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  • AFTER GOLIATH. by Cassill, R. V.
    Cassill, R. V.
    AFTER GOLIATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - A story of King David, "after" his defeat of Goliath, as seen through the eyes of Joab, his good right arm. List of characters. xi, 209 pp. Dust jacket by Louise August. ISBN: 0-899193250.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 69798
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  • Coelho, Paulo.
    THE FIFTH MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: HarperPerennial, (1999.). Fifth novel by this popular Brazilian writer, best known for "The Alchemist, 'a fable about following your dream' which has become a modern classic. Translated by Clifford E. Landers. Set in the ninth century B.C., this is a story of the Biblical prophet Elijah. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0175443.

    Condition: Near fine (usual light toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 47770
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  • THE FIFTH MOUNTAIN. by Coelho, Paulo.
    Coelho, Paulo.
    THE FIFTH MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: HarperCollins / HarperFlamingo (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fifth novel by this popular Brazilian writer, best known for "The Alchemist, 'a fable about following your dream' which has become a modern classic. Translated by Clifford E. Landers. Set in the ninth century B.C., this is a story of the Biblical prophet Elijah. 244 pp. Dust jacket design by Chip Kidd. ISBN: 0-06-0175443.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (crease to front flap of dj.)

    Book ID: 46701
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  • THE SONG OF SONGS: A New Translation and Interpretation. by Falk, Marcia; illustrated by Barry Moser.
    Falk, Marcia; illustrated by Barry Moser.
    THE SONG OF SONGS: A New Translation and Interpretation.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Harper Collins, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - A bilingual edition of the 31 lyric poems that comprise The Song of Songs in the Bible, with the poems in the original Hebrew and English, as well as thoughtful essays on translation as a journey and on the literary structure of the poems. Beautifully illustrated by Barry Moser. Notes to the poems, bibliography. xviii, 213 pp plus colophon. ISBN: 0-06062339X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (remainder line).

    Book ID: 63974
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  • A BELL BURIED DEEP. by Golos, Veronica.
    Golos, Veronica.
    A BELL BURIED DEEP.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Ashland, OR: Story Line Press. 2004. First edition - Her first book (preceded by a chapbook), co-winner of the 2004 Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize. Some of these lyrical poems are in the biblical voices of Sa'rai and Ha'gar, others give voice to the slaves Sara and Harriet. 75 pp. ISBN: 1586540319.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (appears unread, but with a tear to the back cover near the spine).

    Book ID: 66933
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  • O'Dell, Scott.
    THE HAWK THAT DARE NOT HUNT BY DAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1975. dj. Hardcover first edition - A historical novel for older children, about Tyndale and his translation of the Bible into English.

    Condition: Very good in a good only dustjacket with some soiling and edgewear.

    Book ID: 12844
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  • CROSS BONES. by Reichs, Kathy.
    Reichs, Kathy.
    CROSS BONES.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    London: Heinemann, (2005). Temperance Brennan becomes involved in an archeological mystery in Israel. Author's note. 351 pp. ISBN: 0-434-010413.

    Condition: Very good (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 69748
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  • CHRIST THE LORD: Out of Egypt. by Rice, Anne.
    Rice, Anne.
    CHRIST THE LORD: Out of Egypt.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A novel about the early years of Christ based on the Gospels and on the most respected New Testament scholarship." SIGNED on the half title page. Author's note, 322 pp. ISBN: 0-676-977685.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60738
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  • Slavitt, David R.
    SIXTY-ONE PSALMS OF DAVID.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & London: Oxford University Press, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - Not so much another translation as an inspired and engagingly fresh rendition of the Psalms. Here the Psalms are compessed, clarified, and given the satisfying shapes and textures of English poetry. ISBN: 0-19-510711X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 18973
    Keywords: Bible, Poetry, Religion
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  • A TIME FOR LOVING. by Tarr, Herbert (1929-1993)
    Tarr, Herbert (1929-1993)
    A TIME FOR LOVING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1973) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's third novel, a story of King Solomon, inspired by the Song of Songs in the Bible. An interesting association copy warmly INSCRIBED on the front endpaper " To Joan and Herschel, good and gracious and my next-door-neighbors-to-be. Thanks to you and a delightfully memorable evening, I now believe in love at first bight, With warmest wishes, Herb Tarr." and dated 25 December 5738, 189 pp. Laid in are several reviews. ISBN: 0-394-461584.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (price-clipped, crease to rear flap of dj)

    Book ID: 60846
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