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Religion

- A Concordance to the Holy Scriptures on the Basis of Cruden

Nd. c. 1920's? 4to. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Some fore-edge foxing. 568pp.
Published : The Religious Tract Society, London,
£9.00

- Characteristics of Old Church Architecture Etc in the Mainland & Western Islands of Scotland

4to. A good copy in maroon cloth. Re-backed, Attractive upper board decorated in gilt. Some fading to lower board. Ex-reference library copy with usual markings. Pp.xi,240. Many illustrations and maps. Includes more than a hundred pages on churches in the Hebrides. Rather uncommon in first edition.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1861, First Edition
£65.00

- Christian Sects in the Nineteenth Century in a Series of Letters to a Lady

Hardback. A good copy in publisher's green cloth with paper title labels on front board and on spine. Rubbed at top and foot of spine as well as paper label. Internally very good. 145 pages + 16 pages publisher's catalogue. A volume in the series of Small Books on Great Subjects edited by a few well wishers to knowledge. No. XI of series.
Published : William Pickering, London 1846, First Edition
£50.00

- Codex Iuris Canonici PII X Pontificis Maximi Iussu Digestus Benedicti Papae XV

Hardback. A good copy in a half leather binding which shows some wear. Stamps of a church library. Pp.xlvii,777. Text in Latin. A compilation of the canon law of the Catholic Church by Pope Benedict XV.
Published : Typis Polyglottis Vaticanis, Rome 1917,
£15.00

- Emilie d'Oultremont Baroness d'Hooghvorst Foundress of the Society of Marie Reparatrice and Her Two Daughters

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth which is faded on the spine. Single stamp, of a church, on title page. Pp.xi,212. Frontispiece and 10 illustrations.
Published : The Manresa Press, London 1932, First Edition
£14.00

- Index Librorum Prohibitorum Sanctissimi Domini Nostri Benedicti XIV Pontificis Maximi Jussu Recognitus, Atque Editus

Hardback. A fair to good copy in a full leather binding. (7 inches x 4.5 inches). Spine decorated in gilt and with five raised bands. Lacks title piece. Front boartd only just holding. Lacks substantial piece from marbled and plain front end-papers. Ownership inscription dated 1806. Pp.lvi,319 + a 13 page Appendix of books newly proscribed after 1757 up to 27 February 1764. A small piece has been cut from the foot of the final page of the Appendix with the possible loss of one or two words. Frontispiece. Title page vignette. Photographs available on request.
Published : Ex Typographia Rev. Camerae Apostolicae, Rome 1761,
£110.00

- Memorials Concerning Several Ministers and Others, Deceased; of the Religious Society of Friends, Within the Limits of the Yearly Meeting of New-York; with Some of Their Last Expressions

Hardback. This is an interesting compilation of early American Quaker items, the titled item being merely the first of these. A good copy in a fairly worn half-leather binding with marbled boards. Lacks title-piece. Marbled end-papers. Ownership inscription of "James Backhouse, York,1828." Contains ten items which had previously been printed separately each with their own title page. These are listed in ink on the front end-papers in the same hand-writing as the ownership inscription. They include "Memoirs of the Life of David Ferris, an Approved Minister in the Society of Friends," "Biographical and other Extracts from the Manuscript Writings of Barnaby Nixon," "Some Remarks made during the Last Illness of Ann Waring,"etc. About 550 pages in total.
Published : W. Alexander & Son, York 1827, First English Edition
£120.00

- Noels Francais

A very good copy in soft brown leather covers lettered and decorated in gilt on front cover. Marbled end-papers. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 36 pages. Text in French. This is the publisher's Memorabilia No. II and is printed in the eleven point Riccardi Press Fount.
Published : Published for the Medici Society By Philip Lee Warner, London 1915, First Edition
£15.00

- Novi Testamenti Biblia Triglotta: Sive Graeci Textus Archetypi, Versionis Syriacae, et Versionis Latinae Vulgatae, Synopsis: Cui Accedunt Subsidia Critica Varia. Evangelia

Hardback. 4to. Paper-covered boards with green cloth spine. Three inch tear at join of spine and upper board and across spine. A good copy internally with a little foxing. Unpaginated. The text of the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John in Greek, Latin and Syriac.
Published : T. Cadell, London 1828,
£115.00

