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The Oxford Book of Aphorisms

£9.99

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Published in 1983 by the Oxford University Press.

This anthology demonstrates just how rewarding an art-form the aphorism can be, and just how brilliantly the aphorist can reveal the hidden truths or ironies of existence. The collection considers the most important human emotions and endeavours, from folly and fame to desire and death. Contains sayings from people including, but by no means limited to, Friedrich Nietzsche, Bertrand Russell, Sigmund Freud, Samuel Johnson, Edmund Burke, and Marcus Aurelius.

Very good condition hardback with original dustjacket. Gilt embossed titles and blind-stamped border to the front board, gilt titles and decoration to the spine. The edges of the block are foxed. The original dust jacket is also in very good condition, with only some slight grubbiness in spots.

Item details

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Original dust-jacket
Author(s):
Gross, John
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
5½" x 8¾"
Edition:
1983 Reprint
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0192141112
ISBN-13:
9780192141118
Number of pages:
383
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
The Oxford Book of Aphorisms

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Published in 1983 by the Oxford University Press.

This anthology demonstrates just how rewarding an art-form the aphorism can be, and just how brilliantly the aphorist can reveal the hidden truths or ironies of existence. The collection considers the most important human emotions and endeavours, from folly and fame to desire and death. Contains sayings from people including, but by no means limited to, Friedrich Nietzsche, Bertrand Russell, Sigmund Freud, Samuel Johnson, Edmund Burke, and Marcus Aurelius.

Very good condition hardback with original dustjacket. Gilt embossed titles and blind-stamped border to the front board, gilt titles and decoration to the spine. The edges of the block are foxed. The original dust jacket is also in very good condition, with only some slight grubbiness in spots.

Added value:
Original dust-jacket
Author(s):
Gross, John
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
5½" x 8¾"
Edition:
1983 Reprint
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0192141112
ISBN-13:
9780192141118
Number of pages:
383
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
The Oxford Book of Aphorisms

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