Category: Philosophy. Psychology. Psychiatry


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Woman's Weekly Dream Book

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press: (1940)

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 000229

Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. Early Edition. 8vo (slim booklet). Slim woman's weekly booklet containing lists of everyday dreams and their meanings. From ABANDON to ZOO. Covers have become detached from main body of book. Advertisements on inner covers and back cover. Rusty staples. No date, circa 1930/40. LOVELY PERIOD ITEM. Illustrated in black and white.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Dissertation on Rhetoric

By: Aristotle (translated From The Greek by) Daniel Michael Crimmin, Esq.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, J. J. Stockdale: 1812

Edition: 2nd Edition ( Corrected and Enlarged )

Seller ID: 112318

Quarter-bound in the orginal contemporary binding with a beige cloth spine, and paper covered boards. No Titling to the spine or boards. (Probably had a paper label - now missing). All covers are a little marked/grubby and there is a 2" narrow split in the top inner edge to the cloth of the spine - but all hinges tight and sound - it's just the cloth that has split. The corners, edges and head/tail of the spine are bumped, with a little scraping to the corners but ge... View more info

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Towards the Light

By: Bibby, Joseph (and Others)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Liverpool, J. Bibby & Sons, Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114385

Slightly smaller that a 'Bibby's Annual' - but definitely from the same family - the format is the same. Brilliantly colour printed to both sides of the stiff illustrated card covers. The covers have a little edgewear / rubbing / creasing but no tears, and this is a complete and a lovely example of this early 1930s publication. Sewn binding, though oddly there is a 'rust' spot in the inner gutter, maybe the twine used rusted slightly? Measures c 13" x 9 1/2". The... View more info



Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1990

Edition: 1st Paperback

Seller ID: 7316

Very good copy in a clear protective cover Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. Internally excellent. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Practice of Educational Psychology

By: Chazan, Moore, Williams & Wright

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Longman: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47524

Green boards with bright silver-gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. Protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. (x) + 422 pp. "At a time when educational psychology is a rapidly growing profession, this is a comprehensive and detailed study of the skills involved. It deals with the knowledge on which these skills are based and the organisational framework in which t... View more info

Chinese Humanism A Religion Beyond Religion

By: Chih Andrew

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Taiwan, Fu Jen Catholic University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 108825

Aqua Blue textured cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front board. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. The dustjacket has some edge tears/chips but is 99% complete and clean. 8 + 548 pp. Some light foxing spots to the endpapers and page edges. Top edge 'dusty'. Quite a scarce volume on the subject of 'Humanism' and Chinese Humanism specifically. Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Craig, Edward (editor)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 111547

Decorated paper card covers. No dustjacket, as issued . The paper is uniformly cream and the page fore-edges are lightly tanned, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (xxxiv) + 1030 pp. Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fine' copy. "The most complete and up-to-date philosophy reference for a new generation, with entries ranging from Abstract Objects to Wisdom, Socrates to Jean-Paul Sartre, Ancient Egyptian Philoso... View more info

The Mystic Rose

By: Crawley, Ernest

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1965

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 000401

Very Good/Good. Early Edition. 8vo Thick. Cloth bound boards with gilt titling to spine. Spine of dust wrap faded. Two closed tears to dust wrap. 'This book has become one of the very few classics of anthropology and of primitive psychology.' This edition of The Mystic Rose is identical to Theodore Besterman's revised edition which appeared in 1927 except that it is now published for the first time in one volume. The author's and editor's original prefaces appear unalter... View more info

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Mirror-Writing Psyche Miniatures, Medical Series No. II

By: Critchley, MacDonald

Price: £160.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114578

In the Original red cloth spine with a printed paper spine label, cream paper-covered boards and red lettering to the front cover. Some light marks to the covers, the tips of the corners are rubbed, and the red lettered paper label is browned and rubbed. Otherwise all hinges tight. Some foxing (light brown spotting) to the page fore-edges, and inside the endpapers are lightly browned with some light yellow foxing to the prelims and the title page, o/w NO Inscriptions or ... View more info

Mind Power Quest for the Unknown

By: D K. Direct Ltd (created, Edited and Designed by)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Reader's Digest Association Ltd: 1992

Seller ID: 000146

Laminated Pictorial Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Reprint. 4to. Illustrated half title. Full page full colour frontispiece. Subjects covered in this book include hypnotic treatment, hypnosis and Freud caseboot, multiple personality, psychic arcaelogy, divining devices, the Geller controversy, poltergeist, the Ganzfeld state, mass hysteria, the PSI society and much more. Profusely illustrated in colour. 144 pp.; 000146 View more info

The Solar System

By: Dick Thomas

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society: 1865

Edition: Unknown (Probably a Mid-Victorian Reprint)

