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Navajo Taboos
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Navajo Taboos

By Bulow, Ernest L.

Gallup, NM: Buffalo Medicine Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. 0914001019 . Rust-orange boards with publisher's logo stamped in gilt on cover. Title in gilt on spine. Glossy illustrated dustjacket. Signed by author, illustrator and foreward author Tony Hillerman on FFEP. Boards are clean and sharp. Interior unmarked. Spine is tight. Dustjacket free of blemishes. ; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 216 pp; Signed by Author .

$60.00

Living Faith
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Living Faith

By Carter, Jimmy

[washington]: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Teal paper boards with gilt text on front and spine. Teal pictorial dust jacket with gilt type and protective acetate cover. Deckled fore-edge. Signed by author and 39th President of the United States Jimmy Carter on front endpaper. Inscribed by previous owner on second front endpaper. Light soiling to dust jacket. Boards are clean and unworn. Text block is clean and binding is tight and square. "Living Faith" is a deeply personal account of the joys, heartbreaks, defeats, and achievements of President Carter's life as seen through the eyes of faith. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pp; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Magick of Aleister Crowley a Handbook of Rituals of Thelema
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Magick of Aleister Crowley a Handbook of Rituals of Thelema

By Duquette, Lon Milo

Boston: Weiser Books. Fine with no dust jacket. 2003. Paperback. Pictorial wrapper with color illustration on front and photograph of the author on back. Signed and inscribed by author on half title and title page. Frontispiece illustration of "The Tree of Life." Interior sides of front and back wrap are both printed with color images of ancient hieroglyphs and runes. Wrapper is clean and unworn; text block is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight. In this modern grimoire, DuQuette takes the mystery out of the rituals and writings of famed English occultist Aleister Crowley without diluting the magick. Step by step, with concrete examples, he presents a course of study in plain English. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pp; Signed by Author .

$60.00

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

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

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