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The Wisdom of Confucius

By: Confucius; Yutang, Lin

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library: 1938

Seller ID: 145515

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full gray cloth boards are a bit worn at edges. Rockwell Kent torchbearer design on endpapers and cover. View more info

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Poor Richard's Almanack: Being the Choicest Morsels of Wisdom, written During the Years of the Almanack's Publication, By That Well-Known Savant, Dr. Benjamin Franklin of Philadelphia

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Mount Vernon, NY, Peter Pauper Press:

Seller ID: 144674

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. No date of publication shown; circa 1970's. Edge wear to price-clipped dust jacket. 6 1/4"w x 9 1/4"h. Unpaginated; approx. 100 pages. Numerous quaint cuts (illustrations) by an unknown hand in sepia. View more info

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The Note Book of Elbert Hubbard: Mottoes, Epigrams, Short Essays, Passages, Orphic Sayings and Preachments

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $15.50

Publisher: WM. H. Wise & Co.: 1927

Seller ID: 142068

Condition: Very Good


Bound by Roycrofters of New York, book is in somewhat worn green cloth boards string-bound at the spine with a heavy, showlace-like material in three holes. Old-English print capitals in red throughout with heavy paper pages in brown paper with especially important sayings. Previous owners gift note on front endpaper dated 1933 in cursive script. Sun faded and a little worn on the edges. 208 pages, print feels like it was done on a letterpress; slightly embossed. Text/interior is clean and free of marking or damage of any kind. Fold-out page of Mr. Elbert's notes intact. View more info

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Short Circuits: Aphorisms, Fragments, and Literary Anomalies

By: Lough, James, & Alex Stein

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Schaffner Press: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143865

ISBN: 1943156379

Condition: Fine


Brand new book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

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Who Knows: Poems and Aphorisms

By: Picabia, Frances; Remy Hall

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Madras & New York, Hanuman Books: 1992

Seller ID: 145283

ISBN: 0937815047

Condition: Near Fine


Small book: 2 1/4"w x 4 18"h. Paperback with dust jacket that shows slight edge wear and discoloring to spine. Book has a Nag Champa incense scent. Number 5 in Hanuman miniature series. "The poems in this volume were originally published in 1950 under the title Chi-Lo-Sa." View more info

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The Philosophy of Santayana

By: Santayana, George; Irwin Edman (editor)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library: 1936

Seller ID: 146371

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full red cloth boards. Attractive small format: 4 3/4"w x 7 1/2"h. 596 pages. View more info

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Relativism: Thoughts and Aphorisms

By: Stankiewicz, W. J.

Price: $143.95

Publisher: Gris Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144513

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind except for previous owner's inscription, a small passage in the corner of one of the front end papers. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering at spine and gilt illustration by Maria A. Gris (of the publisher) on front cover. Signed by artist of the endpapers and the print opposite title page. Hand printed on Strathmore Art Parchment in the tradition of Oficyna Warszawska, limited edition no. 105/300. Designed by Anatole... View more info