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Past Finding Out. The Tragic Story of Joanna Southcott and her Successors.
London: S.P.C.K., 1956. First edition.
Octavo, brown cloth, pp. xi, 151; illustrated. From the foreword, " Joanna Southcott, a devout Devonshire Church-woman at the end of the eighteenth century, honestly believed that God was calling her to be a prophetess. A small group of Anglican clergy welcomed in her the restoration of the lost Order of Prophets, and thousands of layfolk became her disciples". The text abounds with descriptions of weird eccentrics, and their doings. Several light spots of foxing on fore-edge of pages, else a very good copy. No dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 10521 Order / Enquire
Brozyna, Andrea Ebel
Labour, Love, and Prayer: Female Piety in Ulster Religious Literature 1850-1914
McGill Queens Univ Press
Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 13385 Order / Enquire
The Kirk in Scotland.
Edinburgh: The Saint Andrew Press, (1960). First edition.
Octavo, navy blue cloth, pp. [iii], 230. Briefly inscribed by the author in 1962. A history of the Scottish Reformation of the 16th century, and of John Knox and his followers. The first 45 pages of text show occasional and light markings in pencil and pen by a previous reader, page edges darkened from toning, otherwise about very good in a dust jacket that has been laminated [i.e. permanently encapsulated in plastic] by a former owner, else a good copy.
$25.00 Book Number: 11044 Order / Enquire
CARPENTER, William Boyd.
London: Cassell and Company, 1913.
12mo., grey cloth, pp. [xii], 84; frontispiece illustration after The Light of the World (William Holman Hunt). The book has a preface, however it is undated and may have appeared in previous editions. Covers a bit bowed, else very good or better in a nice dust jacket. William Boyd Carpenter (1841-1918), was an English Clergyman, Canon of Westminster, and Bishop of Ripon. He was also interested in the Eugenics Movement and was President of the Society of Psychical Research in 1912.
$35.00 Book Number: 14338 Order / Enquire
Carrithers, Michael; Humphrey, Caroline. Editors.
The Assembly of Listeners: Jains in Society
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1991). First edition.
23.5 cm x 16 cm, red boards, pp. xiii, 328; illustrated. "The first book to analyse the sociology of the Jains, and to discuss the notion of the 'community' based on religious affiliation in India." Light foxing (spotting) to top page edge, else near fine in a near fine, dust jacket (light fading to spine panel).
$40.00 Book Number: 20231 Order / Enquire
De VINCK, Catherine.
A Passion Play.
(Allendale): Alleluia Press, (1975). First edition, paper issue.
9.5 " x 6.5 " green card covers with french [folding] flaps, pp. 68. Printed in Belgium, one of 3,000 unnumbered copies [some copies issued casebound]. Briefly inscribed by de Vinck. Light creasing to covers, else near fine.
$16.50 Book Number: 12726 Order / Enquire
The Besht: Magician, Mystic, and Leader.
Waltham: Brandeis University Press, (2005). First edition.
Octavo, black cloth, pp. xiii, 342. Near fine in dust jacket (small tear in gutter of front panel. Supplied with an archival quality mylar dust jacket protector.
$35.00 Book Number: 14490 Order / Enquire
The Chronicle of the Hutterian Brethren. Volume I [Only].
Ste: Agathe, Manitoba: Plough Pub House, (1987).
Large octavo, black fabricoid, pp. lxxv, 887. Printed in Canada. Known as "Das grosse Geschichtbuch der Hutterischen Brüder". Corners just lightly bumped, else fine. Heavy book that may require extra postage, depending on shipping destination and speed.
$45.00 Book Number: 14483 Order / Enquire
Lafleur, Kathryn B.
Louise De Marillac: A Light in the Darkness A Woman of Yesteryear, a Saint and Model for Today.
New City Press
Trade paperback format, pp. 260 + ads. Remainder [marker] stripe to bottom and top page edges, front cover with wrinkling to the publisher's clear lamination, else about a very good copy.
$16.50 Book Number: 13187 Order / Enquire
LIESEL, Reverend Nikolaus. Translation by Reverend David Heimann.
The Eucharistic Liturgies of the Eastern Churches.
St. John's Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota: Popular Liturgical Library, (1963).
Quarto, orange cloth, pp. 310; illustrated with numerous photographs of ceremonies by Tibor Makula. Previous owner's signature on endpaper, light soiling to fore edge of pages, light soiling to cloth, else a very good copy. No dust jacket. [Oversize*]
$55.00 Book Number: 13685 Order / Enquire
St. Andrew's United Church. Toronto. 1970-2000. A History.
Toronto: St. Andrew's United Church, 2002. First edition.
Trade paperback format, pp. xvi, 144; illustrated. Near fine.
$16.50 Book Number: 11937 Order / Enquire
McCORMICK, Scott Jr.
Behold the Man : Re-Reading Gospels, Re-Humanizing Jesus.
New York: Continuum, (1994).
Octavo, black boards, pp. 216. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 12031 Order / Enquire