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ACKERSDIJCK, JAN (1790- 1861)
Verhaal Eener Reize in Rusland, Gedaan in Het Jaar 1835. 2 Volumes.
. Groningen, W. van Boekeren 1840. [VI],XIV,302; [IV],VI,[2],363p. With engraved frontispiece to volume 1. Contemp. half black calf leather binding with leather corners, gilt titles and decorations on the spines, marbled paper covered boards . Text sl. darkened, which is usual for this work, pinhole in margin on pp. 130/131, First (only) edition. An account of the author's three months crossing through Russia, with visits to St Petersburg, Moscow, Gorki and Kazan, for the greater part written in the form of a diary. It is regarded as one of the most interesting and one of the most reliable sources for the knowledge of Russia in the early nineteenth century, full of details about Russian history, culture, daily life, administration, institutions, commerce, etc. Jan Ackersdijck had been a lawyer in Utrecht and in 1825 was appointed professor of political sciences in Liège. After the Belgian revolution of 1830 he left the Southern Netherlands and the following year was appointed professor in Utrecht. He there occupied himself with a variety of subjects, public law, political history, colonial policy, rural economy, etc. He also lectured on statistics and economic theory, and for that has been credited with being the first academic economist in the Netherlands. Though he published a number of smaller works on these subjects he did not expose his economic theory in a more systematic way, yet he is said to have considered himself a follower of Malthus. He was convinced of the importance of own observation of foreign countries and therefore made travels to most European countries. The present book on his travel to Russia is his only more extended publication. He travelled all over Europe to collect data on the geography, population, society, trade, etc. paving the way and laying the foundation for the disciplines that later in the 19th century would be called 'economy' and 'sociology'. Ackersdijck left Utrecht in June 1835, and travelled by way of Hamburg, Kiel and Lübeck to St. Petersburg, and from there to Novgorod, Moscow, Nizhniy Novgorod, Kazan, Simbirsk, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Hamburg to return to Utrecht in October of the same year. SEE: Cat. Russica A135. NNBW IV,c.9. Butter p.54, Muller, Bibl. Neerlando-Russe 13; Cat. NHSM I, p.196; Tiele, Bibl. 24; WorldCat shows 2 copies.
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ADELUNG, JOHANN CHRISTOPH,
Versuch
0. 1774. vollstaendigen grammatisch-kritischen Woerterbuches der hochdeutschen Mundart mit bestaendiger Vergleichung der uebrigen Mundarten, besonders aber der oberdeutschen. Dem noch beygefueget ist des Herrn M.Fulda Preisschrift ueber die beyden deutschen Haupt=Dialecte. Five Volumes, Leipzig, Breitkopf, 1774 - 1786; 4to; xvi, 60, two folding tables, [i], 1840 columns, 1856 columns, 1716 columns, 1704, 476 columns (the pages are printed in numbered double columns); Mid-nineteenth century North German binding of black half leather, spines lettered and ruled in gilt, marbled paper-covered boards, speckled edges, short split at head of spine of last volume; when the set was bound or rebound ca. 1850, the title-pages of the first four volumes were restored and mounted on paper, as well as the separate title-page to Fulda's "Preisschrift" and the final page of the first volume, and one other margin was restored: this has resulted in the loss of part of one word on the imprint on the first title-page ["Verlegts"]. FIRST EDITION. Our volume V contains Part One only - "[des] fuenften und letzten Theils Erste Haelfte, von W - Z ".
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Catalogue: Dictionaries
Keywords: Ianweb Trave German Language Linguistics German Dictionaries 18th Century Eighteenth Century Antiquarian Rare Reference

