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Who's Who of UUs, a : A Concise Biographical Compendium of Prominent and Famous Universalists and Unitarians (UU Who's Who)

By: Foss, Gwen

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Gwen Foss: 2003

Edition: Fourth Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 444

Condition: New


120 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover. Get your copy SIGNED by author with ins cription at your request. 120 pages, appendixes, brief biographies of 1350 important persons who happened to be Unitarians, Universalists, or both. ; Fold-and-staple binding. No defects. New book. ; The only book of its kind! UUTopics. (Don't miss this author's other great book, The Church Where People Laugh) ; Universalist Unitarian History & Lore Series; Vol. 2 View more info

Christianity, a Continuing Calamity : And Other Articles

By: Fulks, Clay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Haldeman-Julius Company: 1950

Seller ID: 20660

Condition: Very Good+


32 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Green softcover booklet, 32 pages, main text in 2 columns. ; Edited and published by the great Emanuel Haldeman-Julius. ; A superb digest of the best writers on the topic. Contents include: Christianity a Continuing Calamity, by Clay Fulks. Save the Institution of Witch-hunting, by Fulks. Traitors to Freethought, by Haldeman-Julius. Anti-semintism and racism of the 'Truth-Seeker' [a freethought magazine], by Mordecai Heller. Go-getters in the Lord's Name, by H. G. Hayes. More. ; Covers sunned around edges. No other defects. Scarce. ; Little Blue Book B Series; V... View more info

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Domestic Worship, 2e : (2nd Edition, 1842)

By: Furness, William Henry

Price: $68.00

Publisher: James Kay Jr & Brother: 1842

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 20173

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


272 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, full leather binding, gilt lettering on spine, gilt decor on board edges, pink marbled endpapers, 272 pages. ; Contents: 15 morning prayers. 15 evening prayers, 6 prayers and 2 forms of service for Sunday, 12 prayers for special occasions, plus appendix of 6 hymn texts (no tunes) ; Copyright 1839. This is 2nd edition, 1842, published by Philadelphia: James Kay Jr & Brother, and by Boston: James Munroe & Company. ; The Rev. William Henry Furness (1802-1896) was pastor of the Unitarian Church of Philadelphia for over 50 years. His book of prayers for... View more info

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Partnership with God : Or, Little Margaret and Her Three Little Boxes

By: Geggie, Della Cole

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Della Cole Geggie: 1904

Seller ID: 19833

Condition: Good+


32 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Softcover, stiff white covers, two-tone photo of Margaret on front, 32 pages numbered to 30.; Charming little story of how Margaret, seven years old, learns to save her pennies to give to Sunday school. Written by longtime Methodist evangelist. ; Covers lightly foxed. Edges of covers, which extend beyond textblock, show several very small closed tears. Rear cover, which is unprinted, shows corner creases and small sticker scar. Pages starting to yellow from age. Interior clean, no marks. Binding tight. Scarce. View more info

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First Church of Understanding : Detroit, Michigan

By: Goings, Lydia, with Edna Ruth Hayes, Hillie Homan

Price: $23.00

Publisher: First Church of Understanding: 1970

Seller ID: 19015

Condition: Very Good


44 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Orange softcover booklet, 4 + 36 + 4 pages, 2 b/w illustrations, brief history of congregation, principles of New Thought Alliance, order of service, 22 prayers and readings, 20 hymns, several with lyrics by Lydia Goings, 8 with tunes indicated, 4 with full music. ; Written and compiled by Lydia Goings, Edna Ruth Hayes, Hillie Homan. Pastor the Rev. Sarah Solada. Assistant pastor Raymond A. Goings. ; Very light exterior wear. Main defect is in the original manufacturing, which used inferior glue and did not trim pages, so they do not turn well. Everything is at... View more info

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Tides of Spring, the : And Other Reflections, 1973

By: Grady, Charles Wesley; Illustrated by Thomas F. Eccleston

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association: 1972

Seller ID: 20596

Condition: Near Fine


48 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Blue and white softcover booklet, 48 pages numbered to 44, pale green paper throughout, 35 b/w illustrations, 40 short readings, meditations, poems, benedictions, etc, suitable for worship or other occasions. ; UU meditations for 1973. Edited by Charles Wesley Grady. Authors include Waldemar Argow. Raymond C. Baughan. Robert F. Kaufman. Charles White McGehee. More. ; Clean, no marks, no wrinkles, no tears, no dings. View more info

Challenge of Fear, The

By: Green, Maurice R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association: 1962

Seller ID: 20861

Condition: Near Fine


19 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, 19 pages. ; Information on normal fears experienced by young children and mothers of young children. Authored by psychiatrist, Bellevue Hospital. ; Published by Department of Education, Unitarian Universalist Association, 1962, as a counter-active to common fears experienced by mothers and young children during the Nuclear Era or Age of Anxiety. ; Topics include: Feelings of fear. Dependence on mothering. Challenge of physical separation. Fantasy and dreams. Development of relationship with others. Social accommodation. Independence from family... View more info

