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Songs in the Night; Or Hymns for the Sick and Suffering

By: Anon.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Henry L. Shephard & Co: 1874

Seller ID: 1378

Condition: Very Good


Anon. Songs in the Night; Or Hymns for the Sick and Suffering. Boston: Henry L. Shephard & Co. (Successors to Shephard & Gill), 1874. Brown cloth with worn gilt spine and cover titles, 9.5 by 11.8 cm, 208 pp. Light wear o the boards with some light scuff marks and a couple of drip marks. The is a small slip of paper laid in between pages 152 and 153 that reads: “Mr. Mur… Book,” which has stained the leaves. There are two pin holes in the rear free endpaper and last two leaves where something was pinned at some point. A collection of hymns for the unwell, including “Suffering wit... View more info

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17 Chick Tracts, Including 7 Out of Print Titles [Fundamentalist Christian Propaganda]

By: Chick, Jack

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ontario, CA, Chick Publications: nd

Seller ID: 3215

Condition: good-very good


Not dated (all are recent printings with the web address on back, though seven of the titles are out of print according to the company’s website). Staple-bound self-wraps, 12.6 by 7 cm, 24 pp., each incld. wraps, illus. All are very good with light wear to the wraps (additional defects are noted below). The classic cartoon Christian tracts where, quite often, some violent, drugged, hate-filled person hits rock bottom and is spontaneously saved. “Unsaved people simply won't read tracts that are jam-packed with lots of tiny words. But the unsaved love Chick tracts... (from Chick’s 2019... View more info

Image for History of Cosmopolite; or the Four Volumes of Lorenzo Dow’s Journal Concentrated in One, Containing his Experience and Travels, from Childhood to Near his Fifteenth Year.  Also his Polemical Writings; Consisting of I. His Chain, with Five Links, Two Hooks and a Swivel, II. Reflections on Matrimony, III. Analects Upon the Rights of Man, IV. A Journey from Babylon to Jerusalem, V. Dialogue Between the Curious and Singular, VI. Hints on the Fulfilment of Prophecy, VII. On Church Government and the Ministry, &c. &c.  To Which is Added the “Journey of Life,” by Peggy Dow

History of Cosmopolite; or the Four Volumes of Lorenzo Dow’s Journal Concentrated in One, Containing his Experience and Travels, from Childhood to Near his Fifteenth Year. Also his Polemical Writings; Consisting of I. His Chain, with Five Links, Two Hooks and a Swivel, II. Reflections on Matrimony, III. Analects Upon the Rights of Man, IV. A Journey from Babylon to Jerusalem, V. Dialogue Between the Curious and Singular, VI. Hints on the Fulfilment of Prophecy, VII. On Church Government and the Ministry, &c. &c. To Which is Added the “Journey of Life,” by Peggy Dow

By: Dow, Lorenzo; Peggy Dow

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, OH, Published by Joshua Martin, printed by John B. Wolff: 1848

Edition: fourth edition

Seller ID: 3194

Condition: very good


Fourth edition, revised and corrected, with notes. Brown leather with gilt on black leather spine label, 13.5 by 21.7 cm, frontis portraits of Lorenzo and Peggy Dow, vii [2] 10-720 pp. Rebacked with new inner hinges, retains original endpapers. Rubbing to the boards, foxing throughout, light dampstains on the endpapers and first and last few leaves, and some small spots of larval damage on the fore-edge of the inside of the back cover. Several small chips and tears on the first dozen leaves or so, with a 7 cm tear on p. 13/14 and a 2.5 cm hole in p. 153/154. Some pencil equations on the r... View more info

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Zen Buddhism: A History, Volume 1: India and China

By: Dumoulin, Henrich; John McRae, intro.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, World Wisdom, Inc.: 2005

