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ALAND, KURT (ED.)
Die Katholischen Briefe 4 Volumes
. ( Text Und Textwerk Der Griechischen Handschriften Des Neuen Testaments I ) ([Arbeiten zur Neutestamentlichen Textforschung Institut für Neutestamentliche Textforschung er Wesfälischen Wilhelms-Universität volumes 9, 10, 1 and 10,2 and 11 ) Volume 1, Das Material; Volumes 2.1 and 2.2, Die Auswertung; Volume 3, Die Einzelhandschriften. In verbindung mit A.Benduhn-Merz & G.Mink. Heraugegen von Kurt Aland, De Gruyter, 1987; xviii, 430; xxiiv, 598; 118;734; xi, 412pp. volume 2.1 complete with 118pp near-fine paperback appendix inserted in back flap; with numerous tables; bound in publisher's grey cloth, lettered in gilt; base of one spine & two corners bumped, tiny spot on one rear board, otherwise the cloth is clean and very good, and the contents are in near-fine condition.[ DL 5/1].
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AUGUSTINE, SAINT, BISHOP OF HIPPO
Single Leaf Sermo Li, First and 2nd Page
. Basel : Johann Amerbach, 1494-95. With old marginal annotations in ink, one edge fayed without loss of text, Image available.
¶ Augustine of was Bishop of Hippo Regius (present-day Annaba, Algeria), Latin philosopher and theologian from Roman Africa and generally considered as one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all times. His writings were very influential in the development of Western Christianity. Johann Amerbach (b. c. 1440 in Amorbach, Germany; d. 25 December 1513 in Basel, Switzerland) , celebrated printer in Basel in the 15th century. He was the first printer in Basel to use the Roman type instead of Gothic and Italian; he spared no expense in his art.
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AUGUSTINUS AURELIUS (354-430)
Augustinus Aurelius (354-430). Augustinus Aurelius (354-430) D. Aurelii Augustini Hipponensis Episcopi Operum Tomi Quinti Pars Secunda : [ Books Xiii - Xxii ]
. qua reliqui X libri De civitate Dei nunc demum veterum codicum collatione & fide castigatissimi facti, atque doctissimi viri Lodovici Vivis eruditissimis commentariis illustrati, continentur : cum indice, hac postrema editione castigatissimo ditissimóque facto .[Geneva] : excudebat Iacobus Stoer, M.DCX. [1610] [24], 742, [42] p. ; 8° (17 cm) Stoer, Jakob (1542-1610) / Vives, Juan Luis (1492-1540) In full contemp. blind embossed calf leather binding, pste downs and [1] loose page [1] has annot. in ink by an old hand, pp. 657-672, partly detached and with some tiny marginal worm holing a few other pages also with very tiny worm holes in the margins spine damaged to top and bottom [ Augustine of Hippo ] [ DL 1 ].
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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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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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BOEFT, J.DEN, & HILHORST, A.,(EDS.),
Early Christian Poetry.
. A Collection of Essays. (Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae,Formerly Philosophia Patrum. Texts and Studies of early Christian Life and Language volume XXII ). E.G.Brill, 1993. Xi,320pp.;bound in blue publ.cl.with spine and fr.bd.gilt titled.D.w.; Very good condition. AVAILABLE FROM BRILL THE PUBLISHER AT 232 EURO / $302.00 in February 2016. (ISBN: 9789004099395) .
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HYMN BOOK
Hamburgisches Gesangbuch Fuer Den Oeffentlichen Gottesdienst Und Die Haeusliche Andacht. Mit Eines Hochedlen Und Hochweisen Raths Special Privilegio. Zweite Auflage Im Verlage Des Amts Des Buchbinder.
. Hamburg, 1843, gedruckt bei Johann August Meißner. XII, 774, 17, 12pp. bound in full velvet with brass clasp, All edges gilt , finely embossed. Rear hinge partly split, but book block firmly attached. The last 12 pages contain. Gebete und Andachten in Beziehung auf das heilige Abendmahl.
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CRAMER, JOHANN ANDREAS, ED.]
