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Image for Saint Gaspar Del Bufalo in the Arts

Saint Gaspar Del Bufalo in the Arts

By: Ballor, Rev. Milton A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Carthagena, Ohio, The Messenger Press: 2002

Edition: No Editon Stated, Presumed First

Seller ID: 14379

Condition: Fine


An unusual and difficult book to find in near new conditon. Appears to be privately printed. Paper over boards with glossy surface. High quality glossy paper and lavish illustration, primarily in full color. A compendium of ecclesiastical art, each piece of which depicts St. Gaspar Del Bufalo in drawings, paintings, sculpture, wood carvings, reliquaries, tapestries, stained glass windows, chalices and ceramics. Includes a geneological tree of the saint's family and a ph... View more info

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William Everson: The Life of Brother Antoninus

By: Bartlett, Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., New Directions: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26071TB

ISBN: 081121060X

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean beautiful book with no fault of note. No tears or chips, no bumps, no names or writing. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Illustrated with black and white photographs. William Emerson was a celebrated poet before he converted to Catholicism, joined a religious order and became Brother Antoninus, and became a celebrated Catholic poet. But then in 1969 he left to marry the woman he loved. He remained a poet. 272 pages. View more info

A General Introduction to the Study of Holy Scripture

By: Breen, A.E.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Fort Collins, CO, Roman Catholic Books:

Edition: Second Edition Revised and Enlarged.

Seller ID: 20445CWR

Condition: Fine


Book is crisp and clean as new with no names or writing, no bumps to boards and pristine pages and page edges. No date, but clearly rather new. Boards are burgundy cloth printed in gilt at face and spine. 813 pages. View more info

Sacred Spaces; Our Lady of Lourdes Parish River Rouge, Michigan Centennial 1893-1993

By: Crawford, June Crosson

Price: $28.00

Publisher: River Rouge, Michigan, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish: 1993

Seller ID: 20340

Condition: Very Good


Handsome navy blue pebbled boards with gilt printing. Book is very clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. Only fault is slight waviness to outer side pages visible when book is closed. No sign of water damage. Printed on coated paper and amply illustrated with predominately black and white photos, but also a few in color. Text is plentiful and offers a complete history of the parish over a span of a hundred years. 137 pages A lovely centennial keepsake. View more info

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In the Womb of the Cave: Journal of Writings of Francis of Assisi

By: Francis, Cirino, Andre

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Andover, Mass., Charisma Press: 1981

Seller ID: 13512A

ISBN: 0933402260

Condition: Very Good


Very difficult to find, especially in hard cover. Book is clean as a whistle and unmarked. Dustjacket shows light soiling and several small edgetears, mostly to crown of spine, but is most attractive in brand new protective mylar. Laminated novena prayer card laid-in. Attractive cream colored pages with brown printing. Reflections on the writings derived from the journals of St. Francis of Assisi to be used as daily meditations. Unpaginated. View more info

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St. Paul Apostle and Martyr

By: Giordani, Igino

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Daughters of St. Paul: 1961

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 27673

Condition: Very Good


Book is very handsome with clean boards, a tight binding, and pristine pages. All outer edges are also gilded. Book is wonderfully illustrated with black and white photographs, art, and color art. Text is translated from the Italian which appeared in first edition in 1943. Text is arranged in 12 chapters covering his transformation from persecutor to apostle and ending with his works. Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/4" and has 277 pages. View more info

Image for Called To Lead: Leadership Development in a Small Community Context 1.) Scripture and the Church; 2.) Sacraments, Spirituality, Mission and  Prayer; 3.) Group Development

Called To Lead: Leadership Development in a Small Community Context 1.) Scripture and the Church; 2.) Sacraments, Spirituality, Mission and Prayer; 3.) Group Development

By: Golas, Suzanne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Paulist Press: 1994

