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A Moral Military, Axinn, Sidney
1 Axinn, Sidney A Moral Military
Temple University Press 1990 0877227802 / 9780877227809 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
; 0.75 x 9.25 x 6.25 Inches; 230 pages; Should a good soldier ever disobey a direct military order? Are there restrictions on how we fight a war? What is meant by 'military honor', and does it really affect the contemporary soldier? Is human dignity possible under battlefield conditions? Sidney Axinn considers these basic ethical questions within the context of the laws of warfare and answers 'yes' to each of these questions. In this study of the conduct of war, he examines actions that are honorable or dishonorable and provides the first full-length treatment of the military conventions from a philosophical point of view. Axinn gives a philosophical analysis of the 'Laws of Warfare' as found in the Hague and Geneva Conventions, which have been agreed to by almost every nation in the world. The aims of his study are to establish a basic twentieth-century framework for moral military action and to assist military personnel in analyzing their won professional ethic.Stating that moral reasoning is required by people in military uniform in a wide variety of situations, the author examines the question of the limits of military obedience. Axinn argues for the seriousness of the concept of military honor but limits honorable military activity by a strict interpretation of the notion of war crime. Major chapters deal with military honor, prisoners of war, spying, war crimes, the dirty-hands theory of command, nuclear weapons, terrorism, and covert operations. This philosophical study of the line between honorable and dishonorable military action cautions that in compliance with the war conventions professional military personnel and knowledgeable civilians must not lose their moral nerve nor abandon honor to satisfy immoral political requests. Author note: Sidney Axinn is Professor of Philosophy at Temple University. 
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2 Bain, John, Jr., editor & Illustrated by Illustrated. Tobacco in Song & Story
New York , NY Caldwell 1896 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
An early and scarce work on Tobacco, Philosophy of Smoking, Poetry of Smoke, etc. Cover worn with spotting. Decorative end papers. Poems in back. Contents clean. Photo of Prince Albert in front . This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.Scarce work.; Drawings; 144 pages; 
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Remarks on the Slavery Question In a Letter to Jonathan Phillips, Esq., Channing, William E.
3 Channing, William E. Remarks on the Slavery Question In a Letter to Jonathan Phillips, Esq.
Boston, MA James Munroe and Co. 1839 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Brown paper cover with handwritten title. Endpaper missing thus book starts with Title page. Yellowing and some foxing to pages due to age. This is the original 1839 printing and not a reprint or digital printing. This book is culturally important as it discloses the slavery question early in the century and may be considered as one of the primary source publications on the subject of African American's and slavery. It was written by William Ellery Channing (April 7, 1780 – October 2, 1842) was the foremost Unitarian preacher in the United States in the early nineteenth century and along with Andrews Norton, (1786-1853), one of Unitarianism's leading theologians. He was known for his articulate and impassioned sermons and public speeches, and as a prominent thinker in the liberal theology of the day. Channing's religion and thought were among the chief influences on the New England Transcendentalists, though he never countenanced their views, which he saw as extreme. The beliefs he espoused, especially within his "Baltimore Sermon[1]" of May 5, 1819, at the ordination of a future famous theologian and educator in his own right, Jared Sparks, (1789-1866), as the first minister (1819-1823) of the newly organized (1817) "First Independent Church of Baltimore" (later the "First Unitarian Church of Baltimore (Unitarian and Universalist)"). Here he espoused his principles and tenets of the developing philosophy and theology of "Unitarianism" resulted in the organization later in 1825 of the first Unitarian denomination in America (American Unitarian Association) and the later developments and mergers between Unitarians and Universalists resulting finally in the Unitarian Universalist Association of America in 1961. Channing was writing in response to Henry Clay's speech on slavery. Now you can own an original 1839 printing of this famous work. Scarce. 
