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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

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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

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

By: Cowley, Deborah & George Cowley.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Novalis.: 1992

Seller ID: 31769

ISBN: 2890885720

Condition: Very Good


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 minor wear to the edges, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Eucharistic Miracles and Eucharistic Phenomena in the Lives of the Saints.

By: Cruz, Joan Carroll.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Rockford, Illinois., Tan Books and Publishers.: 1987

Seller ID: 31107

ISBN: 0895553031

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xxii - 305 - (9) pp. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Two page glossary and a 3 page select bibliography. Other than some very wear to the edges of the covers, the book appears to have never been used. View more info

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The Nun of Kenmare: An Autobiography.

By: Cusack, Sister Mary Francis.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachussets., Ticknor and Company: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10868

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; xix - 556 pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt decoration on front. Mary Francis, a convert from Anglicanism, joined the Poor Clares in Kenmare, Ireland. Due to her activities in areas of social concern, she left the order and founded the Sisters of Peace, eventually moving to America. Minor wear to the corners with a small tear (1/4") on the external hinge at the back top. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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Saint Bernard et ses Fils.

By: Daniel-Rops, Henri.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Tours, France., Maison Mame: 1962

Seller ID: 9132

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 15.5 cm.; 215 pp. Ivory cloth with black strip on front board. Gilt lettering on spine, gilt and blue lettering on front. The text is in French. An illustrated history/biography of Saint Bernard and his followers. 32 black and white photographic plates some of which are fold-out. Binding is a tad shaken and the back end paper hinge has been repaired with archival hinge tape.. Folded in fore edge of most fold -out illustrations is creased from improper closing of the book. The library is a monastic one with the only library marking being a stamp on the title page. Text is very clea... View more info

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Monsieur Vincent: The Story of St. Vincent de Paul.

By: Daniel-Rops, Henri.

Price: $7.65

Publisher: New York., Hawthorn Books.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30540

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 141 - (3) pp. Light beige cloth over boards with burnt orange lettering on the spine. The text block head edge is stained blue as issued. Translated from the French edition of 1959, "Monsieur Vincent", by Julie Kernan. Illustrated with 19 pages of black and white photographic reproductions and many line drawings. Two page chronology, "Dates of importance during the life of St. Vincent de Paul". The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back end papers. Minor shelf wear to the spine tops and fore corners of the boar... View more info

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Saint Paul: Apostle of Nations.

By: Daniel-Rops, Henri.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Fides Publishers Association.: 1953

Seller ID: 31830

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; (6) - 163 pp. Green and beige linen over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the French by Jex Martin. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back end papers. Minor wear and rubbing to the board edges and the joints, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Father Benedict: The Spiritual and Intellectual Legacy of Pope Benedict XVI.

By: Day, James F.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Manchester, New Hampshire., Sophia Institute Press.: 2016

Seller ID: 31435

ISBN: 1622823370

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; vii - 147 pp. With a 5 page epilogue entitled "The Final Prayer of Father Benedict". Footnotes throughout. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Being a Man After God's Own Heart.

By: Dayler, David.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Novalis.: 2013

Seller ID: 30787

ISBN: 2896464891

Condition: Fine


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 112 pp. Author focuses on fifteen men selected from both the Old and New Testament and from the modern era as role models for Christian men. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Lettres à un ami fraternel.

By: de Cherge, Christian.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Bayard Editions.: 2015

Seller ID: 31500

ISBN: 2227487879

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 19 x 14.5 cm.; 367 pp. The text is in French. This is the second printing. Footnotes throughout. Eight page index of names (Index des personnes). Previous owner's address label on the first page. One word highlighted in yellow on page 19, otherwise very clean. With the publisher's wrap around band with "Inédits" printed on it. Some minor rubbing to the wrap around band. View more info

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The Spiritual Autobiography of Charles de Foucauld.

By: de Foucauld, Charles. (edited and annotated by Fr. Jean-Francois Six).

