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5480. Allestree, Richard: The Art of Contentment.

Dublin: Printed by W. Helme, for Patrick Dugan, on Cork Hill 1723 Written by the author of The Whole Duty of Man. 32 by 20.5 cms. 52 pp. with two decorative woodblock printed panels 6 by 14.5 cms preceding preface and Section 1, as well as two small decorated capitals, also woodblock print. There are a few old worm holes in the margins of some pages, and p.21 is missing a section of the lower right margin, 5 by 2 cms, not affecting the main body of the text, as well as a small tear to the bottom margin. The work has recently been professionally recased in maroon hardback covers, new endpapers and gilt spine title. It is in very good condition. It is probably a disbind from the 1723 Dublin printing of the complete works, though the separate pagination suggests a separate printing in its own right.. Allestree 1619-1681 was a Church of England divine. Former owner's name and dated March 12 1744 55.00


5483. Allestree, Richard: The Causes of the Decay of Christian Piety or, an Impartial Survey of the Ruines of Christian Religion Undermined by Unchristian Practice

Dublin: Printed by James Carson for Patrick Dugan, on Cork Hill 1723 Written by the author of The Whole Duty of Man, 32 by 20.5 cms. 166-320 pp. with two decorative woodblock printed panels 6 by 14.5 cms preceding the preface as well as Section 1, as well as two small decorated capitals, also woodblock print and decorative endpieces. pp303-306 contain "Private Devotions referring to several parts of the before-going treatise". There are a few old worm holes in the margins of some pages. The work has recently been professionally recased in maroon hardback covers, new endpapers and gilt spine title. It is in very good condition. It is probably a disbind from the 1723 Dublin printing of the complete works. Allestree 1619-1681 was a Church of England divine. 55.00


7507. Allestree, Richard: The Gentleman's Calling

Dublin: Printed for Patrick Dugan, on Cork Hill 1723. Written by the author of The Whole Duty of Man, 32 by 20.5 cms. 6 pp. preface, pp. 317-366, with one decorative woodblock printed panel 6 by 14.5 cms preceding the preface, as well as two small decorated capitals, also woodblock print. The work has recently been professionally recased in maroon hardback covers, new endpapers and gilt spine title. It is in very good condition. It is probably a disbind from the 1723 Dublin printing of the complete works. Allestree 1619-1681 was a Church of England divine. A good Dublin printing. 105.00


5482. Allestree, Richard: The Government of the Tongue.

Dublin: Printed by W. Helme, for Patrick Dugan, on Cork Hill 1723. Written by the author of The Whole Duty of Man, 32 by 20.5 cms. 54 pp. with one decorative woodblock printed panel 6 by 14.5 cms preceding Section 1, as well as two small decorated capitals, also woodblock print. There are a few old worm holes in the margins of some pages. The work has recently been professionally recased in maroon hardback covers, new endpapers and gilt spine title. It is in very good condition. It is probably a disbind from the 1723 Dublin printing of the complete works, though the separate pagination suggests a separate printing in its own right. Allestree 1619-1681 was a Church of England divine. 105.00


5481. Allestree, Richard: The Lively Oracles given to us or the Christian's Birth-Right and duty in the Custody and Use of Scripture.

Dublin: Printed by W. Helme, for Patrick Dugan, on Cork Hill 1723 Written by the author of The Whole Duty of Man, 32 by 20.5 cms. 65 pp. with one decorative woodblock printed panel 6 by 14.5 cms preceding Section 1, as well as two small decorated capitals, also woodblock print. There are a few old worm holes in the margins of some pages, and p.6 has a tear in the margin, no loss, not affecting the main body of the text. The work has recently been professionally recased in maroon hardback covers, new endpapers and gilt spine title. It is in very good condition. It is probably a disbind from the 1723 Dublin printing of the complete works, although the pagination suggests it was published separately in its own right. The final page is an advertisment, Books, and Plays, lately published and sold opposite the Watch House on College Green. Allestree 1619-1681 was a Church of England divine. 55.00


