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Vers les pays d'en-haut: Douze dessins de Henri Beaulac.

By: Tessier, Abbe Albert and Herve Biron.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Fides Publisher: 1944

Seller ID: 22518

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 16 cm.; 243 pp. Half bound with green leather and marbled green papers with same marbled paper used as end papers. Four raised bands on spine as the rebind is done with cords (unusual for a book of this nature). The original soft covers and spine are bound in. Signed by both Abbé Tessier and Hervé Biron on the first blank preliminary with a dedication to "Hubert Boyal (? ) - artisan createur". The inscription is dated June 18th, 1946. Some darkening of the spine gutters at front and back. Moderate wear, rubbing and soiling to the externals especially the marbled paper whic... View more info

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Romanism in Russia: An Historical Study, Volume I and II.

By: Tolstoy, Count Dmitry.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York, AMS Press: 1971

Seller ID: 19437

ISBN: 0404064949

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 17.5 x 12.5 cm.; Volume I: xiv - 425 pp. Volume II: iv - 379 pp. Blue cloth covered boards with silver gilt lettering on spine. First published in English in 1874 by J. T. Hayes of London, this is a reproduction. The original translation is by Mrs. M'Kibbin with a preface by the Right Reverend Robert Eden. A look at the Catholic Church from the reign of Emperor Paul through Alexander by Count Dmitry Tolstoy who was the Minister of Public Instruction at the time.. Usual library markings with library name stamped on all three text block edges and sticker stains/remnants on the lower spine... View more info

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The Last Shall Be First.

By: Tsar, Rev. Ihor

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Lviv, Ukraine., Papuga (Lyubinska).: 2005

Seller ID: 32117

ISBN: 9668041291

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20 x 14.5 cm.; 286 pp. Translated from the Ukrainian by Halyna Pastushuk and Zorian Stech with explanatory notes and the English text was then edited by Matthew Matushak. Foreword by Myroslav Marynovych. A documentary history of the "detention" camps where many Ukrainians were imprisoned during the Soviet occupation. Minor wear to the edges of the covers, else fine. View more info

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Untersuchungen Uber Inhalt und Datierung der Briefe Gerberts von Aurillac, Papst Sylvesters II.

By: Uhlirz, Mathilde.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Gottingen, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht: 1957

Seller ID: 14530

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 206 pp. The text is in German. Forschungen und Vorarbeiten zu den Jahrbuchern und Regesten Kaiser Ottos III. 3. Teil. Schriftenreihe der Historischen Kommission bei der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Sehrift 2. Brown library bound buckram with white spine lettering. Usual library markings, otherwise a clean, tight book.; Ex-Library View more info

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Born in Bethlehem: Christmas As It Really Was. (Little known facts of Jesus' birth give Christmas more meaning than pious legends).

By: van der Vaart Smit, H. W.

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland., Helicon Press.: 1963

Seller ID: 31781

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; viii - 148 pp. Light blue cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the German by Thomas R. Milligan. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and unused attachments on the back free end paper. Four page index at the back. Previous owner's name crossed out on the front free end paper, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The book has minor wear to the spine tips. The dust jacket has the same along with minor wear to the edges and the corners. View more info

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Introduction à l'Oecuménisme.

By: Villain, Maurice.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Casterman: 1964

Seller ID: 16977

Condition: Good


8vo - 21 x 15 cm.; 444 pp. Text is in French. Approbations present. Eglise Vivante. Fourth edition, revue et augmentee. Footnotes, bibliography , indices. General wear on card stock covers, former owner's name on first blank page; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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Some Notes on the Petrine Claims.

By: von Hugel, Friedrich.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, UK., Sheed & Ward.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28204

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; viii - 103 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. From a publisher's note on page v: "These notes were written by the late Baron Friedrich von Hugel for an intimate friend, who wishes to remain anonymous. They are dated September 2-7, 1893, the Post Scripta September 17 of the same year." Fifteen notes in all plus the postscript followed by a 3 page appendix of references for passages quoted and translated in the text. Minor wear to the board corners and spine tips, the spine is a tad faded and the front free end paper is corner clipped. othe... View more info

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Die Bullen der Papste, bis zum Ende des zwolften Jahrhunderts.

By: Von Pflugk-Harttung, Julius.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Hildesheim, Georg Olms Verlag: 1976

Seller ID: 14343

ISBN: 3487061104

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; xii, 426 pp. Text is in German. A reprint of the 1901 edition published by Friedrich Andreas Perthes. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on front and spine. Usual library markings, text is tight and clean. ; Ex-Library View more info

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Pius of Peace; A Study of the Pacific Work of His Holiness Pope Pius XII in the World War, 1939-1945.

By: Walker CSSP., Reginald F.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland / Westminster, Maryland., M. H. Gill and Son Ltd. / the Newman Bookshop.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1420

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 180 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper, neatly at the top. A two page suggested reading list at back. A clean and tight copy. View more info

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High King of Heaven: Aspects of Early English Spirituality.

By: Ward, Benedicta.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications: 1999

Seller ID: 10244

ISBN: 0879077816

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xi - 114 pp. Cistercian Studies Series # 181. Index, two page bibliography, notes. Ward "explores the devotional life of the Anglo-Saxons in the first years after their conversion." The author is a sister of the community of Sisters of the Love of God, Reader in the History of Christian Spirituality at the University of Oxford, and a lecturer at Harris Manchester College. A as-new and unused book. View more info

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Saints Who Made History: The First Five Centuries.

