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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: 28114

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

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La Vénérable Marie de l'Incarnation, Ursuline. Née Marie Guyart, Fondatrice du Monastère de Québec.

By: Ue religieuse des Ursulines.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paris, France., P. Tequi: Libraire-Editeur.: 1910

Seller ID: 30907

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xxiv - 534 pp. The text is in French. Textured black cloth over boards with a faux panelled spine and gilt lettering on the spine with blind stamped border rules on the front and back boards. With an 8 page introduction by Mgr. Baunard. A quite comprehensive table of contents, "Table des Matières", at the back. This is the "new edition" illustrated with 15 black and white plates one of which is the tissue protected frontis piece. The library markings, none of which are exrternal, are a blacked out stamp on the half title page, a stamp on the title page and attachments on ... View more info

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The Man of Villa Tevere. St. Josemaría Escrivá: His Years in Rome.

By: Urbano, Pilar.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York., Scepter Publishers.: 2011

Seller ID: 31743

ISBN: 1594171424

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (6) - 397 pp. First published in Spanish as "Hombre de Villa Tevere" in 1994, translated into English by Helena Scott in 2002, this is the third Scepter edition. Illustrated with 4 pages of both black and white and full colour photographs. Thirteen page chronology followed by a 19 page index. Very minor wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise it is an as-new and unused book. 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

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Saint Dominic and His Times.

By: Vicaire OP., M. H.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New York., McGraw-Hill Book Company.: 1964

Seller ID: 31663

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 24.5 x 15.5 cm.; xi - 548 - (4) pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the French edition "Histoire de Saint Dominique" by Kathleen Pond. Illustrated with 2 plan drawings (ground plan of Caleruega and a plan map of Bologna), 3 full page maps (one of which is a 2 page spread) and 10 black and white photographs. Eight appendices, 9 page bibliography, 86 pages of notes and an 18 page index. The library markings are tape ghosts on the head and tail edges of the boards, a stamp n the title page and attachments on the back end papers. Previous owner's bookp... View more info

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Hounds of the Lord: Great Dominican Saints Every Catholic Should Know.

By: Vost, Kevin.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Manchester, New Hampshire., Sophia Institute Press: 2015

Seller ID: 31431

ISBN: 1622822897

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xvi - 237 pp. Dr. Vost considers St. Dominic de Guzman, Blessed Humbert of Romans, Blessed Fra Angelico, St. Albert the Great, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Catherine of Siena, St, Martin de Porres, St. Rose of Lima, and Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati. Two page chronology of some saintly Dominicans and a 2 page partial calendar of Dominican feasts. Foreword by Sister Matthew Marie OP. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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The Case of Cornelia Connelly.

By: Wadham, Juliana.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Pantheon Books.: 1957

Seller ID: 32185

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xi - 276 pp. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine, the gilt titling being on a red spine panel and a gilt double-C on the front board. Cornelia was the foundress of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus in England but only after what can best be described as a tumultuous conversion for both her (a Presbyterian then Episcopalian), her husband (an Episcopal Priest in Natchez, Mississippi), and her children. Four page bibliography and a 9 page index. Minor wear to the fore corners of the boads and the spine tips. A clear and removable archival cover has been... View more info

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Mary Theresa.

By: Walzer, Sr. Mary Theresa,

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9847

Condition: Good


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; vii - 62 pp. Plus 4 single sided pages on the Development of the Institute. This biography is of the recently proclaimed St. Mary Theresa Ledochowski. She was born on April 29th 1863 and died on July 6th 1922. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Moderate wear and soiling to the covers with some creasing of the corners. View more info

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A Heart for Africa: The Life and Legacy of Blessed Daniel Comboni.

By: Ward MCCJ., Bernard.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio., Comboni Missionaries: 1996

Seller ID: 30629

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 41 pp. Stiff red covers with white lettering in a saddle stapled binding. A compact and concise biography of Belssed Comboni and his burning love for the African Missions. Illustrated with several black and white photographs. Slight rubbing (shelf wear) to the back cover. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Saints Who Made History: The First Five Centuries.

By: Ward, Maisie.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York., Sheed and Ward.: 1959

Seller ID: 23506

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xiv - 377 pp. Tan cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. Six page bibliography and a 5 page index at the back. Library markings are a library stamp on the front free end paper and a pocket on the back free end paper, no external markings. The externals show light shelf wear to the fore corners and spine tips, otherwise the book is very clean with a solid and sound binding. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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Saints Who Made History: The First Five Centuries.

