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Jewish Mysticism: An Annotated Bibliography on the Kabbalah in English (Garland Reference Library of Social Science)
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Jewish Mysticism: An Annotated Bibliography on the Kabbalah in English (Garland Reference Library of Social Science)

By Spector, Shelia A.

New York: Scholarly Title. Hardcover. 082409042X xxvi, 399 pages. Three indexes. "With the exception of folktales, this bibliography contains only non-fictional primary and secondary sources. Folktales, especially those of the Hasidim, are included, of course, because they are considered by believers to be true, and because, in many cases, they constitute the best primary sources available." - Introduction. Few library markings. Moderate wear to publisher's blue cloth. Binding tight. A sound copy. . Good. 1984. First Edition.

$250.00

The Jaina path of purification
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The Jaina path of purification

By Jaini, Padmanabh S

USA: University of California Press. Hardcover. 0520034597 xv, 374 pages. Bibliography, glossary and index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Provides the first comprehensive introduction in the English language to the Jaina experience." - dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. . Very Good. 1979. First Edition.

$79.95

Saving China: Canadian Missionaries In The Middle Kingdom 1888-1959
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Saving China: Canadian Missionaries In The Middle Kingdom 1888-1959

By AUSTIN, Alvyn J.

University of Toronto Press. Hardcover. 0802056873 xviii, 395 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "In 1888, when the first large party of Canadian missionaries left Toronto for China, a thousand well-wishers escorted them to the train station in a torch-lit, hymn-singing parade. Seventy years later, the last Canadian missionary slipped out of 'Red China' almost unnoticed. An illuminating history of this movement which helped to pave the way for the Chinese revolution of 1949. Reveals much about Canadian religious and cultural imperialism in China, and about the change in church direction from simple evangelistic zeal to active participation in Third World modernization." - dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this fascinating and informative history. . Good. 1986.

$79.95

Plakun Trava: The Doukhobors
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Plakun Trava: The Doukhobors

By Tarasoff, Koozma J

Grand Forks, BC: Mir Publication Society. Hardcover. 0920046053 xv, 271 pages. Footnotes, glossary, bibliography, chronology, biographical list of names. "The first historical text on the Doukhobors to include an extensive selection of carefully annotated archival photos and original historical maps. A valuable new addition to the study of the Doukhobors which will be regarded as the definitive reference for years to come." - dust jacket. Former library copy with above-average wear, usual markings and taped hinges. Scattered underlining and marginalia to contents. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Not pretty but a worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1982. First Edition.

$299.95

Inside Story of Jehovah's Witnesses
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Inside Story of Jehovah's Witnesses

By Stevenson, W.C.

New York: Hart Publishing Company. Hardcover. B003X5IXX0 211 pages. Bibliography. "Traces the growth of the Witnesses from their beginnings in Pittsburgh in 1872 through to the 1960s. Explains why the Witnesses oppose higher education for their children; why they have pictured the Pope, along with Hitler, as riding on the shoulders of the devil; why they believe in the superiority of men over women; and why they discourage relationships with outsiders, except for recruiting purposes. Author was a member of the Witnesses for fourteen years, five of which he spent as a full-time minister of the sect." - dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of this work which was written as a warning for potential recruits. . Good. 1968. First American Edition.

$149.95

The Sash Canada Wore: A Historical Geography of the Orange Order in Canada
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The Sash Canada Wore: A Historical Geography of the Orange Order in Canada

By Houston, Cecil J.; Smyth, William J.

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division. Hardcover. 0802054935 xii, 215 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. Maps, graphs, tables, and many black and white illustrations. "The story of the rise, spread, and fall of the Orange Order of Canada. Explains how this immigrant, ethnic ideology, widely-known for its Protestant Irishness, opposition to Roman Catholics, and loyalty to the British royal family, managed to become so dominant, especially in Ontario, New Brunswick and Newfoundland." - dust jacket. Former library copy with usual markings. Dust jacket preserved in new archival-grade Brodart. A sound reference copy. . Fair. 1980. First Edition.

$79.95

The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated Out of the Original Tongues, and with the Firmer Translations Diligently Compared and Revised
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The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated Out of the Original Tongues, and with the Firmer Translations Diligently Compared and Revised

By Contributors, Multiple

New York: American Bible Society. Hardcover. 805, [5], 250 pages. 5.8" x 5". Respectful wear to lovely tooled black leather binding. All edges gilt. Binding tight. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1948. First Edition Thus.

$199.95

Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti
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Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti

By Deren, Maya

London: Thames and Hudson. Hardcover. Footnotes, Glossary of Creole terms referring to Voudoun, References, Index. Black and white photographic plates. Diagrams. Voudoun is the religion, primarily African in origin, of the vast majority of the inhabitants of the Republic of Haiti. This work "Delineates this cult as an experienced and comprehended initiation into the mysteries of man's harmony within himself and with the cosmic process." - Editor's Foreword. Average wear to publisher's blue cloth decorated with gilt upon front board. Unnmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this fascinating reference. . Good. 1953. First Edition.

