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Fables of Aesop According to Sir Roger L'Estrange, with Fifty Drawings by Alexander Calder

By: Aesop; Translator-Roger L'Estrange; Illustrator-Alexander Calder

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: June 1967

Seller ID: 69358

ISBN: 0486217809

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . This Dover volume brings into general circulation for the first time a rare edition of Aesop's Fables issued in Paris in 1931 and limited to only 665 copies. The book combines the 1692 translation of the Fables by English journalist Sir Roger L'Estrange with 50 drawings created especially as illustration for the tales by American sculptor, painter, and illustrator Alexander Calder. L'Estrange's 17th-century rendering of the fables is a delight to read, judged by The Cambridge History of English Literatur... View more info

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RELATIVITY: The Special and the General Theory

By: Albert Einstein; Translator-Robert W Lawson; Introduction-Roger Penrose

Price: $27.95

Publisher: The Folio Society: 2004

Seller ID: 73338

ISBN: B003FA7ROY

Condition: Used - Very Good


VERY GOOD+ in slip case. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read if at all. View more info

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The Wisdom of Ben Sira (The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries)

By: Ben Sira. Translator-Patrick W. Skehan; Introduction-Alexander A. Di Lella

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Yale University Press: March 1995

Seller ID: 66841

ISBN: 0300139942

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . The Wisdom of Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus) contains the sayings of Ben Sira, arguably the last of Israel's wise men and its first professional scribe, whose world was defined and dominated by Greek ideas and ideals. This Hellenistic worldview challenged the adequacy of the religion passed down to the Palestinian Jews of the second century B.C.E. by their ancestors. Ben Sira's training in both Judaic and Hellenistic literary traditions prepared him to meet this challenge. He vigorously opposed any compromis... View more info

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Rite of Confirmation: Approved for use in the Dioceses of the United States of America by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and Confirmed by the Apostolic See

By: Bishops' Committee on the Liturgy; Translator-International Commission on English in the Liturgy

Price: $39.95

Publisher: National Conference of Catholic Bishops: 1977

Seller ID: 59775

ISBN: 281BNB1003124

Condition: Used - Good


Red leatherNo marks or writing observed in text. Some paper clip marks at top edge. Binding tight and square. 2 silk page marks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . TOC: * DECREE -- * APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTION -- * INTRODUCTION -- 1.) Rite of Confirmation within Mass -- 2.) Rite of Confirmation outside Mass -- 3.) Rite of Confirmation by a minister who is not a bishop -- 4.) Confirmation of a person in danger of death -- * APPENDIX I: Opening prayers and prayers after Communion for the Sundays of Advent, Lent, Easter, Solemnities, and Weekdays of Holy Week -- * APPENDIX II: Biblical Readin... View more info

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God's Human Face: The Christ-Icon

By: Christopher Schonborn; Translator-Lothar Krauth

Price: $139.95

Publisher: Ignatius Press: November 1994

Seller ID: 70675

ISBN: 0898705142

Condition: Used - Good


A few underlines and marks in text in the first 30 pages. Small stains on front edge. Binding tight and square. . . . . . . . The principal editor of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, presents the sources of meditation on the mystery of God's human face from the great Masters of early Christianity. Artists and theologians have meditated upon the mystery of God's human countenance and tried to express it. This book seeks to present the great sources of this meditation--sources which today are widely unknown, or have become foreign or obscure. These sources are above all the great maste... View more info

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Who Is Christ for Us?

By: Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Translator-Craig L. Nessan; Introduction- Renate Wind

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Fortress Press: March 2002

Seller ID: 65794

ISBN: 0800634802

Condition: Used - Very Good


Previous owner's name on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. GEntly read if at all. . . . . . . . This volume consists of excerpts from Bonhoeffer's 1933 lectures that insisted Christians encounter Jesus Christ as a living person today, as well as in history and church life. View more info

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Fiction from Prison Gathering Up the Past

By: Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Translator-Ursula Hoffmann; Editors-Renate Bethge, Clifford Green

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Fortress Press: 1981

Seller ID: 65793

ISBN: B000S63OYK

Condition: Used - Good


Ex-library with usual marks. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. No DJ. . . . . . . . TOC: * INTRODUCTION to the English edition by Clifford Green -- * INTRODUCTION by Renate and Eberhard Bethge -- 2.) Drama -- 3.) Novel -- 4.) Documents 4a.) Constitution by Klaus Bonhoeffer 4b.) The house on Wangenheimstrasse by Emmi Bonhoeffer -- 5.) Dietrich Bonhoeffer's prison fiction : a commentary by Ruth Zerner -- 6.) Dietrich Bonhoeffer's family -- * ABBREVIATIONS AND BIBLIOGRAPHY -- * NOTE -- * INDEX View more info

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A Presocratics Reader (Selected Fragments and Testimonia)

By: Editor-Patricia Curd; Translator-Richard D. McKirahan

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Hackett Pub Co: March 1996

Seller ID: 70026

ISBN: 0872203263

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . Ideal for a two-to-three week introduction to the Presocratics and Sophists, this volume offers a selection of the extant remains of early Greek philosophical thought on cosmology, metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics, together with unobtrusive, minimally interpretive editorial material: an introduction, brief headnotes, maps, and a concordance. View more info

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The Life and Works of Flavius Josephus, The learned and authentic Jewish Historian and Celebrated Warrior. . . to which are added Seven Dissertations Concerning Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, James the Just, God's Command to Abraham, etc.

