Category: Italy

Sort

Showing 1-8 of 8

Image for Slavery In Early Christianity

Slavery In Early Christianity

By: Glancy, Jennifer A.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, Oxford University Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006570

ISBN: 0195136098

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


006570: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2) . Dustjacket has small edge cut. "Slavery was widespread throughout the Mediterranean lands where Christianity was born and developed. Though Christians were both slaves and slaveholders, there has been surprisingly little study of what early Christians thought about the realities of slavery. How did they reconcile slavery with the Gospe... View more info

Image for John Paul II (A Pictorial Biography)

John Paul II (A Pictorial Biography)

By: Hebblethwaite, Peter / Kaufmann, Ludwig

Price: $22.50

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1979

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001897

ISBN: 0070333270

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


001897: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is complete but creased across price corner. Book was written with the collaboration of Dr. Alois Anklin and Dr. Reinhold Lehmann. "The life of Pope John Paul I is closely linked to the history of his native land. ... A dedicated man of the Church, Wojtyla was also a writer, a thinker, a philosopher and a man who has given us works of poetry as well. This portrait - documenting a journey from a... View more info

Image for The Papal Princes (A History Of The Sacred College Of Cardinals)

The Papal Princes (A History Of The Sacred College Of Cardinals)

By: Kittler, Glenn D.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1960

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003966

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


003966: Dark red boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The history of the world during the past two thousand years is, to a large extent, the history of the roman Catholic Church, and the history of the Church involves, indivisibly, the history of the Sacred College of Cardinals, whose members produce the men who become the popes. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.5 x 8.5 in.: 369 pages View more info

Image for Love Affair - A Venetian Journal

Love Affair - A Venetian Journal

By: Morris, Wright

Price: $37.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Row Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 006524

ISBN: 006013092X

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


006524: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Edition. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Book is unpaginated, but has 95 pages including 44 full-page, color photographs taken by the author. "This book celebrates, in words and full-color photographs, the adventure of living in the world's most astonishing city. Although only the experience of living in Venice will fully accustom the visitor to a fact so unique, Wright Morris combines words and... View more info

Image for The Makers Of Florence : Dante, Giotto, Savonarola, And Their City: Burt's Library Of The World's Best Books Series

The Makers Of Florence : Dante, Giotto, Savonarola, And Their City: Burt's Library Of The World's Best Books Series

By: Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret)

Price: $58.00

Publisher: New York, New York, A. L. Burt Company: N.D.

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012590

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


012590: Book is undated, but believe was published around 1898. Binding is dark green with embossed emblem on front, has lightly worn corners and a faded/worn section at bottom of spine and area on back board. Pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy has a tissue-protected frontispiece and includes over 50 additional black and white illustrations. Contents include Chapters on: The Poet - Dante; The Cathedral B... View more info

Image for The Great Unfrocked (Two Thousand Years Of Church Scandal)

The Great Unfrocked (Two Thousand Years Of Church Scandal)

By: Parris, Matthew

Price: $23.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Robson Books: 1999

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003249

ISBN: 1861051298

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


003249: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Runaway bishops and naughty vicars are a staple of today's tabloid newspapers, but he reveals in The Great Unfrocked, they're only part of the tradition of colourful clerics dating back centuries. From Judas Iscariot to the Reverend Roger Holmes, the self-declared 'knicker vicar of North Yorkshire', disciples, bishops and parsons have been falling from grace. This entertaining and informative book, succe... View more info

Image for Mary Through The Centuries (Her Place In The History Of Culture)

Mary Through The Centuries (Her Place In The History Of Culture)

By: Pelikan, Jaroslav

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005926

ISBN: 0300069510

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


005926: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Jaroslav Pelikan, world-renowned historian and author of the best-selling Jesus Through the Centuries and many other books, examines all of Christian history and culture to create the most complete portrait of the Virgin Mary ever written. Pelikan assesses the ways Protestants, Catholics, Jews, and Muslims, artists, musicians, and writers, and men and women everywhere have dep... View more info

Image for Venice: Lion City The Religion Of Empire

Venice: Lion City The Religion Of Empire

By: Wills, Garry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006526

ISBN: 0684871904

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


006526: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Garry Wills's "Venice: Lion City" is a tour de force -- a rich, colorful, and provocative history of the world's most fascinating city in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, when it was at the peak of its glory. This was not the city of decadence, carnival, and nostalgia familiar to us from later centuries. It was a ruth... View more info