 
ALDISS, BRIAN,
Home Life with Cats.
. Padding in the pawsteps of T. S. Eliot and other author catophiles, Aldiss pays tribute to the felines he has known. Features 34 poems. Colour illustrations by Karin van Heerden. With an Introduction by Desmond Morris. Grafton 1992. 64pp. 8 x 8" approx. Laminated Boards, Cover illustrated. Excellent c. First edition.
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ALDISS, BRIAN W,
A Rude Awakening.
. A new Horatio Stubbs novel. Weidenfield and Nicolson, London 1978. 206pp.;bound in blue publ.cl.with gilt title on spine;d. w. Good condition. First edition. Bound. [ first editions ].
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ANON.,
Bilder Und Reime,
0. 1184. Reime und Bilder fuer Kinder. Erste [und Zweite] Lieferung. Dresden, bei J.Naumann. Pictures and Rhymes, Rhymes and Pictures, for Children. London, D. Bogue, n.d. [1844]; c. 16.5 x 12.5 cm.; English publisher's red cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, front board lettered in gilt with gilt pictorial vignette, yellow endpapers, a.e.g.; recased, one gathering detached, scattered foxing, some light finger-marks, light damp-stain to nearly half the contents. A rare and charming German illustrated children's book, which seems to survive as often as not in this two-language edition. This is not properly a bi-lingual edition, but the original Dresden edition, each page with a lithographed illustration and verse in German, printed on one side only, bound together with an English translation in letterpress of each verse, also printed on one side only. Compare the Oppenheim copy (Hauswedell & Nolte, Auktion 200 [1974], Lot 191, in later half leather), likewise German and English; Seebass II, 186 [offering just the Dresden Edition, a slightly cropped copy]: "Originalausgabe eines der feinsten Kinderbuecher der vierziger Jahre; es zeigt den Einfluss der Hey-Speckterschen Fabelausgben.."; Rümann, Die Illustrierten Bücher des 19. Jahrhunderts, No.1908. Hoff-Budde's 1922 bibliography of works illustrated by Ludwig Richter lists 29 of the 48 illustrations as lithographed after Richter. In our copy the first book of the German "Bilder und Reime" consists of illustrated title-page and 22 pages [of 24]: it lacks two pages - page 14 "Miesekaetzchen" and Page 16 "Der Morgen"; its first four pages were bound in the wrong order when the book was recased, while two other illustrations, pages 12 and 13, were misnumbered from the start by the printer. The second book of "Bilder und Reime" is complete, with title-page and 24 pages of illustrated text, though dampstained within the lower third of the pages. The English "Pictures and Rhymes" has one title-page, in letter-press, (as is correct,) and 47 (of 48) pages, the translator's "Preface" being printed on the verso of the first page of English verse; it lacks the text for "Puss". Photocopies of all the missing pages have been obtained and are supplied with our copy.
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ANON.,
Homers Odyssee
0. 1802. neu travestiret; oder Ulysses am Zusammenflusse des achtzehnten und neunzehnten Jahrhunderts. "Ithaka im Jahre X". Zu finden in Mannheim bei Schwan und Goetz, 1802; 222, [ii] advertisements, [i] errata, with frontispiece; original blue-grey paper-covered boards; contemporary owner'sname on front pastedown, extremely light stain to top of frontispiece. First, and probably sole edition. A jeu d'esprit which casts a satirical eye on the manners of its period, with a remarkable copper-engraved frontispiece by d'Argent showing the protagonist - in the costume of the late eighteenth century - about to board an air balloon. A second volume is announced on page 222, but we do not believe this ever appeared.
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Keywords: Ianweb Eighteenth Century German Literature Nineteenth Century German Literature Ballooning Aviation Air Travel Hot Air Balloons Ballooning Antiquarian Rare Illustrated

