New York: Samuel Wood, 1810. Octavo; pp 603; Fair/no-DJ; dark brown leather spine with gilt text to burgundy bars; full title: An Abridgment of the Book of Martyrs: To Which are Prefixed, The Livings Testimonies of the Church of God, and Faithful Martyrs, in Different Ages of the World; and the Corrupt Fruits of the False Church; scarce; boards have heavy rubbing to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; bumped corners; text block has age toned exterior edges; slight moisture staining to first and last few pages; frontispiece; some foxing to pages throughout.
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Edinburgh & Dun Eideann: Comann-Bhioball Duthchail Na H-Alba, 1992. Small Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Boards have lightly bumped corners, one small tear on rear spine edge, small tear at tail corner edge, otherwise exterior is very lightly rubbed and panels are sturdy; Text block is clean with tight binding; pp 85. Scottish Gaelic text.
London, Belfast and New York: Marcus Ward & Co., n. d. 32mo; G/no-DJ; dark tan with black text; black wrap to front cover; a daily text book of comfort and rest; cloth shows heavily sunned exterior; noticeable rubbing to edges; gilt decorations to front; rear is lavender; text block has all edges gilt; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated; light foxing to endpapers; previous owner's name to verso of ffep.
London: Deputies of Christopher Barker [i.e. Jan Fredericksz Stam], 1599 [i.e. 1633]. Thick Octavo; G; bound in 3/4 black leather, brown cloth boards; rebacked with spine preserved; paneled spine with gilt lettering; text block with red specks; , 190, 1-8, 11-16, 18-127, , 3-121, ; A-Z4, &6, 2A7, 2B3-8, 2C2-8, 2D-2P8, 2Q7, 3A-3Q8, 3R4; some pages have scrap paper used to repair pages or reinforce binding; some pages have both open and closed tears, intermittent ink marginalia; mild tide-marks and wear throughout; two separate title pages for each part, plus engraved title page; engraved title page has been repaired; with the 'Breeches' translation in Genesis; shelved case 4.
Londini [London]: Nathanielem Ponder, 1680. 12mo., 959pp.; VG; bound in black leather, paneled spine with gilt decorations, tooling in gilt on front and rear boards; text block gilt; marbled endpapers; binding loose in several places, still intact and sturdy; frep missing; text clean; minor if any age markings; title page has minor ink writing, else clean, minor tear to fore edge; some damage to inside of both boards; bumping to corners, edges, and head and tail of spine; shelved case 3.
Oxford: John Baskett / T. Wood and S. Palmer, 1719/1723. Thick Small Quarto, unpaginated; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather, paneled spine with no lettering; boards diced; moderate rubbing and wear to binding; some margins cute close but without loss to text; 6 lines of ink writing to verso of ffep; mild age-toning to pages; The Book of Common Prayer: Printed by John Baskett in 1719, The Holy Bible: Printed by John Baskett in 1723, The Whole Book of Psalms: Printed by T. Wood and S. Palmer in 1723; EH consignment; Case 4.
Paris: Ph. Lottin, 1727. First edition. 10mo in dark brown leather with six-band embossed spine with gold gilt; VG; moderate shelf wear on boards; small open tear on upper right corner; strong binding; marble end pages; penciled inscription with authors' names on second end page; book slightly warped upwards; edges dusty; paper slightly age-toned; clean text; 48 pages of hymns at the end; in French; shelved in Case # 3.
Manchester: Joseph Harrop, 1765-1767. Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in full brown calf, paneled spine with gilt lettering; mild rubbing and wear to boards; lacking Apocrypha; The New Testament has separate title-page dated 1765, and a separate sequences of part numbers.; 'To God the Father,' last page in volume, with archival backing; Published in parts, with engravings; 18th century family genealogy written on verso of frontispiece; some tide-marks; shelved front case.
