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Explication de L'Épitre de Saint Paul aux Éphésiens

By Monod, Adolphe

(Paris: Librairie de Ch. Meyrueis, 1867). 8vo; half vellum and marbled boards, lettered in black on spine; pp. 458 + (i). Boards rubbed; earlier owner's name signed on title page; trace of damp-stain to fore-edge of some leaves; moderate foxing throughout. French text. Good condition. Treatise on the Letter to the Ephesians. The 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica states that "Monod was undoubtedly the foremost Protestant preacher of 19th-century France." .

$19.94

Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel. A new edition, with the citations translated, and notes by P. Borthwick, Esq. of Downing College, Cambridge
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Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel. A new edition, with the citations translated, and notes by P. Borthwick, Esq. of Downing College, Cambridge

By Newton, Sir Isaac

(London: James Nisbet, 1831). Bishop Robert Gray's copy, signed 'Rbt Gray / Bristol 1834' on the front free endpaper. 8vo; contemporary cloth-backed papered boards, with paper title label to spine; pp. (viii) + xvi + 250 + publisher's catalogue. Boards somewhat mottled and rubbed, and a little chipped to edges; corners turned; backstrip slightly worn and title label eroded; hinges just starting; some foxing throughout; 'Cape Town Diocesan Library' stamps to pastedowns and title page. A good copy. Besides being one of the greatest scientific minds of his or any other age, Sir Isaac Newton was a rigorous Biblical scholar. Many of his conclusions, only fully published long after his death, did not harmonise with official Church doctrine. They included a rejection of the Athanasian Creed, and a belief that the Millennial Rule of God's Kingdom would bring peace to earth's inhabitants for all eternity. In this regard, he wrote: "The earth shall continue to be inhabited by mortals after the day of judgment and that not only for a 1000 years but even for ever." Newton's Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel and the Apocalypse of St John was first published in 1733. Robert Gray (1809-1872), first Anglican bishop of Cape Town, was the son of Robert Gray, bishop of Bristol. Gray, who had Tractarian leanings, accepted the new bishopric of Cape Town in 1847. His name is perhaps most closely associated with the prosecution of the Colenso case, the reverberations of which were felt throughout the Anglican world. It is interesting that a figure such as Gray, generally regarded as representing orthodoxy, should have had in his library a work so at odds with the position of the Church. Gray's inscription is dated 1834, the year of his ordination as a priest. .

$525.15

Kommunisme, die vuurrooi draak

By Vorster, J. D.

(Roodepoort: Baanbreker Uitgewers, no date). 180 x 120 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers; pp. (i) + 15. Wrappers slightly rubbed. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. This booklet reflects the South African paranoia regarding the "Rooi Gevaar" of communism during the 1960s and 1970s, and is written by a prominent member of the Cape synod of the Dutch Reformed Church, styled an authority on the teachings and methods of communists. .

$8.64

Der Schriftforscher. Beiträge zur Erleichterung des Bibelstudiums

By Flügge, C. A.

(Kassel: J. G. Oncken, 1928). 16mo; original blue cloth, lettered in black on spine and upper cover; tinted top edge; pp. 419 + (i). Light wear to extremities of cloth; pages browned; a little underlining. Good condition. German text. Influential Weimar-era work by the German Baptist minister and social reformer. .

$9.97

Albanien. Ein Reisebericht

By Jung, Siegfried

(Uhldingen: Stephanus Edition, 1987) 3921213800. 190 x 106 mm; saddle-stitched laminated card wrappers; pp. 36; photographs. Very good condition. German text. A report on a fact-finding trip to atheistic Albania by a representative of the HMK organisation, the objective of which is to assist persecuted members of Christendom. It is claimed that the author found the "Children of Abraham". .

$8.64

Eva von Tiele-Winckler. Blicke in ihr Leben und Wirken

By Zilz, Walther

(Konstanz: Christliche Verlagsanstalt , 1953). 183 x 122 mm; pictorial card wrappers; pp. 64. Wrappers slightly soiled and rubbed; earlier owner's name signed on title page; moderate foxing. Good. German text. The life of Evan von Tiele-Winckler (1866-1930), social reformer and founder of a charitable sisterhood, who was commonly referred to as "Mother Eve". .

$8.64

The Gospel of John

By Macgregor, G. H. C.

