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12782. Barr, Robert: In Sweet Remembrance A Book of Communion Addresses.

London and Edinburgh: Oliphants Ltd, 1948. 128 pp. 19 x 13 cm. Twenty-four addresses. Blue blocked gray cloth, in worn dw. 10.00


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


12776. Bounds, Kenneth: Addresses on the Epistle to the Romans.

London: The Epworth Press, 1953. First edition. 72pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. Red blocked fawn cloth, in very good dw. 10.00


11293. Campbell, Murdoch: Everlasting Love Devotional Sermons.

Edinburgh: The Knox Press n.d. 94 pp. hardback, in a dusty yellow dustwrapper. 8.00


12217. Chandler, C: George Skene Keith: Rev. Alexander Jolly: Rev. John Skinner: Rev. Patrick Torry: Rev James Anderson: and others: Pamphlets.

Aberdeen 1789, 1811, 1814, 1815, 1826: Edinburgh, 1812, 1819: Forfar, 1824: Peterhead 1827: Inverness 1823: A contemporary bound volume of nine locally printed pamphlets. "A Sermon on the Trinity preached in Aberdeen Nov. 1st, 1789, by C. Chandler, published Aberdeen 1789, 31 pp. "Act, Declaration and Testimony for the Doctrine, Worship, Discipline, and Government of the Church of Scotland...." pub. Edinburgh 1789, 106pp. "The Union of the Social Affections with Religious Principles, A Sermon in two parts from Col. iii. preached in the Trinity Chapel Aberdeen on Sun. 14th May 1815, by G. S. Keith, pub. Aberdeen 1815, 51pp. "A Friendly Address to the Episcopalians of Scotland on Baptismal Regeneration." by Rev. Alex. Jolly, pub. Aberdeen 1826, 56pp. "Observations on some of the Characteristic Doctrines of the Gospel, A Charge delivered in June 1819 to the Clergy of the Episcopal Communion of Brechin." by Rev. George Gleig, pub. Edinburgh 1819, 52pp. "The House of God, its State and Strength." by Rev. J. Skinner, pub. Forfar 1824, 36 pp. "The Duty, Dignity, and Beneficial Effects of regularly frequenting The Public Worship of Almighty God A Sermon." by Rev. Patrick Torry, pub. Aberdeen 1815, 27pp. "A Sermon preached in the Church of Glenbervie Jan. 13, 1814." by John Charles, pub. Aberdeen 1814, 28pp. "Charity to the Poor... A Sermon preached in the Church of Peterhead on the evening of May 11, 1823 in behalf of the Peterhead Female Society" by Rev. J. Anderson, and "Love to an Unseen Saviour A Sermon," by Rev. S. Hayward, pub. Peterhead 1827, 48 pp. "A Sermon preached in St. John's Chapel Inverness on Wed. June 18th 1823. by Rev. D. Low, pub. Inverness 1823, "A Sermon preached in St. Andrews church Edinburgh on Fri. 21st Feb. 1812 for the Benefit of The Lancastrian School by Sir H.M. Wellwood, pub. Edinburgh 1812, 89 pp. "The Difference Stated betweixt the Presbyterian Establishment and Episcopal Church of Scotland by Rev. James Milne." pub. Aberdeen 1811, 80pp. In a contemporary cloth binding with gilt spine title, very tight, no marking or browning but one page offset, some title pages a little dusty, overall in very good condition. More details on request. A very good collection of early pamphlets from the Aberdeen area. Scarce. Copac records two/three copies for Skinner and Milne, only one copy for, Chandler, Skene, and Charles but none for Low or Torry. 595.00


12773. Davey, J. Ernest: Our Faith in God Through Jesus Christ Four Apologetic Addresses.

London: Student Christian Movement, 1922. First edition. 139pp. 19.5 x 13 cm. "four addresses ...delivered at a conference held in Belfast during January 1922 by the Student Christian Movement and the Irish Christian Fellowship". Reverend Davey was Professor of Ecclesiastical History at General Assembly's College, Belfast. Dark-blue cloth, printed black. Previous owner's signature on half-title. The print block is clean and tight. No dw. 20.00


8389. De Bossuet: Sermons Choisis De Bossuet Precedes d'un Discours Preliminaire par le Cardinal Maury and Oraisons Funebres De Bossuet Eveque de Meaux.

Paris: Mequignon Junior 1829. and Paris J.G. Dentu 1824. 17 by 10 cms. pp.viii+465, +vii+308. Two books of sermons by this famous French cleric, 1627-1703, bound as one volume. Half leather and marbled boards,some rubbing and wear to boards, wear to front and back boards with loss of marbled paper surface, small joint tear, ffep missing, otherwise fair / good, internally bright and clean. Contains some of his most famous sermons and orations including Sur la Mort, and funeral orations for, du Grande Conde, and d'Henritte de Angleterre. Could be rebound as one or two volumes to good effect. 25.00


13737. Fleming, Father Christopher: Sermons on Different Subjects, both of Faith and Morals.

Dublin: printed by J. J. Nolan, 3 Suffolk Street, 1823. Volume 2 only, of two volumes. 472 pp. 21 x 13 cm. A collection of 19 sermons, in contemporary half leather and marbled boards. Six panelled spine with some gilt decoration. Spine professionally relaid and repaired. Internally tight, with some signs of use but otherwise very good. Father Fleming was of the Order of St Francis, and died in 1794. There are copies in Trinity College Dublin and in the NLI, but none listed elsewhere on Copac. 125.00


