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1 Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth-Day of Willi
1880 19TH-AM-MA-BOSTON-ELIS 
Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth-Day of William Ellery Channing, at the Church of the Saviour, and at the Academy of Music, Brooklyn, N.Y., Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6 and 7, 1880. Boston: Geo. H. Ellis, 101 Milk Street, 1880. Octavo. Bound publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, rubbed at corners, brown endpapers, light foxing, tissue protecting frontispiece with pencil drawing of face and holes in tissue. Frontispiece of Channing. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, [3]-4 contents, [5]-8 introduction, 9-205pp, (1) blank. Contents include addresses, remarks and letters by 60 some participants including an address by Henry Ward Beecher and a letter by Phillips Brooks. 
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2 Memorials. Rev. Henry Elias Dosker D.D., LL.D. L.H.D. Professor of C
circa 1926 Bound printed paper wrapper dog-ear on top corner front wrapper, dog-ear on bottom of frontispiece. pamphlet Octavo Louisville, Kentucky, The Franklin Printing Co. 
Memorials. Rev. Henry Elias Dosker D.D., LL.D. L.H.D. Professor of Church History Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Died December 23, 1926. (The Franklin Printing Co Incorporated, Louisville, Kentucky). Octavo.

Bound printed paper wrapper, dog-ear on top corner front wrapper, dog-ear on bottom of frontispiece. 75pp.

