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1 ..... HISTORY OF ST. JOHN'S (HAIN'S) REFORMED CHURCH of Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.
Privately published [No place]. 1970. (None). Hard Cover 
3rd edition. 305pp 8vo. Green cloth with gilt-lettered spine. 'Second Supplement, Third Volume, ' i.e. from the Preface: 'This third history of St John's (Hain's) Reformed church, a congregation of the United Church of Christ, commemorates the 235th year of the founding of the congregation. There are two previous editions, one printed in 1916 and the other in 1935. The former history covers the period from the beginning in 1735 to 1916 and the second one is the record from 1916 to 1935. This third history is the record from 1935 to 1969 and it includes some items from the previous publications, revised in some instances and in others copied verbatim.' Contents include: Tombstone Inscriptions 1911-1969; Baptisms, Marriages & Funerals 1935-1962. Several tiny spots on the front endpapers, a little crinkling to the front & back flyleaves o/w Fine (No defects). 
Price: 65.00 USD
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2 ..... HISTORY OF ST. JOHN'S (HAIN'S) REFORMED CHURCH of Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.
Privately published [No place]. 1970. (None). Hard Cover 
3rd edition. 305pp 8vo. Green cloth with gilt-lettered spine. 'Second Supplement, Third Volume, ' i.e. from the Preface: 'This third history of St John's (Hain's) Reformed church, a congregation of the United Church of Christ, commemorates the 235th year of the founding of the congregation. There are two previous editions, one printed in 1916 and the other in 1935. The former history covers the period from the beginning in 1735 to 1916 and the second one is the record from 1916 to 1935. This third history is the record from 1935 to 1969 and it includes some items from the previous publications, revised in some instances and in others copied verbatim.' Contents include: Tombstone Inscriptions 1911-1969; Baptisms, Marriages & Funerals 1935-1962. Some heavy abrasions to top & bottom of spine (See scan) o/w Fine (No defects). 
Price: 60.00 USD
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3 Ambrosini, Maria Luisa & Mary Willis. THE SECRET ARCHIVES OF THE VATICAN.
Little, Brown & Co. [Boston]. 1969. (1969). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 366pp. Tall 8vo. Red cloth with the front cover blindstamped with an overall diaper pattern of lozenges containing alternating decorative devices. The same pattern in fluorescent red appears in panels on the spine above & below the gilt-lettered title & author's name. Endpaper in pink & dark red match the pattern on the front cover. 32 b/w plates. Bibliography & index. Fine (No defects)/ DJ (Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no tears, creases or other significant defects & unclipped price). This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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4 American Sunday-School Union. COUSIN JOE.
American Sunday-School Union [Philadelphia/ New York]. No date. (1865). Hard Cover 
[2], 5-105, [1] pp. 16mo. 1/4 bound leather & marbled boards with gilt lettering & rulings on spine. Engraved frontispiece, 1 plate & 1 cut. A Christian morality story for children. This title was listed in American Sunday-School Union catalogs from April 1866 to at least 1893. However, The American Sunday-School Union occupied the New York address listed in the book (599 Broadway) from 1860 to 1868. Fair: Old church library bookplate on front pastedown endpaper; corners & most edges heavily worn; top corner of front free endpaper missing; endpapers & all leaves have at least some foxing, and several have heavy staining. 
Price: 2.00 USD
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5 Anonymous (Francis Sitwell). THE PURPOSE OF GOD IN CREATION AND REDEMPTION: And The Successive Steps For Manifesting The Same In And By The Church.
