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1 Ali, Abdullah Yusuf >> Holy Qur'an, the : Text, Translation and Commentary
USA: Khalil Al-Rawaf; 1946 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
1862 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Green hardcover, yellow lettering on front and spine, [xxii] + 36 + 1862 pages, yellow page-marker ribbon, index, appendixes. Each page has Arabic text on the right, English translation on the left, detailed commentary across the bottom. ; Item laid in: old 3-D color postcard of the Kaaba in Mecca. ; Originally published 1934. This is 4th edition, 1946. Volume One stated but appears to be complete. Text includes 114 Surah. ; Very light wear only. Appears hardly used. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Authors Unknown >> Holy Bible, Authorized or King James Version : Master Reference Edition, Masonic Edition, Red Letter Edition, Pictorial Pronouncing Dictionary
Wichita, Ks: Heirloom Bible Publishers; 1971 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
978 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Large heavy hardcover, dark blue buckram cloth, title and masonic symbol in gold on front and spine, [x] + 72 + 762 + 128 + 6 pages, dictionary, concordance, appendixes, family record pages, 7 color maps, main text in 2 columns with chain references in small inner columns, dozens of small b/w illustrations, numerous full-page color illustrations. ; Copyright 1964. This printing 1971. ; Complete subtitle: 'Authorized or King James Version, Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the original tongues and with all former translations diligently compared and revised, Master Reference Edition, Masonic Edition, Red Letter Edition, Pictorial Pronouncing Dictionary and other interesting instructive features, a Family Bible Beautifully Illustrated with Masterpieces of Religious Art.' ; Faint shelfwear only. No marks or writing, nothing filled in. ; Items laid in: 1) Ribbon bookmark with serenity prayer. 2) Handmade cross of delicate material, possibly bamboo. 3) Holy memorial card. 4) Masonic memorial card. 5) Easter card. 
Price: 46.00 USD
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3 Backus, E. Burdette, with Edd Doerr >> Timely and Timeless : The Wisdom of E. Burdette Backus
Amherst, N. Y. : Humanist Press; 1998 0931779103 / 9780931779107 Softcover Near Fine 
251 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Stiff tan patterned covers, 2 small b/w photos of author, 43 radio addresses and sermons by the Rev. Edwin Burdette Backus, popular liberal Chicago minister of the 1950s. ; Edited by the Rev. Edd Doerr. Foreword by the Rev. Jack Mendelsohn, all Humanist Unitarian Universalists. ; Chapter headings include: Hell is a myth. The human Christ. What is Humanism? Gospel according to Mark Twain. Thou shalt think. World's debt to heretics. Science and salvation. More. ; This book is being offered by Alan's Used Books (gwenfoss d o t c o m) on behalf of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit, all proceeds to same. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Binding tight and square. Scarce. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 Bayley, Verna Hills, with Josephine T. Gould and Sophia Lyon Fahs >> Martin and Judy for Parents and Teachers : (Lot of 4 Volumes)
Boston: Beacon Press; 1951 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Lydia N. Breed 
8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Ex-Library; Written for use with 3- to 5-year-old children in nursery schools and kindergartens, or for liberal religious education classes, or for parents at home. Monochrome and b/w illustrations throughout. ; UUTopics. Lot of 4 volumes, all hardcover except vol-4. 1) Martin and Judy Playing and Learning, illustrated by Eleanora Madsen, 8th printing, 1943, 100 pages. 2) Martin and Judy, Volume 2, revised edition, 12th printing, 1959, 96pgs. 3) Martin and Judy, Volume 3, revised edition, 4th printing, 1965, 100 pgs. 4) Martin and Judy for Parents and Teachers, teacher guide, by Josephine T. Gould, softcover, 1951, 72 pages. ; Series edited by Sophia Lyon Fahs. Authors include: Edna Bruner, Ernest Kuebler, Dorothy Spoerl, many more. ; Very few library marks. Almost no wear. Vol-4, which is softcover, shows thumb creases to covers, one leaf has a closed taped tear. Scarce. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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5 Binder, Abraham Wolfe >> Sabbath for Israel : A Musical Liturgy for the Sabbath Eve, for Cantor, Mixed Voices and Organ
N. Y. : Transcontinental Music Corporation; 1954 Softcover Very Good+ 
