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Image for The Political Testament of Cardinal Richelieu. (the significant chapters and supporting selections).

The Political Testament of Cardinal Richelieu. (the significant chapters and supporting selections).

By: Cardinal Richelieu. (Armand Jean du Plessis).

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin., The University of Wisconsin Press.: 1978

Seller ID: 31794

ISBN: 0299024245

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xvi - 128 pp. First published in 1961, this is the fifth printing. Translated from the French by Henry Bertram Hill. Footnoted throughout with bibliographical references. Very minor wear to the covers, bit of soiling on the lower fore edge of the text block. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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I, Francis.

By: Carretto, Carlo.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Maryknoll, New York., Orbis Books.: 1983

Seller ID: 32965

ISBN: 0883442000

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xiii - 125 pp. Translated from the Italian edition of 1980, "Io, Francesco", by Robert R. Barr. This is the third soft cover printing. Includes a section "Praying with Saint Francis - A Little Divine Office Composed from His Words and His Prayers". A touch of wear to the edges of the covers. else fine. View more info

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Patch: Memories of an Irish Lad.

By: Carroll CSC., Patrick J.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10205

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 11.5 cm.; 342 - [2] pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, now quite faded. A first edition. A variant edition has black lettering on the spine. The copyright dated 1930 is held by Rev. Eugene P. Burke. The list of other books by the same author has four and stops at "School Plays", "The Ship in the Wake" and "Ted". Minor wear to the corners and spine crown/heel with that restricted mainly to the tail edges probably due to shelf wear. The binding is tight (solid and square) and the interior is very clean. The dust jacket was originally an emerald green but is now quite faded... View more info

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A Woman of Unity. (Mother Lurana of Graymoor).

By: Celine SA., Sister Mary.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Graymoor, Garrison, New York, Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement: 1956

Seller ID: 10044

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xiii - 357 pp. Deep maroon cloth with red lettering on spine and front board. A biography of a remarkable woman, Mother Lurana of Graymoor, foundress of the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement. Foreword by Archbishop Richard J. Cushing. Mother Lurana was the foundress of Graymoor after starting her religious life as a professed Anglican nun. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Seventeen page index at the back. The book shows overall and mild shelf wear while the dust jacket is worn on the edges and scuffed. View more info

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A Woman of Unity. (Mother Lurana of Graymoor)

By: Celine SA., Sister Mary.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Graymoor, Garrison, New York, Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement:

Seller ID: 22063

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 252 pp. First published in 1956, this is the third printing of the soft cover edition. A biography of a remarkable woman, Mother Lurana of Graymoor, foundress of the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement. Foreword by Archbishop Richard J. Cushing. Mother Lurana was the foundress of Graymoor after starting her religious life as a professed Anglican nun. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Ten page index at the back. A new and unread / unused book. View more info

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A Woman of Unity. (Mother Lurana of Graymoor)

By: Celine, Sister Mary. SA.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Graymoor, Garrison, New York, Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement:

Seller ID: 21481

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 252 pp. First published in 1956, this is the third printing of the soft cover edition. A biography of a remarkable woman, Mother Lurana of Graymoor, foundress of the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement. Foreword by Archbishop Richard J. Cushing. Mother Lurana was the foundress of Graymoor after starting her professed religious life as a professed Anglican nun. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Ten page index at the back. A new and unread / unused book. View more info

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Therese of Lisieux: A Life of Love.

By: Chalon, Jean.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Ligouri, Missouri., Liguori Publications.: 1997

Seller ID: 8263

ISBN: 0764801112

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xi - 276 pp. A popularized and well done biography of the Little Flower. Well indexed with a one page bibliography and illustrated with black and white photographs. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Évêques catholiques du Canada; Canadian R. C. Bishops. 1658-1979.

By: Chapeau, Andre, OSB; Louis-Philippe Normand, OMI; Lucienne Plante, CND.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Research Centre in Religious History of Canada / St. Paul University.: 1980

Seller ID: 9720

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 194 pp. Designed as a tool for research in the history of the Canadian Catholic Church, this has four parts: Biographical index of Canadian bishops, index of dioceses, index of titular or "in partibus" sees, general index. Text is bilingual with entries in French or English depending on whether the diocese is considered to be French or English. Some light soiling on the covers. View more info

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Ignatius Loyola and Francis de Sales: Two Masters - One Spirituality.

By: Charmot SJ., F.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri., B. Herder Book Company.: 1966

Seller ID: 31037

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 251 pp. This is volume 32 in the "Cross and Crown Series of Spirituality" under the general editorship of Jordan Aumann OP. Wine red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the French edition of 1963, "Deux Maîtres: Une Spirituaité: Ignace Loyola - François de Sales", by Sister M. Renelle SSND. One and a bit page bibliography. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back free end paper. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. The dust jacket has moderate edge wear, mostly on t... View more info

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Faith and Freedom: The Life and Times of Bill Ryan, SJ.

By: Chodos, Bob and Jamie Swift.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Novalis.: 2002

Seller ID: 11987

ISBN: 2895072469

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 253 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Born in Renfrew, Ontario in 1925, Fr. Ryan moved into a very active role on international stage dealing with issues of social justice and the years of 'turmoil' between the church and Jesuits. Illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Inked date on the half title page and the dust jacket has a crease on the inside front flap corner. View more info

Image for From Quebec to the Canadian North: Mikilar: Lionel Ducharme, Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate, Apostle of the Inuit, 1897-1979.

From Quebec to the Canadian North: Mikilar: Lionel Ducharme, Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate, Apostle of the Inuit, 1897-1979.