Seller ID: 113052

This book is Undated as most copies seem to be, & could be any date from 1847 to 1865 - but the former owner's pencil'd date - 1864 - is on the front free endpaper, and the same owners' (faded) ink date - 1865 - is on the top of the Title page. Size = c. 155mm x 100mm. Purple (ish) cloth bound boards with quite bright gilt titling and bright gilt decoration of a telescope to the spine. The base colour of the spine has sunned to a light brown and the colour of the covers ... View more info

Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

By: Dulcan, Mina K. & Charles Popper

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Washington D. C. , U. S. A., American Psychiatric Press Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47245

Trade pbk. In the original publisher's glossy card covers. Ex Reference library usual minimal stamps marks etc, protected in clear plastic stuck to the covers. Overall a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. This essential book features summary information on disorders and their treatment methods, including psychosocial and psychopharmacological techniques, and simplified theoretical and research foundations. Organized for easy reference, the book includes a detailed table ... View more info

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Studies in Mystical Literature. Volume 4, No. 1 January, 1984

By: Eddy Robert (editor) and Kramer Victor; Andrew Howdle; Elemire Zolla (and Other Various Contributors)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Taiwan, Republic OF China, The English Department of Tunghai University, Taichung,: 1984

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113379

In the original publisher's lettered card covers. A few very light marks and the spine has 'sunned' lightly but all lettering/titling is clear and bright. (3) + 74 pages. Articles/Contents include: - " Mystical Love in Hinduism" ; "Feminine Hermeticism in H. D.' s 'Trilogy' " ; "Learning to Be. Thomas Merton's Poetic Presentation of Contemplative Awareness. An Introduction." : Reviews include = Virginia Mollenkott 'The Divine Feminine. The Biblica... View more info

The Facts about Child Sexual Abuse

By: Gillham Bill

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, CASSELL: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7445

In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. Protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy, a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Facts about Series; Ex-Library View more info

Italian Fascism. Its Origins and Development Second Edition

By: Grand, Alexander De

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Lincoln, U. S. A., University of Nebraska Press: 1989

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 109552

In the original publisher's glossy decorated card covers. No dustjacket as issued. There is a former owner's small b/w name and address sticker on the bottom corner of the front free endpaper o/w NO Inscriptions or Marks. (xiv) + 184 pp. Apart from the sticker (? Removable) this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy. " On October 29, 1922, when Benito Mussolini completed the March on Rome and was appointed prime minister of Italy, the Fascist reg... View more info

Corneille and His Times

By: Guizot, M

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1852

Edition: Revised Edition UK

Seller ID: 8577

This is the Revised and Expanded Edition of this work (which was first published in 1813). In full leather with 5 Raised Bands to the spine and gilt decorated panels and banding. Burgundy Title label with gilt titling. The boards have 3 gilt lines and a corner finial, some rubbing/chaffing to the extremities/spine, and tho the top section of the spine appears to have been re-glued on close inspection, it's a very neat repair and is hardly noticable. Hinges secure. Overal... View more info

A Concise Encylcopaedia of the Italian Renaissance With 237 Illustrations

By: Hale, J. R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110791

Laminated pictorial card covers. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. The lamination is only just beginning to peel to the front edge and there is a former owner's name and date written on the top corner of the front endpaper, otherwise there are no other Inscriptions or Marks. 360 pp. With 237 b/w llustrations. Tables of Succession; Glossary of Italian Terms; Bibliographical Note; Photographic Acknowledgments. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detalied above, thi... View more info

Thomas Wolfe . A Critical Study

By: Hansford Johnson, Pamela

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000294

Very Good/Torn and Chipped. First Edition. 8vo. Black cloth bound boards, gilt titling to front board and to spine. Spine faded. Black and white frontispiece of Thomas Wolfe. 138 pp. Includes some newspaper cuttings about Thomas Wolfe. One of the earliest and best studies of the American novelist. Has chapters on Wolfe's style, his alter-egos Eugene Gant and George Webber, his attitude toward wealth, and his philosophy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Becoming Japanese. The World of the Pre School Child

By: Hendry, Joy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 1986

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 107464

No Date (1986 ? ). Illustrated card covers, very faint indentations, o/w VG+. NO INSCRIPTIONS. 194 pp, index. Illustrated in black and white. Hinges sound. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. "Joy Hendry looks at customs and traditions, at rewards and punishments, and at the day to day life of children at home, at school and in the wider world." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Contemporary School Psychology

By: Herron, William, Mary Green, Maurice Guild, Anne Smith and Robert Kantor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Intext Educational Publishers: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47530

Green boards with bright silver-gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's lettered dustjacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. The dustjacket is protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket, and the library have cut off the front flap - but placed it in the back under the rear flap for safe-keeping - and odd 60s/7os library habit ! ! (x) + 270pp. Overall a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info