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AWFUL EXPOSURE OF THE ATROCIOUS PLOT FORMED BY CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS AGANST THE CLERGY AND NUNS OF LOWER CANADA, THROUGH THE INTERVENTION OF MARIA MONK. With an Authentic Narrative of Her Life, from Her Birth to the Present Moment....
New York: Printed for Jones & Co. of Montreal, 1836.
12mo, dark green floral decorated cloth, spine titled "Maria Monk" in gilt (added later, I believe). 131 pp. Light remains of an oval gilt stamp at foot of spine; burn spot to fore margin of front cover; endpapers spotted and foxed, with moderate foxing in text; ink number to top corner of title page; pp 127-28 have a vertical crease (manufacturing flaw, no loss of printing), and a chip to lower outer corner with loss of three or four words; VG tight copy otherwise. One of the more important refutations of the Maria Monk anti-Catholic fraud, quite famous in its day. Contains the statements of people who knew Maria Monk in Montreal at the time she was supposedly living in a nunnery, and other damning evidence of her fabrication. With the help of American anti-Catholic nativists, earlier in 1836 she had published her fantasy about getting pregnant in a Montreal nunnery. Later in 1836 she published an enlarged and revised edition of her sensational book in which she specifically answered some of the charges in the present book. TPL 7395, Lande 1922, Gagnon II 86.
$295.00                          Book Number: 24345                          Order / Enquire



Le Processionnal romain à l'usage du diocèse de Québec. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée, et augmentée
Québec: chez Neilson & Cowan, imprimeurs-libraires, 1825.
Second edition, revised and enlarged (first was in 1801). 12mo, 17.5 cm. pp (vi), 396, (6, index). Music in plainsong notation, text of the songs in Latin, text of prelims and index in French. Bound in contemporary (original?) calf, maroon morocco title piece on spine. Spine has chips at tips, repaired tears; cracked joints and hinges repaired (a bit tight in the binding); no front free endpaper; title page has some damp stains, with a short closed tear at top neatly repaired; thumb-size chip to lower outer corner of pp 131-32, with loss of a few words, small hole at bottom margin of same leaf with loss of a few letters; smaller chip to outer margin of following leaf (no word loss); some yellowing, browing and foxing in text; corner creases to late leaves; else a good copy sound if stiff in the binding, and, but for a few letters on one leaf, complete. Ink inscription on front pastedown "Fabrique de St Pierre Isle d'orleans 1840". Page 196 is numbered 96. Variant without the leaf after p. 396 headed "Antienne à la Vierge" and "Hymne à la Ste. Vierge". The 1801 edition was the second book with musical notation to be printed in Canada. This 1825 edition not in Gagnon nor Dionne. Scarce.
$450.00                          Book Number: 33230                          Order / Enquire



La Première église de Saint-Joachim, 1685-1759
Québec: Service d'archéologie, 1966.
Octavo, card covers. pp 37, (3). Photos and drawings in text. Spine lightly yellowed, else fine, no owner names. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.
$15.00                          Book Number: 33534                          Order / Enquire



THE MARPRELATE TRACTS (1588-1589)
Menston, Yorks., UK: The Scolar Press, 1970.
Second printing of this facsimile reprint. Octavo, brown cloth. One folding plate. Private owner ink name and date on front free endpaper; else a VG clean and unworn copy. Seven tracts are reprinted.
$45.00                          Book Number: 34389                          Order / Enquire



DEDICATORY PROGRAM. Baker Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church, East Aurora, New York, September 2nd to 7th, 1918
East Aurora, New York: 1918.
Quarto, pp 32, string tied in tan card covers printed in green and red. Numerous photos (one in colour), vingette illustrations in light green in lower margins. Light foxing to first and last page; crease to upper outer corner throughout; VG clean & uworn copy otherwise. Though not stated, this was clearly printed by The Roycrofters. Scarce.
$50.00                          Book Number: 41748                          Order / Enquire



SOUVENIR BOOKLET COMMEMORATING THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH, NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO. June 10,11,12, and 13, 1945
Niagara Falls, ON: St. Patrick's Holy Name Society, 1945.
Quarto, pp (56) (pp 37 to 56 are ads), plus textured onion skin fly leaves front and rear, stapled, in tan textured card covers. Minor cover soiling; corner crease to front fly leaf, near fine otherwise. Roman Catholic church. Many photos. The church still stands. AMICUS locates at Brock U only. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.
$30.00                          Book Number: 42866                          Order / Enquire



Icones Biblicae Veteris et Novi Testamenti. Figuren biblischer Historien Alten und Neuen Testaments von Melchior Küsel
Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 1968.
Squarish octavo, purple cloth gilt, in black printed card slipcase. Soft creases to spine ends, else fine. Slipcase has rubbing to edges, cellotape repair to lower edge, good. Facsimile of the Vienna, 1679, edition. Text in Latin and German.
$35.00                          Book Number: 43074                          Order / Enquire



THE NEW TESTAMENT. Persian Urdu
Bangalore: Bible Society of India, 1973.
Octavo, plain black cloth, red page edges. Bound in ribbon marker. Covers just a little bowed, near fine copy otherwise.
$20.00                          Book Number: 43642                          Order / Enquire



A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE STUDENT CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT IN CANADA 1921-1974
Toronto: SCM Press, 1975.
Buff card covers. pp 144. Fine copy. Laid in is an SCM folding brochure. "This brief history of the Student Christian Movement in Canada is a distillation of material from a 1972 PhD thesis by Margaret Bettie entitled PRESSURE GROUP POLITICS: THE STUDENT CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT." Cover and title page drawings, and one in text, by Thoreau MacDonald. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$15.00                          Book Number: 44323                          Order / Enquire



Bible and Gospel History, in Saulteux
London: W.M. Watts, no date (1860), 1860.
16mo, original plain black leather spine and purple cloth. pp 72. Slight wear to spine ends, else fine. Translation, by John Horden, of William Pinnock's Catechism of Bible and Gospel History. Evans 657. Banks p.129. Pilling, Alg. 236. Peel(3) 408. Text, but for title page, is entirely in Saulteux syllabics. The Saulteux (Anishinaabe) are a branch of the Ojibwe nations. Originally from around Sault Ste. Marie, Northern Michigan, and Lake Winnipeg, they were pushed into Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
$385.00                          Book Number: 44641                          Order / Enquire



The Presbyterian Record for the Dominion of Canada. And St. Andrew's Church Notes
Kingston, ON: 1888.
Issue for Aug., 1888. Single sheet of thin pink paper folded to make four octavo pages. Front cover has one short tear; creases to lower outer corners, else fine. The inside pages reprint the 1818 deed conveying the ground for the building of the second St. Andrews Church. The rear page is devoted to the time and day of various services and meetings.
$45.00                          Book Number: 44894                          Order / Enquire



ORIENTALS IN CANADA: the story of the work of the United Church of Canada with Asiatics in Canada
Toronto: oard of Home Missions of the United Church of Canada, 1929.
The paper issue in grey card covers, endpaper maps. pp [2], xiv, 222, [2] + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and 7 double-sided plates. Spine faintly yellowed; a fine copy. Chinese, Japanese, and East Indian immigrants in Canada, all in need of Christianity, obviously. Size: Small octavo.
$75.00                          Book Number: 45303                          Order / Enquire



ZION CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH MONTREAL. 78th anniversary October, 1910, and 1st anniversary of the opening of the Richard Miles Memorial Organ
Montreal: The church, 1910.
Octavo. pp [15], stapled, in card covers. Photos. VG+ copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$35.00                          Book Number: 45358                          Order / Enquire



AS ALL OUR FATHERS WERE: the Presbyterian Church, Whitby, 1833-1975
Whitby, Ontario: Whitby Presbyterian Church, no date (1975?),
Octavo, light blue card covers. pp (14), (200). Illustrated. Spine lightly darkened with small tear at foot; soil spots to covers; VG otherwise.
$24.95                          Book Number: 45567                          Order / Enquire



ST. PHILIP'S CHURCH: 150 years beside the Humber. 1828-1978
Weston, Ontario: St. Philip's Anglican Church, Etobicoke, 1978.
Octavo, red cloth. pp viii, 171, [5] + tipped in colour frontispiece portrait + maps. Photos, portraits, illustrations, index in text. Printed label on title page acknowledging financial support from the federal government. Fine copy. Dust jacket has short tears and fingernail-size chip at head of spine, VG otherwise.
$17.95                          Book Number: 45588                          Order / Enquire



COLUMBUS THROUGH THE YEARS: a history of Columbus Community United Church 1835-1995
Whitby, ON: The church, 1995.
Quarto, pp 48, stapled in glossy card covers. Photos, drawings. Fine. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$12.00                          Book Number: 45607                          Order / Enquire



THE LIFE AND TIMES OF WELLINGTON SQUARE UNITED CHURCH
Burlington, Ontario: The church, 1981.
Octavo, pp 46, [2]. Photos. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$15.00                          Book Number: 45874                          Order / Enquire



The Centennial : Glen Morris Church, 1849-1949.
Glen Morris, ON: The church, 1949.
Octavo, pp 28, stapled in cream card covers. Photos. Fine copy. Presbyterian / United Church in Brant County, Ontario. AMICUS locates only at LAC though U of Toronto has a copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$25.00                          Book Number: 46166                          Order / Enquire



ACOSTA, Uriel (1585-1640)
A SPECIMEN OF HUMAN LIFE
New York: Bergman, 1967.
Rose cloth. pp 127, [5]. Distributor's sticker on front free endpaper, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Acosta was the son of a noble Portuguese family which had be forced to convert to Catholicism. He fled Portugal for Amsterdam where he could practice his ancestral religion, Judaism. Reacting against Rabbincal Judaism, he formulated his Eleven Theses, which are for the first time translated into a book in English here. He was exiled and reviled by the Jewish community, flogged in public in the great synagogue, spit upon, his books burned. and committed suicide as a result. This book is his autobiography, with new material for the first time translated into English. Uncommon book.
$25.00                          Book Number: 41535                          Order / Enquire



AKERS, Charles W.
CALLED UNTO LIBERTY: a life of Jonathan Mayhew 1720-1766
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1964.
Red cloth. pp (xiv), 285 + frontispiece portrait. Bibliography, notes, index. Yellowing to page edges, else fine. Jacket has yellowing to spine, VG otherwise. Rev. Akers, of Boston's West Congregational Church, preached rebellion from the pulpit.
$15.00                          Book Number: 44768                          Order / Enquire



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