Seller ID: 3263

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, 15.3 by 22.8 cm, xlii 387 pp. Very good with minor wear at the corners—read gently, if at all. From the back cover: “A new edition of Dumoulin’s classic two-volume history brings these essential reference works back to students of zen. This new edition of Volume 1, on the early years of the emergence of Zen through India and China, includes Notes on the new editions by James W. Heisig of the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture, a new introduction by John R. McRae of Indiana University, and the complete original text of Heinrich Dumoulin. New developments in the study... View more info

From Illusion to Restriction: A Critical Response to Theistic Evolution

By: Henry Vander Goot

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, Calvin College: 1989

Seller ID: 215

Condition: Very Good


Plastic comb binding, 133 pages. The pages start with page 2 (the start of the tabel of contents), so I am assuming the title page has been removed (no other pages are missing). In good condition with light wear and sun yellowing to the wraps. There is no writing or highlighting in the text EXCEPT for a series of lightbulbs and candles doodled in the top margin of page 89. NOT ex-library. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member IOBA) is an open shop located in Sand Lake, Michigan, with 15 years of experience in offering fine books for discriminating... View more info

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Predigten für alle Sonn-, Fest- und Feiertage nebst einigen Buß- und Bettags-predigten und Grabreden

By: Hofacker, M. Ludwig

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Druck und Verlag von T. F. Steintopf: 1894

Seller ID: 2261

Condition: Very Good


Black pebbled cloth over leather spine, 15 by 23 cm, frontis., lx 1012 pp. Wear to the edge and corners with light rubbing to the boards; the leaves are yellowed with light foxing throughout. Worn but attractive and well-bound copy of “Sermons for all Sundays, Festivals and Holidays,” with cloth reinforced hinges and a sturdy sewn textblock. Text is in German. View more info

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Alaskan Adventure - Signed with Drawing

By: Jackson, Eleanor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mountain View, CA/Oshawa, Ontario, Pacific Press Publishing Association: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author with an illustration.

Seller ID: 2743

Condition: Fair


Wraps, 13.3 by 20.2 cm, 78 pp. Fair with edge and cover wear, creases on the back cover, and yellowed pages. There is a 1 cm fore-edge tear on the front cover with an old glue repair. This title has become a classic in Christian missionary works. This particular copy has a lovely color pencil sketch of a cabin in the Alaskan wilderness, signed by the author, facing the title page. View more info

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Dear Dad, This is to Announce My Death

By: Kast, Ric J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Monroeville, PA, Banner Publishing: 1973

Seller ID: 2593

Condition: Very Good


Wraps (mmpb), 10.7 by 17.7 cm, 92 pp. plus three pages of publisher ads. Light wear to the wraps with a faint crease on the front cover. A young rock drummer turns to Christ and crusades against the evils of rock and roll. “The way the kids danced was so provocative it would stagger your imagination … I could see with my own eyes the way the music was stimulating the young people sexually … Let’s put the blame where it belongs: HARD ROCK MUSIC.” No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedicated to offering fine books for discrim... View more info

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Guan Yin: Goddess of Compassion [Kwan Yin, Avalokitesvara, Guanyin, Graphic Novel]

By: Kiang, Koh Kok; Patrick Yee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Singapore, Asiapac Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3260

Condition: Very Good +_


Paperback, 15 by 21 cm, 141 pp. plus 3 pages of ads at the back, heavily illustrated in black and white. Near fine with only faint corner wear – appears unread. A graphic novel about the Bodhisattva of Compassion. From the publisher: “One look at her soft features is sufficient to convince anyone that Guan Yin is filled with compassion for all beings. No wonder she is popularly known as the Goddess of Mercy. We see various depictions of her in the mass media, but the one consistent element is her immense compassion for all. A Goddess of Mercy. A vigilant guardian angel. Although origina... View more info

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Hellbent Kid [Hell Bent Kid]

By: McLean, Gordon; Jim Kaat, foreword

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Carol Stream, IL, Creation House: 1973

