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Sacred History, in the Form of Letters: Comprising the Period from the Appointment of Joshua to the Death of David (i.e. Second Series)

By: Anon (thought to be Wood, John - advocate)

Price: £2.75

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd: 1853

Seller ID: 421338

Condition: Average


. 283 pages, spine incomplete. Apparently 'addressed to the pupils of the Edinburgh Sessional School'. Undated but inscribed: Drawing Prize awarded to Miss Grace Sutherland - Miss Munro's Seminary, Tain, 23 June, 1853. View more info

Homer and Other Papers

By: Barbour, Robert William

Price: £8.75

Publisher: Edinburgh, The Edinburgh Press: 1896

Seller ID: 464947

Condition: Average Plus


. 248 pages. Spine and front cover have gilt decoration, the front cover having the lettering HOMER COLVMBA BRVCE KNOX LVTHER R.W.B. Top edges gilt; foxing to fore edges, boards just slightly warped. Titles of papers: Homer on the Katberg; The Gift of the Celtic Race to Religion; "The Bruce"; John Knox; Martin Luther. View more info

Bartholomew's New Reduced Survey for Tourists and Cyclists: Sheet 12: Central Perthshire

By: Bartholomew's Half-Inch to Mile Map of Scotland

Price: £5.75

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Co: 1920

Seller ID: 504524

Condition: Average


. Cloth-backed coloured map with blue cover giving address "The Geographical Institute, Edinburgh". Undated, but thought to be circa 1911-1921. Based on Ordnance Survey data. View more info

Changing Step

By: Beatty, Jill

Price: £1.75

Publisher: Tain, Christian Focus Publications: 1991

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 424286

ISBN: 1871676681

Condition: Average


. 155 pages. Autobiography. Born in 1916, Jill spent her early years in London and Dorset before joining the army and travelling to Palestine; she married an army major, and both were converted, her husband, Rex, becoming a Church of Scotland minister in Edinburgh where he suffered much opposition for his Biblical preaching. View more info

Giving Hope and a Future: Bethany Christian Trust: The First 25 Years

By: Berry, Anne E

Price: £2.75

Publisher: Tain, Christian Focus Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 472362

ISBN: 184550447X

Condition: Good


. 254 pages, illustrated. The story of an Edinburgh Christian charity ministering to the homeless, underprivileged, and addicted. View more info

Horae Subsecivae: First Series (Locke and Sydenham etc)

By: Brown, John

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1900

Seller ID: 520449

Condition: Average


. lxviii + 468 pages. Mainly biographical pieces by the literary Edinburgh medical doctor and great grandson of John Brown of Haddington. The longest piece is on Locke and Sydenham, other chapters on Dr Andrew Combe; Dr Henry Marshall and Military Hygiene; Art and Science; Our Gideon Grays; Dr Andrew Brown and Sydenham; Free Competition in Medicine; Edward Forbes; Dr Adams of Banchory; Henry Vaughan; Excursus Ethicus; Dr John Scott and his son - Mr Syme - Sir Robert Christison; Appendix - Health. Boards slightly dampstained, flyleaves stamped Carluke Original Secession Church Fellowship Ass... View more info

Horae Subsecivae (set of 3 vols)

By: Brown, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1897

Seller ID: 467542

Condition: Good


. . lxxii + 468 + 486 + ix + 465 pages, some foxing, especially to endpaper/frontispiece. Collections of pieces by the literary Edinburgh medical doctor and great grandson of John Brown of Haddington. 1st series: mainly biographical pieces, the longest on Locke and Sydenham; 2nd series, including a lengthy "Letter to Dr John Cairns, DD", a chapter on Dr Chalmers, as well as the story of the dog, Rab, and his friends, and 11 other chapters; 3rd series: John Leech and other pieces. Bookplate and signature of G Hamilton MacLeod, 1901. View more info

John Knox: A Biography (set of 2 volumes)

By: Brown, P Hume

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1895

Seller ID: 210713

Condition: Average Minus


. xx + 358 + xii + 336 pages, illustrated . Vol 1 is very shaken with a number of pages loose and the back internal hinge broken, has a very small amount of red pen underlining and marginal marking, and is ex library of New College Edinburgh. Looks complete though I have not counted every page. Vol 2 has damp staining to back cover (no discernible smell), otherwsie in good order, and is ex library of the Presbyterian Historical Society of England View more info

A Faithful Churchman: Memoir of James Robertson (The Guild Library: Second Series)

By: Charteris, Archibald Hamilton

Price: £6.75

Publisher: Edinburgh, R & R Clark: 1897

Seller ID: 464824

Condition: Average Plus


. 208 pages, edges a bit foxed. Life of James Robertson (1803-1860), Professor of Church History in the Univeristy of Edinburgh. View more info

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Acts of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1638-1842 Reprinted from the Original Edition

By: Church Law Society

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Edinburgh Printing and Publishing Co: 1843

Seller ID: 499232

Condition: Average


. 1208 pages, 2 volumes in 1, leather spine incomplete and taped, some foxing, previous owners' names to title page. Despite its large size (10¾ x 7½ x 3 inches) this is of course a summary of the principal acts over the two centuries concerned: the full acts would run to many volumes. View more info

