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image of Sparks From the Anvil of Oppression: Philadelphia's African Methodists and Southern Migrants, 1890-1940

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Philadelphia: Temple University Press1, 1993. Paperback. Near Fine. xiii, [3], 272 p.: tables, illustrations; 23 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. In Near Fine Condition: edges slightly rubbed; clean and tight.
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image of Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

by Billingsley, Andrew

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780195106176
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$21.00

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New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. xxiv, 262 p.: charts; 24 cm. Black cloth spine with white paper over boards; gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Near Fine Condition: slightly rubbed; clean and bright.
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image of A History of Animal Advocacy in America: Social Change, Gender, and Cultural Values, 1865-1975 [Ph.D. dissertation, Temple University]

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Philadelphia: Diane L. Beers, 1998. Hardcover. Fine. vi, 503 leaves; 29 cm. Dark green cloth with gilt spine title. A social history of animal advocacy "enhances not only our understanding of the movement itself, but also the socio-economic and cultural changes accompanying the shift from an industrial to a post-industrial order." -- p. v. Beers… Read more
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image of Contemporary Voices of White Nationalism in America; Edited by Carol M. Swain and Russ Nieli

Contemporary Voices of White Nationalism in America; Edited by Carol M. Swain and Russ Nieli

by Swain, Carol M.; Nieli, Russ, editors

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780521016933
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$19.00

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Paperback. Near Fine. xiii, [1], 298 p.; 23 cm. Paperback. Contains interviews with: Jared Taylor, Reno Wolfe, Michael Levin, Don Black, David Duke, Michael H. Hart, Dan Gayman, Matthew Hale, Lisa Turner, and William Pierce. In Near Fine Condition: year of publication written on first page before title page; otherwise,… Read more
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The American Gentleman

by Butler, Charles

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Published
1851
Condition
Good
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Philadelphia: Hogan & Thompson, 1851. Hardcover. Good. 288 p., engraved frontispiece and added engraved title page; 14 cm. Contemporary red-brown cloth with criss-cross grain, double ruled borders, and blind-stamped center medallion reading "J. B. S. & Co." All page edges gilt. The frontispiece is an engraving of a country wedding, signed: "Miss L. Sharp del.… Read more
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image of Sonntagsgedanken zu den Evangelien des Kirchenjahres dem Christen Volke dargeboten von Pastor Adolf Hellwege

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Halle a. Saale: Th. Wischan, 1909. Hardcover. Very Good -. Imprint includes: Reading, Pa.: Pilger-Buchhandlung; Philadelphia, Pa.: Pfarrhaus. [6], 415, [1] p., frontispiece; 23 cm. Dark brown cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, and front cover decoration. Top page edges black. Grey decorated endpapers. Title page printed in red and black. … Read more
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The Nun; or, Life in a Convent; by One of the Sisterhood [not in WorldCat]

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Published
1845
Condition
Near Fine
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$258.00

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New York: Farmer & Daggers, 1845. Paperback. Near Fine. "Reprinted From the Fifth London Edition." 120 p.; 22 cm. Contemporary? blue, green, and gilt marbled wrapper. Printed in two columns per page. Not in WorldCat. The experiences of a woman from Turin, alone in the world, who decides to visit a convent before… Read more
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Chicago: Fleming H. Revell Co, 1901. Hardcover. Near Fine. [48] p., frontispiece and 11 leaves of plates with captioned tissue guards; 20 cm. Olive green cloth with gilt spine title and cover illustration; cover title in light green. Top page edges gilt. Printed in red and black throughout. Engraved bookplate on front fixed endpaper… Read more
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$36.00
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Philadelphia: Ig. Kohler, 1880. Hardcover. Fair +. 428, [2], 31, [1] p.: many plates included in pagination; 20 cm. Dark brown cloth with black spine and cover titles. Publisher's catalog on 32 pages following text. No date of publication. Ignatius Kohler is shown at 911 Arch St. in this imprint; he was at that… Read more
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The Rescued Nun; or, A Convent and Its Wrongs; By the Author of Mabel, the Acress

by Reed, Rebecca Theresa

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Published
1844
Condition
Good
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$139.00

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Philadelphia: G.B. Zieber & Co, 1844. Paperback. Good. [3], 6-50 p.; 23 cm. Lacking wrapper. No date of publication; copyrighted 1843 by Burgess & Stringer. This probably appeared between 1844 and 1850. One of the popular anti-Catholic novels of the 1830s and 1840s about the imagined horrors of life in a convent. Scarce.… Read more
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Cooper Gent, and Other Sketches: from "The Country Parson's Visits to His Poor"

by Bouchier, Barton

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Published
1859
Condition
Good -
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$14.00

