Washington DC: American Catholic Historical Association, 1946. Hardcover. First Edition. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Penned ownership information to endpapers. Pencil notations in margins of mulitple pages. Minor browning to margins. In light blue and white dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Chipping and wear to edges of jacket. Light rubbing / soiling to jacket. 415 pages. EDU/070920. Very Good / Very Good.
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Westminster, MD: The Newman Press, 1950. Hardcover. Uncommon. "The establishment in 1924 of a liberal arts college for women at Chestnut Hill crowns the educational achievements of teh Sisters of St. Joseph. This book should attract attention of all who are interested in the development of American education adn especially those interested in the history of Catholic education in the United States. Its direct, incisive style and conscientious documentation recommend it to the historian while its account of the truly great achievements inaugurated by a few brave women will give the story a charm for the general reader" (jacket). Ex-library with call number sticker to spine panel of jacket, sticker to endpaper, and call number to title page. Clean otherwise. Bound in blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In purple dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Rubbing to jacket and wear to edges. Front flap is partially detached. (Jacket is now protected in a removable plastic cover.) Illustrated. 380 pages. REL/070920. Very Good / Very Good.
Nimo, Nigeria: Asele Institute, NIMO;, 1985. Scarce. "The book gives the history of a great institution that is exactly one hundred years old in Eastern Nigeria - the Roman Catholic Church. The actual setting is a typical local situation - Nnewi. Beside recounting the story of the phenomenal success of the Catholic church in teh town, this book analyses the vital interplay of various circumstances, evangelical strategies, adn the differing roles of key agents in stimulating the tremendous local response to the faith" (rear cover). Brown paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Rubbing to front cover with small part of cover paper rubbed off. Minor soiling to covers and wear to edgess. Ownership markings in red pen across title page. Clean overall aside from occasional light smudge marks / spots of soiling to margins. 205 pages. REL/070920.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1983. Hardcover. In addition to a history of this small Methodist men's college, this book provides details about the student demography, collegiate finances, attrition rate of students, faculty wages, and more. Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor foxing to fore-edge of textblock, else clean. In black dust jacket with yellow title to spine and front panels. Minor wear to edges of jacket. 480 pages. EDU/011719. Very Good / Very Good.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Hardcover. 8vo. Fine in light brown cloth backed blue paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior with maps, graphs, illustrations and tables throughout. Illustrated dust jacket with title to front and spine panels. 360 pages. Science. SCI1/5012. Fine / Fine.
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.
Lugduni [Lyon]: Apud Petrum Valfray, 1692. Hardcover. A late seventeenth century Latin liturgical book containing rites of the Catholic church, including prayers, hymns, readings, and notations for daily use. It includes a Commune Sanctorum, a collection of psalms, readings, and notes common to a category of saints. There is a ten page handwritten supplement in Latin bound in following the Commune Sanctorum, a handwritten small sheet tipped in between pages 386-387, and a clipping from another contemporary book affixed to back of title page. Bound in contemporary full leather with gilt ruling and ornaments to covers. Gilt decorated spine with five compartments. Chipping, bumping and a small crack to leather at lower edge of spine. Hinges are tender. Printed in black and red with small illustration to title page and two full page engravings. Missing free endpapers. Very good. Bookplate of previous owner affixed to front pastedown. 454 pages; Sanctorum: i-cxxx pages. REL/042415. Very Good.