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    The Hispanic American historical review May, 1974 volume 54 number 2

    Durham: Duke University Press, 1974. Pp.209-386, several line maps (of Mexican railways, by error omitted from 54:1, added here); plain printed journal wraps with faintest signs of handling. Susan Soeiro "The social and economic role of the convent : women and nuns in colonial Bahia 1677- 1800" about 24p.; David Grant Smith " Old christian merchants and the foundation of the Brazil company, 1649" about 35p.; Stephanie Blank "Patrons, clients, and kin in seventeenth-century Caracas" about 20p.; Lawrence Clayton "Local initiative and finance in defense of the viceroyalty of Peru" some 20p. Also book reviews.


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    The Nunnery Tales by Anonymous

    New York: Masquerade Books, 1990. Paperback. 185p. + ads, very good first mass-market paperback edition in pictorial wraps. SM erotica set in a nunnery with lesbian content.


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    Threads in the Fabric by McEwen, Sister Mary Dominica

    Sydney: Sisters of the Good Samaritan. 1977. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners, chipping to spine ends, a large closed tear to lower spine has been home-repaired with sticky-tape. Some minor marking to DJ. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/maps. 200 pages A history of Sisters of the Good Samaritan in South Australia. Includes Errata slip. . 1st Edition. Hardback.


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    Daughters of Nazareth A Remarkable Story of Loss, Hope and Discovery by Hughes, Patricia

    Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 2002. Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 193 pages Taken into care at 7, years of discipline and abuse from the orphanage nuns and foster parents, who is discovered by her family later in life. . Reprint. Softcover.


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    Wheat and Grapes with other spiritual communings by S.N.D. [Sister of Notre Dame]

    San Jose: Notre Dame High School, 1930. 122p., paper vellum spine over printed paper boards, hardbound first edition in (pace slight cover soil) nice condition. A holograph note on the dedication page is unattributable. Item is currently is contained in a homemade hand-lettered paper dust jacket, easily jettisonable. we take exception to the Nihil Obstat; but direct your attention to the bookmark laid in, a blank "Bank of Italy" clearing-house check, address quaintly rendered as "Market Street Branch, junction Market, Turk and Mason Sts." The B of I became (of course) Gianinni's "B of A


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    Indigenismo y romanización en el Coventus Asturum

    [Madrid]: Ministerio de Cultura, Dirección General de Bellas Artes y Archivos, 1983. 177p., illustrated with folded line-maps and tables, 11x8 inch wraps lightly shelfworn, foxing to front endpaper and textblock edges; ownership label on front endpaper blacked out, interior otherwise clean. Text in Spanish.


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    Women of the Word: Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, 1876 - 1976 by Mehegan, Sister Mary Paul, editor

    San Jose: Mission San Jose, 1976. Magazine. 33p., 8x10 inches, illustrations, photos, mild sunning to covers otherwise very good magazine-format booklet in stapled goldenrod pictorial wraps. History and brochure for the Sisters of the Mission.


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    Mother Mary Patricia O'Neill. by O'Brien, Sister Mary Mildred

    Melbourne: Sisters of Mercy. 1976. Small Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD Dustjacket. DJ is a little wor at spine end and lightly soild - now protected in mylar sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 370 pages The biography of the Mother General of the Melbourne Province of the Sisters of Mercy and the first Superior General of the Australian Union of the Sisters of Mercy. . Hardback.


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    A ballad of a nun, and other poems. Edited, with an introduction, by George Sylvester Viereck by Davidson, John

    Girard, KS: Haledman-Julius Company, n.d.. 64p., 3.5 x 5 inch wraps, faint red pencil "Passion" written along right edge of cover, otherwise very good. Little blue book no. 793. Collection of works by the Scottish poet.


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    New Habits. Today's Women Who Choose to Become Nuns by Losada, Isabel

    London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1999. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. x, 195 pages The author's interviews with ten novices about why they have chosen to enter the convent. . 1st Edition. Softcover.


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    Packet of cards and leaflets relating to the Sisters and other gay nuns by Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

    various: cvarious publishers including The Sisters, various dates. Ten items including five 4x6 inch postcards, three birthday cards with Sister Mary Fuck-with your Mind, a leaflet advertising Holy Daze and a small leaflet for Otter Pops.


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    Illuminations of Hildegard of Bingen; Text by Hildegard of Bingen, with commentary by Matthew Fox by Hildegard of Bingen, Matthew Fox

    Santa Fe NM: Bear & Company, 1985. Paperback. 128p., numerous color plates amidst a substantial text; softbound, a paperback in 11x8.5 inch glossy wraps. Slightest edgewear, entirely clean and sound, a very good copy.


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    The History of the Grey Sisters 1930-1980 by Kane, Kathleen Dunlop

    Melbourne: The Grey Sisters. 1980. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 149+ pages The 50 year history of the Company of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament - the Grey Sisters. The Gray Sisters joined with the Sisters of Mercy in 2008. . 1st Edition. Hardback.


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    Mother Superior Barbara: Hegumene of the Russian Orthodox Puhtica Dormition Convent by Zhukova, Inna

    Moscow: Novosti, 1989. 38p., staplebound booklet, very good. From a woman's viewpoint.


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    Women of Strength Women of Gentleness Brigidine Sisters - Victoria Province by Sturrock, Morna

    Melbourne: David Lovell. 1995. Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Small abrasion to the upper portion of the front free endpaper. Spine ends a touch rubbed. DJ spine a little sunned. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 306 pages . 1st Edition. Hardback.


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    Art in Everyday Life by Montano, Linda

    Los Angeles / New York: Astro Artz / Station Hill Press, 1981. Paperback. Unpaginated, about 140 pages, presswork on archival-grade coated paperstock plentifully illustrated with b&w photography. Softbound, 10x7 inch photo-decorated wraps reproduced in bright magenta. Nice clean copy; slightest edgewear to cover stock, entirely sound, clean and unmarked. For much of her youth (b. 1942) Linda was convent-oriented; 1964, made a lifesize crucifix out of junk materials; 1970, into trance-dancing and other forms of performance art.


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