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A Letter, Stating The Connection Which Presbyterians, Dissenters, And Catholics, Had With The Recent Event, Which Has Agitated, And Still Agitates, The British Empire. To which are added, Lord Grenville's Letter To Dr. Gaskin, And Scaevola's Letter, Conta
Glasgow: Printed by W.Lang, [1807]..
8vo. pp. 1 p.l., [5]-47. lacking half-title? disbound (small piece torn from outer margin of last leaf - no loss of text). First Edition. The 'recent event' referred to was the abandonment by ministers of the Roman Catholic Army and Navy Service Bill.
$77 USD                          Book Number: TESLePRE27                         Order / Enquire




BROWNSON'S QUARTERLY REVIEW. Last Series. Volume I-Volume III.
New York: Fr. Pustet, 1873-75..
3 Volumes. 8vo. contemporary half roan (worn but solid, front joint of Vol. II cracked & part of spine chipped). Including a review of Charles Darwin's Descent of Man (Vol. I, pp. 340-52), and articles on the democratic principle, papal infallibility, atheism, gallicanism and ultramontism, cartesianism, ontologism and psychologism, the problem of causality, Maria Monk's daughter, the conflict of science and religion, Newman's reply to Gladstone, women's novels, the public school system, &c.
$308 USD                          Book Number: TOWBROWN62                         Order / Enquire




BROWNSON'S QUARTERLY REVIEW. Volume I. (Third Series.)-Volume VII. (Third Series.) & Volume I. (Fourth Series.).
London: Catholic Publishing and Bookselling Company, Limited, 1853-60..
8 Volumes. 8vo. original blind-stamped cloth (last volume rebacked with spine mounted, some chipping to spine ends). In addition to articles and reviews of mainly religious interest, the Review contained others relating to American history, philosophy, and social issues. Included here are reviews of Charles I. White's Life of Mrs. Eliza A.Seton, foundress and first superior of the Sisters of Charity in the United States, Garneau's History of Canada, Gurowski and Slade's works on the Turkish War, Charles Sumner's speeches on fugitive slaves, the works of Fisher Ames, Carleton and Sadlier on the Irish in America, the Abbé Poisson on protestantism in the sixteenth century, Henry de Courcy on the Church in the United States, Archbishop Hughes on the Catholic Press, Joseph Kay on common schools, Mayhew's London Labour, and the London Poor, John Whipple on usury laws, Gosselin on papal power, and articles on the Mortara case, or the right of parents to the custody and education of their children, the immaculate conception, slavery, &c. Brownson's Quarterly Review, which was published at Boston and New York from 1844 to 1875, was edited by Orestes Augustus Brownson [1803-1876], who in turn embraced Presbyterianism, Universalism, and Unitarianism before converting to Catholicism in 1844. He had previously published the Boston Quarterly Review (from 1838), which was merged in 1842 with the Democratic Review of New York.
$820 USD                          Book Number: TOWBROWN12                         Order / Enquire



(MENDELSSOHN, Moses [1729-1786] (Translator)). BIBLE. OLD TESTAMENT. PSALMS. GERMAN.
Die Psalmen. Uebersetzt von Moses Mendelssohn.
Frankfurt & Leipzig: 1791..
8vo. pp. xii, 371. woodcut tailpiece & title vignette. contemporary quarter calf, spine richly gilt (covers rubbed, flyleaves wanting, inkstain on title, some foxing throughout).
$275 USD                          Book Number: elala2765                         Order / Enquire



A PRIEST OF THE ORDER OF CHARITY [Pseud.].
Apostolic Succession Explained.
London: Thomas Richardson and Son, [c1862]..
small 8vo. pp. viii, 136. A near fine copy in original blind & gilt-stamped cloth, gilt edges. ownership entry of W.J.MacDonell, Kingston, 1847. First Edition.
$75 USD                          Book Number: elala5258                         Order / Enquire



