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The Short Bible: An American Translation (Modern Library #57.4)

By: GOODSPEED, Edgar J.; SMITH, J.M. Powis (editors)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1958]

Stock No.: 83587

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


An edited version of the Holy Bible in a Modern Library edition, containing ". . .those portions of the Bible which have most meaning for modern life." Contains portions of both the Old and New Testaments. With Table of Contents and one-page index (at rear). Edited by Edgar J. Goodspeed and J. M. Powis Smith, and translated by the editors and others. With a preface by E.J.G. --- In Toledano spine 8 / blue cloth / gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks / red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 380 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1958 (though 1933... View more info

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The Principles of Peace: Exemplified in the Conduct of the Society of Friends in Ireland During the Rebellion of the Year 1798; With Some Preliminary and Concluding Observations.

By: HANCOCK M.D., Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, William Phillips: 1825

Stock No.: 82422

Condition: Fair


A delicate relic from 1825, examining the role of the Society of Friends (Quakers) in the Irish Rebellion of 1798. This conflict pitted Irish rebel forces against their British overlords, which had a considerable effect upon the Irish Quakers. Possible first edition, but not confirmed thus. --- This compact edition in half leather with boards covered in green marbled papers; stippled textblock edges. Spine titling and decorations stamped in gilt. --- A fragile copy, with weakened hinges, considerable rubbing and chafing to leather and covers, prior owner's signature in pencil to front free end... 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

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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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Churches and Cathedrals of London

By: HUMPHREY, Stephen (author); MORRIS, James (photography)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Contemporary Books / McGraw-Hill Companies: 2001

Stock No.: 83025

ISBN: 0658017241

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


A tour of 47 historic churches and cathedrals of London. With over 200 photos by James Morris, allowing a view of both interiors and exteriors of these famous buildings. Includes a foreword by Andrew Lloyd Webber. --- In textured blue paper-covered boards; titling to spine in gilt. Jacket with various views of interiors to covers. --- A very good copy: sturdy, clean and newish, but with slight rubbing to lower cover edges. About Fine jacket lacks damages worthy of mention.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 160 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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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 a dust jacket. --- With bluish soiling to front cover, otherwise a sound, firmly bound copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); v... 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

ISBN: 093357200X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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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God and Ronald Reagan: A Spiritual Life

By: KENGOR, Paul

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Regan Books / HarperCollins, Harper Collins: 2004

Stock No.: 71785

ISBN: 0060571411

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan wasn't known as an outwardly religious man, but in this biography, Paul Kengor reveals the depth of Reagan's Christian faith. --- In tan and brown paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features photographic portraits of Mr. Reagan to both front and back panels. --- A clean, tightly-bound, bright copy lacking damages worthy of mention. Unclipped jacket with slight creasing and shallow scratches, else bright and otherwise undamaged.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; xiv, 402 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

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


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, otherwise a clean, firm copy. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges; else nice and in removable archival mylar prote... 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

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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 with image of church on cover. --- Prior owner's sticker to front paste-down, otherwise a clean, firm copy. Unclipped dust jacke... 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

ISBN: 0824602560

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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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Piers Plowman: The Vision of a People's Christ, A Version for the Modern Reader (Everyman's Library #571, in "Shield Era" style 2 binding)

By: LANGLAND, William; BURRELL, Arthur (revisor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: [c,1928]

Stock No.: 83783

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition offering the ancient poetic tales of Piers Plowman, written in about 1362 by William Langford, a contemporary of Geoffrey Chaucer. This version fashioned for the modern reader by Arthur Burrell, who supplies an introduction and commentary; with a brief index at rear of volume. An entry in Everyman's Library "Poetry and the Drama" series, edited by Ernest Rhys. E.L. no. 571. --- In "Shield Era" curved back binding style 2, full olive ribbed cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped Reginald Knowles-designed spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. ... 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

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


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 edges; else intact.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 192 pages 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

