Lloyd G. Barras (self published), 1993. Hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. Uncommon. Thick quarto. An extensive history of Catholics in this area of Louisiana. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Penned ownership markings to front endpapers. IIncludes black and white photographic illustrations and chapters on St. Charles Academy, Landry Memorial School, the Sisters' Hospital, various parishes in the area, St. Louis High School, and multiple priests. 420 pages. REL/062520. Very Good.
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Washington DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 1950. Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor browning to spine. Clean and bright. In off-white dust jacket with dark green title and illustration to spine and front panels. Browning to spine panel of jacket. Closed tears to edges and minor soiling to jacket. 298 pages. REL/070820. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1909. Hardcover. Red cloth boards white title to front cover. White titling has chipped off of spine completely and is heavily chipped on front cover. A few small dampstains to covers and spine. Occasional small spots of soiling to interior, but clean overall. 320 pages. LIT/100318. Very Good.
Boston: S. Hall and Manning & Loring, 1801. FIRST EDITION. Unbound. 8vo. SCARCE. Appears to be formerly bound into a volume. This signature is clean and bright beginning with the half-title page and continuing to the "finis" and its rear blank endpage. Clean and bright with only slight toning. 38pp. REL/090806. Very Good.
New York: P.J. Kenedy & Sons, 1931. Hardcover. "The story narrated in the following pages is not a story of merely extraordinary and exceptional episodes in the history of the Sisters of Mercy, but rather it gives a glimpse into the normal, the usual, in teh life of these devoted women" (introduction). Ex-library with call number sticker to spine and pocket to rear endpaper. Bound in the original dark blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Frontispiece and several illustrations. Clean. Chipping and tears to edges of some pages (where they were opened poorly). Split to front after first free endpaper. 281 pages. REL/070820. Very Good.
New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc, 1970. Hardcover. "Committed radical that he is, Daniel Berrigan, in this new book, launches his personal rockets against the social evils that disturb and preoccupy him ... he develops hsi theme of a need for non-violent revoluntionary change in his reflections on his own trial and sentencing in his thoughtful examination of the true implications of Christianity, and in his consideration of prophets as revolutionaries ... Probing and provocative, this work illuminates strakly teh agonizing decisions men must make" (jacket). Black cloth boards with red title to spine. Red pen marking to front free endpaper. Minor soil to margins of first few pages, else clean. In white dust jacket wiht yellow and red title to spine and front panels. Fading to spine panel, creasing to jacket, wear, and rubbing. 215 pages. REL/061720. Very Good / Very Good.
San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1987. Hardcover. First Edition. This is"the story of Daniel Berrigan's life and his commitment to the struggle for peace and justice. He creates a portrait of our times out of the words, events, feelings, and choices of his own life. It is a dramatic adn poignant journey that touches and illuminates the wounds of American society" (jacket). Berrigan participated in (and was jailed for) burning 600 draft files at the Selective Service office in Catonsville, MD - as part of the "Catonsville Nine."Maroon cloth spine over grey paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. In grey jacket with brown title to spine and front panels. Red pen markings to front free endpaper, else clean. 356 pages. AMERBIO/061720. Very Good / Very Good.
Garden City: Doubleday and Company Inc, 1973. Hardcover. First Edition. "In text written especially to complement the Harrises' bold illustrations, Father Berrigan draws on personal experiences, particularly in prison, to explore the symbolism of the cross. At the same time, he commments on war, the Church, madness and sanity, the individual's evaluation of his role in society, and the cross itself as it has been and can become for each person" (jacket). Thin Quarto. Grey cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Ex-library marking in red pen to front free endpaper and to half title page. Full page color illustrations. In orange dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Sunning to spine of jacket. Closed tears and wear to edges of jacket. Minor rubbing and light soiling to jacket. Clean interior. Unpaginated. REL/062520. Very Good / Very Good.
Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald Co, 1891. Hardcover. Ex-library with stamp to front endpage. In original brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards, spine ends, and corners. Minor soiling to boards. A few chips, creases, and tears to edges of endpages. Light dampstaining to edges of some pages. Hinges appear to have been restored. A good reading copy. 528 page. REL/051514. Very Good Minus.
Geneve, chez Iules Guillaume Fick, 1856. Hardcover. Very good minus in original vellum boards with black title to spine. Moderate soiling to boards and chip to yapp edge on rear board. Lacks ties. Woodcut initials, head and tail pieces, and vignette illustrations of several popes. Browning to end pages and sporadic light foxing to interior. Dampstain to margins of a few pages. Binding remains tight, although there are short closed tears to the bottoms of both joints. There are also a few internal splits. 188 pages plus table of contents. In French. Religion. REL108141. Very Good Minus.
Baltimore: Archdiocese of Baltimore, 1989. Paperback. Thin black quarto. A keepsake from an event to celebrate the contributions of Archbishop Borders when he left the position. It was a large event held at the Convention Center involving a dinner, speech by the Governor (Schaffer), gifts, prayers, etc. Minor scuffing to wrappers but clean overall. Clean interior. Includes photographic illustrations. 104 pages. REL/072320. Very Good.
Paris: Apud Mequignon Juniorem, circa 1880. Hardcover. Edition Decima Octava. Very good in dark blue leather backed paper covered boards. Rubbing to boards, hinges, and spine. Browning to interior and chipping to some pages. Text in Latin. Marginal notes in pen to some pages and previous owner inscription dated 1880 to front free endpaper. An attractive little book despite the noted wear. 216 pages. REL/011017. Very Good.
Boston: St. Paul Editions (Daughters of St. Paul), 1885. Hardcover. A resource to help catechists to teach the Catholic Faith and to provide basic resources for students in the field of catechetics. Olive green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In light green dust jacket with dark blue title to spine and front panels. Light wear to edges. Previous owner marking and sticker to front free endpaper, and underlining to some pages (some pencil, some pen) else clean and bright. 586 pages. REL/061720. Very Good.
Columbia, MD: C. H. Fairfax Company Publishers, 1989. Paperback. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Black paper wrappers with white title to front wrapper and to spine. Minor rubbing and creasing to exterior. Ex libris with writing in pen to top corner and bottom of front free end page. Inscription from author to front free end page. Else is clean and bright. 203 pages. AFRAM/120716. Very Good.