Thomas Laurie [Edinburgh]. 1866. Hard Cover 
2nd edition. [1-vii], viii-x, [xi], xii-xvi, [1], 2-368, blank. sm8vo. 1/2 black leather over black boards.Gilt-lettered burgundy paper label & raised bands on spine. Olive green endpapers. Francis Sitwell (1787-1864) was the Apostle for Spain & Portugalof the Catholic Apostolic Church, i.e. one of 12 new apostles of that church. Includes a history of the Christian Church (as seen by CAC), earlyPentecostal Gifts such as speaking in tongues & prophecy, the role of Edward Irving in the church's doctrine, the doctrines of the Anti-Christ, Millennialism, 2nd Coming, restoration of Israel, Dispensationalism, etc. The date of the 1st edition of this book is unknown. Good, i.e obvious signsof use with defects limited to scuffed leather, light spotting on both covers, 1 of 2 paper labels on the spine missing (see scan), spine extremes & corners rubbed, scattered foxing on some pages, & a period prior owner's name in ink on title page. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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6 Cauthen, Kenneth. THEOLOGICAL BIOLOGY: The Case for a New Modernism.
The Edwin Mellen Press [Lewiston, NY/Queenston, Ontario/Lmpeter, Wales]. 1991. (1991). 0773496556 / 9780773496552 First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 305pp. 8vo. Dark green cloth with gilt-lettered front cover & spine. Toronto Studies in Theology, Volume 26. 8 pages have notes written in ink, 2 pages have underlining o/w Fine (No defects). 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Clark, Glenn. WHAT WOULD JESUS DO?.
Macalester Park Publishing Co. [St. Paul, MN]. 1950. (1950). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 286pp. 8vo. Gray cloth with a small cross & lettering in dark blue on the front cover. Spine lettered in dark blue. A previous owner's name in ink on the front endpaper, back endpapers are tanned from paste action, the top of the page edges have a small stain o/w Fine (No defects)/ DJ (the front has 1/4' & 1/8' edge tears on the bottom, & the top corner is rubbed; top of the spine is worn with a few small tears & creases; the back has some light wrinkling from a faint dampstain seen only on the other side & its top & bottom edges each have a 1/4' & two 1/8' tears; upper left corner of the back rubbed; o/w Very Good, i.e. shows signs of careful use with no significant defects & unclipped price). 
Price: 2.00 USD
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8 Cramp, J. M. (John Mockett). The Council of Trent: Comprising An Account Of The Proceedings Of That Assembly; And Illustrating The Spirit And Tendency Of Popery.
Presbyterian Board of Publication [Philadelphia]. 1841. Hard Cover 
1st edition thus. 192pp. 16mo. Quarter bound black leather & dark blue cloth with gilt-lettered & 6 gilt banded spine. PREFACE: THIS volume contains the historical portion of the work entitled, A Text-Book of Popery; comprising a History of the Council of Trent, held A. D. 1545-1563, and a complete view of the theological system of Popery. By J. M. Cramp. Second Edition. 1839. 8vo. It has been rearranged and abridged by the author. As it was deemed unnecessary, in a work intended for general readers, to crowd the margin with references, it may suffice to state, that the authorities chiefly consulted are the rival histories of Father Paul and Cardinal Pallavicini, and the voluminous collection of documents relative to the Council, published by LePlat, A. D. 1781-1787, in seven quarto volumes. The author is credited only in the Preface and not on the title page. This is the abridged 1st American edition published without the frontispiece present in the 1839/40 edition of The Religious Tract Society [London]. Heavy wear to leather, light wear to cloth, corners & spine extremes rubbed, light foxing on the endpapers, heavy foxing on the flyleaves, scattered light foxing on all pages, a lower portion of the back free endpaper torn off, both front endpapers inscribed E. G. Hamill price 30 cts, one in pencil & the other in ink. See Photo. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9 Ehrhart, Elden Elwood. 180TH ANNIVERSARY OF DAVID'S EVANGELICAL & REFORMED CHURCH: Killinger, R.D. 1, Millersburg, Pennsylvania 1770 - 1950.
Self-published. [Millersburg, PA]. 1950. Soft Cover 
68pp. 8vo. Photo-illustrated wraps. 55 photo illustrations. Pasted-in errata slip. A history of the church & its pastors from 1770 to 1950. The church is located on Route 25, 2 1/2 miles northeast of Millersburg, PA. Edges of the covers very slightly faded o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10 Graham, Phyllis. THE JESUS HOAX.
