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11946. : Irish Youth's Manual.

Dublin: M.H. Gill & Son n.d. c.1955. 64pp. hardback, green covers, containing a signed total absinence pledge on the ffep. contains a Life of St. Patrick, Hymns to the Saint, Old Irish Litany of the blessed Virgin, and the short catechism. All both in Irish and English. Boards worn, damage to top of spine a fair copy. £12.00


8169. : Souvenir of the Moody Centenary Mission Belfast 11th to 30th April 1937

Belfast: 1937. 21.5 by 14 cms. 24 pp. illustrated, including photos of Moody, Sankey and the two Evangelists, Rev W.H. Houghton and Rev. Mel Trotter who would be preaching in Belfast, green paper covers, in very good condition. Houghton was President of The Moody Bible Institute. Includes Hymns. £15.00


12142. : The 37th British National Christian Endeavour Convention Belfast 1929, May 17th-22nd Handbook and Programme.

Belfast 1929. 64 pp. illustrated, softcovers. 22 of the 53 portrait photographs have been autographed. Showing some wear, staples rusted, some dustiness but a good item of local ephemera. Signatures include, Rev. E. W. Mills, Pres. C.E. Union, Rev C. Humble Pres. Del., Rev. W.H. Hayes Irish C.E., Rev. Dr. John Pollock, Rev. J.N. Alley Irish C.E., Rev. F. J. Miles, Miss E.H. Grey, Rev. A. J. Wigely, Rev. W. Johnston Hunter, Mr T. W. Wynne, Mr D. Linton, Miss E.H. Bromfield, Mr H.S. Bromfield, Mr F.W. McClenaghan, Mr. S.J. Harvey, Mr W.T. Ewing, Mr T.J. Grey, Mr H.M. Deale, Rev G. F. G. Mann, Mr W.T. McKee, Mr P.B. Morrison, John A. Spence. £45.00


9192. : The Golden Jubilee Book of St. Peter's Church Belfast 1900-1950.

Belfast: H. R. Carter publications 1950. 84+xii pp. illustrated, blue boards, no d.w. as issued. St. Peter's is the Church of Ireland church on the Upper Antrim road Belfast. The book contains a useful historical survey of North Belfast. £15.00


7559. : The Road Ahead Reflections the Redevelopment of Adelaide Road Presbyterian Church Dublin.

Dublin: 2002. 40 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. The story of the rebuilding of the church behind its retained facade. £4.00


17073. Addley, Rev. Dr. Bill: Dr James Glasgow.

Belfast: Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland, 2012. 63 pp. 20.5 x 14.5 cm. One of the great Presbyterian missionaries. Bibliography. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. £10.00


10377. All Hallows College: All Hallows Annual 1989-92 volume 45.

Dublin: All Hallows College 1992. 208 pp. illustrated, soft covers, this issue is devoted almost entirely to the late Father Kevin Condon who edited this Annual for some 40 years. All Hallows is an Irish Vincentian College. £8.00


15326. An tAthair Colmcille: Urnai na hOiche.

Dublin: Foilseachain Abhair Spioradalta, 1974. 18 by 12 cms. 80 pp. softcovers.minor wear to rear board otherwise very good. £8.00


16719. Anderson, Rev AC: The Story of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland.

Belfast: Presbyterian Church in Ireland, 1965. ix + 121 pp. 22.5 x 15.5 cm. Eight b&w plates,including maps. Semi-matt card covers. Rusted staples and slight wear to covers, o/w the book is in good condition. £9.50


15006. Andison, T.B.: A Sketch of the History of Knock Methodist Church, Belfast 1869-1957.

Belfast: Knock Methodist Church, 1957. 66 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Book arose out of research to prove that Knock was the first Methodist Church to introduce Free-Will Offering. Illustrated with thirty-nine plates. Silver-blocked blue boards. No dw. Very good condition. £8.50


17175. Atkinson, E. D.: Dromore An Ulster Diocese.

Dundalk: W. Tempest, Dundalgan Press, 1925. xiii+317 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Dromore Cathedral frontispiece, and 18 other illustrations. Gold-blocked green boards, no dw. In very good condition. £40.00


17649. Bailie, Rev W. D.: The Six Mile Water Revival of 1625.

Belfast: Presbyterian Historical Society, 1993. Reprint. iv + 28 pp. 21 x 14 cm. Pictorial matt card covers. In very good condition. Contents include: James Glendinning; Josias Welsh and the Revival at Oldstone; The Antrim Monthly Meeting; the religious situation in Ulster from the supression in 1636 till the Rebellion in 1641; and the place of the Revival in Irish Ecclesiastical History. Includes a one page bibliography. £8.00


17178. Ballynacally ICA Guild: Clondegad and Kilchreest A Short History of the Parish.

Ennis: Ballynacally ICA Guild, c1981. 26 pp. 22 x 14 cm. 11 illustrations. 10 pages of Griffith's Valuation. Pictorial matt card covers Small ringstain on the front cover, otherwise in good condition. £12.00


14541. Ballywillwill Gospel Hall: A Century of Gospel Work and Witness Ballywillwill Gospel Hall Castlewellan, Co Down Northern Ireland 1894 - 1994.

Castlewellan: Ballywillwill Gospel Hall, 1994. 16pp. 21 x 15 cm. Fourteen illustrations, and map. Pictorial glazed card covers. Near mint condition. £20.00


12899. Bamford, David and McCullough, Billy: Burning Issues The Social Attitudes of Presbyterians in Northern Ireland A Comparative Study.

Belfast: The Board of Social Witness, 1990. iii + 114 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Report commissioned by the Board of Social Witness of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. Glazed card covers. Good condition. £25.00


17932. Barbour, Jessie C.: The Rock in the Plain Cregagh Presbyterian Church 1900-1993.

Belfast: The Presbyterian Church in Ireland, 1993. viii + 232 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. 65 b&w and 12 colour illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. A useful history of this East Belfast Church. Lots of useful lists of names. Notes. £15.00


463. Barkley, J.M.: The Presbyterian Orphan Society 1866 - 1966

Belfast, n.d. c 1966 ? 122pp, good. £12.00


6100. Barkley, John M: The Eldership in Irish Presbyterianism.

Belfast: The Newsletter 1963. 139 pp.This is the reduced version of the author's MA Thesis at Queens University Belfast in 1953. It was the first significant study of the Ruling Eldership in Irish Presbyterianism. The book has some wear, there is no dustwrapper, some rubbing to boards, a little fading to the rear board. the rear endpapers are a little grubby but all else is good. It is now a quite scarce title. Barkley is one of the best writers on Irish Presbyterianism. £25.00


15044. Barkley, John M.: St Enoch's Congregation 1872-1972 An Account of Presbyterianism in Belfast through the Life of a Congregation.

Belfast: St Enoch's Church, 1972. 244 pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. 25 illustrations. Soon after this book was published the church was found to be too large for its congregation and was demolished. It was replaced by a smaller, more serviceable building, but architecturally undistinguished by comparison. Its destruction and the dereliction of the adjacent Methodist church is a great loss to the city's architecture. Pictorial card covers, in very good condition. £20.00


13030. Barkley, Prof. John M: A Short History of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland.

Belfast: The Publications Board, Presbyterian Church in Ireland. 138 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. A standard short history. Very minor wear to wrappers, o/w good. £10.00


6153. Barron, Rev. Robert: Memoir of William Rogers Minister of Whiteabbey Presbyterian Church Ireland.

Belfast: Religious Tract and Book Society 1898. viii+258 pp. illustrated, boards rubbed, a little shook but otherwise good. £10.00


16069. Barton, Brian: A History of St Peter's Parish Antrim Road, Belfast.

Belfast: Select Vestry St. Peter's Parish and The Ulster Historical Foundation, 2009. viii+173 pp. 24 x 17.5 cm. An excellent history. Sixty-four b&w plates, and 22 coloured plates. Succession lists, biographies, and very useful list of Belfast parishes, with dates. Bibliography. Index. Pictorial matt card covers. In very good condition. £20.00


17090. Belfast Presbytery: Record of the Trial of the Rev. Prof. J. E. Davey by the Belfast Presbytery. 1927.

Belfast: Belfast Presbytery, 1927. Private and Confidential. For Members of Assembly only. One copy only for each member. 156 pp. 21 x 13.5 cm. Printed blue card covers, minor wear. A few names have been crossed out in a couple of lists, otherwise in very good condition. Professor Davey was accused of teaching Doctrines contrary to the Word of God and the standards of the Church. It was a twentieth century Heresy Trial in which he was found not guilty. A group of evangelical ministers and laity had felt compelled to bring five specific charges against Professor Davey, alleging that what he held and taught was contrary to the doctrinal standards of the Irish Presbyterian Church. They charged him with: Holding and teaching what is contrary to the doctrine: "God pardoneth all our sins and accepteth us as righteous in His sight, only for the righteousness of Christ imputed to us." Teaching what is contrary to Holy Scripture concerning the absolute perfection of our Lord's character. Teaching what is contrary to the Word of God and the Westminster Confession of Faith regarding the inspiration, infallibility, and Divine authority of the Holy Scriptures.Holding and teaching what is contrary to the doctrine that "the sinfulness of all sins proceedeth only from the creature and not from God."Holding and teaching that the doctrine of the Trinity is not taught in the Word of God. £42.00


16180. Bjornstad, James: The Threeness and Oneness of God An Examination of the "Jesus Only" Movement & The Local Churches of Witness Lee.

Carryduff, Belfast: 'Great Joy' Productions, 1987. 22 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Red and black printed card covers. Good condition. £10.00


11834. Blair, G.W.: Station and Camp life in the Bheel Country.

Belfast : Printed for the Jungle Tribes Mission 1906. A brief history of the Origin, Aims, and Operations of the Irish Presbyterian Jungle Tribe's Mission, with an Account of the Bheels; their Manners, Customs, religion &c. xiv+128 pp. illustrated, map, a little edge rubbed, with boards and gilt vignettes a little faded. Includes as an insert a bookmark from the Jungle Tribes Mission. Once you accept that this is written from a Missionary perspective it nevertheless has good ethnographic information about the Bheels, along with useful photographs. £20.00


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


12369. Bleakley, David: Young Ulster and Religion in the Sixties. An Inquiry into the Attitudes to Religion of Young Ulster People in the 15-20 age group.

Belfast: Published by a group of Church of Ireland members 1963. 107 pp. paper covers, a little wear to top of spine otherwise very good. £6.00


14384. Bleckley, Rev. J. M.: Sermons on the Christian Armour and Other Subjects.

Dublin: Moffat and Company. London: Simpkin and Co. 1868. Edited by Rev. I. N. Harkness. li+267 pp. dark blue bevelled boards, blindstamped, faded gilt titling, the frontispiece portrait is a mounted photograph, and printed signature. There is a slip pasted to the ffep by the publisher apologising for not having been able to get the photograph intended. Small bookseller's label to rear pastedown. Spine professionally restored, relaid, a good tight copy with some dustiness. The first section of the book is a Memoir of Rev. Bleckley, born Monaghan 1827, died Cork 1867. He ministered to the Presbyterian congregation in Wicklow. A scarce title. £95.00


13301. Bluett, Mrs Maud: The Celtic Schools of Religious Learning.

Dublin: APCK 1932. 18.5 by 12.5 cms. 19pp. paper covers. One of a series, St Patrick's Commemoration Booklets, published to commemorate the 1500 year anniversary of St Patrick. This is no 7.in very good condition. £5.00


6378. Boullier, Phillip s. and others: The Story of the Century 1891-1991 Wesley Centenary Methodist Church.

Bangor: 1991. 121 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. Acentenary history of this well known Bangor church. £10.00


7959. Bourke, Cormac: Patrick The Archaeology of a Saint.

Belfast: H.M.S.O. 1993. 19.5 by 21 cms. 61 pp. illustrated, paperback, in very good condition, almost as new. Explores for the first time the archaeology of Ireland's patron saint. Relics and reliquaries are described with special reference to the early history of Armagh. Armagh metalwork is illustrated as never before by new finds from the river Blackwater. £10.00


15310. Bowe, Nicola Gordon, David Caron & Michael Wynne: Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass. The Works of Harry Clarke and the Artists of An Tur Gloine, (The Tower of Glass) 1903-1963.

Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1988. 112 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. Four coloured illustrations, twelve b&w illustrations, map, and two cover illustrations. Gold-stamped red boards, in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition, almost as new. A very scarce title. £135.00


12710. Boyd, R.H.: The Prevailing Word.

Belfast: The Foreign Mission Office Church House 1953. 154 pp. illustrated hardback, good in a good dustwrapper. The story of the Irish Presbyterian's work in Gujarat in India with emphasis on the local believers. £15.00


16931. Boyle, Maureen: The Story of Drumalis.

Larne: The Sisters of the Cross and Passion, 2003. 22pp. 17 x 26 cm. The story of a house overlooking Larne in Co Antrim: its extensions by the families that lived there, and its refurbishment by the Sisters of the Cross and Passion. Twenty-six illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. Near-mint condition. £20.00


14823. Brown, Rev. W. Wallace: Christ The Life of Lives and Other Poems.

London: Marcus Ward & Co., Limited, 1887. 72pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. Thirteen poems, with a Preface signed "W. W. B. Brookhill, 12th April, 1887." Slightly-worn gold-blocked green boards. No dw. Two small neat names on title-page. £25.00


13418. Brown, Robert J. compiler: Windsor Presbyterian Church 1887-1987 A Review of the first 100 years.

Belfast: Windsor Presbyterian Church, 1987. 81 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Illustrated. Pictorial card covers. Apart from a mark on the half title/frontispiece where a paper clip has been, in very good condition. £12.00


10817. Buckley, J. J: Some Irish Altar Plate.

Dublin: Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 1943. A descriptive list of Chalices and Patens, dating from the Fourteenth to the end of the Seventeenth Century, now preserved in the National Museum and in certain Churches. 226 pp. with lxiv plates, hardback, no dustwrapper, as issued, in very good condition, an excellent copy of a now very scarce title. £225.00


10649. Cameron, Alexander: Remarks on the Antiscriptural Sentiment of Infant Baptism, &c. in four letters.

Belfast: Printed by F.D. Finlay, 1 Corn-Market 1824. iv+22 pp. professionally rebound in new burgandy cloth boards, gilt spine title, and new endpapers, title page a little dusty, otherwise good. An early Belfast printed pamphlet. £95.00


18248. Campbell, Plunkett: Tullylish An Ancient and Historic Parish.

Tullylish: Plunkett Campbell, 2016. 150 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition, almost as new. This Parish is near Banbridge, Co. Down. An excellent local history. £20.00


15695. Carson, C.T.E: Ulsterville Presbyterian Church Belfast A History.

Belfast: Ulsterville Presbyterian Church, 1992 97 pp. 20 x 21 cm. Profusely illustrated, and folding photograph of a train excursion to Portrush. Pictorial glazed card covers, with a couple of pen annotations identifying family members in photos. In good condition. The Church closed in recent years and is now in secular use. £23.00


6168. Carson, Ian W. and others: Living Where the River Flows Memories of and a Tribute to John Talbot Carson, 1909-1990.

Belfast: TCM Books, 1991. 109 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. 8 illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. In good condition. A Presbyterian minister of Trinity Church, Bangor, Co. Down, an evangelical witness for Christ, and a much respected man. £10.00


13225. Carson, John T: The Story of The Scottish Paraphrases and their use in Ireland.

Belfast: The Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland 1982. with an appendix A Paraphrast of our own, The Rev. James Glasgow (1805-1890). 25 pp. illus. card covers, in very good condition. No. 4 in the series. £10.00


12726. Carson, John T.: The Rev. Walter Moffatt of Saintfield - the "McCheyne" of the Irish Seceders.

Belfast: The Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland, 1993. 20 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. A useful biography of Rev Walter Moffatt 1810 - 1838, and history of Presbyterian controversy. Card covers, rusted staples, o/w good condition. £23.00


11979. Carson, John T. Rt. Rev.: The Heartburnings of a Moderator.

Bangor: Trinity Presbyterian Church 1970. 71pp, illustrated, card covers. A series of articles which he wished to share more widely. £8.00


6563. Cassidy, Dennis: A Path Directed, Life and Times of Belfast City Missionary and First World War Veteran James Cassidy 1892-1970.

Bangor, Co Down: Ollav Healer Publications, 1993. 48 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. 34 Illustrations. He worked in the Sandy Row/ Donegall Road area of the city. As new, in card covers. £8.00


11933. Christian Brothers: Christian Brothers Belfast Souvenir Golden Jubilee 1866-1916.

Belfast: Christian Brothers, 1916. 152 pp. + 40-page advertising supplement. 24.5 x 18.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Embossed, colour-printed, matt card covers. The covers are quite worn and rubbed. The photographs and notes of past pupils section has some seven pages where a photo or biography has been cut out, and a few other pages have some ink annotation on photographs, identifying individuals. Despite the imperfect state of some pages this is a splendid record of half a century of the Order in Belfast. Fascinating too to see two pages of photographs of past pupils on active service. More details on request. Very scarce. £55.00


16096. Cistercian Abbey Portglenone: Our Lady of Bethlehem Cistercian Abbey Church Portglenone Co. Antrim.

Portglenone: Cistercian Abbey Portglenone, 1967. 64 pp. 23.5 x 18 cm. Produced to mark the completion and dedication of the Abbey Church. Illustrated. Very minor wear, otherwise in good condition. Autographed by the Abbot, Dom Aengus M. Dunphy. £15.00


12205. Clarke, The Rev. H. J. St. J. Clarke: Thirty Centuries in South East Antrim The Parish of Coole or Carnmoney.

Belfast: The Quota Press, 1938. 319 pp. 18.5 x 12.2 cm. Foreword by Bishop of Down and Connor and Dromore. Nine plates. Three maps. Bibliography, Appendices, and Index. Gold-blocked green boards, no dustwrapper. Lower front edge of front board is worn. Previous owner's signature neatly written on ffep. Internally tight, bright, and clean. Carnmoney is now part of Newtownabbey, and this history has become quite scarce. £50.00


6710. Clayton, Helen: To School Without Shoes A Brief History of the Sunday School Society for Ireland 1809-1979.

Dublin: c.1979? 20.5 by 14.5 cms. 73 pp. illustrated card covers, very good. £6.00


13217. Coles, Malcolm: I Will Build My Church The Story of the Congregational Union of Ireland 1829-1979.

Belfast: 1979. Written to mark the Terjubilee 1829-1979. 40 pp. illustrated, autographed by the author on the title page, card covers, in very good condition. There were 18 Congregations in 1979. £15.00


12953. Connell, Noel: Knock Methodist Church 100 Years 1870-1970.

Belfast: 1969. 18.5 by 12.5 cms. 54 pp. illustrated, hardback, two faint white marks on front board otherwise very good. £10.00


11017. Cooke, Rev. H. Richie, Rev. J. et al: The Voluntaries in Belfast. Report on the Discussion on Civil Establishments of Religion, held in Belfast ..16th 17th March 1836.

Belfast: William McComb Fourth edition 1837. The debates were between Rev. H. Cooke, Belfast, Rev. J. Richie, Edinburgh, Rev. J. Alexander, Belfast, Rev. Mr M'Ilwaine Ohio, Rev. Hugh M'Intyre, Loan Ends. 64 pp. half leather and marbled boards, with new spine and spine label, some minor rubbing, but overall in very good condition. Richie was leader of the Voluntaryism movement of Presbyterian clergy and laymen who believed that no church should accept Government grants, subsidies or endowments. Cooke did not agree though of course he opposed grants to Maynooth. One debate went on through the night and resumed next evening. Cooke spoke for 5 hours and Richie for three. The stamina of those audiences! Dr. Cooke's oratory and impassioned argument swept all before him. The pamphlet had a printing of 10.000 copies, a huge number for such a work. £95.00


17585. Corkey, the Very Reverend William: Episode in the History of Protestant Ulster 1923 - 1947.

Belfast: The Very Reverend William Corkey, 1947. 152pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Matt card covers. Dated dedicatory inscription from the author to the Rev John N. Spence, 15.12.1959, on the title page. The Story of the struggle of the Protestant community to maintain Bible Instruction in their schools. It covers from one viewpoint the struggle between the new N.Ireland Government and the Protestant churches over the conditions under which church schools would transfer to the secular education authorities. £18.00


13392. Costello, Nuala: John MacHale Archbishop of Tuam.

Dublin and Belfast: The Phoenix Publishing Company, 1938. Famous Irish Lives Series. 159 pp. 18.5 x 12 cm. MacHale was Archbishop of Tuam, 1834-1881. A staunch supporter of O'Connell, he opposed the National School system and the Queen's Colleges. He argued against Papal Infallibility and was hostile to the Land League. Hardback, no dw, in good condition. £45.00


18080. Courtney, Roger: Second Congregation Belfast 1709-2008.

Belfast: All Souls' Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church, 2008. ix + 121 pp. 21 x 15 cm. 25 illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition, almost as new. Second Belfast was built behind First Belfast in Rosemary Street. The Church building survived into the 1960s when it was perhaps needlessly torn down for car parking. £23.00


11828. Cox, Rev. Robert R: A History of the Parish of Kilbride ( Diocese of Connor ).

Doagh: Kilbride Rectory Robert R. Cox 1959. 20 by 16 cms. 121 pp. map, typed on stencils, card covers, signed on the title page by local poet and writer, "Florence McDowell, Brookfield Cottage Doagh Oct. 1959". in very good condition, almost as new. This is a privately published book by Rev. Cox. According to Copac there are no copies in UK libraries, or TCD but one copy in NLI. Covers Doagh Co. Antrim and its surroundings. A most valuable local history dealing with, ecclesiastical and local history, antiquities, local bleachworks, family history, genealogical material like the 1866 communicants roll book, hearth money rolls, tithe payers etc. Extremely scarce, and as far as we know never reprinted, though it deserves to be. £95.00


10244. Crozier, The Rev. John A: The Life of the Rev. Henry Montgomery LL.D, Dunmurry, Belfast; with Selections from his Speeches and Writings Vol I.

London: E. T. Whitefield, Simpkin Marshall & Co. and Belfast: W. H. Greer,1875. Vol I (all published). xviii+599 pp. 22 x 14 cms. Frontispiece portrait and one other engraving, of Dunmurry Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church. Only this volume was published, taking Montgomery's life up to 1831. Crozier was Montgomery's son-in-law. Montgomery, 1788-1865, was a Moderator of the General Synod of Ulster. He was an opponent of Henry Cooke and he led the Arian section of the Synod. On being defeated he formed the Remonstrant Synod of Ulster in 1829 which later led to the founding of the Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church. He was a supporter of Catholic Emancipation. An indispensible history of one of the most important figures in the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. An ex-library copy but this is apparent only from a discreet circular library stamp on the title page and on a few other pages, no ffep, in a very good modern cloth binding with gilt spine title, internally fresh, clean, and in all respects a very good copy. Scarce. £95.00


10261. Crozier, The Rev. John A: The Life of the Rev. Henry Montgomery, LL.D, Dunmurry, Belfast; with Selections from his Speeches and Writings Vol I.

London: E. T. Whitfield, Simpkin Marshall & Co. and Belfast: W. H. Greer, 1875. Vol I.(all published). xviii+599 pp. 23 x 14.5 cm. Frontispiece portrait and one other engraving, of Dunmurry Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church. Only this volume was published, taking Montgomery's life up to 1831. Crozier was Montgomery's son-in-law. Montgomery, 1788-1865, was a Moderator of the General Synod of Ulster. He was an opponent of Henry Cooke and he led the Arian section of the Synod. On being defeated he formed the Remonstrant Synod of Ulster in 1829 which later led to the founding of the Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church. An indispensible history of one of the most important figures in the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. In the original brown boards, black lining and gilt title. There is some splitting between the frontispiece and the title page. Scarce. £125.00


9182. Culbert, Rev. J. C.: Channels of Comfort.

Belfast: The Northern Whig,1963. "A collection of sermons by the late Rev. J.C. Culbert which have appeared in the Northern Whig and Belfast Post over the past few years". 110 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Frontispiece portrait, card covers. In very good condition. JC Culbert was born in Ballycastle. £6.00


16635. Curran, Father Danny: The Story of St. Paul's, Falls Road, Belfast 1887-1987.

Belfast: St. Paul's, 1987. 96 pp. 29.5 x 21.5 cm. A well-written and well-illustrated history, not just of this important church, but also of the wider area of west Belfast. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Maps. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Minor wear, otherwise good. £15.00


13296. Davey, Rev. Professor J. Ernest: 1840-1940 The Story of a Hundred Years An account of the Irish Presbyterian Church from the formation of the General Assembly to the present time.

Belfast: W.& G. Baird 1940. 90pp. illustrated.softcovers, in good condition Reverend Davey was Professor of Ecclesiastical History at General Assembly's College, Belfast. £10.00


13037. De Breffny, Brian: In the Steps of St. Patrick.

London: Thames and Hudson 1982. 176 pp. 24 x 16 cm. Photographs by George Mott. 40 illustrations, line drawings and maps. Hardback, in good condition, in a laminated dustwrapper. £8.00


6909. Dewar, James: A History of Elmwood Presbyterian Church with Biographical Sketches of its Pastors and Founders 1859-1899.

