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Visits from the world of spirits; or interesting anecdotes of the dead.

By: Anonymous

Price: $1,200.00

Seller ID: 150308


London: printed for the proprietor; and sold by L. Wayland 1791. 1st ed., 12mo, 302 pp. A scarce volume “Containing very curious narratives of the appearances of many departed spirits on particular occasions, to friends, relations. &c. being an impartial survey of the most remarkable accounts of apparitions, dreams, ghosts, spectres, and visions. That have been recorded in several ages of the world; together with some originals. To which is prefixed, an introduction, b... View more info

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Illuminated Manuscript: Pope Joan / A Historical Text based upon “Bower’s History of the Popes [1748]” /

By: Anonymous. [Anastasius Scriptor]

Price: $1,850.00

Seller ID: k180228l


n.p. n.d. 4to, illuminated vellum wrappers; 52 leaves; stitched binding. Pen and ink calligraphy, illuminations with watercolor head and tail pieces, and in-text illustrations all on hand-made paper. The artist/author is unknown. Clean, tight and unmarked interior. Covers torn and chipped on all edges. Date unknown but probably from late 1950’s - early 1960’s. View more info

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A Theological Dictionary Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms : Woodward's New Edition with Added Appendix

By: Buck, Charles

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 150304


Published by Joseph J. Woodward, Philadelphia, 1831. A revised edition. 12mo, full brown leather with gilt spine; 624 double-column pages. Contents tight. Paper is age-toned with occasionally light foxing. Full brown leather cover is scuffed, some scratches, corners bumped. "Containing definitions of all religious terms; a comprehensive view of every article in the system of divinity; an impartial account of all the principal denominations which have subsisted in the ... View more info

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Buck's Theological Dictionary

By: Buck, Rev. Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Joseph J. Woodward: 1831

Seller ID: 022006


'Woodward's New Edition published from the last London edition to which is added AN APPENDIX containing an Account of the Methodist, Episcopal, and Presbetyrian Churches in the United States to the Present Period.' Four engravings in front matter depict religious martyrdom's and tortures of the Inquisition. 8vo, leather, 624 pp. with gilt title and bands on spine. Containing 1,510 entries.Buck's Theological Dictionary, first published in London in 1802, sought to provide... View more info

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Common Sense: or, Natural Ideas Opposed to Supernatural

By: d'Hohlbach, Baron

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 1248


8vo, full-calf, 204 pp. Paul-Henri Thiry, Baron d'Holbach (8 December 1723 – 21 January 1789) was a French-German author, philosopher, encyclopedist and a prominent figure in the French Enlightenment. He is best known for his atheism and for his voluminous writings against religion, the most famous of them being The System of Nature (1770), which presented a core of radical ideas that prompted the Catholic Church in France to threaten the crown with withdrawal of fina... View more info

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Encyclopedia Ecclesiastica / Prompta Biblioteca

By: Ferris, F. Lucci

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Frankfuert, Apud Van Duren: 1784

Seller ID: 1932


The complete title is "Prompta Bibliotheca canonica, juridica, moralis, theologica, necnon ascetica, polemica, rubricistica, historica", an 8-volume encyclopedia of religious knowledge. The first edition of this work appeared at Bologna, in 1746. A second edition, much enlarged, also a third, were published by the author himself. The fourth edition, dating from 1763 seems to have been published after his death. This edition, 20 years later, contains the additions which t... View more info

Image for Pages From The Gutenberg Bible. Facsimiles from the copy in the General Theological Seminary. With an Introduction and Notes by Otto W. Fuhrmann, Division of Graphic Arts, New York University. Published in commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Invention of Printing.

Pages From The Gutenberg Bible. Facsimiles from the copy in the General Theological Seminary. With an Introduction and Notes by Otto W. Fuhrmann, Division of Graphic Arts, New York University. Published in commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Invention of Printing.

