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August 1977. Paperback. A Buddhist periodical that includes several articles, a lesson on how to speak Pali, advertisements, and more. Yellow paper wrappers with white spine panel. Green title to front wrapper and no title to spine. Minor wear to edges of wrappers. Clean interior. In English. 60 pages. Eastern Religion. REL/082008. Very Good.
London: J.F. Dove, 1828. Hardcover. Includes an account of the character and writings of the author by Samuel Halifax. Very good minus in brown paper covered boards with brown cloth spine and paper title label to spine. This book has been amateurly rebacked with the repair visible along both joints. The bottom edges of both boards are dampstained; however, there is only water damage to the bottom edges of the first and last few pages. There is chipping to the spine, wear to the edges, and minor soiling to the boards. Occasional spots of foxing to the interior and offsetting from the frontis to the title page. Overall, the interior is clean. The binding is tight. Octavo. 287 pages. REL/121812. Very Good Minus.
Collegeville, MN: Order of Saint Benedict, 2005. Hardcover. A beautiful book documenting and celebrating the creation of the magnificent Saint John's Bible, which was written and illustrated entirely by hand. The project involved the skills and talents of artists, calligraphers, and scholars over a several year effort beginning in 1998. There are hundreds of color photographs documenting the creative process and the beautiful results. Bound in black cloth with title in gilt to spine. In a blue pictorial dust jacket with title in yellow to spine. Binding, dust jacket at interior are all in fine condition, with a heartfelt gift inscription to free front endpaper. 10 x 11.5 inches. 216 pages. BOB/081717. Fine / Fine.
Cincinnati: J.A. and U.P. James, 1854. Hardcover. Later printing. Very good in grey / green boards with faded gilt title to spine. Chipping and wear to book cloth along spine ends, corners, and edges of boards. Slight roll to spine. Lacks front free endpaper. Foxing throughout. A few splits to binding including crack to rear hinge. Dampstaining to last few pages and rear board. Previous owner markings in both pen and pencil to front endpapers. 360 pages. REL/031617. Very Good.
Liverpool: Rockliff Brothers, 1892. Hardcover. Second Edition. Thin oblong quarto. Black cloth boards with embossed title to front cover. Long closed tear and chipping to cloth on spine. Minor wear to edges of baords and corners. Ownership stamps to front free endpaper. Minor browning to margins, else clean. Includes laid-in illustation. 121 pages. REL/071620. Very Good.
Philadelphia: W. Marshall and Company and Sherman and Trevett, 1839. Hardcover. 8vo. Beautifully bound in black/dark brown leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title to spine and gilt decoration to both boards. Slight rubbing to exterior hinges and edges of boards. The front & back endpapers are soiled and stained. One of the front free end pages is detached but present. Lacks frontispiece but includes 9 other engravings. Stamp to margin of "List of Contributors" page. Light occasional foxing throughout though text remains clean and bright. Religion. REL1/2222. Very Good.
Old Tappan, NJ: Fleming H. Revell Co, 1980. Hardcover. "By combining a great deal of background material on the cryptic symbolism in John's vision, with present-day applications of the truths expressed there, Songs of Heaven not only clarifies this perplexing portion of Scripture, but also instructs you in the highest form of adoration" (jacket). Blue cloth boards with white title to spine. Clean and bright. 159 pages. MUS/061720. Very Good / Very Good.
London: William Pickering, 1840. Hardcover. Half-Leather. No Jacket. 12mo. Maroon half leather backed marbled paper boards. Front board is not present. Rear board is detached, but present. Elaborate gilt work and raised bands to spine, though there is also some chipping. Interior is very clean with bright text. A good candidate for a rebind. 95 pp. REL/062504. Fair.
france: Congregation of the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1939. Paperback. Thin octavo. Black and white illustrated paper wrappers with black dates to front cover and white "La Tour Saint Joseph" to bottom of cover. Rubbing and wear to edges and hinges of wrappers. No title to spine. Includes photographic illustrations of the sisters and missions around the world, with several chapters on France. Includes sections on Africa, South America, and Australia. 60 pages. REL/011420. Very Good.
Mount St. Mary's University, 2013. Hardcover. This book "highlights the best in our dear Cardinal. May those who read this book have a better understanding of the man and an appreciation for the gift of Cardinal Keeler's leadership" (jacket). Fine in blue cloth boards with gilt title to front cover. In fine illustrated dust jacket with white spine panel titled in gold. Pristine interior filled with photographic illustrations. Size: thin quarto. 64 pages. REL/072216. Fine / Fine.
New Orleans: Archdiocese of New Orleans, 1993. Hardcover. A collection of historical essays to commemorate the bicentennial of the establishment of the Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas on April 25, 1793. These scholarly essays reflect a rich variety of chronological, geographical, and theological perspectives from which to view Louisiana Catholicism (jacket). Very good in maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Red markings in pen to front endpaper, else clean. In grey dust jacket with maroon title to spine and front panels. Rubbing and wear to jacket including several small chips and closed tears. 683 pages. REL/012317. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: The Paulist Press, 1929. Paperback. Questions range from asking about the existence of God to punishment of sin to the immaculate conception and more. Illustrated red paper wrappers with black title to white spine panel. A few spots of soiling to binding. Pen marking to title page and small spot of soiling. Clean and bright overall. 469 pages. Includes Bibliography and Index. REL/062520. Very Good.