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Religion

Lawson Rev. R - The Sacred Places of Scotland: Being an Account of a Personal Visit to Them

A good copy of this rather uncommon small book. Spine lettering faded. 124pp. Illustrated.
Published : J and R Parlane, Paisley 1891, First Edition
£15.00

Leatham Diana - They Built on Rock the Story of How the Men and Women of the Celtic Church Carried Light to the People Who Dwelt in The Dark Ages

A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. 236pp. Illustrated. The story of the Saints of the Celtic Church.
Published : The Celtic Art Society, Glasgow 1948, First Edition
£6.00

Leckey David - St. John's Church Galashiels - the First 150 Years

Softback. A near fine copy. Pp.ii,102. Illustrated. The history of a Galashiels Church from the Disruption onwards.
Published : Privately Published, Galashiels 1993, First Edition
£8.00

Lees, J. Cameron - St. Giles', Edinburgh Church, College and Cathedral from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

Hardback. A very good copy in a maroon quarter leather binding with marbled boards. Spine lettered in gilt and with five raised bands. A little wear to spine ends. Top edge gilt. Marbled end-papers. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xviii,423. 7 tissue-guarded full-page plates. Wood engravings in the text. A history of St. Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh's Royal Mile.
Published : W & R Chambers, Edinburgh and London 1889, First Edition
£45.00

Lindsay Ian G. - The Scottish Parish Kirk

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little rubbed. Pp.xii,94. 15 illustrations.
Published : The Saint Andrew Press, Edinburgh 1960, First Edition
£7.00

Lippe, Rev. Robert - Selections from Wodrow's Biographical Collections : Divines of the North-East of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in the original cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. No. 441 of 525 copies. No ownership inscription. Pp.lxxxv,360. Two tissue-guarded plates (both with some edge foxing). Lengthy Introduction on the history of the Church in Scotland. Index.
Published : New Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1890, First Edition
£28.00

Lochhead Marion - Episcopal Scotland in the Nineteenth Century

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little faded on the spine. Signed by the author on the title page. Pp.xii,278. 16 illustrations + 1 illustration in the text. A history of the Episcopal Church of Scotland in the 19th century.
Published : John Murray, London 1966, First Edition
£10.00

Lockhart, William - The Church of Scotland in the Thirteenth Century ; The Life and Times of David De Bernham of St. Andrews (Bishop) A.D. 1239 to 1253 with List of Churches Dedicated By Him and Dates

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Some fading/wear to spine but lettering remains readable. Lacks rear free end-paper. Pp.x,152.
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 1892, Second Edition
£25.00

Longridge George - A History of the Oxford Mission to Calcutta

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Neat gift inscription. Moderate foxing. Pp.xxiv,222. 32 plates (all present but one coming loose). This second edition has been revised and abridged by W.H. Hutton.
Published : A.R. Mowbray & Co, London 1910, Second Edition
£15.00

Lord Acton (Edited By John Neville Figgis and Reginald Vere Laurence ) - Selections from the Correspondence of the First Lord Acton Vol. 1 Correspondence with Cardinal Newman, Lady Blennerhassett, W. E. Gladstone and Others

Hardback. 8vo. A good copy in rather faded grey cloth lettered in gilt. Bookplate of the author, Compton MacKenzie. Pp.xx,324. Acton's intersts were religion and politics. He saw freedom as an absolute end for all men and believed it should be the governing principle of true statesmanship. Rather scarce in first edition.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1917, First Edition
£45.00

Lunan, Murray and Nora - Brief History of the Church in Glencorse

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Unpaginated. c.35 pages. Illustrations. Map. Published to mark the centenary of the present church building.
Published : Glencorse Parish Church 1985, First Edition
£10.00

Lutzow, the Count - The Hussite Wars

Hardback. A near very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Minor spotting to spine. Gift inscription on front end-paper and ex libris plate. Not foxed. Pp.xiv,384. Frontispiece. This is the story of the early 15th century wars in Bohemia involving the followers of the religious reformer, Jan Hus.
Published : J. M. Dent & Co, London 1914, First Edition
£50.00

