List #109: 15 March 2023. General Theology, largely 18th and 19th c., or editions of earlier works.  Several volumes from the library of Lloyd T. Sprinkle of Sprinkle Publications.

All books hardback in good condition, unless otherwise noted. Postage is extra at cost; insurance optional. Books are offered subject to prior sale. Pictures of any item can be supplied on request.  All books legally remain the property of the seller until the purchase price has been paid in full. Paypal accepted, check to David C. Lachman preferred.  Email Sarah here to order.

1. a’Kempis, Thomas.  The Christian’s Pattern: or, a Treatise of the Imitation of Jesus Christ, to which are Added Meditations and Prayers for Sick Persons by George Stanhope.   London: Barker et al., 1742.  Octavo, full calf with a label; top of spine chipped.  Armorial bookplate of Thomas, Earl of Hadinton (Haddington) at front, signed M. Hadinton on title.  Front end paper torn. 339, 46pp.  $125.

SOLD 2. Alexander, James.  The Life Of Archibald Alexander, D.D. First Professor of the Theological Seminary at Princeton, New Jersey.  New York: Charles Scribner, 1854.  Cloth, chipped at the top and bottom of the spine and front hinge superficially split but sound, and generally quite good.   Frontispiece portrait, xi,(1),700,(4)pp. ***On the FFE, “This book is property of Lloyd T. Sprinkle” in pen & with his library stamp; Sprinkle (of Sprinkle Publications) republished many worthy Puritan, Reformed and historical books.  ***Also signed Jos. A. Waddell, who served in the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1868, representing Augusta County, and as president pro term of the Virginia Senate in 1870–71. $55

3. Alleine, Joseph. An Alarm to Unconverted Sinners. With an Introductory Essay by Andrew Thomson. Third Edition. Glasgow: William Collins, 1830. Originally published 1672. 12 mo, half morocco/matching paper in good condition. Frontispiece portrait, 242, (2)pp.  $50.

SOLD 4. Alleine, Richard.  Heaven Opened; of a Brief and Plain Discovery of the Riches of God’s Covenant of Grace.  Revised and Somewhat Abridged.  New York: American Tract Society, n.d.  Originally published 1665; this edition 19th century.  Brown cloth, ornately gilt but substantially faded spine.  Minimal foxing throughout.  Signed “John H Russell August 25th 1854” inside front cover.  368, 2pp.  With a brief publisher’s catalogue at rear.  $22.50

SOLD 5. Ambrose, Isaac. Looking unto Jesus: a View of the Everlasting Gospel; or, the Soul’s Eying of Jesus, as carrying on the great Work of Man’s Salvation, from First to Last. Edinburgh: Alex. M’Caslan, 1771. Calf, spine slightly chipped at top and bottom, front hinge beginning to split at top and bottom 3/4". Lacks front end paper. Contents at rear. 577, (7)pp. $100.

6. [American Sunday-School Union.]  The Teacher Taught. An Humble Attempt to make the Path of the Sunday-School Teacher Straight and Plain.  Written for the American Sunday-School Union, and Revised by the Committee of Publication.  Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, 1839. Half calf with marbled boards, with a frontispiece. 396pp, 4”x6”. ***Chapters include the Origin and Progress of Sunday-Schools, Necessity of S-S… Organization of S-S, Personal Duties and Qualifications of S-S Teachers, Exercises of a S-S, Of Books and Modes of Instruction, of the Library, and others.  19 chapters in total.  $15.

7. Anonymous.  The Patriarchs.  Philadelphia:  Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1840.  First edition.  12mo, quarter calf, cloth boards worn; frontispiece (“War Chariot”) torn from inner edge through center, frontispiece and title soiled.  Damage to inner bottom corner of pages at front and rear but without loss. The text is a bit soiled at the first 30 and final 20 pages; the remainder generally clean. ***OT history; the binding sound and a quite readable copy despite the flaws.  285pp. $25.

8. Anonymous.  My Father’s God A Testimony for Religion Addressed Especially to the Children of Pious Parents.  Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, n.d. (c.1850’s).  12mo, embossed cloth with the spine repaired, pencil scribble on FFE and light foxing throughout, otherwise good. 96pp.  $20.

SOLD 9. Arber, Edward, ed. The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers, 1606-1623 A.D.; as told by themselves, their Friends, and their Enemies. Edited from the Original Texts by Edward Arber, F.S.A. London: Ward and Downey, 1897.  Brown cloth, and aside from a few instances of pencil marks in the margins, a fine copy. With a frontispiece of Edward Winslow. x, 634 (2)pp. ***This volume from the private library of Dr. David C. Lachman, though no marks indicate it as such.  $75

10. [Augustine of Hippo].  The Confessions of Augustine.  Edited, with an Introduction, by William G. T. Shedd.  Boston: Draper and Halliday, 1867.  Cloth, chipped at the top and bottom of the spine, 1870 owner’s name at front; some penciling, primarily to margins, throughout.  xxxvi, 417pp.  ***Scarce. $20

11. Baldwin, Francis. The Old Churches of Our Land: The Why, How, and When of them. For those in Search of a Hobby.  London: SPCK, 1894.  Octavo, decorative cloth.  With illustrations.  167,(8)pp ***This volume from the Library of Lloyd T. Sprinkle, though without any notation in the book itself to that effect.  $10

SOLD 12. Baxter, Richard.  The Saints’ Everlasting Rest.  London: Scott, Webster & Geary, 1840.  16mo, morocco with decorative gilt to spine and boards, all edges gilt, silk ribbon bookmark attached at top.  Hinges beginning to wear.  Previous owner’s inscription at front, a few instances of light penciling in margins.  x, 326pp. ***With frontispiece of Baxter and two titles, one engraved, both lightly foxed.  This edition abridged.  A small, attractive book.  $30.

