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Mysticism and Prophecy: The Dominican Tradition

By: Woods, Richard

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Maryknoll, NY, Orbis Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026959

ISBN: 1570752060

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. As issued. 168 pp. View more info

Early Prayer Books in America; Being a Descriptive Account of Prayer Books Published in the United States, Mexico and Canada

By: Wright, Rev. John

Price: $95.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Printed Privately: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030065

Condition: Near Fine


Original edition, handsomely rebound in dark royal blue cloth, lettered in gold foil, new endsheets, new head- and tail-bands. Text block edges as issued, top edge gilt. Thus presents virtually "as new," with note to rebound status. xv,492 pp., illus. Text block edges somewhat toned by age. Former owner signature and date (1897) on a front blank, original flyleaf with clipping mounted to it still bound in at rear. An attractive and very durable copy, scarce in its original issue. View more info

Discovering American Folklife: Studies in Ethnic, Religious, and Regional Culture [American Material Culture and Folklife]

By: Yoder, Don; Henry Glassie (fwd.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, UMI Research Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044526

ISBN: 0835719731

Condition: Fine


Burgundy cloth-effect paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. Scarce first edition. xi,314 pp., illus. in b&w. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. View more info

Discovering American Folklife: Essays on Folk Culture & the Pennsylvania Dutch [25th Anniversary Edition - PGCHC Annual Publication Series Vol. IV]

By: Yoder, Don; Patrick J. Donmoyer (fwd.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kutztown, PA, Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania: 2015

Seller ID: 049458

ISBN: 1601264569

Condition: New


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Brand new, as issued, direct from the publisher. xi,347 pp., illus. in sepia-tone. The Saucony Book Shop is the exclusive on-line distributor of the publications of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University, with all proceeds from the sales of this series reverting directly to the PGCHC. View more info

Wife No. 19, or The Story of A Life in Bondage, Being a Complete Expose of Mormonism, and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Women in Polygamy, by Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young's Apostate Wife

By: Young, Ann Eliza; John B. Gough and Mary A. Livermore (intro. notes)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, Dustin, Gilman and Co.: 1876

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 025500

Condition: VG+


Brown cloth, elaborately lettered and decorated in black and gilt. Second printing of original edition, copyrighted 1875, printed 1876 (lower title page date). Modest shelf wear, overall very nicely preserved, strong VG tending toward Near Fine. Chipped with mild loss at head of spine (approx. 1/4" x 1" band of cloth), very slight cloth loss at heel of spine; all four corners intact, hinges intact. Text block edges somewhat dulled/darkened by age, interior clean, binding firm, no loose or detached leaves, pages crisp and unfoxed. Slight off-seting/foxing apparent at frontis. only,... View more info

The Flood from Heaven: Deciphering the Atlantis Legend

By: Zangger, Eberhard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Co.: 1992

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 026934

ISBN: 0688113508

Condition: Fine


Plum 1/4 cloth, tan paper covered boards. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. xi,256 pp., illus. View more info

Free Forever [INSCRIBED]

By: Zeoli, Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Old Tappan, NJ, Fleming H. Revell Co.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: RS372

ISBN: 080071119X

Condition: Fine


INSCRIBED. Light gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in black. Text block edges slightly toned by age, otherwise essentially as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows minor shelf wear, two short closed tears (one mended with tape) along top rear edge, 3/4" closed tear at heel of rear joint. 159 pp., b&w plates. Signed by author on front flyleaf, full signature, with generic "God bless you" salutation, citation of John 8:36, dated Sept. 1980; front flyleaf also shows inked gift inscription, and front fixed endpaper shows former owner's signature. View more info

The Art of Indian Asia: Its Mythology and Transformations [Bollingen Series XXXIX] [Volume 1: Text]

By: Zimmer, Heinrich; Joseph Campbell (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1968

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 043260

Condition: Near Fine


Volume 1 ONLY (of 2), bound in dark blue buckram, lettered in gold foil. Second edition, 3rd ptg. (with revisions): 1968. xxiii,465 pp. Text block edges a bit dulled by age, otherwise as issued. Original dark blue unprinted dust jacket shows minor edge wear, several short closed tears stemming from title opening along spine panel, tanned spine panel. View more info

A Dissertation on the Ancient Pagan Mysteries. Wherein the Opinions of Bp. Warburton and Dr. Leland on This Subject, are Particularly Considered.

By: [Towne, John]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers, Opposite Gray's Inn Gate, Holbourn: 1766

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GR097

Condition: Good-VG


Black 1/4 cloth, gray paper over boards, short title stamped in gilt on spine panel, clearly a later rebinding, likely dating to early 20th century. Text block is laid paper, with deckled edges. 66 pp. Title page moderately soiled, contents otherwise generally clean. Both flyleaves (not original to publication) are partially detached. Boards show rubbed edges with exposed corners, with frayed spine extremities. Binding functional though not especially attractive, contents deserve better and would be much improved by rebinding. Exceptionally scarce. View more info