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The Torments of Protestant Slaves in the French King's Galleys, and in the Dungeons of Marseilles, 1686-1707 A.D.

By: Arber, Edward.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: A Christian Library (Privately Printed), 1907.: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1059

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with cloth boards and embossed design in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xli, 470, 8, index. Details of Protestant persecution in France. S16. View more info

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Glasgow: Its Municipal Organisation and Administration.

By: Bell, Sir James & Paton, James.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: James MacLehose and Sons: 1896

Seller ID: 005307

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in dark green cloth covers, with gilt titles and emblem on spine, hand cut pages. Some pencil annotations, otherwise in Very Good condition. With two folding maps (p32 and at rear) With pp426, frontispiece photo of City Chambers, with index. Glasgow: Its Municipal Organisation and Administration. Includes chapters on: The Growth of Glasgow: Its Causes, Scottish Burghal Constitution, The Burghal History of Glasgow, Local Government in the Seventeenth Century, The Former Masters of the | Council: The Guildry, The Modern Masters of the Council, the Constitution of the Council, The H... View more info

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Christianity, Islam and the Negro Race.

By: Blyden, Edward.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Editor

Seller ID: 004559

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original black cloth covered boards, some light shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine, original glassine dustwrapper with synopsis on front cover, some wear and one larch chip missing to rear. First edition, Inscribed by editor on title page to Professor John Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, pp xviii, 407, b&w frontis portrait of author, index, page of hand written notes inserted loosley to rear, View more info

The Tradition of Scottish Philosophy: A New Perspective on the Enlightenment.

By: Broadie, Alexander.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Donald, 2011.: 2011

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2726

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition. Revised edition, with pp192, notes, bibliography and index. Many works on Scottish philosophy have concentrated on the Scottish Enlightenment, leading to a seriously distorted picture of Scottish intellectual history. A circle of Scottish philosophers, led by John Mair, gained Europe-wide appreciation for their work two and half centuries before that period, and their work had a major significance for Scottish culture. This study attempts to correct the bias in the history of Scottish thought by giving due attention to the earlier flowering of philosophy, as well a... View more info

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Priests and Politicians: Protestants and Catholic Missions in Orthodox Ethiopia, 1830-68 (Study in African Affairs)

By: Crummey, Donald

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004017

ISBN: 0198216777

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp 176, bibliography, index. Personal copy of Professor John D. Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, with signature in ink on ffep, one of the General Editors of the Oxford Studies in African Affairs Series. View more info

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Anthropology & Theology.

By: Davies, Douglas.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Berg, 2002. 1859735320: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2937

ISBN: 1859735320

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with illustrated boards in Fine condition. First edition, pp viii,236, bibliography index. Anthropology and Christian Theology have traditionally interpreted religion in quite different ways and have often been thought of as hostile to one another. In fact, a fundamental concern for human experience lies at the heart of both disciplines. This innovative book takes a new look at key anthropological and theological themes, and explores the intricacies of their interplay throughout history and in the present.S31. View more info

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Religion and Politics in East Africa: The Period Since Independence (Eastern African Studies)

By: Hansen, Holger Bernt; Twaddle, Michael

Price: £25.00

Publisher: James Currey: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Editor

Seller ID: 004147

ISBN: 0852553846

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers in Near Fine condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed by Editor, pp ix, 278, map of East Africa, index. View more info

Image for On the Frontiers of Islam: Two Manuscripts Concerning the Sudan Under Turco-Egyptian Rule, 1822-45 (Study in African Affairs)

On the Frontiers of Islam: Two Manuscripts Concerning the Sudan Under Turco-Egyptian Rule, 1822-45 (Study in African Affairs)

By: Hill, Richard.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004248

ISBN: 0198216610

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp xxx, 234, fold out map to rear, notes, index. View more info

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Ancestor-Worship and Japanese Law.

By: Hozumi, Nobushige.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Books For Libraries Press, 1973.: 1973

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 1471

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback, with gilt title to spine, in Very Good+ condition. Second revised edition, pp xxx, 198, index. A look at ancestor worship, religion and politics in Japan. S23. View more info

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Trials of the Diaspora.

