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Philadelphia: Sherman & Co, 1867.
First edition of one of the 'major builders of American Judaism', Isaac Leeser's Discourses on the Jewish Religion. Volume I only of the original ten volumes. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine, rubbing and wear to the extremities, early ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. In good condition. A rare and unrestored example of early American Judaica.
Price: $1,800.00 Item Number: 82502
Rare 18th Century Heart-Shaped Christian Broadside; containing liturgical prayers, hymns, and creeds in latin
Germany: c. 1780.
Rare late 18th century liturgical broadside. Printed broadside mounted on a decorated heart-shaped hardwood frame with a hand-painted botanical border containing Protestant liturgical chants, daily prayers, and hymns. Text in Latin. In very good condition. Scarce and desirable.
Price: $1,800.00 Item Number: 96227
Paris: c. 1697.
Rare late 17th century Book of Prayer. Octavo, bound in one quarter vellum over speckled red boards with a hand painted coat of arms to the front panel, all edges red, illustrated with two engravings, text in French manuscript. Dedicated on the title page to Madame de Maintenon. In very good condition.
Price: $1,750.00 Item Number: 116083
The Comprehensive Family Bible; Containing The Old and New Testaments, According to the Authorized Version. With Copious Critical, Explanatory, and Practical Notes, and Reflections; A General Introduction, Parallel Passages, Index of Subjects, and Chronological Tables.
Glasgow, Edinburgh, and London: Blackie and Son, 1858.
First edition of Davidson's finely illustrated family Bible. Large quarto, bound in contemporary full calf with gilt titles and tooling to the spine in six compartments within raised gilt bands, elaborate decorative tooling to the front and rear panels stamped in blind, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Illustrated with numerous hand-colored maps and engraved plates by Holl, Robinson, Knight, and Whitfield including frontispiece and engraved title page. In very good condition. Interior hinges reinforced. A nice example of this popular 19th century illustrated Bible.
Price: $1,600.00 Item Number: 130348
London : L. and G. Seeley, 1840.
Finely bound example with a foredge painting of a sailing ship initialed and dated 1840 of one of the most significant works of religious English literature, Pilgrim's Progress. Octavo, bound in full morocco, all edges gilt, 15 plates and illustrations, all hand-colored, with a fore-edge painting of a sailing ship initialed and dated 1840, engraved frontispiece. In very good condition. An nice presentation.
Price: $1,600.00 Item Number: 120842
Extra-illustrated first edition of Robert Southey's The Pilgrim's Progress With a Life of John Bunyan; elaborately bound in full morocco by bayntun riviere
London: John Murray and John Major, 1830.
First edition of A Pilgrim's Progress to include Southey's Life of Bunyan, extra-illustrated with 15 plates, 6 in color. Octavo, bound in full morocco by Bayntun-Riviere with gilt titles and elaborate gilt tooling to the spine, triple gilt ruling and decorative borders to the front and rear panels, gilt turn-ins and inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Bunyan, illustrated with two engravings by William Raymond Smith after paintings by John Martin and woodcut illustrations in text by Charles Nesbit. This copy extra-illustrated with 15 plates, 6 in color. Southey's biography of Bunyan reinvigorated interest in…
Price: $1,600.00 Item Number: 133036
London: Walter Scott, Ltd., 1896.
First English edition of Tolstoy's important work on non-resistance. Octavo, original cloth. With a note to English readers by John C. Kenworthy. Scarce.
Price: $1,500.00 Item Number: 127590
Summa Theologica Sancti Thomae Aquinatis, Divinae Voluntatis Interpretis: Sacri Ordinis Praedicatorum.
Parisiis: Sumptibus Maturini Henault, 1638.
Early printing of Aquinas' seminal work. Folio, bound in full contemporary leather with a red morocco spine label lettered in gilt, woodcut engraving of Aquinas in prayer to the title page. In very good condition with tape repairs to the title page.
Price: $1,500.00 Item Number: 90390
Rare 18th century Book of Common Prayer; elaborately illustrated with over 40 hand-colored engravings
The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England.
London: Printed for Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, deceas'd Printers to the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, 1705.
Early 18th century Book of Common Prayer, profusely illustrated with over 40 engraved plates, all in period hand-color. 12mo, bound in full contemporary paneled morocco elaborately decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, hand-colored frontispiece portrait of Queen Ann and over 40 additional hand-colored engraved plates. In very good condition.
Price: $1,500.00 Item Number: 134283
“We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship": First Edition of C.S. Lewis' The Weight of Glory
New York: Macmillan & Co, 1949.
First edition of this classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Bookplate. Uncommon in the original jacket.
Price: $1,500.00 Item Number: 133597
Octavo manuscript in Arabic on paper, consisting of two works, including Fakhr al-Din al-Razi's (1149-1209) Hashiya 'ala sharh hidayat alhikma, contemporary blind-tooled leather. In very good condition.
Price: $1,500.00 Item Number: 71008
“The deeper the Self-realization of a man, the more he influences the whole universe by his subtle spiritual vibrations, and the less he himself is affected by the phenomenal flux": First Edition of Autobiography of A Yogi; In the Rare Original Dust Jacket
New York: The Philosophical Library, 1946.
First edition of one of the most important spiritual books of the twentieth century, Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Preface by Walter Evans-Wentz. Uncommon in the original dust jacket.
Price: $1,500.00 Item Number: 130643
June 14, 1878: June 14, 1878.
