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THE MISSIONARY HERALD, Containing the Proceedings of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, with a View of Other Benevolent Operations. For the Year 1849. Vol. XLV.

By: (American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston: Press of T.R. Marvin, 1849.: 1849.

Seller ID: 95516

Condition: Fair


- Octavo, 9-1/4 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide. Three-quarter calf & marbled boards. The heavily rubbed covers are detached and the spine has perished and is thus lacking. viii & 435 pages, with a full-page illustration of the "New Church at Amoy". Lacks pages 289 through 298 and 335 & 336. There is a tear to page 339. Ex-library, de-acquisitioned by the "Library" of the "Presbytatian Minister's House" in "Perth Amboy" with their purple stamp at the top of the title page and another unidentifiable blue stamp at the top of the front pastedown. The title page is... View more info

A VINDICATION OF THE CLERGY, From the Contempt imposed upon them by the Author of The Grounds and Occasions of the Contempt of the Clergy and Religion. With Some Short Reflections upon His Further Observations

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London: Printed by Andr. Clark, for Hen. Brome, at the Gun at the West-end of S. Pauls, 1672.: 1672.

Seller ID: 28762

Condition: Fair


London: Printed by Andr. Clark, for Hen. Brome, at the Gun at the West-end of S. Pauls, 1672.. 1672.. Fair. - 12mo, 5-7/8 inches high by 3-1/2 inches wide. Bound in early light brown calf. The rubbed covers are detached and the leather is rubbed away from the spine. The edges of the covers are worn and there is a piece chipped from the head of the spine. 135 pages. Ex-library, withdrawn by the Newton Theological Institute with their blind stamp embossed at the front edge of the first few pages and that of the last page, and numbers penned on the front endpaper and pastedown. The edges of the e... View more info

RESULT OF AN ECCLESIASTICAL COUNCIL, HELD AT SANDWICH, MAY 20, 1817

By: (Armstrong, Samuel T.)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston: Published by Samuel T. Armstrong, 1817.: 1817.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26894

Condition: Good


Boston: Published by Samuel T. Armstrong, 1817.. 1817.. Good. - sc - Octavo, contemporary homemade tan paper stitched wraps. The edges of the covers are chipped and creased with the first word of the title penned in an early hand at the top of the front cover. 7 pages, illustrated with the publisher's wood engraved pictorial advertisement. A previous early owner's name is penned inside the front cover. The pages are creased with some dampstaining and a couple of ink markings. Good. From the library of the Reverend Noble Everett (1747-1819), signed by him along the inner edge of the title pa... View more info

A TRUE COPY OF A LETTER LATELY WRITTEN BY MR. DOWLEY TO DR. WELLS, and Now Published by Dr. Wells, Together with the Doctor's Answer

By: (Dowley, Peter; and Wells, Edward)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford: Printed at the Theater for Jo. Stephens, 1706.: 1706.

Seller ID: 31363

Condition: Very good


Oxford: Printed at the Theater for Jo. Stephens, 1706.. 1706.. Very good. - Small octavo, 6-1/4 inches high by 4 inches wide. Softcover, unbound self-wraps removed from a larger collection of pamphlets at some time in the distant past with some remnants of leather still adhering to the spine. 54 pages. There is some very minor occasional foxing and slight darkening. Very good. First edition.Peter Dowley was "a dissenting teacher of the Presbytarian or independent persuation."Edward Wells, D.D. (1667-1727) was an eminent classical scholar, mathematician and theologian. Dust jac... View more info

ERASMUS EN ZIJN TIJD. / Tentoonstelling Ingericht ter herdenking van de geboorte, 500 jaar geleden, van Erasmus te Rotterdam in de nacht van 27 op 28 oktober. / Museum Boynmans-van Beuningen Rotterdam / 3 oktober - 23 november 1969. (2 volumes)

By: (Erasmus, Desiderius)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rotterdam, Netherlands: Museum Boynmans-van Beuningen, 1969.: 1969.