Seller ID: 27899

Condition: Fine


Three crisp, clean books pristine inside and out. nN names ro writing and no spine creases. All three books are Leader's Manuals. They measure 8-1/2" x 11" and have a combined 454 pages. View more info

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The Paschal Mystery: Ancient Liturgies and Patristic Texts

By: Hammon, A. (Editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Staten Island,. N.Y., Alba House: 1969

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23516

Condition: Fine


Book is clean and nice with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Pages and page edges are pristine. The dujacket is likewise clean and attractive, but does show a few small glitches -- a tiny tear to top edge of back, small rubbed spots on the green circle at front, and a price-clip to front flap. The book measures 6" x 8-1/2" and has 230 pages. The text covers both the Greek and Latin churches, biut also includes the history of the eviolution of the Pasch from i... View more info

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Lives of the Saints For Every Day of the Year Volumes I and II Illustrated IIn Slipcase)

By: Hoever, Rev. Hugo H. (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Catholic Book Publishing Company: 1993

Edition: New Revised Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 23491

Condition: Fine in VG Slipcase


Beautiful books -- handled very carefully by previous owner. Both volumes are clean and bright with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Both nestle happily in their sturdy blue slipcase. The books are illustrated throughout with drawings and have bright orange inked exterior edges. These are prtistine, as are pages. Nice enough to be a gift. View more info

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A People 100 Years; St. Stanislaus 1873-1973 (Cleveland, Ohio)

By: Jagalewski, Jean (editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Maryland, Western Publishing Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25826

Condition: Very Good


Exceptional quality went into the publication of the centennial volume tracing the history, beauty and community of Cleveland's St. Stanislaus Parish. Book is beautifull illsutrated with both black and white and full color photographs, all printed on coated paper. It measures 8-1/2" x 11-1/2" and has 300 pages. The history of the church is told at the back of the book and is printed on a light brown uncoated paper which is also very attractive (see last photo). View more info

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The Spirit of the Liturgy

By: Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Ignatius Press: 2000

Seller ID: 23838

ISBN: 008987078463

Condition: Fine


Beautifully kept book which appears unread. Nice enough to be a gift. The book measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/4", has 232 pages, and will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. The text is divided into four sections :The Essence of the Liturgy; Time and Space in the Liturgy; Art and Liturgy; and Liturgical Form. Within those sections are topics such as these: the place of liturgy in reality; the significance of the church building, the altar, sacred time, the sign of the cross, kne... View more info

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Creatures of the Spirit; Robert Vickrey's Nun Paintings

By: Miller, Donald

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ripe Tomato Press: 2002

Seller ID: 17391LKA

ISBN: 0972129405

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean inside and out. Has not been price-clipped and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. No names ro writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips. Measures 10-1/2" across and 10" high. Robert Vickrey's nuns are classically attired, but their depictions are, as the artist himself states, rendered with lyrical realism. His focus is on the head covering of the habits of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul -- the white wing-like form known ... View more info

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The Signet Magazine of the Federated Alumnae of the Sacred Heart in the United States and Canada 1925 (Saint Magdalena Sophia)

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York Alumnae of the Sacred Heart: 1925

Edition: Vol. VI No. 1

Seller ID: 25896

Condition: Good-plus


Oddly enough, this is a rather hard to find magazine even though it encompassed alumni from all the federation's colleges in the United States and Canada. The magazine was published just twice a year. There are two ads at front, a color one for Gorham Silver and a rather plain one for Tiffany's. All others ads are at the back. This issue devotes a great many pages to "our saint", Saint Magdalena Sophia. Articles cover her sainthood, her life, her visit to Reidenberg, her... View more info

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Saint Therese Little Flower of Jesus Church (Cincinnati, Ohio Dedication Book)

By: No Author Stated

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, St. Therese Little Flower of Jesus Church: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27936