Belfast: McCaw, Stevenson & Orr, Limited, 1900. xv + 198 pp. 24.5 x 19 cm. Illustrated. Dark-green boards textured like satin. Gold-blocked title and dates on spine and title and author and border on front board. The front board carries a shaped panel blocked brown on which an image of the Church is blocked in gold, flanked by the dates, in brown. Apart from slight bumping to the top and bottom of the spine and the loosening of one or two gatherings the condition of this most attractive book, and very expensive production, is very good.. £95.00


11224. Donnelly, Maureen: Patrick, Brigid and Columcille.

Donard Publishing Company 1977. 31 pp. illustrated with drawings, card covers. The book is aimed primarily at schoolchildren but useful also to adults interested in our 3 national saints. £6.00


17308. Donnelly, Maureen: Saint Patrick and His Associations with Saul and Downpatrick.

Bangor, County Down: Donard Publishing Company, 1977. Revised edition. 32 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Map of area. Pictorial card covers. Rusted staples. Few marks on covers, o/w in good condition. £15.00


14591. Donnelly, Maureen: Saint Patrick and the Downpatrick Area.

Downpatrick: 1981. 22 by 14 cms. 35 pp. illustrated, map, card covers, in very good condition. A useful guide. £10.00


1948. Dornan, W. Edward: One Hundred Years, The Story of the City of Belfast Y.M.C.A. 1850-1950

Belfast: 1950 68pp illustrated with photographs, in v.g. condition £10.00


5552. Drumgoole, Doctor: The Speech of Doctor Dromgoole delivered at the Roman Catholic Board on Wednesday, the 8th December 1813 as reported in their official paper The Dublin Evening Post with a Commentary.

Dublin: Printed by L. Tute 15 Parliament Street 1813. 18 by 11 cms. 24 pp. Rebound in burgundy cloth boards, gilt title on the spine. The original pamphlet is dusty and somewhat darkened. Scarce. Includes at the end , Commentary. To the Protestant Inhabitants of Ireland and Friends to the British Constitution. £85.00


8935. Dublin Tract Repository, McCheyne, Rev. R. M.: To The Lambs of the Flock.

Dublin: Dublin Tract Repository, London: Wertheim Macintosh & Co. n.d. c.1845 10.5 by 7 cms. 16 pp. woodcut vignette. A Religious Tract for children in chapbook style. No 8 in the "Select Series". Slightly abridged and revised from, "McCheyne's Remains". McCheyne, a famous Dundee evangelist, died 1843. Printed by W. Porteous 18 Wicklow street. A list of this Select Series of Christian Tracts and books is on the rear page. Paper Covers, sewn, in very good condition. A small but scarce survival of an early Victorian tract series, popular religious education for children. £25.00


8936. Dublin Tract Repository.: Lubin: A Tale.

Dublin: Dublin Tract Repository, London: Wertheim Macintosh & Co. n.d. c. 1840/1845 10.5 by 7 cms. 12 pp. A Religious Tract for children in chapbook style. No 7 in the "Select Series". Printed by W. Porteous 18 Wicklow street. A list of this Select Series of Christian Tracts and books is on the rear page. Paper Covers, sewn, in very good condition, apart from some minor edgewear to the front cover. in the form of a poem, "Beneath a beech, whose spreading boughs Wav'd lightly in the wind, An aged minister of God, At evening hour reclined....." A small but scarce survival of an early Victorian tract series, popular religious education for children. £25.00


8938. Dublin Tract Repository.: Sunday Readings for Children (No. 4) The Obedient Child.

Dublin: Dublin Tract Repository, London: Wertheim Macintosh & Co. n.d. c.1845 10.5 by 7 cms. 16 pp. woodcut vignette. A Religious Tract for children in chapbook style. No 4 in the Sunday readings for children in the "Select Series". Printed by W. Porteous 18 Wicklow street. A list of this Select Series of Christian Tracts and books is on the rear page. Paper Covers, sewn, in very good condition. A small but scarce survival of an early Victorian tract series, popular religious education for children. The childhood of Jesus. £25.00


9374. Dunlop, Eull, editor, and Hanna, Robert: McIlmoyle of Dervock Pastor of Two Flocks.

Ballymena: Mid-Antrim Historical Group 1991. 180 pp. illustrated, soft covers, in very good condition. A book about this Minister in the Reformed Presbyterian Church for Ballyclare and for Dervock, famous for public speaking, preaching and story telling, he was also involved with the Ulster Farmers Union, and was an expert on sheep. £15.00


1868. Easton, Rev. C.R.A: The Church on the Corner, St Donards Parish 1900-1990.

Belfast: 1990. 70pp. illus. paper covers. An East Belfast landmark. £6.00


17581. Edgar, Rev. James: Presbyterianism on its Trial An Answer to the "Record".

Castlecaulfield: Rev. James Edgar, 1928. 223 pp. 21.5 x 13.5 cm. Gray card covers, printed black. Covers and spine worn. The book deals with modernism in the College, the Heresy Trial, Assembly, and the need for orthodoxy in the church. To the author Modernism was "the protean offspring of infidelity". A useful item relating to this internal debate, and the heresy trial of Professor Davey. £23.00


13328. Elliott, Marianne: When God Took Sides Religion and Identity in Ireland - Unfinished History.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiv+330 pp. 20.5 x 13.5 cm. Illustrated. Looks at how mutual stereotypes were developed over the centuries, how they were perpetuated and entrenched, and how they have shaped Ireland's historical destiny. Hardback in a very good dustwrapper, almost as new. £18.00


16332. Fahy, Frank: Tochar Mhuire The Rosary Way Strands of Irish Spirituality.

Castlebar: Ballintubber Abbey, 1990 51 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. A short but useful series of meditations on the joyful, sorrowful, and glorious mysteries of the Rosary Way as laid out in the grounds of Ballintubber Abbey. IIllustrated. Pictorial semi-matt card card covers, In very good condition. £10.00


17108. Fisherwick Presbyterian Church: The Fisherwick Messenger: issued on the occasion of the retirement from the active Ministry of the Rev. John H. Withers B.A. B.D. D.D.

Belfast: Fisherwick Presbyterian Church, 1972. 24 pp. 26.5 x 22 cm. Eight illustrations. Red printed semi-matt card covers. In good condition. £10.00


14686. Fitzsimons, Rev J, and McCreary, Alf: Raffery in Retrospect 1843-1993.

Raffery: Raffery Presbyterian Church, 1943. 62pp. 20 x 15 cm. The Reverend Fitzsimon's history of the years 1843 -1943, continued to 1993 by Alf McCreary, his son-in-law. Good biographies of the Ministers of the Congregation, an early history of the Congregation, and some noteable personalities and events. Matt card covers. Ink scribble on back of title page, and some marks and scuffs to covers. £25.00


1197. Flood, J.M: Ireland: Its Saints and Scholars .

Dublin: The Talbot Press Limited, c1930? 118 pp, illus. v.g. £23.00


6422. Forde, Mrs A. Ruby: St Aidan & St. Colman or England's Debt to the Isle of Saints.

Dublin: Association for Promotion of Christian Knowledge, 1932. St. Patrick's Commemoration Booklets, No. 6. 18 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Series published to commemorate the 1500 year anniversary of St Patrick. Attractive matt card covers. Very good condition. £10.00


9749. Foy, Rev. J.H: Moravians in Ireland.

Irish District of the Moravian Church 1986. 8pp. illustrated with drawings of the five churches in Ulster, Gracehill, Ballinderry, Kilwarlin, Belfast, University rd and Cliftonville rd. Card covers, minor wear to covers otherwise very good. A concise study of the Church within the local context. £5.00


6915. Franciscan House of Celtic Studies and Historical Research: Collectanea Hibernica Sources for Irish History No 1.

Dublin: Clonmore and Reynolds 1958. General Editor Benignus Millett, O.F.M. 134 pp. card covers, in very good condition. One article, Catalogue of material of Irish interest in the collection, Nunziatura di Fiandra, Vatican Archives: Part 1, Vols. 1-50. This annual periodical is directed by the Franciscan Fathers attached to the Franciscan house of Celtic Studies and Historical Research Killiney. It is devoted to the publication of sources for Irish history and guides to such sources. It publishes editions of manuscripts dealing with various aspects of Irish history and catalogues of mss. collections. £25.00


6918. Franciscan House of Celtic Studies and Historical Research: Collectanea Hibernica Sources for Irish History No 13.

Shannon: Irish University Press 1970. General Editor Benignus Millett, O.F.M. 149 pp. card covers, in very good condition. Articles include, Catalogue of Irish material in vols. 140-43 of the Scritture originali riferite nelle congregazioni generali in Propaganda Archives, catalogue of Irish interest in the collection Nunziatura di Fiandra, Vatican Archives: Part 9, vols. 148-52, a short title calendar of the papers of Archbishop Thomas William Croke in Archbishop's House Thurles: Part1, 1841-85. This annual periodical is directed by the Franciscan Fathers attached to the Franciscan house of Celtic Studies and Historical Research Killiney. It is devoted to the publication of sources for Irish history and guides to such sources. It publishes editions of manuscripts dealing with various aspects of Irish history and catalogues of mss. collections. £20.00


6920. Franciscan House of Celtic Studies and Historical Research: Collectanea Hibernica Sources for Irish History No 16.

Naas: Leinster Leader 1973. General Editor Benignus Millett, O.F.M. 138 pp. card covers, in very good condition. Articles include, Calendar of Vol. 2 (1669-71) of the Scritture originali riferite nelle congregazioni generali in Propaganda Archives: Part 1, ff. 1-401, papers relating to Meelick Friary 1644-1731, two letters of Cardinal Cullen, 1871 and 1873, a short title calendar of the papers of Archbishop Thomas William Croke in Archbishop's House Thurles: Part 2, 1886-90. This annual periodical is directed by the Franciscan Fathers attached to the Franciscan house of Celtic Studies and Historical Research Killiney. It is devoted to the publication of sources for Irish history and guides to such sources. It publishes editions of manuscripts dealing with various aspects of Irish history and catalogues of mss. collections. £20.00


6923. Franciscan House of Celtic Studies and Historical Research: Collectanea Hibernica Sources for Irish History No 30.

Naas: Leinster Leader 1988. General Editor Benignus Millett, O.F.M. 142 pp. card covers, in very good condition. Articles include, correspondence of Irish interest in the Lettere in Propaganda Archives: Vols 27-34 (1649-64), Calendar of Vol 14 of the Fondo di Vienna in Propaganda Archives, Part 2 ff: 132-283, papers of Richard Joachim Hayes O.F.M 1817, a short-title catalogue of the papers of Archbishop Michael Slattery in Archbishop's house, Thurles Part 1, 1822-39. This annual periodical is directed by the Franciscan Fathers attached to the Franciscan house of Celtic Studies and Historical Research Killiney. It is devoted to the publication of sources for Irish history and guides to such sources. It publishes editions of manuscripts dealing with various aspects of Irish history and catalogues of mss. collections. £15.00


6916. Franciscan House of Celtic Studies and Historical Research: Collectanea Hibernica Sources for Irish History No 5.

Dublin: Clonmore and Reynolds 1962. General Editor Benignus Millett, O.F.M. 129 pp. card covers, in very good condition, apart from rather dusty covers. One article, Catalogue of material of Irish interest in the collection, Nunziatura di Fiandra, Vatican Archives: Part 4, Vols. 102-122. This annual periodical is directed by the Franciscan Fathers attached to the Franciscan house of Celtic Studies and Historical Research Killiney. It is devoted to the publication of sources for Irish history and guides to such sources. It publishes editions of manuscripts dealing with various aspects of Irish history and catalogues of mss. collections. £23.00


6917. Franciscan House of Celtic Studies and Historical Research: Collectanea Hibernica Sources for Irish History No 8.

Dublin: Clonmore and Reynolds 1965. General Editor Benignus Millett, O.F.M. 144 pp. card covers, in very good condition. Articles include, Catalogue of Vol. 24 of the Scritture originali riferite nelle congregazioni generali in Propaganda Archives, the Processus Datariae for Denis O'Driscoll, 1640, Some Irish Theses in the Hague, a list of the personnel of the Franciscan Province of Ireland, 1700, Some problems of the Irish Mission, 1733-1774, documents relating to Wexford Friary and Parish 1733-98. This annual periodical is directed by the Franciscan Fathers attached to the Franciscan house of Celtic Studies and Historical Research Killiney. It is devoted to the publication of sources for Irish history and guides to such sources. It publishes editions of manuscripts dealing with various aspects of Irish history and catalogues of mss. collections. £23.00


13450. Friends of Saint Patrick: Friends of Saint Patrick Journal Volume 2.

Downpatrick: The Saint Patrick Centre, 2007. 34 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Illustrated in colour. Articles include Celebrating St Patrick's Day, Who was St Patrick?, Saul Church, The Skerries Church - a Patrician Enigma, Early Christian Heritage, Vikings in St Patrick's Country, Famine and Emigration, and In the Footsteps of St Patrick. Pictorial card covers. In very good condition. £5.00


481. Gallagher, Rev. E: On Through Difficulty, being the story of a more than forty year campaign of... Woodvale Methodist Church Belfast

Belfast: 1940. 40pp in paper covers. illustrated, v.g. £8.00


14620. Gardenmore Presbyterian Church: Seventh Annual Friends-across-the-Seas-Service.

Larne: Gardenmore Presbyterian Church, 1948. 12 pp. 6.5 x 5 cm. Photograph of new Minister. List of Ministers. Number of families in congregation 1927, 1937, and 1947. Very good condition. £10.00


15304. Garrett, Arthur: In Ages Past The Story of North Strand Church Sunday and Day Schools.

Dublin: North Strand Sunday and Day School Bi-Centenary Committee, 1985. vii+70 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Thirty-four illustrations. Gold-stamped blue faux-leather boards. The front paste down has a few crinkles which are clearly a binding error, otherwise very good condition. £10.00


1874. Gillespie, Gordon: Albert H. McElroy The Radical Minister 1915-1975.

Belfast: The Albert McElroy Memorial Fund 1985. A Memorial Volume 46pp. illustrated, hardback, owner inscription on front pastedown, otherwise in very good condition. Concentrates on his work in the Ulster Liberal Party, though he was also a Minister in the Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church. £15.00


16721. Gillespie, Raymond: "Wild as Colts Untamed" Methodism and Society in Lurgan 1750-1975.

Lurgan: Queen Street Methodist Church, 1977. 48 pp. 26 x 19 cm. Census material. Bibliography. Succession lists of Ministers. Sixteen illustrations. Signed inscription by the author on the title page. Brown thermographed yellow card covers. Covers a little dusty, otherwise good. A scarce item. £15.00


14405. Gillespie, Raymond and Neely, WG, editors: The Laity and the Church of Ireland, 1000 to 2000 All Sorts and Conditions.

Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2002. xvi + 368pp. 24 x 16 cm. Twelve essays by leading historians. Fifty-two illustrations, twelve plates, and index. The ffep is inscribed by William Neely "To my dear friends Harry and May....". Harry was Harry McConnell of Carryduff, County Down. £45.00


13316. Gillespie, Raymond and W.G. Neely editors.: The Laity and the Church of Ireland, 1000-2000 All Sorts and Conditions.

Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2002. xvi+368 pp. 24 x 16 cm. Twelve essays breaking new ground by asking not how the institution worked but what it was like to be a member of that church in the past. Hardback, in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition, almost as new. £45.00


11069. Gilpin, DJ: Through all the Changing Scenes Ballinacorr Methodist Society 1845-1995.

Portadown: Limited Edition published by D. J. Gilpin 1996. 135 pp. 27 x 18 cm. 60 illustrations. 5 maps. Pictorial matt card covers. Autographed and dated by the author on the ffep. Spine and part of the front cover are scuffed, but overall in good condition. An excellent study. A social and demominational comment on a rural Methodist Society in north Armagh, by one of its members. £20.00


4575. Godkin, James: The Religious History of Ireland Primitive, Papal and Protestant

London: Henry S. King and Co. 1873 viii+313+31pp. original green boards, including the evangelical missions, Catholic agitations, and church progress of the last half century. Joints a little tender otherwise v.g. £65.00


16976. Grindle, Harry: Reprise An Irish church musician looks back.

Belfast: published for the author, 2009. xviii + 217 pp. 23 x 15.5 cm. Forty-seven illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. Autographed by the author on the half-title page. £15.00


15941. Guy, John R. and W.G. Neely: Contrasts and Comparisons Studies in Irish and Welsh Church History.

Welshpool and Keady: for the Welsh Religious History Society and the Church of Ireland Historical Society, 1999. 153pp. 21 x 15 cm. 8 essays. 4 illustrations. 4 maps. Dedication by one of the authors, WG Neely, on the title page. Pictorial glazed-card covers. In very good condition. £25.00


7502. Hale, Leslie: Setting the Shamrock on Fire Autobiographical Story of Leslie Hale's amazing faith in God.

Belfast: Leslie Hale Foundation n.d.c.1980. 273 pp. illustrated, very good in dustwrapper, described as a collector's edition, numbered 255 and signed by Leslie Hale. The story of a local Evangelist. £12.00


9181. Hamilton, Fred and McKay, Cecil: In These Last Days.

Belfast. n.d. c. 1980's (?) Booklet 18.5 by 12.5 cms. 29 pp. pink card covers. The authors were from Heatherbell street and Hyndford street in East Belfast. They share their experience of salvation and invite others to experience the same. £5.00


10285. Harper, W. Osborne: A History of Second Presbyterian Church Comber 1838-1990.

Comber: Second Presbyterian Church 1992. 220 pp. illustrated, paperback autographed by the author on the title page. In very good condition. A congregational history. £15.00


8536. Hartford, D. M.: Among the Gaiters.

Waterford Volturna Press June 1970. the articles in the collection previously appeared in the Church of Ireland Gazette. xi+98+v pp. illustrations. Delightful memories of Church of Ireland life. Her mother was once described as the, "life and soul of a Retreat". Rear cover has a repair replacing a small torn area £12.00


7120. Healy, Most Rev. John: Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum or, Ireland's Ancient Schools and Scholars.

Dublin: Sealy, Bryers & Walker Sixth edition 1912. xviii+651 pp. folding map, plan. The spine is faded and has been professionally restored. A good tight copy. The author was bishop of Clonfert. This standard work is a detailed history of the ancient schools and scholars of Ireland who gave their name to the island of saints and scholars. £50.00


17648. Hill, Rev Canon George W. L. and Rev Canon Alwyn Maconachie: Still Other Seed.... A History of the Parish of Glencraig in the Diocese of Down and Dromore.

Helen's Bay: Parish of Glencraig, 1996. 91 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. Revised by William Mercer. Twelve illustrations, and plan of church. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In good condition. The church is at Helen's Bay, County Down. £10.00


3360. Holmes, Professor R.F.G.: Our Irish Presbyterian Heritage.

Belfast: The Publications Committee of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, 1992. ix+187 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Illustrated with plates, portraits, photographs, dawings, documents, and maps. Notes. Index. Pictorial card covers. Name and date neatly written on half title, o/w in very good condition. £20.00


9158. Holmes, R.F.G. and Knox, R. Buick: The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland 1840-1990. A Celebration of Presbyterian Witness during 150 Years.

Belfast: The Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland, 1990. iv + 247 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. A collection of 14 essays. Glazed pictorial boards. No dw. In very good condition. £15.00


13818. Holy Cross, Ardoyne: Souvenir of Golden Jubilee Holy Cross Church Ardoyne, Belfast 1902-1952.

Belfast: The Passionist Fathers, 1952. n.p. (144) 25 by 18.5 cms. Illustrated, softcovers, showing a little wear, slight water damage to the top of a few pages, but now scarce. A very valuable and well-illustrated survey of this church and parish. £45.00


15317. Horan, Margaret V.: A Journey... A Dream The Drumshanbo Nuns' Story 1864-2000.

Drumshanbo: Congregation The Poor Clare Sisters. 2001. 21 by 15 cms. 34 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition, almost as new. The story of the Poor Clare Convent of Perpetual Adoration. £15.00


7546. Hughes, Kathleen and Hamlin, Ann: The Modern Traveller to the Early Irish Church.

London: SPCK 1977. x+131 pp. map,drawings, paperback. Conceived primarily for people visiting the remains of early Irish church sites and seeks to answer the questions asked by visitors without specialist knowledge. £10.00


477. Hurley, M.: Irish Anglicanism 1869 - 1969.

Dublin: 1970. 236 pp, d.w. good. Essays on the role of Anglicanism in Irish Life on the occasion of the Centenery of its Disestablishnent by a group of Methodist, Presbyterian, Quaker and Roman Catholic scholars. £25.00


14775. Huyshe, Wentworth, translator: The Life of Saint Columba (Columb-Kille) A.D. 521-597, by Saint Adamnan A.D. 679-704.

London: George Routledge & Sons Limited, 1940s ? lxix+255 pp. 15.5 x 10 cm. Adamnan was ninth Abbot of the Monastery of Iona. Columba was founder of Iona and the first Christian missionary to the pagan tribes of north Britain. Seven illustrations. Index. Green boards with decorative gilt spine. The ffep has a top corner removed presumably to remove a name. £12.00


5528. Jamison, Rev. A: An Appeal to the Members of the Church of Rome residing at Randalstown and its Vicinity.

Belfast: Printed for the Author 1827. 18 by 11 cms. 12 pp. Professionally recased in new burgundy covers, gilt title on spine. A scarce item of local history. £100.00


13585. Jess, Ivan T.: Ravenhill Presbyterian Church 1898-1998 Centenary History.

Belfast: 1997. 20 by 21 cms. 112 pp. illustrated, paperback, in very good condition, a good detailed history £10.00


13081. Johnston, Mamie: I Remember It Well Memories of China 1923 - 1951.

Belfast: Presbyterian Church in Ireland, 1981. 92 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Pictorial glazed card covers. Old crease to bottom of the right front cover corner, otherwise in good condition. Mamie Johnston was a missionary from the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, and these are her memories of her time working in the promotion of the Gospel in China. £10.00


13302. Johnston, Rev. T.J.: St Columba.

Dublin: Association for Promotion of Christian Knowledge, 1932. First Edition. 24pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. One of a series, St Patrick's Commemoration Booklets, published to commemorate the 1500 year anniversary of St Patrick. This is No. 4. Attractive card covers. In very good condition. £5.00


18016. Kelly, John Andrew: Lisburn's Rich Church Heritage Churches and Places of Worship in the Lisburn City Area.

Lisburn: John Kelly, 2009. Second edition. vi + 210 pp. 16.5 x 24 cm. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial semi-matt card covers, in very good condition. £15.00


17179. Kernohan, J.W.: Rosemary Street Presbyterian Church A Record of the last 200 Years.

Belfast: Witness Office, 1923. x + 94 pp. 18 x 12.5 cm. Issued in the 50th year of Rev. Park's Pastorate. 11 illustrations. Printed matt card covers. Showing a bit of wear, and very slightly shook, but otherwise in good condition. This is one of the scarcer Church Histories. The Church had one of the finest interiors in Belfast but was gutted in the Blitz and sadly rather than being restored it was demolished, and the congregation found a new home in the suburbs. A sad loss. £35.00


17291. Keys, David: Church of Ireland Lack or Colaghty Parish History 1835-2002.

Enniskillen?: Erne Heritage Tour Guides, 2005. Second impression. 168 pp. 30 x 21 cm. 105 illustrations, some in colour. Maps. Documents. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. A comprehensive study, well illustrated, of this area of north-east Fermanagh. Some of the material used would be hard to access. £23.00


13280. Killen, W. D.: The Ecclesiastical History of Ireland from the earliest period to the present times.

London: Macmillan and Co. 1875. Vol. II only, of two vols. xix+592pp. 23 x 15 cm. Blue blind stamped morocco. Faded gold-blocked spine. Boards have been professionally restored. Internally some very light browning to a few early pages, otherwise in very good condition. This second volume covers the period 1625-1871. £95.00


13222. Killyleagh Christian Heritage Committee: 400 Years of Christianity in Killyleagh.

Killyleagh Christian Heritage Committee 2000. 104 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. A useful local study. £18.00


14831. Kinch, Rev. F.H..: The Story of Saint Columbanus An Irish Church mission to Europe.

Dublin: Association for Promotion of Christian Knowledge, 1932. St. Patrick's Commemoration Booklets, No. 5. 16 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Series published to commemorate the 1500 year anniversary of St Patrick. Attractive matt card covers. Very good condition. £10.00


17074. Lawrence, David and Ann Wilson: The Cathedral of Saint Fin Barre at Cork William Burgess in Ireland.

Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2006. 200 pp. 25 x 19 cm. 120 illustrations, many in colour, and including plans and contemporary documents. Notes. Index. Bibliography. Silver-blocked black boards, in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition, almost as new. £45.00


17577. Leask, Harold G.: Irish Churches and Monastic Buildings I The First Phases and the Romanesque.

Dundalk: Dundalgan Press, 1955. First edition. 173 pp. 24.5 x 18 cm. The first volume of a classic three-volume work, the three volumes first published in 1955, 1958, and 1960, respectively. 20 plates, and 100 plans and drawings in text. Index. Gold-blocked black boards, no dustwrapper. Old removed sellotape residual marks on the endpapers, where a taped dw has been removed. The book is in fair/poor condition. £20.00


17059. Leask, Harold G.: Irish Churches and Monastic Buildings I The First Phases and the Romanesque.

Dundalk: Dundalgan Press, 1955. First edition. 173 pp. 24.5 x 18 cm. The first volume of a classic three-volume work, the three volumes first published in 1955, 1958, and 1960 respectively. 20 plates, and 100 plans and drawings in text. Index. Gold-blocked black boards, in dustwrapper. The book is in very good condition. The dw has been neatly repaired with peelable tape. £45.00