13736. Butler, Rev. Dr. Alban Butler: The Moveable Feasts, Fasts and other Annual Observances of the Catholic Church.

Dublin: by John Morris Editor of the Meditations No. 9 Fishamble street 1775. 20 by 12.5 cms. (A Posthumous Work) 523 pp. in a contemporary calf binding with a modern spine label, spine professionally relaid, rear board with a small new leather repair, internally tight with some signs of use but otherwise very good. An interesting association copy. the title page bears the inscription, "Rev. Jas O'Laverty PP MRIA Holywood." Monsignor O'Laverty 1828-1906 was born in Lecale and educated at St Malachy's College, Belfast, and at Maynooth. He was P.P. in Holywood for 30 years and between 1878-87 he wrote the five volumes of the Historical Account of Down and Connor. 500.00


18336. Carson, Alexander: Refutation of Dr Henderson's Doctrine in his late work on Divine Inspiration with a Critical Discussion on 2 Timothy iii, 16.

London: Hamilton Adams & Co. Edinburgh: William Whyte, Dublin: William Carson, and William McComb Belfast, 1837. 187 pp. 16.5 x 10.5 cm. Half leather and cloth boards. Ffep removed. Previous owner's name in pencil on front and rear pastedowns. Bookbinders label for R. Carswell Donegall Place Belfast. Boards a bit edge rubbed but a tight copy, overall in good condiion. Very scarce. Copac lists only a single copy in the British Library. 25.00


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. 395.00


15780. Collet, M.: Traitre des Dispenses en General et en Particulier, dans lequel on resout les principales difficultes qui regardent cette matiere. Volume 3.

Paris: Chez J.B. Garnier, 1753. Volume 3 only of 3. 688 pp. 17 x 10 cm. Bound in contemporary calf, six panelled spine with raised bands, decorative gilt panels and original spine label, marbled endpapers, back board a bit scuffed with pachy loss of some calf, internally bright and clean, a tight copy. Bears a contemporary bookseller's label for Jean-Bapt Collignon at Metz, and a bookplate for Le Comte de Lanet au Chateau de la Garde Giron. 30.00


11503. De Herdt, P.J.B: Sacre Liturgiae Praxis Juxta Ritum Romanum.

Lovanii (Louvain) Excudebant Vanlinthout Fratres 1877. Tome 1. In Missae celebratione, officii recitatione et sacramentorum administrione servanda...19.5 by 13 cms. xvi+474 pp. half leather and textured cloth binding, five panelled spine with raised bands with gilt rulings and small gilt motif, original spine label, marbled endpapers and fore edges. The front board has the crest of Maynooth College. A little rubbing and scuffing. Internally tight bright and clean, a very good copy. Volume 1 only and the text throughout is in Latin. 25.00


12258. Dwight, Timothy: Theology, Explained and Defended, in a Series of Sermons.

Middleton Connecticut printed: Glasgow reprinted and published by Khull, Blackie & Co. and A. Fullerton & Co. Edinburgh 1821. With a Memoir of the Life of the Author. In Two vols. Vol. I, xlix+668 pp. frontispiece portrait, Vol II, viii+665 pp. 27 x 22 cm. In contemporary calf, boards are very rubbed and worn, but professionally restored, new cloth spines with gilt lining and new black and gilt spine labels. Internally the books are tight but show some wear, a little dusty in places but generally fair/good. Dwight was President of Yale College and this work was first published in Connecticut in 1819. Please note that both books are heavy which will make postage outside the UK/EU more expensive than ABE's quoted shipping cost. 95.00


