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Image for Gesangbuch Fur Die Evangelisch-Lutherische Landeskirche Des Konigreichs Sachsen

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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Fair in Poor dust jacket


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

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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 Holy Bible: Self-Pronouncing Edition Containing the Old and New Testaments (Authorized King James Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, World Publishing Company: [c.1940s-60s]

Stock No.: 82179

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Self-pronouncing edition. This Bible is an authorized King James version (of 1611). Proper names divided into syllables and marked to ease with pronunciation. Includes a 16-page section of color maps of the Holy Land at rear of volume. Section between Old and New Testaments with uncompleted blanks to enter marriage, births, marriages and deaths. With unmarked presentation page and a couple of color plates. Volume is undated, but possibly published c.1940s-60s. --- In fl... View more info

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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: King James Version (Giant Print Reference Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers: 1998

Stock No.: 82680

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A version of the King James Bible in publisher's Regency edition. The text is presented in "Giant" print, with words of Christ in red. Includes "Read Along" translations is places, to clarify the text. Topic discussed labeled at top of each page. With succinct Concordance at rear of volume. --- In flexible dark red yapped leatherette covers. Printed on very thin, tissue-like paper stock. Textblock edges in gold, leaf corners rounded. --- With small tear ... View more info

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The Holy Bible: Today's New International Version ("TNIV") (in soft-to-the-touch red flex leatherette)

By: N/A

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, The Zondervan Corporation: 2005

Stock No.: 82682

ISBN: 0310935180

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A very attractive, compact Bible, in red "Italian Duo-tone" soft-to-the-touch flexible leatherette covers. The text is the Today's New International Version ("TNIV"), as developed by the International Bible Society. TNIV is a modernized adaptation of the New International Version of 1973, 1978 & 1984. Includes a concise Concordance and 8-page section of bright color maps of the Holy Land. Blanks on first page for presentation as a gift are uncompleted and... View more info

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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments in the Authorized King James Version

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Good Counsel Publishing Company: 1960

Stock No.: 82741

Condition: Very Good+


An oversized family Bible. Includes the King James version, plus lots of additional illustrations and features, such as illustrated profiles of the apostles, a lengthy section at rear of volume entitled "Illustrated Story of the Bible for Young and Old", in which the actual stories of the Bible are re-told in modern language and pictures. With many color and black & white illustrations, depicting Biblical people and scenes. Words of Christ in red. Presentation pa... View more info

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The Confessions of Saint Augustine (Modern Library #263.1)

By: (Saint) AUGUSTINE (of Hippo)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82582

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A confirmed First Modern Library edition of these highly regarded works of religious philosophy by a theologian of the early Roman Catholic Church. Translated by Edward B. Pusey and with an introduction by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Fulton J. Sheen. Footnotes explaining archaic language or concepts scattered throughout. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling stamped on green cover & spine blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h with wood... View more info

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Words That Shook the World: Or, Martin Luther His Own Biographer, Being Pictures of the Great Reformer, Sketched Mainly from His Own Sayings [Autobiography of Martin Luther]

By: ADAMS, Charles (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Carlton & Porter: 1858

Stock No.: 81958

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


From the preface: "This little volume is not a biography of the great Luther. Its plan is rather to present to the young some choice specimens of his sayings and addresses." With numerous black & white engraved illustrations. --- In brown cloth-covered boards with designs blindstamped to covers and spine; gilt-stamped spine titling. --- With severe dulling to spine gilding (making title barely readable), lots of foxing, rounded cover corners and small spots of so... View more info

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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: ADAMS, Henry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1957

Stock No.: 82683

Condition: Very Good+


The erudite Henry Adams takes the reader on a guided tour of Mont-Saint-Michel, Chartres and other 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 laid in (New York, no. I:22). Volume housed in gold paper-covered slipcase. --- A partial split at front hinge ha... View more info

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Judah's Sceptre and Joseph's Birthright

By: ALLEN, Rev. J. H.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Haverhill, Massachusetts, Destiny Publishers: 1917

Stock No.: 82544

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Stated sixteenth edition of this work, which provides "analysis of the prophecies of scripture in regard to the Royal Family of Judah and the many nations of Israel". The author was an American Christian minister, who was associated with British Israelism. With a frontis photographic portrait of Rev. Allen, and a black & white map of the Mediterranean area. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with fillet, decorations and titling in black. Volume wrapped in pink ... View more info

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Thieves of Homes; or Habits that Impoverish

By: ANSPACH, Rev. J. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Easton, Pennsylvania, Chas. A. Hilburn: 1881

Stock No.: 82356

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A guide to avoiding bad habits such as using alcohol or gambling, presented by a Pennsylvania Lutheran Pastor. These essays were mostly shaped from previously delivered lectures by Rev. Anspach. --- In full dark brown cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine; decorations and titling to cover and spine in black. With dark brown endpapers. --- Volume is in excellent shape, but with a little chafing to cover extremities.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); ix, 220 pages 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

ISBN: 0679640401

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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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The Pilgrim Prince: A Novel Based on the Life of John Bunyan

By: BARR, Gladys H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1963

Stock No.: 82570

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A novel based upon the life of the 17th century English author of "The Pilgrim's Progress". --- In light grey cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on black spine block. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- A clean, tightly-bound, bright copy but with some soiling to back cover.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 288 pages View more info

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Life Application Study Bible: New International Version

By: BEERS, Ronald A. (general editor)

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois / Grand Rapids, Michigan, Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. / Zondervan: 2006

Stock No.: 82679

ISBN: 0842348921

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This weighty study Bible offers modern explanations, notes, maps and other information to clarify the text of the Bible, which is presented near the notes on each page. With a lengthy dictionary/concordance and 16 pages of bright color maps of the Holy Land at rear of volume. Front of volume with several pages in stiff stock with uncompleted sections to log in family information such as births, marriages, etc. Biblical text is from "Holy Bible, New International Vers... View more info

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One Step Forward: The Correct Comedy of Not Being God

By: BINDER, James K.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece, James K. Binder: 1952

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82005

Condition: Good


A self-published long-form religious-themed poem by James K. Binder. With a section of shorter verse at rear of volume, along with a tipped-on black & white image of a man. With a lengthy gift inscription to his former teacher Leo Spitzer, signed with the initials of the author. --- In plain untitled, unmarked stiff tan paper wraps. --- The leaves are a little yellowed and with crease and light chafing to covers.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 204 pages; Signed by Aut... 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

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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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The Wisdom of Israel: An Anthology (Modern Library Giant #G79.1)

By: BROWNE, Lewis (Editor).