- Our Father Which Art in Heaven [Alternatively Titled "Our Father Who Art in Heaven"]

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in black on upper board and decorated in gilt on spine. Spine a little rubbed and some wear to spine ends. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Small neat gift inscription on front end-paper dated 1877. 120 pages. Tissue-guarded colour frontispiece. Colour title-page vignette. Many black and white illustrations. Described as "A story illustrative of the Lord's Prayer for the young."
Published : T. Nelson & Sons, London 1877,
£20.00

- Proceedings of the Fourth Calvinistic Congress Held in Edinburgh 6th to 11th July 1938

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's light brown cloth with title in black on front board and on spine. No inscriptions. Folding photographic frontispiece of the Congress. Some foxing to endpapers. 267pages. Includes papers delivered at the Congress on "The Reformed Faith and its Ethical Consequences."
Published : Congress Executive, Edinburgh 1938, First Edition
£35.00

- Scottish Sabbath-School Teachers' Magazine Volumes Seventh, Eighth and Ninth

Nd.c.1861. A good copy in a half leather binding with marbled boards. Ownership stamp. From volume VII no. 2 of March 1856 to Volume IX, no.8 of September 1861 bound together in one volume. 768pp.
Published : Gall & Inglis, Edinburgh,
£50.00

- The New English Bible New Testament

Hardback. A fine copy in full red leather lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. Ribbon. Ex libris plate. Pp.xiii,[1],447. Designed by Brooke Critchley. "This translation of the New Testament----was undertaken with the object of providing English readers---with a faithful rendering of the best available Greek text into the current speech of our own time, and a rendering which should harvest the gains of recent biblical scholarship."
Published : Oxford University Press / Cambridge University Press 1961,
£75.00

- The Psalms of David in Metre : According to the Version Approved By the Church of Scotland, and Appointed to be Used in Worship

Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in a full leather binding which is attractively decorated in gilt on the spine and both boards. All edges gilt. Presentation label dated 1824 on front fixed end-paper to Alexander Fleming, Minister of Neilston from the females of his congregation and parish (Fleming was minister of Neilston for forty years till his death in 1844). 418 pages. Considerable ink writing dated 1829 on rear end-papers, presumably by Fleming. Following the Psalms of David are "Translations and Paraphrases, in verse, of Several Passages of Sacred Scripture" At the head of each passage Fleming (I assume) has written in ink the name of the person or persons responsible for the translation. An attractive and interesting copy.
Published : Sir D. Hunter Blair and J. Bruce, Edinburgh 1818,
£25.00

- The Psalms of David in Metre According to the Version Approved By the Church of Scotland

Hardback. 12mo. A good copy in a full leather binding which is decorated in gilt and with the original owner's initials embossed on the upper board. Marbled end-papers. Ownership inscription dated 1831 on front end-paper. 450 pages. Water stain at edge of last few pages.
Published : Printed By Sir D. Hunter Blair and J. Bruce Printers to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Edinburgh 1825,
£18.00

- The Sermon on the Mount

Illustrated by Owen Jones.
Hardback. A very good copy in an attractively decorated dark wine calf binding. Raised bands on spine. Some rubbing at join of spine and lower board. Bevelled edges. All edges gilt. Two bookplates and gift inscription on front end-papers. Unpaginated. Wonderful colour decration to each page by Owen Jones. Some rather faint foxing to page margins. Photographs available on request.
Published : Longman & Co, London 1844, First Edition Thus
£250.00

- The Vulgate New Testament with the Douay Version of 1582. In Parallel Columns

Hardback. Undated but a gift inscription on the title page is dated 1881. A good copy in black boards, the lower board being rather marked. Pp.x [1],352 + 4pp adverts. The vulgate New Testament is a very early old Latin text. The Douay version is in English.
Published : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London,
£60.00

- Two Sermons: The First By Samuel Lord Bishop of Oxford---the Second By the Warden of Trinity College, Glenalmond; Preached in Connexion with the Consecration of St. Andrew's Chapel, Fasque, on Saturday and Sunday, August 28 and 29, 1847

