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1 Butler, John The Quest for Becket's Bones: The Mystery of the Relics of St. Thomas Becket of Canterbury
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press 1995 0300061153 / 9780300061154 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First printing. Fully illustrated in color and b/w. Recounts the quest for St. Thomas Becket's bones over eight centuries, and includes startling new evidence that has only recently come to light. An intriguing story of politics, science, religiion, conjecture, and romanticism, it explores the mystery of the survival of Catholic England's most precious relics, and presents a telling hypothesis as to their fate. Fine in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Duggan, Alfred My Life for My Sheep: A Biography of Thomas A Becket
NY: Coward McCann 1955 Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
First edition. Biography of the twelfth century priest who became the Chancellor of England and then Archbishop of Canterbury. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with some toning. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 Gibran, Kahlil Lazarus and His Beloved
Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society 1973 0664213871 / 9780664213879 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First printing. A one-act drama concerning the Miracle at Bethany; illustrates Kahlil's continued focus on the historical life of Christ. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Ladder of Moonlight / Cotton Myth, Harrison, Edith Ogden; Lucy Fitch Perkins (Illustrator)
4 Harrison, Edith Ogden; Lucy Fitch Perkins (Illustrator) The Ladder of Moonlight / Cotton Myth
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co. 1909 First Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good 
First printing. Small format hardcover, in printed paper covered boards over a cloth spine, with a full color frontispiece plate illustrations and textual decorations. "Biblical Stories Retold for Children" by the author of "Prince Silverwings" and other successful juveniles; Harrison was also wife to the mayor of Chicago. This little volume is exceptionally rare, with only three copies listed on the WorldCat library database (all in research collections). Corners showing and some cover soil, starting to loosen internally but still fully intact. Very Good. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5 Hoekema, Anthony The Four Major Cults: Mormonism, Jehovah's Witness, Seventh-Day Adventist, and Christian Science
Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing Co. 1963 First Edition Half-Leather Very Near Fine Very Good 
First printing. A Theologian gives the history of each cult, explains its source of authority, and systematically follows the customary divisions of theology in setting forth its doctrines (God, man, Christ, salvation, the church, and the last things). At every point he clearly explains the distinctive features of each cult and frequently makes helpful contrasts and comparisons. A Very Near Fine copy in Very Good dust jacket. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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6 Ward, Maria Female Life Among the Mormons
Phil: John E. Potter & Company, N.d. (ca. 1880) 
Sixtieth thousand. Hb. "A thrilling narrative of many years' personal experiences with Brigham Young and his followers." Stamped decorative cloth covers; edgewear to bottom of spine, some darkening of spine. Hinges tight, internally near fine. A nice copy of a fragile and uncommon book. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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