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Image for The Germans and Ourselves -by Karl Barth ( Our Selves )

The Germans and Ourselves -by Karl Barth ( Our Selves )

By: Barth, Karl, Translated By Ronald Gregor Smith; Intro By A R Vidler ( Paul F W Busing [ Büsing ] related)

Price: $53.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Nisbet and Co., 1945, 1st Edition, 1st Printing: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158122


----------softcover, about 5.25 x 7.5 inches, a solid clean Very Good copy, a bit of light rubbing, 61 pages, laid into this copy is a 3 page typed "letter / essay / review" about this book by W Busing ( I am assuming Paul F W Busing but cannot be 100% sure ), I do not know if this was typed by Busing, it is about this book, this 3 page "letter" is not signed but has the name W Busing at the end, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book ... View more info

Image for The Essential Bernard Baskin ---a Signed Copy ( Temple Anshe Sholom, Hamilton, Ontario )

The Essential Bernard Baskin ---a Signed Copy ( Temple Anshe Sholom, Hamilton, Ontario )

By: Baskin, Bernard ( Rabbi ) (signed) ( Temple Anshe Sholom, Hamilton, Ontario ), Foreword By Jordan D Cohen, Prologue By Judith Reesa Baskin, Epliogue By Irwin Zeplowitz (one Illustration By Leonard Baskin )

Price: $106.33

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Temple Anshe Sholom, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159125


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, signed and inscribed by Rabbi Baskin on the half-title page " To J_____ with every good wish! Bernard Baskin spring 2015", ---, 131 pages, b&w photos, one b&w illustration by Baskin's brother Leonard, contents include: Foreword;Prologue; Life; Religion; Values; Culture; Social Problems; Epilogue; A Life in Photographs; Timeline, any image directly beside this listing is the actual... View more info

Image for The Esoteric World of Madame Blavatsky:  Insights into the Life of a Modern Sphinx (aka:  The Occult World of Madame H P Blavatsky )( Quest Books / Theosophical Publishing House )(inc. The Esoteric School and Life with HPB;  Writing Isis Unveiled, etc)

The Esoteric World of Madame Blavatsky: Insights into the Life of a Modern Sphinx (aka: The Occult World of Madame H P Blavatsky )( Quest Books / Theosophical Publishing House )(inc. The Esoteric School and Life with HPB; Writing Isis Unveiled, etc)

By: Blavatsky, H.P. ( Madame Helena Petrovna ), Collected By Daniel Caldwell

Price: $25.20

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois, Wheaton, Il. / Chennai ( Madras ), India: Quest Books / Theosophical Publishing House, 2000, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156797


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, a wee bit of sunning to the spine, 451 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Russia, 1831-1849; Travels around the World and Home to Russia, 1849-1865 ; More World Travels, 1865-1873 ; New York and Chittenden, 1873-April 1875 ; New York and Ithaca: Writing Isis Unveiled, August-October 1875 ; The Founding of the Theosophical Society and the Writing of Isis Unveiled, September 1875-September 1877 ; Ma... View more info

Image for Michel De Montaigne:  The Complete Works - Essays, Travel Journals, Letters / Everyman's Library # 259

Michel De Montaigne: The Complete Works - Essays, Travel Journals, Letters / Everyman's Library # 259

By: De Montaigne, Michel ( Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, Lord of Montaigne );, Translated By Donald M Frame; Introduction By Stuart Hampshire / Everyman's Library # 259

Price: $37.17

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Everyman's Library / Alfred A Knopf, 2003, 1st Everyman's Edition, Later Printing: 2003

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159642


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, ribbon marker as issued, 1336 pages, ---"Humanist, skeptic, acute observer of himself and others, Michel de Montaigne (1533- 1592) was the first to use the term -essay- to refer to the form he pioneered, and he has remained one of its most famous practitioners. He reflected on the great themes of existence in his wise and engaging writings, his subjects ranging from proper conversation and g... View more info

Image for The Republic of Choice:  Law, Authority and Culture

The Republic of Choice: Law, Authority and Culture

By: Friedman, Lawrence M

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachussetts, Cambridge, MA / London, England: Harvard University Press, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148085


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, 248 pages, ---"In this imaginative exploration of modern legal culture, Lawrence Friedman addresses how the contemporary idea of individual rights has altered the legal systems and authority structures of Western societies. Every aspect of law, he argues--from civil rights to personal-injury litigation to divorce law--has been profoundly reshaped, reflecting the power of this concept. -... View more info

Image for The Complete Tae Kwon Do Hyung ---volume 1 --- Basic; Chon-Ji; Dan-Gun; Do-San; Won-Hyo; Yul-Gok; Joohg-Gun; Toi-Gye  -by Master Hee Il Cho ( Martial Arts )

The Complete Tae Kwon Do Hyung ---volume 1 --- Basic; Chon-Ji; Dan-Gun; Do-San; Won-Hyo; Yul-Gok; Joohg-Gun; Toi-Gye -by Master Hee Il Cho ( Martial Arts )

