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Winged Words

By: Anon [A. H.]

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Joseph Masters: 1861

Seller ID: 482264

Condition: Average


. vi + 119 pages. A book of poetry, some of it religious, this book was issued a printed dedication "Inscribed with much affectionate remembrance to the Hon. Hersey Anabella Drummond, and the Hon. Frances Mary Drummond, who, in memory of former days will forgive these verses being but 'childlike voices' - Easter, 1861". Handwritten inscription "Eleanor Warrender from Mrs Gardyce, 1871". College library stamp to front endpaper. View more info

Between the Lights: Thoughts for the Quiet Hour

By: Bates, Fanny B (compiler)

Price: £1.75

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y Crowell Company: 1899

Seller ID: 012771

Condition: Average


. 441 pages. Daily readings in prose and poetry from a wide variety of periods and authors, many of them respected evangelical writers. View more info

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The Collected Poems of MacKenzie Bell

By: Bell, Mackenzie

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Francis Riddell Henderson: 1904

Seller ID: 003826

Condition: Average


. 232 pages, edges rough cut. Henry Thomas Mackenzie Bell (1856-1930) was a poet and literary critic, with particular contact with the Rossettis and William Morris. View more info

The Decision and the Consequence

By: Belton, Cecil

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Mr R D Cole: 1925

Seller ID: 014148

Condition: Average Minus


. 129 pages, in brown print, back cover dampstained (minimal smell). Three extended non-rhyming poems 1) The Voice of the People (on the trial of Jesus); 2) The Voice of God - Grace (on the second chapter of Acts); 3) The Voice of God - Judgement (imagining the experiences and thoughts of captives from the fall of Jerusalem). Cecil Belton belonged to the "Needed Truth" (Churches of God) Brethren movement. View more info

Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others: Second Series

By: Bevan, Frances (translator); Tersteegen, Gerhard; et al

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet & Co Ltd: 1920

Seller ID: 210355

Condition: Average


. 158 pages, large print. This printing undated. Apart from Gerhard Tersteegen, other authors represented include Johannes Tauler, Richard Rolle, Mechthild of Hellfde (numeorus); Gerturde of Hellfde, J A Frelinghuysen, J A Rothe, J J Winkler, Paul Gerhardt, and also various said to be by the editor using the initials of the houses where they were written (T S M, C P C). At the end there is a section of poems for children, perhaps by Bevan herself. Emma Frances Bevan (1827-1909) was second wife to the wealthy Barclays banker and landowner Robert Bevan, whose sister Favell Lee Mortimer wrot... View more info

A Book of Scottish Verse

By: Burnett, George

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1937

Edition: Second and Cheaper Edition

Seller ID: 467498

Condition: Average Minus


. xiv + 208 pages, including 11 page glossary, colour frontispiece. Exterior and preliminaries grubby. View more info

The Religious Spirit in the Poets

By: Carpenter, William Boyd

Price: £6.75

Publisher: London, Isbister & Co Ltd: 1900

Seller ID: 210905

Condition: Average


. 247 pages, edges unevenly cut and foxed. Particularly referring to Marlowe, Shakespeare, Milton, Coleridge, Tennyson, and Browning. View more info

Poems and Pictures for the Young

By: Chaplin, Ray

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Stowmarket, Charles Hall Cottage Press: 1993

Seller ID: 451114

Condition: Good Plus


. 40 pages, illustrated with pictures from countryside and family. Christian poems about different aspects of God's creation and human life and work. View more info

Selected Poems of William Cowper

By: Cowper, William

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, A A Balkema: 1945

Seller ID: 210204

Condition: Good


. 45 pages. Handwritten inscription to flyleaf: 'Published in "The House on the three canals" in Amsterdam by my predecessor Balkema; G Postma since 1947'. Gerke Postma (1920-2002) ran a famous bookshop in the Huis aan de Drie Grachten, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 249, Amsterdam, initially as a staff-member and then successor of August Aimé Balkema (1906-1996) as owner of the bookshop. View more info

The Works of William Cowper: Poems: Vol 6

By: Cowper, William; Grimshawe, Thomas Shuttleworth (editor)

