Category: Catholic - Biography

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 211

Image for Angelo Ramazzotti: Cardinal Elect.

Angelo Ramazzotti: Cardinal Elect.

By: N/A

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Eluru, India, P. I. M. E. Publications: 2005

Seller ID: 11858

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xxii - 97 pp. A biography of Cardinal Ramazzotti (1800-1861), the founder of the Lombard Institute for Foreign Missions in the mid 1800's which became the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions in 1926 under the pontificate of Pius XI. Three appendices plus a chronology. Illustrated with both colour and b/w photographs plus 2 maps at the back. The book shows the slightest hint of edge wear to the covers, otherwise it appears to be unused and unrea... View more info

Image for The American Catholic Who's Who; 1948 & 1949, Volume 8.

The American Catholic Who's Who; 1948 & 1949, Volume 8.

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Grosse Pointe, Michigan., Walter Romig.: 1950

Seller ID: 12037

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 514 pp. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. This publishing effort was started in 1934. With a geographical index and necrology. Minor shelf wear to the externals, otherwise clean and solid. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

Image for The Martyrs of England and Wales, 1535-1680. A Complete List of the Canonized and Beatified Martyrs Together with the Eighty-Five Venerable Martyrs . . .

The Martyrs of England and Wales, 1535-1680. A Complete List of the Canonized and Beatified Martyrs Together with the Eighty-Five Venerable Martyrs . . .

By: N/A

Price: $3.60

Publisher: London, UK., Catholic Truth Society.: 1979

Seller ID: 30514

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 53 pp. red and white wraps in a saddle stapled binding. Previous owners names (one blacked out) on the first (title) page and the lower front fore corner is creased. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

Image for The Columbian Jubilee or Four Centuries of Catholicity in America. (complete in 2 volumes).

The Columbian Jubilee or Four Centuries of Catholicity in America. (complete in 2 volumes).

By: N/A

Price: $108.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., J. S. Hyland & Company.: 1892

Seller ID: 30565

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 16.5 cm.; Volume I: xix - 500 pp. Volume II: xi - 511 pp. Blue cloth over boards with highly decorated spines and front boards in gilt, both gold and silver. All text block edges are gilt. Preface in Volume I by Maurice Francis Egan of Notre Dame University. Coloured frontis pieces and well illustrated with many black and white plates and smaller inset type reproductions. The library markings are paper labels on the tails of both spines, library stamps on th... View more info

Image for The Life of Venerable Marguerite Bourgeoys: Foundress of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Montreal.

The Life of Venerable Marguerite Bourgeoys: Foundress of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Montreal.

By: N/A

Price: $12.60

Publisher: New York., P. J. Kenedy & Sons.: 1932

Seller ID: 30618

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xiii - 231 pp. Dark blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and in a gilt bordered panel on the front board with blind stamped border rules on the margins of the front board. The text block head edge is stained blue to match as issued. Introduction by John Gregory Murray, the then archbishop of St. Paul. Illustrated with 12 full page black and white plates one of which is the frontis piece. The library markings, none of which are exte... View more info

Image for The Life of Venerable Marguerite Bourgeoys: Foundress of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Montreal.

The Life of Venerable Marguerite Bourgeoys: Foundress of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Montreal.

By: N/A

Price: $16.20

Publisher: New York., P. J. Kenedy & Sons.: 1932

Seller ID: 31523

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xiii - 231 pp. Dark blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and in a gilt bordered panel on the front board with blind stamped border rules on the margins of the front board. The text block head edge is stained blue to match, the fore and tail edges are untrimmed, all as issued. Introduction by John Gregory Murray, the then archbishop of St. Paul. Illustrated with 12 full page black and white plates one of which is the frontis piece. ... View more info

Image for My Prisons in Soviet Paradise.

My Prisons in Soviet Paradise.