82 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Tall softcover, dark blue cloth over spine, off-white textured leatherette covers, 82 pages, 24 movements, standard musical notation throughout, with lyrics in phonetic Hebrew in English letters. Scored for Cantor, Mixed Voices and Organ. ; From preface: 'The composer has not used any particular Israeli folk material, but has rather tried to create thematic material in the prevalent style of Israel combining it with the musical tradition of the Sabbath Eve liturgy'. ; Synagogue name stamped on front cover in pale ink. Minor pencil marks here and there, mostly indicating pronunciation of text. We have left them in place. Otherwise only light wear. Binding tight and square. Scarce in any condition. ; TCL Series; Vol. 800 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Bisbee, Frederick A. >> From Good Luck to Gloucester : 1770-1920, the Book of the Pilgrimage
Boston: Murray Press; 1920 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
376 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, [viii] + 376 pages, index, appendix, 71 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates including frontispiece portrait of John Murray. Additional chapters by Lewis B. Fisher, Chujiro Kawabata, Lee S. McCollester, William H. McGlauflin, Arthur Nash, Cordelia A. Quinby, many more. ; Complete subtitle: '1770-1920, the book of the pilgrimage, being the record of the celebration by means of a Great Pageant of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the landing of John Murray, his reception by Thomas Potter, and the preaching of the first Universalist sermon at Good Luck, New Jersey, and the establishing of the First Universalist Church at Gloucester, Massachusetts.' ; Very light wear only. Several pages unopened. Quite scarce. 
Price: 58.00 USD
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7 Bronstein, Herbert >> Passover Haggadah, a : The New Union Haggadah, Central Conference of American Rabbis
N. Y. : Viking Press; 1982 Second Revised Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Leonard Baskin 
123 pages; Folio (14.25") 36 cm; Very tall hardcover, green cloth, 123 pages, numerous full-page color illustrations, 33 songs with tunes. English throughout, with headers, scripture passages and prayers in Hebrew and English. Song lyrics in transliterated Hebrew. ; Published under auspices, Central Conference of American Rabbis. Beautifully illustrated edition of Passover Seder liturgy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Bunkley, Josephine M. >> Testimony of an Escaped Novice, the : From the Sisterhood of St. Joseph, Emmettsburg, Maryland (1e, 1st Edition, 1855)
N. Y. : Harper & Brothers, Publishers; 1855 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
338 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt spine lettering, pale yellow endpapers, 338 pages, + 10-pg publisher catalog in rear, footnotes, b/w frontispiece engraving of St. Joseph's Institution, 3 line diagrams showing floorplans of ground floor, second floor and third floor of entire complex. ; 1st edition. Same date. Super-title on title page: Miss Bunkley's Book. Complete subtitle: 'From the Sisterhood of St. Joseph, Emmettsburg [Emmitsburg], Maryland, the Mother-House of the Sisters of Charity in the United States.' ; Author tells harrowing true story of her ten months as nun-in-training with Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, where she experienced 'slave labor, physical abuse, emotional torment and the imminent threat of sexual coercion.' ; Exterior shows normal wear. Owner name (J. D. Slaughenhaupt, Smithsburg, Md) penciled on front endpaper in an old hand. Oldprice inked on same. A few pages have brackets penciled in margins. Light foxing here and there. Gilt lettering dull but readable. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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9 Carroll, J. M. , with Ross L. Range >> Trail of Blood, the : Following the Christians Down through the Centuries, Or, the History of Baptist Churches from the Time of Christ, Their Founder, to the Present Day
Lexington, Ky: Ashland Avenue Baptist Church; 1979 47th Edition Softcover Near Fine 
52 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small red softcover, stapled binding, 52 pages, bibliography, b/w portrait of author. ; Complete yet concise history of Christianity and the origins of the many different denomminations, written by a Southern Baptist. ; Originally published in 1931. This is 47th edition, 1979. Edited by Ross L. Range. Introduction by Clarence Walker. Complete subtitle: 'Following the Christians Down through the Centuries, Or, the History of Baptist Churches from the Time of Christ, Their Founder, to the Present Day.' ; Originally written as a series of lectures and accompanied by a fold-out historical chart. This item includes a copy of the chart, laid in. Inside rear cover (bibliography) partly unreadable, otherwise no defects to book. Chart is edgeworn, taped, and has been highlighted with red indelible ink to show progress of Baptist church. Scarce with chart. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Carroll, J. M., with Clarence Walker >> Trail of Blood, the : Following the Christians Down through the Centuries, Or, the History of Baptist Churches from the Time of Christ, Their Founder, to the Present Day
Lexington, Ky: Ashland Avenue Baptist Church; 1931 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
