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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

The March of the Cross: An Illustrated History of Christianity

By: Cowie, Leonard W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1962

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 042216

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. As issued. [x],214 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Color pictorial dust jacket shows minor sliver of loss along upper spine panel, otherwise nearly as issued, now in mylar. View more info

Highways and Byways of Appalachia: A Study of the Work of the Synod of Appalachia of the Presbyterian Church in the United States

By: Craig, Rev. Edward Marshall (editor/compiler)

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Self-Published: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010884

Condition: VG+


Light brown illus. cloth. Modestly rubbed at corners and spine extremities. x,183 pp., foldout map at rear (approx. 1" separation along one vertical fold line). Includes Virginia, portions of West Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky: Abingdon, Asheville, Holston, and Knoxville Presbyteries. View more info

A Thirst For Souls: The Life of Evangelist Percy B. Crawford (1902-1960)

By: Crawford, Dan D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Selinsgrove, PA, Susquehanna University Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043094

ISBN: 1575911485

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Former owner's address inscription at top corner of front flyleaf, with short gift inscription also on front flyleaf, with slight soiling to bottom text block corner, otherwise unmarked and as issued. Review copy with publisher's supplement laid in at rear. 363 pp., illus. View more info

The Mystic Rose: A Study of Primitive Marriage and of Primitive Thought in its Bearing on Marriage

By: Crawley, Ernest; Theodore Besterman (revisions)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1965

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017255

Condition: Near Fine


Light gray-ivory cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth is slightly tanned along edges and spine panel; text block is toned but otherwise intact. Former owner signature on front flyleaf, another owner's address inscription along top edge of title page. xx,340 pp. Dust jacket shows minor edge rubbing and light soiling, slight loss at head of spine, approx. 3/4" closed tear with associated crease along top front edge, nicely preserved in glassine wrap. Firm, square binding. View more info

The Mystic Rose: A Study of Primitive Marriage and of Primitive Thought in Its Bearing on Marriage

By: Crawley, Ernest; Theodore Besterman (revisions, additions)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Meridian Books: 1960

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047064

ISBN: B000NV5FRE

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. Covers typically toned by age, with minor surface paper loss at bottom front corner and heel of front joint. Light stress creasing to firm, square binding. xx,375,vii,340 pp. View more info

The Popular Religion and Folk-Lore of Northern India [Volumes I + II, Complete]

By: Crooke, W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Westminster, London, England, Archibald Constable & Co.: 1896

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 041541

Condition: VG-


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in dull magenta cloth, spine panels lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges. Stated "New Edition, Revised" (1896), with Preface to 2nd Edition dated Feb. 1895. Both volumes are rubbed and chipped with minor loss at spine extremities, showing mild toning to spine panels. Several corners lightly bumped or rubbed, one with slight exposure. vii,293 + [v],359 pp., w/ 32-pp. Constable catalog tipped in at rear. Still solid set with relatively minor cosmetic faults. View more info

I Could Talk Old-Story Good: Creativity in Bahamian Folklore [Folklore Studies 17]

By: Crowley, Daniel J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, University of California Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041600

ISBN: B0012JYSSS

Condition: VG+


Stiff dark gray and pale yellow wraps. [x],157 pp. w/ additional unpaginated tables. Mild rubbing along edges and joints. Firm, square binding. View more info

I Could Talk Old-Story Good: Creativity in Bahamian Folklore [Folklore Studies 17]

By: Crowley, Daniel J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, University of California Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041662

ISBN: B0012JYSSS

Condition: Very Good


Stiff dark gray and pale yellow wraps. [x],157 pp. w/ additional unpaginated tables. Mild rubbing along edges and corners. Mild stress creasing to binding, diagonal crease to bottom rear corner. View more info

Paganism [Thorsons First Directions]

By: Crowley, Vivianne

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Thorsons/HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017275

ISBN: 0007103344

Condition: Fine


Color pictorial paper covered boards. As issued. 90 pp., color plates. View more info

I Am Woman by Rite: A Book of Women's Rituals

By: Cunningham, Nancy Brady

Price: $5.00

Publisher: York Beach, ME, Samuel Weiser, Inc.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038862

ISBN: 0877288437

Condition: VG+


Stiff color illus. wraps. Mild shelf wear, light crease to back cover. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. xviii,173 pp., illus. View more info

God and the Supernatural: A Catholic Statement of Faith

By: D'Arcy, M. C., Christopher Dawson, C. C. Martindale, and E. I. Watkin; Father Cuthbert (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Sheed and Ward: 1954

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 044699

ISBN: B001GXHS6Y

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, spine panel lettered in black. Very slightly rubbed extrems, essentially as issued. Dust jacket is a bit toned and soiled by age, with 2 1/2" separation along upper rear flap fold, now in mylar. 2nd ptg. thus (of 1936 abridged edition). x,252 pp. View more info

The Holy Land and The Bible: A Book of Scripture Illustrations Gathered in Palestine [Two Volumes]

