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Marriage and Home
1 Marriage and Home
London Morgan and Scott(Office of The Christian) Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good Glassine Jacket/ in Box 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
White faux leather or composition bordered in red and gilt. Pristine glassine wrapper. Encased in blue cardboard box titled as is the book. Outer surface of box spine is missing. Gutter crack between pp. 20-21. All edges gilt. Morgan and Scott published religious literature and hymns about 1910. This book is a guide to religious living in the home. 68 pp. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Petit Paroissien Romain
2 Petit Paroissien Romain
De Smyrne et De Quebec Zech et Fils Full-Leather Near Fine  No Jacket 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall Frontispiece 
Original brown leather on light boards. All edges gilt. Like new. Stations, Hymns, Psalms, etc. No writing or damage. 320 pp.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Casket of Gems; A Gift for All Seasons
3 The Casket of Gems; A Gift for All Seasons
Boston William H. Hill, Jr. 1863 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good  No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Uncredited Engravings 
Original blindstamped purple cloth on boards with gilt spine decoration and lettering. Dull and dusty overall, but securely bound and clean inside except for previous owner's name in pencil and two small name stamps. Eight admonitions and a question, with an engraving beside each (Never be Down-Hearted, Be Cheerful, Do it Well, Be Orderly, Be in Time, Be Humble, Make a Good Use of It, Be Considerate, and Is it Honest ?) Advice all of us could "make a good use of." 93 pp.  
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 The Song of Our Syrian Guest; A Commentary on the 23rd Psalm
Stirling, Scotland Drummond Tract Depot Eleventh Illustrated Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Matson Photo Service 
Green cloth on boards. 14 pp. 13 full-page b/w photos. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Imitation of Christ, A Kempis, Thomas
5 A Kempis, Thomas Imitation of Christ
New York H.M. Caldwell Co. Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Floral pattern paper boards backed in grey floral cloth. Previous owners name. Pencil underlining on two pages only. Corner tip and edge wear. Admonitions Useful for a Spiritual Life, Admonitions Concerning Inward Things, Of Internal Consolation, and Concerning the Communion. 201 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Imitation of Christ, A Kempis, Thomas
6 A Kempis, Thomas The Imitation of Christ
Milwaukee, WI Bruce Publishing Company 1952 Eleventh Printing Hard Cover Very Good in Slipcase No Jacket in Slipcase 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Original black leather/faux leather on boards. Previous owner's bookplate. No other writing or damage. Written by a monk in the 15th Century, this book has been widely popular right up to the present. All edges gilt. Red ribbon bookmark. Red marbled endpapers. Edges of slipcase worn. 257 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Better Land; Poems By Horatius Bonar and Others, Bonar, Horatius
7 Bonar, Horatius The Better Land; Poems By Horatius Bonar and Others
London Henry J. Drane Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Uncredited Colour Illustrations 
Original blue cloth with flowers on boards. Meditations on Heaven. This form of meditations mixed with art has been called "Brights" or "Brilliants", combining outstanding colour drawings with famous writings, either poetry or prose. First free endpaper is missing, and there is a short gift note. Some strained gutters have been carefully glued to prevent separation. Circa 1895. Rev. Bonar, (1808-1889) was a prominent minister in Scotland, eventually being elected Moderator of Assembly. 32 pp. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Half-Hours With My 'Guide', Brengle, Mrs. Colonel
8 Brengle, Mrs. Colonel Half-Hours With My 'Guide'
Toronto Salvation Army Book Department 1914 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Maroon cloth on boards. No writing. Both hinges cracked and glued. This scarce little book is intended as a companion to The Salvation Soldier's Guide. 234 pp. plus catalog. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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To Believe in Jesus , Burrows, Ruth
9 Burrows, Ruth To Believe in Jesus
Denville, N.J. Dimension Books 1981 0871931540 / 9780871931542 First American Edition Stated Soft Cover Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original pictorial cover paperback. Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur. What holiness is, holiness intended for all, holiness as a gift, faith demands surrender, faith and love the same. Sister Ruth Burrows is described as a well-regarded Carmelite author. This book is thoroughly underlined in light pencil, and there is a tiny black mark on the upper corner of the cover. 115 pp.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Cushman, Ralph S. Spiritual Hilltops; A Book of Devotion
Cincinnati, OH The Abingdon Press 1932 First Edition Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Blue cloth on boards. Brief ink notes on first free endpaper. News clipping laid in. 159 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Was ist Die Liebe ?, Dahn, Felix
