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AYLIFFE, JOHN, 1676-1732
The Antient and Present State of the University of Oxford. 2 Volumes.
. Containing I. An account of its antiquity, past government, and sufferings from the Danes, and other people, both foreign and domestick. II. An account of its colleges, halls, and publick buildings; of their founders and especial benefactors; the laws, statutes, and privileges relating thereunto in general; and of their visitors and their power, &c. III. An account of the laws, statutes and privileges of the University, and such of the laws of the realm which do any wise concern the same; together with an abstrct of several royal grants and charters given to the said University, and the sense and opinion of the lawyers thereupon. To which is added the method of proceeding in the Chancellor's Court. With an appendix and index to the whole. London : Printed for E. Curll, at the Dial and Bible against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleetstreet,,1714, [24] 518 [10]; 334 [10] CLXXXIX [1]pp.full calf with 4 raised bands and title labels. binddings very worn, hinges split, but book blocks still tightly attached to bindings, foxing throughout. name in ink at bottom of titles is Salomon Cypriani, dated 1715.[DL 1/4-5].
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BIBLE
The English Version of the Polyglot Bible Facsimile Large Edition: Containing the Old and New Testaments with a Copious and Original Selection of References to Parallel and Illustrative Passages
. Samuel Bagster and Sons.N.D. [1872] but dedication in ink on f.e.p. is dated 1886. Full black leather with gilt title on spine, a.e.g. 5 raised bands to the spine. Binding's edges rubbed, gilt tooled inside boards. The bible belonged to a Irene Margaret Hopkyns inserted are her onfirmation card and First Holy Communion card of 7-4-1901. The British Red Cross confirms: She Worked in a Hospital from Aug 17th 1914 to Nov 21st 1914. Excellent Nurse Feeding Troops on Sundays & Thursdays from Nov 14th 1915 to May 6th 1917 4 hours pr day. Packed Stretchers for the Front 2 days pr week Feb 1. 1916 to June 19th 1917 & from Nov.20th 1917 to May 21st 1918. Worked in Red Cross Work Room 2 days pr week from Oct 10th 1917 to Dec 18th 1918.
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BIBLE -
Neues Testament Und Psalter in Der Sprache Martin Luthers Für Leser Von Heute. Ausgabe Nach Dem Wortlaut Der Lutherbibel Von 1545.
. Hamburg/Gladbeck Wittig/Schriftenmissions-Verlag 1982 ,718pp. fine hardback in dust jacket witch has a sl. faded spine and small tear to rear. [ST]. (ISBN: 380484233X) .
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BLACKWALL, A. ( 1674-1730 )
The Sacred Classics Defended and Illustrated, Or, an Essay Humbly Offer'd Towards Proving the Purity, Propriety, and True Eloquuence of the Writers of the New Testament
. (1725). In two parts. "In the first of which those divine writers are vindicated against the charge of barbarous language, false Greek, and Solecisms; in the second is shewn that all the Excellencies of Style, and sublime beauties of Language and genuine Eloquence do abound.." London, 1725, "Printed by J.Pettenham for C.Rivington, at the Bible and Crown.. and W.Cantrell"; compact qto (9 x 7 in); [8] 372 pp plus 16pp index; t.p. partially titled in red; with wood-engraved initials and head- and tail-pieces; pages sl rippled, faint waterstains to prelims and upper corner of later texts; no foxing. previous owner's signature in ink on first blank page which is somewhat frayed, skilfully rebound in period marbled paper covered boards, brown spine with beige title label in gilt framing. [ WB ].