Seller ID: 2592

Condition: Very Good


Wraps (mmpb), 10.8 by 18 cm, 158 pp. plus four pages of black and white photos at the back. Very good with light edge and corner wear – appears unread. “A seventeen-year-old named Art DePeralta, with some friends, pulls off the biggest bank robbery in the history of San Jose, California … takes hostages … commandeers a car … leads police on a forty-mile chase … gets trapped trying a U-turn … surrenders and is hauled to jail. That is the first day.” A criminal-to-Christian memoir, written in diary-style by McLean, the young offender’s guardian and counselor. No writing, h... View more info

Image for Elijah Muhammad, Wants and Beliefs: Volume One 1 Part I and The Time of Judgement: Volume 2 Parts I and II (Thee LP Records)

Elijah Muhammad, Wants and Beliefs: Volume One 1 Part I and The Time of Judgement: Volume 2 Parts I and II (Thee LP Records)

By: Muhammad, Elijah

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Chicago, Muhammad’s Masque of Islam No. 2: nd (circa 1960)

Seller ID: 2351

Condition: Fair


Three vinyl LP records in original sleeves. All three sleeves have light rubbing and corner wear, with a few light spots and scuff marks; the sleeve of Vol. 2 Part II has a 10 cm split along the top edge. The records all have scratches and scuff marks, so there are plenty of crackles and pops, but there were no skips on my player. Teachings of the Hon. Elijah Muhammad (1897-1975), leader of the Nation of Islam from 1934 until his death, and oversaw the growth of the organization to as many as 50,000 members and 130 masques. From the sleeves: “Mr. Mohammed—as you will learn from this re... View more info

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Three Visions: Fundamental Teachings of the Sakya Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism

By: Ngorchen Konchog Lhundrub; foreword by H.H. Sakya Trizin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Snow Lion Publications: 2002

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3261

Condition: Near Fine


Wraps, 14 by 21.5 cm, xxii 231 [1] pp. Near fine, unread copy with only the faintest signs of shelf wear. From the publisher: “The most profound and fundamental teaching of the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism is that of the Path Including Its Result. This unique teaching of Virupa, one of India's extraordinary Mahasiddhas, covers the entire Buddhist path from the time of entering the spiritual discipline up to the attainment of full and perfect enlightenment. It serves as a manual for contemplating and meditating upon the various stages leading to the final result of ultimate happiness... View more info

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Saving Leonardo: A Call to Resist the Secular Assault on Mind, Morals, & Meaning

By: Pearcy, Nancy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nashville, B&H Publishing Group: 2010

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 2500

Condition: New


Hardcover with dust jacket, 18.5 by 26 cm, vii 328 pp., illus. New, unread copy. “Is secularism a positive force in the modern world? Or does it lead to fragmentation and disintegration? In Saving Leonardo, best-selling award-winning author Nancy Pearcey makes a compelling case that secularism is destructive and dehumanizing. Pearcey depicts the revolutionary thinkers and artists, the ideas and events, leading step by step to the unleashing of secular worldviews that undermine human dignity and liberty. She crafts a fresh approach that exposes the real-world impact of ideas in philosophy, ... View more info

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Buddhist Cosmology: Philosophy and Origins

By: Sadakata, Akira; Hajime Nakamura, foreword

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kosei Publishing Co.: 2009

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 3262

Condition: Near Fine


Wraps, 13.5 by 21 cm, 223 [1] pp., illus. Near fine, unread copy with only faint signs of wear at the corners. From the publisher: “This extensively researched and illustrated volume offers Western readers a rare introduction to Buddhism's complex and fascinating views about the structure of the universe. The book begins by clearly explaining classical cosmology, with its symmetrical, India-centered universe and multitudinous heavens and hells, and illuminates the cosmos's relation to the human concerns of karma, transmigration, and enlightenment. It moves on to discuss the Mahayana concep... View more info

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Prince of the Ghetto [Signed]