[ALBERUS, Erasmus] [c1500-1553].
L'Alcoran Des Cordeliers. Tant en latin qu'en François. C'Est À Dire Recueil Des plus notables bourdes & blasphèmes de ceux qui ont osé comparer Sainct François à Jésus Christ: tiré du grand livre des Conformitez.
Amsterdam: 'Aux Dépens De La Compagnie', 1734..
2 Volumes. 12mo. pp. 9 p.l., 396; 1 p.l., 419. titles in red & black. 22 engraved plates by Bernard Picart (1 folding; incl. 2 frontis.). 19th century half vellum, gilt backs (vellum slightly soiled, outer edge of frontis. in Vol. I chipped outside plate mark, few small library markings). First Edition Illustrated by Bernard Picart. The first part of the work was written by reformer Erasmus Alberus, who selected for critical assessment the most 'blasphemous' passages from the De Conformitate Vitae Beati Francisci ad Vitam Domini Jesu of Bartolomeo degli Albizzi. It was originally published anonymously as Der barfusser Monche Eulenspiegel und Alkoran in Wittenberg in 1542, with a preface by Martin Luther. The French translation, by Calvinist printer Conrad Badius, who erroneously attributed the whole work to Luther, was published in Geneva in 1556. In his second edition (1560), Bade acknowledged his error and added a continuation. The present edition is distinguished by twenty-two fine copper engravings by Bernard Picart. The frontispiece to Volume I is composed of satirical emblems and the second (folding) plate depicts the mystical tree, whose leaves contain the forty points of comparison between the lives of St. Francis and Jesus Christ. These two volumes are sometimes found with another work by Nicolas Vignier, entitled Légende dorée ou Sommaire De L'Histoire des frères Mendians de l'Ordre de St. Dominique et de S. François (Amsterdam: 1734). Brunet I 152. Cohen-de Ricci 5-6. Graesse I 64. Lewine p. 6. Rothschild II 2024 (listed with another work).
$1099 USD                          Book Number: elala2775                         Order / Enquire



ALFONSO DE LIGUORI, Saint [1696-1787].
Visite Al SS. Sagramento Ed Alla BMA Vergine Maria per ciascun giorno del mese.tradotta dall'Italiano, in Idioma Arabo.Massimo Mazlum.
Rome: Printed by Francesco Bourlie, 1829..
24mo. [pp. 250]. title in English; text in Arabic. 2 engraved plates incl. one of the Virgin Mary and Jesus by Giuseppe Mochetti after V.Cammoccini. contemporary mottled calf (extremities worn, some light dampstaining). ms. notes in Arabic on blanks & endleaves. First Edition of the Arabic Translation by Massimo Mazlum, Archbishop of Mira and Greek Melkhite of Aleppo, who later became Melkhite Patriarch, 1833-1855. This is one of a small number of works translated into Arabic and published at Mazlum's expense.
$524 USD                          Book Number: TFOsiALF78                         Order / Enquire



ALLEINE, Joseph [1634-1668].
Leabhar-Pocaid An Naoimh: No Guth Dhe Anns Na Geallaibh Eadar-Theangaichte O Bheurla. [by Hugh Fraser, Scotch Divine?].
Inverness: Printed by J.Johnstone, And Sold by R.B.Lusk and Co. L.Grant., 1823..
12mo. pp. 156. text in Gaelic. contemporary calf (spine crudely repaired with paper (occasional foxing). No copies cited in OCLC.
$256 USD                          Book Number: TLEabALL47                         Order / Enquire



[ALLESTREE, Richard] [1619-1681].
The Government Of The Tongue.third impression.
Oxford: At the Theater, 1675..
8vo. pp. 8 p.l., 224. complete with initial imprimatur leaf. engraved frontis. woodcut ornaments & initials. contemporary gilt-paneled calf, gilt back (lacking spine label (short splits in upper joints). Third Edition. [BOUND WITH:] [ALLESTREE, Richard]. The Art of Contentment. 8vo. pp. 4 p.l., 214, [1]. engraved frontis. & title vignette of Sheldon Theatre. woodcut ornaments & initials. (frontis. shaved at outer edge). Oxford: At the Theater, 1675. First Edition. A royalist divine, noted for his rescue of Christ Church plate, Allestree was Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford and a prolific writer of popular religious tracts on practical conduct. Wing A1135 & A1085. Madan 3046 & 3043. McAlpin p. 693 (4th Edn. of 1st tract).
$752 USD                          Book Number: elala215                         Order / Enquire



