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Image for Form of Daily Prayers, The, Hebrew and English Parallel Text :  Prayers for Every Day of the Year, According to the Custom of the German and Polish Jews

Form of Daily Prayers, The, Hebrew and English Parallel Text : Prayers for Every Day of the Year, According to the Custom of the German and Polish Jews

By: Abrahamsons, Reverend

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Star Hebrew Book Company: 1928

Seller ID: 21052

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


704 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, spine and boards of mottled green faux tortoise-shell, title and decor blindstamped on front, [xvi] + 704 pages numbered to 352, white moire endpapers with gilt decorated edges, rounded corners, all edges gilt, brass clasp over fore-edge. Each spread is in Hebrew on the right, parallel English on the left. ; Copyright by Joseph Schlesinger. Revised translation by the Rev. Abrahamsons. Published in New York by Star Hebrew Book Company, 1928.; One very small chip to front endpaper. No other defects. Clasp works fine. Appears unused. Scarce in an... View more info

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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

At the Feet of the Master : Pocket Edition, Abridged

By: Alcyone (J. Krishnamurti)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Theosophical Publishing House: 1956

Seller ID: 19073

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages; 32mo (4.75") 12 cm; Small softcover, 3.1 x 4.75 inches, 80 x 118 mm, 32 pages. English throughout, except one prayer in Hindi (Sanskrit) and English. ; Originally published 1911. This abridged pocket-sized edition 1956. Introduction by Annie Besant. Written by Krishnaji, writing as Alcyone, later known as Krishnamurti. ; Topics include: Astral body. Six points of conduct. Spiritual love. More. ; Only a touch of edgewear. Scarce. 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 tips. No serious damage. Front blank page inscribed: 'Dr. C. M. Field, Will please accept this little volume, as a helper of ... 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: $14.00

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: $24.00

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. Written, illustrated and published by Study Group of Matriarchal Societies, Athens, Greece, copyright 1991, preface dated 1994. C... View more info

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My Father's Will : Out of Grief Into Faith (Signed)

By: Anderson, Bernadette Bunnie

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Bernadette Anderson: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20845

Condition: Near Fine


163 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Gray and green softcover, small map of Irian Jaya and Papua New Guinea, Lord's Prayer in English and local language, 22 b/w photos with captions. Halftitle page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Foreword by Father Peter Wood MSC. ; Memoirs of author, a missionary to the bush people of Papua New Guinea, a nurse and instructor of nursing at a mission hospital in the jungle. ; No defects apart from autograph. Scarce. View more info

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

By: Andreev, Ivan

Price: $45.00

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 has two small closed tears. Quite scarce. (Amazonbuyers please note: their page says leatherbound; this book is not leather b... 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 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 Uni... View more info

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Universalist and Ladies Repository, The, Volume 8 : June 1839 to May 1840

By: Bacon, Henry, and Sarah C. Edgarton

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Abel Tompkins: 1840

Seller ID: 21090

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


476 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, tan leather spine and corners, marbled boards, [vi] + 476 pages, speckled edges, gilt lettering on red and black bands on spine, rag (cotton fiber) paper throughout, main text in 2 columns. Each issue (except one) also has an original song (one composed by J. Lodge) with tune, lyrics, and full piano accompaniment. ; 12 monthly issues bound together, June 1839 to May 1840, with full index in front. Contents include: Bible expository. Original poetry and short stories. Philosophical topics. Historical topics. Women in history. Denominational news. Re... View more info

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Expositor and Universalist Review, The, Volume 4, New Series : Numbers 1-6, 1840

By: Ballou, Hosea 2nd

Price: $80.00

Publisher: G. W. Bazin & A. Tompkins: 1840

Seller ID: 21091

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


432 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, full reddish-brown leather, gilt spine lettering, tan endpapers, [iv] + 432 pages, 33 extensive articles and other features. ; Complete volume, with table of contents, 1840. Edited by Rev. Hosea Ballou II. Published bi-monthly (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov) by George W. Bazin & Abel Tompkins. Printed by William A. Hall & Company. ; Contents include: Sermons. Original poetry. Bible exposition, with footnotes, including commentary on the lake of fire, the logos, the second death, ancient Hebrew, eternal punishment, the Book of Enoch, more. ; Universali... View more info

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Why I Am a Universalist : Also, Tracts by Revs. Orello Cone, J. Smith Dodge, Abel C. Thomas

By: Barnum, P. T. with Orello Cone, J. Smith Dodge, Abel Thomas

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Universalist Publishing House: 1908

Seller ID: 20945

Condition: Very Good+


50 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Tan softcover, [ii] + 12 + 16 + 12 + 8 pages, 50 total pages. ; Preface by the Revs. Elmer H. Capen and Lewis B. Fisher. ; 79th thousand stated. ; Contents: 1) Why I Am a Universalist, by P. T. Barnum, originally published 1890. 2) Universalism: What it Is and What it is Good For, by Orello Cone. 3) The Victory of Christ, by J. Smith Dodge, Jr. 4) 23 Questions without Answers, by Abel C. Thomas. ; Fore-edges of covers show small chips, not affecting any text. Otherwise clean, tight, appears unread. Quite scarce. 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: $185.00

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 Usher. Conversion of the soul by Lord Chief Justice Hale. Prayers. ; The Rev. Richard Baxter (1615-1691) was pastor at Kidde... 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 throughtout. Binding is tight, all pages are attached and readable. Sold as is. ; Evangelical Family Library Series; Vol. 5 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) Martin and Judy, Volume 3, revised edition, 4th printing, 1965, 100 pgs. 4) Martin and Judy for Parents and Teachers, teacher gu... View more info

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Paradise of Children, the : A Sunday School Story

By: Beck, Paul

Price: $21.00

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 heaven. ; Light exterior wear. Owner name and address penned on front endpaper, very old faded ink, unreadable. Light foxing to ... View more info

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Shrine of the Little Flower : Golden Jubilee, 1926-1976

By: Belczak, Edward (Rev)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Shrine of the Little Flower: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 21113

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


114 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, dark green buckram cloth, image of shrine's famous tower in gold on front, 56 + [xii] + 46 pages, glossy throughout, list of sponsors, dozens of photos, many in full color. ; Limited edition stated. ; Famous Catholic church near Detroit, built by donations from children all over the world, seat of the infamous Father Charles Coughlin. ; Spine lettering (1926 Shrine Jubilee 1976) a bit dull but quite readable. Book shows a touch of edgewear only. No marks or major defects. Binding tight. ; Items laid in: 1) Old silver-gelatin photo of altar. 2) old b... View more info

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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 hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the landing of John Murray, his reception by Thomas Potter, and the preaching of the first ... View more info