(London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1953). 8vo; original maroon boards; no dustwrapper; pp. lxviii + 383, incl. index. Boards very slightly bumped and discoloured; earlier owners' inscription and label to front free endpaper; occasional minor foxing. Good to very good condition. .

$8.64

Broadcast Talks. Reprinted with some alterations from two series of Broadcast Talks (Right and Wrong: A Clue to the Meaning of the Universe and What Christians Believe) given in 1941 and 1942

By Lewis, C. S.

(London: Geoffrey Bles, 1943). 12 mo; original pale grey cloth; pp. 62. Light wear to cloth; some spotting. Good. Described by The Guardian as "Brilliant little essays", these musings made a deep impression upon a generation of religious people in England. .

$5.32

Christian Behaviour. A further series of Broadcast Talks

By Lewis, C. S.

(London: Geoffrey Bles, 1943). 12mo; original orange cloth; no dustwrapper; pp. 64. Cloth somewhat worn, and sunned on spine; library codes and small ink stamps; remnant of label to front free endpaper; archival tape reinforcing to gutter between half-title leaf and title leaf. Binding slack. Fair. These musings made a deep impression upon a generation of religious people in England. .

$5.32

The Catholic Directory of South Africa 1954. With Supplement Comprising the Ecclesiastical Territories of Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland Under the Apostolic Delegation of East Africa. Thirty-Eighth Edition

By Roman Catholic Church, South African Episcopate

(Cape Town: Salesian Institute, 1953). 185 x 128 mm; wrappers; pp. 581 + (iii); photographs; folding statistical tables; some adverts. Spine cocked; wrappers partially detached, sunned and slightly worn; a little foxing and browning. Includes an Alphabetical List of Clergy and an Index of Parishes and Mission Stations. .

$26.59

Plea for a New English Version of the Scriptures. By a Licentiate of the Church of Scotland

By [Johnston, David]

(London: Macmillan, 1864). 8vo; original blue bubbled cloth, with blindstamped margins to boards and spine lettered in gilt; pp. 326 + (ii). Backstrip darkened and flaking; cloth somewhat worn and slightly discoloured; hinges splitting (with archival tape reinforcing); earlier owner's name signed on verso of front free endpaper; some minor foxing. .

$26.59

Catholic Directory of South Africa 1946. With Supplement Comprising the Ecclesiastical Territories of Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland Under the Apostolic Delegation of East Africa. Thirtieth Edition

By Roman Catholic Church, South African Episcopate

(Cape Town: Salesian Institute, 1945). 180 x 120 mm; side-stitched wrappers; pp. 362; photograph; folding statistical tables; some adverts. Wrappers detached and fractured; some foxing and browning. Includes an Alphabetical List of Clergy and an Index of Principal Mission Stations. .

$26.59

The Catholic Directory of South Africa 1950. With Supplement Comprising the Ecclesiastical Territories of Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland Under the Apostolic Delegation of East Africa. Thirty-Fourth Edition

By Roman Catholic Church, South African Episcopate

(Cape Town: Salesian Institute, 1949). 185 x 125 mm; side-stitched wrappers; pp. 497 + (i); photographs; folding statistical tables; some adverts. Wrappers partially sunned and a little worn; backstrip worn at extremities, with penned date; some foxing and browning. Includes an Alphabetical List of Clergy and an Index of Principal Mission Stations. .

$26.59

The Stars of the Reformation: Being Short Sketches of Eminent Reformers, and of the Leading Events in Europe which lead to the Revival of Christianity

By Smith, J. Milton

(London: Sunday School Union, no date). Crown 8vo; original blue cloth over bevelled boards, ornately blocked in black and gilt; blind-stamped device to lower board; pp. x + 236; eight engravings. Spine a little darkened, and worn at head and tail; scattered foxing. Good condition. Reformers who receive particular attention include Zwingli, Luther, Wycliffe, Huss, and Calvin. .

$26.59

A Selection from the Christian Advices issued by the Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends, held in London

By [Society of Friends]

(London: Printed and sold by William Phillips, 1813). 12mo; contemporary full calf, with gilt-ruled compartments to spine, and gilt-on-morocco lettering piece to second compartment; marbled edges; pp. (vi) + 154. Cover rubbed and tired; joints fractured, and upper board as good as detached; moderate foxing throughout. Early edition of this Quaker handbook. "The following Selection of Advices separated from the Rules of the Yearly Meeting, has been made with the hope of giving a wider diffusion than has hitherto taken place, to the valuable counsel with which it is fraught. As it contains much information on the nature of our religious testimonies, and is calculated to promote the advancement of Christian knowledge, and the increase of piety and virtue, the perusal of this compilation by our youth, and the occasional reading of it in Friends' families, are tenderly recommended." .

