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1 Ordo Concelebrationis et Methodus Servanda in Publica Sessione Concilii Oecumenici Vaticani II. Die 18 Decembris 1965.
[Vatican City]: Typis Polyglottis Vaticanis, 1965. Near Fine condition 
36 pp.; sm folio; bound in red buckram, spine stamped in gilt; reproduction on half-title; text, in latin, printed in black & red. Small ink name on top edge of half-title.

Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Attar, Farid Ud-Din. The Conference of the Birds: Mantiq Ut-tair. A Philosophical Religious Poem in Prose.
London: The Janus Press, 1954. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap 
8vo; green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, in price clipped tan jacket with light wear at corners and light soil at extremities, faint stain to lower spine. An attractive edition of the Persian Sufi's 12th century masterpiece, with frontis & vignette brush drawings by Kate Adamson.

Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Castaneda, Carlos. The Teachings of Don Juan, a Yaqui way of Knowledge; together with, A Separate Reality, Further Conversations with Don Juan.
N.Y.: Ballantine Books, 1969. 1st Edition. Soft Cover, Very Good condition 
Mass market paperbacks; ownership signature front endpaper of Don Juan; light tanning to pages both volumes. Separate Reality is a first printing of the Pocket Books edition, 1972. Overall fresh copies.

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4 Day, Ada, [compiler]. "Fear Not" Bible Texts.
River Falls, WI: Ada Day, no date [c. 1895-]. Soft Cover, Fair condition 
16 pp. 24mo; green saddle stitched wrappers, cover lettered in gilt which is dull; front endpaper and title loose; rear endpaper with close 1" tear at foredge.

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5 Dicksen Tsoi-Woh Lau. The New Religion and Relativity.
San Francisco: Magnolia Books, 1983. 1st Edition. Soft Cover, Very Good condition 
138 pp; 8vo; gray wrappers printed in red. Small sticker scuff back cover.

The author proposes a new religion based on a new theory of the Trinity, influenced by modern science and relativity.. 0961200006 / 9780961200008 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Durckheim, Karlfried Graf. The Call for the Master. The Meaning of Spiritual Guidance on the Way to the Self.
N.Y.: Dutton, [1989]. First Edition. Soft Cover, Fine condition 
166 pp.; 8vo; printed wrappers.

. 0525484337 / 9780525484332 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Evans-Wentz, W. Y. 4 vols: The Tibetan Book of the Dead, or The After-Death Experiences of the Bardo Plane . .; The Tibetan Book of the Great Liberation; Tibetan Yoga and Secret Doctines; Tibet's Great Yogi, Milarepa.
London & N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 1954-63. Hard Cover, Near Fine condition in Fine jackets 
3rd, 1st, 2nd, 2nd editions respectively, and later printings on all but the Great Liberation; 8vo; green cloth; frontispieces; black & white photographs and other reproductions. Ownersip signatures in a small hand, each volume; very faint foxing on foredges of all but Milarepa. In printed paper dust jackets with mylar wraps, with a piece of clear tap over top and bottom edges of mylar only to hold flaps.

Price: 550.00 USD
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8 Jaffe, Richard M. Neither Monk Nor Layman. Clerical Marriage in Modern Japanese Buddhism.
Princeton & Oxford: Princeton University Press, [2001]. Fine condition in Fine jacket 
287 pps., incl. index, glossary and bibliography; 8vo; in pictorial dust jacket

"That the male Buddhist clergy in Japan is almost entirely married is an anomaly within Buddhism as a whole. Jaffe's subject is the problem of how this came about." Helen Hardacre, Harvard University, from the jacket.. 069107495X / 9780691074955 
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Sermons, by William Jay, from the Second London Edition., Jay, William.
9 Jay, William. Sermons, by William Jay, from the Second London Edition.
Cooperstown, N.Y.: Printed by H. & E. Phinney Jun. and Sold by Them at Their Bookstore, 1812. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover, Very Good condition 
428 pp.; 12mo; contemporary full calf; black leather spine label lettered in gilt. Loss at top of spine one inch across by half-inch down; rubbing to joints and edges; endpapers tanned & foxed; title and contents moderately tanned and soiled at extremities, with a two dime sized spots of foxing at foredge; ownership name "Clarissa Dutch's book, April 4th 1817," front endpaper, with another faint ownership name and decorations in pencil (1858?) below that. Overall, text pages uniformly clean and binding seems solid.

"The Rev. William Jay (6 May 1769 27 December 1853) was an English nonconformist divine who preached for sixty years at Argyle Chapel in Bath. He is considered to be one of the most eminent English Congregationalist preachers of Regency England; one of the first Independents or Congregationalists to articulate the Great Awakening or Religious Revival championed by George Whitfield and John Wesley". [Wikipedia]. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Satanic Rituals., LaVey, Anton.
10 LaVey, Anton. The Satanic Rituals.
Seacaucus, N.J.: University Books, 1972. 1st Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition in Near Fine jacket in protective mylar wrap 
First Avon Printing, December 1972. 220 pp.; 8vo; blood orange paper over boards in black dust jacket with a light 1" surface scrape front cover; light wear at corner tips and a few specs of white back cover and spine where black has been rubbed; a few spots of light foxing inside jacket.

