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The Captain America Complex: The Dilemma of Zealous Nationalism

By: Jewett, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Westminster Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037658

ISBN: 0664209874

Condition: VG+


Stiff black color illus. wraps, lettered in white and red, with image of Captain America (1973 Marvel Comics Group) on front cover. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed along edges, lightly soiled rear cover. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. Former owner's address stamp on text block fore-edge and half-title, otherwise unmarked. 286 pp. View more info

Lady of the Beasts: Ancient Images of the Goddess and Her Sacred Animals

By: Johnson, Buffie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, HarperSanFrancisco: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026881

ISBN: 006250424X

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. As issued. xii,386 pp., illus. View more info

On the Nightmare [The International Psycho-Analytic Library]

By: Jones, Ernest

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Liveright Publishing Corp.: 1951

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 038039

Condition: Near Fine


Dull fuchsia cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear. 1st thus, of this ("New" or first American) edition, 1st ptg.; originally published 1931. Dark teal illus. dust jacket shows mild rubbing to corners and edges, price clipped dust jacket, slightly chipped spine extremities, now in mylar. View more info

Quakerism: A Spiritual Movement -- Six Essays by Rufus M. Jones (1863-1948) -- A Centenary Volume

By: Jones, Rufus M.; Mary Hoxie Jones

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044168

ISBN: B001BGVZ4C

Condition: VG+


Blue cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. 2nd ptg.: Apr. 1963. Binding a bit cocked, cloth slightly sunned along spine panel and edges. ix,208 pp. Friends book plate mounted on front fixed endsheet, light foxing to frontis. portrait. Dust jacket tanned along spine panel, with mild soiling, 3" closed tear and crease to upper rear panel, chipped at heel of spine, now in mylar. View more info

Heavens Unearthed in Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales [SIGNED]

By: Kane, Matt; Servello, Joe (illus.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Altoona, PA, Golden Egg Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021595

ISBN: 0966707613

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. [ix],308 pp., illus. Dust jacket shows vertical crease to rear flap, otherwise as issued, now in archival mylar. Signed by author on title page. View more info

The Book of Earths

By: Kenton, Edna

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Co.: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044102

ISBN: B0014NO1W0

Condition: Very Good


Dark plum cloth, front panel device and spine panel lettering in gilt. Cloth shows a few light scratches to lower front cover and light surface rubbing to back cover, cloth toning toward edges and toned along spine panel. Text block edges toned by age. Firm binding. Foxing to first several leaves, through dedication page, otherwise clean interior. xxv,290 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, additional drawings in text. A solid copy with relatively minor cosmetic faults, very scarce first (1928) edition. View more info

The Book of Earths

By: Kenton, Edna

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Co.: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045224

ISBN: B0014NO1W0

Condition: VG-


Purple cloth, paper title label mounted on upper spine panel. Both covers partially sunned, spine panel faded to dull pink, with rubbing and minor exposure to corners, mild toning to text block edges. Text and illus. portions of front dust jacket panel have been glued to front fixed endpaper, DJ otherwise lacking. xxv,290 pp., illus. w/ 100 figures. Former owner's signature in pencil on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. View more info

A Journey with the Saints

By: Kepler, Thomas S.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, World Publishing Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009467

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gilt. 150 pp. Bookplate of former owner, Mennonite scholar Dr. Donald Durnbaugh, on front flyleaf. Light shelf wear, spine lettering partially rubbed, otherwise virtually as issued. View more info

Thomas a Kempis and the Brothers of Common Life [Second Edition, Abridged]

By: Kettlewell, Rev. Samuel

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co.: 1885

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 044700

ISBN: B00EVZS89A

Condition: Very Good


Dark violet cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. Mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities, spine panel cloth slightly discolored to a dark blue, minor binding lean. Clean, unmarked interior. viii,392,[2] pp. View more info

Albert Wesselski and Recent Folktale Theories [Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series No. 3 (1947)]

By: Kiefer, Emma Emily

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041576

ISBN: B000U0KT4M

Condition: VG-


Original light gray wraps, lettered in black. Covers tanned toward edges, diagonal crease to bottom front cover corner, mild wear along edges with 1/4" tear (mended) along front cover fore-edge. 84 pp. Signature of former owner (folklorist Samuel P. Bayard) on upper main title. View more info

C. S. Lewis: Letters to an American Lady

By: Kilby, Clyde S. (editor); C. S. Lewis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045813

ISBN: B005GGTDGU

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, lettered in black. Very slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, lacking dust jacket. Former owner's signature inked on front fixed endpaper. 121 pp. View more info

The Heroes; or, Greek Fairy Tales for My Children

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1910

Seller ID: 048879

ISBN: B00089E46Y

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and black. 1910 ptg. Nicely preserved copy showing only slight rubbing to corners and spine extremities. Firm binding, intact hinges. Former owner's signature on blank recto of frontis. 320,[6] pp. View more info

