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When the Gods Are Silent

By: Miskotte, Kornelis H. [John W. Doberstein, translator]

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007583

Condition: Very Good


1st English language edition. xviii + 494 pp. Dark gray cloth, lettered in gilt. Former owner signature on front pastedown inked out, scattered underlining. Dust jacket shows a few closed edge tears, light soiling. More than acceptable reference/reading copy. View more info

"I'm A Man That Works": The Biography of Don Mitchell of Merrill, Maine [Northeast Folklore Vol. XIX (1978)]

By: Mitchell, Roger E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Orono, ME, The University Press for the Northeast Folklore Society: 1978

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041715

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. As issued. 130 pp. View more info

The K. R. Cama Masonic Jubilee Volume, Containing Papers on Masonic Subjects [Publications of the Masonic Book Club Vol. 32]

By: Modi, Jivanji Jamshedji (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IL, The Masonic Book Club: 2001

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 025618

Condition: Fine


Dark blue leatherette, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xxx,293 pp., illus. No. 267 of an edition limited to 1,250 copies, a facsimile reprint of the original 1907 edition, printed in Bombay, India. View more info

Plants of the Bible

By: Moldenke, Harold N., and Alma L. Moldenke

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Ronald Press Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018791

Condition: VG-


Blue buckram, lettered in gilt. xx,328 pp., b&w plates at rear, illus. internally and with decorative head- and tail-pieces. Mild dampstaining with slight puckering to cloth along upper portions of both covers and upper spine, with only slight effect on text portion of interior, light staining and waviness apparent on upper portions of most b&w plates at rear. Dust jacket toned, with edge chipping, loss at tail of spine, partial separation along rear flap fold, now in mylar. Still a decent reading/reference copy. Scarce. View more info

Legends of the Eight Immortals of Taoism

By: Morgan, Harry T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harry T. Morgan [Self-Published]: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034101

Condition: VG+


Booklet, royal blue wraps, lettered in black. Light handling wear. [12] pp., illus. Contains one page each, with an illustration, on the Eight Immortals: Chung-li Ch'uan, Chang Kuo-lao, Lu Tung-pin, Ts'ao Kno-chiu, Li T'ieh-kuai, Han Hsiang-tzu, Lan Ts'ai-ho, Ho Hsien-ku, Lao Tze, followed by a dynastic list (Ancient Chinese, Ming, Manchu, Ching). Scarce. View more info

The Dreamtime: Australian Aboriginal Myths in Paintings

By: Mountford, Charles P. (text); Ainslie Roberts (paintings)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Ltd.: 1965

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 037234

Condition: Near Fine


Dark olive cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in white. Slightly rubbed corners and extremities. Illustrated gift inscription on upper front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. 2nd ptg. of 1970 revised color edition: Oct. 1971. Color illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear. 79 pp., illus. w/ color plates, new b&w sketches. View more info

Would Christ Belong to a Labor Union? or, Henry Fielding's Dream

By: Myers, Cortland, D.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Street and Smith: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032284

Condition: VG+


Tan cloth, lettered and decorated in red and green on front cover, spine panel lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, spine panel a bit toned by age, text block edges rather dulled. Former owner's signature and date on front pastedown, otherwise unmarked. Firm binding, clean interior. [vi],7-216,[4] pp., frontis. portrait of author. View more info

Bush, Douglas

By: Mythology and the Renaissance Tradition in English Poetry

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton and Co.: 1963

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 036826

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xiii,372 pp. View more info

Maps of the Holy Lands: Images of Terra Sancta Through Two Millennia

By: Nebenzahl, Kenneth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Abbeville Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029766

ISBN: 0896596583

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, stamp illus. in blind on lower front cover, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, almost as issued, now in archival mylar. 164 pp., 60 color map plates. View more info

A Panorama of the English Bible

By: Newgass, Edgar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire, U.K., A. E. Callam: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 026867

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear, mild glue residue on rear pastedown only. Inscribed by author, though not signed, on front flyleaf: "Rev. Deane Edwards / with the author's / very grateful appreciation." 74 pp., illus. w/ 24 b&w plates. View more info

Tibet Is My Country: The Autobiography of Thubten Jigme Norbu, Brother of the Dalai Lama

By: Norbu, Thubten Jigme, as told to Heinrich Harrer

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1961

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 007843

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gilt. 264 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, maps. Mildly foxed text block edges, very slight binding lean. Dust jacket modestly foxed/spotted, with slightly sunned spine panel, now in mylar. View more info

The Hero: Myth, Image, Symbol

By: Norman, Dorothy

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books/Doubleday: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: MYTH0047

ISBN: 0385267517

Condition: Fine


xvii,238 pp. + index. As issued. View more info

A List of Editions of the Holy Scriptures and Parts Thereof Printed in America Previous to 1860

By: O'Callaghan, Edmund Bailey (intro., bibliographical notes)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Mansfield Centre, CT, Martino Publishing: 2000

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 044588

ISBN: 1578981832

Condition: Fine


Goldenrod cloth, spine panel lettered in black. Slight soiling to cloth, virtually as issued. liv,[6],415 pp. Facsimile of original 1861 edition. View more info