SOLD 13. [Baxter, Richard.]  The Plain Man’s Guide to Heaven... in conversations between a Teacher and a Learner. Taken from Baxter’s Family Book 1672.  London:  Religious Tract Society, 1839. 12mo.  Half calf with marbled boards, boards lightly worn, decorative gilt flowers on spine.  Half of the FFE  has been cut off, leaving only the date of a previous inscription.  viii, 243pp. ***This edition abridged and with some obsolete words updated.  $50.

14. Bay Psalm Book, The. A Facsimile Reprint of the First Edition of 1640. AND Haraszti, Zoltan. The Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book. Chicago:  University Press, 1956. 2 volumes, boxed set.  Both books excellent; box very good, but with light wear to the underside.  Unpaginated;  xiii, 144pp. $75

SOLD 15. Beattie, Francis R. The Presbyterian Standards: An Exposition of the Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechisms.  Richmond, VA: Presbyterian Committee of Publication, 1896.  8vo, broth cloth, with the spine a bit rubbed. Generally good condition, the text crisp and clean. 431pp.  FB (1848-1906) was a Canadian minister who became professor at Columbia Seminary, SC and then Presbyterian Theological Seminary in KY.  ***On the FFE, “This book is property of Lloyd T. Sprinkle” in pen & with his library stamp; Sprinkle (of Sprinkle Publications) republished many worthy Puritan, Reformed and historical books.  $32.50

16. Baird, Charles W. [A Minister of the Presbyterian Church].  Eutaxia, or the Presbyterian Liturgies: Historical Sketches.  New York: M W Dodd, 1855. Brown cloth, a fine, crisp copy, though with minimal foxing, and old prices inside front cover.  260pp.  ***Chapters include topics such as Calvin, the Genevan Liturgy in France, John Knox and the Church of Scotland, Baxter, Reformed Dutch Liturgy, and Palatinate Liturgy.  $45

17. Boswell, James.  Boswell’s Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D 1773.  Edited from the Original Manuscript by Frederick A. Pottle… and Charles H. Bennett… London: William Heinemann Ltc. in collaboration with Yale University, 1963.  8vo, HB.  Toning to text block of final page; otherwise very good with a fine map on the end papers. xxviii, 520pp  $10

18. Brainerd, David  Extracts from the Journal of David Brainerd, Mighty in Prayer.  Selected by Wm. R. Newell. Chicago:  Grace Publications, 1940.  Small pamphlet bound in a flocked card cover.  Light unidentifiable smell (not musty), otherwise very good.  96pp, 5 ?” x 3 ?”.  ***This edition marked “not copyrighted”; it notes “Many years ago (in 1900) this book was prepared for the especial use of Union Bible Classes in the U.S.A.”  $8.50

SOLD 19. Brainerd, David.  The Diary of David Brainerd.  London: Andrew Melrose, 1902.  16mo, 2 volumes. Crisp embossed cloth with small gilt decorations; very good.  Very light penciling in margins, gift inscription from 1904.  Published as part of a series called “Books for the Heart”, edited by Alexander Smellie.  With an introduction (presumably by Smellie), and the preface of Jonathan Edwards.  lvi, 377;  x, 292pp  (NB: See also Pulsford's Quiet Hours in a matching binding also on this list.) $65.

SOLD 20. Bunyan, John.  The Pilgrim’s Progress as John Bunyan Wrote it: being a fac-simile reproduction of the First Edition published in 1678. With an Introduction by Dr. John Brown.  London:  Elliot Stock, 1895.  Octavo, cloth with a facsimile of the original title page imprinted on the front cover, page edges untrimmed.  Book-plate inside front cover; ex-library call numbers on spine, stamp on title, and pocket at rear.  x, (10), 233pp. ***A good copy, aside from the library markings.  $50

21. Bunyan, John.  The Pilgrim’s Progress from the World to That Which is to Come. …Adorned with curious Sculptures Engraved by J. Sturt, to which is added, the Life of the Author, by a Friend of the Gospel. London: J. and F. Rivington, et al. 1775.  8vo, full calf, recently rebacked with original label laid down.  Some light pencil marks throughout, light foxing. xl, map, 213, (12), 196pp.  The fold out map is hand colored, though with a small tear along one of the folds; with an additional 21 other fine  hand colored plates, including the frontispiece of Bunyan.  $500

SOLD 22. Bunyan, John.  The Doctrine of the Law and Grace Unfolded.  Sixth edition, corrected and amended.  London: S. Crowder, 1781.  12mo, ex-library with call numbers on spine, stamp on title and pocket at rear; rebound in brown library buckram.  The title page is worn and mounted at inner edge, beginning to split along the mount, with a paste-down verso reading “Purchased in London by Dr. de Blois 1929.”  Last leaf stamped, mounted, and worn away at corners with slight loss. (10), 254pp  $85

23. Carson, Alexander. Reasons for Separating from the General Synod of Ulster. Second Edition.  Edinburgh: J. Ritchie, 1806.  2nd edition. Small 8vo, ¼ cloth with paper boards; front cover detached, FFE loose.  Bookplate of the Presbyterian Historical Society.  (8),125pp  AC (c.1776-1844) was born to Presbyterian parents who had removed to Ireland.  His ministry began in Tubbermore within the Synod of Ulster, but as he changed his views to Independent Baptist, he gives his reasoning for leaving. $100

24. Caulkins, Frances M.. The Children of the Bible as  Examples and as Warnings.  New York: American Tract Society, n.d. [c.1850].  Small cloth bound with gilt spine; rear fly leaf torn off, and slight soiling.  Inscriptions inside front cover.  52, (2)pp plus 10 full page engravings.  16 children from Ishmael to Timothy.  $25

