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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 Ammer, Sigrid R. >> Greek Goddess Rising
Athens, Greece: Study Group of Matriarchal Societies; 1994 Softcover Near Fine 
60 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall red softcover, black plastic comb binding, 60 pages, bibliography of 86 sources, appendix, about 30 Greek goddesses listed, each accompanied by one or more b/w line illustrations showing her symbols or associated plants or animals, and by a brief original poetic description of her attributes. English throughout, except song (Goddess Name Song) with lyrics in English and Greek, and with tune in standard notation. ; Isbn 9602206233. Written, illustrated and published by Study Group of Matriarchal Societies, Athens, Greece, copyright 1991, preface dated 1994. Co-authors Sigrid R. Ammer, Chris Lavdas, Eftyhia (Evtichia) Leontidou, Joanna Milton-Karavias. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks, no defects. Typeset and mimeographed as issued. Quite scarce. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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3 Andreev, Ivan >> Miracles of Saint Nicholas, the : The Sacred Places of St. Nicholas in Bulgaria
Sofia, Bulgaria: Antiba Society; 1993 9548580020 / 9789548580021 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
178 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, brown textured leatherette boards, 178 glossy pages, numerous small b/w maps, 108 large full-color photos with captions. English throughout. ; Edited by Diana Tsolova. Technical editor Iskra Koinova. Photos by Ivan Andreev. ; A beautiful book depicting and describing ancient and medieval monasteries, churches, chapels, holy springs, graveyards, etc, of Bulgaria, all dedicated to Saint Nicholas. ; No defects to book. Jacket has two small closed tears. Quite scarce. (Amazonbuyers please note: their page says leatherbound; this book is not leather but a very good imitation) ; Sacred Places of the Earth Series 
Price: 54.00 USD
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4 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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5 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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6 Ballou, Hosea >> Universalist Magazine, Volume 6 : June 26, 1824, to June 18, 1825, Complete
Boston: Henry Bowen; 1824 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
208 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, leather spine and tips, gilt title over red leather spine band, marbled boards, 4 pages per issue, 208 total pages plus index, text in 3 columns. ; Periodical founded in 1819 and edited by the great Rev. Hosea Ballou until 1828, when it became Trumpet & Universalist Magazine, and over many years evolved into Unitarian Universalist World, still in print. ; This is Vol-6, June 1824-June 1825, complete. Contains denominational news, theological controversies, bible exposition, defenses of Universalism (doctrine of universal salvation) and Unitarianism (doctrine of one god, not three) , much more. ; We have graded this item Fair. Quite worn, rubbed, chipped, spine lettering faint but readable. Modern very small address label on front endpaper. Front hinge broken but still hanging on. Rear hinge intact. Pages show low to moderate foxing, pale areas of discoloration here and there, a few old ink spots, but everything attached and readable. Quite scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 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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8 Bible Translation Committee >> Bibliya, Knigi Svyashchennago Pisaniya, Vetkhago I Novago Zavta : Bible, Book of Holy Scriptures, Old and New Testaments (Ukrainian)
Berlin: Ukranischer Verlag; 1922 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
896 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; UKRANIAN text throughout. Black leather binding, gilt title on front, rounded corners, all edges gilt, dark brown endpapers, [vi] + 682 + 208 pages, 896 total pages, 12mo (7") tall, footnotes, main text in 2 columns, chain references (sidenotes) throughout. ; Leather shows light to moderate wear, mainly at heel and crown. Pages a bit yellowed from age. Rear endpaper has several notes in Ukrainian in black ink on dark brown so not too distracting. No other interior marks. No rips, tears, or major defects. Binding intact. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 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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10 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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11 Bleeker, C. J. >> Adoremus : Hymnbook, Livre de Cantiques, Gesangbuch
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Ploegsma; 1949 Second Edition Softcover Good+ 
56 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Tan softcover, textured covers, 56 pages, index, preface in English, 23 hymns of praise, each given in English, French, German, and some also in Dutch (?). No tunes. ; Originally published 1934. This is 2nd edition, 1949. Edited by the Rev Claas Jouco Bleeker, professor of comparative religion. Published under auspices International Association for Liberal Christianity and Religious Freedom (now International Association for Religious Freedom) ; Covers sunned, edges worn, small inkspot on front. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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12 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. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No defects. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 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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14 Butts, Mary F. >> Fence of Trust, A
Boston: United Society of Christian Endeavor; 1898 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by J. J. Saut 
45 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Small hardcover, pale gray cloth decorated in green and red, 45 + 4 pages, frontispiece b/w portrait of a young woman. ; A nice collection of short, inspirational poems. ; Exterior shows little wear, a few very pale spots. Three gift notes in pencil on front endpaper, dated 1907, 1916, and unknown. Several pages have faint pencil marks, apparently for purposes of elocution or dramatic reading. Rear endpaper has three old clippings affixed with nine additional inspirational poems. Laid in: old pale blue ribbon, presumably a bookmark. Binding tight. ; Temple Series; Vol. 4 
Price: 16.00 USD
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15 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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16 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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17 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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18 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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19 Clark, D. W. >> Ladies ' Repository, The, Volume 16, January to December 1856 : A Monthly Periodical (Methodist)
Cincinnati, Ohio: L. Swormstedt & A. Poe; 1856 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
764 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Tall thick hardcover. Leather-bound volume of 12 issues of the (Methodist) Ladies Repository, with brown marbled boards and endpapers, five compartments on spine, gilt spine lettering, about 64 pages plus 2 lovely full-page b/w engravings per issue. Includes complete index. ; Contains articles on current events, historical events, science, travel, Bible stories, Spiritualism, original fiction and poetry, Methodist news, more. ; Published in Cincinnati by L. Swormstedt and A. Poe, publishers to Methodist Episcopal Church. Co-published in New York by T. Carlton & J. Porter. Distributed in Chicago by W. M. Doughty and Boston by J. P. Magee. ; Light to moderate rubbing and edgewear. Leather partially split along upper end of both joints, but binding is holding together very well. Moderate foxing throughout. Owner name stamped on front on small lozenge-shaped leather label. No other marks or defects. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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20 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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