American Religious History

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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
1 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
2 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: 110.70 USD
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The Mayflower Pilgrims   Roots of Puritan, Presbyterian, Congregationalist, and Baptist Heritage, Beale, David
3 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: 18.00 USD
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Sermons, on Various Subjects, Doctrinal, Practical, and Experimental, Bird, Jonathan
4 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: 43.20 USD
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The Circle Comes Full  New England Southern Baptists, 1958-1998, Borders, Merwyn
5 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.
6 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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Historical Resources of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut, Cameron, Kenneth Walter, (ed.); Hutchens, Carolyn, (index).
7 Historical Resources of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut
Cameron, Kenneth Walter, (ed.); Hutchens, Carolyn, (index).

Transcendental Books 1966, Very Good+; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Annotated copy, with Kenneth W. Cameron's signature. 315 pages, bound in black cloth. A brief number of author annotations and corrections. Well-bound book, cloth somewhat dull; light edge wear. Interior clean, pages lightly toned; light scattered foxing in top margin of some pages. This volume includes portions of Nelson Burr's 1940 W.P.A. sponsored history, the Inventory of the Church Archives of Connecticut: Protestant Episcopal. The author has augmented this inventory with a record of events from 1940 to 1966. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27613 
Price: 56.70 USD
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Rodeph Sholom Dedication Journal 1949 [5709], Friedman, Herman; and Dedication Journal Committee
8 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. Light musty odor. 29160 
Price: 31.50 USD
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A Century and a Quarter of Spiritual Leadership   The Story of the Congregation of the Sons of Israel and David (Temple Beth-el), Providence, Rhode Island, Goldowsky, Seebert J.
9 A Century and a Quarter of Spiritual Leadership The Story of the Congregation of the Sons of Israel and David (Temple Beth-el), Providence, Rhode Island
Goldowsky, Seebert J.
0962468215 / 9780962468216
Congregation of the Sons of Israel and David 1989, Limited/Numbered Edition. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; SIGNED by the author on blank page. #301 of limited edition. 530 pages, bound in dark red cloth. Crisp, clean, tight book in bright clean jacket with light shelf wear. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 25986 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Poquonnock Bridge Baptist Church 1856-2004 Our Story, Hiller, Catherine C.
10 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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Prepared for Us to Walk In :  The History of All Saints' Church Wynnewood, Pennsylvania 1911-1986, Jaffe, Morton S.
11 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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A History of Catholics in Lyme and Old Lyme, Connecticut from Colonial Time to the Present, Johnson, J. Myron
12 A History of Catholics in Lyme and Old Lyme, Connecticut from Colonial Time to the Present
Johnson, J. Myron

The Men's Club, Christ the King Parish 1990, Near Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 42 pages, bound in brown faux leather, gilt lettering. Black & white photos, sketches. Brief history of the growth of Catholicism in shoreline Connecticut and the institutional growth and clergy in Lyme and Old Lyme. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27423 
Price: 27.00 USD
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History of the Storrs Congregational Church, Kline, Mary L. and Ernest R. Kline
13 History of the Storrs Congregational Church
Kline, Mary L. and Ernest R. Kline

The Storrs Congregational Church 1985, Signed by Author Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; SIGNED by author Ernest R. Kline. 374 pages, bound in two-toned (green-white) cloth; endpapers illustrated with maps. Crisp, clean, tight book in bright clean jacket ( light edge wear, 3 very shallow tears). Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 26782 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Hartford's Catholic Legacy:  Leadership, Liptak, Dolores
14 Hartford's Catholic Legacy: Leadership
Liptak, Dolores

Archdiocese of Hartford 1999, Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 437 pages, bound in light gray cloth. Crisp, clean, tight; just a hint of rubbing at base of spine. Interior pristine. Jacket rubbed on edges; two tears at bottom of back panel. The rich history of the Archdiocese of Hartford is chronicled here, beginning with the leadership of Bishop William Tyler in 1844. Please see our listing for the companion volume by Joseph W. Duffy -- Hartford's Catholic Legacy: Parishes. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 26529 
Price: 31.50 USD
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The History of Asylum Hill Congregational Church, Hartford Connecticut 1865-1993., Mansfield, Lillian M. (Historican, editor)
15 The History of Asylum Hill Congregational Church, Hartford Connecticut 1865-1993.
Mansfield, Lillian M. (Historican, editor)

Asylum Hill Congregational Church 1993, Revised Edition. Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Hartford, CT; 228 p in wraps. Updated edition of the 1965 original publication. Pristine book. ; 6079 
Price: 13.50 USD
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