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Jesus Christ: The Witness of History

By: Anderson, James Norman Dalrymple (Sir)

Price: £2.75

Publisher: Leicester, Inter-Varsity Press: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 446529

ISBN: 0851113249

Condition: Average


. 176 pages, edges, endpapers, etc foxed. Revised second edition of a book previously published as Christianity - The Witness of History. Chapters: 1) The Historical Basis: Is it Convincing? 2) The Central Figure: How Are We to Regard Him? 3) The Roman Gibbet: Was it Inevitable?; 4) The Empty Tomb: What Really Happened? Norman Anderson (1908-1994) was a missionary, linguist, army officer, civil servant, and expert on Islamic and Oriental law, serving as a Professor at... View more info

Eldad the Pilgrim: A Sketch of the Manners and Customs of the Jews, in the Century which Preceded the Advent of our Saviour

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK): 1895

Edition: Abridged Edition

Seller ID: 014369

Condition: Average


. 355 pages, gilt and black decorated olive brown covers, edges foxed, top and bottom of spine worn, stapled construction starting to fail. Undated abridgement of a work published in two volumes in the 1850s. Historical fiction about the journey to Jerusalem, and the priesthood, of a young Jew, somewhere around 100 years before the birth of Jesus. View more info

Oliver Cromwell and the Puritan Revolution (Men and their Times series)

By: Ashley, Maurice

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, English Universities Press Ltd: 1972

Seller ID: 210711

ISBN: 0340094214

Condition: Average


. 192 pages, edges heavily foxed. A reprint of the 1958 edition. View more info

Jerusalem under the High-Priests: Five Lectures on the Period Between Nehemiah and the New Testament

By: Bevan, Edwyn

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold & Co: 1924

Seller ID: 446950

Condition: Average


. vi + 168 pages plus Autumn 1928 catalogue. Chapters: 1) The End of the Persian Period and the Macedonian Conquest; 2) Hellenism and Hebrew Wisdom; 3) Judas Maccabaeus and his Brethren; 4) The Hasmonaean Ascendancy; 5) The Fall of the Hasmonaeans and the Days of Herod. View more info

Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including their Tour to the Hebrides

By: Boswell, James; Croker, John Wilson (editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1876

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 210134

Condition: Good


. xvii + 874 pages, illustrated, professionally rebound in recent years in maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Some foxing to early and late pages. Some marginal markings and annotations, mostly in pencil but some in pen. View more info

The Edwardians

By: Brent, Peter

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC): 1972

Seller ID: 210704

ISBN: 0563123494

Condition: Average


. 224 pages, on Baden-Powell, Horatio Bottomley, Conan Doyle, Marie Lloyd, Lloyd George, E Nesbit, Mr Rolls and Mr Royce, and Daisy Warwick. View more info

Kingdom or Province? Scotland and the Regal Union, 1603-1715 (British History in Perspective)

By: Brown, Keith M

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Basingstoke, MacMillan: 1993

Seller ID: 210656

ISBN: 0333523342

Condition: Very Good


. xi + 221 pages. View more info

The History of Scotland, Translated from the Latin of George Buchanan; with Notes, and a Continuation to the Union in the Reign of Queen Anne. By James Aikman, Esq. In Four Volumes.

By: Buchanan, George; Aikman, James

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Blackie, Fullarton & Co/Archibald Fullarton & Co: 1827

Seller ID: 210456

Condition: Average


. civ + 447 + 630 + 572 + 644 pages. Leather binding appears of similar age to the date of printing, black leather with gilt decoration to spines which are a little worn; boards have a chequered wove pattern embossed into the leather and a gilt band around the edge. Internally a bit shaken and foxed and grubby. Complete sets of this title are now fairly scarce. View more info

Issues in Faith and History: Papers Presented at the Second Edinburgh Conference on Dogmatics, 1987

By: Cameron, Nigel M De S (ed)

Price: £2.75

Publisher: Edinburgh, Rutherford House Books: 1989

Seller ID: 492605

ISBN: 0946068372

Condition: Good Plus


. 122 pages. Stephen N Wlliams: On Giving Hope in a Suffering World: Response to Moltmann; Nigel Biggar: Moral Reason in History: An Essay in Defence of Casuistry; Andrew Ola Igenoza:Time, History and Eschatology: An Evaluation of an Aspect of Mbiti's Theology; 4 other essays by Timothy Bradshaw, J Gordon McConville, Roy Kearsley, Henri Blocher. View more info