ISBN: 0671417347

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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 Everest on cover. --- With remainder mark rubberstamped to textblock edge, light soiling to textblock top edge and prior owner's... 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

ISBN: 0802452531

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

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Treasures of the Vatican Collections

By: LEVY, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, A Plume Book / New American Library: 1983

Stock No.: 83005

ISBN: 0452253934

Condition: Very Good+


At the time of publication of this work, various treasured paintings, sculptures and tapestries from the Vatican Museums were preparing to be displayed at major American art museums. This work serves as a guide to both the art being exhibited and the museums from whence they came. With dozens of color and black & white photos. With folded promotional flyer by a sponsor to the exhibition laid in. --- In stiff wraps with color images of representative items from the exhibition to covers. --- An excellent copy: clean, tightly-bound and sound but with soiling to lower back cover.; Small Quarto (9 ... View more info

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And the Angels Were Silent: The Final Week of Jesus

By: LUCADO, Max

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon U. S. A., Multnomah Books: 1993

Stock No.: 76479

ISBN: 088070487X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A clean, bright copy of this 5th printing of Mr. Lucado's popular work. In blue paper-covered hardcovers with titling in gilt on spine. Jacket with image of earth from space on cover. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 261 pages View more info

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The Mind Behind the Universe: A Book of Faith for the Modern Mind

By: MILLER, Theodore A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 80716

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First edition of work advocating the powerful influence of God on life on Earth. In this book, the author attempts to make his case in a friendly, straightforward manner. --- In textured rust cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine titling; red topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With splotches of discoloration to covers and spine; otherwise an intact, firm, sound copy of this scarce item.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); x, 201 pages View more info

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Paradise Lost: Books I-III (No. 94, The Riverside Literature Series)

By: MILTON, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1896

Stock No.: 81626

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


An edition offering books I through III of Milton's epic poem, which explores biblical themes. Edited, with introduction and notes, by William Vaughn Moody. Entry #94 in publisher's "Riverside Literature Series". --- In stiff beige stapled wraps. --- With prior owner's pencilings and notations throughout, otherwise a firmly bound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 112 pages View more info

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St. Matthew's Church Grand Junction, 1890-1990

By: MITCHELL, Margaret (editor); Members of the History Committee

Price: $11.00

Publisher: [Grand Junction, Colorado], Saint Matthew's History Committee: [c.1990]

Stock No.: 83138

Condition: Very Good


A history and guide to St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Grand Junction, Colorado, prepared at the centennial of the church's founding. The history is told of the various buildings, bishops, priests and deacons, as well as guilds, societies and lay ministries that were associated with the church. With numerous black & white photos. --- In softcovers, with stiff wraps in silver with images of the original (1890) and the latest (1990) churches to cover. --- An excellent copy, clean, tightly bound but with slight cover soiling.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; 101 pages View more info

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Utopia -and- A Dialogue of Comfort (Everyman's Library #461, Theology & Philosophy series)

By: MORE, Saint Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1955

Stock No.: 82653

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


First published in 1516, "Utopia" by Saint Thomas More (1478-1535), ". . .is a social satire directed chiefly against the concentration of wealth in a few hands and its misuse" (per the jacket flap). Also included in this volume is More's "A Dialogue of Comfort", written by More while in the Tower of London awaiting execution for opposing of Henry VIII. Text rendered into English from More's Latin by Ralph Robinson in 1551. This reprint edition offers modernized spelling, with glossary and with an introduction by John Warrington. Entry 461 in Everyman's Library Theolog... View more info

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Saints: A Visual Almanac of the Virtuous, Pure, Praiseworthy, and Good

By: MORGAN, Tom

Price: $12.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, U.S.A., Chronicle Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 70055

ISBN: 0811805492

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


First printing. Per the jacket flap, this ". . .beautiful book is filled with the amazing and heartrending stories of over 120 saints--from the best known to the most obscure." Descriptions of the saints are accompanied by dozens of historic illustrations. --- In tan pictorial paper-covered boards. Jacket with detail from Francesco del Cossa's "Saint Lucy" to cover. --- An excellent copy: clean, tightly-bound and newish. Jacket also in great shape, but with small tear near tail of spine and retailer's sticker to back flap; protected in archival mylar protector.; Oblong 16mo - 6... View more info

