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Vie de Jesus (Life of Jesus)
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Vie de Jesus (Life of Jesus)

By Renan, Ernest

Paris: Nelson/Calmann-Levy. Later printing. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 282 pages, in French. White cloth binding with green and purple decorations and green titles on front cover and spine, decorated end papers. Boards bent and creased, some staining and spotting, light edge wear, corners and spine ends a bit bumped, former owner's name "Vera Edwardsen" on front free end paper, interior pages a little tanned, binding weak between pages 258 and 259, corner creases in last couple of pages, book plate of Vera Kern Edwardsen on pack fixed end paper, chips in leading edge of back cover.

$6.50

The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

By Cross, F. L., editor

London: Oxford University Press, 1957. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 1492 pages. A comprehensive dictionary of the people and history of the Christian Church. Blue cloth binding with gilt titles on spine, double column pages. Stains to cover with water ring on front cover, gilt still bright but spine faded, edge wear, particularly at spine, corners and spine ends bumped, scuffs and scratches on back cover, bookplate of former owner "From the Library of Minor L. Rogers" on front free end paper. (Rogers was an author.} interior pages bright with slight edge tanning and no obvious notations or underlining, binding tight.

$10.40

History of the American Legion, Department of Virginia, 1919 -1924
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History of the American Legion, Department of Virginia, 1919 -1924

By Not stated

Richmond: The William Byrd Press, Inc., 1924. First edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 192 pages with advertising section and index, illustrated with black and white photo plates. Detailed information about American Legion Posts in Virginia, including Auxiliaries. Blue cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover, gilt advertisement on back cover. Spine a bit cocked, cover spotted, scrubbed and stained, edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, gilt a little rubbed, interior pages somewhat stained with spotting and tanning, binding tight.

$9.10

Through Sunshine and Shadow With the Twenty-Third Psalm
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Through Sunshine and Shadow With the Twenty-Third Psalm

By Todd, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Todd, 1911. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 63 pages. Thoughts on the beautiful Psalm 23. Green cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Heavy crease in bottom of front cover that affects the bottom of several interior pages with short tears, spotting, edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, gift inscription "Anna Dillard to Miss Sue - Our Miss Sue" on front free end paper, interior pages lightly tanned with a few light spots, binding tight.

$9.75

A Collection of Hymns, For the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M. Late Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, Revised and Corrected. With a Supplement.
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A Collection of Hymns, For the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M. Late Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, Revised and Corrected. With a Supplement.

By None stated

New York: T. Mason and G. Lane for the Methodist Episcopal Church, at the Conference Office, J. Collord, Printer., 1839. Early edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 623 pages with indexes. 693 hymns arranged by subject, lyrics, no music. Leather binding with black title block and gilt titles and bands on spine. Heavy spotting of cover, both hinges cracked with back cover hanging by a thread, some edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, gilt still bright, former owner's name, Elizabeth A. Bushong, written several times on end papers, along with A. M. Bushong, New Market, VA. a little staining and some foxing of interior pages, binding otherwise tight.

$19.50

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship. Published by the General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church.
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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship. Published by the General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church.

By None stated

Baltimore: T. Newton Kurtz, 1850. Sixtieth Edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 675 page with index, plus a 21 page appendix titled "Formula for the Government and Discipline of the Evangelical Lutheran Church." Lyrics to 1024 hymns, dismissions and doxologies. No music. Full leather cover with black title block and gilt titles on spine. Heavy wear to cover with scratches and scrubbing, corners and spine ends heavily bumped and frayed, small split in leather at top of spine, former owner's name in ink and pencil several times on end papers, "Elizabeth A. Bushong" of New Market, Virginia. tanning and glue stains on end papers, interior pages foxed in some places but otherwise bright, binding tight.

$26.00

Family Prayers and Prayers on the Commandments, &c. In Which Is Added a Family Commentary Upon the Serman on the Mount. By the Late Henry Thornton, Esq., M. P.
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Family Prayers and Prayers on the Commandments, &c. In Which Is Added a Family Commentary Upon the Serman on the Mount. By the Late Henry Thornton, Esq., M. P.

