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The High Green Hill.

By: Vann OP., Gerald

Price: $4.80

Publisher: London, UK, Collins.: 1951

Seller ID: 20672

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 172 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. A collection of fifteen essays and addresses (one of which is in 3 parts and another in 7 parts) of which four were given by Fr. Vann on the BBC while the rest were previously published in various journals or as pamphlets. Previous owner's name stamped on both sets of end papers, otherwise very clean and tight. The externals show only the mildest of shelf wear. The dust jacket has a faint sticker ghost on the lower spine which is faded, and mild edge wear. View more info

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Awake in Heaven.

By: Vann OP., Gerald.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: New York., Longmans, Green and Company.: 1948

Seller ID: 31970

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 159 pp. Grayish cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. Essentially a reworking of several broadcast talks and conferences given by Fr. Vann, 13 in all with 2 appendices. The library markings are a catalogue number in white on the lower spine, and stamps on the front and back free end papers. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. Otherwise clean with a sound binding and having mild wear to the fore corners of the boards and the spine tips. View more info

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Publications Of The Catholic Truth Society, Volume XIX (19)

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Catholic Truth Society: 1894

Seller ID: 25929

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


16mo - 16.5 x 12 cm.; Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine and CTS logo blind stamped on front board. Pagination is unique to each article as these are a re-issue from previously published pamphlets. Contents: 1 - "St. Teresa" by David Lewis. 2 - "The True History of Maria Monk". 3 - "The Spanish Inquisition" by Rev. S. F. Smith. 4 - "St. Alphonsus Liguori", 5 - "A Workhouse Concert" by L. E. Dobree, 6 - Readings in Catholic Doctrine, A - "The Christian Sabbath" by Rev. Charles Galton, B - "Prayers to Saints" by Rev. Sydney F. Smith. 7... View more info

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Mental Illness and Religious Life.

By: Vaughan SJ., Richard P.

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1962

Seller ID: 20683

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xi - 198 pp. Light green cloth over boards with dark green lettering on spine. From the author's preface: ". . . [this book] is written primarily for religious about religious. It is written for those who must share community life with a mentally ill fellow religious or to whom has been entrusted the task of guiding and counseling . . .". Minor shelf wear and light soiling to the externals while the interior is clean and tight. View more info

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Catholics and Evolution / The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ. 2 booklets.

By: Vecchierello OFM., Rev. Hubert.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Paterson, New Jersey., St. Anthony Guild Press.: 1932/33

Seller ID: 27309

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; Fr. Vecchierello was the Dean of Science at St. Bonaventure's College, Member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and other scientific organizations. The 2 booklets or monographs are: 1 - "Catholics and Evolution", 1933, 20 pp with a 2 pp bibliography, 2 - "The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ", 1932, 28 pp with a 1 page bibliography. Both are bound in light gray boards with black lettering and a black cloth spine. Minor edge wear to the boards and the board margins are browned. The interiors are clean and the bindings are tight. Both bo... View more info

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Devotion to the Sacred Heart: Object, Ends, Practice, Motives.

By: Verheylezoon SJ., Fr. Louis.

Price: $10.40

Publisher: Rockford, Illinois., Tan Books.: 1978

Seller ID: 25893

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xlv - 280 pp. First published in Flemish in 1946 as "De Devotie tot het Heilig Hart" and the translation into English is not accredited though I believe it was done by the author himself. Foreword by Fr. C. C. Martindale SJ and from that forward: "This book . . . concentrates of that aspect of the cult of the Sacred Heart which St, Margaret Mary was supernaturally guided to make popular". Two appendices, Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and Associations in Honour of the Sacred Heart at the back. The covers show mild wear and a previous owner's name is blacked out ... View more info

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Praying with Benedict: Prayer in the Rule of St. Benedict.

