Category: Meditations


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The Casket of Gems; A Gift for All Seasons

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, William H. Hill, Jr.: 1863

Seller ID: 003349

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.&... View more info

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Petit Paroissien Romain

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: De Smyrne et De Quebec, Zech et Fils:

Seller ID: 004489

Original brown leather on light boards. All edges gilt. Like new. Stations, Hymns, Psalms, etc. No writing or damage. 320 pp. View more info

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Marriage and Home

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Morgan and Scott(Office of The Christian):

Seller ID: 011000

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. View more info

The Song of Our Syrian Guest; A Commentary on the 23rd Psalm

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stirling, Scotland, Drummond Tract Depot:

Edition: Eleventh Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 012061

Green cloth on boards. 14 pp. 13 full-page b/w photos. View more info

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The Imitation of Christ

By: A Kempis, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Bruce Publishing Company: 1952

Edition: Eleventh Printing

Seller ID: 007169

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. View more info

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Imitation of Christ

By: A Kempis, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, H.M. Caldwell Co.:

Seller ID: 011543

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. View more info

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The Better Land; Poems By Horatius Bonar and Others

By: Bonar, Horatius

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Henry J. Drane:

Seller ID: 006475

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 ... View more info

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Half-Hours With My 'Guide'

By: Brengle, Mrs. Colonel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Salvation Army Book Department: 1914

Seller ID: 009867

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. View more info

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To Believe in Jesus

By: Burrows, Ruth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denville, N.J., Dimension Books: 1981

Edition: First American Edition Stated

Seller ID: 004259

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. View more info

Spiritual Hilltops; A Book of Devotion

By: Cushman, Ralph S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, The Abingdon Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012071

Blue cloth on boards. Brief ink notes on first free endpaper. News clipping laid in. 159 pp. View more info

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Was ist Die Liebe ?

By: Dahn, Felix

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Breitkopf Und Hartel: 1893

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006054

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... View more info

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The Roadmender

By: Fairless, Michael (Margaret Fairless Barber)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth & Co.: 1906

Edition: Seventeenth Impression

Seller ID: 005223

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. View more info

Ceremonials of Common Days

By: Graham, Abbie

Price: $800.00

Publisher: New York, The Womans(sic) Press: 1925

Edition: Second Edition Stated

Seller ID: 012537

Floral paper boards backed in blue cloth. Negligible wear to three cover corners. Gift note. Deckled edges. "As I watch the Christmas candles burn, I see in them a symbol of the Great Love which dipped a lustrous spirit into human form that the world in its darkness might be illumined and made beautiful." - P. Twelve. Unexpectedly profound. 96 pp. plus seven blank pages for "My Own Ceremonials." View more info

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Thoughts for the People; Illustrating Man's Real Relation, Physically, Politically, Socially, and Religiously, to the Universe of God

By: Greene, Reuben (M.D.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Lee and Shepard: 1896

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001688

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. View more info

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Let the Forest Judge

By: Hamilton, F.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Privately Published/Curwen Press: 1959

Seller ID: 001543

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. View more info

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Via Crucis, Et Lucis; Or, Meditations for Passion and Easter Tide.

By: Hasell, Elizabeth Julia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge:

Seller ID: 003719

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). View more info

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An Highway Shall Be There; Meditations on the Way of Life

By: Haslam, Canon R.H.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Evangelical Publishers: 1948

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003229

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. View more info

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Out of the Deep; Words for the Sorrowful

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Rodgers Company: 1880

Seller ID: 003074

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. View more info

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By: Knapp, Martin Wells

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Revivalist Publishing House: 1892

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 006701

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. View more info

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The Forest Giant; The Romance of a Tree

By: LeCorbeau, Adrien

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper and Brothers: 1924

Edition: First Edition Stated (A-Y)

Seller ID: 002277

Original brown quarter-cloth on beige pictorial boards with red lettering. Highly-embellished translation by T.E. Lawrence ( as L.H. Ross) of what was said to be a rather pedestrian French original. Lawrence had been booted out of the RAF, and had re-enlisted in the Tank Corps. With little to occupy his superior mind, he solicited Publisher Jonathan Cape for assignments in translation. While completing final arrangements to give Lawrence Mardrus' Arabian Nights for t... View more info