By: Choque OMI., Charles.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Churchill, Manitoba., R. C. Episcopal Corporation.: 1992

Seller ID: 27401

ISBN: 0969216335

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 236 pp. "Mikilar" (Little One) was the nick name given Fr. Ducharme by the Inuit whom he served. Illustrated with many black and white photographs and one very handy map. Eight page Inuktitut Lexicon at the back. View more info

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Guy Mary-Rousselière: 1913-1994

By: Choque OMI., Charles.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Churchill, Manitoba / Montreal, Quebec., R. C. Episcopal Corporation / Mediaspaul: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32143

ISBN: 0969216351

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 351 pp. The text is in English. A biography of one of the indomnitable Oblate missionaries who worked in Canada's Arctic regions among the Inuit. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Indices of Innuit names, white names, Inuktitut glossary, archaeological studies by Guy Mary-Rousseliere, lists of books and articles by Fr. Guy including all articles published in "Eskimo" magazine. Very mild wear and light scuffing to the covers, else fine. View more info

Image for From Quebec to the Canadian North: Mikilar: Lionel Ducharme, Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate, Apostle of the Inuit, 1897-1979.

From Quebec to the Canadian North: Mikilar: Lionel Ducharme, Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate, Apostle of the Inuit, 1897-1979.

By: Choque OMI., Charles.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Churchill, Manitoba., R. C. Episcopal Corporation.: 1992

Seller ID: 32268

ISBN: 0969216335

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 236 pp. "Mikilar" (Little One) was the nick name given Fr. Ducharme by the Inuit whom he served. Illustrated with many black and white photographs and one very handy map. Eight page Inuktitut Lexicon at the back. Minor wear to the edges of the covers and with one diagonal crease in the front cover. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Blessed Marie Leonie Paradis: Her Multiple and Mysterious Ways, 1840-1912.

By: Cimichella OSM., Bishop Andre M.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Sherbrooke, Quebec., Editions Mont Sainte-Famille.: 1984

Seller ID: 32771

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 96 pp. Illustrated (photograph) green wraps in a saddle stapled binding. Translated and abridged from the French original "Marie Léonie Paradis: Ses multiples et mystérieux chemins, 1840-1912" by Marguerite Lyons. Short bibliography on the inside of the back cover. Mild wear to the cover edges, else very clean and tight. View more info

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St. Paul of the Cross: Challenged by the Crucified.

By: Cingolani CP., Gabriele.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Uniion City, New Jersey., Passionist Publications.: 1994

Seller ID: 29901

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; (4) - 90 pp. St. Paul of the Cross is the founder of the Passionists (CP). This biography was translated and edited from the Italian "Paolo Danei: La Provocazione della Croce" by Dominic Papa CP and Victor Hoagland CP. Illustrated with many black and white photographs, reproductions and drawings, 2 of which are in full colour. The covers some very light edge wear, else fine. View more info

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St. Paul of the Cross: Challenged by the Crucified.

By: Cingolani CP., Gabriele.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Uniion City, New Jersey., Passionist Publications.: 1994

Seller ID: 32491

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; (4) - 90 pp. St. Paul of the Cross is the founder of the Passionists (CP). This biography was translated and edited from the Italian "Paolo Danei: La Provocazione della Croce" by Dominic Papa CP and Victor Hoagland CP. Illustrated with many black and white photographs, reproductions and drawings, 2 of which are in full colour. The covers some very light edge wear, else fine. View more info

Image for Bernadette: From Lourdes . . . to Nevers.

Bernadette: From Lourdes . . . to Nevers.

By: Combes, Abbe Andre.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: (Lyons?), France., 1949

Seller ID: 32599

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 14.5 cm.; 40 pp. No specific place of publication is given. Well illustrated with black and white photographs and reproductions. Minor wear and light rubbing to the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Saint Rita of Cascia.

By: Corcoran OSA., M. J.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., St. Rita's Shrine.: 1924

Seller ID: 33045

Condition: Near Fine


32mo - 12 x 7.5 cm.; 87 pp. Light gray wraps with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. This small booklet was issued to promote and foster devotion to St. Rita. Contains a short biography, devotions and novena, indulgenced prayers, and exercises. Light tanning or sunning to the front cover, else fine. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

Image for The Life and Works of Saint Vincent de Paul. (Monsieur Vincent: Le grand saint du grand siècle). Three volumes.

The Life and Works of Saint Vincent de Paul. (Monsieur Vincent: Le grand saint du grand siècle). Three volumes.

By: Coste CM., Pierre.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., Newman Press.: 1952

Seller ID: 30943

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; Volume 1: xxiii - 608 pp. Volume 2: xi - 500 pp. Volume 3: xii - 563 pp. Twenty four page bibliography and and a 41 page index at the back of volume 3. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First published in 1934/1935, translated from the original French by Joseph Leonard CM and reprinted by the Newman Press in 1952. These three volumes are a companion set to the previously published eight volumes of the saint's correspondence and were the first complete biography of St. Vincent de Paul. All three volumes are illustrated with black and white period rep... View more info

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One Woman's Journey: A Portrait of Pauline Vanier.

By: Cowley, Deborah & George Cowley.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Novalis.: 1992

Seller ID: 25660

ISBN: 2890885720

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 175 pp. Pauline is the mother of Jean Vanier, founder of L'Arche, wife of Georges Vanier, Governor General of Canada, Pauline had an interesting life and was a remarkable woman in her own right. She and her husband are being considered for canonization in the Catholic Church. Three page foreword by Jean Vanier. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The covers have a trace of wear to the edges, else fine. View more info