Church and People, 1789-1889: A History of the Churtch of England from William Wilberforce to "Lux Mundi"

By: Carpenter, Spencer Cecil

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK): 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 210843

Condition: Average


. vii + 598 pages. Edges and endpapers foxed. View more info

The Early Stuarts: 1603-1660: The Oxford History of England

By: Davies, Godfrey

Price: £2.75

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1952

Seller ID: 210657

Condition: Good


. 452 pages plus several simple monochrome maps; back internal hinge weakened. View more info

Abraham Kuyper: A Pictorial Biography

By: De Bruijn, Jan; Houniet, Dagmare (translator)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, William B Eerdmans Publishing Company: 2014

Seller ID: 014439

ISBN: 0802869661

Condition: Very Good


. x + 418 pages, a biography illustrated throughout with contemporary photographs, pictures of pamphlets and documents, and cartoons. View more info

The Christian Idea of the State (University Series: Historical Studies)

By: Dooyeweerd, Herman; Kraay, John (translator)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nutley, Craig Press: 1978

Seller ID: 210828

Condition: Good Plus


. 51 pages. View more info

The Practical Divinity of Universal Learning: John Durie's Educational Pansophism

By: Ella, George Melvyn

Price: £28.50

Publisher: Bonn, Verlag für Kultur und Wissenschaft: 2012

Seller ID: 210668

ISBN: 3862690466

Condition: New


. 487 pages. Volume 5 in VKW's Pedagogy in Europe series and Volume 2 in Martin Bucer Seminary's Christian Contributions to European Identity series, is the published edition of Ella's Doctor of Theology thesis at the University of Marburg founded by Landgrave Philipp of Hesse. This thesis was the culmination of half a century of the author's interest in Durie. John Durie (1599-1680), son of an exiled Scottish minister and brought up in the Netherlands and France, was a... View more info

Aelle and Aella: Anglo-Saxon Kings of Northumbria: Aelli, Aella, Aelle, Alla, Ella ...

By: Ella, Raymond E O

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ilfracombe, Arthur H.Stockwell Ltd: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 210531

ISBN: 0722316666

Condition: Good


. 26 pages, a look at three Anglo-Saxon leaders bearing a name corresponding to the modern surname Ella. Three pen annotations at bottom of pages, otherwise the book is in good condition. View more info

The Parliament of England 1559-1581

By: Elton, Geoffrey Rudolph

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Seller ID: 210185

ISBN: 0521389887

Condition: Good Plus


. xii + 399 pages. The first comprehensive account of the parliament of early modern England at work, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Contents: I: Preliminaries: 1) Sources; 2) Parliament in the 16th century; II: Structure of Business: 3) Public & Private; 4) Initiatives; 5) Bill Procedure; 6) Repeal & Continuance; III: Bills & Acts: 7) Supply; 8) Queen & State; 9) Church & Religion; 10) The Common Weal; 11) Law Reform; 12) Private Legislation; IV: Politics: 13)... View more info

Judaism: A Historical Presentation (A Pelican Book)

By: Epstein, Isidore

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 200117

Condition: Average


. 349 pages, covers foxed, paper somewhat browned. View more info

History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth (set of 12 volumes)

By: Froude, James Anthony

Price: £150.00

Publisher: New York, AMS Press: 1969

Seller ID: 210140

Condition: Very Good


. FULL 12 VOLUME SET. Sturdy grey cloth binding, on quality paper, internally a reproduction from the 1862-1870 London edition which evidently had the first five volumes in large print apart from the footnotes, the rest in normal good clear sized print. There appears to be slight foxing to the front endpaper and first page of Volume 1, but not elsewhere in the set. View more info

The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon. The Story as Told by the Imperial Ambassadors Resident at the Court of Henry VIII

By: Froude, James Anthony

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co: 1893

Seller ID: 210772

Condition: Average


. xii + 543 pages + catalogue, a little wear and tear and staining to covers. A supplementary volume to the author's History of England. View more info

Fuller's Worthies: Selected from The Worthies of England by Thomas Fuller

By: Fuller, Thomas; Barber, Richard (editor)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1987

Seller ID: 210271

Condition: Good


. xxi + 441 pages. Miscellaneous biographical and historical material gathered by Thomas Fuller (1608-1661) and organised by counties and cities of England. To judge by the 3 volume Victorian edition of P Austin Nuttall, this Folio Society volume may contain about a quarter of the original work. View more info