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Two Religions: A Comparative Study of Some Distinctive Ideas and Ideals in Hinduism & Christianity, McKenzie, John
121 Two Religions: A Comparative Study of Some Distinctive Ideas and Ideals in Hinduism & Christianity
McKenzie, John
Boston Beacon Press 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.S. Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small previous owner name and date in top corner of front free endpaper - no other marks. Preface by the author. 143 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), very slight corner wear, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce book - A study and comparison of the Christian and Hindu attitudes towards certain basic questions which any great religion must face, with the author contrasting viewpooints and practices of each in areas of fundamental significance. 025495

Price: 50.00 USD
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Obedient Men, Meadows, Denis
122 Obedient Men
Meadows, Denis
New York Appleton Century Crofts 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with (1) on last page of text, in clean unclipped original jacket. Blue boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying; hint of light dust-soiling to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 308 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has two very small chips at or near top spine corners, a few tiny closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A moving and exceptionally honest account of the author's ten years as a Jesuit. 020684

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Last of the Fathers, Merton, Thomas
123 The Last of the Fathers
Merton, Thomas
New York Harcourt Brace 1954 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean green and black cloth binding with silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 123 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean (mere hint of browning to spine), unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the Encyclical Letter, Doctor Mellifluus. 021804

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Seven Storey Mountain, Merton, Thomas
124 The Seven Storey Mountain
Merton, Thomas
New York Harcourt Brace 1948 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No 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. 429 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), several closed tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026031

Price: 18.00 USD
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125 Gods and Rituals: Readings in Religious Beliefs and Practices
Middleton, John
Garden City The Natural History Press 1967 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates inside. 468 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is price-clipped, unchipped, and enclosed in new mylar cover. 004899

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testament and The Apocrypha, Miscellaneous
126 The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testament and The Apocrypha
Miscellaneous
London and Edinburgh Ballantyne Press 1911 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Three gorgeous volumes complete, bound in terra cotta leather decorated with brown and gold stamping and lettering. Collectible quality - hint of very light surface rubbing to corners - in handsome and sturdy condition. Gilt top page edges. Clean marbled endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean black and white frontispiece illustration in each book with printed tissue guard. All pages are clean, with many color illustrations throughout printed on glossy paper. Volume 1 (Genesis to Esther) - 1472 pages; Volume 2 - Job to the Minor Prophets) 1229 pages; Volume 3 - St. Matthew to Revelation, Apocrypha) 1372 pages. 023425

Price: 300.00 USD
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The Story of the Bible, Miscellaneous
127 The Story of the Bible
Miscellaneous
New York Wm. H. Wise & Co. 1950 Library Edition in Four Volumes Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Beautifully clean complete four-volume set. Clean blue-black faux leather boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. Bindings are tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 1592 pages total, with upwards of 1200 illustrations in color and monotone, maps. Size of each volume approximately 8-1/2" x 11". 023784

Price: 75.00 USD
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An Elementary Hebrew Grammar and Reading Book, Mitchell, Edward C.
128 An Elementary Hebrew Grammar and Reading Book
Mitchell, Edward C.
Andover Warren F. Draper 1884 Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No foxing. No names, writing or marks. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. 94 pgs. + paradigms & helps to biblical study. 9-1/2 x 6". Judaica. 011813

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Koran:  Commonly Called the Alkoran of Mohammed, Mohammed
129 The Koran: Commonly Called the Alkoran of Mohammed
Mohammed
New York A. L. Burt 1930 Home Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Burgundy cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. No fraying 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. Frontispiece illustration ("Mohammed") with tissue guard. No date of publication, circa 1930. 539 pages with Appendix and Index. Translated into English from the original Arabic by George Sale. With Explanatory Notes selected by Frederic Mynon Cooper to which is prefixed A LIFE OF MOHAMMED. 027456

Price: 15.00 USD
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Johrei Divine Light of Salvation, Mokichi Okada
130 Johrei Divine Light of Salvation
Mokichi Okada
Kyoto, Japan Society of Johrei 1984 4915605000 / 9784915605000 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean first edition in original dust jacket. Unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering, small silver symbol on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean gold endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontispiece portrait of the author with printed tissue guard. 240 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027146

Price: 25.00 USD
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Three Muslim Sages, Nasr, Senned Hossein
131 Three Muslim Sages
Nasr, Senned Hossein
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1964 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small circular private ownership stamp on front free endpaper. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by author on front free endpaper "With Best Wishes from the Author - Sayyed Hossein Nasr - Tehran, July 1964". 185 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket with price intact has small corner clip, 1" closed tear at rear spine fold, slight edgewear at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Islam. 011437

Price: 135.00 USD
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132 Road of Ages
Nathan, Robert
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with small gold illustration on cover, brown lettering and decoration on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, printed on high quality paper. Illustrated endpapers. P/O name in pencil on inner fly leaf. 232 pgs. 8vo. Religion. 006686

Price: 10.00 USD
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Seeking Enlightenment...Hat by Hat, Nevada  Barr
133 Seeking Enlightenment...Hat by Hat
Nevada Barr
New York G. P. Putnam 2003 0399150579 / 9780399150579 First Hardback Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean orange boards with deep orange spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean orange endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 222 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021890

Price: 15.00 USD
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134 The Wrestler of Philippi - A Tale of the Early Christians
Newberry, Fannie E.
David C. Cook Pub. Co. circa 1900 Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
110 pgs. VG Pink and gold decorated boards with beige cloth spine and corners. P/O name and date of Sept. 14, 1900 on front free endpaper. Illustrated. Pages bright, binding tight. A little foxing to endpapers. Cover clean with a few small spots.Antiquarian. 003098

Price: 10.00 USD
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135 The Cloister Walk
Norris, Kathleen
New York Riverhead Books 1996 1-57322-028-0 / 9781573220286 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray boards with olive cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. 384 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 007473

Price: 15.00 USD
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136 A Year With the Children
Noyes, Edward M.
Nashville Cokesbury Press 1937 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
152 pgs. VG+ in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Very clean green cloth book with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding tight & square. No names or writing inside. Clean dustjacket with minimal edge chipping. Fifty-two Sunday morning talks to boys and girls of junior age.Christian. 003115

Price: 12.00 USD
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137 Little Pilgrims in the Holy Land
Osborn, Rev. Henry S.
Philadelphia James Challen & Son 1861 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blindstamped blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Clean, with very light wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Yellow endpapers are lightly soiled. Old P/O name on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. Illustrated. 298 pgs. 12mo. 004623

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Greatest Story Ever Told - A Tale of the Greatest Life Ever Lived, Oursler, Fulton
138 The Greatest Story Ever Told - A Tale of the Greatest Life Ever Lived
Oursler, Fulton
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1949 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Stated "First Deluxe Edition" in original slipcase. Clean gray cloth boards with blue cloth spine, lighter blue title box on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name and address neatly written in pencil on front free endpaper. Full color frontispiece illustration (The Nativity). 299 pages. Slipcase is clean with some tiny chips to edges, no cracking; large paper title label is unchipped, clean; some fading to edges. 024367

Price: 25.00 USD
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139 Father Flanagan of Boys Town
Oursler, Fulton and Will Oursler
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1959 First Hard Cover Near FIne Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green/gray cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is quite clean with faint stain at top edge of rear panel, thumb-nail size chip at base of spine, small chip at top of front panel, corner & edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 006544

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Shepherd Who Watched By Night, Page, Thomas Nelson
140 The Shepherd Who Watched By Night
Page, Thomas Nelson
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1916 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, with 1916 on title page, "Published September, 1916" on copyright page. Beige boards with unfaded brown cloth spine, dark brown lettering on cover. Very slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Faint water mark to 1/4" bottom edge of rear board. Wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Black & white frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 39 pgs. 12mo. Christmas. 016667

Price: 20.00 USD
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