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Consoling Thoughts of St. Francis de Sales

by DE SALES, Francis

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n.y.
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New York: Frederick Pustet Co, n.y.. Hardcover. Edited by Rev. Pere Huguet. 16mo. Green cloth with black lettering and rules. 339pp. Very good. Faint binding edgewear; nonauthorial front flyleaf gift inscription. Tight and nice undated (circa 1920) later printing of these writings of the 17th century French priest.
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New York: Benziger Brothers, 1891. Hardcover. Preface by Thomas S. Preston. 24mo. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering. 174pp. Tissue-guarded frontispiece, floral endpapers. Good plus. Binding slightly edgeworn and a bit rubbed; discreet ex-convent library, with faint number at spine foot and couple of name/address inkstamps. A tight and decent early printing of this cute tiny compilation.
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Letters to Persons in Religion

by DE SALES, Francis

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1901
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London: Burns & Oates, 1901. Hardcover. Introduction by John Cuthbert Hedley. Translation by Canon Mackey. 12mo. Burgundy textured cloth with gilt spine lettering. xxxiii, 443pp, 16pp ads. Frontispiece. Very good. Discreet ex-convent library, with very few markings -- light number at foot of spine and a couple name/address inkstamps. Tight, decent third edition of the fourth volume (only) in… Read more
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Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Co, 1875. Hardcover. 16mo. Rebound in red cloth with gilt spine lettering. 237pp. Very good. Prayer card neatly tipped to rear pastedown. Discreet ex-convent library, with almost no markings save monastery ownership name inked on front flyleaf and inkstamped on rear flyleaf. Attractive and tight first English-language edition of these biographical sketches of Sisters Anne… Read more
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New York: D. & J. Sadlier & Co, n.y.. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Blue pebble-grain cloth with gilt lettering and black decorations. 269pp. Very good. Binding mildly edgeworn, mainly at spine head/tail; old but neat blue cloth sape reinforcement to inner hinges; text block mildly age toned as usual. Tight and nice later printing of this 1860 biography, undated but… Read more
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Newburgh, NY: Register Printing House, 1889. Hardcover. Collected by the Late Mr. Maupas, Bishop of Evreux. 24mo. Black calf with gilt spine lettering. 145pp, 6pp. Very good. Ownership signature on front flyleaf and inkstamped convent name/address oncopyright page and rear pastedown; modern (i.e., WW1 vintage) prayer card neatly tipped to rear flyleaf. Tight and attractive reprint edition of the… Read more
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Washington, DC: George Templeton, 1834. Hardcover. 16mo. Full calf. 155pp. Good only. Binding edgeworn and rubbed, rough at head and tail of spine and small gouge near center; text block moderately age toned throughout with hints of foxing; front flyleaf an expert contemporary replacement. Decently tight early translation of the 17th century French priest's work. Rather scarce.
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S. Francis de Dales: Bishop and Prince of Geneva

by LEAR, H.L. Sidney

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Published
1877
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London: Rivingtons, 1877. Hardcover. 16mo. Burgundy textured cloth with gilt spine lettering. viii, 272pp, (8pp ads). Very good. Most discreet of ex-library, the only markings being number near tail of spine, inkstamped name/address on half-title and title pages and abrasion on rear pastedown. Tight and nice "New Edition" of this volume in the "Christian Biographies" series.
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New York: D. & J. Sadlier & Co, 1863. Hardcover. Preface by Cardinal Wiseman. 16mo. Quarter black calf and brown pebble-grain cloth. lii, 330pp. Tissue-guarded frontispiece, floral endpapers. Very good. Old and homespun but neat and strong black cloth added over spine, though black calf corners clean and nice; discreet ex-convent library, with a few small name/address… Read more
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London: Burns and Oates, 1883. Hardcover. 8vo. Black calf spine (with old but near modern black cloth tape overlay) and brown pebble-grain cloth. 128pp. Very good. Homespun spine mend decent and strong; discreet ex-convent library, with couple of small name/address inkstamps but almost no other markings. Tight and decent -- despite rough spine repair -- first separate printing of… Read more
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Letters to Persons in Religion