5543. Johnston, Rev. J. Spence: Three Sermons.

Croydon 1915. Three sermons by the late Rev. J. Spence Johnston on pictures by G.F. Watts, "The Dweller in the Innermost", "Hope", "Whence? Whither? 19 by 12.5 cm. 40 pp. 3 illustrations, in very good condition, inscribed by his wife E.M.M.J Johnston 1915. The author was an Anglican minister in Croydon. 10.00


12781. Macpherson, Ian: The Punctuality of God and other Addresses.

Manchester: The Puritan Press, 1946. First edition. 144 pp. 19 x 13 cm. Fourteen sermons. Gold blocked green cloth, in price clipped dw. 10.00


1797. Manuscript: Sketch Book or Hints for Sermons.

circa 1874 A thick notebook 18 1/2cm x 11 1/2cm, of which the first thirty-four pages have been used. On page 7 there is a mention of "Mr Smyth's sermon in Caledon on the morning of March 29, 1874". 10.00


15936. McMullen, Michael: The Passionate Preacher Sermons of Robert Murray McCheyne.

Fearn: Christian Focus Publications, 1999. 256 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Pictorial glazed boards, no dw. Previous owner's label on ffep, o/w in good condition. 10.00


18077. Patton, Rev. William J.: Pardon and Assurance.

Edinburgh & London: Oliphants Ltd., c1920. New edition. Edited, with a biographical sketch by Rev. John M'Ilveen. 256 pp. 19.5 x 13.5. Black-blocked blue boards. No dw. Handwritten dedication dated 1928 on the ffep. Small spot on front board, o/w in good condition. Patton, 1829-1895, was Minister of Second Dromara Presbyterian Church, County Down. 10.00


13852. Pearse, Mark Guy: Sermons for Children.

London: Charles H. Kelly twenty-ninth thousand 1892. x+156 pp. illustrated by Charles Tresidder. Hardback, in good condition. 10.00


12780. Prenter, Robert: The Religion of a Common Man and other Sermons.

London: James Clarke & Co., Ltd, c1946. First edition. x + 148 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. The Reverend Prenter, 1872 - 1946, was the son of a former Presbyterian Moderator in Ireland, and was Minister at Ahoghill and then Townshend Street, Belfast, before going to minister in Scotland. Twenty-four sermons. Gold blocked blue cloth, no dw. 15.00


7138. Raineri, Ange: Cours D'Indstructions Familieres Prechees Dans La Metropole de Milan par Ange Raineri.

Paris: Jacques Lecoffre et Ce. 8th edition 1865 Traduites de l'Italien par M. L'Abbe Charbonnier. Tome Premier.xiv+390 pp. Tome deuxieme 412 pp. Raineri was born in Milan in 1761 and died in 1840. this constitutes a commentary on the catechism of The Council of Trent. Half leather with marbled boards, six panelled spine with original title label. Boards somewhat worn and rubbed, old small tear to top left of spine, some light scattered foxing in text, otherwise good. 18.00


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


12778. Ross, William: "Till He Come".

Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1927. First edition. viii + 215 + i pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. Reverend Ross was Minister of Fountainhall Road United Free Church, Edinburgh. Gold blocked red cloth, no dw. 10.00


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


11341. Sibbes, Richard: Works of Richard Sibbes Edited with Memoir by Alexander B. Grosart. Volume I.

Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 2001. Reprint. cxlii + 444 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Dark blue cloth with gold blocked red printed spine label. No dustwrapper. In very good condition. The first of the seven volumes of the complete works. 12.00


11342. Sibbes, Richard: Works of Richard Sibbes Volume 7 Miscellaneous Sermons & Indices Edited by Alexander B. Grosart. .

Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 1982 reprint. xi+604 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Grey cloth with gold blocked red printed spine label, no dustwrapper, in very good condition. The last of the seven volumes of the complete works. 12.00


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


16908. Spurgeon, Charles Haddon: Spurgeon's Sermons, 1857-1864.

London: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit, 21.5 x 14 cm. One single volume from a nineteeth-century set of Spurgeon's sermons. These were published individually, and the first few are from The New Park Street Pulpit. This volume ranges from Oct. 18 1857 to Jan. 24th 1864. There is another after the 1864 one, but it breaks off part through probably to be taken up in the succeeding volume. Pagination is for separate sermons. Gold-blocked half-leather and marbled boards. Five-panelled spine with raised bands. No title page. The boards show a fair amount of wear, not surprising for such a popular preacher. Overall in fair condition. 42.00


15208. Wylie Blue, A.: Facets of Faith Aspects of Spiritual Life and Thought.

London: James Clarke & Co., 1912. vii + 151 pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. The Reverend Doctor Alexander Wylie Blue was the minister of May Street Presbyterian Church, Belfast, from 1916 to 1946. Although the book was published in 1912 there is an inscription on the ffep "To Mr & Mrs John Brown From Mr & Mrs Wylie Blue with all good wishes July 18th 1928". Gold-blocked maroon boards. No dw. Sunned spine, o/w in good condition. 40.00

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