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First edition of “Lights on the Tantra”, written by M. P. Pandit and published by Ganesh & Co in Madras in 1957. Rare and valuable copy of a work that offers profound insights into the ancient practice of Tantra.
While the cover shows some expected wear, the inside of the book is in pristine condition. Lights on the Tantra delves into the esoteric world of Tantra, exploring its philosophy, rituals, and spiritual practices. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in delving deeper into the mysteries of Tantra and its transformative power.
This hardcover volume features the works of Plato, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius, edited by Charles W. Eliot. The collection includes The Apology, Phaedo, and Creto of Plato, The Golden Sayings of Epictetus, and The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, offering readers a comprehensive insight into the philosophical and ethical teachings of these ancient thinkers. The translations by Benjamin Jowett, Hastings Crossley, and George Long provide accessible and engaging interpretations of the original texts. The volume is in good condition, with moderate wear to the cover and spine, but is well-bound and free of any writing or markings.
This book offers a timeless exploration of the principles of Stoicism and the philosophical musings of some of history’s most influential figures.
The Wisdom of Israel, edited by Lewis Browne, is a comprehensive collection of Jewish wisdom and teachings, published by the Modern Library in 1945. This 748-page hardcover volume features gilt lettering on the cover and spine, and includes a pen inscription indicating it was given as a bar mitzvah gift in 1969. The book is well-bound and very clean, with a dust jacket that shows minor signs of wear. The book offers valuable insight into Jewish wisdom and tradition, making it a valuable addition to any collection of religious or philosophical literature.
The Greek Way and The Echo of Greece are two volumes of Greek history books written by Edith Hamilton. Published in 1957 by W. W. Norton & Company Inc, New York, the books are presented in black hardcover with dust jackets. The books are in excellent condition, with minimal wear to the dust jackets and no writing or markings inside.
The Greek Way explores the history of ancient Greece, including its art, literature, and philosophy. Hamilton examines the Greek way of life and its impact on Western civilization. The Echo of Greece, on the other hand, focuses on the legacy of Greece in the modern world. Hamilton discusses the influence of Greek culture on art, literature, and politics.
1824: De La Philosophie Morale, ou Des Differens Systemes sur la Science de la Vie, par Joseph Droz, seconde edition
De La Philosophie Morale, ou Des Differens Systemes sur la Science de la Vie is an iconic work by Joseph Droz, a French philosopher who lived during the French Revolution. The book argues that society can only be in a proper state if individuals are educated to prioritize their duties over their rights. This doctrine earned Droz the Montyon Prize in 1823 and admission to the Académie française. The second edition of the book, published in 1924, is a hardcover volume with marbled boards and brown leather spine and edges. Despite some rubbing and wear to the corners, the book is in very good condition for its age, with little overall fading or yellowing to the pages.
The 1834 Parecbolae sive excerpta e corpore statutorum Universitatis Oxoniensis is a book that contains a collection of statutes and articles of religion from the University of Oxford. The book is intended for academic youth and was published in 1834. It includes the XXXIX articles of religion in the Anglican Church, as well as oaths of fidelity and supremacy. The book is bound in a light tanned leather hardcover with gilt ornamentation on the spine and cover. The inside cover and all edges are marbled. Although there is some expected rubbing and minor wear on the cover, there is no writing or markings in the book. There is some minor foxing on end pages, and occasional fading on pages throughout the book. Overall, the book is in very good condition, well-bound, clean, and ready for a new owner.