RECENT ARRIVALS in Religious/Spiritual/Christian From Parnassus Books
By Nerburn, Kent
New York: Harper. Fine/Fine. 1999. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall 0062515810 Book Club Edition A clean, straight copy in like dustjacket. Appears to be a book club edition. A beautifully written book, it takes us through a line-by-line reading of Saint Francis' prayer (Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace...), demonstrating how his words can resonate in our lives today. .
By Gibran, Kahlil and Mary Haskell
New York: Popular Library. Near Fine/No Jacket Issued. 1972. Softcover. 4 x 7 A very nice mass market paperback collection of the letters that defined a passionate friendship and love story between Gibran, author of "The Prophet" and Mary Haskell. No spine creases, light shelfwear at spine ends, page edges browning but text is clear and free of any marks. Here are letters that contain the most beautiful writing of Gibran, and replies that lay bare the heart of the woman who adored him. .
By Crosby, Fanny
New York: Every Where Publishing Company. Very Good/No Jacket. 1908. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine, gilt design on cover. Illus. with b&w plates throughout. Corners and spine bumped, binding a little loose at front hinge, but holding well. The author, blinded at an early age, became a well-known writer of hymns, some of which are included in the book (text only). This edition is the second "improved" edition of the autobiography. .
By Gibran, Kahlil
New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine/No Jacket. 1971. Hardcover. 7 x 10 A very nice copy of this large edition of "The Prophet", in a very good slipcase. 15th printing. Printed on heavy stock, with the 12 illustrations by the author, bound in black cloth with gold cover design, spine lettering. Slipcase has a bit of rubbing to the spine label, spine itself is a little soiled. .
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. .
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. .
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. .
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." .
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".
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".
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. .
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. .
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.