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Vikram and the Vampire, or Tales of Hindu Devilry

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041607

Condition: Good


Dark red cloth, lettered/illus. in black and gilt. First (U.K.) edition, preceding Appleton, in second issue binding as per Penzer. Cover cloth moderately soiled, with rubbed spine extremities, age-darkened text block edges. Hinges mended, lacking rear flyleaf. Firm binding. xxii,319 pp., 33 illus. Scattered interior soiling, generally light, with vintage owner signature on half-title. View more info

The Brother of Jesus and the Lost Teachings of Christianity

By: Bütz, Jeffrey J.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Rochester, VT, Inner Traditions: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047152

ISBN: 1594770433

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Former owner's name and date inked on upper half-title, otherwise as issued. xviii,221 pp. 4th ptg. View more info

Spirit of the Stones: A Retrieval of Earth Wisdom [INSCRIBED]

By: Camateros, Amalia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Big Island, HI, EarthSpeak Publications: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 047670

ISBN: 0977409708

Condition: Near Fine


INSCRIBED. Stiff color pictorial wraps. [vii],339 pp. Minor shelf/handling wear, nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. Inscribed by author on main title page, full signature, personalized, accompanied by her business card. View more info

The Pleroma: An Essay on the Origin of Christianity

By: Carus, Dr. Paul

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Open Court Publishing Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GR044

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Lightly rubbed corners and extremities. A bit of of shelf wear, cloth slightly puckered along bottom front edge. vi,[iii],163 pp. Matching dates. View more info

Freemasonry: Its Meaning and Significance [Publications of the Masonic Book Club Vol. 31]

By: Caspari, Otto

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IL, The Masonic Book Club: 2000

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 025620

Condition: Fine


Dark blue leatherette, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xii,193 pp., illus. No. 267 of an edition limited to 1,500 copies, a facsimile reprint of the original 1914 edition, published by Konig & Ebhardt, London. View more info

Visions of Heaven and Hell

By: Cavendish, Richard

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Harmony Books: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036187

ISBN: 0517530988

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. As issued, a lovely copy. 128 pp., illus. mostly in color, some b&w. View more info

Whitefield in Philadelphia: The Great Awakening of 1740 [INSCRIBED]

By: Ceperley, Nancy C.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Columbus, GA, Brentwood Christian Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: RS406

ISBN: B01EZG576G

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Lightly creased along front joint, light crease to top rear corner, otherwise only slight shelf wear. Firm, uncreased binding. Inscribed by author on title page, full signature, personalized. 183 pp. View more info

The Sacred Books of Confucius and Other Confucian Classics

By: Chai, Ch'u, and Winberg Chai (editors, transl.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New Hyde Park, NY, University Books: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026923

Condition: Near Fine


Orange buckram, lettered in gilt on black. Slight shelf wear, bottom front corner lightly bumped. [v],384 pp. An instance of underlining on p. 1 only, otherwise unmarked. Dust jacket mildly toned by age, with an area of foxing on front panel, minor loss along top rear edge, now in archival mylar. View more info

Orthodox Icons from a Modernizing Age - From the Collection of Mr. Leslie M. Burgess and Dr. Sarah Jastak-Burgess [1994 Exhibition Catalogue]

By: Chapp, Belena S. (ackn.); Alice T. Christ (intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Newark, DE, Unversity Gallery, University of Delaware: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038467

Condition: Fine


Stiff violet wraps, lettered in gold. As issued. 68 pp., illus. w/ color plates, additional b&w illus. Dated "Received" stamp on front tissue flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. View more info

The Sun On These Hills: A Story of Bishop Neumann and the First IHM Sisters

By: Charitas, Sister Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, NJ, AMI Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028574

Condition: Near Fine


Light green cloth, lettered in gilt. Mild shelf wear, a few light surface marks to cloth. 68 pp. Slightly foxed frontis./title page. Scarce. View more info

The Dead Sea Scrolls and Christian Faith: In Celebration of the Jubilee Year of the Discovery of Qumran Cave I

By: Charlesworth, James H., and Walter P. Weaver (editors)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Trinity Press International: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GR391

ISBN: 1563382326

Condition: Fine


xviii,76 pp. As issued. View more info

The Bhagavad Gita

By: Chatterji, Mohini M. (transl.); Ainslie Embree (pref.)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Causeway Books: 1960

Seller ID: 023433

Condition: Fine


Goldenrod cloth, lettered in black. Essentially as issued. xxiii,283 pp. No statement of edition or printing. Dust jacket shows rubbed flap folds and spine panel, light sunning to spine, rubbed extremities, now in archival mylar. View more info

The English and Scottish Popular Ballads [Volumes I, II, III, IV, V Published in 3 Books - Complete]

By: Child, Francis James; George Lyman Kittredge (biographical portrait)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Folklore Press/Pageant Book Co.: 1956

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041608

ISBN: B00JIB34YQ

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in three (3) volumes (I-II, III-IV, V), uniformly bound in blue buckram, lettered in gold foil. Several top corners slightly bumped, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm bindings, clean interiors. xxxi,508,x,515 + ix,521,ix,525 + ix,569 pp. Accompanied by original sales receipt from Pageant Book Co. issued to folklorist Samuel P. Bayard, dated Apr. 1956. View more info

The Gnostics

By: Churton, Tobias

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes and Noble: 1997

Seller ID: 020877

ISBN: 0760704783

Condition: Near Fine


Dark red and orange paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Virtually as issued. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. 10th ptg.: 2005. View more info

The Mysteries of John the Baptist: His Legacy in Gnosticism, Paganism, and Freemasonry

By: Churton, Tobias

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rochester, VT, Inner Traditions: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047155

ISBN: 1594774749

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Former owner's name and date inked on first leaf inside front cover, one light stress crease along firm binding, otherwise as issued. xii,273 pp. 1st ptg. View more info

Father Kino: Priest to the Pimas

By: Clark, Ann Nolan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York and London, Vision Books-Farrar, Straus and Co./Burns and Oates: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045643

ISBN: B000CBS4QY

Condition: Near Fine


Dark teal cloth, lettered/illus. in ivory. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. Color illus. dust jacket rubbed at spine extremities with minor loss at head, a few small chips, rubbed joints and folds with mild front panel rubbing, some soiling to rear panel, now in mylar. View more info

Liturgical Services. Liturgies and Occasional Forms of Prayer Set Forth in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth.

