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Image for The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila. Volume Two (2): The Way of Perfection, Meditations on the Song of Songs, The Interior Castle.

The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila. Volume Two (2): The Way of Perfection, Meditations on the Song of Songs, The Interior Castle.

By: St. Teresa of Avila. (Kieran Kavanaugh OCD and Otilio Rodriguez OCD - translators)

Price: $9.90

Publisher: Washington, DC., ICS Publications.: 1980

Seller ID: 31170

ISBN: 0960087664

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 554 pp. This is volume two of the three volume set. Definitive edition from the Institute of Carmeilte Studies (ICS). Forty-four pages of notes, 40 page index and a 9 page appendix to the index along with a 2 page scriptural index. The covers show mild edge wear and scuffing. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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Story of a Soul; The Autobiography of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

By: St. Therese Of Lisieux (John Clarke OCD, translator)

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Washington, DC., ICS Publications. (Institute of Carmelite Studies).: 1976

Seller ID: 31803

ISBN: 0960087648

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm; xviii - 299 pp. First published in 1975, this is the second printing. A new translation from the original manuscripts, "Histoire d'une âme" by John Clarke OCD. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. Three appendices: "A letter Sister Thérèse carried on her heart on the day of her profession", "Act of oblation to merciful love", and a "Chronology" (8 pages). Nine page general index followed by a 2 page biblical index. Mild wear to the cover edges, the top fore corners of 3 pages have dog-eared creases, small remainder mark on the text block tail edge, ... View more info

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Walk-Ons & Bit-Parts.

By: Stadelman, Sara Lee.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Penumbra Press: 2000

Seller ID: 10062

ISBN: 1894131096

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 208 pp. A memoir of sorts by Sara Lee about her life in the dramatic arts of interpretive movement. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Sara Lee is a very engaging person and her dynamism and faith are readily apparent on the stage. View more info

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Gem: The Life of Sister Mac, Geraldine MacNamara.

By: Stebner, Eleanor J.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Novalis.: 2001

Seller ID: 31213

ISBN: 2895071330

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 19 x 14 cm.; 111 pp. Four page foreword by Rosemary Radford Ruether. Eleanor was a member of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary and in 1976, founded Rossbrook House in Winnipeg, Manitoba, a drop-in centre for aboriginal youth. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. One page selected bibliography. Other than some very mild shelf wear to the edges of the covers, the book is as-new and unused. View more info

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Marie Thérèse de Lamourous: Firm of Hand, Loving of Heart.

By: Stefanelli SM., Joseph.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio., North American Center for Marianist Studies.: 2001

Seller ID: 31739

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 15 cm.; vii - 30 pp. Red card stock covers in a saddle stapled binding. Illustrated with several black and white photographs, drawings and a map of the southwest of France. One page bibliography at the back. Aside from some light scuffing to the covers, this is an as-new and unused booklet. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Adèle: Aristocrat for the Poor.

By: Stefanelli SM., Joseph.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio., North American Center for Marianist Studies.: 1999

Seller ID: 31740

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 15 cm.; vi - 28 pp. Yellow card stock covers in a saddle stapled binding. Illustrated with several black and white photographs, drawings and a map of the southwest of France. One and a bit page bibliography at the back. Aside from some light scuffing to the covers, this is an as-new and unused booklet. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Diversity in Holiness.

By: Steuart SJ., R. H. J.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York., Sheed & Ward.: 1937

Seller ID: 30593

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; vii - 221 pp. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The text block head edge is stained brown as issued. A collection of 12 essays on the following saints, blesseds and "saints in waiting": Mother Julian of Norwich, St. Francis de Sales, Brother Lawrence, St. Benedict Joseph Labré, The Holy Man of Tours, St. Catherine of Genoa, Marie-Eustelle Harpain, St. Teresa of Lisieux, The Abbé Huvelin, St. Bernadette Soubirous, St. John Baptist - Curé d'Ars, St. Ignatius Loyola. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page an... View more info

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Edel Quinn: Envoy of the Legion of Mary to Africa. A Heroine of the Apostolate, 1907-1944.

By: Suenens. Msgr. Leon-Joseph.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland., C. J. Fallon Limited.: 1954

Seller ID: 32270

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13 cm.; xviii - 272 - (6) pp. Blue cloth over boards with red lettering on the spine. From the author's introduction: "Edel Quinn was a frail young girl, given up by the doctors, who went off as a lay missionary to bring the Legion of Mary to British Central and East Africa." Translated from the French "Une Héroine de l'Apostolat: Edel Quinn" with no translator mentioned. Illustrated with black and white photographs and 2 maps. Five page preface by Archbishop Riberi, the Internuncio to China at the time. Two page glossary followed by the two mentioned maps at the ... View more info

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Cyril and Methodius of Thessalonica: The Acculturation of the Slavs.

By: Tachiaos, Anthony-Emil N.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Crestwood, New York., St. Vladimir's Seminary Press.: 2001

Seller ID: 8532

ISBN: 0881411981

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 18 cm.; x - 206 pp. With extensive notes and 5 page bibliography. Illustrated with b/w photographs and maps. The brothers, Cyril and Methodius, brought the written word to the Slavs and laid the foundation of their spiritual life. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Letters from my Friend Teilhard de Chardin. 1948-1955. (Including letters written during his final years in America).

By: Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre. (compiled by Pierre Leroy).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1980

Seller ID: 31839

ISBN: 0809103109

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; viii - 216 pp. Black paper ovver boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated with 8 black and white photographs. Translated from the original French by Mary Lukas who has also written a 4 page preface for this edition. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper, otherwise the book is very clean and showing no wear of any note. The unclipped dust jacket has minor wear to the head edge and the spine tips. View more info

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Mes Voyages Avec Teilhard De Chardin.

