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Jesus Then and Now: Thoughts on the Continuity and Survival of the Christian Religion

By: SPERRY, Willard L.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81129

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Stated First Edition. The one-time Dean of the Harvard Divinity School's four lectures on early Chrisianity as inspired by Jesus, its growth, and its state in the modern world. The four lectures, delivered at Northwestern University, are supplemented by two additional chapters. --- In navy cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. In unclipped dust jacket. --- With prior owners' signatures to front free endpaper & a little edgewear; else a clean, firm, bright copy. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, but mostly intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Sm... View more info

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Bible Selections for Daily Devotion: 365 Readings, Authorized Edition

By: STALL, Sylvanus (selector and arranger)

Price: $51.50

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1896

Stock No.: 83694

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A rather scarce late 19th century collection of 365 Biblical readings, described, per the title page, to be "Specially compiled for use in Family Worship, for daily Scripture Reading by Christian Endeavorers. . ." and other settings where a passage from Scripture is to be read on a daily basis. Selections chosen and arranged by Sylvanus Stall, who has provided a preface. --- In corduroy-finish black cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in blind to cover; in gilt to spine. Volume has no dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, light chafing to ... View more info

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If This Be Religion--

By: STAMM, Fredrick Keller

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The John Day Company: 1950

Stock No.: 79672

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


A veteran Christian preacher, Dr. Stamm makes the case for fundamental Christian values and teachings, charging neglect of them in many churches of the day. --- First edition in full black paper-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling; jacket flap w/author black and white portrait. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking markings but with slight rubbing to spine area. Somewhat sunned dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, bears orig. $1.75 flap price.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); x, 116 pages View more info

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My Daily Reading from the Four Gospels and the New Testament: Gospels Unified, Epistles Unified [WWII U.S. Military issuance]

By: STEDMAN, Joseph F. (director)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Confraternity of the Precious Blood: 1941

Stock No.: 83711

Condition: Very Good


A selection of 365 daily readings from the New Testament, designed to be read by Roman Catholic members of the U. S. Military during World War II. Each day's reading marked by its date. With a recommendation by Franklin D. Roosevelt at front of volume and a section of traditional and special Catholic prayers at rear of volume. --- A compact copy, measuring 3 inches wide x 5 inches tall, in olive cloth-covered flexible wraps with titling in gilt to cover. --- Cover gilding has nearly completely faded, otherwise an unmarked, tightly-bound copy.; 24mo - 5 to 6 in. tall; 640 pages View more info

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An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism: A Handbook for the Catechetical Class (Revised Edition)

By: STUMP, Joseph

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The United Lutheran Publication House: 1935

Stock No.: 75642

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Later edition of work first published in 1907. A compact Lutheran catechism offering guidance on the key tenets of the faith, from the Ten Commandments through the Sacraments. Volume in blue cloth-covered boards. --- A firm, complete copy lacking interior markings but with soiling to covers.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 162 pages View more info

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The Woman's Book of Confidence: Meditations for Strength & Inspiration

By: THOELE, Sue Patton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, MJF Books / Fine Communications: 1997

Stock No.: 80910

ISBN: 1567313019

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


The author, a licensed psychotherapist, offers meditations for women to aid in improving their lives. --- This compact volume in beige and tan paper-covered boards with Rae Ecklund watercolor illustration on jacket cover. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages, in similar jacket.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); (24), 273 pages View more info

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Den Svenska Psalmboken af år 1819: (Swedish Psalm Book 1819) -and- Svenska Evangelii-Boken (Swedish Gospel Book)

By: THOMANDER, J. H. och WIESELGREN, P. (översättare)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rock Island, Illinois, Augustana Book Concern: [c.1920s-40s]

Stock No.: 83710

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A pair of Swedish-language collections of Christian psalms and gospel texts, in a single compact volume. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with embossed decorations to covers, title in green to spine. A church in Rockford, Illinois has embossed their name to front panel. 1884 date appears in book, but perhaps published c.1920s-40s. --- A sound, tightly-bound copy, though with prior owner's signature to front free endpaper and a little wear to cover extremities.; 24mo - 5 to 6 in. tall; 427, 410 pages View more info

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The Lost Boy

By: Van DYKE, Henry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1914

Stock No.: 73762

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In full green cloth-covered boards, with gilt decorations and lettering, cover. Lettering on spine very much dulled but still readable. With 3 black and white illustrations by unattributed artist. Volume lightly yellowed with heavily deckled fore and bottom edges. Cover has small white speckles; otherwise a good, tight copy of prolific author's religious story. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 68 pages View more info

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Vatsyayana's Kama Sutra: India's Most Authoritative Treatise on Sex and Love

By: VATSYAYANA

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, R & K Publishing House: 1977

Stock No.: 70316

Condition: Good


Fully intact but missing most of thin, printed glossy paper covering over it's spine. ; An English language edition of the ancient Indian manual of sexuality, emotional fulfillment, and general philosophy of love. Originally written in Sanskrit, the Kama Sutra has murky beginnings, and may have appeared as long ago as 400 B.C. The authorship of the Kama Sutra is generally attributed to Vatsyayana. This copy, produced in India, offers a series of black & white plates showing couples in various lovemaking or romantic positions in ancient sculptures or paintings. --- In stiff wraps backed in tan ... View more info

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The Dead Sea Scrolls

By: VERMES, Geza (translation)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1967

Stock No.: 83568

Condition: Near Fine


A deluxe edition of this translation and examination of the Dead Sea Scrolls. The scrolls were found in the late 1940s and early 1950s near the western shore of the Dead Sea. The content has been translated into English, with introduction and commentaries, by Giza Vermes. With color and black & white illustrations by Shraga Weil. --- In full terra cotta cloth-covered boards with gilt Weil image of tribesman blowing a ram's horn to cover & gilt spine titling on white block; reddish topstain. Volume housed in red paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass flyer laid in (NY, no. XI:31). --- A very nice co... View more info

