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A History of the Monks of Syria

By: Theodoret of Cyrrhus

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Kalamazoo, MI, Cistercian Publications, 1985


xxxvii + 223pp. Index, works cited. Translated with an introduction and notes by R.M. Price, Cistercian Studies 88. Translation of Philotheos historia, based on the critical edition entitled Histoire des moines de Syrie, edited by P. Canivet and A. Leroy-Molinghen. Buff paper soft covers have light small stain to front cover, bit of curling at edges, interior clean and unmarked.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Business, Banking, and Finance in Medieval Montpellier

By: Reyerson, Kathryn

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, 1985


Xv + 184 pages.2 appendixes. Index, bibliography. Illustrated. Stiff cream wraps with medieval scene on the front cover. Some wear along edges, and on lower right corner of front cover. Book is otherwise in good condition, clean with no interior marks. ; Studies and Texts 75; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Collected Works of Erasmus: Adages I VI 1 to I X 100

By: Erasmus, Desiderius; Mynors, R.A.B., Translator and Annotater

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Downsview, Ontario, Canada, Univ of Toronto Pr, 1989


ix + 412 pp. Includes foreword, Adages I vi 1 to I x 100; notes; works frequently cited, table of adages. Adage is given in Latin, with English translation, then English explanation. Buff paper dust jacket with coin to the front cover has some remains of a sample sticker at bottom front cover, a smudge to the spine, otherwise clean. Book itself is clean and bright, sturdy and tight. This is Vol. 32 in the series of Collected Works of Erasmus. ; Collected Works ... View more info

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Correspondance du P. Marin Mersenne Religieux Minime. I. 1628-1630

By: Tannery,Paul; Waard, Cornelis de; Pintard, Rene

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Paris, Presses Universitaires De France, 1945


[x] + 705 pp. Illustrated with plates and plans. Some text in Latin or old French, else French. Buff cream card covers with dark red are a bit grubby, especially at the rear, corners curled, Interior clean and unmarked, paper bit browned, some pages never separated. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

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Escape from France

By: Welch, Ronald

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Criterion Books, 1961

Edition: First American Edition


183 pp. An ex-lib copy, covers are not too bad, bit of soil at bottom edge, interior end papers have library stamps and stains from tape that has been removed, title page has another ibrary stamp, no sign of pocket. Another exciting and beautifully written novel for early teens from Ronald Welch (and especially good for boys, although girls will like it too). "Learning that his French relatives are threatened with imprisonment and execution during the turbulent years... View more info

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Hope. Volume 33 (2a2ae. 17-22)

By: Aquinas, St. Thomas. Ed. William J. Hill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Blackfriars, 1966


Xxi + 205 pp. In Latin and English. Latin text, English translation, Introduction, Notes, 9 Appendices & Glossary. Brown DJ in fair/good condition, faint wear and few minor tears on edges . Book is ex-library with usual exterior and interior marks. Pocket on rear fly page. Brown cloth with brilliant gilt Black Friars insignia on front cover. Book is in good condition, clean save for library marks. ; Summa Theologiae; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Novum Testamentum Graece. Ad Antiquissimos Testes Denuo Recensuit. Volumen III (Only), Prolegomena scripsit Casparus Renatus Gregory, Pars Prior Apparatum Criticum Editio Octava Critica Maior

By: Tischendorf, Constantine

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Leipzig, J.C. Hinrichs, 1884

Edition: Eighth Edition


Vol. III, Pars Prior of the 8th edition. Pagination is vi + 440 pages. Condition is ex-library and fair only. Original watered silk covers with leather spine and corners, worn and rubbed, Interior joints have old tape reinforcement, last free endpaper is detached at gutter, blanks before the title are browned and brittle, normal library marks, text is clean and strong. Novum Testamentum Graece in Tischendorf's esteemed and scholarly - and hard to find - eighth edition... View more info

Opera Omnia Volumen Quintum Continens Epistolarum Libri Secundi Alteram Partem

By: S. Anselmi Cantuariensis Archiepiscopi

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1951


Text in Latin. Letters 310-475 of St. Aneslem. xviii , 233-439 pps. Index. Facsimile of a manuscript page at front. Tissue guard. Cream glazed cloth boards. Ex-Library with usual marks, including old spine label. Some general grubbiness to covers, corners a little bumped. Frontis plate and tissue guard have some light staining, title page has library stamps, rear end paper has removed pocket. Paper is a bit yellowed and a faint storage smell but otherwise sturdy and unma... View more info

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St. Thomas Aquinas: Summa Theologiae: Volume 42. (2a2ae. 123-40) Courage

By: Aquinas, St. Thomas; Anthony Ross

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Blackfriars, 1966


Xxiv + 253 pp. In Latin and English. Latin text, English translation, Introduction, Notes, Appendices & Glossary. Brown DJ in faded condition, slightly faded and taped inside rear cover. Book is ex-library with usual exterior and interior marks. Pocket on rear fly page. Brown cloth with brilliant gilt Black Friars insignia on front cover. Interior has small mark on first fly, otherwise clean, fresh and tight. ; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The History of Tom Jones, A Changeling. Caveat Emptor

By: Rothschild, Lord (Nathaniel Meyer [Victor])

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Privately Printed, 1951

Edition: First Edition


vii + 160 pp. Limited edition of 150 copies, printed for Lord Rothschild at the University Press at Cambridge. The fascinating story of a major collector's purchase of a famous first edition of Tom Jones from two rare book dealers, Rothschild's subsequent discovery that the Tom Jones was a fake, and a record of the law suit -- conducted between England and the U.S. during WWII -- which ultimately ended in a settlement out of court in Rothschild's favor. Red cloth spi... View more info