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Christian Doctrine and Practice in the Second Century

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, William Pickering: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008814


Small Books on Great Subjects, Vol. VII. 121 pp., publisher's catalog at rear. Dark green cloth. Chipped with approx. 1" strip of loss along front joint at top spine extremity, a bit of chipping at bottom extremity. Cloth modestly soiled, with chipped title label on spine. Cloth split and neatly mended along joints. Vintage Racine College book plate on front pastedown, no other library marks. Clean interior save for pencil annotations on one rear blank following text... View more info

The Life of John Knox, the Scottish Reformer

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, American Sunday-School Union:

Seller ID: 011515


Originally issued 1833, this copy obviously vintage but undated; we would date to circa 1860s-70s. Burgundy cloth, blind ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine panel. Cloth shows modest surface rubbing with a few marks, rubbed corners and extremities, spine panel age-toned and somewhat flecked. 141 pp., frontis. illus. of Knox. Clean text block, much nicer than typically found. View more info

Jungian Perspectives on Creativity and the Unconscious: A Conference - Miami University - Oxford, Ohio [Abstracts]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford, OH, Jungian Studies, Miami University:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: PSY014


Undated. Original typescript abstracts reproduced two per page. Approx. 60-75 pp. Lightly soiled stiff paper wraps. Stapled binding, oblong format. View more info

Other Voices: An Exhibition of Artifacts of Religious and Supernatural Beliefs of Other Cultures

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, TX, University of St. Thomas: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018231


Catalog to accompany 25 Oct. - 16 Dec. 1962 exhibition. Color pictorial wraps. Booklet. Unpaginated, [32] pp., b&w plates. 103 catalogued works and objects, with photographs of selected artifacts. Mild surface rubbing to covers, a bit of wear along edges. Scarce. View more info

The Tarot [Sacred Symbols]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London and New York, Thames and Hudson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MYTH0234


Orange cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. Approx. 60 pp., illus. in color. View more info

Proceedings of the Right Worshipful Grand Lodge of the . Free & Accepted Masons of Pennsylvania,.at the Bi-Centenary Anniversary Celebration in Commemoration of 200 Years of Freemasonry in Pennsylvania [1933]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, F.&A.M.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025617


Purple cloth, lettered and with front cover medallion in gilt, top text block edge in gilt, deckled text block edges. Cloth is mildly sunned/tanned along spine panel and edges, sunned a bit unevenly on rear cover, with slight indentation along rear fore-edge, otherwise just slight shelf wear. xiii,226 pp., illus. Commemorative volume from the 200th anniversary event held at the Grand Lodge in 1931. View more info

The Waldenses: Sketches of the Evangelical Christians of the Valleys of Piedmont, with Illustrations on Wood, Drawn by Doepler, and Engraved by Lyons, Louderback, Orr, and Roberts

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Presbyterian Board of Publication: 1853

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027447


Brown cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear, spine panel mildly sunned, text block edges somewhat dulled by age. Corners intact, binding firm, interior clean. Former owner signature on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. xii,17-392 pp. (as given - complete), illus. w/ reproductions of engraved plates. View more info

Masterpieces of Biblical Art

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Catholic Press: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 031278


Black "leatherette" paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear, now in mylar. xvi pp. + 95 full page color plates w/ facing-page commentary. View more info

Huwelijks Onderricht voor Katholieke Echtgenoten [Marriage Education for Catholic Couples]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hilversum, N.V. Gooi & Sticht: 1948

Seller ID: 034686


Gray wraps, lettered in black, edges bordered in red. 4th ed. 40 pp. Slight handling wear, contents toned. Text in Dutch. View more info

The Song of Songs - Copper Engravings by Ru Van Rossem

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 036878


Pale orange cloth, lettered in gold foil. Cloth along spine panel is slightly sunned, otherwise as issued. 23 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Gift inscription on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Original cardstock slipcase is slightly age-toned, otherwise as issued, thus Near Fine. View more info

The Holy Bible, Containing All the Books of the Old and New Testaments: A facsimile of the Pennyroyal Caxton edition of the King James Bible

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Studio/Penguin Group: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037367


Stiff mottled tan wraps, lettered in red, with front cover illus. by Moser. [xvi],994,[10] pp., illus. Lightly rubbed bottom front edge, minor wear to corners and a few slight marks to text block edges. Firm, square, uncreased binding, clean interior. Light diagonal bottom corner crease to the first several leaves. 2nd ptg. View more info

The Prayer-Book of Queen Elizabeth, 1559, to Which are Appended Some Occasional Forms of Prayer Issued in Her Reign [The Ancient & Modern Library of Theological Literature]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Griffith Farran Okeden and Welsh: 1890

Seller ID: 039540


Orange cloth, lettered in black, deckled text block edges. Tanned along edges of both covers and along spine panel, corners somewhat curled. Text block a bit toned, flyleaves darkened. xii,279,16 pp., catalog at rear. Undated with no copyright, intro. dated Jan. 1890. Cosmetically a bit rough, but a sturdy enough reference copy, scarce. View more info