Innovation Statt Resignation: 35 Perspektiven Fur Eine Neue Zeit

By: Oertli-Cajacob, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bern and Stuttgart, Verlag Paul Haupt: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023462

ISBN: 3258038708

Condition: Fine


Color laminated paper covered boards. As issued. 378,[2] pp. Text in German. View more info

A History of Bible Translation and the North American Contribution

By: Orlinsky, Harry M.;Bratcher, Robert G.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Scholars Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026873

ISBN: 155540572X

Condition: Near Fine


Society of Biblical Literature Centennial Publications. Stiff paper wraps. xv,359 pp. Slight shelf wear, minor crease to bottom front corner, former owner's name tag tipped inside front cover. Square, uncreased binding. View more info

The Life of St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Prince of Geneva

By: Ornsby, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, D. and J. Sadlier: 1860

Seller ID: 030498

Condition: Good


Brown cloth, decorated in blind. Ex-library copy, minimally circulated, unmarked exterior except for remnants of old call label. Moderate wear, cloth tanned along edges and spine panel, chipped spine extremities. Text block edges dulled by age, mild binding lean. Interior intact beyond a few library stamps, a few light soil marks. xiii,269 pp. View more info

The Elements of Egyptian Wisdom

By: Ozaniec, Naomi

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Shaftesbury, Dorset; Rockport, MA; Melbourne, Element Books Ltd: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: MYTH0066

ISBN: 1852304979

Condition: As New


[xi],139 pp., illus. As issued. 2nd ptg.: 1998. View more info

A View of the Evidences of Christianity in Three Parts: Part I. Of the direct historical evidence of Christianity, ... Part II. Of the auxiliary evidence of Christianity. Part III. A brief consideration of some popular objections

By: Paley, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, James Webster: 1814

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 034034

Condition: Good-VG


Full original calf, spine panel lettered and banded in gilt. Minimally ex-library, institutional non-circulating, unmarked on exterior but showing clear-coated spine panel and joints, institutional book plate and former owner's signature and purchase notation on front pastedown, withdrawn stamp on both pastedowns. Leather shows a few surface marks but remains quite decent, with some rubbing to corners and minor exposure to one (bottom front). Front board shows leather separation along most of joint, reattached with library tape along inner hinge and firm; leather partially separated along p... View more info

The Future Now: How to Use All Methods of Prediction from Astrology to Tarot to Discover Your Future

By: Parker, Derek; Parker, Julia

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: MYTH0259

ISBN: 0133458938

Condition: Near Fine


Color illus. wraps. Light edge wear, remainder mark on bottom text block edge. 224 pp., illus., some color. View more info

Upanishads, Gita, and Bible: A Comparative Study of Hindu and Christian Scriptures

By: Parrinder, Geoffrey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Torchbooks/Harper and Row: 1972

Seller ID: 023415

ISBN: 0061316601

Condition: Good


Stiff paper wraps. 136,8 pp. Consistent underlining and marginalia throughout interior, but relatively little actual wear, acceptable study copy. 1st ptg. View more info

German Reformed Experience in Colonial America

By: Parsons, William T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: United Church Press: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038678

ISBN: 0829803165

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, light green illus. wraps. 19 pp. Mild soiling/foxing to covers, light wear. View more info

German Reformed Experience in Colonial America

By: Parsons, William T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: United Church Press: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047466

ISBN: 0829803165

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, light green illus. wraps. 19 pp. Minor toning to covers, light wear. View more info

The Fathers of the Western Church: St. Ambrose, St. Jerome, St. Augustine, St. Bernard, St. Francis, St. Thomas Aquinas and Others

By: Payne, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044709

ISBN: B00BXTWAEG

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. Text block edges slightly toned/soiled, otherwise nearly as issued. Illus. dust jacket is slightly toned along edges and spine panel, with slight surface rubbing to spine panel, now in mylar. [vii],312 pp., illus. w/ 8 b&w plates. View more info

The Helmet of Horror: The Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur

By: Pelevin, Victor; Andrew Bromfield (transl.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Canongate: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048490

ISBN: 1841957607

Condition: As New


Black paper covered boards, lettered in red. New/as issued, dust jacket now in mylar. 1st ptg., complete number line. xi,274 pp. View more info

Selected Pieces on Religious Subjects, First Published About the Middle of the Last Century. By Isaac Penington b/w A Few Experiences Concerning Some of the Weighty Things Relating to God's Everlasting Kingdom

By: Penington, Isaac [William Penn]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Joseph Crukshank: 1783

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 023695

Condition: Good


Original edition, rebound in dark blue buckram, blindstamped along front joint as from Mercantile Library [Philadelphia] (where it is likely to have resided from the institution's inception), lettered in gilt on spine panel. Mercantile Library stamps on title page and pp. 3 and 39 as well, with institutional book plate mounted on front pastedown, otherwise unmarked. Lacks front flyleaf, rear flyleaf detached but present. Evans 18081 fragment, iv,98,[2] pp. continuously paginated [of [2],66,[2],iv,98,[2] pp, as issued, lacking William Penn's "Primitive Christianity Revived"], with publi... View more info