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4 Elwell, Frank W. The Evolution of the Future
New York , NY Praeger Publishers 1991 0275938972 / 9780275938970 First Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
As new condition. Blue cover with white lettering. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages 
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Amberg Stadte der bayerischen ostmark amberg die alte stadt im neuen reich, Filbig, Josef
5 Filbig, Josef Amberg Stadte der bayerischen ostmark amberg die alte stadt im neuen reich
Germany Gauverlag Bayerische Ostmark 1938 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Cloth cover soiled and some foxing to end papers. Written in German. Signed by Josef Filbig, mayor of Amberg, Germany. Title translates: Cities in the Bavarian ostmarkamberg the old city in the new reich. A pictorial guide to Amberg Germany published in 1938. Josef Filbig (* born 2 November 1891, died 3 October 1963 ) was a local politician of the National Socialist Party (NSDAP or Nazi) and mayor of the city of Amberg . Filbig was a staunch supporter of the Nazi party and was removed from office by the U.S. military after WWII but re-elected by the people with a 64% majority vote. (The people still supported Nazi (right wing) philosophy?)Amberg is a town in Bavaria, Germany. It is located in the Upper Palatinate, roughly halfway between Regensburg and Bayreuth. In 2013, over 41,000 people lived in the town. Amberg missed the destruction of WW II and after the war a U.S. Military installation "Pond Barracks" was established and stayed open until 2009. Rare.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Notable Personage, Related 
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Le Livre des elus, ou Jesus Crucifie, Jean-Baptiste de Saint Jure
6 Jean-Baptiste de Saint Jure Le Livre des elus, ou Jesus Crucifie
Paris, France Chez Charles-Pierre Berton 1771 Second Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Original 171 edition translatesThe Book of the Elect, or Jesus Crucified. Leather cover very worn and hing cracked but not loose. End papers missing, title page and contents complete and in good condition. See Scan. Minor water stain on 391-406. Written in French. Rare 1771 edition. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Jesuit spiritual director and writer; b. Metz, France, Feb. 19, 1588; d. Paris, April 30, 1657. Saint-Jure entered the Society of Jesus on Sept. 4, 1604, and taught grammar and philosophy for a time. In 1645 and 1646 he was spiritual director at the College of Clermont. He served as rector of Amiens, Alençon, and Orleans and later was in charge of the professed house at Paris. He spent some time in England during the reign of Charles I. Many mystics came to him throughout his life for spiritual direction—among them the Baron of Renty and Mother Jeanne of the Angels. He also acted as spiritual director for the cloistered Dominican nuns of Paris, an exceptional position for a Jesuit. The superior of the convent, Mother Elizabeth of the Child Jesus, wrote in glowing terms of his inspirational guidance in bringing her Dominicans safely through the storm of Jansenism.; French Edition; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 406 pages 
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Piney Woods and its Story  (Author Signed), Jones, Laurence C.
7 Jones, Laurence C. Piney Woods and its Story (Author Signed)
New York Fleming H. Revell 1922 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Original First Edition, not a reprint.. Rare inscribed copy "To Mrs. C. B. Hartwick in the spirit in which you have helped us. Sincerely Laurence C. Jones, Buxton, Miss. , may 9th, 1923." Slight browning to end papers. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.The Piney Woods Country Life School (or The Piney Woods School) is a co-educational independent historically African-American boarding school for grades 9-12 in Piney Woods, Mississippi. It is one of four remaining historically African-American boarding schools in the United States. It is currently the largest African-American boarding school, as well as being the second oldest continually operating African-American boarding school. Today the curriculum at Piney Woods combines strict discipline, Christian teaching and chores with classroom instruction. More than 98 percent of Piney Woods' graduates go on to attend colleges, including Xavier University, Princeton University, the University of Chicago, Smith College, Harvard University, Vassar College, Tufts University and Amherst College. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. The author was born Nov. 21, 1882 and grew up in Missouri. He attended tue University of Iowa at Iowa City and received the bachelor of philosophy in 1907. It was at the University where he heard the President, Dr. George E. MacLean use the phrase "Noblesse Oblige" which became his motivation to start the Piney Woods school for disadvantaged and poor children of the area. He became known as "The Little Professor". Rare work. ; Mylar Cover on Dust ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 154 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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8 Kappeler, Max Epitomes for the Spiritually Structured Interpretation of the Christian Science Textbook
Wilmington, DE Kappeler Institute Pub 1982 0942958063 / 9780942958065 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold lettering. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 106 pages 
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9 Kappeler, Max The Science of the Oneness of Being in the Christian Sciience Textbook
Wilmington, DE Kappeler Institute Publishing 1983 0942958039 / 9780942958034 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold lettering. Very clean contents. Rare.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 267 pages 
Price: 121.58 USD
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10 Lowber, James William MACROCOSMUS
Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati, OH Standard Publishing 1902 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. Minor rubs to cover. 