The First Prayer-Book of King Edward VI, 1549, Reprinted from a Copy in the British Museum [The Ancient & Modern Library of Theological Literature]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Griffith Farran Okeden and Welsh: 1890

Seller ID: 039541


Orange cloth, lettered in black, deckled text block edges. Tanned spine panel, corners somewhat curled, mild wear. Text block a bit toned, flyleaves darkened. Former owner's signature, 1891 date inked on front pastedown. viii,269,16 pp., catalog at rear. Undated with no copyright, ca. 1890. Scarce. View more info

The Book of Jasher - One of the Sacred Books of The Bible, Long Lost or Undiscovered, Now Offered in Photographic Reproduction of the Version by Alcuin

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: San Jose, CA, The Rosicrucian Order A. M. O. R. C.: 1934

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 042215


Tan paper covered boards, lettered/decorated in orange, dark blue and black. Minor shelf wear, light soiling to covers. 10th edition: Apr. 1965. xiii,63,9,[4] pp. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The Apochryphal New Testament, Being All the Gospels, Epistles, and Other Pieces Now Extant, Attributed in the First Four Centuries to Jesus Christ, His Apostles, and their Companions, and not Included in the New Testament by its Compilers

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Printed for William Hone: 1820

Seller ID: 043742


Brown pebbled cloth, both covers decorated in blind, spine panel lettered in gilt. xvi,17-271 pp. Cloth backstrip is split vertically along portions of binding, cloth along front joint split and with evidence of neat mending, firm. Mild rubbing to bottom corners and heel of spine. Former owner's calling card taped to front fixed endsheet. Firm binding, clean interior. Main title page shows 1820 Hone imprint, but neither the paper nor the binding is consistent with ... View more info

The Art of Zen: Paintings and Calligraphy by Japanese Monks 1600-1925

By: Addiss, Stephen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 026773


Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Stiff illus. wraps. 223 pp., 116 illus. Former owner's purchase note in ink inside back cover, otherwise unmarked. View more info

Saint Thomas and the Gentiles [The Aquinas Lecture 1938]

By: Adler, Mortimer J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Marquette University Press: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044493


Original 1938 edition. Burgundy textured paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear, slight tanning to text block edges, nearly as issued. [viii],111 pp. 2nd ptg.: June 1938. Scarce. View more info

Truth, Myth, and Symbol

By: Altizer, Thomas J. J., William A. Beardslee, and J. Harvey Young (editors)

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Spectrum/Prentice-Hall: 1962

Seller ID: MYTH0050


Light shelf/edge wear, light front cover corner crease. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. x,170 pp. View more info

Meditations on the Tarot: A Journey into Christian Hermeticism

By: Anonymous ['By an Illustrious Anonymous Author"]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rockport, MA, Element: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MYTH0248


Color illus. wraps, French flaps. xii,658 pp., illus. Unread copy, but with approx. 2" razor slit to surface paper (not cut through) along front cover fore-edge (likely occurred when unboxed) and light vertical crease extending partway up rear cover from bottom rear edge. Square, uncreased binding, otherwise as issued. View more info

Conversing with the Planets: How Science and Myth Invented the Cosmos

By: Anthony Aveni

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Times Books-Random House: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045175


Ivory 1/4 cloth, ivory paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued. xiii,255 pp., illus. 2nd ptg. View more info

Saint Thomas Aquinas: Selections from his Works [#33/1,500, SIGNED]

By: Aquinas, Thomas; George N. Shuster (editor)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chatham, England, The Limited Editions Club: 1969

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID: 043195


Gray cloth, decorated in blind, spine panel lettered in gilt, in original glassine dust wrapper. Slight foxing to text block edges, otherwise as issued; wrapper as issued. Original slipcase show mild foxing toward edges, thus Near Fine. xvi,112 pp., illus. No. 333 of an edition limited to 1,500 copies, signed by illustrator Price on rear colophon. View more info

The Book of Miracles

By: Aradi, Zsolt

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1957

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 044705


Gold cloth-effect paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gilt. Essentially as issued. Illus. dust jacket is slightly soiled on rear panel and with 1/8" closed tear along top front edge, now in mylar. 1st British edition: 1957. xx,316 pp. View more info

Chart of Christ's Journeyings

By: Arnold, C. E., A.M.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Sunday School Times Co.: 1898

Seller ID: 028966


Based on Riddle's Outline Harmony of the Gospels. Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly soiled cloth. Chart is mildly toned by age, with light creasing to corners, 3/4" separation along one fold. Nicely intact. View more info

Dawn Behind the Dawn: A Search for the Earthly Paradise

By: Ashe, Geoffrey

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: MYTH0013


viii,274 pp., illus., maps. Very slight soil mark on text block fore-edge, else as issued. View more info

Christ's Image

By: Auclair, Marcelle; Lionel Izod (transl.); Sonja Knapp (book design)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Co.: 1961

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 039193


Light gray cloth, lettered in gold foil. Former owner's handwritten address label mounted on upper front pastedown, otherwise essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight rubbing along edges, 1/4" closed tear at head of rear joint, light toning to rear panel. 144 pp., illus. w/ numerous tipped-in color plates, additional sepia illus. View more info