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Published in 5 volumes, but with only 4 remaining in Wharton's library. Bound half calf leather with marbled boards and endpapers.

A few, spare pencil markings have been added to volume 1, which also contains a bookseller's mark on the rear fly.

The Will to Power, Part II. Volume IX (of 10). Some penciled markings have been added to the text. A penciled, handwritten note (likely from a bookseller) appears inserted at the front, listing the book's author and title.

2005_047_1421 copy.pdf
First volume of two (only). This is a book of research on the topics of mythology, philosophy, religion, language, art, and custom. Third American edition, based on the second English edition.

2005_047_1376 copy.pdf
This is the first of two volumes. This book is 'a history of the development of thought and emotion in the Middle Ages', according to its title page.

2005_047_1321 copy.pdf
Only volume II (of two). Translated to English from Latin, and introduction by R. H. M. Elwes. De intellectus Emendatione- Ethica. Contains select letters. This edition has been revised. Reprinted in 1898. Some sections are unopened. This is a…

Translated into the English by Aubrey Stewart. With a bookseller's or binder's mark on the fly.

Penciled markings throughout, including on the following pages: 1, 25, 26, 28,29, 205, 206, 229, 235, 240, 241, 243, 245, 247, 248, 255, 256, 262,…

Translated into the English by Aubrey Stewart. Addressed to Aebutius Liberalis. Contains seven chapters on various topics relating to benefits such as grace, gratitude, and repayment.

Two volumes. Full contemporary calf gilt, with morocco labels. 16mo.

Volume 3 of the collection. Some of the passages marked in this volume include Wharton’s exclamations: “26 years later!” and “49 years after 1st edition!”

Second volume in the collection. Passages and notes are underlined, marked, or starred. These markings occur between pages 533-554.

First volume of collection.

2005_047_1170 copy.pdf
"Freethought" was a philosophical movement launched during the 17th century whose adherents inquired into the basis of traditional religious beliefs. Ramsden notes that this volume is mostly unopened.

2005_047_1222 copy.pdf
Slight marks and stains noticeable on title page.

2005_047_1247_2 copy.pdf
This text is Volume III of IV. The sheet on the title page is ripped in the upper right corner. The text is heavily marked, with markings on pages 297-303, 305, 306, 311-316, 319-323, 325, 326, 328, 341, 390, 391, 393-396, 400, 401, 403, 405,…

2005_047_1247_1 copy.pdf
The title page is heavily creased. This text is Volume I of the original four. Bound in publisher's cloth.
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