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Behind the Dictators: A Factual Analysis of the Relationship of Nazi Fascism and Roman Catholicism
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Behind the Dictators: A Factual Analysis of the Relationship of Nazi Fascism and Roman Catholicism

By Lehmann, L. H.

New York: Agora Publishing, 1946. Enlarged second edition. Fourth printing, November, 1946. Rare original. Black cloth boards, gilt cover titles, moderate shelf wear, rub. Smooth, coated pages generally very good; few w/bracketing in lt. pencil, few w/moderate discoloration. Several antiquarian stamps at endpapers: "William H. Koester, 183 South Fourth St., Alhambra, California". String-bind good; hinges intact. Original dust wrapper of blue matte material w/black title design and spine titles, some edge wear, discoloration, two strips of white adhesive reinforcing spine area; unclipped 1.75, protected in new clear sleeve. Front flap features summary of this title; back panel features pictorial advert for Forgotten Women by Helen Conry. Ad features image of sister peering at bird through stone nunnery window. Near very good rarity in near good wrapper. Opening chapter examines the Jesuits, Jews and Masons. Then, the rise and fall of dictators and the masters pulling their strings. Topics include the Protocols, Jesuits, and the rise of several installed leaders over the last few hundred years. Fascinating and disturbing work which examines the ambiguous relations between the Fascist and Nazi dictators, and the Roman Catholic church. Profusely illustrated with numerous in-text and full-page b/w photographic reproductions of Roman Catholic personalities with fascist leaders, newspaper clippings, and other documents. Rare and revealing photographs. 108 pages. Insured post.. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$295.00

The Water Babies: A Fairy Tale for Land Babies

By Kingsley, Charles; Adam, G. Mercer

Akron, Ohio - Chicago - New York : The Saalfield Publishing Company , 1905. 1905 at copyright; no other dates, indications. Brick red cloth boards, bold black cover titles and border, moderate shelf wear. Front board features cover illustration in green, gold, red, and black of a water baby. Pages very good, clean. Illustrated with eight full and partial-page vignettes by Carll B. Williams. Written for beginning readers and slightly abridged by G. Mercer Adam. Words are presented in single syllables with hyphenation between. Tells the tale of Tom, a poor orphan employed by the villainous chimney-sweep, Grimes, to climb up inside flues to clear away the soot. While engaged in this dreadful task, he loses his way and emerges in the bedroom of Ellie, the young daughter of the house who mistakes him for a thief. He runs away and slips into a cooling stream, falls fast asleep, and becomes a water baby. In this new life, he meets all sorts of aquatic creatures, including an engaging old lobster, other water babies, and at last reaches St Branden's Isle where he encounters the fierce Mrs. Bedonbyasyoudid and the motherly Mrs. Doasyouwouldbedoneby. After a long and arduous quest to the Other-end-of-Nowhere young Tom achieves his heart's desire. Large 7" x 8 1/2" design. Advert at back for other titles from The Saalfield Company. 104 pages. Insured post.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Williams, Carll B. . 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall.

$33.95

The Pessach Haggadah - Service for the First Nights of Passover

By Loewy, Joseph; Guens, Joseph (English Translation]

Tel Aviv: "Sinai" Publishing , 1950. No date; circa 1950. Beige pictorial boards, moderate cover, corner, edge wear. Front with illustrated color plate of family celebration surrounded by red border and titles. Pages very good; some ripple to pastedowns inside boards. Gift inscription at half-title page: "In memory of being together on Passover and Chanah. Max Fiengold". Bind good; hinges intact. Includes text in both English and Hebrew. Also, several songs with sheet music and transliterated into English including: Echod mi Jaudea; Chasal; Adir-Hu; Haudu; Ki lau Noeh. With many finely printed full-page pictures by Gustave Dore throughout. Several multi-color tinted; unique to this volume. Large 7" x 9 3/4" design. This rarity printed in Israel. 78 pages. Insured post.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Dore, Gustave. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall.

