General Booth A Biographical Sketch.
London: Isbister and Company, 1891. 94 pp. 18 x 12 cm. Illustrated. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. A.e.g. Red boards with gilt titling. Some rubbing to boards but otherwise in good condition. A scarce item not often seen. There is a particularly interesting discussion on whether the Salvation Army owed more to the Quakers or to the Methodists. W.T. Stead was editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, and introduced yellow journalism to the English press. His exposure of child prostitution, working with Josephine Butler, was very important. He died on RMS Titanic in 1912. (Book ref. 13427) £75.00
FREE CHURCH DIRECTORY 1965-66
(Crown House 1966) 8vo 370pp Good (Book ref. 2696) £5.00
A Cyclopedia of Illustrations of Moral and Religious Truths, Consisting of Definitions, Metaphors, Similes, Emblems, Contrasts, Analogies, Statistics, Synonyms, Anecdotes, etc., By John Bate. LONDON : Circa 1890s
London: Jarrold & Sons, 10 & 11 Warwick Lane, 1890. Sixteenth Impression. Hard Cover. Good Plus. Large Octavo LONDON : circa 1890s. [ Sixteenth edition - the last with a fresh author 'Preface' where he says this edition has extra indexes. Probably the best edition. ]. Hardback. Dark grey leather-grained cloth. Gilt lettered and ruled spine. Blind stamped title within border to cover. All edges red. Printed on this bible-quality paper. Double-column text. No owner name or internal markings. Spine slightly faded with one small chip. End-papers slightly browned. Bright, tight and clean. GOOD. (xv), 924 pages. Bibliography. Indexes. SCARCE: Only 2 copies recorded in the UK - Birmingham. National Library of Wales. Heavy book; extra postage required. **Book now in an archival quality clear protective jacket.** [ Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, Literature, Theology and History. ] (Book ref. 0015925) £36.50
A Practical Commentary on the Gospel According to St. Mark. [ With the AV text. ] LONDON : 1884
London: Hodder and Stoughton Publishers, 1884. Seventh Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus. 8vo LONDON : 1892. Revised. Hardback. Black cloth, gilt lettered and ruled spine. Neatly reabcked by a bookbinder. Black end-papers. Untrimmed edges as issued. Neat inscription to half-title; 'W.E. Webley, Primitive Methodist College, Manchester, Sep. 1895'. No owner name or internal ink markings. Moderate wear. VERY GOOD INDEED. An excellent copy, tight, fresh and clean. (lxiv), 635 pages. Index. 4pp adverts. SCARCE. Book now in an archival quality clear protective jacket. 'We set a great price upon his Matthew and Mark, which deserve the utmost praise' - C.H. Spurgeon. 'Dr. Morison's Commentaries on St. Matthew and St. Mark as simply invaluable...' - The Expositor. **heavy book' extra postage required** [ Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, Theology & Church History. ] (Book ref. 0015923) £25.00
Fantasia on Hymn Tunes for Organ and Congregation. By J.A. Mearle - Organist, Central Hall, Westminster. LONDON : 1913. ; Centenary Celebration 1913, Albert Hall Meeting ]
London: Stainer & Bell, 1913. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Large Octavo FIRST EDITION. LONDON : 1913. Buff printed card covers. Saddle-stitched. 16pp. No owner name. Three marginal marks; no other markings. Minor wear. Covers a little dusty. VERY GOOD. No copies held in the UK. **Book now in an archival quality clear protective jacket**Fantasia on Hymn Tunes for Organ and Congregation. By J.A. Mearle - Organist, Central Hall, Westminster. Centenary Celebration 1913, Albert Hall Meeting. [ Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, Inklings, Theology, Literature and History ]. (Book ref. 0015870) £45.00
John Wesley and George Whitefield in Scotland. or, The influence of the Oxford Methodists on Scottish Religion. FIRST EDITION. EDINBURGH : 1898.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons Ltd, 1898. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo EDINBURGH : 1898. FIRST EDITION. Hardback. Dark blue cloth, gilt lettered spine & cover. Bevelled boards. Top-edge gilt; others untrimmed as issued. Title-page printed in red and black. Bright, tight and clean. No owner name or internal markings. A few fox spots. VERY GOOD INDEED. (ix), 318 pages. Index. 2pp adverts. SCARCE. **Book now in an archival quality clear protective jacket**. Only 5 copies recorded in the UK: No copy in the British Library or National Library of Wales or Trinity College Dublin. [ Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, Theology and Church History. ] (Book ref. 0015831) £45.00
General Minutes Of The Primitive Methodist Connexion Consolidated By Order Of The Fifty-First Conference Held At Nottingham June 1-11, 1870
George Lamb, London, 1870 Binding: Hardcover. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Book - in Near Very Good brown boards with blind stamped lettering and decoration - some bumping and wearing to the extreme corners and light bumping to the extreme ends of the spine, minor wear to the centre of the spine edge. Contents, front and rear free end paper missing, browning and marking to the title page, previous owner's inscriptions to paste downs otherwise clean and tightly bound. Size: 7.25 inches tall by 4.5 inches. viii, 120 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Religion & Theology; Inventory No: 6912. (Book ref. 6912) £38.50
An Ideal Church And Other Sermons
Thomas Mitchell, London, 1898 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. James Jackson, (President P. M. Conference); Principal Watson, D.D.; F. W. Bourne, (Bible Christian); J. Herridge Batt, (Bible Christian);G. Parkin, B.D.; Joseph Odell; James Pickett; Professor A. S. Peake, M.A.; James Flanagan; William Mincher; John Smith; William Jones; Henry Yooll; T. Ruddle, B.A., (Bible Christian); A. L. Humphries, M.A.; A. T. Guttery; J. Tolefree Parr; J. T. Barkby; Danzy Sheen; Robert Harrison; D. S. Prosser; Joseph Ritson; Thomas Meakin; Robert Hind. Contents: An Ideal Church; The Victory Of Faith; Christ And The Scriptures; Degeneration In Church Work; Love To Christ And The Revelation It Secures; Stirring Truth To Stir The Times; Divinely-Appointed Progression; Christ Our Imperishable Life; The Need Of The Hour; Fathers And Children; The Motive For Christian Service; Life At Bethany; Jacob At Peniel; Signs Of The Kingdom Of God; The Priesthood Of Christ; Religion And Liberty; Real Religion; Religious Indifference; Jesus And The Children; Victory And Its Reward; Unspottedness; God Seeking Fellowship With Man; The Two-Fold Life Of The Church; The Great Renunciation. Book - in Good Plus Plus black boards with gilt lettering - some marking to the boards, light bumping to the extreme ends of the spine and with a small nick to the bottom of the spine. Contents, some browning to the paste downs, title pages and last page of text, speckling to extreme page edges otherwise clean and tightly bound. Size: 7.5 inches tall by 5 inches. viii, 312 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 251-750 grams. Category: Religion & Theology; Inventory No: 6913. (Book ref. 6913) £38.50
NEVER FORGET - Recollections of Rural Methodism fifty years and more ago.