11 Dahn, Felix Was ist Die Liebe ?
Leipzig Breitkopf Und Hartel 1893 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Original bright red cloth highly decorated in black and gold on beveled boards. Text in German. Bookplate of Bibliotheca Collegii Regulis apud Windesoram (Nova Scotia) with Withdrawn stamp. In back is a blank "Date Due" slip, indicating it was never circulated. Purchased in a lot from Sisters of Charity. A beautiful little volume of 87 pp. The author was born Julius Sophus Felix Dahn, eldest son of Friedrich and Constanze Dahn, actors in Hamburg's city theatre. A right-wing professor of law in several universities with several important publications to his credit, he was elected rector of the university at Breslau, where he died shortly before his 78th birthday, in 1889.. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Way of Non-attachment; The Practice of Insight Meditation, Dhiravamsa
12 Dhiravamsa The Way of Non-attachment; The Practice of Insight Meditation
New York Schocken Books 1977 0-8052-3644-9 / 9780805236446 Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Brown paper boards backed in yellow cloth. Limited underlining in light pencil. Meditation in t he Buddhist tradition. 160 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Roadmender, Fairless, Michael (Margaret Fairless Barber)
13 Fairless, Michael (Margaret Fairless Barber) The Roadmender
London Duckworth & Co. 1906 Seventeenth Impression Full-Leather Fair to Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original full dark green leather with gold pictorial and titles. Backstrip split full length, but holding together well. The best known of the meditational works of this young woman who died in 1901 at the age of 32 years. None of them was published until after she died. Some gutters of this book are strained, but none is separated. 158 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Thoughts for the People; Illustrating Man's Real Relation, Physically, Politically, Socially, and Religiously, to the Universe of God , Greene, Reuben (M.D.)
14 Greene, Reuben (M.D.) Thoughts for the People; Illustrating Man's Real Relation, Physically, Politically, Socially, and Religiously, to the Universe of God
Boston Lee and Shepard 1896 First Original Cloth Very Good Plus  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Portrait Front. 
Original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on boards. No DJ. "With Practical Suggestions upon the Origin and Prevention of Sickness, Suffering, and Premature Death; The Result of Fifty-six Years of Professional Experience and Observation." - subtitle. His thoughts on everything from government to the benefits of laughing and crying. No related information found, and no other copes seen. Minor acid-toning to endpapers. 272 pp.  
Price: 125.00 USD
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Let the Forest Judge , Hamilton, F.
15 Hamilton, F. Let the Forest Judge
London Privately Published/Curwen Press 1959 Original Cloth Very Good  Good Privately Printed 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original green cloth on boards. DJ has minor chipping and short tears at top rear, still good. 21 brief essays grouped into four parts, contemplating Nature and its wonders. The title is from Shakespeare's As You Like It. This copy is impeccable except for the DJ chipping and one tiny crossed out price on the front free endpaper. 240 pp.  
Price: 18.00 USD
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Via Crucis, Et Lucis; Or, Meditations for Passion and Easter Tide. , Hasell, Elizabeth Julia
16 Hasell, Elizabeth Julia Via Crucis, Et Lucis; Or, Meditations for Passion and Easter Tide.
London Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good  No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original purple cloth with cross and sunrise on boards. Since her better-known "Bible Partings" was issued in 1883, this book is assumed to be contemporary. Dedicated to the Lord Bishop of Carlisle, who provided a preface. 168 pp. plus ads. Previous owner's name (twice).  
Price: 25.00 USD
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An Highway Shall Be There; Meditations on the Way of Life , Haslam, Canon R.H.A.
17 Haslam, Canon R.H.A. An Highway Shall Be There; Meditations on the Way of Life
Toronto Evangelical Publishers 1948 First (No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good  Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original green cloth with silver lettering on boards. DJ has two tears at head, repaired inside. Meditations on a theme from Isaiah 35 by this former pastor, missionary, and college principal who served Stone Church in Saint John, N.B., during WW II. Inscription. 135 pp.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Ideal Daily Missal with Vespers for Sundays and Feasts, Juergens, Sylvester P. (Ed.)
18 Juergens, Sylvester P. (Ed.) The Ideal Daily Missal with Vespers for Sundays and Feasts
Turnhout, Belgium Henri Proost & Co. 1960 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Black leather on light boards. Previous owner's name. All edges gilt. Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur. 1877 pp. plus Kyriale and Supplement for the Dioceses of Canada. Five ribbon bookmarks. 
Price: 140.00 USD
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Out of the Deep; Words for the Sorrowful, Kingsley, Charles
19 Kingsley, Charles Out of the Deep; Words for the Sorrowful
Philadelphia The Rodgers Company 1880 Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Uncredited 
Original beige, blindstamped cloth, intricately decorated in pink and silver florals. Dedication page dated 1880, with no other publishing info. Christian meditations on sin, sorrow, and death. No marks or damage except red flecks on cover corner as shown in photo. 188 pp. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Impressions, Knapp, Martin Wells
20 Knapp, Martin Wells Impressions
Cincinnati, Ohio Revivalist Publishing House 1892 Sixth Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original dark green cloth on boards, lettered and decorated in silver. Previous owner's name and a few marginal lines. Knapp established God's Bible School in 1900, and the name was later extended by adding "and college." Over time it has been granted authority to confer Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees. 145 pp. plus ads. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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