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CURETON , W., [IGNATIUS, BISHOP OF ANTIOCH, SAINT, MARTYR, C.35-C.107. ]
Corpus Ignatianum: A Complete Collection of the Ignatian Epistles Genuine, Interpolated, and Spurious; Together with Numerous Extracts from Them, As Quoted By Ecclesiastical Writers Down to the Tenth Century; in Syriac, Greek, and Latin :
. an English translation of the Syriac text, copious notes, and introduction, by William Cureton. London, Francis and John Rivington, 1849, [4], xvii, lxxxvii, [2], 365, [2] pp.; double-page pl. of Syriac mss. drawn by Harrietta Cureton, lithographed in red & black; size 26 x 17 cm. text in Syriac, Greek, Latin and English. Robust and elegant full dark brown calf leather binding, with some mottled lighter patches and a few scuff marks; front and rear covers each blind-ruled with double lines to form one main central panel, narrower panels along all four sides, and four corner panels, each corner with blind stamped floral ornament; spine with title in gilt on red leather title label , four raised bands with blind stamped floral ornaments between them; the top 5 cm. of the spine has at some time been neatly repaired and strengthened, though the repair material now covers the place where a fifth raised band was originally positioned; lower part of spine has a former library shelfmark in small white numerals on black background ("2.81.3"); head and tail bands; lower rear hinge has a small split, pages edged in red; marbled end papers; pasted on to the front endpapers are bookplates of Thomas Hodgkin (1831-1913, a prominent Quaker and historian) and the Woodbrooke Library (a Quaker institution in Birmingham), with a label indicating that the Woodbrooke Library received the volume from the library of Dr. Hodgkin on 12 November 1913; apart from foxing of a few pages at the beginning and end of the book, and neat pencilled notes in the margins of about ten pages, the text is clean and unmarked. Very scarce. An important date in the Ignatian controversy was the year 1845, when Canon Cureton published a Syriac version of the epistles to St. Polycarp, the Ephesians, and the Romans. The three epistles contained in this version appear in a much shorter form than is found in the Greek text and Latin version. A fragment of the epistle to the Trallians is incorporated in the epistle to the Romans, but none of the other epistles appear in the collection. The text of Cureton's edition was based upon two MSS. in the British Museum. The former of these two MSS. dates from the sixth century. It was purchased by Archdeacon Tattam from the convent of St. Mary Deipara in the Nitrian desert in 1839. The second MS. dates from the seventh or eighth century, and was brought from Egypt by Archdeacon Tattam in 1842. Cureton maintained that these three epistles alone represented the genuine Ignatius, that the Vossian collection contained these three in an interpolated form, and that the remaining four letters of the Vossian collection were forgeries. This rekindled the controversy. Dr. Christopher Wordsworth, afterwards Bishop of Lincoln, declared the newly-discovered version to be an epitome of the genuine letters made by an Eutychian heretic. This led Cureton to a fuller treatment of the question. He had meanwhile discovered an additional MS. of the three epistles, brought, like the first-named, from the convent of St. Mary Deipara, and dating from at least the ninth century. He now published his great work Corpus Ignatianum (London, 1849), which contains a full treatment of the whole question. Cureton's view was supported by Bunsen and several eminent scholars. But it has failed to hold its ground. Apart from the fact that the seven letters of the Vossian collection were plainly known to Eusebius and Theodoret, they exhibit a perfect unity of authorship and style throughout. Cureton's theory requires us to suppose that the interpolator was able to reproduce in his additions to the letters the most subtle characteristics of language and grammar. A similar difficulty occurs when we examine the relation of Cureton's Syriac version to the Syriac version of the seven letters. The one is plainly derived from the other, and it is far more probable that the Curetonian Syriac version is an abridged form of the Syriac version of the seven letters, than that the latter is an expansion of the former. Epistle to Polycarp, to the Ephesians and to the Romans: on the left opening Cureton's restored Greek text at the head with the shorter and longer recensions in parallel, on the right the Syriac from his ms a at the head with the longer and shorter Latin versions. For the epistle to the Magnesians, Trallians, Philadelphians and Smyrnians: the shorter and longer Greek recensions on the left, the longer and shorter Latin on the right. Fragments of `Other Ignatian epistles, not mentioned by Eusebius' include epistles from and to Maria Cassobolita, to the Tarsians, to the Antiochians, to Hero the Deacon and to the Philippians, in parallel Greek and Latin; to John Apostle and Evangelist I-II and to S. Mary the Virgin, in Latin only. -- Testimonies respecting St. Ignatius, and extracts from the Ignatian epistles as cited by various authors down to the tenth century, p. [158]-195 -- Passages from the Ignatian epistles, and extracts from various writers respecting St. Ignatius, in Syriac, p. [196]-225 -- English translation from the Syriac, p. [226]-55 -- Excerpta Ignatiana Aethiopice, p. [256]-62, Ethiopic and Latin on facing pages -- Notes, p. [263]-363, with Syriac text of the Epistle to the Tarsians, obtained by the British Museum in 1847, p. 363-65. [ DR - 3 ].
