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Image for The Presbyterian Preacher: or original sermons by living ministers in the Presbyterian church, on the important doctrines of Christianity, presented in a clear and comprehensive manner, for the instruction of the present age, and in defence of the truth. Volume III.

The Presbyterian Preacher: or original sermons by living ministers in the Presbyterian church, on the important doctrines of Christianity, presented in a clear and comprehensive manner, for the instruction of the present age, and in defence of the truth. Volume III.

By: JENNINGS, S.C. (ed.).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh:, D. and M. Maclean, 1835-36.: 1835

Seller ID: BL4538


Small 8vo. [iv], 192; 196 pp. Series: Vol. III, nos. 1-12; vol. IV, nos. 1-12. Sermons XXVIII-LXV. Ink inscription on contents page. Original half sheep, marbled boards; spine missing, covers loose. As is. Scarce. Contains sermons by Samuel Miller, Henry R. Weed, William A. M'Dowell, John Matthews, Robert H. Bishop, John Howe, Obadiah Jennings, David Elliott, Archibald Alexander, S.C. Jennings, Stephen Bovell, Francis Herron, George Junkin, and William T. Hamilton. View more info

Schediasma Academicum Excitandae Pietati Civium Nostrorum: in celebrandis Natalitiis I.C. destinatum: Annotationes quasdam ad 2. Petr. 2, 4. [et] Judae 6. exhibens.

By: Justus-Liebig-Universitat Giessen.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Giessen:, Brauniana, 1776.: 1776

Seller ID: LV1916


Small 4to. 12 pp. Engraved title vignette, headpiece, initial; top edge singed, spotting throughout. Self-wraps, spine reinforced with marbled paper. Rubber-stamp (inventory number) on title with "Withdrawn from Pitts Theology Library" verso red stamp. RARE. Good. Contains commentaries on the Nativity and Biblical verses 2 Peter 2: 4 and Jude 6. WorldCat: 1 copy listed, but in the Pitts Theology Library—this is that copy, meaning that no libraries currently contain this item. View more info

Miracle in the early Christian world. A study in sociohistorical method.

By: KEE, Howard Clark.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Haven & London:, Yale University Press, (1983).: 1983

Seller ID: S10848


8vo. xi, 320 pp. Printed wrappers. Ownership signature on ffep. Fine. ISBN: 0300306329 View more info

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Gems for Sabbath School.

By: KIMBALL, Rev. Caleb (1798-1879).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston:, Massachusetts Sabbath School Society, 1856.: 1856

Seller ID: BL4593


12mo. vii, [1], (9)-237, [1] pp. Engraved frontispiece [with facing tissue guard], 3 engraved plates. Original full blind-stamped mauve cloth with gilt-stamped spine; fraying to top spine, else very good. Ownership signature of May E. S. Barnes "from her Sabbath School teacher as a token of respect for her many virtues, Isaac Hale . . . May 1868." Scarce. View more info

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Albert the Great, Commemorative Essays.

By: KOVACH, Francis J.; Robert W. SHAHAN (eds.).

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Norman:, University of Oklahoma Press, (1980).: 1980

Seller ID: S12621

ISBN: 0806116668


8vo. xix, 297 pp. Port. frontis. of Albertus Magnus, 1 table, index. Black silver-stamped cloth, dust-jacket; jacket extremities heavily rubbed. Very good. ISBN: 0806116668 View more info

The Creation-Evolution Debate; Historical Perspectives.

By: LARSON, Edward J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens & London:, University of Georgia Press, (2007).: 2007

Seller ID: DL1110

ISBN: 0820329126


8vo. xv, 66 pp. Cloth-backed boards, dust-jacket. Inscribed to David C. Lindberg [not signed]. Fine. ISBN: 9780820329123 View more info

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A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life; adapted to the state and condition of all orders of Christians. Eighteenth edition. To which is added, some account of the author, and three letters to a friend.

