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12478. : The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of The Sacraments according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland together with the Proper Lessons for Sundays and other Holydays, and the new version of the Psalms of David.

Oxford: Printed at the University Press, 1859. 18 x11 cms. No pagination. Each section with its own title page. Bound in boards covered in textured leather, with brass edges, six panelled spine with raised bands and gilt title, a.e.g. a little scuffing to spine, some light marks to front board. Internally tight, some minor wear to first title page and endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked. There is, on the front pastedown, a bookplate with the arms and crest for Hogg, motto Dat Gloria Vires. In good condition. A nice period piece. 45.00


10051. : The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of The Sacraments according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland together with the Psalter.

London: G. E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode, 1853. 9.5 x 6 cm. No pagination. Bound in boards covered in dark purple velvet with brass edges, brass clasp, and a beautifully chased, raised, brass monogram on the front board, (sometimes referred to as a convent binding), a.e.g. in a contemporary slipcase which may be snakeskin, with a small stamped name on slipcase bottom rear, Mrs Vinycomb. There is a beautifully written dedication on the ffep in red and black ink with decorations, in very small writing "Mrs Vinycomb Belfast from R. Sh . T. Sept 1862" (the last two initials may be incorrect - they are difficult to be sure about), minor wear from use, otherwise in very good condition. A charming period piece. 55.00


15355. : The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of The Sacraments... according to the use of the Church of England together with the Psalms of David, and Hymns Ancient and Modern.

Oxford: Printed at the University Press, London: William Clowes and Sons. n.d. Published after 1922. 18 x11 cms. xxxix+665+xi+719 pp. Each section has its own title page. Bound in red textured leather, six panelled spine with raised bands and gilt title, decorative endpapers, a.e.g. Printed on india paper. In particularly good condition almost as new. A nice period piece. 45.00


15181. : The Catholic's Vade Mecum: A Select Manual of Prayers for Daily Use. Compiled from approved sources.

London: Burns, Lambert and Co., c1890. 381+64 pp. 12.5 x 8 cm. Frontispiece is devotional mounted plate. Pictorial title page, decorative endpapers, a.e.g. The front board is blind-stamped with the initials A. de S. for Baroness Agnes de Stoeckl, novelist and writer. The book shows some external wear, rubbing from use as is expected. There is a small tear on the bottom front gutter, but the book is generally in good condition. Agnes de Stoeckl was born in Paris in 1874, and married Sasha Baron de Stoeckl in 1892. His father was the Russian diplomat who negotiated the sale of Alaska. Sasha became Equerry to Grand Duke Michael of Russia, and Agnes spent much time with the Russian Imperial family. Hers was a remarkable twentieth-century life: a world turned upside down by war and revolution. 45.00


5598. : The Confession of Faith; The Larger and Shorter Catechisms, with the Scripture Proofs at Large...

Edinburgh: 1815. 18 by 11 cm. 600 pp. in original calf boards. General condition is good apart from a page with the top half inch removed without loss of text. The boards are quite worn so the book would be a good choice for rebinding. Published by The Church of Scotland. 20.00


8651. : Isten A Valodi Szeretet! Imakonyv Jezus Szive Tiszteloi Szamara.

Budapest es Winterberg: Steinbrener, c1870. 512 pp. 12 x 8 cm. Missal? with text in Hungarian. Ivory strip and ivory boards on suede spine. Convent binding with decorated brass hinges and catches and ivory straps. The front ivory board has a diagonal row of gilded incised flowers. The end papers have a patterned, textured silk effect and all edges are gilt. Ecce Homo! frontispiece. Very good condition. 35.00


15212. : Paroissien Romain Contenant Les Offices de Tous les Dimanches et Des Principal Fetes de l'Annee.

Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, 1899. xxiii+1000 pp. 15 x 9.5 cm. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Black ruled boards. Five compartmented spine, with gilt title. A.e.g. Inscription reads "A Ma Cher Julien Cannes 1904 Agnes de Stoeckl", from the library of Agnes de Stoeckl. Text in French. Spine professionally relaid. A tight clean copy, in very good condition. 23.00


4623. Anon: The Christian Year: Thoughts in verse for the Sundays and Holidays throughout the year.

Oxford Parker and Co. 123rd ed. 1869 xii+382pp, half leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, some minor rubbing and wear to boards otherwise very good. Internally in very clean bright comdition. First published in 1827. 12.00


15210. Bernard, L'Abbe E.: Meditations de Madame Louise De France avec preface et notice.

Paris: E. de Soye et Fils, 1878. cxi+356 pp. 13.5 x 9.5 cm. From the library of the novelist Agnes de Stoeckl, with an inscription, "For dear Agnes for her hour of Adoration from her loving Aunt Fan." Text in French. Black ruled boards, gilt spine title, a.e.g. decorative endpapers, spine professionally relaid, in very good condition. 50.00


15209. Bowden, Henry Sebastian, editor: Miniature Lives of the Saints for Every Day in the Year. Volume II July to December.

