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Catholic Church in Utah 1776-1909
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Catholic Church in Utah 1776-1909

By Harris, Dean

Salt Lake City: Intermountain Catholic Press. Good with no dust jacket. 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Green buckram boards with gilt embossed type on front and spine and gilt embossed emblem on front. Patterned endpapers. Frontispiece photograph of Cathedral in Salt Lake City with protective tissue paper cover. Some scuffing and soiling to boards. Light foxing to first and last page of text block, but otherwise, text block is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight. Scarcely found in commerce. A history of the Catholic Church in Utah, including an exposition of Catholic Faith by Bishop Scanlan and a review of Spanish and Missionary Explorations, Tribal Divisions, names and regional habitats of pre-European Tribes, The Journal of the Franciscan Explorers and discoverers of Utah Lake, The trailing of the Priests from Santa Fe, New Mexico, with Map of Route, and Illustrations and delimitations of the Great Basin by Very Reverend W. R. Harriss, D. D. , L. L. D.. Includes several black and white photos, maps, and illustrations of locations and objects important to the Catholic Church in Utah. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 350 pp .

$18.00

America's Catholic Heritage Some Bicentennial Reflections (1776-1976)
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America's Catholic Heritage Some Bicentennial Reflections (1776-1976)

By Weber, Francis J.

Hong Kong: St. Paul Editions. Fine with no dust jacket. 1976. First Edition. Hardback. Green paper cover with black type. Extremely light wear to head and tail of spine. Binding is tight and interior is clean. Msgr. Francis J. Weber, Archivist at the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, provides a review of the Catholic Church in America, divided into the four following sections; I. Some Random Glances at American Ecclesiastical History, II. Catholicism in Colonial America, III. The Catholic Church in the USA Since 1866, and IV. Catholic Presence in the American Lifestyle. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pp .

$15.00

Century of Fulfillment the Roman Catholic Church in Southern California  1840-1947
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Century of Fulfillment the Roman Catholic Church in Southern California 1840-1947

By Weber, Francis J.

Mission Hills, CA: Archival Center. Fine with no dust jacket. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth cover with gilt title on front and spine. Endpapers printed with newspaper images from Los Angeles Examiner. Exterior and interior are spotless. Binding is tight and square. White slipcase with green type. Slipcase is in very good condition; minor crushing to upper right corner and light wear on all sides. Cardinal James Francis McIntyre entrusted Father Francis J. Weber, Archivist at the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, with the challenge of preparing a history of the Catholic Church in California's southland. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 536 pp .

$15.00

Missionary Fanaticism Opposed to Christian Zeal. a Discourse, Delivered in  St. John's Church, Brooklyn, February 24th, 1839, the Festival of St.  Matthias. with Explanatory Notes.
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Missionary Fanaticism Opposed to Christian Zeal. a Discourse, Delivered in St. John's Church, Brooklyn, February 24th, 1839, the Festival of St. Matthias. with Explanatory Notes.

By Johnson, Evan M.

New York: Louis Sherman, At the Protestant Episcopal Press. Good. 1839. Pamphlet. Blue wrapper has light soil, chips and tears, and a vertical fold line. Light foxing and edge wear on pages. A pamphlet warning about the excesses of sending missionaries to foreign countries, holding up the Crusades as an extreme example. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 32 pp .

$95.00

Historia Rerum Memorabilium in Orbe Gestarum, Ab Anno Christi I Usque Ad  Annum Mcxxv....tomus Secundus
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Historia Rerum Memorabilium in Orbe Gestarum, Ab Anno Christi I Usque Ad Annum Mcxxv....tomus Secundus

By Gesselius, Timan

Gisbeti Zylii. Good. 1661. First Edition. Hardcover. Volume two of a Latin four volume set of Church history. Light cover is heavily soiled and creased and bumped at edges. The front pastedown has been removed showing remnants of an ex-library sticker, the only ex-library mark found. Soil on edges. Endpapers are creased and one front endpaper has a two-inch piece missing. Old Latin script note on one blank page at the rear and an 1879 date and price on first free endpaper. The text block is in good condition, with foxing on a few pages. Timan Gesselius was a rector at a Latin school and a doctor. ; 8" x 2 /14" x 6 1/4"; 828 pp .

$400.00

Trail Blazers: a Story of the Gospel in Poetry, Prose, and Song
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Trail Blazers: a Story of the Gospel in Poetry, Prose, and Song

By Cosby, Eschol

Dallas: Bradford Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1938. Softcover. Green wrappers with black imprint and covered wagon illustration have sunning, soil, and wear on corners. Interior clean. The Silver City, New Mexico author was inspired by his gospel-preaching cousin to write poetry, prose and songs aimed at saving souls, with much decrying the gaiety and dissolution of modern society. Five black and white plates, some of ranch life. No copies found on OCLC/Worldcat. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 94 pp .

