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Singing the Living Tradition

By Unitarian Universalist Association

Boston, MA: Beacon Press. Fine/No Jacket. 1993. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1558962603 First printing, May 1993. A clean, solid, unmarked copy of the hymnal used by the Unitarian Universalist Church; in addition, there are readings used in services, and several useful indexes. .



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The Royal Road to Joy: The Beatitudes and the Eucharist

By Bird, David

Chicago: Hillenbrand Books. Near Fine/No Jacket Issued. 2004. Softcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1595250026 A solid, unmarked trade paperback, just a bit of light handling to the cover. The author is a monk of the Benedictine order, his book has been called a "radical call to holiness", relevant to any Catholic who is looking to live the life of the gospel. .


Teachers' Meetings: Their Necessity and Methods

By Trumbull, H. Clay

Philadelphia, PA: John D. Wattles and Co.. Good/No Jacket. 1896. Hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall A scarce title by this author of many religious works. This is a guide to conducting meetings of Sunday school teachers. Cover has staining, tan cloth has red cover lettering and brown decoration. Solid binding with no marks within text. Owner's name on front endpaper dated Aug. 1897. 60p. .


Buddhism

By Small, Annie H

London: J.M. Dent & Co.. Good/No Jacket. 1905. Hard Cover. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Written for those of the Christian Faith, in order to understand the teachings of Buddha and to compare them to Christian beliefs. Dark green cover is rubbed at edges, corners, spine; endpapers darkened, no marks in text, pages slightly yellowed from age. 108p. plus a page of a short bibliography of accessible books on the subject. .


The Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita

By Steiner, Rudolf

Spring Valley, New York: Anthroposophic Press, Inc.. Good/No Jacket Issued. 1984. Softcover. 0880100915 Nine lectures given by Steiner in 1913. The last half of the book has some pages wrinkled by water damage, but still quite readable. No marks within text. Book has a solid binding. Cover crease, light wear at edges of cover. 2nd printing. 142p. and index. .


Holy Bible King James Version; 1611 Edition

Nashville: Thomas Nelson. Fine/No Jacket. 1993. Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0840700289 A very attractive copy, burgundy bonded leather in slipcase. Gilt spine lettering, raised bands, gilt page edges. Slipcase has a few spots on top and lower edge, else fine. 2 attached satin bookmarks, moire endpapers, presentation page is not written in. This is a "word-for-word reprint of the First Edition of the Authorized Version presented in roman letters for easy reading and comparison with subsequent editions." .


Martin De Porres and His Magic Carpet

By Fadden, Márie-Celeste

St. Meinrad, Indiana: Grail Publications , 1951. 32 pp. Only the lightest of bumping along top edge, else fine. Beautifully done 4 color children's book on extra heavy stock about the life of St. Martin de Porres (1579 -1639) who was a lay brother of the Dominican Order who was beatified in 1837 by Pope Gregory XVI and canonized in 1962 by Pope John XXIII. He is the patron saint of mixed-race people and all those seeking interracial harmony. The colors are as vivid as the day the book was printed in 1951. A wonderful story. . First Edition. Comb Spiralbound Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8" x 10".


The Good-Night Blessing Book

By Willard, Nancy;Scholastic;Blue Sky Press

SIGNED COPY: Blue Sky Press/Scholastic, 1996. Unpaginated. (32 pp.) The book itself is flawless. Dust Jacket is price clipped and is now protected in a New Mylar Cover. Signed by Ms. Willard to the title page. In this book of twenty blessings, a community of angels invites us to treasure the details of daily life and the people we love. "Bless breakfast made/ by milky light/ when morning/ blows away the night./ Bless cups and pitchers,/ pots and spoons,/ candles and keys,/ the bride and groom./ Bless open windows,/ doors that sing,/ rooms that invite/ the forest in." Poet Nancy Willard has created a bedtime prayer/poem (without God mentioned) illustrated with artfully-arranged photos of her folk art angel creations. -- Book Queen. . Signed by Author & Illustrator. First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8" x 12".


Some Account of the Life and Religious Services of Joseph Edgerton

By Thomasson, Eunice

William H. Pile. Very Good/No Jacket. 1885. First Edition. Cloth Hard Cover. 252 pp. Corners and spine ends rubbed, faintet of yellowing along top page margins, else fine. Memoirs of a minister born in 1797 and his trips to meetings up and down the east coast as far north as Nova Scotia, and as far west as Indiana. .


Autobiography of an Old Breviary

By Heuser, Herman J

Benzinger Brothers. Fair/No Jacket. 1925. First Edition. Pictorial Hard Cover. Ex-Library 249 pp. Indexed. Ex-library with all the typical markings. Edges are worn and frayed, binding is split at the hinge halfway down the front panel. Text pages are all clean and bright with no marking, browning, or creasing. .


The abolition of Man

By Lewis, C. S

Macmillan, 1947. 61 pp. First US edition, first printing. One line is underlined in ink, previous owner's name and embossed stamp to front endpaper, light rub to the spine ends. Dust Jacket shows very light rub to the cover, is clipped but price is still there, and it is now protected in a New Mylar Cover. . First Printing. Cloth Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 5'' X 8".