The Jewish Heritage in American Folk Art

By: Kleeblatt, Norman L., and Gerard C. Wertkin (essay by Mary Black)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Universe Books for The Jewish Museum/Museum of American Folk Art: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004745

ISBN: 0876638582

Condition: Near Fine


124 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates, b&w illus. Lightly rubbed edges. Exhibition catalogue, 128 works. View more info

Johann Conrad Beissel: Mystic and Martinet, 1690-1768 [Pennsylvania Lives]

By: Klein, Walter C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020725

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, gilt lettering. ix,218 pp. Very slightly rubbed spine extremities and corners, (2) former owners' address labels and tiny book catalog description mounted on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked interior. Dust jacket spine panel is toned, with call label mounted on lower portion, and a bit chipped at head of spine and one spot along top front edge, presents well in archival mylar. View more info

Buddhism: A Short Introduction

By: Klostermaier, Klaus K.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford and Boston, Oneworld Publications: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031183

ISBN: 1851681868

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Slight edge wear, otherwise as issued. Square, uncreased binding. x,246 pp. View more info

The Second Messiah: Templars, the Turin Shroud and the Great Secret of Freemasonry

By: Knight, Christopher, and Robert Lomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes and Noble: 2000

Seller ID: 016227

ISBN: 0760720460

Condition: Fine


Black and dark green paper covered boards. xi,259 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. As issued. 5th ptg. View more info

Christianity and the World Religions: Paths to Dialogue with Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism

By: Kung, Hans, Josef van Ess, Heinrich von Stietencron, and Heinz Bechert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday: 1986

Seller ID: 008756

ISBN: 0385194714

Condition: Fine


xix,460 pp. As issued. View more info

A Report on the American Jesuits

By: LaFarge, John (text); Margaret Bourke-White (photographs)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045644

ISBN: B0007DXZRA

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, gray paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. Stated 1st ptg. Slight foxing/tanning evident on boards, slightly foxed endpapers, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket rubbed at corners and spine extremities, now in mylar. 236 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs by Bourke-White. View more info

The Elements of Judaism

By: Lancaster, Brian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Shaftesbury, Dorset; Rockport, MA; Melbourne, Element Books Ltd: 1993

Seller ID: MYTH0068

ISBN: 1852304022

Condition: As New


3rd ptg. thus: 1998. [vi],154 pp. As issued. View more info

The Green Linden: Selected Lithuanian Folksongs

By: Landsbergis, Algirdas, and Clark Mills (editors); Robert Payne (fwd.); Marija Gimbutas (intro.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Voyages Press: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047713

ISBN: 1122697104

Condition: Fine


Green cloth, lettered in gilt. As issued. Light green dust jacket shows light surface rubbing/soiling, 3/4" closed tear at head of rear joint, now i mylar. 1st ed. 137 pp. View more info

Highways and Byways in The Border

By: Lang, Andrew, and John Lang

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. Ltd.: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041498

ISBN: B001P1KRM4

Condition: VG+


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Light shelf wear, cloth slightly flecked on lower front cover. Text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. Lacks front flyleaf, hinge firm and intact. xvi,440,[4] pp., illus., rear folding map (showing 1/2" closed tear along fore-edge). View more info

Hymn Lore

By: Laufer, Calvin W., D.D.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Westminster Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012365

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, ruled in blind, decorated and lettered in gilt. Minor shelf wear, lightly spotted along top and fore-edges of both covers as well as spine panel. xii,205 pp., illus. Former owner signature on front flyleaf. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Native American Balladry: A Descriptive Study and a Bibliographical Syllabus [Publications of the American Folklore Society - Bibliographical Series, Volume I (1950)] [INSCRIBED]

By: Laws, G. Malcolm, Jr.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, American Folklore Society: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 041499

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue buckram, lettered in gilt. xii,276 pp. Mild surface rubbing to covers, spine panel a bit sunned. Firm binding, clean interior. Inscribed by author to folklorist Samuel P. Bayard, dated 30 Mar. 1951. View more info

The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead

By: Leary, Timothy, Ralph Metzner, and Richard Alpert; Daniel Pinchbeck (intro.)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Citadel Press-Kensington Publishing Group: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046930

ISBN: 0806516526

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. A few light creases to front cover. Uncreased binding, clean interior. xix,124 pp. 10th ptg. thus (2007 edition w/ new intro.). View more info

The Folklore of Morocco

By: Legey, Francoise; Marshal Lyautey (pref.); Lucy Hotz (transl.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin Ltd.: 1935

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041619

ISBN: B000876JDW

Condition: Near Fine


Violet paper-covered boards, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf wear, text block slightly toned by age. Pictorial dust jacket is mildly soiled/toned with several short closed edge tears, now in mylar. 1st English-language edition (1935), originally issued 1926 in French. 278,[2] pp., illus. w/ sepia pictorial plates. View more info