By: Ward, Maisie.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York., Sheed and Ward.: 1959

Seller ID: 30523

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xiv - 377 pp. Tan cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. Six page bibliography and a 5 page index at the back. Library markings are a library stamp on the title page, the head edge of the text block and attachment remains on the back free end paper. The externals show light shelf wear to the fore corners of the boards and moderate wear to the spine tips with a pull (tear) at the spine crown, otherwise the book is very clean with a solid and sound binding. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. 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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Neglected Saints.

By: Watkin, E. I.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York., Sheed and Ward.: 1955

Seller ID: 30795

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xiii - 241 pp. Gray cloth over boards with tan lettering on the spine. Short biographies of 9 "neglected" saints: St. Martin of Tours, St. Bruno, St. Hugh of Lincoln, Blessed John of Montmirah, Blessed Jordan of Saxony and Blessed Diana D'Andalo, Blessed Osanna of Mantua, St. Thomas of Villanueva and Blessed Antony of Grassi. Previous owner's bookplate on the front free end paper, otherwise clean with a sound binding and showing minor wear to the spine tips. The dust jacket has minor wear to the head edge. View more info

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Friar Thomas d'Aquino: His life, Thought and Work.

By: Weisheipl OP., James A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York., Doubleday & Company.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31726

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xii - 464 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Black and white frontis piece plate, a portrait of St. Thomas from a 15th century painting by Justus of Ghent. Three page summary chronology, 49 page "Brief Catalogue of Authentic Works", 4 page list of primary sources, 37 pages of notes, 9 page index of persons and a 6 page index of subjects. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back free end paper. Previous owner's name crossed out on the half title page. Otherwise clean with a sound bin... View more info

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Sister Mary Elizabeth Gintling: A Life for God.

By: Whall, Tony.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Berlin, Maryland., Salt Water Media.: 2015

Seller ID: 31211

ISBN: 1628060654

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 188 pp. Sister Mary Elizabeth was a professed member of the order "Little Sisters of Jesus and Mary". An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Experiencing Jesus.

By: Wijngaards MHM., John.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press: 1981

Seller ID: 15040

ISBN: 0877932344

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 176 pp. Footnotes. First examines what a religious experience is through use of scripture, recounts stories of six saints and mystics (Simeon the New Theologian, Therese of Lisieux, Francis of Assisi, Teresa of Avila, Charles de Foucauld and Simone Weil) and their use of scripture, and finally gives practical steps on prayer and scripture use. Father Wijngaards was vicar general of the Mill Hill Missionaries of Great Britain. A clean, tight copy of this book; dust jacket has minor wear. View more info

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The Death Camp Proved Him Real: The Life of Blessed Maximilian Kolbe, Franciscan.

By: Winowska, Maria.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Kenosha, Wisconsin., Prow Books / Franciscan Marytown Press.: 1971

Seller ID: 30550

Condition: Good


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 190 - (18) pp. Translated from the original French by Thérèse Plumereau and first published as "Our Lady's Fool" by the Newman Press in 1952. This newer edition by the Franciscans was revised by Rev. Bernard M. Geiger OFMCap with the addition of an Epilogue written by the author, translated by Jacqueline Bowers, and this is the fourth Prow Books printing. Sixteen pages of black and white photographs at the back. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and a pocket on the inside of the back cover. The covers show some mild wear tho... View more info

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Father Kolping: 1813-1865.

By: Wothe, Franz-Josef.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Cologne, Germany., Kolping Verlag: 1962

Seller ID: 11494

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 20.5 x 12 cm.; 43 pp. Greenish wraps with red lettering. translated from the German edition of 1953 by Elizabeth Strakosch. A brief biography of Fr. Kolping illustrated with 8 b/w photographs. Very mild edge wear with some fading to the front at the spine fold. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Miracles of John Paul II. Santo Subito.

By: Zuchniewicz, Pawel.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Catholic Youth Studio / Ignatius Press.: 2006

Seller ID: 32416

ISBN: 0978097904

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 14 pp. ; 193 - (1) pp. Full colour glossy pictorial paper over boards. First published in Polish as "Cuda Jana Pawla II" and translated into English by Paul Bulas, Fr. Ted Novak and Margaret Olszewski. Profusely illustrated with full colour photographs. An as-new and unused book. View more info