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cover of The Passion Play of Oberammergau

The Passion Play of Oberammergau

by Moses, Montrose J. (translator)

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1910
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Translated from German with an historical introduction by Montrose J. Moses. NY: Duffield and Co., 1910. (First published November 1909.) A sacred drama based on the trial, suffering and crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Oberammergau is a village in Bavaria, Germany, where the play has been performed annually since 1634. lxiii + 218 pages with bibliography. Hardcover with cloth spine and… Read more
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cover of The Parable Against Persecution: A Proposed New Chapter for the Bible

The Parable Against Persecution: A Proposed New Chapter for the Bible

by Franklin, Benjamin

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Published
1927
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Boston: Brad Stephens & Co. No date. [Issued in 1927 as a keepsake of the American Institute of Graphic Arts.] A parable of tolerance and brotherly love. Adapted by Ben Franklin in the 18th century from an old story.12 double leaves, printed one side only. Color frontispiece. Small, staple-bound booklet with self-attached jacket. 6.25 x 4.75 inches. VG with… Read more
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cover of Love Locked Out: A Survey of Love and License in the Middle Ages

Love Locked Out: A Survey of Love and License in the Middle Ages

by Cleugh, James

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Published
1970
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London: Spring Books, (1970.) First published in 1963. Printed in East Germany. A study of "the excessive sexuality of the Middle Ages," an era marked by "unrestrained wildness and the practice of perversions unknown in earlier times." A frank work that argues the restrictive teachings of the Christian church led to a proliferation of illicit sex, orgies and other forbidden… Read more
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cover of One Hundred Years of Unitarianism in Albany

One Hundred Years of Unitarianism in Albany

by Guffin, John C.

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Published
1943
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1st Edition
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Albany, NY: First Unitarian Society of Albany, 1943. 1st edition. A scarce history of Unitarianism in New York's capital city. 114 pp. 8vo hardcover. One-quarter cloth binding. VG with moderate fading and signs of age. Ownership signature of Karl Nielsen, Minister of the Society beginning in 1945 (per pencil notes by him on p. 101.) Laid in 4-page program from… Read more
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cover of The English Abbey

The English Abbey

by Crossley, Fred H.

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Published
1943
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2nd Edition
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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons and London: B.T. Batsford, 1943. 2nd edition, revised. (First published in 1939.) A study of the "life and work" of abbeys in the Middle Ages. Color frontispiece and b&w illustrations throughout, including two fold-out plans. xiv, 114 pp. Clothbound 8vo. VG/VG. Sound, tight binding. Lower front corner bumped. Some foxing of the color dust jacket and… Read more
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cover of The Great Mother of the Gods

The Great Mother of the Gods

by Showerman, Grant

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Published
1969
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Chicago: Argonaut, Inc., 1969. An "unchanged reprint" of the original 1901 publication. A study of religious beliefs in ancient Rome and the genesis of the Great Mother goddess cult during the reign of Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (535-496 BC.) A scholarly study of the rise of the cult, its ultimate decline and fall. Includes discussions of paganism, the prophecies of… Read more
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cover of Valerian, a Narrative Poem: Intended in Part to Describe the Early Persecutions of Christians ...

Valerian, a Narrative Poem: Intended in Part to Describe the Early Persecutions of Christians ...

by Linn, John Blair

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Published
1805
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1st Edition
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Philadelphia: Thomas and George Palmer, 1805. 1st edition. (BAL 1509; Shaw & Shoemaker 8790; Wegelin 1038.) In a period binding with a modern, marbled paper jacket. An epic poem in blank verse about the persecution of early Christians by "the tyrants of Rome," the spread of Christianity and its influence on the "Manner of Nations." Left unfinished and published the… Read more
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cover of The Cathedral of Chartres

The Cathedral of Chartres

by Merlet, Rene

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Published
1926
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Paris: Henri Laurens, 1926. Short Monographs of the Great Edifices series. English language edition. A concise history of how Chartres was built and transformed by art over many centuries. 38 photos and other illustrations, including two double-page plans of the cathedral, one of them in color. 92 pages, with list of ancient architects, list of illustrations and index. 12mo hardcover.… Read more
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