History of King's Chapel, in Boston, a : The First Episcopal Church in New England, Now Unitarian

By: Greenwood, F. W. P. (Francis William Pitt)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Carter, Hendee & Company: 1833

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20369

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


215 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, [xii] + 215 pages, rag (cotton fiber) paper throughout, footnotes, 19 appendixes, 2 small b/w engravings. ; 1st edition. Same date. ; Early history of first and oldest Episcopal (Anglican) church in New England, founded 1686, which later evolved into first Unitarian church in North America, 1785. Written by its illustrious pastor from 1827 to 1843, the Rev. F. W. P. Greenwood, Unitarian and noted botanist. ; This is an actual book from 1833. We have graded this item Fair. Cloth spotted and rubbed. Title label on spine chipped, missi... View more info

Love Has Eyes : (1st Edition, Signed)

By: Greenwood, John Wilfred, and Madalyn Greenwood Rodriguez

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Published by Author: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14483

Condition: Good+


36 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Green softcover booklet, small b/w portrait photo of the Rev. John Wilfred Greenwood (Methodist) SIGNED with his autograph in green ink, 1 short story with small b/w illustration, 42 inspirational poems with rhyme and meter, many suitable to use as Christian hymns, plus 25 short poems by author's daughter Madalyn. Laid in: bookmark printed with poem 'I Shall Come Again' also by Greenwood and also SIGNED. ; Published by author, 1933. Printed by Bryce Service Bureau, Port Huron, Michigan. ; Covers quite worn, gold lettering very dull and hard to read, front cover ... View more info

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Beauty in Holiness : Studies in Jewish Customs and Ceremonial Art

By: Gutmann, Joseph

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Ktav Publishing House: 1970

Seller ID: 20934

ISBN: 0870680129

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


513 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, gold lettering, [xxviii] + 513 glossy pages, copious footnotes throughout, 128 high-quality b/w photos and illustrations with captions. English throughout, with a some passages in Hebrew and English. ; Several contributors including Joseph Gutmann, Mark Wischnitzer, Franz Landsberger, Sol Baruch Finesinger, more. Topics include: Jewish guilds. Polish Jewish artisans and guilds. Ritual silver made by Myer Myers. European Torah decorations. Priestly vestments and Torah ornaments. Ritual implements. Old Hanukkah lamps. Wedding customs. Mezuz... View more info

Scripture Proofs of the Liturgy : Or, Scriptural Illustrations of the Daily Morning and Evening Service and Litany of the Protestant Episcopal Church, with Notes

By: Hale, Benjamin (Rev)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: General Protestant Episcopal Sunday School Union & Church Book Society: 1860

Seller ID: 10952

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


96 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Small hardcover (4 x 6 inches) 10 x 16 cm, brown cloth, gilt spine title, pale yellow endpapers, footnotes, endnotes, parallel text in two columns, with liturgy on left and scripture references on right. ; This is not a recent reprint but an actual book from 1860. Preface dated 1835. This edition 1860. Published by General Protestant Episcopal Sunday School Union and Church Book Society. ; Light exterior wear. Title faded but readable. Owner, an Episcopal minister, initials in fountain pen on front endpaper. No other marks. Binding tight. Scarce. (Amazonbuyers pl... View more info

Seven Stormy Sundays : 1e, 1st Edition, 1858

By: Hale, Lucretia P, with August Tholuck

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Unitarian Association: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20192

ISBN: 1347382593

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


371 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, purple-brown cloth, pale yellow endpapers, [x] + 371 pages, seven outstanding sermons on unusual topics, selected and edited and (some) translated by Lucretia Hale, interspersed with poems, hymn texts, prayers, scripture readings, etc. Contents: Rhododendrons, by William B. O. Peabody. Sure wall, by K. G. Bretschneider. Daily bread, by August Tholuck. Forgiveness, by William B. O. Peabody. Children, by Lucretia Hale. Bible, by F. W. Robertson. Pain, by Tholuck. ; Part of American Unitarian Association Devotional Library Series. ; Writte... View more info

Soul and Body : A Book of Sermons Preached in the Church of the Divine Paternity, New York City

By: Hall, Frank Oliver

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Universalist Publishing House: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20203

ISBN: 135683373X

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


218 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt lettering spine and front, top edge gilt, 218 pages, 10 sermons on the human soul, each with Scripture quotation at the beginning and short poem or hymn text at the end. ; The Rev. Frank Oliver Hall (1860-1941) was ordained Universalist in 1884, was minister of Church of the Divine Paternity, aka Fourth Universalist, New York City, for nearly 30 years, and was a well-known activist for peace and justice. ; Please note: This is an actual book from 1909 hence it has no ISBN. We are sorry that Amazon forces us to list it under an ISBN. ... View more info