By Eastburn, Manton, Editor

New York: Stanford and Delisser, 1858. Twenty-second edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 354 page. Rare book of religious commentary. Black embossed binding with gilt titles on spine, yellow end papers. Heavy wear to cover, especially at spine where cloth is split, considerable bumping of corners and spine ends, scrubbing and a little spotting, small pencil notations on end papers, front hinge a little pulled, tanning and foxing of interior pages, binding appears tight.

$58.18

Scripture Views of the Heavenly World
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Scripture Views of the Heavenly World

By Edmondson, J., edited by Thos. O. Summers

Nashville, Tennessee: Publishing House of the M. E. Church, South, 1891. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 249 pages. Illustrated by black and white frontispiece drawing. A vision of what Heaven will be like, supported by scripture descriptions. Blue binding with decorative imprint on front cover and gilt titles and design on spine. Cover spotted, some edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, back cover scrubbed and spotted, interior pages tanning with some spotting of end papers, binding tight.

$7.80

Strange Facts About the Bible
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Strange Facts About the Bible

By Garrison, Webb

Nashville, Tennessee: Festival Books, 1976. Later edition. Vintage paperback. Good/No jacket. 350 pages, indexed. Mysterious and fascinating facts from the land and time of our ancient biblical ancestors. Black illustrated wraps with red and white titles. Some creasing and edge wear to cover, back cover stained and darkened, interior pages tanning, some spotting of page edges, binding appears tight.

$5.20

"Shoe Leather" Faith
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"Shoe Leather" Faith

By Rosell, Garth and Merv

Saint Paul, Minnesota: Bruce Publishing Company, 1960. Not stated. Hardcover. Good +/good. Unpaginated, with index. 552 inspirational stories and quotations including "intimate stories of dynamic people." Red cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Light edge wear with minor bumping of corners and spine ends, small scratch on back cover, gift inscription on front free end paper, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight. Blue illustrated dust jacket with white titles on front cover and spine shows some edge wear with a little chipping, some scrubbing of back jacket, a little tanning, not clipped.

$6.50

The Divine Life and the New Birth
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The Divine Life and the New Birth

By Craik, Rev. James

Boston: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1869. Later printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 359 pages. A study of Christian doctrine and theology. Decorative green binding with gilt titles on spine, brown end papers. Spine darkened, with edge wear, some scrubbing and spotting of cover, corners and spine ends bumped, hinges a little weak, gift inscription "Betty Bruce Williams, From M. R. P., Nov 1917"on front fixed end paper, other inscriptions "Edmund H. Pendleton, Cincinnati, May 9th, 1882," and "Betty Bruce Williams" signature on blank page before title, purple stamp "Edmund Pendleton, Montpelier Manor, Laurel, Prince George Co., Maryland" also below other names, interior pages lightly tanned with a little spotting, binding tight.

$11.70

Magic, The Book of Symbols
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Magic, The Book of Symbols

By Langley, Kate

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1994. Probable first edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 39 pages, heavily illustrated. Charming little book exploring the magic and myth of symbolism throughout time. Rich purple illustrated cover with black titles, green spine with black titles, green decorated end papers. Very minor wear, slight bumping of corners and spine ends, interior pages bright, owner's name on title page with date, binding tight. Dust jacket duplicates cover with minor edge wer, small crease at bottom of front near fold, not clipped.

$5.85

The Faith Club
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The Faith Club

By Idliby, Ranya, Suzanne Oliver and Priscilla Warner

New York: Free Press, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 308 pages with questions and bibliography. Three women of different faiths come together to try to understand issues of prejudice and fundamentalism. Sky blue boards with matching cloth spine cover, gilt titles on spine. Minor edge wear, a little bumping of corners and spine ends, interior pages a little tanned. Illustrated white dust jacket with red and gold titles shows a little edge wear, tiny tear at base of jacket spine, not price clipped.

$7.80

From Jerusalem to Jerusalem
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From Jerusalem to Jerusalem

By Montgomery, Helen Barrett

North Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Central Committee on the United Study of Foreign Missions, 1929. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 240 pages with index and illustrated with black and white plates. A brief survey of the expansion of the Christian Church and missions through the centuries. Illustrated gray cloth binding with black titles on front cover and spine. Some edge wear, spotting, corners and spine ends bumped and a bit frayed, interior pages tanned, a few pencil marks, former owner's name and dates on front free end paper with small number and blacked out area at top corner, binding tight.

