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Here are some highlights from the New Arrivals list posted yesterday evening…

Le Nain de Tillemont, Louis-Sébastien.  __Mémoires pour servir à l’histoire ecclésiastique des six premiers siècles  (16 vols.)__.  Paris: Charles Robustel.  1693.  Full leather.  pp.  Ex-library, foxing.  In worn, full leather boards with raised bands and gilt spine decorations.  First volume has weak hinges and worn corners; the other volumes are in comparable or better condition.  More details and photos available upon request. $1600  [376732]

Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire ecclésiastique des six premiers siècles

We’re offering a number of volumes of  Proceedings of the Church Missionary Society for Africa and the East. from the early 1800’s, priced from $37 to $77.  See page 82 in the February New Arrivals catalog for more details.

Volumes of Proceedings of the Missionary Society for Africa and the East (early 1800's)

[Boehme, Jacob]  Jakob Böhme.  __Alle theosophische Wercken [12 bands]  12 volumes bound in 6.  Included are the following titles: Aurora:  Morgenröte im Aufgang, das ist: Die Wurtzel oder Mutter der Philosophiae, Astorlogiae und Theologie…; De signatura rerum; Genaden-Wahl, oder dem Willen Gottes über die Menschen; Viertzig Fragen vonder Sellen Vrstand; Von sechs Puncten, hohe und tieffe Gründung; Mysterium Magnum; Beschreibung der dery Principien Göttliches Wesens; Hohe und tieffe Gründe von dem Dreyfachen Leben des Menschen…; Theosophische Send-Briefe…; Bedencken über Esaiae Stiefels Büchlein; Der Weeg zu Christo; Von der Menschwerdung Jesu Christi; Christi Testamenta__.  Amsterdam:  Johann Georg Gichtel.  1682.  Full leather.  pp.  16mo.  Worn, full leather bindings, gilt edges. Most volumes include engraved half-titles Some hinges tender, spine leather brittle and tearing in places.   Ex-library, moderate to heavy foxing.  One volume has some loose (but present) pages.  Fold out engraved chart in ‘Dreyfachen Leben’ volume is torn along folds.  Very slight ink underlining and notes.  More details and photos available upon request.  $5000  [376721]

Jacob Boehme, 12 vols. in 6

See also our earlier blog post, as well as our Facebook page,  for more photos of this Boehme set.

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Update 01/10/12:  This book has been sold.


One of the scarcer items we’ve recently acquired is this gem:  the 1644 edition of
The Due right of Presbyteries or, a Peaceable Plea for the Government of the Church of Scotland, by the Scottish Presbyterian minister and theologian, Samuel Rutherford (1600-1661).

Samuel Rutherford's The Due right of Presbyteries or, a Peaceable Plea for the Government of the Church of Scotland

Inside view of Rutherford book

Rutherford title page

Published in London by E. Griffin, for Richard Whittaker and Andrew Crook, in 1644.

This is an ex-library copy, in worn, full leather binding.  It’s in its original boards, with re-backed spine, repaired corners and hinges.  An ink stain affects the title page and preface pages; there is slight worming and heavy foxing.   We offer the book at $895.00.   Further details and photos available upon request.

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