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1. A Hero of Malonne. The Story of Brother Mutien Marie of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (1841-1917).  Paris: Procure Générale, 1934. 8vo, 154pp. Good cloth. Some foxing to endpapers. Clean interior. Sound binding.

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2. A Memoir of the Rev. Peter Havermans, with a Brief Account of the Services Held in Honor of the Fifteenth Anniversary of His Elevation to the Priesthood, at St. Mary's Church.  New York: Troy, 1880. 'Golden Memories'. 12mo, 40pp. Good cloth. Mild ex-library.

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3. A New Dictionary of Saints. Compiled by Donald Attwater. Edited and Revised by John Cumming.  Collegeville: Liturgical, 1993. 8vo, 332pp. Soft-cover.

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4. Beatificationis et Canonizationis Servae Dei Mariae A S. Ignatio (in saec.' Claudinae Thévenet). Fundatricis Congregationis Religiosarum a Iesu-Maria Nuncapatae (1774-1837). Report and Votes of the Special Commission held on July 19th 1977.  Roma : Sacra Congregatio Pro Causis Sanctorum, 1977. Large 8vo, 96pp. Soft-cover. English text.

Book # BIO1660
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5. Catholic Biographies Vol. III.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1906. Original hardcover in good condition. Minor pencil scoring. Includes biographies 'Leo XIII' by Joseph Rickaby, S.J., 'St. John Berchmans' by F. Goldie, S.J., 'St. Thomas of Canterbury' by the same, 'St. Alphonsus Rodriguez' by the same, et al.

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6. Catholic Biographies Vol. IV.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1889. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes biographies 'B. Clement Hofbauer' by O.R. Vassall, C.SS.R., 'Ven. Margaret Clitheroe' by A.B. Gurdon, 'Mary Queen of Scots' by Mrs. Maxwell-Scott, 'St. Columbanus' by John Golden, et al.

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7. Catholic Biographies Vol. XX.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1908. Original hardcover in worn condition. Hinges very weak. Yellowed paper. Clean interior. Includes biographies 'Benedictine Nuns in East Africa', 'Ven. John Duckett', by Bede Camm, O.S.B., 'Ven. John Boste' by John B. Wainewright, 'Blaise Pascal', by G. O'Neill, S.J., 'The Brothers Raitsbonne', et al.

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8. Histoire de la Révérende Mère Marie Seraphine du Divin Coeur de Jesus. Fondatrice et prieure du premier Carmel au Canada par une religieuse de ce monastère.  Montréal: L'Ecole Catholique des Sourds-Muets, 1908. Biography of Reverend Mère Marie Seraphine du Divin Coeur de Jesus (Marie Adeline Lucas). 8vo, 560pp. Cloth. Ex-library.

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9. Histoire Illustrée des Saints. Préfacée par Daniel-Rops.  Paris: Éditions du Cerf, n.d. 'Collection Fêtes et Saisons.' 4to, c. 150pp. Fully illustrated. Good card-covers with like d/j.

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10. Il Cardinale Giovanni Benelli.  Roma: Edizioni Studium, 1992. 8vo, 320pp. Good softcover. With illustrations.

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11. In a Great Tradition. Tribute to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, Abbess of Stanbrook by the Benedictines of Stanbrook.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956. 8vo, vii + 312pp. Hardcover, bound in original cloth with dustjacket. In very good condition.

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12. L'Apostola dello Spirito Santo. Beata Elena Guerra.  Lucca: Istituto Santa Zita, Biography of Helen Guerra. 8vo, 379pp. Illustrated. Soft-cover.

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13. Le Bienheureux Pierre-Julien Eymard (1811-1868) d'après les pièces du Procès de Béatification et de nombreux documents Inédits. Par un Religieux du Très Saint Sacrement. Volumes I & II.  Paris: Imprimerie-Librairie Saint-Paul, 1928. 2 volumes. 8vo, [570pp.] + [585pp.]. Original wrappers. Library pocket on rear inside cover of volume 2.

