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image of A CORNER OF CATHAY. STUDIES FROM LIFE AMONG THE CHINESE. Illustrated by Artists in the Celebrated School of Go Leng, at Swatow, China. [Inscribed by the Author and with Personalized Ephemera Tipped-in.]

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New York: Macmillan and Co., [printed by the Norwood Press, Boston], 1894. xi, 286 pages, plus 12 color plates (including frontispiece). Original red cloth lettered and illustrated in gilt; top edge gilt. 19.5 x 15.5 cm. Base of the spine chipped with slight impact on publisher's name; head of the spine chipped to the headband; cloth faded and moderately soiled;… Read more
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image of SKETCH OF THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF BISHOP GADSDEN.  [Cover and caption title]

SKETCH OF THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF BISHOP GADSDEN. [Cover and caption title]

by Wallace, Cranmore

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Published
1853
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First edition
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$40.00

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New Haven: T.J. Stafford, Printer, 1853. 8vo. 16 pages. Original printed wraps; stitching renewed. 23 x 15 cm. Spine is worn and split at head and tail; large chip, tears, and creases to unprinted rear wrap; shallow chip to final leaf, in no way affecting text; vertical fold throughout. Fair to good only, although complete and fairly clean. Provenance:… Read more
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image of NORTH CAROLINA BAPTIST ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1882 . . . Calculated for North Carolina by William Gaston Simmons . . . Vol. I, No. 1.

NORTH CAROLINA BAPTIST ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1882 . . . Calculated for North Carolina by William Gaston Simmons . . . Vol. I, No. 1.

by Bailey, C[hristoper] T[homas], ed.

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Published
[1881 or 1882]
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Second edition
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$30.00

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Raleigh, N.C.: Edwards, Broughton, & Co., [1881 or 1882]. 63 pages. Ads included in pagination (pp. 59-63). Original printed wraps. 23 x 15 cm. Spine chipped and showing light evidence of glue repair, front wrap nearly detached, a number of shallow chips to wraps not affecting printed matter. A few corners creased or chipped. Fair to good only. Second… Read more
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image of LOOK TO THE ROCK: ONE HUNDRED ANTE-BELLUM PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES OF THE SOUTH

LOOK TO THE ROCK: ONE HUNDRED ANTE-BELLUM PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES OF THE SOUTH

by Hollis, Daniel W[alker] and Carl Julien [photographer]

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Published
1961
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First edition
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$40.00

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Richmond, Va.: John Knox Press, 1961. xi, [3], 142 pages. Illustrated with one hundred photographs (including frontispiece; all reckoned in the pagination). Original russet cloth stamped in silver. 31 x 23.5 cm. Near fine copy in bright, near fine dust jacket. Light foxing to text block edges with virtually no impact on the surface of the leaves (excepting one… Read more
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THE SINGING PARSON'S RADIO HYMNAL

by MacArthur, Fred, Rev., comp.

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Published
[circa 1938-early 1940's]
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First edition
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$55.00

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Ludlow, Vermont: Rev. Fred MacArthur, [circa 1938-early 1940's]. [2], 62, [1] pages, plus frontispiece portrait. Printed music throughout. Original printed wraps. 23 x 16 cm. Good plus. Light foxing and soiling to wraps; frontispiece foxed; foxing to p. 31, mostly affecting gutter; and a few traces of marginal foxing and soiling elsewhere. … Read more
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image of KATHERINE DOUGLAS; OR, PRINCIPLE DEVELOPED

KATHERINE DOUGLAS; OR, PRINCIPLE DEVELOPED

by Coppard, S. Selby

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Published
1850
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New York: J.C. Riker, 1850. 12mo. 237 pages, plus frontispiece and extra engraved title page. Original purple cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and with gilt centerpiece on each cover. [19 cm.] Spine faded and with wear and tears at ends; corners worn. Heavy circular stains and impressions on covers,… Read more
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image of INCREASE MATHER: HIS WORKS.  Being a Short-Title Catalogue of the Published Writings that Can Be Ascribed to Him

INCREASE MATHER: HIS WORKS. Being a Short-Title Catalogue of the Published Writings that Can Be Ascribed to Him

by Holmes, Thomas J[ames], comp.