17058. Leask, Harold G.: Irish Churches and Monastic Buildings II Gothic Architecture to A.D. 1400.

Dundalk: Dundalgan Press, 1966. Second impression 1967. 162 pp. 24.5 x 18 cm. The second volume of a classic three-volume work, the three volumes first published in 1955, 1958, and 1960 respectively. 28 plates, and 77 plans and drawings in text. Index. Gold-blocked black boards, no dw. Slight cockling to front pastedown, o/w the book is in very good condition. £35.00


17060. Leask, Harold G.: Irish Churches and Monastic Buildings III Medieval Gothic The last phases.

Dundalk: Dundalgan Press W. Tempest, Ltd, 1960. First edition. 190 pp. 24.5 x 18 cm. The third volume of a classic three-volume work, the three volumes first published in 1955, 1958, and 1960 respectively. 29 plates, and 81 plans and drawings in text. Index. Gold-blocked black boards, in dustwrapper. The book is in very good condition. The dw has been neatly repaired with peelable tape. £55.00


12716. Lee, Simon editor: Freedom from Fear Churches together in Northern Ireland.

Belfast: The Institute of Irish Studies Queen's University 1990. vi+113 pp. paperback, in good condition. "How can Catholics and Protestants work together to improve community relations and conquer fear in Northern Ireland." £10.00


13359. Leslie, Canon J.B.: Clergy of Clogher Biographical Succession Lists.

Ulster Historical Foundation: The Diocesan Council Clougher 2006. Revised, edited and updated by Canon D.W.T. Crooks and Dean T.R. Moore. xxxviii+267+XII+301 pp. illustrated. The book contains a facsimile of the 1929 work of Canon Leslie, along with updated succession lists to 2006 and other items of interest. The Diocese covers Fermanagh, Monaghan and part of Tyrone. In very good condition near mint. Iyt is a very heavy book. £50.00


16681. Leslie, Canon J.B.: Clergy of Dublin and Glendalough Biographical Succession Lists.

Ulster Historical Foundation: The Diocesan Councils of Dublin and Glendalough, 2001. Revised, edited and updated by W.J.R. Wallace. xxiv+1209 pp. 25 x 16.5 cm. The book contains a facsimile of the 1929 work of Canon Leslie, along with succession lists updated to 2001, and other items of interest. In very good condition, near mint. Unpackaged weight 2,600g. £45.00


13360. Leslie, Canon J.B.: Clergy of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh Biographical Succession Lists.

Ulster Historical Foundation: The Diocesan Council Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh 2008. Revised, edited and updated by Canon D.W.T. Crooks. liv+930 pp. illustrated. Leslie produced updates in 1932/34 but these remained in MSS. form. The Dioceses cover Cavan, Leitrim, Sligo, Roscommon and Longford. In very good condition near mint. £75.00


17863. Leslie, Rev. James B: Supplement to "Armagh Clergy & Parishes" Continuation of the Biographical Succession Lists of the Clergy of Armagh Diocese up to 1947 with additions - Pre-Reformation and Post-Reformation and Corrections and Notes.

Dundalk: W. Tempest Dundalgan Press, 1948. 176 pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. Index. Gold-blocked red boards. No dustwrapper. Spine a little faded. Bookplate of local historian Fred Heatley. In very good condition. The work has great value since the research was carried out before the calamitous destruction of so many Church records in the Public Record Office, Dublin in 1922. This is a very elusive publication. £95.00


8531. Lindsay, H. F. Selwood: David Wilson Dean of St Patrick's.

Dublin: 1961. 45 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Seventeen illustrations. Dean Wilson was Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, 1935-1950. Introduction by The Most Reverend Arthur W. Barton, D.D. formerly Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland. This is one of a few copies specially bound for the author, in dark-green boards, blocked black, and carries an autograph inscription "To my dear old friend Canon Purser Short." . £15.00


16029. Lockington, John W.: A History of Mullingar Presbyterian Church.

Mullingar: Mullingar Presbyterian Church, 2013. 40 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. 17 illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition, almost as new. £10.00


8551. Lockington, John W.: Robert Blair of Bangor.

Belfast: Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland 1996. 30 pp. card covers, in good condition. Blair 1593-1660 was one of the founding fathers of Irish Presbyterianism. This is the text of a lecturein First Bangor Presbyterian Church. £6.00


10828. Long, Helen: The Life and Times of Harry Long.

privately printed 2007. 152 pp. illustrated softcovers, in very good condition. Mr Long served in the RUC, in Carrickmore and Kilrea and in Traffic division and went on to become a Minister in the Church of Ireland, serving in Belvoir outside Belfast. £15.00


13869. Love, Rev. Chancellor H.W.: Records of the Archbishops of Armagh being an indexed catalogue of manuscripts, documents, and books in the archiepiscopal registry of Armagh.

Dundalk: Dundalgan Press 1965. 72 pp. hardback, very good in a good dustwrapper. £30.00


14511. Macaulay, Ambrose: Down and Connor A Short History.

Strasbourg: Editions du Signe n.d. c.2000. This is a variant copy with front endpapers dealing with Holy Rosary Parish, etc. 96 pp. hardback. A beautifully illustrated book of the churches and history of this historic Diocese. Contains lists of Parish Priests since 1900. Pictorial laminated boards, in very good condition. £12.00


6508. Macaulay, Ambrose: Down and Connor A Short History.

Strasbourg: Editions du Signe n.d. c.2000. 96 pp. hardback. A beautifully illustrated book of the churches and history of this historic Diocese. Contains a list of Parish Priests since 1900. Pictorial laminated boards, ffep missing otherwise in very good condition. £12.00


8878. Macaulay, Ambrose: William Crolly Archbishop of Armagh 1835-49.

Dublin: Four Courts Press 1994. xii+481 pp. illustrated, map, very good in good dustwrapper though a little lightly creased at top of spine. As Archbishop of Armagh, 1835-1849, Crolly played a major role in Irish ecclesiastical and political life, paricularly over the system of national education, the Charitable Bequests Act and the Colleges (Ireland) Bill. £20.00


11951. MacSorley, Catherine Mary: The Island of Saints A Short Sketch of the History of the Church of Ireland for children.

Dublin: APCK 1924. 153 pp. illustrated, hardback, no dustwrapper, in very good condition. £15.00


996. Marsh, Arnold.: St Patrick and His Writings

Dundalk: 1966 46 pp. Paper covers. Includes a 1 page letter from Marsh about a script for a projected film on the saint's life dated 16 04 67. £12.00


13287. Maxwell, Victor: Singing We Go Fifty Years with The Woodvale.

Belfast: Ambassador Press, 1998. 127pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. Autographed by the members on the title page. The story of a famous Ulster Gospel Choir. £8.00


15860. McCartney, D.J.: Nor Principalities Nor Powers A History (1621-1991) of First Presbyterian Church Carrickfergus or Three Hundred and Seventy Years of Presbyterianism.

Carrickfergus: First Presbyterian Church Carrickfergus, 1991. viii+344 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. Illustrations. Maps. Glazed pictorial boards, no dw. Aurhor dedication on ffep. In very good condition. £20.00


10105. McComb, Andrew P: Moments Remembered.

Published by Andrew P. McComb 1996. 148 pp. illustrated, paperback, in very good condition, almost as new. The author is a Presbyterian Minister who has been best known for his work in the Churches Ministry of Healing. This is less an autobiography than a collection of memories. He served in Dunlop Memorial Belfast, Craigavon and in First Dromara. £10.00


18134. McConaghy, John W. and Eleanor M. McConaghy: A Light for the Road Ballygilbert Presbyterian Church 1841 - 1991.

Belfast: Ballygilbert Presbyterian Church, 1991. 142 pp. 20.5 x 20.5 cm. 70 illustrations. Endpaper maps. Appendices. Bibliography. Pictorial semi matt card covers. Discreet label on title page, of Grenfell Morton, the historian, otherwise very good. £12.00


13299. McCracken Memorial Presbyterian Church: Three Decades in the life of a new congregation 1930-1960.

Belfast: 1960. 18pp. illustrated, card covers, in good condition. A Presbyterian church in Upper Malone. £5.00


13916. McCreery, Rev. Alexander: Taken Away Reflections on the Death of Children.

Edinburgh: MacLaren & MacNiven, Belfast: Robert Carswell, 1878. 141 pp. 6.5 x 11 cm. McCreery was Presbyterian Minister at Killyleagh, Co. Down. He and his wife lost three children and these meditations have a timeless resonance for those who have lost a child. Decorative front board. Boards a little rubbed, corners slightly bumped, but otherwise a good tight copy of a scarce title. £45.00


13238. McDonald, Brian: Celebrating the Millenium The Parish of Newtownards & Comber.

Newtownards 2000. 79 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. Covers the history of the Catholic Parish, with notes on other Christian denominations and general events in the area. Useful local history material, well presented. £18.00


7762. McDyer, Father James: Fr. McDyer of Glencolumbkille An Autobiography.

Dingle: Brandon Books reprinted 1997. 118 pp. illustrated, paperback, in very good condition, almost as new. A highly readable biography of a socialist, a radical and a priest, whose work in Donegal is a testament of a life well lived, and an important part of our social history. £16.50


5487. McGhee, Robert: Important Letter to the Archbishop of Dublin on the Proposed Plan of National Education.

Belfast: Printed by Stuart and Gregg Guardian Office 108 High street 1831. 17.5 by 10.5 cms. 12 pp..The pamphlet has recently been professionally recased in burgundy cloth boards, new end papers. In very good condition. An early 19th century Belfast printed pamphlet, scarce. £85.00


12639. McIlveen, John: The Church's Worship.

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1906. xii+299 pp. 21 x 14 cm. These articles were first addressed to the congregation of the Crescent Presbyterian Church Belfast and some appeared in the City's Presbyterian newspaper, "The Witness." Rev. McIlveen was Minister at the Crescent Church Belfast, First Church Ballynahinch and First Lurgan. Brown boards, gilt spine title. In good condition. £25.00


8077. McKinney, Rev. C. W.: Killinchy A Brief History of Christianity in the District, with special reference to Presbyterianism.

Published 1969, no other details. The booklet is an expanded version of an address given to the congregation in 1968. 76 pp. blue paper covers, in very good fresh condition. A very scarce item now. £55.00


12709. McVeigh, Joseph: A Wounded Church Religion, Politics and Justice in Ireland.

Cork: Mercier Press 1989. 120 pp. paperback, spine faded otherwise good. Criticism of the Catholic Hierarchy for their support of the status quo and their failure to be a church of the poor. £6.00


12529. Methodist Church in Ireland: Supplement to the 1934 manual of Laws and Discipline of the Methodist Church in Ireland.

Dublin: R.T. White Ltd., 1954. 246 pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. Gold-blocked burgundy boards. Solicitor's stamp on a couple of page margins, o/w in very good condition. £10.00


6959. Millin, S. Shannon: History of the Second Congregation of Dissenters in Belfast 1708 : 1896

Belfast: W.& G. Baird 1900. 26 by 20 cms. 121 pp. illustrated with 19 plates, ffep removed, spine faded, a little scattered, minor spotting, otherwise very good. This is a fairly scarce local church history. The second congregation moved to a beautiful new church in Elmwood avenue in 1896, and this original meeting house was sadly demolished for a car park in the 1960's. £85.00


14970. Milne, Kenneth: The Church of Ireland A History.

Dublin: A.P.C.K., c1990. 57 pp. 21 x 15 cm. A handy overview, with bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition, almost as new. £15.00


11383. Montgomery, John: Evangelical or Heretical? An Examination of The Churches of God in Ulster.

Newtownabbey: Home Bible Studies, 1994. Second, revised, edition. 56 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. A defence of Trinitarianism. Foreward by Reverend Samuel Grant. Glazed card covers. Tiny red mark inside front cover, and tiny scratch on back cover, o/w in very good condition. £10.00


6146. Moody, A.F.: Memories and Musings of a Moderator.

London: James Clarke, c1937. ix+258 pp. 4 plates. very good. Moody was minister at Cliftonville Presbyterian Church Belfast, for some 30 years, and a chaplain to the Parliament in Northern Ireland. The musings cover a wide range of topics related to the Presbyterian church and Ireland and contain much of value. £12.00


13214. Moore, Glyn and Sharon Dick: The History of Crossgar Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster A New Beginning.

