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  • MURDOCH, B.J., Rev. (1886-1973)
    THE RED VINEYARD

    Edition: First Edition

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Torch Press, 1923. Maroon cloth stamped in black. 313, [3] pp + frontispiece portrait. Spine a bit sunned, with partial cloth splits to joints neatly repaired; page edges yellowed; else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. "The story of a Cahtolic Chaplain in the Great War. Stirring experiences of one who carried the Divine Blessing to hospital, camp and front line trench." - jacket of a later printing. Father Benedict Joseph Murdoch was born in 1885 at Chatham, New Brunswick. He served as parish priest in Jacquet River and Douglastown and as a chaplain to the 132nd North Shore Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces. Toronto edition was in 1929.

    Book ID: 44293
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  • THE RIVERS OF PARADISE AND CHILDREN OF SHEM, with a copious appendix and a disquisition concerning the expedition of Sesostris into India by STIRLING, William, Major
    STIRLING, William, Major
    THE RIVERS OF PARADISE AND CHILDREN OF SHEM, with a copious appendix and a disquisition concerning the expedition of Sesostris into India

    Edition: First Edition

    London / Exeter: Rivingtons / William Roberts, 1855. Octavo, original blue cloth gilt lettered and decorated in blind on front cover, yellow endpapers. pp 88, [2] + frontispiece map and one plate. Some foxing; small holes to lower outer margin of pp 49-52, well away from any printing; else a VG+ clean, bright and tight copy, no owner names, inner hinges not cracked. The author seeks "to prove that the region of the Nerbudda, one of the great and sacred rivers of India, was the ancient dwelling-place of the children of Shem, and the birth-place of Abraham, and that that river was the Pison. I will endeavour to show also that Ophir and Havilah, and Tarshis, were in the…

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    London / Exeter: Rivingtons / William Roberts, 1855. Octavo, original blue cloth gilt lettered and decorated in blind on front cover, yellow endpapers. pp 88, [2] + frontispiece map and one plate. Some foxing; small holes to lower outer margin of pp 49-52, well away from any printing; else a VG+ clean, bright and tight copy, no owner names, inner hinges not cracked. The author seeks "to prove that the region of the Nerbudda, one of the great and sacred rivers of India, was the ancient dwelling-place of the children of Shem, and the birth-place of Abraham, and that that river was the Pison. I will endeavour to show also that Ophir and Havilah, and Tarshis, were in the same region." Sesostris was an ancient Egyptian pharoah who was said to have lead an army of conquest as far as Georgia (Colchis). A scarce little book. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate will be reduced.

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    Book ID: 39892
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  • HILDEBRAND, Alice von
    THE SOUL OF A LION: Dietrich von Hildebrand

    San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2000. Biography of a leading Catholic philosopher who had to flee the Nazis for the United States. ; Octavo; 322 pages

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 54306
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  • BRITTAIN, Vera
    THE STORY OF ST. MARTIN'S: an epic of London

    London: St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 1951. pp (40), stapled, in red paper covers. Corner creases to last leaf, else fine. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 52485
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  • Cable, Mildred with Francesca French
    THE STORY OF TOPSY: Little Lonely of Central Asia

    Edition: First printing

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1937. Octavo, blue cloth lettered in white, endpaper maps. pp viii, 9-212 + plates. Illustrations in text. Light rubbing to spine ends, tidy ink owner name at top margin of half-title page; else fine. The dust jacket has a chip at head of lightly yellowed white spine, with loss of one letter and part of another affected; VG+ otherwise, flap price intact. Missionaries in China at the western extremity of the Great Wall, Mongolia to the north, Tibet to the south. ; Octavo

    Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 36216
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  • BODSWORTH, Fred
    THE STRANGE STORY BEHIND THE BIBLE

    (Toronto): MacLean-Hunter), no date (1956). 23 cm, self-wrappers, [16] pp, text in double columns, illustrated. Staples rusty; small blue stain to lower margin of rear cover; VG otherwise. An article reprinted from MacLean's Magazine. By the author of the minor Canadian literary classic THE STRANGE ONE.; Octavo

