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1 The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America, Containing the Confession of Faith, the Catechisms, and the Directory for the Worship of God

Philadelphia Presbyterian Board of Publication 1891 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers. Tasteful old bookplate inside front cover. Name in ink on front fly leaf. Pencil notes on blank free endpapers. Pages are clean and bright. 405 pgs. 12mo. Religion. 006309

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Old New England Churches - And Their Children, Bacon, Dolores
2 Old New England Churches - And Their Children
Bacon, Dolores
New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition clean decorated American trade binding. Red ribbed cloth boards with gold church and tree decoration on cover with double ruled line border and gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, tiny points of corner wear, gold lettering on spine has some wear but still legible. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photograph of the spire of the Old South Church, Boston, with printed tissue guard; 33 additional photographic plates of New England churches. 442 pages. 021983

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Out on the Cutting Edge, Block, Lawrence
3 Out on the Cutting Edge
Block, Lawrence
New York William Morrow & Co 1989 0688090699 / 9780688090692 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine First Edition, first printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean, clean ivory boards with ivory cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 260 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scudder's off the booze now, trying to stay sober in a city gone mad. In the sacred gin-mills and dim church basements of Hell's Kitchen, in the alleys and doorways and subway tunnels where addicts suck on crack pipes and homeless families pitch camp, he haunts the cold trail of a lost ingenue and finds love and death in all the wrong places. 028526

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The Sword and the Miracle, Bragg, Melvyn
4 The Sword and the Miracle
Bragg, Melvyn
New York Random House 1997 0-375-50003-0 / 9780375500039 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition. Clean blue boards with clean black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Sharp corners, no bumping, hint of slightest surface wear at spine base. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 541 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Acclaimed epic novel first published in Great Britain, set at the tumultuous dawn of Christianity in Britain and Ireland. Large 8vo. Fiction. 016289

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The Farm Boy and the Angel, Carmer, Carl
5 The Farm Boy and the Angel
Carmer, Carl
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1970 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition (so stated), SIGNED by author, in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded mustard yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright with mustard yellow endpapers. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Carl Carmer". Stated "FIRST EDITION" on copyright page. 237 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 in upper corner of front inside flap), has a few tiny closed edge tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023605

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The Farm Boy and the Angel, Carmer, Carl
6 The Farm Boy and the Angel
Carmer, Carl
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1970 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Very clean unfaded mustard yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with yellow endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Steve Stokes Smith remembering Longboat Key with every good wish - Carl Carmer." 237 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, corner clipped on front inside flap. Enclosed in new removable archival quality cover. The story of the Mormon Church -- from Joseph Smith's first vision of the angel Moroni to today's world-wide, astly prosperous institution. 023650

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7 The Early Church
Chadwick, Henry
Dorset Press 1986 0880290773 / 9780880290777 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book and dust jacket. Charcoal gray boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound. Small spot to front free endpaper - no names, writing or bookplates. 304 pages with Index and Suggested Readings. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears; slight fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028616

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8 In the Storm
Church, Leslie F.
London The Epworth Press 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages are clean and bright. 175 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has tiny bit of wear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 007419

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Being the Body - A New Call for the Church to be Light in the Darkness, Colson, Charles and Ellen Vaughn
9 Being the Body - A New Call for the Church to be Light in the Darkness
Colson, Charles and Ellen Vaughn
Nashville, TN W Publishing Group 2003 0-8499-1808-1 / 9780849918087 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Limited Edition, SIGNED by author (Charles Colson). Very clean black cloth boards with clean moss green spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with bookplate of Prison Fellowship signed by the author on front free endpaper. 489 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book encouraging Christians of diverse backgrounds to see themselves as part of the universal body of Christ, challenging them to a new sense of unity and action toward helping others. 017545

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10 God, Church, and Flag: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and the Catholic Church, 1950-1957
Crosby, Donald F.
Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press 1978 0-8078-1312-5 / 9780807813126 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 307 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009584

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11 The Little Professor of Piney Woods - The Story of Professor Lawrence Jones
Day, Beth
New York Julian Messner 1955 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Green boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner (church school) neatly stamped on front and rear free endpaper; title page; some paper remnants on rear fixed endpaper. 192 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has approx. 1" chip at top spine edge, some edge wear and short closed edge tears. Nice photo of author and subject Professor Lawrence Jones on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Professor Laurence Jones who created a wonderful school for black students in Mississippi. 028610

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12 Our Living Church: Leader's Manual
Desjardins, Lucile
Philadelphia The Westminster Press 1936 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with dark blue title box on cover, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Still in glassine wrapper. Just a hint of fading to spine. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. 222 pgs. 8vo. Christian. 005359