Crossgar: Nov. 2001. 238 pp. illustrated, softcovers, a small dent mark on the bottom corner of a few pages, otherwise in good condition. £25.00


18160. Morrissey, Thomas, SJ: James Archer of Kilkenny.

Dublin: Studies 'Special Publications', 1979. 56 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Appendix. Notes. Pictorial matt card covers. As new. £11.00


16549. Muldoon, Jim: Belfast Legionaries Remember The Story of the Legion of Mary in Belfast.

Armagh: Trimprint Ltd., 2011. 170 pp. 24 x 17 cm. Seventy illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £25.00


14639. Mullan, W: "This is the Lord's Doing" The Triumph of Grace in the Life of "Willie Mullan".

Belfast?: Willie Mullan, c1980. 21 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Autobiography of this much-loved Ulster preacher. The green paper covers are slightly foxed, o/w good. £10.00


15311. Mullin, Julia E.: The Presbytery of Coleraine.

Belfast: Julia E. Mullin, 1979. iv + 173 pp. 20.5 x 15 cm. Fifty illustrations. Gold-blocked blue boards. No dustwrapper, otherwise in very good condition. £20.00


16319. Murphy, Eddie: The Diary of a Celtic Wanderer tracing my European cultural links.

Belfast: Eddie Murphy, 2000 44 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Fourteen illustrations. Pictorial matt card covers. £10.00


15323. Murphy, Eddie: The Diary of an Irish Pilgrim.

Belfast: Eddie Murphy, 1997. Second edition. Revised and enlarged. 80 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Between 1972 and 1985 the author explored the cities visited by St Paul. Matt card covers. Seventeen illustrations and three maps. Author-inscribed to Father S Timoney, o/w near mint.. £15.00


12900. Murphy, Eddie: The Diary of an Irish Pilgrim.

Belfast: Eddie Murphy, 1996. First edition. 78 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Between 1972 and 1985 the author explored the cities visited by St Paul. Matt card covers. Eighteen illustrations and three maps. Name "Herdman" written on titlepage, and some discolouration to top of front cover, o/w good. £10.00


7578. Murphy, Thomas: Sixmilecross Parish Thanksgiving for the Sesquicentenary 1836-1986.

Sixmilecross: 1986 A brief historical account of Sixmilecross Parish Church. 42 pp. card covers, in very good condition. £15.00


7518. Murray, Monsignor Raymond: Archdiocese of Armagh A History.

Strasbourg: Editions du Signe, 2000. 88 pp. 30 x 21.5 cm. A beautifully illustrated and readable history of the Archdiocese from the age of Patrick until today. Profusely illustrated, in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed boards, in very good condition. £12.00


15770. Murray, Patrick: Church of St Peter & Paul Athlone An Illustrated History and Guide.

Athlone: St Peter and St Paul's Parish Forum, 2007. 224 pp. 32 x 24.5 cm. A record of the building of this very large church, in its social context. A beautifully produced and illustrated book, profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Gold-blocked black boards, very good in a v.g.dustwrapper. Author's signature on half-title, and dedication on the title page. A heavy book which will need extra postage. £30.00


6658. Murray, S. W: The City Mission Story.

Belfast: The Belfast City Mission, 1977. 72 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Published on the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Mission by the Presbyterian churches. Illustrated. A little wear but otherwise good, in pictorial card covers, £8.00


18681. Murtagh, Father Michael, editor: Church of the Most Holy Redeemer Clonard Church Centenary Guide.

Belfast:Clonard Monastery, 2012. Published on the occasion of the re-opening and re-dedication of the Church, 25 March 2012. 68 pp. 20 x 20 cm. 107 illustrations, in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition, almost as new. This much-loved Church, built by the Redemptorists, has one of the most beautiful interiors in the City, and is known for the Solemn Novena in June each year. This is a handsome and beautifully illustrated book. £15.00


12824. National Council of Thurles: Decreta Synodi Plenariae Thurlesianae Episcoporum Hiberniae Habitae Anno 1850.

Dublin: O'Toole and Sons, 1873. Adduntur constitutiones dogmaticae concilii universalis Vaticani, et alia documenta cleri usui accomodata ut ex indice colligi poterbit. iv+166 pp. hardback blindstamped embossed cloth boards, a little shaken, spine rubbed, boards worn, otherwise fair/good. The first 88 pages are in Latin the Appendices are in English. They include The Synodical Address of the Fathers of the National Council of Thurles 1850. Letter to the Catholic Clergy of the Archdiocese of Armagh by Arch. Cullen. Scarce. £65.00


8933. Neill, Matthew: Ecclesia De Drum Recollections of The Parish of Drumbeg Diocese of Down

Belfast: 1995. 126 pp. illustrated, map, hardback, very good in a v.g. dustwrapper. Autographed and dated, 23/9/95 by the author. Drumbeg is in the Lagan valley on the southern edge of Belfast. there has been a church there from at least 1306. Contains useful material on local houses and their families. £15.00


11284. Nelson, Warren: T. C. Hammond His Life and Legacy in Ireland and Australia.

Edinburgh: Banner of Truth Trust 1994. xix+178 pp. illustrated, softback, in very good condition almost as new . Hammond left an indelible mark on the Anglican Church in both Ireland and Australia. £6.00


17378. Nolan, Dom Mark-Ephrem M.: Fresh Springs from an Ancient Well The Story of the Rostrevor Benedictines.

Belfast: Octagon Design (NI) Ltd, 2011. 73 pp. 21 x 21 cm. 96 illustrations, in colour. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £10.00


17446. Nolan, Rev. J: History of The Irish National Pilgrimage to Rome; or Notes on the way.

London, etc: Rev. J Nolan, 1893. First "People's" edition. 233 + (28) pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. 29 illustrations. Of particular interest is the list of the 355 pilgrims who made the journey. Father Nolan was the Priest of All Saints, Ballymena. The 28 pages of advertisements include two half-page views of Gault's factory at Ballymena. £10.00


15306. O'Brien, Sister Pius: The Sisters of Mercy of Birr and Nenagh.

Ennis: Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy, 1994. 148 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Fifty-one illustrations, in colour and b&w. Appendices and Notes. Pictorial glazed-card covers. In very good condition, almost as new. £15.00


8166. O'Connell, William D.: Cork Franciscan Records 1764-1831.

Cork: Cork University Press, 1942. Historical and Archaeological Papers No 3, ed. by Prof. Sean O'Riordan. 42 pp. 24.5 x 17.5 cm. Card covers, in very good condition, almost as new. Scarce. £25.00


14946. O'Dalaigh, Art and Martin O'Brien: 50 Years in Ireland The Servites from Benburb.

Benburb: The Servites, 1996. 316 pp. illustrated, hardback in a slightly rubbed dustwrapper. A definitive account, very well illustrated.. £15.00


15776. O'Dolan, Mairead: Mission Alive 2001 Holywell and Mullaghdun Profiles of Missionaries from Both Areas.

Belcoo, Co Fermanagh: Holywell and Mullaghdun, 2001. 64 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. Pictorial matt card covers, in very good condition. This very interesting booklet consists of a biographical profile of each of sixty-two Catholic missionaries and religious from Holywell and Mullaghdun in County Fermanagh. £20.00


18724. O'Kelly, Joseph, editor: The Catholic Bulletin Vol. 1. January to December, 1911, Inclusive.

Dublin: M.H.Gill & Son, Ltd, 1911. 656 pp. 21.5 x 13.5 cm. Illustrated. Gold-blocked blue boards, with the stamp of Carysfort College on the itle page. In very good condition. Issue no 2 was titled "The Catholic Book Bulletin A Monthly Review of Catholic Literature", but by issue 3 it was simply "The Catholic Bulletin and Book Review". The editor, Joseph O'Kelly, had a long career in Irish Politics. He joined Sinn Fein in 1905, and in 1917 he was deported to England and was there interned without trial. In 1918 he was elected MP for Louth. He was Secetary for Education in the econd Dail, and President of the Gaelic League. He edited the Catholic Bulletin until 1922. This first volume is scarce £95.00


17396. O'Laverty, Rev. James: An Historical Account of the Diocese of Down and Connor, Ancient and Modern, Vol I.

Ballynahinch, Co Down: Davidson Books, 1980. lxxi + 448 pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. A reprint of the 1878 Dublin edition, limited to 1000 copies only. Published in five volumes, of which this is volume I. Volume I covers the parishes of Kilkeel, St Mary's, Iveagh, Kilcoo, Maghera, Kilmegan, Kinlarty, Loughinisland, Lecale, Ballykinlar, Bright, Dundford and Ardglass, Ballee, Kilclief, Saul, Down, Inch, Saintfield, Portaferry, Ballygalit, and Ardkeen. In addition to the ecclesiastical history volume I contains the general history, antiquities, legands, bardic stories, and genealogical accounts of ancient families etc, etc. Gold-blocked green textured boards, the front board with a round tower in an black oval cartouche, and the title on the spine in a black panel. The book is in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. Monsignor O'Laverty was Parish Priest of Holywood, Co Down, admired and respected across the whole community, and a splendid historian. His five volumes are still indispensible to understanding the history of East Ulster, particularly its ecclesiastical heritage. £40.00


17397. O'Laverty, Rev. James: An Historical Account of the Diocese of Down and Connor, Ancient and Modern, Vol II.

Ballynahinch, Co Down: Davidson Books, 1981. (vi) + 464 + xci pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. A reprint of the 1880 Dublin edition, limited to 1000 copies only. Published in five volumes, of which this is volume II. Volume II covers the United Parish of Newtownards, Bangor, Donaghadee, and Comber, Castlereagh, Holywood, Belfast (Down), Lisburn, Aghagallon, Glenavy, Derryaghy, Belfast (Antrim), and Whitehouse. Appendices. Index to Volumes I and II. In addition to the ecclesiastical history volume II contains the general history, antiquities, legands, bardic stories, and genealogical accounts of ancient families etc, etc. Gold-blocked green textured boards, the front board with a round tower in an black oval cartouche, and the title on the spine in a black panel. The book is in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. Monsignor O'Laverty was Parish Priest of Holywood, Co Down, admired and respected across the whole community, and a splendid historian. His five volumes are still indispensible to understanding the history of East Ulster, particularly its ecclesiastical heritage. £40.00


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. £72.00


17076. O'Laverty, Rev. James: The Life of Saint Malachy being a part of "An Historical Account of the Diocese of Down and Connor, Ancient and Modern".

Belfast: Irish News Limited, c1900. 21 x 14 cm. 96 pp. Gold-blocked green boards, and a professionally replaced matching spine. Monsignor O'Laverty was the Parish Priest of Holywood, admired and respected across the whole community, and a splendid historian. His works are still indispensible to understanding the history of East Ulster, particularly its ecclesiastical heritage. This reprint from his larger work is not listed on Copac, and appears to be scarce. £45.00


11656. O'Neill, Brendan editor.: Irish Cathedrals Churches and Abbeys.

London: Caxton editions 2002. 29.5 by 20.5. 151 pp. illustrated, with an introductory essay by James Stevens Curl. Hardback, in a very good dustwrapper, almost as new. A valuable survey with a useful overview by Curl. £10.00


15305. O'Rourke, Sister M. Magdalen: A Profile of Mother Mary in the foundation days of MMM up to 1940.

Drogheda: Medical Missionaries of Mary, 1996 For private circulation only. vii+64 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. Fourteen illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. Inscribed and signed by the author, otherwise in very good condition. A valuable insight into the ethos, history, and work of the Medical Missionaries of Mary. £15.00


17208. O'Sullivan, Harold: The House on the Ridge of the Weir The Story of the Brothers and Community of Saint John of God Saint Mary's Drumcar.

