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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

The Song of the Nibelungs: A Verse Translation from the Middle High German Niebelungenlied

By: Ryder, Frank G. (translator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Wayne State University Press: 1962

Seller ID: 008566

ISBN: 081431192X

Condition: Near Fine


5th ptg.: Oct. 1982. xiv,421 pp. A few scattered cases of lightly penciled annotations or underlining through interior. One binding crease, binding remains square and tight. View more info

The Stavelot Triptych: Mosan art and the Legend of the True Cross

By: Ryskamp, Charles (pref.); William Voelkle (essay)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038484

ISBN: 0875980716

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps, square format. 45 pp. + 68 illus. (including 8 color plates) at rear. Minor shelf wear, a few light scratches to covers. Firm, square binding, clean interior. View more info

The Dream Illuminati: Vimana Conspiracy

By: Saalman, Wayne; Robert Anton Wilson (intro.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA and Phoenix, AZ, Falcon Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026937

ISBN: 0941404722

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding. 239 pp. View more info

The German Sectarians of Pennsylvania 1708-1742 + 1742-1800: A Critical and Legendary History of the Ephrata Cloister and the Dunkers [Vol. I + II, #17/350, Complete]

By: Sachse, Julius Friedrich

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Printed by P. C. Stockhausen for J. F. Sachse: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047477

ISBN: B00KUF71V6

Condition: Near Fine


Original green (I) and pink (II) cloth, lettered and with front cover Star of David device in gilt, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. Matched set, both volumes no. 17 of an edition limited to 350 copies, hand-numbered on limitation page with author's facsimile signature (as are virtually all "signed" copies - beware!). xx,506 + xvi,536 pp., illus. Vol. I w/ light shelf wear, minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities, Vol. II w/ a few minor surface marks and sunned spine panel; hinges reinforced with dark green (I) and red (II) cloth tape. Firm bindings, clean int... View more info

The German Pietists of Pennsylvania 1694-1708 [#319/500]

By: Sachse, Julius Friedrich

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Printed by P. C. Stockhausen for J. F. Sachse: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047478

ISBN: B000GTCOVI

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth, lettered and with front cover Star of David device in gilt, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. No. 319 of an edition limited to 500 copies, hand-numbered on limitation page with author's facsimile signature (as are virtually all "signed" copies - beware!). xviii,504 pp., illus. Minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities. Two ex-library labels mounted inside front cover, circulation pocket removed inside back cover, with some fore-edge chipping to flyleaves, hinges reinforced in brown cloth tape. Respectably preserved copy. View more info

The Cult of Sango: The Study of Fire - An Anthology

By: Sangode, H.L. Iyalosa Aydounmi Sosi

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Athelia Henrietta Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048724

ISBN: 0963878743

Condition: Good


Stiff pictorial wraps. Covers are mildly wrinkled and text block a bit "crinkly" from moisture exposure, with light dampstaining to front flyleaf and inside back cover. OK as reading copy. 85 pp. Scarce. View more info

Bible and Art 12th Century - 20th Century: An Exhibition of Bible and Art

By: Satinsky, Robin (compiler, intro.); James Tanis (fwd.); James I. McCord (pref.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Villanova and Philadelphia, PA, Donglomur Foundation/Philadelphia Judaica Museum of Rodeph Shalom: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030018

Condition: Good


Gray wraps, lettered in black, perfect-bound. Front cover lacking approx. 15% (bottom corner), otherwise Near Fine with only light shelf wear. Unpaginated, 162 catalogued entries, illus. w/ b&w plates. Catalogue to accompany 1976-77 traveling exhibition at Philadelphia Judaica Museum of Rodeph Shalom, Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, and Princeton Seminary (NJ). Scarce. View more info

The Zen Life

By: Sato, Koji (text); Sosei Kuzunishi (photographs)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York and Tokyo, Weatherhill/Tankosha: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 031171

ISBN: 0834815176

Condition: Very Good


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps, squarish format. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 191 pp., illus. w/ 101 b&w photographs. View more info

Zulu Fireside Tales

By: Savory, Phyllis

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Howard Timmins: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009900

Condition: Very Good


Green paper over boards, lightly rubbed along edges, with approx. 2" x 1" area of surface paper loss on front panel. Vibrantly colored dust jacket shows approx. 3" cloed tear with associated creasing that extends across most of front panel, rubbed edges and flap folds. Former owner signature on front pastedown. 64 pp., illus. View more info

In the Beginning Was the Word: Opening Exhibition of Written and Printed Biblical and Liturgical Texts from the Eighth Century to the Present, May 16-October 15, 1965 [#677/2,000]

By: Sayre, Francis B., Jr. (fwd.); James G. McManaway (intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The Cathedral Rare Book Library: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037442

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. 72 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. No. 677 of an edition limited to 2,000 copies, hand-numbered on verso of main title. View more info

Journal of the Life and Religious Labors of Thomas Scattergood, a Minister of the Gospel in The Society of Friends [Stereotype Edition]

By: Scattergood, Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Friends' Book-Store: 1880

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039506

Condition: VG+


Burgundy pebbled cloth, covers bordered in blind, spine panel lettered in gilt. Mild shelf wear with a few light surface marks to cloth, short abrasion along lower rear joint neatly mended, showing very slight surface loss. Firm binding, intact hinges, mild toning to text block edges. Signed by former owner, folklorist Don Yoder, on front flyleaf. xvi,17-496 pp. Interior shows a few light pencil marks in margins, a few notes in pencil on rear pastedown, in Yoder's hand. Undated, given date approximate based on binding, typography. View more info