Seller ID: 21339

Condition: Very good


Rotterdam, Netherlands: Museum Boynmans-van Beuningen, 1969.. 1969.. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 9-1/4 inches high by 7 inches wide], softcover bound in printed gray wrappers in printed glassine dust wrappers. The bindings are slightly bumped. There is some light creasing to the spine of Vol. 1 and there is a light crease to the rear cover of Vol. 2. The extremities of the dust jackets are a bit darkened & the heads & tails of their spines are lightly chipped. The Vol. 1 dust jacket is rippled. [400] pages; and [176] pages, including 168 pages of black-and- white illustrations. Al... View more info

Image for "THE MAN FOSDICK AND THE RIVERSIDE IDEA": PAGES FROM AN INCOMPLETE MANUSCRIPT by JOHN HYDE PRESTON about the American Pastor HARRY EMERSON FOSDICK, annotated in part by Fosdick.

"THE MAN FOSDICK AND THE RIVERSIDE IDEA": PAGES FROM AN INCOMPLETE MANUSCRIPT by JOHN HYDE PRESTON about the American Pastor HARRY EMERSON FOSDICK, annotated in part by Fosdick.

By: (Fosdick, Harry Emerson). Preston, John Hyde (1906-1980).

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Riverside, Connecticut, 1929.: 1929.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 95613

Condition: Very good


- Quarto, 25 pages in all, each 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide. These primarily consist of pages from the incomplete manuscript of an article by John Hyde Preston. The work concerns the American pastor Harry Emerson Fosdick and is annotated in part by Fosdick, sometimes heavily so. The manuscript includes 10 single-sided typed pages consisting of pages 1 through 4, a single page numbered "4-10" and another numbered "5-11", page 11, and pages 21 through 23. Fosdick has penciled in numerous corrections and suggestions on pages 2 ("Please make this struggling sentence behave!... View more info

RESULT OF A MUTUAL ECCLESIASTICAL COUNCIL, Convened at Worcester, Nov. 14, 1820, To Consider the Expediency of Granting the Request of THE REV. CHARLES A. GOODRICH to Be Dismissed from the Pastoral Care of The First Church and Parish in Worcester. To which are prefixed THE DOCUMENTS upon Which Said Result Was Founded

By: (Goodrich, Charles A., The Rev.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Worcester, MA: Printed by Manning and Trumbull, Dec. 1820.: Dec. 1820.

Seller ID: 17410

Condition: Good


Worcester, MA: Printed by Manning and Trumbull, Dec. 1820.. Dec. 1820.. Good. - Octavo, self wraps, removed. The title & rear wrap are soiled & lightly spotted with creasing along the spine & with the bottom corner of the title creased. There is a stain to the top edge of the title. 10 pages. There is scattered soiling & foxing. Good. View more info

THE LIFE OF HUGH LATIMER, BISHOP OF WORCESTER.

By: (Latimer, Hugh). Gilpin, William.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London: Printed by Charles Rivington, 1755.: 1755.

Seller ID: 33750

Condition: Fair


London: Printed by Charles Rivington, 1755.. 1755.. Fair. - Octavo, disbound, removed from a larger bound volume at some time in the past. Lacking covers, with remnants of the spine. [ii], 197 & [7] untrimmed pages with wide margins. The title page & the first leaf of the text are detached. The last leaf is detached with its edges darkened, creased & torn. There are small creases & tears to the front edges of other pages with occasional very light foxing. Good working copy. First edition.Hugh Latimer, [c. 1485-1555] was an English Protestant and martyr who advanced the cause of the Ref... View more info

EDMUNDI CASTELLI LEXICON SYRIACUM ex eivs Lexico Heptaglotto seorsim typis describi curavit atque sua adnotata adiecit Joannes David Michaelis. (2 parts in one volume)

By: (Michaelis, Joannes David). Castelli, Edmund

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Goettingae: Sumtibus Jo. Christ. Dieterich, 1788.: 1788.

Seller ID: 31073

Condition: Good


Goettingae: Sumtibus Jo. Christ. Dieterich, 1788.. 1788.. Good. - Small quarto, 8-5/8 inches high by 7-1/8 inches wide. Bound in early full brown tree calf with a gilt titled leather label and gilt rules on the spine. The leather is split along the top of the front joint and the front cover is therefore fragile. The covers are rubbed and scuffed with some wear to the corners. The gilt is fading from the spine and a numbered paper label is mounted at the tail. [2] leaves, consisting of the title pages to the first and second volumes, both bound in at the front, followed by viii & 980 consecutiv... View more info

JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE BISHOPS, CLERGY, AND LAITY, OF THE PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, IN CONVENTION, HELD IN THE CITY OF BALTIMORE, FROM TUESDAY, MAY 17, TO THURSDAY, MAY 26, A.D. 1808

By: (Protestant Episcopal Church Convention)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New-York: Printed by T. & F. Swords, 1808.: 1808.