12315. Gall, James: Tracts.

Edinburgh: E.Gall Scottish Sabbath School and Tract Repository 24 Niddry Street n.d. c. 1828. 10.5 by 6.5 cms. n.p. ( 284 ) A bound collection of 71 religious tracts printed for this Society, each are 4pp. with a woodcut illustration at the top of the first page. The printer of 34 of them is James Gall, but on the rest is Hay, Gall & Co. Each has a title, "The Roaring Lion", "The Worldling","The Conjuror", "The Blind Frenchman", "The Inundation", "The Modern Saint", "The Negro", "The Pious Servant", and so on. Half leather and marbled boards, The faded gilt spine title reads Tracts 1 There is no title page and no indication of there having been one. The first tract has Vol 1 printed on the lower margin. Boards are a bit edgeworn and faded, internally tight and clean. There is an owner's name on the ffep, "R. Black January 1829" underneath a later hand has written "unknown to me", as well as a further name on the front pastedown. These small tracts were among the most ephemeral of publications and have a low survival rate. A bound collection of this size with typical woodcut engravings offers an important opportunity to examine popular piety and evangelisation in the 1820's. James Gall, 1784?-1874 was a significant promoter of the same. Copac only lists one bound vol of 36 tracts by Hay Gall & Co. in the NLS. 150.00


974. Gregory, Olinthus.: Letters to a Friend on the Evidences, Doctrines and Duties of the Christian Religion.

London: 1841. 406pp. 14 x 9 cm. Black leather binding with gilt decoration surrounding a coronet over the monogram "DW". Aeg. Reverse of ffep inscribed "To Esther S. Smith with her Aunt Brown's kind love 1845." Slight wear to spine and boards but generally in good condition 15.00


13738. Hay, George, Bishop of Daulis: The Sincere Christian Instructed in the Faith of Christ From The Written Word.

Dublin: P. Wogan, 1801. 472 pp. 17.5 x 10.5 cm. Volume 1 only, of two volumes. Decorative engraved title page. In a contemporary calf binding. Spine professionally relaid and repaired. New black and gilt spine label. Internally tight, but with some light browning and dustiness, with signs of use. The name Patrick Monnan on the ffep, and title page, but otherwise good. Essentially a catechism 125.00


10844. Hill, Myrtle: The Time of the End Millenarian Beliefs in Ulster.

The Belfast Society, Ulster Historical Foundation. 2001. 58 pp. illustrated, softcovers, autographed by the author on the ffep. In very good condition, almost as new. This is No. 3 of the Natural History & Philosophical Society Publications. 15.00


12353. Hodges, James: The New Practice of Piety: containing the Necessary Duties of a Christian Life: or the Means of acquiring every Virtue, the Remedies against every Vice, and Directions to resist all Temptations:

London: printed by J.Hodges at the Looking Glass facing St Magnus Church London Bridge 1749. Adapted to the genius of the present age whereby the ignorant will be awakened, the unbelieving convicted, the vicious awakened and reclaimed, and the religious confirmed in their holy resolutions and directed to walk in the favour of God and man. (18) 472 pp. contemporary calf, six panelled spine, raised bands, no spine label, some edgewear and rubbing to boards, engraved title page, no half title, a small tear on the title page, no loss, repairable, the engraved frontispiece not present, owner's name on front and rear endpapers dated 1799. A good copy for its age. Scarce. 150.00


16789. Howe, J.: The Blessedness of the Righteous Opened, and further recommended from the consideration of The Vanity of this Mortal Life: and, The Vanity of this Mortal Life or of Man, considered only in his Present Mortal State.

London: Printed by A. Maxwel and R. Roberts for Ed. Gellibrand at the Ball in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1678. (22)+514+(10)+96 pp. 18.5 x 11.5 cm. Two works bound together in a contemporary calf binding with raised bands to the spine. The upper and lower spine extremities, along with the front board corners, have been professionally repaired with matching leather and a new burgundy and gold-blocked spine title label has been added. Both works are separately paginated and have their own title pages. The book is tight and internally unmarked. It wears its 337 years very well. John Howe was an ejected minister who became a private chaplain to Oliver Cromwell. From 1671-76 he was Chaplain to Lord Massereene at Antrim Castle. There he was a member of the Antrim Meeting, the precursor of the Presbyterian Church organisation in Ireland. The foreword to the second work in this book is dated "Antrim April 12 1671". 500.00


18188. James, Rev John Angell: The Flower Faded. A Short Memoir of Clementine Cuvier, Daughter of Baron Cuvier: with Reflections.

