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13086. : The Psalms and Hymns of the Rev. Isaac Watts D.D. with copious indexes, tables of contents , and many additional hymns selected from the Doctor's works.

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1845. A new edition. 22 by 14.5 cms. xiv+640 pp. with 25 engraved plates by Martin and Westall. In textured, embossed, dark grey/blue boards, with gilt titling and decoration to the spine, ffep removed, a larger typeface than usual, clean, unmarked, in very good condition, no music. 75.00


12892. Barrett, George S. and Booth, Josiah, editors: Congregational Church Hymnal. Part 3. Anthems.

London: Congregational Union of England and Wales, c1890. viii + 446 pp. 19 x 13 cm. Blind stamped faded black boards. Good. 15.00


7127. Beveridge, R. F. editor: Celestial Songs A Collection of 900 Choice Hymns and Choruses selected for all kinds of Christian gatherings, Evangelistic work, solo singers, Choirs and the Home Circle.

Edinburgh & London Oliphant's n.d. No pagination, music and words card covers. Some wear, obviously used. 10.00


12632. Burnet, G. B: The Book of the Abiding Christ An Interpretation of the Hymn "Abide With Me".

London: The Saint Catherine Press Ltd. 1955. xi+124 pp. card covers with dustwrapper, in very good condition. 25.00


11395. Davidson, Noel: How Sweet the Sound The Absorbing Story of John Newton & William Cowper.

Belfast N. Ireland Greenville South Carolina 1997. 270 pp. softcovers, in very good condition. Autographed by the author on the title page.Their lives, their hymns, and their lasting legacy to the Christian Church. 12.00


13010. Houghton, Arthur Boyd, John William North, G.J. Pinwell, F. Smallfield &c.: The Spirit of Praise A Collection of Hymns Old and New.

London: F.Warne and Co: n.d. (1866). 24.5 by 19 cms. 252 pp. illustrated with engravings, decorative initial letters, ornamental headings, tailpieces etc by P.Hundley, highly decorative title page and facing frontispiece chromolithographed in red, blue, brown and gold by J. Burliston. Engraved by the Dalziel Brothers, Camden Press. Thick, bevelled, blue sandgrain cloth boards with decorative gilt decorated boards with ornate recessed, ivory coloured centre panels enclosing the book title, aeg. The boards and spine are a little age faded with minor edge rubbing, but internally the book is tight and clean. Has a dedication on the ffep, "Rev. T.J. Scott a small remembrance from some of the poor parishioners of St Johns and St Marys Devizes. In token of their grateful love and esteem for him while he was their pastor. Feb. 12 1867". No music included with the hymns. A very nice example of Victorian book design, the work of a famous family of book illustrators. One of their more sumptious productions, in very good condition overall. 250.00


12730. J.S.A.: Old Scottish Psalm Tunes A Supplement to Existing Psalmodies, with Table of Adaptations for the Most Commonly Used Psalms and Paraphrases.

London: Bayley & Ferguson, 1908. Revised and Enlarged Edition. xii + 66 pp. 18 x 12 cm. "the time-honoured tunes, which were sung by our forefathers, and which awaken so many memories in the hearts of the Scottish people." Solfa notation. Dark-red limp cloth, blocked black. Stamp of J Hamilton, Music Wholesaler, of 40 Church Lane, Belfast, and "Mayo Street Choir" on ffep. Notation written on rear fep. 9.50


12886. Murphy, Rev. Andrew Charles, editor: Book of Common Song being A Supplement to the Psalter in The Worship of the Church.

Belfast: Marcus Ward & Co., Limited, 1890. viii + 256pp. 19 x 13 cm. Rev Murphy was the Minister of Elmwood Church, Belfast. Gold- and black-blocked purple boards. Some wear and fading to boards, o/w tight and clean. 10.00


16652. Murphy, The Late Rev. Andrew Charles, editor: Book of Common Song with Thirty-five Coloured Illustrations for the Young.

Belfast: McCaw, Stevenson & Orr, Limited, 1890. viii + 287pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Rev Murphy was the Minister of Elmwood Church, Belfast. Black-blocked red boards. Some wear and fading to boards, o/w tight and clean. The thirty-five coloured illustrations are very attractive. 10.00


4475. Palmer, Roundell arranger: The Book of Praise from the best English Hymn Writers.

London: Macmillan and Co 1880. 15 by 10 cms, pp. xiv+512, black bindstamped boards, a.e.g. a little foxing to endpapers but otherwise very good. Hymns are arranged according to the subjects of the Creed, no music, just texts. 16.50


13127. Richards, H.W: The Organ Accompaniment of the Church Services A Practical Guide for the Student.

London: Joseph Williams 1911. 142 pp. hardback, minor wear, generally in good condition. 8.00


13080. Sankey, Ira: The Enlarged Songs and Solos containing 271 pieces, words and music.

London: Morgan and Scott n.d. c.1880. Combining in one volume Sacred Songs and Solos and Later Songs and Solos. no pagination. Attractive decorative victorian design on boards in gilt and black on brown. 15.00


14406. Sankey, Ira D: Sacred Songs & Solos: Revised and Enlarged, with Standard Hymns.

London and Edinburgh: Marshall, Morgan & Scott, Ltd, c1920. "Twelve Hundred Pieces". 21.5 x 13.5 cm. "The premier book for use at Conventions, Evangelistic and Fellowship Meeting, in Places of Worship, Sabbath Schools, and Mission Halls". Black-blocked brown boards. A good, clean, tight copy, in very good condition. 45.00


14478. Stewart, Sir Robert Prescott: Tunes and Chants of the Psalter.

Dublin Belfast: Blackie & Son, 1880. The harmonies revised by Sir Robert Prescott Stewart Professor of Music in the University of Dublin. 7 x 12 cm. viii+130 pp. Embossed light card covers, in good condition. Published by authority of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. 23.00


15195. The Boys' Brigade: The Boys' Brigade Hymn Book.

Glasgow: The Boys' Brigade, 1962. Fourth reprint of 1958 edition. 160 + i pp. 14 x 8.5 cm. Maroon boards, blocked black. Index and Classified Index. In very good condition. 10.00


2832. Various: The Sunday Service of the Methodists with other Occasional Services.

London: J.Mason 1852. 719pp. in dark maroon leather in a convent binding , brass clasp. gold tooling to boards and spine, a.e.g. some rubbing to extremities and to spine. Internally clean and tight. 55.00


13628. Winn, Cyril: 41 Descants to Familiar Hymn Tunes.

London: Oxford University Press third impression 1968. 24 pp. red card covers, in very good condition. Owner's name on title page. 15.00

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