By: LAW, William (A.M.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston:, T. Bedlington, 1821.: 1821

Seller ID: BL4569


12mo. xxvi, (27)-346 pp. Original full tree calf, gilt ruled spine, black leather title label; spine head worn, shaken, some leaves loose, thoroughly waterstained. AS IS. James Boswell quoting his close friend Samuel Johnson: "When at Oxford I took up Law's Serious Call to a Holy Life, expecting to find a dull book (as such books generally are), and perhaps to laugh at it; but I found Law quite an overmatch for me, and this was the first occasion of my thinking in earnest of religion, after I became capable of rational inquiry." – Life of Johnson, 3rd. ed., vol. 1, p. 43. ".... View more info

[Large engraving] Madonna and Child with St Petronius and St John the Evangelist.

By: LEBLOND, Jean (1635-1709).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: [Paris]:, Le Blond, [n.d., pre-1709].: 1709

Seller ID: LV1703


(537 x 349 mm) Two folio sheets mounted on a folding sheet. Print made by Pietro del Pò (1610-1692), an Italian painter of the Baroque, intermediary draftsman Francesco Raspantino 'Eques Franciscus Raspantinus delineavit' and 'P del Po scup in aqua forti'. The image shows the Virgin seated on a high throne, surrounded by angels playing musical instruments, and with St. Petronius and St. John the Evangelist below; designed after a painting by Domenichino Zampieri ( 1581-1641). "The original painting was commission during the Holy Year of 1625 for Santi Giovanni e Petronio dei Bolognesi,... View more info

Von Babylon bis Bestiarium; Die Anfange des abendlandischen Wissens.

By: LINDBERG, David C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stuttgart:, J.B. Metzler, (1994).: 1994

Seller ID: DL1116

ISBN: 3476009580


First German edition. 8vo. xii, 482 pp. Illus., index. Boards, dust-jacket. Like new (Author's copy). ISBN: 3476009580 / 3-476-00958-0 View more info

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The bloodstone.

By: MACLEOD, Xavier Donald (1821-1865).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner, 1853.: 1853

Seller ID: BL4596


12mo. vi, [2], (11)-215, [1] pp. Original half calf, raised bands, two red leather gilt-stamped spine labels; extremities worn, corners showing, foxed. Signature of William Shaw; bookplate of MacLeod. Good. Very scarce. MacLeod was born in Scotland, educated at the University of Glasgow, and served as minister in of the Parrish of the Park. View more info

Science in Search of God.

By: MATHER, Kirtley F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, Henry Holt, (1928).: 1928

Seller ID: S9309


Sm. 8vo. vii, 159 pp. Index. Quarter blue cloth, boards; rubbed. Very good. First edition. Mather was professor of Geology at Harvard University. First Edition. View more info

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English Mary; or What a Little Girl Thought About God and her Own Sins.

By: Methodist Episcopal Church; Sunday School Union.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Sunday School Union, [1859].: 1859

Seller ID: BL4573


16mo. 52, [4] pp. Frontispiece, 6 woodcuts with initial letters; light foxing. Original full mauve cloth, gilt stamped spine title. Ownership signature of Amelia Domshele[?]. Very food. View more info

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The Practice of True Devotion, in relation to the end, as well as the means of religion; With an Office for the Holy Communion.

By: NELSON, Robert (1656-1715).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York:, T. and J. Swords, 1831.: 1831

Seller ID: BL4686


12mo. xii, (13)-252 pp. Stained. Original full gilt-stamped bands to spine and black leather gilt-stamped label; joints reinforced with kozo. Good. View more info

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A Little Pilgrim.

By: OLIPHANT, Mrs. Margaret (1828-1897).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston:, Roberts Brothers, 1882.: 1882

Seller ID: BL4653


Small 8vo. 123, [1] pp. Original gray-blue gilt-stamped cloth. Title with the inked name: Mrs. Oliphant [not the hand of the author]; ownership signatures of P.F. Marsh; Mary B. Sawyer. Very good. First book-form edition, previously issued in Macmillan's Magazine. This was the first in the author's series of stories about the afterlife. See: Margaret Oliphant, Elisabeth Jay; The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant, (2002), pp. 27, 171. Sadleir, Michael, XIX Century Fiction, 1871. Not in Robert L. Wolff & Katherine Bruner, Nineteenth-century Fiction; a bibliographical catalogue. View more info

Frederic Ozanam: D'apres sa correspondance.

By: OZANAM, Frederic (1813-1853); Louis BAUNARD [ed.].

