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The Ladies' Repository: a monthly periodical devoted to literature and religion; January - June (including February, March, April, May) and July - December (including August, September, October, November); 1870; Volumes XXX (30) and XXX (30), ( New Series, Volumes III and IV); two volumes bound in one--12 individual issues

By Rev. I. W. Wiley (editor);

Cincinnati, Ohio: Hitchcock and Walden, 1870. First edition thus. Decorative Leather. Good +. 12 issues bound in one volume without covers or advertisements. Quarto, 11" tall, vol. 1: 476 pages and vol. 2: 476 pages with intertextual illustration, plus 19 steel plate engravings (1 missing); brown 3/4 leather over brown cloth. This is a good plus volume over all, hinges broken with front fover and spine loose, internal binding solid, exterior corners rubbed, spine leather rubbed at hinges and coming loose at front hinge, and a hole (like small calibur bullet) in the front cover upper corner that is not evident in the interior; interior very good, clean, occassional minor foxing, paper lightly yellowed, internal binding solid and a previousowner's inscription on the front endpaper. This is the regular publisher edition. It was common for publishers to print such Very good -volumes from the original periodical plates before melting them down to make new plates. The Ladies' Repository was a monthly periodical issued by the Methodist Epicopal Church and published original and reprints of literature, poetry, biography and criticism and moral advice.

$50.00

The Ladies' Repository: a monthly periodical devoted to literature and religion; January - June (including February, March, April, May) and July - December (including August, September, October, November); 1869; Volumes XXIX (29) and XXXI (31), ( New Series, Volumes III and IV); two volumes bound in one--12 individual issues

By Rev. I. W. Wiley (editor);

Cincinnati, Ohio: Hitchcock and Walden, 1869. First edition thus. Decorative Leather. Very good. 12 issues bound in one volume without covers or advertisements. Quarto, 11" tall, vol. 1: 476 pages and vol. 2: 476 pages with intertetual illustration, plus 20 steel plate engravings; black 3/4 leather over blue cloth. This is a very good volume over all, hinges and binding solid, exterior corners rubbed and bumped, leather bright but cloth lightly soiled and a hole (small calibur bullet) in the front cover upper corner that is not evident in the interior; interior very good, clean, occassional minor foxing, paper lightly yellowed, internal binding solid. This is the regular publisher edition. It was common for publishers to print such volumes from the original periodical plates before melting them down to make new plates. The Ladies' Repository was a monthly periodical issued by the Methodist Epicopal Church and published original and reprints of literature, poetry, biography and criticism and moral advice.

$65.00

Encyclical Letter of Pope Pius XI on Christian Marriage (Official Vatican Text)

By Pope Pius XI [Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti]

Boston, Massachusetts: St. Paul Editions (Daughters of St. Paul), c. 1970. Later printing. Original Wraps. Very good. Originally issued in 1930. This copy has no date, but appears to be a later issuance. 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 69 pages + ads stiff yellow wraps. A very good, generally clean and neat original soft cover over all, with moderate shelf wear, but light color of the cover shows exterior soiling, binding solid, paper white.

$6.50

The Miracles and Myths of the New Testament; with other essays and sermons

By Joseph May

Boston, Massachusetts: George H. Ellis, 1901. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Duodecimo, 7" tall, 191 page, gilt titles on green cloth. A very good, clean sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear, rubbing at the corners and back strip edges; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Previous owner bookplate on the front endpaper

$16.50

The Crime of Superstition: She wears a robe of pictured legends, broidered with woven lies; No. B-555 (edited by E. Haldeman-Julius)

By Robert G. Ingersoll;

Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius, c. 1947. First edition thus. Chapbook. Very good. No date. Octavo pamphlet, 8 1/2" tall, 24 pages, stiff brown-orange wraps, saddle stiched. A very good original copy overall with minor shelf wear; spine tight, but paper moderately yellowed.

$9.50

The Trial of C. B. Reynolds, for Blasphemy at Morristown, N.J., May 19th and 20th, 1887. The defense by Robert G. Ingersoll stenographically reported by I. N. Baker and revised by the author; No. B-556 (edited by E. Haldeman-Julius)

By Robert G. Ingersoll; I. N. Baker

Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius, 1947. First edition thus. Chapbook. Very good. Octavo pamphlet, 8 1/2" tall,31 pages, stiff brown-orange wraps, saddle stiched. A very good original copy overall with minor shelf wear; spine tight, but paper moderately yellowed.

$16.50

Catholic Girl and Atheist: a story of the battle of ideas (the Letters of Paul); No. B-547 (edited by E. Haldeman-Julius)

By Frank R. Tangherlini

Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius, 1947. First edition thus. Chapbook. Very good. Octavo pamphlet, 8 1/2" tall, 58 pages, stiff olive green paper wraps, saddle stiched. A very good original copy overall with color fading to the cover margins, and minor shelf wear; spine tight, but paper moderately yellowed.