The Workmanship of the Prayer Book in its Literary and Liturgical Aspects

By: Dowden, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1904

Seller ID: 210476

Condition: Average


. xxii + 270 pages plus catalogue; foxing to edges and to early and late pages. John Dowden (1840-1910), an Irishman, was Episcopal Bishop of Edinburgh. This copy undated. View more info

The End and Essence of Sabbath School Teaching, and Family Religious Instruction: in which the Present Defects in Communicating Religious Knowledge to the Young, Are Investigated, and the Lesson System of Teaching the Scriptures is Fully Developed

By: Gall, James (anonymously)

Price: £28.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, James Gall: 1827

Seller ID: 421948

Condition: Average


. 180 pages, a little wear and tear to exterior. Undated, but contains 1827 preface to the second edition. Handwritten wording to front endpaper "A Ker; Highland Teachers Library (64)". James Gall (1784-1874),was the publisher who founded Gall & Inglis, and inventor of a triangular alphabet for the blind. His son Rev James Gall was founder of Carrubbers Close Mission in Edinburgh, who also wrote astronomical publications and devised a map projection for the celestial sphere which later reappeared as Peters' Projection. View more info

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Letters of the Late Mrs Isabella Graham Of New York in Connection with the Leading Events of Her Life, By Her Nephew, the Rev James Marshall, Minister of the Tolbooth Church, Edinburgh

By: Graham, Isabella (ed Marshall, James)

Price: £38.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Lindsay & Co: 1839

Seller ID: 501763

Condition: Good


. 374 pages, letters of well-known Scottish Christian (Associate Reformed Presbyterian) educationalist and philanthropist in America. Scarce. Edges of binding a little chipped, quite attractive leather spine, a bit of foxing/grubbiness to some pages. This is a different book to "The Power of Faith". View more info

Jonah: Prophet and Patriot

By: Hart-Davies, David Ephraim

Price: £2.75

Publisher: London, Charles J Thynne & Jarvis Ltd: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014981

Condition: Average


. 144 pages, edges etc foxed. David Ephraim Hart-Davies (1870-1946) was an evangelical Anglican clergyman, ministering in Blackburn, Carlisle, St Albans, St John's Wood, Sidcup, and Edinburgh. View more info

Theron and Aspasio

By: Hervey, James

Price: £5.75

Publisher: Edinburgh, Unknown Publisher:

Seller ID: 445261

Condition: Poor


. 442 pages. Binding loose and protected with black oilcloth; foxed; title page, contents page missing, starts at Preface on page 6. This volume contains Theron and Aspasion Dialogues 1 to 13, followed by the words "End of Volume Second" "Printed by Walker & Greig, Edinburgh". Presumably it is Vol 23 of a collection of his works, as it contains the first part of the books relating to Theron and Aspasio. My own single volume edition of Hervey's works has 14 dialogues in Theron and Aspasio, as well as other items relating to thse characters. View more info

Systematic Theology: Volume 2: Anthropology; Soteriology (part)

By: Hodge, Charles

Price: £6.75

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1872

Seller ID: 441528

Condition: Average


. xi + 732 pages, some foxing, some wear and tear to extremities, a small amount of minor pen marking in later chapters. Anthropology and Soteriology. Ex Free Church College, Edinburgh. View more info

The Trial of Jesus Christ: A Legal Monograph

By: Innes, A Taylor

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, T & T Clark: 1899

Seller ID: 461331

Condition: Average Minus


. 123 pages, covers faded and stained, cloth spine missing. Alexander Taylor Innes (1833-1912), was a prominent Edinburgh lawyer, writer, biographer and church historian, and was born here in Tain where this item is being sold from. View more info

Sermons in Braid Scots

By: Mitchell, David Gibb

Price: £28.50

Publisher: London, Andrew Melrose: 1910

Seller ID: 441249

Condition: Average


. 212 pages, 9 sermons plus a 10 page glossary. Rev D Gibb Mitchell was United Free Church minister in Cramond on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Cloth spine partially torn away from back cover. View more info

Quater-Centenary of the Scottish Reformation, as Commemorated by the Synod of the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland, at Edinburgh, May 1960, by the Reading of Papers on the Reformation of 1560

By: Murray, Alexander; MacDonald, Fraser; MacQueen, J P; Mackay, A F; Sinclair, Robert R; MacLean, Donald; MacSween, M; Colquhoun, John

Price: £2.75

Publisher: Glasgow, Free Presbyterian Publications: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 438020a

Condition: Average


. 68 pages, edges and endpapers foxed. The Church from which the Reformation Delivered Scotland; Causes and Progress of the Scottish Reformation until the year 1560; John Knox: Central Figure of the Reformation; Pen Portraits of Fellow Reformers; First Book of Discipline; Scottish Confession 1560 (Theological Principles of the Reformation); Benefits of the Reformation; Present Position & Prospects of the Reformed Church in Scotland. View more info