L. Aesop in Verse
Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1926, 
(AESOP). WETHERELL, J.E. Aesop in Verse. Drawings by E.L. Thomson. Toronto:The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1926. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii -xvi,1-199,(1). 8vo, red cloth with gilt titles to spine. Whiteman, et al. A Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada, 300. A collection of a hundred of Aesop's fables rendered into A-B-A-C poetry. Spine nicked, Macmillan bookplate to front pastedown, else very good. 25.00

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16 AESOP. Fables of Aesop, With a Life of the Author: and Embellished with One Hundred & Twelve Plates. In Two Volumes.
Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly, London, 1793, 
AESOP. The Fables of Aesop, With a Life of the Author: and Embellished withOne Hundred & Twelve Plates. [In Two Volumes]. London : Printed for John S tockdale, Piccadilly, 4th June 1793. Pp (2),i-lxv,(3),[1]-189 [misnumbered as 891],(3),+ 47 plates; i-xi, (1),[1]-248,+ 63 plates. Large 8vo, full brown leather, gilt borders and dentelles, gilt lettering to spine. A collection of 110 fables by Aesop (c.620-564 B.C.). Each fable is illustrated with a plate and title pages are illustrated with a vignette. Heavy wear to spines, wear to boards and edges, outer hinges cracked, inner hinges solid, corners bumped, some foxing and smudging, occasional child's pencil marks, owner's name and address (dated 1809) to title page of Vol. I, lacking title page to Vol. II, else good only. The set for 400.00

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17 ALEXANDER, B.D., Arch. Short History of Philosophy. Second Edition.
James Maclehose and Sons, Glasgow, 1908, 
ALEXANDER, B.D., Arch. A Short History of Philosophy. Glasgow: James Maclehose and Sons, 1908. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Pp. (4),[v]-xxvi,(2),[1]-601,(1). 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: Part I: Greek Philosophy: 1. Physical Period: a. Early Monistic Theories, b. Pluralistic Theories of Multiplicity and Change; 2. Moral Period: a. The Sophists, b. Socrates; 3. Systematic Period: a. Plato, b. Aristotle. Part II: Philosophy in the Greco-Roman World: 1. Ethical Theories; 2. Religious Tendencies. Part III: Philosophy in the Middle Ages: 1. The Patristic Period--Augustine and Church Fathers; 2. Scholastic Period--Nominalism and Realism; 3. Platonic Influence; 4. Aristotelian Influence. Part IV: Revival of Philosophy: 1. Transition Period; 2. Scientific Inquiry--Realism; 3. Idealistic Tendency--Descartes; 4. Pantheism. Part V: Philosophy of the Enlightenment: 1. Enlightenment in Britain: a. Empiricism--Locke, b. Development of Empiricism--Berkeley, c. Sceptical Conclusion--Hume, d. Practical Questions; 2. Enlightenment in France: a. Earlier Rationalism, b. Materialistic Tendences; 3. Enlightenment in Germany: a. Individual Idealism--Leibnitz, b. Followers of Leibnitz, c. Popular Philosophy. Part VI: German Idealism: 1. Critical Philosophy--Kant: a. Kant's Theoretic Philosophy, b. Kant's Practical Philosophy, c. Critique of Judgment; 2. Development of Idealism: a. Philosophy of Feeling, b. Subjective Idealism--Fichte, c. Objective Idealism--Schelling, d. Romantic School; 3. Philosophy of the Absolute--Hegel: a. Conception and Method, b. Stages of Development, c. Reaction Against Hegelianism. Part VII: Philosophy of Nineteenth Century: 1. Recent German Thought; 2. Recent French Thought; 3. Recent British Thought. Some nicking to spine ends,some foxing to initial and final leaves, else very good. 40.00

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18 ALLEN, R.E. PLATO Plato's Euthyphro and the Earlier Theory of Forms
Humanities Press, New York , 1970, 
ALLEN, R.E. Plato's 'Euthyphro' and the Earlier Theory of Forms. New York :Humanities Press, (1970). First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-[171],(1),[1]-11, (1). Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the International Library of Philosophy and Scientific Method. Lacking front free endpaper, front inner hinge cracked, bookplate, else very good in nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 55.00

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19 ANSCOMBE, G.E.M., and P.T. GEACH. ARISTOTLE AQUINAS FREGE, Gottlob Three Philosophers.
Basil Blackwell, Oxford , 1973, ISBN:0631070303 
ANSCOMBE, G.E.M., and P.T. GEACH. Three Philosophers. Oxford : Basil Blackwell, 1973. Fourth Impression. Pp [i]-xx,[1]-162,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : G.E.M. Anscombe's “Aristotle” (pp 1-63); P.T. Geach's “Aquinas” (pp 65-125); P.T. Geach's “Frege” (pp 127-162). Very good in spine and edge browned dustjacket. 50.00

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20 APPIAN]. APPIANI Alexandrini BEKKERO, Immanuele. Historia Romana, ab Immanuele Bekkero. 2 vollumes in 1. ex-lib.
B.G. Teubner, Leipzig, 1852, 
[APPIAN]. APPIANI Alexandrini. Historia Romana ab Immanuele Bekkero. Leipzig : B.G. Teubner, (1852, 1853). Two volumes in one. Pp 938. 8vo, half leather, marbled boards. Ex-library (inkstamps only), front inner hinge cracked,heavily rubbed with wear to extremities, light foxing to a few pages, else vg. 300.00

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