$195.00

Skip in Alaska: An Eskimo Song [Signed]

By Fox, Fern Bappe

Graphic Publishing Co., 1981. Rare, out-of-print classic. Flat signed by Fern Bappe Fox at title page: "Fern (Bappe) Fox, Enjoy!" Blue illustrated pictorial wraps, moderate corner wear. Cover depicts boys pulling boat ashore w/tall trees, McKinley in b.g. Pages fine. A story of enchantment to the grand land that is Alaska. Preface opens w/question: What Is Alaska? Tells story of when a traveller first comes to this place out of time. This story describes Alaska as Skip Scott saw it for the first time, in 1970. He befriended Eskimos, or Innuit, saw McKinley - tallest peak of the North American continent, and traveled to frozen isles across the frigid waters. When he visited, the United States had owned Alaska for just over 100 years. This is a short time, when we think of the long life of European counties. Includes beautiful photo section and glossary. Folksy testament to a more natural time. Insured post.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$93.95

Year Book of Prayer for Missions

By Presbyterian Church in the USA

156 Fifth Ave., New York: Woman's Board of Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the USA, 1922. Ornate grey pictorial matte wraps, moderate wear. Cover depicts ornate window frame to blue sky w/cross and scroll. Pages very good. 178 pages.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.

$9.95

Indonesian Cultures and Communities

By Geertz, Hildred

HRAF Press, 1963. Scarce. Lt. wear. Pages fine, no writing. 84 pages. Few bookstore marks. (Green and white wraps). Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$13.95

Free Venice Co-Op Cook Book

By Barber, Nancy (Editor)

1973. Brown matte wraps, some corner, edge wear. Pages good. Saddle-stitch bind. Simple, nutritious recipes. 39 pages.. First Print. Soft Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.

$6.95

A Complete Treatise on the Conjugation of French Verbs

By Castarede, J.

New York: David McKay Company, 1959. Red cloth wraps, moderate wear. Pages good. Comprising the Auxiliary Verbs; the Four Regular Conjugations; the Peculiar and All the Irregular and Defective Verbs; Fully Conjugates with the English in the Opposite Columns. 147 pages.. New Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book.

$3.95

Growing Roses: A Handbook for the Amateur and Professional Rose Grower

By Norris, Frank R.

Los Angeles: Bolden Publishing, 1950. Second printing, October 1950. Pictorial rose cover, moderate wear. Pages fine. White comb-bind. Rich full-color paintings. 98 pages.. First Edition. Comb-bound. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$9.95

The Sorrows of Satan (The Strange Experience of One Geoffrey Tempest, Millionaire) [Inspired Novels, Spring, 1965, Issue No. D-2]

By Corelli, Marie

Amherst, Wisconsin: Palmer Publications, 1965. White, pictorial wraps, moderate cover wear. Cover depicts painting of dramatic Victorian scene. Pages fine. Bind fine. The Sorrows of Satan relates the supreme desire of Satan to achieve salvation. This Inspired Novels edition limited to apprx. 2,000 copies of this late 19th century tale. A quarterly publication resurrecting "inspired" novels. Published by famed sci-fi author, editor and publisher of the periodical, Fate, Ray Palmer. Interestingly, Palmer also strongly supported the Shaver Mystery purporting an inhabited hollow earth. The setting is London, 1895, and the Devil is on the loose. He is searching for someone morally strong enough to resist temptation, but there seems little chance he will succeed. Britain is all but totally corrupt. The aristocracy is financially and spiritually bankrupt; church leaders no longer believe in God; Victorian idealism has been banished from literature and life; and sexual morality is being undermined by the pernicious doctrines of the "New Woman." Everything and everyone is up for sale, and it takes a special kind of moral courage to resist the Devil's seductions. One of the first modern bestsellers and was influential in establishing some of the major trends in twentieth-century bestselling fiction. Widely ignored in literary circles, The Sorrows of Satan is increasingly regarded as an influential fin de siècle text. Critics disfavoured what they termed Corelli's moralistic and prosaic style, but, it nonetheless had strong supporters in Oscar Wilde and various members of royalty. The Faustian plot follows the story of a penniless, starving author named Geoffrey Tempest. Tempest receives three letters; the second is a note from a solicitor detailing that he has inherited a fortune from a deceased relative, and, the third is an introduction from a foreign aristocrat, Lucio, who befriends and guides him in how to best use his new wealth. Tempest is blissfully unaware, despite warnings, that Lucio is the devil incarnated. Marie Corelli (1, May 1855 - 21, April 1924) was a British novelist who emerged as a literary superstar from the publication of her first novel in 1886 until World War I when her popularity waned. Corelli's novels sold more than the combined sales of popular contemporaries, including Arthur Conan Doyle, H. G. Wells, and Rudyard Kipling, despite the fact critics derided her work as "the favorite of the common multitude." 264 pages. Insured post.. First Edition Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$63.95

The First Farmers of the Deccan

By Dhavalikar, M. K.