25. Christian Biography. Containing the Lives of Rev. George Whitefield, Rev. John Wesley, Rev. Augustus Hermann Francke, Rev. Jonathan Edwards.  London: Religious Tract Society, n.d. (c 1830).  Half calf with marbled boards, marbling lightly worn on both boards & with a ½” strip torn away from rear cover; contemporary owner’s name inside front cover. Each biography has a separate title, but no attributed author.  144, 144, 72, 72pp  **A good copy with a clean text. $60

26. Conybeare, W. J. and Howson, J. S..  People's Edition. The Life and Epistles of Saint Paul.  Hartford, Conn.: S. S. Scranton Company, 1917.  Octavo, cloth; very good.  xxiv, 917pp plus 12 plates (including maps).  ***On the FFE, “This book is property of Lloyd T. Sprinkle” in pen & with his library stamp; Sprinkle (of Sprinkle Publications) republished many worthy Puritan, Reformed and historical books.  $20 

27. Cruso, Timothy.  Sermons upon the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus. Preached in Pinners-Hall, in 1690. Edinburgh: JA Pillans and Sons, 1798.  Half calf with paper boards, binding worn, but sound. Half-title toned, but a good text of a hard to find collection of sermons.  157pp. ***Timothy Cruso (1656-1697), an English Presbyterian minister, was a friend of Daniel Defoe; it is commonly believed that Defoe named his character Robinson Crusoe after his friend. Don Kistler (of Northampton Press) has lately published a volume of Cruso sermons, but it does not include these 11 on the Parable.)  TOGETHER WITH [Hervey, James. The time of danger, the means of safety, and the way of holiness. Being the substance of three sermons preached on the late public fast-days. To which is added, The cross of Christ the Christian’s glory.  Edinburgh: Society at Edinburgh for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1758]. Lacking the title, preliminary leaves, and 5 pages at rear. First leaf heavily toned (beginning of Sermon I). 106 of 111pp, final sermon incomplete. ***The first two sermons on Heb 11:28; the third Ezekiel 18:27; the final sermon on Gal 6:14).  $125

SOLD 28. [Doctrinal Tracts] Tracts of the Doctrinal Tract and Book Society. Boston: Doctrinal Tract and Book Society, nd [19th c].  Volumes 1 and 2.  Black cloth, both volumes with chipping to head & tail of spine and a few small spots to spines.  Volume 1 tracts 1-25, volume 2 tracts 26-45.  Ex-libris Lane Seminary; both generally fine copies with crisp, clean texts, spine chipping notwithstanding.  $100

29. [Fletcher, John].  Benson, Joseph. The Life of the Rev. John W. de la Flechere, Compiled from the narratives of the Reverend Mr. Wesley; The Biographical Notes of the Reverend Mr. Gilpin; From His Own Letters.... New York: N. Bangs and T. Mason for the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1820.  Octavo, Calf with a label, with a damp stain over the edge of the first several leaves and some very scattered foxing, but generally good, with sound hinges.  With several 19th century inscriptions. Frontispiece, 399pp  JF (1729-1785) was a key interpreter of Methodism noted for his piety and generosity, who said "I want nothing but more grace".  ***On the FFE, “This book is property of Lloyd T. Sprinkle” in pen & with his library stamp; Sprinkle (of Sprinkle Publications) republished many worthy Puritan, Reformed and historical books. $100

30. Frey, Joseph Samuel C. F. Frey, and George Downes.  …A Hebrew Grammar, in the English Language, by Joseph Samuel C. F. Frey, a New and Enlarged Edition. To which are added, a Glossary of the First Six Psalms and a Compendium of Chaldee Grammar. By George Downes, A.M. Late of Trinity College, Dublin… London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1823.  Half calf with marbled boards, some surface removed from the calf to the spine & slight chipping at top. 152, 28pp.  BOUND WITH Hebraicae Grammatices Rudimenta in usum Scholae Westmonasteriensis. Londini: Gulielmi Ginger, 1807.  28pp, in Latin; Thomas Abraham Salmon likely the editor/contributor to this volume.  $50.

31. Fish, Henry C.. Primitive Piety Revived, or the Aggressive Power of the Christian Church.  Boston: Congregational Board of Publication, 1855. Cloth, with an old paper shelf tag, the spine treated with clear coating, slightly chipped at head and tail.  Bookplate of Chicago Theological Seminary Library, with a few pencil markings to margins. xii, 249pp **A good copy. $18

SOLD 32. Fisher, James, and other ministers of the Gospel.  The Assembly’s Shorter Catechism Explained by Way of Question and Answer. 20th edition.  Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1835.  12mo half calf, with the remains of some clear tape on the calf of the rear board; hinges weak. With a paste-down inside the front cover and signed Hugh Ferrier on the FFE.  466, (2)pp  ***This catechism was written in 1753 by James Fisher with Ebenezer Erskine to elaborate and explain the WSC further; known as Fisher’s Catechism.  **Generally a crisp, clean text.  $45

33. Fisher, Samuel R.  The Family Assistant; or Book of Prayers for the use of families.  Chambersburg, PA: M Kieffer & Co, 1855. Small octavo, green cloth, the whole lightly worn, and lacking the free end papers.  Previous owner’s name inside front board; title page lightly soiled; the text itself good. 308pp. ***SF a prominent minister in the German Reformed church. $50

SOLD 34. Flavel, John. Christ knocking at the Door of Sinners’ Hearts; or, a Solemn Entreaty to Receive the Saviour and his Gospel in this the Day of Mercy. New York: American Tract Society, 19th c. Revised edition, originally published 1689. Brown cloth, spine sunned; some minimal foxing, but otherwise a fine, crisp copy. $45

35. Good, James I. History of the Reformed Church in the United States. 1725-1792. Reading, PA: Daniel Miller, 1899. Ex-libris Drew University Library with multiple stamps at front and cards at rear. Cloth, both hinges inner hinges repaired and some wear to the cloth of the outer hinge. vii, 701pp. **Despite being ex-library, the text crisp and clean. $35.

