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Image for The Kind Seaman and His Young Friends. [with:] Victory to Jesus Christ. A Missionary story.

The Kind Seaman and His Young Friends. [with:] Victory to Jesus Christ. A Missionary story.

By: American Sunday-School Union.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Sunday-School Union, 1847.: 1847

Seller ID: BL4607


Two works bound in one. 12mo. 35, [1]; 24pp. Two frontispieces, title vignette; foxed. Original quarter purple cloth; remnant of a paper spine label (lacking), extremities worn. Good. View more info

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[I-V] Stories of the Good Shepherd.

By: American Sunday-School Union.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Sunday-School Union, 1856.: 1856

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BL4634


Series: American Sunday-School Union. 5 volumes. 12mo. [7]-58; 61-118; 121-178; 181-238; 301-358 pp. Engravings throughout. Original blind-stamped mauve cloth, gilt spines; light wear to extremities, spine ends worn. Inscribed to "John Wesley Cook, a present from his Father, Winifield, Oct. 25, 1903" [George Wilberforce Cook]. Very good. Collection of 5 little books for children offering Christian stories. Contains: [Good Shepherd:] [I] The Angel and the babe -- the angel's song – The babe in the temple – the bright star – The heavenly child; [Good Shepherd:] [II]... View more info

Benedicti Averanii Florentini in Pisano Lyceo Litterarum Humaniorum Professoris Opera Latina Regiae Celsitudini Cosmi III. Magni Etruriae Ducis dicata.

By: AVERANI, Benedetto (1645-1707).

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Florence:, Typis Regiae Celsitudinis, Sumptibus Cajetani Tartinii & Sanctis Franchii, 1717. //: 1717

Seller ID: LV2021


Three volumes. Tall 4to. [xxviii], 68, 476; [iv], 405, [3], 263, [1]; [ii], 265-310, 494 pp. Index, Vol. I engraved frontispiece by Cosmo Mogalli, after a printing by the Florentine artist Pietro Dandini (1646-1712), title-page vignette (signed Av.w.], Vols. II & III engraved title-page portrait medallion; prominent marginal water-stain especially to lower corners all vols., not affecting legibility. Original full calf, gilt-stamped spines and cover edges, 6 raised bands; worn, hinges cracked with leather chipped, spine heads missing pieces, Vol. I free front end-paper loose, small half-title ... View more info

Religion in an Age of Science. The Gifford Lectures 1989-1991, volume one.

By: BARBOUR, Ian.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, HarperCollins, (1990).: 1990

Seller ID: DL1028

ISBN: 0060603836


8vo. xv, 297 pp. Printed wrappers. Fine. Barbour was Bean Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at Carleton College. ISBN: 0060603836 / 0-06-060383-6 View more info

Man and Creation; Perspectives on Science and Theology.

By: BAUMAN, Michael (ed.).

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hillsdale:, Hillsdale College Press, (1993).: 1993

Seller ID: DL1029

ISBN: 091630874X


Series: The Christian Vision. 8vo. vi, 306 pp. Index. Printed wrappers. Very good. Includes: Numbers, Ronald L., "The Evolution of Scientific Creationism." ISBN: 091630874X / 0-916308-74-X View more info

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Disputatio de Paullo Gentium Apostolo Contra Thomam Morganum.

By: BAUMGARTEN, Siegmund Jakob (1706-1757) & Christian Ernst von WINDHEIM (1722-1766).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Halae Magdeburgicae (now Halle an der Saale, Germany):, Emanuelis Schneideri, 1745.: 1745

Seller ID: LV1888


8vo. [4], LXXVI pp. Bound into modern library paper-backed boards with cloth tape; worn, original text-block clean with slightly soiled first and last pages, some edge wear, gutter of title torn. RARE. Very good (text). Baumgarten was a German protestant theologian and brother of the philosopher Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (1714-1762). He "was a follower of the philosophical teachings of Christian Wolff (1679-1754), and is regarded as a transitional theologian from the Pietism of Philipp Jakob Spener (1635-1705) and August Hermann Francke (1663-1727) to that of modern rationalism. He wa... View more info

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A Call to the Unconverted to Turn and Live. Revised and slightly abridged.

By: Baxter, Rev. Richard (1615-1691).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, American Tract Society, (1830).: 1830

Seller ID: BL4533


Small 8vo. 176 pp. Foxed, lacks rear free endpaper. Ownership signature of William Knapp, to his wife Mary Elizzie Knapp. Original blind and gilt-stamped green cloth; rubbed, soiled. The text was originally written in 1658. It continued to be a popular evangelistic text until the mid-19th century. Among the several lectures, "Who are wicked men, and what conversion is; and how we may know whether we are wicked or converted." View more info

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The Dying Thoughts of the Rev. Richard Baxter. Abridged by Rev. Benjamin Fawcett (M.A.).

