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[Hebrew] Sefer Menorat ha-ma'or

By: Aboab, Isaac - 14th century

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Vilna [Vilnius, Lithuania], Rom - Bi-defus ha-almanah yehe-ahim Rom: 1890

Seller ID: 40588


2 vols. pages; Contemporary half pebbled dark brown morocco over black cloth. Considerable wear and rubbing to the corners, both backstrips now lost. Two volume edition of Isaac Aboab's Menorat ha-Maor, the great household book of medieval Jews. This two volume edition also has the commentary and Yiddish version of Moses Frankfurter [1672-1762] -- Nefesh Yehudah. The volumes were printed in Vilnius, Lithuania -- a major Jewish center at the time of publication. The... View more info

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THE PRINCIPLES OF LOGIC

By: Aikins, Herbert Austin

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1905

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 41705


499 pages; Text block is clean and tight, ink doodlings on endpapers. OCLC: 1090734; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

DER MYTHOS BEI SCHELLING

By: Allwohn, Adolf

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Charlottenburg, Rolf Heise: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40406


1 p.l. & 78 pages; Clean and tight in Publisher's printed wrappers. Published as Kant-studien. Ergänzungshefte, 61. OCLC: 2306498; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE ABBEY GROUNDS (Newstead Abbey)

By: Anonymous

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Nottingham, Corporation of Nottingham: 1955

Seller ID: 36961


20 pages; Newstead Abbey Publications No. 2. Photo illustrations, map. A visitors brochure for the Abbey Grounds. OCLC: 505077873; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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WORLD CONFERENCE FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE THROUGH RELIGION

By: Anonymous

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, WCIPTR: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36984


44 pages; The Geneva Meeting, August 1931. Publication No. 12. Small indentation from paperclip (removed), otherwise Near Fine. OCLC: 37433242; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE GENEVA PRELIMINARY MEETING of the UNIVERSAL RELIGIOUS PEACE CONFERENCE

By: Anonymous

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, WCIPTR: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36985


36 pages; September 1928. Publication No. 6. Near Fine in original blue wrappers. Frontispiece photograph. OCLC: 14957599; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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RELIGIOUS INDEPENDENCE - EXTRACTED FROM THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA

By: Anonymous

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Middletown [CT], Printed By T. & J. B. Dunning: 1802

Seller ID: 37135


8vo: 15 & [1, blank] pp. Stitched (appears to be disbound, the sewing imay be later, using the old stab-holes in the gutter margin) . This offprint is identified on the title page as having been 'For David Parsons, D. D. Amherst' -- in an old ink inscription [likely written by Parsons]. David Parsons [1749-1823] was born in Amherst, New Hampshire, and was graduated from Harvard in 1771. He was pastor of the Congregational Church in Amherst from 1782-1819, (during which p... View more info

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ANTONIA LITHOSTROTOS - A GUIDE FOR THE VISITOR

By: Anonymous

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Franciscan Printing Press: 1973

Seller ID: 38460


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers; wrappers toned at edges. Photographs and folding plan at rear. OCLC 21086654; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Miracle de nostre dame la marquise de la Gaudine qui par laccusemen~t de loncle de son mari auq[ue]l son mari lauoit com~ise a garder fu condampnee a ardoir, Dont Anthenor p[ar] le co~mendeme~t d[e] Nostre dame sen combati a loncle et le desconfit en champ... Imprime nouuelleme~t a Paris

By: Anonymous

Price: $249.96

Publisher: Paris, Par Crapelet chez Silvestre: 1841

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41495


[33 ff.] pages; Old marbled paper-covered boards, ms. title on label mounted to the front cover. 33 leaves, unpaginated. Text printed in a gothic black letter type, with 2 woodcut illustrations. The long title transcribes the manuscript original, including its dropped letter abbreviations: "Miracle de nostre dame la marq[ui]se de la Gaudine qui par laccusemen~t de loncle de son mari auq[ue]l son mari lauoit com~ise a garder fu condampnee a ardoir, Dont Anthenor p... View more info

Istoria del Testamento Vecchio e Nuovo rappresentata con bellissime figure con spiegazioni estratte da' Santi Padri, che molto edificano e servono a ben ordinare i costumi in ogni genere di persone

By: Anonymous [Rockwell Kent's copy]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Venice, nella stamperia di Giambatista Albrizzi: 1770

Seller ID: 41505


8 p.l., 766 & [2] pages; Original flexible paste-paper boards. Spine quite worn, with upper portion now missing, exposing the sewing and the folded ends of the gatherings, some soiling and marks to the front and rear covers, hinges still attached by the sewing, upper corner of the first several leaves bumped, some lifting to the front paste-down endpaper. With engraved frontispiece and over 100 half-page illustrations throughout, along with an assortment of woodcut dec... View more info

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THE MASTER RACE MENTALITY - "We or They"

By: Anspacher, Louis Kaufman

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Island Workshop Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38741


