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Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife, Adam, Cecile Belle
1 Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife
Adam, Cecile Belle
New York Daniel Ryerson, Inc. 1937 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Immaculate clean and bright red cloth boards with crisp stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning). Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Greetings - Cecile Belle Adam". 320 pages. Clean dust jacket (design by W. G. Adam 1937) has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears,one small v-shaped chip at top edge of rear panel. Nice photo of author on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Religious novel of two young idealists who go out from college with the hope of bettering a materialistic world. First the World War separates the newlyweds. Then follows a series of disappointments, doubts and disillusionments. An "inside view" of parsonage life in a young minister's family. 025416

Price: 65.00 USD
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A Long Madness, Barolini, Antonio
2 A Long Madness
Barolini, Antonio
New York Pantheon 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Printing (stated) in original unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with red and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Translated from the Italian by Helen Barolini. 308 pages. Jacket has very light dust soiling, a few very short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This distinguished novel by one of the most prominent Italian writers centers around the theme of religious bigotry and its disintegrating effect on the mind of a young woman. The setting is a northern Italian village in the early decades of the 20th century. 023961

Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Voices of Silence: Lives of the Trappists Today
Bianco, Frank
New York Paragon House 1991 1-55778-305-5 / 9781557783059 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with turqoise spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 220 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 010208

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Da Vinci Code, Brown, Dan
4 The Da Vinci Code
Brown, Dan
Doubleday & Co. 2003 0-385-50420-9 / 9780385504201 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
True first edition, first printing, with number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 and April 2003 First Edition on copyright page. "DOUBLEDAY/New York London Toronto Sydney Auckland" on the title page. First Edition, First Printing points are present, including mis-spelling of "skitoma" on page 243. Very clean black boards with bright gold lettering on black cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 454 pgs. Correct first edition book size: 9 1/2" by 6 1/4" by 1 3/8". Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Slight narrow corner crease to front inside flap. Original five reviews on back panel of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A true first edition of Dan Brown's blockbuster sensation. 013886

Price: 350.00 USD
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The Great Living System:  New Answers From the Sciences to Old Religious Questions, Clark, John Ruskin
5 The Great Living System: New Answers From the Sciences to Old Religious Questions
Clark, John Ruskin
Pacific Grove, California Boxwood Press 1977 0910286507 / 9780910286503 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
Clean softcover book published in 1977 - SIGNED by the author. Newspaper article from the San Diego Union (1-29-1977) laid in, reviewing the book and announcing author's visit to San Francisco. Clean blue paper cover with image of earth on cover, white lettering. No creasing or chipping. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Signed by author on front free endpaper in blue ink: "John Ruskin Clark". Author bio and photo on rear panel. 290 pages with index. A book supporting a systematic philosophical explanation of religion, which views the universe as a living system of which man is a part. 025493

Price: 60.00 USD
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From Black Land To Fifth Sun: The Science Of Sacred Sites, Fagan, Brian
6 From Black Land To Fifth Sun: The Science Of Sacred Sites
Fagan, Brian
Reading, Massachusetts Basic Books (Addison-Wesley) 1998 0201959917 / 9780201959918 First Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Yellow boards with black spine, metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges area clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and maps. 403 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How science is finally beginning to lift the veil on mysterious cave paintings, enigmatic earthworks, and temples--and the religious and spiritual lives of our forebears. 027863

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Song of the Arab: The Religious Ceremonies, Shrines and Folk Music of the Holy Land Christian Arab, Foley, Rolla
7 Song of the Arab: The Religious Ceremonies, Shrines and Folk Music of the Holy Land Christian Arab
Foley, Rolla
New York MacMillan 1953 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps (old city of Jerusalem and Holy Land). 170 pgs. with bibliography. Dustjacket has corner clips to inside front flap (price still intact), small chip at base of spine, two closed edge tears, some spine fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Middle East. 013133

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, Fuhrman, Chris
8 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Straw-cutter's Daughter, Fullerton, Lady Georgiana
9 The Straw-cutter's Daughter
Fullerton, Lady Georgiana
New York P. O'Shea Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Circa 1800's. Clean dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on cover and spine, title and author's name blind-stamped on rear board. Some chipping at top and bottom of spine, slight corner wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 136 pgs. 8vo. Antiquarian. 012222

Price: 25.00 USD
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Lux Crucis - A Tale of the Great Apostle, Gardenhire, Samuel M.
10 Lux Crucis - A Tale of the Great Apostle
Gardenhire, Samuel M.
New York Harper & Brothers 1904 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First edition, with "Published January, 1904" on copyright page, 1904 on title page. Clean purple cloth boards with gold-trimmed white title box on cover, gold lettering on spine. Fading to spine, light surface wear to top and bottom spine edges (no fraying or tears). Binding is tight & square; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 392 pages. 021260

