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1 AMERICAN SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION. Youth's Friend; and Scholar's Magazine. Published Monthly.
19TH-AM-PA-PHILA 
AMERICAN SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION. The Youth's Friend; and Scholar's Magazine. Published Monthly. No. 60. June, 1826. (No. 6, Vol. 3). Price Twenty-five Cents a Year, When paid in advance and called for at the Depository. Philadelphia. 9.8 x 15.2cm. Bound in very soiled printed yellow wrapper, side-stitched, worn at edges, holes along spine from previous stitching, light to moderate foxing. Wrapper printed within nice elaborate woodcut border; two other woodcut illustrations in text. Collation: F1-8. Pagination: [81]-96pp. "This Magazine is designed more particularly for Sabbath School Teachers, and the Committee hope that its circulation will be more generally extended among that class of persons. Its low price enables about everyone, so disposed, to patronize it, and thus promote the Sunday School cause."--inside front cover. Continues: "The committee have now increased the edition to then thousand per month..." 
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2 AMERICAN SUNDY SCHOOL UNION. First Report of the American Sunday-School Union: Read at their An
19TH-AM-PA-PHILA 
AMERICAN SUNDY SCHOOL UNION. The First Report of the American Sunday-School Union: Read at their Annual Meeting, held in the City of Philadelphia, on Tuesday Evening, May 24, 1825. Philadelphia: Prited for the American Sunday-School Union, By I. Ashmead & Co. 1825. Octavo. Pamphlet with untrimmed and uncut pages, light foxing. 24pp. American Imprints #19417. 
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3 BIBLE. ENGLISH. 1900. Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of t
1900 
BIBLE. ENGLISH. 1900. Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the Original Tongues: and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, by His Majesty's Special Command. [At head of title:] The S. S. Teacher's Edition. Oxford: Printed at the University Press, no date [circa 1900?]. Pearl 16mo. Refs.

Bound full original brown morocco with slight raised bands, "S. S. Teacher's Edition" stamped at bottom of spine, most of gilt on spine lettering worn away, rubbed at all edges, worn through leather at small spots at all four corners, corners bumped, page edges originally gilt but most is rubbed away, rear free endpaper tattered at edges, text set in double columns with references in side margins, foxing throughout with a slight tanning overall. 3? x 5? inches.

Collation: A2-15, B-Z16, Aa-Hh16, Ii4; a16, b8; A-B16, C8; B-H16, I8; a2-16; plus 12 leaves maps. OT ends on verso of Aa14, NT begins on recto Aa15, NT ends verso of Ii4. Apparently lacking a half title page at beginning. Pagination: title leaf, 5-1000pp; Help to Students of the Bible, 48pp; Index to Persons, Places and Subjects, (80)pp; Cruden's Complete Concordance, 239pp; (1) blank, Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names, (3)-31; 12 leaves of light color maps.

This Bible has notes in the margins giving a text, marked in parenthesis, and then in the margin giving a date, a minister's name and sometimes a place. Apparently they were texts of sermons the owner heard (J. F. Pollock written on front free endpaper). The names are of Presbyterian ministers from Greenbrier, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties, West Virginia (Greenbrier Presbytery) dates 1901-1910. Examples: G. W. Nickell, Hillsboro 11/28/01; Dr. [F. P.] Sydenstricher, Green Bank, Sept 01; G. W. Nickel, 9-30-06, Blue Sulphur [Springs]; J. H. Lewis Sep 28/02 B. Sul. [Blue Sulphur Springs]; F. A. Brown May 17, McElh. [May?] 24 1902, Muddy Creek; Dr. P.H. Hoge, Withvill[e], Synod; Dr. A. Jones 5/7/03 Marlinton; Pattisson Sep 10/02 Greenville, Pres.; Installation of Rev. Kilham Baptist Ch. Alder 
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4 ELEVENTH INT'L SUNDAY-SCHOOL CONVENTION. Development of the Sunday-School 1780-1905.
