Category: Myth, Religion & Folklore


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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

Milestones on the Great Highway [History of Editions of the Holy Bible: Manuscripts, First Printed Bibles in Europe Pre-1500, First Bible Printed in English, First Bibles Printed in America] [1 of 250 copies]

By: Dearden, Robert R., Jr.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, United States Review Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026872

Condition: Near Fine

Dark blue buckram (likely not original to issue), lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear, text block slightly toned by age. Limited to 250 copies, this copy out of series, with limitation statement following main title. The history of significant editions of The Bible from ancient times into the modern era, with notable examples illustrated. 181 pp., b&w plates. Exceptionally scarce. View more info

Christian Missions and Social Progress: A Sociological Study of Foreign Missions

By: Dennis, Rev. James S., D.D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034991

Condition: Near Fine

Two (2) volumes (of 3), uniformly bound in green cloth, boards stamped in blind, spine panels lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear. Firm bindings, clean interiors. Lacking Vol. III, which is considerably more scarce than either I or II and seldom offered. xvi,468 + xxvi,486 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

L'Art Chretien Primitif et L'Art Byzantin [Bibliotheque D'Historie de l'Art]

By: Diehl, Charles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris and Brussels, Les Editions G. Van Oest: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019455

Condition: Near Fine

Original edition, newly rebound in royal blue textured cloth, spine panel lettered in gold foil, with new endsheets, new head- and tail-bands. Presents essentially as issued. Interior displays light scattered foxing, a bit more pronounced on plates than on text leaves, but generally modest. 61 pp. + lxiv (64) full-page plates at rear. Former owner's signature on half-title. Not a modern-era print to order or facsimile, handsomely rebound to withstand decades of future use. View more info

The Day: An Excerpt from the Prayer Before the Sermon preached by John Donne, Dean of St. Paul's, London, At the Commemoration of the gracious Lady Magdalen Danvers, In the Parish Church of Chelsea, On 1 July 1627

By: Donne, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hillspeak, Eureka Springs, AR, The Episcopal Book Club: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036860

Condition: Near Fine

Illus. paper covered boards. Light shelf wear. Inked dedication at bottom corner of front pastedown and a brief note on main title identifying Lady Magdalen Danvers as the mother of poet George Herbert, otherwise unmarked. [20] pp., illus. Scarce. View more info

Atlantis: The Antediluvian World [Modern Revised Edition]

By: Donnelly, Ignatius; Egerton Sykes (editor)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Gramercy Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: 026936

Condition: Near Fine

Light blue paper covered boards, lettered in black. Very slight shelf wear, essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, slight nick along front joint, slight chipping at spine extremities, now in archival mylar. 12th ptg. thus. View more info

The Secret Books of the Egyptian Gnostics: An Introduction to the Gnostic Coptic Manuscripts Discovered at Chenoboskion, with an English Translation and Critical Evalution of The Gospel According to Thomas

By: Doresse, Jean

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, MJF Books: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046239

ISBN: 1567312276

Condition: As New

Black and tan paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows a few slight surface scratches to rear panel, otherwise essentially as issued, now in mylar. xvii,445 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. 1st ed. thus, complete number line. View more info

The British Folklorists: A History

By: Dorson, Richard M.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041555

ISBN: B0006D5I1M

Condition: Fine

Goldenrod cloth, lettered in bronze foil. x,518 pp., illus., illus. endpapers. Essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket is lightly soiled, with mild rubbing along edges, now in mylar. View more info

Natural Symbols: Explorations in Cosmology

By: Douglas, Mary

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books-Random House: 1970

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 045174


Condition: Fine

Burgundy-brown cloth, lettered in gold foil and orange. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear, small chip at head of spine, 3/4" abrasion to lower front flap fold, now in mylar. View more info

Ernst Troeltsch: His Life and Work

By: Drescher, Hans-Georg

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Fortress Press: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005686

ISBN: 0800626745

Condition: Fine

452 pp. Former owner armorial bookplate on FFEP, else as issued. View more info

Early Christian Painting [Compass History of Art]

By: du Bourguet, Pierre; Simon Watson Taylor (transl.)

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 028708

Condition: Near Fine

Stiff illus. wraps. Light shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, unmarked interior. [v],176 pp., well illus. w/ color, b&w plates. View more info

Matilda of Tuscany: La Gran Donna d'Italia

By: Duff, Nora

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co.: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027994

Condition: VG+

Burgundy cloth, lettered, decorated and bordered in gilt. Ex-library copy, never circulated and thus showing only light shelf wear, with call label on lower spine, presentation book plate mounted on front pastedown, stamped title page, circulation card mounted on rear pastedown (unstamped), otherwise lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Original "Imported by" tag from Dutton laid in. xi,322 pp. + 47 pp. publisher's catalog at rear, illus. w/ b&w plates. Nicely preserved with only cosmetic ex-libris defects. Very scarce. View more info

Mesopotamia and Babylon: The Rebuilt City -- The Wonder of the Century

By: Dunbar, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Book Stall: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GR190

Condition: Near Fine

Olive cloth, stamped in blind, lettered in gilt. Virtually as issued, traces of rubbing at corners. 57 pp. Biblical history, theology, ancient civilizations. Obscure, very scarce. View more info

The Kushmaker and Other Essays on Folk Speech and Folk Humor

By: Dundes, Alan; Wolfgang Mieder (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Burlington, VT, The University of Vermont: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049963

ISBN: 097707319X

Condition: Near Fine

Stiff ivory wraps. Minor handling wear, a few inked notations to one essay only (pp. 79-86), otherwise clean and unmarked, with square, uncreased binding. xiv,206 pp. View more info

Arthur: The King in the West

By: Dunning, R. W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042302

ISBN: 0312027222

Condition: Fine

Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Gift inscription on front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. [iii],164 pp., illus. w/ color plates, b&w illus. View more info

Pragmatic Prophet: The Life of Michael Robert Zigler

By: Durnbaugh, Donald F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Elgin, IL, Brethren Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010690

ISBN: 0871787156

Condition: Fine

xii,416 pp. As issued. Please note that this copy is softcover, published with the same ISBN as the hardcover edition. View more info

English Folk-Lore [Bogue's Half-Hour Volumes]

By: Dyer, T. F. Thiselton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hardwicke & Bogue: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041588

Condition: Very Good

Brown cloth, lettered/decorated in gilt and black. Mildly rubbed joints, spine extremities, corners with mild exposure to bottom corners. Some surface rubbing to front cover. Front endpapers show remnants of book plates. Hinges neatly mended, firm. Clean interior. viii,290,[6],32 pp., publisher's catalog at rear. Scarce 1st edition. View more info

Fifty Years, Fifty Stories: The Mennonite Mission in Somalia, 1953-2003

By: Eby, Omar; John A. Lapp (fwd.)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Telford, PA, Dreamseeker Books/Cascadia Publishing House: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030369

ISBN: 1931038171

Condition: Near Fine

Stiff pictorial wraps, oblong format. Very slight shelf/handling wear, almost as issued. Top front corner of half-title neatly clipped to remove former owner's signature, otherwise fully intact. 141 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Ikonen: Engel + Propheten [Icons: Angels + Prophets]

By: Eckhardt, Thorvi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Recklinghausen, Germany, Aurel Bongers: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045617


Condition: Fine

Tan paper covered boards. Covers slightly toning toward edges, otherwise as issued. 76 pp., 16 color plates. Text in German. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight edge wear. View more info

Essay on Irish Bulls [Third Edition, Corrected]

By: Edgeworth, Richard Lovell, and Maria Edgeworth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Johnson: 1808

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 047913

Condition: Fair-Good

Vellum and light blue paper covered boards, deckled edges. Covers soiled, with rubbed edges. Covers loose but holding, approx. 2/3 loss to spine panel but binding intact. [iv],280 pp. View more info

The Jesus Mystery: Astonishing Clues to the True Identities of Jesus and Paul

By: Einhorn, Lena

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Guilford, CT, Lyons Press/Globe Pequot Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GR492

ISBN: 1599211483

Condition: Fine

Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. [vi],279 pp. View more info

Le chamanisme et les techniques archaiques de l'extase

By: Eliade, Mircea

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Payot: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041482

Condition: VG+

Stiff tan illus. wraps, deckled text block edges. 447 pp. Mild shelf/handling wear, covers a bit thumbed, with several stress creases along a firm, square binding. Text block is typically a bit toned by age but otherwise fully intact. Former owner's signature and date on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. View more info

Japanese Buddhism

By: Eliot, Sir Charles

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold and Co.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023521

Condition: Near Fine

Dark blue cloth, bordered in blind, lettered in gold foil. Slightly rubbed extremities and corners, slightly toned endsheets. Former owner's private ex-libris stamp on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Very scarce paper dust jacket mildly toned along spine panel, rubbed flap folds, approx. 3" separations along upper front joint and middle rear joint, now in archival mylar. xxxv,449 pp. View more info

Dan. Crawford of Luanza, or 37 Years' Missionary Work in Darkest Africa ["Central Africa" on dust jacket]

By: Ellis, James J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kilmarnock, Scotland, John Ritchie, Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 038618

Condition: VG-

Red cloth, lettered/decorated in black. Dampstaining along front cover fore-edge with mild dye lightening and some spotting, also some blotchiness to rear cover cloth. Light foxing to top text block edge. Both pastedowns show dampstaining along fore-edges; mild foxing to front flyleaf and half-title, interior otherwise clean and intact. xii,13-160 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Extremeley scarce color pictorial dust jacket dampstained on approx. 40% of front panel (right side toward fore-edge), 20% of rear panel (left side toward fore-edge), portions of both flaps along folds, chipped with lo... View more info

The Elston Collection - Presented to Bridwell Library, Perkins School of Theology by Mrs. Lola Mann Elston

By: Elston, Joseph Walker III

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Southern Methodist University: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034744

Condition: Near Fine

Stiff illus. brown wraps. Light shelf wear, former owner's name plate mounted inside front cover. [vi],34 pp. Scarce. View more info