Belfast: William Mullan, 1869. Eighth edition. 171 + 2 + 2 pp. 16 x 10 cm. Frontispiece of Clementine Cuvier. Elaborately gold-blocked, textured, bevelled, and lined blue boards. Popular Victorian devotional work. This is an original copy, and rare because printed in Belfast, presumably to meet local demand. 45.00


13605. M'Intosh, Rev. Hugh: Is Christ Infallible and The Bible True?

Edinburgh: T & T. Clark, 1901. First edition. xxviii + 680 + (8) pp. 21.5 x 14.5 cm. Gold-blocked blue boards. No dw. Spine a bit faded, and extremities rubbed. Overall a fair copy of a very scarce title. 25.00


11506. MacLeod, Norman: Parish Papers.

London Alexander Strahan first edition 1862. viii+328 pp. In a contemporary polished calf binding, six panelled spine with small raised bands and extensive gilt decoration, gilt ruled edge borders to boards, aeg, a little edge rubbed but internally tight, bright, clean. On the front pastedown is a school prize bookplate from Coldstream Academy, July 29th 1863, presented by William Pearson. MacLeod, 1812-1872, was one of Her Majesty's Chaplains for Scotland. A noted preacher and liberal minded minister he was editor of "Good Words" from 1862 to his death. "in all his writing there is a clarity of expression and lightness of touch that made him one of the most sought after clerical writers of his day." 35.00


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

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


11386. Milligan, Seamus: The Charismatic Controversy.

Belfast: The Evangelical Protestant Society n.d. 46 pp. card covers, in very good condition. 6.00


10002. Milner, Rev. John: The End of Religious Controversy in a friendly correspondence between a Religious Society of Protestants and a Catholic Divine.

Dublin: James Duffy & Sons no date c. 1870. The only Autorised (sic) edition, enlarged by the learned author, and edited by the late William Eusebius Andrews. xiv+464 pp. folding chart of the Apostolic tree down to Leo XIII and the chief heretics and schismatics. Spine restored and in very good condition. Catholic apologetics first published in 1818. Milner was once described as an English Athanasius. The owners name is dated, June 6th 1887. 15.00


14865. Mureti, M. Anthonii: Orationum Volumina Duo. Quorum Primium Ante aliquor annos in lucem prodijt, Secundum vero Recens est editum. Adiunximus etiam Caroli Sigoni Oratoris disertissimi Orationes VII.

Coloniae Agrippinae (Koln. Cologne) Apud Ioannem Gymnicum sub monocerote, 1595. 271+181(7) +93 pp. 16.5 by 10.5 cms. In a contemporary calf binding, six panelled spine with raised bands, no surviving spine title. Spine extremities professionally restored, complex embossed centrepiece to boards, no endpapers, former owners names on title page, separate titlepage for the Caroli Sigoni Oration, decorative capitals, some early and late page edges a bit rough from wear. Text in Latin. It wears its 400 odd years quite well. 225.00


18009. Niedermeyer, Gerhard: Jesus und Ich aus den Evangelien beleuchtet.

Barmen: Emil Muller's Verlag, 1909 93 + (3) pp. 16 x 10.5 cm. Decorative head and tail pieces. Matt card covers, prined black. In very good condition. 10.00