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books.: (1964)

Seller ID: 32344

Condition: Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 214 pp. First published in English in 1964 by Kenedy of New York and translated from the original French "Lettres et carnets: Textes présentes et ordonnés par Jean-Francois Six" by J. Holland Smith. No date given for this soft cover edition other than the English copyright date of 1964. Minor wear to the edges of the covers and they are tanned or sunned. Previous owner's name on the first page, otherwise clean with a sound bnding. View more info

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Life of Sister Marguerite Bourgeoys.

By: de Glandelet, Charles.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Congregation of Notre Dame.: 1994

Seller ID: 30653

Condition: Very Good


16mo - 16.5 x 11.5 cm.; 165 - (3) pp. First published in French in 1715. The title page continued: " . . . Sister of the Blessed Sacrament. Establisher, Foundress and First Superior of the Secular Sisters of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame established in Ville-Marie on the Island of Montréal in Canada." Translated from the French by members of CND. One page bibliography at the back. Previous owner's name on the first page and the covers have very mild shelf wear, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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At the Service of the Church: Henri de Lubac Reflects on the Circumstances That Occasioned His Writings.

By: de Lubac SJ., Henri.

Price: $16.20

Publisher: San Francisco, California., Ignatius Press.: 1993

Seller ID: 30318

ISBN: 0898704146

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 411 pp. Translated from the French edition of 1989 "Mémoire sur l'occasion de mes écrits" by Anne Elizabeth Englund. Eleven appendices which account for over half the book followed by a 7 page index of persons. (Who did Fr. Henri de Lubac not know?) Minor wear to the edges of the covers and a small bump on the tail of the spine, else clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Jeanne d'Arc.

By: de Monvel, M. Boutet.

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Gautier-Languereau.: 1973

Seller ID: 31526

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


4to - 25.5 x 30.5 (oblong).; 47 - (1) pp. The text is in French. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board along with gilt decorations and a full colour paste down illustration on the front board. The paper used is a heavy weight high quality cream coloured stock allowing for excellent colour reproduction of the art work and 'tis profusley illustrated with full colour drawings on every page. A quite beautiful and very well done book. Previous owner's dated name on the front free end paper, otherwise the book is fine. A clear and removable archival cover has be... View more info

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A Flower of Fatima.

By: De Oliveira, Rev. Galamba

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts., St. Paul editions / Daughters of St. Paul.:

Seller ID: 32881

Condition: Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 179 pp. Full colour covers with french folded flaps on the fore edges. One of the "Lives of the Saints for Children in Color" from this publisher. No date given and this is the scond printing. Translated into English by a Daughter of St. Paul. The 'flower' is of course - Jacinta. Illustrated with many in-text drawings in black and green. Minor wear to the covers as the plastic laminate film is beginning to peel off the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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The Remarkable Curé of Ars: the Life and Achievements of St. John Mary Vianney.

By: de Saint Pierre, Michel.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York., Doubleday & Company.: 1963

Seller ID: 31390

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; x - 230 pp. Rose-red cloth over boards with both black and gilt lettering on the spine. Translated by M. Angeline Bouchard from the 1958 French edition, "La vie prodigieuse du Curé d'Ars". Fifteen pages of notes and references at the back. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back end papers. Mild wear to the fore corners of the boards and the spine tips, otherwise clean with a sound binding. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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The Life and Cult of Saint Anne.

By: Desrochers CSsR., Gerard.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Ste. Anne de Beaupre, Quebec., The Secretariat of the Basilica.:

Seller ID: 32908

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 88 pp. No date of publication given but probably in the 1980's. Illustrated with many black and white photographs and reproductions. Mild wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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The Jesuit Martyrs of Canada Together with the Martyrs in the Mohawk Valley.

By: Devine SJ., E. J.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., The Canadian Messenger.: 1925

Seller ID: 30555

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; viii - 254 pp. Blue cloth over boards with tan cloth and gilt lettering on the spine (appears to be a library rebind). Tissue protected black and white frontis plate and 10 other illustrations, line drawings at the begining of each of the 10 chapters. The library markings are a stamp on the title page and a pocket on the back paste down end paper. Other markings are a blacked out name on the front free end paper, an occasional stamp on the tail edges of a few pages and some marginalia in the first few pages. The boards are worn and rubbed on the fore corners, the spine has... View more info