By: Flavius Josephus; Translator-William Whiston; Introduction-H. Stebbing

Price: $18.95

Publisher: The John C. Winston Co.: 1957

Seller ID: 80497

ISBN: B000VKHW78

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . This book really sheds some light into the history of the period where the romans occupied Judea since he was alive during that period...one of the very few historians that were. You will not find any of this stuff through mainstream history or churches. Josephus was a Jewish historian living as a roman citizen. -- M. Beloiu View more info

Introduction to Philosophy

By: Friedrich Paulsen; Translator-Frank Thilly

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: January 1912

Seller ID: 40363

ISBN: B00HAMJ92Q

Condition: Used - Good


2nd American Edition from 3rd German Edition - Has some marks & writing in text. Binding tight and square. No DJ. Eminently readable and useable View more info

Gabriel Marcel's Perspectives on the Broken World: The Broken World, a Four-Act Play Followed by Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery (Marquette Studies in Philosophy)

By: Gabriel Marcel; Translator-Katharine Rose Hanley; Introduction-Ralph McInerny

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Marquette University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 74011

ISBN: 087462617X

Condition: Used - Good


3rd Printing (2008) Small amount of underlining and margin notes observed in text. Binding tight and square. View more info

Gabriel Marcel's Perspectives on the Broken World: The Broken World, a Four-Act Play Followed by Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery (Marquette Studies in Philosophy)

By: Gabriel Marcel; Translator-Katharine Rose Hanley; Introduction-Ralph McInerny

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Marquette University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 80801

ISBN: 087462617X

Condition: Used - Good


3rd Printing (2008) Small amount of underlining and margin notes observed in text. Binding tight and square. View more info

George Buchanan's Law of Kingship: 'De Lure Regini Apud Scotos Dialogus'

By: George Buchanan; Translator and Editor-Martin S. Smith, Roger A. Mason ; Introduction Roger A. Mason.

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Saltire Society: December 2006

Seller ID: 15693

ISBN: 0854110992

Condition: Used - Very Good


Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No apparent marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Cover has light shelf wear. Appears unread. . ....................... ........................ ....................... The constitutional theories of George Buchanan, Scotland's greatest Renaissance poet and thinker, are as fresh and necessary now, five centuries after his birth, as when he first began to set them down as De Lure Regni apud Scotos Dialogus – a dialogue on the Law of Kingship among the Scots. Written in the turbulent times surrounding t... View more info

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Atomic and quantum physics: An introduction to the fundamentals of experiment and theory

By: H. Haken. H. C. Wolf; Translator-W. D. Brewer

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Springer-Verlag: 1984

Seller ID: 79734

ISBN: 038713137X

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . tomic physics and its underlying quantum theory are the point of departure for many modern areas of physics, astrophysics, chemistry, biology, and even electrical engineering. This textbook provides a careful and eminently readable introduction to the results and methods of empirical atomic physics. The student will acquire the tools of quantum physics and at the same time learn about the interplay between experiment and theory. A chapter on the quantum theory of the chemical bond provides the reader with ... View more info

Augustinianism and Modern Theology (Milestones in Catholic Theology)

By: Henri de Lubac; Translator-Lancelot Sheppard; Introduction-Louis Dupre

Price: $39.95

Publisher: The Crossroad Publishing Company / Herder & Herder: 2015

Seller ID: 54518

ISBN: 0824518020

Condition: Used - Very Good


2015 printing - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Light wear on cover. Gently read if at all. . . . . . . . . . . . This companion volume to The Mystery of the Supernatural focuses on the idea of pure nature and its origins in nominalist readings of Augustine. View more info

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Munich, or the Phoney Peace

By: Henri Nogueres; Translator-Patrick O'Brian

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1965

Edition: First American

Seller ID: 60554

ISBN: B001PBH146

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. No DJ. . . . . . . . . . . . TOC: INTRODUCTION ---------------- PART ONE: After Austria, Czechoslovakia -- 1.) The Austrian dress-rehearsal -- 2.) Czechoslovakia 1938 -- 3.) The vice tightens -- 4.) The May crisis -- 5.) Lord Runciman appears -- 6.) Priority for Operation Green ---------------- PART TWO: On the slope -- 1.) The road to Berchtesgaden -- 2.) The first surrender -- 3.) Dramatic events at Godesberg -- 4.) The great September manoeuvres ---------------- PART THREE: The rendez... View more info

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Les Actes des Apotres (La Sainte Bible)

By: Introduction-L. Cerfaux; Translator-J. Dupont

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Les Editions Du Cerf: 1958

Seller ID: 56895

ISBN: B0014Y03DA

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. Private owners shelf number taped to spine and stamp on inside page. Text in French View more info

Poland Always Close To You [Expo '98]

By: Jacek Zakowski; Translator-Shona Downie; Introduction-Andrzej Gerhardt

Price: $39.95

Publisher: BMP Promoritons: 1998

Seller ID: 2758

ISBN: 8390977214

Condition: Used - Like New


Clean!! No Marks. Might As Well Be New. Appears Unread Clean!! No Marks. Might As Well Be New. Appears Unread. ................ ................. This album was prepared for visitors to the world exhibition EXPO'98 in Lisbon View more info

Twenty Centuries of Ecumenism

By: Jacques Desseaux; Translator-Matthew J. O'Connell; Introduction-Eugene M. Burke

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Paulist Pr: 1984

Seller ID: 14665

ISBN: 0809126176

Condition: Used - Good


Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. Minimal marks observed in text. Binding tight and square. Appears unread. View more info

Introduction To Medieval Latin

By: Karl Strecker; Translator-Robert B. Palmer

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Weidmannsche Verlagsbuchhandlung: 1957

Seller ID: 24834

ISBN: B000T9ZRKK

Condition: Used - Very Good


Clean!! No Marks. Light Wear On Cover. Gently Read. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. View more info