Henry E. Dosker (1855-1926) graduate of McCormick Theological Seminary, minister in the Dutch Reformed Church in America, professor of church history in Louisville Theological Seminary. 
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3 ANONYMOUS. Brief Memoirs of the Pious. Prepared for the Presbyterian Board of Publication.
1848 Bound black leather spine with blue marbled paper  spine divided into five compartments by gilt fillet lines, gilt title lettering, rubbed and scuffed so that the rubbed spots show brown at spine ends and along hinges, leather split along front hinge but cover still fairly tight, light foxing, but pages tanning some. BOOK 16mo, 10 x 15.5cm Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication 
ANONYMOUS. Brief Memoirs of the Pious. Prepared for the Presbyterian Board of Publication. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, No. 265 Chestnut Street. (c1848... Stereotyped by S. Douglas Wyeth, No 7 Pear St., Philadelphia.) 16mo, 10 x 15.5cm. Bound black leather spine with blue marbled paper over boards, spine divided into five compartments by gilt fillet lines, gilt title lettering, rubbed and scuffed so that the rubbed spots show brown at spine ends and along hinges, leather split along front hinge but cover still fairly tight, light foxing, but pages tanning some. Early ownership inscriptions of 1864. Modern bookplate of M.S. Carothers on front paste-down endpaper. Biographies of J.C. Rieu, John Campbell, Pliny Fisk, John Eliot, Mrs. Catherine Clark, Lady Huntingdon Mrs. Talbot, Mrs. Hannah Woodd, Lady Glenorchy, Mrs. Anne Thornton, & Miss Hannah Sinclair. 
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4 ANONYMOUS. Life of Rev. James Hervey, M.A. Rector of Weston-Favel.
19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-PBP 
ANONYMOUS. The Life of Rev. James Hervey, M.A. Rector of Weston-Favel. [And: The Life of the Rev. Augustus M. Toplady, Vicar of Broad-Hembury.] Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication. James Russell, Publishing Agent. 1841. (Printed by William S. Martien). 16mo. Bound black leather spine with dark blue cloth over boards, spine divided into 6 compartments by gilt fillet lines, gilt title lettering, gilt "95" at bottom of spine, rubbed and scuffed so that the rubbed spots show brown at spine ends and a few places along hinges, light to medium foxing. Modern bookplate of M.S. Carothers on front paste-down endpaper. Pagination: (1) title, (1) printer, [3]-161 Life of Hervey, (1) blank; (1) half title, (1) blank, [165]-240 Life of Toplady. American Imprints #41-3092. We offer lives of two Church of England divines who were both strong Calvinists. 
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5 ANONYMOUS. Lives of Distinguished Shoemakers.
1849 Bound publisher's black cloth with faded gilt lett with faded gilt lettering on spine, rubbed & scuffed, chipped and worn through cloth at spine ends, corners, and bottom edges; dampstains on rear cover, light foxing, a few light dampstains. Book 12mo Portland: Davis & Southworth. Signed on rear endpapers in pencil: "Alex Bailkin
ANONYMOUS. Lives of Distinguished Shoemakers. Portland: Davis & Southworth. 1849. 12mo. Bound publisher's black cloth with faded gilt lettering on spine, rubbed & scuffed, chipped and worn through cloth at spine ends, corners, and bottom edges; dampstains on rear cover, light foxing, a few light dampstains. Signed on rear endpapers in pencil: "Alex Bailkin Troy 1852." Collation: 4 unsigned leaves, A-N12, last two leaves blank. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, [iii]-iv preface, (1) dedication, (1) blank, (1) contents, (1) blank, [9]-340pp. Biographies of eminent men who were also shoemakers: Saint Crispin, James Lackington, Timothy Bennett, Roger Sherman, William Carey, Robert Bloomfield, Simon Antoine, Hans Sachs, William Gifford, Thomas Holcroft, Thomas Hardy, Cloudesley Shovel, George Fox, James Woodhouse, Jacob Behmen, Noah Worcester, John Pounds. 
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6 BETHUNE Memoir of the Right Reverend John Strachan, First Bishop of Toronto.
19TH-CANADA-ONTARIO-TORONTO 
BETHUNE, A. N. Memoir of the Right Reverend John Strachan, D.D., LL.D., First Bishop of Toronto. By A.N. Bethune, D.D., D.C.L., His Successorin the See. Toronto: Henry Rowsell. London: Rivingtons. 1870. Bound maroon cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine, damp stain top edges of front and rear covers, spine ends and corners fraying, brown endpapers, scattered foxing spots, pages lightly tanning. Pagination: viii, 385pp. Stachan born in Aberdeen Scotland, 1778, died 1867. He emigrated to Canada in 1799; was consecrated Bishop of Toronto in August 1839. 
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7 BROWNSON Address Commemorative of the Life and Character of the Rev. David
19TH-AM-PA-PITTSBURGH 
BROWNSON, JAMES I. An Address Commemorative of the Life and Character of the Rev. David Elliott, D.D., LL.D., Professor in the Western Theological Seminary at Allegheny City, Penn. Delivered in the First Presbyterian Church of Allegheny, Wednesday Evening, April 22d, 1874. By James I. Brownson, D.D. of Washington, Pa. Delivered and Published by request of the Professors and Directors of the Seminary. Pittsburgh: Robert S. Davis & Company, Booksellers and Stationers, 175 Liberty Street. 1874. Thin 12mo. Bound dark brown cloth with gold lettering on front cover, worn through cloth at spine ends and corners, red page edges, light tanning and foxing of pages, historical society bookplate on endpaper and blind stamp on title. 85pp, steel engraved frontispiece of Elliott. David Elliott (1787-1874) Presbyterian; pastor Mercersburg, Pa., 1812-29; pastor Washington, Pa., 1829-36; professor in the Western Theological Seminary at Allegheny, Pa., 1836-74. 
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8 COUPLAND, REGINALD. Kirk on the Zambesi, A Chapter of African History.
1928 First Edition Bound maroon cloth with gilt lettering on spine, rubbed a bit, bookplate of M.S Carothers on front paste-down endpaper, very light tanning of pages, otherwise contents clean. Dust jacket in plastic protective sleeve, tattered a bit at spine ends, dj spine darkened, a removed tape spot on front cover of dj, soiled some. Dust jacket in plastic protective sleeve, tattered a bit at spine ends, dj spine darkened, a removed tape spot on front cover of dj, soiled some. book Octavo Oxford, at the Clarendon Press, 
COUPLAND, REGINALD. Kirk on the Zambesi, A Chapter of African History. By R. Coupland [4 lines credits] Oxford, at the Clarendon Press, 1928. Octavo.

Bound maroon cloth with gilt lettering on spine, rubbed a bit, bookplate of M.S Carothers on front paste-down endpaper, very light tanning of pages, otherwise contents clean. Dust jacket in plastic protective sleeve, tattered a bit at spine ends, dj spine darkened, a removed tape spot on front cover of dj, soiled some.