London: Burns and Oates, c1877. Eleventh edition. 370 pp. 13.5 x 9 cm. In brown cloth boards with a new matching cloth spine and spine title. Autographed by Agnes G. Barron, 22 Grosvenor Sq., with the comment "what nice books are they not". This was the author Agnes de Stoeckl. A small repair to the half title, otherwise in good condition. 23.00


15108. Chiesa Evangelica Valdese: Chiesa Evangelica Valdese; Liturgia Per Il Culto Pubblico.

Roma 1965. 24.5 by 17 cms. 255pp. Light card covers. A little wear to covers otherwise good. Text in Italian, of course. 42.00


15207. Darling, Edward F.: Prayers at the Office.

Belfast: EF Darling, 1976. ii + 72 + ii pp. 20.5 x 16.5 cm. EF Darling was rector of St John's, Malone, Belfast. Gold-blocked maroon boards, blue silk marker. No dw. Dedicatory inscription on ffep, o/w in very good condition. 20.00


15876. Denis, P. A., translator: Prieres de Sainte Gertrude ou vrai esprit des prieres que Jesus-Christ lui meme a revelees pour la plupart a Sainte Gertrude & a Sainte Mechtilde.

Paris: Lib. Intern. Catholique, Leipzig: L. Kittler, Tournai: H. & C. Casterman, n.d. c.1870's (?) Nouvelle edition revue et corrigee. 448 pp. 12 x 8 cm. Translated by le R .P. A. Denis de la Compagnie de Jesus. Frontispiece image of Notre Dame de Lourdes, tissue guarded. A.e.g. Leather binding, six-panelled spine with raised bands and gilt blocked spine title. Decorative endpapers. In good condition, internally very fresh. 45.00


16321. Fumoleau, Rene: Here I Sit.

Ottowa: Novalis, 1996. 192 pp. 24 x 14 cm. Poetry by an Oblate priest grounded in the Dene terrirory in the Northwest Territories of Canada. Illustrations. Map. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. Autographed by the author. 10.00


8962. Hall, Rev. Thomas S. compiler.: "Ask What I Shall Give Thee".

London: The Church Book Room n.d. A selection of prayers, Ancient and Modern, arranged after the manner of the Lord's Prayer for family and personal use. With a foreword by Most Rev. C.F. D'arcy, Archbishop of Armagh. xxi+138 pp. some printed prayers have been affixed to the rear paste down and ffep, otherwise in very good condition. Hall was formerly incumbent of Upper Falls Parish Belfast. A thoughtful selection of prayers. 12.00


15948. MacMillan, Rev. W.: One Hundred Scottish Prayers.

Edinburgh and Glasgow: Church of Scotland Book Depots, 1933. 102 pp. 18 x 12 cm. Biography, Prayer, and Bibliography for each Prayer. Printed thin card covers. In good condition. 10.00


15949. May, William J.: Sisterhood Prayers and Devotions.

London: Epworth Press, 1933. First edition. 17 x 11 cm. 119 pp. Gold-blocked red boards. In good condition. 10.00


15952. S.P.C.K: Principles of Prayer Book Revision.

Lonson: S.P.C.K., 1957. xiv+105 pp. 21.5 x 13.5 cm. The Report of a Select Committee of the Church of India, Pakistan, Burma, and Ceylon appointed by the Metropolitan to review the Principles of Prayer Book Revision in the Anglican Communion. Matt card covers. Rear cover dusty, o/w in good condition. 10.00


15211. Thomas a Kempis: Of The Imitation of Christ, in four books.

London: Burns and Oates, 1886. xii+288 pp. 13 x 8 cm. Frontispiece, soft leather boards, gilt spine title, a.e.g. From the library of the novelist Agnes de Stoeckl. Otherwise blank preliminary page inscribed "To Agnes". The initials A. B. for Agnes de Barron are gold-blocked on the front board. Minor wear. 20.00


12656. Wotherspoon, Rev. H. J. and Sprott, Rev. George W.: The Second Prayer Book of King Edward the Sixth (1552) and The Liturgy of Compromise used in the English Congregation at Frankfort from an unpublished Ms.

Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons 1905. 260 pp. softcovers, there is a lower margin old water stain affecting the ffep to title page, and two small ink annotation rulings on two pages otherwise in fair condition. Published for The Church Service Society. Scarce. 10.00


16116. Young, Edward: The Complaint; or Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality, with the Life of the Author.

London: Thomas Tegg, 1823. xi+312 pp. 17 x 10 cm. One of the great Georgian devotional books. Engraved frontispiece and titlepage. Contemporary decorated leather binding, with key-pattern gilt border to both boards. Professionally-restored five-compartment decorated spine, and original spine label. "Mr Hazledine, Moreton Villa, 1827" neatly written on reverse of ffep. Firm, clean, print block. 45.00

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