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Gentle Bridges: Conversations With the Dalai Lama on the Sciences of Mind

By: Hayward, Jeremy W., and Francisco J. Varela

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Boston and London, Shambhala: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022940

ISBN: 0877735174

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff paper wraps. xiii,272 pp. Light shelf wear, text block edges slightly foxed. Square, uncreased binding. View more info

The C. S. S. S.: The Quest and Goal of the Founder, The Right Rev. William McGarvey [The Catholic Society of St. Stephen] [SIGNED]

By: Hayward, Rev. William L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Jefferies and Manz: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020518

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, lettered in black. Ex-library, does not appear to have circulated, marked w/ call label on lower spine, glue residue on front and rear endpapers, stamp on front pastedown and a few annotations on copyright page. Mild shelf wear, cloth a bit soiled. Signed by author on title page. Gift inscription on front flyleaf. View more info

Identity and Difference

By: Heidegger, Martin; Joan Stambaugh (transl., intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Torchbooks: 1974

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040600

ISBN: 0061318477

Condition: Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. 146 pp. English translation followed by original German text. Light shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding. Underlining and annotations through p. 39 of the English section. View more info

A Collection of Choice Sermons, by the Rev. J. C. Albertus Helfenstein, Formerly Pastor of Germantown, Pa.

By: Helfenstein, Rev. J. C. Albertus; I. Daniel Rupp (transl.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Carlisle, PA, Rev. Charles Helfenstein [Printed by George Fleming]: 1832

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 034401

Condition: Good


Full original calf, gilt on burgundy title label mounted on upper spine. Rebacked in brown leather, less than professionally but providing a sturdy repair, with original title label retained. Rubbed edges, exposed corners, surface rubbing to both covers. Interior shows typical foxing, generally light, first several leaves showing minor loss in margins from silverfishing. xi,261 pp. A still useful copy, with firm and intact binding. Scarce Carlisle imprint. Text in English (translated from the German). View more info

Notes on the Folk-Lore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders: A New Edition with Many Additional Notes [SIGNED Presentation Copy]

By: Henderson, William

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, W. Satchell, Peyton and Co. for the Folk-Lore Society: 1879

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Presentation Copy

Seller ID: 041526

ISBN: B002WU8ZQM

Condition: Very Good


Dark green 1/2 leather, pebbled boards, bordered in blind, spine panel with 5 raised bands and lettered in gilt, text block edged in gilt, marbled endpapers. Leather split and mended along upper front joint (which is absolutely firm), with typical rubbing along joints and at corners, light surface rubbing to both covers. xvii,391 pp. Slight foxing to a few early and later leaves, otherwise clean and unmarked interior. Inscribed presentation copy from the wife of the author, signed as precisely that ("the wife of the author"), dated 1904. View more info

Magick, Shamanism and Taoism: The I Ching in Ritual & Meditation

By: Herne, Richard

Price: $12.50

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Llewellyn Publications: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036963

ISBN: 1567182070

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. xiii,346 pp. View more info

Myth and Sexuality

By: Highwater, Jamake

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New American Library: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MYTH0092

ISBN: 0453007082

Condition: Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, black paper covered boards. xii,224 pp. As issued. Remainder mark on bottom text block edge. View more info

Such Stuff As Dreams

By: Hill, Brian (editor); Calvin S. Hall (fwd.)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029031

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Text block edges slightly toned by age, otherwise essentially as issued. Dust jacket, illus. much in the manner of Edward Gorey, shows rubbed top edge, 1/2" closed tear with crease to top front corner, now in mylar. xxii,214 pp., illus. View more info

Ecclesiasticus, or The Wisdom of Jesus, the Son of Sirach

By: Hind, C. Lewis (intro.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London and New York, John Lane The Bodley Head/Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044512

ISBN: B000URYM2A

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth, lettered/illus. in gilt, deckled text block edges w/ top edge in gilt. Spine panel is a bit faded and rubbed at extremities, with minor exposure to several corners, mild surface rubbing to cover cloth. xx,165 pp., illus. w/ 16 color plates. View more info

Der Josephinische Klostersthurm im Land ob der Enns

By: Hittmair, Dr. Rudolf

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Freiburg im Breisgau, Herdersche Verlagshandlung: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022499

Condition: Good-VG


Rebacked and with new corners in an olive and brown striped cloth, original brown marbled paper-covered boards. Ex-institutional library, a few stamps and book plate, non-circulating, still decently intact. Some rubbing along edges, mild soiling to cloth. xxx,576 pp. Text block edges dulled by age, light wear to a few fore-edges. Text in German. View more info

The Secret Gospels: A Harmony of Apocryphal Jesus Traditions

By: Hoffmann, R. Joseph (editor, transl.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Amherst, NY, Prometheus Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GR525

ISBN: 157392069X

Condition: Fine


Light brown paper covered boards. As issued. 196 pp. Dust jacket as issued. View more info

The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information; Concerning Remarkable Men and Manners, Times and Seasons, Solemnities and Merry-Makings, Antiquities and Novelties, on the Plan of the Every-Day Book and Table Book... [Spine Title: Hone's Popular Works and Everlasting Calender (sic) - Year Book] (1841)

By: Hone, William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Thomas Tegg: 1841