    Book ID: 49439
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  • Trenchard, Warren C.
    The Student's Complete Vocabulary Guide to the Greek New Testament: Complete Frequency Lists, Cognate Groupings & Principal Parts

    Edition: Second

    Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1993. Corner crease to rear cover and last two leaves.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (xii), 340 pages

    Condition: Near Fine

    Book ID: 54250
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  • BROWNE, Thomas
    THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (3 volume set)

    Edinburgh: John Grant, 1927. pp lvi, 352 ; x, 400 and xii; 602 + plus two frontispieces with tissue guards, title pages in red and black, Index. Quarter tan cloth and brown boards, leather spine labels, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. Page edges yellowed; 1939 ink owner name and date at front of each volume; outer corners have slight wear, one with small bump; else a VG clean, tight and unworn set. Contains Religio Medici, Pseudoxia Epidemica, and much more. A volume in The English Library series. 3 kg parcel.; Octavo

    Book ID: 49638
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  • THE WORKS OF THE MOST REVERAND DR. JOHN TILLOTSON, late Lord Archbishop of Canterbury... by TILLOTSON, John, Dr., 1630-94
    TILLOTSON, John, Dr., 1630-94
    THE WORKS OF THE MOST REVERAND DR. JOHN TILLOTSON, late Lord Archbishop of Canterbury...

    London: W. Rogers, T. Goodwin, J. Nicoilson, and B. Tooke, 1710. Title page continues: containing fifty four sermons and discourses, on several occasions. Together with The rule of faith. Being all that were published by His Grace himself, and now collected into one volume. To which is added, an alphabetical table of the principal matters. The sixth edition." (First was in 1696). pp (22), 755, [1], (19, Index / Table). Includes frontispiece portrait with recent tissue guard. ’The rule of faith’ (pp.[649]-755) has a separate titlepage and is of the ninth edition; pagination and register are continuous. Bound in Cambridge style calf, spine with raised bands, label, nice gilt decoration, marbled endpapers. Some gouges to the cover leather, with…

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    London: W. Rogers, T. Goodwin, J. Nicoilson, and B. Tooke, 1710. Title page continues: containing fifty four sermons and discourses, on several occasions. Together with The rule of faith. Being all that were published by His Grace himself, and now collected into one volume. To which is added, an alphabetical table of the principal matters. The sixth edition." (First was in 1696). pp (22), 755, [1], (19, Index / Table). Includes frontispiece portrait with recent tissue guard. ’The rule of faith’ (pp.[649]-755) has a separate titlepage and is of the ninth edition; pagination and register are continuous. Bound in Cambridge style calf, spine with raised bands, label, nice gilt decoration, marbled endpapers. Some gouges to the cover leather, with some peeling lower portion of rear cover; old rebacking with original backstrip retained;in all, VG, text with light yellowing but otherwise fine, tight in the binding. ESTC N25934. Tillotson, Archbishop of Canterbury 1691-94. His sermons were practical and tolerant, focused on personal morality rather than theology, and he was well-regarded as a preacher. 3.5 kg parcel; Folio

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    Book ID: 49757
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  • HYMA, Albert (ERASMUS)
    THE YOUTH OF ERASMUS

    Edition: First Edition

    Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1930. Dark green cloth. pp (xiv), 350, ix (ads) + 8 plates + 1 folding city plan; one map in text, indexed. Library discard, with rubber stamps on verso of title leaf and in a few text margins, but no other library marks; ink armorial bookplate, ink private owner name, and faint soiling, to front endpapers; rippling from damp to top margins of first quarter of text but no tide marks; front cover just a little bowed; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 47718
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  • BOTTERWECK, G. Johannes and Helmer Ringgren
    THEOLOGICAL DICTIONARY OF THE OLD TESTAMENT (Volumes 1-5)

    Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1974. Five volumes, tall octavo, green cloth. Bookplate in volume I, else fine unmarked copies in VG blue dust jackets. Vol. I, 1974; Vol, II, 1977, revised edition; Vol. III, 1988; Vol. IV, 1983; Vol. V, 1986. Note: 5.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Book ID: 46323
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  • Kittel, Gerhard, and Gerhard Friedrich, editors
    Theologisches Wörterbuch zum Neuen Testament

    Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer, 1949-73, 1973. Nine volume set, Alpha-Omega. Text paper yellowed in earlier volumes, some covers slightly bowed, else a VG clean, tight and unworn set, no owner names or text marks. Text is in German. Gerhard Kittel was an enthusiastic Nazi and notorious anti-Semite. William F. Albright wrote that, "In view of the terrible viciousness of his attacks on Judaism and the Jews, which continues at least until 1943, Gerhard Kittel must bear the guilt of having contributed more, perhaps, than any other Christian theologian to the mass murder of Jews by Nazis." He was arrested after the war but died before standing trial. Despite this taint, this huge work is one of the most exhaustive studies…

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    Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer, 1949-73, 1973. Nine volume set, Alpha-Omega. Text paper yellowed in earlier volumes, some covers slightly bowed, else a VG clean, tight and unworn set, no owner names or text marks. Text is in German. Gerhard Kittel was an enthusiastic Nazi and notorious anti-Semite. William F. Albright wrote that, "In view of the terrible viciousness of his attacks on Judaism and the Jews, which continues at least until 1943, Gerhard Kittel must bear the guilt of having contributed more, perhaps, than any other Christian theologian to the mass murder of Jews by Nazis." He was arrested after the war but died before standing trial. Despite this taint, this huge work is one of the most exhaustive studies of the New Testament vocabulary. Note: heavy set, extra shipping will be required.; Large octavo

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    Book ID: 27992
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  • THINKING BLACK: 22 years without a break in the long grass of Central Africa by CRAWFORD, D. (Daniel Crawford, 1870-1926)
    CRAWFORD, D. (Daniel Crawford, 1870-1926)
    THINKING BLACK: 22 years without a break in the long grass of Central Africa

    New York: Doran, no date (1912). Tan cloth, front cover stamped in black, spine gilt lettered, endpaper maps, some printing in red.. pp xvi, 485, [1), (18, index) + 20 plates (4 in colour). The colour plates, which have captioned tissue guards, are tipped to thin black paper. The black paper of the frontispiece is seriously chipped. Repaired with clear archival paper tape including along the inner margin of the colour plate. Small corner chip to one other black leaf. Xmas, 1913, ink gift inscription and one other ink name on half-title page; spine very lightly sunned; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Made from plates of the London, 1912, edition. Crawford was a Scottish missionary for…

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    New York: Doran, no date (1912). Tan cloth, front cover stamped in black, spine gilt lettered, endpaper maps, some printing in red.. pp xvi, 485, [1), (18, index) + 20 plates (4 in colour). The colour plates, which have captioned tissue guards, are tipped to thin black paper. The black paper of the frontispiece is seriously chipped. Repaired with clear archival paper tape including along the inner margin of the colour plate. Small corner chip to one other black leaf. Xmas, 1913, ink gift inscription and one other ink name on half-title page; spine very lightly sunned; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Made from plates of the London, 1912, edition. Crawford was a Scottish missionary for the Plymouth Brethren from 1890. Angola, the Congo, Rhodesia, and Mozambique. This book was recommended reading for those who wanted to work in partnership with Africans rather than as overlords. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

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    Book ID: 43861
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  • WATTS, Alan W.
    THIS IS IT: Zen and Spiritual Experience

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: John Murray, 1961. Octavo, black boards. Very soft corner crease to first few leaves, else fine, no owner names. Price-clipped dust jacket has external tape repairs at upper and lower margin of front and rear panels, VG+ otherwise, colours bright.

    Book ID: 33416
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  • SARGENT, Daniel
    THOMAS MORE

    Edition: First UK issue

    London: Sheed & Ward, 1936. Green cloth. pp (10), 299. [3] + frontispiece portrait. Ink gift inscription at front, page edges yellowed; slight separations in gutter in a few places; VG+ otherwise. Yellow jacket is dusty, with some chips and tears, just good. Made from US sheets with cancel title leaf. A short biography of the great English writer and defender of the Church.

