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97, 1990 Book. Fine. Hardcover. Very scarce copy of this catalogue of two sales of S. & C. Stephenson. Printed roughly two centuries after the sales by the Printing Historical Society, the catalogues contains many illustrations and descriptions of printing apparatus. Condition: In card binding. Externally smart with some shelfwear and sunning to backstrip only. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and are bright and clean throughout. Overall: FINE.

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S.Clementis Romani S.Ignatii andS.Polycarpi

S.Clementis Romani, S.Ignatii andS.Polycarpi

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nbsp;Oxford -E typographeo academico, 1847 Book. GOOD ONLY. Hardcover. A fascinating exploration into the teachings from the Apostolic Fathers. S. Clementis Romani, S. Ignatii andS. Polycarpi were part of thesmall number of Early Christian authors and leaders of the early church,who lived and wrote in the second half of the first century, through tofirst half of the second century. The label Apostolic Fathers has been applied to them since the seventeenth century to indicate that they were thought of as being of the generation that had personal contact with the Twelve Apostles. Thus they provide a link between the Apostles, Jesus, and the later generations of Church Fathers, which includes the Christian apologists, defenders of orthodoxy, and developers of doctrine. Includes Clement of Rome's first epistle, 1 Clement which is generally considered to be the oldest Christian epistle in existence outside of the New Testament. Monastic bookplate to the front pastedowns. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In ... Read more

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S. Ignatii Epistolae Genuinae,

Ignatius of Loyola

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Oxonii - E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1709 Book. GOOD ONLY. Hardcover. First edition.. A scarce collection of the letters of Ignatius of Loyola, with extensive notes by John Pearson. First edition. In Latin and Greek. Ignatius of Loyola (1491 July 31, 1556) was a Spanish knight from a Basque noble family, hermit, priest since 1537, and theologian, who founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and was its first Superior General. Ignatius emerged as a religious leader during the Counter-Reformation. Loyola's devotion to the Catholic Church was characterised by unquestioning obedience to the Catholic Church's authority and hierarchy. Copperplate inscription to front blank, of one William Smith of Manchester, dated 1860. Condition: In a calf binding. Externally, rather worn. Backstrip missing from spine and some marks to boards. Front board held by cords only. Internally, firmly bound. Loss to top of title page, not affecting text. Generally bright with the occasional handling mark. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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1981 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce proof copy of this important historical work regarding the Special Operations Executive during the Second World War A scarce proof copy in the original paper wraps. This fascinating work regarding J. G. Beevor's experiences in Lisbon, regarding the Special Operations Executive, an organisation created in 1940 as a response to the increase of Nazism across western Europe. The work also offers short regional histories, as well as a deeper understanding on SOE's relationship with over goverment departments. A scarce proof copy of a work regarding an important aspect of British military history. Condition: In the original paper wraps. Externally very smart with slight bumping to the extremities and the head and tail of the spine. The odd spot and mark to the wrap. Slight creasing to spine. Internally firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed.

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Rome - In Typographia Salomoniana, 1784 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of 'SS Ecclesiae Rituum divinorumque officiorum explicatio ab anonymo seculi XII. Scriptore Elucubrata ex Vaticano Codice Num. 5046. Nunc Primum Eruta Praefatione et Adnotationibus'. Translated as 'Rites of the Church, an explanation of the divine duties; from the anonymous twelfth century Elucubrata writer of the Vatican Codice number 5046, just recently discovered withnewly unearthed Preface of and Notes'Contains a Preface and notes by Doctor of Sacred Theology and Doctor of Theology of the Pontifical. Created for the use of those who apply the study of Liturgy. Contains a bookplate from the monastic library of St Augustine's Abbey in Ramsgate. In Latin. Condition: In a half vellum binding with marbled boards. Externally, sound with slight rubbing, some marks to the boards and ink marks to the spine. Institutional ink inscriptions have been left to the lower half of the spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright but ... Read more

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  • Edition: First edition.
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ont> Macmillan : London, 1993 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. The first U. K edition of this wonderful interractive epistolary work, which won the 'Bill Duthie Bookseller's Choice Award' for 1993 This is the second work in 'The Griffin and Sabine Trilogy'. Alike to his other works, this book is elaborately designed, featuring facsimile postage stamps, hand-written letters and documents, postcards and other ephemera. The correspondence between two characters, Griffin Moss and Sabine Strohem is documented to this work. Collated, complete. The first U. K edition, issued the year after the true first edition. Condition: In original hardcover boards and held in original, unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, lovely condition. Dustwrapper is excellent with minor rubbing to the head of spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall Condition: Fine.

