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Angelic Wisdom Concerning the Divine Providence

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Swedenborg Society: 1862

Seller ID: 020920

Condition: Very Good


Dark green ribbed cloth, lettered and decorated in blind. Rebacked in black cloth, with original boards, original gilt on brown title label remounted. Modest loss to cloth along upper fore-edge and along top edge of back cover. Mild exposure at corners, top front corner somewhat layered. xii,308 pp. Text block edges slightly toned by age, interior clean, binding firm. A few notes in pencil on blank recto of rear flyleaf. Quite decently preserved. View more info

Angels' Whisper [Concourse Young Readers Series No. 1]

By: Tabibzadeh, M. R.; Bahman Sholevar (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Concourse Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039794

ISBN: 0911323244

Condition: New


Brand new copy, stiff color illus. wraps. [iii],92 pp. View more info

Essential Zen

By: Tanahashi, Kazuaki, and Tensho David Schneider (editors)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Castle Books: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: MYTH0116

ISBN: 0785807217

Condition: Fine


x,174 pp. As issued. View more info

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

By: The Brothers Grimm [Jack Zipes (transl., intro.)]

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1992

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 025528

ISBN: 0553371010

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Includes the famous original 210 stories plus 40 tales previously unpublished in English. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding, seldom found without compromising flaws due to thickness. Former owner's embossed name stamp on title page. View more info

Archaeology: Old Testament, Pre-Christian Centuries, New Testament

By: Thompson, J. A.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.: 1959

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 008234

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, gray paper over boards. Neatly lettered call number on lower spine panel, slightly rubbed extremities, else very nearly as issued. Former owner signature on front flyleaf. Matching call number on lower spine panel of dust jacket, which also shows slightly chipped extremities and some rubbing at corners. No other library marks or stamps. Second Editon; originally issued 1957. View more info

The Folktale

By: Thompson, Stith

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041594

ISBN: B005J4RQQ8

Condition: Very Good


Magenta cloth, lettered in gilt. Later ptg. Front cover partially sunned, a bit rubbed at extremities. Firm binding, former owner's signature on front flyleaf. Some notations in pencil to intro. and a few later chapters, interior mostly unmarked. View more info

Taboo No More: The Phallus in Fact, Fiction and Fantasy

By: Thorn, Dr. Mark

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Shapolsky Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026930

ISBN: 0944007635

Condition: Near Fine


Orange polished paper-covered boards. 124 pp., fully illus. Study of the phallus in the art, folklore, and myth of primitive world cultures, ancient history, etc. Slight shelfwear, almost as issued. View more info

Taboo No More: The Phallus in Fact, Fiction and Fantasy

By: Thorn, Dr. Mark

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Shapolsky Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026931

ISBN: 0944007635

Condition: Near Fine


Orange polished paper-covered boards. 124 pp., fully illus. Study of the phallus in the art, folklore, and myth of primitive world cultures, ancient history, etc. Slight shelfwear, almost as issued. View more info

The Wandering Jew: A Play in Four Phases

By: Thurston, E. Temple

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012205

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Virtually as issued. A few late leaves show a somewhat ragged fore-edge due to having been opened in haste. Former owner address inscription on front flyleaf. ix,156 pp., illus. w/ 8 b&w plates from the stage production, including a frontis. of Tyrone Power as Matathias, the Wandering Jew. Includes cast list and credits from the original Belasco U.S. stage production, Oct. 1921 at the Knickerbocker Theatre, New York (with Power in the cast), and the original British productions in Manchester and London, Aug.-Sept. 1920. Dust jacket is soiled, with horizontal creas... View more info

My Religion

By: Tolstoi, Count L. N. [Leo Tolstoy]; Huntington Smith (transl.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1885

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 044961

Condition: Good


Green cloth, lettered in gilt. First American edition. Surface rubbing and soiling to covers, spine panel toned/faded, mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Former owner's name stamp on front flyleaf (which also has vertical crease) and signature along top edge of title page. Text block edges toned. Firm binding, clean interior. xii,274 pp. Scarce in this form. View more info

