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1 A Pocket Edition of the Companion for the Alter, with suitable prayers during the ceremony.
London William Peacock and Bowdery & Kerby 1830 Full-Leather 6.5 x 10.5cm Approx 
Full page illustrated frontice by H. Corbould & J.C. Edwards + 54 pages, Full leather binding in Good condition, minor edge rubbing, Contents Good, clean & tight. owner initials inside at top 2nd blank endpage, poss in pencil.. Gilt edges to pages. A very good little 180+ year old pocket alter companion. Postage reduced to UK 2, ..EU 3, ..all other inc. U.S. 4 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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2 Identity of the Religions Called Druidical and Hebrew
London John Nimmo 1829 
First Edition. 4 1/2" x 7 1/4" Approx. 125pages+8 at front+1 publishers ads rear. Original green/black mottled board binding, lacks spine, front detached, rear loose , but generally good with only minor rubbing at edges. Contents are good to very, very tight ,no owner inscriptions, only some additions/alterations mostly at bottom of page. NO Author is given , even on printed letter to The Literary and Philosophical Society of The University of London dated 7th Sept. 1829 that appears after title page. the British Lib. quote no author. The book states it is based from nature objects of their WORSHIP and from careful consideration of certain customs, formerly prevalent in EGYPT, CANAAN, CARTHAGE, BABYLON, PERSIA, ARABIA, "AMERICA", INDIA, GREECE, ITALY and among the Etruscans, Bonzes, Gymnosophists, Chaldeans, & c, This book mixes British Druids, Hebrews(jews)with some quotes/notes/text in Latin/Greek/Hebrew/Egyptian ect. a rare little book 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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3 Missel de l'Ave Maria
Kevelaer & Bruxelles Butzon & Bercker , Joseph Patureaux 1908 Full-Leather a/f Good 10 x 13.5cm Approx 
516 pages, Binding Full Leather hard back embossed & gilt. condition fair, minor rubbed edges, front cover detached. Contents mostly very good, clean & tight, 2 "souvenirs de famille" pages with manuscript French text, dated 1914, one page folding to corner. Each text page beautifully framed by a backdrop of leaves, flowers and birds and a religious illustration. Contents all in French. All edges gilt, silk covered pastedown & end pages front/rear. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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4 New Testament in Welsh & English . Testament Newydd Harglwydd A'n Hiachawdwr
London G. E. Eyre & W. Sottiswoode 1861 8 x 12.5cm Approx 
small pocket edition in decorative embossed back leather binding ,fair , covers holding on by thread only, contents fair/good no major faults , no inscriptions gilt to edges has some wear. .each page with line down middle & printed English & Welsh. ***please note *** 1/2 price Postage only will be charged on this book. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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5 Ready! Official Organ of the Soldiers' Christian Association ( Ready ) bound vol of 12 monthly issues 1919
London Soldiers' Christian Association 1919 First Edition Hard Back 18.5 x 24.5cm. Approx 
180 pages + 12 small "Daily Ration" pamphlets at end of each month. Binding is poor with rubbing/staining & reglued spine. Contents fair, some minor edge darkening, some corner folds, etc. rear endpage missing and Dec "Daily Ration" at rear has only one page (of 2 or 4?). To inside front is stamp of "Soldiers' Christian Association, not to be taken away" + 2 ink gift inscriptions both similar (Presented to Mr. F Bazen members Sec. by "Daddy" W Moss A.S.R. September 1920) . From the net, it seems The Soldiers' Christian Association was a pseudonym for the military department and established as a branch of the Y.M.C.A.in 1881. This seems to be very rare, as a quick net check found no information on this monthly magazine. contains prayers, news from Germany & the 1st world war, but also items like "Bolivian Indian Mission" in South America & another on a missionary's in African, India & much more. As stamped "Soldiers' Christian Association, not to be taken away" This may be the only bound copy available for 1919. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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6 Remember Your Dead
. Liverpool Henstock & Foulkes 3" x 4 3/4"approx 
18 pages in Very Good condition , given to Jane Wheeler in loving memory of C.E. Wheeler ( Charles Edward) who departed this life June 13th 1896 & and other members of family inscribed to rear of other members of family when departed. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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7 The Act of Incorporation of the Society for Clothing, Maintaining, and Educating POOR ORPHANS of CLERGYMEN of the Established Church.