By: Da Costa, Phil

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, James Pott and Co.: 1898

Seller ID: GR151

Condition: VG+


Burgundy cloth, ruled in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panels. Complete in two volumes. Mild shelf wear, lightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, light surface rubbing. viii,560 + vii,544 pp., illus. w/ reproductions of engravings by Taylor, Barclay, Weiser, and others. Text block edges lightly foxed. A few instances of underlining/marginalia scattered through the latter section of Vol. I, only a few examples noted. Firm binding, otherwise clean interior. Solid VG+, ranging to Near Fine. View more info

A History of Science and its Relation with Philosophy and Religion [Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged]

By: Dampier, Sir William Cecil

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cambridge and New York, Cambridge University Press/Macmillan Co.: 1946

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 026018

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth, lettered in black. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities, mild dampstaining evident at top front corner (a minor cosmetic issue not extending to interior). Firm binding, clean interior. xxiii,574 pp. March 1946 ptg. View more info

The Science of Peace: An Attempt at an Exposition of the First Principles of the Science of the Self (Adhyatma-Vidya)

By: Das, Bhagavan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Adyar, Madras, India, Theosophical Publishing House: 1921

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 023421

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth, lettered in white. Modest shelf wear, with mild soiling to cloth, a small area of lightening on upper front cover, corners mildly rubbed/bumped but not exposed. Front cover slightly bowed. Interior a bit dulled by age but otherwise intact. Former owner signature partially rubbed away on front flyleaf. xxi,432 pp. Scarce. View more info

South and South Central Afica: A Record of Fifteen Years' Missionary Labors Among Primitive Peoples

By: Davidson, H. Frances

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Elgin, IL, Brethren Publishing House: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029579

Condition: Very Good


Olive cloth, lettered in gilt, b&w pastedown photo on lower front cover. Modest shelf wear, lightly rubbed edges and joints, text block edges somewhat toned by age. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf, some handwritten notations on rear blank and rear pastedown. Firm binding, clean interior beyond slightly foxed endsheets. 481 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Judaic Mysticism [The Mystic Library]

By: Davis, Avram; Mascetti, Manuela Dunn

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GR469

ISBN: 0786863293

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper, black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. 224 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Slight price sticker residue to lower rear panel of dust jacket, otherwise as issued. View more info

Letters from Hastings 1908-1912

By: de Chardin, Pierre Teilhard; Henri de Lubac, S.J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Herder and Herder: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044698

ISBN: B0006BTTBY

Condition: Fine


Light gray cloth, spine panel lettered in black. Essentially as issued. Illus. dust jacket with mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued, now in mylar. 206 pp. View more info

Studies in Occult Philosophy

By: de Purucker, G.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, Theosophical University Press: 1973

Seller ID: MYTH0266

Condition: Near Fine


Slight shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding. xv,744 pp. Blavatsky's Secret Doctrine, Mahatma Letters, Theosophy, Atlantis, Lemuria, Occult and Psychic, Hypnotism, Jesus, origin of the universe, etc. View more info

The History of the Church Known as The Unitas Fratrum or the Unity of the Brethren, Founded by the Followers of John Hus, the Bohemian Reformer and Martyr [Moravian Church]

By: de Schweinitz, Edmund

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bethlehem, PA, Moravian Publishing House: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020727

Condition: Very Good


Original dark brown pebbled cloth, lettered in gilt, bordered in blind. xxv,693 pp. Modestly soiled cloth, a bit frayed at spine extremities, exposure and mild layering at corners. Evidence of repair to front hinge. Text block edges a bit dulled by age, interior clean and intact, binding firm. Scarce. View more info

The History of the Church Known as The Unitas Fratrum or the Unity of the Brethren, Founded by the Followers of John Hus, the Bohemian Reformer and Martyr [Moravian Church]

By: de Schweinitz, Edmund

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bethlehem, PA, Moravian Publishing House: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034270

Condition: Very Good


Original dark brown pebbled cloth, lettered in gilt, bordered in blind. xxv,693 pp. Modest shelf wear, minor exposure at bottom corners, spine panel slightly sunned with lettering somewhat faded, a few light surface marks to cloth. Text block edges a bit dulled by age, interior clean and intact, binding firm. Scarce. View more info

The History of the Church Known as The Unitas Fratrum or the Unity of the Brethren, Founded by the Followers of John Hus, the Bohemian Reformer and Martyr [Moravian Church]

By: de Schweinitz, Edmund

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bethlehem, PA, Moravian Publishing House: 1901

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 034271

Condition: Good-VG


Original black cloth, lettered in gilt, bordered in blind. xxv,693 pp. Modest shelf wear, minor exposure at corners, rubbed with exposure along bottom edges of both covers. Spine panel slightly sunned, a few light surface marks to cloth. Text block edges a bit dulled by age, interior clean and intact, binding firm. Former owner's book plate mounted on front pastedown. Scarce. View more info

Memories of Teilhard de Chardin

By: de Terra, Helmut; J. Maxwell Brownjohn (transl.)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1964

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 037575

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, gray paper covered boards, lettered in white. Very slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, illus. book plate mounted on front flyleaf. 142 pp. Green pictorial dust jacket shows 1/4" closed tear along bottom front edge, light shelf wear. View more info