John W. Doull, Bookseller, Inc.

Quick Search

Author/Illustrator
Title
Words appearing in our descriptions
Keyword(s)
 
 
 
 

Search

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 A. B.) Bhakti Ratnawali. reprint in dj
Oriental Publishers, 0, 
(A. B.). The Bhakti Ratnawali. With the Commentary of Visnu Purî. Dehli: Oriental Publishers, n.d. A reprint of the 1918 edition. Pp. 150. Corresponding text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. Small inked notation to fep, else vg in dj (one inch chip to tail of spine, tear to rear top edge, corners chipped, faint waterstaining and some soiling to lower rear panel). 30.00

Price: 30.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 AARESTRUP, A. Roy. Brief History of the Little Dutch Church (St. George's) 1754 : Souvenir.
1955, 
AARESTRUP, A. Roy. A Brief History of the Little Dutch Church (St. George's) 1754 : Souvenir. Price 10c. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1950s?]. Pp (8) unpaginated. Small 8vo, grey printed stapled card covers. Very good to fine. 5.00

Price: 5.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 ABERLE, David F. Peyote Religion Among the Navaho. With field assistance by Harvey C. Moore and with an appendix on Navaho Population and Education by Denis F. Johnston.
Aldine Publishing Company, Chicago, 1967, 
ABERLE, David F. The Peyote Religion Among the Navaho. With field assistance by Harvey C. Moore and with an appendix on Navaho Population and Education by Denis F. Johnston. Chicago : Aldine Publishing Company, (1967). SecondPrinting. Pp [i]-xxvi,[1]-454,+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Iverson, The Navajos: A Critical Bibliogra phy 3. An absorbing history and description ... factual, theoretical and practical ... of the widespread use of peyote as the basis of a native religion among American Indians. Contents : I. The Peyote Cult. 1. Introduction. 2. The Peyote Cult. II. The Navaho. 3. The Navaho: The Beginning to 1932. 4. Livestock Reduction, the First Phase: 1933-1936. 5. Livestock Reduction, Three Phases: 1937-1951. 6. Stock Regulation, 1951-1962. 7. The Navahos in the 1950's. III. The Peyote Cult Among the Navaho. 8. The Struggle over Peyotism. 9. The Ritual of Navaho Peyotism. 10. Variations in Ritual: V-Way and Others. 11. Symbolism; Beliefs and Values (I). 12. Beliefs and Values (II) . 13. Navaho and Peyote Religion Contrasted. 14. Bases of Navaho Opposition to Peyotism . IV. The Differential Appeal of Peyotism in the Navaho Country. 15. The Course of Research. 16. Some Negative Results. 17. Peyotiam and Livestock. 18. Community and District Differences and Peyotism. V. Peyotism as a Redemptive Movement. 19. A Classification of Social Movements. 20. Peyotism Re-examined. 21. Social Movements among the Navaho: Peyotism Re-examined. 22. Conclusion. Appendixes. Corners bumped, name expunged with marker, else very good in rubbed, edgeworn dustjacket. 50.00

Price: 50.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
4 ABRAHAM, a Sancta Clara - ALEXANDER, a Latere Christi Abrahamisches Bescheid-Essen soll man wohl nicht vergessen : er hat es hinterlassen, mir gfallt es ueber d. Massen, wer nicht will glauben diss, steckBrillen auf u. liss; so wird er finden, daß es keine gewaermte Speisen, so ndern recht safftige Bißlein
Johann Paul Krauß, Wienn und Brünn, 1737, 
ABRAHAM, a Sancta Clara - ALEXANDER, a Latere Christi. Abrahamisches Bescheid-Essen soll man wohl nicht vergessen : er hat es hinterlassen, mir gfalltes ueber d. Massen, wer nicht will glauben diss, steck Brillen auf u. liss ; so wird er finden, daß es keine gewaermte Speisen, sondern recht safftigeBisslein u. wolgeschmacke Uberwuehrlein, aus d. Zehr-Gaden d. Jenigen, wel cher mit seinen Tractament einiger hierin begriffenen Concepten vor kayserl. Maj. beliebt hat aufziehen doerffen [...]. Wienn und Brünn : Johann Paul Kraß, 1737. Pp (22),1-505,(37). 8vo, brown half calf, brown paper covered boards. Text in Fraktur. Abraham a Sancta Clara (July 2, 1644 – December 1, 1709), Austrian divine and Augistinian monk, was born at Kreenheinstetten, near Messkirch. Repaired with a new spine, a few pages and endpapers mended, original boards overlaid with new paper decorated to match, old 18th c. penned names and inscription, browning to some pages, else a very good, solid copy. 500.00

