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1 AMERICAN TRACT SOCIETY. Holy Ghost Resisted.
Circa 1840 Disbound two-leaf pamphlet foxing, pages tanning, 3 small needle holes where it had once been side-stitched into a larger volume. pamphlet 12mo [New York] (Published by the American Tract Society) 
AMERICAN TRACT SOCIETY. The Holy Ghost Resisted. No. 445. [New York] (Published by the American Tract Society) [circa 1840] 12mo.

Disbound two-leaf pamphlet, foxing, pages tanning, 3 small needle holes where it had once been side-stitched into a larger volume. Pagination: [1]-4pp.

"The Holy Ghost is that blessed Agent, who, with infinite condescension and tenderness comes from heaven to earth to bring the wandering sinner back to God. And can this heavenly visitant be resisted? ...Yes, the Holy Ghost may be, and often has been resisted... You resist the Holy Ghost when you contemn or neglect the means of grace... The Holy Ghost is resisted by refusing to comply with his suggestions... And will such guilt go unpunished? ...As sins against the Holy Ghost are of a peculiarly deep dye, so their punishment will be certain and dreadful... He may utterly withdraw the Spirit from you."--quotes from the first 3 pages.
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2 CHRISTIAN TRACT SOCIETY Religious Miscellany, Consisting of Extracts from Various Works.
1847 Bound in publisher's light brown cloth with gilt t starting to fray at spine ends, very small dark brown spots on spine, covers soiled some, yellow endpapers, scars on endpapers where paper bookcovers had been pasted down but since removed, light foxing, ow good condition. book London: John Chapman, Agents to the Society, 121, Newgate Street. Sold also by John Mardon, Ely Place. Printed by Joseph Barker, Wortley, Near Leeds. 
CHRISTIAN TRACT SOCIETY. The Religious Miscellany, Consisting of Extracts from Various Works. Published by the Christian Tract Society. London: John Chapman, Agents to the Society, 121, Newgate Street. Sold also by John Mardon, Ely Place. Printed by Joseph Barker, Wortley, Near Leeds. 1847. 18mo, 11.2 x 18cm. Bound in publisher's light brown cloth with gilt title lettering on front cover, starting to fray at spine ends, very small dark brown spots on spine, covers soiled some, yellow endpapers, scars on endpapers where paper bookcovers had been pasted down but since removed, light foxing, ow good condition. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, (1) contents, (1) blank, [1]-12pp, No. I, Glimpses from a City Window; [1]-12pp, No. II, Glimpses from a City Window (continued); [1]-12pp, No. III, The Tongue by Wm. H. Furness; [1]-12pp, No. IV, Death of Chas. Barclay by Miss Sedgwick; [1]-12pp, No. V, Position and Duties of a Reformer; [1]-12pp, No. VI, Home, A Thanksgiving Sermon by Rev. George Moore; [1]-12pp, No. VII, The Work of Life... by Rev. Alvan Lamson; [1]-12pp, No. VIII, Accountability, A Sermon, by Rev. Samuel Barrett; [1]-12pp, No. IX, Joy, A Fruit of the Spirit; [1]-12pp, No. X, Means of Religious Growth, a Sermon, by Rev. James I. T. Coolidge; [1]-12pp, No. XI, Old Martha 
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3 HALE Memoir of Sir Matthew Hale.
19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-FRIENDS 
HALE, MATTHEW. Memoir of Sir Matthew Hale. Philadelphia: Published by the Tract Association of Friends and to be had at their Depository, No. 84 Mulberry Street. No. 37. No date [circa 1830] 12mo., 4? x 7 inches. Disbound pamphlet, light foxing, small damp stain in top margin. 8pp. Matthew Hale (1609-1676) Lord Chief Justice of England. Left an orphan at age 5 he grew up under the care of the Puritan vicar of Wotton-under-Edge. He enrolled at Magadalen Hall, Oxford, in 1626 with a view to taking orders, but soon devoted himself to the law. He sought to maintain neutrality during the Civil War, but after the execution of Charles I, he threw in with the Commonwealth. However, he took an active part in the restoration of Charles II; "At the time of the Savoy Conf. he wished to see to see the Presbyterians comprehended in the Church, and later showed his sympathy for dissenters by his lenient administration of the Conventicle Acts... He was on intimate terms with Baxter, Stillingfleet, and other celebrated divines. Hale's rank as a lawyer and judge, and as a Christian is of the highest."--New Schaff-Herzog Ency. Rel. Knowl., V:120. His Contemplations were often reprinted. John Wesley included it in his Christian Library (vol. 17). Extracts from his Contemplations are here reprinted by the Quakers. 
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4 HALEY, WILLIAM D'ARCY, comp. Family Manual of The Broad Church: Containing, Amongst Other Things, an Order of Public Service, Catechism, Forms of Administration of Broad Church Rites, Private Devotions and Hymns for the Use of the Families and Children of the Broad Church.
1859 Bound brown cloth fadded at edges, spine darkened in center, horizontal split in cloth at the middle of the spine, spine ends chipped and worn away, corners fraying, light yellow endpapers, light foxing and tanning of pages. book duodecimo New York: O. Hutchinson, 523 Broadway 