By: Alagiagian SJ., Peter.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Palm Publishers.: (1969)

Seller ID: 31385

Condition: Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (10) - 184 pp. Approbations present and dated 1969. This is the third English edition, translated from the fifth French edition by Mary Heney SCIM, with no date for this particular printing. Illustrated with five pages of black and white photographs. The library markings, none of which are external, are attachments on the inside of the back cover and the blank verso of the last page. Mild wear and light soiling to the covers with a solid binding and ... View more info

Image for Conchita's Spiritual Journey: The Great Stages.

Conchita's Spiritual Journey: The Great Stages.

By: Alfaro MSpS., Ignacio Navarro.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Staten Island, New York., St. Pauls.: 2010

Seller ID: 30987

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xv - 120 pp. From the back cover: "Several stages mark the spiritual journey of the Servant of God, ConcepciĆ³n Cabrera de Armida (Conchita), foundress of the Sisters of the Cross of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and instrumental in the founding of the Missionaries of the Holy Spirit . . ." One page short bibliography at the back. Other than minor were to the fore corners of the covers, the book is as-new and unused. View more info

Image for Mary of the Incarnation: Foundress of the Ursuline Monastery. (Quebec 1639-1939).

Mary of the Incarnation: Foundress of the Ursuline Monastery. (Quebec 1639-1939).

By: An Ursuline of Quebec

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Quebec, Ursulines: 1939

Seller ID: 30284

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 24.5 x 18 cm.; 90 pp. Cream coloured covers with dark brown lettering and art work. Mary of the Incarnation (1599-1672) left France on May 4th of 1639 to settle in Quebec City. The original history was published in French only under the title "Marie de l'Incarnation". This translation and adapted version was published on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the founding of the Ursuline convent in Quebec. Illustrated with photographs and reproductions. The cover... View more info

Image for If the Grain of Wheat Dies . . . Fr. Francis Xavier Chu Shu-Teh SJ.

If the Grain of Wheat Dies . . . Fr. Francis Xavier Chu Shu-Teh SJ.

By: Anon. (Fr. Francis Chu SJ.)

Price: $4.95

Seller ID: 31574

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 108 pp. No date of publication, nor place nor publisher is given. A biography of Fr. Francis, 1913-1983, who died in a Chinese labour camp after being condemned by the People's Middle Court in Shanghai. Illustrated with full colour and black and white photographs along with several black and white drawings. Five appendices. Minor wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise an as-new and unused book. View more info

Image for Out to Change the World: A Life of Father James Keller of the Christophers.

Out to Change the World: A Life of Father James Keller of the Christophers.

By: Armstrong, Richard.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York., Crossroad.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30277

ISBN: 0824506510

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiv - 216 pp. Light gray cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated with 6 pages of black and white photographs. Fr. Keller was the founder of the Christophers in 1945 with his message encouraging "people with good ideas to go into the marketplace". Four pages of notes and an 8 page index. Both the book and the dust jacket have mild wear to the spine tips, 'tis all. View more info

Image for The Pelican: A Life of Saint Thomas of Villanova.

The Pelican: A Life of Saint Thomas of Villanova.

By: Back OSA., Siegfried.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Villanova, Pennsylvania., Augustinian Press.: 1987

Seller ID: 30526

ISBN: 0941491072

Condition: Good


8vo - 22 x 13.5 cm.; 98 pp. Translated from the German by Matthew J. O'Connell and edited by John E. Rotelle OSA. Illustrated with 2 black and white photographs, 5 black and white drawings and 10 full colour plates. One appendix, St. Thomas' Marian sermon: "Let Us Place Ourselves Under Mary's Protection". The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachment remains on the inside of the back cover and the head margin of the last p... View more info

Image for To the Other Towns: A Life of Blessed Peter Favre, First Companion of St. Ignatius.

To the Other Towns: A Life of Blessed Peter Favre, First Companion of St. Ignatius.

By: Bangert SJ., William V.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California., Ignatius Press.: 2002

Seller ID: 31140

ISBN: 0898709180

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 346 pp. First published by the Newman Press in 1959, this is the later Ignatius Press softcover reprint. Four page bibliography and a 10 page index. An as-new and unused book and yes, it really is as-new and unused. View more info

Image for Born for Friendship; the Spirit of Sir Thomas More.

