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13335. Ansdell, Douglas: The People of the Great Faith The Highland Church 1690-1900.

Stornaway: Acair, 1998. vi+234 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Profusely illustrated, with photographs, maps, diagrams, newpapercuttings, letters, etc. Pictorial card covers, in very good condition. Almost as new. 11.50

16825. Antony, C. M.: St. Antony of Padua The Miracle-Worker (1195-1231)

London: Longmans, Green and Co.,1911. Lives of the Friar Saints Series. xvi+110 pp. 17 x 11 cm. Four illustrations. Gold-blocked green boards. Small light stain to front boards, but otherwise in good condition. 12.00

12839. Berkouwer, GC: Recent Developments in Roman Catholic Thought.

Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1961. 81 pp. 18.5 x 13 cm. Translated from the Dutch by JJ Lamberts. Berkouwer was Pastor of Systematic Theology in the Free University, Amsterdam. Indexes of subjects and persons. Hardback, no dw. Good. 10.00

5437. Blaikie, Professor W.G. editor: The Catholic Presbyterian An International Journal - Ecclesiastical and religious.

London: James Nisbet, New York: A.D.F. Randolph & Co. 1879. Vol 1 January - June 1879. 24.5 by 16 cms 476 pp. There are a few pages with old pen undermarking. It has been professionally recased in blue boards and is in very fresh condition. The magazine rose from the 1877 meeting, in Edinburgh of ministers and elders from 49 Presbyterian churches in 25 different countries, a demonsration of the catholicity, and spread of the Church. An interesting and unusual item. 95.00

18227. Blake, Tarquin: Abandoned Churches of Ireland.

Cork: The Collins Press, 2015. 216 pp. 28.5 x 23 cm. Eighty-two abandoned churches, profusely illustrated. Silver-blocked blue boards, in very good condition, in a vg dustwrapper. Almost as new. 18.00

18382. Bonar, Rev. Andrew A.: Memoir and Remains of the Rev. Robert Murray M'Cheyne Minister of St Peter's Church Dundee.

London & Edinburgh: Oliphants Ltd, 1913. New edition with appendices, facsimiles of writings, and portrait. ix + 648 + iv pp. 21 x 14 cm. Frontispiece portrait. Illustration of grave of M'Cheyne. Plain black boards. Front gutter weakening. Previous owner's neat label. Overall good. 15.00

13313. Boon, T.C.B.: The Anglican Church from the Bay to the Rockies A History of the Ecclesiastical Province of Rupert's Land and its Dioceses from 1820-1950.

Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1962. xv+480pp. 23 x 16.5 cm. One folding map, and eight other maps. Must be the definitive work on the spread of Anglicanism in Canada. Hardback in a rather worn, stained dustwrapper. 20.00

17455. Bossuet, James Benign: The History of the Variations of the Protestant Churches Part 2 Volume 2.

Antwerp: 1742. (i) + 493 + (xxxii) + (i) pp. Title page + Books X to XIV (1558 - 1718), XV (The Creed), and Appendix + Index + Errata. 20.5 x 12.5 cm. Gold-lined contemporary polished calf. Gold-blocked replacement spine label. The removal of a name from the title page has left two small holes, otherwise this is a good tight copy, with some wear to the spine extremities and some splitting to front hinge.. 70.00

12456. Burnet, Gilbert: The Abridgement of the History of the Reformation of the Church of England.

London: Printed by J. D. for Richard Chiswell, at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard 1683. 19.5 by 12 cms. The second edition. (28)+319+384 pp. with an engraved frontispiece of four Reformation scenes, and four further pages of engraved portraits of principal characters in the history. In a contemporary calf binding, six panelled spine with raised bands, decorative gilt panels and original spine label, blindstamped pattern to the boards, internally very tight, bright and clean, the gilding is now faded though the label is bright, there is some rubbing to boards but it is a good copy for its age. 250.00

18166. Butler: Butler's Lives of the Saints, Division 6.

London: J.S. Virtue & Co Limited, 1887. The de Luxe edition, in nine Divisions. Pages 113 - 312 (July 31 - August 29). 27.5 x 19 cm. Five full-page very fine chromolithographs, with tissue guards: St Anne, St Bernard, St Agatha, St Julia, and St Theresa. Green bevelled boards. Front board embossed with black and green floral and crown motif. Ornate gold-blocked titles front board and spine. All edges gilt. A flower has been pressed between pages 118 and 119, o/w in vg condition. 45.00

12559. Calamy, Edmund: An Account of the Ministers, Lecturers, Masters and Fellows of Colleges and Schoolmasters, who were Ejected or Silenced after the Restoration in 1660.

