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The Call to Prayer Part II
This Week's Highlights
New Arrivals

This Week's Highlights

"O God! who by the light of the Holy Ghost didst instruct the hearts of the faithful, give us, by the same Holy Spirit, a love and relish for what is right and just, and constant enjoyment of his comforts: through Christ our Lord."

From Manual of the Children of Mary


1. Breviarium Monasticum. Pauli V jussu editum Urbani VIII et Leonis XIII cura recognitum Pii X et Benedicti XV auctoritate reformatum. Pro omnibus sub regula S. Patris Benedicti militantibus. Editio tertia [4 Volume Set]. H. Dessain, 1939. Supple, leather-like hardcover 4-volume set in good condition. Rubbing to extremities, with scuffing, spotting, and creases or indentations. Slip-case to 'Aestiva' volume only, with very modest wear. Fore-edges gilt-red, with wear. Bindings sound. Generally, color ribbon markers frayed and soiled from use. 'Aestiva' volume least worn, with color ribbon markers like new. 'Hiemalis' volume most worn, with chipping to head and tail of spine, ffep tearing off, and a few small page tears, with some taped repair. A few wrinkles and small tears to pages of 'Autumnalis' volume also. Pages tanned, with very occasional darkening due to handling. Owner insciptions on reverse of ffep or flyleaves, with a penciled note on back endpaper to 'Hiemalis' volume. Texts pristine.

Book # B0096A8322
Price: $275.00 NOT IN STOCK

2. Breviarium Romanum ex Decreto Sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini Restitutum, Summobum Pontificum Cura Recognitum Cum Textu Psalmorum E Versione PII Papae XII Auctoritate Edita. [2 Volumes]. Frederici Pustet, 1961. 2 good condition RED leather prayer books. Each volume measures 10 x 17 cm. Marker ribbbons and gilt edges. Bindings sturdy and leather supple.

Book # B00OZ96E7K
Price: $180.00 NOT IN STOCK

3. Rituale omnium Lat. Rit. Dioecesium Slovacchiae et Subcarpatorussiae ad instar appendicis Ritualis Romani. Cum approbatione Sacrae Rituum Congregationis jussu et auctoritate omnium praesulum Slovacchiae, anno Domini 1937 editum. Typis Friderici Pustet, 1937. Predominantly in Latin, but with certain passages (e.g. wedding vows, prayers for the dead, litanies) given in Slovak, German, and Hungarian. Bound in black cloth over boards, with blind-stamped cross to boards and gilt title to spine. Edges red. One marker ribbon. Good+ condition. Ex-library, with stamp to title page; no other library marks noted. Gift dedication penned to ffep. Moderate scuffing to joints and edges of boards. Front hinge slightly stressed but intact; binding otherwise solid. Clean text and crisp, bright pages.

Book # 9110364234
Price: $250.00 NOT IN STOCK

4. OQUET, L'ARCHIMANDRITE JEAN. Manuel de Prières à l'usage des Fidèles du Rite Grec recueillies et mises en ordre. Imp. Alsabatt, Alex. Coury, 1902. XLVI + 822 page 12mo (9.5 x 13.5 cm) leather bound prayer book. Marbled endpapers. Free of underlining and highlighting. Covers and spine lightly scuffed.

Book # 911041407X
Price: $150.00 NOT IN STOCK

New Arrivals


5. Breviarium Cisterciense Reformatum. Pars Æstivalis. Typis Cisterciensibus, 1935. Good condition, hand-sized black leather prayer book. Marker ribbon(s) missing. Ex-library copy.

Book # B007Y5QCA6
Price: $50.00 NOT IN STOCK

6. Breviarium romanum ex decreto Ss. Concilii Tridentini restitutum. Summorum pontificum cura recognitum cum textu psalmorum e versione Pii Papæ XII auctoritate edita. [2 Volumes Complete]. H. Dessain, 1961. 2 black leather prayer books in very good condition. Tomus Prior and Tomus Alter. Gilt edges. Marker ribbons with only lightly frayed ends. Spine lightly rubbed on Pars Alter volume. Owner's signature neatly on front endpapers of both volumes. Free of underlining and highlighting.

