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Missions

by Text By Michael Mathes

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Published
1980
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Very Good
Edition
Limited
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San Fransisco- Los Angeles: California Historical Society, 1980. Edition Limited to 950 copies - this COPY is NO: 5. Photographer signed "Stanley Truman with warmest regards to dr. Timothy Altenhofen "on Limitation page. Also Signed by The author at the end of the Introduction. Two pages in middle of book, one has indent where it was… Read more
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The making of the Bruce Rogers World Bible

by Targ, William

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
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£55.46

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Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Co., 1949. Red Boards with gold design on upper board. Light mark where a glass was placed. Bright white pages with large print. Stated: Bruce Rogers, designer A. Colish, printer and the World Publishing Company have made this book for presentation to their friends. Of the 1875 copies… Read more
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Chronicles News of the Past Volume Two Second Temple Rise of Christianity (from 165 BCE to 1038 CE)

by Editors: Dr. Israel Eldad Moshe Aumann

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Very Good
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Jerusalem: Reubeni Foundation From the Maccabees to Spanish Jewry's Golden age, the unparallelled survival of a people deprived of normal existence - presented in a form of a modern daily newspaper. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Philadelph, Chicago, Cincinnati, St. Louis & Atlan: National Publishing Company, 1870. Heavily embelished brown leather bible which states Holy Bible on upper board with family name of A. HEBDEN. Right lower corner has a chunk missing. (see photo) One (brass) clasp is also missing. Back boards duplicate of front except for family name. The inside front… Read more
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£280.27
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The Birth Of Christ from The Gospel According to Saint Luke

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Published
1925
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Very Good
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£292.10

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The Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. Blue Boards with quarter leather. Gilt lettering to spine leather. LIMITED edition of 370 Copies, this is Number 65. The Wood engravings are by Noel Rooke. Beautiful handmade paper, untrimmed edges. Red and black ink used throughout for illustrations and text. Interior pages FINE, crisp bright with no markings. … Read more
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The Legendary History of the Cross

by Ashton, John

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Published
1887
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Very Good
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£258.83

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New York: A.C. Armstrong & Son, 1887. Title page stages: The Legendary History of the Cross; A series of sixty-four woodcuts from a dutch book published by Veldener, A.D. 1483. Preface by S. Baring Gould, M.A. Limited: COPY NO: 169. Illustrated covers with brass closing mechanism. Gold gilt printing to spine title. Illustrated front and back… Read more
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Life at Its Best

by Baba, Meher

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Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
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Sufism Reoriented, 1974. Fourth Printing. Edited by O. Duce. This teacher, who did not speak for 32 years, traveled the world looking for the meaning of life through the 58 messages which comprise this volume. Mastery in Servitude. 74 pages. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Little Miracle

by Akins, Zoe

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Published
1936
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£48.07

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New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1936. Stated First Edition and Harper code E-L. Dark blue cloth with color illustration in pastedown. Priceclipped d.J. with some tiny chips to corners. Interior pages fine with no marks. Color frontpiece. 42 pages. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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STORY OF THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST ACCORDING TO THE GOSPELS OF SAINT MATTHEW AND SAINT LUKE

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Published
1929
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited
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Marchbanks Press, 1929. Dark blue boards with bright gold gilt design and caligraphy title. Untrimmed edges. Limited to 1000 copies. Very light foxing. Endpaper is browned where newspaper sheet was laid in. Ornaments & Gilt-Illuminated Initials. With 8 beautiful full page wood block plates. Unpaginated. DESIGNED BY C. B. GALLS.. Limited.… Read more
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December Night. A Scene from Willa Cather's novel "Death Comes for the Archbishop"

by Cather, Willa

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Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, STATED FIRST EDITION in this format. Lovely book. The book was set by hand by Pynson Printers under direction of Elmer Adler thus. 4to. [12] pages. Elaborately decorated in ink by Harold Von Schmidt, il. Original brown stamped boards by George McKibben & Son. All rag paper. Original tan dust jacket with ornamented design. Fading… Read more
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Salt of the Earth An Informal portrait of Richard cardinal Cushing

by Fenton, John H

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Published
1965
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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£17.01

