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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 unread. 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

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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 external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back end papers. Dated gift note and a blacked out previous owner'... View more info

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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. Some of the pages remain unopened on the tail edges. The volume shows very mild wear to the spine tips and the bottom fore co... View more info

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Meet Father Seelos.

By: N/A

Price: $3.60

Publisher: New Orleans, Louisiana., Redemptorists.: 1962

Seller ID: 32182

Condition: Near Fine


24mo - 13.5 x 8.5 cm.; 32 pp. Illustrated wraps in a saddle stapled binding. A small booklet written by the vice postulator for the cause of Fr. Seelos who was a Redemptorist priest in New Orleans during the early to mid 1800's. He died in 1867. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Canadian Converts: The Path to Rome.

By: N/A

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Justin Press.: 2009

Seller ID: 32480

ISBN: 0981318436

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 14 cm.; 286 pp. Introduction by Fr. Raymond DeSouza. Eleven essays (or biographical stories) by Conrad Black, Kathy Clark, Douglas Farrow, Ian Hunter, Amy Lau, Richard John Neuhaus, Eric Nicolai, Jonathan Roninson, Jasbir Singh, Lars Troide and David Warren. An as-new and unused book. View more info

Image for Beatification the Venerable Sára Salkaházi, Sister of Social Service. St. Stephen's Square, Budapest - September 17, 2006.

Beatification the Venerable Sára Salkaházi, Sister of Social Service. St. Stephen's Square, Budapest - September 17, 2006.

By: N/A

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Budapest, Hungary., Uj Ember Editorial and Publishing House.: 2006

Seller ID: 32649

Condition: Fine


16mo - 16.5 x 12 cm.; 70 - (6) pp. Includes a biography of the Venerable Sára followed by the liturgical rite. The title page reads: "Péter Erdo cardinal of the Roman Church, Primate of Hungary, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, head of the Hungarian Catholic Bishops' Conference representing Pope Benedict XVI beatifies the Venerable Sára Salkaházi, Sister of Social Service, Virgin ad Martyr." An as-new and unused book. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

Image for The Spirit of the Founders and Our Religious Renewal. (Vita Evangelica, no. 9).

The Spirit of the Founders and Our Religious Renewal. (Vita Evangelica, no. 9).

By: (Hermenegilde Charbonneau, Fidele Sauvageau, Julien Harvey, Roland Dorris, Cecile Renault, Lorraine Caza, Estelle Mitchell, Fernand Jette, Gaston Lessard, Albert Tremblay, Yvon Prefontaine, Vianney Saint-Michel, Jacques Grise, Graziella Lalande . . .)

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Religious Conference.: 1977

Seller ID: 32244

Condition: Fair


12mo - 17.5 x 10.5 cm.; 421 pp. Translated from the French by Catherine Ann MacDonald, CND. Contents in 3 parts: Introduction; Tribute to the Blessed Eugène de Mazenod" by Herménégilde Charbonneau; Part One - Two Great Orders - essays on the Cistercians and the Jesuits; Part Two - Origins of Ville-Marie - essays on the Sulpicians, the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph, The Congregation de Notre Dame, the Grey Nuns; Part Three, Section A - "In the Time of Eugène de Mazenod", Section B - Foundations in Montreal. The library markings, none of which are exernal, are a stamp on t... View more info

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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 a clean interior. View more info

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(Saint) Albert the Great.

By: Albert OP., S. M.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Oxford, UK., Blackfriars Publications.: 1948

Seller ID: 32440

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; xi - 144 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Black and white frontis piece of Giovanni Santi's St. Albert the Great and 1 black and white plate facing page 16 of the "School of Albert" after Fra Angelico. The library markings are a number in white on the spine, a stamp on the title page and attachment remains on the back free end paper. Otherwise clean with a sound binding and having minor wear to the spine tips. The dust jacket has a faint inked number on the spine and the head edge has minor wear. 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 covers show very slight wear and light soiling with a clean interior and a solid binding. A clear and removable archival cover has... 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 Saintly Life of Jeanne Mance: First Lay Nurse in North America.

The Saintly Life of Jeanne Mance: First Lay Nurse in North America.

By: Atherton, William Henry.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri., Catholic Hospital Association: 1945

Seller ID: 32703

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; vi - (3) - 95 pp. Orange wraps with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Illustrated with seven black and white drawings. First published in the July/August, 1945 issue of "Hospital Progress", the official journal of the Catholic Hospital Association. Jeanne Mance (1606-1673) came from the Champagne region of France and travelled to Quebec where she became involved with the founding of the medical mission in Montreal, the beginnings of Hotel Dieu. The covers show some very slight soiling and edge wear and with the biographee's name in ink on the head edge o... View more info

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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 page. Otherwise clean with a tight binding. 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 external, are a stamp on the title page and a pocket on the back free end paper, otherwise very clean with a sound binding. Th... 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 to the reader to inspire him to adapt the spirituality of the saint . . . to the requirements of his own interior life." The ... View more info

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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