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Published
1930
Edition
First edition
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$90.00

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Cleveland: For private distribution, [printed by Horace Carr], 1930. [4], 59 pages. Original quarter green morocco over marbled paper cover boards with gilt spine title. [25.7 cm.] Near fine in like jacket and slipcase. A hint of sun to the spine, slight tanning to pastedowns, dime-sized chip to lower corner of one leaf, still a… Read more
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image of HISTORICAL SKETCH OF CALVARY EPISCOPAL CHURCH ... Organized 1857 - Built 1859.  Fletcher, North Carolina.  Diocese of Western North Carolina.  Written for and published by the Calvary Parish, Fletcher, N. C. for its Centennial Celebration, August, 1959

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Fletcher, N.C. : Calvary Parish, 1959. [4], 30 pages, plus frontispiece and 12 inserted plates from photographs, including portraits and views. Original printed wraps. [22.7 cm.] About very good. Some tanning and light soil to wraps, mostly evident on rear cover. Some very faint marginal foxing. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR… Read more
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image of TWO SERMONS DELIVERED APRIL 27, 1788, ON THE INSTITUTION AND OBSERVATION OF THE SABBATH

TWO SERMONS DELIVERED APRIL 27, 1788, ON THE INSTITUTION AND OBSERVATION OF THE SABBATH

by Belknap, Jeremy

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Published
1801
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First edition
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Boston: Printed for S. Hall and Manning & Loring, 1801. 8vo [signed in fours; 21.6 cm.] [3]-38 pages. Lacking half-title and terminal blank. Removed from bound volume; stitching failing. Else good plus. A little edge-wear to title, some tanning, especially to first and final pages, light to moderate foxing. FIRST EDITION. … Read more
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image of A HISTORY OF AMERICAN BAPTIST MISSIONS IN ASIA, AFRICA, EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA

A HISTORY OF AMERICAN BAPTIST MISSIONS IN ASIA, AFRICA, EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA

by Gammell, William

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Published
1849
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First edition
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Boston: Gould, Kendall and Lincoln, 1849. 12mo (signed in sixes). xii, 359 pages, plus [13] pages publisher's ads. Seven full page maps reckoned in the pagination. Original embossed brown cloth with gold spine lettering. [19.9 cm.] A respectable ex-library copy with light internal markings. Sondley Reference Library bookplate on front pastedown; embossed… Read more
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image of BISHOP JOSEPH BLOUNT CHESHIRE. HIS LIFE AND WORK

BISHOP JOSEPH BLOUNT CHESHIRE. HIS LIFE AND WORK

by London, Lawrence Foushee

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Published
1941
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First edition
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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1941. 140 pages, plus frontispiece and one double-sided plate. Original maroon cloth. [21.8 cm.] Very good in good plus dust jacket. Bookplate on front pastedown; light foxing to plates, facing pages, and endpapers. Some wear and rubbing to jacket with minor loss at ends of… Read more
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image of DAS KLEINE DAVIDISCHE PSALTERSPIEL DER KINDER ZIONS, VON ALTEN UND NEUEN AUSERLESENEN GEISTES GESÄNGEN, ALLEN WAHREN HEILSBEGIERIGEN SÄUGLINGEN DER WEISHEIT, INSONDERHEIT ABER DENEN GEMEINDEN DES HERRN, ZUM DIENST UND GEBRAUCH MIT FLEISS ZUSAMMEN GETRAGEN IN GEGENWÄRTIG-BELIEBIGER FORM UND ORDNUNG. Nebst einem dreyfachen, darzu nützlichen und der Materien halben nöthigen Register.

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Philadelphia: [Printed by] G. and D. Billmeyer, 1817. 12mo (signed in sixes). [16.5 cm.] [6], 572, [20] pages. Text in two columns. One page (528) with printed musical notation. Fourth edition, revised, so stated. Bound with (as usual and probably as issued): DAS KLEINE HARFE ... [Same imprint as preceding.] 55, [1] pages. … Read more
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image of MAN'S PLACE IN THE UNIVERSE.  A SERMON DELIVERED AT THE INSTALLATION OF REV. THOMAS OSBORNE RICE AS PASTOR OF THE INDEPENDENT OR CONGREGRATIONAL (CIRCULAR) CHURCH.  Charleston, S.C., April 1, 1860.  By Rev. Nehemiah Adams, D.D., of Boston, Mass.

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Charleston, [S.C.]: Evans & Cogswell, 1860. 8vo [23.1 cm.] 33 pages. Original printed wraps. Library stamp on front wrap, but no other signs of institutional use. Otherwise good plus. Scattered foxing; some corners a little creased or bumped. FIRST EDITION. Scarce. Thomas Osborne Rice, a native of Brighton, Massachusetts,… Read more
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image of SKETCHES OF CHURCH HISTORY IN NORTH CAROLINA.  ADDRESSES AND PAPERS BY CLERGYMEN AND LAYMEN OF THE DIOCESES OF NORTH AND EAST CAROLINA.  Prepared for the Joint Centennial Convention at Tarborough, May, 1890.  Published by Order of the Joint Convention

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Wilmington, N.C.: Wm. L. De Rosset, Jr., 1892. xv, [1], 456 pages, including index. Original maroon cloth with gilt spine lettering. [22.8 cm.] Ex-Sondley Reference Library with bookplate on front pastedown, embossed stamp on title and one other leaf, and a few small ink stamps. No external markings, but light evidence of call number… Read more
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image of THE HISTORY OF A WORK OF FAITH AND LOVE IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, which Grew Out of the Calamities of the Late Civil War, and is a Record of God's Wonderful Providence ...

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New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1882. 200 pages, plus [1] page of forms for bequeathing money or real estate to the author's church. Original dark blue-green cloth. Ex-Sondley Reference Library with only light internal markings: tasteful bookplate on front pastedown, embossed stamp on several leaves including title. Else a good, sound copy. Small… Read more
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image of NATIONAL SINS: A CALL TO REPENTANCE.  A SERMON: PREACHED ON THE NATIONAL FAST, AUGUST 3, 1849, IN CUMBERLAND CHURCH, CHARLESTON, S.C.

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Charleston: Office of the Southern Christian Advocate, C. Canning, Printer, 1849. 31 pages. Original printed wraps. [22.6 cm.] Embossed library stamp on title and one other leaf, number stamp on verso of title and in margin of one other page, but no other signs of institutional use. Else a good copy. Chip to head of front… Read more
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image of THE RECENT PAST FROM A SOUTHERN STANDPOINT.  REMINISCENCES OF A GRANDFATHER

THE RECENT PAST FROM A SOUTHERN STANDPOINT. REMINISCENCES OF A GRANDFATHER

by Wilmer, Richard H[ooker]

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Published
1887
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First edition
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$65.00

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New York: Thomas Whittaker, 1887. 281 pages, plus portrait frontispiece and four additional portrait plates. Original brown cloth stamped in gold. [21.6 cm.] Very good. Some faint soiling to cloth and several thin, light marks to rear cover; just a hint of wear to head of spine; early name on front free endpaper; and… Read more
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image of SKETCHES OF MORAVIAN LIFE AND CHARACTER.  Comprising a General View of the History, Life, Character, and Religious and Educational Institutions of the Unitas Fratum

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1859. 12 mo (in sixes). 316, [1] pages, the final page errata, plus engraved frontispiece depicting "The Whitefield House. 1740." Original brown cloth. [19.2 cm.] Ex-Sondley Reference Library with tasteful bookplate on front pastedown, embossed stamp on frontispiece, title page, and two other leaves; small number stamp on verso of… Read more
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image of RELIGIOUS ASPECTS OF THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO

RELIGIOUS ASPECTS OF THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO

by Braden, Charles S.

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Published
1930
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First edition
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Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1930. 344 pages. Original cloth. [23.3 cm.] Near fine in good plus dust jacket. Small area of light speckling to front board, neat name on front free endpaper, else a fine copy. Jacket has shallow chip to head of spine panel, not affecting lettering; sun-fading to spine panel;… Read more
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image of CHURCHES OF THE VALLEY: OR, A HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE OLD PRESBYTERIAN CONGREGATIONS OF CUMBERLAND AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES, IN PENNSYLVANIA

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Philadelphia: Joseph M. Wilson, 1852. xix, [1], [13]-338 pages. Original dark blue cloth stamped in gold and blind, with pictorial centerpiece in gold on front cover. [19.1 cm.] Ex-Sondley Reference Library with faint reminder of removed call number at base of spine, tasteful bookplate on front pastedown, embossed stamp to title and one other leaf, and number… Read more
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