New York: Pardes Publishing House Inc., The Shoulson Press, 1949. Hardcover. (Mystical Judaism). First Edition. Includes commentary from numerous academics including Albert Einstein. Bound in dark red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Minor fraying and wear to spine ends and edges of boards. Fading to spine and top edges of boards. Clean interior. 396 pages. REL/122719. Very Good.
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Lancaster, PA: G.L. Fon Dersmith, 1889. Hardcover. Brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover "Life of Dr. E. Greenwald." Minor rubbing to edges of boards and hinges. Frontispiece and several illustrations. Clean and bright. Brown endpapers - which are starting to split a little along hinges. Binding remains tight. 181 pages. REL/102518. Very Good.
London: Luzac and Company, Ltd. For the Pali Text Society, 1958. Hardcover. Very good minus with grey paper covered boards, paper edges wrinkled by possible heat damage, but interior unmarked and clean with many pages unopened. Ex libris from the Buddhist Academy of Montreal, appendices, 422 pp. Buddhist Studies. REL/1033. Very Good -.
Nashville: Southern Methodist Publishing House, 1884. Hardcover. Very good minus blue blindstamped 16mo., bright gilt title to spine. Spotty orange soiling to boards, rubbing to hinges, spine ends; corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and early/late pages but majority of interior is clean w/bright text. Tightly bound. 192 pp. Religion. REL/8293. Very Good -.
Baltimore: John D. Toy, 1859. Paperback. Second Edition. Preached July 3, 1859. Very good in tan paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor creasing and browning to edges of wrappers. Previous owners name and markings to front wrapper and title page. Pen markings to margins / passage underlined on one interior page. Creasing to middle and right corners of all pages of pamphlet. 14 pages. REL/060722. Very Good.
Newark: St. Mary's Abbey, 1948. Hardcover. Signed by the editor. Each entry includes a photographic illustration of the author. Ex-library with stamp to title page but no other library markings. Very good in dark green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Bumping to lower corners and minor browning to margins. In tan dust jacket with red title to spine and front panels. Large open tears to spine panel and rear panel of jacket. The jacket is now protected in an archival cover. Includes laid in book sample pamphlet for this book. 812 pages. REL/082416. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Wm. Radde, 1861. Hardcover. Green cloth and tan paper covered boards. Original binding Boards stained and edgeworn. Front board and spine detached from text block but firmly attached to rear board. Missing front and rear free endpapers. Top inch of title page torn away. Text has pencil marks in a few spots and occasional foxing or staining. Religion. REL1/11020. 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.
Providence: George H. Whitney, 1854. Paperback. Good+ in off-white paper wrappers. Appears to have once been bound as a book but boards and spine are no longer present. Binding is loose. Tear to top corner of front wrapper/frontispiece. Minor foxing to pages 87-134. Else is clean and bright. 134 pages. AME1310011. Good +.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Hardcover. First Edition. This book "sketches the nineteenth-century background of the Modernist crisis, identifying the problems that the church was facing at the beginning of the twentieth century; and offers a fresh perspective on the Modernist crisis, a perspective arising from the pioneering work undertaken by the Roman Catholic Modernism Working Group of the American Academy of Religion" (jacket). Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Penned ownership marking to frotn endpaper, else clean and bright. In purple illustrated jacket with white title to spine panel. Minor wear to edges of jacket. 345 pages. REL/070920. Very Good / Very Good.
Cranford, NJ: Aquin Book Shop, (1951). Paperback. 8vo. Blue and white paper wrappers with blue title to front wrapper and to spine. Minor edgewear and creasing to wrappers. Four small puncture holes to rear wrapper and last few blank pages. Ex-libris with writing to title page but no other library markings. Else is clean and bright. Index, 345 pages. Catholicism CATH/120116. Very Good.
[Raleigh NC]: Jon Kolkin, 2014. Hardcover. Number 37 of 50 copies. Inscribed: "May you experience Inner Harmony as you continue along your life's journey - Jon Kolkin #37/50." Kolkin is a fine arts photographer, Buddhist, and an international speaker on achieving a more enriching and balanced life. This beautiful book has thirty black and white images selected from his photographic series, Inner Harmony. The evocative and mysterious photographs were taken at Buddhist monasteries in China and Bhutan. The text is both in English and traditional Chinese with calligraphy created by Oi Yee Tai. Bound in black Japanese cloth and bound using a traditional Chinese binding technique. In fine condition. 12 x 13 inches. 72 pages. PRI/031215. Fine.
Little Rock: August House Inc, 1985. Hardcover. First Edition. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Red ownership marking to front free endpaper, else clean. In dark red and black dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Minor wear to edges of jacket. 196 pages. REL/070820. Very Good / Very Good.
Parma, Italy: Alberto Pazzoni and Paolo Monti, 1696. Hardcover. Quite scarce. Annibale Leonardelli (1623-1702) was an Italian Jesuit priest and biblical commentator. He was the author of several works on religion and morals. Bound in contemporary vellum. Binding is soiled, bumped, and missing a piece along the bottom of the front cover, revealing the board underneath. Brown leather spine label with titling. Marbled endpapers missing front free endpaper. Half title page has tear along right edge. Text pages are browned and spotted, not affecting legibility. A good copy of an uncommon book. In Italian. Measures 3 x 5.75 inches. 480 pages including index. ITALLANG/073021. Good +.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1962. Hardcover. SCARCE in this nice condition. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. The interior has a musty smell, a spot of soiling to the fore edge, and a small bookplate from a bookstore in New Mexico but is otherwise in fine condition. Black dust jacket with white title to spine. Jacket is price-clipped. Minor wear to edges of jacket and light rubbing to spine panel. Index, 250 pages. REL/062509. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket.