Category: Philosophy and Religion


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The Kasidah of Sir R.F. Burton; H.S. Nichols' Precious Tomes, Entitled by Him, The Lay of the Higher Law.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, H.S Nichols: 1924

Seller ID: 016926

Original printed blue cover with gold letter that is written in Arabic that translates to English reads "The Lay of the Higher Law by Abdu the Traveller."4 X 5 inches. 176 pages. Gilt edges. An Ex Libris sticker on the inside of the front cover of a previous owner. Several previous owners names are written on the inside first preface page with a date of Dec. 1928. Copy has a picture of Sir Richard Burton. Front and back covers are slightly worn, corners are sligh... View more info

Charge Book of a Rebekah Lodge. Under the Jurisdiction of The Sovereign Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: The Sovereign Grand Lodge of the I.O.O.F: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017561

Original green cloth. 4 X 6 1/2 inches. 93 pages. The contents that are featured are, general laws, objects and purposes, diagram of a lodge room, general instruction, visiting by card of otherwise, regulations for opening, conducting business, and closing, the Rebekah Degree, ceremony to observed on the admission to membership of a brother or sister by deposit of card, ceremony for the installation of officers of Rebekah Lodges. Light scuffing on covers. Pages are very ... View more info

Certificate of Membership. Catholic Mutual Beneficial Association of The Archdiocese of San Fransicso.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 017598

Catholic Mutual Beneficial Association of The Archdiocese of San Fransisco. Executed Certificate of Membership. San Francisco, June 30, 1881. Issued to John Dempsey of Smartsville, Yuba County Ca. Signed by J.B. Mc Nally, President, and attested to by Edward Gilson, Secretary. Certificate numbered 2621. Printed on gold colored paper. 7 3/4 X 9 inches. The Catholic Mutual Benefit Association of The Archdiocese of San Francisco was founded on February 1, 1880. Its basic pr... View more info

The Letters Of Jacob Baegert. 1749-1761. Jesuit Missionary In Baja California

By: N/A

Price: $37.60

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ca, Dawson's Book Shop: 1982

Seller ID: 018199

Original green cloth with black decorations of angels on the front cover. Gilt lettering on spine. 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 inches. 236 pages. From the Baja California Travels Series, Number 45. From the colophon, "600 copies designed and printed by The Castle Press, Pasadena, 1981-1982." Baegert (1717-1772) was Jesuit missionary in Baja California. Copy contains 10 black and white illustrations and 2 color pictures. Contents include 10 letters Baegert wrote during 1749-17... View more info

Rose Of Canada. The Reverend Pierre Duchaussois. Life Of Mother Marie Rose

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Outremont, Montreal, Mother House Of The Sisters Of The Holy Names: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018518

Original light tan wrapper with black and red lettering on the front cover. Black lettering on the spine. 5 1/2 X 9 inches. 309 pages. Copy contains 1 black and white map, 13 small black and white illustrations and 26 black and white photographs. Marie Rose Durocher (1811-1849) was a Canadian Catholic Religious sister, who founded The Sisters Of The Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. She was beatified by the Roman Catholic Church in 1982. This copy tells of her life and the c... View more info

A Collection of Several Treatises Concerning the Reasons and Occasions of The Penal Laws (vIZ.) 1. The Execution of Justice not for Religion but for Treason, Dec. 17, 1583. II. Important Considerations by the Secular Priests, Printed A.D. 1601. III The Jesuits Rasons Unreasonable 1662., The Second Edition, Corrected

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: London, "Printed and Sold by Randall Taylor": 1688

Seller ID: 018786

Bound in later (jbut very well done quarter leather with black title label and gilt lettering, marbled boards. (i-v) 1-58. 6 1/4 x 8 inches. First two pamphlets listed are present. The last one is not View more info

The Smallest Bible in the World (cover title)

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, The National Cash Register Company: 0