29 pages; Clean and tight in original mustard wrappers. During the last years of World War II, Louis K. Anspacher, an American playwright and poet, published this anti-German polemic. His radical arguement is that Pan-German nationalism is pervasive in Germans as a whole, and that it must be wiped out entirely. OCLC 1930282 View more info

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AN INTRODUCTION INTO LAMAISM - The Mystical Buddhism of Tibet

By: Anuruddha, R. P.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Hoshiarpur, Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research institute: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40345


xvi, 212 pages; Clean and tight in original printed boards with brown cloth spine in chipped, edgeworn dustjacket. Dustjacket flaps fixed to inner boards. Lamaism the Mahayana form of Buddhism of Tibet and Mongolia. View more info

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The Children of the Bible

By: Armstrong, Fanny L.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn, Southern Methodist Publishing House, Printed for the Author: 1880

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39465


272 pages; Publisher's purple cloth, elaborate decorative stamping and lettering in black and gilt, pale yellow endpapers. This is a particularly interesting copy of the first edition of this children's book -- printed in Nashville, Tennessee at the end of the post-Civil War Reconstruction. This is the copyright deposit copy, with a blue-ink oval stamp on the title page: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS / COPYRIGHT / 1880 / City of Washington. The number "9082 82" is enter... View more info

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Roscoe Pound and the Resurgence of Juristic Idealism

By: Aronson, Moses J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Journal of Social Philosophy: 1940

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38762


Autograph; 37 pages; Clean and tight in original gray printed wrappers. Wrappers lightly toned. Published as a reprint from the Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol. 6, No... 1940, pp. 47-83. This copy has been inscribed "To Mr. Crawford M. Bishop / with the high regards of / M. J. Aronson"; Signed by Author View more info

[Hebrew letters: Seder ha-avodah] Gebetbuch herausgegeben vom Israelitischen Tempelverband in Hamburg

By: Author Unknown

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Hamburg, Selbsvlg des Tempelverbandes: 1904

Edition: Sixth

Seller ID: 40781


vi, 563 pages; Contemporary (original?) black diced cloth, with black pebbled cloth spine, lettered in gilt "Gebetbuch." Text in Hebrew and German throughout. Printed "back to front" in the Hebrew manner. (With the printer's slug appearing on the recto of what would usually be the first leaf: "Druck von H. Ißkowski, Berlin" -- and the title page appears on what would usually be interpreted as the verso of the final leaf). This is the rare sixt... View more info

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NAHBION or The Bible and The Poets

By: Bailey, Samuel Wordsworth

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Cambridge, John Wilson & Son: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40337


xvi, 698 pages; Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and a decorative in gilt on the front board. Cloth rubbed at spine ends with minor loss at base. Top edges gilt. An attractive 19th century book. OCLC: 2293873 "In these chapters are arranged passages amounting to about one fourth part of all the language of the Bible, and many of the choicest gems from about three hundred and fifty... View more info

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THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS AND THE SPREAD OF LEARNING 1478 - 1978 An Illustrated History

By: Barker, Nicolas

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41383


xiv, 332 pages; Superficial stain to top page edge, else Fine in Fine dustwrapper; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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DER VATIKAN Süddeutsche Monatshefte. März 1917, 14. Jahrgang, Heft 6

By: Baumgarten, Paul Maria ; et al

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Leipzig & Munich, Süddeutsche Monatshefte: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41333


200 pages; Special Vatican number of the periodical Süddeutsche Monatshefte, published during the first World War in 1917. Pagination: 657-840 & xviii & [2, ads]. OCLC: 248998565 Includes some specific material related to the on-going WWI - including an interesting article by the Catholic convert Theodor Freiherr von Cramer-Klett, Jr. He was the son of one of the great industrialists of Germany, who was appointed Secret Papal Chamberlain - [Päpstlichen Geheimkämmere... View more info

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ACROSS THE GOLDEN HEIGHTS OF ASSAM AND NEFA [North East Frontier Agency]

By: Baveja, J. D.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Calcutta, Modern Book Depot: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40349


147, v pages; Foreword by Verrier Elwin, D.Sc. (Oxon). Illustrated with photographs, large folding map of Assam and Nefa tipped in at rear. Contents clean and tight in original cream coloured boards in edgeworn dustjacket with chipping and staining (now in protective mylar cover); rear board has superfical stain. This work is an account of the author's travels to the tribal areas of Assam, NEFA, and the Naga Hills Tuensang area describing the cultural and social life of... View more info

Christianity and Anti-Semitism

By: Berdyaev, Nicholas ; Translated by Alan A. Spears and Victor B. Kanter

Price: $5.95

Publisher: West Nyack, Cross Currents: 1955

Seller ID: 40766


12 pages; Text clean, loose sheets stapled at top left corner from Cross Currents, pp. 43-54. Nikolai Alexandrovich Berdyaev (1874 – 1948) was a Russian religious and political philosopher. Berdyaev's philosophy has been characterized as Christian existentialist. He was preoccupied with creativity and in particular with freedom from anything that inhibited creativity, whence his opposition to a "collectivized and mechanized society". View more info