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14. Les Vies des SS. Peres des Deserts d'Orient (Tome I & II), et des Saintes Solitaires d'Orient et d'Occident (Tome III). Avec des figures qui représentent l'austérité de leur vie, et leurs principales occupations.  Paris: Desaint et Saillant, Durand, Le Mercier, J. Th. Herissant et Le Prieur; Jean Mariette, 1757, 1711. A lovely 18th-century collection of saints' lives, written in French and copiously illustrated with full-page engravings. Three 12mo volumes of an original five published, each measuring approximately 6.75 by 4 inches. Includes brief biographies of over 200 saints, each illustrated with a full-page engraved plate. The first two volumes have 62 plates each, and the third has 84 plates. Decorative engraved head- and tail-pieces throughout the text. Bound in original brown full calf with five raised bands, morocco labels and decorative gilt-tooled ornaments to spines. Marbled edges and endpapers. Pages and plates are for the most part in very good condition, crisp and clean, with very minimal foxing. No ownership or library markings. Occasional creased corner or small closed tear to text. One plate in Vol. II has what appears to be a burn mark to the top corner, which mainly affects the margin; only a half-centimeter of the actual image is affected. Bindings and hinges are intact and in good condition, with mild wear to board edges and spine ends.

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15. L'Esprit et les vertus du Vénérable Antoine Chevrier. Fondateur de la Providence du Prado. Extraits de ses Ecrits et de son Procès de Béatification.  Lyon: Librairie Catholique Emmanuel Vitte, 1926. 8vo, ix + 460pp. Cloth. Ex-library.

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16. Life of Father Mathew. The People's Soggarth Aroon.  New York: P.J. Kenedy, 1897. 8vo, 218pp. Very good pictorial cloth with gilt title to upper cover and spine. Book plate to front paste-down endpaper.

Book # BIO1801
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17. Life of Mother Mary Agnes Amherst. First English Superior of the Romanian Sisters of the Convent, Loughborough.  Great Britain: The Catholic Records Press, 1927. 8vo, viii + 378pp. Fair cloth with gilt title to uppercover. Front hinge cracked.

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18. Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, with the History of the Devotion to Her, Completed by the Traditions of the East. By the Abbe M. Orsini...and the Lives of the Prominent Saints, by the Rev. Alban Butler. A New and Revised Edition.  New York: Thomas Kelly, 1875. 4to, 335pp + numerous American ecclesiastical approbations. Well bound in full black, gilt embossed leather over heavy wooden boards. All edges gilt. Fine steel plate engravings throughout, protected by original tissue. Exterior hinges are worn with signs of black polish. Endpapers replaced. Five raised bands with compartments decorated in gilt. Overall condition good.

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19. Martirologio romano. Nueva edicion española. Corrigida y aumentada. Conforme a la edicion típica vaticana de 1914.  Valladolid: Talleres Tipogràficos 'Cuesta', 1920. 4to, xii + 390pp. Half leather with cloth boards in good condition. Binding is quite sturdy and solid, while there is some chipping and rubbing to covers. A few additions have been put into the text and others simply penned-in, else clean and bright.

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20. Mélanges Jules Lebreton [Origines Chrétiennes et Patristique (IIe Partie)].  Paris: Bureaux de la Revue, 1952. 'Recherches de Science Religieuse. Tome XL - Années 1951-1952.' Large 8vo, 480pp. Freshly rebound in black buckram with gilt lettering to spine. Notable contributions by Gustave Bardy, Henri de Lubac, Jean-Remy Palanque et al.

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21. Memorial of the Most Reverend Michael Augustine Corrigan, D.D. Third Archbishop of New York.  New York: The Cathedral Library Association, 1902. 4to, xii + 234pp. Illustrated with b&w plates. Cloth. Pages uncut. Front hinge is cracking, slight tears & staining to pp. 227-233. Limited to 1000 copies, of which this is number 592.

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22. Mère Marie de Jésus. Foundress of the Little Sisters of the Assumption, Nursing Sisters of the Poor in Their Own Homes.  London: Longmans, 1917. Biography of Marie Antoinette Fage. 8vo, xii + 184pp. Cloth. Ex-library.

Book # BIO611
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23. Monseigneur Pio del Corona. De l'Ordre des Frères Prêcheurs de la Congrègation de Saint-Marc. Evêque de San Miniato. Mort Archevêque de Sardique. Sa vie religieuse, sa vie apostolique et sa vie intérieure.  Rome: Collège Angélique, 1913. Small 8vo, xii + 258pp. Color frontispiece and b&w illustrations. Good original wrappers. Pages uncut.