1905 Bound tan cloth with black lettering on spine and front cover, cloth soiled and rubbed, starting to fray at spine ends, two bookplates, some foxing. Book Octavo Boston, Int'l S.S. Assoc. 
ELEVENTH INT'L SUNDAY-SCHOOL CONVENTION. The Development of the Sunday-School 1780-1905. The Official Report of the Eleventh International Sunday-School Convention Toronto, Canada, June 23-27, 1905. Boston, Int;l S.S. Assoc., 1905. Octavo. Bound tan cloth with black lettering on spine and front cover, cloth soiled and rubbed, starting to fray at spine ends, two bookplates, some foxing. Pagination: xx, 712pp, many ills., charts, statistics, index. 
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5 GRIMKE,THOMAS SMITH. Address at the Celebration of the Sunday School Jubilee, or, The Fifti
1832 Pamphlet Philadelphia, Pa. 
GRIMKE, THOMAS SMITH. Address at the Celebration of the Sunday School Jubilee, or, The Fiftieth Year from the Institution of Sunday Schools, By Robert Raikes: Delivered at Charleston, S.C. in the Hall of the Sunday School Depository, On Wednesday Evening, 14th of September, 1831. By Thomas Smith Grimke. American Sunday School Union. Philadelphia: No. 146, Chesnut Street. 1832. Octavo, 20pp, disbound pamphlet, gray rear wrapper with large vertical tear, purple and probably later front wrapper with large corner chipped out, top page edges only are trimmed, light occasional foxing. 20pp. Amer. Imprints #12745. Thomas Smith Grimke (1786-1834) Educator, reformer, brother of Sarah More and Angelina Emily Grimke. He was a pioneer in the causes of temperance and world peace. His educational plans were "essentially utilitarian and religious... He also favoured the higher education of women.. His piety and his religious fervor were evidenced in his conviction that the Bible should be basic in every scheme of education."--Dict. Amer. Biog. VI:636. 
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6 LAWSON Lives of Adam Wallace, and Walter Mill, Martyrs.
19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-ASSU 
LAWSON, JOHN PARKER. Lives of Adam Wallace, and Walter Mill, Martyrs. [within circular medallion:] Revised by the Committee of Publication AM.S.S.U. American Sunday School Union. Philadelphia: No. 146 Chesnut Street. n.d. (circa 1830's, 1st published by ASSU 1829). 9.5 x 14.6cm. Bound publisher's cloth spine with printed green paper title label, grey/red/yellow/green/cream marbled paper over boards, spine ends fraying, cloth starting to split several places along hinges, green paper title label rubbed with a small chip off one corner, marbled paper rubbed, worn through at corners and some edges, library stamps and bookplates, signature of an earlier owner "F. L. Oldt," removed pocket scar, light foxing. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, p.3 advertisement, (1) blank, 5-90pp. From the introduction: "The history, then, which we now present to the reader, is a continuation of the Scottish history of the sixteenth century, after the assassination of Cardinal Beaton... It hath all along been our conviction, that much of the history of that interesting period remains to be detailed... Of the two martyrs, whose histories, such as they are, we have recorded, enough has been said in the following essays. Our great object has been to connect general historical with particular biographical illustrations..." Contains the lives of Walter Mylne (c1476-1558 and Wallace Adam. Mylne "was the last Protestant martyr in Scotland, burnt at St. Andrews at the age of c.82. Knox affirmed that this cruelty backfired. When the Protestant preachers were summoned for trial in 1559, their patrons defended them with arms, thus initiating the Reformation."--Dict. of Scottish Church History, p.566. Adam Wallace (c1550) was another Protestant martyr, having been "burned on Castlehill in Edinburgh despite the protests from the Earl of Glencairn."--ibid., p.852. 
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7 M'DOWELL, JOHN. Questions on the Bible, for the Use of Schools.
