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The Life of Christ

By Fleetwood, John and Cave, William

Blackie & Son Glasgow 1837 HB 'The life of our lord and saviour Jesus Christ; with the lives of the Apostles and Evangelists, by Fleetwood; also the lives of the most eminent Fathers and Martyrs and the history of primitive Christianity, by Cave, with an essay on the evidences of Christianity, and numerous note not to be found in any other edition. Embellished with superb engravings.' Quarter calf, blind-stamped boards, much worn and marked, hinges cracking but still sound, large stain to prelims, marking the engraved frontis and title illustration, text very clear, but stains to textual illustrations, fold out genealogical map, good. 532pp 0

$73.96

Legends of the Monastic Orders as represented in the fine arts

By Jameson, Mrs

Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans London 2nd 1852 HB The second series of sacred and legendary art. Cover a little worn and marked, splits to spine, and wear head and tail, hinges weakening, some age spots to prelims, o/w sound and good 462pp 0

$14.21

Iona : A History of the Island

By McNeill, F Marian

Blackie & Sons London 1946 HB 'A history of the island, with descriptive notes' by the author of 'The Scots Kitchen', among other works. VG, pages somewhat yellowed in edge-worn, chipped and well-mended DJ 105pp 0

$16.79

Adam & Eve

By Barrett, Michael

Frogprints Hebden Bridge 2001 PB Illustrations by the author. This little book sets out to tell the story of Adam and Eve in words and pictures, revealing a lot more than the biblical version. On the way it grapples with big questions about suffering, death, sex and God. VG 64pp 0

$12.91

Peace and Adventure - The Story of Iona

By Murray, Ellen

The Iona Community Glasgow 5th 1952 HB A children's history of Iona, with exploratory walks. VG, name to ffep 79pp 0

$9.04

Icelandic Church Saga

By Hood, John C F

SPCK London 1st 1946 HB The origin and early history of the Icelandic church. VG, boards slightly faded, in generally VG but edge-worn DJ in removeable cellophane cover 241pp 0

$45.51