1660. This archive contains the last remnants of the last Meeting House of the Religious Society of Friends in Barbados. Barbados was one of the main ports for trade and travel between Britain and her American Colonies in the seventeenth century. As such, early Quaker missionaries all passed through Barbados, including Elizabeth Hooton and Joan Brocksop in 1661, Ann Robinson and Oswell Heritage in 1662, and George Fox, William Edmundson, Elizabeth Hooton in 1671. George Rofe, an important Quaker traveller, described Barbados then as ‘the nursery of the truth’ . The first Quakers to land on American soil, Mary Fisher and Ann Austen in 1656, came from England by way of Barbados, and spent some six months there before proceeding onwards. Friends wishing to reach any part of the American coast sailed most frequently for Barbados before reshipping onwards. They generally spent some weeks or months propagating their doctrines in the island as well as paying visits to Jamaica, Antigua, Nevis, and Bermuda. As she left, Mary Fisher wrote back to her friends in England: “Here is many convinced and many desire to know the way.” The growth of Quaker communities in the Caribbean Basin Plantations, especially in Barbados, was followed with keen interest by English Friends. It shows in that as early as 1657 George Fox addressed an epistle “to Friends beyond the sea that have Blacks and Indian Slaves.” In it he points out that God has made all nations of one blood and that the gospel is preached to every creature under heaven, “which is the power that giveth liberty and freedom and is glad tidings to every captivated creature under the whole heavens.” The economy of Barbados, being based on slavery and the slave trade, caused conflict with the Society of Friends, leading to outrage, including George Fox speaking out during his visit in 1671 and William Edmudson condemning slavery outright in 1675. By 1700 the Society of Friends had expanded in Barbados, having 5 meeting houses, although the exact number of members is unknown. Some impression of the size of the Society in Barbados can be gained from the fact that the Quaker fines between the years 1658 and 1695 amounted to 11,000 pounds. A mere 50 years later, however, the number of Friends had drastically diminished before vanishing entirely. [Jones, R. M., Sharpless, I., & Gummere, A. M. (1911). The Quakers in the American colonies. London: Macmillan and Co.]; 1) Letter and handwritten inventory describing provenance dated 1863 plus copy made in 1912: “From Mary A. Tyson to Martha E. Tyson Sept. 9th, ’63 Alnwick, Prince George Co., Maryland My dear Aunt: I send the accompanying papers, which I have long intended giving to thee, thinking thee would value them for their antiquity. When we lived in Washington, they were sent to dear Father by Mrs. Thornton, whose husband had been [crossed out] deceased, and who had been either Secretary or Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. The following is what we were informed, but for the truth of it I will not vouchsafe, as he was always considered a very honorable man in Washington. He was at one time a resident of the island of Barbados, where there was a Friends’s Meeting established in the early years of the Society. The Person who bequeathed the lot to them, did so with the understanding that it was to belong to the last member remaining upon the island. In the course of time, the meeting diminished until there were but two persons left - one of whom was Mr. Thornton. The other not being a very zealous attender, one day when Mr. Thornton went, he read the other member out of meeting, and took possession of the property. He came to Washington bringing the library and papers, all of which are now in the Meeting House there, as he presented them to the Friends of that city. Copy made by Lucy Tyson Fitzhughm Westminster, Md. 7-16-1912”; 2) Fell, Margaret, 1614-1702., The Citie of London reproved for its abominations, which doth concern all the inhabitants thereof that are guilty. London: printed for Robert Wilson,  Wing F626A, Smith I:599, ESTC R176988; 