Steyler Verlagsbuchhandlung Kaldenkirchen, 1962. Hardcover. Thin quqrto. Includes information on missions throughout the worlds, arranged by continent. Many black and white photographic illustrations. Green leatherette boards with gilt title to spine and front board. In green dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Minor wear and chipping to edges and corners of jacket. Browning to interior, heavier on margins, but clean overall. Text in GERMAN only. 205 pages. GER/071620. Very Good / Very Good.
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Bonn: Verlag von Max Cohen and Cohn, 1866. Hardcover. Ex-library with stamps to endpapers and spine. Bound in modern red cloth boards. No title to binding. Library call numbers to spine and evidence of removed title label. Wear and minor fraying to spine ends and edges of boards. Chipping and some loss to endpapers. Some pages are disbound and many splits to interior binding. Includes all 51 plates, some in color, one fold out. Text in German. Clean overall with occasional spots of foxing to text pages. Occasional smudge marks and spots of soiling (mostly to margins) of plates. Some short closed tears to edges of pages. A good reading copy. 379 pages plus 51 plates. REL/042419. Very Good.
Berlin: Verlag von Julius Bard, 1912. Hardcover. Golden Legend of the Saints. Very good in illustrated beige paper covered boards with brown title to front board and to spine. Light browning and rubbing to spine. Corners sharp. Clean interior overall with illustrations throughout. A few small spots of foxing. 388 pages. German language. GER210081. Very Good.
München: Druck und Verlag der Graphischen Kunstanstalt / A Huber, 1933. Paperback. Very good in beige paper wrappers with red title to front cover. Includes frontis with tissue guard. Browning to endsheets and minor foxing to frontispiece, else clean and bright. In beige dust jacket with red title to front panel. Minor chipping to edges of jacket. 124 pages. In German. GER510011. Very Good / Very Good.
London: T. Cadell, 1793. Hardcover. Second edition. Includes a Prefatory Address to the Ladies, etc. of Great Britain, in Behalf of the French Emigrant Clergy. Remarks about a famous speech made during the French Revolution about establishing public schools for children. The speech also criticises the clergy and their influence, which is the main subject that these remarks (from clergymen) address. Very good in modern black cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine. Occasional spots of foxing to interior but text remains bright. Size: thin octavo. xv plus 48 pages. REL 1/1060. 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.
Paris: Tournai, Establissements Casterman, 1909. Volumes 1 & 2 (unclear whether more were published). French dictionary of religious concepts and truths, with numerous examples of each drawn from the Scriptures and from history. The purpose was to make religious instruction more interesting and relevant. Very good minus in three quarter black leather over black cloth boards with 5 raised bands to spine and bright gilt title to spine. Wear to corners; leather cracking and wrinkling on spines and hinges. Ex Libris - remnants of library sticker on spines, stamp to title pages. Chipping to leather on spine ends. Marbled endpapers; interior is clean and tight, text bright. In French. 800, 799 pages. SCARCE Religion. FRE/6213 This set may require an extra shipping fee.
Alger: Maison-Carree; Maison-Mere des Missionnaires D'Afrique (Peres Blancs), 1925. Paperback. About a French mission in Uganda. Very good in green side-stapled paper wrappers with red title to front cover. Browning and light wear to edges of covers. clean interior with photographic illustrations. 38 pages. FRE/121713. Very Good.