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The Hajj: The Muslim Pilgrimage to Mecca and the Holy Places

By: Peters, F. E.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 034756

ISBN: 069102619X

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Very slight shelf wear, former owner's private library label tipped inside front cover. Firm, square binding, clean interior. xxiv,[iv],399 pp., illus. View more info

Mediaeval Latin Liturgy: A Select Bibliography

By: Pfaff, Richard W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039898

ISBN: 0802064884

Condition: Fine


Stiff tan wraps, lettered in red and black. Essentially as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. xix,129 pp. View more info

The Maid of the North: Feminist Folk Tales from Around the World

By: Phelps, Ethel J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020789

ISBN: 003062374X

Condition: VG+


Modest shelf/handling wear, lightly foxed text block fore-edge. xvi,176 pp. View more info

My Rendezvous with Life

By: Pickford, Mary

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, H. C. Kinsey and Co.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034371

Condition: Near Fine


Cream 1/4 paper, green paper covered boards, paper title label mounted on front cover. Minor shelf wear, area of surface paper loss at bottom right corner of title label, affecting "d" in "Pickford." Firm binding, clean interior. 37 pp. View more info

General Sketch of the History of Pantheism in Two Volumes: Vol. I - From the Earliest Times to the Age of Spinoza; Vol. II - From the Age of Spinoza to the Commencement of the Nineteenth Century

By: Plumptre, C. E.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Samuel Deacon and Co.: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030942

Condition: Good


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in dark green cloth, covers stamped in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panels. viii,395 + [vi],347 pp. Ex-library copies, typically marked/stamped, moderate shelf/handling wear, rubbed spine extremities and corners, top text block edges darkened by age. Firm bindings with mild leans, clean interiors beyond library markings and occasional pencil marginalia through portions of Vol. I. Published 1878-79, identified at base of spine as "Second Edition" (no indication of such on title or copyright pp.). Cosmetic deficiencies, but still a sol... View more info

Sohrab and Rustem: The Epic Theme of a Combat between Father and Son - A Study of its Genesis and Use in Literature and Popular Tradition

By: Potter, Murray Anthony

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, David Nutt at the Sign of the Phoenix: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041501

ISBN: B002DGCJ30

Condition: Good


Green 1/4 cloth, light green-gray paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, corners rubbed and somewhat layered. Spine panel sunned minor ship at head of spine. Firm binding, clean interior. xii,234 pp. View more info

Eastern Philosophy for Beginners

By: Powell, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Writers & Readers: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014565

ISBN: 0863162827

Condition: Very Good


[vi],182 pp., illus. Very slightly rubbed corners, presents essentially as issued. Former owner's very neat underlining (ruled!) on pp. 95-117, otherwise unmarked. View more info

Kirchengeschichte fur die christliche familie

By: Preuschen, Erwin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Reutlingen, Germany, Ensslin & Laiblins Verlagsbuchhandlung: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036239

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth, elaborately lettered and illustrated in dark blue, gilt, and brown, decorated endpapers, text block edges in gilt. Cloth somewhat soiled with a few moisture spots and rubbing to "stliche" in "Christliche" on lower front cover. Firm binding, clean interior. 568 pp., copiously illustrated w/ many full page plates as well additional illus. in text, full index. Some interior leaves show toning toward edges; overall, the text block is very nicely preserved. Text in German. View more info

Fables from Incunabula to Modern Picture Books: A Selective Bibliography

By: Quinnam, Barbara (compiler)

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Library of Congress, General Reference and Bibliography Division, Reference Dept.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032354

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, brown illus. wraps. Light shelf/handling wear. viii,85 pp., 200 entries, illus. View more info

Das Nibelungenlied: Song of the Nibelungs

By: Raffel, Burton (transl., editor); Michael Dirda (fwd.); Edward R. Haymes (intro.)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046944

ISBN: 0300125984

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. xxiv,351 pp. Very slight shelf wear, essentially as issued. 1st ptg. thus. View more info

The Gods of Olympos, or Mythology of the Greeks and Romans [The Gods of Olympus]

By: Raleigh, Katherine A., from the 20th Edition of A. H. Petiscus; Jane E. Harrison (pref.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Cassell Publishing Co.: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 035993

Condition: Near Fine


Teal-green cloth, illus./decorated in dark green, lettered and top text block edge in gilt. Nicely preserved copy showing only light shelf wear. Text block a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. xv,271 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, additional illus. in text. View more info

The Songs of the Russian People as Illustrative of Slavonic Mythology and Russian Social Life

By: Ralston, W. R. S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Ellis & Green: 1872

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041643

ISBN: B00S4YLNBY

Condition: Good


Red glazed cloth, lettered in gilt, bordered in blind. Cloth is moderately soiled, spine panel darkened by age, with mild rubbing to corners and spine extremities. Cloth is a bit puckered on portions of upper back cover and upper spine; cloth along rear joint is split but appears to have been mended and is firm. Signature of former owner (folklorist Samuel P. Bayard) on half-title, otherwise unmarked. Firm binding, clean interior. xvi,440 pp. View more info

Myth and Guilt: The Crime and Punishment of Mankind

By: Reik, Theodor

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1957

Seller ID: MYTH0035

Condition: VG+


Red cloth, light shelf wear. No indication of printing. xiii,432 pp. A few light annotations to early pages, else clean. View more info

Orpheus: A History of Religions

By: Reinach, Salomon

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Liveright Publishing Corp.: 1930