Seller ID: 018896

No date, but published in 1966, Original sewn white wrappers, with lgiht soiling The Bible is contained on a single "photochromatic micro-image" slide contained in a holder after two pages of explanatory text. The technique was invented by NCR. The Bible contains both Old and New Testament and all 1245 pages. The slide is in fine condition. 2 1/2 x 3 1/16 inches. View more info

(Title page): Description of the Model of Ancient Jerusalem Illustrative of the Sacred Scriputres and Writings of Josephus (Cover title): Description of Ancient Jerusalem Illustrating Brunetti's Beautiful and Original Model Including a Map of the Model and an Engraving from a Daguerroetype

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, BN, Southhard, Proprietor (and) Geo. C. Rand & Co., Printers: 1849

Seller ID: 018902

Original wrappers, slight dampstain to cover. "Third American Edition, July 1, 1849," Fronjtispiece of folding map with different locations named in column on right. One page illustration, a drawing taken from the original photograph. Description of what is shown in the exhibition of the model, plus press and public notices about the exhibition from places other than Boston. 36 pages, plus text on inside and back covers. 4 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches. View more info

The Holie Bible--1588 (Single leaf from the Geneva "Breeches" Bible

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Imprinted by the Deputies of Christopher Barker: 1588

Seller ID: 019062

Single leaf, 8 3/8 x 5 1/4 inches, tipped on to a sheet of paper 8 x 11 1//2. Ruled border around leaf and deckle edge at bottom with printed statement beneath: "The Holie Bible-1588. An original leaf taken from the Genevan version of the English Bible in use during Shakespeare's time. Printed in Black Letter and commonly known as the 'Breeches Bible' from the readin gf of Genesis III-7 ...'and they sewed figge tree leaves together and made themselves breeches.'... View more info

Pages from the Forty-two Line Gutenberg Bible Printed in Miniscule Facsimile

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, A. R. Tommasini: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019452

No. 805 of 900 copies. No. 22 in A. R. Tommasini's Christmas Keepsakes series. Original publisher's blue binding. 3 5/8" x 5 1/4." Thirty-four pages, complete. Twenty-five plates, complete. Original white card laid-in: "This little book, number twenty-two in a series of Christmas Keepsakes, comes to you with Holiday Greetings from A. R 'Tommy' Tommasini." Colophon in back with information on printing details and edition number. Blue and white illu... View more info

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The South-Boston Unitarian Ordination.

By: (Parker, Theodore)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Saxton & Peirce: 1841

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12975

64 pages; gray paper wrapper (5 1/2 x 9 1/4 inch). Annotated by the Rev. David Fosdick, Jr., circa 1853. Theodore Parker (1810-1860) was a Unitarian theologian and clergyman as well as a social reformer. He emphasized a rational approach to religion that was considered radical for its time. Parker came out with his thinking in a sermon preached at an ordination in South Boston in 1841. The sermon: "The Transient and Permanent in Christianity" set off a firestorm ... View more info

Elegant Anecdotes and Bon-Mots of the Greatest Princes, Politicians, Philosophers, Orators and Wits of Modern Times.... A New Edition Greatly Enlarged

By: Adams, The Rev. John, A.M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Printed for G. Kearsley: 1790

Seller ID: 018879

Attractive three quarter leather with raised bands and gilt lettering. Marbled boards. (i)-xii; (1)-454 (i). Complete. 4 1/4 x 7 inches. View more info

Daily Food for Christians: A Promise, and Another Scriptural Portion, With a Verse of a Hymn for Every Day in the Year

By: American Tract Society

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, American Tract Society: 0

Seller ID: 019181

Original publisher's blue cloth binding. No date, circa 1875. 2 1/2" x 3 1/8." 200 pages, complete. Gilt lettering and decorations on front cover and spine. Beautiful miniature book. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. This book contains hymns, prayers, and biblical verses for each day of the year. The American Tract Society (ATS) is a nonprofit, nonsectarian evangelical organization that was founded in 1825 in New York to disseminate Christian li... View more info

A'chu and Other Stories.

