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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

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 umfasst w / hell Goldschnitt, alle drei Seiten, Gold-getönten Verschluss und Satin Lesebändchen. Band fest und dicht. Titelse... 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" tall; (8), 432, (8), 80 pages 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. --- Fragile volume is quite loose but still intact, though a leaf has worked free. With previous owner's signature at front f... 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 attribution à l'auteur, l'éditeur ou la date de publication. Probablement publié début du 20ème siècle. --- En demi-veau sur pap... 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 to cover edge, a crease or two to first few pages, else a tightly-bound, sound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (6), 1578, 48... 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 available for possible use. --- The red leatherette covers with white stitching forming a checkered pattern, red endpapers ... 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 page at front of volume has not been completed. Lengthy section at mid-volume for entry of family data has entries in ink on tw... View more info

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The Holy Bible: Old and New Testaments in the King James Version (with Reader's Guide, Concordance and other additional material)

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Nashville, Thomas Nelson Inc.: 1972

Stock No.: 83425

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A handsome edition of the King James Bible. Words of Christ in red, with center column references. Subject matter labeled at top of each page. First few pages with blanks to fill in family information, with a Reader's Guide at front of volume. Back matter includes succinct Concordance, list of prophecies fulfilled, color maps of the Holy Land, as well as other material. --- In flexible dark red leatherette covers with spine titling in silver, gilt dentelles to inner cover edges. Printed on very thin, tissue-like paper stock, with sewn-in red satin ribbon placemarker. Textblock edges in gold, ... View more info

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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London / New York, Cambridge University Press / The Macmillan Company: [c.1940s]

Stock No.: 83703

Condition: Fair


A somewhat damaged, 1940s-era King James Bible. Text presented in two columns per page, in rather small typeface, with references in center column on each page. With a short section of color maps of the Holy Land. --- Bound in flexible Persian morocco yapped leather covers, with textblock edges in both gilt and red. Text printed on ultra-thin India paper. --- With tears, chafing and flaking to edges of covers, most leaves rippled and back cover staining due to exposure to dampness, some interior notations and with gift inscription to front endpaper. Despite damages, this Bible is intact and fu... View more info

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Bibeln eller Den Heliga Skrift innehållande Gamla Och Nya Testamentets Kanoniska Böcker (Bible or Holy Scripture containing the Old and New Testament Canonical Books, in Swedish language)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stockholm / Göteborg, Aktiebolaget P. Herzog & Söner / Gustaf Melins Aktiebolage: 1946

Stock No.: 83704

Condition: Fair


A Swedish-language Bible, offering both the Old and New Testaments. Bound in flexible leather covers, with textblock edges in both gilt and red. Text printed on ultra-thin India paper. Includes maps of the Holy Land to rear of volume. --- A somewhat damaged copy, with shaken binding. Leather covers are bruised and chafed. A split near back of volume has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing. Despite damages, this Bible is intact and fully readable.; 16mo - 6 to 7 in. tall; 1197, 392 pages 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 woodcut image of Augustine, verso advertises 341 titles in ML catalog. ML #19.3. --- With slight age-toning to cloth and leaves; ... 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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Summa Theologica, Volume I only (of 2) (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World series)

By: AQUINAS, Saint Thomas

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1985

Stock No.: 83537

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A deluxe leatherbound edition of the classic work in the area of religious philosophy. Thomas Aquinas was a 13th century Italian priest and philosopher. In his uncompleted "Summa Theologica" he provided guidance to both laity and clergy on the essential tenets of the Catholic Church. Illustrated with the engraved art of Otto van Veen from his pictorial narrative study of Aquinas. Translation by the Fathers of the English Dominican Province. An entry in publisher's 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. --- Bound in rich full blue bonded leather cover... 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, unclipped jacket. Jacket with 1/2-inch tear to edge. ; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); xxxiv, 222 pages View more info

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The Bhagavad Gita: The Song Celestial

By: ARNOLD, Sir Edwin (translation)

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1965

Stock No.: 83300

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A deluxe Heritage Press reprint edition offering a version of the Bhagavad Gita, a section of the longer Mahabharata, an epic poem and essential Hindu scripture. The text is presented in Sanskit, and alongside in English on rectos of leaves. The translation into English was prepared by Sir Edwin Arnold. Includes color plates with illustrations by Y. G. Srimati and an introduction by Shri Sri Prakasa. Sandglass flyer not present. --- In yellow cloth-covered boards with decorations in red and green, titling in gilt on red spine block and red topstain. Only English-language pages (rectos) are num... 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 Version". --- In dark red gloss paper-covered boards with Biblical imagery to cover and spine. Printed on very thin, tissue-... 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 Author 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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Stranger than Fiction: A Short History of the Jews from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

By: BROWNE, Lewis

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1925

Stock No.: 83339

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


The author tells the story of the Jewish people in a highly-readable, friendly fashion. Beginning with semi-savage tribesmen in the Arabian Peninsula to the 1922 League of Nations ratification of the British Mandate over Palestine, the Jews persisted despite many attempts at eradication. With fifty animated maps and charts in black & white by the author. --- An early printing, in red cloth-covered boards with illustration in black to cover, cover and spine titling in gilt. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- A very nice copy but with some sunning to spine along with dulling to spine titling, a c... 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 front gutter, discreet bookseller label to front paste-down and prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, else a sound ... View more info

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The Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels (The Hinges of History series)

By: CAHILL, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Nan A. Talese / Doubleday: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 60178