3) To the King and both Houses of Parliament the suffering condition of the peaceable people, called Quakers, only for tender conscience towards almighty God, humbly presented. No Printer’s Name or Place, [London], Circa 1685 Wing T1491, Smith II:681 ESTC R213682; 4) The epistle from the yearly-meeting, held in London, by adjournments, from the 11th of the sixth month, 1753, to the 16th of the same, inclusive. To the quarterly and monthly meetings of Friends ... [London, 1753] ESTC T102599; 5) The Epistle from the Yearly-Meeting, held in London, by adjournments, from the 19th of the fifth month 1755, to the 24th of the same, inclusive. To the quarterly and monthly meetings of Friends ... [London, 1755] ESTC T102601; 6) The Epistle from the Yearly-Meeting, held in London, by adjournments, from the 11th day of the fifth month 1761, to the 18th of the same, inclusive. To the quarterly and monthly meetings of Friends ... [London, 1761] ESTC T102607; 7) The Epistle from the Yearly-Meeting, held in London, by adjournments, from the 23d of the fifth month 1763, to the 31st of the same, inclusive. To the quarterly and monthly meetings of Friends ... [London, 1763] ESTC T102609; 8) The Epistle from the Yearly-Meeting, held in London, by adjournments, from the 19th day of the fifth month 1766, to the 24th of the same, inclusive. To the quarterly and monthly meetings of Friends ... [London, 1766] ESTC T102612; 9) The Epistle from the yearly-meeting, held in London, by adjournments, from the 8th of the sixth month 1767, to the 13th of the same, inclusive. To the quarterly and monthly meetings of Friends ... [London, 1767] ESTC T102613; 10) The Epistle from the yearly-meeting, Held in London, by adjournments, from the 23d of the fifth month, 1774, to the 28th of the same, inclusive. To the quarterly and monthly meetings of friends in Great-Britain, Ireland, and elsewhere. [London : s.n., 1774] ESTC:T102620; 11) The Epistle from the yearly-meeting in London, held by adjournments, from the 15th of the fifth month 1780, to the 20th of the same, inclusive. To the quarterly and monthly meetings of Friends ... [London, 1780] In this, in all probability, the London edition, the "L" of "London" in title, falls under and between the "YE" of "YEARLY-MEETING" and the word "LONDON" measures 109 mm. ESTC:T102626; 12) An Epistle from our Yearly-Meeting, held at Philadelphia, for Pennsylvania and New-Jersey, by adjournments, from the 24th day of the 9th month, to the 1st of the 10th month, inclusive, 1774; to our Friends and brethren in these and the neighbouring provinces. -Signed in and on behalf of the Yearly Meeting, byJames Pemberton, Clerk. [Philadelphia : Printed by Joseph Crukshank, 1774] Smith I:761, Evans, 13285, ESTC W31918; 13) To Friends at their Several Quarterly-Meetings. Recommendation to provide and distribute suitable books to their poorer Members [London, 1770] Smith I:730, ESTC N47114; 14) To the monthly and quarterly meetings of Friends in England, Wales, and elsewhere, from our yearly meeting held in London, the 9th 10th, and 11th days of the 4th month, 1690. [London : s.n. , 1690] Signed at end: "G.F.". Signed on p. 2: "Signed on behalf and by order of the meeting aforesaid, Benjamin Bealing." Smith I:711, ESTC R469877; 15) The Epistle to the Quarterly and Monthly Meetings of Friends in England, Wales, and elsewhere. From our Yearly Meeting held in London by adjournments from the 13th to the 17th of the 4th month, 1698. [London : s.n. , 1698] Signed on p. 2: "Signed on behalf of our said meeting, by Benjamin Bealing." Smith I:711, ESTC R469884; 16) The epistle to the Quarterly and Monthly-Meetings of Friends in England, Wales, and else-where. From our Yearly-Meeting, held in London, from the 29th of the 3d month to the 2d of the 4th month, 1699 [London : s.n. , 1699] Signed on p. 3: "Signed on behalf direction of this meeting by Benjamin Bealing." ESTC R46988; 17) The Primitive Christians bearing their testimony for God in times of persecution: [London : s.n., 1680?] Includes excerpts from "The mirror of martyrs" which is part of John Foxe’s "Actes and monuments". Smith I:40, Wing P3470, ESTC R24069; 18) Elys, Edmund, approximately 1634-approximately 1707. Reflections upon some passages in G. Keiths narrative, &c. By Edmund Elys. [London : s.n., 1696 - 1698] A reply to: Keith, George. Exact narrative of the proceedings at Turners-Hall, the 11th of the month called June, 1696. NHi suggests publication date = [1696?]; Wing suggests [1698?]