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Henry Ward Beecher: A Sketch of His Career; with Analyses of His Power as a Preacher, Lecturer, Orator and Journalist, Abbott, Lyman;  assisted by S. B. Halliday
1 Henry Ward Beecher: A Sketch of His Career; with Analyses of His Power as a Preacher, Lecturer, Orator and Journalist
Abbott, Lyman; assisted by S. B. Halliday

American Publishing Company 1887, early printing. Very Good; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 670 pages, bound in brown cloth with gilt-stamped lettering. Illustrated with black & white portraits. Cover shows light edge wear; small scuff at head of spine; small water stain on front. Firm binding & hinges. Gilt bright & intact. Pages clean, bright, unmarked. 29322 
Price: 27.00 USD
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History of The First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, Ledyard, Connecticut 1725-1975, Avery, Amos & Betty; Reynard, Rev. Frederic; Gray, Leila
2 History of The First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, Ledyard, Connecticut 1725-1975
Avery, Amos & Betty; Reynard, Rev. Frederic; Gray, Leila

1st Cong. Church 250th Anniversary Committee 1975, Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 30 pages in stapled wraps (pamphlet). Cover heavily tanned. Interior clean, unmarked. Mediocre print quality. ; 18126 
Price: 16.20 USD
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Five Discourses on the Truth and Inspiration of the Bible.   Particularly designed for the benefit of youth. By Charles Backus, Pastor of a church in Somers, Backus, Charles
3 Five Discourses on the Truth and Inspiration of the Bible. Particularly designed for the benefit of youth. By Charles Backus, Pastor of a church in Somers
Backus, Charles

Hudson & Goodwin 1797, -. Good; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Hartford, CT; 173 pages, bound in leather quarter cloth over thick card covers; octodecimo. Five compartments on spine with gilt rules; gilt title. Boards scuffed, paper cover peeled & chipped away on front. Head of spine & corners chipped & worn, moderate soil. Spine peeling; gilt title partially worn away. Firmly bound. Endpapers stained & foxed. Light to moderate foxing throughout. Previous owner's name -- Daniel Seamans -- written on blank preliminary. Provenance unknown although several persons of that name resided in southern Massachusetts in the early 19th century. Text quite legible; no page tears or creases. Charles Backus was born in Norwich (Franklin) in 1749, a descendant of William Backus of Old Saybrook. After graduating from Yale in 1769 he studied theology under Dr. Hart of Preston and in 1774 became Pastor of the the Congregational Church in Somers, Connecticut where he remained until his death in 1803. While there, Backus established an informal divinity school, trained nearly 50 ministers and theologians, and published numerous sermons as well as a history of the town of Somers. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 22660 
Price: 112.50 USD
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Mary Baker Eddy  The Truth and the Tradition, Bates, Ernest Sutherland; John V. Dittemore
4 Mary Baker Eddy The Truth and the Tradition
Bates, Ernest Sutherland; John V. Dittemore

Alfred A. Knopf 1932, First Edition Stated. Near Fine with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Very Good to Near Fine book. 476 pp, plu 34 p. inde. Biound in bron cloth ith black & gilt tamping. Light red top-tain. Illutrated ith black & hite portrait. Bright clean cloth and gilt; modet ear to bae of pine, corner tip. Binding firm. Page, crip, clean, unmarked. Jacket abent, but front flap laid-in. 30112 
Price: 76.50 USD
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The Mayflower Pilgrims   Roots of Puritan, Presbyterian, Congregationalist, and Baptist Heritage, Beale, David
5 The Mayflower Pilgrims Roots of Puritan, Presbyterian, Congregationalist, and Baptist Heritage
Beale, David
188989351X / 9781889893518
Emerald House Group 2002, Second Printing. Fine; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or marking. 29761 
Price: 16.20 USD
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Sermons, on Various Subjects, Doctrinal, Practical, and Experimental, Bird, Jonathan
6 Sermons, on Various Subjects, Doctrinal, Practical, and Experimental
Bird, Jonathan

Peter B. Gleason 1814, Good+; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Hartford, CT; 372 pages bound in full leather (mottled calf), with black leather title label & gilt lettering on spine. Firmly bound. Edges of spine & boards worn; corner tips bumped & soft, boards flared. Library bookplate on front endpaper, no other library markings. Endpapers foxed & damp-stained on bottom edge; pages browned; scattered foxing in margins throughout. Bird wrote several books including The Parable of Unclean Spirit, Discourse on Friendship, Sermon on Covetousness, and Jesus Knocking. He served as a warden of Christ Church Cambridge MA from 1802-1803 but his biography and status in the ministry is thus far elusive. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 25472 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Circle Comes Full  New England Southern Baptists, 1958-1998, Borders, Merwyn
7 The Circle Comes Full New England Southern Baptists, 1958-1998
Borders, Merwyn
1577360877 / 9781577360872
Providence House Publishers 1998, -. Very Good+; Softcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 400 pages. Bright clean cover; tight binding; no creasing. Light rubbing head of spine. Interior crisp. Bookstore stamp on first page. 23556 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Christ Church Parish and Cathedral, Hartford, Connecticut, 1762-1942. An Historical Sketch., Burr, Nelson R.
8 Christ Church Parish and Cathedral, Hartford, Connecticut, 1762-1942. An Historical Sketch.
Burr, Nelson R.