Price: 500.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 ACKERMANN, Josef. HIMMLER, Heinrich Heinrich Himmler als Ideologe. First Edition in dustjacket
Musterschmidt, Gottingen / Zurich / Frankfurt, 1970, 
ACKERMANN, Josef. Heinrich Himmler als Ideologe. Gottingen / Zurich / Frankfurt : Musterschmidt, (1970). Pp [1]-317,(3),+ 25 pp plates. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. “Nach Tagebuchern stenographischen Notizen, Briefen und Reden.” (from the dj). Contents : Vorwort.Übersicht über die benutzten Quellen. I. Charakterisierung Himmlers und se ine geistige Entwicklung bis zum 3. Lebensjahrzehnt. II. Germanentum — Christentum. 1. Kreuz und Hakenkreuz — Himmler als Protektor von Pseudowissensdiaften. 2. Himmlers Germanisierung der deutschen Geschichte. 3. Ahnenverehrung und Unsterblichkeitsglaube. 4. Symbolik, Brauchtum und Grundbegriffe des “neuen Glaubens.” 5. Christus oder Hitler. 6. Die Gottesvorstellung Himmlers. 7. Die SS-Namensweihe — Ein Beispiel für den Kult des neuen Glaubens. 8. Der Kampf gegen das Christentum. III. Die Schutzstaffel. 1. Die SS als Orden. 2. Born des Lebens. 3. Die Moral des SS-Ordens. IV. Die Endlösung derJudenfrage. V. Das Reich. 1. Der Mythos des Reiches. 2. Das “Großgermanisd ie Reich” und die Neuordnung Europas. VI. Himmler und der Osten. 1. Volk ohne Raum?. 2. Germandsierung — Entvölkerung — Versklavung. 3. Besiedlung undBeherrschung des Ostens. Schluß. Text in German. Light wear to cloth, stic ker residue to front endpaper, some underlining in pencil, else very good in lightly browned dustjacket. Uncommon. 165.00

Price: 165.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
6 ACORN, Milton BARKER, Terry. Beyond Bethune : People's Poetry and Milton Acorn's Metaphor for the Canadian Fate.
Synaxis Press, Dewdney, B.C., 2006, ISBN:919672469 
(ACORN, Milton). BARKER, Terry. Beyond Bethune : People's Poetry and MiltonAcorn's Metaphor for the Canadian Fate. Dewdney, B.C.: Synaxis Press, (200 6). Pp (2),[i]-viii,1-174. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated red and white card covers. “In Beyond Bethune, Terry Barker provides us with an insightful discussion of people's poetry which will be of great interest to literary critics. But students of religion and philosophy also have much to learn from this volume, for it includes a trenchant analysis of gnostic modernity based on the author's careful reading of C.S. Lewis, George Grant and Eric Voegelin.” - Lawrence E. Schmidt, quoted on the back cover. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Canadian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked in the late 1960s and 1970s. He is bestknown for his nationalism, political conservatism, comments on technology, pacifism, Christian faith, and conservative views regarding abortion and i s credited as one of Canada's most original thinkers. Grant was a faculty member at Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., twice (1947-1960, 1980-1988).Very good, with erratum sheet (page 123)laid in. Signed with inscription b y the author to Mrs. George P. Grant. 35.00

Price: 35.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
7 ADAM of EYNSHAM) ARBER, Edward, (ed.) Revelation to the Monk of Evesham 1196 : Carefully edited from the unique copy, now in the British Museum, of the editon printed by William de Machlinia about 1482
A. Constable and Co., Ltd., Westminster, 1901, 
(ADAM of EYNSHAM)). Revelation to the Monk of Evesham 1196 : Carefully edited from the unique copy, now in the British Museum, of the editon printed by William de Machlinia about 1482, English Reprints. Edited by Edward Arber. Westminster : A. Constable and Co., Ltd., 1901. Pp [1]-112. Small ,8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind-stamped lettering to front board. Adam of Eynsham (c.1135 - c1233). This is a description of a vision that his brother Edmund saw in 1196. Contents : Introduction. The Revelation to the Monk of Evesham : (1) The Prologue of the Revelation; (2) [The Table ofChapters]. The Revelation, In Fifty-eight Chapters and an Epilogue. The Tr ance and Recovery of the Young Monk of Evesham Abbey. The Journey through Purgatory & Paradise to Heaven. I. Purgatory. The firft place of Pains. Characters — A Prior, that died this same year; An Anchoress, that had come late from the world; A Bishop ' horn in this ground of England' and had his Bishopry beyond the Sea, deceased this same year about the Feast of Michael the Archangel; A poor man's wife; A Knight that brake the Vow of Pilgrimage;A Knight with the sparrowhawke on his fist, that had passed to God ten yea rs ago. The second place of Pains : Characters — A sinful Woman saved by Saint Margaret; A drunken Goldsmith saved by Saint Nicholas; The three Bishops; An Archbishop of Canterbury; Poisoners; Usurers, Fugitives out of Religion;; A certain King of England; A Bishop, an Archbishop-elect, that died 4 years ago; An Abbot, that died 10 years ago; An Abbess, that passed this same year out from this world; A Knight guilty of Simony; A young Monk, that was Sexton of the Church; A certain Clerk that lived holily. The third place of Pains. Character — A Doctor of Law, that died about 9 months ago. II. Paradise. The Vifion of the Crofs in Paradife. Characters — An Abbess, thatdied 13 years ago : A devout and aged Prior, that died 3 years ago;; A you ng Monk, that died early; A worshipful Priest, who was an holy preacher. III. Heaven : The Cryilal Wall; The Gate and the Entring in thereof; The Stairs in the Wall and the Throne; The fweet Peal and Melody of Betts. Top portion of covers soiled, penned name, else very good. 20.00

Price: 20.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
8 ADAM, Alexander Roman Antiquities Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans; Respecting their Government, Magistracy, Laws, Judicial Proceedings, Religio. 8th ed rebound.
Cadell and Davies, London, 1819, 
ADAM, Alexander. Roman Antiquities : Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans; Respecting their Government, Magistracy, Laws, Judicial Proceedings, Religion, Games, Military and Naval Affairs, Dress, Exercises,Baths, Marriages, Divorces, Funerals, Weights and Measures, Coins, Method of Writing, Houses, Gardens, Agriculture, Carriages, Public Buildings, &c. &c. &c. Designed Chiefly to Illustrated the Latin Classics, by Explaining Words and Phrases, from the Rites and Customs to which they Refer. The Eighth Edition, Corrected. London : Printed for Cadell and Davies..., 1819. Pp 570. 8vo, rebound in maroon library cloth. Slight nicking to a few pages without loss, a very few spots of foxing, owner's signature and inkstamps, else vg. 50.00

