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A HISTORY OF PRIVATE LIFE. V. RIDDLES OF IDENTITY IN MODERN TIMES.

by Prost, Antoine and Vincent, Gerard, Editors. Arthur Goldhammer, Translator. Perrine Simon-Nahum, Remi Leveau, Dominique Schnapper, Kristina Orfali, Chiara Saraceno, Ingeborg Weber-Kellermann, Elaine Tyler May.

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Published
1991
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Very Good+
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First American Edition
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9780674399792
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap / Harvard University Press, 1991. 630 pp, 9 3/8" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs and reproductions, colour plates. "(Charts) the remarkable inner history of our times from the tumult of World War I to the present day, when personal identity was released from its moorings in gender, family, social class, religion, politics, and nationality. Nine… Read more
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HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN SCOTLAND: WITH AN INTRODUCTORY BOOK, AND AN APPENDIX. 3 VOLUME SET.

by Cook, George.

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Published
1811
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First Edition.
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Edinburgh: Peter Hill, and Archibald Constable , 1811. xvi, 395 pp; xii, 418 pp; xii, 316, cii pp - 3 volume set with appendices and index in Volume Third. 8vo (8 1/2" H), medium brown leather with five raised bands, red leather title label, gilt lettering and blind stamped decoration on spines, text block edges marbled. A history of… Read more
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FAITH AND TREASON: TERROR & FAITH IN 1605.

by Fraser, Antonia.

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Published
1996
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9780385256209
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Toronto: Doubleday, 1996. 347 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w illustrations. "(Fraser) re-creates the seventeenth-century terrorist conspiracy known as the Gunpowder Plot. In England, November 5 is Guy Fawkes Day, when fireworkds displays commemorate the shocking moment in 1605 when government authorities uncovered a secret plan to blow up the House of Parliament - and King James I along with… Read more
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INSPIRING SONGS NO. 1 FOR THE SUNDAY SCHOOL.

by Meyer, Geo. J., Harris, Thoro, and Price, Lester, Editors.

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Published
1906
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Chicago: Meyer & Brother, 1906. 193 pp, 8 3/8" H. Red cloth with black lettering/floral decoration on front board. Words and music for 189 songs/hymns plus one page of scripture readings, topical index and general index. Crease at the fore-edge of song page 152 - migrates into some adjacent pages, faint small label removal mark on front… Read more
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THE STORY OF ADAM AND CHRIST.

by Sayers, Dorothy L.

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London: Hamish Hamilton No publication date, but with Christmas greeting dated 1955 on blank page. 11 1/2" H - three folded panels (approx. 23" wide when extended). Front panel illustrated in black, white, gold and red, centre panel reproduces a full colour window painted by Fritz Wegner and is flanked by 27 verses by Dorothy L. Sayers: Adam and… Read more
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EVIDENCES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION; BRIEFLY AND PLAINLY STATED.

by Beattie, James.

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Published
1806
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Good-
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Fifth Edition
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London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806. viii, 210 pp + (6) pp publisher's advertising, 7 3/8" H. Leather spine with gilt lettering/decoration, mabled paper-covered boards, all edges marbled. Marbled endpapers, original purple ribbon book mark. Contents: Introduction. The Design; Revelation is Useful and Necessary; The Gospel History is True (The Gospel considered as a portion of ancient history… Read more
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THE MANITOUS: THE SPIRITUAL WORLD OF THE OJIBWAY.

by Johnston, Basil.

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Published
1995
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Very Good-
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9781550139921
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Toronto: Key Porter, 1995. 247 pp, 8" H. B&w illustrations. "A definitive collection of the legends and spiritual teachings of the Ojibway people, taken from the oral tradition and recorded here by the world's leading native expert, 'The Manitous' is a journey to the core of the Ojibway heritage, told through the stories of warriors, lovers, thieves, and… Read more
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THE ART OF WORLDLY WISDOM.

by Gracian, Baltasar. Adapted from the translation by Joseph Jacobs. Introduction by Willis Barnstone.

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Published
2004
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Near Fine
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9781590301418
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Boston: Shambhala, 2004. 185 pp, 7" H. Integral ribbon bookmark. "This perennially popular book of advice on how to achieve personal and professional success is valued for its timeless insights on how to make one's way in the world. Written in the seventeenth century by a Spanish Jesuit scholar, the teachings are strikingly modern in tone and address… Read more
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BIBLE STUDY FOR BIBLE STUDENTS. VOL. I. (A PRACTICAL BIBLE STUDY COURSE FOR CLASS USE.)

by Craig, J. Brad.

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Published
1926
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Nashville, Tenn.: Cokesbury Press, 1926. 300 pp, 6 11/16" H. "(A) textbook which presents in rational form the essential features of the Bible from the beginning of Genesis to the Captivity of the Children of Israel. The facts are presented in logical order and not only show the progressive revelation of God in a way that commands interest and… Read more
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THE CANADIAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION. REPORT, 1964 OF THE ANNUAL MEETING HELD AT CHARLOTTETOWN, JUNE 10-13 OF THIS YEAR. WITH HISTORICAL PAPERS.

by Heisler, John P. And Ouellet, Fernand, Editors. Marcel Trudel, Yves F. Zoltvany, J. Mackay Hitsman, Marc La Terreur, Russel Ward, J. Hanrahan, Richard M. Saunders, C.B. O'Keefe, W.B. Hamilton, A.V. Tucker, G.S. French, Forest McDonald.