Seller ID: 22553

Condition: Good


New-York: Printed by T. & F. Swords, 1808.. 1808.. Good. - Octavo, printed stitched self-wraps titled in black on the front cover. The front cover is stained and darkened and the booklet is disbound with several signatures loose. 35 pages. Good. First edition. A "List of the Clergy..." of the Episcopal Church in America is printed at the end of the pamphlet. First Edition. View more info

SERVING GOD WITH THE MIND. A Discourse Commemorative of Rev. Roswell Shurtleff, D. D. Late Professor Emeritus of Moral Philosophy and Political Economy in Dartmouth College.

By: (Shurtleff, Roswell). Long, Clement.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Concord, NH: Printed by McFarland & Jenks, 1861.: 1861.

Seller ID: 33779

Condition: Good


Concord, NH: Printed by McFarland & Jenks, 1861.. 1861.. Good. - Octavo, unbound, removed at some time in the past from a larger bound volume of pamphlets. 48 pages sewn with white cord. There is some foxing & light staining to the last page with occasional minor foxing to some other pages. The top page corners are lightly bumped. Good. View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY LYMAN ABBOTT, CONGREGATIONALIST THEOLOGIAN AND EDITOR OF THE OUTLOOK WEEKLY.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY LYMAN ABBOTT, CONGREGATIONALIST THEOLOGIAN AND EDITOR OF THE OUTLOOK WEEKLY.

By: Abbott, Lyman. (1835-1922). American Congregationalist theologian, editor and author.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA: April 29, 1901.: 1901.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36567

Condition: Good


- Letter penned in black ink & filling 1-3/4 sides of an 8-3/4 inch high by 5 inch wide cream-colored sheet of University of Virginia letterhead. Signed "Lyman Abbott". There is some offsetting to the letter. The right edge of the letterhead is wrinkled, probably from humidity, with a paper-clip mark to the top edge. There is a small stain in the left margin. Good. Abbott, as editor of The Outlook, writes that he doubts whether the literary material a correspondent has inquired about has any market value, but suggests he try sending it to the N.Y. Times Literary Supplement. He also say... View more info

NOTES ON THE PARABLES OF THE NEW TESTAMENT. By Hosea Ballou, Pastor of the Universalist Church and Society in Portsmouth, N.H. Second Edition, Scripturally Illustrated and Argumentatively Defended by the Author

By: Ballou, Hosea

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, NH: Printed at the Gazette Office, 1812.: 1812.

Seller ID: 17058

Condition: Good


Portsmouth, NH: Printed at the Gazette Office, 1812.. 1812.. Good. - Octavo, full brown calf with a gilt-lettered black leather label on the spine.The binding is bumped & heavily rubbed. The head of the spine is torn & the label is rubbed & chipped with the titling faded. The book is somewhat bowed. viii & pages [9]-278 plus 2-page bookseller's catalog. The rear hinge is cracked & the front hinge is starting. The front endpaper & 1 signature are partially detached & there is scattered foxing. From the library of the Vermont Antiquarian Society with an 1897 library gift label on the front past... View more info

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A SERMON, DELIVERED BEFORE THE CONVENTION OF THE CLERGY OF MASSACHUSETTS, IN BOSTON, MAY 26, 1796

By: Belknap, Jeremy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston: Printed by Samuel Hall, 1796.: 1796.

Seller ID: 28995

Condition: Good


Boston: Printed by Samuel Hall, 1796.. 1796.. Good. - Octavo, 7-3/4 inches high by 4-3/4 inches wide. Softcover, unbound self- wraps, removed from a larger collection of pamphlets in the distant past with the remnants of leather along the spine. 29 pages. Lacking the half- title. The title page is detached and the top and bottom corners of the title page are chipped with small pieces out. The pages are slightly darkened with occasional scattered foxing and minor faint stains. The bottom corner of the last leaf is creased. Good. First edition. SCARCE. [Evans 30052], [BAL 937]. Jeremy Belknap wa... View more info

BEACON SEARCH-LIGHTS ON PIONEERS AND MILLIONAIRES

By: Brady, James Boyd

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston: The Cushman Press, January 1905.: January 1905.