Track's End

By Carruth, Hayden

Harper & Brothers, 1911. 230 pp. Spine ends and tips are showing the beginning's of fraying, but not badly, light rub to the pictorial boards. Previous owner's name in ink to the front endpaper. Pages are bright and clean with no marking, browning or creasing. The narrative of Judon Pitcher's strange winter spend in the Dakota Territory, including and accurate account of his numerous adventures and the facts concerning his several surprising escapes from death. With a correct map of Track's End drawn by the author. Illustrator: Carleton, Clifford. . Cloth Hard Cover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Carleton, Clifford.



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Carrie

By King, Stephen

Doubleday, New York, New York, U.S.A.. Fine Condition/Very Good. 1974. Edition Unstated. Hard Cover. 0385086954 EAN: 9780385086950. 199 pp. Book is flawless. Later printing. Dust Jacket has one tiny dent to the front gutter near the head of spine, and a tiny coffee drop stain to the spine near crown. It is now protected with a New Mylar Cover. Last text page has the notation at gutter: Z46. Price to the inside flap is $14.95. There is no statement of printing. Due to the binding stiffness, this book appears unread. This is a handsome collectible copy of Stephen King's first published novel. Illustrator: Gotfryd, Alex. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction Classic & Modern ISBN: 0385086954 Inventory No: 011507. .


I Hope: Reminiscences and Reflections

By Gorbachev, Raisa

HarperCollins, 1991. Signed by Author. EAN: 9780060168520. 207 pp. Flawless copy with Dust Jacket now protected in a New Mylar Cover. Boldly signed in blue marker in to the half-title page by Ms. Gorbachev. This remarkable woman bridged a cultural and political gap with this book, coming on the tide of Perestroika. Her warmth and humanity fostered a great deal of understanding and compassion for the Soviet people in the west. She shares a vision and a hope which ring with a passionate desire for peace and dignity which transcend political borders. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Miscellaneous Signed by Author. ISBN: 0060168528 Inventory No: 010883.. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine Condition/Fine.


Man in Black

By Cash, Johnny

Zondervan Publishing, 1976. 182 pp. Top corners are lightly bumped, else fine. Pages are clean & bright, with no marking, browning or creasing. Dust Jacket has light rub at the tips, one tiny closed tear and is now protected in a New Mylar Cover. This book details in his own words, the spiritual odyssey of Johnny Cash. "This book will tell you about a long time gone prodigal who has been brought back. You'll find out how I've fallen and how I've turned around again to feel (God's) love and His forgiveness. " He declares in a personal note at the front of the book that this book is for Christians who fear there is no hope, that this book will show them that there IS hope. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Music, Opera, Ballet, Dance Inventory No: 010578.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Cloth Hard Cover. Near Fine Condition/Very Good.


1995 Dodge Neon Owner's Manual

By Chrysler Corporation

Chrysler Corporation, 1995. Size: 5" x 7". 187 pp. + Index. Comes in an attractive leather foldover case. This is the owner's guide, normally kept in the glove compartment, with all the necessary information needed for this vehicles owner. This is not a repair guide. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Motor Vehicles Inventory No: 010510.. Edition Unstated. Soft Cover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine.


1994 Pontiac Sunbird Owner's Manual

By General Motors Corporation

General Motors Corporation, 1994. Size: 5" x 7". 240 pp. + Index. Comes in a leatherette folding case. This is the owner's guide, normally kept in the glove compartment, with all the necessary information needed for this vehicles owner. This is not a repair guide. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Motor Vehicles Inventory No: 010414.. Edition Unstated. Soft Cover. Fine Condition.


1995 Ford Taurus Owner's Guide

By Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company, 1995. Size: 4" x 6". 382 pp. + Index. In leather zippered case. This is the owner's guide, normally kept in the glove compartment, with all the necessary information needed for this vehicles owner. This is not a repair guide. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Motor Vehicles Inventory No: 010187.. Edition Unstated. Soft Cover. Near Fine Condition/Fine.


1996 Ford Mercury Sable Owner's Guide

By Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company, 1996. Size: 4" x 6". 364 pp. + Index. In leatherette zippered case. This is the owner's guide, normally kept in the glove compartment, with all the necessary information needed for this vehicles owner. This is not a repair guide. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Motor Vehicles Inventory No: 010196.. Edition Unstated. Soft Cover. Near Fine Condition/Fine.


The India of Gandhi

By Various

India Tourism Development Corporation. Very Good Condition. 1969. Edition Unstated. Decorative Hard Cover. Size: 6" x 9½" (oblong). 24 pp. Light stains to the covers. This "book" features 12 illustrated cards depicting the life of Mohandas K. Gandhi on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Cards are rugged natural stock tied with an orange wool cord, and sit inside the covers. Front cover is illustrated with a pen and ink drawing of Gandhi. A remarkably loving tribute. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Theology & Religion Inventory No: 009711. .


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