By: Ward, Maisie.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York., Sheed and Ward.: 1959

Seller ID: 23506

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xiv - 377 pp. Tan cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. Six page bibliography and a 5 page index at the back. Library markings are a library stamp on the front free end paper and a pocket on the back free end paper, no external markings. The externals show light shelf wear to the fore corners and spine tips, otherwise the book is very clean with a solid and sound binding. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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Saints Who Made History: The First Five Centuries.

By: Ward, Maisie.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York., Sheed and Ward.: 1959

Seller ID: 30523

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xiv - 377 pp. Tan cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. Six page bibliography and a 5 page index at the back. Library markings are a library stamp on the title page, the head edge of the text block and attachment remains on the back free end paper. The externals show light shelf wear to the fore corners of the boards and moderate wear to the spine tips with a pull (tear) at the spine crown, otherwise the book is very clean with a solid and sound binding. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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The Cariboo Mission: A History of the Oblates.

By: Whitehead, Margaret.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Victoria, BC., Sono Nis Press.: 1981

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27390

ISBN: 091946291X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 142 pp. Illustrated with 12 pages of black and white photographs, several black and white line drawings and one map, the frontis piece. That region known as the Cariboo is a large swath of territory located in south/central British Columbia, a rugged and storied piece of territory. Signed by the author with a short inscription on the first page. Otherwise clean with a tight binding and having minor shelf wear to the covers.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Catholic Church in Action.

By: Williams, Michael. (with Julia Kernan).

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York., The Macmillan Company.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31692

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14.5 cm.; (8) - 358 pp. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Michael Williams was the editor of "The Commonweal" at the time of writing. Four page bibliography and a 10 page index. Previous owner's name crossed out on the front free end paper and the title page, otherwise clean with a sound binding. Mild wear to the board fore corners and the spine tips. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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The Beginning of the English Reformation.

By: Williamson, Hugh Ross.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York., Sheed and Ward.: 1957

Seller ID: 32247

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; (10) - 113 pp. Brick red cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: "Many Catholics think that it started only because Henry VIII wanted a divorce . . . older historians tended to treat it as primarily an intellectual and religious movement . . . Williamson cuts through both of these oversimplifications, showing the how complex political and economic forces obscured, for the men of that time, the religious nature of the issue . . ." Seven pages of references at the back. The library markings are tape remains on the head and tail e... View more info

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Gold Coast Mission History, 1471-1880.

By: Wiltgen SVD., Ralph M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Techny, Illinois., Divine Word Publications.: 1956

Seller ID: 29963

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23.5 x 16 cm.; xvi - 181 pp. Pale green wraps with black lettering and a black cloth spine as issued. Black and white frontis photograph of Bishop Joseph O. Bowers, bishop of Accra, Gold Coast. Illustrated with 3 maps. Three pages of chronological tables, 8 page bibliography of works cited, and a 13 page analytical index. The library markings are a paper label on the lower spine, library stamp on the title page and attachments, unused, on the inside of the back cover and the blank verso of the last page. Otherwise clean with a sound binding and having light wear and soiling to the covers... View more info

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Russland und die Slawischen Volker in der Diplomatie des Vatikans, 1878-1903.

By: Winter, Eduard.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Berlin, Germany., Akademie-Verlag: 1950

Seller ID: 13963

Condition: Good+


8vo - 20 x 14 cm.; 186 pp. The text is in German. Footnotes, index. Paper-covered boards with cloth spine. Usual library markings, some edgewear with corners worn through and bumped, the pages are age-toned or browned.; Ex-Library View more info

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Saint Peter and the Popes.

By: Winter, Michael M.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland / London, UK., Helicon Press / Darton, Longman & Todd.: 1960

Seller ID: 30229

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; vi - 236 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Four page index of names and subjects. Usual library markings, neatly done. Previous owner's note about a severe review given this book in a contemporary Catholic periodical. Front flap of the dust jacket is fastened to the front free end paper. The spine is faded, otherwise clean with a soild binding and showing only minor wear to the externals. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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The Officium and Miracula of Richard Rolle of Hampole.

By: Woolley, Reginald Maxwell.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, England, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. SPCK.: 1919

Seller ID: 11729

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm; 97 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and blind stamped lettering on the front board. Illustrated with photographic reproductions of 3 manuscript plates in black and white. Rolle has oft been called the father of English prose as he wrote in the vernacular long before the times of Wyclife or Chaucer. This may be because he wrote for nuns whose command of Latin was abyssmal so he used the language most easily understood by his readers. Born in the early 1300's, Rolle was educated at Oxford and Paris, eventually returning to live as a hermit in the hills of Yorkshire ... View more info

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Catechisms and Controversies: Religious Education in the Postconciliar Years.

By: Wrenn, Msgr. Michael J.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: San Francisco, California., Ignatius Press.: 1991

Seller ID: 31146

ISBN: 0898703719

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 237 pp. Two page foreword by John Cardinal O'Connor. From the back cover: ". . . a case history of efforts to undermine an authentic catechesis, or handing on of the faith in the United States and elsewhere is set forth, so that the extreme necessity for a Catechism for the Universal Chirch will be made evident. Finally, strategies for the proper implementation of the Catechism for the Universal Church are set forth in light of the demonstrated efforts by special interest groups to set aside the importance of documents such as the General Catechetical Directory . . .... View more info