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Saunders and Otley: 1835

Seller ID: 211278

Condition: Average


. lviii + 281 pages; lacks frontispiece, illustrated title page and normal title page; ex Cowper Museum (duplicate copy). Olive brown embossed cloth with gilt lettering and border to spine title panel; top and bottom of spine slightly damaged, a small amount of foxing, mainly to back endpaper and last page. Vol 6 of the Grimshawe edition contains an essay On the Genius and Poetry of Cowper by Rev J W Cunningham, and a preface by John Newton which originally appeared in the first volume in 1782; followed by Cowper's lengthy poems Table Talk; The Progress of Error; Truth; Expostulation; Hope, ... View more info

The Works of William Cowper: Vol 10 (only, of 15)

By: Cowper, William; Southey, Robert (editor)

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Baldwin & Cradock: 1837

Seller ID: 210483

Condition: Average


. xii + 387 pages, containing posthumously published poems, and a translation of Andreini's Adam. Front internal hinge broken. View more info

Cowper: Poetry and Prose (Reynard Library)

By: Cowper, William; Spiller, Brian (compiler)

Price: £2.75

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1968

Seller ID: 211125

ISBN: 0246644834

Condition: Average Minus


. 1018 pages; front hinge partly broken; some pencil annotation and occasional highlighting. Introductory Matter (pages 15-47); Selections from the Shorter Poems (49-140); ... from Olney Hymns (141-160); ... from the Translations (161-177); ... The Longer Poems of 1782 (179-344); Tirocinium: or a Review of Schools (345-374); Three Prose Pieces (375-390); The Task (391-542); Selected Letters (543-1010); Indexes. View more info

George Sandys: Travel, Colonialism and Tolerance in the Seventeenth Century (Studies in Renaissance Literature: Vol 8)

By: Ellison, James

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, D S Brewer: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 210991

ISBN: 0859917509

Condition: Very Good


. ix + 286 pages, one or two small foxing spots to top edges. Very similar in appearance to the Church of England Record Society volumes which we have had for sale in the past, also from the Boydell and Brewer stable. A son of Archbishop Edwin Sandys, and brother of Sir Edwin Sandys, George Sandys (1578-1644) was a traveller, colonist, and poet (much of his poetry being translations and paraphrases both of classical works and Bible poetry). Both he and his elder brother Edwin were involved in the colonisation of Virginia. View more info

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Redemption's Story: A Précis of the Mighty Acts of God and Other Poems

By: Evans, Christian V

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Pratt's Bottom, Christian Bookshop: 1994

Seller ID: 502848

Condition: Good


. 126 pages. Foreword by Raymond Brown of Spurgeon's College. Contains a 101 page poem of the history of redemption, and several other poems. View more info

A Tracing from the Picture of Our Lord; and Some Kindred Sketches

By: Hastie, William

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Stirling, Munro & Jamieson: 1902

Seller ID: 441319

Condition: Average


. 96 pages, poems. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, page edges foxed. View more info

Lectures in the Sacred Poetry of the Hebrews

By: Lowth, Robert; Gregory, George (translator); Michaelis, Johann David

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Tegg: 1839

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 210791

Condition: Average


. xxiv + 415 pages. Glue repair to front internal hinge. View more info

The Christian: An Elergy in Three Parts

By: MacDonald, John (Ferintosh)

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Knox Press: 1976

Seller ID: 493448

Condition: Good


. 45 pages, poetry. Paper a bit browned. 85 stanza poem, in Gaelic, with an English translation. View more info

Lays of the Kirk and Covenant

By: Menteath, Mrs A Stuart

Price: £6.75

Publisher: Glasgow, W S Sime: 1892

Seller ID: 009711

Condition: Average


. 118 pages. 12 poems about the covenanters with introductory historical material to each. View more info

The Poems of John Milton: With Introductory Memoir, Notes, Bibliography Etc (The Chandos Classics series)

By: Milton, John

Price: £2.75

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co Ltd: 1926

Seller ID: 464911

Condition: Average


. 608 pages, undated but title page inscribed "To Jean in souvenir of many a pleasant hour from Renan: Smyrna, Jan 1927". View more info

Paradise Lost, Book 1

By: Milton, John; Beeching, Henry Charles (editor)

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1945

Seller ID: 437979

Condition: Average


. 131 pages, edges foxed, minor pen underliing and annotation. Text followed by notes explaining phrases in the text and their background. View more info