 
ANSELL, ROBERT ( COMPILED & EDITED BY )
The Exhibition Catalogues of Austin Osman Spare ( 1886 - 1956 ). A Handbook for Collectors.
. Fulgur Limited, 2012. Limited to 700 copies only. New hardback. 318pp. with eighty colour plates. B/W frontisportrait. Bblack cloth binding , with illustrated endpapers. Illustrated dust jacket in colour. the Total Edition was limited to 796 copies, the publisher describes: During the course of his creative life, Spare produced more than two thousand drawings, watercolors and pastels. His exhibitions ranged from the fashionable West End of Edwardian London, to the earthy taverns of post-War Southwark. This volume gathers together his very rare exhibition catalogues: from his first show at the Bruton Galleries in 1907, to his last at the Archer Gallery in 1955. These facsimiles present a wealth of scarce information, including: I. Commentaries by Austin Spare. II. Essays from Kenneth Grant, Dennis Bardens, Grace E. Rogers, John Smith, Oswell Blakeston, G.S. Sandilands and others. III. Lists of pictures exhibited, each with a catalogue number, often with prices. IV. The dates and locations for his shows. These exhibition catalogues are illustrated with 80 pages of color plates, carefully selected to represent the evolution of Spare’s work between 1902-1956, and the various styles he moved through during this period. The original catalogues are also augmented with an introduction by Robert Ansell, and several useful appendices, including: 1. Signatures and Monograms of the artist, 1902-1956. 2. Notes on Framing by Austin O. Spare (1947). 3. Inventory of Pictures remaining at 5 Wynne Road, 1956. 4. Decorated Objects. 5. Exhibition invitation cards. 6. The Guinea exhibition (1932). With a comprehensive index, listing alphabetically more than 2000 picture titles of Spare’s work 1907-1955.
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APPEL, ROLF
Das Richtehaus. Eine Gleichnishafte Erzählung
1967. Mit 5 Originalradierungen von Ute Schreiber. 250 x 215 mm. in blockbook binding [Hamburg 1967].27pp. One of an edition of just 15 copies 5 original etchings by Ute Schreiber.On the halftitle: . Max Tau, "dem Baumeister einer brüderlichen Welt" zum 70. Geburtstag gewidmet. This copy is signed by 9 contributors (?) like Kurt Lehmann, Rolf Appel and Max Tau and his wife Tove.Max Tau dated this copy below the signatures Oslo 18. Januar 1967. Cover sl. spotted and darkened, the text towards the edges. Obviously extremely rare.
¶ Max Tau was a German-Norwegian writer, editor, and publisher noted for his contribution to promoting literary exchange between Germany and Norway, especially in the context of reconciliation after World War II. He was the first person who was awarded the peace prize of the German Booksellers Association in 1950( private press ).
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ARISTOTLE - CHASE, D. P.
The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle: A New Translation Mainly from the Text of Bekker with an Introduction, a Marginal Analysis and Explanatory Notes
. Designed for the assistance of students in the universities. Oxford, James Thornton, 1877, Fourth edition, revised green cloth, boards with blind stamped border line pattern to boards. Gilt lettering and a few bands to spine . Blue, printed end papers - printed with 'Books for Students'. Thornton's bookshop's label to front paste down and owner's signature in ink dated 1878, (James was a cousin of the then owner of Thornton's bookshop ) . Includes: prefaces to the first and second editions; introduction; 10 books. At back of book - 8 pages catalogue of James Thornton's publications (and announcements). Xxviii plus 306 pages plus publications lists. Text is clean. Good second hand copy.
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AUSTER, PAUL,
The Art of Hunger
0. 1982. and other Essays. London, The Menard Press, 1982; 96pp.; publisher's glazed printed wrappers; small owner's name written neatly at top of title-page. A good copy of the first edition.
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Keywords: Ianweb First Editions Modernism Modern Literature American Literature Essays Rare

 
BARCLAY, ROBERT,
An Apology for the True Christian Divinity,
. as the same is held forth and preached, by the people called, in scorn, Quakers. being A Full Explanation and Vindication of their Principles and Doctrines, by many Arguments, deduced from Scripture and Right Reason, and the Testimonies of Famous Authors, both Ancient and Modern: With a full Answer to the strongest Objections usually made against Them. Presented to the King. Written in Latin and English, And since translated into High Dutch, Low Dutch, French and Spanish, for the Information of Strangers. London: Printed and Sold by T. Sowle Raylton and Luke Hinde:1736, Sixth edition in English, 8vo, [xiv], 574, [xxviii]pp. +6pp table of Authors cited in this book, 14pp, table of the Chief Things, + 8pp ads,skilfully rebound in paper covered boards with the front board panelled like the original, library stamps on t.p. and elsewhere, first pages of bookseller's ads at end. A sound ex-library copy of this important work. One of the great early Quaker texts. The Dictionary of National Biography quotes "Barclay's great book, 'The Apology,' is remarkable as the standard exposition of the principles of his sect, and he is not only the first defence of those principles by a man of trained intelligence, but in many respects one of the most impressive theological arguments of the century.
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Keywords: Weblists2 Theology Wim Meeuws Quakerism Theology Religion Quakerism

 
BARING-GOULD, SABINE.
Early Reminiscences.
0. 1923. 1834 - 1864. London, John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1923; xvi, 350 pp. with frontispiece and 24 plates; publisher's blue cloth with darker blue rules, gilt lettering on spine'; very short split at head of spine, occasional light foxing. First edition.
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Book number: IS002304
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Keywords: Ianweb Biography Autobiography 19th Century Victorian Folklore Devon Folksong European Travel

 
BARRIE, J.M. ,
Farewell, Miss Julie Logan : A Wintry Tale
. Published in the supplement to THE TIMES, Thursday, December 24, 1931, 6pp. frayed, browned, Text in three columns, Folded into eighths with splits and small holes along folds. Edges chipped and tear to last page. 1931. True first edition. 8pp (the story 6 pp.):: 450mm x 350mm . the very first appearance.
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Book number: F2557
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Keywords: English Literature