. ] Allgemeines Gesangbuch, Auf Königlichen Allergnädigsten Befehl Zum öffentlichen Und Haüslichen Gebrauche Der Deutschen in Kopenhagen Herausgegeben.
. Kopenhagen, Im Verlage bey Christ. Gottl. Prost, Universitaets Buchhaendler, 1782. [15] ff. 754 pp. [7ff = Register ueber die Gesaenge nach dem Alphabet] . In a full richly decorated shagreen leather binding All edges gilt. sm8vo A name Eleonora Boldt is embossed in gilt on the front board with the date 1835.Lay hymnal and prayer book without music, intended for private and household devotions as well as for use in German-language speaking regions of the Danish kingdom. Edited by Johann Andreas Cramer (1723-88), a poet, hymnographer, and Chancellor at the Christian Albrecht's University of Kiel. The hymnal's text is printed in fraktur, with a woodcut title device and a few woodcut head- and tailpieces. A very good to fine copy with slightly worn corners and edges of spine and boards.
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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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THE EARLIER PROPHETS IN HEBREW
The Earlier Prophets in Hebrew
. n.p. no publisher, 1920, very good hardback, Black binding With Gilt Title On Spine Hebrew Text . This copy belonged to professor Harry Saggs.
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JUNCKER, CHRISTIAN. [1668 - 1714 ].
Das Guldene Und Silberne Ehren-Gedächtniß Des Theuren Gottes-Lehrers D. Martini Lutheri. In Welchem Dessen Leben, Tod, Familie Und Reliquien, Benebst Den Vornehmsten Geschichten Der Evangelischen Reformation, Wie Auch Der Evangelischen Jubel-Feyern,
1706. umständlich beschrieben, und auf eine sonderbar anmuthige Art, aus mehr als zwey hundert Medaillen oder Schau-Müntzen und Bildnissen von rarer Curiosität, mit auserlesenen Anmerkungen, erkläret werden. Durch Christian Juncker/Dresdensen, Hoch-Fürstlichen Sachsen-Hennebergischen gesamten Historiographum. Schleusingen, gedruckt von Georg Wilhelm Göbel, und zu finden in Franckfurt und Leipzig / Beij Johann Andreä Endters sel. Sohn und Erben, ANNO M DCC VI , [1706]. (195 x 120mm). [LVI] 562, [xii = Register] + 2 blank leaves. Complete with the double-page frontispiece and 8 full-page engraved plates of portraits, some of which folding, included in the pagination. Also a folding genealogical chart [not included in the pagination ] With 213 copper-engraved impressions of medals in the text. Decorative head- and tail-pieces and initials. Printed in Fraktur, Half-title, Title-page printed in red and black, In full contemporary vellum binding.title handwritten in ink on spine which also has a few remnants of a typed label. A very good and tight copy, a few mm. missing from top corner of f. e.p. and first blank . First enlarged German edition of the Latin edition. - Contains medals concerning Luther, Brenz, Bucer, Calvin, Melanchton, Menno Symons, Viret, Zwingli, Cromwell, Erasmus, Dürer, etc. see: Lipsius p. 204. Jackson 1432.