Born for Friendship; the Spirit of Sir Thomas More.

By: Basset SJ., Bernard.

Price: $8.55

Publisher: New York., Sheed and Ward.: 1965

Seller ID: 30991

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xv - 220 pp. Red cloth over boards with white lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: "Bernard Basset's purpose in this book is to present a full account of More's life in a way that shows why his star is in the ascendant and why popular respect will almost certainly keep it there," Two pages of notes, a 2 page bibliography and a 4 page index. Previous owner's name crossed out on the front free end paper. The library markings, none of which are e... View more info

Image for Saints of the Missal. Volume I, January - June.

Saints of the Missal. Volume I, January - June.

By: Baur OSB., Rev. Benedict.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri., B. Herder Book Co.: 1958

Seller ID: 31754

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; x - 283 pp. Volume one only of this 2 volume set. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. A translation of volume IV of the German "Werde Licht" by Raymond Meyerpeter, OSB. From the dust jacket flap: "In his miniature portraits of the saints of the missal Abbot Baur presents the salient event of their lives . . . emphasizes those virtues which each saint practised most heroically . . . concludes . . . with a gentle spiritual nudge ... View more info

Image for An Anthology of Saints, Official, Unofficial and Should-be Saints.

An Anthology of Saints, Official, Unofficial and Should-be Saints.

By: Bausch, William J.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New London, Connecticut., Twenty-Third Publications.: 2012

Seller ID: 30961

ISBN: 158595845X

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 226 pp. Father Bausch tells the stories of fifty individuals, his categories include Standards (common saints), American Saints, New Saints, Legends and Fables. An interesting collection. An as-new and unused book. View more info

Image for To Do and To Endure: The Life of Catherine Donnelly, Sister of Service.

To Do and To Endure: The Life of Catherine Donnelly, Sister of Service.

By: Beck, Jeanne R.

Price: $11.70

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Dundrun Press.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11930

ISBN: 155002289X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 329 pp. Rose cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt 'SOS' device on front. Sister Donnelly was the foundress of the Sisters of Service (Canada's first English speaking religious order of women), a religious order dedicated to the vision of Catholic education as being the unity of both the spiritual and intellectual lives giving true form to a person fully alive. Inked note on the front free end paper, signed and dated by the author on the title pa... View more info

Image for Reflections of a Veteran Priest.

Reflections of a Veteran Priest.

By: Bedard, Fr. Bob.

Price: $8.80

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Koinonia Enterprises.: 2001

Seller ID: 28101

ISBN: 0968884547

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 204 pp. Fr. Bedard was the founder of the priestly community "The Companions of the Cross". From the back cover: ". . . (looks) across the spectrum of the Church today and offering hope to those who would despair of the Church ever fulfilling Christ's yearning that we all be one". Sticker scar on the front cover and a previous owner's name on the first page, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

Image for Reflections of a Veteran Priest.

Reflections of a Veteran Priest.

By: Bedard, Fr. Bob.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Koinonia Enterprises.: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28245

ISBN: 0968884547

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 204 pp. Fr. Bedard was the founder of the priestly community "The Companions of the Cross". From the back cover: ". . . (looks) across the spectrum of the Church today and offering hope to those who would despair of the Church ever fulfilling Christ's yearning that we all be one". Very minor wear to the cover edges, else clean and sound. Signed by the author, "Father Bob", on the title page with an inscription to the previous owner.; Signed by Author View more info

Image for The Catholic Families.

The Catholic Families.

By: Bence-Jones, Mark

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, UK., Constable and Company.: 1992

Seller ID: 30553

ISBN: 0094702004

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 16 cm.; 341 pp. Wine-red cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. The author recounts the history of the Catholic families of Britain from 1778 (when King George III and Queen Charlotte visited Lord and Lady Petre) to the present day. Profusely illustrated with many black and white photographs and reproductions. Ten pages of "Source References", a 4 page bibliography and an 11 page index. The library markngs, none of which are external, are... View more info