London 1st Edition in This Form 14 x 21.5cm Approx 
9 pages, undated in small form this 1809 act is undating the 1749 act. ,Binding embossed red buckram & gilt embossed title Good condition with just a couple of minor marks, . Contents fair/good , paper pages good with underling & notes in inks & pencil .. as in similar binding ( but in red) to the 1841 & 1842 a/c's also on my ABE, & may be published and/or bound around 1841/2 . 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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8 The Christian Repository, and religious register 1819 volume Fourth
Edinburgh David Brown, Guthrie and Tait, William Oliphant (and lots more) 1819 First Edition Quarter -Leather Hard Back 13 x 21cm Approx 
Title page +768 pages, (Jan - Dec with index rear). Original quarter leather & brown boards, condition Fair, with gilt embossed title & date to spine, rubbed covers/edges, knocked corners, minor splitting of spine edge but holding tightly. Contents a fair/tight copy, some pages clean, some with foxing/staining or dirt, some folded corners. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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9 The Church Magazine for the Parishes of Fairfield and Wormhill with Peak Dale July-August 1945 (Buxton, Derbyshire )+ Home Words for June & July 1945 .
Local & London Local + Home Words 1945 First Edition Paperback Good 12 x 19cm Approx 
36 pages of Home Words + 8 pages local parish news, published 2 months after the end of the WWII, names of confirmation in Fairfeild, forces fund, life of 2 recently deceased, scouts & cubs, names of the ladies who gave alter flowers, marriages, burials, children's outing ends with list of local adverts like Harry Pyle a motor engineer, J. Bonsall grocer, James Brindley Builders, Tom Catterick pharmacist. etc. Condition good, with rusty staples. good source of local history. Postage will be reduced to U.K 2. ..EU 3, all else inc. U.S. 4 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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10 The Dying Criminal , Addressed to the Spectators of an Execution
London Printed by A. Paris, for the Religious Text Society, sold by Williams & Smith London 1830 First Edition As Published Without Binding 10.5 x 17cm.approx 
London, Printed by A. Paris, Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane for the Religious Text Society; and sold by Williams & Smith, No 10 Station Court. Undated but 1830. Binding is as published without binding . 12 pages., To front is a wood cut of a hanging & start. Condition Fair , easy to read, paper ageing, some light staining, minor base folding. ink ref to top right W.B. 3637, no other inscriptions. Very rare. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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11 The Key of Heaven; A Manual of Devout Prayers.
London Robert Washbourne 1878 First Edition Hard Back Reading Copy 6.5 x 9cm Approx 
undated c1878, 451 pages, i.e. Half Title page, approval of publication page of 1878, Illustrated page with tissue guard (opp. Title Page), 303 pages, Contents page + 144 pages (with Epistles and Gospels.) . Binding padded Hardback in very good condition, small dent front, Contents Very Good, Clean & Tight. Owner name to front end page, and just a couple of folded corner tips. ( loose at rear is a folded piece of paper to owner). 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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12 The New Testament of our lord and saviour Jesus Christ Translated out of The Original Greek and with The Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. By His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be read in Churches. Art Edition. ( photogaphs)
London For The Sunday Companion ; printed by Clay at University Press, Cambridge 1897 First Edition Hard Back 22 x 29cm Approx From Photographs 
320 pages + 40 pages b/w illustrations (39 from photographs, mostly Palestine, + Rome & Egypt, including some by Frith). Binding Fair, well rubbed edges, Contents very poor with loose pages, some damaged edges, some foxing, a few pages badly re-glued in. All Pages not checked to see if complete, package weight over 2 kilo. So expect large surcharge if outside UK, Due to weight & condition, sent no return only. Can be seen at fairs . London, Long Melford, Norwich, Diss by prior arrangement. From a quick net check, could find only one possible? Copy. Possibly due to the obvious mistake in title referring to His Majesty's, rather than Her Majesty's as it should be in Queen Victoria's 60th Jubilee year in 1897. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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13 The Rites and Worship of the Jews as described in the Bible, and by Jewish writers.
