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Image for Maybe a Second Spring: The Story of the Missionary Sisters of St. Columban in China.

Maybe a Second Spring: The Story of the Missionary Sisters of St. Columban in China.

By: Fischer, Edward.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York., Crossroad Publishing.: 1983

Seller ID: 30947

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 200 pp. In 1926, six sisters of the newly founded Irish order arrived in China beginning the establishing of schools and hospitals in Hanyang, Nancheng and Shanghai. The order was expelled by the Communist government in 1951. Illustrated with a map on page 8 and a centre section of 16 pages of black and white photographs. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and a pocket on the inside of the back cover. Previous owner's name and gift note on the first (half title) page. Otherwise the book is clean with a sound binding and having m... View more info

Image for Die Freisinger Bischofe von 906 bis 957. (Studien zur altbayerischen Kirchengeschichte, Band 6).

Die Freisinger Bischofe von 906 bis 957. (Studien zur altbayerischen Kirchengeschichte, Band 6).

By: Fischer, Joseph A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Munchen, Kommissionsverlag Seitz Druck GMBH: 1980

Seller ID: 14177

ISBN: 3877440297

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 16 cm.; 163, (5) pp. Text is in German. Footnotes, index, photos. Paper wraps have usual library markings, minor wear. ; Ex-Library View more info

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The Sentinellist Agitation in New England, 1925-1928.

By: Foisy, J. Albert.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island., Providence Visitor Press.: 1930

Seller ID: 30175

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 14.5 cm.; vi - 234 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. Two page index at the back. The library markings are a paper label on the lower spine, stamp on the title page and attachments (never used) on the back end papers. The spine is faded and the fore corners and spine tips show mild shelf wear. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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The Story of the Church: A Brief Account of the Life and Growth of the Catholic Church.

By: Forner CSB., Rev. B. N.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan / Toronto, Ontario., The Basilian Press.: 1935

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25210

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; xi - 287 pp. Orange cloth with dark blue lettering and art work on the spine and the front board. Prepared for use as a textbook in Catholic high schools by a Professor of Church History at St. Michael's College, University of Toronto. Illustrated with many black and white reproductions, maps, and line drawings. Additional reading suggestions at the end of each chapter, and an 11 page index. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Compliments of the author, B. N. Forner". The externals show mild shelf wear and light soiling with the exception of a small tear or pu... View more info

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Saint Pierre, Et Les Premieres Annees du Christianisme

By: Fouard, L'Abbe C.

Price: $17.60

Publisher: Paris, France, Librairie Lecoffre, J. Gabalda et Fils.: 1928

Seller ID: 27432

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 17 x 11 cm.; xxix - 507 pp. Text is in French. Part of Fouard's series, Les Origines de l'Eglise. First published in 1886, this is a reprint. Approbations present. Father Constant Fouard (1837-1903) taught scripture at the Faculty of Theology in Rouen until it was closed down in 1884. Footnotes, two fold-out maps. Marbled paper-covered boards, leather spine with gilt lettering. Bumped corners, some rubbing, light soiling, and edgewear on boards; two tiny closed tears on page edge, one dog-earred page, otherwise, a sturdy, clean copy. View more info

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A Concise History of the Mediaeval Church.

By: Frank OP., Isnard Wilhelm.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Continuum Publishing Company: 1996

Seller ID: 7259

ISBN: 0826408281

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 153 pp. An introduction to this vital period of development for the Church by a Professor of Mediaeval and Modern Church History at the University of Mainz, Germany. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Aspects of the Church.

By: Fries, Heinrich.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., Newman Press.: 1966

Seller ID: 21102

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 11.5 cm.; 174 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Translated by Thomas O'Meara from the German "Aspekte der Kirche". Previous owner's name stamped on the lower fore corner of the front free end paper. The boards show mild wear and light soiling while the interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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The China That Was: China as Discovered by the Jesuits at the Close of the Sixteenth Century.

By: Gallagher SJ., L. J. (from the Latin of Nicholas Trigault SJ.).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1942

Seller ID: 30600

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 19.5 x 13.5 cm.; xx - 199 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt decoration centered on the front board. The text block head edge is stained yellow as issued. Black and white frontis illustration of Matthew Ricci SJ. From the preface: ". . . a translation of The Expedition to China Undertaken by the Society of Jesus. That complete work is made up of 5 books extending to 646 pages. The last four books are a translation into Latin of The Diary of Father Matthew Ricci, originally writen in Italian and rendered into Latin by Father Nicholas Trigault . . ." Thi... View more info

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The Old English Bible and other Essays.