Pagination: (1) half-title, (1) blank, (1) title, (1) blank, [v]-vi preface, (1) contents, (1) list of illustrations, [1]-286pp. Pages 279-286 is the index. Color frontispiece of a sketch-map by Kirk, there are 14 other full page illustrations. 3 of these are in color and are reproductions of color sketches made by John Kirk of the landscape. The others are black & white photographs taken by Kirk. At the end is a folding map. First Edition.

David Livingstone picked John Kirk for the double post of botanist and medical officer to the expedition to ascend the Zambesi river and prospect the unknown interior in order to ascertain its possibilities for British trade and settlement. Kirk was David Livingstone's lieutenant in Africa for more than five years, becoming his trusted friend. Livingstone's personality dominates this book, which reprints several of the explorer's letters. 
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9 DALLMANN Martin Luther His Life and His Labor.

DALLMANN, WILLIAM. Martin Luther His Life and His Labor. Saint Louis, Concordia Publ. House (c1951) Octavo. Bound gray cloth, rubbed at edges, soiled some, two corners bumped, contents clean. xiv (2) 262pp, frontispiece, many black & white illustrations, index. 
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10 DEWEY Presentation of a Portrait of the Rev. Professor Egbert Coffin Smyth,

DEWEY, HARRY P. et al. Presentation of a Portrait of the Rev. Professor Egbert Coffin Smyth, D.D., to Andover Theological Seminary, June 13, 1901. Boston, George H. Ellis, 1901, 10pp, pamphlet, frontis. 
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11 DICKERT, THOMAS W., ed. Life of the Rev. Calvin S. Gerhard, D.D.
1904 Bound maroon cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover, small dampstain at top of spine, top page edges gilt, contents clean, good condition. Book Philadelphia, Sunday School Board of the Reformed Church in the United States 
DICKERT, THOMAS W., ed. Life of the Rev. Calvin S. Gerhard, D.D. Edited by Rev. Thomas W. Dickert, A.M. Pastor St. Stephen's Reformed Church Reading, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, Sunday School Board of the Reformed Church in the United States, (c1904).

Bound maroon cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover, small dampstain at top of spine, top page edges gilt, contents clean, good condition. Pagination: 256pp.

Portrait of Gerhard at frontispiece. Gerhard: German Reformed minister, theologian & author.
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The Life of the Rev. Thomas Coke, LL.D. Including in Detail His Various Travels and Extraordinary Missionary Exertions, in England, Ireland, America, and the West Indies: with an Account of His Death, May 3, 1814, while on a Missionary Voyage to the Island of Ceylon, in the East Indies.  Interspersed with Numerous Reflections; and Concluding with an Abstract of His Writings and Character, DREW, SAMUEL
12 DREW, SAMUEL The Life of the Rev. Thomas Coke, LL.D. Including in Detail His Various Travels and Extraordinary Missionary Exertions, in England, Ireland, America, and the West Indies: with an Account of His Death, May 3, 1814, while on a Missionary Voyage to the Island of Ceylon, in the East Indies. Interspersed with Numerous Reflections; and Concluding with an Abstract of His Writings and Character
Samuel Drew's Life of Thomas Coke, NY, 1847, Leather 1847 Leather Bound full tree-calf with red title morocco title label. However, the book is bound upside down. Leather mostly split along rear hinge, rubbed & scuffed, worn through leather at corners, library bookplate & pocket on front paste-down endpaper, light to medium foxing, scattered light damp stains 12mo, 11.7 x 18.9cm New York 
DREW, SAMUEL. The Life of the Rev. Thomas Coke, LL.D. Including in Detail His Various Travels and Extraordinary Missionary Exertions, in England, Ireland, America, and the West Indies: with an Account of His Death, May 3, 1814, while on a Missionary Voyage to the Island of Ceylon, in the East Indies. Interspersed with Numerous Reflections; and Concluding with an Abstract of His Writings and Character. By Samuel Drew, of St. Austell, Cornwall. [3 lines quote--Milton] New-York: Published by Lane & Tippett, for the Methodist Episcopal Church, 200 Mulberry-Street. Joseph Longking, Printer. 1847. 12mo, 11.7 x 18.9cm. $40.00 Life of Thomas Coke (1747-1814) Methodist Bishop, associated with Wesley from 1777. Wesley set him apart as a superintendent for America in 1784 and Coke presided over the Christmas Conference of the same year that formed the Methodist Episcopal Church of America. Coke also presided over Conference in both England and Ireland several times. He was an opponent of slavery and a lifetime promoter of missions, organizing the Negro Mission in the West Indies as well developing mission activity in Gibraltar, Sierra Leone, and Cape of Good Hope. Bound full tree-calf with red title morocco title label. However, the book is bound upside down. Leather mostly split along rear hinge, rubbed & scuffed, worn through leather at corners, library bookplate & pocket on front paste-down endpaper, light to medium foxing, scattered light damp stains. Pagination: copperplate portrait of Coke, (1) title page, (1) blank, [3]-6 Contents, [7]-8 Dedication, [9]-381pp. Rowe: Methodist Union Catalog #D2639. Inscription on front flyleaf in old pen: "Presented by E. E. Swanson, Sabina (?) Tex." 
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13 DWIGHT, SERENO EDWARDS. Life of President Edwards: By S. E. Dwight.
1830 Bound original calf covered boards recently rebacked with heavy brown acid-free paper with printed paper title label, leather covers very dry, scuffed & chipped, worn through leather at corners, heavy foxing of endpapers, light to medium foxing of most of contents with some pages of heavier foxing. book Octavo New York: G. & C. & H. Carvill 
DWIGHT, SERENO EDWARDS. Life of President Edwards: By S. E. Dwight. New York: G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1830. Octavo.