55 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small red softcover, 55 pages, bibliography, b/w portrait of author, wonderful fold-out historical chart in rear, printed in black and red, as issued. ; 1st edition, 1931. Introduction by Clarence Walker. ; Complete yet concise history of Christianity and the origins of the many different denominations, written by a Southern Baptist. ; Covers a bit faded. Front and rear inner pages yellowed around edges. Otherwise no defects, no marks, no wear. Scarce with chart. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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11 Cerullo, Morris (Rev) >> Miracle Book, the : How You Can Live in a Rhythm of Miracles Using 5 Simple Steps
San Diego, Calif: Morris Cerullo World Evangelism; 1992 Third Printing Softcover Near Fine 
169 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Red softcover, [xvi] + 169 + 6 pages, 12 b/w photos. ; Copyright 1984. This is 3rd printing, 1992. ; Chapter headings include: I believe in a God of miracles. See God as he is. See your problems as miracle opportunities. Plant a miracle seed. The day God rained manna from heaven. We haven't seen anything yet. More. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or major defects. Quite scarce. ; Items laid in: 1) small glossy flyer for Heaven, a sermon on audiocassette. 2) two pink business-reply envelopes from author-publisher. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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12 Cherry, Matt, with Tom Flynn and Timothy Madigan >> Imagine There's No Heaven : Voices of Secular Humanism
Amherst, N. Y. : Council for Secular Humanism; 1997 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
103 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale blue pictorial covers, 11 articles by various experts. ; Compiled by editors of Free Inquiry Magazine. Authors include: scientist Richard Dawkins, feminist Camille Paglia, neurophilosopher Patricia Smith Churchland, actor (and president of the World Federalist IMovement) Peter Ustinov, journalist (and famed critic of everything religious) Christopher Hitchens, more. ; Book shows a touch of shelfwear. No other defects. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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13 Coggin, Walter A. >> Holy Bible with the Confraternity Text, the : The Catholic Bible, White Imitation Leather, Red Letter Edition, with Apocrypha
Chicago: Good Counsel Publishing Company; 1961 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
1309 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Large white bible, white textured imitation leather, red cross on front with gold lettering and decor, gold lettering over red bands on spine, red endpapers, all edges gilt, red page-marker ribbon, [xlviii] + 32 + 842 + 240 + 70 + 77 pages, 1309 total pages, main text in 3 columns, footnotes, several full-page color-glossy illustrations, description of parts of the mass, family record pages, etc, etc. Includes apocrypha. ; Imprimatur Walter A. Coggin. Nihil obstat Bernard L. Rosswog. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Ribbon slightly creased, otherwise book appears unused. No jacket, as issued. Quite a handsome Bible. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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14 Dement, R. S. (Richmond Sheffield) >> Ingersoll, Beecher, and Dogma : Or, a Few Simple Truths and Their Logical Deductions, in Which the Positions of Mr. S Ingersoll and Mir. Beecher Are Considered in Two Lectures Entitled Mephisto-Minotaurus and the Absolute Necessities
Chicago: S. C. Griggs & Company; 1878 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
155 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Small hardcover, original reddish-brown cloth, black decor, gilt lettering, dark brown endpapers, 155 + 4 pages. ; Author describes the thoughts of Robert Ingersoll, famed agnostic lecturer, as infidel philosophy and compares them to a kaleidoscope of pretty little bits and pieces, and declares that the thoughts of Henry Ward Beecher, famed Congregationalist pastor, are like a pillar of fire by night. ; Complete title and subtitle: 'Ingersoll, Beecher, and Dogma : Or, a Few Simple Truths and Their Logical Deductions, in Which the Positions of Mr. Ingersoll and Mr. Beecher are Considered in Two Lectures Entitled Mephisto-Minotaurus and the Absolute Necessities.' ; Cloth shows light wear at extremities. Spine is sunned but quite readable. Pages yellowed from age but not brittle. No marks. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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15 Eliot, Frederick May, and Alfred P. Stiernotte >> Frederick May Eliot : An Anthology
Bioston: Beacon Press; 1959 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