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041490

Condition: VG+


Green buckram, lettered in gilt, lightly marbled endpapers. 1644,[2] pp. as numbered, actually 822 pp. since pagination is by column rather than page (text printed in double columns), with 114 engravings. Binding is vintage but not original to issue, likely early 20th century, with buckram browned along spine panel and mildly toned toward cover edges. Firm binding, clean interior, slightly toned. View more info

The Every Day Book; or a Guide to the Year: Describing the Popular Amusements, Sports, Ceremonies, Manners, Customs, and Events, Incident to the Three Hundred and Sixty-five Days, in Past and Present Times [Volume I] [Spine Title: Hone's Popular Works - Every Day Book Vol. I]

By: Hone, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, William Tegg: 1866

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041491

Condition: Good-VG


Brown cloth, lerttered and decorated in gilt, beveled edges. Volume I only (of 2). 856 pp., illus. w/ 436 engravings. Rubbed and somewhat frayed at spine extremities. Back cover a bit warped, showing a few minor indentations along edges and puckered cloth. Book plate mounted on upper front fixed endsheet. Dampstaining to the first several leaves and slightly along fore-edge through about p. 20, some waviness to paper to some late leaves with dampstaining to rear endpapers, evidence of repair to rear hinge (firm). View more info

Spirits, Blood and Drums: The Orisha Religion in Trinidad

By: Houk, James T.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Temple University Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047079

ISBN: 1566393507

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. xvi,238 pp. View more info

Popular Romances of the West of England; or, The Drolls, Traditions, and Superstitions of Old Cornwall [Spine Title: Romances & Drolls of The West of England] [First + Second Series]

By: Hunt, Robert (editor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, John Camden Hotten: 1865

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041605

Condition: Fair


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in dark violet-blue cloth, bordered in blind, lettered and decorated in gilt, beveled edges. Vol. I with thin strips of loss along spine extremities, mended cloth along lower rear joint. Vol. II spine panel chipped with 1/2" loss at head (including first line of spine lettering) and 1/4" loss at heel. Both spine panels darkened by age. Dampstaining to both volumes has led to dye lightening/spotting over about half of each cover, extending from fore-edges, with dampstaining to front endsheets and early leaves through main title, dampstain... View more info

The Celtic Way of Evangelism: How Christianity Can Reach the West...Again

By: Hunter, George G. III

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Abingdon Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029104

ISBN: 0687085853

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. As issued. 144 pp. View more info

Tom Tilton: Coaster and Fisherman [Northeast Folklore Vol. XXIII (1982)]

By: Huntington, Gale (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Orono, ME, The University Press for the Northeast Folklore Society: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041717

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. As issued. 68 pp. View more info

Beside the Fire: A Collection of Irish Gaelic Folk Stories

By: Hyde, Douglas (editor, transl., notes); Alfred Nutt (notes)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, David Nutt: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041629

Condition: VG-


Green cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine panel toned to brown, portions of both covers mildly sunned. A bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Firm binding, mostly clean interior with mildly toned endpapers and a few penciled annotations. lviii,204 pp. View more info

An Introduction to Cameroon Oral Literature [INSCRIBED]

By: Ibrahim, Tala Kashim

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Republic of Cameroon, Africa, University of Yaounde: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 041611

ISBN: B0006EJDNU

Condition: Very Good


Stiff tan wraps, lettered in black. Several creases and mild handling wear to covers. Inscribed by author on main title, personaized, dated 1984. Scarce. View more info

The Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History: A Brief Description and A Catalog of its Holdings, 1958-1972 [Northeast Folklore Vol. XIII (1972)]

By: Ireland, Florence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Orono, ME, The University Press for the Northeast Folklore Society: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041711

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. As issued. 86 pp. View more info

Another Sheaf of White Spirituals

By: Jackson, George Pullen (editor, illus.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gainesville, FL, University of Florida Press: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041677

ISBN: B000O7P1F8

Condition: VG+


Black cloth, lettered in white. Minor rubbing to spine extremities, slight bump along bottom front edge, a few light spots to cover cloth. Text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. xviii,233 pp., illus. Both dust jacket flaps are laid in, DJ otherwise lacking. Signature of former owner (folklorist Samuel P. Bayard) on front blank following flyleaf, light paper clip mark along top edge of first several leaves. View more info

Complex/Archetype/Symbol in the Psychology of C. G. Jung

By: Jacobi, Jolande; Ralph Manheim (transl.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1959

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040382

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities, text block edges a bit toned by age. Former owner's signature on front pastedown, some foxing to frontis. plate and adjacent leaves. xii,236 pp. Scarce edition, apparently 1st English-language translation of the work originally published 1957 in German. View more info

The Lutheran Movement in England During the Reigns of Henry VIII. and Edward VI., and its Literary Monuments [A Study in Comparative Symbolics]

By: Jacobs, Henry Eyster

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, G. W. Frederick: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036703

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear with light rubbing to corners and extremities, text block edges somewhat dulled by age. Former owner's signature at top corner of front pastedown and verso of front flyleaf, another at top corner of main title, otherwise unmarked. xv,376 pp. Mended rear hinge, firm. View more info

The Ancient Gods: The History and Diffusion of Religion in the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean

By: James, E. O.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle Books: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: MYTH0137

ISBN: 0785818332

Condition: As New


359 pp., b&w illus. As issued. View more info

The Ancient Gods

By: James, E. O.

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle Books/Book Sales: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 026880

ISBN: 0785818332

Condition: Fine


Dark blue paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. 359 pp., illus. View more info