By: Gasquet OSB., Francis Aidan.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, UK., John C. Nimmo.: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30236

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; vii - 399 pp. Dark green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Ten essays in all as follows: 1 - "Notes on Mediaeval Monastic Libraries", 2 - "The Monastic Scriptorium", 3 - "A Forgotten English Preacher", 4 - "The Pre-Reformation English Bible (1)", 5 - "The Pre-Reformation English Bible (2)", 6 - "Religious Instruction in England During the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries", 7 - "A Royal Christmas in the Fifteenth Century", 8 - "The Canterbury Claustral School in the Fifteenth Century", 9 - ... View more info

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In Silence and Action: The Franciscan Missionaries of Mary in Canada, 1892-2010.

By: Gauthier, Chantal and France Lord.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Editions Carte Blanche.: 2014

Seller ID: 31978

ISBN: 289590250X

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 21 cm.; 403 pp. Photographic covers. Translated from the original French edition, "De Silence et d'Action" by Käthe Roth. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs many of which are "sepia-toned". Six pages of notes, a 2 page select bibliography, a 2 page spread map of Canada showing the various FMM houses and fraternities, 2 large appendices ("Sisters entered into Canada, 1892-2012" and "Sisters sent to Canada, 1892-2012"), a 3 page chronology and lastly a 2 page listing of FMM Fraternities in Canada, 1970-2012. The FMM is the largest female missionary institute in th... View more info

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Les Papes du XIe Siecle et la Chretiente.

By: Gay, Jules

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin Reprints.: 1974

Seller ID: 19339

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; xvii - 428 pp. Deuxieme Edition. Reprint of the 1926 edition published by V. Lecoffre of Paris. Text is in French. Bibliography, footnotes, index. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Library markings include stamped text block edges, attachments on front endpapers with a sticker ghost on the lower spine. The rest of text is clean; binding sturdy.; Ex-Library View more info

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Return to the Fountainhead: Addresses at the Tercentenary Celebration of the Sister of St. Joseph, Le Puy, France, July 17, 18, 19, 20, 1950 . . .

By: Gerlier, Cardinal Peter et al.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri., Sisters of St. Joseph of Cardondelet..: 1952

Seller ID: 20848

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; ix - [3] - 143 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt letting on spine and a gilded fleur-de-lis on the front.The full text in translation from the French of 7 addresses by French ecclesiastics plus 3 appendices and an index of persons and places associated with the Sisters of St. Joseph. Minor shelf wear to the covers and the gilding is a tad dulled. Otherwise very clean with a solid binding. View more info

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Colored Catholics in the United States: An Investigation of Catholic Activity in Behalf of the Negroes in the United States and a Survey of the Present Condition of the Colored Missions.

By: Gillard SSJ., John T.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland., The Josephite Press.: 1941

Seller ID: 29964

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; x - 298 pp. Textured black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board along with a blind stamped border rule on the front board. Illustrated with 17 tables and 1 map. Three page bibliography and a 32 page index. The library markings are a label on the lower spine, library stamp on the title page and the tail margin of page 99 along with library attachments (unused) on the back end papers. As to condition, the spine is quite faded and the fore corners of the boards and spine tips have mild wear, otherwise clean with a sound binding. A clear and rem... View more info

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The Negro American: A Mission Investigation.

By: Gillard SSJ., John T.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio., Catholic Students' Mission Crusade.: 1935

Seller ID: 30113

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; (8) - 69 pp. Red cloth with gilt lettering on the front board only. A volume from the Paladin Series from this publisher and designed to be used in a round table discussion format setting. Each of the 10 chapter ends with lists of Round Table Aids in 3 parts: General Investigation Aids, Special Investigation Questions and Achievement Suggestions. Three page listing of Books of Reference and Periodicals Devoted to Catholic Negro Missions at the back. Usual library markings though minimal and neatly done, none are external. View more info

Image for Audace et persévérance: L'héritage des Oblats OMI. / Audacity & Perseverance: The Legacy of the Oblates, OMI.

Audace et persévérance: L'héritage des Oblats OMI. / Audacity & Perseverance: The Legacy of the Oblates, OMI.