Seller ID: 005679

Condition: Near Fine


Black & Gold Edition, 5th ptg.: 1942. xiii + 487 pp., illus. A few light surface marks to cloth, former owner signature on front flyleaf. Dust jacket in protective sleeve shows chipped edges, some loss at extrems/corners. Comparative religion, history of world religions, world mythology. View more info

The Psalms of David, Including Sixteen Full-Page Illustrations and Numerous Decorations in the Text Depicting the Life of David as Shepherd, Poet, Warrior and King

By: Rhead, Louis; Newell Dwight Hillis (intro.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, New York, and Toronto, Fleming H. Revell Co.: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037831

Condition: Very Good


Dark red cloth, elaborately gilt-decorated binding, deckled text block edges with top edge stained green. 284 pp. Overall, a presentable copy with minimal, but notable, shelf wear: top front corner is rounded with exposure, with abrasion along top text block corner that has resulted in minor loss (approx. 1/16" to 1/8"), also exposure to bottom rear corner and a few points along bottom rear edge. Dampstaining evident to lower rear cover, with mild dye run along bottom edges of the final few leaves, slight waviness to paper in bottom margin of latter text block. A few leaves have be... View more info

From the Temple to the Talmud: Exploring Judaic Origins, History, Folklore and Tribal Traditions

By: Rhome, Harrell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Barnes Review: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045992

ISBN: 0984631283

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback, color illus. wraps. Light handling wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. 262 pp., illus. View more info

History of the Theological Seminary of the Reformed Church of the United States 1825-1934 / Evangelical and Reformed Church 1934-1952

By: Richards, George Warren

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Theological Seminary of the Evangelical and Reformed Church: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013991

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered on spine panel and with front panel device in gilt. Mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities, a few light surface marks to cloth. Slightly foxed text block fore-edge. xix,660 pp., illus. w/ sepia-toned plates. View more info

History of the Theological Seminary of the Reformed Church of the United States 1825-1934 / Evangelical and Reformed Church 1934-1952

By: Richards, George Warren

Price: $17.25

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Theological Seminary of the Evangelical and Reformed Church: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020629

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered on spine panel and with front panel device in gilt. Light shelf wear, both boards slightly warped. xix,660 pp., illus. w/ sepia-toned plates. View more info

Theology and Metaphysics [Library of Philosophy and Theology]

By: Richmond, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, SCM Press Ltd.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034205

ISBN: 0334017033

Condition: Fine


Cloth-effect paper covered boards, gold foil on black title panel on spine. Former owner's signature and date on front flyleaf, otherwise essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows mild age toning, slight chipping at head of spine, price-clipped front flap. xii,156 pp. View more info

David Roberts, R.A.: The Holy Land - Volume 1: Jerusalem

By: Roberts, David; Rev. G. Crolly (intro., commentary); Teddy Kollek (pref.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Israel, Terra Sancta Arts Ltd.: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 036410

ISBN: 9652600016

Condition: Fine


Laminated color illus. paper covered boards. As issued, housed in original publisher's slipcase, which shows slight shelf wear, thus Near Fine. 88 pp., endpaper maps, 25 color facsimile lithographs, 25 tinted photographs. Volume 1 (aka Part 1) of a five-volume series reproducing David Roberts' Lithographs, each published independent of the others. View more info

The Life of Ramakrishna

By: Rolland, Romain; E. F. Malcolm-Smith (transl.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Calcutta, India, Advaita Ashrama: 1965

Seller ID: 023440

Condition: Near Fine


Brown 1/4 cloth, tan paper covered boards, lettered in black. Bottom corners lightly bumped, otherwise nearly as issued. 7th edition: Sept. 1965. Dust jacket mildly rubbed along flap folds, with approx. 1" closed tear along lower front joint, slightly chipped at head of spine, slightly soiled rear panel, now in archival mylar. View more info

The Tercentenary Year 1628-1928: A Record of the Celebration of the 300th Anniversary of the Founding of the First Church in New Netherland, Now New York, and the Beginning of Organized Religious Life Under the Reformed (Dutch) Church in America

By: Romig, Edgar Franklin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: General Synod of the Reformed Church of America: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012462

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge in gilt, deckled fore-edge. Very slight shelf wear, for all practical purposes as issued. xv,542 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Contents and index leaves remain unopened. Original glassine wrapper no longer present. View more info

Radical Christianity: A Reading of Recovery

By: Rowland, Christopher

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Maryknoll, NY, Orbis Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008235

ISBN: 0883443708

Condition: Fine


viii,199 pp. As issued. Dust jacket now in mylar. View more info

The Earth Is the Lord's: A Narrative History of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference [Studies in Anabaptist and Mennonite History No. 39] [INSCRIBED]

By: Ruth, John Landis

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Scottdale, PA and Waterloo, Ontario, Herald Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 040523

ISBN: 0836191544

Condition: Fine


Tan cloth, lettered in gold foil. 3rd ptg.: 2002. Very slight foxing in front joint gutter, a few slight spots to text block fore-edge, otherwise as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf, full signature, personalized, dated 7 June 2003 at Trappe, PA. 1390 pp., illus. Very scarce. View more info

Schöpfung: Der Schriftbeweis mit Bezug auf die Erschaffung der sichtbaren und unsichtbaren Dinge

By: Rutherford, J. F.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Magdeburg, Brooklyn and Bern, Internationale Bibelforscher Vereinigung/Wachtturm Bibel- und Traktat-Gesellschaft: 1928

Seller ID: 017766

Condition: VG+


Blue cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt. Modestly spotted/foxed on portions of both covers and along inner cloth edges, foxed text block edges, slightly rubbed spine extremities. 378 pp., illus. w/ sepia toned plates. View more info