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Abigail Adams : A Biography

By: Whitney, Janet

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Konecky & Konecky: 2002

Seller ID: 20348

ISBN: 1568523750

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


357 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, lavender boards, [xvi] + 357 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, family tree diagram, 4 b/w illustrations. ; Copyright 1947, this is an unabridged facsimile edition, 2002.; No defects to book or jacket. Appears unread. View more info

Life of Rev. Hosea Ballou, Volume 1 : With Accounts of His Writings, and Biographical Sketches of His Seniors and Contemporaries in the Universalist Ministry

By: Whittemore, Thomas

Price: $46.00

Publisher: James M. Usher: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20200

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


420 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; This is vol-1 ONLY of a four-vol set. Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt title on spine, 420 pages, pale pink endpapers, b/w portrait frontispiece engraving of Ballou, footnotes throughout. ; The Rev. Hosea Ballou (1771-1852) was one of the most important Universalist preachers in US history. He was vice president of the Universalist Church of America 13 years and president 13 years. His book, A Treatise on Atonement, 1805, was the first publican to establish a complete Universalist theology and it also set forth a unitarian view of Jesus. The Rev. Thomas Whittemo... View more info

American Popular Song Lyricists : Oral Histories, 1920s-1960s

By: Whorf, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McFarland & Company: 2012

Seller ID: 18067

ISBN: 0786465387

Condition: Near Fine


239 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Pale green softcover, [xii] + 227 pages, index, bibliography, appendix, about 40 b/w photos and illustrations in text, with captions. ; Written by longtime WJR Radio Detroit broadcaster, producer, and writer, winner of Peabody Award for excellence in journalism, who, over his 39-year career, interviewed hundreds of notables. Here are concise bios and fascinating interviews of 39 top American lyricists of the 1920s-1960s in their own words. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. No marks or defects. Scarce. View more info

Life of Courage, a : Sherwin Wine and Humanistic Judaism

By: Wine, Sherwin, with Dan Cohn-Sherbok, Harry T. Cook, Marilyn Rowens

Price: $16.00

Publisher: International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism;: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18863

ISBN: 096732596X

Condition: Near Fine


318 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Softcover, 318 pages, bibliography, numerous sidebars, 9 b/w photos. ; Compiled by Dan Cohn-Sherbok, Harry T. Cook, and Marilyn Rowens, with contributions from Adam Chalom, Tamara Kolton, Miriam Jerris, Judith Goren, Shulamit Aloni, Yaakov Malkin, Peter Schweitzer, Felix Posen, Ed Doerr, Charles R. Paul and more. ; Humanistic Jusaism was organized by Rabbi Sherwin Wine in the 1960s in Michigan and has spread to encompass approximately 30 congregations. ; Only a touch of wear. ; With this item you will also get: 1) Sabbath Services in the Spirit of Humanistic J... View more info