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Hardback. Nd. but school prize label on front fixed end-paper is dated session 1902-03. A good copy in the original cloth which is decorated on the spine and upper board. Some spots of fading to upper board. 160 pages + 24 page publisher's catalogue. Illustrated throughout. Map. The story of Christian Missions in the Arctic Regions.
Published : S. W. Partridge & Co, London,
A very good copy in an attractive full leather binding with gilt decoration round the edges and on the spine. 5 raised bands on spine. Prize label on front fixed endpaper and emblem and motto of Edinburgh Institution (a school) engraved on upper board. 304pp. Portrait frontispiece. Map. Illustrations. Paton was a Scottish missionary to the New Hebrides.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1901,
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear. 424 pages. 24 illustrations. The official centenary history of the Congregational Union.
Published : Congregational Union of England and Wales, London 1931, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Pp.xii,399. The college has one of the most important collections in existence for the history of British Protestant dissent, with the emphasis on Unitarianism.
Published : Harris Manchester College, Oxford 1998, First Edition
Hardback. A good three volume set published between 1879 and 1894. Ex Manx museum heritage library with the library plate (and withdrawn stamp) in each volume but no other markings. Rebound in brown cloth lettered in gilt.. New end-papers. Some pages browned especially the early and late pages of volume 3. Approx. 1500 pages in total. Text in Latin with side-notes in English. Contains the lives of the Bishops and Archbishops of York together with documents "chiefly derived from the muniments of the Dean and Chapter of York and the registers of the Archbishops".
Published : Longman & Co, London 1894, First Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a number of small edge tears. Ownershipo inscription on front free end-paper. 361 pages. Frontispiece and 16 illustrations. 10 charts of family and business connections. This is an account of the Quaker contributions to science and industry during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Published : The Bannisdale Press, London 1950, First Edition
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 248 pages. The story of the Catholic Church's resistance to communism during the cold war. This is the final volume in the author's trilogy about the diplomatic history of the Papacy in the 20th century.
Published : Michael Russell Publishing Ltd, Norwich 1992, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in printer's boards. Bearing the library label of Fasque, the ancestral home of the Gladstone family. Pp.xii,716 + 4pp Index. Unopened. This was originally the fifth volume of the series entitled "The Fathers of the English Church."
Published : John Hatchard, London 1817,
A very good two volume set in dustwrappers which are a little worn to the spine but which are otherwise very good. A clean set without foxing or ownership inscription. Vol.1, pp.xiv,496 with 11 maps. Vol.11, pp.xvi, 500 with 11 maps. This is a history of Israel in biblical times up to A.D.135.
Published : Clarendon Press, Oxford 1934,
Hardback. A very good copy in maroon quarter leather with some rubbing to spine ends. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.viii,227. Interesting gravestones, lists of ministers etc. A little pencil writing in text.
Published : J & J H Rutherfurd, Kelso 1896, First Edition
Hardbacks. A good plus two volume set in the original cloth. Label of an institutional library on front fixed end-paper of each volume but no other markings. Pp.lvi,372; xl,378. Folding frontispiece to each volume.
Published : British Topographical Society, London 1880, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt but lacking all before title page. Pp.viii,123. Gives details of all Hindu and Muslim feasts and holidays.
Published : Imperial Record Department, Calcutta 1914, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on a red title-piece. Pp.xi,252 + adverts. The story of the supression of the Jesuits in the 18th century. Text in French.
Published : Typographie et Librairie Helvetique, Capolago 1845,
Hardbacks. A good two volume set from the library of the Gladstone family at Fasque and with the Fasque library label in each volume. Greenish-blue cloth with paper spine labels. Vol.1, 384 pages. Vol.11, 339 pages. A clean set without foxing.
Published : Waugh & Innes, Edinburgh 1830, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A good copy. Black cloth spine. Light tan boards. 210 pages + 2pp adverts. 12 colour plates. 102 black and white illustrations. Text in German and English. A study of Shintoism.
Published : Kurt Schroeder, Bonn and Leipzig 1923, First Edition
Softback. Nd. A very good copy. 414 pages. This is a modern reprint which contains a "Printing Statement" to the effect that the quality of the printing leaves something to be desired. It is mostly readable but rather faint in places.
