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Peculiar Power: A Quaker Woman Preacher in Eighteenth-Century America
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Peculiar Power: A Quaker Woman Preacher in Eighteenth-Century America

By Levenduski, Christine

Washington: Smithsonian Institution Pres. Fine in fine dust jacket. A biography of Elizabeth Ashbridge (1713-1755), Quaker preacher, immigrant to America, indentured servant, and more. . Fine. Hardcover. 1st. 1996.

$10.35

Quakerism in the City of New York 1657-1930

By Cox, John Jr.

New York: Privately Printed. Blue cloth cover with red spine cover lightly worn, some light spotting. Library stamp and numbers inside front cover, library pocket inside back cover, finger soiling on two pages, binding tight, pages very good. Long, heart-felt inscription by author on ffe. . Very Good-. Hardcover. 1930.

$30.00

Proceedings of the Conference of Friends of America, Held in Indianapolis, Indiana, 1897.

By --

Philadelphia, PA: The American Friend. Maroon cloth covers, spine faded, some wear to cover and edges, spine cover had begun detaching from block - now repaired, pages browned, otherwise good. Contains minutes and complete stenographic record of the conference, its discussions and arguments, and the papers presented. Owner name: RUFUS M. JONES, well known Quaker author and scholar. . Good-. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1898.

$44.00

A Select Series, Biographical, Narrative, Epistolary, and Miscellaneous: Chiefly the Productions of Early Members of the Society of Friends. Vol. III

By John Barclay

London: Harvey and Darton. Spine ends chipped, spine cover separating from spine. Bookplate from library of Quaker author and scholar Rufus M. Jones, owner name from 1836, library stamp from Haverford College Rufus M. Jones Study, pages tanned, else good. Title of volume: "The Life and Posthumous Works of Richard Claridge; Being Memoirs and Manuscripts Relating to His Experiences and Progress in Religion, His Changes in Opinion, and Reasons for Them. Collected by Joseph Besse, and first Published in 1726. Third Edition." . Good. Hardcover. 1836.

$45.00

A Collection of the Works of William Penn. In Two Volumes. To Which is Prefixed a Journal of His Life. With Many Original Letters and Papers Not Before Published.

By Penn, William

At the Bible in George-Yard, Lombard-Street: Printed and Sold by the Assigns of J. Sowle.. Two volumes. Epistle by William Penn from 1799 bound in back of volume two: "An Epistle, containing a Salutation to All Faithful Friends, a Reproof to the Unfaithful, and a Visitation to the Inquiring, in a Solemn Farewell to Them All in the Land of My Nativity." From the personal library of Quaker scholar and author, Rufus M. Jones. Moderately worn modern cloth binding, strongly damp stained, binding tight, bookplate, two library stamps "Library of Haverford College Rufus M. Jones Study" (did not circulate), first four pages damp stained at hinge and corners (does not affect text), large damp stain from top of page to last two hundred pages, else pages lightly browned with almost no foxing, 911 pages. Volume II: Worn and damp stained modern cloth binding, damp stain to bottom corner throughout (does not affect text), binding tight, pages bright and clean, same bookplate and stamps as volume one, small peeled area to rear endpaper, 916 pages plus text. Photos and further description available upon request. . Good-. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1726.

$500.00

Proceedings of the Conference of Friends of America, Held in Indianapolis, Indiana, 1897.

By --

Philadelphia, PA: The American Friend. Maroon cloth covers, some silverfishing, spine faded, spine ends and corners frayed, cover separation from text block repaired, front hinge broken, pages browned, otherwise good. Contains minutes and complete stenographic record of the conference, its discussions and arguments, and the papers presented. SCARCE. . Good-. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1898.

$34.00

The Holy Experiment: Our Heritage From William Penn: Series of Mural Paintings in the Governor's Reception Room in the Senate Chamber and in the Supreme Courtroom of the State Capitol at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania U. S. A

By Oakley, Violet

Philadelphia: Cogslea Studio Publications. 164 pages, 4to (about 12 1/4" tall), Gold-decorated blue cloth covers lightly scuffed on back with two small spots on cover, cloth over spine moderately spotted, corners rubbed and bumped. Internally near fine, inscription. Limited edition - #670 of 1000 copies, signed by the author. . Very Good. Hardcover. Second printing. 1951.

$50.00

A Collection of the Works of William Penn. In Two Volumes. [Vol. I ONLY] To Which is Prefixed a Journal of His Life. With Many Original Letters and Papers Not Before Published.

By Penn, William

At the Bible in George-Yard, Lombard-Street: Printed and Sold by the Assigns of J. Sowle.. Volume I ONLY. Full contemporary leather. Worn, scuffed, edge worn covers with light chipping to corners and spine ends, hinges cracked, title plate missing. Front cover and front free end pages detached, library bookplate, title page repaired with long tear to new paper, original page badly chipped affecting some of text, next pages up through page 8 have been cut (affecting edge of text on first few) and repaired. Pages moderately browned and foxed. 911 pages plus four pages of advertisements. Photos and further description happily provided upon request. Expedited or international shipping will require additional postage. . Fair. Full Leather. 1st Edition. 1726.

$230.00

John Bright: A Study

By Hirst, Margaret E.

London: Headly Brothers. Covers lightly worn, spine faded, pen mark on back cover, library numbers and faded spots on front cover. Library stamps and numbers and pocket, otherwise pages very good. . Good +. unknown. First edition. 1945.

$12.50

Annual Catalogue of George Fox's Papers

By Cadbury, Henry J.

Ann Arbor, Michigan: Edward Brothers, Inc.. Slightly darkened cloth covers, gilt title on spine and cover, Pendle Hill library stamps, pages lightly yellowed, else binding tight and pages very good. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1939.

$54.00

This Man Hoover

By Reeves, Earl

New York: A.L. Burt Company. Spine ends lightly worn, corners bumped. Owner name, pages yellowed, otherwise very good. . Good +. Hardcover. 1928.

$8.10

A Collection of the Works of William Penn. In Two Volumes. [Vol. I ONLY] Two Which is Prefixed a Journal of His Life. With Many Original Letters and Papers Not Before Published.

By Penn, William

At the Bible in George-Yard, Lombard-Street: Printed and Sold by the Assigns of J. Sowle.. Volume I ONLY. Full contemporary leather. Worn, scratched, edge worn and chipped corners and edges. Covers seemed to have been sealed with some sort of shellac. Tape over spine edges and ends. Multiple types of tape along front hinge, inserted new frontis, masking tape around edges of title page and title page rebacked with new paper and taped on both hinges. Pages browned and moderately foxed, some dampstain on end papers. 911 pages plus four pages of advertisements. Photos and further description happily provided upon request. . Fair. Full Leather. 1st Edition. 1726.

$200.00

William Penn

By Holland, Rupert Sargent

New York: The Macmillan Company. Lightly rubbed, darkened blue cloth covers, corners frayed. Pages lightly yellowed, else very good. . Good. Hardcover. 1931.

$12.00

A Select Series, Biographical, Narrative, Epistolary, and Miscellaneous: Chiefly the Productions of Early Members of the Society of Friends. Vol. IV

London: Harvey and Darton. Badly chipped covers with some soiling, both detached, spine chipped. Owner name inside front cover, other name on chipped front free end paper and title page. Pages lightly yellowed, piece chewed out of top of last 100 pages or so - does not affect text. Title of volume: "Selections from the Works of Isaac Penington; Eldest Son of Alderman Penington of London, and an Eminent Minister of the Gospel in the Society of Friends." . Poor. Hardcover. 1837.

$15.00