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The Holy Bible: Containing All the Books of the Old and New Testaments, King James Version (The Pennyroyal Caxton Bible)

By: MOSER, Barry (designer & illustrator)

Price: $53.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Studio: 1999

Stock No.: 83566

ISBN: 0670887978

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


First printing of the first trade edition. A beautiful version of the Holy Bible designed and illustrated by artist and book designer Barry Moser and named "The Pennyroyal Caxton Bible". The text is that of the King James version, with the entirety of the Books of the Old and New Testaments, presented without verse numbers and in two columns per page. Includes 232 engraved Moser illustrations, depicting scenes from the Garden of Eden to the Passion of Christ. Originally released as a limited edition of 400 copies, this trade edition was published by Viking Studio in order to allow a wi... View more info

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Beyond Earth Day: Fulfilling the Promise

By: NELSON, Gaylord (author); CAMPBELL, Susan M.; WOZNIAK, Paul A. (co-authors)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Madison, University of Wisconsin Press: 2002

Stock No.: 80231

ISBN: 0299180409

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Second printing of this look into the future of the environmental movement. Gaylord Nelson is credited with the idea for an annual "Earth Day" and is a co-founder of the worldwide Green movement. --- In navy cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in white on spine. Jacket with portrait of Mr. Nelson on the cover. --- About Fine, without apparent damage in similar bright jacket.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall) ; xx, 201 pages View more info

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The Holy Bible, New International Version: Containing the Old Testament and the New Testament

By: New York International Bible Society

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Carmel, New York, Guideposts: 1978

Stock No.: 82491

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Per the preface, this Bible is a completely new translation the Holy Bible made by over a hundred scholars working directly from the best available Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek texts for the New York International Bible Society. This translation project began in 1965. Typeface is moderate in size, not too small, but not extra large either. With color maps of the Holy Land at rear of volume. Printed on very thin leaves, with blank "Ex Libris" line to front free endpaper. --- In faux leather dark brown paper-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt to cover and spine. Volume lack... View more info

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Pensées

By: PASCAL, Blaise

Price: $21.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1948

Stock No.: 82956

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


The multi-talented 17th century Frenchman (inventor of an early mechanical calculator) wrote these observations on human nature and spirituality, reprinted here in an Everyman's Library edition. Translated from the French by W. F. Trotter, with an introduction by T. S. Eliot. Entry 874 in Everyman's Library Theology & Philosophy series. --- A 1948 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full navy cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling, blindstamped Eric Ravilious-designed "shell" to cover and pale orange topstain. Dust jacket in yellow, with Ravilious "knot" t... View more info

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Ruth: From the Story Told in the Book of Ruth

By: PETERSHAM, Maud and Miska

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81073

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A selection of stories, taken from the Book of Ruth in the Bible, and intended for the youthful reader. With lots of color and black & white illustrations. --- In reinforced binding, full blue cloth-covered boards with illustration and titling on cover in gilt. Unpaginated (32 pp.). Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With light doodling to front endpapers, scuffing to covers, and minor soiling, else a sound copy.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); (32) pages View more info

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NIV / The Message Parallel Bible [New International Version]

By: PETERSON, Eugene et al.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, The Zondervan Corporation: 2004

Stock No.: 82678

ISBN: 0310928893

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


This "Parallel" version of the Bible offers the New International Version (NIV) side-by-side with "The Message", an explanation of the NIV, but in more modernized text, written in easy-to-understand language. "The Message" text attributed to Eugene Peterson on copyright page. --- In navy paper-covered boards with titling in silver on cover and spine. Printed on very thin, tissue-like paper stock, typeface is moderately small. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With a two-inch strip of double-sided tape with paper remnants stuck to front free endpaper, inkings in pink on a... View more info