By: Terra, Helmut de.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Editions Du Seuil: 1965

Seller ID: 9532

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; 158 pp. The text in French. De Terra was with Teilhard de Chardin on the 1935 Yale-Cambridge Expedition in northern and central India. Moderate wear and soiling to the externals with a previous owner's name stamped on the first page. View more info

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Augustine the Theologian.

By: TeSelle, Eugene.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: New York., Herder and Herder.: 1970

Seller ID: 30569

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 381 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt letterig on the spine. Four page chronological table of Augustine's works, a 10 page bibliography and 3 indices - passages cited, modern authors, and a topical index. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and an attachment on the back free end paper. Otherwise clean with a sound bindng and showing only mild wear to the spine tips. The dust jacket is quite worn on the head edge and the spine is tad faded. View more info

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Suor Maria Gabriella Trappista, 1914-1939.

By: Testore, Celestino.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Vitorchiano (Viterbo), Italy., Manastero Di N. S. Di S. Giuseppe: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9282

Condition: Good


12mo -19 x 13 cm.; 413 pp. The text is in Italian. Preface by "Sua Eccellenza Mons. Giuseppe Melas, Vescovo di Nuoro". Illustrated with sepia tone photogrpahs. The library was a monastic (trappist) one with minimal markings though there is a spine removal scar and stain on the lower spine with the first 3 letters of "Suor" being peeled off. View more info

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Cry the Gospel with Your Life. Religious Life in the Footsteps of Brother Charles of Jesus.

By: The Little Brothers and Little Sisters of Jesus.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books.: (1981)

Seller ID: 32343

ISBN: 0871931524

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 242 pp. From the front cover: "A most faithful and moving report on Charles de Foucauld's conversion and life in the desert, together with a witness of what the Little Brothers and Little Sisters are doing today." Eight pages of footnote references at the back. Mild wear to and light scuffing on the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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The Life and Glories of Saint Joseph: Husband of Mary, Foster-Father of Jesus, and Patron of the Universal Church.

By: Thompson, Edward Healy.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Rockford, Illinois., Tan Books and Publishers.: 1980

Seller ID: 31564

ISBN: 0895551616

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 17.5 x 10.5 cm.; xxvi - 488 pp. First published in 1888, this is the much later Tan Books reprint. From the title page: "Grounded on the Dissertations of Canon Antonio Vitali, Father José Moreno, and other writers." Present at the back is the decree of Pius IX declaring Saint Joseph patron of the universal Church in the original Latin with a English translation following and concluding with a prayer to St. Joseph. Other some very light shelf wear to the edges of the covers and inked note (date) on the first page, the book is as-new and unused. View more info

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The Franciscan of Bourges.

By: Toledano, Marc.

Price: $7.65

Publisher: London, UK., George G. Harrap & Co.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30408

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 173 - (1) pp. Purple paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the original French edition of 1967 by B. B. Rafter and Heather Cremonesi. Black and white frontis photograph of Alfred Stanke. The true story of a German Franciscan monk, Alfred Stanke, who gives aid to imprisoned resistance members during World War II. Minor shelf wear present to the unclipped dust jacket and the book has mild shlef wear to the spine tips, otherwise clean with a solid binding. View more info

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The Life of Christina of Markyate.

By: Translated by C. H. Talbot.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Oxford, UK., Oxford University Press.: 2009

Seller ID: 32804

ISBN: 0199556059

Condition: Fine


12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; xxxi - (3) - 100 pp. First issued by Oxford as a volume in the series "Oxford World Classics" in 2008, this is the second printing. Revised with an introduction (20 pages) and notes (11 pages) by Samuel Fanous and Henrietta Leyser.. One page chronology of Christina's life, map of plaxces associated with Christina, a 3 page bibliography, and a 2 page index. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Saint Augustine: Man, Pastor, Mystic.

By: Trape OSA., Agostino.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York., Catholic Book Publishing.: 1986

Seller ID: 23724

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; 384 pp. Translated from the original Italian "S. Agostino: L'Uomo, Il Pastore, Il Mystico" by Matthew J. O'Connell. Illustrated with a 12 page section of black and white reproductions and a map on coated paper. From the back cover: "Father Trape, a world-renowned Augustinian scholar , graphically portrays the burning quest for wisdom on the part of Augustine the man, the absolute dedication to the Church on the part of Augustine the pastor, and the authentic love for God and neighbor as well as the spiritual flights of Augustine the mystic". Previous owner's name blacked o... View more info

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Curé D'Ars St. Jean-Marie-Baptiste Vianney (1786-1859) According to the Acts of the Process of Canonization and Numerous Hitherto Unpublished Documents.

By: Trochu, Abbe Francis.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Rockford, Illinois., Tan Books and Publishers.: 1977

Seller ID: 32839

Condition: Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 586 pp. Translated from the French by Dom Ernest Graf, OSB and first published in 1927. A biography of the holy Curé of Ars - St. John Vianney. Trochu discarded, for the most part, much of the popular legend that surrounded Vianney and based his book on the official "Process of Beatification and Canonization", thus giving an account that is "at once marvelous and authentic". Illustrated with several black and white photographs/reproductions. Two page index at the back. Mild wear and scuffing to the sovers and the beginning of reading crease in the spine,ot... View more info

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Emile Tessier, 1882-1964.

By: Trottier FJ., Alice.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta., Les Filles De Jesus.: 2001

Seller ID: 12099

ISBN: 1550568655

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xv - 112 pp. The text is in French. Introduction by Père Emile Brière of Madonna House. Fr. Tessier was an Oblate of Mary Immaculate, born in Montreal but raised in Alberta. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Two page bibliography. Signed by Père Brière on the first page, the author of the preface. View more info