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Truro Presbytery History Committee, A Tale of Two Centuries, Truro Presbytery -- Oldest in Canada, A Pictorial Supplement

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Sackville, Truro Presbytery/United Church of Canada:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016588


A collection of pictures of churches in the Truro presbytery, as well as photographs of ministers and missionaries from same, and a list of ministers and missionaries for whom there were no available photographs. 72 pages, illustrated. Impressions, moderate general wear. View more info

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THE POWER OF GRACE; or, Incidents and Narratives of Wonderful Conversions in Answer to Prayer.

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, C.M. Saxton: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017675


Intended to "take the place of the light and trashy literature which too frequently finds a place in Christian families," this one relates various stories of prayerful conversions. Dark green cloth w/decorations in blind to front and back covers, gilt spine lettering/rule, 379 pages, frontispiece engraving by T.H. Matteson. Worn corners/spine ends, moderate edgewear, a bit of cover soil, chipping to bottom spine, soiled edges, pencil gift inscription to front e... View more info

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DOING ETHICS IN A PLURALISTIC WORLD, Essays in Honour of Roger C. Hutchinson

By: Airhart, Phyllis D., Marilyn J. Legge, Gary L. Redcliffe (editors)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017458


Contains twelve essays honouring a noted ethicist and educator. The essays include "Roger Hutchinson as Ethicist and Educator in an Age of Religious Pluralism" (C. Douglas Jay), "The Church and Pluralism in Quebec: An Account of a Participant (Gregory Baum), "Karl Barth on Divine Command: A Jewish Response (David Novak), "Not Moral Heroes: The Grace of God and the Church's Public Voice" (Harold Wells), "'O Day of God, Draw Nigh': R.B.Y. S... View more info

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History of St. Paul's United Church, Sussex, N.B., 150 Years, in two sections, Section 1, 1827-1947, Section II

By: Aiton, Miss Grace, James M. Thomson, Anne Mills, and Mrs. Winnifred Conrad Thomson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sussex, Privately Published (printed by Maritime Publishing Ltd.): 1978

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 017475


Section 1, covering the church's history until 1947, was written that year by Aiton, and Section II, updating it to 1977, was written in 1978 by Thomson, Mills and Thomson. 111 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. View more info

Simone Weil

By: Anderson, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, SCM Press: 1971

Seller ID: 011431


One of six titles from SCM Press, each featuring the life and times of a prominent Christian. "Simone Weil may have been a saint, and she was certainly a prophet. A philosopher by training, she was equally at home in mathematics and literature. She made fascinating use of mathematical, mechanical and biological analogies in the expression of her religious thought. Her elucidation of 'affliction' enabled her to give a moving account of the Cross, and her awareness inc... View more info

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ESSENTIALISM, The First Book

By: Anonymous

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, privately published (printed by Sanders Phillips & Co. at the Bayard Press): 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014296


A very uncommon and decidedly unusual blend of philosophy and theology, explained as "the new conception of Christianity and of world religions (acceptable to this New Age) to be applied in practical form to every-day life as from this Year of Grace 1938." This "dynamic philosophy of life" was begun in 1934, but its publication delayed until a number of "eventualities--which are of major importance to the public mind on this New Year's Day 1938--were ... View more info

BY HIS GRACE TO HIS GLORY, 60 Years of Ministry

By: Anonymous (editor)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Toronto, Baptist Seminary and Bible College:

Seller ID: 014170


A commemorative record of the (until then) sixty-year history of the Toronto Baptist Seminary and Bible College. Blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 127 pages (including Appendices), illustrated. Previous owner's name on Dedication Page, in dust jacket w/small magic-markered numerals to top right portion of front panel, light edgewear. View more info

TO DO AND TO ENDURE, The Life of Catherine Donnelly, Sister of Service

By: Beck, Jeanne R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto & Oxford, Dundurn Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015169


1st printing w/complete number sequence. The biography of a woman who discovered two things upon her arrival in Western Canada: "first, the need for a Catholic presence in the rural schools of the west, and second, her own calling to be a religious." Mauve cloth w/gilt illustration to front cover, gilt spine lettering, 329 pages (including index), illustrated. This copy comes with a "To Do and to Endure" bookmark. View more info

THE FIRST OTTAWA GEETA GYANA YAGNA (12-21 July, 1976), Commemorative Volume 1

By: Bhargava, Raj (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Chinmaya Welcoming Committee: 1976