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HEIDENHEIM, HANNS H.,
Woodcuts of the Bible. 5 Volumes
. 5 volumes in folio. splendid edition, one of 300 numbered copies printed by hand from original woodblocks on hand-made Japanese paper. All prints signed by the artist/printer. Bound bloc-book type in oak-tanned cowhide, covers embossed from woodblock. Folder and slipcase covered in hand-made paper, main title and masthead of the volumes are also woodcuts. Düsseldorf, Ursus presse, 1965-1970. Splendid set.
¶ Volume 1: IJOB (Job) 23 woodcuts, separate introduction enclosed; Volume 2: Das Lieder der Lieder (Song of songs) 17 woodcuts, biblical text edited by Max Brod; introd. by J. Mager; Volume 3: Jesaja (Isaiah) 20 woodcuts. Volume 4: Am Anfang ( In the beginning) 21 woodcuts, 1998, In these woodcuts the artist tried to show the development of the Deus absconditus, the hidden God till His revelation in creation. Foundation of this work were the books of the Kabbalah. Volume Volume 5: Ursprung (Origin) 20 woodcuts, 2002, the 2nd announcement of the creation in the Bible. The illustrations cover old folk legends gathered over 3000 years going back to the Stone Age. Cave drawings from 7000 to 200,000 years ago form the basis of these woodcuts. A descriptive booklet in the German language is added.ADDED ALSO: Large poster-sized print , measuring 97 x 61 cm. PSALM 22: Eli, eli, lema sabachtani. Printed from the woodblock in 3 colours, one of an edition of 180 copies printed on Japanese paper signed and numbered . AND Numerous invitations to Heidenheim's gallery in Duesseldorf( private press ).
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LEE, SAMUEL,
New Testament in Syriac
. The text, written in Estrangela script, is pointed according to the Eastern Syriac system of vocalisation (similar in concept to the pointing of the Hebrew Masoritic text). The text of the frontspiece reads: New Testament, i.e. the book of the Holy Gospel of Our Lord and Our God, Jesus Christ. The 5 lines of the sub-script read: It was printed in London, a city fortified by God that is the metropolis of the land of England. And through the expenses of men believing in Jesus Christ who partook/participated in the printing of holy books for themselves and also for foreigners. This book was printed for the sake of the eastern Syriac believers in Jesus Christ. And it was emended according to old Syriac manuscripts in the year 1816 of Our Lord. The reference to "for themselves and also for foreigners" indicates that the book was published through the auspices of the British and Foreign Bible Society The University Library, Cambridge catalogue lists a New Testament that was published in 1816 by R. Watts for the British and Foreign Bible Society. The earliest Syriac script is called Estrangela, and the name is derived from the Greek word strongulos meaning 'rounded'. In a contemp. panelled full calf binding rebacked at a later date with a title label.
¶ SAMUEL LEE was born May 14th, 1783. Syriac was the seventh language for Samuel Lee. He learned it through a project he did for the British and Foreign Bible Society . He was commissioned to produce a Syriac New Testament for the Malabar Syriac Archbishop and his diocese. It was published in 1816 when Lee was 33 years of age. It was the beginning a great scholarly career. He produced twenty three major publications. Three of these works were specific contributions to Syriac studies: the Syriac New Testament, the Syriac Old Testament, and Eusebius’ Theophania.
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Book number: F3122
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LUTHER, MARTIN
Das Newe Testament Deutzsch. Neuausgabe Der Wittenberger Septemberbibel Vom Jahre 1522
. veranstaltet unter Mitarbeit von Gustav Kawerau und Otto Reichert. Berlin, Furche Verlag, 1918, [7] CLXVII lvs. [10] , CXIV [20] lvs.[16] Orig.-full white vellum binding (sl. soiled, rubbed) 4 raised bands . Number 159 of the limited edition of 190 copies of the special edition with handcoloured initials by Anna Simons. Printed with instructions by F. H. Ehmcke. Title on spine hardly visible. Luther's first translation of the entire New Testament from the Greek original was published by Melchior Lotter the Younger in September 1522, The so-called September Testament. Diese Neuausgabe der Wittenberger Septemberbibel vom Jahre 1522 veranstaltet unter Mitarbeit von Geh. Oberkonsistorialrat Professor D. Dr. Gustav Kawerau in Berlin und Pfarrer D. Otto Reichert in Geiersdorf, Kreis Löwenberg (Schlesien), im Jahre 1918, dem vierten Jahre des Weltkrieges. Copy owned by the Hamburg publisher Friedrich Wittig ( 1906 - 2001) ,President of the German booksellers Association 1962 - 1965 and 4 handwritten cards to Wittig from Heinrich Rennebach, ( 1888-1971) Managing director of the Furche verlag 1916 - 1959 who had presented Wittig with this copy and a copy of a typewritten letter from Wittig to Rennebach.