Softback. A near very good copy in grey card wraps. Covers a little dusty but internally clean and without inscription. Pp.viii,[2],41. Includes a notice of the consecration. Fasque was the ancestral home of the Gladstone family to which the famous 19th century Prime Minister belonged.
Published : Smith & Co, Montrose 1847, First Edition
£15.00

Cowan Ian B - The Scottish Covenanters, 1660-1688

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has no tears and is not price-clipped. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 191 pages. This is a scholarly re-appraisal of the Covenanters which provides a modern account of their struggle with the state.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1976, First Edition
£32.00

"Oxonian" - Israel's Wanderings: Or, the Scuths, the Saxons, and the Kymry: a Connected Account, Tracing the Lost Tribes of Israel Into the British Isles

Hardback. A good copy in brown cloth lettered in black. Some wear to spine ends and board edges. Pp.111,[2],156. 6 maps. An attempt to prove that "we, the British Nation, are of the favoured stock of Abraham, the "Friend of God" - none other, indeed, than the "Lost Tribes" of Israel".
Published : R. Folkard & Son, London 1892, Third Edition
£45.00

Aikman James - An Historical Account of Covenanting in Scotland, From the First Band in Mearns, 1556, to the Signature of the Grand National Covenant, 1638

Softback. A fair to good copy in flexible cloth covers. Siganture of Hamish Henderson, the folklorist, on front end-paper. All edges gilt. Front hinges cracked. 90 pages.
Published : John Henderson & Co, Edinburgh 1848, First Edition
£15.00

Anderson Duncan - The Bible in Seventeenth-Century Scottish Life and Literature

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a fair dustwrapper which is rather heavily foxed on the rear panel and with some edge wear and tear. Bookplate. Heavy fore-edge and top edge foxing. 302 pages. 2 maps. An uncommon title.
Published : Allenson & Co, London 1936, First Edition
£35.00

Andrews William (Editor) - Old Church Life

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription. 269 pages + adverts. Illustrated. Chapters on "Old English Wedding Sermons", "Burials Without Coffins", "Outrageois Conduct in Church", "Churches in War-Time" etc.
Published : William Andrews & Co, London 1900, First Edition
£9.00

Anson Peter F. - A Pilgrim Artist in Palestine

Nd. c. 1932. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little frayed at edges. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 164pp. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 39 black and white illustrations sketched by the author on his one month visit.
Published : Alexander-Ouseley Ltd, London, First Edition
£15.00

Arderne James (Edited By John MacKay) - Directions Concerning the Matter and Stile of Sermons

A very good copy. Softcover. Pp.xiv,30. These "rules of preaching" were first published in 1671. This is No. 13 of the Luttrell Reprints.
Published : Published for the Luttrell Society By Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1952,
£10.00

Auld, Rev. Archibald - Memorials of Caithness Ministers Being Memoirs and Sermons of Rev. W. Ross Taylor, D.D., Thurso and Rev. Alexander Auld, Olrig with Brief Notices of Some of Their Co-presbyters

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Some end-paper browning/foxing and superficial water stain along outer edge of front fixed end-paper. Pp.[viii],392. Overall a decent copy.
Published : W.F. Henderson, Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
£30.00

Backhouse, E. and Tylor C. - L'Eglise Primitive Jusqu'a La Mort De Constantin

Hardback. A very good copy in a superb full tooled calf binding by Zaehnsdorf with emblems in blind round the upper and lower boards. Bevelled edges. Five raised bands on spine. Lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece. Edges stained red. Marbled end-papers. A clean copy without foxing, ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,536. 30 illustrations including colour with some photographs and chromolithographs. Text in French translated from the English by Paul de Felice. Photographs available on request.
Published : Grassart, Paris 1886,
£285.00

Baird James William - Thunder Over Scotland the Life of George Wishart Scottish Reformer 1513-1546

A very good copy. Paperback. 206pp. 14 illustrations.
Published : Green Leaf Press, California 1982, First Edition
£12.00

Balfour R. Gordon - Presbyterianism in the Colonies with Special Reference to the Principles and Influence of the Free Church of Scotland

A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Pp.xi,341. Includes Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa etc. This volume comprises the Fifth Series of the Chalmers Lectures.
Published : Macniven & Wallace, Edinburgh 1899, First Edition
£30.00

