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Conclave

by Robert Harris

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Published
November 2016
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Fine
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9780735272644
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Toronto: Random House Canada, November 2016. Trade Paperback. Fine. Black remainder dot to bottom edge. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. 304 pages. The Pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and twenty Cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world's most secretive… Read more
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Erasmus and the Age of Reformation : with a selection from the letters of Erasmus

by Johan Huizinga

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Published
1957
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Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1957. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition. Harper Torchbooks, TB19. Very Good. Inked name and date inside front cover. Text pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased, but faded. Covers clean. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 8vo. xiv + 266 pages. Preface, 21 chapters with footnotes, selected letters of Erasmus, list of 32 b&w… Read more
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The Methodist Hymnal; Official Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Methodist Episcopal Church, South

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Published
1905
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Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
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New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: The Methodist Book Concern, 1905. Hardcover. Later printing, May 1930. Very Good. Text unmarked. Binding sound. 671 pages.
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St. Paul (The Home University of Modern Knowledge, 186)

by Arthur Darby Nock

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Published
1946
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Good
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London, New York & Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1946. Hardcover. 1953 printing. Faded red cloth over boards with black lettering. Good book / no jacket. Prior owner's name to FFEP. Underlining in pencil. Sewn binding cocked but sound. Not from a library. 256 pages.
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A Brief History of Islam (Wiley Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion)

by Tamara Sonn

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Published
June 2004
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Fine
ISBN
9781405109000
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Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell, June 2004. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Light corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xviii + 203 pages. A concise and absorbing account of Islamic history and of Islam's role in today's global society. This book spans Islamic history from the life… Read more
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No Condition Is Permanent

by Cristina Kessler

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Published
January 2000
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Fine
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First Edition, Third Printing
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9780399234866
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New York: Philomel, January 2000. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Black remainder mark to bottom edge, otherwise book As New. Light rubbing to jacket. Not from a library. Not clipped. 183 pages. When shy fourteen-year-old Jodie accompanies her anthropologist mother to live in Sierra Leone, she befriends a local girl but encounters a cultural divide that cannot… Read more
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

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Published
February 1987
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780449212608
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New York: Ballantine / Fawcett Crest, February 1987. Mass Market Paperback. 21st printing, December 1989. Very Good. Interior unmarked, but lightly tanned. Spine straight and tight with light spine crease. Cover clean and bright with front hinge crease. Edgewear. 395 pages. Winner of the 1985 Governor General's (Canada) Award and the first Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1987. Adapted into… Read more
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Death Comes for the Archbishop

by Willa Cather

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Published
June 1990
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780679728894
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New York: Random House / Vintage Books, June 1990. Vintage Classics Edition. Near Fine. Light dust soiling to top edge, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 297 pages. Willa Cather's best known novel is an epic story of a single human life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert. In 1851… Read more
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The Mande Blacksmiths: Knowledge, Power, and Art in West Africa (Traditional Arts of Africa)

by Patrick McNaughton

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Published
March 1993
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780253207982
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Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, March 1993. Midland Books, 798. Second printing. Traditional Arts of Africa Series. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Sun fading to spine and cover edge. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxiv + 241 pages. 77 plates. Two maps. 6.1 x 9.25 inches. Examining the… Read more
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A Book of American Martyrs : A Novel

by Joyce Carol Oates

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Published
2017
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Good+
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First Edition
ISBN
9780062643049
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New York: HarperCollins / Ecco. 2017. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright with light shelfwear. Half-inch tear to cover and jacket at top of rear hinge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 752 pages. In this striking novel, Joyce Carol Oates tells the story… Read more
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The Book of Genesis (The Great Courses, 6234, DVD)

by Gary A. Rendsburg

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Published
2006
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As New
ISBN
9781598031911
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2006. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four As New DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 159-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. These 24 fascinating lectures will give you a new appreciation of one of the most… Read more
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The Cathedral (The Great Courses, 7868, DVD)

by William R. Cook

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Published
2010
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Fine
ISBN
9781598036954
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. Fine. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original cases along with a Fine 145-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. To step inside a Gothic cathedral is to step inside the visual essence of the Christian faith—a world… Read more
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Dante's Divine Comedy (The Great Courses, 287, DVD)

by William R. Cook; Ronald B. Herzman

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Published
2001
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Fine
ISBN
9781565855946
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2001. Fine. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in Fine original case along with a Fine 102-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. One of the most profound and satisfying of all poems, The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri is… Read more
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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

by Dava Sobel

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Published
October 1999
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As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802713438
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New York: Walker Books, October 1999. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. As New book in an As New jacket. Not a remainder. Not damaged. Not from a library. 384 pages. Of Galileo's three illegitimate children, the eldest best mirrored his own brilliance, industry, and sensibility, and by virtue of these qualities became his confidante. Born Virginia in… Read more
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Bible Stories for Children

by Myrtle Barbre

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Published
1940
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Company, 1940. Hardcover. First Edition, likely first printing (no additional printings listed). Quarter-bound in green cloth with black lettering to spine and pictorial sides. Sewn binding. Very Good book / no jacket. Text block pristine. Small adhesive ghosts to front endpapers. Spine straight and tight. Corners and spine ends bumped and frayed. Rubbing to pictorial covers.… Read more
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Nashville: Southern Methodist Publishing House, 1884. Hardcover. Brown cloth over boards. Sewn binding. Good book / No jacket. Binding cracked at front hinge, otherwise straight and tight. Prior owner's name inked to first page along with the date "April 6th 1889". Text block appears to be unmarked, but I did not check every page. Cover frayed at spine ends, corners,… Read more
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Puffin Book of Classic Indian Tales for Children

by Meera Uberoi

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Published
2002
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780143335405
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New Delhi: Puffin Books, 2002. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Prior owners' names on first page, otherwise interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 200 pages. Over a hundred color illustrations. A glorious celebration of the richness and diversity of Indian myths and folktales: The… Read more
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Vernon God Little : A 21st Century Comedy in the Presence of Death

by DBC Pierre

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Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Indian Edition
ISBN
9780571222186
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New Delhi: Penguin Books and Faber & Faber, 2003. Paperback. First Indian Edition / full number line. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Sticker on rear cover from Giggle Bookshop, Madras, India. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 277 pages. Winner of the Booker Prize, the judges of which described the story as "A coruscating… Read more
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Santa and Pete: A Novel of Christmas Present and Past

by Christopher Moore; Pamela Johnson; Christopher Paul Moore

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Published
1998
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684854953
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Very Good book / no jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Ends bumped. No jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 176 pages. Long, long ago Santa Claus had an African partner named Pete, who helped with the holiday rounds. Together the friends brought… Read more
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Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal

by Christopher Moore

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Published
October 2007
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Fine
Edition
Special Gift Edition
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9780061438592
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New York: William Morrow, October 2007. Special Gift Edition designed to look like a bible. Imitation leather. Gilt edges. Bound-in red ribbon marker. Red endpapers. Flexible binding. No dust jacket as issued. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 417 pages. An irreverent, iconoclastic, and divinely… Read more
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