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Hardback. A near very good copy in the original cloth. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. Some end-paper foxing but generally clean internally. Pp.xxii,275. Erratum slip tipped-in. Alcuin was an 8th century English scholar, ecclesiastic, poet and teacher from York. Quite a scarce book in first edition.
Published : C.J. Clay & Sons, Cambridge University Press, London 1904, First Edition
Softback. A good copy in paper covers with the title in ink on the spine. Stamped "Reserve Stock" on half-title. Pp.lvi,130. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by A.F. Mitchell. Glossarial index by T.G. Law. This is a 16th century treatise by an adherent of the Reformed Church giving a detailed account of the way of salvation.
Published : Printed for the Scottish Text Society By William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh 1888, First Edition Thus
Hardback. Nd. c.1881. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A little wear to spine ends and board tips. Gift inscriptions on front free end-paper and verso of frontispiece. 291 pages + 16pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece and four illustrations.
Published : Dunn & Wright, Glasgow, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Small ownership label on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xi,720. "This meticulously researched and fascinating book covers every aspect of the work" of the Kirk Sessions of the Church of Scotland." Covers education, morals, burial of the dead, witchcraft and superstition, relief of poverty etc. Mainly deals with the 18th and 19th centuries.
Published : The Pentland Press 1992, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. One corner slightly bumped. In a near fine dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xi,720. Covers every aspect of the work of the Kirk Sessions of the Church of Scotland in the days before the welfare state. Described as "an invaluable record, which will delight both academic and amateur alike."
Published : The Pentland Press 1992, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in the original green cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. Bevelled edges. Lacks front free end-paper. Pp.xii,435. Map. 44 engravings. First published in 1850 "in the present edition every page has been carefully revised by the author."
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London 1877, New Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 352pp. An anthology of prose and poetry about faith with a foreword by Elizabeth Goudge.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1976, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A good copy. Re-backed with new end-papers. Gift inscription dated 1851 from Rev. Donald MacVean of Iona. Two page list of subscribers headed by Prince Albert. Some foxing/ soiling although plates fairly clean. Some wear to board tips. 28 pages of text + 52 full-page plates of the abbey, carved stones etc. Map of Iona. Photographs available on request.
Published : Day & Son, London 1850, First Edition
4to. Hardback. Cloth. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xii,167. Frontispiece and 100 illustrations. Described as "a unique study of medieval monastic life which for the first time integrates the results of modern archaeological investigation with conventional historical and architectural research".
Published : Cambridge University Press 1989, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in a quarter leather binding with marbled boards and end-papers. Some wear to spine but title-piece lettering is clear. Bookplate of the author, Compton Mackenzie. Pp.xvi,668.
Published : J. A. Lebel, Versailles 1817, Huitieme Edition, Revue, Corrigee Avec s
Nd. c.1890's. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Gift inscription. 388pp. Includes a chapter on"The Edinburgh Original Ragged School" and several chapters headed "Sketches of the Cowgate". Essentially about the Christian mission to the poor in Victorian times mainly in Scotland.
Published : E.B.Treat, New York,
Hardback. Nd. c.1941. A good plus copy in red cloth which is faded on the spine. Ownership inscription (dated 1941) and single stamp, on front end-paper, of a church. Pp.xxv,217. Written about 1940 this is a "survey of the outlook and activities of the Papacy in regard to war in Europe during the past thirty years."
Published : Burns Oates & Washbourne, Ltd, London, First Edition
Hardbacks. A good two volume set in matching half-leather bindings with five raised bands on spines and lettered in gilt on red title-pieces. Marbled boards and edges. Boards show some wear and front board of second volume starting to come away at join with spine. Ownership inscription in both volumes. Not foxed. Vol. I,pp.viii,723. Vol.II,pp.viii,780. A biography of the 19th century Scottish minister and theologian who became first Moderator of the Free Church of Scotland
Published : Thomas Constable & Co, Edinburgh 1854, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has minor edge tears/chips. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. A little ink side-lining. 248 pages. A scholarly study of the patron saint of Ireland.
