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The Book of Dede Korkut: A Turkish Epic

By: Sumer, Faruk, Ahmet E. Uysal, and Warren S. Walker (transl., editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041633

ISBN: 0292715013

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, lettered in black. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner's signature on upper front flyleaf. xxiii,212 pp., folding map. Dust jacket shows 2" loss on lower spine panel, mild loss at head of spine, rubbed along joints and flap folds, two areas of loss and creasing to rear panel, now in mylar. View more info

The Way of Korean Zen

By: Sunim, Kusan; Martine Fages (transl.); Stephen Batchelor (editor, intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York and Tokyo, Weatherhill: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038337

ISBN: 0834802015

Condition: Fine


Stiff illus. wraps, French flaps. Slight shelf wear, vritually as issued. x,182 pp. View more info

Dead Sea Scrolls: An Exhibition of Scrolls and Archaeological Objects from the Collection of the Israeli Antiquities Authority

By: Sussman, Ayala; Peled, Ruth; Anna Macdonald (editor)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GR417

ISBN: 0734763077

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper wraps. 120 pp., illus. w/ color plates. As issued. View more info

The True Christian Religion; Containing the Universal Theology of the New Church, Foretold By the Lord in Daniel, VII. 13, 14, and in The Apocalypse, XXI. 1, 2.

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, American Swedenborg Printing and Publishing Society: 1858

Seller ID: 011671

Condition: VG+


Brown pebbled cloth, elaborately decorated in blind, with gilt lettering (somewhat age-toned) on spine panel. Minimally ex-libris, call number on lower spine panel, no other exterior or interior library marks. Extremities a bit rubbed, with slight loss at tail of spine, several corners showng minor exposure. xviii,982 pp. Clean text block, endpapers, interior, beyond very slight and very scattered foxing. A still respectable copy. View more info

Apocalypsis Revelata in Qua Deteguntur Arcana Quae Ibi Praedicta Sunt et Hactenus Recondita Latuerunt [Two Volumes, Complete]

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, American Swedenborg Printing and Publishing Society: 1881

Seller ID: 011674

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue 1/4 leather, bordered and with lettering in gilt, olive-tan cloth. Rubbed along joints, at spine extremities, with some exposure along leather portions of edges. Rubbing to leather surfaces. Clean text blocks, endpapers, interiors, beyond very slight and very scattered foxing. Both volumes have front pastedown book plate from the Swedenborg Society showing this set to have been presented to Dickinson College Library, but no other ex-libris marks or stamps to exterior or interior. 518,viii + 519-931,v,[3] pp. Complete in two volumes. Text in Latin. View more info

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

The Jesus Dynasty: The Hidden History of Jesus, His Royal Family, and the Birth of Christianity

By: Tabor, James D.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045169

ISBN: 0743287231

Condition: New


Two-tone burgundy paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil, in dust jacket. New, as issued. xiii,363 pp., illus. 1st edition, complete number line. 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

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