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JUSTIN MARTYR (ED. BY JOHANN CARL THEODOR OTTO, 1816-1897 )
S. Iustini Philosophi Et Martyris Opera Quae Feruntur Omnia : Ad Optimos Libros Mss. Partim Nondum Collatos Recensuit Prolegomenis Adnotatione Versione Instruxit Indices Adiecit / Ioann. Carol. Theod. Otto . Opera Iustini Indubitata (5 Parts)
Mauke. ( Corpus apologetarum Christianorum saeculi secundi ; vol. 1-5 ) editio altera. Friederich Mauke, Jena, 1847-1850, second edition, five volumes bound in two, 1786 pp. + 4 facsimiles, size 22 x 14 cm. approx. complete works of the early Christian writer, Justin Martyr, giving parallel texts in Greek and Latin, accompanied by commentary in footnotes. Full calf Leather binding, showing some signs of wear but generally robust, front and rear covers double-ruled in gilt on all four sides with gilt floral ornament in each corner, forming a rectangular panel, further gilt patterning of lines and dots along cover edges; gilt titles on labels on spines, with five raised bands, each having a line of gilt (now somewhat eroded) above and below; head and tail bands intact; cover surfaces have many spots of a darker colour (possibly from old ink stains), also there are scuff marks, particularly on the spines, and there is some wear to the cover corners and edges of both vols. and at head and tail of spine on vol. 2; apart from the upper joint of vol. 2, the joints remain strong; end papers brown; pages edged in pale red along fore-edge and lower-edge, and in brown along upper-edge; front end paper of each volume has bookplate, partly defaced, of Thomas Raffles D.D. L.L.D. (1788-1863, Congregationalist minister) with his coat of arms, partly covered by what appears to be the remains of a bookplate of the Congregational College Library, Manchester, accompanied by the former library shelf mark of "G.9.H"; text is clean and unmarked throughout, apart from slight foxing on just a few pages. Rare book. No copy of this edition in the British Library. ? Justin was born around 100 (both his birth and death dates are approximate) at Flavia Neapolis (ancient Shechem, modern Nablus) in Samaria (the middle portion of Israel, between Galilee and Judea) of pagan Greek parents. He was brought up with a good education in rhetoric, poetry, and history. He studied various schools of philosophy in Alexandria and Ephesus , joining himself first to Stoicism, then Pythagoreanism, then Platonism, looking for answers to his questions. While at Ephesus, he was impressed by the steadfastness of the Christian martyrs, Justin became a Christian, but he continued to wear the cloak that was the characteristic uniform of the professional teacher of philosophy. His position was that pagan philosophy, especially Platonism, is not simply wrong, but is a partial grasp of the truth, and serves as "a schoolmaster to bring us to Christ." He engaged in debates and disputations with non-Christians of all varieties, pagans, Jews, and heretics. He opened a school of Christian philosophy and accepted students, first at Ephesus and then later at Rome. He was tried before the Roman prefect Rusticus, refused to renounce Christianity, and was put to death by beheading along with six of his students, one of them a woman. A record of the trial, probably authentic, is preserved, known as The Acts of Justin the Martyr.
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KEIL, FRIEDRICH SIEGEMUND (ED.)
Des Seligen Zeugen Gottes, Merkwürdige Lebens-Umstände Bey Seiner Medicinalischen Leibesconstitution, Krankheiten, Geistlichen Und Leiblichen Anfechtungen Und Anderen Zufällen, Von Dem Jahre Seiner Geburt 1483 Bis an Seinen Tod 1546
. beschrieben in vier Theilen und so viel Bildnissen, die sich auf Luthers Amtsumstände schicken, sammt Geschlechts-Register aller seiner Nachkommen bis auf gegenwärtige Zeit. Leipzig, bey Friedrich Gotthold Jacobäern, 1764, 4 parts bound in one volume, each with a different portrait of Luther as frontispiece, [14],94,[2]; [2],[93-]237,[3]; [4],184,[2]; [2],[185-]332,[2] pp. the preface to this 2nd edition is dated: Krötzschau, am 29. Sept. 1764. Also includes the preface to trhe first edition dated: Zeiz, am 5.März 1753. Part 1: Von dem Jahre seiner Geburt 1483 bis auf das Jahr 1520. - Part 2: Von dem Jahre 1521 bis auf das Jahr 1529. - Part 3: Von dem Jahre 1530 bis auf das Jahr 1541. - Part 4: Von dem Jahre 1542 bis an seinen Tod 1546. text irregularly browned Previous owner has added some annotations in i9nk on blank preceding title and on l;ast blank in contemp full calf binding, decorated spine with 5 raised bands, and leather title label. binding worn, esp. at corners, spine lacks small part of about 1 cm at the top, outer hinges partly split.
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KNAPP, ALBERT, ET AL. (ED.)
Christoterpe. Ein Taschenbuch Für Christliche Leser Auf Das Jahr 1835 Herausgegeben in Verbinding Mit Mehreren Andern Von Albert Knapp.