Price: 50.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
9 ADAMS, Francis Songs of the Army of the Night and the Mass of Christ. rev ed.
Mitchell Kennerley, New York, 1910, 
ADAMS, Francis. Songs of the Army of the Night and the Mass of Christ . [Editor's note by Henry S. Salt]. New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1919. New and revised edition. Pp. [1]-125,(1). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Spine ends frayed, spine and part of rear board near spine sunned, light foxing to initial and final leaves, else vg. 25.00

Price: 25.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
10 ADAMS, S.M. SOPHOCLES. Phoenix Supplementary Volumes, 3). Sophocles the Playwright. The Phoenix, Journal of the Classical Associationof Canada, Supplementary Volume III. Hardcover in dustjacket.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1967, 
(SOPHOCLES). ADAMS, S.M. Sophocles the Playwright. The Phoenix, Journal of the Classical Association of Canada, Supplementary Volume III. (Toronto): University of Toronto Press, (1967). Third Printing. Pp. (4),v-viii,(2),[1]-182. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In Professor Adams' view, a Sophocles play is not the work of a writer feeling his way, with occasional flashes of genius, towards a later and more effective art-form, but one possessing complete dramatic unity. To contemporary Athenians nothing in these plays was undramatic; nothing was superfluous and nothing missing; the plays were artistic wholes. To recognize the basic unity of Sophocles' plays, one must fully realize the importance of religion in the drama of the time. Tragedy in ancient Greece was a form of religious observance, its subject matter drawn almost exclusively from legend. The controlling power of the gods, and their participation in the affairs of men, are the apparatus on which the dramatic unity depends. It is easy to lose sight of the religious aspect of the plays, for Sophocles, in particular, presents his human story so powerfully that a modern audience might easily see it as the only important aspect of the play. However, a Sophoclean drama is at once the fascinating presentation of a story, and a demonstration of the way in which mortals, with all their strength and greatness, are guided or supported by Olympian will and wisdom. The plays of Sophocles were constructed within theforms peculiar to their day, and should be judged accordingly." - from the dustjacket. Slight mustiness, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 40.00

Price: 40.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
11 Africa - Religion SHEPPERSON, George RANGER, Terence Religion in Africa. Proceedings of a Seminar held in the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, 10th - 12th April, 1964
Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, 1964, 
(Africa – Religion). Religion in Africa. Proceedings of a Seminar held in the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, 10th – 12th April, 1964. (Edinburgh) : Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, (1964). Pp (6),1-130. 4to, green tape spine, pale blue card covers. Contents : A Department of Religious Studies in an African University (by Rev. F.B. Welbourn); Muslim and Christian separatism in Africa (by Humphrey J. Fisher);Hume and North African Islam (by Ernest Gellner); Animism in Pemba (by Pet er Lienhardt); Religion and Society amongst the Kuria of East Africa (by Malcolm Ruel); Religion in British Central Africa (by George Shepperson); TheEarly History of Independency in Southern Rhodesia (by Terence Ranger); Li vingstonia as an Industrial Mission, 1875-1900: A study of commerce and Christianity in Nyasaland (by K.J. McCracken); The Foundations of the BlantyreMission, Nyasaland (by Rev. Andrew C. Ross); Malawi Rain-cults (by Thomas Price); Reflections on Religion in Africa (by Rev. W. Montgomery Watt). Lacking most of spine and with title in black marker to spine, rubbed and smudged, penned name, else good. 50.00