$45.00

Mormonism Exposed and Refuted or True and False Religion Contrasted: Forty  Years' Experience and Observation Among the Mormons
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Mormonism Exposed and Refuted or True and False Religion Contrasted: Forty Years' Experience and Observation Among the Mormons

By Kirby, William

Nashville, Tennessee: Gospel Advocate Publishing. Good with no dust jacket. 1893. Hardcover. Black blind embossed boards with gilt on spine. Soiling, rubbed edges and bumped corners, and spine pulling and shaken. Soil on top edge. Blue endpapers with cracking at front hinge. Text clean and free of markings. William Kirby describes Joseph Smith and his religion in unflattering terms, based on his experiences and descriptions gathered from followers. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 500 pp .

$160.00

Religious Architecture of New Mexico in the Colonial Period and Since the American Occupation

By Kubler, George

Colorado Springs, CO: Taylor Museum. Good. 1940. First Edition. Softcover. Red paper wraps have some creasing and wear to edges. Light soil and a few small dampstains with one bleeding ink onto just the front endpaper edge. Fold-out map of church locations at rear. Sunning on edges of text. Interior is clean. Historic church architecture of New Mexico. ; Book; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 232 pp .

$74.00

What is Christian Science?
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What is Christian Science?

By Mangasarian, M. M.

Chicago, IL: Independent Religious Society. Good. 1921. First American Edition. Softcover. Mangasarian lectured and wrote prolifically on religion from a rationalist perspective, and founded the Independent Religious Society. Inscribed "To the artist from the author." This piece comes to us from a relative of Nickolas Muray, Olympic fencer and photographer, and most likely is the artist referred to in the inscription. Rear brown paper wrap missing, front wrap is detached.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s) .

$75.00

Saint Thomas More: Address by Maurice E. Harrison Beore the St. Thomas  More Society of San Francisco
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Saint Thomas More: Address by Maurice E. Harrison Beore the St. Thomas More Society of San Francisco

By Harrison, Maurice E.

San Francisco, CA: St. Thomas More Society. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1941. Limited Edition. Softcover. One of 400 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press. Orange paper wrapper is lightly worn, some foxing on first and last pages from tape residue used to attach it to the pages.; Book; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall .

$55.00

Missions of New Mexico, 1776: A Description by Fray Francisco Atanasio  Dominguez
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Missions of New Mexico, 1776: A Description by Fray Francisco Atanasio Dominguez

By Adams, Eleanor B.; Chavez, Fray Angelico; Dominguez, Fray Francisco Antanasio

Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press. Good in Good dust jacket. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Newspaper clipping is pasted to the front endpaper, edges of boards are rubbed. Mylar-wrapped dust jacket has not been price-clipped; edges have multiple small tears, creases, and chips.; Book; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall .

$65.00

Mormonism and the Mormons: A Historical View of the Rise and Progress of  the Sect Self-Styled Latter-Day Saints
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Mormonism and the Mormons: A Historical View of the Rise and Progress of the Sect Self-Styled Latter-Day Saints

By Kidder, Daniel P.

New York, NY: Carlton and Lanahan. Good. 1842. Hardcover. Early critique of the Mormon faith, from the introduction: "In the facts which this work exhibits, the reader will find the spread of Mormonism accounted for on natural principles, altogether independent of its claim to the divine sanction. It will be understood that our only opposition to Mormonism is on the ground of its being a religious imposture. That its adherents are entitled to all the rights and immunities of freemen we strenuously maintain." Probable 3rd printing. Flake #4603. Brown cloth boards are rubbed on edges, corners bare and bumped, a few tears and other damaged places on spine and edges. Interior free of markings.; Book; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall .

$175.00

Power of Truth

By Jordan, William George

Stevens and Wallis, Inc.. Very Good. Stapled Soft Cover. Essay in small booklet between mottled burgundy wraps. Date and place of publication not indicated. Pasted-in holiday 1933-1934 greetings, signed by then-president of the LDS church Heber J. Grant. Corners and edges of wraps are lightly creased; interior is clean.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Person of Association .

$25.00

History of Colorado Baptist General Convention 1956-1981

By O'Brien, Bonnie Ball

Colorado Baptist General Convention. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine first edition hard cover. Signed by author on title page. Previous owner's name on ffep. Near fine dust jacket in mylar cover. Lightly rubbed.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s) .

$9.95

Gulden-Spiegel
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Gulden-Spiegel

Amsterdam: Erve H. van der Putte?. Fair. 1768. Hardcover. Several Dutch religious texts in one volume. "Spiegel" translates as mirror; "gulden" was the Dutch currency from the 17th century until adoption of the Euro. Boards are sheep vellum, numerous wood block prints throughout. Boards stained, foxing throughout, binding intact.; Book; 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall .

$250.00

Die Heilige Schrift (The Holy Scripture)
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Die Heilige Schrift (The Holy Scripture)

Philadelphia, PA: Schaefer und Koradi. Good. 1880. Hardcover. Large German language bible ca. 1880. Separate title pages for new and old testaments. Leather boards with gilt botanical cross stamped on front. Edges well-worn, especially at corners, binding tight for age. Some dampstaining and foxing throughout pages, previous owner's large pencil inscription ("Grandma's Book") on creased endpapers. Book image cropped due to scanner bed size. May require extra shipping charges.; Book; Folio - over 12 - 15" tall .

$100.00