36. Hansen, Maurice G.  The Reformed Church in the Netherlands. Traced from A.D. 1340 to A.D. 1840, in Short Historical Sketches.  New York: Board of Publication of the Reformed Church in America, 1884. Cloth, slight wear to the spine and ownership inscriptions, otherwise a fine copy.  330pp. $40

SOLD 37. Hays, George P.  Presbyterians, A Popular Narrative of Their Origin, Progress, Doctrines, and Achievements.  New York: J.A.Hill, 1892.  Octavo, cloth, with a little scattered pencil marking, and a short biographical addition to the text on two pages, else in good condition. With a contemporary ownership inscription in pencil on several pages.  544pp. ***On the brown FFE, though difficult to read, “This book is property of Lloyd T. Sprinkle” in pen & with his library stamp; Sprinkle (of Sprinkle Publications) republished many worthy Puritan, Reformed and historical books. $20

38. Hodge, Charles. The Constitutional History of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America. 1705-1741; AND 1741-1788.  Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1851.  2 volumes in one with a separate title page for Vol. 2. Octavo, calf with dual labels. The spine has some chips off the surface, and the boards have a few spots of the top layer of calf removed.  216; 425pp **CH (1797-1878) was professor and Principal at Princeton Theological Seminary. ***On the FFE, “This book is property of Lloyd T. Sprinkle” in pen & with his library stamp; Sprinkle (of Sprinkle Publications) republished many worthy Puritan, Reformed and historical books.  A good copy.  $80

39. Grahame, Nellie.  Only a Penny.  Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1866.  12mo, blindstamped cloth, light wear. Some foxing. 136pp ***A Children’s story.  $25.

40. Hall, Joseph.  Contemplations on the Historical Passages of the Old and New Testament.  3 volumes.  Glasgow: David Niven, for R. & J. Hutchison, 1796.  Recently rebound in attractive red cloth with labels, marbled edges, new end papers. Each title signed “Jo. Hirst” in an old hand. 10, 563; (4), 516; (4) 532pp  JH (1574-1656), bishop of Exeter, was known especially for his devotional works.  Highly recommended by Spurgeon.  $125

41. Hall, Robert. The Essential Difference Between Christian Baptism, and the Baptism of John, more fully stated and Confirmed; in Reply to a Pamphlet, entitled “A Plea for Primitive Communion.” Leicester: T Combe, 1816.  WITH Hall, Robert. A Reply to the Rev. Joseph Kinghorn: Being a Further Vindication of the Practice of Free Communion. Leicester: Thomas Combe, 1818.   Octavo, formerly half calf with marbled boards; old cloth library tape over spine, repaired with old library cloth tape  196, xxiv, 280pp.  **Some irregular foxing and toning. $35

42. Hawker, Robert. The Poor Man's Morning Portion: Being a Selection of a Verse of Scripture with Short Observations... London: Co. Waterford, 1854. WITH The Poor Man's Evening Portion.  Octavo, cloth, with the front hinge superficially splitting, but firm, and internally good.   With a full page inscription dated 1857 at front. viii,288,(4); 399,(5)pp   RH (1753–1827) was Vicar in Plymouth who was a popular preacher and evangelical author.  Spurgeon in his "Chat about Commentaries" says Hawker is not critical, "but he sees Jesus", and that he is "full of devotion and sweetness". ***This volume from the Library of Lloyd T. Sprinkle, though without any notation in the book itself to that effect.  $75

43. Hawker, Robert.  Zion's Pilgrim. Fifth American Edition.  Worcester: Geo. A. Trumbull, 1814. 12mo, calf, hinges splitting but attached, gilt on the spine worn; somewhat stained throughout. 198pp. ***This volume from the Library of Lloyd T. Sprinkle, though without any notation in the book itself to that effect. $50.

44. [Heywood] Fawcett, J. The Life of the Rev. Oliver Heywood with Historical Sketches of the times in which he Lived; and Anecdotes of some other Eminent Ministers in Yorkshire, Lancashire, &c. Printed and Sold Ewood Hall, near Halifax [1796].  First edition.  Mottled calf, hinges cracked but firmly attached, 12mo.  Text clean.  216pp, a scarce biography of the puritan Oliver Heywood.  $130.

45. Heywood, Oliver.  The Rev. Oliver Heywood, B.A. 1630-1702; His Autobiography, Diaries, Anecdote and Event Books; Illustrating the General and Family History of Yorkshire and Lancashire. In Three Volumes, with Illustrations.  Edited by J. Horsfall Turner.  Brighouse: A.B.Bayes, 1882, 1881, 1883, 1885.  Originally this set was planned to be in three volumes but ended up being published as four volumes.  Original decorative blue cloth with gilt writing on fronts, small 8vo. Heads and tails of spines chipped and a small tear exposing paper on the spine of volumes 1 and 2.  Black library tape to inner hinges of vol 1; gathering at 113-129 pulled and loose at top.  Volume 2 inner hinges worn; page 15/16 and foldout following are loose, but present; 2nd fold out  intact (both are licenses to preach).  Vol 4 paper to inner hinges split, but sound. The text in all four volumes crisp and clean.  Despite flaws as mentioned, a good set and hard to find.  ***Oliver Heywood was a much admired Puritan.  Includes extensive bibliography of Heywood's works. $365

46. Hodge, J. Aspinwall.  What is Presbyterian Law as Defined by the Church Courts?  Seventh edition.  Revised and Enlarged. Containing the Decisions of the General Assembly to 1894, inclusive. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1884. Octavo, cloth, some wear to spine, inner hinges show webbing, but the whole remains sound.  602pp   ***An excellent summary work. JAH (1861–1916), nephew of Charles Hodge of Princeton Seminary where JAH studied. $35

47. James, John Angell.  Female Piety or the Young Woman’s Friend and Guide Through Life to Immortality. London: Hamilton Adams and Co., 1868. Twelfth edition.   Octavo, black morocco, all edges gilt.  (6), 376pp   ***JAJ (1785-1859), a dissenting, congregationalist minister in Birmingham, holding a generally Calvinist view, was highly thought of by Spurgeon with whom he corresponded. $55.