Published : Oxford University Press 1968, First Edition
Softback. A fine copy. Signed by Ronald Morrison. Pp.viii,116. Illustrated. Described as giving "a fascinating insight into the life of a minister in a Scottish Borders Parish at the turn of the nineteenth century". It also contains "an unpublished wealth of genealogical information".
Published : Borders Family History Society 2004, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good dustwrapper with fairly minor wear and tear to the top edge. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Bookplate on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xvi,299, 47. Frontispiece. 46 plates at end. 60 figures in text. A highly regarded work which was the first to be published on Scottish post-Reformation church architecture. Includes an Inventory of churches arranged by county. Also considers in detail furniture, fittings and decorative features.
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1957, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small edge tear. Pp.viii,144. 18 plates.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1981, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Upper board a little scraped at one point. In a near very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Bookplate on front end-paper. 212 pages. Contains contributions by both Christians and Jews. "Thus the volume is of outstanding value as a basis for discussion on the attitude of the Church towards the Jews, and as a stimulus to both discussion and action in the local churches of all denominations."
Published : Edinburgh House Press, London 1954, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a just about good dustwrapper which has some tears but which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.xi,301. 4 illustrations. Comprises letters from a Scottish missionary to what was then Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia to his fiancee in Scotland.
Published : Lovedale Press 1968, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in green boards. The gilt spine lettering is part-faded but readable. A nice, clean copy internally with no ownewrship inscription or other marking. Pp.vii,204. 10 illustrations. Gordon was an Episcopalian minister from north-east Scotland.
Published : Third Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1949, First Edition
A good copy in flexible green covers lettered in red on upper cover. Fading to spine and edges of covers. Ownership inscriptions. 84 pages. Frontispiece and four illustrations. An ecclesiastical history of the Galloway parish of Borgue.
Published : Adam Rae, Castle Douglas 1898, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A little fore-edge foxing. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xvi,336. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations. Sketch map. The author was a Scottish Christian evangelist. There is a chapter on his activities in Ireland but much of the book concerns his time in Australia including a chapter on aborigines. A scarce title.
Published : Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
Softback. A fine copy. 333 pages. Illustrated.
Published : Maney Publishing, Leeds 2006, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xii,110. Text in Irish and English.
Published : Irish Texts Society 1988, First Edition
A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper. 128pp. 12 illustrations. A chronicle of church life in two fishing villages in the north-east of Scotland whose population remained faithful to episcopacy throughout the Jacobite risings and later.
Published : A.R. Mowbray & Co, London 1956, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in dark grey cloth. Fading to spine. Stamp of a church on front end-paper. Pp.x,129. Map. Seven illustrations. Comprises "reports presented by H.E. Cardinal Blond, Primate of Poland, to Pope Pius XII, Vatican broadcasts and other reliable evidence."
Published : Burns Oates, London 1941, Second Impression
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is slightly chipped at the head of the spine. Ownership inscription hideen by inner flap of wrapper. 241pp. Frontispiece. Map. One illustration in text. A history of the Icelandic Church.
Published : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London 1946, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which has some minor edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Some light foxing to edges and early and late pages. 328 pages. "This book is an investigation into the development of the highest ideal - that of man winning perfection here and now - which Early Monastic Buddhism in India set before its adherents, both monks and nuns."
Published : Williams & Norgate, London 1936, First Edition
Hardback. A very good three volume set in rather torn dustwrappers. Vol. III is a first edition. The other two volumes are reprints. Each volume has a single stamp of a church on its front end-paper. More than 1200 pages in total. Maps and illustrations.
Published : Hollis & Carter, London 1954,
Hardback. Nd. c.1918? A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper. 32 pages. One illustration. "This play is founded upon the Gaelic legend that St. Bride was transported by angels from the Hebrides to Bethlehem on the first Christmas Eve to become the foster-mother of Christ." It was published to raise funds for a memorial Church and Hospice in Jerusalem. Uncommon.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A little damp-fading to boards. Ownership inscription. Pp.xi,124. 4 illustrations. This is "the story of Old St. Paul's Edinburgh: its origin on the Disestablishment of Episcopacy in Scotland, 1689, through Jacobite years onward to the Oxford Movement; and its Relation to the Scottish Consecration in 1784 of the first Bishop of the American Church".