Bound original calf covered boards, recently rebacked with heavy brown acid-free paper with printed paper title label, leather covers very dry, scuffed & chipped, worn through leather at corners, heavy foxing of endpapers, light to medium foxing of most of contents with some pages of heavier foxing. Collation: 1-964; last leaf blank. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, [3]-4 preface, [5]-8 contents, [9]-766pp, (2) blank.

Sereno Edwards Dwight (1786-1850) educator, clergyman, fifth of eight sons of Timothy Dwight. "Assisted by his wife, he worked for many years editing the complete writings of his great-grandfather, Jonathan Edwards; Edwards's Memoirs of the Rev. David Brainerd was published in 1822, and ten subsequent volumes, one a memoir of the great divine, were published in 1830 as The Works of President Edwards: with a Memoir of his Life. We offer the Memoir by the great grandson. 
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14 FONTAINE Tale of the Huguenots, or Memoirs of a French Refugee Family.
1838 Bound green cloth with vine design in blind gilt title on spine, rubbed & scuffed, thin wrinkle in cloth in both covers, starting to wear through cloth at spine ends and corners, light flesh colored glossy endpapers, bookplate of M.S. Carothers on front paste-down endpaper, early ownership inscriptions on front free endpaper, light to medium foxing--heavier on endpapers. book Duodecimo New York: John S. Taylor, Theological and Sunday School Bookseller 
FONTAINE, JAMES. A Tale of the Huguenots, or Memoirs of a French Refugee Family. Translated and Compiled from the Original Manuscripts of James Fontaine, By One of His Descendants. With an Introduction, by F. L. Hawks, D.D. [4 lines quote]--Psalm 78. New York: John S. Taylor, Theological and Sunday School Bookseller, Corner of Park Row and Spruce Street. 1838. 12mo.

Bound green cloth with vine design in blind, gilt title on spine, rubbed & scuffed, thin wrinkle in cloth in both covers, starting to wear through cloth at spine ends and corners, light flesh colored glossy endpapers, bookplate of M.S. Carothers on front paste-down endpaper, early ownership inscriptions on front free endpaper, light to medium foxing--heavier on endpapers.

Collation: [1]-236. Last 2 leaves blank. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, (1) dedication, (1) blank, [v]-viii introduction, [ix]-xii contents, [13]-266 text, 1-6 ads, (4) blank.

"Dedication. To the two thousand descendants of the exemplary Christian, whose eventful life forms the chief subject of the following pages, and who are now living in the United States of American, this work is affectionately inscribed by their kinswoman."--dedication.

