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The Junior Instructor Book -- Book 1

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 009944


219 pp. on coated stock. Heavy rubbing on corners of light green boards. Spine faded and rubbed. Dozens of small cartoon like sketches embossed into cover. First few pages loose and defaced with pencil scribbles. Most of text clean. Title and copyright pages missing, but this appears to be an F.A. Owens reader from the early 1940s. Scores of articles, poems and short stories for children in the 4 to 10 age bracket. Numerous two-color illustrations. Size: Folio -- 12 in T... View more info

Lot of 2 Pope John Paul II Prayer Cards

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 010048


Two wallet-sized prayer cards honoring Pope Paul John II One shows a glossy color photo of the pope with staff, conferring a blessing. Text on rear side reads: In Memoriam His Holiness Pope John Paul II with a "Be Not Afraid" passage giving highlights of his church career. The other, a two-color head & shoulders oval photo was printed in Italy on the occasion of his beatification May 1, 2011. Fancy border, imitating crochet work. Photos available on request. Size... View more info

Set of 4 Saint Prayer Cards

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 010066


Four prayer cards in glossy color, honoring St. Andrew, St. Christopher bearing the Christ child, St. Theresa with cross and rose bouquet and St. Michael the Archangel in battle, stepping on the head of Satan. Prayers on the reverse side of each card.Theresa card bent on bottom corner; others are flat. All distributed by the Autom religious products company. Size: 2.5 In Wide By 4 in High View more info

Hot Trax: Devotions for Guys

By: Abraham, Ken

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Old Tappan, N.J., Fleming H. Revell Co.: 1986

Seller ID: 000538


151 pp. Christian inspirational messages for male teens, written by the drummer of the music group Abraham. Some of the "trax" titles are: The Last American Virgin, Party All the Time, How to Pick a Hit and the High Cost of Loving. View more info

Regulating the Lives of Women: Social Welfare Policy from Colonial Times to the Present

By: Abramovitz, Mimi

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Boston, South End Press: 1988

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 007176


406 pp. Reference notes follow each chapter. Index. Close to new, spine uncreased, tight. A compelling historical overview detailing how women often have been the losers as various welfare reforms have been tried in the American political system. Size: 8vo --8 in Tall View more info

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Almost Perfect

By: Adams, Alice

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Washington Square Press (Pocket Books): 1998

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 007092


243 pp. Toned pages, rubbed spot on front cover corner. Light roughness near bottom edge. No markings. Includes a Washington Square Press guide for reading groups. A tale of a woman who falls in love with a rich commercial artist who seems "almost perfect." Gradually the protagonist begins to realize the perils of her infatuation. Deemed by the NY Times a "notable book." View more info

Mostly Harmless

By: Adams, Douglas

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Harmony Books (Crown Publishers): 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005753


277 pp. Tight and bright, no markings. 5th book in the Hitchhiker's Guide series as the daughter of Arthur Dent continues her quest to learn about her mother. View more info

Earthworks

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday: 1966

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 004206


154 pp. Light toning, no marks, small tear to dj on spine. A prisoner confronts the choice of whether to start a nuclear war in hopes of bringing about a better world than the overpopulated one he inhabits. Author is a leading UK science fiction writer. View more info

Eerdmans Handbook to the Bible

By: Alexander, David and Pat, Eds.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Carmel, N.Y., Guideposts: 1973

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010334


680 pp. Slight wear to red leatherette-like cloth. Dust jacket moderately chipped, mostly at top of spine. No markings, square, binding firm. Numerous color photos, maps and charts and chapter summaries to help readers understand the message and cultural contexts of the Old and New Testaments. Ideal for the layman seeking a non-technical guide to Scripture. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

Handbook on Orchid Culture

By: American Orchid Society

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cambridge Massachusetts, American Orchid Society: 1982

Edition: Revised.

