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.
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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.
Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1995. Hardcover. 8vo. First Edition. Inscribed by both authors on the front free endpaper. This book focuses not only on the St. Vincent de Paul parish, but also on generations of ethnic groups living in the parish community and the evolving historical contexts of a major city. It is an important addition to the historiography of the American Catholic parish (jacket). Ex-library notation in red pen to bottom of title page (this is the only library marking). Grey cloth boards with silver title to spine. Pristine interior with bright text. Illustrated grey dj with maroon and grey title to spine and front panel. Slight roll to spine, else fine. Slight rubbing to jacket, else fine. Tight binding. 299 pages. BALT/070716. Near Fine / Near Fine.
Baltimore, MD: Particular Council / St. Vincent de Paul Society, 1965. Hardcover. "The story of a moment of charity, an hour of need, and a century of service. It is the history of Baltimore and the biography of thousands of the city's most thoughtful citizens" (foreword). Tan cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Red notation in pen to front free endpaper, else clean. Illustrated. Thin octavo. 97 pages. BALT/070820. Very Good.
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.