London: Printed for J. Lawrence, in the Poultry; and four others 1713. By or before the Act for Uniformity. design'd for the preserving to posterity, the memory of their names, characters, writings and sufferings. Volume II of two vols. 19.5 by 12 cms. xxxii+864 pp. in contemporary calf with a modest blind stamped pattern to boards, six panelled spine with raised bands and a modern spine label black, lettered gold. The ffep has the names Thom Macquay 1716, and John Weir, Sarah Weir and William Weir Stewarts Town. We assume this to be Stewartstown Co. Tyrone. Edmund Calamy, 1671-1732 was grandson of the famous Edmund Calamy the Elder. His fame rests not on his sermons but on his Nonconformist biographies. He wrote an abridgement of Richard Baxter's Narrative of his life and times and continued it up to 1691 with a chapter on Ministers ejected in 1662. This was published in 1702. The second edition of his Abridgement of Baxter's History was split into two vols. Vol II is an expansion of chaper ix of the 1702 edition of these Ministers. It is a monumental work, giving biographies and the literary works of these men. It is arranged by London and then each English county. It can stand alone from Vol I. The binding shows wear but has been professionally restored and is a sound tight copy and is internally clean and unmarked. A scarce volume. 550.00

6624. Cameron, John: In Stow's Footsteps A Chronological History of the Congregational Churches in S.A. 1837-1977.

Port Adelaide: South Australian Congregational History Project Committee 1987. Dedicatory inscription on title page along with but not by the author's signature dated June 1990. 150 pp. illustrated, hardcover, laminated boards. In very good condition, near fine. Traces the history of the Congregational Churches in South Australia from the arrival of the first pioneer Minister, Rev. T. Q. Stow to 1977, the advent of Church Union. Extensive lists of ministers, churches and office bearers, including material not previously published. 18.00

17752. Carlyle, Rev. Gavin: "Mighty in the Scriptures." A Memoir of Adolph Saphir. D.D.

London: John F. Shaw and Co., 1894. Second edition. First published in 1893. viii + 450 + 6 pp. 22 x 15 cm Frontispiece photogravure portrait. Adolph Saphir (1831-1891) was born into a Jewish family in Hungary. In 1843 the Scottish Free Church sent missionaries to the Jews of Hungary, and in that year Adolph Saphir and his family were converted. Whilst in Edinburgh he came to spend time with the Stevenson family of Strabane, in Northern Ireland. In 1854, after completing his studies, Saphir was ordained by the Presbytery of Belfast, Dr. Cooke presiding, and he served in the Irish Presbyterian Church as a missionary to the Jews. He was a pastor of churches in Glasgow and in London from 1861-1888. He became a leading member of the Church Mission to the Hebrews. Gold-blocked decorated two-tone-grey boards. Bookplate of Second Saintfield Presbyterian Church, County Down. A bit of shelfwear, otherwise in fair/ good condition. Copac lists only ten copies in British and Irish libraries. 95.00

18854. Cash, Rev. W. Wilson: Persia Old and New.

London: Church Missionary Society, 1929. Second impression. 72 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. The history, work, and prospects of the Church Missionary Society in Persia. Coloured frontispiece of mosque at Soh, near Isfahan. Map. Printed matt card covers. Minor wear to the lower spine extremity, otherwise in good condition. 15.00

14772. Clarke, Sir Ernest, editor: The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond: A Picture of Monastic Life in the Days of Abbot Samson.

London: Alexander Moring The De La More Press, 1903. xliii+285 pp. 16 x 12 cm. Frontispiece. One of The King's Classics Series under the general editorship of Israel Gollancz. Laid paper, grey boards, and white binding strip. Spine is in five panels, with raised bands and original paper label. T.e.g. Neat signature of Wilhemena Margaret Daisy Geddes, and the date July 14th, 1903 neatly written on ffep, o/w in very good condition. 10.00

16380. Cooper, J. & E.: 18th Century Moravian Craftsmen.

Newtownabbey: Moravian History Magazine, No. 22, 2002. Moravian History Magazine No. 22, September 2002. 33pp. 21 x 15 cm. Articles include: J.F. Hintz; Abraham & David Roentgen; Roentgen/Ruess 1998; J. Planta; J. Antes; J.G. Klemm & D. Tannenberg; and Moravian Trading Rules 1766 (selection). Six illustrations. Pictorial semi-matt card covers, in very good condition. 10.00

17636. Cross, Lawrence: Eastern Christianity The Byzantine Tradition.

Sydney, Australia: E.J. Dwyer, 1988. 117 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. 31 illustrations. 2 maps. Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 34.00

8509. D'Aubigne, J. H. Merle: History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century.

London and Glasgow: William Collins, c1869. xxv+727 pp. 29 x 23 cm. Twelve engravings on steel after P. A. Labouchere, and 200 illustrations on wood including portraits of the most eminent reformers. Aeg. Recased in black boards with gilt spine label. Apart from an inscription on the half title page, the contents are clean, tight and bright, with all plates present. A single-volume family edition of a work which was published in a variety of forms and was indispensible reading in Protestant households. Please note: unpacked weight is 2,800g. 95.00

12609. Deasley, Alex: The Shape of Qumran Theology.

Carlisle: Paternoster Press 2000. 341 pp. softcovers, in very good condition. A reconstruction of the mind of the Qumran Sectaries. A useful study. 10.00

