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Once Over Lightly.

By: The Sergeant and the Nun. (Sister Mary Augustine, SMSM and Howard E. Crouch.)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bellmore, New York., Damien-Dutton Society for Leprosy Aid.: 1996

Seller ID: 27830

ISBN: 0960633030

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (16) - 239 pp. Aqua-marine cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. First published in May of 1996, this is the second printing from September of that same year. Part 1: "The Nun", Excerpts from the Journal: Journey to Europe, 1954, and selections from One Minute Editorials, 1957-1995 by Sister Mary Augustine. Part 2: "The Sergeant", Our Lady Beckons and extracts from Across the Board column appearing in the Damien-Dutton 'Call' by Howard E. Crouch. Part 3: "Epilogue", Why I Became a Missionary by Sister Mary Augustine and 'It's a ... View more info

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Imitation de Jesus Christ. (avec une pratique et une priere a la fin de chaque chapitre).

By: Thomas a Kempis: (translator - R. P. de Gonnelieu SJ.).

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Tours, France., Alfred Mame et Fils.: 1899

Seller ID: 21086

Condition: Very Good


32mo - 12 x 7.5 cm.; [8] - 608 - [6] pp. The text is in French. Full leather over boards with gilt lettering on a six panel spine. Doublured paste down end papers with the leather borders of same being decorated with gilt dentillations and an interior hinge of leather. The covers are gilt ruled on the narrow edges, head, fore and tail edges. All text block edges are gilt with no sign of wear, dulling or tarnish. One marker ribbon set into the headband. Illustrated with four full page black and white engravings, one of which is the frontis, and all with a tissue protector. This is the "Nouv... View more info

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Ghosts and Poltergeists.

By: Thurston SJ., Herbert. (edited by J. H. Crehan, SJ)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing.:

Seller ID: 20357

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; ix - 210 pp. A Kessinger print-on-demand reprint of the 1954 Regnery edition. What began as a survey article for the Times Literary Supplement in February of 1936, has now become a collection of Fr. Thurston's writings on Poltergeists and related phenomena edited and put into order with notes by Fr. Crehan. He also provides a two page index of persons and places. The interior is clean and the binding is sound. The cover edges show quite mild shelf wear with a dog-eared crease to the back fore corner. View more info

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The Mystery of Religious Life.

By: Tillard OP., J. M. R.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri., B. Herder Book Co.: 1967

Seller ID: 17970

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 136 pp. Approbations present. Edited by R. F. Smith, SJ. A consultant at the Vatican II Council, Tillard writes here of the revitalization of religious life. A sturdy, clean text with small tape stains and former owner's stamp on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has minor wear. View more info

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Break Thou My Heart.

By: Tracy, Vera Marie.

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1937

Seller ID: 24497

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 317 pp. Patterned blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. First published in in 1936, this is the second printing. An educated supposition here as the work appears to have been previously published in a serial or excerpted form in "The Far East", "Extension", and by the publisher, "The Queen's Work". The externals show only mild wear to the board corners and the spine tips. the gilt spine lettering is faded. The front free end paper and the page (half-title page?) immediately following have been removed. Otherwise, clean ... View more info

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Preti

By: Trompeo, Pietro Paolo

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Roma, Salvatore Sciascia Editore.: 1962

Seller ID: 24559

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; 302 pp. Text is in Italian. Aretusa, Collezione di Letteratura, diretta da Arnaldo Bocelli, 14. A collection of essays by Trompeo (1886-1958). Index. Brown cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Library markings consist of spine lettering, stamps on all text block edges, blind stamp on title page, attachments on front endpaper; otherwise, this volume is tight and clean of other markings. ; Ex-Library View more info

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Say It With Stories.

By: Truss, OFMCap., Cyprian.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Jospeh F. Wagner.: 1955

Seller ID: 18841

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 189 pp. Tan cloth with black lettering on spine. "A compilation of true stories, anecdotes and examples for the use of preachers, teachers, public speakers and lecturers." There are 107 in all. Previous owner's bookplate (Joseph Lennox Federal - bishop of Salt Lake City, Utah from 1960 to 1980) on the front free end paper and signed by him on the front paste down end paper. Two instances of marginalia are noted; a word changed on page 139 and a an 'X' next to a story on page 118. Otherwise very clean with a sound and soild binding. The dust jacket is worn on the ed... View more info

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Vision of Peace: A Study of Benedictine Monastic Life.

By: Tunink OSB., Wilfrid.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Farrar, Straus & Company.: 1963

Seller ID: 25229

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xiv - 332 pp. Marbled blue paper over boards with off white cloth and blue and gilt lettering on the spine. Foreword by Joseph Cardinal Ritter in which he writes: ". . . In teaching the Rule to young novices, he (Tunink) gained insights into the wisdom of St. Benedict's teaching. Now tested by living experience and the more mature reflection of later years, there has emerged in the mind of the author a unified concept of the monastic life . . .". Library markings are a voided stamp on the front free end paper, small inked catalogue numbers on both paste down end pape... View more info

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The View from the Monastery: The Vowed Life and Its Cast of Many Characters.

By: Tvedten, Brother Benet.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Brewster, Massachusetts., Paraclete Press.: 2006

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 26286

ISBN: 155725477X

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 173 pp. First published in 1999. A new foreword for this edition by Kathleen Norris. A wonderful recounting of the daily life of cloistered monks - men who know that without their prayers and life, the world would be in a sorry state indeed. Brother Benet is a Benedictine in the Blue Cloud Abbey in South Dakota. The mail-in Paraclete Press information card is still tipped in at the back. A new and unused book. View more info

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The Pilgrim's Guide to Rome's Principal Churches.

