Rare Religion and Theology
Abstinence in Islam
Abstinence in Islam
Paperback      ISBN: 0882970488

8vo, 127pgs. Full bound in light cream paper wraps with green titling on front cover and spine. Book is solid and interior is clean and bright. No markings. A translation of historical Islamic writings of Abu-Hamid Al-Ghazali. Book has been further protected in a Mylar cover.

Bagster's Large-print Greek Testament: The New Testament, With Selected Various Readings From Griesbach, Scholz, Lachmann, And Tischendorf and References to Parallel Passages
Bagster's Large-print Greek Testament: The New Testament, With Selected Various Readings From Griesbach, Scholz, Lachmann, And Tischendorf and References to Parallel Passages
Hardcover      SKU: 1199431966

Greek language. 8vo, not paginated. Full bound in brown leather with nice delicate stamped design on front cover and spine. Spine also has raised bands and gilt titling in Greek. Binding is solid and interior is slightly toned but generally clean though the paste downs and free endpapers are foxed. Book has gilt edges. Boards show wear especially at extremities. Spine is tanned and scuffed. Corner tips are bumped and frayed. Top half of front cover is mildly discolored. Previous owner's name on ffep.

Cabala Or the Rites and Ceremonies of the Cabalist. National Series, 12, W.c.b. Revised and Arranged Strictly in Accordance with the Standard Formula.
Cabala Or the Rites and Ceremonies of the Cabalist. National Series, 12, W.c.b. Revised and Arranged Strictly in Accordance with the Standard Formula.
Hardcover      SKU: 1199400203

24mo, 198pgs. Bound in red leatherette with gilt stamped titling on front cover, which is a flap over the front board, unusual though charming binding style. Leatherette folded over fore-edge has a 1'' chip missing from tail end; head of spine has a smaller chip missing. Cracking to joints and hinges, though covers not detached, and wear to extremities. Gilt edges on text block and interior pages are toned but clean. Over all the book is delicate but solid.

The Christian Lyre
The Christian Lyre
Hardcover      ISBN: 281AKJ1014144

Some foxing and edgewear.

The Christian Renaissance: A History of the 'devotio Moderna'
The Christian Renaissance: A History of the 'devotio Moderna'
Hardcover      SKU: 1199396702

8vo, 501pgs. Full bound in navy blue cloth with gilt stamped title label on front board and spine. Book is solid. Light wear to spine ends with a touch of fraying to head of spine, some cloth worn away at corners and light scuffing and dulling to gilt. Front free endpaper has previous owner's name in black crayon. Interior pages are toned but clean.

The Climate of Monastic Prayer
The Climate of Monastic Prayer
      SKU: 281AKJ1019976

First edition, first printing. Beige cloth boards with minimal wear overall. Previous owner's bookplate on FFEP. Jacket lightly rubbed at edges.

A Detective's Experience Among the Mormons; Or, Polygamist Mormons: How They Live and the Land They Live in
A Detective's Experience Among the Mormons; Or, Polygamist Mormons: How They Live and the Land They Live in
Hardcover      SKU: 1199263036

1887, 8vo, 294 pgs + ads. Full-bound, decorated brown cloth with black and gilt titles, faded on spine but still legible. Text is clean, binding is solid. Paper slightly darkened from age, a bit brittle on edges. This is an ex-library copy, with bookplate on front pastedown and a stamp on front and rear end paper; otherwise no markings. Boards are lightly dust-soiled, with fraying to cloth at spine ends and corners.

A Detective's Experience Among the Mormons; Or, Polygamist Mormons: How They Live and the Land They Live in
A Detective's Experience Among the Mormons; Or, Polygamist Mormons: How They Live and the Land They Live in
Hardcover      SKU: 1199259691

1887, Small 8vo, 294 pgs. Full bound in ornate blue cloth with gilt and black stamped decoration. Boards are rubbed at edges, more to corners and spine ends, which are starting to fray. Text block is crisp and clean, illustrated with black and white etchings. Edges of block show beginnings of age discoloration.

Ezekiel and the Ethics of Exile
Ezekiel and the Ethics of Exile
Hardcover      ISBN: 0198299923

Mein aims to set Ezekiel's ethics firmly in the social and historical context of the Babylonian Exile. Ezekiel's moral concerns and priorities, Mein suggests, are substantially shaped by the social experience of deportation and resettlement. They also represent a creative response to the crisis, providing significant impetus for social cohesion and the maintenance of a distinctively Jewish community.



The Flower Ornament Scripture: A Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra
The Flower Ornament Scripture
A Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra
Hardcover      ISBN: 0877739404

Known in Chinese as Hua-yen and in Japanese as Kegon-kyo, the Avatamsaka Sutra, or Flower Ornament Scripture, is held in the highest regard and studied by Buddhists of all traditions. Through its structure and symbolism, as well as through its concisely stated principles, it conveys a vast range of Buddhist teachings.

This one-volume edition contains Thomas Cleary's definitive translation of all thirty-nine books of the sutra, along with an introduction, a glossary, and Cleary's translation of Li Tongxuan's seventh-century guide to the final book, the Gandavyuha, "Entry into the Realm of Reality."