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The Golden Alaskan, Dorrance, James French
13 The Golden Alaskan
Dorrance, James French
New York Macaulay 1931 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean illustrated original dust jacket. Clean toast brown cloth boards with red lettering and decorative title box on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers; small ink-stamp of a church library at lower corner of title page; rear fixed endpaper has some very light glue residue. 311 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Clean jacket has edgewear and a few small edge chips, rear panel lists eight books by this publisher with four small illustrations, short descriptions. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A tale of the lure of gold in the frozen north and the man who welcomed every danger to protect and win a beautiful young woman. 028544

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Fourteenth Century Mural Painting and Its Symbolism - Modernly Interpreted in Saint Peter's Church at Springfield, Massachusetts, Ferguson, Rev. George W.
14 Fourteenth Century Mural Painting and Its Symbolism - Modernly Interpreted in Saint Peter's Church at Springfield, Massachusetts
Ferguson, Rev. George W.
Pond Ekberg Company 1930 First Leather_bound Very Good+ 
Very unique hand-printed book with decorated binding. Limited edition (1500 copies). Black and brown leather boards with complex raised green, black, red and yellow decoration on cover. Slight chipping/wear at top spine edge, light rubbing to bottom spine edge. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of blank front fly leaf. All pages are decorated in color and are clean. 71 pages. "Of this book fifteen hundred copies have been printed in the month of December and Domini nineteen hundred and thirty at the printshop of the Pond-Ekberg Company at Springfield, Massachusetts, with lettering and certain embellishments by Ruth Bishop Robertson". 027445

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The Power to See It Through, Fosdick, Harry Emerson
15 The Power to See It Through
Fosdick, Harry Emerson
New York Harper & Brothers 1935 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 248 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.50 on front inside flap), has shallow edge chipping and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Filled with vigorous appeals to the intellect and the conscience, here are the sermons which inspired thousands in the Riverside Church of New York and through extensive radio broadcasting. 026853

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101 Best Party Games for Adults, Frankel, Lillian and Godfrey
16 101 Best Party Games for Adults
Frankel, Lillian and Godfrey
New York Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated second printing (Second Printing, September, 1953) in original dust jacket, SIGNED by authors. Clean gray cloth boards with blue line drawing illustration on cover, blue title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by authors on front free endpaper: "August, 1957 - Best wishes and lots of luck, Roy - Lillian & Godfrey. Illustrated with drawings by Doug Anderson. 128 pages. Dust jacket is unclipped (2.00 on front inside flap), 1" chip at top and bottom of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Icebreakers, parlor games, mental games, party ideas, club and church social events, picnic and outdoor games, games while traveling and more. 024059

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The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, Fuhrman, Chris
17 The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
Fuhrman, Chris
Athens, GA/London University of Georgia Press 1994 0-8203-2338-1 / 9780820323381 First Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
First printing of the softcover edition. Very clean bright comic-style color illustrated cover. No chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 187 pgs. A coming of age novel which was made into a motion picture; the author of this book died of cancer in 1991--this is his only novel. 013530

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Byzantium Church, Society and Civilization Seen  Through Contemporary Eyes, Geanakoplos, Deno John
18 Byzantium Church, Society and Civilization Seen Through Contemporary Eyes
Geanakoplos, Deno John
Univ of Chicago Press 1984 0226284603 / 9780226284606 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Gold cloth boards with gold metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 485 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "Nowhewre else can one find a gold mine of Byzanine source texts in such systematic presentation>' - John W. Barker, History 027763

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You Can Master Life, Gilkey, James Gordon
19 You Can Master Life
Gilkey, James Gordon
New York Macmillan 1934 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, published September, 1934 in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy red cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names,writing or marks. 186 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.75 at to of front inside flap), small corner clip at bottom of front inside flap. Age-toning to spine, slight age-toning to front and rear panel; very shallow wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very scarce book - a guide to mastering the problems of life by pastor of the South Congregational Church of Springfield, Massachusetts who was a regular speaker at many of the colleges and preparatory schools throughout the East. Dr. Gilkey was one of the first ministers in New England to send out sermons by radio - from 1923 to 1932 the morning service from his church was broadcastregularly through Stations WBZ and WBZA. 025129

Price: 500.00 USD
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The Miller of Old Church, Glasgow, Ellen
20 The Miller of Old Church
Glasgow, Ellen
New York Doubleday Page & Co. 1911 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket 
fFirst Edition. Clean red ribbed cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. 432 pgs. A nice clean, solid copy. 010869

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