12595. Pearson, John: An Exposition of the Creed.

London: Printed by J.F. for Job. Williams and are to be sold by Richard Davis (1669).. The Third edition revised and now more enlarged. 31 by 20.5 cms. (6) 398 pp. bound in contemporary calf, blind ruling, six panelled spine with raised bands and original spine label. Title page with text in black and red lining. Engraved woodblock headpiece and a few decorated capitals. There is some very old, but minor, annotation and pen lining. The bottom 4.5 cms of the title page has been neatly cut off but at some point has had a new strip laid down to replace it. this title page has several old signatures, and some lightish staining. At some point a very fine stilletto type blade has been stabbed into the book leaving a closed tear of 1cm through the first 200 pages. There is no loss, and it does not affect readibility, it sounds much worse than it actually is. The text block is otherwise tight clean and satisfactory. There is some edge rubbing and the upper spine extremity has been restored 295.00


11327. Pribble, Stephen: Scripture Index to the Westminster Standards.

Dallas: Presbyterian Heritage Publications1994. 63 pp. softcovers, in very good condition. The index is based on the original version of the Confession as approved by the General assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1647. 5.00


10011. Sherlock, Tho.: The Use and Intent of Prophecy in the Several Ages of the World in Six Discourses delivered at the Temple Church in April and May 1724.

London: Printed for John Whiston at Mr Boyle's Head in Fleet Street The Fifth Edition corrected and enlarged 1749. Published at the desire of the Masters of the Bench of the Two Honourable Societies. To which are added four Dissertations and an appendix. 20 by 13 cms. 387 pp. professionally rebound in new brown cloth boards with black and gilt spine title, gilt lining to spine, new endpapers, internally in very good condition, an old discolouration to the final 40 pages. The four dissertations are, the authority of the second epistle of St Peter, the sense of the ancients before Christ, upon the circumstances and consequences of the Fall, an appendix to the second dissertation being a farther enquiry into the Mosaick account of the Fall, the blessing of Judah, Christ's entry into Jerusalem. 60.00


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


13416. Society of Friends: The Old Banner: A Series of Essays by Members of the Society of Friends.

London: Alfred W. Bennett, 1866. A collection of fourteen essays, that had previous been published individually. iii + 331 pages - the essays are individually paginated. 18.5 x 12 cm. Half leather and marbled boards, five compartmented spine, with gilt-decorated raised bands, and original label. The essays are: WC Westlake - What is Truth?; John T Rice - The Christian Priesthood; W Pollard - Primitive Christianity Revived; Isaac Brown - Gospel Principles; Richard Westlake - Life and its Discipline; T Pumphrey - Joseph Sturge, The Christian Citizen; John T Rice - Christian Baptism; Isaac Brown - The Lord's Supper; WC Westlake - The Christian Heritage; WC Westlake - Daniel Wheeler, The Christian Missionary; W Pollard - Congregational Worship; Anna D Peet - Influences of the Holy Spirit; Isaac Brown - The Purposes of the Coming of Christ; and WC Westlake - Gospel Ministry. The last two pages of the final pamphlet are a "Conclusion", by WC Westlake. The front paste-down bears the bookplate of John Bewley Beale, 1832 - 1910. He was a Registrar with the Society, and was descended from the Beale and Bewley families of Mountmellick. 125.00


12011. Sparke, Edward: Thysiasterion Vel Scintilla Altaris Primitive Devotion in the Feasts and Fasts of the Church of England

London: Printed by J. Redmayne, Jun. for T. Basset and J. Brome and are to be sold by J. Williams at the Crown in St. Pauls Churchyard 1682. The Seventh edition revised by the author. With additions upon the Three Grand Solemnities last annexed to the Liturgy: consisting of Prose, Poems, Prayers and Scriptures. (38) 640 (5) pp. page 641 is misnumbered as 433. The Appendix has a separate title page also dated 1682, with 40 engravings, no frontispiece portrait. Copac lists only one copy of this edition but gives the number of preliminary pages as 40 whereas this has 38 but no evidence of any missing page. Recently professionally rebound in calf, with blind stamped and gilt edged boards, six panelled spine with raised bands, gilt lining and blind stamped panel centres, black and gilt spine labels, new marbled endpapers. 495.00


16842. Stackhouse, Rev. Thomas: A Defence of the Christian Religion from the Several Objections of Modern Antiscripturalists. Wherein the Literal Sense of the Prophecies Contained in the Old Testament, and the Miracles Recorded in the New, Is Explained and Vindicated.

