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Mahzor Abodat Israel: Prayers for New Year

By Singer, Rev. S; Adler, Dr. N.; Philips, Rev. Dr. A. Th. [trans]

322pp. Black cloth with gilt spine and lettering (faded). Text in Hebrew and English. Cloth on front board is a little mottled.

$7.20

Autobiography of Elder Abraham Perkins and in memoriam

By Perkins, Abraham; Stickney, Asenath C.

Portraiture frontis. 22pp in stiff grey paper wraps. Very light creasing to wraps corners and age-toning to edges, else fine. A brief autobiography of Elder Perkins, who lived and served in the Shaker community of Enfield, NH during the latter half of the 19th century, composing the Shaker hymns Let Me Have My Mother's Gospel and I Am Filled With Heavenly Treasures. Contains a memorial poem by Asenath Stickney. Scarce.

$95.00

The Life of Christ Is The End Of The World. Shaker Tract No. 1.

By Lomas, Geo[rge] Albert

Concludes with the statement: "Shakers are running the 'world out,' will remain in truthful force forever; they having made themselves spiritual eunuchs for heaven's sake, whereby the elements of a sinful world are being daily denied exercise, and brought to crucifixion and annihilation." Yellow printed wraps. 16pp. Small number in ink on front wrap, bottom corner dog-earing to two pages, very mild creasing and wear. Very nearly a fine copy.

$80.00

Chinese Religion Seen Through the Proverb

By Plopper, Clifford H.

Black cloth with gilt spine and gilt decoration of a Chinese roofscape on front board. 381pp, illus with numerous diagrams and b&w photos. In a plain brown paper jacket with a similar roofscape illustration on the front panel. Rubbing to bottom edge with lightly exposed boards on one corner, bumping to other corners. Jacket is very brittle and panels are all detached save the front and front flap. Jacket spine is missing several pieces including a large piece that affects the title and author.

$72.00

Finding Bethlehem: A Global Journey Through the Mepkin Abbey Crèche Festival

By Mepkin Abbey

Glossy pictorial card covers. 196pp, profusely illustrated with glossy color photographs. A visual exposition of the Crèche collection at Mepkin monastery, a community of trappist monks outside of Charleston, SC.

$67.50

Pacifism and Perfectionism: A Discussion of Some Neo-Orthodox Criticisms of Pacifism

By Muste, A. J.

26pp. Printed, stapled wraps. Mild vertical crease to pamphlet, some light soiling to wraps. Uncommon.

$27.00

From Gods to Dictators: Psychology of Religions and Their Totalitarian Substitutes

By Hopkins, Pryns

Yellow printed and stapled wraps. 168pp. Hopkins, a wealthy socialist and heir to a large portion of the Singer family fortune, applies his uniquely unorthodox blend of social reform, religion and psychology to an examination of the roots of totalitarianism. Sticker residue and penciled price on front wrap, very minor chipping at top corner.

$27.00

Faith is a Song; the Odyssey of an American Artist (SIGNED)

By Dragonette, Jessica

Signed by the author and inscribed on ffep: "For ______ Cordially yours, Jessica Dragonette Charlotte, N.C. 12/10/52" Grey cloth in a black and white photographic jacket. 322pp, b&w photographs. Jacket chipped at edges with a crease to rear flap and some foxing to rear panel.

$9.00

The Female Ancestors of Christ
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The Female Ancestors of Christ

By Ulanov, Ann Belford

Pictorial wraps. 131pp. Previous owner's name on front wrap verso, some creasing to front wrap.

$7.20

The Power of Freedom. First Baptist Church, Asheville, North Carolina, 1829-1997
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The Power of Freedom. First Baptist Church, Asheville, North Carolina, 1829-1997

By Deweese, Charles W.

Blue gilt cloth in pictorial jacket. Photographic endpapers. 384pp, b&w photos.

$9.00

Uniting Heaven and Earth: The Transformative Power of Story
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Uniting Heaven and Earth: The Transformative Power of Story

By Theophil, Marguerite

Pictorial wraps. 66 pp. Previous owner's inscription on front wrap verso.

$16.20

Mensajero de la Paz y la Esperanza: Textos de la Visita de su Santidad Juan Pablo II a Cuba (Coleccion Felix Varela , No 4)
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Mensajero de la Paz y la Esperanza: Textos de la Visita de su Santidad Juan Pablo II a Cuba (Coleccion Felix Varela , No 4)

By Pope John Paul II

Pictorial wraps. 183pp, b&w photos. Previous owner's emboss to a couple pages. Tapa blanda. Estado cerca de nuevo, con sellos grabados del anterior dueno en algunas paginas.

$7.20

El Papa Habla a Los Cubanos. Visita Pastoral a Cuba del 21 al 25 de Enero, 1998
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El Papa Habla a Los Cubanos. Visita Pastoral a Cuba del 21 al 25 de Enero, 1998

By [Conferencia de Obispos]

Pictorial wraps featuring Pope John Paul II. 96 pp, photographs. Estado como nuevo.

$8.10

Religious Repression in Cuba (Cuban Studies Project) [Signed]
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Religious Repression in Cuba (Cuban Studies Project) [Signed]

By Clark, Juan

Pictorial wraps, 115pp. Signed and inscribed by the author on front wrap verso. Previous owner's emboss, a few instances of ink underlining and marginalia.

$8.10

Albert Schweitzer\'s Mission. Healing and Peace
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Albert Schweitzer's Mission. Healing and Peace

By Cousins, Norman

Red quarter cloth in pictorial jacket. 319 pp. An account of Schweitzer's mission to end the global threat of nuclear war. Boards lightly stained, small closed tear to jacket rear panel.

$7.20

Dr. Schweitzer of Lambaréné (Signed)
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Dr. Schweitzer of Lambaréné (Signed)

By Cousins, Norman

8vo, grey quarter cloth in a photographic jacket. 254 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Signed by the author. Endpapers age-toned, scuffing to corners, jacket chipped and worn.

$20.25