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The Presence of the Word

Some Prolegomena for Cultural and Religious History

Walter J. Ong

This provocative exploration of the nature and history of the word in some of its social, psychological, literary, phenomenological, and religious dimensions argues that the word is initially aural and in the last analysis...

September 10, 1967, Paper, $37.00

Volume 23

With Sir Horace Mann, VII

Horace Walpole

September 10, 1967, Cloth, $85.00

Speak Mandarin, Textbook

Henry C. Fenn and Gardner M. Tewksbury

This is a thorough and expanded revision of Speak Chinese, by M. Gardner Tewksbury (1948), following two decades of classroom use.  The twenty-four lessons of the earlier text have been regrouped into twenty, with the...

September 10, 1967, Paper, $35.00

Speak Mandarin, Workbook

Henry C. Fenn, Helen T. Lin, Henry T. K. Kuo, and Joseph Kuo

This is a thorough and expanded revision of Speak Chinese, by M. Gardner Tewksbury (1948), following two decades of classroom use.  The twenty-four lessons of the earlier text have been regrouped into twenty, with the...

September 10, 1967, Paper, $25.00

On Painting

Leon Battista Alberti; Translated with Introduction and Notes by John R. Spencer

"For a thoughtful approach to the aesthetic and the attitudes of the art of the Renaissance as it emerged, Alberti's On Painting is clearly the one most valuable source book."—Journal of Aesthetics...

September 10, 1967, Paper, $20.00

The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787

1937 Revised Edition in Four Volumes, Volume 3

Edited by Max Farrand

The Federal Convention of 1787 engaged in the great and complex labor of framing the constitution for the union of the states. For thirty years afterwards, little was known of its deliberations, and nothing official was...

September 10, 1967, Paper, $48.00

The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787

1937 Revised Edition in Four Volumes, Volume 2

Edited by Max Farrand

The Federal Convention of 1787 engaged in the great and complex labor of framing the constitution for the union of the states. For thirty years afterwards, little was known of its deliberations, and nothing official was...

September 10, 1967, Paper, $45.00

Intermediate Chinese Reader

Part II

John DeFrancis

A sequel to Beginning Chinese Reader, this text is closely correlated with the author’s Beginning Chinese, Advanced Chinese, and the character versions of these two texts.  It contains 400 new characters, some 2...

February 1, 1968, Paper, $66.00

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 12

Volume 12: January 1, 1765 through December 31, 1765

Benjamin Franklin; Edited by Leonard W. Labaree, Helen C. Boatfield, and James H. Hutson

Momentous public affairs mingle with family concerns to give a varied interest to Franklin's papers for 1765. During the first part of the year he was busy trying to get modifications of existing British revenue laws...

September 10, 1968, Cloth, $125.00

The Selected Essays from the Rambler, Adventurer, and Idler

Selected Essays from the "Rambler," "Adventurer," and "Idler"

Samuel Johnson; Edited by W. J. Bate

This selection of the cream of the writing from Volumes II-V of the Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson fills the largest remaining gap in easily available eighteenth-century texts for the student and general...

September 10, 1968, Paper, $39.00

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