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Candle in the Dark. A Postcript to Despair.

By: Edman, Irwin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press, 1939

Edition: First Edition


88 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover, no jacket. Navy boards with blind stamp decorative front cover, tan spine, top edge of textblock is colored red. Internally clean, tight, unmarked. Exterior is has one light paint spot on front cover and a bump to edge of back cover affecting the edge of the last few pages. "First published November 1939" on copyright page. In a time of war and global turmoil, Edman's words are a clear flickering "Candle in the D... View more info

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Darwin for Beginners

By: Miller, Jonathan and Borin Van Loon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Writers & Readers, 1982

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated


175pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Clean and unmarked, binding sound. Jacket has no chips or tears, very slight age-toning to edges. Clever, entertaining, informative and very readable introduction to Darwin's life and theories as well as an overview of the general history and controversy of the development of scientific thought into branches such as evolutionary biology, molecular biology and genetics. Illustrated throughout with the imaginativ... View more info

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Die Zukunft Des Menschen [L'Avenir de l'Homme, The Future of Man]

By: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Switzerland, Walter-Verlag, 1966

Edition: Second Edition


404 pgs. Very Good condition dark blue cloth hardcover, text is in German language. Very minor shelf wear, lightly foxed upper text block, internally clean and unmarked with tight binding. Father Pierre Teilhard de Chardin [1881-1955] was a Jesuit priest and paleontologist, hence both a theologian and a scientist. His writings reflect his philosophy, ranging from understanding humankind's place in the universe to the impact of scientific discoveries on traditional religi... View more info

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Scientific Explanation. A Study of the Function of Theory, Probability and Law in Science. Based Upon the Tarner Lectures 1946.

By: Braithwaite, Richard Bevan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York and London, Cambridge University Press, 1957

Edition: Second American Printing


xii. 376 pgs. Very Good condition navy cloth hardcover in Very Good jacket. Book is clean, sound, unmarked with minimal shelwear. Jacket price intact, light edgewear, sunning to paper at spine. Based upon the Tarner lectures given by the author in 1946, its primary purpose is to explain, by way of detailed examples, the logical features common to all the sciences. Contents: Introductory, Scientific deductive systems and their representations, The status of the theoretica... View more info

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The Apology, Phaedro and Crito of Plato; The Golden Sayings of Epictetus; The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius.

By: Plato, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier & Son, The Harvard Classics, 1968

Edition: Later Printing


8vo. 345 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, dark green boards with gilt decoration and lettering to front board and spine. Very light shelf wear with a shallow bump to upper edge of boards, small 1/4 inch dark spot on upper textblock. Owner name crossed out on front endpaper, interior is clean, crisp and unmarked. Contents: The Apology, Phaedro and Crito of Plato as translated by Benjamin Jowett, The Golden Sayings of Epictetus as translated by Hastings Crossley, The Me... View more info

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THE ESSENTIAL MYSTICS. The Soul's Journey into Truth.

By: Harvey, Andrew, Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, HarperSanFrancisco, 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. xv. 236 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. As unread. Black boards, brown cloth spine. Chapters on Taoism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Ancient Greece, Islam and Christianity followed by further commentary, biographical and bibliographical informaton. ISBN 0062509047. #564. View more info

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Theo's Odyssey

By: Clement, Catherine. Translated By Steve Cox and Ros Schwartz.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Arcade Publishing, 1999

Edition: First North American Edition


593 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dustjacket, clean and unmarked. First English Language Edition. Translated from the French by Steve Cox and Ros Schwartz. A story of healing as an ill little boy explores the many forms of religious faith while travelling with his aunt. He learns the tenets and philosophies of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Shinto, yoga, animism, voodoo and more. From the publisher: "This is a hugely enjoyable story abo... View more info

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Where Evolution and Religion Meet

By: Coulter, John M. And Coulter, Merle C.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Co., 1924

Edition: Second Printing


105 pgs. Verg Good+ cloth hardcover in original dust jacket. Book is clean and umarked, binding sound, very slight rubbing to edges and corners. Jacket has small chips at spine edges and corners and paper is worn through in places along the flap edges. Flap information lists other titles in the Little Books on Religion series. Apparently then as now, "No subject of science seems to be more misunderstood by those who are not biologists than the doctrine of evolution..... View more info