London: Printed for Edward Symon over against the Royal Exchange in Cornhill, 1731. (30) + 509 + (3) pp. 20 x 13 cm. Decorative woodcut head and tailpieces and decorated capitals, Bound in contemporary polished calf, six panelled spine with raised bands, and new gold-blocked black spine label. Slight scuffing to boards, internally very tight and bright, though there are light traces of an old waterstain to the first twenty or so pages. No internal marking. The last three pages are a list of books printed for Mr Edward Symon. Overall in very good condition for its 285 years. 295.00


17487. Thomas, John, and Robert Roberts: The Book Unsealed: A Lecture on the Prophetic Periods of Daniel and John.

Birmingham: C.C. Walker, 1908. (1911). Fourth edition. 21 x 14 cm. Lecture "Delivered at a social meeting, August 17th, 1869, in explanation of three Prophetic Charts, and published from Shorthand Notes". Four coloured charts + 32 + 15 + 60 + 26 + 30 + 16 + 16 + 20 + 16 + 53 + 51 pp. A collection of 10 Christadelphian pamphlets including: "The Sabbath What the Bible teaches concerning it. Reprinted from Elpis Israel"; Robert Roberts, "Christ in the Earth Again"; "Scepticism Answered in rejoinder to S.W.'s attack on "The Trial"; "The Blood of Christ Its place in the Divine Scheme of Reconciliation or Atonement"; "The Resurrection of Christ the Foundation of Human Hope"; "The Sect Everywhere Spoken Against, or the true character and faith of the people known as Christadelphians"; "Anglo-Israelism Refuted"; "Is the Bible the Work of Inspiration?"; "The Bible defended from Unbelief"; and "The Destiny of the British Empire as revealed in the Scriptures". All pamplets published between 1901-1911. Half brown leather and cloth boards, six panelled spine with gilt raised bands, and marbled foreedges. In very good condition. Robert Roberts, 1839-1898, was the man considered to have continued and established the work of the Christadelphian monvement founded by Dr John Thomas. Roberts was editor of the Christadelphian Magazine 1864-1898. The men are buried beside one another in New York. 50.00


19785. Wesley, John: A Survey of the Wisdom of God in the Creation or a Compendium of Natural philosophy: in Five Volumes.

London: J. Paramore, 1784. Volume III only, of a five-volume work. Fourth edition. 369 pp. 17.5 x 11 cm. Contemporary full calf binding. Original spine label. Showing a little wear, but tight and clean internally, a fair copy. "Part the Fourth. Of Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Meteors." 35.00


16800. White, Jeremiah: A Perswasive to Moderation and Forbearance in Love among the Divided Forms of Christians; and The Restoration of All Things or, a Vindication of the Goodness and Grace of God...

London: Printed for J. Woodward and sold by J. Morphew, near Stationer's Hall, 1708. xxii + (8) + 176 + xlii + 246 + (2) pp. 18.5 x 12 cm. Two works by Jeremiah White bound together and published as a single volume. The first work is the first edition of 1708, whilst the second Work, "The Restoration of all Things", is the third edition, printed in London by John Denis and Son, 1779. White, 1629-1707, was onetime Chaplain to Oliver Cromwell. Bound in contemporary half leather and marbled boards. The boards are rubbed and worn, with the marbled paper seriously aged, and the spine label is largely missing. The portrait called for in the first work has not been bound in or is missing. Internally tight and unmarked. Overall in good condition. 195.00


