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The Life and Times of Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI. With Photogravure Frontispiece and 53 Illustrations in Half-Tone

By Mathew, Arnold H.

New York: Brentano's, 1912. Cloth. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Mildly ex-library, with no exterior library markings. Bound in original purple cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and a clear and bright gilt decoration to front cover. Some fading to lettering, though all can still easily be read. Purple is also faded on spine. Some light to medium wear and light soiling to exterior. Binding a little shaken. Some paper remnants to paste-downs. Text clean. Overall, a good, sound reading copy

$15.00

Papal Revenues in the Middle Ages Volume One (Records of Civilization Sources and Studies Number XIX)

By Lunt, William E.

New York: Octagon Books, Inc, 1965. Reprint . Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. x, 341pp. Volume 1 only. Ex-library. Bound in original dark blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Light wear to cloth and mild soiling to exterior. Text clean and binding sound

$20.00

The Popes and Science: The History of The Papal Relations to Science During the Middle Ages and Down to Our Own Time

By Walsh, James J.

New York: Fordham University Press, 1911. Reprint . Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xii, 431pp., (iv) ads. Bound in original dark burgundy cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and a nice, bright gilt decoration to front cover. Light wear and soiling to extremities of volume, including a few mildly frayed areas. Previous owner's signature in ink-stamp to interior, else, no markings to text. Very small part of margin near fore-edge trimmed away, though this is not offensive and doesn't effect the reading of the text at all. An attractive copy

$15.00

No Popery! Anti-Papal Prejudice

By Thurston, Herbert

Fort Collins, CO: Roman Catholic Books, 2003. Reprint . Cloth. Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. x, 319pp. Circa 2003. Actual date of publication unknown. This volume is a reprint, bound in red cloth, with clear and bright gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Just a touch of wear and light soiling to covers, with a few small spots to same. Text clean. Binding sound. Overall, a good, clean, sound copy

$20.00

Pope John

By Trevor, Meriol

London, Melbourne, Toronto: Macmillan, 1967. First UK . Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. x, 329pp. Mildly ex-library, with no exterior library markings. Binding a little cocked. Tiny bumps to corners of back board and just a touch of wear to cloth, which generally remains clean and fresh. Text clean. Dust-jacket admits to some general light wear and tiny tears and chips across extremities. Still a good, clean, sound, user friendly copy

$7.00

Sixteen Encyclicals of His Holiness Pope Pius XI 1926 - 1937

By Pope Piux XI; Rosabelle Kelp

Washington, D.C.: National Catholic Welfare Conference, 1937. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Circa 1937. Actual date of publication unknown. Ex-library. A collection of 16 encyclicals of Pope Pius XI, with and index compiled by Rosabelle Kelp at front. Bound in dark blue cloth, with clear and bright gilt lettering to spine and a clear, bright gilt decoration to front cover. Some light to medium wear in places, to cloth. Remains a good, sound, clean, user friendly copy

$20.00

The Popes and the Liturgy. Text, in English, of MOTU PROPRIO: Pius X, 22 November 1903 and The Apostolic Constitution Divini Cultus: Pius XI 20 December 1928 (The Society of St. Gregory No. 5)

By Pius X; Pius XI

Exeter: The Catholic Research Press, 1945. Soft cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 24pp. Reprinted from Catholic Church Music. Bound in original soft covers. Volume is a bit worn, including a number of minor bumps and creases to extremities. Small ink-mark, a signature in pencil, and some light soiling and mild, faint staining to covers. Light internal soiling. Binding is sound. Text is clean. Still maintains a bit of its original charm. A good reading copy

$15.00

Recollections of The Last Four Popes and of Rome in Their Times

By Wiseman, H. E. Cardinal

London: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, 1858. New and Revised Edition . Leather. Poor. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 336pp. Circa 1858. Actual date of publication unknown. Bound in 1/4 red leather over red cloth. Gilt lettering to spine and gilt decoration to front cover (Collegium S. Vincentii Apud Castleknock Ob Meritum). Several small bumps to extremities of boards and minor dings to edges of pages. Spine is worn, but gilt is still clear and readable. Many stains to back cover and to extremities of a good number of pages. Lacks front free endpaper and part of tissue over frontispiece missing. Despite wear, still an attractive copy

$20.00

Pacem in Terris. Encyclical Letter of Pope John XXIII April 11, 1963

By Pope John XXIII

Washington, D.C.: National Catholic Welfare Conference, 1963. Revised Edition . Soft cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 48pp., (v). English text only. Translation released by the Vatican Polyglot Press and subsequently revised by N.C.W.C. Bound in original wrappers. Several minor dings to extremities of pamphlet, with light to medium wear in places, to exterior. Minor, faint pencil to just a few pages. Binding sound

$10.00

The Ancient Popes (The Popes Through History Volume 2)

By Weltin, E. G.