Price: 50.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
12 Africa) Pictorial Africa : Its Heroes, Missionaries, and Martyrs : Stirring Narratives of their Perils, Adventures, and Achievements : Together with a Full and Descriptive Account of the Peoples, Deserts, Forests, Rivers, Lakes and Mountains of the "Dark Continen
James Sangster and Co., London, 1890, 
(Africa). Pictorial Africa : Its Heroes, Missionaries, and Martyrs : Stirring Narratives of their Perils, Adventures, and Achievements : Together witha Full and Descriptive Account of the Peoples, Deserts, Forests, Rivers, L akes and Mountains of the "Dark Continent." London : James Sangster and Co., n.d. [1890?]. Pp (6),[5]-396, frontispiece. Numerous wood engravings in text (some full-page). Large 8vo, lavender cloth, front board and spine illustrated and lettered in gilt, black and red. Contents : Introduction. 1. Adventures of James Bruce—Adventures of Mungo Park—The Niger Expedition, and its Failure. 2. Samuel Crowther, the Negro Missionary—Captain Burton's Criticisms—Speke and the Victoria Nyanza—Sir Roderick Murchison-Baker and the Albert Nyanza. 3. Great Revival of Religion—Missions Resulting from it—The Remarkable Career of James Wilson-The "Duff"—Martyn, Morrison, Patteson, Heber, Williams, Smith, and Moffat. 4. David Livmgstone—His Birth—Hardships ofhis Career—Resolves to be a Missionary—Goes to Ongar—Arrives at the Cape—H istory of the Country and its Inhabitants. 5. Adventure with a Lion—Missionary Wanderings— The Bakwains — Sechele — Description of the Country—The Boers. 6. Missionary Work—Relics of Animal Worship—Removal to Chonuane—Baptismof Sechele—Ravages of the Tsetse—A Pleasant River Trip—Discovery of Lake N gami. 7. Livingstone and the Great Chief Sebituane - He Mourns his Death - Discovery of th Zambesi in Mid-Africa - The Suppression of Slavery—Return to the Cape. 8. Journey of Exploration— Kuruman—Sechele—Sekeletu—Flora and Fauna—Life amongst the Natives—Female Chieftains Interviewed—A faint Tradition of the Deluge. 9. Journeyings continued—At Shinte's Village — Native Smiths—Bechuana Vocabulary - Difficulties in the Way—The Ocean Reached—What they said in England. 10. At Loanda— Monteiro's Description of the West Coast—The Journey back—Arrival at Linyanti—Results of the Journey. 11. Moffat inwSearch of Livingstone—Affecting Meeting with a Dropsical King—Brave and H onourable Conduct of Natives—Stores for Livingstone safely deposited. 12. Off to the East Coast - The Victoria Falls - Threatening Attitude of Natives- Sekwebu's Suicide—The Gospel of Commerce. 13. The Return of Livingstone— His Reception in London, Manchester, and other Centres - Prospects of Mission Work. 14. A Great Farewell Meeting—Setting out again for Africa—A DeadlyRegion—Hippopotami Hunters—A Climb over Burning Rocks. 15. Up the Shire - Animal Life on the River—Discuvery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa - The Brewing of African Beer—Funerals and Wedding Processions. 16. At t the Victoria Falls—A Royal Leper—Natives Discuss the Resurrection—Narrow Escape from aTerrible Whirlpool—Livingstone Lost by his Party—A Storm on Lake Nyassa. 1 7. The Return of the Wanderer—Publication of the "Zambesi and its Tributaries - Setting out to Africa for the Last Time. 18. Henry Stanley's Early History - The "New York Herald" Expedition—Its Equipment at Zanzibar - A Marchto the Land of the Moon. 19. Stanley describes Livingstone — They Feast to gether — Stanley's Return — Lieutenant Cameron's Travels and Adventures. 20. Death of Livingstone—Arrival of the Body at Southampton—Impressive Reception - Funeral at Westminster Abbey, 21. Emin Pasha.—The Relief Expedition—Privations and Sufferings on the March—Meeting with Emin—Stanley's Return for the Rearguard—Homeward March—Accident to Emin - Stanley's Safe Arrival atZanzibar—Telegram from the Queen. 22. Gordon and Emin Pasha—Gordon's Early Career—He goes to the Crimea—Chinese Gordon—In the Soudan—The Two Heroes—G ordon's Death. Cloth rubbed and edgeworn, title page detaching, with two first prize for attendance bookplates dated 1891, else good. 50.00

Price: 50.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
13 AHERN, Thelma, and Rev. Arthur Pendergast. Sacred Heart Church, Alberton, P.E.I., Dedicated July 22, 1972 : The Story of the Old, The Story of the New.
1972, 
AHERN, Thelma, and Rev. Arthur Pendergast. Sacred Heart Church, Alberton, P.E.I., Dedicated July 22, 1972 : The Story Of The Old, The Story Of The New. N.pl.: n.pub., n,.d. [1972]. Pp [1]-20. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orange stapled card covers. The original Sacred Heart Church was built in 1879and destroyed by fire in November 1968. A new church was built and dedicat ed July 22, 1972. Penned name, else very good. 25.00

Price: 25.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
14 AKINER, Shirin Islamic Peoples of the Soviet Union (with an Appendix on the non-Muslim Turkic peoples of the Soviet Union) : An historical and statistical handbook. Second Edition in dustjacket
KPI, London, New York, Sydney and Melbourne , 1986, ISBN:071030188X 
AKINER, Shirin. Islamic Peoples of the Soviet Union (with an Appendix on the non-Muslim Turkic peoples of the Soviet Union) : An historical and statistical handbook. Second Edition. London, New York, Sydney and Melbourne : KPI, (1986). Pp (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-462,(4). Map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, giltlettering to spine. "This is a newly revised and totally updated edition o f what has now come to be seen as the unique and pioneering reference work on the Islamic peoples of the Soviet Union." (from the dj). Contents : Preface; Preface to the Second Edition. 1. Introduction. 2. General information: - The Soviet Union; - Structure; Citizenship and Nationality; Economic S tatus; Education; Language; Religion; Composition and Distribution of Peoples; General Statistics; - Explanatory notes; - Transliteration; - Abbreviations; - Glossary. 3. European USSR and Siberia : - Tartars (Volga); - Chuvash; - Bashkirs; - Byelorussian and Lithuanian Tatars; - Crimean Tatars; - Siberian Tatars (Baraba, Chulym, Tara, etc.); - Bukharans of Siberia; - Kundurs; - Mishars/Meshcherjaks; - Nagaibaks; - Teptjars; - Miscellaneous (Maris, Mordvinians, Udmurts, Besermen, etc.). 4. Transcaucasia and Northern Caucasus : - Azerbadzhanis; - Peoples of Daghestan, including - Avars; - Lezghis / Lezghians; - Darghins / Darghis; - Kumyks; - Laks; - Tabasarans; - Nogais; - Rutuls / Rutulis; - Tsakhurs / Tsakhuris; - Aguls / Agulis; - Chechen; - Ossetians . Ossetes; - Kabarddians / Kabardinians; - Ingush; - Karachais; - Kurds; - Adygeis; - Abkhazians; - Balkars; - Cherkess / Circassians; - Abazins; - Tats; - Adzhars; - Airums/Airyms; - Akhvakhs; - Andis/Andiis; - Archins; - Bagulals; - Botlikhs; - Budukhs; - Chamals; - Didois / Tsezes;- Godoberins; - Inghiloys; - Kaitaks; - Kapuchins / Bezhetins; - Karapapak hs; - Karatais / Karatinsix; - Khemshins / Khemshils; - Khinalugs; - Khunzals / Gunzibs; - Khvarshins; - Kryzes / Dzheks; - Kubachis; - Lazes; - Meskhetian Turks; - Persians; - Shahsevens; - Talysh; - Tindis; - Truchmen; - Miscellaneous. 5. Central Asia and Kazakhstan : - Uzbeks; - Kazakhs; - Tadzhiks; - Turkmen / Turcomans; - Kirghiz; - Karakalpaks; - Uighurs; - Dungans; - Persians / Iranis; - Baluchis; - Afghans; - Arabs; - Chalas; - Dzhamshids(Jamshids); - Gypsies of Central Asia; - Hazaras and Barbaris; - Kashgarly ks; Kipchaks; - Kuramas; - Pamiris / Galchahs/Mountain Tadzhiks (Shugnis, etc.); - Sart Kalmyks; - Taranchis; - Turks of Ferghana and Samarkand; - Ottoman Turks; - Yagnobis. Appendix: Non-Muslim Turkic peoples of the Soviet Union : - Yakuts; - Gagauz; - Tuvinians; - Khakass; - Altais/Oirots; - Shors; - Dolgans; - Karaims / Karaites; - Tofas / Karagas; - Kamasins; - Krjashens; - Krymchaks / Krimchaks; - Kumandins; - Telengits; - Teleuts; - Tubas; - Urums, Mariupol’ Greeks. Top edge spotted, else very good in slightly nicked dustjacket. 50.00

