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Kenner, LA: Charles E. Nolan, 1977. Hardcover. Uncommon. "Bayou Carmel is a narrative history of the Sisters of Mount Carmel of Louisiana. This book follows the community from the arrival of the first sisters in New Orleans in 1833 until the end of the controversy concerning Sister Apoline and the closing of the Oklahoma missions in 1903" (preface). Blue cloth boards with black title to spine and front cover. Minor wear including bumped corners. Red ownership markings to front free endpaper (ex-library, but this is only library marking). Includes photographic illustrations, notes, bibliography and an essay on sources. 190 pages. REL/061720. Very Good.
New York: Kenmare Publications; D. & J. Sadlier & Co., (1872). Daniel O'Connell (1775 - 1847) was an Irish politician who campaigned for Catholic emancipation. Partially disbound. Front board and first signature are present but detached. Cloth spine panel is detached and no longer present. Bound in elaborate green cloth boards with red leather inlays featuring the portraits of Curran, Doyle, Burke, Grattan, and O'Connoll. Ex-library with stamp and number to front free endpaper. Heavy wear to corners and edges of boards. Full edges gilt. Includes multiple full page engravings with tissue guards. An elaborate production with ornate initial letters, borders, head and tail pieces. Includes a chromolithograph title page and frontispiece. A large, thick book. An attractive book despite the noted damage. Worthy of a restoration. REL/062520.
Washington DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 1994. Hardcover. "Here for the first time, the compelling story of the Catholic Modernists is presented as a chronological narrative of events, with special emphasis placed upon the persons involved, their interrelations and opinions" (jacket). Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Ownership notation in red and black ink on front free endpaper, else clean. In white dust jacket with black panel to spine, titled in red on spine and front panels. 394 pages. REL/070820. Very Good / Fine.
New York: D & J Sadlier and Co, (1879). Hardcover. Lacks title page. Original dark brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Large split to book cloth along front hinge. Thick black duct tape has been adhered to corners of the book. Sunning and minor staining / discoloration to boards. Ex-library. Pen inscription from previous owner on front endpaper. Clean interior overall with occasional pen / pencil markings. Browning to margins throughout. A good reading copy. 647 pages. REL/122719. very good minus.
Saint Louis, MO: Saint Louis University, 1977. Paperback. "This is the first scientific study of foundations of faith in a significant segment of the Saint Louis Archdiocese. It will, the researchers hope, give direction to future efforts in strengthening black Catholics in their faith, in pointing out ways to improve interracial relations among Catholics, and indicating methods for reaching other Blacks. It will offer guidelines for the archdiocese in future planning and it will suggest methods for fostering interracial Catholic communication, presently almost non-existant on a social level" (introduction). Includes numerous interviews with African American Catholics living in Saint Louis. Thin octavo. Bound in dark pink paper wrappers with white title to front cover. Rubbing to covers. Previous ownership marking in red pen to title page, else clean interior. 140 pages. REL/070820. Very Good.
Greenfield: Printed by John Denio, 1808. Paperback. Beige paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Writing in pen to both wrappers. Light blue paper glued over spine to reinforce binding. Small piece missing from bottom right corner of front wrapper. Minor browning and foxing though text remains bright. 37 pages + Appendix. Religion. REL/042408. Very Good + in Wraps.
London: C. And J. Rivington, 1825. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown leather boards with embossed pattern. Lacks title label but remnants of title are still readable. Elaborate gilt tooled border to edges of boards. Two large one and a half inch chips to the spine. Front board nearly detatched. Exterior crack to rear hinge. Crease to rear board. Edges and corners show wear. Four raised bands to spine. Gilt design to bands and compartments. Full marbled edges. Marbled end pages. Foxing throughout but text is still bright. Inscription from previous owner dated August 3, 1825. Good candidate for rebinding. 381 pages. Religion. REL/072607. Good.
Detroit: Archdiocese of Detroit / Wayne State University Press, 1983. Paperback. Reisued on occasion of 150th anniversary of the Diocese of Detroit. Purple and white paper wrappers with gilt title to spine and front panels. Red pen notes on half-title page and rear endpaper, else clean. A few illustrations included. 717 pages. REL/071520. Very Good.
Devon, PA: Diocese of Wilmington; William T. Cooke Publishing Co, 1968. Hardcover. Published to commerate the centenary of the Diocese of Wilmington, DE. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Pen marking to front free endpaper, else clean and bright. Illustrated. Includes pictures and biographies of each priest. 152 pages. REL/071520. Very Good.
Devon, PA: Cooke Publishing Company, 1996. Hardcover. Signed by the author on the title page. Penned ownership marking on verso of frontis and on front endpaper and pen tick mark on page 51 with notes in pen on rear endpaper. Green cloth boards with faded gilt title to front cover and spine. Minor dampstain to fore-edge of textblock, which affects about a mm of a few margins in the interior. Clean and bright overall. Illustrated. 372 pages. REL/071520. Very Good.
Staten Island, NY: Mission of the Immaculate Virgin, 1894. Hardcover. "New edition." Bound in the original tan cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards and spine ends. Library markings to spine, title page, and front endpaper. Large crack after title page. Binding is nearly seperated from text block. Minor browning to margins, else clean. 388 pages. REL/012317. Very Good Minus.
New York: George Braziller1975, 1975. Hardcover. Second edition of this lovely facsimile of a manuscript held by the Morgan Library. There are 157 reproductions of the exquisite miniatures illustrating the text of the book of hours. There are also appendixes on the format and content, a detailed reconstruction of manuscript, the calendar, and a bibliography. Bound in cream leatherette with gilt titling to spine and crest to front cover. In fine condition. Housed in a black slipcase with title label to spine and front cover. The cse has some bumping and scraping and only very good. 359 pages. Small octavo. Near Fine.