Westminster, Maryland: The Newman Press, 1964. First American . Cloth. Good/Good-. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. xv, 369pp. Light wear and mild soiling to cloth, with a couple of tiny, closed tears to extremities. Minor creasing and a couple of tiny tears to extremities of a small number of pages. Mild tanning to paper. Text clean and binding sound. Several short tears and small chips to extremities of dust-jacket that admits to just light soiling. A good, clean, sound copy, overall

$20.00

Mass for the Popes for 2 Equal Voices and Organ (orchestra ad libitum)

By Larkin, John

Cincinnati, Ohio: World LIbrary of Sacred Music, 1957. Soft cover. Fair. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 19pp. Sheet music, with text in Latin. Several minor dings and some creasing to extremities, with an ink-stamp and medium soiling and mild spotting to covers. Just a few pencil marks to otherwise clean and bright interior. A good, sound working copy

$15.00

Our Priceless Heritage: God's Written Word. Essays on the Encylical Providentissimus Deus 1893 - 1943

By Members of the Catholic Biblical Association (Anthony C. Cotter and Richard T. Murphy and Stephen Hartdegen)

Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America, 1943. Soft cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 47pp. Reprinted from CBQ, April, 1943. Several small bumps to extremities with light soiling and wear to covers. Small tears to wrappers at tail of spine. "Leo XIII" written to front cover in crayon. No writing to text and binding sound

$10.00

Le Lettere di Benedetto XIV al Card. de Tencin Dai Testi Originali a cura di Emilia Morelli. III: 1753-1758

By Benedetto XIV. Emilia Morelli (Editor)

Roma: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 1984. Soft cover. Good+. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 489pp., (xiii). Bound in original wrappers. Light wear and a touch of soiling to wrappers, with minor foxing and creasing to same. Text clean and binding sound. Pages largely uncut, and, therefore, unread. A good, clean, sound copy

$30.00

Above All a Shepherd: Pope John XXIII

By Ugo Groppi and Julius Lombardi

New York: P. J. Kenedy & Sons, 1959. Cloth. Good/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 223pp. Mildly ex-library, with no exterior library markings. Some light wear across extremities of boards, and some discoloration to covers. Just a touch of soiling and several minor dings to edges of pages. Text clean and binding sound. Minor wear to dust-jacket, including a few tiny tears. A good, clean, sound copy

$6.00

Passing the Keys:  Modern Cardinals, Conclaves, and the Election of the Next Pope
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Passing the Keys: Modern Cardinals, Conclaves, and the Election of the Next Pope

By Burkle-Young, Francis A.

Lanham New York Oxford: Madison Books, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. xxxii, 522pp., (i). A very good, clean, tight copy with no writing to text. Binding sound. Nice dust-jacket

$7.00

The Motu Proprio of Church Music of Pope Pius X: A New Translation and Commentary

By Pope Pius X. C. J. McNaspy (Translation and Commentary)

Toledo, Ohio: Gregorian Institute of America, 1950. Soft cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. (ii), 20pp. Bound in original wrappers. Several minor dings and creases to extremities of volume, with just a touch of soiling to exterior. Upper corner of first page clipped; text clean and binding sound

$10.00

The Papacy: Its Origins and Historical Evolution

By Brezzi, Paolo

Westminster, Maryland: The Newman Press, 1958. First American . Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xiii, 225pp., (i). Translated by Henry J. Yannone. Ex-library. Light wear to cloth at extremities. Text clean and binding sound. Mild spotting to fore-edges of pages and a few minor scuff marks to top-edges. Light wear to extremities of dust-jacket that admits to just a touch of soiling. A good, clean, tight copy

$8.00

The Popes and World Government

By Guerry, Emile

Baltimore: Helicon, 1964. First American . Cloth. Good+/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xvi, 254pp. Mild soiling to cloth and edges of pages. Several small chips and tears to lightly soiled dust-jacket. Text clean and binding sound

$10.00