American Sunday School Union 1826 Bound plain leather spine with plain green paper o recently rebacked with heavy brown acid-free paper over cloth hinge piece, rubbed & scuffed, boards soiled, worn through paper along edges, top of front free endpaper cut out, medium to heavy foxing, water stain on lower outside corner of most pages. 9.1 x 14.3cm. New York, NY Early owner's name written on rear free endpaper,
M'DOWELL, JOHN. Questions on the Bible, for the Use of Schools. By John M'Dowell, D.D. Pastor of the Presbyterian Church, Elizabethtown, N.J. Revised by the Committee of Publication. Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, Depository, 13 North Fourth Street. Stereotyped by L. Johnson. 1826. 9.1 x 14.3cm.

Bound plain leather spine with plain green paper over boards, recently rebacked with heavy brown acid-free paper over cloth hinge piece, rubbed & scuffed, boards soiled, worn through paper along edges, top of front free endpaper cut out, medium to heavy foxing, water stain on lower outside corner of most pages. Early owner's name written on rear free endpaper, "George Garden," His name stamp on front free endpaper. Modern bookplate of M.S. Carothers on front paste-down endpaper.

Collation: A-M6. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, [3]-141pp, (1) blank, (2) ads. The American Sunday School Union edition is not listed in American Imprints, nor does a copy turn up on OCLC. The later locates many editions from the first in 1816 through 1828--published in either Elizabethtown NJ, Newark NJ, or Utica NY.

John M'Dowell (1780-1863) Presbyterian pastor Elizabethtown, NJ, 1804-1833; Central Church, Philadelphia, 1833-1845; and Spring Garden Church, Philadelphia, 1846-1863. The later church he founded at age 65. "1317 person were brought into the several churches to which he ministered on profession of faith... Dr. McDowell's life was so protracted that he had the opportunity of taking part in all the great institutions of the Church and benevolent societies. In 1820 he was made Moderator of the General Assembly. From 1836 till 1840 he served as Stated Clerk... Dr. McDowell's published works were a "System of Theology," in two volumes, "A Bible-class Manual," in two volumes, and "Bible-class Questions," the first of the kind ever used."--Nevin: Ency. of the Presbyterian Church, p.491. 
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The Mind of Jesus., MACDUFF, JOHN ROSS.
8 MACDUFF, JOHN ROSS. The Mind of Jesus.
Devotional Work by John Ross MacDuff, Church of Scotland Minister & Hymn writer, Philadelphia, 1867 1867 Cloth Bound publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth with dulled gilt title on front cover, fraying at spine ends and corners consolidated with flexible book adhesive, covers soiled & stained, red page edges, light tan endpapers, light damp stain on last 5 leaves & flyleaf, light foxing of contents--otherwise clean. 24mo, 8.7 x 13.2cm. Philadelphia, PA 
MACDUFF, JOHN ROSS. The Mind of Jesus. By the Author of "Morning and Night Watches," "Faithful Promiser," Words of Jesus," etc. Philadelphia, Protestant Episcopal Book Society, 1224 Chestnut Street. 1867. 24mo, 8.7 x 13.2cm. $35.00 John Ross MacDuff (1818-1895) a graduate of the University of Edinburgh, he entered the clergy of the Church of Scotland in 1842 serving as parish minister of Kettins, Forfarshire, in 1849 of St. Madoes, Perthshire, and in 1855 Sandyford, Glasgow, retiring in 1871 to devote himself to full time writing. He was a popular devotional writer and author of thirty-one hymns. "The mind of Jesus! What a study is this! To attain a dim reflection of it, is the ambition of angels--higher they cannot soar. "To be conformed to the image of His Son!"--it is the end of God in the predestination of His Church from all eternity. "We shall be like Him!"--it is the Bible picture of heaven!"--page ii. Bound publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth with dulled gilt title on front cover, fraying at spine ends and corners consolidated with flexible book adhesive, covers soiled & stained, red page edges, light tan endpapers, light damp stain on last 5 leaves & flyleaf, light foxing of contents--otherwise clean. Pagination: (1) title, [ii]-iii preface, 4-127pp, (1)p. 