Seller ID: 889

Condition: Good


Boston: The Cushman Press, January 1905.. January 1905.. Good. - 8vo, yellow cloth (bumped & heavily soiled; spine rubbed & faded) titled in gilt. xxxiii, 313 & [4] pp. (scattered soiling). Good. First edition.Tipped in printed presentation leaf dedicating this copy to D. O. Mills of New York City with a Mills Hotel Library stamp on the front pastedown and a small label on the spine.In the course of seeking to raise $250,000 for the rescue of the New England Conference's Superannuates, Boyd was inspired to write this book, which calls on millionaires to be faithful to the spiritual pa... View more info

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THE VINDICATION OF MY HERESIES.

By: Brown, Rt. Rev. William Montgomery, D.D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Galion, OH: The Bradford-Brown Educational Co., (1931).: (1931).

Seller ID: 37312

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wrappers. The binding is soiled. There are 2 pieces out of the rear cover & the lower 2-1/2 inches of each wrap is detached. [iv] & 40 pages plus 4-page publisher's catalog with a black-and-white illustration on each inside wrap. Good. "General Convention Edition Prefaced by a Letter to Its Members". No. VII in the series "Heresy / Bishop Brown's Quarterly Lectures / January 1931". Self-proclaimed socialist and communist "Bad Bishop Brown" [1855-1937] was the first Episcopal bishop to be tried for heresy since the R... View more info

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY GEORGE BURGESS, EPISCOPAL BISHOP OF MAINE.

By: Burgess, George. (1809-1866). The first Episcopal bishop of Maine and rector of the church in Gardiner, Maine.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gardiner, ME: April 5, 1860.: 1860.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34556

Condition: Very good


Gardiner, ME: April 5, 1860.. 1860.. Very good. - Two paragraphs penned in black ink & filling one side of a sheet of cream paper, approximately 8 inches high by 5 inches wide. Signed "Affectionately yours, / George Burgess". There is some very light creasing to the paper. There is a small piece out of the top left corner with surface tears & glue marks to all 4 corners of the verso where the letter has been removed from an album. Folded twice for mailing. Very good. Burgess writes to a Mr. Slattery: "I have heard nothing from London. If you find a disposition to invite Mr. Sout... View more info

LE CHRISTANISME LIBERAL / W.-E. Channing / Precede d'une Introduction par Mr. Edouard Laboulaye

By: Channing, William Ellery. (1780-1842)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris: Charpentier, Libraire-Editeur, 1866.: 1866.

Seller ID: 15947

Condition: Good


Paris: Charpentier, Libraire-Editeur, 1866.. 1866.. Good. - Small octavo, red leather titled in gilt with decorations in gilt on the spine. The Initials C. C. are stamped in gilt on the front cover. The covers are bumped & lightly rubbed. The joints & the tail of the spine are rubbed & the head of the spine is chipped. xxvii & 344 pages. There is scattered foxing & light staining with heavier staining to the Preface. Good. First edition in French.Dr. William Ellery Channing was the foremost Unitarian preacher in the United States in the early nineteenth century and one of Unitarianism's ... View more info

I BELIEVE IN GOD: A Meditation on The Apostles' Creed. Edited by Agnes du Sarment. Translated by Helen Weaver. Introduction by Henri de Lubac, S.J

By: Claudel, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1963).: (1963).

Seller ID: 7693

Condition: Good


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1963).. (1963).. Good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. There is light spotting & dampstaining to the binding with small white stains to the rear cover & the tail of the spine. The dust jacket is foxed & soiled with its spine & extremities darkened & the head & tail of the spine chipped. xxi, [iv] & 318 pages. Good. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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SLIP OF PAPER INSCRIBED WITH A QUOTATION AND SIGNED BY UNITARIAN PASTOR ROBERT COLLYER WHO SUPPORTED THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY AND WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE.

By: Collyer, Robert. (1823-1912). English-born American Unitarian clergyman who supported the abolition of slavery and women's suffrage.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Circa [1880].: [1880].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 37129

Condition: Good


- A slip of paper, 2-3/8 inches high by 4-3/8 inches wide, is inscribed & signed in black ink: "Let us thank God for the Saxon Grit / Robert Collyer". The paper is mounted on a piece of cream-colored card of approximately the same size. The card is unevenly cut & both paper & card are slightly rippled from the mounting. Good. "Saxon Grit" is the title of an 1880 poem by Collyer about the Norman conquest of England, in which the phrase recurs in each verse. Robert Collyer [1823-1912] was an English-born American Unitarian clergyman. He became a Methodist minister in England in 1... View more info