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Posthumous Memoirs of Karoline Bauer

By Bauer, Karoline

London: Remington & Co., Publishers, 1884. Leather. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 4 volumes: (iv), 356pp.; (iv), 337pp., (ii); (vi), 311pp.; (vi), 328pp. (1884-1885). Beautifully bound in marbled calf. Spines beautifully decorated with faux raised bands, gilt decorations and rule, and gilt lettering over 2 morocco labels. All edges marbled. Extremities admit to a few small bumps, while the spines admit to a minor crackling appearance, else, light wear and just a touch of soiling to exteriors. Three places to joints admit to leather being cracked, though the bindings are still sound. Mild foxing. Front free endpaper to volumes 1 and 4 admit to being just a tad loose, though generally remain firmly in place. Texts clean and bindings tight. Set will require reasonable, but not undue, care to maintain integrity of the bindings. A very nice set

$100.00

Newman Annual

By The Newman Foundation - University of Minnesota

Minneapolis: The Newman Foundation, 1953. Soft cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 62pp. Light wear to extremities and mild soiling to covers. Text clean and binding tight. "Dedication Issue" for the opening of the new Newman Hall in the early 1950's. Includes "On Being a Newman Chaplain-(Compiled)", "Modern Apologetics: Excerpts-Arnold Lunn", "The Spirit of Oxford-F.H. Walsh", etc. Remains an attractive copy

$30.00

The Newman Annual 1957-58

By Richard W. Reid and Harry O. Weber and Fr. George Garrelts (Editors)

Minneapolis: The Newman Foundation, 1958. First Edition . Soft cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 59pp. Light wear and a touch of soiling to mildly yellowed covers, including a hint of a crease to front cover and a tiny tear on paper over spine. Some browning to paper. Text clean and binding tight. An attractive copy. Includes contributions by E.I. Watkin, John La Farge, S.J. and Alan Donagan. VERY SCARCE

$30.00

Blackfriars: A Monthly Review edited by The English Dominicans Vol. XLIII : February 1962 : No. 500 (A Letter to Pablo Antonio Cuadra concerning Giants)

By The Editor of Blackfriars. Thomas Merton

London: Blackfriars Publications, Ltd, 1962. Soft cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Pp. 49-104pp. Single issue of Blackfriars, with contributions by Thomas Merton (Pp. 69-81) and others. Several minor bumps to extremities of volume and some mild creasing to covers and extremities of some pages, and a touch of soiling and some browning to wrappers. Short note in ink to front cover ("43:2). Small, faint stain to fore-edges of pages, though this is not offensive. Text clean and binding sound. Dell'Isola 173. Scarce single issue. Also contains a contribution by Vincent McNabb. VERY SCARCE in this single issue format

$75.00

Vita Della Virtuosa Matrona Milanese Teresa Trotti Bentivogli Arconati Dedicata al Suo Incomparabile Marito Il Sig. Carlo Arconati Visconti

By Valdani, P. Luigi

Torino: Tipografia Bianco, 1824. Leather. Good+. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Two volumes: 192pp.; 188pp. Preface by Carlo Giuseppe Mantegazza. Beautifully bound in full dark red leather armorial bindings with gilt lettering and decorations to spines. Gilt rule to borders of boards with lovely blind stamps to covers. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Marker-ribbons present, though admit to some wear. Several minor dings to extremities of volumes with light wear to covers. Minor interior wear, with mild creasing here and there, as well as minor pieces of a few corners missing. Mild foxing. Texts clean and bindings tight. An beautiful copy of this rare printing

$50.00

Synodus Dioecesana Chicagiensis Prima, Juxta Normam a Conc. Balt. III. Praestitutam Habita in Ecclesia Metropolitana SS. Nominis. Die XIII. Decembris, A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII

By Patritio Augustino Feehan (Archbishop of Chicago)