    Book ID: 42049
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  • ROOME, William J.W.
    TRAMPING THROUGH AFRICA. A Dozen Crossings of the Continent

    Edition: First Edition

    London: A.& C. Black, 1930. Original tan cloth, spine gilt lettered. pp [2], (xiv), 330, [2, ads], [2] + 32 plates from the author's photos and a folding map at rear. Foxing to top page edges, spine very lightly sunned, else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. Author's account of his travels over 110,000 miles as a missionary in Central Africa.; Octavo

    Book ID: 27154
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  • TRANSLATION OF THE SANHITA OF THE SAMA VEDA by STEVENSON, J., Rev. (John Stevenson)
    STEVENSON, J., Rev. (John Stevenson)
    TRANSLATION OF THE SANHITA OF THE SAMA VEDA

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Allen & Unwin, for the Oriental Translation Fund, 1842. Original black cloth, paper spine label. pp (xvi), (284). Bit of wear to foot of spine, rear joint, outer corners; some foxing, mainly to endpapers and text early and late; page edges yellowed; spine label darkened, chipped at edges, hard to read; modern ink owner name at front; one signature a little proud at the fore edge; text mostly unopened at the top edges; in all, good externally, internally unworn, VG. "Of all the numerous Samhitas of the Samaveda, which are said to have existed once, only three have come down to us. The best known of these, the Samaveda-Samhita of the Kauthumas consists of two parts, the Arcika…

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    London: Allen & Unwin, for the Oriental Translation Fund, 1842. Original black cloth, paper spine label. pp (xvi), (284). Bit of wear to foot of spine, rear joint, outer corners; some foxing, mainly to endpapers and text early and late; page edges yellowed; spine label darkened, chipped at edges, hard to read; modern ink owner name at front; one signature a little proud at the fore edge; text mostly unopened at the top edges; in all, good externally, internally unworn, VG. "Of all the numerous Samhitas of the Samaveda, which are said to have existed once, only three have come down to us. The best known of these, the Samaveda-Samhita of the Kauthumas consists of two parts, the Arcika or Purvarcika or the '(first) collection of stanzas' and the Uttararcika or 'second collection of stanzas'. Both parts consist of verses all of which recur in the Rigveda. Of the 1810 verses, which both parts contain altogether, all except 75 are also found in the Rigveda-Samhita and that largely in the VIII and IX books". ; Tall octavo

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    Book ID: 52097
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  • RUTTER, Owen
    TRIUMPHANT PILGRIMAGE. An English Muslim's Journey from Sarawak to Mecca.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Harrap, 1937. Maroon cloth. (278), [2] pp + frontispiece portrait and one other portrait; map of Arabia in text. Covers have some light spotting; yellowing to text paper, page edges; a bit of foxing to half-title and title leaves; else a VG clean and unworn copy, no owner names. The front and rear panels and flaps of the dust jacket are laid in. The story of Biography of David Chale, a young Englishman who became a Muslim and married a Malay woman.

    Book ID: 15350
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  • FOREST, Charles
    TWO LETTERS TO THE LORD BISHOP OF ONTARIO ON THE QUESTION IS LAY BAPTISM VALID?

    Edition: First Edition

    Ottawa: Printed by The Citizen Printing and Publishing Company, 1876. Octavo, 14 pp, sewn, in printed wrappers. Rubber stamped company name (4 times on rear cover), mouse nibble to upper fore edges (no printing affected); bit of soiling and small corner chip to rear cover; else a VG copy of this obscure and fragile pamphlet. Forest was Rector at Williamsburgh, Ontario. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Book ID: 31211
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  • LEVACK, David
    UN PIONNIER DE L'ABSTINENCE TOTALE, Monseigneur Ignace Bourget, Deuxième évéque de Montréal 1840-1876. Dixième mille

    Montréal: L'imprimerie populaire, 1945. pp 62, [2], stapled, in paper covers. VG+. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced; 12mo

    Book ID: 52416
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