 
BARTHEL, HEISENBERG, HAERING AND OTHERS
Collection of Articles.
. A volume containing the following titles: Ernst Barthel: Goethes Wissenschaftslehre in ihrer modernen Tragweite. Bonn, Fr. Cohen, 1922, 119pp; Werner Heisenberg, (1901-1976) Wandlungen in den Grundlagen der Naturwissenschaft. Zwei Vorträge .Leipzig, Hirzel, 1935, 45pp.First Edition Poggendorff VII, 2, 427; Roller-G.I, 525. Heisenberg, Nobelprize for physics, 1932. Well known for his contributions to the creation and development of quantum mechanics; Theodor Haering: Naturphilosophie in der Gegenwart. ( Wuertembergische Ges. Z. Foerderung der Wiss). Stuttgart, Kohlhammer, 1933, 20pp. ; Die II. Davoser Hochschulkurse 17. Maerz bis 6. April. / Les IImes cours universitaires de Davos du 17 mars au 6 avril. 1929. Davos, Heintz, Neu & Zahn, ccontributions by L. Englert, J. Cavailles, Paul Mueller. List of lecturers and their courses (Cassirer, Heidegger and Sauerbruch were amongst them) . Philipp Lersch: Seele und Welt. Zur Frage nach der Eigenart des Seelischen. Leipzig, J.A. Barth, 1941, 36pp. (his inaugural lecture university of Leipzig 10 July 1940 ) In one sturdy volume paper covered boards, linen spine, worn title label and corners. Text browned throughout.
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Keywords: German Weblists2 Philosophy Natural History Goethe

 
BAYLEY, JOHN
Iris and the Friends. A Year of Memories.
. Duckworth, 1999, 208pp. hardback in d/j in pristine condition. First edition. (ISBN: 0715629328) .
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BECKETT, SAMUEL,
Collected Poems 1930-1978
. J. Calder, 1984. First Edition. Fine hardback in d/j 179pp. Unclipped jacket has fading vertically along the spine/front panel edge as usual with this edition. (ISBN: 0714540528) .
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BECKETT, SAMUEL,
Collected Shorter Prose 1945 - 1980
. J. Calder, 1984. First Edition. Fine hardback in d/j 218pp. Unclipped jacket has fading vertically along the spine/front panel edge as usual with this edition [ST x 2 ]. (ISBN: 0714540277) .
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Book number: F1940-2
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BELLOW, SAUL.
More Die of Heartbreak
. The Alison Press/Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, 1987, 335pp. First English Edition, Fine Hard Cover in fine d/j , unread [ 2 x sp ]. (ISBN: 0436039621) .
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BENN, GOTTFRIED,
Destillationen. Neue Gedichte
. Wiesbaden, Limes Verlag, 1953. 39pp. wrappers, first edition see: Wilpert/G II/44 [ST].
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Keywords: Poetry German Literature Weblists2