By: Vermeiren OCSO., Korneel.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications.: 1999

Seller ID: 26318

ISBN: 0879077905

Condition: Fine


12mo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; x - 132 pp. Translated and Introducted by Richard Yeo, OSB, Abbot of Downside. Vermeiren is Abbot of the Monastery of Koningshoeven in the Netherlands. From the back cover: ". . . explores the spirituality of the early monastic tradition from the fourth to the sixth centuries. He looks at the central place of prayer in the Rule of St. Benedict and the tradition of continuous prayer . . .". Nine pages of notes, a 1 page select bibliography and a 4 page index of references to the Rule of St. Benedict at the back. A new and unused book. View more info

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Desiring Life: Benedict on Wisdom and the Good Life.

By: Vest, Norvene.

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Boston, Massachussets., Cowley Publications.: 2000

Seller ID: 28525

ISBN: 1561011827

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (10) - 171 pp. This is the third volume in Vest's series on Benedictine spirituality for people in the world today. "No Moment Too Small" looked at silence, holy reading, and prayer. "Friend of the Soul" looked at the modern workplace. This volume considers issues of relations to the world (wisdom), to ourselves (virtue), and to each other (ethics). Norvene Vest is an oblate of a Benedictine abbey in Valyermo, California. Five pages of questions for reflection in the back. An as-new and unread book. View more info

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Fundamental Moral Attitudes.

By: Von Hildebrand, Dietrich.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New York., Longmans, Green and Company.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26887

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; (6) - 72 pp. Light tan cloth over boards with brown lettering on the spine. First edition and so stated. Translated from the German by Alice M. Jourdain who was to later become Dietrich's wife. The five attitudes considered are reverence, faithfulness, awareness of responsibilty, veracity and goodness. The library markings are a very faint ghost of a label on the lower spine and two previous owner's stamps on the front free end paper, both from private libraries attached to convents. Otherwise the book is clean with a tight binding. A clear and removable archival cover h... View more info

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Sex - Love - Marriage: A Handbook and Guide for Catholics.

By: von Hornstein, F. X. and A. Faller. (editors)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Freiburg, Germany., Herder / Palm Publishers.: 1964

Seller ID: 21067

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; x - 388 pp. Light blue cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. Thirty four essays by various authors on sexuality and marriage. Six page index at the back. The boards show mild shelf wear and soiling. Previous owner's name stamped on the front free end paper. View more info

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The Call From Beyond: Thoughts for a Retreat.

By: Walchars SJ., John.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota., North Central Publishing Company.: 1960

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23621

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [14] - 172 pp. Tan cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Father Walchars was raised in Austria and ordained in China. He was a missionary in Communist China and an interpreter with the American Peace Mission and later ended up in the United States as a teacher and popular retreat master. His signature and inscription is on the front free endpaper. The book shows mild to moderate wear with a clean interior and a sound binding. The dust jacket is worn on the edges and damp stained on the spine and front.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Living Parish.

By: Ward CSC., Leo R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Fides Publishers.: 1959

Seller ID: 25881

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; xvi - 191 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Based on Fr. Ward's visits to exceptional parishes spread through eleven dioceses and nine states, the book looks at those features of parish life that give life to the parish. The book shows very mild wear to the spine tips and the gilding for the letters "T" and "h" on the spine is rubbed off. Otherwise, the book appears to have been used very little if at all. The dust jacket shows only mild wear to the edges and that to the spine tips. View more info

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New Life in Catholic Schools.

By: Ward, Leo R.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Mo., B. Herder Book Co.: 1958

Seller ID: 19194

Condition: Good+


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 198 pp. Approbations present. Index. Father Ward (1893-1984) was a member of the Congregation of Holy Cross, a professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, an author of several texts on philosophy, popular novels and was an award-winning poet. This is his critique of Catholic schools - "This book is written in the conviction that a new Catholic vision is conceivable and is demanded. At least we need a revision and reliving of some old vital Catholic vision. We will not settle for less." Edgewear on boards with a spine number, soiled top text block edge,... View more info

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The Clothes of Religion, A Reply to Popular Positivism in Two Essays and a Postscript.