Lyte Henry Francis - Abide with Me

Hardback. Nd. c.1890s? A very good copy in light blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated on the upper board. All edges gilt. No ownership inscription. Unpaginated. Approx. 50 pages. 16 illustrations. Includes a memorial sketch of the author, the text of the hymn and a further version with illustrations to each few lines. A rather charming little book.
Published : T. Nelson & Sons,
£15.00

M'Kerlie E. Marianne H. (McKerlie) - Pilgrim Spots in Galloway

Hardback. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in black on the spine and decorated in black on the upper board. Spine a little faded and smallish mark on lower board. Quite clean internally with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xi,248. 16 illustrations. A study of Galloway's early Christian heritage.
Published : Sands & Co, London 1916, First Edition
£20.00

MacDonald, Alan - Jacobean Kirk, 1567-1625: Sovereignty, Polity and Liturgy

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Lengthy gift inscription on front end-paper from several persons including the author. Pp.xvi,217. 7 maps. A study of the Reformed Church of Scotland just after the Reformation. This is a volume in the "St. Andrews Studies in Reformation History" series.
Published : Ashgate Publishing Limited, Aldershot 1998, First Edition
£50.00

MacDonald, Donald Farquhar MacLeod (Editor) - Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation Volume X Ministers of the Church from 1 January 1955 to 31 December 1975

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has a couple of small tears. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.vii,517. Gives details, by charge, presbytery and synod, of persons who were Ministers of the Church of Scotland during the years covered. Includes an index of charges and an index of ministers.
Published : The Saint Andrew Press, Edinburgh 1981, First Edition
£40.00

MacGilliosa Domhnall - An Eaglais Shaor Ann An Leodhas 1843-1900

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on spine. 6 black and white plates. No inscriptions. 134 pages. Good plus dustwrapper which is faded on front and spine and is protected in a removable cover. Text mainly in Gaelic but there is a 33 page section entitled "Selected English Sermons by Disruption Worthies in Lewis".
Published : Knox Press, Edinburgh 1981, First Edition
£12.00

Mackay William (Editor) - Records of the Presbyteries of Inverness and Dingwall 1643-1688

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. One board tip a little bumped. Bookplate. A little edge and end-paper foxing and a little light pencilled underlining and side-lining. Pp.lii,384. One illustration.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1896, First Edition
£24.00

Mackechnie, Rev. John (Editor) - Instructio Pie Vivendi et Superna Meditandi - Vols. I and II

Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Reprints dated 1934 and 1946 respectively. Both clean copies with no ownership inscription or other marking. Vol. I is unopened. Text in Latin, Irish and English. Notes and Glossary by the editor.
Published : Irish Texts Society, Reprint
£45.00

Mackenzie Colin Scott - St Columba's Ui Church otherwise Eaglais Na H-Aoidhe an Historical perspective

Softback. A fine copy. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 120 pages. 38 illustrations, many in colour. The story of an ancient church on the Island of Lewis and of how and when Christianity reached Lewis.
Published : Urras Eaglais Na h-Aoidhe, Isle Of Lewis 2012, First Edition
£20.00

Mackenzie Compton - Catholicism and Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Slight fading to spine but lettering clear. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.ix,188.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London 1936, First Edition
£30.00

Mackenzie John - Memoirs of the Life and Writings of John Calvin

A very good copy internally but externally the plain grey covers lack the top inch of the spine. Fasque label on front end-paper (Fasque was the ancestral home of the Gladstone family). Pp.xii,407. Good reading or rebinding copy.
Published : Burton and Briggs, London 1818, Second Edition with Additions
£20.00

Mackinlay James Murray - Ancient Church Dedications in Scotland Scriptural Dedications

Hardback. A near very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Showing a little wear at spine ends and board tips. Fairly unobtrusive ownership inscription. Pp.xxiii,419. Map. "The object of the volume is two-fold. In the first place, to give some account of the Cathedrals, Parish and Collegiate Churches, Chapels, Hospitals, and Monasteries under the invocation of Saints mentioned in Holy Scripture; and, in the second place, to trace the influence that these Saints have hadon ecclesiastical festivals, usages and symbolism".
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1910, First Edition
£85.00