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11 Malraux, Andre The Metamorphosis of the Gods
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company 1960 First English Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover with gold print. Dust jacket in mylar (clear plastic) cover! In slipcase. Fully Indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustration; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages 
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Inaugural address of Charles F. McCay, professor of mathematics and mechanical philosophy in South Carolina College  Delivered in the State House, December 11, 1854, McCay, Charles F
12 McCay, Charles F Inaugural address of Charles F. McCay, professor of mathematics and mechanical philosophy in South Carolina College Delivered in the State House, December 11, 1854
Printed at the Carolina Times Office 1855 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Disbound inprint has no cover or endpapers. This is NOT A Reprint or POD. Title page and all 21 textual pages included. Foxing to title page and text. See scan. Rare imprint. Booklet or imprint now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 21 pages; p 
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13 Milner, Jean S., D.D. A Discussion of the Philosophy Which Accounts for the Appearance of the Kinsey Reports
Indianapolis, IN ca 1900 First Edition; 1st Pamphlet Very Good with no dust jacket 
White cover with blck print. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Possibly no publication date in item.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 15 pages 
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14 No Author Listed Oeuvres de Voltaire
Paris, France P. Pourrat Freres 1839 1st Thus; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
COver very worn, large chip out of leather spine. Circa 1800. Correspondence from 1773 to 1778. Hinges broken. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. 
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The Whole Duty of Man, laid down in a Plain and Familiar Way for the Use of All, but especially the Meanest Reader...Necessary for all Families; with Private Devotions for several ocassions., No Author Listed
15 No Author Listed The Whole Duty of Man, laid down in a Plain and Familiar Way for the Use of All, but especially the Meanest Reader...Necessary for all Families; with Private Devotions for several ocassions.
London W and J Mount and T.Page 1751 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Leather cover worn especially at corners. Spine in gold inlay with gold lettering in reasonably good condition. Endpapers has inscriptions of several owners dated 1759, 1799, and 1830. The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and printing as a result of the printing press. This is an original work that touches on the Age of Enlightment's religious and philosophical influences. Rare work. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 303 pages 
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Valerie Aylmer, A Novel, Reid, Christian
16 Reid, Christian Valerie Aylmer, A Novel
New York, NY D. Appleton and Company 1872 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Red cloth binding with Decorative outline and stain on front cover. Corners dented and edges worn. Hinges weak. Author signed " Compliments of the author, C. Reid written in pencil on the front endpaper. Very rare signed copy. Frances Christine Fisher Tiernan (July 5, 1846 – March 24, 1920), who used the pen name Christian Reid, was a 19th-century American author who wrote over 50 novels including The Land of the Sky. In 1870, Tiernan published her first novel, Valerie Aylmer. In 1909, Tiernan was awarded the Laetare Medal by the University of Notre Dame, in Indiana. This medal is given annually to a lay member of the Catholic Church for distinguished services in literature, art, science, or philosophy. Tiernan's receipt of the medal was the first when it was awarded to a Southerner. Fisher died March 24, 1920 in Salisbury, N.C. and is buried at Chestnut Hill Cemetery. Rare signed first novel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 221 pages; Signed by Author 
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17 Robinson, Bud Nuggets of Gold
Louisville, KY Pentecostal Publishing Co. c1930 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