. Tübingen, Osiander, 1835, VI, [ 6] 387, [2 ] pp. 2 engravings, 16mo. also illustr. Engr. On front and rear board, illustrated ( damaged) spine. Bautz IV, Sp. 115-116. - Der evangelische Theologe, Dichter u. Hymnologe Albert Knapp (1798-1864) gab das Taschenbuch von 1832-1853 heraus. Es enthält neben eigenen Gedichten u. Uebersetzungen geistlicher Lieder aus dem Englischen Gedichte u. Geschichten verschiedener zeitgenössischer Schriftsteller.
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EX LIBRIS
Bishop of Exeter
. The Right Reverend Archibald Robertson (1853 - 1931) , the seventh Principal of King's College London who later served as Bishop of Exeter. He was born in Sywell, the eldest son of George Samuel Robertson (1825-1874) and his wife, Helen née Kerr, and grandson of Archibald Robertson (physician), of Northampton. He was educated at Bradfield College and Trinity College, Oxford where he graduated with a first class degree in Classics. From 1883 to 1897 he was Master of Hatfield Hall in Durham. He went on to serve as Principal of King's College London from 1897 to 1903, during which he was elected to serve as Vice-Chancellor of the University of London for the year 1902-03. He received an honorary doctorate (LL.D) from the University of Glasgow in June 1901. He was elected Bishop of Exeter in 1903, serving until 1916. ( 79 x 113 mm ).
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LUTHER, MARTIN,
Ayn Sermon.
. Wittenberg, [Joh. Rhau-Grunenberg] 1522. Title, Place and date in wood engraved frame with the city of Wittenberg's coat of arms at the bottom . 8pp. [last page blank], 16mo. XEROX COPY. See: VD 16, L 6105. - Benzing 1393. - Dommer 283. - Weller 2186. - Not in Kind, Knaake, Adams and in BM STC. The sermon given for "Johannestag" [St. John's day] ,24. VI.1522. Using John the Baptist's example Luther indicates that the teachings of the Saints were to be valued more than their lives. Wide marginal copy with some marginal annotations and scribbled sentences.
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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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MCCRIE, THOMAS
Life of John Knox, Containing Illustrations of the History of the Reformation in Scotland, with Biographical Notices of the Principal Reformers, and Sketches of the Progress of Literature in Scotland During the Sixteenth Century, to Which Is Subjoined an
. Appendix, Consisting of letters and other papers never before published. Edinburgh, John Ogle and William Blackwood; Glasgow, M. Ogle; London, J. Murray. R. Baldwin,, R.Ogle and T. Hamilton, 1812. First edition. XVII, [1] 582pp.+ unnumbered index. Half calf with marbeled paper covered boards, hinges and corners rubbed, text darkened end papers sl. foxed. ?Thomas McCrie was born in Duns in November 1772. After receiving his elementary education at the parish school, he was by the age of 15 to be found teaching in two local village schools. In 1788 he went to Edinburgh University, graduated, and went to teach in Brechin in May 1791, in a school connected to an Antiburgher congregation there. He was ordained in 1796, but was ejected from his pastorate, for his views, in 1809. In 1812 he published his life of John Knox, which has been described as 'a work of genius and erudition'. In 1813 he was made Doctor of Divinity, and was Professor of Divinity at Edinburgh from 1816 - 1818. His life of Andrew Melville was published in 1819. Thereafter he continued to write and publish other religious tracts. He died, in Edinburgh, on August 6th 1835. In Scottish ecclesiastical history proper, the palm must be assigned to an McCrie, an original seceder from the established church. Through his Life of John Knox (1812), as the subtitle of the book indicates, he sought to throw light upon the history of the Scottish reformation. It was followed by The Life of Andrew Melville, and the two books, which were supplemented by material belonging to a later period, became standard narratives of the greatest historical movement in Scottish national life. McCrie further contributed to the history of the reformation two less exhaustive works, on its progress and suppression in Italy and in Spain. Whether, had he carried out his design of a life of Calvin, it would have proved equal to his life of the great Scottish reformer, it is, of course, impossible to say; but few ecclesiastical historians were better qualified for essaying even so thorny a theme.(in: Cambr. his. of Engl. and Am. lit volume 15 ) [DL 1/3].
