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Angelo Ramazzotti: Cardinal Elect.
1 Angelo Ramazzotti: Cardinal Elect.
Eluru, India P. I. M. E. Publications 2005 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xxii - 97 pp. A biography of Cardinal Ramazzotti (1800 - 1861), the founder of the Lombard Institute for Foreign Missions in the mid 1800's which later became the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions in 1926 under the pontificate of Pius XI. Three appendices plus a chronology. Illustrated with both colour and b/w photographs plus 2 maps at the back. The book shows the slightest hint of edge wear to the covers, otherwise it appears to be unused and unread. 12883 
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Angelo Ramazzotti: Cardinal Elect.
2 Angelo Ramazzotti: Cardinal Elect.
Eluru, India P. I. M. E. Publications 2005 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xxii - 97 pp. A biography of Cardinal Ramazzotti (1800-1861), the founder of the Lombard Institute for Foreign Missions in the mid 1800's which became the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions in 1926 under the pontificate of Pius XI. Three appendices plus a chronology. Illustrated with both colour and b/w photographs plus 2 maps at the back. The book shows the slightest hint of edge wear to the covers, otherwise it appears to be unused and unread. 11858 
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De l'esprit et des vertus de Madame Rivier: Fondatrice de la Présentation de Marie à Bouerg-Saint-Andéol (Ardèche).
3 De l'esprit et des vertus de Madame Rivier: Fondatrice de la Présentation de Marie à Bouerg-Saint-Andéol (Ardèche).
Paris, France. Desclee. 1938 Softcover Very Good+ 
12mo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; 174 pp. The text is in French. Beige wraps with brown and black lettering. Reproduction frontis piece of Madame Rivier. Anne Marie Rivier was the founder of the Sisters of the Presentatio n of Mary in 1796 and opened many school throughout France to counter the spiritual decline that resulted from the French Revolution. Many houses and foundations were opened later in England, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Canada and the USA. Minor wear to the covers, small inked note on the front cover, otherwise clean with a sound binding. 29616 
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Ernest Lelièvre: 1826-1889.
4 Ernest Lelièvre: 1826-1889.
Baltimore, Maryland. Little Sisters of the Poor. 1990 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 82 pp. Fr. Lelièvre joined the Congregation of the Little Sisters of the Poor as an auxiliary priest and became the principal organizer for the expansion of the order from 40 houses to over 200 located in France, England, Scotland, Ireland, America, Algeria, Spain and Italy. Profusely illustrated with many small black and white photographs, drawings and reproductions. 28008 
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Inside China: Experiences of a Chinese Catholic, 1948 - 1980.
5 Inside China: Experiences of a Chinese Catholic, 1948 - 1980.
Hong Kong. Aidan Publicities And Printing 1989 Softcover Near Fine 
12mo - 18 x 12.5 cm; 146 pp. Beige wraps with dark brown lettering in a saddle stapled binding. No author stated. The author, whose father was a Wesleyan Methodist, recounts their experiences of becoming a Catholic and then living as one behind the Bamboo Curtain. This is the 6th edition from 1989. Very slight soiling of the covers, else fine. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced when ordered. 29527 
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Marie de L'Incarnation.
6 Marie de L'Incarnation.
Tours, France. Mame 1927 Softcover Good+ 
12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; xxiii - 54 pp. The text is in French. Conference donnee a Quebec - sous les auspices de l'Universite Laval, le Mardi 19 Octobre, 1926, par Dom a Jamet, de l'Abbaye de Solesmes. Ursuline de Tours - Fondatrice des Ursuline de la Nouvelle-France, Tours 1599-Quebec 1672. La Mystique Insigne, La Grande Francaise, La Mere de la Patrie. From a Cistercian monastery library with stamps and markings on first blank preliminary and title page, paper wraps have some soiling. 13827 
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The Life (Lives) of the Jura Fathers: The Life and Rule of the Holy Fathers Romanus, Lupicinus, and Eugendus, Abbots of the Monasteries in the Jura Mountains.
7 The Life (Lives) of the Jura Fathers: The Life and Rule of the Holy Fathers Romanus, Lupicinus, and Eugendus, Abbots of the Monasteries in the Jura Mountains.
Kalamazoo, Michigan. Cistercian Publications. 1999 0879077786 / 9780879077785 Softcover Fine 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm; 240 pp. Cistercian Studies, No. 178. With footnotes, maps, bibliography, and indices. The title page continues: "With appendices: Avitus of Vienne, Letter XVIII to Viventiolus, Eucherius of Lyon, The Passion of the Martyrs of Agaune, Saint Maurice and His Companions, In Praise of the Desert. Translated, with an Introduction by Tim Vivian, Kim Vivian, Jeffrey Burton Russell, with the assistance of Charles Cummings, OCSO. Preface by Terrence Kardong, OSB; Foreword by Adalbert de Vogue, OSB". In 435, Romanus entered the forests of the Jura Mountains of eastern France for a life of solitude; he was followed by his brother, Lupicinus, and later by Eugendus. "This first English translation . . . supplies a chapter long missing in anglophone monastic history and conveys significant information of early Christian Gaul, its church, and the implantation of monasticism." A new, unread and unused book. 20826 
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Venerable George Preca: 1880-1962. His Life and His Vision for the Laity.