. Keith’s Narrative was published in 1696. Wing E689A, Smith I:574, ESTC R176447; 19) Some advices in the Yearly Meeting epistle 1709. concerning the education of children: recommended by the Yearly Meeting 1710. for Friends to put in practice. London : printed by J. Sowle, 1710. Smith I:713, ESTC N3952; 20) An epistle of caution to Friends in general, relating to the solemn affirmation. From a meeting held in London the second of the first month 1721-22. Signed by Benjamin Bealing. [London : s.n., 1722] Smith I:729, ESTC T32825; 21) An epistle of caution and advice to parents, recommending a godly care for the educating their children in a Christian conversation. [London : printed by the assigns of J. Sowle],  Printed ’by direction of the Yearly-meeting’, and dated ’the 29th of the 9th month, 1723’. Smith I:713 , ESTC T32824; 22) Anno Regni Georgii II. Regis Magnæ Britanniæ, Franciæ, & Hiberniæ, vicesimo tertio. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the tenth day of November, ... 1747. ... And from thence continued ... to the sixteenth day of November, 1749, being the third session of this present Parliament. Pages , 259-278,  London : printed by Thomas Baskett; and by the assigns of Robert Baskett, 1749 [i.e. 1750] The public general Acts passed in the third session of the tenth Parliament of Great Britain, with a table. Includes an Act for Building a Quay at Lancaster ESTC N53001; 23) Rules for proceeding in relation to marriage, agreed upon by the yearly-meeting in London, 1754. [London, 1754] Smith I:714, ESTC T207473; 24) Tender advice and caution to Friends, respecting their putting out lights on those called rejoicing nights, and the not opening their shops on days appointed by human authority for publick fasts, feasts, and thanksgivings. No Printer’s Name, Place, or Date, [London, 1760] Drop-head title. Dated at end: Second-day’s morning-meeting, held in London, the 10th of the third month, 1760. In this edition "called" in title as thus; another edition has "call’d". Smith I:743, ESTC T49956; 25) The yearly-meeting having considered, that statutes at large contain abundance of repetitions, ... directed us to draw out an abstract of the several clauses in the Militia Act (by which Friends may be affected) ... The abstract, as taken from Burn’s Digest, ... is as follows, ... [London, 1762] Dated at head: Meeting for sufferings, the 2d of the seventh month, 1762. Smith I:730, ESTC T179681; 26) Nicholson, Thomas, 1715-1780. An epistle to Friends in Great Britain, to whom is the salutation of my love, in the unchangeable truth. [Newbern, N.C. : Printed by James Davis?, 1762] Signed and dated on p. 4: Thomas Nicholson. Little River in North Carolina, the 15th of the ninth month 1762. Smith II:240, Sabin 55234, Evans 9221, ESTC W35893; 27) Meeting for Sufferings, the 26th day of the 2d month, 1773. [London, 1773] Text begins: "In pursuance of a minute of the Yearly-Meeting 1772, this Meeting hath subjoined the present forms of affirmation and declaration of fidelity..." ESTC T213640; 28) From the meeting for sufferings in London, held by adjournment the 29th of the 1st month, 1780, to Friends in the several counties and places. [London, 1780] Smith I:730, ESTC T40265; 29) To whom it belongs. Let not the God of this world Blind your Eyes: Neither suffer the little Foxes to spoil the tender Vine No Printer’s Name or Place, [London?: ca. 1781] Smith 2:916 attributes this work to John Whitehead, whose name appears on one bLfr copy. Date of publication suggested by Smith. Title from caption title and opening lines of text. This is on the subject of a Loan for War purposes, and is signed, “Principle.” Smith I:72, Smith II:916, ESTC N471100; 30) A