Book # BREV8
Price: $120.00 NOT IN STOCK

7. Horae diurnae. Breviarii monasticum. Pauli Papae V iussu editi, ad mentem bullae 'Divino Afflatu' Pii Papae X, auctoritate Benedicti Papae XV reformati. Pro omnibus congregationibus confoederatis sub regula S Patris Nostri Benedicti miltantibus. H. Dessain, 1931. XXIV + 153pp black leather-bound hardcover in good condition. Modest scuffing and smoothing of corners due to handling and wear. Binding slightly cocked, but otherwise solid. Pages browning to extremities. Text pristine. Leather exterior seems strong and durable.

Book # 9110388230
Price: $45.00 NOT IN STOCK

8. Lakota Wocekiye na Olowan Wowapi. Sioux Indian Prayer and Hymn Book. [Later reprint of 1927 edition], 24mo, x + 386pp faux-leather hardcover in good condition. Scuffing and stains, with rubbing to extremities. Boards slightly bowed. Otherwise, binding solid. Stains to fore-edges. Partial ex-library with stamp on title page and pocket on back paste-down endpaper. Text block slilghtly bowed. Pages tanned. Text pristine. Reprint of 1927 edition, 'Sursum Corda' as title on the spine.

Book # 9110367217
Price: $80.00 NOT IN STOCK

9. Liturgia horarum. Iuxta ritum romanum. I. Tempus Adventus. Tempus nativitatis. Editio typica [This Volume Only]. Typis Polyglottis Vaticanis, 1977. 12mo, 1300pp hardcover in very good condition, with black vinyl d-j. Volume I only. Head of spine and top edges of boards slightly bumped. Otherwise, spine and boards like new. Scuffing but no wear to d-j. Binding solid. Text block crisp and unruffled. Color ribbon markers, like new. Pages tanned. Text pristine. Seems unused.

Book # 9110389857
Price: $80.00 NOT IN STOCK

10. Manual of the Children of Mary. For the Use of all the Establishments, Schools and Orphan Asylums of the Sisters of Charity. New and Improved Edition. P. J. Kenedy & Sons, [1926?]. Very good condition pocket-sized black hardcover. 450 pages.

Book # B01JNJVU16
Price: $35.00 NOT IN STOCK

11. Rituale Abbatum seu Electio et Benedictio Abbatum juxta ritum Ordinis Cisterciensis. 1948. Good condition oversize softcover. Wear to spine and cover edges. 101 pages.

Book # 9110415602
Price: $120.00 NOT IN STOCK

12. Rituale Monasticum. Complecents Partem Caeremonialem et Partem Ritualem Juxta Ritum Romano-Monasticum. Abbatiae Sancti Joannis Baptitae, 1942. XVIII + 950pp. Includes chant notation. Marker ribbons. Black quarter leather hardcover in very good condition. Light scuffing to extremities. Some fading and fraying to marker ribbon. Red page edges. Light fading to pages. Tight binding. Clean text. A beautiful copy.

Book # B009K4248S
Price: $40.00 NOT IN STOCK

13. Rituale romanum Pauli V Pontificis Maximi jussu editum aliorumque pontificum cura recognitum atque auctoritate Ssmi D. N. Pii Papæ XI ad normam codicis juris canonici accomodatum. Editio altera juxta typicam. Pustet, 1929. VII + 610 + 26pp. Leather flexible boards with slipcase.in good condition. General shelf-wear to cover and to corners of slipcase. Clean text.

Book # 9110177841
Price: $129.00 NOT IN STOCK

14. Ritus solemnis pro dedicatione ecclesiæ et consecratione sive unius sive plurium altarium tam fixorum quam protatilium juxta editionem typicam pontificalis romani ad majorem episcoporum commoditatem concinnatus. Cum cantu sacrorum rituum congregationis. Friderici Pustet, 1890. Good condition, altar-sized, red leather hardcover. Gilt title on front cover and gilt cross on back cover. Rubbing to extremities. Spine rebacked in matching red cloth. Pages in good clean condition.