Chicagiae: Ex Typis Cameron, Amberg et Sociorum, 1887. Hardcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. xxv, 65pp. Text in Latin. Several minor bumps to extremities of volume, with minor wear and mild soiling to exterior. Just a touch of rubbing to otherwise clear and bright gilt lettering to spine. The same applies to front cover. Inscription in ink in 1889 to front printer's blank, else, text clean. Inscribed to Archbishop Ireland by Fr. Thomas Cashman (in the list of Examinatores Cleri and Procuratores Cleri, printed in the text), 2nd Pastor of St. Jarlath's in Chicago. A good, clean, sound and attractive copy

$100.00

Doctoris Irrefragabilis Alexandri de Hales Ordinis Minorum SUMMA THEOLOGICA

By Alexandri de Hales (Alexander of Hales). P. Bernardini Klumper (Iussu et Auctoritate)

Florentiam: Ad Claras Aquas (Quaracchi), Ex Typographia Collegii S. Bonaventurae, 1924. Hardcover. Good+. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. 6 physical volumes: TOMUS I (Liber Primus): xliii, (v), 769pp., (ii) (1924); TOMUS II (Prima Pars Secundi Libri): lxiv, (iv), 801pp., (ii) (1928); TOMUS III (Secunda Pars Secundi Libri): lvii, (ii), 858pp., (iii) (1930); TOMUS IV (Prolegomena): CCCCXIII, (iv) (1948); TOMUS IV (Liber Tertius. Textus): ix, (iii), 1170pp., (i) (1948); INDEX: 345pp., (ii) (1979). Nicely, uniformly bound in buckram, with gilt lettering to spine. Just minor wear and a hint of soiling to exteriors. Mild creasing and foxing to a small number of pages in Tomus 2 and mild creasing and some foxing and a kind of mild staining appearance throughout Tomus 3, though none of this wear detracts terribly from the reading. No writing to text and all bindings are sound. Overall, this is an excellent copy of this important work

$750.00

Louise de la Valliere et la Jeunesse de Louis XIV

By Lair, J.

Paris: E. Plon et Cie, 1881. Leather. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 437pp. Very nicely bound in 1/2 greenish blue leather over marble paper covered boards with gilt lettering and rule to spine. Lovely bookplate of standing lion and shield with the lettering "Non Leo Sed Gallus" above lion and shield. Marbled endpapers. Minor wear to exterior. Title-page is almost detached and several other pages are starting. Mild foxing. Though the front matter requires some care in handling, this is, overall, a very nice copy

$50.00

Le Journal de Marie-Edmee

By Marie-Edmee. Antoine de Latour (Introduction)

Paris: E. Plon et Cie, 1876. Leather. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xxxi, 571pp. Beautifully bound in 1/4 red leather over marble paper covered boards. Six compartments to spine nicely bordered in gilt rule with gilt lettering to spine. Tiny bumps to upper corners of boards with light wear to extremities. Some foxing to interior. Minor cracking to paper over hinges, though binding remains sound. Lovely bookplate to front paste-down: "Ex-libris Antoine d'Orleans." A beautiful copy

$40.00

Education of Deaf Children: Evidence of Edward Miner Gallaudet and Alexander Graham Bell, Presented to the Royal Commission of the United Kingdom on the Condition of the blind, the Deaf and Dumb, Etc

By Joseph C. Gordon (Editor)

Washington, D.C: Volta Bureau, 1892. First . Hardcover. Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. viii, 261pp., (i), xxvi. With accompanying papers, postscripts, and an index. Ex-library, bound in dark green buckram with gilt lettering to spine. Front and back hinges cracked. Several small bumps and wear spots to extremities of exterior. Some browning to paper. Several small, minor tears to plates and fold-outs, though the reading of the plates and fold-outs is not effected. Top corners of last approximately 10 pages chipped. No writing to text. Despite cracked hinges, binding remains firm. Overall, this is a good, solid, user friendly copy. The plates and fold-outs, overall, remain very nice

$100.00