By: Julius, Anthony.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, 2010. 9780199297054: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2284

ISBN: 0199297053

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp lviii, 811, notes, index. The history of anto-semitism in England from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED.S30. View more info

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The Light of Asia and The Light of the World: A comparison of the legend, the doctrine, & the ethics of the Buddha with the story, the doctrine, & the ethics of Christ

By: Kellogg, S.H.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: MacMillan & Co, 1885.: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2014

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with original blue boards with rough cut pages, Very Good condition. First edition, pp xviii,390, index. A comparison of Christianity and Buddhism. SCARCE. Counter Shelf. View more info

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Politics and Religion: A Study in Scottish History from the Reformation to the Revolution. (2 Volumes Complete)

By: Mathieson, William Law.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Maclehose & Sons: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004286

Condition: Near Fine


2 Volumes Complete. Some light shelfwear and wear to head and foot of spines, previous owners bookplate on front end paper but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xvi, 412,xv, 387,24, index, publishers catalogue to rear of Vol.2. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Church and Parish of Inchinnan.

By: McClelland, Rev. Robert.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Alexander Gardner, 1905.: 1905

Seller ID: 1045

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in original blue cloth covers, with paper label on spine, faded spine and some foxing on edges, but otherwise in very good condition. With pp207; with frontispiece illustration of St. Conval; with fold-out map of Inchinnan and surrounding area. A history of the Church and Parish of Inchinnan in Renfrewshire. Includes chapters on the Knights Templars, the Kirk Session, Schools and Schoolmasters, Antiquities, Sculptured Stones, Witches and Witchcraft, Farms and Farmers. S16. View more info

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Church and Theology in Enlightenment Scotland: The Popular Party, 1740-1800.

By: McIntosh, John R.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, 1998. 1862320985: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2167

ISBN: 1862320985

Condition: Fine


Paperback in Fine condition. First edition, ppxi, 260.With glossary of theological terms, appendix: Bibliographical notes on important popular writers, bibliography and index. Scottish church history. S27. View more info

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The Scottish Nation Identitiy and History: Essay in Honour of William Ferguson.

By: Murdoch, Alexander.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2007. 101904607691: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1314

Condition: As New


Hardback with dustwrapper, in MINT condition. First edition, pp xvii, 204; with list of abbreviations, notes and index. William Ferguson is a pioneering scholar who has published major work on modern Scottish history and its importance to 'the identity of the Scottish nation' (the title of his last published book). The essays in this volume were specially written by former colleagues and students of Ferguson, including some of Scotland's leading historians, to reflect the impressive range of his interests, from the medieval/early modern period to the present. He has never been afraid to be co... View more info

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Holy Himalaya: The Religion, Traditions, and Scenerey of a Himalayan Province (Kumaon and Garhwal)

By: Oakley, E. Sherman.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004468

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in publisher's original pictorial cloth covered boards, previous owners notes and illustration on Hindu architecture written/drawn neatly in ink to rear of book, otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 319, frontis, 17 photographic illustrations all as called for, wood cut illustrations at chapter headings and in text. The present volume will, it is hoped, have some value as an attempt to show the romance and reality of a corner of India remote from railways and the usual tourist lines, little known to Europeans in general, though famous in the annals of Hinduism and a r... View more info

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The Light of the Gods: The Role of Light in Archaic and Classical Greek Cult.

By: Parisinou, Eva.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 2000. 0715629344: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2057

ISBN: 0715629344

Condition: As New


Hardback, in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp xv, 256, b&w plates at centre of text block, notes, catalogues, bibliography, glossary, indexes.This is a study of the use and significance of light in ancient Greek cult of the Archaic and Classical periods. S9. View more info

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I love Ferrari

By: Pino Allievi; Ercole Colombo

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Vianello Libri: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006145

ISBN: 8872002893

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in white paper covered boards in Fine condition, dustwrapper in Fine condition, slightly shelfworn slipcase in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp 188, colour illustrations throughout. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Ferrari is a religion without limits that continues to fascinate and attract. The multitude of Ferrari Clubs in every corner of the globe are not only their headquarters, but also places where fans can get together. These demanding Ferrari fans expect tremendous expertise and knowledge of the Ferrari... View more info

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By Hill and Loch.

By: Ramsay, Brian.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Self Published, c.1991.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1621

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with card covers, in Very Good condition. First edition, unpaginated, b&w illustrations. A history of Guthrie and Rescobie Churches. SCARCE TITLE. S6. View more info

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Centenary of the Birth on 8th November 1846 of The Reverend Professor W. Robertson Smith.

By: Raven, Charles Earle.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1951.: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1619

Condition: Very Good


A4 sized stitched pamphlet with paper covers, some discolouration to edges but in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 17, b&w frontis. Aberdeen University Studies No. 128. S6. View more info