HALEY, WILLIAM D'ARCY, comp. Family Manual of The Broad Church: Containing, Amongst Other Things, an Order of Public Service, Catechism, Forms of Administration of Broad Church Rites, Private Devotions and Hymns for the Use of the Families and Children of the Broad Church. Compiled and Arranged by Rev. W.D. Haley. New York: O. Hutchinson, 523 Broadway. 1859. 12mo. Bound brown cloth, fadded at edges, spine darkened in center, horizontal split in cloth at the middle of the spine, spine ends chipped and worn away, corners fraying, light yellow endpapers, light foxing and tanning of pages. Collation: 1-912, 1010. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, iii contents, (1) blank, [v]-xi preface, (1) blank, 13-234pp, (2) blank. OCLC locates 5 libraries with this title. Bound with: The Order for Evening Prayer; Compiled for the Use of the First Unitarian Church of Washington. Washington, D.C.: Printed by Cornelius Wendell. 1858. 12mo. Collation: 1-26, 32. Pagination: (1) title, (1) dedication, [3]-25pp, (3) blank. Appears not to be in OCLC. From the Preface to the first title: "Here, the Unitarian, Universalist, and Christian denominations form the vanguard of the coming Church. These and countless individual thinkers, in and out of the Orthodox ranks, are fusing their thought, scholarship, and piety into one great fraternity, which will create and sustain a Church of broad sympathies, broad humanities, broad hopes, and a broad theology,--a Church, moreover which will accord with, and serve the American ideas of liberty and equality, as no old-world ecclesiastcism or theology can do. This humble volume, for the most part a mere compilation, has been prepared with the hope of increasing the true church sentiment in the hearts of the American people... The work of Protestantism will never be fully accomplished until the prayers and ordinances of the Church have been rescued from the dungeons of medieval scholasticism, and have become the inspiration of all the free 
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5 MORRICE Social Religion Exemplified, in an Account of the First Settlement of
1786 18TH-ENG-SHREWSBURY-EDDOWES 
MORRICE, MATTHIAS, and EDWARD WILLIAMS. Social Religion Exemplified, in an Account of the First Settlement of the First Settlement of Christianity in the City of Caerludd; in Several Dialogues. Written Originally by the Rev. Matthias Morrice. The Fourth Edition. Revised, Corrected and Abridged; with Occasional Notes, A Copious Index, and a Preface, Containing Some Account of the Author, by Edward Williams. For who hath despised the Day of small Things? Zech. vi.10. Shrewsbury: Printed and Sold by J. Eddowes: Sold also by T. Longman and J. Buckland, Pater-noster-Row, and C. Dilly, in the Poultry, London; A. Brown and Son, Bristol; and Smith, Sheffield. 1786. 12mo. Bound full leather with red title label, leather split at hinges, front cover re-attached with 3 cords, heavily rubbed and chipped, worn through spine ends and corners, light to moderate foxing, several small tears in front free endpaper. Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper "Evan Roberts Book May 22, 1818." Printed paper tag on front paste-down endpaper of "R. and J. Pugh, Printers & Binders, Llanfyllin." Collation: A-S12, T6, U10. Pagination: xxiii (1) 422 (16) +(1)p ad. Matthias Morrice (1684- ) minister to a dissenting congregations in Wales: Henllan, Rhydyceisiaid, and Glandwr. He was seized as a ranting preacher and delivered into the hands of a press gang. He was rescued from this situation by friend settled in the independent church at Rowell in Northamptonshire, where he spent the remainder of his days. He wrote an number of books, "But his principal performance is Social Religion exemplified, which was a work of time... It hath been said, and it is highly probable, that though the names in this book are feigned, many of the characters were real; and that while he was giving an ideal representation of the church at Caerludd, or London, he had a reference to many real facts that had fallen under his own notice, and in which he was personally concerned." 
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The Life of God in the Soul of Man; or the Nature and Excellency of the Christian Religion.  By Henry Scougal, A.M. Some time Professor Divinity in the University of Aberdeen.  To Which is Added, A Sermon Preached at the Author's Funeral.  By George Gairden, D.D., SCOUGAL, HENRY.
6 SCOUGAL, HENRY. The Life of God in the Soul of Man; or the Nature and Excellency of the Christian Religion. By Henry Scougal, A.M. Some time Professor Divinity in the University of Aberdeen. To Which is Added, A Sermon Preached at the Author's Funeral. By George Gairden, D.D.
Henry Scougal's The Life of God in the Soul of Man, Stonington, CT, 1829, Full Calf 1829 Bound full calf with red morocco title label 7 double gilt fillets divide spine into 6 compartments, 2 x 5mm worm track near top corner of front cover, very small piece broken from top corner of rear cover, rubbed and scuffed just a little, light to medium foxing--heavier on endpapers, light dampstain bottom margin and top corner margin of last 40pp, 2 starts--but they are tight, otherwise clean and nice copy. book 12mo in 6's, 10.9 x 17.4 x 2cm. Stonington [CT]: Printed and Published by W. Storer, Jun. 
Henry Scougal's The Life of God in the Soul of Man, Stonington, CT, 1829, Full Calf