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paris:, Ancienne Librairie Poussielgue, 1912.: 1912

Seller ID: S11207


8vo. xx, 616, 21 pp. Frontispiece. Original printed wrappers; mounted and repaired, frontispiece laid down, front cover creased, rear cover mildly stained and toned, edges chipped. Good. View more info

The Edges of Contingency; French Catholic Reaction to Scientific Change from Darwin to Duhem.

By: PAUL, Harry W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Gainesville:, University Presses of Florida, 1979.: 1979

Seller ID: S13038

ISBN: 0813005825


8vo. 213 pp. Index. Black white-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Near fine. ISBN 10: 0813005825 View more info

Selections from the Conversations and Unpublished Writings of Rev. E. Payson, D.D.

By: PAYSON, Reverend Edward (D.D.).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston:, Crocker and Brewster, 1833.: 1833

Seller ID: BL4654


Small 4to. [4 ¼ inches]. viii, 204 pp. Original full plain calf; lacks spine label, upper joint split (holding by cords), edge wear. Provenance: Signatures of Mrs. Mary Pritchard and Mary [B.] Sawyer. Note: Also printed in New York in the same year. Good. View more info

Des wohlehrwurdigen Josephs Pergmayr . . . Heilige Anmuthungen und Tugendsu?bungen, anmu?thige Betrachtungen und geistliche Gemuthsversammlungen, welche in und ausser . . .

By: PERGMAYR, Joseph (1713-1765); Ignaz STEUR.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Augsburg:, Ignaz Wagner, 1782.: 1782

Seller ID: LV2140


Fourth edition. 8vo. [xx], 355, [9] pp. Occasional foxing, small margin stain pp. 197-8. Original blind stamped calf with five raised bands and gilt-stamped leather spine label, all edges red; extremities worn (edges showing). Ownership rubber ink stamp on ffep. Very good. FULL TITLE: Des wohlehrwu?rdigen Josephs Pergmayr . . . Heilige Anmuthungen und Tugendsubungen, anmu?thige Betrachtungen und geistliche Gemu?thsversammlungen, welche in und ausser den gewo?hlichen Exercitien von geistlichen Personen, und andern ihres Heils und der Vollkommenheit beflissenen Seelen, ja auch von den Seelsorge... View more info

Epistolarum Reginaldi Poli S.R.E. Cardinalis et aliorum ad ipsum Pars. . ..

By: POLE, Reginald (1500-1558); Angelo Maria QUIRINI (1680-1755); Johann Georg SCHELHORN (1694-1773); Dominicus URSINUS.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Brescia, Italy:, Joannes-Maria Rizzardi, 1744-1757.: 1744

Seller ID: LV2035


// Five volumes. 4to. [viii], civ, 503, [1]; [viii], 44, ccxciv, [2], 240; [viii], 88, cccxxxiv, [2], 119, [1]; [x], c, 448; [x], xxiv, 404 pp. Vol. I engraved scene showing Pole and one other, Vol. II engraved portrait frontispiece of Pole (inserted), Vols. II, III & IV engraved headpiece depicting two angels, Vol. V engraved headpiece medallion portrait of Joannes Molino (d. 1773), some additional engraved head and tailpieces and woodcut initials, all vols. Contemporary full calf, 5 raised bands, gilt-stamped spines and red leather spine labels; worn especially at spines, Vols. I, II, IV fro... View more info

The Christian's Faith: A Rational Assent. In Answer to a Pamphlet, Entituled, Christianity not founded on Argument, &c.

By: RANDOLPH, Thomas (1701-1783).

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for M. Cooper, 1744, 1745.: 1744

Seller ID: LV1921


2 pts. in 1 volume. 8vo. vi, 258; [2], 216 pp. Contemporary gilt-stamped polished calf, gilt-stamped brown leather spine label, 5 raised bands; front hinge cracked, spine ends worn. Armorial bookplate of John Lynch. Ownership signature of W.J. Steer, Nov. 26, 1932. RARE. Very good. FIRST EDITION of Randolph's reply to Henry Dodwell's Christianity Not Founded on Argument (London: Printed for T. Cooper, 1741). Randolph's "valuable answer. . .was published in two parts, divided into six chapters. In the first, the question in dispute is clearly stated, which is reduced to this: whether the C... View more info