48. Jay, William.  The Works of the Rev. William Jay... New York: Harper & Brothers, 1844. In three volumes; volume 1 half calf, rear hinge weak & lacking the bottom 1/3 of the spine, corners rubbed. Volume 2 & 3 in worn brown cloth, both lacking the spine, boards worn and stained.  Light foxing and water staining through each volume, but the text quite readable nonetheless. With a frontispiece of Jay in volume 1, which contains his Morning and Evening Exercises; vol 2 contains Short Discourses to be read in Families, the Christian Contemplated in a course of Lectures, and The Domestic Minister's Assistant, or Prayers for the use of Families; vol 3 contains Sermons and Miscellanies (Life of Winter, Memoirs of Clark, A Charge to the wife of the Minister, &tc.). 431; 389, 129, 104; 149, 312pp.  **A reading set.  $50

49. Leighton, Robert. [The whole works of Robert Leighton … New York: Riker, 1844.]  Thick 8vo, cloth, small split to top free edge of spine.  Lacks title; edition presumed.  Begins with Publisher’s notice; this edition combines the London of 1835 and Edinburgh of 1840, and is an American reprint.  With a Life of Leighton, a preface by Doddridge, and an additional Life by James Aikman as an appendix.  800pp, the whole very good aside from lacking the title and light foxing.  $25 

SOLD  50. Marsden, J. B. The History of the Early Puritans: From the Reformation to the Opening of the Civil War in 1642.  AND The History of the Later Puritans: From the Opening of the Civil War in 1642, to the Ejection of the Non-conforming Clergy in 1662.  London:  Hamilton, Adams & Co., 1853, 1854.  2 volumes, 2nd edition. Green Cloth, faded to brown on spines and edges. Some chipping to top and bottom of spines, owner’s name and bookseller marks at front.  xvi, 460, (1);  viii, 473. (1)pp  $100

51. Martyn, W. Carlos. A History of the English Puritans. New York: American Tract Society, 1867.  Brown cloth with light damp staining, with a damp stain to bottom blank margin through much of the book, just touching footnotes at its worst. With the inscription “No. 731. Library of the New London Congregation.” 496pp.  $55

52. McConnell, Alice Barber.  Richard Rogers Christian.  Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath School Work, 1894.  Small 8vo, red cloth, spine faded.  Stamped on title “Historical Foundation Montreat, N.C. HF 1927” and with the bookplate of the Presbyterian Schoo, Jupiter, N.C.  Small piece torn from front end paper, ¾” closed tear to title. Rear inner hinge worn.  264pp. **A novel about a preacher in the U.S. West where the workers were few for the harvest of souls. $30

53. Miller, J. R.. Week-Day Religion.  Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1880. Octavo, blue cloth.  Several inscriptions at front. 315pp. **Clean text and a good binding. $25

SOLD 54. Miller, Samuel.  Memoirs Of the Rev. John Rodgers, D.D. late pastor of the Well-Street and Brick Churches, in the City of New York.  New York: Whiting and Watson, 1813.  Octavo, recently rebound in blue buckram with gilt to spine. The portrait, title page, several following pages, as well as the last few leaves have some damp stain, but the rest of the text is good. Page edges untrimmed; wide margins. 432pp. ***On the new FFE, “This book is property of Lloyd T. Sprinkle” in pen & with his library stamp; Sprinkle (of Sprinkle Publications) republished many worthy Puritan, Reformed and historical books.  $55

SOLD 55. Mitchell, A. W. [Sprague] Monitory Letters to Church Members.  Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1855. Cloth with the gold PBP emblem on the cover; the top inch of the spine missing, else good. 161pp   ***Various admonitions about worship and worldliness, including letters to One who Undervalues divine truth, attends church but half a day, neglects family prayer, travels on the Sabbath, neglects weekly-day services of the Church, of a self-confident and unyielding spirit, of a managing and disingenuous spirit, of an impatient and complaining spirit, a mother who neglects to bring her children for baptism, and a lady who sends her daughter to a Roman Catholic School, among other. 22 letters total. $30

56. [More, Hannah].  Roberts, William.  Memoirs of The Life and Correspondence Of Mrs. Hannah More.  Two Volumes.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1834.  12mo, mottled calf with dual labels, with minor superficial peeling, and occasional light foxing, but in good condition.  Frontispiece portrait, 484; (4), 479pp  HM (1745-1833) was known for her essays and her work for abolition with William Wilberforce. ***On the FFE, “This book is property of Lloyd T. Sprinkle” in pen & with his library stamp; Sprinkle (of Sprinkle Publications) republished many worthy Puritan, Reformed and historical books.   $85  

57. Murphy, Thomas.  Pastoral Theology. The Pastor in the Various Duties of his Office.  Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1877.  Brown cloth, somewhat worn, with paper of inner hinges split, text clean and overall still a good copy.  509pp.  $40

58. Murphy, Thomas. The Presbytery of the Log College; or, the Cradle of the Presbyterian Church in America. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board,1889. Dark red cloth with sun-faded spine and irregular fading to boards; call numbers faintly visible on spine and several inscriptions. Inner hinges weak. Text crisp and clean. 526pp. $35

59. Nevin, Alfred.  The Parables of Jesus.  Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1881. Cloth, ex-libris the Presbyterian Historical Society with bookplate and shelf tag on the spine; good.  503pp  **AN(1816-1890) Presbyterian minister, was editor of several Presbyterian magazines and Cyclopedia. $30