Seller ID: 009825


80 pp. on glossy stock including 25 pp. of advertising matter at rear. Dozens on color photos. Very pale yellow highlighting of a few paragraphs on about a dozen pages. Rest of text clean. Corner crease on front cover. Overall, every little wear. A collection of about 50 short articles, some on orchid cultivation in general, others pertaining to particular species. A revised edition of a handbook first published by the societyin 1971. Size: 8mo -- 9 in Tall View more info

The Cat Who Came for Christmas

By: Amory, Cleveland

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin Books: 1995

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009773


240 pp. Light wear, corner crease and thumbing. Text clean. Amory tells how he was tamed by an alley cat he dubbed Polar Bear. Size: 12mo-7.75 in Tall View more info

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The Loyal Opposition: Struggling with the Church on Homosexuality

By: Amy DeLong; Tex Sample, Eds.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 009533


204 PP. appendices. Close to new, spine uncreased. No markings in text. 12 articles by gay-affirming Methodists who are resisting the United Methodist Church doctrine that excludes non-celibate gays from ministry. The denomiination's General Conference voted in 2016 to continue studying possible changes to its Book of Discipline over the next four years. A particularly powerful article describes the wrenching experience of a pastor who had to deal with the sudden suicide... View more info

A Treasury of Hans Christian Andersen

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday Direct: 1974

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 001015


528 pp. Translated by Eric Christian Haugaard. Part of Guild America Books series. Pencil check marks on table of contents page, previous owner's ID and address in ink on front end paper. Otherwise clean. A collection of 72 Andersen tales, with preface. Mermaid on colored dust jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Where Angels Walk: True Stories of Heavenly Visitors

By: Anderson, Joan Wester

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine Books: 1993

Edition: 13th Printing.

Seller ID: 008118


241 pp., bibliography. Close to new. Previous owner's gift inscription on half title page. No other markings. Accounts of help received from guardian angels, including the experience of Corrie ten Boom, the Dutch evangelist who believed angels saved her life and helped her dispense medicine in a Nazi concentration camp. Also a general discussion of the angel phenomenon. Highly readable. Size: 12mo - 7.25 in Tall By 7.25 in Wide. View more info

This Religious Life

By: Anonymous (A Member of the Sisters of the Holy Nativity)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, Sisters of the Holy Nativity: 1910

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010172


74 pp. Rubbed spine edge and dime-sized discolored spot at mid-spine, corners dinged. Else very clean and sturdy palm-sized book with bright gilt titling, cross design and Hebrew characters within the cross. Endpaper stampings indicating it once was the property of the Convent of Saint Helena in Newburgh, N.Y. An essay describing the challenges of being an Episcopal nun. Delivered at the 1906 conference of the Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross, held in South By... View more info

Favorite Poems Selected from English and American Authors

By: Anonymous Editor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas W Crowell & Co.: 1894

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 009155


336 pp. Textblock detached from flexible brown leather cover with chipping at spine's bottom. Front cover embossed with a floral design. Thin leather end papers torn. Textblock itself is still fairly sturdy. Mostly clean, a few underlinings. Endpaper dated 1926 in ink. Many popular poems from the 19th century by poets such as Thomas Gray, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edgar Allen Poe and Lord Byron. Size: 12mo -- 6.5 in Tall View more info

Lemon in the Basket

By: Armstrong, Charlotte

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Coward, McCann & Geogheghan: 1967

Edition: Likely Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 004615


256 pp. Spine moderately slanted, binding firm. Clean yellow cloth, no markings in text. A suspense tale about a boy who is a royal heir in the Mideast who comes to the United States for heart surgery. View more info

Spiritual Life Songs

By: Armstrong, Harry, Ed.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Abingdon-Cokesbury Press:

Seller ID: 0503003686


142 pp.+ Front cover and title page detached. Rest of textblock secure. Previous owner's name near top of front cover. Previous owner's stamping on inside cover. Several red checkmarks next to song titles. A useful easy to carry paperback containing many of the popular hymns and revival tunes of U.S. Christianity in the 1920s and 30s. Many have a born-again theme. Not dated, but war production board stamp indicates it was published in the 1940s. Pages toned but very legi... View more info

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Spirit of Endurance: The True Story of the Shackleton Expedition to the Antarctic

By: Armstrong, Jennifer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009026


32 pp. as new. Oversized, colorful account of the 2014 heroic expedition to the Antarctic, led by Sir Ernest Shackleford. Written for young-adult readers. With historical photographs, charts and full-page color illustrations of the icebound ship. Slight scratching to the dj. No markings in text. Size: Foliio -- 14 in Tall View more info

Forward the Foundation

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1993

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 005721


341 pp. Small x mark on front endpaper, no other markings. Sticker residue on dj. Else very clean, edgewear on dj. Binding firm, text bright. Asimov provides the 7th and final installment of the Foundation series, telling how alter ego Hari Seldon deals with the decline of the Galactic Empire. View more info