8 Venerable George Preca: 1880-1962. His Life and His Vision for the Laity.
Malta Preca Library 1999 Softcover Very Good+ 
8vo - 21 x 14.5 cm.; 46 pp. A "short and simple biography" of a priest who ministered to the dockyard workers of Malta. He founded the Society of Christian Doctrine (SDC) to further this work. Illustrated with many photographs in colour. This short biography was first published in 1965 and reprinted in 1980 by the Society and then translated for this 1999 English edition by Margaret Mortimer. Minor wear and scuffing to the covers and their edges. 13049 
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The Letters of Saint Teresa. Volume I., (Saint Teresa of Avila).
9 (Saint Teresa of Avila). The Letters of Saint Teresa. Volume I.
London, UK. Thomas Baker. 1926 Hardcover Very Good 
8vo - 22 x 13.5 cm.; xix - 308 pp. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. From the title page: "A complete edition translated from the Spanish and annotated by the Benedictines of Stanbrook. Introduction by Cardinal Gasquet". This is volume I only. Second impression with additional notes by Rev. Benedict Zimmerman OCD. This volume includes those 100 letters from December 30th of 1561 to June 18th of 1576. Nine appendices of related material at the back. Library markings are a number in white on the spine and a blacked out previous owner's mame of the front free end paper. The interior is very clean, the binding is sound and the externals show mild shelf wear with that to the top board corners and the spine tips.; Ex-Library 23180 
Price: 12.00 CDN
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The Autobiography of Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque., Alacoque, Saint Margaret Mary.
10 Alacoque, Saint Margaret Mary. The Autobiography of Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque.
Rockford, Illinois. Tan Books. 1986 0895552957 / 9780895552952 Softcover Near Fine 
12mo - 17.5 x 10.5 cm.; 141 pp. First published in French in 1924, this English translation was first published in 1930, with this being the later Tan reprint. "Translation of the Authentic French text by the Sisters of the Visitation, Partridge Green, Horsham, West Sussex (formerly of Roselands, Walmer, Kent)". Black and white frontis reproduction of the saint. The preface to the English edition of 1932 by W. Peers Smith SJ is included. The last 15 pages are a collection of prayers and maxims attributed to Margaret or used by her. Other than some very mild edge wear to the covers, the book appears to have never been used. 28665 
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St. Rose of Lima: Patroness of the Americas., Alphonsus OSSR., Sister Mary.
11 Alphonsus OSSR., Sister Mary. St. Rose of Lima: Patroness of the Americas.
Rockford, Illinois. Tan Books. 1982 0895551721 / 9780895551726 Softcover Very Good- 
8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xiii - 304 pp. First published in 1968, this is the later Tan Books reprint. Volume 36 in the "Cross and Crown Series of Spirituality". St. Rose of Lima, 1586-1617, is the first canonized saint of the New World. Mild wear and scuffing to the covers, soiling on the text block tail edge and a stcker ghost on the front, else clean with a tight binding. 29473 
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Saint Bridget of Sweden., Andersson, Aron.
12 Andersson, Aron. Saint Bridget of Sweden.
London, UK. Catholic Truth Society. 1980 0851832962 / 9780851832968 Softcover Very Good 
12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 141 pp. Translated from the original swedish with the translator not mentioned. Three page introduction by Mother Hilaria Laubenberger of the Casa di Santa Brigitta in Rome. Mild wear and light scuffing to the covers, otherwise very clean with a tight binding. 29304 
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A Sin and Its Atonement., Anonymous.
13 Anonymous. A Sin and Its Atonement.
Notre Dame, Indiana Office of the "Ave Maria". 1892 Hardcover Poor 
16mo - 16 x 11 cm.; 106 pp. A reprint from the Ave Maria magazine. Copyright held by Rev. D. E. Hudson, CSC. Story of a Catholic woman living in Scotland. Given that the introduction states that the main incidents of the story are true but disguised as much as possible, the author does use names which may or may not be the real names of the people in the story like Margaret Carlyon nee Doone, Edward Carlyon, Mount Carlyon. Blue cloth-covered boards with gilt title and decoration on front and spine, gilt decorated endpapers. Cover soiled, edgeworn, front free endpaper missing, paper split along front hinge, former owners' names on blank page, pages have some soiling and some small marginal tears. 18110 
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All or Nothing., Ballantyne, Murray.
