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Image for Unfeigned Love: Historical Accounts of Caroline Chisholm and Her Work.

Unfeigned Love: Historical Accounts of Caroline Chisholm and Her Work.

By: Stinson, Rodney.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia., Yorkcross Pty. Ltd.: 2008

Seller ID: 33128

ISBN: 0975601849

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 192 pp. From the back cover: "Having overcome indecision and self-doubt to begin her pre-eminent work of charity and social reform centered in Sydney in the 1840's, Caroline Chisholm made an offering of her talents to the God who gave them. She unstintingly kept her vow, benefiting many, many thousands. The book's documents relate their need and circumstances." Illustrated with 21 black and white photographs, maps and reproductions used as page insets. Slight scuffing to the covers best seen in reflected light, otherwise the book appears to be as-new and appears un... 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

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

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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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

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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

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

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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The Lion of Munster: The Bishop Who Roared Against the Nazis.

By: Utrecht, Fr. Daniel.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Charlotte, North Carolina., Tan Books.: 2016

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33127

ISBN: 1618907646

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiii - 404 pp. Pictorial (photographs) paper over boards with a matching dust jacket. Illustrated with 16 pages of back and white photographs. Twenty page appendix, "On the Trail of a Mysterious Document", 4 page bibliography and a 16 page index. Signed by the author on the title page with a dedication and a Latin quote; "nec laudibus, nec timore" - the episcopal motto of bishop von Galen ' "neither by flattery, nor by fear". A phrase taken from the rite of consecration of a bishop.; Signed by Author View more info

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Father Vincent McNabb, OP.: The Portrait of a Great Dominican.

By: Valentine OP., Ferdinand.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, UK., Burns & Oates.: 1955

Seller ID: 32930

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xvii - 418 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The text block head edge is stained blue though very faded now. Foreword by Hilary Carpenter, OP. More of a recollection of Fr. McNabb using many original letters and correspondence that show the willingness of this servant of God, Fr. McNabb, to respond to the will of God for his life. Included is correspondence with Hilaire Belloc, G. K. Chesterton and G. Bernard Shaw. The boards show minor wear and scuffing with a sticker ghost on the lower spine. Previous owner's book plate on the front paste dow... 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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Traveling with the Saints in Italy; Contemporary Pilgrimages on Ancient Paths.

By: Vardey, Lucinda.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Kitchener, Ontario., Castle Quay Books.: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33324

ISBN: 1897186002

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xx - 426 pp. Illustrated with several black and white pictures and maps. Seven pages of bibliographical references and a 5 page index. The author details pilgrimages in Northern Italy, Central Italy, Rome and then Southern Italy including many well known saints and several lesser-known or hidden saints. ". . . an overview of the life of each saint, a summary of his or her spiritual teaching, a pilgrim prayer and suggestions for intention, an itinerary for a stay of one or two days, maps, and detailed directions to the prime places to visit . . ." Signed by the aut... View more info