16801. Wilkins, Doctor John, Late Lord Bishop of Chester.: The Principles and Duties of Natural Religion: Two Books and A Sermon Preach'd at the Funeral of the Right Rev. Father in God, John Wilkins D.D. on Thursday 12th December 1672 by William Lloyd D.D. then Dean of Bangor after Lord Bishop of Worcester

London: printed for J. Walthoe and sixteen others, 1734. vii + (5) + 356 + (2) + 33 pp. 20 x 12.5 cm. The "Two Books" have continuous pagination. Frontispiece portrait. Bound in contemporary calf, six panelled spine with raised bands, and spine label partly gone. Internally very tight and clean, overall in good condition. 95.00


18669. Willet, Andrew: Synopsis Papismi, that is A General View of Papistrie: Wherein the Whole Mysterie of Iniquitie, and Sum of Antichristian Doctrine is set down, which is maintained this day by the Synagogue of Rome, against the Church of Christ......

London: Printed by John Haviland and are to be sold by John Grimond, 1634. The fifth printing. (42) +1352 + (36) pp. 33 x 22 cm. with its original leather binding, although the boards are detached, but present. The Book is "Divided into five Books or Centuaries, that is, so many hundreds of Popish heresies and errours." Each book/section has a decorated title page. The Fourth Book, unlike the others, is printed by the "Asignes of Thomas Man, Paul Man and Jonah Man London 1634". As a supplement there is printed "Tetrastylon Papisme: that is the Foure Principall Pillars of Papistrie...." and "A Catalogue of Good Works done since the Times of the Gospell". With many decorative capitals, head- and tail-pieces etc. The preface, with a life of Andrew Willet (1562-1621), is by Peter Smith. Prefaces from two earlier editions are included, dedicating the work to Queen Elizabeth and to King James 1, respectively. A work of enormous theological scholarship for the time, with printed quotations in Greek and Latin. A couple of pages have a marginal tear, clean, and not affecting text, and two pages have been transposed. Pages 1053-57 have old marginal and textual annotation, there is a small worm hole in the margins of a few pages, and, towards the end, the printer has misnumbered some pages. The boards need to be re-attached but the print block is absolutely sound and tight, and the seven-panelled spine, with raised bands, is firmly attached, although three and a half panels have lost some leather. Having survived 384 years the book deserves to be professionally tidied up to carry it forward for many years to come. 550.00


12131. Wilson, Rev. William Carus: The Friendly Visitor. Published in Monthly Numbers during the year 1828, 1829, 1830.

Kirby Lonsdale Printed and sold by A. Foster. Sold in London by L.B. Seeley and sons, J. Hatchard and Son and by all booksellers in the United Kingdom. Three volumes in one. Vol X, 152 pp. Vol XI, 156 pp. Vol. XII, 156 pp. half leather and marbled boards, a little minor shelf wear, internally very clean, tight and fresh. A monthly Church of England magazine published in Kirby Lonsdale 1919-1850. "The profits will be devoted to charitable purposes." 45.00


12331. Wilson, Right Rev. Thomas: A Short and Plain Instruction for the better understanding of the Lord's Supper; with the necessary preparation required for the benefit of young Communicants.

London John Renshaw n.d. c.1840 ? To which is annexed the office of The Holy Communion with proper helps and directions for joining in every part thereof with understanding and profit. 12.5 by 8 cms. 120 pp. with engraved, tissue guarded, title page. In a black binding with highly decorative blind stamped pattern to boards and spine, internally tight and fresh, in very good condition, a lovely copy. Wilson was Bishop of Sodor and Man. 40.00


18137. Winkle, P. van, and T.B.Baines: The Christophones, and The Revelation of Jesus Christ.

Box 15344 Charlotte North Carolina: Books for Christians, nd. The Serious Christian Vol.XVI. A reprinting of these two works. 254 + (6) + viii + 325 pp. 19 x 14 cm. Gold-blocked green faux leather, and ivory coloured boards. T.e.g. Ffep removed, o/w in very good condition. Overseas shipping may require extra postage. 15.00

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