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Published
1964
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Good
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Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association, 1964. 163 pp, 9 3/4" H. Contents (two articles in French marked by *): *Discours du President, par Marcel Trudel; The Problem of Western Policy under Philippe de Rigaud de Vaudreuil 1703-1725, by Yves F. Zoltvany; Military Defenders of Prince Edward Island 1775-1864, by J. Mackay Hitsman; *Correspondence Laurier - Mme Joseph Lavergne 1891-1893, par… Read more
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FROM SAINT NICHOLAS TO SANTA CLAUS.

by Jones, E. Willis.

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Published
1952
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Good
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Limited Edition
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Chicago: George And Lena Arents / Printed By Philip Reed , 1952. 11 pp, 9 3/4" H. Red card with pale yellow cord binding, title label pasted on front cover. Title page continues: "with best wishes for a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year Mr. & Mrs. George Arents 1952". Printed in a limited edition… Read more
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THE RECALL OF LOVE.

by Connor, Ralph. (pseud. of Charles William Gordon.)

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Published
1910
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Good-
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Toronto: Westminster Company, 1910. Unpaginated, 7 1/4" H. No date, c1910. Signed on half title page: "(?)minister / Charles W Gordon / New Yr 1911". Six colour plates (including frontispiece) by W. Hetherell. The frontispiece is reproduced on the front cover of the book which is bound by a tied cord. Tells of Peter's agony after… Read more
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THE SPIRITUAL MANDELA: FAITH AND RELIGION IN THE LIFE OF NELSON MANDELA.

by Cruywagen, Dennis. (Nelson Mandela.)

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Published
2018
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Near Fine
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First American Edition
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9781623545307
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Watertown, MA: Imagine, 2018. 224 pp, 9 1/4" H. "Nelson Mandela revealed nothing about his personal religious beliefs in his writings or in his public pronouncements. He purposely avoided discussing them in his autobiography for political reasons, but those who were closest to him knew he held Christian views. At Mandela's request, the final components of his funeral followed… Read more
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NOAH'S ARK.

by Janisch, Heinz, adapted by. Translated By Rosemary Lanning.

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9781558587847
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New York: North-South Books, 1997. Unpaginated, square (10 7/8" H x 10 7/8" D). Beautifully illustratred throughout in colour by award-winning illustrator, Lisbeth Zwerger. Retells the Old Testament Bible story of the building of the great ark, the gathering of the animals (two by two), the flood of forty days and God's promise for the future. Book… Read more
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THE PHILOSOPHER AND THE DRUIDS: A JOURNEY AMONG THE ANCIENT CELTS.

by Freeman, Philip.

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Published
2006
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First Edition
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. 221 pp, 8 11/16" H. B&w maps, photographs. "Early in the first century B.C. a Greek philosopher named Posidonius began an ambitious and dangerous journey into the little-known land of the Celts. A man of great intellectual curiosity and considerable daring, (he) traveled from his home on the island of Rhodes to… Read more
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THE CHURCH IN THE FRENCH ERA: FROM COLONIZATION TO THE BRITISH CONQUEST.

by Walsh, H.H. Foreword by John Webster Grant.

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Published
1966
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Very Good -
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First Edition
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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1966. 221 pp, 9 1/2" H. Volume One of "A History of the Christian Church in Canada". Contents: Foreword; Preface; Introduction; The Great Discovery; The Religious Background of New France; The Challenge of the Aborine; The Acadian Adventure; The Huronian Experiment; The Sulpician Intrusion; The New England Incursion; The Era of Laval; The Era of… Read more
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THE CAMBRIDGE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD.

by Robinson, Francis, editor. Foreword by Ira M. Lapidus. (Patricia Cone, Robert Irwin, Stephen F. Dale, Sarah Ansari, K.N. Chaudhuri, Basim Musallam, Stephen Vernoit, Francis Robinson.)

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Published
1996
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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9780521435109
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. 328 pp, 10 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, reproductions, maps. "De-mystifying the Islamic world and celebrating its achievements, this book covers everything from its commerce, social ordering, knowledge and learning to its art, architecture, and material culture. Emphasis is placed throughout on the close interrelationship between the West… Read more
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GATEWAYS OF HOPE: BEING GLIMPSES OF THE WORK OF THE MISSION TO LEPERS.

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Published
1937
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Revised Edition
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London: The Mission to the Lepers, 1937. 80 pp, 7 1/4" H. Sepiatone photographs, maps. Contents: Introduction; Early Years; India - On Northern Plains; India - West and South; From Burma to Malaya; China; Japan and Korea; Africa and Elsewhere; Among the Children; Medical Treatment; Conclusion; Appendices: The Mission to Lepers - Its Objects and Methods; How Supported;… Read more
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COINED: THE RICH LIFE OF MONEY AND HOW ITS HISTORY HAS SHAPED US.

by Sehgal, Kabir. Foreword by Muhammad Yunus.

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Published
2015
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9781455578528
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New York: Grand Central, 2015. 317 pp, 9 1/2" H. "We are all aware of the power of money - how it influences our moods, compels us to take risks, and serves as the yardstick of success in societies around the world. Yet because we take the daily reality of money so completely for granted, we seldom question how… Read more
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ISRAEL RETURNS HOME ACCORDING TO PROPHECY.

by Davis, George T.B.

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Published
1950
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First Printing
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Philadelphia: Million Testaments Campaign, 1950. 116 pp, 7 1/4" H. B&w photographs, map. Contents: "Bound for The Promised Land"; Israel Regains Her Ancient Heritage; Going Up to Jerusalem; Experiences in Jerusalem; Herzl's Vision Becomes Reality; Home Again After 2000 Years; A Visit to Tel Aviv; Treasures Hid in a Cave; Beersheba and the Negev; Glimpses of Israel's Future;… Read more
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