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24. Padre Alfonso Orlini. Istriano di Cherso.  Padova: Comitato per le Onoranze nell'Aureo Giubileo Sacerdotale, 1959. 'Esemplare, N. 21.' Large 8vo, 214pp + index + 10 plates (some tipped in or folding plates.) Excellent cloth with a full color, laid in coat of arms centered on front cover. Red label with gold lettering on spine. With clear vinyl d/j and a slip case. Library stamps on ffep and top exterior edge. Fr. Orlini was the 110th Minister General of the Franciscan order from 1924-1930.

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25. Padre Pio and His Work.  Italy: Casa Sollievo Della Sofferenza, 1986. 4to, 218pp. Illustrated with full color plates. Very good softcover. Clean interior. Sound binding

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26. Pierre-André Liégé, témoin de Jésus-Christ.  Paris: Les Editions du Cerf, 1980. 8vo, 332pp. Illustrated. Soft-cover.

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27. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society [78 volume set].  London: Catholic Truth Society, 78 blue hardcover volumes in good to very good condition (except for less than 10 volumes that are worn or ex-library). Clean interiors. Set includes volumes 1-45 (including 9a), 47-50, 53-54, 57, 59-60, 62-65, 67-70, 72-74, 78, 80-81, 83-84, 87-90, 92-93, and 102. Includes such authors as Cardinal Newman, Aidan Gasquet, O.S.B., Dom Bede Camm, O.S.B., S.F. Smith, S.J., Herbert Thurston, S.J., C.C. Martindale, S.J., A. Fortescue, Hilaire Belloc, Fr. Vincent McNabb, O.P., et al.

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28. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. II.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1899. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'The Blessed Sacrament the Centre of Immutable Truth' by Cardinal Manning, 'St. Bede, Monk and Mass-Priest' by Bishop Hexham, et al.

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29. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. III.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1896. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'Ven. Philip Howard' by G. Ambrose Lee, 'The Scottish Reformation' by the Archbishop of Glasgow, 'Modern Socialists and the Catholic Church' by A.H. Atteridge, et al.

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30. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. IV.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1895. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'The English Martyrs' by John Morris, S.J., 'St. Columba' by John Golden, 'A Book of Irish Poems' edited by James Britten, et al.

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31. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. IX.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1898. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'Why in Latin?' by G. Bampfield, 'The Little Sisters of the Poor' by James Connelly, 'A Model Woman: Dame Marion Boyd' by the Archbishop of Glasgow, 'Episcopal Jurisdiction in Bristol' by the Bishop of Clifton, et al.

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32. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. LXXVIII.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1910. Rebound hardcover in excellent condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'Henry Schomberg Kerr, Sailor and Jesuit' by J.A. Stratton, S.J., 'The Rationalist Propaganda' by Lesle A. Toke, 'Purgatory' by H.G. Graham, 'The Origin of the Conventual Life' by Archbishop Ullathorne, 'The Catholic Church and Socialism' by Hilaire Belloc', et al.

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33. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. LXXX.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1910. Original hardcover in mildly worn condition. Front hinge weak. Clean interior. Includes articles 'The Truth about Bishop Bonner' by G.E. Phillips, 'Catholics and the Comparative History of Religions' by C.C. Martindale, S.J., 'The Work of the Conventual Life' by Archbishop Ullathorne, 'The Rationalist as Prophet' by Joseph Keating, S.J., et al.

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34. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. VI.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1903. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'King Henry VII. and the Royal Supremacy', 'Was Barlow a Bishop?' by Serjeant Bellasis, 'Our Holy Father, Leo XIII' by Joseph Rickaby, S.J., 'St. Francis de Sales' by Canon Mackey, et al.

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35. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. VII.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1900. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'Positivism' by Joseph Rickaby, S.J., 'The Abuse of Indulgences', 'Popery on Every Coin of the Realm', 'A Letter to the Working Men of England', et al.

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36. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. VIII.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1897. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'Henry VIII. and the English Monasteries' by Cardinal Manning, 'Papal Supremacy and Infallibility' by Sydney F. Smith, S.J., 'Why should we remember the Fifth of November?', 'Total Abstinence from a Catholic Point of View' by W.H. Cologan, et al.

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37. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. X.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1900. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'Father Damien, the Apostle of the Lepers', 'St. Columbanus' by John Golden', et al.