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Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, 1859. Hardcover. Good -. 180 p., frontispiece and 2 leaves of plates: illustrations; 15 cm. Black leather spine with marbled paper over boards. Five spine compartments between gilt rules with gilt-tooled spine title in second compartment. All page edges speckled black. Publisher's advertisements on endpapers. Note on p. 7… Read more
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image of Infernal Conference: or Dialogues of Devils, by the Listener [2 volumes bound together]

Infernal Conference: or Dialogues of Devils, by the Listener [2 volumes bound together]

by Macgowan, John

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Published
1853
Condition
Fair
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$129.00

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Mountain Valley, Va: Andrew Hess & Henry A. Showalter, 1853. Hardcover. Fair. Printed at the Office of Joseph Funk & Sons. 336 p.; 18 cm. Contemporary calf with five spine compartments between double gilt rules; black leather label with gilt-tooled title in second compartment. Green label on front fixed endpaper: "From Joseph Funk & Sons… Read more
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The Black Church in the African American Experience

by Lincoln, C. Eric; Mamiya, Lawrence H.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good +
ISBN
9780822310730
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$26.00

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Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1991. Paperback. Very Good +. Second impression. xvi, 519, [1] p.: tables; 23 cm. Paperback. "Based on a ten-year study, The Black Church in the African American Experience is the largest nongovernmental survey of urban and rural churches ever undertaken and the first major field study since the thirties."… Read more
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The Ruling Elder by the Rev. Charles R. Erdman

by Erdman, Charles R.

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Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
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Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath-School Work, 1922. Paperback. Very Good. Copyright 1902. 15 p.; 19 cm. Light blue wrapper with dark blue wrapper title; stapled. Charles R. Erdman (1866-1960) was an American Presbyterian minister. He was serving at First Presbyterian Church in Germantown, Philadelphia, when this was first published in 1902. … Read more
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image of Extracts from the Minutes of the Yearly Meeting of Friends Held in Philadelphia, By adjournments from the seventeenth of the Fourth Month to the twenty-first of the same, inclusive, 1899

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Philadelphia: William H. Pile's Sons, Printers, 1899. Paperback. Good -. 34 p.; 20 cm. Plain wrapper printed in black; stapled. Includes the report of the book committee; the report of the trustees of the legacy of Charles L. Willits for the publication and distribution of literature "to promote morality and religion among the colored race in… Read more
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Salvation in the Slums: Evangelical Social Work, 1865-1920

by Magnuson, Norris

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good. Imprint includes the American Theological Library Association. [2], xvi, 299 p.; 22 cm. Red cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. This is no. 10 in the publisher's ATLA Monograph Series. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. The author "surveyed the activities and convictions… Read more
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image of Conversations Chrétiennes, Dans lesquelles on justifie la Verité de la Religion & de la Morale de Jesus-Christ; Avec quelques Meditations sur l'Humilité & la Penitence par le P. Malebranche

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Paris: Anisson, 1702. Hardcover. Very Good. "Nouvelle Edition, revûe & augmentée." [12], 448, [2] p.; 17 cm. Contemporary? full polished calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled title on leather label in second compartment. Double gilt-ruled border on each board. Gilt-rolled decoration of board edges. All page edges red. … Read more
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image of The Method of Teaching and Studying the Belles Lettres, or, An Introduction to Languages, Poetry, Rhetoric, History, Moral Philosophy, Physicks, &c. ... Designed more particularly for Students in the Universities; translated from the French [4 volumes] [provenance: William Lee Antonie]

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London: Printed for C. Hitch, 1742. Hardcover. Very Good. 4 volumes; 17 cm. Contemporary speckled calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Black leather label in the second compartment of each volume with gilt-tooled title: Rollin's Belles Lettres; volume number gilt-tooled in third compartment of each. Gilt-tooled decoration in remaining compartments. "London 1742"… Read more
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image of Aristotelous Ethikon Nikomacheion Biblia Deka = Aristotelis Ethicorum Nicomacheorum Libri Decem; Codicum MSS. collatione recogniti, & notis illustrati, a Guilielmo Wilkinson [Nicomachean Ethics]

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Oxonii [Oxford]: E Theatro Sheldoniano [at the Sheldon Theatre], 1716. Hardcover. Very Good. [20], 479, [13] p., engraved frontispiece; 20 cm. Contemporary blind-tooled and speckled Cambridge-style binding with five spine compartments between raised bands. Leather label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title: Aristotel Ethica. Engraved title vignette. Title is in Greek (romanized here) and… Read more
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image of The Priest in Absolution: A Criticism and Denunciation, with a Review of the System of Confession, including copious Extracts from a late Infamous Publication, from the "Confessionat Unmasked," from Gavin's "Master Key to Popery," 7c., &c., &c

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New York: Truth Seeker Co, 1905. Paperback. Good. "From the Latest London Abriged Edition." 48 p.; 19 cm. Light pink wrapper printed in black; sewn, as issued. No date of publication. The publisher moved to 62 Vesey St., the address used here, by 1905. Scarce. In Good Condition: wrapper is faintly… Read more
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