report of the state of Ackworth School, 1780. [London?, 1780] The First of the “Annual Reports,” see Smith. Smith I:791, ESTC T113441; 31) Report of the committee appointed to form a proposal for the encouragement of school-masters and mistresses; To the meeting for sufferings [London? : s.n., 1759?] Smith II:462, ESTC N470646; 32) At a Committee for Ackworth School, the 18th of the 8th month 1778. Signed on behalf of the Committee, By John Chorley, Secretary [London?, 1778] Smith I:787, ESTC T113443; 33) A Hymn, (Set to Music by Mr. Langshaw,) To be sung by the Boys educated in the Charity-School at Lancaster, On Sunday the 26th Day of September, 1773 [Lancaster, 1773] Not in Smith, Not in ESTC; 34) A Hymn, (Set to Music by Mr. Langshaw,) To be sung by the Girls educated in the Charity-School at Lancaster, On Sunday the 1st Day of May, 1774 [Lancaster, 1774] Note that ‘1st’ is crossed off in ink and ‘8th’ is written above it. Not in Smith, Not in ESTC; 35) A Hymn, (Set to Music by Mr. Langshaw,) To be sung by the Boys educated in the Charity-School at Lancaster, On Sunday the 24th Day of September, 1775 [Lancaster, 1775] Not in Smith, Not in ESTC; 36) A Hymn, To be sung by the Girls educated in the Charity-School at Lancaster, On Sunday the 25th Of May, 1777 [Lancaster, 1777] Note that ‘25th of May’ is crossed off in ink and ‘1 June’ is written beside it. Not in Smith, Not in ESTC; 37) A Hymn, To be sung by the Boys educated in the Charity-School at Lancaster, On Sunday the 27th Day Of September, 1778 [Lancaster, 1778] Not in Smith, Not in ESTC; 38) A Hymn, To be sung by the Boys educated in the Charity-School at Lancaster, On Sunday the 24th Day Of September, 1780 [Lancaster, 1780] Not in Smith, Not in ESTC; 39) A very Extraordinary Cure of the Rheumatism, performed by Dr. James Fever Powders, upon Mr. Robert Arthington, Wholesale Common Brewer, in Leeds. Published by his Order, as a General Answer to a great Number of Letters which have lately been wrote him on the Subject. Dated at the end “Leeds, July 6, 1774” Not in Smith, Not in ESTC; 40) A Particular of the Capital Freehold Messuage, or Mansion-House, and other Freehold Estates of Mrs. Fenwick. July, 1773 Not in Smith, Not in ESTC; 41) An Abstract of the By-Laws, made by the Commissioners and Trustees appointed by Virtue of an Act of Parliament passed in the Year 1750, for improving the Navigation of the Liver Loyne, otherwise Lune, and for building a Quay, or Wharf, near the Town of Lancaster in the Country Palatine of Lancaster; and that the same commence and be in force from the 10th of September 1755 [An Abstract of the By-Laws of Lancaster Port] Not in Smith, Not in ESTC; 42) A word to a protestant. By John Wesley, M.A. fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford. The eighth edition. London : Printed by W. Strahan, and sold by T. Trye, near Gray’s-Inn-Gate, Holbourn; H. Butler, in Bow-Church-Yard; and at the Foundery near Upper-Moorfields, 1745. ESTC T176631; 43) Ecclesia & reformatio. Or, a dialogue between St. Patrick’s-Church and Wood-Street Meeting-House. Dublin : printed for John Afleck, 1720 [presumed] lacking title page, -16 pages ESTC T124985 [presumed]; 44) Rigge, Ambrose, 1635?-1705. A general epistle to all friends and brethren, every-where; to be read among them in the fear of God, &c. Publication from colophon, “London, printed and Sold by T. Sowle, in White-Hart Court in Gracious-Street, 1702” Smith II:495, ESTC T199809; 45) Articles of the Union Fire Company, in the Town of St. John, in Antigua. The Thirteenth Day of September, in the Year of our Lord 1756. ; Shelved case 4.
London: George Miller for Black Fryers, 1644. Octavo; pp 383; Fair/no-DJ; tan spine without text; exterior spine missing outermost layer, as is; brown full leather bound boards; exterior shows age toning to panels; some wear to edges; gilt borders to panels; moderate wear to edges; some cracking to joints; text block shows some shelf wear to exterior edges; soiling to endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; slight writing to title page; age toning to interior;.