Condition: Fine


April 9, 1961 was the day the new Catholic church building, St. Therese Little Flower of Jesus, was dedicated in Cincinnati, Ohio. The booklet serves as a souvenir and is quite substantial with much history and information about the church from its simple beginning in 1926 to its lovely new location. It also offers many photographs of parishioners and clergy, as well as the nuns who worked at the school. As is the norm, there are also ads which helped finance the book, b... View more info

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Our Lady of Lourdes Church Dedication February 11, 1982 (Florida)

By: No Author Stated

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Florida, Our Lady of Lourdes Church: 1981

Seller ID: 28113

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean booklet commemorating the dedication of the new Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Only fault is a flat crease to lower front corner of cover. Oddly, there is no reference to the exact town in Florida where it's located, but there is a photo of the presiding Bishop of Orlando, Thomas J. Grady. This is an exceptional keepsake thanks to the many photographs, including some in full color, plus lots of photos of the parishioners in action. There's also history and ... View more info

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St. Joseph Franciscan Parish 125th Anniversary 1855-1980 (Cleveland)

By: No author Stated

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, St. Joseph Franciscan Church: 1980

Seller ID: 28167

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome commemoration booklet bound with a muted metallic gold cover aznd decorated with black and grey printing and image.I t measures 8-1/2" x 10-3/4" and has 76 pages. First thing seen inside are letters from church dignitaries, plus their portriats. But after that it's all about the beauty of the church, the partocipation of its people, and its nuns and priests. What's also nice is the casual pictures of parishioners,a list of patrons all written... View more info

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Precisazioni sul Beato Gerardo De Saxo E L'Ospedale Gerosolimitano (The Blessed Gerard De Saxo and The Hospital of Jerusalem 1973)

By: Porta, Antonio

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Roma, Monsignor Cesario D'Amato: 1973

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 27471RD

Condition: Fine


Very handsome booket inside an outer portfolio, published in a very small print run of just 200 copies as a benefit for the Cathedral of Scala. Text is entirely in Italian and is a monograph about the Blessed Gerard and his work at the Hospital of Jerusalem. Fra Gerard was born in Tuscany in 1174, became a knight and was ultimately captured in a crusade. He was eventually set free and worked at the Jerusalem Hospital, but spent most of his life as a pious Catholic hermit... View more info

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American Catholic Hymnbook

By: Rev. Michael Gilligan Ph.D. (editor)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: South Holland, Illinois, American Catholic Press: 1992

Edition: Accompaniment Edition

Seller ID: 23631

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book with all pages present on the two spirals needed to accompany 655 pages. The pages are white as snow with no writing. The book measures 9" tall and 13" across. The title page notes that this is a new edition of the Johanine Hymnal, In Memory of Pope John XXIII. Among the composers for these hymns are Bach, Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart. All songs have lyrics and notes. Book is very heavy. View more info

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De Geschiedenis Der Pausen

By: SEPPELT, F.X. and K. LÖFFLER

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Maastricht, Leiter-Nypels: 1939

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: 14494

Condition: Good-plus


Very handsome book which appears to be written in the Dutch language. Boards are half leather with marbeled paper and matching marbled endpapesr. Gilt to top page edges. Wear to leather at all extremities, but book is very clean and tightly bound with two interesting inscriptions. Unfortunately, we have no idea what they say, but the first appears on the half title page and is dated 1944. The second is on the full title page, across from which is a photograph of Pope Piu... View more info

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Essays and Addresses on the Philosophy of Religion (Second Series)

By: von Hugel, Baron Friedrich

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J,M. Dent & Sons: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23047

Condition: Fine


Red boards with bright gilt to spine are pristine -- no bumps and no soiling. Also no names or writing, and snow white pages inside. Paper of jacket is crisp and there are no tears -- just a bit of toning to white paper, predominately at spine, plus a small mark to spine. Retains original British price at endflap. Will arrive protected by brand new mylar cover. Essays and addresses originally composed between 1904 and 1922. There are ten in all with a Roman Catholic per... View more info