Drumcar, Co Louth: Drumcar Park Enterprises, c1996. xxiii + 206 pp. 21 x 15 cm. The Order of St John of God. Fifty years serving the needs of persons with learning disabilities in the County of Louth. Profusely illustrated, in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed card covers. In good condition. £15.00


13473. O'Sullivan, Patrick: The Irish World Wide History, Heritage, Identity Volume 5 Religion and Identity.

London: Leicester University Press, 2000. 262 pp. 23 x 15 cm. Ten essays, most dealing with the experiences of the Irish outside Ireland. In very good condition. £9.50


6906. Oram, Richard: Expressions of Faith - Ulster's Church Heritage.

Newtownards: Colourpoint, 2001. 136 pp. 26 x 21 cm. Illustrated in colour and b&w. Covers the nine counties of the traditional province of Ulster. Pictorial laminated card covers. Very slight bumping to outside front corners, o/w good. £10.00


15728. Orr, Maureen, editor.: Glengormley Methodist Church 75th Anniversary 1935-2010.

Glengormley: Glengormley Methodist Church, 2008. 98 pp. 18 x 22.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial matt card covers, in very good condition, almost as new. £15.00


13221. Orr, Pastor T: Brother Born for Adversity Life Story of David Crawford.

Newcastle: Mourne Observor Press n.d. c.1974. 30pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. David Crawford was an evangelist from the Banbridge area. He had been crippled with polio. £18.00


14616. Orr, Robert: Extracts from the Diaries of Robert Orr Methodist Minister 1833-1915.

Omagh: The Strule Press, 1965. vi + 49 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Frontispiece portrait. Nineteenth-century Ireland as well as purely Methodist concerns. Matt card covers, in very good condition. £20.00


14503. Oulton, Rev. Canon J. E. L.: The Roman See in the Fourth and Fifth Centuries.

Dublin: APCK 1932. 19 pp. A bound collection of APCK pamphlets produced to mark the 1500 th anniversary of St Patrick, which also includes The Teaching of St Patrick, by Rev. Canon N.J.D. White, 12pp. the Early Irish Church by Rev. J.W. Camier, St Columba by Rev. T.J. Johnston, 24 pp. The Story of St Columbanus by Rev. F. H. Kinch, 16 pp. St Aidan and St Colman England's debt to the Isle of Saints. by Mrs A. Ruby Forde, 18 pp. The Celtic Schools of Religious Learning by Mrs Maud Bluett. 19 pp. The Twelth Century Reformation in Ireland by St John D. Seymour, 23 pp. The Reformation in Ireland in the XVIth Century by Rev Canon G. V. Jourdan, 20pp. and Patrick the Man by Rev. Bolton C. Waller, 20 pp. in a hardback binding titled St Patrick Pamphlets. Visiting card to front pastedown for the Venerable J.R. McDonald Archdeacon of Connor. £75.00


13294. Paisley, Ian R.K.: The New English Bible Version or Perversion?

Belfast: Free Presbyterian Church, 1962. Fourth printing. 32 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Cream matt card covers, printed blue. Some wear, and previous owner's name on title page. In fair/good condition. £10.00


15917. Paisley, Ian, Junior: Ian Paisley A Life in Photographs.

Belfast: Ian Paisley, Jnr, 2004. 106 pp. 22 x 24.5 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial card covers. Slight wear to covers. £10.00


16181. Paisley, Rev Ian R.K.: Jonathan Edwards Theologian of Revival.

Belfast: Martyrs Memorial Free Presbyterian Church, 1987. 110 pp. 19.5 x 12.5 cm. American Puritan preacher. Pictorial card covers. Former owner's name neatly written on title page, o/w in very good condition. £10.00


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


13437. Paul, Francis J: Romanism and Evangelical Christianity A Study of Origins and Development.

Belfast: The "Christian Irishman" Office, c1940. x+ pp 6 - 128. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. This is the "brief summary" of the book of the same name, published by Hodder and Stoughton. Portrait frontispiece of the author, who was Late Professor of Church History and Principal of Presbyterian College, Belfast. There is an introductory note by James Haire, Professor Emeritus, Assembly's College. Thin gray card covers. Contents clean and tight. £10.00


15937. Porter, J. L.: The Life and Times of Henry Cooke.

Greenville: Ambassador, 1999. First published in 1871. xv+504 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. £10.00


10720. Poyntz, S. G: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Worship and Witness St. Stephen's 1824-1974.

Dublin: St. Stephen's, 1974. 68 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. 5 illustrations. Gold-blocked red boards. A previous owner has tippexed out his name on the title page, and the boards are faded, otherwise this fairly scarce book is in good condition. St Stephen's church is at Mount St. Crescent and popularly known as the "pepper pot". It closes the long vista of Georgian urbanity in Upper Merrion street, Merrion Square and Upper Mount Street, Dublin. £30.00


1057. Prenter, Rev. Samuel.: Life and Labours of the Rev. William Johnston D.D. Belfast.

London, Dublin & Belfast, 1895. 344 pp. 19.5 x 13.5 cm. Frontispiece portrait of the Reverend Johnston aged sixty. Original boards, showing wear. Reverend Johnston was minister of Townsend Street Presbyterian Church, Belfast. Preface by Reverend WD Killen, Belfast. There is a partly-erased inscription "with Mrs Johnston's kind regards, 17th May '95." Other illustrations are the interior and the vestibule of Townsend Street Church, and Reverend Johnston aged seventy-four. £20.00


12541. Presbytery of Belfast: Scheme of Education Board.

Belfast: Presbytery of Belfast 1894. 48 & 49 Vic. c.78. Educational Endowments ( Ireland Act ) 1885. No. 199 Presbytery of Belfast 21st May 1894 Final approval by Order in Council. The Endowments of and belonging to Congregations under the care of the Presbytery of Belfast. 21.5 by 14 cms. 24 pp. paper covers, rusty staples, old centre fold but otherwise in very good condition. £25.00


15000. Pyle, Hilary: You Can Say That Again Common Prayer in the Church of Ireland.

Dublin: APCK, 1977. 27 by 19 cms. 64 pp. Illustrated, and with line drawings by Alicia Boyle. There is a little pen annotation, otherwise good. £10.00


16830. Rainsford, Betty: An House Not Made With Hands History of St Columba's Parish Church Knock.

Belfast: St Columba's Parish Church,1996. 101 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Forty-two illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition £10.00


18745. Rankin, J. Frederick: Down Cathedral The Church of Saint Patrick of Down.

Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundation, 1997. First edition. xii + 241 pp. 27.5 x 21.5 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £15.00


16086. Rankin, J. Frederick: Down Cathedral The Church of Saint Patrick of Down.

Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundation, 1997. First edition. xii + 241 pp. 27.5 x 21.5 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Gold-blocked green boards, in very good condition, in good dw. £15.00


13654. Rayburn, Roger D: "He Who Gets the Vision Gets the Job!" The Story of John Moxen Missionary to Northern Ireland.

Upland, Indiana: Roger Rayburn, 2006. 110 pp. 21 x 14 cm. Portrait. Pictorial glazed card covers. Apart from damp stain inside back cover in good condition. £25.00


15727. Richardson, Hilary: 150th Anniversary of Kilcronaghan Parish Church.

Tobermore: Kilcronaghan Parish Church, 2008. 127 pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. £15.00


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


13819. Rogers, Rev. Patrick: The Story of "Old St. Mary's Chapel Lane Belfast.

Belfast: The Irish Annuals Press 1941. with a foreword by the Most Rev. Daniel Mageean Bishop of Down and Connor. 45+6+xxviii pp. illustrated, softcovers, three pages have a little inked annotation but otherwise in very good condition. There are two pasted notices about the postponement of the re-opening due to the "tragically altered circumstances",on the rear front page. The renovated Church was due to reopen in May 1941 but the air raids on the city by the Luftwaffe postponed it, as well as the resheduled opening. These notices are about this and add to the book's appeal. This history of Belfast's treasured first Catholic church is now very scarce. £45.00


13848. Rogers, Rev. William: Have Faith in God or Sermons and Sermon Notes.

Belfast: Religious Tract and Book Depot 1900. Rogers was Minister of Whiteabbey Presbyterian Church. 215 pp. hardcover, spine relaid, shows some wear but otherwise good. Rogers made himself deeply unpopular among other things for telling the truth to politicians. £45.00


10890. Ronan, Rev. Myles V., editor: Catholic Emancipation Centenary Record.

Dublin: Literary Committee, June 1929. Published in June 1929 to celebrate the Centenary of Catholic Emancipation in Ireland. 1-48 pp ads at front, 96 pp content, and 49-107 pp ads at rear. 27 x 19 cm. Sixteen articles on the Catholic Church in Ireland, Daniel OConnell, and Emancipation, including: The Papacy and Ireland by Rev. H. MacInerny; Memorials of Our Faith by Rev. Prof. Power; Our Ancient Cathedrals and Churches by Rev. Myles V Ronan; Some Martyrs of the Pale by Rev. P. Woulfe; The Boyne, Aughrim and Limerick by Rev. J. Scanlan; Irish Nuns in Penal Times by Florence Maguire; Catholic Popular Education During Penal Times by Rev. T. Corcoran; Financial Aspect of Catholic Emancipation Before 1831 by Rev. Bro. Austin Queenan; Church Art in the Life of Our People by J.J.Robinson; Urnaidhthe Gaedhal san Ochtmhadh Céad Déag by Fiachra Éilgeach; Dublin in 1829 by J.J. Webb; O'Connell the Tribune by Michael MacDonagh; O'Connell as a World Power by Michael MacDonagh; Fadhbhaí Ré na Géar-Leanamhna by Fr. Lorcán Ó Muireadhaigh; Derrynane and Its Relics by Margaret O'Connell; and Was Emancipation Realised? by Rev M. O'Donnell. The forty illustrations include a frontispiece of Pope Pius XI. The contemporary advertisements include schools, colleges, hospitals, homes for the poor, "widows' houses", orphanages and other institutions run by various Catholic orders - many illustrated. Pale green textured card covers printed in darker green, black, blue, white, and gold, representing the Shrine of St Molaise's Gospel. Slight wear, but overall in good condition. £15.00


13300. Rosemary Presbyterian Church: The Rosemary Record Vol. 4 No.2 June 1949

Belfast: 1949. 16pp. illustrated, card covers, a couple of finger mark to two page edges otherwise in good condition. Rosemary Presbyterian church in Belfast. Includes one page of bmd's. £6.00


13074. Royse, George: A Sermon Preached Before King William at Belfast, in Ireland, on the 14th Day of June 1690.

Belfast: Supplement to the "Belfast Weekly News" of 14th June 1890. A single sheet printed on one side, folded, one small edge tear otherwise in very good condition. Royse was a fellow at Oriel College Oxford and Chaplain in ordinary to their Majesties. "The following Sermon, now presented as a Supplement to the "Belfast Weekly News is an exact reprint of the work published in London in 1691. The document has become very rare. Dr Royse was an eminent scholar and divine. The date the 14th is clearly a misprint, as the King arrived in Belfast on that day (Saturday) and the sermon was preached on the day following, the 15th of June 1690." scarce. £45.00


13358. Scott, Ernest V.: Churches of the Diocese of Connor An Illustrated History.

Belfast: Ernest V. Scott, 1993. viii+144 pp. 21 x 15 cm. 127 churches, each illustrated with a photograph and a descriptive/historical text. A very useful introduction. Semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. A very scarce item. £32.00


18717. Scott, Ernest V.: The Carnmoney Connection A History of Carnmoney Parish from 1796-1985.

Carnmoney: E.V. Scott,1985. 80 pp. 21 x 15 cm. 54 illustrations. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Signed and dated by the author. In very good condition. £15.00


9463. Sibbett, R. M: For Christ and Crown The Story of a Mission.

Belfast: The Witness Office 1926. viii+344 pp. illustrated, brown boards, no dustwrapper. Some wear and rubbing. A history of Belfast City Mission 1827-1925 by the author of the standard history of the Orange Order. A quite scarce title now. £55.00


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


14560. Sinclair Seamen's Presbyterian Church: Sinclair Seamen's Presbyterian Church.

Belfast: Sinclair Seamen's Presbyterian Church, 2006. 8pp. 31 x 21 cm. Copiously illustrated with colour plates. Pictorial glazed card covers. Near mint condition. £10.00


12668. Slader, Bert: Belshade.

Newcastle, County Down: Quest Books (NI), 1997. vi + 186 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Laminated pictorial covers. A first novel "of post-war Donegal, the Lourdes Pilgrimage ... and the French and Spanish Pyrenees". Author-inscribed on half-title, to WD Bailie (the Rev Dr Desmond Baillie, eminent Presbyterian theologian). In very good condition. £20.00


13228. Smith, Rev. Ivor F: Andrew Weir of Manchuria ( 1873-1933 )

Belfast: The Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland 2000. 20 pp. illus. card covers, in very good condition. A lecture delivered at Claggan Presbyterian Church 21 Oct. 1999. £10.00


6377. Smyth, Dr. Herbert G: Dublin Methodist Council 1892-1942 A Fifty Years' Retrospect.

Dublin: 1942. 21 by 13.5 cms. 35 pp. paper covers, in very good condition. Includes lists of officers, and a fascinating 10 page catalogue of subjects considered at meetings with dates and titles from 1892-1942. £10.00


13285. Smyth, Rev. Martin: Stand Fast.

Belfast: Northern Whig, 1974. v + 34pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. Sermons and addresses. Card covers. Minor wear, otherwise in good condition. £10.00


15894. Snodgrass, Len: Armour's Meeting House The First Hundred Years 1885-1985.

Ballymoney: Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1985. 124 pp. 21 x 15 cm. The Story of Ballymoney Second Presbyterian Church. Seven illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. Autographed by the author on the title page. £25.00


17504. St Patrick's Church: St Patrick's Church Ballyphilip Portaferry 1762-1962 Souvenir of the Bi-Centenary.

Portaferry: St Patrick's Church, 1962. 104 pp. 24.5 x 18.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Biographies of the priests of the entire Ards Peninsula. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In good condition. £15.00


14825. St Patrick's Parish Clurch Ballymoney: Coleraine District Scout Association St George's Day Service 9th May, 1982.

