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A Journey to the Center of the Earth

By Verne, Jules

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Heritage Press, 1966. Book. Illus. by Wilson, Edward. Very Good -. Hardcover. 7" x 10-1/4". HB, 303 pp.,Very Good -/No Dustjacket as issued. Pages bright, clean, & unmarked. Binding tight. Left side of spine rubbed with surface crack; does not affect binding. Original slipcase & Sandglass prospectus NOT included. Burgundy boards, black spine. Translation is that first published in England by Griffith & Farrar, 1871, the most reprinted version, although not the most faithful rendition. Illustrations in color & b&w by Edward Wilson. Introduction by Isaac Asimov..

$8.00

Mad Mary: A Bad Girl from Magdala, Transformed at His Appearing
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Mad Mary: A Bad Girl from Magdala, Transformed at His Appearing

By Higgs, Liz Curtis

Colorado Springs, CO, U..S.A.: WaterBrook Press (Random House), 2001. Book. New. Hardcover. Book Club (BCE). 6-1/4" x 9-1/4". HB, 290 pp., New/New. A brand-new, unread copy. No marks. Similar in style to the Bad Girls books of this award-winning speaker. First, "the fictional journey of Mary Margaret Delaney...desperate for someone to save her from herself...[then] verse by verse through Mary of Magdala's ancient biblical tale," a commentary in conversational style "girlfriend theology." A Crossings Book Club Edition..

$4.00

Benjamin and John

By Heath, Mary Ellen

Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.: Jeremy Books, 1979. Book. Very Good+. Soft cover. 5-1/4" x 8". PB, Very Good +, 171 pp. Binding tight. Pages bright, clean, & unmarked. Slight shelf wear. An elderly man running from a nursing home & a young child with a secret travel & hide together, developping "an unusual friendship which transforms their deep hurt to trust, their weakness to strength & their despair to hope.".

$5.00

The Dante Club: A Novel
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The Dante Club: A Novel

By Pearl, Matthew

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Random House, 2004. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. 5-1/4" x 8". PB, 380 pp., Near Fine. A clean, bright, tight, unmarked copy. Appears unread. Slight shelfwear. An ingenious literary & historical murder mystery set in Boston in 1865,, whose leading characters include Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, & J. T. Fields. An erudite & suspenseful page-turner..

$3.00

A Test of Love: A Novel
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A Test of Love: A Novel

By Scott, Kathleen

Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.: Kregel Publications, 2002. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. First Edition. 5-1/4" x 8". PB, 236 pp., Near Fine. Pages clean, bright, unmarked. Binding tight. Covers have minimal wear. Christian fiction in a contemporary setting. Juliet's life appears idyllic to everyone who knows her---married for 11 years to a successful real-estate broker, with 2 beautiful daughters & the perfect home. But Juliet's marriage is falling apart, & what is worse, her husband doesn't even seem to notice..

$5.00

The Prophet of Calvary Church

By Grant, Perley Cummings

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Vantage Press, 1962. Book. Very Good -. Hardcover. First Edition (Stated). 5-1/2" x 8-1/4". HB, 142 pp., Very Good -/Very Good -. Binding tight. Pages are clean & unmarked, but age-yellowed. Boards are worn at spine ends, corner tips, & 2 tiny places on bottom edges. Dustjacket has chips & tiny tears, esp. at spine; small open tear at back top edge. Stated First Edition. Those who enjoyed In His Steps by Charles Sheldon (What Would Jesus Do?) will appreciate this "moving story of a sincere young man of God - a realistic story which reflects the down-to-earth experiences of many clergymen. It also presents a picture of what we all know could be, were we to apply unqualified dedication to the great causes of our day." Author was a Presbyterian minister, hard-working to a ripe old age, declining teaching positions, "preferring the more intimate touch with humanity the pastorate affords.".

$6.00

Short Stories for Long Rainy Days: Simple Tales of Life and Love
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Short Stories for Long Rainy Days: Simple Tales of Life and Love

By Douglas, Katherine Anne

Uhrichsville, OH, U.S.A.: Promise Press (Barbour Publishing), 1998. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 5-1/4" x 7". HB, 224 pp., Near Fine/Near Fine. Bright, tight copy. Pages clean & unmarked. Slight shelf wear, but quite suitable for gift giving. A collection of 10 short stories, from humorous to tender to poignant. Author Douglas says, "My hope is that you will take to heart the things within this collection that are not of fiction: the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ to change lives & the power of love to change attitudes.".

$4.00

The Screwloose Lectures: Studies in the Ethics of Hell

By Richards, Larry

Word Books, 1980. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". HB, 169 pp., Near Fine/Very Good. Pages clean, bright, unmarked. Binding tight. Dustjacket is chipped & has several small tears; spine sunned; price sticker on front of dustjacket. Black boards with gilt lettering. In this imaginative work of Christian fiction, in the tradition of C. S. Lewis's Screwtape Letters, a supervisor of fiends named Screwloose is ordered by Hell Central to give a series of lectures on ethics to his fellow demons. Entertaining & instructive..

$5.00

Mad Mary: A Bad Girl from Magdala, Transformed at His Appearing
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Mad Mary: A Bad Girl from Magdala, Transformed at His Appearing

By Higgs, Liz Curtis

Colorado Springs, CO, U..S.A.: WaterBrook Press (Random House), 2001. Book. New. Hardcover. Book Club (BCE). 6-1/4" x 9-1/4". HB, 290 pp., New/New. A brand-new, unread copy. No marks. Similar in style to the Bad Girls books of this award-winning speaker. First, "the fictional journey of Mary Margaret Delaney...desperate for someone to save her from herself...[then] verse by verse through Mary of Magdala's ancient biblical tale," a commentary in conversational style "girlfriend theology." A Crossings Book Club Edition..

$4.00