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LUTHER, MARTIN
Die Propheten Alle Deudsch (Die Zwölf Kleinen Propheten Aus Der Von D. Martin Luther Verdeutschen Bibel Mit Seinen Vorreden.
. Faksimile-Nachdruck der Ausgabe letzter Hand von 1544/45) Stuttgart, Ausgabe Württembergische Bibelanstalt (1967). Faksimile-Nachdruck der Ausgabe Wittemberg, Lufft, 1544. 36 nicht numerierte Blatt. Mit goldener Titelprägung versehener Original-Pappband. Orig. grey boards, top binding faded, dust jacvket frayed, folio sized.
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ORTEL, H.,
Geistlicher Frauen-Zimmer Spiegel
0. 1664. aus alt und neuem Testament/ an vierzig erleuchteten Frauen in schoenen und lieblichen Geschichten / nutzlichen Erinnerungen/ andaechtigen Gebeten/ und Himmelauffliegenden Herzenseufzern weiblichem Geschlecht zum Schaz der Gottseligkeit vorgestellet durch Hieronimus Orteln/ von Augsburg. welchen neulichst M. Jacob Behme/ Pfarrer in Zweinitz verbessert: der anizo mit seel-erquikenden Bluemlein meistzenteils des woledlen /u. Johann Ristens/ wenig anderer beruemter Reimdichter bestreuet ueber den Gewissenlosen Roschischen Nachdruck hin und wieder verbessert: und mit 46 kuenstlichen Kupferstueken verzieret .. [Two parts in one volume] Frankfurt in Georg Muellers Verlag MDCLXIV [1664]; 12o (c. 5 x 11 cm.); [ii] [xviii], 766, [xviii] pp, with 44 copper-engraved plates, and engraved title-page to Part Two (the pagination is continuous); contemporary binding in dark pink velvet, with traces of a floral pattern, burnished endpapers, and two intricately-worked silver-plated clasps (complete and in full working order), gilt and gauffered edges; covers worn in places, with a few splits, very small brown stain with minute hole on p. 407/8; a very good, very well-preserved copy. A work very popular in its day, offering comfort but also instruction, or comfort usually in the form of instruction, and prayers, for women in whatever situations or tribulations they might experience in a very violent period of German history. It was obviously intended, and used, for devotion and meditation at home rather than in Church. In an informative blog for the University of Pennsylvania Dr Elisabeth Esser Braun, who had donated her copy of the 1708 edtion of this book to the university, refers also to a longer study by Ferdinand van Ingen, "Frauentugend und Tugendexempel . Zum Frauenspiegel des Hieronymus Ortelius und Philip von Zesens Biblischen Frauenportaets", in "Barocker Lust-Spiegel. Studien zur Literatur des Barock", (Amsterdam, 1984). We cannot ascertain whether our edition is the first to contain the additional poems by diverse authors, particularly Johannes Rist [known by some of his contemporaries as "Nordischer Apoll], but the title-page implies it is. The binding, with its 17th century-crafted silver-plated clasps and gauffered edges, is a delightful and uncommon survival. The engravings mostly show women of the Bible, whose lives and example inspire the separate chapters of the text.
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RAHLFS, ALFRED (ED.):
Septuaginta. Id Est Vetus Testamentum Graece Iuxta Lxx Interpretes. Volume 1
. Leges et historiae. Stuttgart, [the Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible ] Württembergische Bibelanstalt, 1935, XLVIII,941pp. First edition. Orig ½ black leather with leather corners and with blue buckram boards, dark brown endpapers & page edges stained red. Gilt title on spine. Very nice copy. Relies mainly on Vaticanus, Sinaiticus, and Alexandrinus, and presents a critical apparatus with variants from these and several other sources.( cheap but heavy volume, 2.9 KG ).