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Coward-McCann, 1965. 2nd Impression stated. Black boards with Gold gilt illustration to upper board and gilt printing to spine. 242 unmarked perfect pages. Unclipped D.J. B/w photographs. On the back of D.J., Fenton is shaking hands with J.F. Kennedy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Child's Garden of Prayer (LEATHER BOUND)

by Miller, Steve and Becky

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780736901178
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£107.23

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Harvest House, 1999. Gorgeous leather with gold gilt triple border design to upper board, with colorful pastedown of three children praying at the table. Gold gilt all edges. Gold ribbon marker attached. Endpapers and gold SATIN with stripe design in the fabric. Absolutely PERFECT condition. Gift Quality. The colorful pictures and illustrations are all… Read more
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Holy Bible Reference Edition

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Fine
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£33.28

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Belgium: World Bible Publishers Containing the old and new testaments translated out of the original tongues and with the former translations dilligently compared and revised by his majesty's special command. Appointed to be read in churches. Authorized King James Version. Red Letter Edition. GENUINE BONDED LEATHER. Gray with silver gilt printing. All leaf edges… Read more
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Angelus Press, 1995. Beautiful black (leather?). Embossed gold emblem and title to upper boards. Leaves edges red with a red and a black ribbon bookmarks. Black endpapers. MINT CONDITION. Owner's signature. English and Latin. Prayers before teh Divine Office, Sunday Lauds I, Sunday Lauds II, Sunday Prme, Sunday Sext, Sunday Vespers, Sunday Compline, etc. Passcal… Read more
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Chicago: The Catholic Press, 1970. Beautiful Ivory padded boards (vinyl or leather) with gold gilt printing and design to upper boards and spine. ALL LEAVE EDGES GOLD GILT. Bright Red endpapers with gold gilt printing. No writing, just perfect crisp clean pages. The first 8 pages has fill in charts about "Our family" (never filled out) Then Table… Read more
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JUDAISM

by Hertzberg, Arthur

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Published
1961
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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£12.57

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New York: George Braziller, 1961. Gray boards with blindstamped imprint design on upper board with brown lettering to spine. Dust jacket has design in pink, blue and cream. STATED FIRST PRINTING. The unity of the Jewish Spirit throughout the Ages: its basic values and affirmations as a religious way of life expressed in the words of its… Read more
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The Third Book of Words to Live By Selected and Interpreted By Seventy-eight Eminent Men and Women (LEATHER)

by Nichols, William

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Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962. STATED FIRST PRINTING. Beautiful creamy white leather with gold gilt decoration and printing. All side leaves decorated in speckles Light soiling. NO WRITING, NO SIGNATURES. Illustrated, Has green bookmark. Oxford bound in leather and fibre by Brown and Bigelow, St. Paul, Minnesota, A division of Standard Packing Corp.… Read more
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Thomas Merton A Bibliography

by Merton, Thomas Compiled By Frank Dell'isola

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Published
1956
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1956. Brown boards with gold gilt emblem to front and gilt llettering to spine. Dustjacket is pink with light fading to spine cover tiny chips to spine ends flaps are clipped but not price clipped. $3.50 original price on inside flap of dustjacket. Stated FIRST PRINTING. 116 pages including Index. … Read more
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Great People of the Bible and how They Lived

by Readers Digest

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Published
1974
Condition
Fine
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£15.53

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New York: Reader's Digest Pleasantville, 1974. 1974 Beautiful Large 3/4 Lavender Boards over dark blue spine with gold gilt title on cover and spine. Gold gilt rule down front of blue spine. Many color photographs throughout. Light lavender endpapers, no markings, or signatures. D.J. is great except for two small tears at top. Very Very… Read more
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The Evolution of the Sunday School (modern Sunday School Manuals)

by Cope, H. F

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Published
1911
Condition
Very Good
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£28.10

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New York: The Pilgram Press, 1911. Maroon boards with double gilt rule around title and back of title in gilt, spine gilt. Some wear to boards, front end papers have circular golf ball water stain.,owner's signature., else very very good. No foxing, clean white pages, very very tight book. The pilgrams' press device on title page. 1911… Read more
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