by DE SALES, Francis

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Published
1894
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London: Burns & Oates, Limited, 1894. Hardcover. Introduction by John Cuthbert Hedley. Small 8vo. Brown cloth with gilt and black lettering and rules. xxxvi, 443pp, (4pp ads), 16pp ads. Frontispiece. Very good. Mild binding edgewear and scuffing; original black endpapers bear old but neat black cloth tape gutter reinfforcements, thus tight; mild ex-convent library, with very few markings and… Read more
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image of Critica Sacra. Duabus Partibus : Quarum Prima continet Observationes Philologicas_Theologicas In omnes Radices Veteris Testamenti. Secunda continet Philologicas_Theologicas Observationes In omnes Graecas Voces Novi Testamenti. Ante hac ab Eduardo Leigh,. maxima ex parte Anglice conscripta, nunc verò ab Henrico à Middoch in Latinum sermonem conversa. / Critica Sacra, Id est Philologicae_Theologicae Observationes In omnes Voces Graecas Novi Testament, Juxta ordinem Alphabeticum...

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Amstelodami (Amsterdam): Johannis a Someran, 1679. Hardcover. Folio (12 3/4" X 8½"). Full vellum with faded paper spine label. Volume I: (16pp), 288pp, (20pp index). Volume II: (20pp), 418pp, (30pp index). Preliminary title in red and black with woodblock vignette. Full-page steel-engraved portrait. Overall very good. Binding quite age toned, spotted and rubbed, though intact and quite handleable despite… Read more
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Paris: Librairie Letouzey, 1925. Hardcover. 12mo. Quarter burgundy cloth with gilt spine lettering and marbled paper over boards. 153pp, (4pp ads). Frontispiece, full-page plates. Very good. Faint binding edgewear; text block mildly age toned as usual. Tight, attractive later printing.
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The Life of St. Jane Frances Fremyot de Chantal

by BOWLES, Emily

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Published
1872
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London: Burns and Oates, 1872. Hardcover. 12mo. Rebound in burgundy cloth with gilt spine lettering. xvii, 284pp. Very good. Discreet ex-convent library, with almost no markings save abrasion near spine base and couple of name/address inkstamps. A tight and decent first edition of the second volume in the "Quarterly Series."
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St. Chantal and the Foundation of the Visitation

by BOUGAUD, Louis-Victor-Emile

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Published
1895
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New York: Benziger Brothers, 1895. Hardcover. Preface by James Cardinal Gibbons. 8vo. Rebound in green patterned buckram with black spine lettering. 477pp, 460pp. Frontispiece. Very good. Discreet ex-convent library, with almost no markings save small convent name/address inkstamped on front pastedown and rear flyleaf. A tight and nice first U.S. two-volumes-in-one edition.
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Mobile, AL: Jno. L. Rapier & Co, 1883. Hardcover. 12mo. Brown blind-embossed cloth with gilt spine lettering and rules. viii, 231pp. Very good. Mild binding edgewear, mainly at head and tail of spine; front flyleaf (dark brown) an expert contemporary replacement; upper title page corner clipped; discreet ex-convent library, with very few markings and interesting "Ladies' Sodality Library" of… Read more
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The Lives of the First Religious of the Visitation of Holy Mary

by DE CHAUGY, Frances Magdalen

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Published
1876
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London: R. Washbourne, 1876. Hardcover. 12mo. Rebound in black cloth with gilt spine lettering and rules. vi, 322pp. Very good. Small convent library name/address inkstamped on front pastedown and rear flyleaf. Tight and nice first edition of Volume II (only) of these biographical sketches of Sisters Claude Simplicienne Fardel, Marie Aimee de Chantal, Francoise Gabrielle Bally, Marie Denise de… Read more
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New York: Carlton & Porter, 1856. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Brown ornately blind-embossed cloth with gilt spine lettering. 394pp, 4pp ads, 6pp ads. Tissue-guarded frontispiece, 6 called-for full-page plates. Good plus. Binding edgeworn, mainly at head and tail of sunned spine; nicely tight and handleable, with text block moderately age toned, with some mottling and foxing throughout. W.P. Strickland edits… Read more
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St. Louis: Tisk Bratri Wandasu, 1890. Hardcover. Small 4to. Purple cloth with gilt lettering and extensive black decorative stamping. viii, 551, (1p). Numerous illustrations, patterned endpapers. Good plus. Binding edgeworn, mainly at head and tail of well-sunned spine; internal hinges bear old but discreet expert brown cloth tape gutter reinforcement, thus tight. Though worn, a quite decent and handleable… Read more
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The Self and the Dramas of History

by NIEBUHR, Reinhold

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Published
1955
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering. 246pp. Very good. Faintest of binding edgewear. A tight and attractive first edition.
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