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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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PARKINSON, RICHARD, CANON OF MANCHESTER,
The Old Church Clock.
. Edited with a biographical sketch of the author by John Evans. 5th edition. Manchester, Abel, Heywood & Son, London, Simlin, Marshall, 1880, xcii,255 + 12pp. 24 black and white illustrations, half calf with title label, large margin edition. 5 raised bands, staining (fingers ?) to some pp. a few text pages have tiny creases to bottom corners, an extra loose photograph of the author is inserted. [ DR4 ].
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PETER, REV. DAVID, .
Hanes Crefydd, Yn Nghymru, O`R Amser Y Daeth Y Cymry
. I `nys Brydain Hyd Yr amser Presennoi, Gan D. Pater. Caerfyddin, 1816. Xvi, 704pp. Bound in full chestnut calf , cnrs. and edges rubbed and frayed; cnrs. bumped; spine creased and edges worn; scratch mar ks on bds. Inscribed by prev. owner, otherwise good. ? PETER, David (1765-1837) b. Aberystwyth. Minister (Ind) Heol Awst, Carmarthen. Headteacher from 1795-1835 at Carmarthen College. [ ST ].
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PORST, JOHANN
Geistliche Und Liebliche Lieder,
. Welche Der Geist des Glaubens durch Doct. Martin Luthern, Johann Hermann, Paul Gerhard, und andere seine Werckzeuge, in den vorigen und jetzigen Zeiten gedichtet, und die bisher in Kirchen und Schulen der Königl. Preuß. und Churf. Brandenburg. Lande bekannt und mit Koenigl. Allergnaedigster Approbation und Privilegio gedruckt und eingefuehret worden Nebst einigen Gebeten und einer Vorrede von Johann Porst .?Berlin, Verlag der Schatzischen Erben, 1812, 795pp. [14] = Register, 64pp. (= prayers) Title printed in red and black, with a double page frontispiece ( view of Berlin and portraits of the Royal couple Queen Luise and Friedrich-Wilhelm III. ) in full contemporary calf, spine with 5 raised bands and gilt (worn) decorations, The front board has the initials F and J, headed by a crown and the year 1814 embossed in gilt the rear board has a small gilt decoration in the centre. All edges gilt with embossed decorations near the corners, booksize: 16 x 7.5 cm the binding is worn but in an overall good condition. A previous owner has written the dates of births and deaths of several family members on the end papers in ink between 1825 and 1839 [ Johann Porst, 1668-1728 ] [DR-5].
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PORST, JOHANN. (1668 - 1728 )
Geistliche Und Liebliche Lieder, Welche Der Geist Des Glaubens Durch Doct. Martin Luthern, Johann Herrmann, Paul Gerhard, Und Andere Seine Werckzeuge,in Den Vorigen Und Jetzigen Zeiten Gedichtet, Und Die Bisher in Kirchen Und Schulen Der Kön. Preus. Und
. Churft. Brandenburg. Lande bekannt, und mit Koenigl. Allergnaedigster Approbation und Privilegio gedrucket und eingefuehret worden nebst Einigen Gebeten und einer Vorrede von Johann Porst. Berlin, Johann David Schatz, Erben, 1759, [ ] 794 [ ] 64pp. double page frontispiece. Double steel engraved frontispiece of Friedrich Wilhelm II, and Elisabeth Christine of Prussia by Thieme. Title in red and black. Text in two columns. Contains Register and Geistreiche Gebeter aus Johann Arnds Paradies Gartlein und andern zusammengetragen (64pp.) Edges are all gilt and embossed with decorative motifs. In the orig. marbled and embossed vellum binding. On first pasted down a gilt titled leather ex-libris dated 1762. See images to view this and the end papers. Book measures 160 x 60 mm. Text trimmed closely leaving narrow margins. Some damp staining to first 60 and last 40 pp. Very successful hymn book which was issued in many editions between 1708 and about 1900. Often revised it was (is ?) used by many churches in Berlin and the province of Brandenburg and is amongst the best of the older hymn books. Porst was preacher at the court and the father confessor of Queen Sophie Louise. See: Gesangbuchbibliographie der Universität Mainz, Porst Bln 1816.
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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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