By: Fuhrman, Otto W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, The H. W. Wilson Company,, 1940: 19401

Seller ID: VL1709067


1st ed. thus. Limited Edition of 2000 copies; blue paper over boards with gold titles. A fine, virtually pristine copy; with original glassine jacket but the latter is partially shredded, Two page introduction followed by list of plates, introduction, and 25 plates, View more info

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A Guide for the Bedeviled

By: Hecht, Ben

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1944

Seller ID: k1249


Unidentified printing; not a first printing but inscribed by Hecht on ffep. Hecht's attack on anti-semitism. 8vo, 276 pp. Good in price-clipped d/w with several tape-repairs. View more info

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Telepathy

By: Mellott, S.H.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: American School of Magnetic Healing: 1899

Seller ID: 111602


1st ed. 16mo, printed blue stapled wrappers, 64 pp. Illus. An unrecorded guide to telepathy published by the American School of Magnetic Healing, Nevada Missouri – the institution usually associated with the work of Professor Sidney Weltmer. (Rear cover includes ads for Weltmer’s works.) Not in OCLC or in the Library of Congress online catalogs, although several copies have previously appeared on the net. Interior is fine; clean and tight. Wrappers lightly rubbed al... View more info

Historia Templariorum. (History of the Templars)

By: Nicholas Gurtler (Nicolai Gurtleri)

Price: $650.00

Publisher: 1703

Seller ID: 0002


Amsterdam: F. Van der Platas, 1703 - 12mo, vellum. 448 pp. Second edition of this history of the Order of the Templars (1119-1314), written in 1691 by a Protestant theologian, scholar, professor of theology, rhetoric and history. Includes an index of authors cited and subject index. Vellum binding is intact, but soiled and with a slight bow to front cover. Ink title on spine. Pencil notations on ffep. Title page in red and black, engraved vignette. Text block is tight b... View more info

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Piesk & Most: A Memorial Book (Belarus)

By: Piesk & Most Societies

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Tel Aviv, Piesk & Most Societies: 1975

Seller ID: 1088


1st ed. 726 pp., small 4to. A memorial to two communities in Belarus that were destroyed during the holocaust. Hardcover, gilt lettering on cover and spine, slightly stained covers. Otherwise in very good coondition.The book is in English Hebrew Yiddish, illustrated with numerous photographs. For an english translation, see http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/piaski/piesk.html. View more info

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Diario / The Journal of Padre Serra translated by Ben F. Dixon

By: SERRA (Padre Junipero)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Diego, Don Diego's Libreria: 1964

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: dg17121604


The Journal of Padre Serra, From Loreto, the Capital of Baja California, to San Diego, Capital of the New Establishments of Alta California in three months and three days March 28 to July 1, 1769. Including San Diego's Great Water Rights Document Now Published for the First Time. 1st ed., 8vo, softcover, 108 pp. Illustrations & map. Inscribed on title page by translator Ben F. Dixon. A very good-near fine copy: a darkened band 1” wide along back spine; light fade li... View more info

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Sequel to the Kreutzer Sonata

By: Tolstoi, Count Lyof N. [Leo Tolstoy]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Crowell & Co: 1899

Seller ID: 081703


First separate American edition. Tan stapled wrappers with black lettering on front cover. 5"x7" inches. 16pp. This is a sequel to the original Kreutzer Sonata, originally published in 1889. An absolutely pristine copy. The publication of The Kreutzer Sonata set off an explosive debate in Europe, America, and Asia on matters that were then called the “sexual question” and the “woman problem.” These debates stirred widespread condemnation from all sides, as well... View more info

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Eugenic Marriage, The. Volumes I-IV Complete

By: W. Grant Hague, M.D.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: The Review of Reviews: 1914

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: dg17122301


12mo. Half leather over marbled boards. Tight, square binding. Four of four volumes. Very good; some fading at extremities and spine, several small nicks to spine ends, end papers toned. Internally clean and tight. View more info

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[Napoleon's Oraculum] The Book of Fate

By: [Hirchenhoffer, H. ]

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, M. Arnold : 1833

Edition: 23d edition

Seller ID: k180226g


The Book of Fate / Formerly in the Possession of Napoleon Later Emperor of France and Now First Rendered Into English from a German Translation, of an Ancient Egyptian Manuscript, Found in the Year 1801, by M Sonnini, in one of the Royal Tombs, Near Mounty Libycus, in Upper Egypt. 23rd edition. 8vo. Maroon boards. Fold-out frontispiece with Oraculum charts, "Questions which may be put to the Oracle." The Oraculum was discovered in one of the Royal tombs of Egypt during ... View more info