Pune, India: Ravish Publishers, 1988. Rare material. Purple wraps, moderate wear, rub. Pages very good. Illustrated with drawings and maps, with index and references, plus 31 photos to rear. This lecture represents the Dr. Anand Coomaraswamy lectures delivered at the Prince of Wales Museum, Bombay. It presents an overview of the socioeconomic life of the early farming communities of the Deccan in the framework of new paradigms in archaeology. 80 pages plus illustration section. Couple bookstore marks.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$33.95

The New Handcraft Book - The Instructor Activity Guide Series

By Noon, Elizabeth

Dansville, New York: F. A. Owen Publishing Company, 1956. Oversize design. Green boards, lt. shelf wear. Pages very good. Great book with directions and sketch illustrations for items such as: doll cradle from an oatmeal box; Pussy Willow pictures; Masks from paper bags; Paper mache jewelry; Puppets from cork, paper mache, paper sacks or peanuts; Soap carving; Wax candles and many other things. 80 pages. Few bookstore marks.. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.

$6.95

Computer Testing Supplement for Recreational Pilot and Private Pilot (FAA-CT-8080-2E)

By U.S. Department of Transportation; Federal Aviation Administration

Flight Standards Service, 2004. 49 pages. Moderate wear, couple pages w/pencilling. (White wraps, no spine title). Soft cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.

$9.95

Christmas: An American Annual of Christmas Literature and Art , Volume 37 (XXXVII, Thirty-seven)

By Haugan, Randolph E.

Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1967. Matte pictorial wraps, moderate corner, edge wear. Pages good. Beautiful imagery. Oversize design. 68 pages.. Second Edition. Soft cover. Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Book.

$4.95

Brian's Wife, Jenny's Mum

By Wesson, Gwen

Victoria, Australia: Dove Communications, 1975. Rare little gem with classic sunshiny '70's minimalist cover illustration in lt. yellow and reds. Moderate cover, edge wear, spine title fade. Pages good. That the writing of 'ordinary housewives' should be published, is an event in itself. Moving book will shine as a ray of hope for all those women who know deep down they have more to offer. 165 pages. Original inscription inside cover. (Spine: Gwen...). First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$19.95

Pirate's Journal (Barron's Educational Series)

By Andromeda Editors

Andromeda Children's Books - Pinwheel Ltd., 2005. Pictorial parchement glossy boards. From first page: "This being the journal kept by me, Jack Sharp, aboard the vessel The Black Buccaneer in the years of our Lod 1714-1715." Glossy heavy stock pages. 32 pages.. Hardcover. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.

$2.95

Royal Enfield Parts and Accessories Catalog (Catalog 6)

Faribault, Minnesota: Classic Motorworks, 1995. Classic looking motorcycle catalog. Full color w/stiff wraps and heavy stock color pages. 87 pages.. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$9.95

What Is Faith? (A Happy Day Book)

By Mueller, Virginia

Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.: The Standard Publishing Company, 1980. Pictorial boards, silver spine wrap, moderate wear. Pages very good. Learn the meaning of faith for children to understand and knowing what faith is all about. This is a Happy Day Book. in one's life. 24 pages. Name written inside cover.. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Hutton, Kathryn (Illustration). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$8.95

Poor Dancer's Almanac: A Guide to Living and Dancing in New York (May 1976 Draft)

Association of American Dance Companies, 1976. Professional saddle-stitch draft. 97 pages.. Soft cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.

$11.95

Behind the Smile: Poetry By John Marshall

By Marshall, John

Glendale, California: C.U.E., Publisher, 1975. Rare book of poetry. Orange pictorial wraps, moderate wear. Pages very good. From cover: "Hi, it's me, John Marshall, the guy in commercials. I'd like to share with you the lyrics of my life, my thoughts and feelings... 66 pages. Few bookstore marks. (Spine: John Marshall). Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$7.95

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