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9 TYNG, STEPHEN H. Forty Years' Experience in Sunday-Schools.
1860 cloth Book New York 
TYNG, STEPHEN H. Forty Years' Experience in Sunday-Schools. By Stephen H. Tyng, D.D., Rector of St. George's Church, New York. New York: Sheldon & Company, 1860 (c1860). 12mo. Bound publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, fraying at spine ends and corners, light yellow endpapers, light to medium foxing and tanning of pages. Inscription on front free flyleaf in old pen: "R. Swenarton from her friend Mrs. Hunter." Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, [iii]-iv introduction, [v]-vi contents, [7]-251 text, (1) blank. Stephen H. Tyng (1800-1885) clergyman of the Protestant Episcopal Church; a graduate of Harvard (1817), he studied theology in Bristol, R.I. under the direction of Bishop Griswold in 1819-21, after a number of other pastorates was called as rector of St. George's church, NY for over 30 years. "He was distinguished for eloquence in the pulpit, and also for able and effective temperance and patriotic addresses. For many years he was a leader among that part of the clergy known as low churchmen. He was active in organizing the Evangelical Knowledge Society, the American Church Missionary Society, and the Evangelical Education Society..."--Appleton's Cycl. of Amer. Biography VI:203. From Introduction: "I have only to say, the chapters herein contained, were so many distinct letters addressed to a friend who was the Superintendent of a Sunday-school, at his own request... They are the simple language of personal experience and observation in the field of which they treat." Contents include: "I. Personal History. II. St. George's, NY, Exercises and Plans for Schools. III. Failure of Teachers, etc. IV. Manner of Teaching... XXII. Duty of Schools to the Church. XXIII. Duty of Teacher. Catechism. The Bible..." There are 25 chapters in all. 
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Aunt Effie: or, The Pious Widow and Her Infidel Brother., WISE, DANIEL
10 WISE, DANIEL Aunt Effie: or, The Pious Widow and Her Infidel Brother.
Methodist Sunday School Story by Daniel Wise, NY, 1855 1855 Cloth Bound original blind-stamped brown cloth, heavily rubbed & soiled, fraying spine ends and corners consolidated with flexible book adhesive, light yellow endpapers with heavy foxing, contents with medium to heavy foxing, several starts, a few small damp stains. 10 x 15.1cm. New York 
WISE, DANIEL. Aunt Effie: or, The Pious Widow and Her Infidel Brother. By Daniel Wise, Author of "Guide to the Saviour," "Path of Live," "Young Man's Counsellor," Etc. New-York: Published by Carlton & Phillips. Sunday-School Union, 200 Mulberry-Street. 1855 (c1852). 10 x 15.1cm. $30.00 Daniel Wise (1813-1898) New England Methodist minister, anti-slavery advocate, secretary of the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He published are large number of books over the years including religious works, biographies and stories for young people. Jones: Guide to the Holiness Movement #7275. Wise state in his Preface: "The widow whose trials are recorded in these pages was well known to the writer. He had the pleasure of aiding her to escape from her hour of thickest gloom; and of witnessing the ripeness of her piety toward the end of her life. In writing this narrative, he has taken the liberty to enlarge and expand somewhat the original facts and conversations, which were stated to him by the lady herself. Names, places and dates are also changed, or concealed for obvious reasons. The work, therefore, is substantially a record of facts; and the writer hopes it may engrave some lines of truth on the susceptible minds of the youth, for whom he writes. D.W. Elm-Street Parsonage, New-Bedford, 1852." Bound original blind-stamped brown cloth, heavily rubbed & soiled, fraying spine ends and corners consolidated with flexible book adhesive, light yellow endpapers with heavy foxing, contents with medium to heavy foxing, several starts, a few small damp stains. Pagination: frontispiece, (1) title, (1) copyright, [5]-6 Preface, [7]-9 Contents, (1) blank, [11]-174pp, +2pp ads. 
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