The Decay of Christianity: An Address Before Col. Olcott and Theosophists [INSCRIBED]

By: Uhl, Rev. L. L. [Rev. Lemon L. Uhl]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Madras, India, Printed by Addison and Co.: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 033056

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth, decorated/bordered in blind, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. [iii],51 pp. Very unusual Indian imprint, with Indian binder's label on lower rear pastedown. Substantial author inscription begins at top corner of main title and extends beneath first several lines of printed title: "To dear Mrs. E. G. Stork / With fresh memories / of the field and its work / and with the love / of the Author [unsigned] / Philadelphia, 12th June 1885. / "My Father is greater than all" Jno. X. 29." Exceptionally ... View more info

Fauna and Flora of the Bible [Helps for Translators]

By: United Bible Societies

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, New York, and Stuttgart, United Bible Societies: 1980

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 039186

ISBN: 0826700217

Condition: Near Fine


Pale yellow wraps, lettered in black. Front cover slightly soiled, back cover partially toned, otherwise only slight wear. Square, uncreased binding. Gift inscription inside front cover, otherwise unmarked. xvii,224 pp., illus. View more info

The Probability Of God: A Simple Calculation That Proves The Ultimate Truth

By: Unwin, Stephen D.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Crown Forum/Random House: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026709

ISBN: 0761526846

Condition: Fine


Blue and gray paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. ix,259 pp. View more info

Jerusalem: Song of Songs [SIGNED]

By: Uris, Jill and Leon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co., Inc.: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 049332

ISBN: 0385148631

Condition: Fine


SIGNED. Stated 1st ed. Natural linen boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows price-clipped front flap, closed tear at bottom front corner and another at head of rear joint, some rubbing to corners and spine extrems, surface marks, now in mylar. Signed by both Leon and Jill Uris on lower half-title, with an unrelated gift inscription (not in either author's hand) on upper half-title. 318 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. View more info

The Bloody Theater or Martyrs Mirror of the Defenseless Christians...

By: van Braght, Thieleman J.; Joseph F. Sohm (transl.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Scottdale, PA, Mennonite Publishing House: 1951

Seller ID: 030411

Condition: Near Fine


Light brown buckram, gilt title panels on spine, mottled text block edges. Sixth Edition, reprinting the third, which was the first translation of the original Dutch edition of 1660. Light shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. 1157 pp. A very well preserved copy showing only slight usage wear. View more info

Out-Of-Doors in the Holy Land: Impressions of Travel in Body and Spirit [INSCRIBED]

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: GR200

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, elaborately decorated in gilt, pale green, and lilac, top text block edge in gilt. Modest shelf wear, lightly rubbed corners and surfaces. Spine panel somewhat dulled, with narrow strip of cloth loss at head of spine. xv,325 pp., illus. w/ 12 color plates. Color frontis. guard detached but present. Rear hinge starting but reasonably firm. Clean interior. 5th ptg.: Sept. 1911. Scarce inscribed copy, "Inscribed with best wishes" and signed by author on front flyleaf at Avalon, 14 Dec. 1911. View more info

The Christ-Child in Art [INSCRIBED]

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 037899

Condition: VG+


Dark red 1/2 morocco, trimmed in gilt, marbled paper covered boards with matching marbled endpapers, 5 raised spine bands with gilt compartments, top text block edge in gilt. xv,236 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Probable 1st edition with 1893 copyright and 1894 date on lower main title. Modest shelf wear with minor rubbing at corners and spine extremities, only slight exposure to bottom corners. Firm binding, intact hinges, clean interior. Inscribed by author on front blank following flyleaf, full signature, personalized "To Mr. and Mrs. Darius G. Eaton / with grateful love(?) from / Hen... View more info

Modern Historical Characters in Freemasonry [#267/1500 Numbered Copies]