Price: 750.00 USD
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Six volumes from The Sacred Books of the Buddhists series including: Dialogues of the Buddha in 3 volumes; Further Dialogues of the Buddha in 2 volumes; plus,The Minor Anthologies of the Pali Cannon, Part II: Udana: Verses of Uplift and Itivuttaka: As It Was Said., Muller, Max; Rhys Davids, .
11 Muller, Max; Rhys Davids, . Six volumes from The Sacred Books of the Buddhists series including: Dialogues of the Buddha in 3 volumes; Further Dialogues of the Buddha in 2 volumes; plus,The Minor Anthologies of the Pali Cannon, Part II: Udana: Verses of Uplift and Itivuttaka: As It Was Said.
London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, Various dates 1910-1935. Hard Cover, Very Good condition 
Volumes II through IV are parts 1, 2, and 3 of The Dialogues. Vols. V & VI are parts 1 & 2 of Further Dialogues. Dark brown cloth spines, paper spine labels; over red cloth. Rubbing to cloth at edges & corners; occasional scuffs & superficial scrapes; spine labels with moderate tanning and some additions in pen on paper spine labels "Digha Nikaya" for the Dialogues and "Majjima Nikaya" for Further Dialogues; also the 'parts' noted in pen on title pages under volume number on vols. II, V, and VI.; bookplates on front pastedowns all volumes. Otherwise generally all very solid bindings, interiors fresh.

Price: 400.00 USD
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12 Rishabhchand. The Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo in 2 volumes, complete.
Pondicherry, India: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, 1953, 1955. 1st Edition. Soft Cover, Near Fine condition 
195 & 278 pp.; 12mo; tan, and blue self wraps. Well preserved in clear mylar, but tape used to secure the mylar has left offset residue to front and rear endpapers, one top and one bottom edge.

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13 Ryder, Arthur W. 3 titles: Lovers' Meeting; The Musical Donkey; The Second Canto of the Bhagavad - Gita. Reprints from the University of California Chronicles of c. 1920, 1923 & 1929 respectively.
No place: No publisher, Reprint Edition. Overall good or better condition. 
Stapled wrappers. Splitting at spine below lower staple on 2nd & 3rd titles; browning to cover of The Second Canto.

Lovers' Meeting is translated from the Kathasaritsagara, Canto 104; Reprint from the University of California Chronicle, Vol. XIX, No 41. The Musical Donkey transl. from the Panchatantra.. 
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Auroville, The Cradle of New Man., Sri Aurobindo, The Mother, Alain G., compiler.
14 Sri Aurobindo, The Mother, Alain G., compiler. Auroville, The Cradle of New Man.
[Pondicherry]: Auroville, [c. 1967]. Soft Cover, Fine condition 
(32) pp.; 11" x 7" booklet; comb bound, illustrated white wrappers; full page portrait photographs of Aurobindo, The Mother; map; photos. Extra material laid in incudes a 5 page mimeograph: "Auroville, City of Dawn - The International Cultural Township, Pondicherry, India - October, 1967", with 2 pages of appendices. Also, on an Auroville letterhead, "Auro-Tibetan Farm, Auroville"; 1 page mimeograph on the proposal to establish a small Tibetan community near Pondicherry. Finally and 8 page brochure by Aurobindo, "Man a Transitional Being,"

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15 Steiner, Johannes. The Visions of Therese Neumann.
N.Y.: Alba House, 1975. 3rd Printing. Soft Cover, Near Fine condition 
244 pp.; 8vo; white wrappers; very light age toning to edges.

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Yoga Retreat Paradise Island, 1971., Swami Vishnu Devananda, Ravi Shankar, George Harrison.
16 Swami Vishnu Devananda, Ravi Shankar, George Harrison. Yoga Retreat Paradise Island, 1971.
[Val Marin, Quebec]: Sivananda Yoga Ashram, [c. 1971]. Soft Cover, Very Good condition 
12 page brochure; stapled orange wrappers; cover photo of "An Early Morning Stroll Down the Beach on Paradise Island; photographs inside including "a recent picture of Swami Vishnu Devananda, with Ravi Shankar on right, and George Harrison of Beetle fame on his left." Two other mimeograph pieces laid in from which we obtained the approximate date of publication. Wrappers splitting about one-half inch at spine ends, otherwise in clean, crisp shape. In original mailing envelope.

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17 Wilkinson, Robert, with an added introduction by Stanley Pargellis. THE MERCHANT ROYALL: BEING A SERMON PREACHED IN 1607 IN PRAISE OF THE WIFE WHEREIN SHE IS LIKENED TO A MERCHANT SHIP.
Herrin, Illinois: Trovillion Private Press, 1945. Number 106 of an edition limited to 477 copies.. Hard Cover, Fine condition 
Laid in is the bookplate of Violet and Hal Trovillion. 34 pgs.; sm 8vo; orange cloth spine and boards. Whereunto is added and introduction by Stan ley Pargellis of the Newberry Library. How a woman is and is not like a ship in the mind of an Elizabethan preacher who had a sermon to deliver to a certain bride and groom at the palace at Whitehall, January 6th, 1607.

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18 [Sanders, James A., translator]. Songs from the Judean Wilderness; The Elizabeth Hay Bechtel Psalms Scroll.
No Publisher, 1966. Soft Cover, Fine condition 
Designed and printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy. Tan wraps reproducing the original Psalms Scroll from Cave 11, with translucent parchment cover printed in red; titles also printed in red.

Price: 15.00 USD
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