Featured Books

Our collection is composed of renowned works that are recognized around the world.

 

Many of these works have had a profound effect on the world and how we think today.

 

They comprise works from several different genres including, but not limited to: Economics, Liberty & Dignity, Mathematics and Science, Philosophy, Politics, and Religion. These works include: ‘An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations’ by Adam Smith, ‘The Declaration of Independence’, ‘A Vindication of the Rights of Woman’ by Mary Wollstonecraft, King James Bible “HE” Version, and ‘The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy’ by Isaac Newton as well as hundreds of others. To learn more about some of these and other selected works, please check out our Featured Books selection.

Archimedes Opera by Archimedes

Date of Publication: 1675The mathematician and engineer Archimedes (ca 287-212 BC) was one of the greatest minds of antiquity, making important discoveries in geometry, statistics, hydrostatics and mechanics. He determined the value of Pi.  He was also a practical...

Elements by Euclid

Date of Publication: 1545First Edition Italian.“Greek mathematician who lived in the third century B.C. in Alexandria. His most famous work, Elements, is considered to be history’s most successful textbook.  It is a collection of definitions, postulates, and proofs. ...

On Liberty by John Stuart Mill

Date of Publication: 1859 "ONE OF THE CLASSIC DEFENSES OF FREEDOM IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. The essay On Liberty was probably Mill's only abiding work on politics... comparable to Milton's Areopagitica... as one of the classical defenses of freedom in the English...

Declaration of Independence by Congress

Date of Publication: 1776One of three known copies. "The only one in private hands.  This is the third Dunlap printing.  John Dunlap, as one of the leading printers in Philadelphia, produced numerous pieces both for the Continental Congress and the state of...

Magna Carta

Date of Manuscript: ca. 1350Contains Magna Charta; Statues of the Realm; Register of Writs. First Issued in 1215 as a result of an angry encounter, on the plains of Runnymeade, between an assembly of Barons and King John over the right of the King to obtain funds from...

Common Sense by Thomas Paine

Date of Publication: 1776Sixth Edition. A political treatise first published on January 10, 1776 urging immediate separation from England. Of this Paine states, “Everything that is right or natural pleads for separation.  The blood of the slain, the weeping voices of...