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The Jesus Way A Conversation on the Ways That Jesus Is the Way

By: PETERSON, Eugene H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 75100

ISBN: 080282949X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


First Edition, first printing (with full number line, copyright page). A modern interpretaton of the teachings of Jesus. With appended index of subjects and names; as well as index of biblical references. --- A bright, crisp, unmarked copy. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 289 pages View more info

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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David

By: Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, James Pott & Company (Printed at University Press, Cambridge): 1893

Stock No.: 79871

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


The standard prayer book of the Episcopal Church, in a miniature, leatherette edition measuring 2.75 inches wide x nearly 4 inches tall and weighing 3 ounces. Volume bears 1893 date but may have been published c.1893-1908. --- In flexible pebbled leatherette covers, all edges gilt & in red. Published on very thin, India paper-style leaves, with very dark brown endpapers. --- A loosened portion of the back cover has been re-attached, and with chafing to leatherette at extremities (especially at spine ends). Interior clean and firm, but for a gift inscription, dated '08, to front flyleaf. BEWAR... View more info

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Rembrandt's Life of Christ

By: REMBRANDT (art); RACHLEFF, Owen S. (text)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Abradale Press: [c.1966]

Stock No.: 83556

Condition: Near Fine


A portfolio of color paintings, drawings and etchings of Rembrandt which depict the life of Jesus Christ in various ways. The artworks are accompanied by stories from the gospels, as retold by Owen S. Rachleff. --- This hefty volume in full wheat cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt and black to cover and spine; black endpapers. Printed on high-quality, heavy paper stock. The book is wrapped in a flexible, clear vinyl wrapper, and further protected in black paper-covered slipcase. --- An excellent copy: clean, tightly bound and bright but with whitish soiling to front endpapers. Slipcase ... View more info

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Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade

By: RESTON Jr., James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books: 2002

Stock No.: 81819

ISBN: 0385495625

Condition: Very Good


An account of the Third Crusade in the 12th Century, in which the English King Richard the Lionhearted led Christian forces against the Muslim forces under Saladin in battles for Jerusalem. With two sections of black & white illustrations and maps. --- A clean, firm copy though with a little soiling to covers.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxi, 410 pages View more info

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A Pilgrim's Path: Freemasonry and the Religious Right

By: ROBINSON, John J.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, M. Evans and Company, Inc.: 1993

Stock No.: 83275

ISBN: 087131732X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


7th printing. The author traces the opponents of Freemasonry, with a particular focus on American Protestant evangelicals. Mr. Robinson makes a case in defense of Freemasonry and calls for elimination of anti-Freemasonic hatred. --- In orange paper-covered boards backed in glossy black paper, with spine titling in gilt. Jacket with a color reproduction of "The Wayfarer" by Hieronymus Bosch to front cover. --- An about Fine copy: clean, tightly bound, bright and lacking apparent damages. Unclipped jacket also in great shape.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; x, 179 pages View more info

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The New Joys of Yiddish: Completely Updated

By: ROSTEN, Leo; BUSH, Lawrence (revisor)

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Three Rivers Press: 2001

Stock No.: 79417

ISBN: 0609806920

Condition: Near Fine


This delightful guide to the Yiddish language is also a guide to Judaism. Arranged alphabetically, the author provides endless tidbits, subtitles, quotations and asides about the words discussed and how they are used in contemporary Jewish life. This new edition completely revised and updated by Lawrence Bush, and with illustrations by R. O. Blechman. --- A softcover copy, with a small crease to cover corner, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xxxii, 458 pages View more info

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The First Crusade

By: RUNCIMAN, Steven

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Canto/Cambridge University Press: 1992

Stock No.: 80325

ISBN: 0521427053

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


An abridged version of volume one of the author's 1951 "The History of the Crusades". The 11th Century crusade culminated in the capture of Jerusalem by the Crusaders. --- A softcover book, with a color scene from "The Capture of Antioch" on the cover. --- A nice copy, but with a litte soiling to covers.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; vi, 201 pages View more info