Norwich. Malcolm Rix, author. 1993 reprint. Stapled paperback. 20 pages. B.w. illustration at rear. Fine in a v.g. slightly foxed papercover. No inscriptions. (Book ref. 2178) £4.95
OUR COLONELS ARE METHODIST.
Braunton. Merlin Books. 1987. lst edn. Paperback. 179 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine in a v.g. papercover with fading to spine and crease on back cover. Signed by author on title page. At the outbreak of war he was on the staff of the City Engineer of Hull where he was in charge of Bomb Investigation. In 1941 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers and served in India and Burma. ISBN: 0-86303-342-3. (Book ref. 4799) £9.95
THE SPREADING FLAME - The coming of Methodism to Norfolk - 1751-1811.
Gressenhall. Cyril Jolly. Undated. Hardback. 96 pages. V.g. in white boards with gilt lettering to spine, slight foxing to top edge of textblock, in a v.g. price-clipped d.w. Gift message dated 1977 on front fly-leaf. (Book ref. 8174) £12.95
From Manchu to Mao
Epworth Press, London, first edition, 1980. The extraordinary lives of the Stanfields here reconstructed by a descendant from their own letters and diaries. The Stanfields were Methodist missionaries in Hunan province from the warlord days, through the war with Japan and the time of Chiang Kai-shek right up to the Mao era. Trade paperback, 128 pages (xiv, 114) plus 8 half-tone plates: publisher's cherry-red and white card covers. ••••CONDITION•• Very Good, not marked or written in. (Book ref. 7141752) £14.00
Trinity Methodist Church, Penarth: A Portrait (Signed by authors)
Peterborough: Methodist Publishing House, 1994 First edition, paperback, very good condition, illustrated glossy card covers lightly creased at edges, clean and tight internally, 294 pages, 32 b/w photo illustrations., maps, line drawings. Signed by both authors to title page and dated 1994 --------'a mirror of modern Methodism in its twentieth century setting.' (Book ref. 2117) £25.00
Blotter Year Book - Wesleyan Methodist Churches, Carlisle 1929
. Good/No Jacket. 4to Card enforced wrap around covers, central pages 7-14 detached but extant, ink blotting pages have been used and some lack corners, mainly advertisments, calendar to rear. Some minor loss to spine, corners a little bumped, pp clean and bright. (Book ref. 000995) £8.00
Methodism in the Allen Dales
Alston, Cumbria, United Kingdom: North Pennines Heritage Trust, 1998. Stapled Wraps. Fine. 0951353543 (Book ref. 27036) £12.00
1921-1971 Jubilee Souvenir of Ruislip Methodist Church Ickenham Road
No publisher's imprint no date c1972 Thin card covers, 22x14cm 40pp, no inscriptions, three bw photo illustrations, stapled pages, pictorial frt cover, 2 typed letters loosely inserted, clean unmarked copy in VG condition, reduced postage for this item (Book ref. 5820) £4.00
Zwolf Methodische Sonaten : 1-6 fur Violone oder Querflote und Basso continuo + 7-12 fur Querflote oder Violone und Basso Continuo, Hamburg 1728 un 1732 Herausgegeben von Max Seiffert
Barenreiter, Basel 1955 (BA 2951) folio, hardback, 126 pages. From a college library,college stamp on fore-edges, bookplate, seems little used. VG+. (Book ref. 9173) £20.00
Voices Pipes and Pedals, the story of a life in music
The Mitre Press, London 1971 366 pages, 8 pages of plates. Very good copy. VG+ in sl.frayed VG dust jacket. Presentation copy to a friend from the author's widow ( ' in happy remembrance of the Author ' ) Signed Janet W. Sargent. Concerns itself with music in York, the Methodist Church, various choirs & other churches. (Book ref. 6784) £8.50
A Short History of the Church of England
A. & C. Black 1914 blue cloth, vii, 207 pps., prize label. Rubbed, darkening round spine. VG (Book ref. 7410) £5.00
Life to those That are Bound;
Edinburgh, Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, nd ( c 1910); New Edition; Hardback; Very good/ No dj; 160pp with black/white frontis.; Green decorated covers in white & black. (Book ref. 8945) £28.00