Through Five Hundred Years: A Popular History of the Moravian Church (Revised Edition)

By: Schattschneider, Allen W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Bethlehem, PA and Winston-Salem, NC, Comenius Press: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005625

Condition: Near Fine


6th ptg. thus, 1982. 148 pp., illus. Lightly soiled wraps, lightly creased binding. Former owner signature on half-title. View more info

Uber die Religion: Reden an die Gebildeten unter ihren Verachtern

By: Schleiermacher, Friedrich

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gottingen, Germany, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht: 1967

Seller ID: 022352

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Light shelf wear. 6th edition. 239 pp. Reprint, originally published in 1799, with facsimile title page of first edition. Square, uncreased binding. View more info

A Manual of Ancient History, From the Remotest Times to the Overthrow of the Western Empire, A.D. 476

By: Schmitz, Leonhard

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, John Wurtele Lovell:

Seller ID: GR224

Condition: Very Good


5th edition. Brown cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, corners a bit rubbed, slightly frayed at head of spine. Former ownership stamps on front endpapers, former owner signature at top of title page, dated 1882. 579 pp. View more info

Caspar Schwenckfeld von Ossig (1489-1561): Spiritual Interpreter of Christianity, Apostle of the Middle Way, Pioneer in Modern Religious Thought

By: Schultz, Selina Gerhard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norristown, PA, Board of Publication of the Schwenckfelder Church: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038679

Condition: VG-


Brown leatherette cloth, lettered in gilt. Modest wear to covers, rubbed at corners and spine extremities, mild rubbing to front joint, toned text block edges. Former owner's annotations to front flyleaf, rear pastedown, and a few scattered underlinings and marginal notations. xx,453 pp. View more info

Caspar Schwenckfeld von Ossig (1489-1561)

By: Schultz, Selina Gerhard; Peter C. Erb (intro.)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Pennsburg, PA, Board of Publication of the Schwenkfelder Church: 1977

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 047475

ISBN: B0006X0GLE

Condition: Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Stated 4th ed. As issued. xv,453 pp. View more info

The Elements of Zen

By: Scott, David and Tony Doubleday

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Shaftesbury, Dorset; Rockport, MA; Melbourne, Element Books Ltd: 1992

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: MYTH0069

ISBN: 1862040427

Condition: Near Fine


[viii],136 pp. 2nd ptg. thus: 1997. A few light creases, light abrasions over UPC code on rear panel. View more info

Friedrich Schleiermacher: Patriotische Predigten

By: Scotte Walther

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, Verlag Reimar Hobbing GmbH: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022429

Condition: Fine


Black 1/2 pebbled cloth, textured tan paper-covered boards. Top text block edge very slightly dulled by age, otherwise essentially as issued. 78,[ii] pp. Text in German, set in older frakturschrift. View more info

Myth: A Symposium

By: Sebeok, Thomas A. (editor)

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Bloomington, IN and London, Midland/Indiana University Press: 1965

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 010556

Condition: Near Fine


180 pp. Light shelf wear, slight binding lean. Clean interior. Former owner signature on front flyleaf. View more info

In Search of Richard Hooker [INSCRIBED]

By: Secor, Philip B.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Kent and Toronto, Ontario, Burns and Oates/Anglican Book Centre: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013167

ISBN: 0860122891

Condition: Fine


xxii,362 pp., illus. w/ color plates. As issued. Presentation copy book mark laid in; inscribed by author on title page. View more info

History Of The Rise, Increase And Progress, Of The Christian People Called Quakers; with Several Remarkable Occurances Intermixed. Written Originally in Low-Dutch, and Also Translated Into English by William Sewel. [Third Edition]

By: Sewel, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Burlington, NJ, Isaac Collins: 1774

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 010832

Condition: Fair-Good


Evans 13607, an imprint reprinting the Third Edition. Full calf, gilt on black title label mounted on spine, five raised bands. xii,812,[16] pp., indexed at rear. Leather remains supple and has been cared for as part of a private collection, but it shows some surface abrasions, and the boards show at least partial exposure along all edges, with some loss and layering of underboards at corners, loss along joints and at both spine extremities. Flyleaves not original to issue have been inserted with cloth mending tape. This copy lacks title page [i/ii] but is otherwise complete and has been ident... View more info

The Brother of Jesus: The Dramatic Story & Meaning of the First Archaeological Link to Jesus and His Family

By: Shanks, Hershel; Witherington, Ben III; Andre Lemaire (fwd.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, HarperSanFrancisco: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: GR475

ISBN: 0060556609

Condition: Fine


Black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. xiv,226 pp., illus. w/ color plates. View more info

The Geneva Bible: The Annotated New Testament 1602 Edition

By: Sheppard, Gerald T. (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, Pilgrim Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010620

ISBN: 0829807853

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff wraps. vii,41,135[270] pp. Facsmile republication of the 1602 Geneva Bible, resized to 8 1/2" x 12", with substantial introduction and commentary, with 4 introductory essays. Light edge and corner wear. Firm, square, uncreased binding. Facsimile leaves are numbered on rectos only but printed on rectos and versos, thus numbering 270 pages. View more info

Royal Sion: Twelve Latin Hymns

By: Shewring, Walter (transl.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, Pio Decimo Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013937

Condition: Near Fine


Light gray paper wraps, lettered in burgundy, cord binding. Lightly soiled. 20 pp. View more info