Seller ID: 013846


A souvenir publication commemorating a series of lectures on Vedanta Philosophy, given by Swami Chinmayananda ji at Carleton University in Ottawa. Contains many articles and excerpts from same by a variety of writers, from Sir Harold Nicholson to Sri Aurobindo and Mahatma Gandhi. 93 pages, illustrated. Light edgewear, foxed covers, small check mark in ink to front cover, thin scratches, moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. An uncommon item. View more info

COMPARATIVE RELIGION, A Short Outline,

By: Bouquet, A.C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pelican A 89: 1950

Edition: 3rd & revised edition

Seller ID: 007693


"A survey and comparison of the great religions of the world, and an examination of their significance today." 319 pages (including bibliography/indices). Tanned edges, mild wear to spine ends, in dust jacket w/edgewear all around, slight sunning to spine, some chipping to corners/spine ends, a couple of tiny chips from rear panel, rubbing, tiny soil mark to front panel, price stamped to front panel. View more info

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The Journey

By: Breault, Ann

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St. Stephen, St. Croix Printing and Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016536


Published on the occasion of the ninetieth anniversary of the Roman Catholic Holy Rosary Parish in St. Stephen, New Brunswick. 160 pages (including appendices), illustrated. G-VG w/coffee stains to front cover, some edgewear, surface wear. Internally tight. View more info

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JERICHO, A Christmas Story (signed)

By: Campbell, R. James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Milton, Comet Enterprises: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016555


The story of "a little cat living in the stable on the first Christmas Eve who, through love and courage, breaks down walls." 57 pages. This copy signed, on title page, by Campbell. Comes with a laminated Jericho bookmarker laid in. Light corner wear, a few scratches to back cover. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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A GOODLY HERITAGE, Being a Chronological History of the Parish of Picton

By: Capon, Alan R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Picton, The Church of Saint Mary Magdalene: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016558


Capon presents the history of an Anglican church in the town of Picton, Ontario. 206 pages (including appendices and index), illustrated. Some corner wear, bump to top left spine, previous owner's name/date to half-title, previous owner's marginalia to two pages. View more info

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Islamic Contributions to Civilization

By: Cobb, Stanwood

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, Avalon Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016321


From the front panel: "A summation of the historic contributions of the Arabic-Islamic culture -- bridge between the ancient and modern worlds." Dark green cloth w/silver lettering to front cover/spine, 84 pages. Light wear to corners/spine ends, in dust jacket w/chipping, edge tears, 1" piece missing from spine, light soil, general wear. View more info

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Echoes of the Remnant (signed print)

By: Coupar, Regina

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Truro, Gamaliel Publications: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016322


From the back cover: "...presents new metaphors which are helpful for discussing spirituality in the language of our time." This edition contains a signed original print by Coupar, bound in near the front. 120 pages, illustrated. A bit of slant, light general wear. View more info

SUICIDE, Biathanatos transcribed and edited for modern readers

By: Donne, John

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Chico, Scholars Press: 1983

Edition: 1st Scholars' edition

Seller ID: 015112


Wraps edition published simultaneously with the hardcover. The first title in the publisher's Studies in the Humanities Series, being Donne's treatise on suicide. Introduction by the editor, William A. Clebsch. 114 pages (including Index of Scriptural References, Glossary of Names). Light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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DEATH IN TECHNOLOGICAL SOCIETY, An Ethical Reflection on Dying

By: Doucet, Hubert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Novalis: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017092


Translated from the original French by Kenneth C. Russell. From the back cover: "Recent scientific and technological advances have dramatically transformed the nature and structure of health care. So, too, has the recognition that individuals are the ultimate sources of decisions concerning themselves. These developments, however, have turned death itself into an ethical mine field, with each question more explosive than the next." 147 pages + bibliography. ... View more info

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Sanctification

By: Godbey, W.B. (William Baxter)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Nashville, Southern Methodist Publishing House: 1887

Seller ID: 016463


Mainly forgotten today, Godbey was an influential evangelist who converted thousands of people at revivals he held in virtually every community he visited. He wrote hundreds of books, pamphlets and articles. Black cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover, 120 pages (including index), tipped-on errata slip at title page. Moderate edgewear, light cover soil, underlining to about ten pages throughout, tanning, light soil. An uncommon item. View more info

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The Second Moses, Book #2 in the Voice of the Prophets series (signed)