This book is the story of James Fontaine, a French Protestant in the 17th century. He was persecuted and imprisoned for his faith. He fled to England after the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, where he married and was a pastor for awhile.
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15 GIBBS, JOSIAH FRANCIS. Lights and Shadows of Mormonism.
1909 Bound green cloth with gilt title on spine, title in blind on front cover, rubbed and just starting to fray at spine ends and corners, spine faded, contents with just very slight tanning of pages, otherwise good condition. Book Octavo Salt Lake City 
GIBBS, JOSIAH FRANCIS. Lights and Shadows of Mormonism. J. F. Gibbs. (Copyrighted by Salt Lake Tribune Publishing Co., 1909.) Octavo.

Bound green cloth with gilt title on spine, title in blind on front cover, rubbed and just starting to fray at spine ends and corners, spine faded, contents with just very slight tanning of pages, otherwise good condition.

Pagination: (1) dedication, (1) frontispiece, (1) title, (1) copyright, 5-9 contents, (1) blank, 11-15 prefatory & personal, (1) blank, 17-535pp. Flake: A Mormon Bibliography #3552, only edition.

"The initial thought in connection with the writing of this volume was to assemble the evidences relating to the political perfidy of the Mormon "prophets," and to make a brief statement of the political incidents in Utah from 1890 to 1909. ...The past fifteen years have been largely devoted to fighting the political encroachments of the prophets on the civil rights of the people. And the remainder of my life, so far as may be practicable, will be devoted to combating the Mormon swamp light on a broader plane than that of its political phase"--pp13 & 15. The author grew up in Utah as a Mormon. He was excommunicated from the church in 1907: "It served me right; I had been an apostate from the day when, in 1871, I first resented the domination of the Mormon priethood in politics."--p.14.
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Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late Rev. George Whitefield, of Pembroke College, Oxford, And Chaplain to the Right Hon. the Countess Dowager of Huntington.  Faithfully Selected From His Original Papers, Journals, and Letters, Illustrated by a variety of Interesting Anecdotes, From the best Authorities., GILLIES, JOHN.
16 GILLIES, JOHN. Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late Rev. George Whitefield, of Pembroke College, Oxford, And Chaplain to the Right Hon. the Countess Dowager of Huntington. Faithfully Selected From His Original Papers, Journals, and Letters, Illustrated by a variety of Interesting Anecdotes, From the best Authorities.
Gillies Life of George Whitefield, Boston, 1813. Leather 1813 Fifth Edition. Revised and corrected, with large Additions and Improvements Bound full calf black morocco title label, almost half of the title label chipped away, rubbed & scuffed--especially heavy at edges and along spine, spine ends chipped away, worn through leather at top two corners and along top edge of front cover, medium to heavy foxing and browning of pages, lacks front free endpaper and flyleaf as well as rear free endpaper, endpapers splitting along inside hinges, 3 starts, a small amount of light damp stain in outside margin, first few page edges worn. A solid copy but looks wise, not for the discriminating collector. 12mo, 11.4 x 16.3cm. Boston, MA 
GILLIES, JOHN. Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late Rev. George Whitefield, of Pembroke College, Oxford, And Chaplain to the Right Hon. the Countess Dowager of Huntington. Faithfully Selected From His Original Papers, Journals, and Letters, Illustrated by a variety of Interesting Anecdotes, From the best Authorities. Originally Compiled by the Late Rev. John Gillies, D.D. Minister of the College Church of Glasgow. Fifth Edition. Revised and corrected, with large Additions and Improvements, by Aaron C. Seymour, Author of "Letters to Young Person." [4 lines from Cowper, 5 lines from Scripture] Boston: Printed by Samuel T. Armstrong, No. 50, Cornhill, 1813. 12mo, 11.4 x 16.3cm. $125.00

George Whitefield (1714-1770) famous English preacher, evangelist. "Born at Gloucester, he was educated there and at Pembroke College, Oxford, where he associated with those who formed the 'Holy Club' and who would later be known as the first Methodists. There also he experienced an evangelical conversion... He preached in several London churches, but quickly accepted an invitation from John and Charles Wesley to go to Georgia where, with the exception of a notable visit home, he remained from 1737 to 1741. The visit home included his first attempt at open-air preaching, in Bristol. He was to continue the practice to the end of his life, regularly delivering up to twenty sermons a week, covering vast distances that included fourteen visits to Scotland and, in those days of long and hazardous voyages, no less than seven Journeys to America, where he died shortly after preaching his last sermon... In his kind Whitefield is supreme among preachers, sharing his eminence only with Latimer. Others might be more learned, even more stylish, but none was more eloquent or more moving... Like open-air preachers before him, like the friars and like Latimer, his work abounds with vivid colloquial phrases and apt, familiar analogies."--Arthur Pollard in Douglas: Intl. Dict. Christ. Church, p1043-44.