14 Ballantyne, Murray. All or Nothing.
New York. Sheed & Ward. 1956 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; viii - 216 pp. Beige cloth over boards with purple lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: " . . to become a Catholic at the age of twenty-four. . . . Now after twenty-three years as a Catholic, he writes of the reasons that brought him to the Church in the first place and have kept hin there since." The book shows mild wear, the end papers are darkened in the gutters, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The dust jacket is faded on the spine, has a closed tear of some 6 cm in the back panel and the only library marking is a label ghost and the letter "B" on the lower spine.; Ex-Library 28777 
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Good Victory: Metropolitan Orestes Chornock and the American Carpatho-Russi an Orthodox Greek Catholic Diocese., Barriger, Lawrence
15 Barriger, Lawrence Good Victory: Metropolitan Orestes Chornock and the American Carpatho-Russi an Orthodox Greek Catholic Diocese.
Brookline, Massachusetts Holy Cross Orthodox Press. 1985 0917651138 / 9780917651137 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xviii - 187 pp. Deep red paper (simulated leather) with gilt lettering on spine and front board with a gilded Orthodox cross on front also. A biography of the first and founding bishop of the American Carpatho-Russian Diocese Greek Diocese, Orestes Chornock (1883-1977). Illustrated with black and white photographs. Fourteen pages of bibliographic footnotes at the back. Previous owner's lenghty gift inscription on the front free end paper, otherwise fine. The dust jacket shows mild wear on the corners and spine tips and the spine is faded. 18728 
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La Personne et le Drame Humain chez Teilhard de Chardin., Barthelemy-Madaule, Madeleine.
16 Barthelemy-Madaule, Madeleine. La Personne et le Drame Humain chez Teilhard de Chardin.
Paris, France. Editions du Seuil 1967 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 330 pp. The text is in French. Footnotes. Card stock covers and text block edges soiled; binding tight and text pages clean. 13870 
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John Keble: A Study in Limitations., Battiscombe, Georgina.
17 Battiscombe, Georgina. John Keble: A Study in Limitations.
London, UK. Constable. 1963 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo - 23.5 x 14 cm.; xix - 395 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Black and white frontis piece reproduction of a sketch of John Keble by George Richmond, 1863. Also illustrated with 6 pages of black and white plates. Five page bibliography, 4 pages of cited sources, 22 pages of references and a 7 page index. The book shows only very mild shelf wear to the spine tips and the dust jacket shows mild shelf wear to the head edge. otherwise clean and tight. 24546 
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Aunt Edith: The Jewish Heritage of a Catholic Saint., Batzdorff, Susanne M.
18 Batzdorff, Susanne M. Aunt Edith: The Jewish Heritage of a Catholic Saint.
Springfield, Illinois. Templegate Publishers. 1998 0872432408 / 9780872432406 Softcover Very Good+ 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 237 pp. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. Adapted from the back cover: "Stein, from a German Jewish family, became a Roman Catholic and Carmelite nun. In 1942 the Nazis took her from her convent and deported her to Auschwitz where she died. In 1998 she was declared a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. Batzdorff, an observant Jew, is Stein's niece and gives here an intimate and vivid portrait of Stein's formative years as well as a loving memoir of a closely knit Jewish family facing the horror of Nazi terror." Three page chronology of major events in Edith's life and a 1 page family tree in the introductory section with an 11 page listing of Edith Stein's literary works, 9 pages of footnotes and 5 page index at the back. Other than some light shelf wear to the covers the book appears to have been used dvery little if at all. 28600 
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Saint Paulin, Eveque de Nole (353-431)., Baudrillart, Andre.
19 Baudrillart, Andre. Saint Paulin, Eveque de Nole (353-431).
Paris, France. Librairie Lecoffre 1928 Softcover Very Good 
12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; vii - 190 - 4 pp. The text is in French. Quatrieme edition. "Les Saints". Bibliography. Paper wraps lightly worn, former owner's name on first blank page. 16866 
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(Marie) Adélaïde (Champion) de Cicé (1749-1818): Foundress of the Society of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary., Baunard, Mgr. (translated and adapted by John Joyce, SJ.).
20 Baunard, Mgr. (translated and adapted by John Joyce, SJ.). (Marie) Adélaïde (Champion) de Cicé (1749-1818): Foundress of the Society of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary.
Paris, France. Mother House of the Society . . . 1962 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
8vo - 20 x 15 cm.; 307 - [1] pp. Light gray cloth over boards with a darker gray lettering on spine and front board. White marker ribbon set into the headband. Illustrated with many black and white plates, two full colour plates and several smaller black and white drawings and reproductions. The spine is a tad sunned or darkened, otherwise very clean and tight. 22176 
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