Published : R. Grant & Son, Edinburgh 1907, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xx,392 + 1 page publisher's adverts. 66 plates.
Published : Little Brown, Boston 1905, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in blue ribbed cloth lettered in gilt. Gift inscription, probably from the author. 187 pages. Many illustrations. Erratum slip. A well-produced church history.
Published : Paul & Matthew, Dundee 1932, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. In a near very good dustwrapper which has minor edge tears. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.x,,310. Illustrated. A book about Parsee history, religion and philosophy by an ex-Mayor of Karachi.
Published : Pakistan Herald Press, Karachi 1965, First Edition
A very good copy in blue boards with white cloth spine. Gilt lettering on black title label. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. Pp.xii,,302. A study of Stevenson's unconventional faith.
Published : Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier, Edinburgh 1903, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's dark blue blind-stamped cloth. The rather faded spine is lettered and attractively decorated in gilt.Small white mark near foot of front board. Yellow endpapers. No inscriptions. Fairly unobtrusive blind stamp stating "Pease's Hutton Mines Reading Room and Library" on verso of title page (showing through to title page). No other markings. a little light foxing to title page. and first few pages otherwise clean internally. 471 pages. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Harvey & Darton, London 1844, Second Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.vii,127. This play was written to mark the fourth centenary of the Reformation.
Published : The Saint Andrew Press, Edinburgh 1960, First Edition
Nd. c.1905. A good two volume set in red cloth which is faded on the spine. Small tear in the spine of volume 1. Vol.1,559pp. Vol.2,552pp. Many illustrations throughout. The history of the Methodist Church from the late 18th century to about 1904.
Published : Edwin Dalton, London, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in blueish-green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine darkened. All edges red. Inscribed: "With the Author's Kind Regards." Ownership inscription. 199 pages. An actual photograph of the abbey forms the frontispiece and there are three other full-page illustrations and smaller illustrations/decorations.
Published : Arthur Guthrie, Ardrossan, First Edition
A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and little foxing. 251 pages. Frontispiece and 20 illustrations. The author narrates his experiences of treating sick Moslems and Jews and at the same time attempting to convert them to Christianity.
Published : H.R. Allenson, London 1894, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Maroon end-papers. Single stamp (of a church) on title page. Pp.xi,347. Includes the covenanting period.
Published : Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent & Co, London 1898, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. Previous owner's stamp on front free end-paper. Pp.lxxxviii,896. Folding map at rear. The "Books of Assumption" document in detail the distribution of the church's wealth drawn from a thousand parishes and a population of 800,000 living mainly in small rural communities--." Includes an index of persons and an index of places. An important database for historians.
Published : Published for the British Academy By Oxford University Press 1995, First Edition
Softback. Fading to spine otherwise a very good copy. Pp.lviii,115. 8 pages of plates.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1984, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket which is a little worn at the head of the spine. Inscription on front end-paper. Pp.vii,190. This is a compendium of Rabbi Klein's contributions to many halakhic questions such as abortion, civil marriage, medical and business ethics etc.
Published : Ktav Publishing House Inc. 1975, First Edition
Hardback. A fair copy in dark blue blind-stamped cloth. Gift inscription. All edges gilt. Binding coming loose so essentially a reading/rebinding copy. Unpaginated but approx. 175 pages. Many interesting full-page black and white illustration. Covers the work of the Church Missionary Society in China, India, Japan, Africa etc.
Published : Seeley Jackson and Halliday, London 1860, First Edition
A very good copy in a dustwrapper which is a little soiled but which is otherwise very good. Pp.xvi,206. This is "an assessment and a portrait of the clerical Swift purely in his temporal capacity, quite apart from his religious ideas or faith".
Published : Oxford University Press 1965, Reprint
Hardback. 16mo. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.lxviii,196 + 4pp publisher's catalogue. A volume in the Golden Treasury Series.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1882, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A very good copy in light green boards with white vellum spine lettered in gilt. Boards a little marked. This is no. 139 of 350 copies for England on hand-made paper. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription and not foxed. Unopened. Title-page, head and tail-pieces by Selwyn Image. This is a translation of the 1858 edition of the Abbe J. Bourasse.
Published : David Nutt, London 1897, First Edition Thus
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