By: Griffey, Dan Bertran

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Mount Ephraim Publishing Company: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016647


The second of eight books resulting from Griffey's thirteen-year study of the seven-year period known as the Tribulation. This copy signed by Griffey, on title page. 227 pages. NF w/light corner wear. An unread copy, internally tight and clean. View more info

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Catholics and the American Revolution, Volume II/Vol. 2

By: Griffin, Martin I.J.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Self-published: 1909

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 016277


#671 of 1,000 copies. This is the original book, not one of those gawdawful print-on-demand things. Maroon cloth w/gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, untrimmed fore- and bottom edges, 400 pages, colour frontispiece. Moderate wear to corners/spine ends/edges, sunned (legible) spine, sunning to top edge of back cover, minor abrasions to front end paper (looks like a previous owner's bookplate might have been removed), tanning. The quite uncommon middle volume of a th... View more info

SHORT SKETCHES IN RELIGIOUS CHARACTER and other essays

By: Guthrie, Rev. David

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co. Ltd.:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author's Inscription

Seller ID: 015068


No date (1928). Contains thirty-two short essays, including looks at Carlyle and Chalmers (misspelled on Contents page as Chambers), Luther and Loyola, Timon and Jesus, John Stuart Mill, John the Baptist, John Wesley, Zaccaeus, and many others. An author's presentation copy, inscribed ("With the regard and best wishes of/the author./16th May 1935") on front end paper. Green cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 157 pages. Quite uncommon, especially as a presentation ... View more info

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THE CITY, ITS SINS AND SORROWS, Being a Series of Sermons from Luke XIX. 41.

By: Guthrie, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black: 1857

Edition: 15th thousand

Seller ID: 017704


(MDCCCLVII). A collection of four sermons delivered "in support of an appeal which was made to build a Territorial Churck in one of the dark and destitute districts of Edinburgh." Brown cloth w/decoration/rule to covers, gilt lettering to spine, 162 pages (including appendix), + 3 pages of press opinions + 1 pages of advertisements for other titles by this publisher. Bumped/worn corners/spine ends, edgewear, some cover soil, 2.5" tear to left edge of front... View more info

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Aquinas to Whitehead: Seven Centuries of Metaphysics of Religion

By: Hartshorne, Charles E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Marquette University Publications: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016235


The 1976 Aquinas Lecture, delivered at Marquette University on Feb. 22, 1976. Maroon cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 54 pages + six pages listing previous lectures published. A hint of wear to corners/spine ends, dampstaining to back cover, light general wear. View more info

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HOME & AWAY, Selected Missiontalk Columns 1991-1998

By: Harvey, Charley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wolfville, Gaspereau Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017511


A collection of essays that originally appeared in Atlantic Baptist. Foreword by Malcolm Card. 196 pages (including acknowledgments), illustrated. Light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

THEOLOGY AND THE END OF MODERNITY, Essays in Conversation with Reginald Stackhouse

By: Husbands, Mark (editor)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Toronto, Wycliffe College: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011406


A collection of essays celebrating the academic career and achievements of Professor Reginald Stackhouse, an Anglican priest, former Member of Parliament, and Professor and Principal Emeritus of Wycliffe College. In addition to contributions from the editor and from Stackhouse, himself, essayists include Charles Davis, F.W. Dillistone, James Farris, John Habgood, Alan L. Hayes, C. Douglas Jay, Geoffrey Parke-Taylor, and Peter Slater. Blue cloth w/gilt lettering/decoratio... View more info

SING A SONG OF TRUST, A Biography of Rev. and Mrs. Thomas James Gamble

By: Hutchinson, Roland Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately Printed: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016970


The story of a Canadian missionary/pastor and his Polish-born wife. 150 pages (including appendices), illustrated. Some spine slant, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. Uncommon. View more info

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God Incarnate

By: Kingdon, Right Rev. Hollingworth Tully

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Whittaker: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017861


Kingdon was the second Bishop of Fredericton (New Brunswick, Canada) from 1892 until his death in 1907. This contains his Bishop Paddock lecture from 1890. Brown cloth w/publisher's colophon in blind to front cover, gilt lettering to spine, 252 pages (including appendix). Bumped/frayed corners/spine ends, 1" tear to top of front gutter, soil to cloth, impressions, shaken signatures, dampstaining/soil to edges, gift inscription to previous owner reads "W.J. *na... View more info