16876. Echard, Laurence: A General Ecclesiastical History from the Nativity of our Blessed Saviour to the first establishment of Christianity by Human Laws under the Emperor Constantine the Great

London: J. Tonson at Shakespeare's Head over against Katherine Street in the Strand seventh edition 1729 In Two volumes. The two are technically a scrambled set of this second edition with a few small differences in binding but visually very acceptable. 19.5 x 12.5 cm. Volume the First. (20) 384 pp. Double-page engraved folding map of the Holy Land at the time of our Saviour, attractive engraved frontispiece by Van der Gucht, red and black printed title page, and some decorative head and tailpieces. In its original calf binding, six panelled spine with raised bands, and a new red and gilt spine label. Top panel of the spine and some corners professionally restored. Vol. II has the bookplate of C. M. Shephard on the front pastedown. Internally tight bright and very good. Volume II, pp 387-699 (52). Bound in contemporary calf, as before, but with original spine label. Overall in very good condition for its age. The first volume takes the story to the reign of Vespasian, the second volume takes the story to the reign of Constantine. Echard was ordained by Moore, bishop of Norwich, and presented to the livings of Welton and Elkington, Lincolnshire, and appointed chaplain to the Bishop of Lincoln. For over twenty years he lived in Lincolnshire, mostly at Louth, where he wrote a number of works. 395.00

12991. Elizabeth, Charlotte editor: The Christian Lady's Magazine Vol. XXV. January to June 1846.

London: Seeley, Burnside and Seeley 1846. 16.5 by 10.5 cms. 576 pp. engraved title page, bound in half leather and marbled boards, five panelled spine with raised bands and gilt lining, along with an original spine label. On the front pastedown is a small bookseller's label for S. Eccles Coleraine. Showing very little wear, a nice copy. Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna 1790-1846 was an English Evangelical Protestant writer and novelist. She was born in Norwich but came to Kilkenny, in Ireland, after marriage to her first husband. After separation in 1824 she returned, married Lewis H. Tonna and died in Ramsgate. Whilst in Ireland she started writing for the Dublin Tract Society. She wrote two novels, "The Rockite", in 1832, and, "Derry", in 1839. She published volumes of verse, including two vigorous Orange ballads. She edited, "The Protestant Magazine", "The Protestant Annual", and, "The Christian Ladies Magazine". This volume contains an interesting article on the prospects for Jewish re-settlement in Palestine. 45.00

10016. Faillon: Vie De Mme. D'Youville Fondatrice des Soeurs de la Charite de Villemarie dans L'Isle de Montreal, en Canada.

Villemarie: Chez Les Soeurs de la Charitie Hopital General 1852. xxix+491 pp, frontispiece portrait, and six other plates, tissue guarded, red foreedges, purple boards, blindstamped decorative panel to front board, boards a bit faded and marked, some fraying to joints, wear to spine extremities, internally is a tight clean copy but there is a bit of old water staining affecting the margins of the last 40 pages or so. Text of course en Francais. The foundress, by any standards was a remarkable woman. 25.00

13310. Fingard, Judith: The Anglican Design in Loyalist Nova Scotia 1783-1816.

London: S.P.C.K., 1972. No 93 in the Church Historical Series. viii+244 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Map. A history of the formative years of the first colonial diocese. Hardback in dustwrapper. The book has a small booksale stamp on the half title and foreedge, and the dw is a part faded and worn, otherwise good. 12.00

13339. Fisk, William Lyons: The Scottish High Church Tradition in America An Essay in Scotch-Irish Ethnoreligious History.

Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1995. x+157 pp. 21.5 x 13.5 cm. Card covers, in very good condition. 18.00

20057. Fitch, Henry: The Perfect Calendar for every year of the Christian era designed for practical every-day use.

New York and London revised edition 1928. Patented Sept. 1st 1891. 23.5 x 16 cm. 47 pp. gold blocked red textured boards, in very good condition. 10.00

18358. Fraser, Donald: Winning a Primitive People Sixeen Years Work Among the Warlike Tribe of the Ngoni and the Senga and Tumbuka Peoples of Central Africa.

London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited,1914. 315 pp. 20 x 13 cm. "with 27 illustrations & 2 maps". Gold-blocked blue boards. The ffep has a small stamp for Ballygowan Church Library. Overall in good condition. 12.50

13112. Gainford, John and William R. compilers: Memoir of Incidents in the Life and Labours of Thomas Gainford.

Sunnyside, Orpington Kent: George Allen 1886. xiv+396 pp. with 8 illustrations, brown boards with gilt titling, a.e.g. pink errata slip, some scattered foxing, spine professionally restored. Overall a good copy of a scarce title. Gainford, 1823-1884, was a Congregational Minister and Social Reformer. He emigrated from England to New South Wales in 1853 and this is an interesting item of nineteeth century Australia. 150.00

12689. Garrett, TS: The Liturgy of the Church of South India An Introduction to and Commentary on 'The Lord's Supper'.

London: Oxford University Press, 1955. "Second Edition commenting on the 1954 Revision". xiv + 74pp. 18 x 12.5 cm. Card covers. In very good condition. 10.00

12977. George, Judith W.: All Saints Church St. Andrews A Handbook.

St Andrews: All Saints Church, 1975. 15 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Five illustrations, lists of clergy, and bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers, printed black. Very good condition. 10.00

9310. Gough, John: A History of the People Called Quakers. From the first Rise to the Present Time. Compiled from Authentic Records and from the Writings of that People.

Dublin: Printed for Robert Jackson, Meath Street 1789. Vol 1 only of a four volume set. x+546 pp. contemporary calf binding, six panelled spine with raised bands, spine label missingspine bottom panel bears an old library label from College Library Carlow. A stamp for the same is found on the title page. some wear and scuffing to boards, there is an old light water staining to the top marginedge of some pages, otherwise internally tight, clean and bright. Volume 1 takes the history up to 1662. 55.00

19676. Gracian, Baltasar: The Oracle A Manual of the Art of Discretion. Oraculo Manual y arte de Prudencia".

London: J.M. Dent & Sons. firs published1953 The Spanish Text and a new English translation, with critical introduction and notes by L. B. Walton. 19 x 12.5 cm. ix+307 pp. frontispiece portrait, gold blocked green boards, in very good condition. This is Gracian's best known work outside Spain. Written in 1647 these maxims for living by a Jesuit father have always been highly regarded. 20.00

19631. Greene, E. A.: Saints and their Symbols A Companion in the Churches and Picture Galleries of Europe.

London: Whittaker & Co. revised edition twenty-seventh impression 1913 15.5 x 12.5 cm. viii+190 pp.illustrated, hardback in good condition. A very useful reference when looking at paintings and sculpture along with church iconography. 10.00

19216. Hawthorn, John: Alexander Marshall Evangelist, Author & Pioneer.

Glasgow: Gospel Tract Publications, 1988. One of the Publisher's "The Pioneer Series". 152 pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. Frontispiece portrait. Gold-blocked green boards. In very good condition, near mint. In a v. g. dustwrapper. 15.00

13342. Humphreys, S.J., Father William: Recollections of Scottish Episcopalianism.

London: Thomas Baker, 1896. iv + 62 + 2 pp. 25.5 x 16 cm. The life of a convert from The Cove - a fishing village four miles south of Abetdeen, in Kincardineshire. Gold-blocked green boards, showing a little shelfwear but otherwise good. No dw. 25.00

11646. J. Dick & Co: Biographia Scoticana; or A Brief historical account of the lives, characters and memorable transactions, of the most eminent Scots Worthies.

Edinburgh: J. Dick & Co, 1823. Second edition 17.5 by 11 cms. vii+347 pp. frontispiece portrait of Knox. Professionally recased in brown cloth, six panelled spine with gilt lining and new black and gilt spine label. The frontispiece is repaired, otherwise despite a bit of wear in very good condition. 65.00

12519. James, T. S: The History of the Litigation and Legislation respecting Presbyterian Chapels and Charities in England and Ireland between 1816 and 1849.

London: Hamilton Adams & Co. 1867. xl+872+11 pp. dark green boards, spine relaid, the front board a little worn, internally a bit dusty otherwise fair/good. 55.00

16879. Jameson, Mrs: Legends of the Madonna As Represented in the Fine Arts.

London: Longmans Green & Co., 1872. Fifth edition. lxxv+344 pp. 22 x 16 cm. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Illustrated by 27 etchings and 165 woodcuts. Gold-blocked embossed red boards. Gilt heraldic device to front board. Spine a little faded and minor age wear, otherwise good. An interesting study. 30.00

19645. John Howie of Lochgoin: The Scots Worthies originally compiled by John Howie of Lochgoin with the Testimonies Appended to each Life.

Glasgow: Blackie and Son 1851. 25 x 16.5 cm. lxxii+748 pp. with over 110 illustrations, half leather and textured cloth boards, six panelled spine with raised bands and original gilt blocked dark red spine label, marbled foreedges, in very good condition. A heavy book, which may incur extra postage charges. Overseas customers should contact us about shipping issues and costs before ordering. 45.00

12638. Kerr, Rev. John: The Renascence of Worship. The Origin Aims, and Active Achievements of the Church Service Society.

Edinburgh: J. Gardener Hitt, 1909. 247 pp. 19.5 x 13.5 cm. The book is illustrated with 50 photographic portraits, with the printed signatures, of leading clergy and laymen in the Church of Scotland, and all fifty portraits called for are present. Dark red bevelled boards, spine blocked gold and sun faded: front board blocked black with rule and Society's device. Contains the Lee Lecture, and then a lengthy survey of the Church Service Society including a membership list. Bears a signed dedication on the ffep from a William Kerr, to Padre Robertson, DSO DD. The Rev John Kerr, 1852-1920, was Treasurer of the Society. This is a very scarce item. 195.00

12994. Lawson, John Parker: History of the Scottish Episcopal Church from the Revolution to the Present Time.

Edinburgh: Gallie and Bayley, 1843. xl + 588 + 2. 23 x 14 cm. An extremely rare first edition of this seminal work, upon which so many later historians have drawn. Slight foxing to half-title and title, and to the two pages of advertisements at the end. Rebound in green cloth, with paper label, and head and tail bands. A good clean, tight copy. Very good condition. 395.00

12085. Livingstone, David: Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; including a sketch of Sixteen Years Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the west coast etc.

Amsterdam: Time Life Books 1987. A photographic reproduction of the first London edition of 1872. ix+711pp. with maps, and other illustrations. In a modern "leather" binding with red and gilt spine with raised bands, and red and gilt lining on boards, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. In very good condition. A very faithfully reproduced copy of one of the great classics of exploration. This is a heavy book requiring extra postage. 20.00

16336. Lonsdale, David, SJ and Philip Sheldrake SJ. editors: Journey into Freedom Mary Ward Essays in Honour of the Fourth Centenary of her Birth.

London: The Way Publications, Summer 1985. The Way Supplement 53. 132 pp. 24 x 15 cm. Semi-matt card covers. There is a light crease on the front cover, otherwise in good condition. 10.00

14842. MacCulloch, J. A.: Medieval Faith and Fable.

London: George G. Harrup 1932. 22.5 by 15 cms. 345 pp. hardback, no dustwrapper minor rubbing to boards, otherwise in good condition. Introduction by J. G. Frazer, an excellent study. 20.00

12967. Maclean, Susan: Architect of the Angels The Churches of Frederick de Jersey Clere.

Aotearoa, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Ltd, 2003. v + 208 pp. 21.5 x 27 cm. A record of over one hundred churches by a very versatile architect. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w: interiors, exteriors, details, plans, occasions, and people. Bue and white blocked blue boards, in protected dw. As new. 32.00

8496. Maurice, Frederick. editor: The Life of Frederick Denison Maurice chiefly told in his own letters.

London: Macmillan and Co. 1884. In two volumes. Vol. Ixi+552 pp. Vol. II: xii+712 pp. with frontispiece portrait, dark green boards, minor wear, some light foxing to ffep, endpapers and title page otherwise very good. The title page indicates, with portraits, but apart from the frontispiece none appear to have been bound in and their is no list of same. Maurice was an Anglican, a theologian, and a socialist. Oneof the foiunders of Christian Socialism. 45.00

13921. McCracken, Ronnie: David Baron A Prince in Israel.

Belfast: no date. 184 pp. paperback, illustrated, in very good condition. Baron founded the Hebrew Christian Testimony to Israel. 8.00

13129. McCrea, Bob: Nick of Time.

Ontario:Bob and Thora McCrea 1993. 299 pp. softcovers, title page removed otherwise good. Christian ministry experiences from Llsburn in Northern Ireland to Canada. 6.00

16322. McNally, Vincent: The Lord's Distant Vineyard A History of the Oblates and the Catholic Community in British Columbia.

Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2000. xxv+443 pp. 23 x 15 cm. Illustrations. Maps. Pictorial semi-matt card covers, in very good condition. There is a dedicatory inscription by the author on the half title and another signature by him on the title page. An important study. 20.00

12796. Melton, Julius: Presbyterian Worship in America Changing Patterns Since 1787.

Richmond: John Knox Press, 1967. 173 pp. 21 x 14 cm. Melton was a Professor of Religion at South-western, Memphis. Notes and acknowledgments, and index. Gold blocked blue boards, in protected dw. There are traces of old sellotape gum where the protective cover has been stuck to the dw; a previous owner's label and a stamped date on the ffep, and a tiny American flag attached to the title page. 15.00

13438. Micklem, Nathaniel: The Pope's Men.

London: Independent Press Ltd.,1953. First Reprint. 24 pp. 18 x 12.5 cm. " Written for, and at the request of, the Life and Work Committee of the Congregational Union of England and Wales". Yellow card covers, printed red. Contents clean, but covers foxed. 5.00

8412. Morley, Henry. editor: Illustrations of English Religion.

London: Cassell Petter & Galpin n.d. c.1880. 27.5 by 20.5 cms. viii+440 pp. illustrated with engravings. Half leather and cloth. Spine with five panels and raised bands. Gilt tooling and titling on spine, somewhat faded. Some damage/fading to cloth on front board, otherwise a good tight bright copy. Extensively illustrated with attractive engravings throughout the text. Runs from, 670 to 1877. Volume 1of Cassell's Library of English Literature. This was projected as five vols, 1, shorter poems 2, illustrations of English religion, 3, plays, 4, prose works.5 longer verse and prose works. We also offer Vol. 1, " Shorter English Poems", ref 8411. Morley was Professor of English History at University College London. 25.00

11874. Morris, The Rev. J. B: Select Works of S. Ephrem the Syrian, translated out of the original Syriac with notes and indices.