60. Newton, John.  Cardiphonia; or, The Utterance of the Heart in the Course of a Real Correspondence.  Edinburgh: Johnstone, Hunter and Co., n.d. [19th c.].  Full tooled calf, all edges gilt, marbled end papers. 458 pp.  ***A fine copy of Newton’s letters.  $65

61. Nicholls, Benjamin Elliott.  Help to the Reading of The Bible.  London: J. G. & F. Rivington, 1838.  Octavo, dark red morocco, all edges gilt; previous owner’s name on FFE.  284pp. Very good. ***This volume from the library of Lloyd T. Sprinkle of Sprinkle Publications, though without any notation in the book itself to that effect; Sprinkle republished many worthy Puritan, Reformed and historical books.   $25

62. Orr, James. The Virgin Birth of Christ. Being Lectures delivered under the auspices of the Bible Teachers’ Training School New York, April, 1907… With Appendix giving Opinions of Living Scholars. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1907. Red cloth, chipped at head and tail of spine, old tape to back inner hinge and both hinges worn; ex library Auburn Theological Seminary.  With a damp stain to bottom outer corner through much of the book.  $12.50

63. Payson, Edward.  Sermons For Christian Families, on the Most Important Relative Duties.  Boston: Crocker and Brewster, 1832.  Half calf with marbled boards; heavily decorated gilt spine, very good.  Light irregular foxing to pages and a gift inscription at front. 284pp.   $65

SOLD 64. Peloubet, F. N. and M. A.  Select Notes on the International Lessons for 1881: Explanatory, Illustrative, Doctrinal, and Practical; with Illustrations, Maps, Chronological Charts, Suggestions to Teachers, and Library References. By Rev. F. N. and M. A. Peloubet.  With Practical Hints to Teachers by Rev. A. F. Schauffler.  Boston: W. A. Wilde and Company, 1880.  8vo, green cloth, binding worn and with old water damage, otherwise the whole good. 247pp. AND 1883 (Acts, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, I Samuel), green cloth very good, 314pp; AND 1885 (Acts and Epistles, Kings and Prophets), green cloth lightly worn, 318pp; AND 1891 (OT History from the Division of the Kingdom to the Captivity, Gospel according to John), green cloth lightly worn, 398pp; AND 1895 (the Life of our Lord, Jewish History from Exodus to I Samuel), half calf with marbled end papers, slight discoloration to calf on boards, otherwise very good, 346pp;  AND 1896 (Gospel according to Luke, OT History), half calf with marbled end papers, slight discoloration to calf on boards, otherwise very good, 333pp; AND 1897 (Acts and Epistles), half calf with marbled end papers, slight discoloration to calf on boards, otherwise very good, 344pp; AND 1905 by F.N. Peloubet and Amos Wells (Writings of John, OT from Isaiah to Malachi), black cloth with old damage to surface, otherwise very good, 383pp. ***8 volumes by Peloubet, a congregational minister who attended Bangor Seminary; circulation of his Select Notes reached 150,000 protestants; before his death in 1920 he had issued 44 volumes of Notes.  Each volume with illustrations, either woodcut or color print (varies by year and style), index and advertisements.  Previous owner’s name in most volumes, but the text excellent.  WITH G. W. Griffith, ed. Arnold’s Practical Sunday School Commentary on the International Lessons 1924.  Chicago: George W. Noble, 1923. 234pp. Cloth, slightly smaller than Peloubet’s notes; very good. WITH Douglass, Earl L. The Snowden-Douglass Sunday School Lessons 1950. Practical Expositions of the International Sunday School Lessons.  New York: Macmillan, 1949. Cloth, sm 8vo. 467pp. WITH Smith, Wilbur M.  Peloubet’s Select Notes… Improved Uniform Series: Course for 1941… Boston, Mass: W. A. Wilde, 1940.  Green cloth, a continuation of Peloubet’s notes. (Luke, Acts, Epistles, Revelation, Great Christian Teachings). 473pp.  Several color plates; numerous illustrations. AND 1957 (Matthew, Genesis, Personalities of the OT, Letters of Paul, 1 Corinthians, Philippians, Philemon), light green cloth, with underlining in red pen & a few onion skin lessons staple into the text, 408pp. AND 1958 (NT Teaching about the Church, Early Hebrew History, Principles of Social Justice, Life of Jesus Christ), light green cloth with underlining in red and blue pen, otherwise good. 455pp.  ***A set of 13 Notes & Expositions on Sunday School Lessons; a wealth of resources.  8 by Peloubet, 2 others, and 3 in the style of Peloubet’s notes.  $55. 

65. [Presbyterian]. Centennial Historical Discourses Delivered in the City of Philadelphia, June, 1876.  By Appointment of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America. With the Moderator’s Sermon... Philadelphia:  Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1876.  8vo, red decorative cloth.  The whole good.  300pp. **Five addresses by Alexander McGill of Princeton Seminary, Samuel Hopkins of Auburn Seminary, Samuel J. Wilson of Western Seminary, Edward P. Humphrey pastor in Louisville, KY, and Edward D. Morris of Lane Seminary.  These discourses cover the period from the Founding of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America through 1876, (Up to the Revolution; Revolution through 1786; Through the Present Time; Present Condition, Prospect, Work, Needs, and Obligations; and American Presbyterianism: Its Past and its Future.) $50

SOLD 66. Pulsford, John. Quiet Hours. London: Andrew Melrose, 1900. Crisp embossed cloth with small gilt decorations; very good aside from some penciling to margins.  Published as part of a series called “Books for the Heart”, edited by Alexander Smellie.  With an introduction by the same.  xxxii, 341pp. (NB: See also Brainerd’s Journals in matching bindings also on this list.) $30

