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The History of Israel: Its Spiritual Significance; A Series of Connected Expositions

By: Baron, David

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Morgan & Scott, Ltd: 1927

Seller ID: 014099


. 310 pages. Edges etc foxed. David Baron (1855-1926), a Russian Jew, was the co-founder of the Hebrew Christian Testimony to Israel. Now fairly scarce. Undated but handwritten inscription to flyleaf dated 1927. View more info

Jerusalem under the High-Priests: Five Lectures on the Period Between Nehemiah and the New Testament

By: Bevan, Edwyn

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold & Co: 1924

Seller ID: 446950


. vi + 168 pages plus Autumn 1928 catalogue. Chapters: 1) The End of the Persian Period and the Macedonian Conquest; 2) Hellenism and Hebrew Wisdom; 3) Judas Maccabaeus and his Brethren; 4) The Hasmonaean Ascendancy; 5) The Fall of the Hasmonaeans and the Days of Herod. View more info

Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including their Tour to the Hebrides

By: Boswell, James; Croker, John Wilson (editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1876

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 210134


. xvii + 874 pages, illustrated, professionally rebound in recent years in maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Some foxing to early and late pages. Some marginal markings and annotations, mostly in pencil but some in pen. View more info

The History of Scotland, Translated from the Latin of George Buchanan; with Notes, and a Continuation to the Union in the Reign of Queen Anne. By James Aikman, Esq. In Four Volumes.

By: Buchanan, George; Aikman, James

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Blackie, Fullarton & Co/Archibald Fullarton & Co: 1827

Seller ID: 210456


. civ + 447 + 630 + 572 + 644 pages. Leather binding appears of similar age to the date of printing, black leather with gilt decoration to spines which are a little worn; boards have a chequered wove pattern embossed into the leather and a gilt band around the edge. Internally a bit shaken and foxed and grubby. Complete sets of this title are now fairly scarce. View more info

The Practical Divinity of Universal Learning: John Durie's Educational Pansophism

By: Ella, George Melvyn

Price: £28.50

Publisher: Bonn, Verlag für Kultur und Wissenschaft: 2012

Seller ID: 210668


. 487 pages. Volume 5 in VKW's Pedagogy in Europe series and Volume 2 in Martin Bucer Seminary's Christian Contributions to European Identity series, is the published edition of Ella's Doctor of Theology thesis at the University of Marburg founded by Landgrave Philipp of Hesse. This thesis was the culmination of half a century of the author's interest in Durie. John Durie (1599-1680), son of an exiled Scottish minister and brought up in the Netherlands and France, was a... View more info

Aelle and Aella: Anglo-Saxon Kings of Northumbria: Aelli, Aella, Aelle, Alla, Ella ...

By: Ella, Raymond E O

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ilfracombe, Arthur H.Stockwell Ltd: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 210531


. 26 pages, a look at three Anglo-Saxon leaders bearing a name corresponding to the modern surname Ella. Three pen annotations at bottom of pages, otherwise the book is in good condition. View more info

The Parliament of England 1559-1581

By: Elton, Geoffrey Rudolph

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Seller ID: 210185


. xii + 399 pages. The first comprehensive account of the parliament of early modern England at work, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Contents: I: Preliminaries: 1) Sources; 2) Parliament in the 16th century; II: Structure of Business: 3) Public & Private; 4) Initiatives; 5) Bill Procedure; 6) Repeal & Continuance; III: Bills & Acts: 7) Supply; 8) Queen & State; 9) Church & Religion; 10) The Common Weal; 11) Law Reform; 12) Private Legislation; IV: Politics: 13)... View more info

Judaism: A Historical Presentation (A Pelican Book)

By: Epstein, Isidore

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 200117


. 349 pages, covers foxed, paper somewhat browned. View more info

History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth (set of 12 volumes)

By: Froude, James Anthony

Price: £150.00

Publisher: New York, AMS Press: 1969

Seller ID: 210140


. FULL 12 VOLUME SET. Sturdy grey cloth binding, on quality paper, internally a reproduction from the 1862-1870 London edition which evidently had the first five volumes in large print apart from the footnotes, the rest in normal good clear sized print. There appears to be slight foxing to the front endpaper and first page of Volume 1, but not elsewhere in the set. View more info

Fuller's Worthies: Selected from The Worthies of England by Thomas Fuller

By: Fuller, Thomas; Barber, Richard (editor)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1987

Seller ID: 210271


. xxi + 441 pages. Miscellaneous biographical and historical material gathered by Thomas Fuller (1608-1661) and organised by counties and cities of England. To judge by the 3 volume Victorian edition of P Austin Nuttall, this Folio Society volume may contain about a quarter of the original work. View more info

The First Two Stuarts and the Puritan Revolution 1603-1660 (Epochs of Modern History series)

By: Gardiner, Samuel Rawson

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co: 1887

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 210059


. xxi + 215 pages. View more info

The Constitutional Documents of the Puritan Revolution 1625-1660

By: Gardiner, Samuel Rawson (editor)

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1906

Edition: Third Edition (Revised)

Seller ID: 210368


. lxiv + 476 pages + catalogue. View more info

The History of the Revolution in its First Phase: The Preparation (till 1789): Lecture 11 from Unbelief and Revolution: A Series of Lectures in History

By: Groen van Prinsterer, Guillaume

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Amsterdam, Groen van Prinsterer Fund: 1973

Seller ID: 446403


. xx + 68 pages. Against the arbitrary power and removal of liberty of a state without God, as typified in the French Revolution and cognate political movements throughout Europe. View more info

Everyday Life In Old Testament Times

By: Heaton, Eric W

Price: £2.75

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432083


. 240 pages. View more info

Twilight of a Great Civilization: The Drift Toward Neo-Paganism

By: Henry, Carl Ferdinand Howard

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Westchester, Crossway Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 446939


. 192 pages, page edges, endpapers and inside of dust jacket foxed. View more info

The Century of Revolution 1603-1714

By: Hill, Christopher

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, Abacus (Sphere Books Ltd): 1978

Seller ID: 210071


. 301 pages. Also published as Volume 5 in "A History of England". View more info

The Principality and Power of Europe: Britain and the Emerging Holy European Empire

By: Hilton, Adrian

Price: £1.75

Publisher: Rickmansworth, Dorchester House Publications: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 446387


. 191 pages, edges and first page foxed. Foreword by Lord Tonypandy of Rhondda, famously former Speaker of the House of Commons. View more info

The Lairds of Dun

By: Jacob, Violet

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 467351


. 327 pages, foxed, a few library stamps; fold out genealogy is torn but still in one piece. Illustrated; includes a fair amount on the relationship between the Erskines of Dun and the history of the Scottish reformed church. View more info

Locke: Two Treatises of Government Student edition (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)

By: John Locke

Price: £3.75

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 014105


. 464 pages, including 127 page introduction by the editor, Peter Laslett, who also provided notes for this edition. View more info

The Old Inns of Olney

By: Knight, Elizabeth

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Buckingham, Barracuda Books Ltd: 1981

Seller ID: 210252


. 104 pages, illustrated. Edges and endpapers a bit foxed. View more info