No publication date, but circa 1920's. Red cover with gold print. Cover worn and has discoloration on back. Clean contents. Reuben "Uncle Bud" Robinson 1860-1942 Uncle Bud Robinson was born in a log cabin in the primitive mountain region of Tennessee. When he was 16, his father died, and his mother sold what little they had and moved to Texas. After an unsuccessful endeavor as a sharecropper, Bud hired out as a ranch hand. In August of 1880, during a camp meeting, he felt deep conviction for his sin and received Christ as his Saviour and was gloriously saved. That same night, while lying under the wagon with his hat on a mesquite stump for a pillow, the Lord called him to preach. Although he had no education and stuttered so badly that he could hardly tell his name, yet in the first year of his ministry he saw about 300 conversions in his meetings. On January 10, 1893, he married Miss Sallie Harper at Georgetown, Texas. For two years he served the Hubbard cir- cuit, but the remaining 60 years of his ministry were given to evangelism. While lacking formal education, Uncle Bud had a wisdom all of his own. It was an unusual insight into the purpose for the redeemed man here on earth, a holy walk, day by day. His philosophy is seen in the following prayer he prayed each morning: "O Lord, give me a backbone as big as a sawlog, and ribs like sleepers under the church floor. Put iron shoes on me and galvanized breeches, and hang a wagon- load of determination in the gable end of my soul. And help me to sign the contract to fight the devil as long as I have a vision, and bit him as long as I have a tooth, and then gum him till I die! Amen!" During his long ministry, it is estimated that Uncle Bud traveled over 2,000,000 miles, preached over 33,000 ser- mons, witnessed more than 100,000 conversions, personally gave more than $85,000.00 in helping young people with their Christian education, secured over 53,000 subscriptions to his church paper, The Herald of Holiness, and wrote 14 books and sold more than 500,000 copies. In spite of his handicaps and physical ailments, speech impediment and lack of education, he made the Who's Who of California. From Boston to Los Angeles, thousands thronged to hear him, charmed by his homespun wit and his unique presentation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. His life was one of activity, and his will to his dying hour was to serve his Lord. He went to be with the Lord on November 2, 1942. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Very rare book.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 122 pages 
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The Tasha Tudor Cookbook  Recipes and Reminiscences from Corgi Cottage (Author Signed), Tudor, Tasha, with Carol Johnston Lueck
18 Tudor, Tasha, with Carol Johnston Lueck The Tasha Tudor Cookbook Recipes and Reminiscences from Corgi Cottage (Author Signed)
New York, NY Little, Brown and Company 1993 0316855316 / 9780316855310 First Edition; Fourth Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Illustrated by Tasha Tudor Signed by Author
Looks new. Dust is in archival sleeve. Signed by author on page before title page. Features more than 80 of Tasha Tudor's favorite family recipes. These receipts—from Tasha’s Poppyseed Cake to Shepherds Pie, Potato Soup to Chocolate Pudding—have been the mainstay of Tasha's family for generations, and are, for the most part, from the original cookbook she began as a young woman. The simple, comforting, and delicious receipts are accompanied by her beautiful watercolors and new photographs of the food and Tasha’s homestead. World-renowned artist Tasha Tudor charmed and fascinated fans with her sweet illustrations and simple lifestyle. This cookbook echoes the cultural and family narrative so accurately and beautifully reflected in Tasha Tudor's art and life. The receipts (what she called recipes) also suggest Tasha's philosophy. "In all things moderation," she would say, then with a laugh, "except gardening."; Illustrations; 9.10 X 8.20 X 0.70 inches; 144 pages; Signed by Author 
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19 Wilde, Oscar The Works of Oscar Wilde, 5 volume set "Prose", "Poems", "Essays", "Plays", "Novels and Fairy Tales"
New York Cosmopolitan Book Corporation 1916 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
5 vol set. Suede leather worn especially at corners and top or bottom of spine. Red with gold print. Contents clean. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, and the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.Wilde's parents were successful Anglo-Irish intellectuals in Dublin. Their son became fluent in French and German early in life. At university, Wilde read Greats; he proved himself to be an outstanding classicist, first at Dublin, then at Oxford. He became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of aestheticism, led by two of his tutors, Walter Pater and John Ruskin. After university, Wilde moved to London into fashionable cultural and social circles. (Wikipedia); Vol. 5 vol; 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
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