By: Ward, Wilfrid.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: London / New York., Burns and Oates / Catholic Publication Society.:

Seller ID: 24269

Condition: Fair


16mo - 16 x 10.5 cm.; 128 pp. No publication date. Contents: Preface, The Clothes of Religion, Pickwickian Positivism, Postscript. Ward, 1856-1916, was a Catholic English essayist and editor of the Dublin Review. The two essays were originally published in the National Review are part of a controversy involving Herbert Spencer, Frederic Harrison and Sir J. Stephen. Cloth-covered boards are sunned with light soiling and edgewear, binding is loosening with the first signature starting to give; text pages are clean. View more info

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Christ Over the Seven Seas.

By: Waters, Harold.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania., Dimension Books.: 1967

Seller ID: 30320

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 248 pp. A collection of some of the "greatest tales of religious courage on the high seas during this epoch". All are true stories about Chaplain Joseph O'Callahan of the Aircraft Carrier "Franklin", Mary Crosetti serving lepers in the Solomons, Father Damien of Molokai, the four chaplains who died on the Troop Transport "Dorchester" in 1943, among many others. Former owner's name stamp on front free endpaper, otherwise, a clean text and sturdy binding. Dust jacket has a tidy tape repair, some closed tears on edges, faded spine. View more info

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Practicing Catholic: Essays Historical, Literary, Sporting, and Elegiac.

By: Weigel, George.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York., The Crossroad Publishing Company.: 2012

Seller ID: 32510

ISBN: 0824500229

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvii - 294 pp. A serendipitous collection of essays by some one who knows how to write collected into five sections: I - "In Our Times", II - "Men of Letters", III - "Catholics in These United States", IV - "The Sporting Life", V - "Remembrance". Minor wear to the fore corners of the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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God and the Unconscious.

By: White OP., Victor.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Henry Regnery Company.: 1953

Seller ID: 31993

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xxv - 277 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First published by Harvill Press of the UK in 1952. Thirteen page foreword by C. G. Jung. One appendix (28 pages) by Gebhard Frei SMB, entitled "On Analytical Psychology: The Method and Teaching of C. G. Jung." Four page glossary, 5 page index of books and peiodicals quoted from or referred and lastly, a 3 page index of authors quoted and other persons mentioned. Previous owner's name stamped on the front free end paper, tape stains on the ouside margins of both free end papers, otherwise clean with a sou... View more info

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Meditations in Verse.

By: Wilberforce, Robert.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: London, UK., Catholic Truth Society.: 1950

Seller ID: 11333

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 35 - (1) pp. Gray wraps with red lettering and linework in a saddle stapled binding. Foreword by Alfred Noyes. Wilberforce, a member of the British Foreign Service, was also affiliated with the latter day Oxford and Tractarian Movements. A collection of 29 poems, all of them being sincere expressions of Catholic life. Minor soiling to the covers while the interior is clean and the binding is tight. The American edition, which this is, was distributed in America by the Guild Bookshop of New York. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Excellent Catholic Parishes: The Guide to Best Places and Practices.

By: Wilkes, Paul.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press: 2001

Seller ID: 8432

ISBN: 0809139928

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 12.5 cm.; 255 pp. Profiles eight US parishes and provides a directory for hundreds more as well as a list of traits common to excellent parishes. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Ye Gods -

By: Willock, Ed.

Price: $14.40

Publisher: New York., Sheed & Ward: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16960

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; xii - 151 pp. Gray cloth over boards with dark blue lettering on spine. A collection of 24 satirical articles by long-time friend of Peter Maurin and supporter of the Catholic Worker movement. The articles had previously been published in the periodical "Torch". Previous owner's names stamped on the front free end paper (clipped) and the back paste down end paper. The book itself shows mild shelf wear with a clean interior and a solid binding. The dust jacket is edge worn with small nicks, chips and closed tear with a faded spine. View more info