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RELIGION -
Vermehrtes Luneburgisches Kirchen Gesang Buch, Nebst Einem Gebet Buche Auf Sr. Konigl. Grosz= Britannischen Majestaet Und Chur Furstl. Durchl. Zu Braunschweig- Lueneburg Etc. Allergnadigsten Befehl Herausgegeben
. Fuenfte Auflage [ 5th edn. ] Lueneburg, Stern, 1789, [16 unnumberd pp ] 1209pp with 1020 songs followed by 17pp. being the index; followed by Verzeichnis einiger Lieder zu den Sonn- und Festtags -Evangelien und Episteln, nach den Nummern der Lieder, 22 unnumbered pp. 3 unnumberd pp. containig Biblische Vorlesungen an den Sonntagen. Gebetbuch zur Kirchen- und Haus=Andacht, nebst den Kirchen=Kollected und Antiphonen. Lueneburg, Stern, 1789,296pp. Episteln und Evangelia auf alle Sonn = und Festtage, nebst den zeitlichen Vorlesungen. Mit beigefuegter Geschichte von dem Leiden und Tode Jesu Christi, wie auch der Beschreibung von der Zerstoerung der Stadt Jerusalem. Lueneburg, Stern, 1843, 216pp. full black calf leather binding. more recent f.e.p. no e.p at the end. 5 raised bands on the spine worn binding solid.text uniformly darkened, a.e.g.
¶ First published in 1767 later editions hardly changed till it was replaced by the Hannöversche Gesangbuch about 100 years later.[ WB 14 ].
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STOOPENDAAL, D., AND J. VAN JAGEN,
Map of Jerusalem, 1748. Black/White.
. Amsterdam, 1748, 11.8 x 17.3 inches. / 30 x 44 cm.Great bird's eye plan of the holy city flanked by engravings of religious icons, and Solomon and a priest. At the top is a large elevation of the Temple of Solomon. This map is designed after Villapando's imaginary city plan, and it was published within a Dutch Bible. Dutch text on the rear: BESCHRYVINGE VAN JERUSALEM. Folded as issued, copper engraving, torn in fold and around edges, ask for image. see: Poortman/Augusteijn 143 [ dr right flat ].
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VETUS TESTAMENTUM
He Palaia Diatheke Kata Tous Hebdomekonta = Vetus Testamentum Ex Versione Septuaginta Interpretum : Juxta Exemplar Vaticanum Ex Editione Holmesii Et Lamberti Bos. Editio Nova
. Londini : In ædibus Valpianis. Venit apud Longman et soc.; Baldwin et soc.; Whittaker et soc.. [& 4 other firms], [1829?] [3] 908pp. COPAC DESCRIBES AS FOLLOWS: An edition of the Sixtine text [originally published Rome, 1587], reprinted apparently from the editions of L. Bos [publ. Franequerae, 1709] and Holmes-Parsons [publ. Oxonii, 1798-1827]. The title is not dated. Horne and others give the date as 1819; if this is correct, the editor .. cannot have used more than the first two volumes of the Holmes-Parsons edition, since the third appeared in 1823 .. The book seems to have been reissued more than once, and certainly some copies are later than 1819" (D. & M.) Reference: Darlow & Moule 4791. The first 6 words of the title are in Greek script. This issue included advertisement for the Classical Journal for June 1829, as "just published", so probably was published in that year. Contents: p. [i]-iv, title-page and list of books; p. [1]-905, Greek text (printed in 2 columns, without notes);, the advertisements, pp. 907-908 are missing. Other Names: Bos, Lambert, 1670-1717, Holmes, Robert, 1748-1805. In full red calf leather binding, finely gilt-decorated on spine and boards. Gilt edges all around. 4 lines written in ink on f.e.p. and one line on last blank. First 4 pp. foxed, leather of the corners and top/bottom spine rubbed. Altogether a fine copy of this rare edition. Our copy: [4] 905pp. lacks the 2 pages with adverts, [ DL I/3 ].
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