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Hardback. A good plus copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Some end-paper foxing. The hinges have been repaired. Small ownership inscription. 483 pages.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1914, First Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. Some fore-edge foxing. 176pp. Frontispiece. Map.
Published : Robert Grant & Sons, Edinburgh 1939, First Edition
4to. A good copy with pictorial upper board. Edge wear to boards. Nothing before title page but possibly as issued. Unpaginated - approx. 30pp. The story of the first Christmas told in verse with a colour illustration on each page by L. Diefenbach.
Published : Frederick Pustet, Ratisbon 1875, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.iii,543. Erskine was one of the most significant figures in early 19th century Scottish theological thought. This book traces his journey from being a moderate Calvinist to his final position as a Liberal Universalist, a decline of Calvinist orthodoxy which was soon to affect Scottish religion in general in the latter part of the 19th century.
Published : Rutherford House Books, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a half leather binding with marbled boards. Lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece. Decorated in gilt on the spine which has a little rubbing and one small chip. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiii,547 + a page giving the names of the abbots and a page listing errata. Frontispiece. Folding map and two folding plans. Gives a life of each abbot "and the principal events relating to the monastery during his rule and government."
Published : J. Nichols, London 1795, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 485 pages. The very good dustwrapper is illustrated on front and spine, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. "In Ireland in the 1860s the Catholic Church was the central driving force behind all legitimate political activity. The Catholic biships, led by Cardinal Cullen, pressed the constitutional claims of Ireland, and became a substantial element in the fabric of Gladstonian Liberalism."
Published : Longmans, London 1965, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,295. A modern rendering of four medieval martyrologies.
Published : Published for the Henry Bradshaw Society By the Boydell Press, Woodbridge 2009, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.[viii],152. Erratum slip. 10 plates and maps. This is item 5 in the Society's Subsidiary Series.
Published : Irish Texts Society 1997, First Edition
A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Small ownership inscription. Pp.ix,180. Frontispiece and one other illustration. Some pencilled side and under-lining.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1913, First Edition
Illustrated by John Farleigh.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear at spine ends. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. 111 pages. Three full-page woodcuts by John Farleigh. Chapters entitled "David the King", "John the Baptist" and "Mary the Virgin".
Published : The Athenaeum Press, London 1934, First Edition
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, Second Edition. Tenth Thousand
Hardback. A very good copy in light brown cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,184.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1916, First Edition
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, Tenth Edition
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
Hardback. 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
Hardback. 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, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A good copy in brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A little wear at spine ends. A little foxing mainly to the first few pages. Pp.x,471.
Published : T and T Clark, Edinburgh 1869, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A good copy in brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A little wear to spine ends. Foxing to early and late pages. Pp.vi,429;168.
Published : T and T Clark, Edinburgh 1871, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. A little bowed at foot of spine. Ownership inscriptions. Pp.175 + 16pp publisher's list of "notable books on foreign missions." Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Mainly narrates incidents which took place while the author was a Missionary at the Carrubber's Close Mission in Edinburgh with some further material relating to Pilrig school in Edinburgh and evangelising in the USA.
Published : Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, Edinburgh and London 1914, First Edition
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, Reprint
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
A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a little faded. Gift inscription. Some foxing. Pp.viii,200. 16 illustrations. Concentrates on Yonge's involvement with the Oxford Movement.
Published : A.R. Mowbray & Co, London 1908, First Edition
Softback. A fair copy. A little tearing to spine ends. Surface rubbed on back cover with some newspaper? adhesion and stain to last few pages of adverts. 96 pages + 107 pages of adverts. Illustrated. Articles include "Some Martyrs of the Pale," The Papacy and Ireland," "Catholic Popular Education During the Penal Times," etc.
Published : Literary Committee, Dublin 1929, 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 black cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Small bookplate. Lower board a little damp faded. Pp.xix,519 + 4pp adverts. The author writes of the 19 saints commemmorated by name in the Book of Common Prayer.
Published : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London 1895,
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
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, Third 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, Third Edition
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
Hardback. 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, First Edition Thus
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
Hardbacks. A good plus two volume set in the original green cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear to spine ends and board tips and spine of Volume II is a little marked. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Vol. 1,pp.xv,584 + adverts. Two maps. Vol. II,pp.xxii,712 + errata page and adverts. A history of the church in Scotland from earliest times to 1895.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1894, 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
Hardback. 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
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