MacLean Donald - The Counter-Reformation in Scotland 1560-1930

A very good copy apart from some foxing mainly to endpapers. 324pp.
Published : James Clarke & Co, London 1931, First Edition
£8.00

MacLear G.F. - Conversion of the West the Celts

Nd. c.1890's. Small 8vo. A good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in black. Bookplate. Ownership inscription. 189pp. The conversion to Christianity of the Celts of Ireland and Scotland.
Published : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London,
£9.00

MacPherson Abbe Paul (Edited By Rev. William James anderson) - The History of the Scots College Rome (1600-1792) [in the Innes Review 1961 Vol.XII]

Softback. A very good copy. Spine a little slanted. Inscription of previous owner on front cover. Two smallish stamps on front fixed end-paper. No other markings. 172 pages. 33 illustrations. Written in 1810 this copy is printed from the original autograph manuscript. The Scots College, Rome was the principal training college for Scottish Catholic clergy.
Published : John S. Burns & Sons, Glasgow 1961,
£30.00

MacTavish Duncan C. (Editor) - Minutes of the Synod of Argyll 1639-1651

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxii,254.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1943, First Edition
£40.00

MacTavish Duncan C. (Editor) - Minutes of the Synod of Argyll 1652-1661

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxxii,278. Introduction by James D. Ogilvie.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1944, First Edition
£24.00

MacTavish Duncan C. (Editor) - Minutes of the Synod of Argyll 1652-1661

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxxii,278. Introduction by James D. Ogilvie.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1944, First Edition
£24.00

Mallock R.H. - In the Shadow of Israfel

A very good copy in a quarter vellum binding. The title and an illustration appear on a glacine wrapper which covers the non-vellum part of the upper board. Pp.viii,122. A previous owner has written in ink on the half-title "Israfel is the Mahomedan angel of music who will play the trumpet at the Last Judgement". A volume of religious poetry.
Published : Simpkin, Marshall , London 1934, First Edition
£12.00

Manuel Rev. D.G. - Dryburgh Abbey in the Light of Its Historical and Ecclesiastical Setting

A good copy. A little scuffed on the spine. Bookplate. Small ownership inscription. 375pp. 14 illustrations.
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1922, First Edition
£16.00

Marett R.R. - Faith, Hope and Charity in Primitive Religion

A very good copy in a dustwrapper which is slightly chipped and with a 2 inch tear and some creasing on upper panel. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 181pp. This is an examination of the moral and psychological importance of religion in the life of primitive peoples.
Published : Clarendon Press, Oxford 1932, First Edition
£8.00

Marks T. Septimus - The Great Pyramid: Its History and Teachings

Hardback. A good plus copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Small ownership inscription. 84 pages. Folding diagram. A few small ink sideline or underline markings. Covers the history, scientific teachings and sacred and prophetic teacings of the Great Pyramid. This was a lecture delivered to an Association of Christian Young Men at Hackney on 12th December 1877.
Published : S.W. Partridge & Co, London 1879, First Edition
£24.00

Marston E. - Thomas Ken and Isaac Walton a Sketch of Their Lives and Family Connection

A near vg copy a little darkened on spine with a little wear at spine ends. Partly unopened. Review slip laid in. Stamped "Presentation Copy" on title page. 220pp. 22 full page illustrations + many illustrations in text.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1908, First Edition
£30.00

Martin Rev. William F. - Martin Memorials: Life and Work of William and Gavin Martin, Missionaries in Rajputana, India

Hardback. A fair copy only in rather marked blue boards lettered in gilt. Tear in half-title and frontispiece loose otherwise a reasonable copy internally. Pp.xii,322. Frontispiece and one other illustration. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh 1886, First Edition
£15.00

Martindale Miles - A Dictionary of the Holy Bible ; Containing a Biographical Account of the Persons; A Geographical Account of the Places; and the Proper Pronunciation of Their Names; With Literal, Critical and Systematical Descriptions of Other Objects ---[2 vols]