Published : Kessinger Publishing,
Hardback. A very good, bright copy in the original black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.viii,468. Gives biographical information on ministers by synod and presbytery. Includes an index of parishes and chapels and an index of ministers. The remains of the dutwrapper are loosely inserted.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1917,
Hardback. A very good copy except for some fading to the top three inches or so of the spine. The dustwrapper is present, but lacking the top three inches of the spine. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xviii,452. Frontispiece (which shows some staining). Arranged by presbytery and then alphabetically by church within the presbytery. Provides much useful information to the biographer, the genealogist and the historian. There is an index of parishes and chapels and an index of ministers.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1915,
A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Decorated upper board. PP.xv,320. 2 illustrations. Numerous temperance anecdotes, evangelistic articles, band of hope verses etc. Unsigned card in front of book from the author and his wife requesting the recipient's kind acceptance of the book.
Published : James P. Mathew & Co, Dundee 1902, First Edition
A good copy in mauve cloth which is faded and spotted on the spine and with a ring mark on the upper board. Gift inscription. A very good copy internally. Pp.viii,323 + 24pp adverts dated September 1859. Essays on religious matters.
Published : Longman Green Longman and Roberts, London 1860,
Hardback. A near fine copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Pp.lxxxix,482 + one page Addendum being corrections to volume I. Text in Latin and English. Includes short details of lost Acta, a glossary, an index of persons and places and an index of subjects.
Published : Scottish History Society 2020, First Edition
A very good copy. Softcover. 33 pages. This is the author's response to a detailed criticism by Professor W.J. Watson of his book "The Historical Saint Columba".
Published : Milne & Hutchison, Aberdeen 1928, First Edition
A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper which is slightly faded on spine. Sellotape mark on f.e.p. 125pp. Frontispiece. First published in 1927 this edition is thoroughly revised.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1963,
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is faded round the edges. 327 pages. Described as "an attempt to give a comparative picture of Sikh concept and doctrines".
Published : Singh Brothers, Amritsar 1994, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in publisher's light tan cloth with illustration and title in dark brown on front board. Spine darkened. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. 8 black and white photographs. Heavy foxing on tissue guard protecting frontispiece and moderate foxing elsewhere. Small piece missing top of page 97/98 not affecting text. 361 pages. Publisher's 8 page catalogue at rear. Protected in a removable cover.,
Published : Edward Arnold, London 1906, First Edition
A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver. A little wear to spine ends. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.[viii],280. Undated, perhaps1960s? This is a carefully edited reprint of the Four Gospels as they appeared in the third edition of "The New Testament in Braid Scots" published in 1924.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley,
Hardback. 4to. A good sound copy in a half-leather binding lettered in gilt on the spine. Moderate rubbing to the boards. Hinges sound. No ownership inscription. A little foxing (especially to the first plate). Pp.lxx,445. 3 plates. Indexes to persons and places. Preface in English. The Register of the Abbey of Dryburgh and the Charters relating to the Abbey are in Latin. The Register is "a record of great value, not only for the information it contains realting to the immediate district in which the Abbey is situated, but also as to the early holdings of lands, churches and patronages in the counties of Fife, Ayr, Lanark and the Lothians."
Published : Bannatyne Club, Edinburgh 1847, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in laminated boards. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 154 pages. Illustrates in colour all 67 banners made by the guild presbyterial councils of the Church of Scotland as a way of celebrating the Millennium.
Published : Saint Andrew Press, Edinburgh 2001, First Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper the inner flaps of which appear to have been glued to the boards. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to his oldest friend. 98pp. Inner thoughts on the soul, spiritual regeneration etc.
Published : The Theosophical Publishing House, London 1918, First Edition
A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Small nick in cloth at head of spine. Two stamps of a religious college and a trace of a number having been removed from the spine. Pp.xii,513. Illustrated.
Published : Methuen, London 1901, First Edition
A very good copy in red cloth which is a little dulled on spine. Gilt emblem of Times Book Club at foot of spine. Top edge gilt. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xx,254. Frontispiece and 20 illustrations.
Published : John Lane, London 1902, First Edition
A near fine copy in a near fine, price-clipped, dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xix,603. Colour frontispiece and 64 black and white illustrations. The story of Royal Navy chaplains from the Crusades to the "Cod war" of 1976. Includes the names of approximately 5000 known naval chaplains.