By: Tylenda SJ., Joseph N.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Collegeville, Minnesota., The Liturgical Press / Michael Glazier.: 1993

Seller ID: 30782

ISBN: 0814650163

Condition: Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; ix - (3) - 340 pp. From the back cover: " . . . essential information on fifty churches. Especially detailed treatment is given to St. Peter's Basilica and to the basilicas of St. John Lateran, St. Mary Major, St. Paul Outside-the-Walls and St. Lwrence Outside-the-Walls. The text provides each church's history and a description of its exterior and interior. Floor plans indicate architectural highlights and the location of artistic treasures." Illustrated with black and white photographs. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and a po... View more info

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Kerkelijk Ambt in Discussie.

By: van Bilsen OFM., Th. J. C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Antwerp, Holland, Gooi en Sticht: 1981

Seller ID: 18600

ISBN: 9003402199

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 79 pp. Kritische kanttekeningen bij prof. E. Schillebeeckx' boek: Kerkelijk Voorgangers in de gemeente van Jezus Christus. The text is in Dutch. View more info

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Born in Bethlehem: Christmas As It Really Was. (Little known facts of Jesus' birth give Christmas more meaning than pious legends).

By: van der Vaart Smit, H. W.

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland., Helicon Press.: 1963

Seller ID: 31781

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; viii - 148 pp. Light blue cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the German by Thomas R. Milligan. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and unused attachments on the back free end paper. Four page index at the back. Previous owner's name crossed out on the front free end paper, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The book has minor wear to the spine tips. The dust jacket has the same along with minor wear to the edges and the corners. View more info

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The Vowed Life.

By: van Kaam CSSp., Adrian.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books.: 1968

Seller ID: 32246

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 363 pp. Beige cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: "A famous priest-psychologist brilliantly describes the vows of religious life and their value for mankind." In six parts: Part one- "The Emergence of Religious Life in the History of Human Unfolding", Part two - "Vow-Ability and Call-Ability", Part three - "Religious Life as Life Style and Life Symbol", Part four - "Obstacles to Religious Life in Western Culture", Part five - The Healing Power of the Vows", and Part six - "Purpose of the ... View more info

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The Mystery of Transforming Love.

By: Van Kaam, Adrian.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books: 1982

Seller ID: 32539

ISBN: 0871931761

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; viii - 179 pp. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. A continuation of Fr. Van Kaam's commentary on the last discourse from the Gospel of John which he began in his book "Looking for Jesus". The goal of these 2 books is to show the absolute necessity of studying scripture when looking for spiritual formation. Negligible wear to the book though the front free end paper has been neatly removed. Mild wear to the edges of the dust jacket with a small chip in the head edge of the front panel. View more info

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Woman: Some Aspects of Her Role in the Modern World.

By: van Kersbergen, Lydwine.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Loveland, Ohio., Grailville.: 1956

Seller ID: 25518

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; 55 pp. Blue card stock covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding and a .5 cm yap on the fore edge. Foreword by the Most rev. John J. Wright, Bishop of Worcester. Four essays are included in this book (from the copyright page): "The Search for Woman's Role" and "Towards a Christian Concept of Woman" originally appeared in The Catholic World; "The Role of Woman in Virginity" was published in Worship Magazine and "The Role of Woman in Motherhood" is presented here for the first time". Printed on a very nice pale blue laid pape... View more info

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Woman: Some Aspects of Her Role in the Modern World.

By: van Kersbergen, Lydwine.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Loveland, Ohio., Grailville.: 1956

Seller ID: 32657

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; 55 pp. Blue card stock covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding and a .5 cm yap on the fore edge. Foreword by the Most rev. John J. Wright, Bishop of Worcester. Four essays are included in this book (from the copyright page): "The Search for Woman's Role" and "Towards a Christian Concept of Woman" originally appeared in The Catholic World; "The Role of Woman in Virginity" was published in Worship Magazine and "The Role of Woman in Motherhood" is presented here for the first time". Printed on a very nice pale blue laid pape... View more info

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Eruption to Hope.

By: Vanier, Jean

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Griffin House: 1972

Seller ID: 19625

ISBN: 0887600166

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [10] - 105 pp. Jean Vanier is the founder of L'Arche and this book is a collection of talks and poems pleading for the poor, the lonely and the handicapped. First published in 1971, this is the second softcover printing. The covers show mild shelf wear to the edges, else near fine. View more info

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The Broken Body: Journey to Wholeness.

By: Vanier, Jean

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Mahwah, New Jersey, Paulist Press.: 1988

Seller ID: 20381

ISBN: 0809129795

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; viii - 145 pp. A meditation by Vanier on the idea of becoming whole and one. The words mean so much for they are written by one who knows. A trace of mild shelf wear to the cover edges, previous owner's name stamped on the first page, otherwise with a clean interior and a solid binding and showing no evident signs of ever having been used. View more info

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Be Not Afraid.

By: Vanier, Jean.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Griffin House.: 1976

Seller ID: 25915

ISBN: 0887600727

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; xii - 145 pp. First published in 1975, this is the second printing. From the half title page: "Be Not Afraid seeks to give help, to bring peace of soul and provide compassionate understandin g for those who are afraid". Originally presented as a series of talks in Ottawa in 1971 and in Winnipeg in 1973, they have been published now as a book. The covers and page margins show some slight browning, else the book is clean and tight with the appearance of having been used very little if at all. View more info

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Ton silence m'appelle.

By: Vanier, Jean.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec / Paris, France, Editions Fleurus / Editions Bellarmin: 1988

Seller ID: 31489

ISBN: 2890073025

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 18 x 10.5 cm.; 126 pp. The text is in French. This is "Foi Vivante" #228. Jean Vanier reflects on his experiences in Trosly-Breuil, France. Previous owner's name on the first page, otherwise very clean with a tight binding. View more info