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ont> Impensis Georgii Bell : London, 1850 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of poetry translated into Latin and Greek, showing the original English, illustrated with a lithographic frontispiece, compiled by Benjamin Hall Kennedy and James Riddell. A collection of poetry translated from English into Latin or Greek, with the translations facing the English poem. Containing poems by Smollett, Moore, SHelley, Tennyson, Byron, Burns, Swift, and more. With a lithographic frontispiece, and numerous other in-text illustrations. Compiled by Benjamin Hall Kennedy and James Riddell. Kennedy was a scholar and schoolmaster, known for his teaching Latin. He was the main contributor of translations or this work. Kennedy also wrote a number of other classical and theological works. Prior owner's ink inscription to the verso to the front endpaper. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front free endpaper, 'Filio alumnoque meo Georgia Harico Holden anno nato XIV ipsis natalibus pater amans MDC ... Read more

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  • Edition: First edition.
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Bristol - Arrowsmith, 1897 Book. Good. Hardcover. First edition.. Thescarcefirst edition of this adventure novel by Walter Frith. Walter Frith (1857-1941) was a barrister and author, who wrote numerous plays but only three novels. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally sound, though with some bumping and a couple of marks. Discoloration to rear board and spine. Internally, generally firmly bound. Ink inscription to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, though with some occasional instances of foxing. Overall: GOOD..

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Lovanii - Excudebant Vanlinthout, 1863 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. An uncommon edition of this Latin religious work, in attractive leather binding. Dealing with liturgyin the Catholic Church, the work focusses particularly on the sacraments and rites of the faith, with further emphasis on the celebration of mass, and its significance. Condition: In half-morocco binding with gilt detailing. Externally sound, there are markings to boards, as well as wear to the extrmemities, joints and backstrips, with some tenderness to hinges. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and are generally bright and clean, though there are instances of spotting to the endpages and several inkstamps. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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Sacred Dramas

Hannah More

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London - Jones and Company, 1827 Book. Hardcover. A collection of plays and poetry by Hannah More. Pocket sized 4 inch book. With a portrait frontispiece of Moore and a vignette title page. The 'University Edition'. Vignette title page dated 1825, actual title page dated 1827. Sacred Dramas was originally published in 1782 and went through several editions due to its popularity. This work also contains her pastoral play The Search after Happiness. There are also several poems and hymns by More. Hannah More was an Englishreligious writer and philanthropist. Condition: In a full calf binding with gilt stamping to the board edges and to the spine. Externally, very smart with minor rubbing to the head of the spine. Some handling marks to boards. Prior owner's stamp and signature to the verso of front endpaper, Arthur Swinbourn of Twickenham. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned to edges with light spotting to the first and last few pages. The oddspot throughout. Overall:VERY GOOD IND ... Read more

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The Sacred Fount

Henry James

  • Edition: First edition.
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ont> Methuen & Co : London, 1901 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A later reissue of the first edition of Henry James' strange but wonderful novel, 'The Sacred Fount', in which the narrator tries to figure out the love lives of his fellow guests at a party. With a half-title. With thirty-one pages of publisher's adverts to the rear, dated March 1911. This novel sold badly when it was first published in 1901, and was the poorest selling of all of Henry James' books by Methuen. In 1911, the publishers were encouraged by the success of 'The Outcry', and so bound remaining sheets of the first edition and reissued them. This explains the inclusion of publisher's adverts dated 1911. In 'The Sacred Fount' an unnamed narrator attempts to discover the truth about the loves lives of a variety of guests he is with at a weekend party somewhere in the English countryside. Condition: In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. A little fading t ... Read more

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Edinburgh - Thomas Clark, 1843 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. Sacred Hermeneutics Developed and Applied, including A History of Interpretation from the Earliest Fathers to the Reformation by Samuel Davidson. Samuel Davidson (1807 - 1898) was an Irish biblical scholar. His Sacred Hermeneutics Developed and Applied was first written in 1843 and then wasrewritten and republished as A Treatise on Biblical Criticismin 1852. From the antiquarian library of Emeritus Professor David Arthur Pailin, with bookplates to front pastedown inscribed February 1986 in ink and with a letter address to 'David' from Professor J. W. Rogerston on headed paper from the Departments of Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield, dated 26 October 1979. With a stamp of Primitive Methodist College on verso of front blank. Condition: Rebound in half crushed morocco with cloth covered boards. Externally, in excellent condition with only minor wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Brightand generally clean but with ... Read more

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London - R Faulder, 1806 Book. Good. Hardcover. Anearly nineteenth centurypocket sized guide to devotion. The second edition of this text. This is volume I of the original two volumes only. This work comprises of the psalms, prayers, thanksgivings and hymns selected from the scripture. It is intended to be a companion for individuals during their hour of solitude and retirement to assist their daily devotion. The prayers are carefully selected and categorised as to when an individual would need them, for example prayers for persons advanced in life, prayers to be used in sickness and prayers to be used in trouble and affliction. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. Spine and boards are particularly rubbed. Prior owner'spencil inscription to recto of front endpaper, 'Gorge Morgan'. Below in more modern ink is written '1848'. G Morgan's stamp to recto of front endpaper also. Small section of the top right of front endpaper has been removed neatly. Int ... Read more