SCOUGAL, HENRY. The Life of God in the Soul of Man; or the Nature and Excellency of the Christian Religion. By Henry Scougal, A.M. Some time Professor Divinity in the University of Aberdeen. To Which is Added, A Sermon Preached at the Author's Funeral. By George Gairden, D.D. Stonington [CT]: Printed and Published by W. Storer, Jun. 1829. 12mo in 6's, 10.9 x 17.4 x 2cm. $85.00

Henry Scougal (1650-1678) Professor of Divinity in King's college, Aberdeen. "Scougal belonged to the school of Leighton in stressing personal holiness as well as theological learning. He died at the age of twenty-eight... Scougal produced several minor writings, mainly sermons, but above all The Life of God in the Soul of Man (L. 1677). This became a classic of Christian devotional literature, valued by Presbyterians as well as Episcopalians. In part one, Scougal defines true religion as `a union of the soul with God' and `a divine life'... Part two sets forth `the excellency and advantages' of true religion, and part three `the difficulties and duties of the Christian life.' ...John Wesley gave a copy of the book to his friend George Whitefield, who later wrote in his journal that `he never knew what true religion was' until he read `that excellent treatise'. Whitefield learned that it did not consist in good works but was `union of the soul with God, and Christ formed in us'. He wrote: `A ray of Divine light was instantaneously darted in upon my soul, and from that moment, but not till then, did I know that I must be a new creature.'"--D.B. Calhoun in Dict. Scottish Church Hist. & Theol., pp762-3.

Bound full calf with red morocco title label, 7 double gilt fillets divide spine into 6 compartments, 2 x 5mm worm track near top corner of front cover, very small piece broken from top corner of rear cover, rubbed and scuffed just a little, light to medium foxing--heavier on endpapers, light dampstain bottom margin and top corner margin of last 40pp, 2 starts--but they are tight, otherwise clean and nice copy.

Collation: 1-186. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [iii]-xi Preface, [xii]-xxiii Preface by Bishop Burnet, (1) blank, [25]-127 Life of God, (1) blank, [129]-211 Funeral Sermon, (1) blank, [213]-215 Contents (p. 215 mis-numbered 115), (1) blank. American Imprints 1829-40377. OCLC locates 9 libraries with this edition.
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7 SERLE, AMBROSE. The Christian Remembrancer, or Short Reflections upon the Faith, Life, and Conduct, of a Real Christian.Faith, Life,
1808 Bound full tree-calf with red morocco title label, rubbed & scuffed, worn through leather at three corners, corners strengthened with book glue, medium to heavy foxing throughout, several slight starts--all are tight. 12mo. Newark, (N.J.) Printed by John Austin Crane. 1808. 
SERLE, AMBROSE. The Christian Remembrancer, or Short Reflections upon the Faith, Life, and Conduct, of a Real Christian. Of These Things Put them in Remembrance. 2 Tim. III,14. Newark, (N.J.) Printed by John Austin Crane. 1808. 12mo., 11.2 x 17.7cm.