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LIFE ON PATMOS and Voices of the Silent (signed letter laid in)

By: Lawson, Rev. William

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Christopher Publishing House: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed letter laid in

Seller ID: 017242


Lawson presents the theme of divine sovereignty in the first part of his book, then offers brief biographical material on John Greenleaf Whittier, Robert Louis Stevenson and Alfred Tennyson, as well as a couple of essays, "The Spots in Two Bright Suns" and "An Arrow of Suggestion." Laid in are two typewritten correspondences from Lawson. The first is a 15-line note concerning a missed visit with friends, and an instruction to pay for the book at the fri... View more info

The Baptists of the Maritime Provinces 1753-1946

By: Levy, George Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Saint John, Barnes-Hopkins, Limited: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015769


A "record of nearly two centuries of Baptist witness in the Maritime Provinces," written while Levy was editor and manager of the Maritime Baptist. Uncommon in a dust jacket. Maroon cloth, gilt spine lettering, 336 pages (including appendices, index), illustrated. Mild wear to corners/spine ends, faint sunning to bottom edge of front cover, previous owner's stamp to front free end paper, in dust jacket w/previous owner's stamp to top right corner of front pane... View more info

The History of the Presbyterian-United Church in Bloomfield, P.E.I. 1883-1969

By: MacAusland, Ruth, Isabel Stetson, Elizabeth MacAusland, and Verna Profitt (editors)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: privately published: 1975

Seller ID: 012196


The history of a small Prince Edward Island church which no longer exists, but which lives on nonetheless in bits and pieces alloted to uses in other buildings. 64 pages, illustrated. A bit of general wear. View more info

A Doctor of the Old School

By: Maclaren, Ian

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Fleming H. Revell: 1895

Seller ID: 012180


The story of a "self-forgetful and so utterly Christian" doctor. Olive cloth w/elaborate gilt decoration/lettering to for cover/spine, 208 pages, all edges gilt. Spine slant, abrasion to fore-edge (scrapes away some gilt), sticker remnants to bottom spine, previous owner's Christmas gift inscription to front free end paper. A pretty book, with gilt still quite bright and attractive. View more info

Saint Paul's United Church History 1932--1982

By: MacLeod, Dr. D.J., and E.L. MacFarlane, edited by Pauline Lacey Boyd

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Fredericton, No publisher:

Edition: Revised & Updated edition

Seller ID: 005233


No date (circa 1982). The Saint Paul's United Church in question is located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and the first part of the history (from 1932 to 1967) was written by Dr. MacLeod, with revisions and continuation (from 1967 to 1982) undertaken by MacFarlane. Contains chapters on the ministers of the church, their organizations, adminstrative structure and responsibilities, services, milestones, and much else. 85 pages, illustrated. Some light scuffing, a hint... View more info

To Live Again (signed)

By: Marshall, Catherine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill:

Edition: 4th printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011265


sustained after her husband's death by a firm belief in God, the author relates those of her accomplishments which she attributes to her faith; this copy signed by Marshall on front free end paper; red and black boards w/gilt spine lettering, 335 pages; some wear to corners/spine ends, previous owner's signature in small letters across top edge of front free end paper, light toning; price-clipped dust jacket w/rubbing, chipping to corners/spine ends, scrapes to left spin... View more info

A Dog Called Bethlehem (inscribed & signed)

By: Morse-Brown, Sam

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bermuda, The Island Press Limited: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011902


Fiction. A sort of "aprocryphal Gospel" concerning a special dog and the love between him and Jesus. The genesis of the story was the attempted killing of a dog which escaped and found its way to the home of the author and his wife, who nursed it back to health. Contains the wraparound yellow band reading "The 13th Disciple." This copy inscribed and signed ("To xxx and xxxxx xxxxxxxx/with all good wishes from/Elizabeth and Sam Morse-Brown/Christmas 1... View more info

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"FEAR YE NOT," A Life of Christ

By: Murdoch, Father B.J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Cathetical Guild Educational Society: 1961

Edition: 1st Cathetical Guild edition

Seller ID: 017762


Published under the imprimatur of Camille A. LeBlanc, bishop of Bathurst, New Brunswick, with the nihil obstat of Thomas J. McKendy. 269 pages Some spine slant, small chip to bottom spine, tanned pages, handling wear, light spotting to edges, moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. Uncommon in this edition. View more info