By: Van Gorden, John H.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lexington, MA and Bloomington, IL, Supreme Council, A.A.S.R., N.M.J., U.S.A./Masonic Book Club: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025645

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Original glassine dust wrapper rubbed along top edge with a few short closed tears. [vii],336 pp. Copy No. 267 of an edition limited to 5,200 copies, including 1,500 numbered copies. View more info

The Complete Kama Sutra: The First Unabridged Modern Translation of the Classic Indian Text

By: Vatsyayana; Danielou, Alain, with Kenneth Hurry (transl.); Yashodhara (commentary); Devadatta Shastra (commentary)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Rochester, VT, Park Street Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024246

ISBN: 0892814926

Condition: Fine


Red paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows mild wear along top edge, with approx. 1/2" closed tear at head of spine, slight loss at top front corner, and tiny (approx. 1/8") closed tear along bottom front edge, now in archival mylar. vii,564 pp. View more info

Figures of the Bible, in which almost every History of the Holy Scriptures is described - Originally Published in Amsterdam 1682 by Nicolaum Visscher [Alternate Title: Figures of The Bible]

By: Visscher, Nicolaum

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Jerusalem Bible Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036062

Condition: Fine


Tan cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear and a few tiny edge chips, now in mylar. 170 pp., each reproducing an engraving, variously tinted in pale tones of green, orange, red, yellow and blue, accompanied by a Bible verse. Accompanied by two printed panels reproducing the main title page motif, likely the side panels of the original slipcase. Front cover and title page illus. tinted green, indicating the first (1960) printing rather than the 1985 reprint (tinted red). View more info

American Apocrypha: Essays on the Book of Mormons

By: Vogel, Dan, and Brent Lee Metcalfe (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026703

ISBN: 1560851511

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Slight shelf/edge wear, former owner's signature on half-title, embossed "Review Copy" stamp on lower title page, otherwise nearly as issued. xvii,369 pp. View more info

The Timeless Christian

By: von Kuehnelt-Leddihn, Erik

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Chicago, Franciscan Herald Press: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045642

ISBN: B0006CAH5U

Condition: Fine


Light gray cloth, spine panel lettered in gold foil. Essentially as issued. Illus. dust jacket shows a few slight (1/4" or less) closed edge tears, minor toning, now in mylar. xxiii,220 pp. Scarce. View more info

Tibetan Tales Derived from Indian Sources [Broadway Translations]

By: von Schiefner, F. Anton, and W. R. S. Ralston (transl.); C. A. F. Rhys David (pref., editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London and New York, George Routledge and Sons, Ltd./E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1925

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041540

ISBN: B00R6PAWNW

Condition: Very Good


Red 1/4 cloth, gray cloth covered boards, paper title labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. Modest shelf wear, spine panel cloth mildly sunned and with 1 /8" closed tear at head of spine, some toning to title labels. Repaired front hinge, firm. Signature of former owner (folklorist Samuel P. Bayard) on front flyleaf, another former owner's address inscription in pencil on rear flyleaf. lxv,368 pp. Undated, issued ca. 1925-26. View more info

Tibetan Tales Derived from Indian Sources [Broadway Translations]

By: von Schiefner, F. Anton, and W. R. S. Ralston (transl.); C. A. F. Rhys David (pref., editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London and New York, George Routledge and Sons, Ltd./E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1925

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041730

ISBN: B00R6PAWNW

Condition: VG+


Red 1/4 cloth, gray cloth covered boards, paper title labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. Mild shelf wear, slight corner chip to cover title label, spine title label a bit toned. Firm binding with slight repair to rear hinge, clean interior. Short gift inscription in pencil on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. lxv,368 pp. Undated, issued ca. 1925-26. View more info

Immortality: Funerary Rites and Customs

By: Vulliamy, C. E.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: London, Senate/Random House UK: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: MYTH0054

ISBN: 185958487X

Condition: As New


Originally published by Methuen, 1926. 215 pp. As issued. View more info