Venice: Bernardinus Benalius, 14 July 1490. The Letters of St. Jerome, 1490. A fine, substantial edition of the... Read More about Epistolae
Venice: Christopher Zane, 1737. Read More about De re sacramentaria contra perduelles haereticos libri decem, duobus tomi comprehensi : quibus...
Edinburgh: William Oliphant and Son, 1838. Read More about Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons; illustraing the Perfections of God in the Phenomena of the Year
London: Printed for J. Morphew, 1707-08. First editions. Read More about The Phenix: or, a Revival of Scarce and Valuable Pieces from the Remotest Antiquity down to the...
Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 6 Nov. 1481. A Fine Koberger, 1481. Duranti (also Durand, or Durandus) was a 13th-century French theologian and canon law jurist whose RATIONALE DIVINORUM OFFICIORUM — a book devoted to the nature and symbolism of the Roman Catholic liturgy — was first printed by Fust & Schoeffer..... Read More about Rationale divinorum officiorum
Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 22 rue des Acacias, (1860). Read More about La Légende de Sainte Ursule, Princesse Britannique et Ses Onze Mille Vierges d'apres les...
New Haven: Sidney's Press, 1810. First edition. Black Female Charity Schools. Dwight's sermon on the importance of charity, especially the Charity Societies, citing one in particular that was of interest to him. A school that was established in New Haven to educate black female children. Dwight emphasized the responsibility to..... Read More about The Charitable Blessed. A Sermon Preached in the First Church in New Haven August 8, 1810
New York: George Bunce, 1794. Read More about A Discourse, on the Genuineness and Authenticity of the New-Testament: delivered at New-Haven,...
London: Printed for John Whiston, in Fleetstreet, 1750. One of several editions from 1750 (priority unknown), this one is distinguished by its format, pagination and and "[Price 2 d." printed to the right of the date. London Rocked by Quakes: Warnings from a Merciful God. In 1750 a series of..... Read More about A Letter from the Lord Bishop of London, to the Clergy and People of London and Westminster, On...
Munich: Joseph Lentner, 1794. A child's book of devotions in a peculiar binding. Read More about Gott ist die reinste liebe. Mein gebeth und meine betrachtung
Washington, D.C: Wilat Publishing Company, Inc, nd. Inscribed to Thomas Alva Edison on the title-page "Mr. Edison With Compliments of the Author." Read More about Evolution of Crude Spirit
Burlington, N. J: Printed for the Author by David Allinson, 1815. With the running head-line “The Youth's Instructor &c.” The first portion of the work is given to “Writing Copies” with an extensive alphabetical listing of maxims, quotes, etc., the second portion is given to Moral Reflections and instructional quotes..... Read More about Occasional Reflections, offered Principally for the Use of Schools
New York: Printed by Shepherd Kollock, for Robert Hodge, 1786. Second American edition. First published in Boston, 1782, fully eight years after Edwards' death, this was his attempt to establish a theology in the form of history (thus, his "Method entirely new") and show "how the most remarkable events, in..... Read More about A History of the Work of Redemption. Containing the Outlines of a Body of Divinity, in a Method...
Vienna: Kürner, 1704. Second (?) edition (first published in Vienna, 1676). Rare Austrian Emblem Book: None in America. An extremely rare and curious emblem book, with the text in the form of seven dialogues between Vir Politicus and Theologicus by the Hungarian Jesuit theologian Johann Raicsani (or Janos Rajcsanyi). The..... Read More about Itinerarium Athei ad Veritatis viam deducti; in quo Atheizantium objectae nebulae lucidissimo...
Salem: Reprinted by Joshua Cushing, 1802. Read More about A Discourse delivered on the Annual Fast in Massachusetts, April 9, 1801
Venice: Fran. Rampazetum, 1561. First edition. Rare 16th-century collection of spiritual writings by the early Syriac Orthodox Church father Saint Ephraim (c. 306-373), translated into Latin from Greek and Syrian by Pietro Francesco Vinus. This edition not recorded in Adams, who does record a 1562 edition of the Vinus translation..... Read More about Divina quaedam S. Ephraem Opera Mille Ducentis Iam Annis e Syra in Graecam Linguam, Nunc Autem e...
[Milwaukee, WI]: Laura Grover Smith [Printed by The Evening Wisconsin Co.], 1895. Read More about The House of Bishops. The General Convention, Minneapolis, 1895; [AND] Seven scrapbooks...
N.p: Ca. 1880. Original Photographs of 19th Century American Clergymen. Each of the mounted photographs is enclosed with a decorative ink border, and hand-lettered caption showing the individual's name and office. Among these are: Benjamin B. Smith, Bishop of Kentucky, 1832--; John Williams, Bishop of Connecticut, 1851--; Horatio Potter, Bishop..... Read More about American Clergy. Vol. 1 [cover title
Zwickau: Joh. Leonh. Stümpfeld, 1692. German Miniature Song Book. Late seventeenth century pocket song and prayer book, intended for travellers and domestic usage. No corresponding copy has been located in the online VD17 (Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachraum erschienenen Drucke des 17. Jahrhunderts). Read More about Erneuertes Reise und Hand- Büchlein Darinnen schöne andächtige Gebete zu finden / so beydes...
[Ethiopia: late 19th century]. A representative manuscript collection of miracles, including a selection of miracles of the Virgin Mary, and miracles of the saints George, Gabra Manfas Qeddus, and the archangel Michael; the sections record several names of those commissioning the manuscript, Walda Śellāsē, Ḫāyla Śellāsē, and Walda Tenśā'ē. The..... Read More about Ethiopic Manuscript Prayer Book on Vellum. [Miracles of the Virgin Mary and the Saints
[Ethiopia: 18th-19th century]. Attractive small format leaf from an Ethiopian prayer book, in the distinctive Ge’ez script. Read More about Manuscript Leaf, from a Ge'ez Prayer Book
London, Paris & New York: Cassell Peter & Galpin, nd. Read More about The Life of Christ
Newark, NJ: Washington Irving Publishing Co, . First edition. Inscribed by the author on the flyleaf: "For Jane Engelhard / with gratitude and affection from the Author. / God bless you! / Monsignor Wm. Noé Field / Seton Hall University" Read More about Hear My Heart. Introduction by William York Tindall
New London: Starr & Farnham, 1870. Inscirbed on cover by "Thos. L. Shipman" Read More about A Discourse delivered on the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the First Church of Christ, in New...
Amsterdam: Chez François vander Plaats, 1701. First edition in French. The Ecstasy of Pain. A historical resumé of and an attack on the practice of self-flagellation, written by Abbé Jacques Boileau (1635-1716), translated from his own Historia Flagellantium which appeared in the preceding year. An abridged version appeared in Cologne..... Read More about Histoire des flagellans, ou l'on fait voir le bon & le mauvais usage des Flagellations parmi...
Saintes: de l'Imprimerie de P. Toussaints, 1791. On the Making of Bishops. The Assemblée Nationale decree issued in the name of the King with that of M. L. F. Du Port, Saintes issuance under that of Breaud, Vice Président and Billotte, Secretaire-Général. Read More about Loi Relative à la consécration des Evêques. Donnée à Paris, le 6 Mars 1791