Published : Oxford. Illustrated Press 1978, First Edition
A very good copy in original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and with a small gilt decoration on the upper board. Ends slightly bumped. 314pp. 4 plates.
Published : Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co, London 1933, First Edition
Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in blue cloth lettered in gilt. A clean set with no ownership inscription and very little foxing. Vol. I,pp.xxxii,,407. Vol.II,pp.xiv,419.
Published : Rivingtons, London 1855, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth (possibly rebound with new end-papers) with paper title label on spine. Pp.x,(i),312 + 16 page publisher's catalogue at the rear. 14 illustrations. Contains an account of visits by the author to 35 graves of martyrs for the covenanting cause in Scotland.
Published : Johnstone, Hunter & Co, Edinburgh 1877, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth (possibly rebound with new end-papers) with a paper title label on the spine. Pp.x,(i),312 + 16pp publisher's catalogue. 14 illustrations. This is a record of the author's travels to 22 of the gravestones of martyrs for the covenanting cause in Scotland.
Published : Johnstone, Hunter & Co, Edinburgh 1875, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Stamp of "The Ladies' Caledonian Club" on front free end-paper but no other markings. Some foxing to half-title but otherwise a clean copy. Pp.xv,173 + 2pp publishers' adverrts.40 full-page photographic illustrations. 9 drawings in he text. 4 maps and plans. A history of Iona together with its topography with chapteres on the cathedral, carved stones etc. Appendices on the Gaelic place-names of Iona, St. Columba's hymn, an old Irish poem and the island of Staffa.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1909, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in blind-stamped dark brown cloth lettered in gilt. Moderate wear to spine ends and edges. Pp.vii,416. Frontispiece and four plates of Lake District scenery. This is a work of fiction the profits from which were to go to the Church Missionary Society. There are three factual Appendices entitled "Brief View of the Plan and Operations of the British and Foreign Bible Society and of Kindred Institutions throughout the World;" "The Present Position and Future Prospects of the Church Missionary Society", and "Religious Tract Society, Instituted 1799; Its Principles, Objects and Operations".
Published : J. Hatchard and Son, London 1848, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A touch of wear at spine ends. Bevelled edges. 400 pages + 8pp. adverts. Frontispiece and 26 illustrations. A mid-Victorian history of the town and abbey of Melrose.
Published : Thomas C. Jack, Edinburgh 1861, First Edition
Hardback. A little wear at spine ends but overall a very good copy in ribbed brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Hinges sound. No ownership inscription .A little edge and end-paper foxing. 400 pages + 8pp adverts. Frontispiece and 26 illustrations. A mid-Victorian history of the town and abbey of Melrose.
Published : Thomas C. Jack, Melrose 1861, First Edition
A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. 176pp. A little fore-edge foxing. Uncommon.
Published : Published By the Author, Edinburgh 1877, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.viii,,310. A study of Calvin as social reformer, churchman, pastor and theologian.
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1988, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in the original brown cloth which is a little rubbed. Gift inscription. Pp.x,,136. 4 illustrations. A little pencil marking in the text. "To narrate concisely whatever is at present known of the history of Jedburgh Abbey and its inmates, to ascertain the successive stages of its architectural growth, to trace its decay, and to describe its ruins, is the purpose of the following pages".
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1877, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xviii,244. "The purpose of this book is to establish as far as the surviving patchy evidence will allow the succession of superiors of monastic houses (by whatever title) who took a leading place in the running of the church in medieval Scotland." Includes an index of names.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 2001, First Edition
A near very good copy in the original cloth. Spine lettering faded. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. Some foxing. Pp.xvii,[ii],206. Wells sets out his religious belief "as forcibly and exactly as possible."
Published : Cassell, London 1917, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in a half-leather binding lettered in gilt. Marbled boards. The front board is starting to crack at join with spine but is holding firmly. Old gift inscription on front end-paper but otherwise quite a clean copy internally. Pp.xi,,511. This is an attempt to set out the full argument in support of the authenticity of the Jewish and Christian religion.
Published : Archibald Constable, Edinburgh 1815, First Edition
A good copy in decorated green cloth. Spine covered by clear adhesive tape. 53pp. This is a Secular Society publication.
Published : The Pioneer Press, London 1932,
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