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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: $65.00

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

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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

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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: $16.00

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

Holy Bible, Authorized or King James Version : Master Reference Edition, Masonic Edition, Red Letter Edition, Pictorial Pronouncing Dictionary

By: Heirloom

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heirloom Bible Publishers: 1971

Seller ID: 20118

Condition: 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, 978 total 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 diligentl... View more info

Pioneer Missionary Experiences in the Jungle Wilds of South America : Missionary Message Published in the Interest of the Neglected Heathen Tribes in the Interior of South America

By: Hendrickson, Ford

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ford Hendrickson: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17709

Condition: Good


156 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Softcover, dark green leatherette covers, black lettering, small map, 29 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. Appendix by Joseph Hurley, fellow missionary. Includes short list of Piaroa words with their meanings in English and Spanish. ; Memoirs of author's forays into the interior of South America in 1923-1924, starting from Caracas and journeying up the Orinoco River through Venezuela, who established a missionary station (Independent Protestant) at Caicara del Orinoco. ; Moderate edgewear. Small chip to crown. Owner name and place (Mrs. Elmer Shepler... View more info

Collected Hymns of John Haynes Holmes, The

By: Holmes, John Haynes

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11772

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


100 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, black cloth over spine, brown boards, [xii] + 100 pages, index of first lines, 38 hymn texts, each with author's notes and commentary. Two have tunes in 4-part harmony, otherwise tunes indicated. Composers are Clifford Demarest and William Lloyd. ; The Rev. John Haynes Holmes (1879-1964) was author, editor, peace activist, national vice president of NAACP 1909-1959, one of three founders of War Resisters League, pastor Church of the Messiah NYC 1907-64, raised Universalist, ordained Unitarian. 'These hymns reflect the thundering spirit an... View more info

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First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, the : One Hundred Fifty Years, a History

By: Hoogenboom, Olive

Price: $30.00

Publisher: First Unitarian Church: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21216

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


459 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, steel-blue laid endpapers, [xiv] + 459 pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, endnotes, 14 appendixes, 74 b/w photos and facsimiles with captions. ; 1st edition, 1987. Exceptionally well written history of one of Unitarianism's largest congregations. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows a touch of edgewear only. ; Item laid in: List of Presidents of Harvard University including 15 Unitarians. View more info

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Songs of the Church : (Shape Notes) a Collection of over Seven Hundred Hymns and Spiritual Songs Both Old and New Suitable for all Services of the Church and Special Occasions

By: Howard, Alton H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Howard Publishers: 1977

Seller ID: 21480

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


747 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Shape-note hymnal. Hardcover, tan textured buckram, gold lettering, 747 pages, all edges pale orange, pale green page-marker ribbon, 2 indexes, 738 hymns with lyrics and full 4-pt harmony in shape notes. ; Copyright 1971. This edition 1977. Published in maroon, green, gold, blue. This one is gold (but more like tan) ; Almost no exterior wear. Owner name on both endpapers and on one interior page. No other marks or defects. Binding tight. View more info

Christ and the World : Secularism the Enemy of the Church

By: Huntington, Frederic Dan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Company: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10957

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


82 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small hardcover (4.5 x 6 inches) 11 x 15 cm, purple-gray cloth, black decor, gilt lettering, dark brown endpapers, 82 pages, brief introduction by publisher. ; 1st edition. Same date. Author's keynote address at Convention of Episcopal Diocese of Central New York, 1874, slightly revised for publication. Authored by Rt. Rev. Frederic Dan Huntington, Bishop of Central New York, a former Unitarian minister who became Protestant Episcopal in 1860. ; Owner name (J. F. Conover, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, Janesville, Wisconsin, 1884-1887) penned on front blank ... View more info

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History of Rationalism : Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology, with Appendix of Literature

By: Hurst, John Fletcher

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Carlton & Porter: 1866

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 21217

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


623 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark brown cloth over beveled boards, gilt spine lettering, [xx] + 623 pages, brown glossy endpapers, all edges red, footnotes, excellent bibliography of rationalist literature including a list of Unitarian and Universalist titles. ; Originally published 1865. This is 3rd edition, revised, 1866. ; Written by anti-rationalist Methodist bishop who decries the sorry state of Protestantism (in the 1860s) as it succumbs to intellectualism, skepticism, higher criticism and freethought. ; We have graded this item Poor. Cloth quite worn. Pages heavily foxed th... View more info

Church Hymnal, A, Compiled from the Prayer Book Hymnal : (Episcopalian) and from the Additional Hymns, Hymns Ancient and Modern, and Hymns for Church and Home, with Music

By: Hutchins, Charles L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Breed, Lent & Company: 1870

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 10966

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


240 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Gilt title on front states Church Hymnal in ornate celtic letters. ; Hardcover, steel-gray cloth, dark brown endpapers, 240 pages, 3 indexes, about 360 hymns with 4-part music in standard notation, music alone at top of page with all lyrics below. ; Copyright 1870. This is 3rd edition, 1870. Compiled, revised and enlarged by the Rev. Charles L. Hutchins. ; Amazonbuyers please note: image does not match this edition. This is an actual book from 1870, not an overpriced flimsy print-on-demand fake. ; Moderate exterior wear. A few pages have a light touch of foxin... View more info

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Shrine of the Little Flower, Souvenir Book : Royal Oak, Michigan, Dedicatory Volume

By: Hutting, A. M. (Rev)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Radio League of the Little Flower: 1936

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 21112

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


110 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, dark blue-black embossed buckram, image of shrine's famous tower on front, [xxii] + 110 + 4 pages, glossy throughout, index, 62 b/w photos; Copyright 1936. This is 2nd printing, 1936. ; Famous Catholic church near Detroit, built by donations from children all over the world and filled with images of state flowers and other symbols, seat of the infamous radio broadcasts of Father Charles Coughlin. ; Light wear to heel and crown. Minor rubbing to front board. Endpapers somewhat yellowed from age otherwise interior is clean and bright. Binding tight. View more info

Essays by an Agnostic and Criticisms by a Skeptic

By: Ingersoll, Robert G.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Haldeman-Julius Publications: 1945

Seller ID: 20661

Condition: Very Good+


39 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Green softcover booklet, 39 pages, 4 famous essays, which are; Why am I an Agnostic? [1890]. Professor Huxley and Agnosticism [1889]. Ernest Renan Obituary [1891]. Tolstoi and the Kreutzer Sonata [1890]. ; Edited and published by the great Emanuel Haldeman-Julius. ; Edges of covers sunned, staples starting to rust. No other defects. ; Little Blue Book B Series View more info