67. Rees, Thomas. History of Protestant Nonconformity in Wales, from its Rise to the Present Time. London: John Snow, 1861. Brown cloth, the binding worn, the spine sometime repaired and well used since; both inner hinges split and repaired. Text is clean. Ex-libris Peter Henry Lewis, publisher’s catalogue at rear. viii, 512, 16. $35

68. Ryle, J. C. Call to Prayer.  New York: American Tract Society, n.d.(c.1850’s).  Printed paper covered pamphlet, 6” x 4”, with a small stamp on the front of Yale Missionary Library. 54 (2)pp. Good, despite light foxing. $12  

69. Sample, Robert F. Beacon-Lights of the Reformation; or, Romanism and the Reformers. With introduction by the Rev. John Hall.  Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board, 1889. Brown cloth, chipped and head and tail of spine, and with call numbers in white.  Bookplate of the McCook Collection “illustrating Presbyterian and Reformed Church History.” Title loose at bottom inner corner.  Text crisp and clean. viii, 452pp.  $22.50

70. Sanderson Joseph. The Story of Saint Patrick With a Sketch of Ireland's Condition Before and After Patrick's Time. & Ireland and the Irish, Their Christianity, Institutions, Missions...from the Earliest Times by John Borland Finlay.  New York: Wilbur B. Ketcham, 1895. Two titles published as one. Large quarto, red cloth with gilt titles to front, light surface wear to spine and rear cover. With an old ownership inscription both on FFE and title of Jennie S. Smead (of Carlisle, PA), and an amusing 1924 printed, but hand illustrated valentine note to the same telling of St. Patrick and the Serpent.  286; xiii, 264pp. ***On the FFE, “This book is property of Lloyd T. Sprinkle” in pen & with his library stamp (upside down); Sprinkle (of Sprinkle Publications) republished many worthy Puritan, Reformed and historical books. ***With this volume previously belonging to Sprinkle and knowing his affinity for provenance in volumes from his library, Jennie S. Smead may very well have been the same who was one of the 12 founders in 1895 of the Cumberland Country chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  $55

71. [Sargent, Mrs. C. B.]  The Mother and Her Children.  A Story for Young Mothers. By the Author of “Glimpses of the Celestial Country.”   Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1884.  16mo, decorative cloth with light wear to inner hinge, otherwise very good.  156pp  $30

72. Scribner, William.  “These Little Ones” What God has commanded touching their church membership, and what he has graciously promised concerning their salvation.  Philadelphia:  Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1878.  Small 8vo, green cloth with title in gilt on cover; old paper sticker on spine, otherwise the whole very good. 192pp  Rev. WS was the brother of the publisher Charles Scribner. $30

SOLD 73. Scudder, Henry. The Christian’s Daily Walk, in Holy Security and Peace. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 19th c. brown cloth, with PB gilt insignia on front cover, sun-faded spine, some foxing throughout; previous owner’s name at front.  Otherwise a fine, crisp copy. $60

SOLD 74. Shaw, Robert. An Exposition Of the Confession of Faith Of the Westminster Assembly of divines.  Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1847.  8vo, quarter calf, lacking the fly leaf and with a little foxing to a few pages front and rear. 360pp.  **RS of Whitburn was a member of the original Secession Church 1827, and an historian of the Scottish Church. ***Inside the front cover in pen, “Lloyd T. Sprinkle”; Sprinkle (of Sprinkle Publications) republished many worthy Puritan, Reformed and historical books. $30

75. Shedd, W. G. T.  Discourses and Essays.  Boston:  Draper and Halliday, 1867. 2nd ed. Dark cloth, blindstamped but somewhat worn.  Penciling to margins, previous owner’s name on title, otherwise good. 324pp. **”These Discourses and ESsays were collected in a volume in 1856 and have met with an encouraging reception, considering the metaphysical character of most of them… that the volume may contribute to the spread of just views in philosophy and theology is the sincere desire of the writer.” $35

76. Shedd, W. G. T.. A History of Christian Doctrine.  New York:  Scribner, Armstrong & Co., 1875.  Volume 2 New York: Charles Scribner & Co, 1865.  Cloth, volume 1 spine is worn at edges and repaired, a clean text. 8 ?” x 5 ?”; volume 2 has been rebacked with cloth library tape, mismatched boards, and has a large damp stain throughout. Several signatures/stamps. 9”x6”.  xii, 408; vi, 508pp. **A mismatched set, but complete. $30

77. Smeaton, George.  The Doctrine of the Atonement, as Taught by the Apostles. With Historical Appendix.  Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1870.  Octavo, red cloth; lacks spine. Several ownership marks.  xii, 548pp **Text crisp and clean. $25

78. Spring, Gardiner.  The Obligations of the World to the Bible: A Series of Lectures to Young Men. New York: John S. Taylor, 1844. Brown cloth, from the Library of the New London Congregation. A worn copy, and foxed throughout, but solid and readable. 404pp.  $25

79. Spring, Gardiner.  Personal Reminiscences of the Life and Times of Gardiner Spring.  New York: Charles Scribner & Co., 1866.  2 volumes.  Cloth, with pieces missing from the top of both spines and the text evenly toned. With the bookplate of the Library of the Presbyterian Board of Publication in Vol 2..  Vol 2 has a gathering loose in the middle with some pieces missing at the blank bottom margin; page 103-104 lacks 3-4 lines on each side. Pages in both volumes brittle.  348; 293 (4). $80

80. Spring, Gardiner. The Power of the Pulpit; or Thoughts Addressed to Christian Ministers and Those who Hear Them. New York: M. W. Dodd, 1854. Cloth, spine chipped at top, otherwise a very good copy with a crisp and clean text. 459pp. $20

SOLD 81. Trail, William.  A Guide to Christian Communicants in the Exercise of Self-Examination.  Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publications, 1839.  16mo, quarter calf with marbled boards. a brown damp stain in the bottom corner increasing front to back to cover entire page; some penciling at front and rear. 112pp, 4.5x3”  $35