Leslie Frewin [London]. 1974. (1974). 085632096X / 9780856320965 First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 282pp. 8vo. Red cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Bibliography & index. The study & research which lead a former Carmelite Nun to renounce her faith in favor of Humanism. Fine (No defects)/ DJ (Unclipped & Fine). ISBN 085632096X. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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11 Graham, Phyllis. THE JESUS HOAX.
Leslie Frewin [London]. 1974. (1974). 0856321109 / 9780856321108 First Edition Soft Cover 
1st paperback edition. 282pp. 8vo. Red wraps with white lettering. Bibliography & index. The study & research which lead a former Carmelite Nun to renounce her faith in favor of Humanism. Spine very faded o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. ISBN 0856321109. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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12 Guinness, Dr & Mrs. H Grattan. LIGHT FOR THE LAST DAYS: A Study in Chronological Prophecy.
Morgan & Scott Ltd.[London]. 1928 {January}. Hard Cover 
7th printing of 1917 revised edition. 333pp. sm8vo. Blue cloth with black-lettered front cover & spine. Edited & revised by E. P. Cachemaille. Frontispiece chart of 'Prophetic Times' on coated paper. Top edge dusty, light paste action (tanning) on endpapers o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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13 Guinness, H. Grattan. ROMANISM AND THE REFORMATION FROM THE STANDPOINT OF PROPHECY.
J. Nisbet & Co. / Morgan & Scott [London]. 1891. Hard Cover 
2nd edition. 244 + 12pp. sm8vo. Slate blue cloth with gilt-lettered front cover & spine. Black endpapers. The last 12 pages contain overviews of Guinness' 'East London Institute for Home and Foreign Missions' & his 'Congo Balold Mission, ' and advertisements for other Books written by himself and/or his wife. In addition, there are b/w plates showing a scene from one of the Institute's colleges and a group of 'deaconesses' preparing for missionary work, several b/w cuts, and a map of the Congo showing the locations of the Balold Mission. A few light line impressions on the front cover; top edge dusty & others have scattered light foxing spots o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. See PHOTO. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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14 Harris, W. S. Rev. MODERN FABLES & PARABLES or MORAL TRUTH IN A NUTSHELL.
The Middletown Journal [Middletown, PA]. No date. (1903: J. L. Nichols Co.) Hard Cover 
352pp. 8vo. Light blue cloth with an ornately embossed front cover. The upper half of the cover has intertwined red ribbons & scrolls outlined & partly drawn in black with the 1st part of the title in blue lettering & the 2nd part in white. The lower half has a illustration of Aesop's 'Fox & the Stork' fables in blue & white within a black oval with 2 scrolls extending into the oval. The entire cover is bordered with 2 black rulings. The spine is lettered partly in white & partly in red. Frontispiece + 13 other b/w plates on coated paper, 7 full-page drawings on text paper & many, many pictorial cuts illustrated by Paul Krafft, J. R. Connor, Harry E. Knouse & others. William Shuler Harris (1865 - 1956) was a minister of the United Evangelical Church in Harrisburg & Allentown, PA, a passionate Socialist & Prohibitionist, & the author of many similar moralistic Books with striking covers & unusual illustrations. I have research material on Harris & would be glad to share it upon request. Some wear to covers, spine & spine extremes; upper corners of the covers bumped, scattered foxing spots & some light soiling on some interior pages o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket as issued. See PHOTO. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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15 Harris, W. S. Rev. MODERN FABLES AND PARABLES or MORAL TRUTH IN A NUTSHELL.