 
BENN, GOTTFRIED.
Fragmente. Neue Gedichte
. Wiesbaden, Limes Verlag, 1951. Paperback. 32pp. paperback First edition. see: WG2,38; Raabe 24.33 . wrappers and end papers sl. darkened.
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BENN, GOTTFRIED:
Gedichte
. Hamburg. Heinrich Ellermann. 1936. 18 lvs, loose in original loose frayed wrappers issued in the series: Das Gedicht. Blätter für die Dichtung. 2. Jahrgang. 7. Folge. January 1936. see: Wilpert-G. 25. First edition [ DR 1 ].
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GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 51.5 US$ 63.01 | JP¥ 6784]
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BENN, GOTTFRIED.
Gehirne. Novellen.
. Leipzig, Kurt Wolff, 1916, First edition. 22 x 13,5 cm. 54,[2] pp. Der jüngste Tag volume 35. See: Lohner-Zenner 2.6; WGII 3; Raabe 24.4. KNLL 2, 516. in original black wrappers with red title lable pasted to front. top of front cover and spine sunned, small strip (65 x40 mm) missing from top front cover, small one cm part missing from top of spine, edges of wrappers frayed due to overlapping of these. text very sl. darkened.
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Book number: F3059
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ME'AH BERACHOT
An 18th-Century Miniature Book of Blessings and Prayers.
. Facsimile edition of the copy held in a private Collection, New York One of a fine limited edition of 550 copies: This Me'ah Berachot manuscript, a miniature prayer book, is an exquisite exe of how Jewish heritage can be passed down for the delight and enrichment of future generations. It was handwritten and illuminated in Central Europe during the eighteenth century, and is today in the hands of a private collector in New York. Traditionally, pious Jews seek to recite blessings on at least one hundred occasions daily. This unique manuscript, the name Me'ah Berachot means 'one hundred blessings', is a compendium of blessings, each allocated to a time of day or to a special event. It gathers together morning prayers, Grace after Meals, prayers on retiring at night (Qriat Sh'ema), petitions for the safety of travellers and many other texts to be recited on special occasions, e.g. on seeing a beautiful tree, on hearing thunder or on wearing a new garment for the first time. Since it also includes three blessings specifically related to womanly duties (mitzvoth nashim) - on breadmaking, ritual bathing and kindling the Sabbath lights - the book was probably commissioned as a special gift to a woman. Such a splendid prayer book may well have been presented to a bride and would doubtless have been treasured by generations of her descendants. Indeed it is a miniature handbook of Jewish life intended for Jews of all ages. Besides the beautifully written text, the manuscript contains an illuminated title-page and twenty-nine miniature panels illustrating some of the activities associated with the blessings included. Each painting is headed by a cartouche containing the relevant blessing, preceded by directions on how to recite it, written in a more cursive Yiddish script. Additional miniatures fascinatingly depict a variety of everyday genre scenes - lighting the Sabbath candles, family mealtimes, tending the garden, putting on new clothes, entering the ritual bath, and even the then common medical practice of bloodletting. The manuscript’s seventy pages measure 36 x 40 mm (1.4" x 1.6"). It is bound in its original gold-tooled leather case with handmade silver clasps, bosses and corner plates. Despite the minute size of the book, the script is so clear that all the texts can be read with ease. This little book is a remarkable example of the revival of Hebrew manuscript illumination in the eighteenth century. At that time, long after the invention of printing, it was recognized that a handwritten and finely illustrated book offered a sense of luxury and respect for religious ritual unmatched since the Middle Ages. The craftsman-made binding of morocco leather is tooled in 23-carat gold and adorned with solid silver clasps, corner-plates and bosses made in one of the last silversmith's ateliers in Milan, Italy. The presentation case is crafted in full leather, lined in suede, and holds both the facsimile and the commentary volume.The commentary volume contains both a full translation and a full description of the manuscript and the Jewish world from which it comes. It is written by Iris Fishof, formerly Chief Curator of Judaica and Jewish Ethnography at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, who also describes each miniature and provides a scholarly analysis of the texts that they illustrate. It is translated and edited by Jeremy Schonfield.The commentary volume was printed on 90gsm Fabriano Ingres and bound in fine-grain goatskin to match the presentation case. The facsimile is housed in its own container within the suede-lined goatskin presentation box which also holds the commentary volume. This unique facsimile was printed in a strictly limited edition of 550 copies (400 on vellum numbered 1 - 400 and 150 on specially milled parchment numbered 401 -500. Our copy has the number 495. The remaining 50 Ad Personam copies were numbered I - L). The plates have been destroyed (with rabbinic permission and in compliance with Halachic requirements) and no further copies will be issued. The edition is now sold out.[ DL 4/2 ]. (ISBN: 094822346) .
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BETJEMAN, JOHN,
Summoned By Bells.
Paradine. Original full blue leather binding, titles to spine gilt, bell design in gilt to front board, twin rules to boards, raised bands ruled in gilt, inner dentelles gilt, all edges gilt, and a silk page marker, marbled endpapers. Housed in the original marbled paper slipcase with a circular blue morocco inlay featuring a bell design in gilt on the front cover. 115 pp. First enlarged edition of this long, autobiographical poem published in a limited edition of only 100 copies. The book was published by Murray in 1960, with drawings by Michael Tree all hand-painted, and again in 1976 in an enlarged edition , adding the text of "Cricket Master / (An Incident)" on pages 111-115 and a portrait of the poet by Derek Hill and a facsimile page of the draft typescript with invited comments by Tom Driberg, John Sparrow and John Murray with the author's replies, Paradine produced this deluxe issue in 1977 and had the 100 copies specially bound on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, limiting the edition to 100 copies, each numbered and signed by Betjeman, and with all of Tree's drawings hand-coloured . a fine copy.
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Book number: 090054-2
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Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Weblists2 Betjeman Poetry Rare Bibliophile Limited Editions English Literature Rare

 
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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Book number: F3167
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Keywords: Bible

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