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The Shepherd-Prince. [Ahavat Tsiyon] A historical romance of the days of Isaiah

By: Abraham Mapu; Translator-Benjamin A. M. Schapiro ; Introduction-Robert Dick Wilson; Illustrator-Herbert Deland Williams

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Published By the Translator - Benjamin A. M. Schapiro: 1922

Seller ID: 44914

ISBN: B000L1ZCYM

Condition: Used - Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. . Gilt on top edge. Sunned spine. .................................. Abraham Mapu (1808 in Vilijampole, Kaunas – 1867 in Königsberg, Prussia) was a Lithuanian Jewish novelist in Hebrew of the Haskalah ('enlightenment') movement. His novels, with their lively plots encompassing heroism, adventure and romantic love in Biblical settings, contributed to the rise of the Zionist movement. View more info

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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. ... 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 trainin... 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 ... 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 medit... View more info

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INFERNO

By: Dante Alighieri; Translator-Henry Francis Cary; Introduction-Robin Hamlyn; Illustrator-William Blake

Price: $49.95

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1998

Seller ID: 71706

ISBN: B000VB55MG

Condition: Used - Like New


CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. Slipcase has light shelf wear and small stain. Book is unread. . . . . This beautiful 151-page volume containing Dante Alighieri's Inferno is translated by Henry Francis Hamlyn and richly illustrated throughout by William Blake. With thirty-two full page, full-color reproductions of Blake's art work in pen and ink, chalk, and watercolour, the reader achieves a deeper understanding of this poem, written by Dante beginning in 1307 th... 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 Bonhoeffe... 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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Never Forget: Christian and Jewish Perspectives on Edith Stein (Carmelite Studies #7)

By: Editor-Waltraud Herbstrith; Translator-Susanne Batzdorff

Price: $7.95

Publisher: ICS Pubns: September 1998

Seller ID: 70801

ISBN: 0935216626

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Very light wear on cover. Gently read. . . . . TOC: Edith Stein, a figure for our time. Chronology of Edith Stein's life -- INTRODUCTION by Waltraud Herbstrith (OCD) -- 1.) The path to beatification by John Sullivan (OCD) -- 2.) Edith Stein's beatification : annoyance or sign of reconciliation? by Anna Maria Strehle (OCD) -- 3.) What significance does Edith Stein's beatification have for her family... View more info

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Immaculate Conception: Panorama of the Marian Doctrine of Blessed Maximilian Kolbe

By: Ernesto Piacentini; Translator-Donald Kos

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Franciscan Marytown Press: 1974

Seller ID: 60995

ISBN: B002J04R9O

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. Light rubbing on cover. . . . . . . . . . . . . . TOC: INTRODUCTION -- 1.) The Imaculate Conception -- 2.) Universal Mediation -- 3.) The Divine and Spiritual Motherhood -- 4.) The Nature of Blessed Maximilian's Mariology -- 5.) Relationship of Marian Doctrine and Cult in Blessed Kolbe -- CONCLUSION -- APPENDIX: A Biographical profile of Blessed Maximilian Kolbe . . . . . . . . . . Excerpted ... 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

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 ... View more info

Christian Faith: An Introduction to the Study of the Faith (Revised Edition)

By: Hendrikus Berkhof; Translator-Sierd Woudstra

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: November 1990

Seller ID: 41770

ISBN: 0802805485

Condition: Used - Very Good


Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Crease on back cover................................... TOC: xxii, 572 pages ; 24 cm Contents: Introduction. Prolegomena ; Religion ; Faith ; Christian faith ; Study of the Christian faith : motives and essence ; Study of the Christian faith : reach and limits -- Revelation. Internal prolegomena ; Revelation : phenomenological and theological ; T... View more info

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An Introduction to Metaphysics - 2nd Revised Edition

By: Henri Bergson; Translator-T. E. Hulme; Introduction-Thomas A. Gouge

Price: $3.95

Publisher: The Library of Liberal Arts / The Bobbs-Merril Company: 1955

Seller ID: 71971

ISBN: B000N58DVA

Condition: Used - Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Light wear on cover. . . . . . . Henri-Louis Bergson (18 October 1859 - 4 January 1941) was a French-Jewish philosopher who was influential in the tradition of continental philosophy, especially during the first half of the 20th century until the Second World War. Bergson is known for his arguments that processes of immediate experience and intuition are more significant than abstract rationalism and scienc... 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 surre... View more info

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The Iliad / The Odyssey - 2 Volume Set

By: Homer; Translator-Robert Fagles; Introduction-Bernard Knox; Illustrator-Grahame Baker

Price: $199.95

Publisher: The Folio Society: 2001

Seller ID: 71973

ISBN: B072B5M2JJ

Condition: Used - Like New


2 Volume Set in slipcases. the Iliad is 6th printing (2006) - The Odyssey is NEW factory sealed so the precise printing and date is not determinable - however it is a 2001+ printing CLEAN!! No marks. The Iliad appears unread with minor shelf wear tot he slipcase.e slipcase. 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