$19.00

A Price Guide to Scarce and Rare Books and Pamphlets on Mormonism and Mormon History

By Orrin Schwab

Providence, UT: Orrin Schwab Books, 1997. Third edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 8 1/3" tall, 179 pages, stiff blue wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover over all with minor shelf wear and slight exterior soiling, binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

[Isaac] Asimov's  Guide to the Bible: (two volumes in one) The Old and New Testaments
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[Isaac] Asimov's Guide to the Bible: (two volumes in one) The Old and New Testaments

By Isaac Asimov; Rafael Palacios (maps)

Avenel, N.J: Wings Books, 1981. Reprint. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Very good/near fine. Originally published in two volumes by Doubleday 1968-1969. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 1295 pages, yellow quarter cloth. A very good, clean, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, BUT printed on inexpensive paper that is now moderately yellowed. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket,

$16.50

Ten Lives of the Buddha: Siamese Temple Paintings and Jataka Tales
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Ten Lives of the Buddha: Siamese Temple Paintings and Jataka Tales

By Elizabeth Wray, Clare Rosenfield, Dorothy Baily, and Joe D. Wray

New York, New York: Weatherhill, 1996. Revised Edition. Stiff Printed Wraps. Very good +. Quarto, 10 1/8" tall, 154 pages, A very good +, clean, neat soft cover edition over all with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

The Feast of Easter [Bible quotes and color chromolithographic illustration]

By [Marcus Ward & Co.]

London / New York: Marcus Ward & Co., circa 1890. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Very good. 12mo, 7" tall, unpaginated (approx. 32 pages), decorative endpapers, silvered fore-edges, with chromolithographic illustration throughout, silver titles on padded white fabric over boards. A very good, clean neat hard cover over all with slight foxing at some edges, binding cracked but secure, interior bright, paper lightly yellowed.

$12.50

A Summary of Biblical Antiquities; compiled for the use of Sunday-school teachers and for the benefit of families. In two volumes [two volumes bound as one--complete]

By John W. Nevin

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : American Sunday-School Union, 1829. First edition thus. Quarter-leather--marbled boards. Good. 24mo, 6" tall, 288 + 252 pages, with intertextual woodcut plates in the first volume, none in the second. A good copy overall, exterior covers generally shelf worn, fore-corners worn through to boards, leather rubbed at hinges, paper generally clean with light to moderate yellowing but lightly stained by scattered foxing throughout; .

$19.00

Anecdotes for The Family and Social Circle

By [American Tract Society]

New York, New York: American Tract Society, c. 1850. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Very good -. Sextodecimo, 6 1/4" tall, 408 pages, brown blind stanped cloth, gilt spine titles and decoration. A very good minus original hard cover over all, cloth color faded, previous owner's name on flyleaf; interior clean, binding solid, scattered light foxing throughout.

$19.00

A Memoir of Rev. Henry Martyn, B.D., late fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, and chaplain to the Honorable East India Company [Christian Library number 8]

By Rev. John Sargent

New York, New York: American Tract Society, c. 1836. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Good. 24mo, 6" tall, frontispiece (Martyn) + 442 pages + 1 plate, gilt titles and decoration on leather. A good copy overall, interior cover shelf worn and rubbed, ; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed but with foxing throughout and several pages damaged and torn but still readable.

$16.50

The Economy of Human Life; translated from An Indian Manuscript, written by an Ancient Bramin; to which is prefixed an account of the manner in which said manuscript was discovered in a letter from an English gentleman residing in China, to the Earl of ****

By 'An ancient Bramin' [Robert Dodsley]

Providence, R.I.: J. Hutchens, 1830. Early Printing. Quarter-cloth--marbled boards. Good +. 48mo (3 1/2" tall), 200 pages, gilt spine titles on black quarter-leathe rover marbled boards. A good + sturdy hardcover, covers worn, darkened, with fore-corner tips through to boards; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed, with light foxing throughout, rear endpaper missing.

$60.00

Fabeln, Schriften [Fables and Epigrams?]
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Fabeln, Schriften [Fables and Epigrams?]

By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

munchen [Münich], Germany: Gondrom, 1996. First edition thus. Decorative Boards. Very good/Without dust jacket. German text. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 486 pages, decrative red boards. A very good, clean neat sturdy hard cover over all with minor shelf wear, binding soid, but paper ligfhtly yelowed. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Father McGuire: Baltimore Catechism No. 2; New Revised Edition

By Rt. Rev. Msgr. Michael A McGuire

New York, New York: Benziger Brothers, 1962. Fifth edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Originally appeared in 1941. Octavo, 8" tall, 224 pages + v supplement; green stiff wraps. A very good, generally clean and neat original soft cover over all, with moderate shelf wear, color fading to the cover margins, slight exterior soiling, binding solid, paper moderately yellowed.

$16.50

The Original and Present State of Man, Briefly Considered . . . by the People Called Quakers. [Religious Society of Friends]

By Joseph Phipps; Samuel Newton

Trenton, New Jersey: New York Meeting for Sufferings, 1844. Early Reprint. Decorative Leather. Fair. Originally published by Isaac Collins, 1793. Octavo, 7 7/8" tall, 144 pages, leather. A fair copy overall, front cover missing,endpaper loose, internal binding solid, interior good, paper clean but foxed especially from the front fore-edge. A useful original reference copy.

$16.50

Feminist and Womanist Essays in Reformed Dogmatics (ColumbiaTheological Seminary Series in Reformed Theology)

By Amy Plantinga Pauw, Serene Jones (editors); Lynn Japinga, Dawn DeVries, Kristine A. Culp, Katie Geneva Cannon, Martha Schull Gillis, Kalbryn A McLean, et al

Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster / John Knox Press, 2006. First printing. Hardcover. Very good/near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xvi + 280 pages, black boards. A very good, otherwise clean, hard cover with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white, would be 'near fine' BUT with pencil and pen underlingings and annotation throughout. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$9.50

Guesses at Truth by Two Brothers.

By Two Brothers [ Charles Julius Hare and Augustus William Hare]

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1871. New Edition (early reprint). Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -. An ex-library copy with markings on the spine and endpapers16mo, 6 1/2" tall, liv + 576 pages, gilt titles, green cloth. A very good minus, clean, neat hard cover with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$12.50

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