By: Hee Il Cho

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles, CA: Hee Il Cho, 1984, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159007


----------softcover, about 7 x 10.25 inches, a solid very Good copy with a bit of light wear and rubbing, 208 pages, packed with b&w photos, contents include: --Preface; Intro; Biography of Master Cho; Origin and Meanings of Hyung; need for Basic Techniques; contact Areas; Diagram of Basic Stances; Basic Techniques; What are Hyungs; Value of Hyungs; Chon-Ji; Vital Points; Dan-Gun; Do-San; Won-Hyo; Yul-Kok; Joong-Gun; Toi-Gye; Magazine Covers Featuring Cho; Action Intern... View more info

Image for BRUCE LEE:  Words of the Dragon, Interviews 1958 - 1973; The Tao of Gung Fu: A Study in the Way of Chinese Martial Art; Jeet Kune Do, Bruce Lee's Commentaries on the Martial Way -THREE Volumes -Book 1, 2 and 3 ( Kung Fu )

BRUCE LEE: Words of the Dragon, Interviews 1958 - 1973; The Tao of Gung Fu: A Study in the Way of Chinese Martial Art; Jeet Kune Do, Bruce Lee's Commentaries on the Martial Way -THREE Volumes -Book 1, 2 and 3 ( Kung Fu )

By: Lee, Bruce; Lohn Little (ed.)

Price: $23.87

Publisher: North Clarendon, Vermont, North Clarendon, VT: Tuttle Publishing, 1998, 2000, 2000, 1st Edition / 1st Edition thus, Later Printing for All: 1998

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156756


-----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), trade paperbacks, about 6w x 9h inches, all are Very Good+ or better copies, all in uniform format, 175, 200 and 399 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Richard Matheson:  A Primer of Reality ---with  Reality ( a CD of RM ) ---with 14 Steps to Reality:  Metaphysics for the Young ----3 Items -PRIMER is Signed

Richard Matheson: A Primer of Reality ---with Reality ( a CD of RM ) ---with 14 Steps to Reality: Metaphysics for the Young ----3 Items -PRIMER is Signed

By: Matheson, Richard (signed)

Price: $159.53

Publisher: Springfield, Pennsylvania, Springfield, PA.: Edge Books / Gauntlet Press, 2002, 1st edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 143852


----------3 items (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), , PRIMER is a Fine hardcover, no dustjacket as issued, signed by Matheson, --- 14 is a trade paperback size pamphlet ---REALITY is a CD which was issued with 14, the CD has RM talking about metaphysical things, is about 45 minutes long, all items are unread/unused, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Path:  Metaphysics for the '90's ---by Richard Matheson -a Signed Copy

The Path: Metaphysics for the '90's ---by Richard Matheson -a Signed Copy

By: Matheson, Richard (signed), Based on the Writings of Harold W Percival, Foreword By Stan Madison

Price: $39.83

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 143849


----------trade paperback, a Fine unread copy, signed by Matheson without inscription, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo, View more info

Image for Confessions of a Spiritual Thrillseeker:  Medicine Teachings from the Grandmothers -by Oriah Mountain Dreamer ( Thrill Seeker )( Shamans / Shamanic Healing / Women )

Confessions of a Spiritual Thrillseeker: Medicine Teachings from the Grandmothers -by Oriah Mountain Dreamer ( Thrill Seeker )( Shamans / Shamanic Healing / Women )

By: Mountain Dreamer, Oriah

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Moonfox Press, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157978


----------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, a solid Good+ copy, just a wee bit of very light rubbing, small stain to the upper corner of the text block with some slight staining to some of the rear pages, does not affect the text, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for Dynamic Karate:  Instruction By the Master -by Masatoshi Nakayama - Japan Karate Association ( Martial Arts )

Dynamic Karate: Instruction By the Master -by Masatoshi Nakayama - Japan Karate Association ( Martial Arts )

By: Nakayama, M ( Masatoshi ), Chief Instructor of the Japan Karate Association

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Tokyo, Japan: Kodansha International Limited, 1974, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1974

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160552


-----------hardcover, about 7.5w x 10.25h inches, a Very Good+ copy, faint stain at upper spine tip pages, in an attractive Good to Very Good dustjacket, price clipped, some sunning to the spine of the jacket, 308 pages, profusely illustrated with b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Coming Up for Air -by George Orwell ( 1st Penguin Edition )

Coming Up for Air -by George Orwell ( 1st Penguin Edition )

By: Orwell, George ( AKA: Eric Arthur Blair )

Price: $10.57

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Middlesex, UK: Penguin Books, 1962, 1st Penguin Edition, First Printing: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162283


-----------paperback, a solid Very Good example, small nick at upper spine tip, short tears at lower spine tip, a bit of age toning to paper, 232 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and NOT a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for THE GRANNIES A Tribute to Old Ladies Who Refuse to Become Fossils or Dinosaurs or Leftovers -by Sybil Rampen -Signed by six of the Grannies and the Photographer, Catherine Chatterton )