Bound full tree-calf with red morocco title label, spine divided into panels with thick single gilt fillet line, rubbed & scuffed, worn through leather at three corners, corners strengthened with book glue, medium to heavy foxing throughout, several slight starts--all are tight.

Collation: A-Z6, Aa-Ee6, but lacking final blank Ee6. Pagination: (1) title, (1) preface, [3]-305 text, (5) contents, [311]-334 subscribers' names. Amer. Imprints 16170.

Ambrose Serle (1742-1812) a Calvinistic writer. " official and religious writer... In 1764, while living in or near London, Serle became a friend of William Romaine. Like Romaine he was an evangelical within the Church of England and other friends included John Thornton, John Newton, Augustus Toplady, and Legh Richmond. A series of letters from Romaine shows the deep affection and sympathy in religious matters which subsisted between him and Serle. When William Legge, second earl of Dartmouth, became secretary of state for the colonies in 1772, Serle was appointed one of his under-secretaries, and in January 1776 he was made clerk of reports. He went to America in 1774, accompanied the British army from 1776 to 1778, and during part of that time had control of the press in New York. Serle argued against the American War of Independence on religious grounds in his Americans Against Liberty (1775); his correspondence is rich in information on American affairs... Romaine circulated Serle's Horae solitariae (1776) and Christian Remembrancer (1787)."--H. L. Bennett, `Serle, Ambrose (1742-1812)', rev. Emma Major, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography 
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8 SPENER Die Evangelische Lebens=Pflischten, In einem Jahrgang der Predigten
1715 18TH-GER-FRANKFURT AM MAYN-JUNGEN 
SPENER, PHILIPP JAKOB. Die Evangelische Lebens=Pflichten, In einem Jahrgang der Predigten Bey den Sonn=und Gest=Taglichen ordentlichen Evangelien, aus Heiliger Gottlicher Schrifft In der Chur=Sachsischen Hof=Capelle zu Dreszden vom I Advent 1687. bis den 24. nach Trinit. 1688. in der Furcht des Herrn vorgetragen, Und auff Mehrerer Gottseliger Hertzen Verlangen in den Truck gegeben Von Philipp Jacob Spenern, D. Chur=Brandenburgischen Consist. Rath, Probsten zu St. Nicolai in Berlin und angehoriger Kirchen Inspectore. Dritee Edition, Mit Konigl. Pohlnischer und Churfl. Sachsischer, wie auch Konigl. Preussischer und Churfurstlich=Brandenburgischer Freyheit. In, Franckfurt am Mayn, verlegt Von Zunnerischen Erben, und Joh. Adam Jungen. MDCCXV. [1715]. Thick quarto, 19 x 21.3 x 8.5cm. Bound full vellum over card boards but four fifths of vellum has sometime been torn from front cover, loose edges of vellum pasted back down, bare edges of both covers consolidated with book glue, 4 x 2cm piece torn from top of spine, author & title in soiled gilt near top of spine but author obscured by above mentioned hole, vellum soiled, blue page edges, narrow damp stain in top margin of first and last few pages, light to medium foxing, internal tear in leaf D4 repaired with thin archival paper. Copperplate symbolical frontispiece, title printed in red & black, 13.4 x 4.2cm copper plate at head of p.1 of both parts, simple woodcut initial letters as well as head & tail pieces. Collation: frontispiece, title, ):(2-3, )()(4, )()()(2, A-Yyy4, Zzz2, Aaaa-Rrrr4, a-k4, l2, m-rrrr4. Pagination: (1) blank, (1) frontispiece, (1) title, (1) blank, (10) dedication, (6) Dem Christlichen Leser, 1-686; (1) half title for anderer theil, (1) blank, 1-84, 89-654, (34) indexes. Catchwords match between p.84 & 89 (l1 & m1) of second section, and the collation is the sa 
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9 STURM Sturm's Reflections on the Works of God, and His Providence Throughout
MOUNTAIN VALLEY, VA 
STURM, CHRISTOPH CHRISTIAN. Sturm's Reflections on the Works of God, and His Providence Throughout All Nature. Complete in one volume. Mountain Valley, Virginia, Joseph Funk & Sons, Solomon Funk, Printer, 1848, octavo. Bound full tree calf with red title label on spine, leather split along hinges but with loose edges pasted back down, hinges tight, leather chipped at ends of both hinges, worn through leather at corners, marbled endpapers starting split along inside hinges, fore-edge of front free endpaper tattered, light to heavy foxing throughout. Collation: 1-318, last two leaves blank. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [iii]-iv preface, [v]-ix contents, (1) blank, [11]-496, [487]-490 index, (1) ad of Joseph Funk & Sons, (5) blank. Simple full page illustration facing title page and pages 241, 305 & 353. Pencil inscription on front flyleaf: "Henry Hochman's Book Jan. 2nd 1859." Christoph Christian Sturm (1740-1786) author of devotional books and hymns, studied at Jena and Halle. A good copy of a scarce & collectible Virginia imprint. 
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10 WILLISON, JOHN. Sacramental Meditations and Advices.
1815 Bound full leather with brown title label rubbed, just wearing through leather at corners, medium foxing, a few dog-ears. 18mo. 19TH-AM-PA-PITTSBURGH 
WILLISON, JOHN. Sacramental Meditations and Advices, Grounded upon Scripture Texts, Proper for Communicants, to Prepare their Hearts, Excite their Affections, Quicken their Graces, and Enliven their Devotions on Sacramental Occasions. And Likewise Useful to Promote Gracious Dispositions and Resolutions in Christians, at all Times upon the Remembrance of a Crucified Jesus. Together with a Short Christian Directory, Consisting of Forty Scripture Directions, Proper for All Christians Intending Heaven. By John Willison, A.M. Hartford: [Conn.] Printed and Published by B. & J. Russell, State-Street. 1815. 18mo.