Cobble Stones of Galilee (author's presentation copy)

By: Murphy, Leo

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St. Nazianz, The Society of the Divine Savior: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009759


sub-titled "Ferverinos on the Master's Boyhood for the Religious and Laity"; the Halifax-born author has "wreathed together a succession of simple episodes, illustrative of the early years of the God made man; and has drawn from each a practical meditation upon the redeeming path to etenity."; Foreword by Most Reverend John T. McNally, D.D., Archbishop of Halifax, with his Imprimatur, and the Nihil Obstat of F.L. Carroll; an author's presentation copy, be... View more info

BESCHLUESSE UND EMPFEHLUNGEN, der Kanadischen Konferenz der Mennoniten-Bruedergemeinde 1910-1960

By: Peters, Frank C. (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, The Christian Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014489


German-language edition detailing the resolutions and recommendations of the Canadian Conference of the Mennonite Brotherhood during the years specified. 248 pages (including Sachregister (Table of Contents). A bit of spine slant, light edge and corner wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Spiritual Healing

By: Prather, Charles Edgar

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Denver, Power Publishing Company:

Edition: 5th edition

Seller ID: 015499


No date (1909). From the Foreword: "These simple lessons are essentially a complete course of practical instruction in Spiritual Healing, showing how one may unfold to the Consciousness wherein is Peace of Mind and Health of Body." 128 pages. Slant, edgewear, some soiling to covers, light internal soil, general wear. Scarce, especially in hardcover. (C/BT) View more info

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BRIGHT THE VISION, The History of the Church of St. John the Evangelist, London, Ontario (signed)

By: Purdy, J.D. (Jud)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Privately Published: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016139


Written to celebrate the church's centennial. This copy inscribed, signed and dated ("To: John, Carolyn & Anna/with love,/Jud/April 29, 1988") on front end paper, and signed ("J.D. Purdy") on title page. Blue cloth w/silver decoration/lettering to front cover, silver lettering to spine, 160 pages (including appendices), illustrated. Light wear to corners/spine ends, lightly scuffed cloth. View more info

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Townshend of Huron (signed)

By: Purdy, J.D. (Judson Douglas)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Althouse Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016212


The story of the achievements of an education reformer and Anglican priest whose career stretched across six decades. This copy inscribed and signed ("For John, Caroline & Anna/love & best wishes,/Jud.") in a spidery hand, on half-title. 166 pages (including notes, bibliography, index), illustrated. Impressions, light surface wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

THE FULNESS OF TIMES, The Good News Files

By: Rennick, Ron

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wirral, Privately Published: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013653


Rural New Brunswicker's first book, being a collection of articles originally available in the 'Nu-Life Sunday Times' and via the Internet, each "intended to teach, encourage and edify Christians through thought provoking discussion of scripture." 100 pages + brief author biography + 2 pages of advertisements for International Correspondence School of the Scriptures. Some rubbing, impressions/scratches, faint circular stain (probably the ubiquitous coffee cup) to... View more info

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THE GIVENNESS OF THINGS, Essays

By: Robinson, Marilynne

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollinsPublishers / Harper Collins: 2015

Edition: 1st Canadian edition

Seller ID: 018135


A collection of 17 essays from a much-respected, award-winning writer. Pale blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 293 pages (including notes, acknowledgments). Light edgewear, bumped top right corner of front cover, in lightly worn dust jacket w/a bit of dampstaining to top spine/top right corner of rear panel, moderate general wear. View more info

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STAIRWAY TO THE STARS (Poems and Ballads) (signed)

By: Sharkey, Hugh Francis Xavier

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Mission Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Sharkey

Seller ID: 012539


Author's Presentation Copy. Incorporates inspirational poems printed in earlier books, and newer verse appearing here for the first time. The author was born in Saint John, and "ordained a priest for the Scarboro Foreign Mission Society in Toronto, Ontario in 1929," whereafter he "laboured for many years in foreign lands, beginning in China in the late 20's and early 30's." Additionally, he served as editor of the Society's monthly magazine, 'China.' This... View more info

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THE ADVENTURES OF A ROLLING STONE and Other Stories

By: Smith, Gipsy Simon

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Truro, News Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017673


Contains a number of writings by a travelling evangelist based in Truro, Nova Scotia. Introduction by Neil Herman, pastor of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Truro, in the early 1900s. 254 pages, illustrated w/photographs. Previous owner's name/date to top right portion of front cover, light cover soil, some dampstaining to covers, diagonal crease across bottom right portion of front cover, a few small rust stains from staples, previous owner's name/address/inscription ... View more info