Bardgett, Frank D. - Scotland Reformed: The Reformation in Angus and the Mearns

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xi,195. This is a study of the Reformation in Angus and the Mearns between 1560 and 1585.
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1989, First Edition
£14.00

Barnes Arthur Stapylton - The Holy Shroud of Turin

4to. A good copy in dark blue boards with some fading especially on the spine. Bears two circular stamps with the words "Dominican Fathers Edinburgh". 71pp. Illustrated. The author was domestic prelate to Pope Pius 11.
Published : Burns Oates & Washbourne, Ltd, London 1934, First Edition
£8.00

Barrett Michael - Footprints of the Ancient Scottish Church

A good copy in light blue cloth which is unevenly darkened on the spine. Pp.x,264. An interesting book about the remaining traces of the pre-reformation Catholic Church in Scotland. Chapters on hospitals, fairs, holy wells etc.
Published : Sands & Co 1914, First Edition
£20.00

Batalden, Stephen K. - Catherine II's Greek Prelate Eugenios Voulgaris in Russia, 1771-1806

Hardback. A very good copy in grey cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which has a small chip and some edge wear. A little fore-edge marking but a clean copy internally with a small bookseller's label but no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xi,197. Frontispiece. "This biographical study of Eugenios Voulgaris (1716-1806) documents the Russian career of the most prominent early figure of the modern Greek Enlightenment."
Published : Columbia University Press 1982, First Edition
£45.00

Beatson George Thomas - The Knights Hospitallers in Scotland and Their Priory at Torphichen

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered and decorated in white on upper board. Black end-papers. Title page and rear end-papers browned but not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.vi,33. 15 figures (including maps and illustrations). Deals with the origin of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem and the connection of the Order with Scotland. A scarce book.
Published : James Hedderwick & Sons, Glasgow 1903, First Edition
£40.00

Beebe Keith Edward (Editor) - The McCulloch Examinations of the Cambuslang Revival (1742) a Critical Edition; Conversion Narratives from the Scottish Evangelical Awakening Volumes I and II

Hardbacks. A very good two volume set. Nice clean copies with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Vol. I,pp.lxii,399. 7 illustrations. Vol. II,pp.x,345. One illustration. A study of the Scottish Evangelical Awakening of 1742, the epicentre of which was in Cambuslang.
Published : Scottish History Society 2011, First Edition
£32.00

Bellesheim Alphons - History of the Catholic Church in Scotland Volume I from the Dawn of Christianity to the Death of King Alexander III, A.D.400-1286 and Volume II from the Death of Alexander III to the Suppression of the Catholic Religion A.D. 1286-1560

Hardback. The first two volumes of a four volume set. In good condition overall. Green cloth lettered in gilt. Spines rather faded and worn. Stamps (of a church) on front end-paper of each volume. Vol.I pp.xlviii,373. Vol.II,pp.x,429. Coloured frontispiece map to each volume. Translated from the German, with notes and additions, by D. Oswald Hunter Blair, O.S.B. Monk of Fort Augustus.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1887, First Edition
£40.00

Ben-Jacob Jeremiah - The Jewish Struggle

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which lacks a small piece on the front cover. Gift inscription. Endpapers browned. 232pp. This is the story of the Jewish people and their struggle for a homeland.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1942, First Edition
£12.00

Bentley, James - Ritualism and Politics in Victorian Britain the Attemp to Legislate for Belief

A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Pp.xii,162. 7 illustrations. The Victorian dispute over ritualism in the Church of England.
Published : Oxford University Press 1978, First Edition
£35.00

Bingham Helen E. - An Irish Saint: Life Story of Ann Preston ("Holy Ann")

A good copy in green cloth. Spine lettering faded. Ownership incription on front end-paper. 155pp. Frontispiece and 4 illustrations.
Published : Evangelical Publishers, Toronto 1927, Sixteenth Edition
£6.00

Binnie, G.A.C. - The Churches and Graveyards of Berwickshire

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a dustwrapper which shows a fair amount of wear but which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Small label of previous owner on front end-paper otherwise a nice clean copy internally. 468 pages. 29 plates. 25 illustrations in text. "This work aims to give all the recorded facts about the fouindation and history of every known congregation of any denomination in the various parishes [of Berwickshire]." Includes descriptions of buildings, church bells, communion plate etc together witrh anecdotes "about the more interesting and unusual doings in the parishes."
Published : Published By the Author, Berwick Upon Tweed 1995, First Edition
£35.00