By: BAXTER, Richard.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, American Tract Society [no date, ca. 1830-31?].: 1830

Seller ID: BL4561


12mo. vi, (7)-132 pp. Pages 42-43 torn with missing corner section [11-lines affected each page]. Original quarter cloth, marbled boards, printed paper spine label; rubbed, spine ends worn. Ownership signatures of Polly Sawyer, Boxford, [Mass.] [Polly Killam Sawyer (1774-1860)]. D. Fanshaw, printer. As is. View more info

An Illustration of the Doctrines of the Christian religion, with respect to Faith and Practice, upon the plan of the Assembly's Shorter Catechism. Comprehending a Complete Body of Divinity.

By: BOSTON, Thomas (ca. 1676-1732).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Edinburgh:, Printed by Schaw and Pillans, for the Reverend Joseph Johnston, 1796.: 1796

Seller ID: LV1892


Second edition. Volume II (of III). Small 4to. 495 pp. Lacks front ffep; leaves soiled, stained and a bit worn, with small gutter tear near p. 6. Original full calf; extremities heavily worn. As is. View more info

[Engraved plate] Acta sanctorum mensis Iulius.

By: Bouttats, Pieter Balthasar (1666-1755/6) (engraver), active in Antwerp and Brussels.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: [Place]:, [date unidentified, ca. (1700-1719)].: 1700

Seller ID: LV1698


(365 x 241 mm) Engraved leaf, mounted, by Pieter Balthasar Boultats. This large engraving shows the Acts of the Saints, depicting a female figure seated at the top of the page, being presented volumes labeled by month (January through July). On either side of the unfurled scroll on which the title is printed, are women, The left figure with a star on her forehead is directing the promoting the delivery of the monthly books, the other creating fire with a curved magnifying glass – these figures atop two short columns with the text "Eruditio Antiqua Reduco" and "Veritas Obscru... View more info

The Bible and science.

By: BRUNTON, T. Lauder.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, Macmillan & Co., 1881.: 1881

Seller ID: S10692


8vo. xxiv, 415 pp. Original green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; spine ends chipped, corners showing, inner hinges cracked. Bookplates of Clementis B. Bergin Wright and Rev. C. B. B. Wright. Good. View more info

Image for The Holy War, made by Shaddai upon Diabolus: for regaining the metropolis of the world; or, The losing and taking again of the town of Mansoul.

The Holy War, made by Shaddai upon Diabolus: for regaining the metropolis of the world; or, The losing and taking again of the town of Mansoul.

By: BUNYAN, John (1628-1688).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, James Nisbet and Co., 1864.: 1864

Seller ID: BL4637


16mo. 4 3/5 inches. 256 pp. Engraved frontispiece, illus. Original full embossed mauve cloth; rubbed, spine head a bit worn. An allegorical story. Scarce issue. View more info

Image for Lectures on Ecclesiastical History. To which is added, his celebrated essay on miracles; containing, an examination of principles advanced, by David Hume, esq.

Lectures on Ecclesiastical History. To which is added, his celebrated essay on miracles; containing, an examination of principles advanced, by David Hume, esq.

By: CAMPBELL, George (D.D.) (1719-1796); David HUME (1711-1776).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, B.B. Hopkins and Co., 1807.: 1807

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BL4583


First American edition. 8vo. iv, (5)-503, [1], [xii] pp. Index. Original full calf, gilt spine bands, red gilt-stamped label; rubbed, some gauges, short tear to foot of title, very clean internally. Signed by [Rev.] John Grosvenor Tarbell (1793-1882) [Cambridge, Harvard College]. First Edition. View more info

The Thirty Nine Articles, and the Constitutions and Canons, of the Church of England; Together with Several Acts of Parliament and Proclamations Concerning Ecclesiastical Matters, That Were Not in the Former Editions, Some Whereof Are to Be Read in Churches. To Which Are Added Several Injunctions of His Majesty to the Clergy of this Kingdom, and the Directions of the Arch-Bishop of Canterbury to the Clergy of His Province.