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The Jewish Festivals: From Their Beginnings to Our Own Day

By: SCHAUSS, Hayyim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Union of American Hebrew Congregations: 1955

Stock No.: 83180

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Stated seventh printing, 1955 of this guide to the major Jewish holidays. The author describes both the historical and ceremonial significance of each of the Jewish festivals and fast days. With several sections of black & white plates bearing photos of traditional objects and celebrants of these festivals. --- In full terra cotta cloth-covered boards with decorations and titling in gilt and blue to cover and spine; all edges stained in orange. Volume wrapped in flex plastic wrapper. --- With prior owner's rubberstampings to front paste-down, otherwise a clean, bright, tightly-bound copy.; Oct... View more info

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David the King

By: SCHMITT, Gladys

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1946

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79500

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Book club edition. A re-creation of the life of David, the shepherd boy who became King of Israel. With engraved illustrations by Cathal O'Toole. --- In brown cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped harp & sheep art on cover; gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with color Cathal O'Toole illustrations. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper in pencil, otherwise a clean, unmarked copy. Fair only jacket with many chips and tears; in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 631 pages View more info

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Out of My Life and Thought: An Autobiography

By: SCHWEITZER, Albert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1949

Stock No.: 80998

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Stated fourth printing (October 1949) of the autobiography of the noted German-French physician, theologian, writer, and organist. Dr. Schweitzer abandoned his stable life in Europe to establish a hospital in West-Central Africa, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952. Translated from the German by C. T. Campion. Includes a postscript by Everett Skillings. --- In full beige cloth-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Simple blue jacket with unclipped flap price. --- With interior notes and underlinings on perhaps as many as 15 pages, else a clean, firm copy. Dust jacket with ch... View more info

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The Oxford Reformers [John Colet, Erasmus and Sir Thomas More] (Everyman's Library #665, in "Shield-Era" style 2 binding)

By: SEEBOHM, Frederic

Price: $21.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1929

Stock No.: 83780

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


This Everyman's Library edition by the English economic historian Frederic Seebohm (1833-1912) focuses on the influences of University of Oxford lecturers John Colet, Erasmus, and Sir Thomas More, ". . .with relation to the religious movements at Oxford from 1496 to 1519." (per Ross, p.451). With a brief preface by the author's son, Hugh Seebohm. An entry in Everyman's Library Biography series. E.L. no. 665. --- In "Shield Era" curved back binding style 2, full grey ribbed cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped Reginald Knowles-designed spine titling & decorations, blindstamped... View more info

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Medieval Philosophy: Selected Readings from Augustine to Buridan (Modern Library #344.1)

By: SHAPIRO, Herman (editor)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1964]

Stock No.: 83664

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


A selection of philosophical writings by 21 notable medieval authors such as Saint Augustine, Albert the Great, Roger Bacon, Siger of Brabant, William of Ockham and Jean Buridan. Per the jacket flap, these writings ". . .represent almost the entire scope of scholastic philosophic thought. . ." from that period. Selections edited and introduced by Herman Shapiro. In dust jacket with Joseph Low illustration to front panel. --- In Toledano spine 11 / rust cloth / ML hex torchbearer logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style k, verso ... View more info

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Life Among the Mormons, or the Religious, Social, and Political History of the Mormons, from their origin to the present time; containing full statements of their doctrines, government and condition, and memoirs of their founder, Joseph Smith

By: SMUCKER, Samuel M.; WILLIAMS, H. L.

Price: $78.50

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Co:

Stock No.: 74511

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


An early work, describing the religion founded by Joseph Smith, in an undated reprint copy. Likely published c.1880-1910. Labeled as publisher's 'Arlington Edition' on front cover. Includes frontis illustration depicting the death of Smith by N. Orr. In full navy cloth covered-boards and with yellowed, brittle pages. With a few smudges and discolorations on the covers; interior has a torn out page and a few leaves with tears. Textblock is firm. A very scarce work in a damaged, but still decent, copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 466, (6, ads) pages View more info