By: Giroux, Eric. (editor).

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Quebec., Oblates / OMI.: 2014

Seller ID: 31575

ISBN: 2920370510

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 20.5 cm.; 80 pp. The text is bilingual in French and in English. A profusely illustrated history of the Oblate order and their missionary activities. Minor wear to the edges of the covers. View more info

Image for The Story of Christianity. Volume 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation. Volume 2: The Reformation to the Present Day. (complete in 2 volumes).

The Story of Christianity. Volume 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation. Volume 2: The Reformation to the Present Day. (complete in 2 volumes).

By: Gonzalez, Justo L.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: San Francisco, California., Harper Collins / HarperSanFrancisco.: 1984/85

Seller ID: 31342

ISBN: 0060633158

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; Volume 1 (ISBN 0060633158), "The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation": xviii - 429 pp. Volume 2 (ISBN 0060633166), "The Reformation to the Present Day": xii - 414 pp. Both are illustrated with many black and white photographs and reproductions. Suggested readings at the end of each chapter. Two page appendix to volume 1 - "The Ecumenical Councils" followed by a 12 page index. Thirteen page index at the end of volume 2. Both volumes show only very minor shelf wear to the covers and appear to have been used very little if at all. Both are included. View more info

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In Christ's Own Country.

By: Graf OSB., Dom Ernest.

Price: $7.65

Publisher: London, UK., Burns Oates & Washbourne.: 1937

Seller ID: 31925

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 302 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated with 25 black and white plates one of which is a map serving as the frontis piece. Six page index at the back. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and unused attachments on the back end papers. Mild wear to the spine tips and the spine is a tad faded. Otherwise very clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Shepherds According to My Heart: A History of St. Peter's Seminary.

By: Granger, Jennifer with Hilary Bates Neary and Rev. Michael Prieur. (editors).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Ontario., St. Peter's Seminary Foundation.: 2012

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29962

ISBN: 0987855301

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - (2) - 166 pp. Glossy pictorial paper over boards with no dust jacket as issued. Profusely illustrated with black and white and full colour photographs and reproductions. Contents by chapter: 1 - "St. Peter's Seminary: Its Founder and Its Founding" by Rev. Murray Watson, 2 - "Building the Seminary" by Jack and Louise Boyde with David Howie, 3 - "The Fallon Years; 1912-1930" by Dan Brock, 4 - "Era of the Giants: Mahoney - Forristal Years 1930-1966" by Rev. Joseph Hardy, 5 - "1966-1986: Two Decades of Change" by Michael Tremblay, 6 -... View more info

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Shepherds According to My Heart: A History of St. Peter's Seminary.

By: Granger, Jennifer with Hilary Bates Neary and Rev. Michael Prieur. (editors).

Price: $15.75

Publisher: London, Ontario., St. Peter's Seminary Foundation.: 2012

Seller ID: 30761

ISBN: 0987855301

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - (2) - 166 pp. Glossy pictorial paper over boards with no dust jacket as issued. Profusely illustrated with black and white and full colour photographs and reproductions. Contents by chapter: 1 - "St. Peter's Seminary: Its Founder and Its Founding" by Rev. Murray Watson, 2 - "Building the Seminary" by Jack and Louise Boyde with David Howie, 3 - "The Fallon Years; 1912-1930" by Dan Brock, 4 - "Era of the Giants: Mahoney - Forristal Years 1930-1966" by Rev. Joseph Hardy, 5 - "1966-1986: Two Decades of Change" by Michael Tremblay, 6 - "St. Peter's Seminary: 1986-2000" by Hi... View more info

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The Chronicle of the Catholic Church in Lithuania: Underground Journal of Human Rights Violations. Volume 1. Issues 1 - 9. 1972-74.

By: Grazulis, Nijole. (editor and translator).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Loyola University Press.: 1981

Seller ID: 27526

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xlii - (4) - 457 pp. Green cloth with a faux leather finish, gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. Introduction by V. Stanley Vardys. Originally published in Lithuania as "Lietuvos Kataliky Baznycios Kronika, 1972-74". In 1972, a group of Lithuanian Catholics began disseminating a type-written 'chronicle' documenting the daily persecutions occuring in their country at the hands of the Soviet sponsored authorities and the KGB. These journals were smuggled out of the country and this book collects the first nine issues of that journal. Library markings are a... View more info