$350.00

The Musical Harts (Doyle, Norma, La Dolle): Favorite Songs - Number Two (2): Radio, Special Songs, Revival Campaigns
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The Musical Harts (Doyle, Norma, La Dolle): Favorite Songs - Number Two (2): Radio, Special Songs, Revival Campaigns

By Contributors, Multiple

Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.: Rev. Doyle Hart. Paperback. Over 100 pages. 24 pages of black and white photos of the Doyles, their family, bands and more. Includes piano music and lyrics for dozens of Christian songs performed by the Musical Harts. Undated but appears to be circa 1945. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1945. First Edition.

$149.95

The Reader's Digest Merry Christmas Songbook (Reader's Digest Publications)
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The Reader's Digest Merry Christmas Songbook (Reader's Digest Publications)

USA: Reader's Digest Association. Spiral Bound. 0762104635 255 pages. Separate lyric book in pocket inside front board. Light external wear. Contents clean, bright and unmarked. A nice copy of this beloved Christmas compilation. . Very Good. 2003. Reprint.

$99.95

The Holy Land Unveiled

By Dixon, Jennifer

USA. Paperback. 0988199718 187 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "If you see that the Arabs are always portrayed as vicious terrorists and wonder why, then read this book. If you want to know why they 'hate' us, then read the book. If you believe that Zionism is your religion, or that you have an obligation to support it, then nothing will change your mind - not even this book. If you are confused, or curious, or just increasingly fed-up with the mire in the Middle East that the U.S. seems unable to extricate itself from, read this book. If you are curious as to what the Palestinians experience on a daily basis, then you will learn a lot in these pages." - back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. . Fine. 2012. First Edition.

$39.95

Among the An-Ko-Me-Nums of the Pacific Coast
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Among the An-Ko-Me-Nums of the Pacific Coast

By Crosby, Thomas

Toronto: William Briggs. Hardcover. B00ICUHWYM 243 pages. Tissue-protected frontis photo portrait of author. Attractively decorated maroon cloth-covered front board. All seventeen black and white plates present. "An autobiographical account of the author's first twelve years (from 1862 to September 1873) as a Methodist missionary among the Cowichan and Nanaimo Indians." - Lowther. Average wear. Prior owner's name in light pencil upon front free endpaper. Faint moisture marks to fore-edge of first twenty-five pages. Hinges starting. Issued without dust jacket. LOWTHER 1556, RICKS p.75, AMTMANN 3499, SMITH 2134, WALLACE p.52, MATTHEWS 295, TOD & CORDINGLEY p.85. . Good. 1907. First Edition.

$395.00

The Plot to Destroy Christianity!
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The Plot to Destroy Christianity!

By Mohr, Lt. Col. Gordon "Jack" [1916-2003]

USA: Col. Jack Mohr. Pamphlet. 32 photocopied pages. Undated - possibly circa 1975. "It is the proclaimed aim of world communism and its traitors within the ranks of Christendom, to demoralize the Christian world, and thus destroy all opposition to communism." - page 2. Author was an American soldier who served with distinction in WWII and Korea, where he was imprisoned and sentenced to death by the communists after a pre-war coup. (per an online reference available upon request.) Extensive pencil underlining and marginalia. Average wear. Author Not listed in Singerman. . Good. 1975. Reprint.

$99.95

Mennonite Exodus : The Rescue and Resettlement of the Russian Mennonites Since the Communist Revolution
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Mennonite Exodus : The Rescue and Resettlement of the Russian Mennonites Since the Communist Revolution

By Epp, Frank H.

Canada: Canadian Mennonite Relief and Immigration Council. Hardcover. B00JX32KY4 xix, 571 pages. Footnotes and bibliography. Index. Maps. Black and white reproductions of photos. Tables. Map endpapers. "Tells the 45-year story of the disastrous conflict between the Communist Party and the 110,000 Mennonites in Russia and the successful transplant of over 30,000 of their number to Canada and to several other countries of the western hemisphere. Designed to interpret the clash of the Mennonite people with the Sovit state, to inform later-generation Mennonites of the experiences of their fathers, and to share with the general reader the inspiration which springs from the dramatic and dangerous, yet providential history of a people." - dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this important history. . Good. 1962. First Edition.

$250.00

The Rhymes of G. A. Studdert Kennedy
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The Rhymes of G. A. Studdert Kennedy

By Kennedy, G A S

London: Hodder & Stoughton. Hardcover. B000R12TOW A collection of poetry first issued in 1927 as "The Unutterable Beauty." "Author was perhaps the most famous padre serving in the war of 1914-1918. Everything Studdert Kennedy (aka Woodbine Willie) did and wrote bore the marks of a great man, passionate in his tenderness for suffering and striving humanity, fierce in his hatred of hypocrisy and cant." - Publisher's Note. Former library copy with usual markings, rebound in blue patterned buckram. A worthy reading copy. . Fair. 1940. First Edition Thus.