ISBN: 0385482485

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A first printing of the author's assessment of the important role played by the early Jews toward the advancement of Western Civilization. The author tells of such Biblical notables as Abraham, Sarah, Moses, David, Amos, Isaiah, Naomi and Ruth. Includes biblical and general indices. Volume two in author's "Hinges of History" series (of a planned total of seven). --- In black and beige paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features Giliola Chiste photographic portrait of the author to rear flap. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and newish, in similar, undamage... 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 bound (not stiched) / style G ML torchbearer logo endpapers / jacket style q / verso advertises Modern Library titles using la... 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.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; xxiii, 350 pages View more info

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Pueblo's First Cross: Episcopal Church History

By: DANEY, Isabel Stevenson

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Denver, Big Mountain Press: 1966

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 83136

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


A history of the various Episcopal churches which were established in Pueblo, Colorado. The author describes the ". . .physical and spiritual development of the entire city from its first days as a trading post. . .". With a few scattered black & white photos. Signed by author on title page. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in silver to spine. Volume wrapped in light blue dust jacket with drawn images of early churches to covers. --- An excellent copy, clean, tightly bound and unmarked. Jacket with some age-toning, and penciled signature to top front edge, oth... View more info

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

By: DANTE

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1960]

Stock No.: 83154

Condition: Good in 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 / light green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 388 titles... View more info

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David Copperfield

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

Price: $11.00

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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John Donne: Poems (Franklin Library 100 Greatest Books of All Time series)

By: DONNE, John: GRIERSON, Sir Herbert (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1978

Stock No.: 83843

Condition: Fine


A deluxe leatherbound edition offering a selection of the poetry of the English poet and cleric John Donne (1572-1631). Edited by Sir Herbert Grierson. Includes a brief section of elegies following Donne's death, including one by Izaak Walton. Issued as an entry in the publisher's The 100 Greatest Books of All Time series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full burgundy bonded leather covers with three raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and spine, and textblock edges all in bright gilt. Interior leaves printed on high-qu... 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 photographic portrait of Lewis. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Unpriced, unclipped jacket in similar condition; protected in remov... 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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Charles Haddon Spurgeon: Lives that Speak series

By: ELLIS, Rev. James J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company: [c.1899-1920s]

Stock No.: 83697

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A biography of the noted English Baptist preacher Rev. Charles Haddon (C. H.) Spurgeon (1834-1892). An entry in publisher's "Lives that Speak" series. With a black & white frontis photographic portrait of Rev. Spurgion by Elliott & Fry. --- In brown cloth-covered boards with spine titling in gilt; dark blue endpapers. An undated copy, possibly published c.1899-1920s. Volume has no dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature to front endpaper, his bookplate to front paste-down, a little looseness to binding and slight wear to cover edges, else a well-preserved, sound copy.; 12mo - 7 t... View more info

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The Hindu Tradition: Readings in Oriental Thought (Modern Library #364.1)

By: EMBREE, Ainslie T. (editor)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1966-70]

Stock No.: 83662

ISBN: 0394603648

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Per the jacket flap, this Modern Library edition is a compilation of basic Hindu writings, representing the essence of the Hindu tradition for the past 3,000 years in India. The writings have been edited by Ainslie T. Embree. An apparent entry in publisher's series: "Readings in Oriental Thought", General Editor: William Theodore de Bary. --- No specific edition or printing number listed, in Toledano spine 14 / black cloth / silver spine titling / blindstamped front cover ml logo / blue and yellow Fujitsu endpapers / jacket style o, verso is blank. Likely published c.1969-70 (though 1... 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: Together With the Psalter or Psalms of David According to the Use of the Episcopal Church in the U.S.A. (Including separate book: The Book of Common Prayer: A Brief History)

By: Episcopal Church

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Church Pension Fund: 1945

Stock No.: 82910

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


The fundamental text for services of the Episcopal Church, as practised in the United States. With prayers and procedures for the various Holy Days and other religious ceremonies such as funerals, baptisms, etc. With psalter and catechism. Also included is a separate booklet, in stapled wraps, entitled "The Book of Common Prayer: A Brief History" as issued by Saint John's Episcopal Cathedral in Denver. --- In black cloth-covered boards with blindstamped title and cross decor to front and back covers; titling in gilt to spine. --- A very nice copy: clean, tightly-bound and unmarked.; Oc... 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 work to Mr. & Mrs. Frank Sunderland in Colorado. --- A clean, bright, firm copy in Fine condition; in jacket in similar condit... 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 in. tall); 301 pages View more info

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The Wisdom of the Fathers and Its Classical Commentaries: The Living Talmud

By: GOLDIN, Judah (selector and translator)

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1960

Stock No.: 83567

Condition: Very Good+


Elements from the essential text of Judaism are presented in this deluxe volume, alongside classical commentaries. With certain phrases in Hebrew, and with illustrations by Ben-Zion. The content has been selected and translated by Judah Goldin, who also has supplied an essay. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with gilt title block to cover & gilt spine title block. Volume housed in black paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass flyer is not present. --- A very nice copy, but with whitish residue surrounding cover title block, otherwise a bright, tightly bound, unmarked copy. Slipcase with light ... View more info

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The Story of St. Thomas Church (Park Hill Denver): Mission to Parish 1908 - 1916 - 1966

By: GOODIER, George P. (First Edition); MOORE, Clarence Culver (Second Edition)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Denver, Peerless Printing Co.: [c.1966]

Stock No.: 83137

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


A history and guide to St. Thomas Episcopal Church in the Park Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado in an apparent second edition. The story is told in words as well as with numerous black & white photos. --- In lustrous gold paper-covered boards with titling in blue to cover. Volume wrapped in dust jacket. --- An excellent copy, clean, tightly bound and unmarked. Jacket with creases and small tears along top edges, otherwise intact and protected in archival mylar protector.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; 94 pages View more info