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38. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. XI.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1893. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'Mary Howitt' by James Britten, 'Father Olivaint: a Martyr of the Commune', 'The Passion Play at Ober-Ammergau', et al.

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39. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. XII.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1903. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'The Faith of the Ancient English Church about the Blessed Virgin', 'Helen Forsyth, or a Shadowed Life' by H.M Lushington, 'Ven. Oliver Plunket' by O.R. Vassall, C.SS.R., 'Ignorance concerning Catholics the Protection of the Protestant View' by Cardinal Newman, et al.

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40. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. XIII.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1895. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'Cardinal Newman' by Dr. Barry, 'B. Juvenal Ancina' by John Morris, S.J., 'Our National Vice' by Cardinal Manning, 'Duty of Catholics towards the Protestant View' by Cardinal Newman, et al.

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41. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. XIV.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1895. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'Blessed Peter and the English People' by Cardinal Vaughan, 'The Three Claims' by Canon Moyes, 'The Holy Coat of Trèves' by Canon Moyes, 'Leo XIII. on the Conditions of Labor' by Cardinal Manning, et al.

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42. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. XIX.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1901. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'The True History of Maria Monk', 'A Workhouse Concert' by L.E. Dobrée, 'The Christian Sabbath' by Charles Galton, S.J., 'Adolf Kolping' by Ellis Schreiber, et al.

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43. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. XV.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1900. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'The False Decretals' by R.F. Clarke, S.J., 'St. Cuthbert' by Francis Kerr, 'The Jesuit Plot for the Conversion of England', 'Was St. Aidan an Anglican?' by Sydney F. Smith, S.J., 'The Drink Traffic' by W.H. Cologan, 'Twelve Facts proving that the English Church before the Reformation was Roman Catholic' by Canon Moyes, et al.

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44. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. XVI.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1898. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'The Immuring of Nuns' by H. Thurston, S.J., 'Pilgrimages' by G. Bampfield, 'Frederick Ozanam' by B.F.C. Costelloe, et al.

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45. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. XVII.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1897. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'St. Bartholomew's Day, 1572' by William Loughnan, S.J., 'The Use of Holy Images', by Sydney F. Smith, S.J., 'How 'the Church of England washed her face'' by Sydney F. Smith, S.J., 'Mr. Collette as a Historian' by Sydney F. Smith, S.J., et al.

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46. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. XX.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1894. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'The Huguenots' by W. Loughnan, S.J., 'The Revival of the Catholic Faith in England' by C.T. Gatty, F.S.A., 'Théophane Vénard' by Lady Herbert, 'Ellen Golding, the 'Rescued Nun'' by S.F. Smith, S.J., et al.

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47. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. XXI.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1902. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'The Church and the Catacombs' by B.F.C. Costelloe, 'The Myth of the Walled-up Nun' by H. Thurston, S.J., 'St. Zita' by Lady Herbert, 'Religious Education in England in the 14th and 15th Centuries' by Abbot Gasquet, O.S.B., 'Why I left the Church of England' by James Britten, et al.

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48. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. XXII.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1898. Original hardcover in good condition. Clean interior. Includes articles 'Augustus Henry Law, Sailor and Jesuit', 'St. Margaret of Scotland' by Morgan Morgan, 'Christian Aspects of the Labour Question' by Abbot Snow, O.S.B., 'The Five Dominican Martyrs in China', et al.

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49. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. XXIII.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1903. Original hardcover in good condition. Some sunning to the pages. Previous owner's stamp to ffep. Otherwise clean interior. Includes articles 'Leo XIII, on the Reunion of Christendom' by Cardinal Vaughan, 'A Siberian Priest' by Lady Herbert, 'Continuity Reconsidered' by J. Hobson Matthews, 'The Church and the Printing Press' by Dr. Casartelli, 'Calumnies Against Convents' by Sydney F. Smith, S.J., et al.

Book # CTS23
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50. Publications of the Catholic Truth Society Vol. XXIX.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1896. Original hardcover in good condition. Ex-library markings, otherwise clean interior. Includes articles 'The Church and Labor' by Abbot Snow, O.S.B., 'Does the Pope Claim to be God?' by S.F. Smith, S.J., 'Nine of our Martyrs' by Gilbert Dolan, O.S.B., 'Mr. Collette on St. Peter' by C.F.B. Allnatt, et al.

Book # CTS27
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