82. Traill, Robert. Select Practical Writings.  Edinburgh: For the [Free Church] Assembly’s Committee, 1845.  Half calf with cloth boards, a very few marks in the text; quite nice.  Peter Henry Lewis’ signature on FFE.   xii, 359pp  ***With a brief sketch of his life (1642-1716).  At the head of the biographical sketch in pen is a note, “For other details of Traill’s life see Wilson ‘Dissent. Churches’ vol 1. Calamy’s Life & Times (Autobiog.) The English Presbyterians.”  Worthy advice in a worthy volume.  $60

SOLD 83. Venn, H[enry]. The Complete Duty of Man: or a System of Doctrinal and Practical Christianity... A New Edition, carefully Revised and Corrected. With a Memoir of the Author...  London: Religious Tract Society, n.d. [c. 1845].  Brown cloth, slightly chipped at top and bottom of spine.   Frontispiece portrait, xxxvi, 418, (2)pp. **Text is crisp and clean. $40

SOLD 84. Vincent, Thomas.  An Explanation of the Assembly’s Shorter Catechism.  Edinburgh: William White and Co., 1848.  12mo; calf, with marbled edges and end papers.  Old reback with spine laid down, hinges beginning to wear.  Bookplate at front.  282pp.  **Crisp and clean internally, in a nice binding.  $45

85. Weiss, M. Charles.  History of the French Protestant Refugees, from the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes to our own Days. Trans. Henry William Herbert, with an American Appendix, by a descendant of the Huguenots. New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1854.  Two volumes. Brown cloth, both vols chipped at head and tail of spine. 382; 419pp.  $45

86. Welwood, Andrew. Meditations, Representing a Glimpse of Glory, or, a Gospel Discovery of Emmanuel’s Land.  Pittsburgh: Printed for Robert Wilson  by J. B. Butler, 1824.  Octavo, tree calf, label chipped. Text is unevenly foxed.  With an inscription at front. xi, 216pp. **With recommendations at front by various RP and other ministers.  $50

SOLD 87. Whyte, Alexander. Bunyan Characters: Lectures delivered in St. George's Free Church Edinburgh... Edinburgh: Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier, 1893, 1894, nd, nd. 4 volumes, First and Second series covering the Pilgrim's Progress characters, Third series on the Holy War, Fourth covering Grace Abounding.  Volume 3 published New York, Fleming H. Revel, in a slightly darker red cloth and no series Stars on spine, otherwise matching in size, font, and style. Red cloth, Volume 1 inscribed "Alexander Robinson from Alexander Whyte Feb: ,94" on the half-title.  Volume 2 reads "Received from Dr. Whyte Edinb. 16 Mch. 1894." on the ffe; volume 3 has old bookseller's marks in pencil inside front cover; volume 4 has a bookplate of Macdougall Library Coldingham inside front cover, "Jas N Mcdougall 1908" on the title, and a short pencilled note on the last page of text appreciating the volume. 281; vi, 307; vi, 301; viii, 300pp  **A good set, with volume 1 inscribed by the author & volume 2 received as a gift from Whyte. $100.

88. Wilson, Elijah, ed. The Living Pulpit, or Eighteen Sermons by Eminent Living Divines of the Presbyterian Church. With a Biographical Sketch of the Editor, by Geo. W. Bethune. Philadelphia: Elijah Wilson, 1854. 4th edition, with a frontispiece of Wilson. Brown cloth, slightly chipped at bottom of spine, and a blue damp stain to the top blank margin beginning at 277, small and faint but increasing in size to the end of the text. 414pp. ***The sermons in this volume were “furnished at the request of the Editor expressively for this volume, and are practical and didactic.” There are 18, each by a different minister, including W.B. Sprague, J.W. Alexander, George Junkin, Robt. J. Breckinridge, and Charles Hodge. $30

SOLD 89. Wilson, James P. Sacramental Selections; or the Nature and Design of The Lord’s Supper... Philadelphia: W. W. Woodward, 1812. Calf, text toned, but a good copy. With the bookplate of James Montgomery Boice, and several old ownership inscriptions.  300, (4)pp  ***JPW (1769- 1830) was minister of the First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia.  ***From the library of James Montgomery Boice.  $60 

SOLD 90. Witsius, Herman.  The Economy of the Covenants between God and Man. Comprehending a Complete Body of Divinity. … Faithfully translated from the Latin, and carefully revised. A New Edition, with the life of the Author. London: T. Tegg, 1837.  In two volumes.  Brown cloth, chipped at top of spine and volume one front hinge beginning to split, top fore-edges of volume 2 uncut.  With two ownership inscriptions: “Rev. Robert Murray, Manse of New Cumnock, 30 January 1845” and “John E Murray Edinburgh”.  xv, 416; 474pp. ***A duplicate set from the private library of David C. Lachman.  A good set, despite flaws. $50

91. Wood, James.  Grace and Glory or The Young Convert Instructed in the Doctrines of Grace. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1859. 12mo, green blindstamped cloth, a bit worn at the top of the spine and one the corners, and a slight dampstain to the bottom outer corner of the final 20 pages, but generally a good copy. 317pp. $40

92. Wright, Paul. The New and Complete Life of our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ...With ...Apostles, Evangelists, Disciples &c. Including the Lives of St. John the Baptist and the Virgin Mary, and Many other[s]…. Winchester, VA: J. F. Archbold, 1816. Octavo, calf with some discolored spots to boards, a bit foxed throughout.  With a contemporary ownership inscription, “Michael Hensell his Book. 1816”  512pp.  ***On the FFE, “This book is property of Lloyd T. Sprinkle” in pen & with his library stamp; Sprinkle (of Sprinkle Publications) republished many worthy Puritan, Reformed and historical books.  $105


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