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Christian Cartoons

By E. J. Pace

Chicago: The Bible Institute Colportage Association, 1922. hard cover, illustrated paper-covered boards with cloth backing, as issued., minor corner wear, age-toning to exterior edges. minor signs of use to exterior. no markings. no sinificant flaws. sturdy binding.; 96pp., a selection of cartoons by pace whose work appeared in the sunday school times for six years. uncomplicated religious instruction.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$70.00

The Meaning of Icons

By Leonid Ouspensky and Vladimir Lossky

Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1989. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. large, heavy volume., one page has a binder's error crease that interferes with nothing. no other flaws or wear. clean, bright copy. no markings. no bumps, tears, chips. tight binding.; english text.; 222pp., 55 color plates with one gatefold. 13 b/w plates and some number of b/w line drawings. 4th printing of revised edition. examines russian/eastern orthodox icon paintings.. Fourth Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$55.00

Sinai: Treasures of the Monastery of Saint Catherine

By Konstantinos A. Manafis, Editor

Athens: Ekdotike Athenon, 1990. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket in strong illustrated slipcase. large, heavy book., very slight, minor wear to dj, negligible impact. paperclip-ghost to margin of a couple of pages in middle of book. no other flaws or wear. clean, bright copy. no text or exterior markings. no bumps, tears, chips. strong binding, hinges.; the half-title page is stamped with brief text and seal with the pen signature of archbishop damianos of sinai. dated 1997.; 399pp., illustrated throughout in color. paintings, icons, embroideries, metalwork, illuminated manuscripts, books, more.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$120.00

The Flowering of Mysticism: The Friends of God in the Fourteenth Century

By Rufus M. Jones

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1939. cloth, hard cover. brick-red with gilt to spine. nice bookshop label to ffep. minor tanning to each pastedown from printer's adhesive. no other flaws. clean. no markings. no bumps or exterior wear. strong binding.; states first printing.270pp., various 14th century religious mystical movements and their leaders.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

The Legend of the Middle Ages: Philosophical Explorations of Medieval Christianity, Judaism, and Islam
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The Legend of the Middle Ages: Philosophical Explorations of Medieval Christianity, Judaism, and Islam

By Remi Brague

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., minor bumps to bottom fore-corner tips of boards - not textblock.no other flaws or wear. clean, no markings. no clips, tears, chips. tight binding.; translated by lydia g. cochrane.; ix-287pp.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Calvinist Preaching and Iconoclasm in the Netherlands 1544-1569
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Calvinist Preaching and Iconoclasm in the Netherlands 1544-1569

By Phyllis Mack Crew

Cambridge, U.K./NY: Cambridge University Press, 1978. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., name/place/date of prior owner (an art historian with a dutch specialty) to front free endpaper. no ther writing or markings. no wear. clean. no bumps or tears. tight binding.; english text.; 221pp. with some unnumbered preliminaries. map.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$52.00

Erasmus and the Jews
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Erasmus and the Jews

By Shimon Markish

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., two minute dots to top-edge, less than pin-heads. name/place/date of art historian prior owner on front free endpaper. no other flaws or wear. no text markings. clean, no bumps, tears. a very nice copy with a tight binding.; english text is translation by anthony olcott, with afterword by arthur a. cohen.; viii-203pp.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.00

Liturgy and Architecture: From the Early Church to the Middle Ages

By Allan Doig

Aldershot, England: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2008. soft cover., name/place/date and circular blindstamp of art historian prior owner to front free end-paper and title page respectively. no other flaws, wear or markings. clean, tight sewn binding.; xxii-224pp., 10 color plates and numerous b/w figures.. First Softcover Edition U.K.. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Platonic Theology, Volume 6, Books XVII-XVIII
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Platonic Theology, Volume 6, Books XVII-XVIII

By Marsilio Ficino

Cambridge/London: The I Tatti Renaissance Library/Harvard University Press, 2006. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. volume 6 ONLY., one faint and very small smudge to dj cover, truly minor. no other flaws or wear. an unused copy.; english translation by michael j. b. allen. latin text edited by james hankins with william bowen. vii-415pp. contains index for the full set.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$58.00

The Ethiopian Church

By Ephraim Isaac, with Marjorie LeMay

Boston: Henry N. Sawyer Company, 1968. hard cover, illustrated boards., only minute wear to some corners, negligible impact. small offset-smudge on title-page. no other flaws or wear. a well preserved, clean copy. no markings. strong binding.; 59pp., 14 tipped-in color plates. 3 b/w illustrations. introduction to the christian religion of ethiopia, its history, how it is distinct from the copts.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Oblong 8vo.