Bound full calf with black morocco title label, almost half of the title label chipped away, rubbed & scuffed--especially heavy at edges and along spine, spine ends chipped away, worn through leather at top two corners and along top edge of front cover, medium to heavy foxing and browning of pages, lacks front free endpaper and flyleaf as well as rear free endpaper, endpapers splitting along inside hinges, 3 starts, a small amount of light damp stain in outside margin, first few page edges worn. A solid copy, but looks-wise, not for the discriminating collector.

Collation: includes woodcut portrait of Whitefield facing title, 16, 24, 2-226, 232. Pagination: (1) blank, (1) frontispiece, (1) title, (1) blank, [v]-xiii Preface, (1) blank, [xv]-xix, (1) blank, [13]-268pp. American Bibliography, 1813-28640.
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17 GILPIN Life of Bernard Gilpin.
18TH-ENG-LOND-RIVINGTON 
GILPIN, WILLIAM. The Life of Bernard Gilpin. By William Gilpin, M.A. Of Queen's College, Oxford. The Second Edition. [9.5 x 8.7cm engraving of dragon between cross and Bible] London: Printed for John and James Rivington, in St. Paul's Church-yard. MDCCLIII. [1753] Octavo, 13 x 20.2cm.

Bound early calf boards sometime rebacked calf spine with red morocco title label & raised bands, original leather over boards is worn, pock-marked and rubbed, worn through leather at corners, lacking free endpapers and front flyleaf, contents quite clean with minimum of foxing. There is a nice copperplate engraving of Bernard Gilpin, facing the title page.

Collation: frontispiece leaf, title leaf, B-U8, X4. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [1]-239 Life of Gilpin, (1) blank; (1) title, (1) blank, 243-311, (1) blank. Page 241 is the title page for Gilpin's sermon: "A Sermon Preached in the Court at Greenwich, Before King Edward VI. The First Sunday After the Epiphany, MDLII.[1552]" ESTC Citation No. T99014.

Bernard Gilpin (1517-1583) "English clergyman, called 'The Apostle of the North'... He was educated at Queen's College, Oxford... He was one of the first scholars elected to Christ Church, on the completion of Wolsey's foundation by Henry VIII. To clear up his theological doubts he went abroad in 1552 and lived for several years in Louvain and Paris. On his return to England in 1556 he was made rector of Easington and archdeacon of Durham, despite the fact that he now adopted the theology of the Reformation. Soon afterward he became rector of Houghton-le-Spring. His life at Houghton is said to have been a ceaseless round of benevolent activity; and his extensive charities here and throughout the northern counties soon won for him wide popularity, which, coupled with his Protestant views and his fearless denunciation of clerical vices, naturally made him enemies among the clergy. He was accused before Edmund Bonner, bishop of London, and would have been tried for heresy, and probably beheaded, but for an accident. While on his way to London for trial he broke his 
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18 GOTZE Martin Butzers Erstlingschrift. Habilitationsschrift zur Erlangung
1907 Disbound pamphlet, pages lightly tanning. Octavo Leipzig, M. Heinsius Nachfolger, 1907, octavo 
GOTZE, ALFRED. Martin Butzers Erstlingschrift. Habilitationsschrift zur Erlangung der Veniz legendi fur deutsche Philologie eingereicht der Philosophischen Fakultat der Universitat Freiburg i. Br. von Alfred Gotze. Leipzig, M. Heinsius Nachfolger, 1907, octavo.