London, Edinburgh and New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1860. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Ex-library; Boards have slightly sunned spine, shelf wear and light rubbing on panels with wear and fraying at spine edges, mostly at front gutter head edge, bumped and slightly rubbed corners; Text block has darkened due to age on exterior edges with cracking between front & rear pastedowns and front end papers, pages have light foxing on some pages, mostly toward front and library stamp on title page; pp 602.
Roma: 1903. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Gold spines without text; 4 Volumes; Slipcase is heavily rubbed and smudged on exterior, however fully intact; Covers have lightly rubbed exteriors with small smudges, slight foxing but overall intact; Text blocks have darkened slightly due to age with unmarked pages and tight bindings; Italian language.
Beaver Springs, PA: American Publishing Company, 1902. Small Octavo; pp 500; G-; sun faded red spine with yellow and black text; Slightly shaken spine; boards have scratches and soiling to exterior, slight sunning to exterior; text block shows slight browning and light foxing to exterior edges, slight writing to ffep; interior unmarked;.
Lancaster: Johann Bar, 1852. 18mo; G-/no-DJ; Light brown spine without text; Leather bound panels with metal clasp at fore edge but matching strap closure is missing, exterior has moderately rubbed & scratched surfaces and rubbing wear along edges most wear is on spine which also has some peeling of outer layer and crumbly texture on spine & 1.5 inch tear toward spine head edge, but otherwise no defects; Text block has slight writing on pastedowns & end papers, also darkening on exterior edges with foxing lightly throughout pages, cracking at front hinge betweeb ebd papers at binding however interior text pages are intact; pp 214. German text.
Canton: Peter Kaufmann und Co., 1839. 18mo; G-/no-DJ; Light brown spine without text; Leather bound panels with metal clasp at fore edge but matching strap closure is missing, exterior has moderately rubbed & scratched surfaces and rubbing wear along edges most wear is on spine which also has some fine, vertical crease lines, but otherwise no defects; Text block has slight writing on pastedowns & end papers, also darkening on exterior edges with foxing on first & last few pages, interior text pages are moderately foxed throughout with small tear at front hinge near head edge and otherwise pages are intact; pp 320. German text.
South Holland: Bible League. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, black with gold print; Cover is plastic leatherette with gold and silver print, bump to center of spine and fore edge, label on front; Text block clean and tight; Includes booklet: Ich Kann Pennsylvania Deitsh Laysa (A Self-Teaching Primer), 18 pages, clean and tight; Text in Pennsylvania Dutch and English in parallel columns; viii, 912 pages, maps, + booklet.
2002. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Navy blue spine with red text; Includes 2 CDs in pouches on front & rear pastedowns; Cloth has some slight wear such as lightly sunned exterior with otherwise clean and strong panels; Text block has ivory toned pages which are unmarked with tight binding; pp 128. Greek & English text.
London: John Murray, 1881. Octavo; pp 438; G/no-DJ; 3/4 bound navy blue spine with gilt text; raised bands and gilt decorations to spine; marbled boards; boards show slight shelf wear to exterior; mild rubbing to edges; lightly sunned spine; text block has slight age toning to fore and tail edges; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; slight cracking to gutters; previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated.
Oxford: University Press, 1892. Quarto, 1216, 12 maps; VG; bound in full black leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering, gilt borders to boards, gilt seal of Owen's School in Hertfordshire on the front cover; gilt text block; presentation bookplate on front pastedown; interior clean; very mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine, hinges; shelved case 4.
Wichita, KS: Heirloom Bible Publishers, 1988. Red Letter Edition [Mt. Moriah Lodge, No. 119 A.F. & A.M.]. Small quarto; pp 636; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; special bloc leather binding with symbol and name of lodge to front; cloth has light wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block has all edges gilt; light blue marbled endpapers; illustrated; interior clean.