London The Religious Tract Society 1835 First Edition A Hard Back 9 .5 x 14.5cm.approx 
Rare 1st Edition dated 1835, Hardcover ,Good condition,194 pages + 4 + fold-out map of Jerusalem + fold-out map of layout of the Temple as rebuilt by Herod. engraved by Edw. Glover. Original 1/8th leather binding with mottled cover, rubbed with signs of spine hinge splitting, ..Contents Very Good clean & tight including fold-outs with NO tears, original mottled end pages, just minor pencil notes to blank end pages & ink to endpage 2/- & Mary -??? Locke Meredith (Meredith poss. West Wales? ), chapter titles include: Sacrifices under the patriarchal dispensation- places of sacrifice..The tabernacle, and the articles within...The Jewish festivals...The sabbatical year, the Jubilee, and the new moons.. also contains many illustrations within text & full page. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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14 The Tract Magazine and Christian Miscellany 1864&1865 in One
London: The Religious Tract Society ;R T S First Edition 
First Edition. 4 1/4" x 7 1/4" Approx. A 2 years in 1 book 1864 &1865 , 665pages (332pages each year+ colour illustration between) Eighth leather bound and mottled green paper binding is a bit rubbed, Contents are illustrated, there is one ink owners name/date (1864)on front endpaper,there is minor foxing within, the book is tight copy 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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15 Anon ( Genet, Francois ?) Theologie Morale Ou Resolution Des Cas De Conscience, Felon I'Ecricure Fainte, Les Canons,& Les Saints Percs.( Moral Theological or Resolution of a Case of Conscience ?)
Paris Andre' Pralard 1708 1st Edition in This Form 9.5 x 15.5cm Approx 
" Composee par l'ordre de Monfeigneur l'Evique & Prince de Grenoble, maintenant Cardinal de la fainte Eglife Romaine." " Tome Quatrieme, contenant les Traitez des Sacremens, 1. De Penitence, 2, De l'Extreme-Onction. " ...416 pages , Brown Leather binding good just very minor wear, spine of 5 raised bands fair/good tiny dent ,title not readable.... Contents Very Good and clear & tight ( very small stain to top of a few pages not on text ) NO inscriptions 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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16 Anon , inc. items by T. E. Johnson. Graham T. Bartholomew and many others. The King's Messengers, July 1913 to December 1917. A Monthly magazine. i.e. Vol. IX from July 1913, Vol. X 1914, Vol. XI 1915, Vol. XII 1916 & Vol. XIII 1917.
London G. Bell & Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts SPG 1913 Unique First Edition Hard Back Very Good Bound Magazines 16 x 21cm Approx 
617 pages + advertising pages. Hardback Binding with gilt " King's Messenger July 1913 - Dec. 1917" to spine. all in Very good condition. Contents 90% Very good, clean & tight. No inscriptions. A few corner tip folds. A few pages with minimal foxing. Starts from July 1913 staring at Vol. IX title page + index + list of pages, then page 73 complete to page 144, then (1914) Vol. X title page + index + list of pages, then page 1 complete to page 144,. then ( 1915) page 1 complete to page 144.. then (1916) page 1 complete to page 138 ,. then (1917) page 1 complete to page 120 + advertising pages. (looks Complete* as during 1917 the advertising pages are not included as page numbers). Looks very interesting with lots of photographic illustrations from Africa, British Guiana, Burma, Canada, China, Corea ( inc. Kanghwa City & Sou Tong), India, Japan, Melanesia (inc. Norfolk Island & Nukapu Island), Philippine Islands, Singapore & other places. The Society (SPG) was the inspiration of the Revd. Dr. Thomas Bray. At the end of the 17th century he visited Maryland in the American Colonies and found religion poor & disorganised .He returned to England, obtained a charter from King William III, in 1701. The charter established SPG as an organisation able to send priests and schoolteachers to America to help provide the church's ministry to the colonists and to take the message of the gospel to the slaves and native Americans. It also made a substantial contribution to the foundation of the Episcopal Church. The King's Messengers was most likely named after the 1701 King William III Charter and started in 1905, A monthly magazine of mostly 12 pages per month. This book contains 4 and a half years. * Looks complete, no signs of loss, Though no sign of Title, Index or list Pages being ever being bound in after 1914. This looks like a uniquely bound volume of Missionary work around the world. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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17 Anon / Thomas ( Tom ) Starboard The Soldier's Magazine and Navel Cronicle Vols 1 & 2 Bound Together