Church Missions Publishing Co. 1942, Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58 pages, in stapled wraps. Modest signs of use. Clean, tight, unmarked. Light foxing on blank fly page at back of book. 27503 
Price: 17.96 USD
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Bibliographia Catholica Americana, Part 1, 1784 to 1820 :  A List of Works Written by Catholic Authors, and Published in the United States, Finotti, Rev. Joseph M.
9 Bibliographia Catholica Americana, Part 1, 1784 to 1820 : A List of Works Written by Catholic Authors, and Published in the United States
Finotti, Rev. Joseph M.

Catholic Publication House 1872, First Edition. Good; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Ex-Library; 319 pages; bound in brown (or faded black) cloth. Ex-library with typical markings. Cover shows wear & shallow fraying at spine ends & corners tips.. Interior clean & relatively bright, mild age-toning. Binding solid, but front endpaper is cracked at bottom 2". Sample entries: Charles Butler -- The Life of Fenelon, Archbishop of Cambray; Francis de Sales, Sr. -- an Introduction to a Devout Life; Rev. John Franics Isla -- The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane; William Sampson -- The Catholic Question in American; Rev James Wallace - A new treatise on the use of The Globes and practical Astronomy. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 15715 
Price: 18.45 USD
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The Quaker Boy;  a Tale of the Outgoing Generation as It Appears Chronicled in the Autobiography of Robert Barclay Dillinghan, Foulke, William Dudley
10 The Quaker Boy; a Tale of the Outgoing Generation as It Appears Chronicled in the Autobiography of Robert Barclay Dillinghan
Foulke, William Dudley

Cochrane Publishing Company 1910, First Edition. Very Good- with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 258 pages, bound in blue cloth; gilt lettering & rules on spine. Frontis illustration (map of Gettysburg). Tightly bound book; moderate scuffing on cover. Corners sharp. Gilt bright. Pages quite clean and bright; previous owner's name/address stamped on front endpaper. Hint of tanning to edges of text block. 29219 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Rodeph Sholom Dedication Journal 1949 [5709], Friedman, Herman; and Dedication Journal Committee
11 Rodeph Sholom Dedication Journal 1949 [5709]
Friedman, Herman; and Dedication Journal Committee

Rodeph Sholom 1949, Very Good+; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Dedication Journal of Rodeph Sholom on Park and Capitol Avenues, Bridgeport, Connecticut from its 1949 dedication. Program from dedication service laid in. Includes photos of officers, classes, clubs, boy scouts, girl scouts, etc. Lists of patrons, members, sponsors with pages of ads. Clean cover with light wear at base of spine. Tightly bound. Interior clean, unmarked. 29160 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Poquonnock Bridge Baptist Church 1856-2004 Our Story, Hiller, Catherine C.
12 Poquonnock Bridge Baptist Church 1856-2004 Our Story
Hiller, Catherine C.

2005, -. Near Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 80 pages, pictorial cover; illustrated. Bright clean cover; minor dimple near top edge (possibly from paperclip). Pristine interior. No names or markings. No publishing information provided.; 22532 
Price: 19.76 USD
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Life of Henry Ward Beecher, the Eminent Pulpit and Platform Orator, Howard, Joseph Jr.
13 Life of Henry Ward Beecher, the Eminent Pulpit and Platform Orator
Howard, Joseph Jr.

Hubbard Brothers 1887, First Edition. Very Good; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Philadelphia; 651 pages, bound in mustard colored cloth with gilt & brown stamped lettering & decoration.Bright cover, brigth gilt; light sil and minor discoloration. Binding firm, hinges sound. Pages clean, bright. Free of names or markings. 29321 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Prepared for Us to Walk In :  The History of All Saints' Church Wynnewood, Pennsylvania 1911-1986, Jaffe, Morton S.
14 Prepared for Us to Walk In : The History of All Saints' Church Wynnewood, Pennsylvania 1911-1986
Jaffe, Morton S.

All Saints Church 1986, First Edition. Near Fine; Softcover; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 168 p in wraps. Crisp, tight, unmarked. Trace of of rubbing on cover. ; 8441 
Price: 16.65 USD
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Life and Work of Henry Ward Beecher, an Authentic, Impartial and Complete History of His Public Career and Private Life From the Cradle to the Grave, Replete with Anecdotes, Incidents, Personal Reminiscences and Character Sketches Descriptive of..., Knox, Thomas W.
15 Life and Work of Henry Ward Beecher, an Authentic, Impartial and Complete History of His Public Career and Private Life From the Cradle to the Grave, Replete with Anecdotes, Incidents, Personal Reminiscences and Character Sketches Descriptive of...
Knox, Thomas W.

The Hartford Publishing Company 1887, First Edition. Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 544 pages, bound in burgundy cloth with gilt stamped decoration & lettering. Frontis portrait plus 8 additional illustrations.. Clean cover with light to moderate edge wear. Firm binding, sound hinges. Light foxing to preliminary pages & frontis illustration.Text pages and other illustrations, clean and bright. Free of names or markings. 29323 
Price: 27.00 USD
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