Our Books - Philosophy,-Religion-&-Spirituality

Studies in Babi & Baha'i History Volume 1.
Momen, Moojan (Ed.)

Los Angeles: Kalimat Press, 1982. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Fine / Fine. [x], [2], 337 pp., frontis port.; illustrated; index and extensive Bibliography. Out of print in this format, included in... [read more] | $70.00

Fields of Blood. Religion and the History of Violence
Armstrong, Karen

Alfred A. Knopf, New York and Toronto, 2014. 512 p., Notes, Bibliography and Index. Fne/Fine. Despite the implications of the title, this is not a diatribe against organized religion, but an in-depth... [read more] | $20.00

Zen-Buddhismus.
Enomiya-Lassalle, Hugo M.

Koln: Verlag J.P. Bachem, 1974. Third Edition. Octavo. Cloth. About Fine / Very Good +. 467 [1] pp., Footnotes, extensive Index; Vorwort; Anmerkungen und Namen- und Sachregister; Dritte Auflage (1st... [read more] | $40.00

Baha'u'llah und das Neue Zeitalter.
Esslemont, J. E.

Hofheim-Langenhain: Baha'i Verlag, 1976. 12mo (18cm). Cloth. Fine / Fine. A pristine copy, in somewhat uncommon dust jacket, of the German translation of the 3rd Revised Edition of Esslemont's classic... [read more] | $25.00

The Book of Strange: A Journey
Fraser, Sylvia

Doubleday Canada, Toronto, 1992. A Fine copy in dust wrapper. 375 pp.; Notes; Bibliography; Index. “A lifelong student of philosophy, Fraser draws astonishing parallels between the new scientific... [read more] | $25.00

The Virtue of Nonviolence: From Gautama to Ghandi
Gier, Nicholas F.

State University of New York Press, New York, 2004. A Fine trade paperback, signed by the author on the title page, and with a lengthy gift inscription on the half-title. xv, 222 p., with Glossary of... [read more] | $20.00

The Coming World Civilization
Hocking, William Ernest

Harper & Brothers, New York, 1956. A Near Fine copy in VG, unclipped dust jacket, with fading and light wear to the spine. 210 p., Index. Rather than being dated, as one of the leading American... [read more] | $35.00

Man of the Century: The Life and Times of John Paul II
Kwitny, Johnathan

Henry Holt & Company, New York, 1997. First Edition, Fine in Near Fine dustwrapper. xii + 754 pp.; Notes; Index, and A Note on Pronunciation. “To read Man of the Century is to enter the life... [read more] | $20.00

The Great Pyramid Decoded.
Lemesurier, Peter

St. Martin’s Press, New York, 1977. First American Edition. Previous owner name in fine pen on front free endpaper, Else Fine in mylar-protected jacket. 350 pp., illustrated throughout; Bibliography,... [read more] | $25.00

Dialogo
Levi, Primo and Tullio Regge

Princeton University Press, 1989, First Edition. Fine, in dj. 68 pp., translated by Raymond Rosenthal, with a new Introduction by Regge. A wide ranging discussion between the “renowned novelist... [read more] | $25.00

The Prince; Utopia; Ninety-Five Theses: Address to the German Nobility Concerning Christian Liberty
Machiavelli, Niccolo; t/w Sir Thomas More; t/w Martin Luther

F.F. Collier & Son, New York, n.d. Decorated cloth; frontis illustrations ‘Machiavelli and Alexander VI’ from a painting by Iacovacci with tissue guard in place. 397 pp. Part of the... [read more] | $25.00

Call to Remembrance: Connecting the Heart to Baha'u'llah.
Marks, Geoffry W. (Compiler) [Baha'u'llah].

Wilmette, Illinois: Baha'i Publishing Trust, 1992. First Edition. Octavo. Faux Leather. Fine Dark green padded leatherette binding, with gilt titles and paste-down full colour photograph on front boards;... [read more] | $30.00

The Buddhist Philosophy of Assimilation: The Historical Development of the Honji-Suijaku Theory
Matsunaga, Alicia

Sophia University, Tokyo and Charles E Tuttle Co., Rutland & Tokyo. 1969. First Edition; Royal Octavo (26 cm) with p.o.n. on ffep, Else Fine in VG dj: fading to spine and minor edge wear. Bright... [read more] | $50.00

Oat-Cakes and Sulphur
McGuire, James Leonard

Recorder Printing, Brockville, and Patrician Publishers, Quebec and Boston (!), 1927. 81p.; rough-cut fore-edge, in black cloth with slightly faded gilt titles. Uniform toning of ffep, Else Fine.[Watters,... [read more] | $20.00

The Monastic Journey
Merton, Thomas (Patrick Hart, Ed.)

Sheed, Andrews & McMeel, Kansas City, 1977. A Fine copy of the American First edition in dj. xi, [2] and 3-185 pp. The woodcut on the front panel of the jacket and the title page is by Lavrans Nielsen,... [read more] | $30.00

Pioneer Catholic History of Oregon (Centennial Edition).
O'Hara, Bishop Edwin V

Paterson, New Jersey: St. Anthony Guild Press, 1939. 12mo (7.5'). Card Covers. Inscribed by author. Very Good [xv] [1, map] 234 + [1, adv] pp.; 11 illustrations including frontispiece. A fairly common... [read more] | $25.00

Thoughts [Pensées]; Letters; Minor Works
Pascal, Blaise

Although reprinted many times in the Harvard Classics series, the binding in this edition is by far the most appealing, apart from having a single source for multiple works by Pascal: Thoughts (all 14... [read more] | $30.00

The Heritage of the Reformation
Pauck, Wilhelm

The Free Press, Glencoe and Beacon Press, Boston, 1950. 312 pp., including Notes and Index. A sound, clean copy in cloth, with some sun fading at the top edge of the boards in a Good (only) dustjacket:... [read more] | $20.00

Some Fruits of Solitude
Penn, William

George C. Harrap & Co., London, n.d., but a gift inscription from 1908 on the half title. 12mo (5.5”); limp leather, lapp style and uniformly sun-faded; frontis port. with tissue guard. [8],... [read more] | $80.00

Pansophie: Ein Versuch zur Geschichte der weisen und schwarzen Magie Vol. 3 Auflage.
Peuckert, Will-Erich.

Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag, 1976. Second Edition. Octavo. Cloth. About Fine / Very Good +. [xvi] [2] 1-533, [1, advt.] pp. This third volume of the masterful work on mysticism and esotericism by Peuckert... [read more] | $65.00