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The Guide to Israel with Map Eighth Edition

By: Vilnay, Zev Ph. D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Sivan Press Ltd: 1965

Stock No.: 72566

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Popular guide to Israel is very detailed and offered with numerous diagrams and maps. In flexible red leatherette covers; interior clean & unmarked. Bumped corners. Dust jacket has chipping at edges; toned spine. With frayed satin bookmark ribbon and folded color map of Israel measuring 39" tall x 16.5" wide; with 2.5" tape-repaired tear lower edge. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 642 pages View more info

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The Oxford History Of Christian Worship

By: WAINWRIGHT, Geoffrey; TUCKER, Karen B. Westerfield

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2006

Stock No.: 60353

ISBN: 0195138864

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


"A comprehensive and authoritative history..." Giant 916 pg. volume covers the gamut from early traditions through recent trends in Christianity. In full black cloth cover w/bright gilt spine lettering. First US Edition. Cover has reproduction of coptic tapestry. Illustrated throughout in color and black & white. Solid, tight and newish. Orig. $55 DJ price unclipped and in Brodart. Smudge back endpaper.; 60353; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 916 pages View more info

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Jesus and His Times

By: WARD, Kaari (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pleasantville, New York,, Readers Digest: 1990

Stock No.: 77628

ISBN: 0895772574

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Stated fourth printing, 1990. The world as it was when Jesus walked the earth is presented, with dozens of photos, drawings and maps. In pictorial paper-covered boards. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Prior owner's discreet inked signature, front paste-down; else a bright, firm, clean copy. Covers with faint scratches.; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 336 pages View more info

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Sermons on Several Occasions, in Two Volumes (Volume II only)

By: WESLEY, Rev. John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Carlton & Phillips: 1855

Stock No.: 83708

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Volume II only of a collection of sermons by the noted English theologian Rev. John Wesley (1703-1791), founder of what became today's Methodist Church. Includes 81 sermons, the topics of which range widely: from the fallibility of man to educating children to the "Discoveries of Faith", along with many others. --- An ex-library copy with a rubber stamping & catalog number to ffep, sticker to lower spine area. In brown cloth-covered boards with decorations in blind to front and rear panels, spine titling in gilt. --- Backstrip remnants had detached from book and were re-glued to spine,... View more info

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The New Compact Topical Bible

By: WHARTON, Gary C. (compiler)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, Zondervan Publishing House: 1975

Stock No.: 82185

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Stated third printing, 1975. This work serves as a guide to the concepts referenced in the Bible. It differs from a concordance in that it doesn't require the exact words of the topic in question to be discussed. Presented encyclopedia-style, arranged alphabetically by topic and with location in Bible where topic is addressed. --- In full red-orange cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, tightly-bound and sturdy copy lacking damages worthy of mention.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tal... View more info

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Easter in My Heart: Uplifting Stories of Redemption & Hope

By: WHEELER, Joe (compiler and editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, Waterbrook Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 75716

ISBN: 1578562686

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Signed by editor, Joe Wheeler, on front free endpaper. A collection of heartwarming, Christian-oriented stories and accompanied with numerous illustrations. In tan paper-covered boards. --- A clean, unmarked and bright copy in similar jacket.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 227 pages; Signed by Editor View more info

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The New English Bible: New Testament (in a New English Translation)

By: WINTON, Alwyn (chairman of the joint committee)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: [Oxford / Cambridge], Oxford University Press / Cambridge University Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 83382

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Jointly published by the Oxford University Press and the Cambridge University Press, this new translation of the New Testament was the result of 13 years of "patient scholarship" by Biblical scholars. This translation planned and directed by a consortium of English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish Protestant organizations, including the Church of England. --- In flexible navy pebbled leatherette with gilt-stamped spine titling, rounded textblock corners, sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark and all edges gilt. --- An excellent copy: clean, tightly-bound and unmarked, though with some chafing to hea... View more info

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Many Winters [Taos Pueblo Indians]

By: WOOD, Nancy (author); HOWELL, Frank (illustrations)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1974

Stock No.: 83161

ISBN: 0385022263

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First trade edition of this work, which presents the poems and prose writings of the Indians of the Taos Pueblo in the Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico. Alongside are the paintings and drawings of Frank Howell. --- In cream and brown paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With light chafing to spine ends, else a clean, tightly-bound and unmarked copy.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 80 pages View more info

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Elements of Ancient Classical and Scripture Geography: With an Atlas

By: WORCESTER, J. E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Phillips & Sampson: 1839

Stock No.: 77467

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


From the preface: '[this work] ...a brief sketch of Ancient Classical and Scripture Geography constitutes a part of the author's 'Elements of Modern and Ancient Geography'...to accomodate [those who] ...are not in want of the Modern part.' Includes a description (in words) of lands mentioned in Scripture. With an index by country of place names at rear of volume. Despite title page claim, there is no traditional atlas with maps present. --- A slim volume in marbled paper-covered boards w/black leather backstrip. With a few scattered engraved illustrations. --- A fragile volume: rear cover has ... View more info

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Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief

By: WRIGHT, Lawrence

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81861

ISBN: 0307700666

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Stated first edition of this detailed examination of the key players, essential tenets and dark secrets of the Church of Scientology. With black & white photos scattered throughout. --- In full black cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Simple jacket with photographic portrait of the author by Kenny Braun on rear flap. --- A clean, bright, firmly bound copy but with a hint of rubbing to cover. Unclipped jacket in excellent condition and protected in mylar wrapper.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xiii, 430 pages View more info