By: Church of England.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London:, John Baskett, 1724.: 1724

Seller ID: LV1895


8vo. [iv], 167, [4], [1 blank] pp. Original mottled calf, later papered spine, ink holograph spine title; spine ends missing pieces, front cover detached, rear joint cracked, corners showing. Free front end-paper ink signature of Abijah Northey, title-page ink signature of Hallis, ink initials "EK" verso rear free end-paper. Essex Institute bookplate, "Presented by Estate of Abijah Northey." As is. FIRST EDITION of this text outlining Church of England tenets and related English legislature. PROVENANCE: Abijah Northey (1741-1816) was a successful American silversmith born in S... View more info

A Sermon, Preached Before His Honor Moses Gill, Esq., Lieutenant-Governor, the Honorable the Council, Senate, and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. May 29, 1799, Being the Day of General Election.

By: COFFIN, Paul (b. 1759).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston:, Young & Minns, 1799.: 1799

Seller ID: LV1896


Later plain wrappers. 31 pp. Mild staining or scattered foxing throughout. Very good. Coffin, a reverend from Buxton, ME (then still a district of MA), delivered this sermon before the Massachusetts legislature on the day of the 1798-99 election for candidates to the House of Representatives. Though Coffin supported incumbent John Adams and his Federalist party, which gained 3 seats overall, Congress ultimately handed the presidency to Thomas Jefferson after a close election in 1800. Full of inspirational exposition on the role of government and statesmanship. One sentiment holds particularly... View more info

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God and the Natural World; Religion and Science in Antebellum America.

By: CONSER, Walter H., Jr.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: (Columbia):, University of South Carolina Press, (1993).: 1993

Seller ID: S12457

ISBN: 087249893X


8vo. x, 191 pp. Illus., bibliography, index. Navy blue silver-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN: 087249893X View more info

Image for The poems of Richard Corbet, late Bishop of Oxford and of Norwich.

The poems of Richard Corbet, late Bishop of Oxford and of Norwich.

By: CORBET, Richard, Bishop of Norwich, (1582-1635).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London:, Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807.: 1807

Seller ID: BL4674


Small 8vo. lxxx, 260, [4] pp. Modern burgundy library buckram. Ex-library copy with rubber stamps on title and top & bottom fore-edges. Very good. Corbet was Bishop of Oxford and of Norwich. Biographical notes, and a life of the author, by Octavius Gilchrist, F.S.A. View more info

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A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, D.D., late of Portland, Maine.

By: CUMMINGS, Asa, Rev. (1790-1856).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New-York:, American Tract Society, [ca.1828].: 1828

Seller ID: BL4676


12mo. 486 pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait; some light foxing. Original full tree calf with gilt-spine bands, leather spine gilt-stamped label; rubbed. Ownership signature: John Parke's book, 1838. Reverend Edward Payson (1783-1827), "graduated at Harvard in 1803, was then principal of a school at Portland, Maine, and in 1807 became junior pastor of the Congregational Church at Portland, where he remained, after 1811, as senior pastor, until his death on October 22, 1827. Archibald Alexander suggested in 1844 that "no man in our country has left behind him a higher character for emin... View more info

S. Caecilii Cypriani Opera Recognita & Illustrata a Joanne Fello, Oxoniensi episcopo. Accedunt Annales Cyprianici, sive, Tredecim annorum, quibus S. Cyprianus inter Christianos versatus est, brevis historia chronologice delineata a Joanne Pearsonio, Cestriensi episcopo. Editio tertia cui additae sunt dissertationes Cyprianicae Henrici Dodwelli.

By: CYPRIAN, Saint, Bishop of Carthage [Thascius Caecilius Cyprianus] )(200-258 A.D.).

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Amstelodami,, apud Joannem Ludovicum de Lorme, 1700.: 1700

Seller ID: LV1769


// Tall quarto. [8], 20, [48], 58, 280, 277-334, 222, [2], 177, [1] pp. Engraved illustration on title of the Sheldonian Theater, full-page engraved plate (facing p.1 [sometimes called the frontispiece]) showing the execution by decapitation of Cyprian. Original full blind-stamped vellum, black manuscript spine title; joints splitting, head and tail of spine chipped or missing, untouched. Good +. The text is comprised the Saint Cyprian's collected works. It is copiously annotated by John Fell, with a life of Cyprian compiled by John Pearson (1613-1686). John Fell (1625-1686) supplied copious ... View more info

The Frontiers of Science & Faith.

By: DAVIS, John Jefferson.

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Downers Grove:, InterVarsity Press, 2002.: 2002

Seller ID: DL1051

ISBN: 0830826645


8vo. 199 pp. Index. Printed wrappers. Good (some pages bent). ISBN: 0830826645 / 0-8308-2664-5 View more info