THE GRANNIES A Tribute to Old Ladies Who Refuse to Become Fossils or Dinosaurs or Leftovers -by Sybil Rampen -Signed by six of the Grannies and the Photographer, Catherine Chatterton )

By: Rampen, Sybil (signed)( Signed by Six of The Grannies and Catherine Chatterton as well)

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Rubicon publishing, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154688


-----------softcover, about 11 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy, signed by Sybil Rampen ( The Witch ), Liz Avery ( Rosa ), Elizabeth Bradley ( Abel Mabel ), Betty Neil ( Methusaleh ), BettsEngel and Roberta Eustace ( Double Trouble ), Ankie Gracie ( ( Big Bertha ) and Catherine Chatterton (photogrpaher), not signed by Gillian McIntyre, ---"Sybil Rampen said "Old age can be fearsome, so I decided to it fun. This book is about being outrageous, the value of life in ... View more info

Image for On Equilibrium:  John Ralston  Saul ---a signed Copy

On Equilibrium: John Ralston Saul ---a signed Copy

By: Saul, John Ralston (signed)

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Penguin / Viking, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147449


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by Saul, 370 pages, ---" On Equilibrium is an intelligent, persuasive and controversial exploration of the essential qualities of humanity and how to use them to achieve equilibrium for the self and an ethical society. It is at once an attack on our weakness for ideologies and a manual for humanist action. It is the logical, compelling, and humane successor to his bestselling trilogy. Mr. Saul's... View more info

Image for Samurai Swordsmanship: The Batto, Kenjutsu and Tameshigiri of Eishen-Ryu - Masayuki Shimabukuro and Carl E Long / Black Belt Books ( Philosophy, Techniques, History )( Swords )

Samurai Swordsmanship: The Batto, Kenjutsu and Tameshigiri of Eishen-Ryu - Masayuki Shimabukuro and Carl E Long / Black Belt Books ( Philosophy, Techniques, History )( Swords )

By: Shimabukuro, Masayuki; Carl E Long / Black Belt Books

Price: $33.18

Publisher: California, Valencia, CA: Black Belt Books / Ohara Publications, 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158765


------------softcover, about 8.25 x 10.75 inches, a near Fine copy, 256 pages, profusely illustrated with b&w photos about all aspects of sword techniques, ---"Describing the principles and techniques that define Japan’s most popular style of swordsmanship, this martial arts manual gives practitioners master-level instruction. This book is a collection of the most effective and proven fighting methods spanning from the feudal to the modern eras. It illuminates the ... View more info

Image for BUDO:  Teachings of the Founder of Aikido -by Morihei Ueshiba ( Martial Arts - Noma Dojo Techniques )

BUDO: Teachings of the Founder of Aikido -by Morihei Ueshiba ( Martial Arts - Noma Dojo Techniques )

By: Ueshiba, Morihei; Introduction By Kisshomaru Ueshiba

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan / NY - New York / London, England, Tokyo, Japam / N.Y. / New York / London, UK: Kodansha International, 1996, 1st Softcover Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159008


----------softcover, about 7 x 10.25 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear and rubbing, in a Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket with a small tear at lower spine tip, gift inscription on front blank endpaper, 131 pages, packed with b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Cornelius Agrippa, The Humanist Theologian and His Declamations / Brill's Studies in Intellectual History Volume 77 ( Henry Cornelius Agrippa - Correspondence, Orations, Declamations, Philosophy, Theology )

Cornelius Agrippa, The Humanist Theologian and His Declamations / Brill's Studies in Intellectual History Volume 77 ( Henry Cornelius Agrippa - Correspondence, Orations, Declamations, Philosophy, Theology )

By: Van Der Poel, Marcus ( A J Vanderjagt, Series Editor - Brill's Studies in Intellectual History ); ( Henry Cornelius Agrippa )

Price: $66.43

Publisher: USA, Leiden, The Netherlands / New York, USA / Koln, Germany: Brill - Brill's Studies in Intellectual History, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162348


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, small pinhole in the jacket, looks new, 303 pages, ---"This study, based on a fresh reading of the entire correspondence, the surviving orations, declamations and other relevant treatises, contains an innovative interpretation of the philosophical and theological thought of Henry Cornelius Agrippa of Nettesheim (1486-1535). The first chapters contain a close study of his controversy with the schol... View more info

Image for Mankind in Amnesia -an Inquiry Into the Future of the Human Race By Immanuel Velikovsky

Mankind in Amnesia -an Inquiry Into the Future of the Human Race By Immanuel Velikovsky

By: Velikovsky, Immanuel

Price: $26.53

Publisher: Garden City, NY ( New York ), Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156273


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Good price clipped dustjacket, some chips and tears but looks quite nice overall, 225 pages, ---"From the Publisher ---The present book - though published posthumously - can be regarded as Immanuel Velikovsky's most important work. It relates his historical, geological and astronomical findings to mankind of today and its importance, in many of its facets, should not be underestimated. It is one thing to know and understan... View more info