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Image for 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

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

By: Backus, Charles

Price: $110.70

Publisher: Hudson & Goodwin: 1797

Edition: -

Seller ID: 22660


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 -... View more info

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The Mayflower Pilgrims Roots of Puritan, Presbyterian, Congregationalist, and Baptist Heritage

By: Beale, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Emerald House Group: 2002

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 29761


Fine; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or marking. View more info

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Sermons, on Various Subjects, Doctrinal, Practical, and Experimental

By: Bird, Jonathan

Price: $43.20

Publisher: Peter B. Gleason: 1814

Seller ID: 25472


Good+; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" 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 Uncl... View more info

Image for Christ Church Parish and Cathedral, Hartford, Connecticut, 1762-1942. An Historical Sketch.

Christ Church Parish and Cathedral, Hartford, Connecticut, 1762-1942. An Historical Sketch.

By: Burr, Nelson R.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Church Missions Publishing Co.: 1942

Seller ID: 27503


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. View more info

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Historical Resources of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

By: Cameron, Kenneth Walter, (ed.); Hutchens, Carolyn, (index).

Price: $56.70

Publisher: Transcendental Books: 1966

Seller ID: 27613


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: Protesta... View more info

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Rodeph Sholom Dedication Journal 1949 [5709]

By: Friedman, Herman; and Dedication Journal Committee

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Rodeph Sholom: 1949

Seller ID: 29160


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. View more info

Image for 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

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

By: Goldowsky, Seebert J.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Congregation of the Sons of Israel and David: 1989

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 25986


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. View more info

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A History of Catholics in Lyme and Old Lyme, Connecticut from Colonial Time to the Present

By: Johnson, J. Myron

Price: $27.00

Publisher: The Men's Club, Christ the King Parish: 1990

Seller ID: 27423


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. View more info

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History of the Storrs Congregational Church

By: Kline, Mary L. and Ernest R. Kline

Price: $22.50

Publisher: The Storrs Congregational Church: 1985

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26782


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. View more info

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Hartford's Catholic Legacy: Leadership

By: Liptak, Dolores

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Archdiocese of Hartford: 1999

Seller ID: 26529


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 C... View more info

Image for Hezekiah's Children:  A History of the First Congregational Church in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Hezekiah's Children: A History of the First Congregational Church in Bloomfield, Connecticut

By: Metzger, Reverend Roscoe R.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: 1st Congregational Church: 1989

Seller ID: 18134


Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Bloomfield, CT; 92 pages, bound in brown cloth. Illustrated. Crisp, clean book. Bright clean jacket with shallow tears on top edge. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. View more info

Image for The Garrett Church  History of the Brookfield Congregational Church

The Garrett Church History of the Brookfield Congregational Church

By: Neale, Jane P.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Privately Printed: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25520


Near Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pages, bound in burgundy cloth. About Fine. Bright cover, sharp corners. One tiny scuff near top of front cover. Crisp, unmarked interior. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

Image for Bid Us God Speed  The History of the Edwards Church of Northampton, Massachusetts, 1833-1983

Bid Us God Speed The History of the Edwards Church of Northampton, Massachusetts, 1833-1983

By: Wilbur, Ruth E. and C. Keith

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Phoenix Publishing: 1982

Seller ID: 29146


Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by both authors. Mild shelf wear. Crisp interior. Jacket shows hint of tanning on edge of flap; one short tear. ; Signed by All Authors View more info