$48.00

African Zion: The Sacred Art of Ethiopia

By Marilyn Heldman, Stuart C. Munro-Hay, et al.

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993. soft cover. gift inscription on half-title page. only very slight exterior rubbing, truly minor. no other flaws. no other writing or markings. tight sewn binding.; xi-272pp., illustrated throughout in color, some b/w., contains seven essays and six catalogue sections authored by nine contributors. examines ethiopian christian art with its coptic, nubian, byzantine influences.. First Edition, U.S., Softcover. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$52.00

The Art of the Book: Its Place in Medieval Worship
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The Art of the Book: Its Place in Medieval Worship

By Margaret M. Manion and Bernard J. Muir, Editors

Exeter, Devon: University of Exeter Press, 1998. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., small owner signature and date to corner of front free endpaper. very small closed edge-tear to dj back panel. book has truly minor skew if you sight down fore-edge. easily remedied by proper storage. no other flaws. clean, no text or exterior markings. strong binding despite above.; english text.; xvi-8pp. color plates - 337pp., 98 b/w plates/figures. 10 essays by various contributors.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Small 4to.

$72.00

Judische Hagiographie Im Mittelalterlichen Aschkenas

By Lucia Raspe

Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2006. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no wear or flaws. clean, no writing or markings. tight binding. appears unused.; german text. texts and studies in medieval and early modern judaism, 19.; xii-403pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$100.00

Muslim Devotional Art in India
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Muslim Devotional Art in India

By Yousuf Saeed

London/NY: Routledge, 2012. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., one color illustration has minor offset to facing page with no loss of text. no other flaws or wear. clean, no markings or writing. tight binding. appears unused.; english text.; x-209pp., 100 illustrations, most all in color.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$79.00

Nuns as Artists: The Visual Culture of a Medieval Convent
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Nuns as Artists: The Visual Culture of a Medieval Convent

By Jeffrey F. Hamburger

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., owner name to front free endpaper. no other flaws or wear. clean, no text or exterior markings. no tears, bumps, or chips. tight binding.; xxiv-318pp., 12 color plates. one map. 117 b/w figures plus frontispiece. photo-copy of review of this book from the art bulletin is laid-in.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$72.00

The Devil a Monk Would be: A Survey of Sex and Celibacy in Religion

By T. Clifton Longworth

London: Herbert Joseph Limited , 1936. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., dj has some rubbing, creasing, and two tiny closed edge-tears, yet it is all there. exterior of boards show some rubbing. no writing or markings, no spotting. sturdy binding.; dj states - first cheap edition, now 7/6 net, originally published at one guinea. no date, circa 1936. lurid artwork on front panel of scarce dust wrapper.; 143pp., with 16 plates in collotype.. Early Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$62.00

Transforming Images: New Mexican Santos In-Between Worlds
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Transforming Images: New Mexican Santos In-Between Worlds

By Claire Farago and Donna Pierce, et al.

University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., some off-setting from frontispiece plate on to title-page without any loss of text. very small, minor bump to back board's top fore-corner with only faint echoes to several back pages. else, clean, no writing, or markings. strong binding.; xx-355pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w. 14 essays by various contributors, with a number of other smaller texts.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$58.00

The History of the Inquisition of Spain, from the Time of Its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII

By D. Juan Antonio Llorente

Philadelphia: James M. Campbell and Co., 1843. hard cover, marbled paper covered boards with leather spine and corners, 5 raised bands and gilt lettering, decoration to spine. the boards and leather have some rubbing and scuffing, but are in above average condition. textblock edges are finely and uniformly foxed, as are the endpapers. the printed pages have only a few spots. no writing or markings, no bumps. strong binding.; 208pp., abridged and translated from the original works by the author.. Later Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$85.00

In Warheit Und Freiheit: 450 Jahre Evangelisches Stift in Tubingen

By Friedrich Hertel, Hrsg.

Stuttgart: Calwer Verlag, 1986. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear, clean, no markings, strong binding, appears unused.; german text.; 340pp., a few b/w figures. contains 15 essays by various contributors.. Erste Auflage. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Rom Und Das Himmlische Jerusalem: Die Fruhen Christen Zwischen Anpassung Und Ablehnung

By Raban Von Haehling (Hrsg.)

Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2000. hard cover., no flaws or wear, clean, no writing or markings, no bumps or defects. appears unused.; original german text.; xii-308pp., contains 11 articles or essays by various contributors.. 1. Auflage/First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.00

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