Oxford: John Henry Parker 1847. xvii+449 pp. hardback, the somewhat faded spine has been professionally relaid. Internally tight, bright and clean. Contains, Thirteen Rhythms on the Nativity, Rhythm against the Jews, The Pearl or Seven Rhythms on the Faith, Eighty Rhythms upon the Faith, against the Disputers, Three Rhythms concerning the Faith. St. Ephrem, c. 306-373, was a prolific hymnographer and theologian, venerated throughout the Church as a saint and one of the great figures in the Early Church. He wrote a variety of hymns, poems, sermons in verse and prose Biblical exegesis, works of practical theology. Much of his work has not been translated into English. This early Victorian publication is scarce. 75.00

18994. Mullin, Julia E.: The Presbytery of Limavady.

Coleraine: North-West Books, 1989. 179 pp. 22 x 15cm. 12 illustrations. Endpaper map. Glazed blue boards. Previous owner's name on ffep, otherwise in very good condition. 12.00

5972. Murphy, Gervase: Christ Church Cathedral The Falkland Islands Its Life and Times 1892-1992.

Stanley: 1991. 32 pp. illustrated, paper covers, autographed by author, very good. An account of the history, restoration, and life of this remote Cathedral of the Anglican communion. 8.00

18825. O'Boyle, Very Rev. James, Canon: The Eucharistic Congress, Chicago, 1926. A descriptive Account of the Congress, including Extracts from the principal Sermons and Addresses.

Dublin: Browne & Nolan, Ltd, 1927. vii + 159 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Frontispiece portrait of Pius XI, and two other portrait plates. Gold-blocked red boards, no dustwrapper. The author was Parish Priest of Lisburn, County. Antrim, 1920-1942. He was P.P. during the riots in 1920 when most of the Catholic community was driven out of the town. Copac lists only three copies in the UK / Ireland so this is a very scarce item of local interest by this Lisburn priest. 75.00

11817. O'Laverty, Rev. James: The Bishops of Down & Connor Being the Fifth Volume of An Historical Account of the Diocese of Down and Connor, Ancient and Modern.

Dublin: James Duffy & Co., 1895. First Edition. (vi) + 636 + xviii + (2) pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Gold-blocked, green, textured, and bevelled boards, the front board with a round tower, and the rear board with a mitre. There is slight bruising to the corners, some wear to the spine extremities, and a signature and note on an otherwise blank preliminary page, apart from which the book is in good condition. Monsignor O'Laverty was Parish Priest of Holywood, Co Down, admired and respected across the whole commumnnity, and a splendid historian. His five volumes are still indispensible to understanding the history of East Ulster, particularly its ecclesiastical heritage. 145.00

19297. O'Laverty, Rev. James: The Bishops of Down & Connor Being the Fifth Volume of An Historical Account of the Diocese of Down and Connor, Ancient and Modern.

Ballynahinch, Co Down: Davidson Books, c1984. Hardback reprint, limited to 500 copies. (vi) + 636 + xviii pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Gold-blocked, green textured boards, the front board with a round tower. The book is in good condition, and the remains of the dustwrapper has been professionally relaid. Monsignor O'Laverty was Parish Priest of Holywood, Co Down, admired and respected across the whole commumnnity, and a splendid historian. His five volumes are still indispensible to understanding the history of East Ulster, particularly its ecclesiastical heritage. 75.00

15322. O'Malley, John W.: The First Jesuits.

Cambridge Mass. and London: Harvard University Press, 1993. 457 pp. 24 x 16 cm. An important study. Five illustrations, Notes and Index. Silver-blocked black and dark-green boards, in a v,g, dustwrapper. Overall in very good condition. 15.00

14043. Parkman, Francis: The jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century. France and England in North America. Part Second.

London: Macmillan and Co. 1902. 21 by 14 cms. xvii+586 pp. frontispiece portrait, map, hardback, no dustwrapper, in very good condition. Vol. II of the New Library Edition of Francis Parkman's Works. 20.00

5573. Paul, Francis J: Romanism and Evangelical Christianity A Study of Origins and Development.

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1940. First edition. x+493 pp. 22 x 14 cm. This is the original book, not to be confused with the later summary of the same name. The author was Late Professor of Church History and Principal of Presbyterian College, Belfast. Slightly worn brown boards, with short tear at top of spine. Corners slightly bruised. Name and date carefully written on both pastedowns, o/w clean, tight copy.. 10.00

1403. Peat, John T.: Milngavie and its Parish Church.

Glasgow: 1966. 49pp. illustrated, softcover, in very good condition. Milngavie is on the outskirts of Glasgow and this history covers not only the church but also the town. 12.00

9556. Pickering & Inglis: The King's Daughters The Life Stories of Three Noble Women Distinguished for their Service in the Cause of Christ.

London: Pickering & Inglis, c1900. 62+63+63 pp. illustrated, in very good condition. M.A. The Missionary Heroine of Calabar - Mary Slessor, Frances Ridley Havergal, Pandita Rambai. 10.00

13331. Porter, James, editor: After Columbus - After Calvin Community and Identity in the religious Traditions of North East Scotland.

