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1 The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments Translated out of the Original Tongues and with the former Translations diligently compared and revised by His Majesty's special command, A.D. 1611
London The British and Foreign Bible Society Hard Cover Near Fine 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
1266 pp. + 4 pp colour maps of holy land. Blue faux leather boards with gilt lettering. Front cover has Masonic emblem ("Antient Free & Accepted Masons") Masonic sticker, dated 1936, to front pastedown. Gilt to all edges, bound-in ribbon placekeeper. In publisher's board box (box is a little worn). 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Plant between Sun and Earth, Adams, George, and Olive Whicher. Preface by Ehrenfried Pfeiffer
2 Adams, George, and Olive Whicher. Preface by Ehrenfried Pfeiffer The Plant between Sun and Earth
Clent, Stourbridge, Worcestershire Goethean Science Foundation 1952 First Hard Cover Fair No Jacket Quarto 
66 pp. Cloth boards are badly stained and faded, with cloth lifting from its backing on the back cover. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Offsetting and foxing to endpapers. Title page is split from front endpaper, showing mesh. Rear endpaper beginning to split. Occasional foxing throughout; otherwise unmarked. Forty illustrations in black and white (in plates, bound in) and twenty-four colour plates, all loose, in a built-in folder attached to the rear pastedown. The b/w plates are unfoxed, but there is foxing to most of the colour plates. 
Price: 225.00 AUD
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3 Adeney, W.F , Skinner, Harvey-Jellie The Century Bible I & II Kings, I & II Chronicles: A Modern Commentary
Oxford at the Clarendon Press Hard Cover Very Good Good 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped, but is a little wrinkled and has approx. 2 sq in of loss, largely at upper edge of rear panel. Black cloth boards are clean, tight and square, with bright gilt lettering and ornamentation. All three edges of text block are dyed red. Internally clean and solidly bound, with maps and b/w photos. 
Price: 37.00 AUD
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Archaeology and the Religion of Israel, Albright, William Foxwell
4 Albright, William Foxwell Archaeology and the Religion of Israel
Baltimore and London The Johns Hopkins Press (Oxford University Press) 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Small Octavo 
246 pp. Light wear to blue cloth boards. Foxing to upper edge of text block; small (coffee?) stains to lower edge (not visible from the pages). A little abrasion to rear pastedown. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. The Ayer Lectures of the Colgate-Rochester Divinity School 1941. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Lost Gods, Allegro, John
5 Allegro, John Lost Gods
London Sphere / Abacus 1978 0722104928 / 9780722104927 Reprint Paperback Fair Duodecimo 
208 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Although spine is "cracked" between pgs. 100 and 101, no pages are loose and binding is otherwise solid. Yellowing to edges of text block. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The End of the Road, Allegro, John M
6 Allegro, John M The End of the Road
London Macgibbon & Kee 1970 0261631985 / 9780261631984 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
184 pp. Light edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. A little discolouration to edges of text block. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. "Explores the shattering implications of the author's theory that Christianity springs directly from an ancient Near Eastern fertility cult." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Battle for God: Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, Armstrong, Karen
7 Armstrong, Karen The Battle for God: Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Hammersmith HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2004 0006383483 / 9780006383482 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12 mo 
442 pp. Faint yellowing to edges of text block. Internally as new. Glossary, notes, bibliography, index. "Explains brilliantly and perceptively how and why [fundamentalists'] understanding of religion and society differs so starkly from that of their contemporaries." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Highest Knowledge, Arreaza, Aurelio
8 Arreaza, Aurelio The Highest Knowledge
Nevada City, California Blue Dolphin Publishing 1993 093189252X / 9780931892523 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
164 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "A steppingstone in humanity's evolution towards a higher quality of life." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Virgin, Ashe, Geoffrey
9 Ashe, Geoffrey The Virgin
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1976 0710083424 / 9780710083425 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
vii, 261 pp. Very light general to unclipped dj, including some foxing to flaps and reverse. Faint scuffing to upper edge of text block. internally unmarked; solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. The cult of the Virgin Mary. "An exciting and well-documented book which seeks to account for the facts and touches on many aspects of mythology, theology and the spirituality of women." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Luther's Earliest Opponents: Catholic Controversialists, 1518-1525, Bagchi, David V. N.