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Sacred History

Mrs [Sarah] Trimmer

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London - J Johnson, F and C Rivington et al., 1810 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Sarah Trimmer's famous educational work. Sacred History was originally published over 1782-5 and came as a result of her teaching her sons. Trimmer soon became aware of the need for interesting, moral and religious texts for her children and therefore created her own. The sixth edition of this work. Trimmer wrote many children's works and was quite the educational reformer. She founded several Sundayschools and charity schools. She was a high church Anglican and her works reflect her views. Condition: In a full calf binding with gilt stamping to the spines. Externally, generally smart. Spineshave somerubbing,mainly to the head and tail. Severalpatches ofrubbing vertically to spines. Small patches of minor rubbing to the boards and joints. Front hinge is slightly strained but firm to vol i. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with the odd spots throughout. Ribbon bookmarks present to all volu ... Read more

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Sacred Hunger

Barry Unsworth

  • Edition: First edition.
  • Book condition: NEAR FINE with a
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London - Hamish Hamilton, 1992 Book. NEAR FINE with a. Hardcover. First edition.. The first edition of this historical novel from Barry Unsworth. First edition, first printing. It shared the Booker Prize in 1992 with Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient. Condition: In a black cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, very smart, with just some slight bumping to the head of the spine. Dustwrapper is smart, with just some slight edgewear. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to half-title. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE with a NEAR FINE dustwrapper..

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arlisle- R. Faulder, 1791 Book. Good. Hardcover. This is a fourth edition religious text by David Collyer. Part two of original two volume set. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Some bumping to extremities and marks to boards. Joints starting but still reasonably firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Some cockling especially to rear pages. Overall: GOOD.

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Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons;

the Rev. Henry Duncan

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Edinburgh -, 1841 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Publisher's blind embossed full cloth binding with gilt titles to spine. Illustrated with frontispiece and extra engraved title page. This is the third volume of Duncan's four volume set exploring the Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons. This volume deals with Summer and is presented in four sections;Cosmical ArrangementsVegetablesAnimalsRetrospective View of the ArgumentCondition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are attached. The front inner hinge is strained and holding by the cords only. There is some wear to the extremities including some bumping to the corners and there are some air bubbled to the boards. The cloth is torn along the front hinge and there is some slight loss to the top of the spine. Internally the bookis generally clean and bright apart from the occasional mild spot in the main text and some spotting to the frontispiece and title page. There is a Prinknash Abbey library plateto the front pastedown and an ink inscription to t ... Read more

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Sacred Philosophy

the Rev. Henry Duncan

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Edinburgh - William Oliphant and Son, 1841 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Publisher's blind embossed full cloth binding with gilt titles to spine. Illustrated with frontispiece and extra engraved title page. This is thefourth and finalvolume of Duncan's four volume set exploring the Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons. This volume deals withAutumn and is presented inseven sections;Phenomena, Produce, and Labours of the SeasonThe WoodsHuman FoodHuman ClothingArchitectureClose of AutumnGeneral Summaryof the ArgumentCondition: The binding is generally firm andboth covers are attached. The inner hinges are strained and holding by the cords only. There is some minor wear to the extremities including some bumping to the corners and some tears in the cloth along the front hinge and topof the spine. Internally the bookis generally clean an dbright apart from some spotting to the frontispiece and title page and some mild spots in the main text. There is a Prinknash Abbey library plate to the front pastedown and an i ... Read more

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The Sacred Star

Christian Instruction Society

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anuary to June 1835, 1835 Book. Good. Hardcover. A charming little collection containing poetry, discussions of biblical stories, letters and addresses given to various Sunday Schools and advice. Delightfully illustrated with numerous engraved plates throughout. Condition: Rebound in a full calf binding with detailing to the spine. Externally, sound, with only some light rubbing. Straining to the front hinge. Internally, firmly bound, and generally bright. Instances of foxing, and marginal tide marks to the first and last few leaves. Neat copperplate ink inscription to the front free endpaper, and previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown. Overall: GOOD..

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The Sacred and Profane

Iris Murdoch

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ont> The Viking Press : New York, 1974 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The first U. S edition of this novel by Irish author, Iris Murdoch. 'The Sacred and the Profane Love Machine' is Murdoch's sixteenth novel and won the Whitbread Novel Award for 1974. First U. S edition, held in original unclipped dustwrapper. The plot follows a psychotherapist, Blaise Gavender. Gavender lives with his wife and sixteen year old son in London. Gavender has been having an affair for nine years and has a son, Luca, from this extra-marital affair. The novel deals with Blaise trying to hide this affair and its looming threat of being exposed. Both parties seekthe help of a neighbour and family friend, Montague. Thematically, this novel deals with 'Doubleness' and is one of four Murdoch novels that take male adultery as a major theme. Iris Murdoch was a British novelist and philosopher, born in Ireland. Primarily her novels focus on themes of morality, spirituality and sexuality. A prominent philosopher, she is ... Read more

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