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image of An Interpretation of the Number 666. Wherein, not only the Manner, how this Number ought to be Interpreted, is clearly proved and Demonstrated; but is Also shewed this Number is an exquisite and perfect Character...

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Oxford: Printed by Leonard Lichfield, 1642 An extremely scarce 1st edition copy of Francis Potter's work. Potter (1594-1678) was a clergyman with a wide range of other interests. He was an early member of the Royal Society (admitted in 1663), experimenting with bees, theorising about blood transfusion and making instruments including a sundial. He developed a theory that the approximate… Read more
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image of A New System, or, an Analysis of Ancient Mythology: Wherein an Attempt is made to divest Tradition of Fable; and to reduce the Truth to its Original Purity. Vols I - III

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London: T Payne; P Elmsly; B White; and J Walter, 1775 A very good 3 volume set with 29 plates (some text engravings) and 3 maps as called for in contemporary full calf bindings. Jacob Bryant (1715-1804) is chiefly known for this work which attempts to link the mythologies of the world to stories and events in the book of… Read more
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image of History of the Episcopal Church in Orkney 1688-1822 with some notes on the Church in Caithness and Shetland during that period; and an introductory sketch of the earlier ecclesiastical history of Orkney.

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Kirkwall: William Peace & Son, 1883 A good copy of the 1st edition in original cloth binding. Scarce. The binding has gilt titles to the spine and blind ruled lines to the board edges. It is clean and sound. There is wear to the corners, spine ends and edges and the spine is slightly cocked to the front. The cloth… Read more
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$171.53
image of A Vindication of the Sibylline Oracles. To which are added The Genuine Oracles themselves; with their Ancient Citations from them; in their Originals, and in English: and a few brief notes

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London: Printed for the Author, 1715 An extremely rare 1st edition copy of William Whiston's work on the Sibylline Oracles. Whiston (1667-1752) was a mathematician, theologian and historian - known particularly for his role in the institution of the Longitude Act. He succeeded Isaac Newton as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, but lost the post because of his unorthodox religious… Read more
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$400.23
image of Memoires de Luther ecrits par lui-meme, traduite et mis en ordre par M Michelet, suivis d'un essai sur L'Histoire de la Religion, et des Biographies de Wicliff, Jean Hus, Erasme, Melanchton, Hutten, et autres predecesseurs et contemporains de Luther

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PARIS : L Hachette, 1837 A VG copy in 2 volumes. In half leather binding with gilt compartments, title labels and gilt numerals to spine, and marbled boards. Boards, endpapers and page edges marbled. Vol I 368pp plus errata; Vol II 366pp plus errata. Bindings have a little wear to edges, including the top and bottom of the spine, and… Read more
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$57.18
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The Waters of the Earth

by Anonymous

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Very Good
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1st Edition
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$21.44

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London: Religious Tract Society A VG copy of this relatively scarce book. Undated but with a tipped in note that this (and others) were given as presents on January 2nd 1851. A lovely little book, written from the perspective that nature and its intricacies were daily evidence of the work of God. With descriptions of water in many forms… Read more
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image of The Black Non=Conformist, discover'd in More Naked Truth: proving that Excommunication and Confirmation, The Two Great Episcopal Appurtenances; And Diocesan Bishops, Are (as now in Use) of Human Make and Shape;

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London : G Larkin, Richard Janeway, 1682 An extremely rare work by Hickeringill - a man with an interesting history. HIckeringill - 1631-1708 is recorded as fighting as a Roundhead in the Civil War, moving to and living in Jamaica, and being ordained after brief spells as a Baptist, Quaker, and Deist. He became Rector of All-Saints in Colchester and… Read more
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$178.68
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The Plants of the Bible. Trees and Shrubs

by John Hutton Balfour

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Published
1857
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Good
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1st Edition
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$142.94

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LONDON : T NELSON & SONS, 1857 Nice copy of the 1st edition in original highly decorative cloth binding. With 12 beautifully colour printed plates of plants - 2 per plate. The red cloth binding has blind stamped decoration to both boards, bevelled edges, and gilt titles to the front board and spine.Aeg. The spine is slightly faded and there… Read more
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Footsteps of the Reformers in Foreign Lands

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1862
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1st Edition
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$128.65

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LONDON: Religious Tract Society , 1862 A series of biographies of religious reformers illustrated by colour printed plates of the towns they were most associated with - so for example Martin Luther and Wittenberg. With 8 colour printed plates by J M Kronheim and Co - using a colour printing process under license from George Baxter. In full leather prize… Read more
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HARPOCRATES SIVE EXPLI CATIO IMAGUNCULAE ARGENTAE PERANTIQ

by GISBERT CUPERI

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Published
1687
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Utrecht: Franciscum Halma, 1687 Original full leather, still in good condition, rebacked in calf preserving original spine. Contents complete in 3 sections with 43 text illustrations and 6 folding plates (one torn). The first part of the book covers Harpocrates - 180 pages. The second section has a separate title page 'Gisberti Cuperi Monumenta Antiqua Inedita and follows in in… Read more
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