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: 1945

Stock No.: 82663

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


An anthology of significant writings by Jewish thinkers in a Modern Library hardcover edition in jacket. Writings taken from the Hebrew Bible through more modern writers. Edited and with a preface by Lewis Browne. --- In Toledano spine G5 / red cloth / gilt titling on black cover & spine blocks / black topstain / blank GA style endpapers / jacket style Ge, verso advertises titles in ML catalog, but lists no total number. Likely published c.1959 (though 1945 date appears ... 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

ISBN: 0684717239

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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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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

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0060167181

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0394605039

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


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

ISBN: 048622323X

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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 Crusades: Epochs of History series

By: COX, George W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1898

Stock No.: 82386

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A late 19th century summary of the various Christian crusades, beginning with the First Crusade of 1096 and culminating with the Ninth Crusade and sequels in the 13th century. With a fold-out color frontis map of the Eastern Mediterranean region. An entry in publisher's series, "Epochs of History", edited by Edward E. Morris. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with titling and decoratrions in black to cover and spine, repeated in blind to back cover; front en... View more info

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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: The Carlyle-Wicksteed Translation (Modern Library #208.1)

By: DANTE

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1954]

Stock No.: 82621

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


The famed lengthy narrative poem in a complete and unabridged Modern Library reprint edition. In this work, Dante brilliantly lays out his vision of the afterlife in his "Inferno", "Purgatorio", and "Paradiso". From translations by John Carlyle, Thomas Okey and Philip Wicksteed. With an introduction by C.H. Grandgent and a bibliography compiled by Ernest H. Wilkins. Includes scattered black & white maps and illustrations. --- In Toledano spine 8 /... 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

ISBN: 1561797618

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


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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Deacon Bradbury: A Novel

By: DIX, Edwin Asa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81955

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A first edition of author's 1900 novel. In green cloth-covered boards with decorations and titling in gilt and green on cover and spine; top edge gilt. Volume has no dust jacket. --- Binding is a little shaken, with loosely-attached title page, partial split near back of volume, and inked gift inscription to front free endpaper; else a clean, bright copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 288 pages View more info

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The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne (Modern Library #12.3)

By: DONNE, John

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1954]

Stock No.: 82626

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


A Modern Library edition offering the entirety of the poetry and selected prose writings of the English poet and cleric John Donne (1572-1631). Edited, and with an introduction by Charles M. Coffin. In green and yellow jacket variant. --- In Toledano spine 8 / blue cloth / gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks / faded red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 379 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1957 (though 1952 date appears in boo... View more info

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The C.S. Lewis Encyclopedia: A Complete Guide to His Life, Thought , and Writings

By: DURIEZ, Colin

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Inspirational Press / BBS Publishing Corporation: 2000

Stock No.: 82364

ISBN: 0884864596

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Facts about the life and works of C. S. Lewis are arranged alphabetically in this compendium of relevant information about the author and proponent of Christianity. This work specifically written ". . .to encourage an exploration and discovery . . .of the 'Christian World of C. S. Lewis'". Includes a bibliography of Lewis's works, and reference guide. --- In pale gold paper-covered boards with copper foil titling to spine. Jacket features Arthur Strong photograph... 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

ISBN: 0151001014

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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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Classics of Protestantism

By: FERM, Vergilius (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1959

Stock No.: 82569

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Foundational writings on Protestantism are presented, with contributions by the likes of Martin Luther, John Calvin, John Wesley, Jonathan Edwards and several others. Edited by Wooster College professor Vergilius Ferm. --- In simple tan paper-covered boards with illustration to cover and spine titling, both in black. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, tightly-bound, bright copy lacking apparent damages.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); ix, 587 pages 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

ISBN: 0707307236

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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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Joshua: A Parable for Today (The Gift Edition)

By: GIRZONE, Joseph F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1994

Stock No.: 82746

ISBN: 0385474210

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The heartwarming tale of a simple carpenter has won a wide audience with its portrayal of the value of love. The author, a retired priest, has written several popular books with similar themes. --- In black paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features an image of a river flowing through a peaceful valley. --- A very nice copy: clean and bright. Jacket with light sunning to spine and some chafing to edges; else bright and intact.; Octavo (8 to 9 i... 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... 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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Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity: Books I-IV and Book V [Church of England] (complete 2-volume Everyman's Library set, EL #201 & 201)

By: HOOKER, Richard

Price: $33.00

Publisher: London/ New York, Everyman's Library: J. M. Dent / E. P. Dutton: 1954

Stock No.: 82650

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A complete 2-volume Everyman's Library set of author's 16th-century guide to the government and discipline of the Church of England. This work was considered an important element in the encouragement of unity in the Church, and became one of its bulwarks. (per Ross p.250-251). Contains the first five books of the planned eight. Introduction in volume one by Christopher Morris. Entries 201 and 202 in Everyman's Library Theology & Philosophy series. --- In Everyman's Libra... 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 ... View more info