Aberdeen: The Elphinstone Institute, 1997. Occasional Publications 1. 188 pp. 25 x 17 cm. Proceedings of a conference held at Kings College, University of Aberdeen, 18-19 October 1997. Card covers, in very good condition. 25.00

11695. Religious Tract Society: Christian Biography

London: Religious Tract Society, c1830. 15 by 9 cms. 144+72+72+72+72 pp. black boards with extensive decorative blind stamping to front and rear boards, four panelled spine with two decorative gilt panels and two original spine labels. Modest wear, endpapers a little browned, otherwise tight bright and clean, in very good condition. Contains five separately published biographies. The Life of The Rev. John Newton an authentic narrative written by himself to which some further particulars are added., The Life of Archbishop Leighton with a few extracts from his writings., Life of the Rev. William Grimshaw by the Rev. John Newton pub. 1827., The Life of the Rev. Christian F. Swartz missionary of Trichinopoly and Tanjore in India., and The Life of Mrs. Isabella Graham of New York. One biography has the publication date of 1827 on it, the others are undated but contemporaneous and we would date this binding to about 1830 or soon after. There is a dedication and date on the ffep but the date is too faint to be totally clear. 45.00

7198. Richer, Wm. compiler: First Lisburn Presbyterian Church 1688-1988.

Lisburn: 1988. 28.5 by 22 cms. iv+66 pp. illustrated. Hardback. Published for the Tercentenary of this church. In very good condition. 12.00

18383. Robinson, Miss, editor: "Ready" for 1903. Volume XVI.

Portsmouth: The Soldiers Institute, (1904). 338 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Illustrated. Gold-blocked, bevel-edged, green boards. Ffep missing, othewise very good. A bound volume of monthly numbers from January to December 1903. Miss Robinson set up tthe Soldiers and Sailors Institute, Portsmouth, in 1874. It was intended as a homely comfortable establishment, but one which was alchohol free. Sarah Robinson, 1834-1921, followed the example of Mary Seacole. She was involved in Army Temperance Reform. 20.00

12976. Rodger, Patrick C.: Scots and English in the Episcopal Church.

Edinburgh: The Scottish Episcopal Church, 1989. i + 19 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Red matt card covers, printed black. Very good condition. 10.00

13120. Ross, Alexander J: Memoir of Alexander Ewing, D.C.L. Bishop of Argyll and The Isles.

London: C. Kehgan Paul & Co., 1879. Second edition. xiii+643+31 pp. IIlustrated. In a modern library binding, with new endpapers, bears a very small library stamp on the bottom of the title page, and another on the rear. A tight copy, very clean and bright. Ewing, 1814-1873, was a Scottish Episcopal Curch leader. This biography throws much light on the Scottish world in which he laboured. 35.00

8391. Seebohm, Frederic: The Oxford Reformers John Colet, Erasmus, and Thomas More. Being a History of Their Fellow-Work.

London: Longmans Green and Co. The Second Edition (revised and enlarged) 1869. 22 by 14.5 cms xiv+551 pp. A full polished calf "prize binding" with six panelled spine, raised bands, tooled, gilt decorative spine panels, two gilt lines to front and rear boards, and gilt decorated board edges, front board bears tooled, gilt, coat of arms with the inscription, "The gift of the Haberdashers Company", marbled endpapers and edges, slight rubbing, slight foxing on prelims, otherwise internally very bright and fresh. Blank front prelim. has impressed seal of Monmouth Grammar School, and an inscription recording the book's award to Thomas L. Richards, signed by C. M. Roberts B.D. Headmaster, 1879. A handsome copy. 95.00

13363. Shepherd, J.H.: Introduction to the History of the Church in Scotland.

London S.P.C.K. 1906. 207+8 pp. red boards with decorative black stamped design on front board with gilt titling. Bears an old bookplate and a foreedge library stamp along with a small stamp on title page, otherwise good. 10.00

12972. Shinn, Rev. George Wolfe: King's Handbook of Notable Episcopal Churches in the United States.

Boston: Moses King Corporation, 1889. 286 pp. 20.5 x 14.5 cm. Lists of churches and architects. "One hundred illustrations". Index. Black- and gold-blocked blue bevelled boards. Very good condition. 15.00

14052. Sigerson, George: The Easter Song being The First Epic of Christendom by Sedulius the First Scholar Saint of Erinn.

Dublin: Talbot Press London: T. Fisher Unwin 1922. 22.5 by 15 cms. viii+269 pp. with introduction, verse-translation, and appendices including a schedule of Milton's "Debts", hardcover, no dustwrapper, spine rather sun faded, otherwise in very good condition, scarce. The hymn dates back to the fifth century. 85.00

14383. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: Lives of Missionaries: Greenland: Hans Egede, Matthew Statch and his associates.

London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, c1864. 16.5 by 10.5 cms. 224 pp. illustrated. Pages 1-88 are The Memoir of Hans Egede The Norwegian Missionary in Greenland 1686-1758. Pages 89-224 are on Matthew Statch and his associates. The Founders of the Moravian Missions in Greenland and Labrador. Only four copies shown on Copac 65.00

12084. Stanley, Henry M: How I found Livingstone. Travels, Adventures, and Discoveries in Central Africa; including Four Months Residence with Dr Livingstone.