Sana Kaipaaville : Message for Those Who Seek

By: Halminen, Einari

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Einari Halminen: 1985

Seller ID: 15924

Condition: 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. View more info

Prayers Offered by the Chaplain of the Senate of the United States : During the 97th Congress, 1981-1982 (Signed)

By: Halverson, Richard C. (Rev)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1984

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18744

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


165 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, brown buckram cloth, gold lettering, [x] + 165 pages, b/w portrait photo of author, over 100 ecumenical and interfaith prayers and invocations, with date listed. ; Front endpaper warmly inscribed and SIGNED by author, Dick Halverson and dated Feb 1, 1986. ; Introduction by Vice President George H. W. Bush. Forewords by Senator Howard H. Baker and Senator Robert C. Byrd. ; Almost no wear, however, owner penned his initials on top and bottom edge in ballpoint. Scarce in any condition. ; Laid in: typed letter signed by author, on author's US Senate letter... View more info

Bible Proofs of Universal Salvation : Containing the Principal Passages of Scripture that Teach the Final Holiness and Happiness of all Mankind

By: Hanson, John Wesley

Price: $64.00

Publisher: Universalist Publishing House: 1903

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 21222

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


107 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Small hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering, pale pink endpapers, 107 pages, about 150 concise proofs. ; Copyright 1877. This is 10th edition, 1903. ; The Rev. John Wesley Hanson (1823-1901) was a prolific author and publisher of Universalist literature, a Civil War military chaplain, a journalist for the New York Tribune and Boston Journal. In this volume he 'sets forth the leading Scriptural arguments in favor of the doctrine of Universal Salvation.' ; Very light wear to exterior. No marks but two pages have faint smudges. Everything readable. Binding ti... View more info

Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, the : (1896 Edition, Leather) According to the Use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David

By: Hart, Samuel, and Protestant Episcopal Church

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1896

Seller ID: 13506

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


566 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small leather hardcover, 4 x 6.25 inches, 10 x 16 cm, black pebbled leather, [xxxii] + 566 pages, gilt lettering, simple Latin cross on front, rounded corners, all edges red gilt, black endpapers. ; Includes table of lessons, table of feasts, numerous prayers, litanies, collects, epistles, gospels, Lord's Supper, baptism, catechism, confirmation, matrimony, ordination, much more. ; Compiled and ratified by Protestant Episcopal Church, 1789. This edition 1896. Certified by Samuel Hart, Custodian of the Standard Book of Common Prayer. ; Light wear to exterior, ... View more info

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Organized Sunday School Work in America, 1908-1911 : Triennial Survey of Sunday School Work Including the Official Report

By: Hartsborn, W. N. with Marion Lawrance, Hugh Cork

Price: $26.00

Publisher: International Sunday School Association: 1911

Seller ID: 21127

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


612 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering, 612 pages, 3 indexes, many lists and tables, 5 small maps, numerous b/w illustrations on glossy plates including about 200 portrait photos and 1 original hymn with music in 4 parts. ; Edited by W. N. Hartshorn, Marion Lawrance, Hugh Cork. Subtitle on front: Official Report of the Thirteenth International Sunday School Convention, San Francisco, California, 1911. ; PLEASE NOTE: image is slightly out of focus. Lettering actually looks much better. ; Light wear to extremities. Spine dull but readable. Old owner mark (W. H. ... View more info

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Church Hymn Book, the : For the Worship of God

By: Hatfield, Edwin F.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20489

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


971 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Hardcover, dark brown leather, 971 pages, six compartments and gilt title on spine, all edges gilt, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, 4 indexes, 1464 hymns + 32 doxologies + 30 selections for chanting. Lyrics only. No tunes. Each hymn text has topic, meter, author, date. ; 1st edition, 1872, same date. ; Very light edgewear, visible rubbing of raised bands on spine. Lovely old gift note in fountain pen on reverse of front free endpaper: 'Presented to Miss Bessie Porter, by her Pastor -- Dr James A. Little -- as a memento of her uniting with Hokendauqua Presbyt... View more info

Secret of a Happy Day, The

By: Havergal, Frances Ridley

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Holiday Publishing Company: 1910

Seller ID: 16105

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


16 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Lovely old hardcover gift book, white and pale green boards, 16 unnumbered pages, text in blue with gilt and red highlights throughout, 7 color illustrations. ; No date but we estimate about 1910. Inspirational poem about trusting God's will. ; Amazonbuyers please note: image does not match this edition. This edition is very similar, but instead of three young angels, illustration on front cover depicts one angel holding a long feather pen. ; Light rubbing to covers, small amount of wear to heel and crown. Binding intact. No marks. View more info