$66.48

The Gospel in New Testament Grammar

By Lindsay, R.F.

(Pietermaritzburg: the author, no date c. 1954). 184 x 123 mm; original cream card wrappers; pp. 64. Wrappers a bit browned. "These lectures were delivered to the students of the Baptist Theological College of Southern Africa in April 1954. They are printed in response to demands for permanent copies. The Greek words are written in English characters." Contents: The Language of the New Testament; The Gospel in Aorist Past Tenses; The Gospel in Perfect Tenses; The Gospel in Present and Future Tenses; The Gospel in Prepositions; The Gospel in First Personal Pronouns; The Gospel in Adverbs. .

$9.97

Pictures from Eastern Lands. A Book for Boys and Girls

By A. E. K.

(London: G. Morrish, [1889]). 12mo; original pictorial blue cloth blocked in black and gilt; pp. 156, publisher's catalogue; plates; line drawings in text.. Light wear to cloth; Sunday School prize inscription dated March 1909 to front free endpaper; endpapers browned, and some foxing, especially to edges; one or two gatherings a little pulled. Good condition. An attractive and uncommon little book. OCLC gives 1889 as the year of publication. The chapter titles read as follows: On Tombs, On Feasts, On Law-breakers, On Wells, On Tents, On Caves, On Beds, On Lamps, On Marriages, On Rewards. .

$19.94

The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion. Part VI: The Scapegoat

By Frazer, J. G.

(London: Macmillan, 1914). Third edition. Demy 8vo; original green cloth with gilt "golden bough" device to upper cover, and spine lettered in gilt; pp. xiv + 453, incl. index. Light wear and some stippling to cloth; a little foxing to endpapers and some spotting to edges; several pages unopened. Good to very good condition. "The aspect of the subject with which we are here chiefly concerned is the use of the Dying God as a scapegoat to free his worshippers from the troubles of all sorts with which life on earth is beset. I have sought to trace this curious usage to its origin, to decompose the idea of the Divine Scapegoat into the elements out of which it appears to be compounded. If I am right, the idea resolves itself into a simple confusion between the material and the immaterial, between the real possibility of transferring a physical load to other shoulders and the supposed possibility of transferring our bodily and mental ailments to another who will bear them for us." - Preface .

$19.94

Cruden's Complete Concordance to the Old and New Testaments

By Cruden, Alexander

(Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1968) 0310229219. Title page reads in full: "Cruden's Complete Concordance to the Old and New Testaments, By Alexander Cruden, A.M. Edited By A. D. Adams, M. A., C. H. Irwin, M.A., D.D., S. A. Waters. Notes and Biblical Proper Names Under One Alphabetical Arrangement. Plus a List of Proper Names with a Foreword by Dr. Walter L. Wilson." 202 x 135 mm; wrappers; pp. (xii) + 803. Wrappers slightly rubbed, with crease to bottom fore-corner of lower wrapper. Good to very good condition. 'This is the most complete and accurate edition of Cruden's masterpiece ever published. It includes more than 200,000 references to both the King James Version and the Revised Version, listing Scriptural proper names and the full content of this masterly work in one convenient alphabetical arrangement. Also included is an index to all the key words of the Bible which will help you to find Scripture verses and related verses which you seek. Any thought or Scripture verse in the entire Bible may be secured by reference to this handy, conveniently arranged volume. Definitions and articles written by Cruden have been revised in accordance with modern scholarship by A. D. Adams, C. H. Irwin, and S. A. Waters. D. L. Moody once said of this work, "Next to the Bible I would advise you to get Cruden's Concordance!"' .

$9.97

Afrika-Islam in die Maghreb; 'n Etnohistoriese kultuurstudie

By Van der Walt, (Dr.) A.J.

(Potchefstroom, Uitgewery Lochwalt, 1983). Original wraps, pp. (vi) + vii + 258. Perfect-bound. .

$9.31

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