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1 Two Weeks with the Greys : a Story of American Home Life. Little Dot Series
London Religious Tract Society 1885 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Color lithograph and woodcuts; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 64 pages; Small format HC in royal blue cloth with ornate floral designs and borders stamped in black. Color lithograph plate mounted to the ower corner of the front board. Titles in relied in a gilt field to cover and in black to spine. Endpages split at front and back. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners. Color litho frontis is handsome and bright; in text illustrations are small woodcuts and lithographs. G++ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Anon. A Collection of Interesting Tracts, Explaining Several Important Points of Scripture Doctrine
New York D. Hitt and T. Ware, for the Methodist Connexion in the United States 1814 First Edition Leather Very Good+ 
16mo 6" - 7" tall; 359 pages; Period binding of full speckled calf with red morocco title label to spine tooled with gilt titling. Remarkably well preserved copy; snugly bound and clean, retaining all original endpages. Just mild shelf rub to leather at tips and edges and some superficial small spots of rub to the board surfaces. Prior ownership of a Joseph Hamilton top edge of the title page; otherwise unmarked and neat. Expected light general toning to the page stock. VG++ ... Early American Imprints: Series II, 32115. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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3 Belcher, Joseph (compiler) George Whitefield, A Biography
New York The American Tract Society 1857 Hardcover Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 514 pages; Handsome fresh and very neat in publisher's pebbled maroon cloth with decorative borders stamped in blind and title lettering boldly in gilt to spine. Very nicely preserved copy with snug binding, sharp clean externals and unmarked pages. Just trace fading to cloth color at spine and a hint of shelf rub to board edges, Engraved frontis of Whitefield, lacking a tissue guard, has slightly offest the image onto the facing title page. Tract society address given as 150 Nassua St. though no date is given for publication, the binding design is consistent with a style and material mid 1850's. Presumed 1st edition. VG++ to NF. Lovely copy 
Price: 49.50 USD
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4 Candler, Warren A Bishop Charles Betts Galloway, A Prince of Preachers and a Christian Statesman
Nashville, Tenn. Cokesbury Press 1927 First Edition Hardcover Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; Square sound copy with prior library ownership. Shadow of catalog label base of spine and ownership sticker to front pastedown. Text clean and unmarked. Lettering at spine dull. A slight darker damp line diagonally across the front board has no impact on the contents or any pages. Two vertical mottled bands on the rear board indicate proximity to a wet surface, which also has no effect on the book's contents. Solid reading/reference copy. Good only. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Cliffe, Albert W. The Glory of Our Methodist Heritage
Philadelphia Albert W. Cliffe (Self-Published) 1957 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 223 pages; Snugly bound and generally neat in clean title lettered dust jacket. Light shelf/hadling wear to jacket; several short closed tears and small chips to jacket edges and corners. Two larger chips to top and bottom edges of rear jacket panel. Illustrated with historical photographs. Solid unmarked copy. VG/VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Collier, Frank W. John Wesley Among The Scientists
New York Abingdon Press 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 351 pages; Bound in bright blue cloth boards with titles in gilt to front cover and spine. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Page stock with mild, expected toning. Gilt lettering at spine a little dulled; mild shelf rub to cloth at spine ends. Prior ownership inscription in pencil to front endpage. VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Ezra Squire Tipple, Et. Al. Homer Eaton: Born, Novenber 16, 1834, Died, February 9, 1913
New York ; Cincinnati Methodist Book Concern 1913 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 105 pages; 1913 Methodist Book Concern. HC. Frontis portrait. Original ribbed black cloth, boldly lettered in gilt to cover; spine unlettered, as issued. Mild shelf soiling to covers. Text bright and clean. Two small Theolgical School ownership stamps at endpages and a penned bequest note in the gutter of the title page. VG 
Price: 13.50 USD
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8 Fitzgerald, O. P Centenary Cameos
Nashville, Tenn. Publishing House of the M. E. Church; Barbee & Smith, Agents 1893 reprint Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 177 pages; 1893 Publishing House of the M. E. Church; Barbee & Smith, Agents. Reprinting of a text first issued in 1885. Pebbled brown cloth with decorative bordering stamped in black and an "Epworth" titled medallion struck to cover in gilt. Title lettering to spine in gilt. Cloth lightly frayed at spine ends and a little rubbed at corners. Binding sound. Bookplate to front pastedown and light pencil ownership inscription to facing page. Sound copy. G++ 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 Fletcher, Rev. John and Thomas Rutherford Christian Perfection; Being an Extract from the Rev. John Fletcher's Treatise on That Subject: to Which is Added a Letter