Edinburgh: Alexander Kincaid, 1764. 18mo., unpaginated; G; bound in period gilt morocco, paneled spine with matching gilt panels, brown morocco label with gilt lettering, newly rebacked with spine preserved; all edges gilt; some rubbing and wear to boards, chipping to head and tail of spine; marbled endpapers; With New Testement and Psalms title pages, Lacking first title page; shelved case 4.
Philadelphia: John Thompson, 1798. Thick Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather boards, newly rebacked with new spine, paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; moderate scraping and wear to boards; marbled endpapers; mild foxing throughout; full-page frontispiece engraving; some offsetting onto title page from frontispiece; with separate title page for the New Testament; shelved case 4.
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2007. Octavo; pp 383; VG-/no-DJ; light brown leather spine with dark brown text; boards shows moderate wear to boards; some wear to edges; strong boards; two color 1/4 bound leather boards with white top stitching; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; red endpapers; light toning to interior; previous owner's name to front pastedown; light ink to ffep; illustrated; interior clean.
Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1808. Fourth Philadelphia Edition. 4to., 1080, 72 pages; G; bound in contemporary brown leather, paneled spine with faded gilt lettering; cracking on spine; chipping to head and tail of spine, rubbing to boards, corners, edges; age-toning and foxing to the interior; with 31 engraved plates and maps, plate opposed page 922 has had most of the margins removed, but the image is intact, lacking half of the frontispiece plate; bookplate and library discard stamp on front pastedown, no other library markings; first title page reads 1804, others read 1808; A study bible, made specifically with notes, maps, extra texts, and indices to enable the reader to more easily cross-reference and build context.; shelved case 4.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1847. (please read listing in its entirety. Photos available upon request) Small octavo; Book within a red slipcase and protective covers. binding in tatters; spine mostly gone; bottom board and some text lost (text ends at II Corinthians, Chapter XII). Some pencil marks and annotations on front endpapers; previous owner name (Catherine Lorillard, 5 May, 1848) on front endpaper; housed in a light burgundy cloth portfolio and slipcase, the latter bearing a paper spine label indicating "Bible Belonging to Catherine Lorillard, Great Grandmother of Claiborne Pell." [Spine; paper title label on faded burgundy cloth]. PLEASE NOTE THAT PAPER LABEL ON SLIPCASE IS NO LONGER PRESENT. Please see photos for details.
Hyattsville, MD: Quixote Center, 2008. Quarto; VG/paperback; clear spiral spines; 3 volumes: Cycle A, pp 225; Cycle B, pp 221; Cycle C, pp 224; white, purple, red and green covers; mild wear to exteriors; covers have only light wear to exteriors; intact panels; text block clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Mosquee de Londres, 1980. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Green spine with off-white spine; Dust jacket has slight shelf wear such as lightly sunned spine, lightly rubbed exterior and shadow toning on inside flaps; Boards are slightly sunned, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is slightly age toned; pp 463.
1840. First Thus. Octavo in Brown leather case, G+/G+ case; Leather Case separating at the edges and corners, embossed with metal designs front and rear; Book in full leather with repaired spine and gilt designs; Interior shows some spotting, beautifully hand-lettered in Arabic with illuminated designs, front page torn and repaired with tape. In handwritten Arabic, final page reads "Finished 9th of Jumada al-thani 1261" [1261 in the lunar calendar is 1840] .Unpaginated. Shelved in case 3.
Poson: Royer János, 1722. Octavo, , 366, ; G-; bound in brown leather, plain paneled spine; moderate wear and rubbing to boards and spine, including folding to lower fore corner of front cover, rear board splitting along top edge, chipping to head and tail of spine, cracking to leather; some chipping to page edges; slight water stain to upper fore corner of first few pages; very slight bookworm damage from pages 355-end; written in Old Hungarian; HS consignment.
London: Richard Bentley, 1857. Octavo; Fair+/no-DJ; Brown spine with gilt text; Cloth has tears and rubbing along joints, sunned edges of exterior, bumped and rubbed corners & edges, and sunned spine but panels are strong; Text block darkened due to age with cracking along binding between pastedowns and end papers, pp xvi -xvii in introduction and pp 80-81, slight writing on verso of ffep and preface; pp 407.