Price: 8.00 USD
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The Same Scourge, Goldthorpe, John
11 The Same Scourge
Goldthorpe, John
New York G. P. Putnam's 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of slightest edge wear to base spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 311 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A story that portrays at once Roman power and Jewish intransigence, military pomp and the Message of Peace, much cruelty and the new humanity among men, fierce desires and self-abnegation, the pride of Jew and Roman alike and the conquering humility of the Man." A story of the Roman occupation of Palestine. 8vo. Religion. 015526

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Same Scourge, Goldthorpe, John
12 The Same Scourge
Goldthorpe, John
New York G. P. Putnam's 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with blue-black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean, with slight dust-speckling to edges. Endpapers intact; no names, writing or marks. 311 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, small chips at base of spine, wear to spine corners. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of the Roman occupation of Palestine and the crucifiction of Christ. 8vo. Religion. 013670

Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Family Prayers for Four Weeks
Hall, John
New York Anson D. F. Randolph & Co. 1869 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Light wear to corners and top and bottom of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Chocolate brown endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing. 160 pgs. 8vo. Religion. 007167

Price: 20.00 USD
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Christ and the Hill-Men, Harding, Dr. Frederic
14 Christ and the Hill-Men
Harding, Dr. Frederic
Lakemont, NY North Country Books, Inc. 1974 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated endpapers. 185 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Dr. and Mrs. Harding's 40 years as Christian missionaries in the isolated mountains of North East India. 8vo. Christian. 010189

Price: 15.00 USD
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Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Hazleton, Lesley
15 Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Hazleton, Lesley
Boston and New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1986 0-87113-064-5 / 9780871130648 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with black spine, 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. 243 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift quality. "Everyone who cares about Israel should read Lesley Hazleton's Jerusalem, Jerusalem. Through the strong feelings and ifnormed mind of an ardent admirer one sees the internal threats that confront Israel as muc has extern pressures: religious intolerance, racism, impatience with democracy. Ms. Hazleton brings tormenting truths to life." - Anthony Lewis of the New York Times 8 Vo. Israel. 012237

Price: 20.00 USD
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Exit from Home, Heyman, Anita
16 Exit from Home
Heyman, Anita
New York Crown Publishers 1977 0-517-52903-3 / 9780517529034 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 277 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight surface edge wear at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book written for young adults about a boy who had attended cheder, the religious school for Jewish boys near his small village in Russia, and participated in the events that led to the revolution of 1905. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 012957

Price: 20.00 USD
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17 The Saintmaker's Christmas Eve
Horgan, Paul
New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Turquoise boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Some fading to board edges, slight bump to one board edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 112 pgs. Illustrations by the author. Dustjacket has clean bright front panel, faint water stains to white rear panel, slight edge wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A dramatic fable of human nature and the divine in the Upper Rio Grande country of 150 years ago by the author of "Great River", "One Red Rose for Christmas". 6-1/2 x 9". Christmas. 011138

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The Funeral and the Mourners - Pastoral Care of the Bereaved, Irion, Paul E.
18 The Funeral and the Mourners - Pastoral Care of the Bereaved
Irion, Paul E.
Abingdon Press 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, very slight hint of browning to board edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 186 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A thoughtful, sensitive study showing how the funeral service can help make bereavement a source of strength and readjustment instead of a severe disintegration of faith and personality. 027017

Price: 15.00 USD
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Superstition Corner, Kaye-Smith, Sheila
19 Superstition Corner
Kaye-Smith, Sheila
New York Harper & Brothers 1934 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. Previous owner name in light pencil (easily erasable) at top edge of front free endpaper. Decorated title page. 268 pages. Dust jacket is clean, hint of very slight dust soiling, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), no chips or tears, very slight wear to paper at one spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novel with an unconventional, rebellious and adventurous heroine, forced to travel through England in man's attire in order to escape the religious persecutions of Queen Elizabeth and the unhappiness of an uncongenial home. 027410

Price: 50.00 USD
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All God's Children - What Your Schools Can Do for Them, Keller, James
20 All God's Children - What Your Schools Can Do for Them
Keller, James
Garden City, NY Hanover House 1953 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean solid book in clean unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 292 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, slightest hint of edge wear and very light age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book on what can be done under existing laws to restore recognition of God in the school systems. 026949

Price: 10.00 USD
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