ARTAUD DE MONTOR, [Alexis François] [1772-1849].
Histoire Du Pape Léon XII.
Brussels: J.J.Vanderborght, 1843..
2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. xix, 333; 340. with half-titles. folding table. contemporary quarter roan (paper labels on upper spines). First Belgian Edition, published the same year as the first, Paris, edition.
$179 USD                          Book Number: TTAstART76                         Order / Enquire



ARUNDEL AND SURREY, Earl of.
A Few Remarks On The Social And Political Condition Of British Catholics.
London: C.Dolman, 1847..
8vo. pp. 1 p.l., [5]-30, iv. lacking half-title? disbound (stitching broken).
$77 USD                          Book Number: TUNFeARU1                         Order / Enquire



AUGUSTINE [OF HIPPO], Saint.
Les Confessions, Traduites En François Sur L'Édition Latine Des PP. BB. de la Congrégation de Saint Maur, Avec Des Notes.Par M. De Bois.Nouvelle Édition.
Paris: P.G.Le Mercier, 1743..
8vo. pp. 3 p.l., xviii, 525, [3]privilege. woodcut headpiece, initials & printer's device on title. contemporary mottled calf, gilt back (spine ends & corners worn).
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala2200                         Order / Enquire



AUGUSTINE, Saint.
St. Augustine's Confessions: With the Continuation of his Life, Extracted out of Possidius, and the Father's own unquestioned Works. Translated into English.
np [Oxford?]: 1679..
8vo. pp. 2 p.l., 402, [blank leaf], 425-501, [1]blank, [28]incl. table & errata [pp. 426-500 omitted in pagination]. old calf, rebacked (light dampmark to upper margins of first half). First Complete Edition of this English translation by Roman Catholic controversialist Abraham Woodhead [1609-1678]. The first part, consisting of the Confessions, was first published in 1660 under the title The Life of St. Augustine, while the second, relating Augustine's life after his conversion, is based on the work of his friend and domestic, Possidius, and other of Augustine's works. "The Confessions is the first great autobiography in which personal confession and revelations are linked with the spirit of Christian piety and devotion. It was written soon after Augustine became Bishop of Hippo in 397, and none of his other writings, apart from The City of God, has been more universally read or admired. Its strength of thought and confession of weakness have been a constant support to Christians ever since." (Printing and the Mind of Man) Wing A4207. cfPrinting and the Mind of Man 7.
$2498 USD                          Book Number: elala3617                         Order / Enquire



BACON, John [1738-1816].
Liber Regis, Vel Thesaurus Rerum Ecclesiasticarum. With An Appendix Containing Proper Directions and Precedents relating to Presentations, Institutions, Inductions, Despensations, &c. and a complete Alphabetical Index.
London: Printed For The Author By John Nichols; And Sold By J.F. and C.Rivington., 1786..
4to. pp. viii, xvii, [1], 19, 1391. contemporary tree calf (covers detached, spine worn & cracked). First Edition. Bacon's claim to authorship of the Liber Regis was disputed because of its resemblance in most respects (incl. Preface) to John Ecton's previous compilation, Liber Valorum. The work gives valuations of all ecclesiastical benefices charged with first fruit and tenths.
$231 USD                          Book Number: TCObeBAC42                         Order / Enquire



BANDER VAN DUREN, Peter.
Orders of Knighthood And Of Merit The Pontifical, Religious and Secularised Catholic-founded Orders, and their relationship to the Apostolic See.
Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1995..
8vo. pp. xvi, 714. some illus. (mostly b/w). biblio. index. cloth (previous owners inscription on half-title). dw (some light edge wear to dw). First Edition.
$150 USD                          Book Number: aly585                         Order / Enquire


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