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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,
Hardback. A small item in a plain mauve cloth binding with no title lettering. On verso of title page is written "A Darling Son's Book" and on a later page "John Leslie died April 28 1804 aged 5 years and 5 months." Some partially removed scribbling to rear end-papers. Pp. [vi],136. Frontispiece (a little chipped at edge). Hieroglyphs throughout.
Published : Printed and Sold By Robert Bassam et al, London 1796,
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
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,
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
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,
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,
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
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,
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,,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,
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 ,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,
Softback. A near very good copy in grey card wraps. Covers a little dusty but internally clean and without inscription. Pp.viii,,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
. 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
A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Foxing to end-papers and ownership inscription on front end-paper. Otherwise clean internally. Pp.ix,221. This is one of two Scotttish monastic chronicles surviving from the 12th and 13th centuries. Contains the first accurate text and with an English transltion from 1065-66 onwards. With some additional Notes by Alan Orr Anderson.
Published : T. & A. Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1938, First Edition
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
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,
Hardback. A very good copy in the original blind-stamped cloth lettered in gilt on the spine.. Some edge foxing. Small label on front fixed end-paper showing the book came from the library at Fasque, the former home of the Gladstone family. 292 pages preceded by a seven page list of subscribers and six "Contents" pages. Includes twenty sermons.
Published : A Sweeting, London 1849, First Edition
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,
Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. A clean set without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.563;537. Folding frontispiece to each volume. Index of persons and index of places.
Published : Grampian Club, London 1875, First Edition
A very good copy. Paperback. 206pp. 14 illustrations.
Published : Green Leaf Press, California 1982, First Edition
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
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
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in the original cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. No.441 of 525 copies. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xlix,439,15. The "Record", from 1662 to 1688 "embraces the whole of the last period of Episcopacy as the Established Church in Scotland. From it we obtain a view not merely of the Church and Church life of the period, but also of the social life and manners of the people of that age in a somewhat remote and secluded district of the country."
Published : New Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1897, First Edition
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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,
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
A good plus copy in black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Ownership inscription. 96 pages. Frontispiece and two other full-page illustrations. The story of Edinburgh's black friars from 1230 to 1560 when they were dispersed at the Reformation.
Published : T. And A. Constable, Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
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
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,
Hardback. A very good plus copy in blind decorated brown boards lettered in gilt on the spine. The front fixed end-paper has a small circular label bearing the printed initials "T G". The book was purchased at the sale of the Gladstone library at Fasque and this copy probably belonged to William Gladstone's elder brother, Thomas. Pp.liv,321 + adverts. In the book Baron Bunsen, the German diplomat and scholar sets out his view as to the best constitution for the German protestant church. He recommended a system which was essentially, presbyterian although with an episcopal headship. He held up the constitution of the episcopal church of America as the best type to follow because it contained personal rule organically allied to the free power of the laity. In his letters, (written from Fasque), Willaiam Gladstone upheld the traditional episcopacy of the Church of England. A lovely copy of a book which is scarce in first edition.
Published : Longman Brown Green and Longmans, London 1847, First Edition
A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xv,275. Described as "a mine of information" on the Records and Properties of the Church of Scotland.
Published : George A. Morton/Simpkin,Marshall & Co, Edinburgh /London 1905, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in black, blind-stamped, cloth lettered in gilt. One inch closed tear in cloth at head of spine and small tear at foot of spine. Neat ownership inscription. Unopened. Pp.xx,638. This volume covers the years 1609 to 1625. Calderwood completed his eight volume history in 1627.
Published : Wodrow Society, Edinburgh 1845,
A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xciv,378. There is an introductory study of the relevant papal administration and procedure followed by a calendar of all the entries relating to Scotland in the Registers of the Apostolic Camera from the succession of Martin V to the death of James III.
Published : Published for St. Andrews University By Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press 1934, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a full tree calf binding. Five raised bands to spine which is attractively decorated in gilt and with a red title-piece lettered in gilt. Wear to one board tip. Marbled edges. Previous owner's inscription on front end-paper. Pp.viii,488 + 4 pages of Notices of the first edition. Frontispiece photograph of Tiyo Soga with beneath it a facsimile inscription by him: "Yours Most Sincerely. Tiyo Soga." Soga was a native South African and an eminent Christian missionary.
Published : Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh 1878,
A poor copy externally in a worn full leather binding. Front board (and front end-paper) detached. Internally very good. Bookplate. Corner cut from front end-paper. 278 pages. Eight discourses by the well-known Scottish minister, including "The Guilt of Dishonesty not to be Estimated by the Gain of it", "On the great Christian Law of reciprocity between Man and Man", "On the Dissipation of Large Cities" and "On the love of Money".
Published : Chalmers & Collins, Glasgow 1820,
Hardback. A near very good copy in decorated yellow cloth. Boards a bit dusty. Pp.xii,242. Many illustrations. The story of the early days of Scottish Presbyterianism in the Otago District of New Zealand's South Island.
Published : J. Wilkie & Co, Dunedin 1898,
Two volumes in near very good condition in matching full leather binding with five raised bands and elaborate gilt-tooling to the spine. Marbled end-papers. Page edges red. Bookplate of the author, Compton Mackenzie in each volume. Neat older ownership inscription in first volume. Volume I pp.xxviii,460. Engraved frontispiece. Vignette. Volume II,pp.xi,433. Vignette.
Published : Chex Lottin le Jeune, Paris 1776,
A very good copy in the rather fragile dustwrapper which has a few tears and chips. Ownership inscription. Pp.viii,216. Maps. Illustrations. The book endeavours "to fit the early history of religion in Dunblane into its place in the Celtic Church of Scotland".
Published : The Society of Friends of Dunblane Cathedral 1954, First Edition
Illustrated by E. Mackinstry.
Hardback. A very good copy in light blue cloth lettered in white on the spine. In a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little spotting and with minor wear and tear at the top of the spine. The wrapper is now protected in a clear,removable sleeve. Gift inscription on half-title. A little foxing to edges and early and late pages. Pp.[xii],156. 6 illustrations (one double-page). The story of Saint Columba in Ireland and Iona.
Published : Sheed & Ward, London 1936, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a full leather binding with five raised bands on spine. Gift inscription on half-title. Very little foxing. Pp.[xii],467 + 5pp publisher's adverts. Conybeare was a noted 18th century theologian and Bishop of Bristol. This book is his response to Matthew Tindall's "Christianity as Old as the Creation."
Published : S. Wilmot, London 1732, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth with decorated boards which are lettered in gilt and black. Gift inscription on title page. Pp.124 + 2pp Appendix giving details of missionary ships. 27 illustrations as called for including a folding route map. The story of the ships of the London Missionary Society which went to Eastern and Western Polynesia.
Published : London Missionary Society, London 1894,
Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other marking. Pp.xv,254. The book "explores the evolution of key features in the church's mission from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries ---overall an evaluation is made of the churhh's contribution to society in the later middle ages."
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
A two volume set in paper covered boards with some spine tears and chipping. Internally very good except for some end-paper foxing. Each volume bears, on the front fixed end-paper, the label of Fasque (the former home of the Gladstone family). Vol. I, pp.xxiii,604. Vol. II,pp.x,642 + one page list of other books published by the same author.
Published : T. Hunter and T. Hookham, London 1829, First Edition
Hardback. Square 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 101 pages. A series of attractive paintings, mostly in colour with accompanying text in English, Chinese and Italian. Paintings mostly, but not exclusively, of churches.
Published : Linking Publishing Co., Taipei 2003, First Edition
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