Binnie, G.A.C. - The Churches and Graveyards of Roxburghshire

Hardback. A fine copy in a very good complete and untorn dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear. 421 pages. 12 plates. 24 illustrations in text. "Seeks to give the background of all the known churches and congregations in the county--. The buildings and the sites are described as are the church furnishings and bells. Anecdotes and unusual events in the life of the churches are also noted."
Published : Dr G A C Binnie 2001, First Edition
£40.00

Bisset Rev. A. - The Comedy of the Kirks Played Out

Hardback. Nd. but adverts are dated 1895. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Some wear and tear at spine ends. Marbled end-papers. Some end-paper foxing. 98 pages + 2pp adverts. A parody or satire on the various splits within the Church of Scotland. Uncommon.
Published : Moran & Co, Aberdeen, First Edition
£25.00

Blair Hugh - Sermons [Five Volumes]

Hardbacks. A good five volume set in a full leather binding. lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine. Some scuffing to the boards. Vol. 5 has two inch tear in leather at join of spine and upper board. Various editions. The author was a Minister of the High Church of St. Giles and Professor of Rhetoric and Belles-Lettres at the University of Edinburgh. A significant figure in the 18th Century Scottish Enlightenment he is probably best known for these Sermons (first published in 1777) in which he promotes a practical Christian morality.
Published : T. Cadell and W. Davies; W. Creech, London and Edinburgh 1805,
£95.00

Blake, Peter - Devout Prayers of Thy Church : Devotional Commentary on the Sunday and Seasonal Collects in the Book of Common Prayer

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 335 pages. Described as "a modern devotional Commentary on the Sunday and Seasonal Collects of the Book of Common Prayer".
Published : Tarragon Press, Whithorn 1996, First Edition
£10.00

Blomfield C. J. - Twelve Lectures on the Acts of the Apostles Delivered on the Wednesdays During Lent in the Years 1827,1828. To Which is Added a New Edition of Five Lectures on the Gospel of St. John as Being Testimony to the Divinity of Jesus Christ

Hardback. A very good copy in the original boards lettered in black on a white title-piece. Some wear at top of spine. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xxiv,375. The author was Bishop of Chester. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : B. Fellowes, London 1828, First Edition
£45.00

Body, Rev. George - The Life of Justification a Series of Lectures Delivered in Substance at All Saints, Margaret Street, During Lent 1870

Hardback. A good copy in purple cloth which is faded to the spine and board edges. Internally very good. Gift inscription. Pp.viii,220 + publisher's catalogue.
Published : Rivingtons, London 1873,
£15.00

Bolam C. G. et al - The English Presbyterians from Elizabethan Puritanism to Moden Unitarianism

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 297 pages + publisher's adverts. Frontispiece.
Published : George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London 1968, First Edition
£18.00

Boyle, The Very Rev. G. D. - Salisbury Cathedral

Illustrated by Alexander Ansted.
Hardback. A very good copy in cream cloth lettered in black and red. Spine a little darkened. No ownership inscription. Foxing to rear end-papers. 65 pages. Frontispiece and other illustrations.
Published : Isbister and Co., London 1897, First Edition
£10.00

Bryce William Moir - The Scottish Grey Friars Vol.I History and Vol.II Documents

Hardback. A very good two volume set in the original light brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. A little edge and end-paper foxing. Vol.I,pp.xii,492. Vol.II,pp.xii,538 + errata page. Illustrations, plans and reproductions of documents. Both volumes partly unopened.
Published : William Green & Sons, Edinburgh and London 1909, First Edition
£100.00

Bucceroni Januario - Institutiones Theologiae Moralis Secundum Doctrinam S. Thomae et S. Alphonsi

Hardback. A good two volume set in quarter vellum bindings. Some wear to board edges. Stamp of a church on title page of each volume. Vol. 1, 624 pages. Vol. II,578 pages. One or two small marginal markings.
Published : Ex Typographia Augustiniana, Rome 1900, Editio Quarta
£25.00