Disbound pamphlet, pages lightly tanning. (4) 64pp . 
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19 GUNSAULUS, FRANK WAKELEY. William Ewart Gladstone. A Biographical Study.
1898 riginally bound in maroon leather with gray cloth over boards and dulled gilt lettering and design on front cover, but rebacked by an amateur in maroon/brown cloth with pieces of original spine pasted over, covers soiled, bottom corners bumped, front endpapers contain bookplate of Louis Shores and 4 rubber stamps of his, also has the modern bookplate of M.S. Carothers, front endpapers split along hinge, light foxing, pages tanning some. Book Quarto Monarch Book Company, Chicago, Ill. 
GUNSAULUS, FRANK WAKELEY. William Ewart Gladstone. A Biographical Study. By Frank Wakeley Gunsaulus, D.D., President of the Amour Institute of Technology [4 lines] Manufactured and Sold by Monarch Book Company, Chicago, Ill. Philadelphia, Pa. (c1898). Quarto.

Originally bound in maroon leather with gray cloth over boards and dulled gilt lettering and design on front cover, but rebacked by an amateur in maroon/brown cloth with pieces of original spine pasted over, covers soiled, bottom corners bumped, front endpapers contain bookplate of Louis Shores and 4 rubber stamps of his, also has the modern bookplate of M.S. Carothers, front endpapers split along hinge, light foxing, pages tanning some. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, (1) dedication, (1) blank, (2) quotes, (1) preface, (1) blank, (2) contents, (2) illustrations, 17-384. Double frontispiece (i.e., illus. printed on both sides), many double-sided illustrated plates in text.

With author's inscription on front free endpaper: "Be sure that on life's common street Are crossways where God's chariots meet. Frank W. Gunsaulus For V C. Alderson."

Chapters include among others: Lord of the Treasury and Author; The Corn Law Agitation; The Valorous Churchman; Palmerston Overthrown; The Crimean War; A New Government; The Ionian Islands; The American Civil War; Scholar and Orator; Leader of the House of Commons; Gladstone and Disraeli; Derby-Disraeli Government; The "Alabama Claims"; The Irish Problem Again; and others.
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20 HAMON Life of Cardinal Cheverus, Archbishop of Bordeaux, and Formerly Bi
19TH-AM-MA-BOSTON-MUNROE 
HAMON, ANDRE JEAN MARIE. The Life of Cardinal Cheverus, Archbishop of Bordeaux, and Formerly Bishop of Boston, In Massachusetts. By J. Huen-Dubourg [pseud. from Andre Jean Marie Hamon] Priest, and Late Professor of Theology. Translated from the French By E. Stewart. Boston, James Munroe and Company. 1839. 12mo. Bound publisher's brown cloth, half inch piece chipped from bottom of spine, quarter inch by three fourths inch piece cloth chipped from top of rear hinge, top edge of spine chipped, worn through cloth at corners, 19th century hand-written library tag on bottom of spine, 19th century library bookplate, light yellow endpapers with large soiled gray area in center, old newspaper clippings attached to the front flyleaf, name cut from top of half-title & half-title, embossed circular library stamp on top of frontispiece & title. 1 start, contents clean with a bare minimum of light scattered foxing. Pagination: (1) half title, (1) blank, [frontispiece facing title] (1) title, (1) copyright, [iii]-x translator's preface, [ix]-xiii author's preface, (1) blank, [xv-xvii contents, (1) errata, [1]-389pp. With nice lithographed portrait of Cheverus at frontispiece. "The First Catholic Bishop of Boston, missionary to Penobscot Indians, Principle founder of Athenaeum, friend of President Adams, Advisor to State Legislature; one of America's noblest priests."--headline from newspaper clipping. John Louis Ann Magdalen Lefebre de Cheverus (1768-1836) French Cardinal, came to Boston in 1796 after having refused to take the oath prescribed by the French Revolutionaries. He worked for a year among the Penobscot Indians and thereafter spent 3 months of with them yearly. When he opened a subscription towards building the first Catholic church in Boston, President Adams headed the list and remained his friend and well wisher for life. In 1810 he was created against his wishes, the first Bishop of Boston. When his health broke in 1823 he was given the see of Montauban, made a Peer of France, later Archbishop of Bordeaux and still later a Prince of the church. He never changed his mode of living. In the magnificent palace of Bordeaux he retaine 
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