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I Raised a U.S. Marine

By: Smith, Mary L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Carleton Press / Hearthstone: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016460


Smith presents "a simple, moving, eloquently restrained biography of her son, Sergeant E. Wayne Smith, who was killed in Vietnam in October 1968." An uncommon title. Blue cloth w/black spine lettering, 93 pages, illustrated, dust jacket illustration by Charles Mazarakes. Mild slant, dusty/lightly foxed edges, light edgewear, previous owner’s named magic-markered out at top of front end paper, faint foxing to endpapers, in lightly edgeworn dust jacket w/short... View more info

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CHRISTIAN CERTAINTIES OF BELIEF, The Christ, The Bible, Salvation, Immortality

By: Smyth, Julian K.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The New-Church Press: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011386


The author maintains that the foundation truths of Christianity "are the most deeply grounded, the most enduring, and the most clearly attested truths of which we have knowledge." Green cloth w/gilt lettering/rule, 123 pages. Gently bumped corners/spine ends, Swedenborg Foundation sticker applied to front free end paper (lists a variety of books written by Emanuel Swedenborg), mild general wear; original glassine wrap w/edgewear, impressions, chipping, tears, 1&#... View more info

TOWARD THE SUNRISING and Other Sermons

By: Stewart, Thomas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015130


Contains 13 of Stewart's sermons, as well as a biographical sketch by George S. Carson. Dark green cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 219 pages. Scuffed covers, light edge soil, faded spine lettering, previous owner's name/date, a few underlinings/marginalia. View more info

Consolatory Thoughts In Affliction

By: Thelwall, Rev. A. S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: th.00013


No date (circa 1880s). Thelwall was associated with Trinity College, Cambridge. In this volume he suggests that sin is the cause of all suffering, and he offers Scriptural support and consolation for those thusly afflicted. Gilt lettering to brown cloth, 162 pages, including 8 pages of advertisements for other Religious Tract Society titles. Bent/moderately worn corners, moderate edgewear all around, dusty/lightly soiled edges, 3/4" scrape/fraying to right edge of... View more info

THE CHOSEN VESSEL, An Echo from the First Christmas (signed)

By: Thomas, Edw. H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Branch American Baptist Publication Society: 1923

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009810


a fictionalised telling of the story of Saul; this copy bears author's signature on front free end paper (beneath which a previous owner has written, "The author/to/Irene Belle Hunt/now Key"); decorated brown cloth, 86 pgs.; mild edgewear, some discolouration to cloth, thumbtack impression to back cover, tanned/dusty edges, pencil price impressions to top right corner of front free end paper, general wear; edgeworn dj w/much chipping, several edge tears, moderate... View more info

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BIJBELSE VERTELLINGEN, voor onze kleintjes

By: van de Hulst, W.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, H.J. Spruyt's Uitgevers-Mij: 1948

Seller ID: 016232


Dutch-language text of Old and New Testament stories, told for children. Eight full-page single-colour illustrations, two full-colour tipped-in illustrations, numerous in-text b&w illustrations. Illustrated cloth, 245 pages + two-page index. Mild slant, some foxing, edgewear, tanning, light soil. (C/BT) View more info

The Historie of the Reformatioun of Religioun Within the Realm of Scotland by John Knox (The History of the Reformation of Religion)

By: Walker, Ralph S. (editor)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: The Saltire Society/Oliver & Boyd: 1957

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 006470


Extracts from the Matthew Crawfurd edition of 1732, considered "the first scholarly, complete and reasonably reliable edition." Blue cloth w/silver spine lettering/silver device to front cover, 72 pages. Sunned spine, light general wear. View more info

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BUKKYO TOZEN, A History of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism in Canada 1905-1995

By: Watada, Terry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Toronto Buddhist Church/HpF Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016163


First printing w/complete number sequence. The sub-title pretty much describes the contents, so there's no need for me to yammer on at length about it. Contains congratulatory messages, and acknowledgements from the chair of the Toronto Buddhist Church History Committee. Green cloth w/gilt decoration to front cover, gilt spine lettering, (2),(xxi),(5) 426 pages (including footnotes, bibliography, appendix, glossary), illustrated. A hint of wear to corners/spine ends,... View more info