Bound full leather with brown title label, rubbed, just wearing through leather at corners, medium foxing, a few dog-ears.

Collation: A-Z6, Aa-Bb6, Cc3. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, (4) preface, (5) contents, (1) blank, [13]-330pp. There is a separate title page for the Advices, but the two are paged continuously. American Bibliog #36586, but with 330pp instead of 331 and without 2pp list of subscribers.

John Willison (1680-1750) "influential evangelical Church of Scotland minister and author... His devotional works were among the most widely read during the century; his support of and participation in the Cambuslang and Kilsyth revivals (which latter commenced after his sermon on the way back from Cambuslang) were regarded by many as a guarantee of their evangelical orthodoxy... Willison's reputation, however, derives mainly from his devotional works... Willison's writings provide a major starting point for the understanding of the theological and spiritual preoccupations of evangelical thought in the later eighteenth-century Scottish Church."--J.R. McIntosh in Dict. Scottish Church Hist. & Theology, p874. 
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11 WILLISON, JOHN. Sacramental Meditations and Advices.
1815 Bound full leather with brown title label rubbed, surface crack at bottom of front hinge,, rubbed & scuffed at edges; outer edge of rear free endpaper torn away, small tears in edge of front free endpaper, foxing, scattered damp stains. 18mo PITTSBURGH 
WILLISON, JOHN. Sacramental Meditations and Advices, Grounded upon Scripture Texts, Proper for Communicants, to Prepare their Hearts, Excite their Affections, Quicken their Graces, and Enliven their Devotions on Sacramental Occasions. And Likewise Useful to Promote Gracious Dispositions and /resolutions in Christians, at all Times upon the Remembrance of a Crucified Jesus. Together with a Short Christian Directory, Consisting of Forty Scripture Directions, Proper for All Christians Intending Heaven. By John Willison, A.M. Hartford: [Conn.] Printed and Published by B. & J. Russell, State-Street. 1815. 18mo. Bound full leather with brown title label, rubbed, surface crack at bottom of front hinge,, rubbed & scuffed at edges; outer edge of rear free endpaper torn away, small tears in edge of front free endpaper, foxing, scattered damp stains. Pagination: (12) 331pp [actually 332pp because page number 330 used twice]. Included is 2pp list of subscribers. There is a separate title page for the Advices, put the two are page continuously. American Imprints #36586. John Willison (1680-1750) "influential evangelical Church of Scotland minister and author... His devotional works were among the most widely read during the century; his support of and participation in the Cambuslang and Kilsyth revivals (which latter commenced after his sermon on the way back from Cambuslang) were regarded by many as a guarantee of their evangelical orthodoxy... Willison's reputation, however, derives mainly from his devotional works... Willison's writings provide a major starting point for the understanding of the theological and spiritual preoccupations of evangelical thought in the later eighteenth-century Scottish Church."--J.R. McIntosh in Dict. Scottish Church Hist. & Theology, p874. 
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