By: Anderson, Emma T.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Review & Herald Publishing Assn.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10649

358 pages; illustrations; bound in yellow cloth with black lettering with illustration on the cover. The author was a 7th Day Adventist missionary in China and he has included various stories related to the subject and China. View more info

Grand Lodge, F. & A. M. Of California, William P. Filmer, Grand Master, John Whicher, Grand Secretary; Summary of Proceedings at Grand Lodge Held at Los Angeles October 8 to 12, 1912 and Oration of M. W. James A. Foshay, Grand Orator, Delivered Before Grand Lodge, Thursday, October 10, 1912 (cover title)

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Grand Lodge, F. & A. M. Of California: 1912

Seller ID: 3959

Title continued: ".and Oration of M. W. James A. Foshay, Grand Orator, Delivered Before Grand Lodge, Thursday, October 10, 1912". Twenty-page pamphlet. Report by John Whicher contains names of new officers, financial report, report about The Masonic Homes, jurisdiction of lodges, liquor resolution, etc. In his Oration, James A. Foshay speaks about "Temple and Character Building"; that becoming a Mason requires a solid foundation of good character (like th... View more info

Young Women's Christian Association : Delegate's Envelope, National Convention, April 14 to 21, 1928

By: Anonymous

Price: $100.00

Publisher: (New York City), Young Women's Christian Association: 1928

Seller ID: 4224

Packet contains 20 leaflets and brochures such as: Foreign Policy Adopted by the Foreign Division, January 27, 1928; Memorandum on the Report of the National Board to the Tenth Convention; Balance Sheet as at December 31, 1927; Proposed Program on Citizenship and Legislation; Findings of the Third Conference on the Cause and Cure of War, January 15-19, 1928; The Association Hymnal; Report of the National Board; etc. View more info

Cathecismo Da Doutrina Christa, Composto Por Mandado Do, E Senhor Cardeal De Mendonca, Patriarca De Lisboa. Adoptado Pelo, e Senhor Arcebispo De Braga.

By: Anonymous

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Lisboa, Na Off. De Francisco Luiz Ameno: 1792

Seller ID: 5804

"Segunda impressao." 416 pages, contemporary full leather, 6 x 4". Nice copy, very clean and fresh, boards a bit bowed. Catechism in Portuguese. View more info

Image for Missale Romanum Ex Decreto Sacrosancti Concilij Tridentini Restitutum, B. Pii V. Pontificis Max. Ivssv Editum, Clementis Viii. Ac Vrbani Viii. Auctoritate Recognitum, in Quomissae Sanctorum.

Missale Romanum Ex Decreto Sacrosancti Concilij Tridentini Restitutum, B. Pii V. Pontificis Max. Ivssv Editum, Clementis Viii. Ac Vrbani Viii. Auctoritate Recognitum, in Quomissae Sanctorum.

By: Anonymous

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Sumptibus Pauli Balleonij: 1691

Seller ID: 6318

(28), 177, 8, 187-428, (80), 40, (12) pages, decorative initials, printed in black and red, 3 full page well done engravings, music, the extra paginations consist of three extra printed items dated 1723, 1736 and 1720, and printed in Florence, one being a calendar of ecclesiastical events. Original leather with two metal clasps, folio, being 15 1/2 x 10 1/2". Some scuffing of leather, front hinge repaired, interior mostly clean and fresh, occasional marginal repairs,... View more info

Daily Food for Christians; Being a Promise, and Another Scriptural Portion, for Every Day in the Year; Together with a Verse of the Hymn.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Tract Society:

Seller ID: 6561

No date. 192 pages, original blind and gilt stamped cloth, all edges gilt, small book measuring 3 1/8 x 2 3/8". Light wear, edges rubbed, date in pencil on end leaf of Dec. 25, 1881. Two Bible quotations and a four-line poem for every day. View more info

The Bearean Question Book (Berean Series No. 2) on the International Lessons for 1888

By: Anonymous

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York and Cincinnati, Phillips & Hunt and Cranston & Stowe: 1887

Seller ID: 7906

(1887). Publisher's cloth backed paper over boards. A few holes in the area where the cloth and paper meet. Illustrated. 198 pages. View more info