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Vedanta in Chicago Golden Jubilee Souvenir

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Vivekananda Vedanta Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17038


Crisp, as new copy marred only by a tiny crease to upper fornt corner. Published in celebration of the Golden Jubilee of the Vivekananda Vedanta Society. Profusely illustrated with photographs, a few in color. Includes numerous articles and quotes, as well as a history. Ads by commercial vendors at back. A publication of the Ramakrishna Order of India. View more info

The Melish Case; Challenge to the Church

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, The Melish Defense Committee:

Seller ID: 17852


Nice copy, clean and tightly bound. Retains pledge sheet and envelope for remitting money to the Defense Committe. Small bit of staining around staples and light soil to back -- overall quite good with pristine pages. A 64 page report on the famous case involving Rev. John Howard Melish, who had been rector at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Trinity in Brooklyn Heights, New York for 45 years before being ousted due to the leftist leanings of his son and associate rector... View more info

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The Temple 1850-1950; Congregation Tifereth Israel (Cleveland)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Temple: 1950

Seller ID: 27788


Very nice hard cover booklet published for the centennial of the founding of the Temple of Congregation Tifereth Israel. Book is clean as a whistle inside and out with only one fault -- a small bit of wear to top and bottom of spine. Booklet measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/4 and has 62 pages. Back cover shows the temple on the map. Inside there is much historical information as well as photographs of the building, its rabbis, and its people. Very useful for genealogical research. View more info

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The People's Reformation: Magistrates, Clergy, and Commons in Strasbourg, 1500-1598

By: Abray, Lorna Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Cornell Univ Press: 1985

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 23540


Book is clean and nice inside and out with no names or writing and no bumps to brown boards. The dustjacket is likewise attractive with just a very small tear to upper front cover (see photo). Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. The author created a comprehensive history of the reformation in the "frrontier city" of Strasbourg. She also traces the changes in circumstances faced by three generations from the early 16th century through the imperial Peace of Augsburg ... View more info

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A History of Indian Buddhism: From Sakyamuni to Early Mahayana (Asian Studies at Hawaii)

By: Akira, Hirakawa

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hawaii, Univ of Hawaii Press: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 28053


Beautiful book, clean and bright inside and out with no names or writing. Pages and page edges are pristine and book is tightly bound. Measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 402 pages.Text is divided into three sections: Early Buddhism, Nikaya Buddhism and and Early Mahayana Buddhism. Book has been translated to English from the Japanese. View more info

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Saint Gaspar Del Bufalo in the Arts

By: Ballor, Rev. Milton A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Carthagena, Ohio, The Messenger Press: 2002

Edition: No Editon Stated, Presumed First

Seller ID: 14379


An unusual and difficult book to find in near new conditon. Appears to be privately printed. Paper over boards with glossy surface. High quality glossy paper and lavish illustration, primarily in full color. A compendium of ecclesiastical art, each piece of which depicts St. Gaspar Del Bufalo in drawings, paintings, sculpture, wood carvings, reliquaries, tapestries, stained glass windows, chalices and ceramics. Includes a geneological tree of the saint's family and a ph... View more info

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The Theosophical Quarterly Volume XXXV, Nos. 137,138,139,140 Full Run 1937-38)

By: Blavatsky, Helen (Founder)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Theosphical Society: 1937

Seller ID: 25250


Published in 1937-38. Full set in good, clean condition with only one issue showing a fault which is a small bit of chipping to upper front corner of the cover just above the No. 140 on one issue. All magazines have clean pages made from very nice rag paper with no writing and no creases. The Theosophical Society was founded by Madame Helena Blavatsky, the first Russian woman to be naturalized as an American citizen. She began the group in 1875 with other like-minded fri... View more info

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The Chichester Cathedral Prayer Book Written and Illuminated in England by a Lancastrian Scribe and Artist during the Episcopate of Reginald Pecock 1450 1457

By: Bo Author Stated

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Chicwick Press; Charles Whittingham & Co.:

Seller ID: 25425


Very nice oversized book measuring 7-1/2"x11-1/2" with cloth boards and a leather spine tooled in gilt. Wear line along the edges of spine on both sides, more so at back than front. Spine has also darkened.. Boards are pirstine. A few minor spots of foxing at firsy couple pages and a small tear to bottom edge of first two pages and top edge is gilded. Book is NOT a copy of the Chichester Cathedral Prayer Book, but rather an explanation of its contents replete with five f... View more info

Ebony Madonna

By: Bowman, Martha

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Elgin, Illinois, The Brethren Press: 1962

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23519


Book and dust jacket are in pristine condition -- no faults and dust jacket is handsome in a brand new mylar cover. The author wrote this story later in life, but brought to the endeavor her love for Africa. It's illustrated throughout with drawings by Mary Baucher.Book measures 5-3/4" x 8-1/2" and has 240 pages. Map endpapers are especially graphic in bold black and white. A gently used book. View more info

A General Introduction to the Study of Holy Scripture

By: Breen, A.E.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Fort Collins, CO, Roman Catholic Books:

Edition: Second Edition Revised and Enlarged.

Seller ID: 20445CWR


Book is crisp and clean as new with no names or writing, no bumps to boards and pristine pages and page edges. No date, but clearly rather new. Boards are burgundy cloth printed in gilt at face and spine. 813 pages. View more info

Karl Barth : Letters, 1961-1968

By: Bromley, Georffrey W. (translator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, T & T Clark International: 1981

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16948


Crisp, beautiful copy. Book itself is without fault -- pristine pages and pages edges and no names or writing. Dustjacket, fashioned of uncoated paper, retains its crispness and shows only small isolated spots of edgewear. Very handsome in brand new protective mylarA compilation of letters written by the Swiss theologian noted for his work Church Dogmatics as well as for his 1935 refusal to take the oath of allegiance to Hitler. The correspondance presented here represen... View more info

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Historical Atlas of Mormonism

By: Brown, S. Kent;Cannon, Donald Q.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1994

Seller ID: 25726DH


Crisp, clean, as new book. No bumps to boards, no names or writing ,and no tears or chips to jacket which will arrive in brand new mylar. Measures 9-1/2"x12-1/2:" and has169 pages. Boom choronciles the rise and expansion of the mormon religion. Includes 74 articles, each with its own bibliography, and at least one two-color map per article contributed by 52 authors .Also includes info on leaders, practices, population distribution, even voting prefernces, View more info

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Theology of the Old Testament

By: Brueggemann, Walter

Price: $60.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Augsburg Fortress Publishers: 1997

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 27386


Crisp, clean, bright book. No bumps to boards and no names or writing .Dustjacket is likewise nice with just a few small wrinkles to top of spine edge. No tears or chips and looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Boo has been called the first "postmodern" Old Testament theology. 777 pages including index. View more info

The Light and Life of Lakeside-on-Lake Erie 1923-1948

By: Butler, John Harding

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John Butler Harding: 1948

Seller ID: 20932


Scarce booklet in very good condition. Red plastic comb binding in very good working order and nice blue-tinted pictorials on card covers, front and back. Former owner, a minister at Lakeside at the time of publication, wrote his name on the front free endpaper. Otherwise no writing. Numereous photographs and much information, including a timeline at back. Text tells the story the unique summer place on Lake Erie which has been called Ohio's chatauqua. 68 pages. Nice blu... View more info

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The Child's Bible and Prayer Book (Miniature 2"x 1-1/2")

By: Carpenter, Cecil C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Peoria, Illinois, The Baby Bible and Prayer Book Company: 1932

Seller ID: 27482


This is a true miniature Bible measuring 2" tall by 1-1/2" wide. It looks exactly like a regular sized one with bright red page edges and a textured black cover with yapped edges which are (miraculously) intact. It can easily be read and it is illustrated with one tiny black and white plate. Book is very clean and tightly bound. View more info