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Constitution and By-Laws of the Evangelical Lutheran St. John's Aid Society : Detroit, Michigan, 1930

By: Aid Society

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Evangelical Lutheran St. John's Aid Society: 1930

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17851

Condition: Near Fine


16 pages; 24mo (5.5") 14 cm; Small softcover booklet (3.6 x 5.5 inches) (94 x 141 mm) tan textured leatherette covers, 16 pages. ; Published by Evangelical Lutheran Saint John's Aid Society of Detroit, Michigan, a member of the LBM, Lutheran Sick Benefit Society, revised edition stated, April 3, 1930. ; One very small spot on rear cover. No other defects. View more info

Plain Words to a Young Communicant : 1854

By: Alexander, James W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Anson D. F. Randolph & Company: 1854

Seller ID: 12648

Condition: Very Good-


113 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small hardcover, 4.25 x 6 inches, 11 x 15 cm, dark brown cloth over flexible covers, gilt title on front, 113 pages + 5-pg publisher catalog in rear, dark brown endpapers, footnotes to Bible references. ; Instructions for 'candidates for church communion and young disciples who have already taken the first step' with 'a series of brief counsels concerning the whole beginnings of a Christian walk'. Copyright 1854. ; Small chips to cloth at ... View more info

Book of Psalms, The, Pocket Edition : Translated out of the Original Hebrew, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised

By: American Bible Society

Price: $16.00

Publisher: American Bible Society: 1856

Seller ID: 20682

ISBN: 1378752627

Condition: Very Good


112 pages; 32mo (4.75") 12 cm; Small softcover booklet, 3 x 4.75 inches, 112 pages, dark red-brown flexible cloth covers, rounded corners, main text in 2 columns, 150 psalms in English, King James Version. ; Dated 1856. Appears to be later printing, 1920s perhaps. ; Almost no sign of wear or use. Front cover shows a touch of sunning and has old small address label affixed. View more info

Greek Goddess Rising

By: Ammer, Sigrid R.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Study Group of Matriarchal Societies: 1994

Seller ID: 20194

Condition: 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. Writ... View more info

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Miracles of Saint Nicholas, the : The Sacred Places of St. Nicholas in Bulgaria

By: Andreev, Ivan

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Antiba Society: 1993

Seller ID: 19725

ISBN: 9548580020

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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Absalom's Conspiracy : A Sermon Preached at the General Election at Hartford in the State of Connecticut, May 10th, 1798

By: Backus, Azel (Rev)

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Hudson & Goodwin: 1798

Seller ID: 18467

Condition: Very Good+


54 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, self-wraps, bound by knotted cord as issued, 56 pages numbered to 54, a few footnotes. Printed with the obsolete long S resembling an f, on rag (cotton-fiber) pages with deckle edges. ; The election sermon was a prestigious sermon delivered to a state legislature following a state-wide annual election. Azel Backus (1765-1817) was pastor of the Congregational church of Bethlem (Bethlehem) Connecticut, and in 1812 was elected fir... View more info

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Timely and Timeless : The Wisdom of E. Burdette Backus

By: Backus, E. Burdette, with Edd Doerr

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Humanist Press: 1998

Seller ID: 12179

ISBN: 0931779103

Condition: 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 a... View more info

Universalist Magazine, Volume 6 : June 26, 1824, to June 18, 1825, Complete

By: Ballou, Hosea

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Henry Bowen: 1824

Seller ID: 20250

Condition: 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... View more info

Compassionate Warning and Advice to All, Especially to Young Persons : Being the Gift of the Author Richard Baxter

By: Baxter, Richard

Price: $210.00

Publisher: Richard Baxter: 1720

Seller ID: 20562

Condition: Poor


338 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; This is an actual book from 1720, not a flimsy modern reprint. ; Several popular works by Richard Bacter plus contributions from other noted religious writers. Small hardcover, full leather binding, 338 pages, rag paper, catchwords throughout, text printed with long s that resembles an f. ; Contents: Compassionate warning and advice. Instructions for holy life. Belief in trinity. Sacrament of Lord's Supper. Short catechism by Archbishop... View more info

Saints ' Everlasting Rest, the : Evangelical Family Library, Volume 5

By: Baxter, Richard (Rev)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: American Tract Society: 1846

Seller ID: 17241

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


445 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small hardcover, brown embossed cloth, 445 rag (cotton fiber) pages, gilt decor. ; Originally published in 1650. This is a reprint of the edition of 1758 with a new introduction by Thomas Erskine dated 1824. We place this edition about 1846. 'One of the great classics of Christian devotion.' ; Quite worn. Cloth discolored, crown chipped. A few very old pencil marks on blank pages. Front free endpaper missing. Moderate to heavy foxing throu... View more info