Ballymoney: St Patrick's Parish Clurch Ballymoney, 1982. 8pp. 21 x 15 cm. Order of Service. Paper covers. In good condition. £5.00


14315. St Peter's Cathedral: St Peter's Cathedral Church of Down and Connor 1866-2005.

Belfast: St Peter's Cathedral, 2005. 100 pp. 29.5 x 20.5 cm. A commemorative booklet to celebrate the restoration of the Cathedral. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial card covers. In very good condition. £12.00


17750. Stevenson, J. Sinclair: Robert Henderson The Story of a Missionary Greatheart in India.

London: James Clarke & Co., Limited, 1922. 160 pp. 19.5 x 13 cm. Frontispiece portrait, and 8 other plates. Gold- blocked green boards, no dw. There is a small stamp on the front pastedown for Second Saintfield Presbyterian Church library. In very good condition. Henderson was born near Randalstown, Co Antrim, and went out to India in 1890. £15.00


18064. Stewart, Mary: History of the First Presbyterian (Non-Subscribing) Church Downpatrick.

Downpatrick: The First Presbyterian NS Church, 2011. To celebrate the Tercentenary of the Stream Street Church 1711-2011. vii + 408pp. 25 x 17.5 cm. Signed by the author on the ffep. Pictorial laminated boards. In very good condition, almost as new. £30.00


496. Stewart, Rev. D.: A Short History of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland

Belfast: The Sabbath School Society for Ireland, 1936. 144 pp. 16.5 x 10.5 cm. Limp blue cloth covers, minor wear, otherwise good. £10.00


12534. Stewart, Rev. David: The Seceders in Ireland with Annals of their Congregations.

Belfast: Presbyterian Historical Society 1950. Published under the auspices of the Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland. 443 pp. illustrated, hardback, in dark blue boards. There has been some discolouration to part of the boards but internally in very good condition. This book was written to relate the material particulars in the history of the seceders and at the same time the Centenary of the Union of the General Synod of Ulster and the secession Synod July 10, 1940. A most important study which has now become quite difficult to find. £150.00


12102. Stokes, George T: Ireland and the Celtic Church A History of Ireland from St. Patrick to the English Conquest in 1172.

London: Hodder and Stoughton 1886. xv+358 pp. hardback, minor wear to boards but fading to spine and rubbing'wear to spine extremities, internally a little dusty and some spotting on the first few pages otherwise fair to good. £23.00


12673. Strahan, James: Mary Crawford Brown A Memoir.

London: James Clarke & Co. 1920. xii+224 pp. with three illustrations in colour and eight portraits in photogravure, hardback. reproductions of three family houses in watercolours, Agharainy Donaghmore, Maine Mount Randalstown, and Mount Randal Belfast. Includes a loose insert from the Women's Association for Foreign Missions about two memorials in memory of Mrs Brown. A missionary biography, but with family history material. £23.00


14972. Taylor, A.R.: Willowfield Parish Church Belfast A Record of the first hundred years 1872-1972.

Belfast: Willowfield Parish Church, 1972. 165 pp. 21.5 x 15.5 cm. Lots of illustrations, parish map, card covers. There is some surface damage to the rear board, and the title has been written on an otherwise blank spine, otherwise in fair/good condition. Willowfield Parish is in the east of the City. £10.00


16550. Temple, Trevor: Saint Columba A Protestant Dilemma Revisited.

Derry: Yes! Publications, 2002. 170 pp. 24.5 x 17.5 cm. Index of Images. Notes. Bibliography. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Dedication by the author on the title page, o/w in very good condition £12.00


12069. The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland: Records of The General Synod of Ulster from 1691 to 1820.

Belfast: John Reid and Co. Printers 1890,1897, 1898. In Three Volumes. Vol I, from 1691 to 1720, vi+544 pp. Vol. II. from 1721 to 1777. vii+591 pp. Vol III, 1778 to 1820, vii+542 pp. Published by the authority of the General Assembly of The Presbyterian Church in Ireland, with the sanction of The General Synod. These invaluable records were published in three volumes and are now exceedingly difficult to acquire as a set. Green boards, gilt spine title. Vol I has the bookplate of Ballycastle Presbyterian Church Fullerton Library. Boards a little rubbed, corners bumped, internally tight bright copies, in generally good/very good condition. Unfortunately they were not published with the projected index. We will not sell the volumes separately. £550.00


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


12670. The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland.: The Code: The Book of the Constitution and Government of The Presbyterian Church in Ireland.

Belfast: Church House 1912. viii+239 pp. hardback, boards a little stained otherwise good. We have the 1887 and 1962 edition as well. £8.00


13649. The Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church of Ireland: Moneyreagh Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church 1719.

Belfast?: The Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church of Ireland, nd. 4 pp. 20.5 x 13 cm. One folded sheet. Illustration of Moneyreagh Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church on covers. This is not a history: it is the Constitution of the Church. In very good condition. £5.00


12687. The Presbyterian Church in Ireland: Calendar of the Presbyterian College Belfast Session 1947-1948.

Belfast: The Presbyterian Church in Ireland, 1947. 73 pp. 18 x 12 cm. The regulations of the College. Former Professors since 1817, with dates of retirement and death. Students for previous ten years. Heavy card covers, with waterstaining. Name written neatly on front free endpaper. Notes on rear blank pages. Occasional neat underlining and annotation. Rusted staples. We also have in stock 1949-1950, 76pp; 1951-1952, 90pp; 1956-1957, 83pp; and 1960-1961, 79pp, all at £12 each.. £12.00


6269. The Presbyterian Church in Ireland: List of Ministers and Congregations of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland as constituted July 1934

Belfast: The Presbyterian Church in Ireland, 1934 pp. 73-164. paper covers, tear with loss of text to bottom of page 143/144, otherwise very good. Covers alphabetical list of Presbyteries, Ministers, details of committees, list of licentiates, moderators from 1840 onwards, dates of appointments,statistics, including congregational finances and mission statistics. £15.00


17678. Thomas, Avril: Agherton Parish Portstewart A Brief History.

Portstewart: Agherton Parish Select Vestry, 1996. 46 pp. 21 x 15 cm. 14 illustrations, including maps and plans. Pictorial glazed-card covers. In very good condition. £10.00


15889. Thompson, Adrian: The Wee Meeting A History of Glastry Methodist Church 1848-1998.

Glastry: Glastry Methodist Church, 1998. 80 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Nineteen illustrations and two maps. Pictorial glazed card covers, with a metal spiral binding. In very good condition. Glastry is in the southern part of the Ards peninsula. £15.00


13218. Thompson, Josua: Century of Grace The Baptist Union of Ireland: A Short History 1895-1995.

Belfast: Baptist Union of Ireland 1995. 176 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. £25.00


17794. Thompson, Norman and Lily Young: Presbyterianism in Dungiven 1835-1986

Dungiven: Dungiven Presbyterian Church, 1987. 151 pp. 20 x 14.5 cm. 32 illustrations. Map. Pictorial blue card covers. In very good condition. A comprehensive and useful study of this aspect of Dungiven history. A scarce item. £25.00


16301. Todd, Ken: Pa Wallace A Story of Mission in Sierra Leone 1949-1987.

Belfast: S.K.Todd in association with The Methodist Missionary Society (Ireland), 2012. 123 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. Leslie Wallace was President of the Methodist Church Sierra Leone for 3 periods in his 39 years serving there. Ken Todd served there for 12 years. Twenty-nine illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. Autographed by Rev Wallace on the title page. £15.00


17389. Walsh, John R.: Noble Story A Short History of the Diocese of Derry.

Strasbourg: Editions de Signe, 2001. 96 pp. 30 x 21.5 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour. In very good condition, almost as new. One of a series of beautifully presented books on the various Dioceses of Ireland. Derry covers the City and part of the County, Inishowen in Donegal, and part of County Tyrone £15.00


12895. Watson, Wm. A., Convenor: Revised Code.

Belfast: Church House, 1940. 203 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. The Revised Code, as drafted by the Code Revision Committee, for submission to the General Assembly in June, 1940. Faded blue paper covers, o/w good. £15.00


18756. Weir, J.R. Wesley: Through Changing Scenes Belfast Central Mission The Story of the first 125 Years - 1889-2014.

Belfast: Belfast Central Mission 2014. 29.5 x 21 cm. 66 pp. extensively illustrated, pictorial card covers, in very good condition. A very useful study including social care and relief by the Methodist Church in Belfast. £18.00


14574. Weir, W. A.: Ireland Gleams of Glory.

Belfast: WA Weir, 1973. The Ancient Landmark Series. iii + 73 pp. 18.5 x 12 cm. Pictorial glazed card covers. Name and address written inside front cover, and front cover creased, o/w in fair condition. £10.00


8548. Weir, W. A.: Ireland Mysteries and Miracles.

Belfast: Graham & Heslip n.d. c.1970. 30 pp. laminated card covers, "true and authentic records of Irishmen and women who found the secret of a living faith in God, Tom Needham, Ann Preston, Billy Spence, George Williams, Priscilla Livingstone Stewart, E. G. Fenton Hall, and W.J. Patton. In very good condition. £5.00


13215. Weir, W. Kenneth: Greater Things than These Fifty Years of Evangelical Witness in Ballynahinch..

Belfast: Graham & Heslip Ltd. 1954. 68pp. hardcover, no dustwrapper. He was Minister of 2nd ballynahinch Presbyterian Congregation and involved with the Christian Workers Union. In very good condition. £15.00


361. Wheeler, HA and Craig, MJ: The Dublin City Churches of the Church of Ireland, An Illustrated Handbook.

Dublin: APCK,1948. 48 pp. 24.5 x 15.5 cm. Twenty-two illustrations. Discreet signature of the architectural historian, Peter J Rankin, on the ffep. Lots of carefully-pencilled marginallia, and some newspaper cuttings loosely inserted, o/w nice fresh copy. £15.00


14821. White, Rev. Canon N.J.D.: The Teaching of Saint Patrick.

Dublin: Association for Promotion of Christian Knowledge, 1932. St. Patrick's Commemoration Booklets, No. 2. 12 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Series published to commemorate the 1500 year anniversary of St Patrick. Attractive matt card covers. Very good condition. £10.00


11750. Whiteside, Lesley: George Otto Sims A Biography.

Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 1990. 210 pp. illustrated, hardback, in a v.g. dustwrapper. Owner's name on ffep otherwise in very good condition. One of the outstanding Irish churchmen of the 20th century. £15.00


13321. Whittaker, Andrew: The Church of Ireland in the age of Louis XIV.

Dublin: Ashfield Press, 2004. 248 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. Essays for the Tercentenary of the Royall Chapell of St. Matthew, Irishtown, Dublin 1704-2004. Illustrated. Pictorial card covers, in very good condition. £35.00


18662. Wigham, Maurice J.: The Irish Quakers A Short History of the Religious Society of Friends in Ireland.

Dublin: Historical Committee of the Religious Society of Friends, 1992. 173 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. 17 illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. A hand-written dedication on the half-title page, otherwise in very good condition. £20.00


1870. Wigmore-Beddoes, D.G.: Preaching to a Riot.

Belfast: 1971. 47pp. paperback v.g. Wigmore- Beddoes was Minister at Belfast First Presbyterian Church. £5.00


2077. Williamson, John: May Street Presbyterian Church Centenary - A History of the Congregation.

Belfast: McCaw, Stevenson & Orr, Limited, The Linenhall Press, 1929. 144pp, in gold-stamped blue boards, 22 x 14cm. 18 plates. Useful material on Irish, Belfast, and Presbyterian history. Lists of Ministers, Elders, and Office-holders. Church organisations. £12.00


17912. Wilson, Norman S.: Grange Baptist Church County Antrim A Bicentenary History: 1811-2011.

Grange: Norman S. Wilson, 2011. xiv + 338 pp. 25.5 x 17 cm. 78 illustrations. Map. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked black boards, In very good condition, in a very good pictorial dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title page. Almost as new. A very comprehensive, well illustrated, and valuable church history. The Church is six kilometres n.e. of Toome, in Ballyscullion Parish. £23.00


12671. Wilson: W.G.: Church Teaching A Handbook for Members of The Church of Ireland.

Dublin: A.P.C.K. 1954. vii+158 pp. softcovers, 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


18387. Withers, John H.: Our Past Years Fisherwick Church 1823 1973.

Belfast: Fisherwick Presbyterian Church, 1973. 102 pp. 20 x 14.5 cm. 10 illustrations. Map. Semi-matt card covers. Crease to front cover and spine, otherwise in good condition. £15.00


18750. Wood, R. Ernest: Set on a Hill The Story of Knockbreda Parish Church.

Belfast: Knockbreda Parish Church, c1987. 148 pp. 22 x 15 cm. Parish history concentrating on the period after 1920. Lots of illustrations, and long lists of people serving in various offices. Three pages on Belvoir Park. Fair amount of incidental history for this large area of suburban Belfast. Pictorisl glazed card covers. In very good condition. £12.00


12958. Wood, R. Ernest: Set on a Hill The Story of Knockbreda Parish Church.

Belfast: Knockbreda Parish Church, c1987. 148 pp. 22 x 15 cm. Parish history concentrating on the period after 1920. Lots of illustrations, and long lists of people serving in various offices. Three pages on Belvoir Park. Fair amount of incidental history for this large area of suburban Belfast. Gold-blocked dark-blue boards, in intact dw which is showing slight shelf wear. £15.00

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