By: Clay, Rev. William Keatinge (editor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, The Parker Society [Printed at Cambridge University Press]: 1847

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011486

Condition: Very Good


Lovely custom-binding by Potter & Son, Yorkshire. Brown 1/2 leather, with sawtooth borders in blind, gilt-decorated spine panel with mounted gilt on black title label, marbled boards and text block edges. xxxvi,695 pp. Leather is rubbed with some surface loss and/or exposure at corners and along joints, with slight separation for approx. 1" along top front joint. Mild surface and edge rubbing to marbled paper. Firm binding, clean interior beyond light foxing on blanks adjacent to endpapers. Book plate of former owner I. E. Lister-Empson (whose 1627 copy of the English "Booke of Common ... View more info

Popular Tales and Fictions: Their Migrations and Transformations [Volume I + II, Complete]

By: Clouston, W. A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner and Welford: 1887

Seller ID: 041628

Condition: Good


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in light gray 1/4 leather, burgundy cloth, deckled text block edges. Both volumes show spine panels and joints covered over in what appears to be tan masking tape, with handwritten titles/authors. Corners rubbed with exposure, mild to moderate rubbing to covers. Former owner's book plate mounted on front fixed endpaper of both volumes. xvii,485 + vii,515 pp. Firm bindings, clean interiors excepting a few instances of light soiling. Cosmetically compromised, but intact in all essentials, useful reading copies. Scarce. View more info

A Group of Eastern Romances and Stories from the Persian, Tamil, and Urdu [Limited Edition, #36/52]

By: Clouston, W. A. (intro., notes, appendix)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1889

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 041606

Condition: Very Good


Light brown 1/2 calf, rust textured cloth covered boards, 5 raised spine bands with title label in gilt, marbled text block edges and endpapers. No. 36 of a first limited edition limited to 52 copies, hand-numbered on limitation statement on main title verso (followed by an issue of 300 copies). Leather is nicely intact, darkened along spine panel, with mild rubbing/exposure to corners. Firm binding. xl,586 pp. Exceptionally scarce in this (limited) edition. View more info

The Pleiadian Agenda: A New Cosmology for the Age of Light

By: Clow, Barbara Hand

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Rochester, VT, Bear & Co.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047154

ISBN: 1879181304

Condition: VG+


Stiff color illus. wraps. xxvii,303 pp., illus. A few instances of neat underlining through introductory pages, gift inscription inside front cover, otherwise unmarked and virtually as issued. 11th ptg. View more info

An Analytical Index to the Journal of American Folklore Vols. 1-67, 68, 69, 70

By: Coffin, Tristram P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The American Folklore Society: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041558

ISBN: B002JN00RE

Condition: Very Good


Stiff red wraps, spine panel lettered in black. Binding shows slight lean and one stress crease, with mildly toned text block edges. Inked note on upper blank front and back covers, signature of former owner (folklorist Samuel P. Bayard) on title page, otherwise unmarked. xvi,384 pp. View more info

Retrieving the Human: A Christian Anthropology

By: Comblin, Jose; Robert R. Barr (transl.)

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Maryknoll, NY, Orbis Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026983

ISBN: 088344657X

Condition: Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. As issued. ix,259 pp. View more info

Adventures in Light and Color: An Introduction to the Stained Glass Craft

By: Connick, Charles J. [Charles D. Maginnis (fwd.)]

Price: $170.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1937

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 009925

Condition: Good


1st "Regular Edition." Original edition, newly and handsomely rebound in black cloth, lettered in gold foil on spine panel, with new endsheets, top text block edge dyed black (as issued). Errata slip tipped in at half-title. Nominally ex-library, with perforation stamps to half-title, frontis. (margin only), and title page only, a few marks on copyright page, all plates unaffected and fully intact. xvi,428 pp., illus. w/ 42 tipped-in color plates, 48 collotype plates. Interior generally clean and intact, text block edges mildly soiled/toned. Plate XXXI at p. 242 appears to have been de... View more info

Elements of Buddhist Iconography

By: Coomaraswamy, Ananda K.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042121

Condition: Good


Scarce first edition. Light green cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth is significantly spotted over approx. 30% of front cover (toward edges) and 2/3 of back cover, but otherwise shows virtually no wear. 96 pp., 15 plates at rear with 44 total figures (b&w photographs, line drawings). Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner's inked initials on upper front fixed endpaper. Technically Good only, but faults are entirely cosmetic. Pale yellow dust jacket is tanned along spine panel and upper portions of front and rear panels, lightly soiled, with a few closed edge tears and modest loss a... View more info

Mandala: Luminous Symbols for Healing

By: Cornell, Judith; Joan and Miron Borysenko (fwd.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Wheaton, IL, Quest Books/Theosophical Publishing House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035666

ISBN: 0835607100

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps, French flaps. Light shelf wear. xx,155 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info