The Intersynodical Catechism Committee, 1929. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; Previous owner's name on front pastedown; Boards have rubbed exterior and corners, sunned spine and slightly frayed spine edges; Textblock is age toned with foxing on exterior edges and on first & last few pages; Pastedowns and free end papers have ex-library stamps; pp 157.
Westminster: Christian Classics, 1989. Reprint. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Red spine with black text; Covers have some minor where such as scratches on front and other slight shelf wear, otherwise panels are intact & sturdy; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to handling, tight binding; slight writing on title page; pp 299.
New York: Printed and sold by E. Duyckinck and P.A. Mesier, 180-? 12mo; Poor+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown without print; Boards in brown leather, worn spine caps and corners, creasing and tears to spine, tear to lower rear hinge, scuffing, stains; Text block has endpapers torn away, pencil notations on front pastedown, lower portion of title page and last page torn away, paper is heavily age-toned with foxing, cracked hinges, shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks; unnumbered pages.
Cooperstown: H. & E. Phinney, 1832. Stereotype Edition. 18mo, 324 pages; Fair; Spine, brown, too worn to see print; Boards in brown leather, wear to corners, edges and spine caps, stain to front, tear along top portion of front hinge, mild warping, scuffing; Text block has speckled edges, pencil notation to front pastedown, cracked hinges, intermittent spine breaks, foxing throughout; “Orson Jackson’s”— at bottom of title page;.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 18mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mitred edges, worn corners and spine caps, slight tear at spine head, shelfwear, staining; Textblock has gilt edges, shaken binding, name in ink on front endpapers, clean text; 100 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Printed by James Parker, 1767. 8vo., 479pp., 148pp.; G+; contemporary leather binding, spine paneled brown leather, top three of six panels have significant amount of leather gone, showing binding underneath; back board splitting from text but still attached, missing leather continues from spine onto back bard, upper quadrant next to spine missing leather; text good with some individual foxing stains; 479 pages of hymns, followed by 148 pages including 143 pages of text, title page and verso, statement of purpose of the printing and a page containing musical scales for individuals desirous of participating in singing the hymns; Inscription by Jacob R. Hardenburgh on ffep attesting to the books purchase for the use of the Bedminster Congregation dated 1774 with later inscriptions by two other church members. Hardenburgh was the first appointed President of Queen's College (Rutgers University); EH consignment; shelved case 3.
1844. 12mo., unpaginated; VG; bound in brown leather, gilt tooling to front and rear covers; spine has been repaired, and is now brown leather with no lettering or tooling; title page is an elaborate blue, red, and gilt page; 15-line naskh, signed al-Buruduri, of the pupils od al-Hajji Ahmad al-Fawzi, dated A.H. 1260; text in Arabic; NA consignment; shelved case 3.
Arezzo: Michelle Bellotti, 1749. first edition. Small, thick octavo in 1/2 ivory and green vellum with lettering on spine; VG; boards with moderate soiling and fraying with slightly bumped corners; strong binding; front and back end pages covered with inscriptions and signatures; title shows some soiling, not affecting text; external edges with green and red marble; paper generally soiled and foxed, but text very readable; tight print; page 17 is almost entirely detached; pp. 500; slight musty odor; in ITALIAN; shelved in Case # 3.
Warsaw: Publishers of "Tygodnik Ilustrowany" and "Biesiada Literacka" 1896. Quarto; pp 369; Poor/no-DJ; sage green spine with gilt text; cloth has severe fraying to edges; gilt and black illustration to front; noticeably sunned exterior; very rubbed corners; beveled edges; text block has all edges gilt; interior clean; frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrated; cracking to gutters; some foxing to first and last few page; Polish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: John S. Taylor, 1838. 18mo; Fair-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown without print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, spine head tattered, spine tail torn away, wear to hinges and edges, shelfwear; Text block front flyleaf torn out, rear flyleaf lower half torn away, heavily stained, foxing throughout, front hinge exposed; 99 pages.