Amsterdam: Time Life Books 1987. A photographic reproduction of the first London edition of 1872. xxiii+736 pp. with maps, and other illustrations. In a modern "leather" binding with red and gilt spine with raised bands, and red and gilt lining on boards, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. In very good condition. A very faithfully reproduced copy of one of the great classics of exploration. A heavy book, overseas sjhipping may incur extra postage. 10.00

13336. Stead, Geoffrey and Margaret: The Exotic Plant A History of the Moravian Church in Great Britain 1742-2000.

Werrinton, Peterborough: The Epworth Press, 2003. xvi+442 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. An excellent, comprehensive, study. Pictorial card covers, in very good condition. Almost as new. 15.00

13427. Stead, W.T.: General Booth A Biographical Sketch.

London: Isbister and Company, 1891. 94 pp. 18 x 12 cm. Illustrated. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. A.e.g. Red boards with gilt titling. Some rubbing to boards but otherwise in good condition. A scarce item not often seen. There is a particularly interesting discussion on whether the Salvation Army owed more to the Quakers or to the Methodists. W.T. Stead was editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, and introduced yellow journalism to the English press. His exposure of child prostitution, working with Josephine Butler, was very important. He died on RMS Titanic in 1912. 75.00

19478. Stevens, Abel: The Centenary of American Methodism: A Sketch of its History, Theology, Practical System, and Success.

New York: Carlton & Porter, 1865. 287 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. Frontispiece portrait of Charles Wesley. Brown blindstamped and textured leather boards, six panelled spine with raised bands, a.e.g, marbled endpapers, owner's dedication on the ffep, otherwise in very good condition. A handsome production. Prepared by order of the centenary committee of the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. With a statement of the plan of the centenary celebration of 1866. 30.00

7631. Taylor, T. Fielden: Wellington City Mission Pictorial History 1904 - 1932.

Wellington New Zealand: 1932. 13.5 by 21.5 cms. n.p. c.52 pp. illustrated, paper covers, in very good condition. A well illustrated look at the history and work of the mission. 10.00

11995. The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland: The Constitution and Government of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, with a Directory for the Administration of Ordinances.

Belfast: Published by the Authority of the General Assembly, 1887. 232 pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. Gold-blocked dark-blue boards. Boards are worn and faded. Contents tight and clean. Signature of Martin H Turnbull. We also have 1912 and 1962 editions. 10.00

13348. The Parish of the Isles of Scilly: The Book of the Church on Scilly.

Ramsgate: The Church Publishers, 1981. 48 pp. 24 x 18 cm. Gazetteer, advertisements, and articles. In good condition. 10.00

14168. United Protestant Council: United Protestantism an Answer to Romanism, Anglo-Catholicism and Modernism. Verbatim Report of the United Protestant Congress held in London October 17th-19th 1922.

London: United Protestant Council 1922. 25 by 19 cms. 174 pp. cream coloured boards, gilt titling. Boards rubbed and a bit discoloured, minor foredge spots, otherwise in good condition. Sections include, Evangelicalism The Answer to Modernism, Protestantism and the Bible, Evangelicalism The Answer to Anglo-Catholicism, Protestantisim and the Nations, Evangelicalism Its Abiding Principles, Protestantism, Its message for Today. 35.00

13651. Walters, Philip: Religion in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.

Keston: Keston College, 1985. 40 pp. 24 x 17.5 cm. Illustrated by Judy Wilson. Study Materials suitable for: Sixth Formers Christian Unions Study Groups etc. Maps. Pictorial green matt card covers. Plastic strip binding. Good condition. 10.00

9249. Williams, John S.: Consecrated Ingenuity The Shakers and Their Inventions.

Old Chatham: The Shaker Museum Foundation 1957. 10 pp. +16 illustrations, blue paper covers, in good condition. Along with another pamphlet, The American Shakers, 31 pp. pub.1961, Shaker Workshops Catalogue Summer 1981, and two folding leaflets on Shaker Village Canterbury and Hancock Shaker Village. All in good condition. 10.00

17367. Winchester, Richard C., editor: Glimpses of the Past 1732-1982 Donegal Presbytery.

Pennsylvania: The Presbytery of Donegal, 1982. 111 pp. 23 x 15.5 cm. Essays by five prominent church historians. Endpaper maps. Gold-blocked navy-blue boards. There is an old corner fold on one page, and a neat dedication on an otherwise blank preliminary page, otherwise in very good condition. Please note that this is NOT Donegal, Ireland but Donegal, Pennsylvania USA. Many of the Presbyterian congregations originated from the North of Ireland which gives the book its interest for the Irish reader. 20.00

13311. Woolverton, John Frederick: Colonial Anglicanism in North America.

Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1986. 331pp. 23 x 15 cm. An excellent study of colonial Anglicanism. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. 18.00

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