The Middletown Journal [Middletown, PA]. No date. (1903: J. L. Nichols Co.). Hard Cover 
352pp. 8vo. Light blue cloth with an ornately embossed front cover. The upper half of the cover has intertwined red ribbons & scrolls outlined & partly drawn in black with the 1st part of the title in blue lettering & the 2nd part in white. The lower half has a illustration of Aesop's 'Fox & the Stork' fables in blue & white within a black oval with 2 scrolls extending into the oval. The entire cover is bordered with 2 black rulings. The spine is lettered partly in white & partly in red. Frontispiece of the author + 13 other b/w plates on coated paper, 7 full-page drawings on text paper & many, many pictorial cuts illustrated by Paul Krafft, J. R. Connor, Harry E. Knouse & others. William Shuler Harris (1865 - 1956) was a minister of the United Evangelical Church in Harrisburg & Allentown, PA, a passionate Socialist & Prohibitionist, and the author of many similar moralistic books with striking covers & unusual illustrations. I have research material on Harris & would be glad to share it upon request. Corners bumped, a little wear to spine extremes, a small, fairly faint white spot on the back cover o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket as issued. See PHOTO. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Harris, William L. (Bishop). THE DOCTRINES and DISCIPLINE OF THE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 1884.
Phillips & Hunt [New York]. 1884. (1884). Hard Cover 
424pp. 16mo. Black cloth with spine gilt-lettered bearing a small gilt decorative device. Edges worn, 1/4' long insect puncture at the top of the front joint, scattered foxing to endpapers & 1st two leaves, thereafter only occasional spots of foxing o/w Good, i.e. obvious signs of use with no major defects. See PHOTO. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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17 Hennecke, Edgar; Wilhelm Schneemelcher, Editor. NEW TESTAMENT APOCRYPHA. 2 VOLUMES.
The Westminster Press [Philadelphia]. No dates. (1963/65). Hard Cover 
531/851 8vo. Bright yellow cloth with black-lettered spines. Translation edited by R. McL. Wilson. Volume 1: Gospels and Related Writings. 4th printing. About 82 pages have underlining & marginalia in ink or pencil. Spine slightly darkened with a 1 section of wear spots on the left side. Library envelop on back free endpaper o/w Good, i.e. obvious signs of use with no major defects. No DJ. Volume 2: Writings Relating to the Apostles, Apocalypses and Related Subjects Plus Indexes for Vol 1 & 2. 3rd printing. No underlining or marginalia, spine cover wrinkled o/w Good, i.e. obvious signs of use with no major defects. No DJ. Note: Due to this book's weight, extra postage will be required for Priority Mail shipping. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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18 Jones, E. Stanley. THE CHRIST OF THE AMERICAN ROAD.
Abingdon-Cokesbury Press. 1944. (1944: Whitemore & Stone). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 255pp. Tall 24mo. Dark blue textured boards with the front cover gilt-stamped with the title & author's name. Plain spine. Top & foredge blue. 'Wartime Books' notice regarding Wartime paper, but the paper shows no discoloration. Top corner of covers bumped o/w Fine (No defects)/ DJ (Top of back cover has two 3/8' edge tears with a crease between, spine extremes show wear with the bottom edge a little chipped, corners worn o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects). 
Price: 2.00 USD
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19 Maccoby, Hyam. PAUL AND HELLENISM.
SCM Press [London]/ Trinity Press International [Philadelphia]. 1991. (1991). 0334024854 / 9780334024859 First Edition Soft Cover 
1st edition. 222pp. 8vo. Glossy wraps. Bibliography. General Index & Index of Quotations. Near Fine, i.e. very minimal signs of careful use with no significant defects. ISBN 0334024854. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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20 Morley, Patrick M. THE MAN IN THE MIRROR: Solving the 24 Problems Men Face.
Wolgemuth & Hyatt [Brentwood, TN]. 1989 {May}. (1989). 0943497469 / 9780943497464 Hard Cover 
2nd printing. 309pp. Tall 8vo. 1/4 black cloth & light gray boards. Silver-lettered spine. Foreword by R. C. Sproul. Bibliography. As New/ DJ (Some very minor creases along the edge of the back o/w As New). ISBN 0943497469. 
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