Autograph letter signed by American evangelist and publisher Dwight L. Moody. One page, the letter reads, "East Northfield, Mass June 14th 1878 Augusta, Maine Dear Sir: I am enclosing herewith an item of news with reference to the work of the Army Christian Commission. If you consider it of sufficient interest to your readers to give it a place in your paper I shall be glad. If you use it will you please send me a marked copy of the paper? Yours very truly D. L. Moody." In very good condition.
Price: $1,500.00 Item Number: 126311
“Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be": Finely Bound By Bayntun of Thomas a Kempis' The Imitation of Christ
London: Chatto & Windus, 1908.
Finely bound example of a Kempis' classic work. Octavo, bound in morocco by Bayntun, gilt titles to the spine, raised bands, gilt doublures, illustrated including color plates by Flint. Translated from the Latin by Richard Wbytford and then re-edited into modern English by Wilfrid Raynal. In fine condition. An exceptional presentation.
Price: $1,400.00 Item Number: 120987
"IF YOU DON'T DO YOUR PART, DON'T BLAME GOD": FIRST EDITION OF THE REAL BILLY SUNDAY; SIGNED BY BILLY SUNDAY
Dayton, Ohio: The Otterbein Press, 1914.
First edition of Brown's biography of renowned American evangelist, Billy Sunday. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece portrait of Sunday, illustrated. Boldly signed by Sunday on the front free endpaper, "W.A. Sunday Psalm 34." In near fine condition. Books signed by Sunday are uncommon.
Price: $1,400.00 Item Number: 124135
Rare autograph letter signed by and entirely in the hand of French physician and Nobel Laureate Albert Schweitzer. One page, text in French. The letter is addressed to Miss Mary Hebe Degler of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and reads in part, "Thank you for very much for the beautiful photographs. The are very natural. All is well at the hospital but the number of hospitalizations increase with each year. Best Regards, Albert Schweitzer." Accompanied by the original transmittal envelope post dated December, 27, 1960. In fine condition.
Price: $1,250.00 Item Number: 116818
"I use the word miracle to mean an interference with nature by supernatural power"; First edition of C.S. Lewis' Miracles: A Preliminary Study; from the library of British Anglican theologian Arthur Peacocke
Geoffrey Bles: The Centenary Press, 1947.
First edition of Lewis' study of the logical possibility of miracles, in which he presents the case that a supernatural world may exist including a benevolent creator. Octavo, original cloth. From the library of Arthur Peacocke with his ownership inscription to the half title page, "A.R. Peacocke Oxford June 21st, 1947." Arthur Robert Peacocke was a British Anglican theologian and biochemist. He is perhaps best known for his attempts to argue rigorously that evolution and Christianity need not be at odds and remains the most well-known theological advocate of theistic evolution as author of the essay "Evolution: The Disguised Friend…
Price: $1,250.00 Item Number: 104486
London: Printed for J. Wilford, 1735.
Rare fifth edition in English of Dutch Renaissance theologian Erasmus’ classic satire which influenced the beginnings of the Protestant Reformation. 16mo, bound in full calf with gilt titles and tooling to the spine, double gilt ruling to the front and rear panels, marbled endpapers, illustrated with 46 engraved plates after Hans Holbein, 6 folding, and 2 engraved portraits including the frontispiece of Erasmus. In very good condition. Small bibliographic descriptions tipped in, period ownership inscription.
Price: $1,250.00 Item Number: 133450
Divotissimi Exercizi di Preparazione, e di ringraziamento da praticarii avanti e dopo la santa confessione.
Venizia: Pietro Savioni, 1777.
Finely bound example in contemporary full calf, 12 mo, engraved portrait frontispiece, all edges gilt. This is a 17th century work on devotional exercises by St. Francis de Sales, who is best known for his 1609 "Introduction to the Devout Life," regarded by Catholics as a classic that ranks with "The Imitation of Christ."
Price: $1,250.00 Item Number: 129193
"For Richard Adams, Animal Master Supreme, with warm good wishes": First Edition of The Way of the Animal Powers; Inscribed by Joseph Campbell to Richard Adams
San Francisco: Alfred Van Der Marck Editions/ Harper & Row, 1983.
First edition of this work on mythology by the author of The Hero With A Thousand Faces. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "For Richard Adams, Animal Master Supreme, with warm good wishes. Joseph Campbell 9/15/84." Best known as the author of Watership Down, English novelist Richard Adams was heavily influenced by American professor Joseph Campbell’s work in comparative mythology, specifically the concept of the monomyth, or journey of the archetypal hero that can be applied as a common template to a range of mythological narratives. Popularized in The Hero with…
Price: $1,250.00 Item Number: 95632
London: The Cresset Press, 1935.
First edition of the author's doctorate thesis on the theory and function of dreams in primitive cultures. Octavo, original cloth, engraved frontispiece. In very good condition with toning to the spine. Very rare.
Price: $1,250.00 Item Number: 115384
“Our existence is now so entirely in contradiction with the doctrine of Jesus, that only with the greatest difficulty can we understand its meaning": Scarce First edition of Leo Tolstoy's What I Believe
London: Elliot , 1885.
First English edition of Tolstoy’s fervent attack on the church, the sequel to A Confession in which he outlines his profound spiritual awakening. Octavo, original brown cloth with gilt titles and tooling to the spine, patterned endpapers. Advance copy with the publisher's "Presented with Compliments" slip tipped in. In very good condition. Scarce.
Price: $1,200.00 Item Number: 124056