By: Samuel, Maurice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3052

Condition: Good


Tan cloth with dark blue spine and cover titles and decorations, lacks dust jacket, 15 by 22 cm, vi 294 pp. Signed by the author on the ffep: “Sincerely Yours / Maurice Samuel.” Good with light wear to the covers, toning on the spine, and a couple of tiny stains on the front cover. The interior is lightly yellowed and there are lower corner creases on five leaves near the back. From a newer edition: “Maurice Samuel presents to the English-reading audience one of the richest spirits of the Yiddish language to appear at the beginning of the twentieth century. Through the writings of Is... View more info

In jah’s Hands: On the Road to Zion

By: Seunarine, Lance

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Port Ewen, NY, Trican Books: 2009

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1584

Condition: Very Good +


Glossy wraps, 13.7 by 21 cm, 147 pp., illus. Very good with only faint shelf wear to the wraps. Inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page. From the back cover: “Some non Rasta believe that Rastafari "has lost its light." There have been attempts to blind side we but Rasta have expectedly known that there will always be those who think they know us better than we know ourselves. Some have even attempted to create their own brand of Rastafari calling it Christafari resulting in confusion within some camps. For potential new wannabees to overstand (understand) the fun... View more info

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El Judío Errante, Tomo Primero and Tomo Segundo [The Wandering Jew] - Bound in Two Volumes

By: Sue, Eugenio [Eugène Sue]; Enrique Ruiz Montero, trans.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Establecimien Tipolitográfico Editorial de Ramón Molinas: nd

Seller ID: 3066

Condition: Fair


Not dated (most of the color plates are dated 1889 and 1890). Issued in parts, this edition of The Wandering Jew was bound in two volumes, green buckram with gilt spine titles, 22 by 28.5 cm, prospectus bound in, color frontis, 967 pp., 872 pp., 17 color chromolithographic plates, 172 black and white illustrations, binder’s ticket from José Maria Acosta on the front pastedown of both volumes. While the bindings are very good with light shelf wear, bumping on the spine ends, and what looks like a dime-sized burn mark on the back cover of volume two, the number of repairs to the leaves and ... View more info

Sermons in Stones and in Other Things: Some Practical Lessons for Life Drawn from Everyday Surroundings

By: Wells, Amos R

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & McClure Co.: 1899

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 562

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, 5 by 7 1/2-inches, x, 342 pp. Green cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. Light wear to the corners and head and tail of the spine, a few small spots and scuff marks. Previous owner’s name, date (1900) and city in pen on ffep and the same person’s lovely custom bookplate depicting a knight praying before a bookcase on the front pastedown. Religious tales based on everyday scientific phenomena like geodes, sunspots, corals, cucumbers … and a sction of “Printer’s Parables” that include “Justifying,” “Weak Chases,” “As to Offsetting,” etc. First Edition. View more info

Le Livre De La Vierge: 91 Tableaux De Mâitres, Choisis Par Yves Sjöberg, 77 Poèmes Du XXe Au XXe Siècle, Recuéillis Par Bertrand Cruégan (The Book of the Virgin)

By: Yves Sjöberg, ed

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Arts et Metiers Graphiques: 1961

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 211

Condition: Very Good +


Oversize hardcover with dust jacket, turquoise cloth with a stunning graphic of Mary in white, black and red on the front cover. The book itself is in very good condition with only light sun yellowing along the top and bottom edges of the boards, otherwise the covers and pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is very good with some light wear, a few tiny scratches and a some small tears at the head and tail of the spine panel. (os) Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Neem Karoli Baba: Love Everyone and Feed Everyone

By: [Neem Karoli Baba]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Santa Cruz, CA, Hunaman Foundation: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3031

Condition: Very Good


Spiral-bound boards, [16] pp. Light rubbing to the boards and some very faints stains; wear and bumping to the corners and edges, and a previous owner’s name (presumably) in Sanskrit on the copyright page. Originally published as a fund-raiser for world famine relief, this volume contains no text, simply a collection of photos of Neem Karoli Baba (c.1900-1973), the Hindu mystic and guru best known as “Maharajji.” He was an adept of bhakti yoga and a practitioner of seva – selfless service as the highest form of unconditional devotion to God. Neem Karoli Baba’s best-know student i... View more info