London W. K. Wakefield 1828 First Edition 14 x 22 Cm approx 
First Edition. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Approx. VERY RARE Tome comprising a book, 521pages of the 1st. 24 issues of The Soldier's Magazine .after Title page , is Vol 1- No.1 January 1828 ( to December) 228pages then Vol 2 -No.1 January 1829 (to Dec.) 284 page then 8 page list of contents of Vol.ll,..Condition generally very good Original 1/4 leather & mottled boards, minor rubbing.contents vey good ( with minor faults of staining/slight loss to end-pages only) a good/tight book with very minimal sign's of use. NO inscriptions .The title page states "The Soldier's and Sailors Magazine" ( and Sailor's has been crossed out as it was a printing mistake). NO named Author but "conducted by the late editor of the sailor's magazine." who would appear to be Tom Starboard , and therefore overtly theological, so may have been why i could not find another copy anywhere, let alone for sale. the Vol 1 -- 1828 ( but contains vol 1 & Vol.2 1828 &1829)and sold by W.Sams bookseller to the King and others.contains lots of details inc. a breakdown of the costs of the Army.Possibly Unique as the National Army Museum has not heard of it and it's not listed in Fredrick Lake's 4 vol set on the British Army journals/publications, or in British Lib site. So the magazine may have only lasted the 2 years contained in this tome !!!!! ( see also my book 000612 the Sailor's Magazine for all of 1820 ) 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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18 Anon / Various, ( Editor either Elizabeth Codner ( 1837-1910) or Catherine Pennefather (1818-93) Woman's Work in the Great Harvest Field , Vol XV 1886
London S. W. Partridge & Co. 1886 1st Edition in This Form Decorative Cloth Hard Back 15 x 22.5cm Approx 
380 pages +iv front, Very Good gilt, Black & embossed binding, Contents Very Good, clean & tight, no inscriptions, a couple of small minor stains. Includes many subjects Aldershot Mission, The Hill Country in India, Jaffa Medical Mission,Our Sailors reading rooms in Bilboa in Spain, Outline Temperance address, Scenes in the prisons of St. Petersburgh, Waifs & strays of Shoreditch, Woman's influence over boys, Word from Bombay etc. etc. Rare in this condition. This would appear to be the 1886 printed year book of the (1885?) monthly | Periodical ( 1873 to 1894). A non-sectarian periodical journal that minced no words about the task, apologized for nothing, and saw the world as its sphere of work without ignoring the family and provides a good example of the ways in which home and foreign missions were linked. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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19 Anonymous (A Treatise) of Preaching as Anciently Used
1686 First Edition 14.75 x 19.5cm Approx 
39 pages . starts at page 1, no covers, condition fair with minor edge folding & pages trimmed.Undated but poss a 1686 tract attacking King James II directions concerning preachers which James II. set forth in 1685, it said, " Since preaching was not anciently the work of every priest" , through the Archbishop of Canterbury, to minimise preaching, due to public unrest. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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20 Antliff, W ( Edited By William Antliff) The Primitive Methodist Magazine 1862 (full year) Vol. XX of third series (vol XLIII from start)
London Richard Davies 1862 First Edition for This Date Quarter -Leather Hard Back Good 14.5 x 22cm Approx 
iv + 764 pages + 12 engravings. Quarter Leather & marbled hard back binding in very good condition for age, just minor rubbing, dent base, good clear spine. Contents mostly very good, clean & tight, has some minor staining to a few pages,Jan engraving has corner folding. Noticed page 1-2 is missing. Various authors & articles , each month starts with engraving & biography of different preachers, also Biblical stories, chapel openings / re-openings, Missionary services, sermons, travel, Poetry, Obituaries etc. A quick check found no inscriptions. Heavy so extra P&P outside the UK. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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