$99.95

A Voice in the Wilderness - [History of] St. Luke's [Anglican] Church, Dryden, Ontario 1902-2002
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A Voice in the Wilderness - [History of] St. Luke's [Anglican] Church, Dryden, Ontario 1902-2002

By Howell, Pansy [Signed]; Griffiths, Kelly [Editor]

Dryden, Ontario: St. Luke's Church. Hardcover. Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. 414 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos and documents. A highly-informative history of this Northern Ontario Church and its members. Chapters include: The Rectors, Worship, Ecumenical Worship, Who is My Neighbour?, Youth Activities, Choirs, Women's Activities, Younger Women's Groups Through the Years, Confirmations, Nonagenarians, Some Snapshots, Remembering Pioneer Parishioners, Memories, WWI Veterans, and more. A helpful local history reference for the Dryden area. Attractive forest green boards adorned with gilt lettering. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. . Fair. 2002. First Edition.

$295.00

William Tyndale: A Biography
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William Tyndale: A Biography

By Daniell, David

USA: Yale University Press. Hardcover. 0300061323 x, 429 pages. Index. Footnotes. Bibliography. "William Tyndale (1494-1536) was the first person to translate the Bible into English from its original Greek and Hebrew and the first to print the Bible in English, which he did in exile." - dust jacket. Few library markings. Moderate lean to spine. Average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A worthy reading copy. . Fair. 1994. First Edition.

$49.95

The Wide World Magazine - An Illustrated Monthly, May 1899, Vol. 3, No. 13 - Klondike Mission / Heroes of Niagara / Martyrs of Ku-Cheng
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The Wide World Magazine - An Illustrated Monthly, May 1899, Vol. 3, No. 13 - Klondike Mission / Heroes of Niagara / Martyrs of Ku-Cheng

By Vivian, Herbert; Jones, John H.; Mackellar, R.H.; Magnussen, Ras De S.; Oliver, Lilian Agnes; al, et

London: George Newnes, Limited. Single Issue Magazine. 112 Pages. Features: Adventures of Louis De Rougemont - part IX; Holy Week Procession in Seville (includes photos of Nazarene's in costumes similar to those of Klansmen); My Texan Elopement -John H. Jones impersonates Miss Sally Steddem; A Naturalist in Cannibal-Land - adventures of Captain H. Cayley-Webster in the cannibal islands of the South Seas (with photos of Cayley-Webster); Jinkers and Jinkering - photo-illustrated article shows how buildings are moved by horses and oxen in Western New South Wales; My Klondike Mission - Lilian Agnes Oliver of Chicago set out for the Klondike to raise money to support her invalid husband - a photo-illustrated account; Through Pygmy-Land - Part I - photo-illustrated article by Albert B. Lloyd; The Heroes of Niagara - a series of graphic narratives, each illustrated by a photo of the hero and his apparatus; "Dago" - eminent actor Kyrle Bellew relates a remarkable mining incident - with photos; The Martyrs of Ku-Cheng - photo-illustrated article on the slaughter of Christian missionaries in the interior of China and the decapitating retribution; My First Leopard - by Walter H. Bone; Round the World in a Home-Made Boat - Joshua Slocum and the 'Spray'; Wolves in a Blizzard - Mr. and Mrs. E. Howard in North-West Canada; My Cycle Ride to Khiva - part II - an account of a remarkable bicycle ride across the deserts of Kara-kum and Kizil-kum by Robert L. Jefferson, F.R.G.S.; Attacked by Leeches - W. Harcourt-Bath describes a horrible jungle; Incredible photos of dozens of prisoners on treadmill in the great prison of Rangoon; Photo of dead Armenian heroes in Samsoun; and more. Average wear. Complete and intact. Few pencil markings. A sound vintage copy of this wonderful issue. . Good. 1899. First Edition.

$495.00

Magick
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Magick

By Crowley, Aleister

New York: Samuel Weiser. Hardcover. 0710074239 511 pages. Index. Black and white diagrams. "Crowley's masterpiece, the work into which he poured his knowledge of the Astral and other planes. It is in three parts, the first two of which treat of the principles of Yoga, and of Ceremonial Magic as taught in the Golden Dawn where he served his apprenticship from 1898 to 1900. The third and major part, which was written mainly in his Abbey of Thelma in Sicily between 1920 and 1923, contains his own system of practical occultism. Crowley's Magick is a doctrine and a technique for establishing contact with extra-terrestrial entities - spirits, demons, elementals - for the purpose of extending human consciousness and expanding life to cosmic porportions." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A high-quality copy. Please note: this book bears two isbn numbers: and 0877282544. The copyright page suggests a 1981 printing date but our research suggests this copy may be a 1994 reprint. . Very Good. 1994. Reprint.

$179.95

True Peace - Victoria Series
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True Peace - Victoria Series

By Stock, Sarah Geraldina

Boston: A.D. Maclachlan. Paperback. Charming vintage Victorian 12 page Christian tract. 4.75" x 4" stapled booklet with original red ribbon decorative binding. Attractive color-illustrated covers and alternate pages. Undated. Presumably printed in the late 1800s. No indication of any earlier printings. Unmarked. 1.25" opening to bottom of coverfold. . Good. 1890. First Edition.

$79.95

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