Hardbacks. A good two volume cloth set with paper title labels on spines. Some marking to cloth of vol. II. Pp.516,488. Frontispiece to each volume shows some staining/foxing. The author was an English Wesleyan minister.
Published : T. Cordeaux for T. Blanshard, London 1818,
£50.00

McArthur A. Allan - The Evolution of the Christian Year

A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper with some spotting. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. A little ink side-lining to Introduction only. 192pp. An interesting and unusual book in which the author investigates such matters as the development of Sunday as the basis of the Christian year, the evolution of Christmas and Epiphany,Good Friday and Easter and Ascension and Pentecost. He covers the first four centuries AD in detail but is also concerned with developments in the 5th to 8th century AD.
Published : SCM Press, London 1953, First Edition
£28.00

McCallum Rev. John (Edited By Rev. Archibald McCallum) - Memorial Papers of the Rev. John McCallum, Ardeonaig

Hardback. 16mo. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.xii,115. There is a Memorial Sketch, in English, of the author. All the articles by the author are in Gaelic and were originally contributions by him to the "Highland Witness".
Published : Archibald Sinclair, Glasgow 1911, First Edition
£15.00

McCarthy Michael J.F. - Rome in Ireland

Just about good although the spine is a bit marked, has a small label on it and has some fading to the title lettering. Prize label on front end-paper but no other internal markings. Pp.viii,350.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1904, First Edition
£15.00

McCrie Thomas - Life of John Knox: Containing Illustrations of the History of the Reformation in Scotland.

Hardback. A good copy in plain boards. Paper title label to spine has a corner chip but all lettering is present. Small tear in cloth at join of spine and upper board. No ownership inscription. Generally clean internally but with foxing to frontispiece. Pp.xvi,539. Frontispiece and one other illustration. The title continues; "With biographical notices of the principal reformers and sketches of the progress of literature in Scotland during the sixteenth century; and an Appendix consisiting of original papers." Photographs available on request.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1839, Sixth Edition
£45.00

McLauchlan Thomas (Editor) - The Book of Common Order Commonly Called John Knox's Liturgy. Translated Into Gaelic Anno Domini1567 By Mr. John Carswell, Bishop of the Isles

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered on the spine in gilt. Spine darkened. Top edge gilt. End-papers browned. Bookplate. Ppp.xxvii,[5],248. This is the 1567 translation into Gaelic of the old Scottish prayer book together with a version in English taken from the Works of Knox edited by David Laing.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1873, First Edition Thus
£60.00

McLeod Rev. N.K. - The Churches of Buchan and Notes By the Way Being Short Sketches of the Early History of Christianity in Scotland from Its Introduction to the Reformation

A very good copy in quarter green buckram. Top edge gilt. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,148. 18 illustrations.
Published : A & R Milne, Aberdeen 1899, First Edition
£20.00

McMenemy Joe - "A Furnished Room" the History of a Parish the Immaculate Conception (St. Mary's) Kelso 1855-2005

Softback. A fine copy. 63 pages. Many illustrations. The history of a Kelso parish church.
Published : Privately Published, Kelso 2005, First Edition
£10.00

McNeill F. Marian - Iona a History of the Island

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 96pp. Colour illustrations. First published in 1920 this edition is revised and updated.
Published : Lochar Publishing, Moffat 1991, Seventh Edition
£5.00

McRoberts David (Editor) - Essays on the Scottish Reformation 1513-1625

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has minor edge wear and tear. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxix,496. 40 plates. 6 documents. Described as a fresh look at the Scottish Reformation with much new material.
Published : John S. Burns & Sons, Glasgow 1962, First Edition
£35.00

Mechie Stewart - The Church and Scottish Social Development 1780-1870

Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which shows minor edge wear and tear. No ownership inscription. Pp.xi,181. The story of the part played by the churches in Scottish social welfare during the period studied.
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1960, First Edition
£7.00

Millar, A. A. - Alexander Duff of India

Hardback. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.viii,212. Duff was one of the great figures in the history of the Church of Scotland and was the church's first appointed missionary to India.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£8.00