Book # LTRT241
Price: $150.00 NOT IN STOCK

15. The Book of Common Prayer [AND] The Hymnal [Joined Together with Sleeve]. Oxford University Press, 1908 & 1920. Very good condition, hand-sized black leather prayer books joined together with sleeve. Purple marker ribbon in Hymnal, but with frayed end. Gilt edges for both volumes. Bottom of spines rubbed.

Book # B001DZ9TIA
Price: $60.00 NOT IN STOCK

16. The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church. According to the Use of the Protestant Episcopal Church... Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David. Oxford University Press, 1938. 12mo, XLII + 611pp. Includes marker ribbon. Dark navy blue flexable leather hardcover in good condition. General scuffing and fading to extremities. Light chipping to leather at spine and cover edges. Gold gilt title blind stamped to spine. Previous owner's name to front endpaper. Tanning to pages. Gold gilt page edges. Tight binding. Clean text.

Book # 9110379436
Price: $65.00 NOT IN STOCK

17. The Hours of The Divine Office In English And Latin. Volume Three: August to End of November. Liturgical Press, 1964. Very good condition hand-sized black prayer book. Free of underlining and highlighting. Red edges and marker ribbons.

Book # B0017ZLO3O
Price: $80.00 NOT IN STOCK

18. The Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary. For the Three Seasons of the Year according to the Roman Breviary. [Latin edition]. Benziger Brothers, Inc., 1949. Good condition hand-sized black leather prayer book. Light rubbing to cover edges and spine. Free of underlining and highlighting. Front free endpaper missing. 442 pages.

Book # B0015Y70FI
Price: $35.00 NOT IN STOCK

19. The Liturgy of the Hours [Complete in 4 Volumes]. Catholic Book Publishing Co, 1975. 4 very good condition multi-colored prayer books. Volume 1 & 2 with colored marker ribbons with neat ends. Volumes 3 & 4 lacking marker ribbons. Light scuffing to covers of all volumes.

Book # 0899424090
Price: $100.00 NOT IN STOCK

20. The Liturgy of the Hours. III Ordinary Time Weeks 1-17. Catholic Book Publishing Co., 1975. Very good condition BLACK leather prayer book. 5 colored marker ribbons with neat ends. Gilt edges.

Book # B01CV8M8ZS
Price: $30.00 NOT IN STOCK

21. The Liturgy of the Hours. I Advent Season/Christmas Season. Catholic Book Publishing Company, 1975. Very good condition BLACK leather prayer book. 5 colored marker ribbons with neat ends. Gilt edges.

Book # B00N9JNH9K
Price: $30.00 NOT IN STOCK

22. The Liturgy of the Hours. IV Ordinary Time Weeks 18-34. Catholic Book Publishing Co., 1975. Very good condition BLACK leather prayer book. 5 colored marker ribbons with neat ends. Gilt edges.

Book # B001FGZJ2W
Price: $30.00 NOT IN STOCK

23. The Liturgy of the Hours. IV Ordinary Time Weeks 18-34. [Large-Type Edition]. Catholic Book Publishing Corp., 1975. Good condition green imitation leather prayer book. Free of underlining and highlighting. This is the Large-Type Edition (15 x 22 cm). Top of front joint separated for an inch. Marker ribbons. 2044 pages.

Book # 089942709X
Price: $40.00 NOT IN STOCK

24. ANGRISANI. Daily Breviary Meditations. Volume 2 Spring [Volume 2 Only]. Benziger Brothers, Inc, n.d. 16mo, 535pp faux leather-bound hardcover in good condition. Notable rubbing to head and tail of spine. Front hinge beginning to crack. Otherwise, binding sound. Pale red page edges. Stamps on flyleaf. Signature on title page. A handy little volume of soul food.

Book # 9110400508
Price: $90.00 NOT IN STOCK