Price: 50.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
15 ALBANESE, Catherine L. Nature Religion in America : From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age. First Edition in dustjacket.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1990, ISBN:0226011453 
ALBANESE, Catherine L. Nature Religion in America : From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age . Chicago & London : University of Chicago Press, (1990). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xvi,1-267,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This ground-breaking study reveals an unorganized and previously unacknowledged religion at the heart of American culture. Nature, Albanese argues, has provided a compelling religious center throughout American history. In a book of remarkable originality and vision, Albanese charts the multiple histories of American nature religion and explores the moral and spiritual responses the encounter with nature has provoked throughout American history. Tracing the connections between movements and individuals both unconventional and established, Albanese treats figures from popular culture, such as the nineteenth-century Hutchinson Family Singers and almanac-version Davy Crockett, as well as historically prominent culture brokers, including Thomas Jefferson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and John Muir. Just as there are variant understandings of what nature is, there are diverse nature religions. Moving beyond Algonkian Indians, Anglo-American Puritans, and Revolutionary War patriots, Albanese argues persuasively for a classic American double vision of nature, notably articulated by Emerson and Thoreau. On the one hand, nature was real, and Americans should live in harmony with it; on the other, nature was illusory, and they should master it with the power of mind. The conceptual crack between nature real and nature illusory dogged later Americans: Albanese explores nineteenth-century wilderness preservation and mind cure and turns her attention,too, to physical forms of ature healing in movements such as water cure, h omeopathy, and chiropractic. She goes on in the twentieth century to find that the quantum provides a powerful metaphor to fill the crack between contrary views of nature. And she discovers old and new together in politicallyorganized Greens and feminist followers of' the Goddess, who also share a common landscape with nature writer Annie Dillard and Bear Tribe founder Sun Bear, with Reiki initiate healers and practitioners of macrobiotics. Throughout Nature Religion in America, Albanese emphasizes those who have not been formally trained as theologians, ceremonial leaders, or ethical guides.She demonstrates that nature religion in America has flourished among a ca dre of people who have thought and acted for themselves. The first of its kind, this study is a preliminary guide to a vast and previously uncharted religious world."" - from the dj. Foreword, by Martin E. Marty; Introduction: The Case for Nature Religion; 1. Native Ground: Nature and Culture in Early America; 2. Republican Nature: From the Revolution that Was Lawful to the Destiny That Was Manifest; 3. Wildness and the Passing Show : Transcendental Religion and Its Legacies; 4. Physical Religion: Natural Sin and Healing Grace in the Nineteenth Century; 5. Recapitulating Pieties: Nature's Nation in the Late Twentieth Century. With Epilogue, Notes, Suggestions for Further Reading and index. Very good in dustjacket. 16.00

Price: 16.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
16 ALBRECHT, E. Taschenbuchreihe Unser Weltbild, Band 24 Der Antikommunismus - Ideologie des Klerikalmilitarismus
Veb Deutscher Verlag der Wissenschaften, Berlin, 1961, 
ALBRECHT, E. Der Antikommunismus - Ideologie des Klerikalmilitarismus. Berlin : Veb Deutscher Verlag der Wissenschaften, 1961. Pp (4),5-100. 8vo, maroon and white wrappers, lettered in black and white. Taschenbuchreihe Unser Weltbild, Band 24. Contents : 1. Der Antikommunismus - Hauptersdieinungsform der bürgerlichen Ideologie der Gegenwart. 2. Rechte SPD-Führer und katholische Sozialtheoretiker — Bundesgenossen im Kampf gegen die marxistische Weltanschauung. 3. Der demagogische Charakter der katholischen Soziallehre. 4. Religion und wissenschaftliche Weltanschauung. 5. Verfälschung des Marxismus-Leninismus zur Irreführung der Volksmassen. 6. Wissenschaft und Sozialismus. 7. Antikommunistisdie Lügen und die Realität. Text in German. Lightlybrowned, else very good. 16.00

Price: 16.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
17 All Saints' Cathedral, Halifax, Nova Scotia Official Report of the Opening of All Saints' Cathedral at Halifax, N.S., The Canadian Church Congress and other Proceedings at Halifax, Windsor and Annapolis Royal, N.S., in Connection with the Bicentenary Commemoration of the Church of England in Canada
Chronicle Printing Co., Ltd., Halifax, N.S., 1911, 
(All Saints' Cathedral, Halifax, N.S.). The Official Report of the Opening of All Saints' Cathedral at Halifax, N.S., The Canadian Church Congress andother Proceedings at Halifax, Windsor and Annapolis Royal, N.S., in Connec tion with the Bicentenary Commemoration of the Church of England in Canada 1710-1910. Halifax, N.S.: Chronicle Printing Co., Ltd., 1911. Pp (2),[1]-397,(3), frontispiece + 2 plates. Text Illustrations. Index. 8vo, green wrappers, red lettering to front cover and spine. Main contents : History and Scope of Commemoration; The Opening Services at All Saints' Cathedral, Halifax, Saturday, September 3rd, 1910; The Child, the Church, and the Home; The Church and the Commonwealth; The Evangelization of the World; The Church and the Man; Women's Work in the Church; Practical Problems of the Canadian Church; Devotional Services; Windsor; Canadian Club, Halifax; Grand Pre and Annapolis Royal; The Bishop of London and the Bicentenary. Spine and margins lightly browned and lightly worn, inner hinges slightly cracked, else very good. 120.00

Price: 120.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
18 ALLAIN, Marie-Francoise. WALDMAN, Guido (translator fr. the French). GREENE, Graham). Other Man : Conversations with Graham Greene. First British Editiom in dustjacket.
Bodley Head, London, 1983, 
(GREENE, Graham). ALLAIN, Marie-Françoise. The Other Man : Conversations with Graham Greene. Translated from the French by Guido Waldman. London: The Bodley Head, (1983). First UK Edition. Pp. (6),7-[187],(5). 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed green. "to make Graham Greene's real acquaintance it is necessary to look for him in his books. 'I thinkmy books are my children,' he frankly concedes. In his autobiographical wo rks, 'A Sort of Life' and 'Ways of Escape' he does, it is true, lift a corner of the veil. But we have had to wait till the publication of these uninhibited, free-ranging conversations with the young French writer Marie-Francoise Allain to discover the hidden Greene. He discusses his childhood, his travels and encounters, the genesis of his novels and plays, his religion, his inner world with a freedom and candour which overcome his habitual reticence." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. The Secret Man; 2. Divided Loyalties; 3. The Medium and Russian Roulette; 4. Writing and Action; 5. The False Political Disloyalties; 6. Certainties; 7. Of Cats and Bumble Bees; 8. The Poor Little Night in the Big Trees; 9. 'A Laugh in the Shadow of the Gallows'. Very good in very good unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

Price: 25.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
19 ALLEN, E. A. Prehistoric World : or, Vanished Races
Central Publishing House, Cincinnati, 1885, 
ALLEN, E. A. The Prehistoric World : or, Vanished Races. Cincinnati : Central Publishing House, 1885. Pp (6),[3]-820,(4) + frontispiece, engraved title page, and 22 other full-page engravings. Also, 327 text illustrations. Thick 8vo, maroon half leather, maroon cloth boards, gilt lettering to front board and spine, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Copyright by Ferguson, Alllen, and Rader, 1885. Emory Adams Allen (1853–1933). Helped by C.C. Abbott, M.D., Prof. Charles Rau, Prof. F.W. Putnam, Alexander Winchell, LL. D., A.F. Bandelier, Cyrus Thomas, and G.F.Wright. Contents : Chapter 1. Introduction. Difficulties of the subject—Lesson to be learned—The pursuit of knowledge—Recent advances—Prehistoric past of the Old World—Of the New—Of Mexico and the South—The Isles of the Pacific—Similar nature of the relics—The wonders of the present age—History of popular opinion on this subject—The teachings of the Bible—Nature of the evidence of man's antiquity—The steps leading up to this belief—Geology—Astronomy—Unfolding of life—Nature of our inquiry. Chapter 2. Early Geological Periods. Necessity of a general acquaintance with the outlines of Geology—A time in which no life was possibleon the globe—Length of this period—History of life commences at the close of this period—On the formation of rocks—The record imperfect—The three great periods in animal life on the globe—Paleozoic Age—Animal and vegetable life of this period—Ideal scenes in this period—The Mesozoic Age—Animal and vegetable life of this period—Advance noted—Abundance of reptilian life—First appearance of birds—Nature's methods of work—the Cenozoic Age Geologicaloutline—Sketch of the Eocene Age—Of the Miocene Age—What is sufficient pro of of the presence of man—Discussion on the Thenay flints—The Pliocene Age—Animal and vegetable life of this age—Was man present during this age?—Discussion of this subject—Summing up of the evidence—Conclusion. Chapter 3. Men of the River Drift. Beginning of the Glacial Age—Interglacial Age—Man living in Europe during this age—Map of Europe—Proof of former elevation of land—The animals living in Europe during this age—Conclusions drawn from these different animals—The vegetation of this period—Different climatic conditions of Europe during the Glacial Age—Proofs of the Glacial Age — Extent ofGlacial Ice—Evidence of warm Interglacial Age—The primitive state of man—E arly English civilization — Views of Horace— Primitive man destitute of metals — Order in which different materials were used by man for weapons — Evidence from the River Somme — History of Boucher De Perthes's investigations. Discussion of the subject — Antiquity of these remains — Improvement during the Paleolithic Age — Description of the flint implements — Other countries where these implements are found — What race of men were these tribes —The Canstadt race — Mr. Dawkins's views — When did they first appear in Eu rope? The authorities on this question — Conclusion. Chapter 4. Cave-Men. Other sources of information — History of cave explorations — The formation of caves — Exploration in Kent's Cavern — Evidence of two different races —The higher culture of the later race — Evidence of prolonged time — Explor ation of Robin Hood Cave — Explorations in Valley of the River Meuse — M. Dupont's conclusions — Explorations in the Valley of the Dordogne — The station at Schussenreid — Cave-men not found south of the Alps — Habitations ofthe Cave-men — Cave-men were hunters — Methods of cooking — Destitute of t he potter's art — Their weapons — Clothing — Their skill in drawing — Evidence of a government — Of a religious belief — Race of the Cave-men — Distinct from the Men of the Drift — Probable connection with the Eskimos. Chapter 5. Antiquity of the Paleolithic Age. Interest in the Antiquity of man — Connected with the Glacial Age — The subject difficult — Proofs of a GlacialAge — State of Greenland to-day — The Terminal Moraine — Appearance of the North Atlantic — Interglacial Age — Causes of the Glacial Age — Croll's Th eory — Geographical causes — The two theories not antagonistic — The date of the Glacial Age — Probable length of the Paleolithic Age — Time Since theclose of the Glacial Age — Summary of results. Chapter 6. The Neolithic Ag e in Europe. Close of the first cycle — Neolithic culture connected with the present — No links between the two ages — Long lapse of time between the two ages — Swiss lake villages — This form of villages widely scattered — Irish cranogs — Fortified villages — Implements and weapons of Neolithic times — Possessed of pottery — Neolithic agriculture — Possessed of domestic animals — Danish shell-heaps — Importance of flint — The art of navigation —Neolithic clothing — Their mode of burial — The question of race — Possibl e remnants — Connection with the Turanian race — Arrival of the Celts. Chapter 7. The Bronze Age in Europe. Races of Men, like Individuals — Gradual change of Neolithic Age to that of Bronze — The Aryan family — First Aryans Neolithic — Origin of Bronze — How Great discoveries are made — Gold the first metal — Copper abundant — No Copper Age — The discovery of Tin — Explanation of an Alloy — Bronze, wherever found, the same composition — What is meant by the Bronze Age — Knowledge in other directions — Gradual Growth ofCulture — Three Centers of Bronze production — Habitations during the Bron ze Age — The Bronze Ax — Implements of Bronze — Personal ornaments — Ornaments not always made of Bronze — Advance in Arts of living — Advance in Agriculture — Warlike Weapons — How they worked Bronze — Advance in Government — Trade in the Bronze Age — Religion of the Bronze Age — Symbolical figures— Temples of the Bronze Age — Stonehenge. Chapter 8. The Iron Age in Europ e. Bronze not the best metal — Difficulties attending the discovery of Iron— Probable steps in this discovery — Where this discovery was first made — Known in Ancient Egypt — How this knowledge would spread — Iron would not drive out Bronze — The primitive Iron-worker — The advance in government — Pottery and ornaments of the Iron Age — Weapons of early Iron Age — The battle-field of Tilfenau — Trade of early Iron Age — Invention of Money — Invention of Alphabetic Writing — Invasion of the Germanic Tribes — The cause of the Dark Ages — Connection of these three ages — Necessity of believing in an Extended Past — Attempts to determine the same — Tiniere Delta — Lake Bienne — British Fen-lands — Maximum and Minimum Data — Mr. Geikie's conclusions — The Isolation of the paleolithic Age. Chapter 9. Early Man in America. Conflicting accounts of the American Aborigines — Recent discoveries — Climate of California in Tertiary Times — Geological changes near its close— Description of Table Mountain — Results of the discoveries there — The C alaveras skull — Other relics — Discussion of the question — Early Californians Neolithic — Explanation of this — Date of the Pliocene Age — Other discoveries bearing on the Antiquity of man — Dr. Koch's discovery — Discoveries in the Loess of Nebraska — In Greene County, Illinois — In Georgia — Difficulties in detecting a Paleolithic Age in this country — Dr. Abbott's discoveries — Paleolithic Implements of the Delaware — Age of the deposits — The race of Paleolithic man — Ancestors of the Eskimos — Comparison of Paleolithic Age in this country with that in Europe — Eskimos one of the oldest races in the World. Chapter 10. The Mound Builders. Meaning of "Mound Builders" — Location of Mound Building tribes — All Mounds not the work of men —Altar Mounds — Objects found on the Altars — Altar Mounds possibly burial Mounds — Burial Mounds — Mounds not the only Cemeteries of these tribes — Terraced Mounds — Cahokia Mound — Historical notice of a group of Mounds — The Etowal group — Signal Mounds — Effigy Mounds — How they represented different animals — Explanation of the Effigy Mounds — Effigy Mounds in other localities — Inclosures of the Scioto Valley — At Newark, Ohio — At Marietta, Ohio — Graded Ways — Fortified Inclosures — Ft. Ancient, Ohio — Inclosures of Northern Ohio — Works of unknown import — Ancient Canals in Missouri —Implements and Weapons of Stone — Their knowledge of Copper — Ancient mini ng — Ornamental pipes — Their knowledge of pottery — Of Agriculture — Government and Religion — Hard to distinguish them from the Indians. Chapter 11.The Pueblo Country. Description of the Pueblo Country — Historical outline — Description of Zuñi — Definition of a Pueblo — Old Zuñi — Inscription Ro ck — Pueblo of Jemez — Historical notice of Pecos — Description of the Moqui tribes — The Estufa — Description of the San Juan country — Aztec Springs— In the Canyon of the McElmo — The Ruins on the Rio Mancos — On Hovenweep Creek — Description of a Cliff-house — Cliff Town — Cave Houses — Ruins on the San Juan — Cave Town — The Significance of Cliff-houses — Moqui tradit ions — Ruins in Northern New Mexico — Ruins in the Chaco Cañon — Pueblo Bonito — Ruins in South-western Arizona — The Rio Verde Valley — Casa Grande —Ruins on the Gila — Culture of the Pueblo Tribes — Their Pottery — Superio rity of the Ancient pottery — Conclusion. Chapter 12. The Prehistoric Americans. Different views on this Subject — Modern System of Government — Ancient System of Government — Tribal Government universal in North America — The Indians not Wandering Nomads — Indian houses Communal in character — Indian Methods of Defense — Mandan Villages — Indians sometimes erected Mounds — Probable Government of the Mound Builders — Traditions of the Mound Builders among the Iroquois — Among the Delawares — Probable fate of the Mound Builders — The Natchez Indians possibly a remnant of the Mound Builders — Their early Traditions — Lines of resemblance between the Pueblo Tribes and the Mound Builders — The origin of the Indians — America Inhabited by the Indians from a very early time — Classification of the Indian Tribes — Antiquity of the Indian Tribes. Chapter 13. The Nahua Tribes. Early Spanish discoveries in Mexico — The Nahua tribes defined — Climate of Mexico — The Valley of Anahuac — Ruins at Tezcuco — The Hill of Tezcocingo — Ruins at Teotihuacan — Ancient Tulla — Ruins in the Province of Querataro — Casa Grandes inChihuahua — Ancient remains in Sinaloa — Fortified Hill of Quemada — The P yramid of Cholula — Fortified Hill at Xochicalco — Its probable use — Ruinsat Monte Alban — Ancient remains at Mitla — Mr. Bandelier's investigations — Traditions in regard to Mitla — Ruins along the Panuco River — Ruins in Vera Cruz — Pyramid of Papantla — Tusapan — Character of Nahua Ruins. Chapter 14. The Maya Tribes. The geographical location of the Maya tribes — Description of Copan — Statue at Copan — Altar at Copan — Ruins at Quiriga — Patinamit — Utatlan — Description of Palenque — The Palace at Palenque — The Temple of the Three Inscriptions — Temple of the Beau-relief — Temple of the Cross — Temple of the Sun — Maler's Temple of the Cross — Significance ofthe Palenque crosses — Statue at Palenque — Other ruins in Tobasco and Chi apas — Ruins in Yucatan — Uxmal — The Governor's House — The Nunnery — Roomin Nunnery — The Sculptured Façades — Temple at Uxmal — Kabah — Zayi — Lab na — Labphak — Chichen-Itza — The Nunnery — The Castillo — The Gymnasium — M. Le Plongon's researches — The tradition of the Three Brothers — Chaac-Mal — Antiquity of Chichen-Itza. Chapter 15. The Culture of the Civilized Tribes. Different views on this question — Reasons for the same — Their architecture — Different styles of houses — The communal house — The teepan — Theteocalli — State of society indicated by this architecture — The gens amon g the Mexicans — The phratry among the Mexicans — The tribe — The powers and duties of the council — The head chiefs of the tribe — The duties of the "Chief-of-Men" — The mistake of the Spaniards — The Confederacy — The idea of property among the Mexicans — The ownership of land — Their laws — Enforcement of the laws — Outline of the growth of the Mexicans in power — Theirtribute system — How collected — Their system of trade — Slight knowledge of metallurgy — Religion — Quetzalcohuatl — Huitzilopochtli — Mexican priesthood — Human sacrifice — The system of Numeration — The calendar system — The Calendar Stone — Picture-writing — Landa Alphabet — Historical outline.Chapter 16. Ancient Peru. First knowledge of Peru — Expeditions of Pizarro — Geography of Peru — But a small part of it inhabitable — The tribes of a ncient Peru — How classified — Sources of our knowledge of Peru — Garcillaso De La Vega — Origin of Peruvian civilization — The Bolson of Cuzco — Historical outline — Their culture — Divided into phratries and gentes — Government — Efforts to unite the various tribes — Their system of colonies — Theroads of the Incas — The ruins of Chimu — The arts of the Chimu people — T he manufacture of Pottery — Excavation at Ancon — Ruins in the Huatica Valley — The construction of a Huaca — The ruins at Pachacamac — The Valley of the Canete — The Chincha Islands — Tiahuanuco — Carved gateway — The Islandof Titicaca — Chulpas — Aboriginal Cuzco — Temple of the Sun — The Fortres s — General remarks. Edges lightly worn, penned name, else very good. NOTE:Some extra shipping will be needed for this hefy volume. 120.00

Price: 120.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
20 AMEEN, Ann Leadings of the Holy Spirit. 2 vols
St. John's, NF, 1965, 
AMEEN, Ann. Leadings of the Holy Spirit. [St. John's: The author, 1965? / ?]. Two Volumes. Pp (2),3-32; (4),3-17,(5). 8vo, card covers. Not in O'Dea. Sister Ameen of Beacon Light Bible School, St.John's. Includes 5 poems in vol.1 and one in vol.2. "volume 1" rubber-stamped to cover of Vol.1, and notindicated on title-page. Very good. Set for 20.00

Price: 20.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  NEXT >   Skip 10 >>


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@doullbooks.com
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie