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God Is My Life: The Story of Our Lady of Gethsemani., Burden, Shirley and Thomas Merton.
1 Burden, Shirley and Thomas Merton. God Is My Life: The Story of Our Lady of Gethsemani.
New York. Reynal & Company 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
4to - 28 x 21 cm.; Unpaginated with 96 pages. Blue cloth over boards with gold lettering on spine and title blind stamped on the front. Three page introduction by Merton. A selection of black and white photographs of the life at and surroundings of the Trappist Abbey in Gethsemani, Kentucky. Photos have a small reflective text next to each one. The book itself shows very minor shelf wear to the board tail edges and the head edges of same are a tad faded. The dust jacket is mildly edge worn with small chips and nicks at the spine crown and tail. The front panel is rubbed and all four corners are clipped with the price still on the top of the front jacket flap. One of the nicer copies that we have seen in awhile. 17000 
Price: 28.00 CDN
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Saint Bernard De Clairvaux: Le Dernier Des Peres., Merton, Thomas.
2 Merton, Thomas. Saint Bernard De Clairvaux: Le Dernier Des Peres.
Paris, France. Editions D'Histoire Et D'Art, Librairie Plon 1954 Soft Cover Good Ex-Library 
12mo - 19 x 14 cm.; 174 pp. The text is in French with the translation by Daniel de Maupeou, OSB. Contents: "L'homme et le saint", "Le témoignage des écrits", "Notes sur l'encyclique Doctor Mellifluus", "Encyclique Doctor Mellifluus". Two page bibliography at back. Some edgewear on cover, spine sticker and library label on front, library markings, text is clean. 6212 
Price: 5.40 CDN
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The Ascent to Truth., Merton, Thomas.
3 Merton, Thomas. The Ascent to Truth.
New York, New York Harcourt Brace & Company 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; x - 342 pp. Stated first edition on copyright page (Dell'Isola's A15). Black cloth with gily lettering on spine and gold device on front board. Photographic end papers by Yvonne Sauvageot. Text block head edge is stained red as issued. Shaded blue/grey to black DJ on front to spine whilst back is off white. Actual date of publication is September 20 of 1951. Minor wear to the dust jacket's (unclipped) edges and folds. The text block edges show some darkening. Book seller's (Paul Elder of San Francisco) sticker on recto of the back free end paper. A nice copy with quite a good presentation. 8168 
Price: 16.00 CDN
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The Living Bread., Merton, Thomas.
4 Merton, Thomas. The Living Bread.
New York. Farrar, Straus & Cudahy 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Good in Good dust jacket Ex-Library 
8vo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; xxxi - 157 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and a stamped gilt device on the front board. Stated first printing. Head edge is staineded blue as issued, now faded. The dust jacket shows very minor edge wear. Usual library (Catholic hospital) markings plus a previous owner's (convent) stamp on the front free end paper. The text is clean and the binding is tight. Merton looks at how exterior peace arises from inner peace which arises from spiritual peace. 1983 
Price: 6.75 CDN
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The Hidden Ground of Love, The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns., Merton, Thomas. (edited by William H. Shannon).
5 Merton, Thomas. (edited by William H. Shannon). The Hidden Ground of Love, The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.
New York. Farrar, Straus, Giroux 1985 374519633 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; xiv - 669 pp. Cloth bound with orange and blue cloth with orange spine panel and gilt lettering. Letters to Catherine de Hueck Doherty, Abdul Aziz, Daniel Berrigan, Dom Helder Camara, Dorothy Day, James Douglass, Paul Tillich, Pope Paul VI, Erich Fromm among many others. Letters date from 1941 to 1967. DJ shows minor wear (crinkling) on the edges at the spine head and tail. 12565 
Price: 12.00 CDN
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Pray to Live - Thomas Merton: Contemplative Critic., Nouwen, Henri J. M.
6 Nouwen, Henri J. M. Pray to Live - Thomas Merton: Contemplative Critic.
Notre Dame, Indiana. Fides / Claretian 1972 0819006203 / 9780819006202 Softcover Good 
8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; x - 157 pp. A translation of the original, "Bidden Om Het Leven" into English by David Schlaver CSC. An introduction to the thought of Thomas Merton with a five page bibliography of Merton's works at the back. Previous owner's address label on the inside of the front cover. The cover edges and spine show moderate shelf / usage wear. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. 15776 
Price: 4.80 CDN
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