$7.80

Modern Secret Societies
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Modern Secret Societies

By Blanchard, Charles A.

Chicago: National Christian Association, 1906. Fourth edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 294 pages plus appendix and advertisements. Fascinating little book that explores Freemasonry and related secret societies. Advertisements provide an interesting list of existing societies of the time. Tan cloth binding with gilt? titles on front cover and spine. Titles faded, some spotting of cover with edge wear, small tears in cloth at top and bottom spine gutter, corners and spine ends bumped, front hinge weak showing webbing, front free end paper missing, former owner's name and address "Rev. E. J. Fleming, 2923 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri" stamped on front fixed end paper, some spotting of inner pages, one or two ink notations, light tanning of pages, binding otherwise tight.

$9.75

The Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged
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The Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged

By Unknown

New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1889. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 664 pages. table of contents, indexes. Lyrics to 679 songs plus doxologies. No music. Black leatherette binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine, gilt page edges, black end papers. Wear to cover with scuffing and spotting, gilt titles bright, gilt on page edges worn, front free end paper tattered at leading edge, writing on black pages, front hinge weak showing webbing, some page corners bent, leading page edge or two torn off not affecting text, binding otherwise tight.

$13.00

The Other Side
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The Other Side

By Pike, James A. With Diane Kennedy

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1968. Book Club. Hardcover. Good +/good. 398 pgs. Biographical account of the controversial bishop's experiences in contacting his son after death. Inside the book is a newspaper clipping about Pike's death in Israel. Gray cloth binding with black titles on spine. Normal shelf wear to book, corners and spine ends slightly bumped, interior pages bright, binding tight. White dust jacket with black titles on front cover and spine is a bit darkened with age, spotting, wrinked and chipped slightly at edges, one crease in front near fold, not clipped.

$6.50

A University at Prayer
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A University at Prayer

By Payne, Alfred C.

Blacksburg, Virginia: Virginia Tech Foundation, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Pienkowski, Joni. 53 pages, illustrated with portrait frontispiece. A handsome collection of the prayers of the minister that presided over public prayer at Virginia Tech for more than two decades. A very nice memento for an alumnus. Blue binding with gold titles on spine. Very light shelf wear with minimal bumping of spine ends, a little spotting, interior pages clean and bright, binding tight. Number 72 of 250 signed and numbered copies from 1000; author's signature on title page. Blue illustrated dust jacket with drawing of author and black titles is spotted slightly and has some edge wear, short tear and crease at top of back jacket inner fold, scuffs, small chip at bottom of front cover, a little creasing, number written in bottom corner of dust jacket near spine under ISBN, not clipped.

$9.75

First Christians
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First Christians

By Maier, Paul L.

1976. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good +/good. 160 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs and color plate section. The rise of the Christian church in Asia Minor, Greece and Rome, following the ministry of Peter and Paul. White boards with gilt titles on spine. Very light edge wear, a little spotting, corners and spine ends a bit bumped, interior pages bright, binding tight. Green illustrated dust jacket with white and black titles on front cover and black titles on spine has short tears at top edge with creases, some scrubbing and a little spotting, tanning along edges, crease in upper corner of inner flap, not price clipped.

$6.50

Quit Your Meanness
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Quit Your Meanness

By Jones, Sam P.

Cincinnati: Cranston & Stowe, 1886. First edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 507 pages, illustrated with tissue protected portrait frontispiece and black and white plates. Introduction by W. M. Leftwich. The only authorized subscription edition. Dark red cloth binding with black decorations on front cover and spine, gilt titles on front cover and black titles on gilt title block onspine, beveled edges. Cover worn, scrubbed, with a little spotting, corners and spine ends bumped and frayed, spine cocked, spine a bit faded with most of title block rubbed away, hinges weak and showing webbing, tissue on frontispiece spotted and wrinkled, interior pages tanned and foxed, some plates detached from shaken binding.

$13.00

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