Martin and Judy for Parents and Teachers : (Lot of 4 Volumes)

By: Bayley, Verna Hills, with Josephine T. Gould and Sophia Lyon Fahs; Illustrated by Lydia N. Breed

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1951

Seller ID: 11511

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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) Mar... View more info

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Paradise of Children, the : A Sunday School Story

By: Beck, Paul

Price: $24.00

Publisher: American Sunday School Union: 1838

Seller ID: 20327

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


70 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Small hardcover, black leather over spine, 70 + 4 pages, gilt spine title, marbled boards, 3 b/w illustrations including frontispiece, footnotes. Rag (cotton-fiber) paper throughout. English except one old poem in Latin and English. ; Published under auspices, Committee of Publication, American Sunday School Union, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1838. ; Written for Sunday school children, explaining what heaven is like, and how to get into hea... View more info

George Muller : A Great Obtainer (George Mueller)

By: Beltz, R. A. (Roy Allen)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Boone Publishing Company: 1945

Seller ID: 16833

Condition: Near Fine


48 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small softcover booklet, 48 pages, metallic silver covers with green and purple decor. ; Inspirational biography of German evangelist George Müller (1805-1898) who founded the Ashley Down Orphanage, Bristol, England, with much emphasis on his walking in the Lord's path. ; No major defects. A touch of sunning to rear cover. Quite scarce in any condition. ; Hall of Fame Series; Vol. 6 View more info

It's Your Own Choice in UU : A Guide to Unitarian Universalist Principles (Lot of 5)

By: Bete, Joe

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association: 1974

Seller ID: 14973

Condition: Very Good+


16 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Orange softcover booklet, 16 pages, illustratred throughout with b/w and monochrome line drawings. ; Written and published by UUA, designed by Channing Bete Company, states: 'A Scriptographic Booklet by Channing L. Bete Company, Greenfield, Massachusetts.' ; Church name faintly stamped on front cover. Otherwise only minor wear. ; Please note: this is a lot of 5 units of this title. View more info

From Good Luck to Gloucester : 1770-1920, the Book of the Pilgrimage

By: Bisbee, Frederick A.

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Murray Press: 1920

Seller ID: 20072

Condition: 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 hu... View more info

Passover Haggadah, a : The New Union Haggadah, Central Conference of American Rabbis

By: Bronstein, Herbert; Illustrated by Leonard Baskin

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1982

Edition: Second Revised Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 20036

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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. View more info

Duty

By: Brooks, Phillips

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Hayes Lithographing Company: 1910

Seller ID: 18420

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


12 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Tall narrow hardcover, white cloth, 12 unnumbered pages, gilt decor, 7 beautiful full-color chromolithographs. ; Lovely old gift book containing popular inspirational quotes by the Rev. Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) one of the most well-known Episcopal clergy of his era. ; Cloth lightly soiled, with pale areas of discoloration visible. Small chip to crown. Interior clean, binding tight. ; Best Wishes Series View more info

Hijacking of the Christian Church, the : By the Religious Right ; This Will Preach (Book and CD Set)

By: Brother Anonymous, with Pat Robertson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Purgatory Station: 1996

Seller ID: 18805

Condition: Very Good+


60 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Purple softcover booklet, 60 pages, bibliography. Book includes audio CD in rear pocket, as issued, containing recordings of Pat Robertson and other Christian Coalition leaders revealing their stealth plan to take complete political power in US. ; Written by pastor who went undercover inside Christian Coalition to reveal their lies, hypocrisy, corruption, and un-American and illegal political agenda. Much on 1996 presidential election and ... View more info

Testimony of an Escaped Novice, the : From the Sisterhood of St. Joseph, Emmettsburg, Maryland (1e, 1st Edition, 1855)

By: Bunkley, Josephine M.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18219

Condition: 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], Marylan... View more info

Prayers from Father Andrew

By: Burne, Kathleen E.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: A. R. Mowbray & Company: 1966

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 20554

ISBN: 0264652908

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


63 pages; 32mo (4.75") 12 cm; Small hardcover (3.25 x 4.75 inches) (9 x 12 cm) steel-blue cloth, gold lettering, all edges blue, 63 pages, about 60 short prayers, some in poetic form. ; Copyright 1950, 1962. This is 7th printing, 1966.; Book shows no visible wear. Only defect: former owner, Episcopal minister, stamped his name and penned date 8-10-71 on front endpaper. Quite scarce in any condition. View more info