300 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Gray cloth, gold lettering, [xxxi] + 300 pages, bibliography, endnotes, frontispiece b/w portrait photo of Eliot on glossy plate, about 60 ecerpts from sermons, speeches, and articles, plus two hymn texts and a sonnet. ; Anthology of writings by the Rev. Frederick May Eliot *** (1889-1958) well-known preacher, author, poet, army chaplain, and President of the American Unitarian Assiciation for 21 years, 1937-1958. Edited and introduction by Alfred P. Stiernotte, with a memorial address by the Rev. Wallace W. Robbins. ; Church library stamped on top, bottom, and front endpaper. Pocket on rear endpaper. Jacket lightly sunned and rubbed, with small closed tear at crown. Overall appears unread. ; Laid in: List of Unitarian synonyms and slurs. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Fillmore, J. H. (James Henry) >> Grateful Praise : A Collection of New Songs for the Sunday School, 1884
Cincinnati, Ohio: Fillmore Brothers Publishers; 1884 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
160 pages; Oblong 24mo (5.5") 14 cm; Oblong format, black cloth over spine, brown boards with black lettering and decor, index, 157 hymns and anthems by various composers, including quite a few by James H. Fillmore, Fred. A. Fillmore and Charles M. Fillmore. Includes music in standard notation, most arranged for four parts, some arranged for soloist. ; No denomination specified. ; This is a real book from 1884, not a cheap print-on-demand reproduction. ; Boards quite rubbed and worn but not creased. Light foxing and a few thumb smudges here and there. Five leaves creased at upper tip. All text pages are present and readable but both free endpapers are missing. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 Fisher, Elizabeth >> Rise Up and Call Her Name : A Woman Honoring Journey Into Global Earth-Based Spiritualities, Sourcebook and Journal
Boston: Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation; 1994 Softcover Near Fine 
383 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black cloth over spine, [iv] + 383 + 34 pages, a few illustrations, 14 short songs and chants with lyrics and tunes, 13 lessons or sessions, each with extensive suggestions for activities. ; Curriculum for adult education. Book includes leader's guide, sourcebook, journal, appendixes. Topics include: Goddesses of ancient and modern mythology. Women's spirituality. Universalist and Unitarian theology. Feminist theology. More. ; Owner name neatly penned on title page. No other defects. Book was published with audio tape and video; we do not have these, just book. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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18 Fisher, George P. >> Reformation, The, 2e : (History of the Reformation, 2nd Edition, 1900)
N. Y. : Charles Scribner's Sons; 1900 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
620 pages; 8vo (8") 21cm; Hardcover, dark gray cloth over beveled boards, gilt spine title, dark gray endpapers, [xxxiv] + 620 pages, footnotes, chronology, bibliography, detailed index. ; Copyright 1873. This is 2nd edition, 1900. ; George Park Fisher was Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Yale for forty years. ; Light foxing to front five leaves, cloth worn at ends of spine, gilt dull but quite readable. Two pages have minor pencil marks otherwise interior clean. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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19 Green, Joel B. >> CEB Study Bible with Apocrypha, the : Common English Bible
Nashville, Tenn: Common English Bible; 2013 1609260295 / 9781609260293 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
2716 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Pale green hardcover, [xlviii] + 1550 + 446 + 651 + 21 pages, 2716 total pages, 23 full-colors maps, concordance, over 300 articles and sidebars, over 200 charts and illustrations. ; Bible main text is in one column, with chain references in narrow side columns, and with detailed footnotes below in two columns, on each page. ; General editor Joel B. Green, with eight associate editors (including Mignon R. Jacobs and Seung Ai Yang) and about 60 contributors. 1st edition, 2013, stated. ; A touch of shelfwear. Owner name in ballpoint inside front cover. Otherwise appears unused. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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20 Halminen, Einari >> Sana Kaipaaville : Message for Those Who Seek
USA: Einari Halminen; 1985 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
88 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; FINNISH TEXT. Black hardcover, gold lettering, b/w portrait photo of author, 28 short chapters. Glossy throughout. ; Laid in: A lovely typed note, not s*gned, mostly in English, but with several Finnish words and phrases, presumably from author to his family in Finland, thanking them for their hospitality, inviting them to visit America. ; Appears to be a book of sermons or homilies or perhaps Bible exegesis. We cannot read Finnish but we find Jeesus, Kristus, Mat. 24-24 and other Biblical references in the text. ; No defects. No jacket, as issued. Scarce. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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