10 Bagchi, David V. N. Luther's Earliest Opponents: Catholic Controversialists, 1518-1525
Minneapolis Fortress Press 1991 080062517x / 9780800625177 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library Octavo 
305 pp. Very light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Spine lightly sunned. A few faint scuffs to edges of text block, faint library stamps to fore- and lower edges (one more library stamp to lower edge of title page; all other library impedimenta -- stickers, stamps, etc -- confined to rear endpapers.) Text throughout is clean, bright, unmarked. Solidly bound. Footnotes, bibliography, index. "The first work comprehensively to describe and analyze the writings of Luther's Catholic opponents during the crucial early years of the Lutheran Reformation. With great clarity and acumen he manages to lay out the controversialists' concerns on a variety of topics and show how all these topics converge on the issue of authority." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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11 Bailey, John Stories from the Old Testament
London Beaver 1982 060020507X / 9780600205074 First Paperback Good+ 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
191 pp. Spine lightly sunned, page edges a little yellowed. Map, colour illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Paul's Idea of Community: The Early House Churches in Their Historical Setting., Banks, Robert
12 Banks, Robert Paul's Idea of Community: The Early House Churches in Their Historical Setting.
Homebush West NSW Anzea Publishers 1981 0858920980 / 9780858920989 Reprint Paperback Good 12 mo 
237 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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13 Bapak Muhammad-Subuh Cilandak 71: The Fourth Subud World Congress: Fifteen Talks by Bapak Muhammad-Subuh
UK Subud Publications International 1973 First Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
214 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not price clipped but has a few stains and edgewear including wrinkling, chipping and small tears. A coin-sized piece is missing from the base of the spine. Purple cloth boards a little worn, edges of text block slightly discoloured. Inked name and addresses to front pastedown, which is a little soiled. Internally unwrinkled, unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w and colour photos. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Trial of the Templars, Barber, Malcolm
14 Barber, Malcolm The Trial of the Templars
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1980 0521280184 / 9780521280181 First Paperback Paperback Good Octavo 
311 pp., incl. notes, bibliography, index. Cover worn and creased. First 25 pages or so are creased in the top margin, not affecting the text, which is clean and clear throughout. History of the French trials of 1307-1314. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Mystery of Love: Saints in Art Through the Centuries, Beckett, Wendy
15 Beckett, Wendy The Mystery of Love: Saints in Art Through the Centuries
London HarperCollins 1996 0551030127 / 9780551030121 First British Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo 
82 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket; shallow creases to back panel. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. All else as new. Colour plates. "Through this selection of some of the world's most exquisite paintings from the mid 12th century to the present day, Sister Wency helps us discover that holiness is a way of life open to all." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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16 Beckford, James A. (ed.) New Religious Movements and Rapid Social Change
London / Paris Sage Publications / UNESCO 1986 9231024027 / 9789231024023 First Paperback Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xv, 247 pp. Lightest general wear to illustrated wraps. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Netta, Two Boys and a Bird, Bedford, H. Louisa
17 Bedford, H. Louisa Netta, Two Boys and a Bird
London The Religious Tract Society Decorative Cloth Good No Jacket 12mo - 6¾" - 7¾" Tall 
192 pp. No date, Attractive presentation slip (Union Sunday School, Noble Park) pasted to ffep, dated 1924. Moderate foxing throughout. Boards worn; narrow scratch-mark down the centre of pictorial front board. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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18 Berry, Scott A Stranger in Tibet: The Adventures of a Zen Monk
London Collins 1990 0002153378 / 9780002153379 First British Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
vii, 309 pp. Dustwrapper is not price clipped but has light edgewear (wrinkles). Light dust foxing to upper edge of text block; faint splotch to fore edge. Biography of Kawaguchi Ekai. Illustrated with b/w map, plates. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Reincarnation, Besant, Annie
19 Besant, Annie Reincarnation
Adyar, Madras Theosophical Publishing House 1975 0835670198 / 9780835670197 Centenary Printing Hard Cover Good Fair 16mo 
95 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Endpapers a little yellowed. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Vision: The Life and Music of Hildegard von Bingen, Bobko, Jane, ed. Text by Barbara Newman, commentary by Matthew Fox
20 Bobko, Jane, ed. Text by Barbara Newman, commentary by Matthew Fox Vision: The Life and Music of Hildegard von Bingen
New York Penguin Studio / Viking Penguin 1995 0670864056 / 9780670864058 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Octavo 
110 pp. (This is the book only: no slipcase, no CD.) Illustrated laminated boards slightly bumped at upper front corner. Internally as new. Beautiful variety of colour illustrations throughout. Includes bibliographical notes. "If Hildegard had been a man, she would be well known as one of the greatest artists and intellectuals the world has ever known." -- Matthew Fox 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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