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Gesangbuch Fur Die Evangelisch-Lutherische Landeskirche Des Konigreichs Sachsen

By: N/A

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Germany, Verlag Der Neuen Gesangbuchs-Kasse: 1907

Stock No.: 73003


Compact hymnal, printed entirely in Germanic Gothic font. In black leatherette covers w/bright gilt edging, all three sides; gold-toned clasp closure and satin bookmark ribbon. Volume solid and tight. Front cover bears the statement: "Befiehl dem Herrn Deine Wege" in gilt (Commit to the Lord thy Ways). Bitte entschuldigen Sie meine schlecht übersetzten Deutschen: Kompakte Gesangbuch, ganz in der germanischen Gothic Schriftart gedruckt. In schwarzem Kunstleder um... View more info

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Neues Braunschweigisches Gesangbuch nebst einem kurzen Gebetbuche zum Öffentlichen und hauslichen Gottesdienste (Approximate translation: New Brunswick Hymns along with a short prayer book to the public and home-union services)

By: N/A

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Braunschweig, Drud und Verlag der Hofbuchdruckerei: 1840

Stock No.: 74157


Old German-language hymnal in Gothic (Fraktur) typeface. With embossed black leatherette covers; featuring last supper scene on front; and trimmed in gilt. Interior of volume is firm and intact; pages yellowed and textblock is gilt-edged all around. With green endpapers. Jacket in same green heavy paper (inside) and marbled in reddish-brown and black on outside; has been clumsily taped with masking tape. An unusual artifact from the mid-19th century. ; 12mo 7" - 7½... View more info

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Biblischer Katechismus über die Hauptlehren der Heiligen Schrift; English-German (Bible Catechism of the main teachings of Scripture)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio/New York, Jennings and Graham/Eaton and Mains: 1904

Stock No.: 75634


A unique, compact German-English Christian catechism offering Q-and-A style lessons in both languages side-by-side on verso and recto sides of the leaves. The German entries are in Fraktur (gothic) typeface. Volume in dark blue cloth-covered boards w/titling on cover in white lettering. Includes an appendix, all in German, containing psalms and hymn lyrics. Unusual pagination scheme uses same number for a given page in its German version and for the English equivalent. ... View more info

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Dans la Retraite

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Sandoz & Fischbacher: N.D.

Stock No.: 76556


Stated second edition. A book of meditations on the Gospel, written entirely in French and with no attribution as to author, editor or date of publication. Likely published early 20th century. --- In half calf over maroon and gold marbled paper. In nice condition, but with lengthy inscription on front free endpaper and light soiling/rubbing to covers. --------- Deuxiéme Édition. Un livre de méditations sur l'Evangile, entièrement écrit en français et sans attributi... View more info

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The Red Letter New Testament (with covers of Jerusalem olive wood)

By: N/A

Price: $23.50

Publisher: London, Collins' Clear-Type Press: [c.1940s]

Stock No.: 79461


This New Testament features the words of Christ in red letters, with numerous sepia-toned photos of the Holy Land, and many color illustrations depicting scenes from the New Testament. Authorized version, printed by the authority of the King of England. Translated out of the original Greek, with ". . .the former translations diligently compared and revised. . .". --- In boards fashioned from Jerusalem olive wood, with a Jerusalem cross (Crusader's cross) cut into... View more info

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The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version Containing the Old and New Testaments

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: [c.1950s-60s]

Stock No.: 80975


A handsome Bible bound in flexible red pebbled morrocco-style leatherette covers. This copy of the Revised Standard Version (first published in 1952) is an authorized revision of the 1901 American Standard Version, which in turn is a revision of the 1611 King James Version. Concordance to the Revised Standard Edition and color maps of the Holy Land at rear of volume. --- Text displayed in two columns per page, and printed on quite thin leaves with rounded corners. Undate... View more info

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The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version Containing the Old and New Testaments

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, World Publishing Company: 1962

Stock No.: 81604


Self-pronouncing edition. This Bible is an authorized revision of the American Standard Version, published in 1901 which was a revision of the King James version of 1611. With outline of New Testament history, 124-page concordance, and color maps of the Holy Land at rear of volume. --- In flexible black pebbled leatherette covers; all textblock edges stained in red. Includes blanks for completion of family data (the presentation page at front of volume has been complete... View more info

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The Confessions of Saint Augustine (Modern Library #263.1)

By: (Saint) AUGUSTINE (of Hippo)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1963-67]

Stock No.: 81178


A Modern Library edition of the enduring work of religious philosophy by a member of the early Roman Catholic Church. Translated by Edward B. Pusey and with an introduction by the Most Rev. Fulton J. Sheen. --- In Toledano spine 11 w/full rust cloth covers, gilt titling & decorations stamped on spine; ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover, grey Kent endpapers. Volume bears 1949 date but likely published c.1963-67. Volume lacks the dust jacket. ML #263.1. --- A clean, f... View more info

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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: ADAMS, Henry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1957

Stock No.: 81521


The learned Henry Adams takes the reader on a guided tour of the famed French cathedrals in this handsome edition in slipcase. With photographs by Samuel Chamberlain, a new introduction by Francis Henry Taylor and author's preface. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titling and decorations on spine. Sandglass flyer not present. Volume housed in gold paper-covered slipcase. --- A partial split at front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, ... View more info

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Thomas Aquinas: Selected Writings (Everyman's Library #953)

By: AQUINAS, Saint Thomas

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London/ New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1946

Stock No.: 80388


An Everyman's Library edition containing a selection of writings by the noted Catholic theologian Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274). Selected and edited by the Rev. Father M. C. D'Arcy. Everyman's Library #953, an entry in their Philosophy & Theology Series. --- In binding style 4, full blue cloth-covered boards with simple gilt-stamped spine titling and publisher's blindstamped cover vignette, brown topstain. In yellow dust jacket with Eric Ravilious knot on front cover. --- W... View more info

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Islam: A Short History (Modern Library Chronicles edition)

By: ARMSTRONG, Karen

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 2000

Stock No.: 80907


8th printing. In this Modern Library Chronicles edition the author tells the history of Islam and clarifies "misunderstandings" about Islam. With several maps, chronology, glossary of Arabic terms and listing of leading Islamic figures. --- In special pictorial boards with sepia images of men at prayer / Bernhard endpapers / special Chronicles semi-transparent jacket. --- A clean, bright, newish copy but with minor rippling to pp.35/36. In clean, bright, unclippe... View more info

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Presbyterian Law for the Local Church: A Handbook for Church Officers and Members

By: BLAKE, Eugene Carson (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Office of the General Assembly, Presbyterian Church in the United States of America: 1953

Stock No.: 77103


1953 edition of this standard work used by local Presbyterian churches. In red paper-covered boards and grey dust jacket. A firm, clean copy but with prior owner's name writ large on front free endpaper. Jacket with chips and tears at edges but otherwise okay. ; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 125 pages View more info

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Good and Evil

By: BUBER, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1953

Stock No.: 74277


Religious philosopher's work examines good vs. evil and right and wrong. A nice, firm copy but with lightly yellowed pages and discolored back cover edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages View more info

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The Last Days of Pompeii (The Globe Edition)

By: BULWER-LYTTON, Sir Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelpha, J. B. Lippincott & Co.: 1875

Stock No.: 81365


An 1875 reprint edition of the famed historical novel set in Pompeii near present-day Naples. This work tells of early Christians and culminates with the eruption of Vesuvius in A.D. 79. First published in 1834. --- In full pebbled green cloth-covered boards with blindstamped decorations to front and back covers; titling & decorations in gilt on spine; brown endpapers and tissue-protected engraved frontis illustration. --- With tears to cloth at front joint, to paper at ... View more info

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The English Philosophers from Bacon to Mill (Modern Library Giant #G-47.1)

By: BURTT, Edwin A. (editor)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c1967]

Stock No.: 79369


From the jacket flap, this Modern Library Giant edition offers: ". . . 13 essays [which] comprise a complete survey of the golden age of English philosophy." Includes entries by Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, John Stuart Mill and others. Edited, with an introduction by Edwin A. Burtt. --- In Toledano spine G7 with full purple cloth covers, silver & lavender titling & decorations on cover & spine; plain endpapers. Jacket style Gh. 1939 date appears in ... View more info

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Butler's Lives of the Saints: Complete Edition (Volume II only: April, May, June)

By: BUTLER, Alban (original author); THURSTON S. J., Herbert; ATTWATER, Donald (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland,, Christian Classics: 1956

Stock No.: 79701


An updated edition of Alban Butler's hagiographies, which first appeared in the 18th Century. This modern edition edited, revised and supplemented by Herbert Thurston, S.J. and Donald Attwater. The saints' biographies are arranged chronologically by their feast days. Volume II only of the original 4-volume set, covering April through June. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine decorations and titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A firm, c... View more info

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A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living

By: CAMPBELL, Joseph; OSBON, Diane K.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1994

Stock No.: 80796


9th printing. In this work, the poet Diane K. Osbon shares highlights of a 30-day seminar spent with noted mythologist Joseph Campbell. With black & white frontis illustration of Mr. Campbell by Robin Larsen. --- In pale yellow paper-covered boards, backed in maroon cloth and with gilt-stamped spine titling and sewn-in orange satin ribbon bookmark. In yellow and orange dust jacket. --- With light soiling to textblock top edge, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy. Unclip... View more info

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Death Comes for the Archbishop (Modern Library Spine 16)

By: CATHER, Willa

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1980-1985]

Stock No.: 79959


A Modern Library reprint edition of the author's novel, originally published in 1927. Virginia-born and Nebraska-raised, Willa Cather (1873-1947) often wrote of pioneer life in the West. "Death Comes for the Archbishop" is set in the Territory of New Mexico and concerns the first bishop and his vicar who are sent there to establish the Catholic Church in the new territory. --- Toledano spine 16 / brown paper-covered boards / gilt-stamped spine titling / perfect b... View more info

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Hadrian the Seventh

By: CORVO, Frederick Baron (ROLFE, Frederick)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1969

Stock No.: 80045


A trade paperback edition of the author's one-of-a-kind novel, in which an enigmatic Englishman is chosen to be Pope, and selects Hadrian as his papal name. With an introduction by Shane Leslie and a frontis illustration of the author's cover design for the original edition of this work, published in 1904 in England under the author's real name: Frederick Rolfe. --- In purple wraps with papal headgear on cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy lacking apparent damages.; ... View more info

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The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner, as Related by Himself (Focus on the Family Great Stories series)

By: DEFOE, Daniel (author); WHEELER, Joe L. (editor)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois, Tyndale House Publishers: 1997

Stock No.: 81752


The classic adventure novel is the story of a man who went to sea and became a castaway on a remote island. When first published in 1719, "Robinson Crusoe" was presented as a memoir, and many believed that the title character was a real person. This copy signed by Joe L. Wheeler on title page. With a lengthy introduction (and afterword) by Mr. Wheeler. With black & white woodcut illustrations throughout. --- A new, undamaged copy, issued as part of Focus on the F... View more info

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David Copperfield

By: DICKENS, Charles (author); WHEELER, Joe L. (editor)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois, Tyndale House Publishers: 1999

Stock No.: 77069


Signed by Joe L. Wheeler on title page. With a lengthy introduction (and afterword) by Mr. Wheeler. A new copy of the classic novel by Mr. Dickens. Per sticker on cover, this edition has: 'in-depth introduction, complete text, updated for easier reading, discussion questions and illustrations.' Issued as part of Focus on the Family Great Stories series. --- A new, undamaged copy. ; Great Stories; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; lxii, 807 pages; Signed by Editor View more info

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Time to Remember

By: DOUGLAS, Lloyd C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1951

Stock No.: 80606


The American minister and author's memoir of his childhood, in a reprint edition. Mr. Douglas won fame for his novels "The Magnificent Obsession" and "The Robe", among others. With color frontis illustration and additional illustrations in black & white by David Hendrickson. --- In orange paper-covered boards, with titling in brown on cover and spine. Dust jacket with color Hendrickson illustration on cover. --- With an inked gift inscription to front fr... View more info

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The Ramayana and The Maha-Bharata (Everyman's Library "flatback" binding style 1)

By: DUTT, Romesh C. (translator)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1911

Stock No.: 81559


These foundational epic poems of Hinduism in a 1911 Everyman's Library reprint edition. Condensed into English verse by Romesh C. Dutt, and with a brief biography of Dutt by S. K. Ratcliffe. An entry in Everyman's Library Theology and Philosophy series. --- In flatback binding style 1, full violet cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front covers. Volume lacks a dust jacket. -... View more info

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Egermeier's Bible Story Book: A Complete Narration from Genesis to Revelation for Young and Old (Revised Edition)

By: EGERMEIER, Elsie E.; HALL, Arlene S. (revisor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Anderson, Indiana, The Warner Press: 1955

Stock No.: 81777


Elsie Egermeier's work seeks to re-tell the essential stories in the Old and New Testaments so they can be readily understood by children and adults alike. Originally published in 1923, this 1955 revision has altered the stories slightly to aid the reader. With color and black & white illustrations and maps throughout, and with endpaper maps of the eastern Mediterranean and of the Holy Land. --- In yellow cloth-covered boards with biblical illustrations in reds and blues... View more info

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Tremor Of Bliss Contemporary Writers on the Saints

By: Elie, Paul (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 71833


In nice condition. In maroon half cloth & maroon paperboards; interior of vol is clean & unmarked. Interior page w/sm. tear. DJ a bit scuffed but otherwise undamaged. With orig $22 flap price unclipped. Stated first ed. ; 1.18 x 7.82 x 5.78 Inches; 300 pages View more info

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Sacred Writings Part II: Christian (Part II), Buddhist, Hindu, Mohammedan (Number 45 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 81115


A collection of essential writings pertaining to prominet religions. Includes: Christian, Part II (1st & 2nd epistles of St. Paul and Hymns of the Christian Church); Buddhist Writings, translated and annotated by Henry Clarke Warren; Hindu, The Bhagavad-Gita, translated by Sir Edwin Arnold and Mohammedan, Chapters from the Koran, translated and annotated by E. H. Palmer. --- The 45th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by ... View more info

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The Future Agenda: A Festschrift in Honour of John Templeton on His 80th Birthday, 29th November 1992

By: FORKER, Wilbert (editor)

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, The Hanover Press: 1992

Stock No.: 76481


A work, containing writing of noted religious personages, to commemorate the 80th birthday of Sir John Templeton. The noted investor and philanthropist created the Templeton Prize for Progress Toward Research or Discoveries about Spiritual Realities; he long argued for a place for God in everyday peoples' lives. Included are a program of events on the eve of Mr. Templeton's birthday, as well as a signed letter by his son Dr. Jack Templeton, presenting this copy of this w... View more info

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A Week with Christ the King

By: Gertrude, Sister Mary

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1927

Stock No.: 81625


A guide to daily prayer for the Roman Catholic. Basic tenets of faith are combined with standard prayers and other aspects of Catholicism. With black & white illustrations scattered throughout, and a foreword by Rev. Francis P. Le Buffe, S.J. --- In stapled off-white wraps with image of a prayerful Mary on cover. --- With prior owner's signatures to covers, stray pencilings here and there but overall a sound, stable copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 98 pages View more info

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How Our Bible Came to Us: Its Texts and Versions

By: HERKLOTS, H. G. G.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1954

Stock No.: 79526


An account of the origins of the Bible, originally published in the U.K. as "Back to the Bible". With numerous black and white plates depicting ancient locales or manuscripts/fragments. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- The spine and nearby cover areas are quite sunned (but titling is readable), otherwise an unmarked, sound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 174 pages View more info

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The Story of Our Bible (The Bible Study Union Lessons: The Completely Graded Series)

By: HUNTING, Harold B.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1915

Stock No.: 81632


The story of the actual people who wrote the Bible, beginning with those who wrote the New Testament and with information on the origins of the Old Testament as well. With lots of black & white photos depicting locales and ancient artifacts. With color frontis map of the eastern Meditteranean Sea. An entry in publisher's "The Bible Study Union Lessons: The Completely Graded Series". --- In beige cloth-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Volume lacks ... View more info

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1957 Brand Book of the Denver Westerners (No. 41 of limited edition of 60 copies)

By: JAMES, Numa L. (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Denver Posse of the Westerners / Johnson Publishing Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81658


Number 41 of 60 in this limited "Posse Edition". The thirteenth in the series of "Brand Books", as issued by the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. These books consist of historical vignettes, biographical profiles and other historical stories from somewhere in the American West. The 1957 version had a focus on women in the West, and on religious topics. The stories are accompanied by sepia-toned plates bearing photos, maps and drawings. with illustrat... View more info

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Spirit of Himalaya: The Story of a Truth Seeker

By: JYOTI, Swami Amar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, Truth Consciousness: 1979

Stock No.: 77311


The 'Spirit of Himalaya...(helps) unfold the Spirit of Man in accordance with the Eternal Cosmic Reality.' Includes 8 color plates and glossary. In beige full cloth-covered boards w/mountain-outline on cover, titling on spine, both in gilt. Jacket with color Himalayan scene on cover. --- A clean, bright, firm copy but w/price-clipped front free endpaper. Jacket with minor rubbing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 123 pages View more info

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The ABC's of American Genealogical Research [Genealogy]

By: KIRKHAM, E. Kay

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Deseret Book Company: 1955

Stock No.: 79721


Stated IV printing, 1955. A leading LDS Church genealogical researcher offers basic information on collecting data about one's American ancestors. Includes chapters on: Getting Started, Using Genealogical Libraries, County, State and other Governmental Records and other topics. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in gilt on cover and spine. Simple red jacket with price-clipped flap price. --- Prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, otherwi... View more info

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A Survey of American Church Records: Major Denominations Before 1880 [Genealogy] (Volume I - III Edition, enlarged)

By: KIRKHAM, E. Kay

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Logan, Utah, The Everton Publishers, Inc.: 1971

Stock No.: 79722


A leading LDS Church genealogical researcher offers information on collecting data about one's American ancestors from [Christian] church records in the U.S. Includes sections offering brief histories of various denominations, state-by-state listings of church record sources, glossary and abbreviation used. Includes most major Christian denominations (but not LDS). --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in gilt on cover and spine. Lavender jacket wit... View more info

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The Jewish Book of Why

By: Kolatch, Alfred J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Middle Village, NY, Jonathan David Publishers: 1981

Stock No.: 72200


Mysteries of Judaism explained in this well-preserved volume. Clean, bright, unmarked. ; 1.2 x 8.6 x 5.5 Inches; 336 pages View more info

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The Catholic Church: A Short History (Modern Library Chronicles edition)

By: KÜNG, Hans

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 2001

Stock No.: 80022


2nd printing. In this Modern Library Chronicles edition the author tells the long history of the Catholic Church, from its origins through the good and bad times to the papacy of John Paul II. Translated by John Bowden. --- In atypical Modern Library pictorial covers featuring John Paul II at the Vatican / Bernhard endpapers / semi-transparent special Chronicles jacket. --- An unmarked, bright, crisp copy in similar unclipped jacket.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); ... View more info

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Beggar Boy of Galilee

By: LAU, Josephine Sanger

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Abingdon-Cookesbury Press: 1946

Stock No.: 80946


In this story for the young reader, a poor boy and his blind father encounter Jesus in the Holy Land. With several black & white illustrations by Frederick Hogg. --- In tan cloth-covered boards with image of sailboats on cover in blue, and spine titling in blue. Jacket with Sea of Galilee scene in color. --- With prior owner's inked signature & notations to front paste-down and slight soiling to cloth; otherwise a firm, clean copy. Jacket with small tears and chipping to... View more info

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Ascent: The Spiritual and Physical Quest of Willi Unsoeld

By: LEAMER, Lawrence

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79648


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. A biography of the lengendary conqueror of Everest (via the West Ridge), described on the jacket in part as a story of ". . .a book about spritual and moral adventure." With a section of black and white plates depicting scenes from Willi Unsoeld's life. --- In light blue paper-covered boards backed in navy cloth, with red foil titling stamped on spine. Jacket with photos of Mr. Unsoeld and Eve... View more info

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The Comrade in White

By: LEATHEM, Rev. W.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company: 1916

Stock No.: 80259


Amid the horrors of World War I's trench warfare, many spoke of a man dressed in white who provided solace to the wounded and about-to-be-wounded. With a G. Hillyard Swinstead black and white frontis painting depicting Christ protecting soldiers, as well as an introduction by Hugh Black. --- In tan paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With black splotch on cover, two more on front free endpaper, and a little cover soiling, else a good stab... View more info

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Meshumed! Jews. . .Nazis. . .Terror. . .Dachau!

By: LEVITT, Zola

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Moody Press: 1979

Stock No.: 79088


From the back cover, this work: ". . .contains the dynamic stories of Orthodox Jews who accepted the Messiah." --- In yellow wraps with barbed wire and prison camp artwork on cover. An intact, firm copy with minor soiling to cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 147 pages View more info