- Category = Christian
Origines Sacrae: Or a rational account of the grounds of Natural and Revealed Religion.
Oxford: The University Press, 1836. 2 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A splendid early Victorian full calf with raised bands, twin labels and gilt tooled panels. Small loss to the head cap of the second volume but still a very smart set.More details Price: £250.00
The Imitation of Christ
London: Routledge, 1905. Half vellum, 9 inches tall. A smooth back with a gilt label and fine gilt tooling in the 'Art Nouveau' style. Illustrated with12 photogravures.More details Price: £220.00
The Book of Common Prayer.
Oxford: University Press, 1837. Full hard grain morocco, 5.5 inches tall. A most attractively bound copy from the beginning of the Victorian era with raised bands and delightful gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. A neat owners inscription dated 1839 on the first blank.
Elements of Christian Theology
London: Cadell, 1818. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. Full speckled calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and gilt panels. With an armorial bookplate and neat ink inscription dated 1824.
The New Week’s Preparation For a Worthy receiving of the Lord’s Supper As Appointed and Practised by the Church of England.
London: Bent, 1787. Full red calf, 6.5 inches tall. A delightful binding in pristine condition. Gilt bands and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. The boards are framed by a geometric roll. Two parts with separate title pages and frontispieces. An early owners inscription on the first blank. Very curious bookplate in the form of a very delicate cut out on which is a minuscule manuscript inscription. Some worming affecting 14 leaves towards the end of the first part.
The Holy War.
London: Religious Tract Society, c.1870. Full crushed morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A superb little binding with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. Scattered light foxing. A neat ink inscription dated 1871 on the 3rd blank. Illustrated full page engravings.More details Price: £160.00
Sermons on Various Subjects and Occasions
London: Printed for the author, 1825. A stunning binding from the library of Lord Eldon, Lord Chancellor and in a uniform binding with our Soames History of the Reformation in our stock. Full straight grain morocco, 8.5 inches tall. With very wide raised gilt bands, superb extra gilt panels and tooling to the boards, dentelles and all edges. As is usual with this colour some blotching has occured over the years. On the title page volume 2 is stated and neatly crossed out and we are under the impression that this is the only volume published, as it contains a list of subscribers.
The Scripture Lexicon; or a Dictionary of above four thousand Proper Names of persons and places, mentioned in the Old and New Testament.
Oxford: Rivington, 1810. Half morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A high quality binding with gilt raised bands and very finely gilt tooled panels. Ink owners name on the title page. Slight foxing and a tear in the gutter of the title page and first page of the preface, not affecting the text. A new and corrected edition.
A series of Plain And Familiar Discourses on The Apostles’ Creed, Delivered in the new church of St. Luke, Chelsea
London: William Watson, 1827. Full straight grain calf, 8.25 inches tall. A handsome Georgian binding with wide gilt raised bands and dense gilt tooling to the panels. With gilt and blind tooling framing the straight grain of the boards. With a slip 'with the Publishers Kind Regards' bound in and a later owners signature on the first blank.
Edinburgh: Peter Hill, 1809. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. An unusual mottled calf binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and very fine and ornate gilt tooling to the panels. With the book plate of 'Fasque', the family seat of the Gladstones and where Queen Victoria's Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone, spent much of his childhood. Slightly rubbed.More details Price: £140.00
Paroissien Romain d'après les Imprimés français du XVème siècle.
Paris: Gruel: Engelmann, 1858. Full morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A very simple binding with raised bands and all edges gilt. Vellum endpapers not pasted down. Each page is finely decorated with elaborate borders.More details Price: £140.00
An Exposition of the Creed…
London: R. Priestley, et al, 1824. 8vo (9 x 5.75 inches). Full grey calf, with red label, wide gilt raised bands and ornate blind tooling to panels. Triple blind rule framing boards. Marbled edges. Armorial bookplate.More details Price: £120.00
Meditation et Reflexions Pieuses
Paris: Gruel & Engelmann, 1885. Full morocco, 6.5 inches tall. Bound by Gruel in full crushed morocco with gilt titles, all edges and yapp edges. A neat inscription on the first blank. A charming volume in pristine condition.More details Price: £100.00