New York Nelson and Phillips 1859 Nineteenth Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
32mo 4" - 5" tall; 141 pages; No date given [circa 1859] Nelson and Phillips. Hardcover in publisher's black cloth boards with title lettering to spine in gilt and pictorial design stamped in blind to front and rear boards. 19th edition stated. Bright, tight and neat. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpage. Spine slightly sunned. A touch of rub to board corners and spine ends. Handsome copy. NF 
Price: 42.95 USD
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10 Foster, B. F. and J. H. Lozier Theological Discussion on Universalism and Endless Punishment; Between Rev. B. F. Foster and Rev. J. H. Lozier Held At Morrison's Opera Hall
Indianapolis B. F. Foster 1867 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; Snugly bound hardcover in original green cloth boards with title lettering brightly in metallic copper to spine. Just very mild shelf rub to cloth at extremities. A small spot of rub through to the cloth along the top edge of the rear board. Name stamp of prior owner to the first white endpage. Text bright and fresh on clean supple paper stock. Original coated endpapers clean. Solid and neat; scarce. VG+ 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Gage, Laurie E English Methodism; A Bibliographical View
Essex, UK Gage Postal Books 1985 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; Slim paperback in title-lettered covers. Snug, solid and neat. Mild soiling at top of rear cover adhacent to the spine, front cover. Uncommon. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Harrison, William Pope The High-Churchman Disarmed: a Defense of Our Methodist Fathers
Nashville, Tenn. Southern Methodist Publishing House 1886 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 510 pages; HC in publisher's original green cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. Binding sound and contents neat. Prior ownership stamp to patterned endpage of Rev Bob Anding of Millsaps College. New orleans booseller stamp to title page. An 1889 ownership inscription to the half-title page. Cloth a little rubbed at tips with boards peeking through. Mild fray and light rub to cloth at spine ends. Solid copy; about VG 
Price: 39.00 USD
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13 Henkle, Rev. M. M. The Life of Henry Biddleman Bascom, D. D. , Ll. D.
Nashville, Tenn. For the Author By E. Stevenson and F. A. Owen 1856 Second Edition Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408 pages; Original textured brown cloth with bordering and designs in blind to boards. Gilt title lettering to spine still bright. Cloth at spine sunned; chipping to cloth at spine ends. Front endpage removed; several prior ownership inscription to the pastedown and facing endpage. Moderate and occasionally heavy toning and spotting to page stock. Binding sound; contents unmarked. A sound decent copy of this, presumably the 2nd edition after an 1854 printing. G++ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 J H Kurzenknabe Peerless Praise : a Collection of Hymns and Music for the Sabbath School With a Complete Department of Elementary Instruction in the Theory and Practice of Vocal Music
Philadelphia M. E. Book Room/ John J. Hood 1882 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Oblong Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 192 pages; 1882 John J. Hood, Philadelphia. HC in small oblong 8vo format. Decoratively title lettered boards indicate the M. E. Book Room and J. H. Black of Harrisburg in a panel along the bottom edge. Scarce Methodist song book for use in Sunday Schools and musical instruction. Decorative paper boards with publisher issued red cloth backstrip. Rear board has some chipping and loss to the paper over board at the spine edge. Binding remains sound though the front free endpage has been removed and the binding is somewhat shaken in the spine. Partial splits in the endpage gutters with crash exposed. Prior ownership in manuscript to the front free endpage. G++ to VG- 
Price: 85.00 USD
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15 Kitto, John & D. P. Kidder (Revisions) The People Of Persia
New York Lane & Scott 1850 1/4 leather Good+ 
Woodcuts in text and frontis; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 178 pages; Smaller format HC in 1/4 leather and marble patterned paper covered boards. Title lettering and doubled horizontal rules in gilt to spine. Soundly bound with clean unmarked text. Prior ownership of a Methodist Sunday School Library with bookplate to front pastedown and some juvenile pencil doodles and drawings to blank endpages. Trace remnant of a label to the base of the spine. Publisher ads at rear. Small woodcut illustrations in text along with a frontis. Binding is unusual in that the marbled paper over the boards appears to have used paper with existing musical notation already printed on the paper prior to marbling. Light shelf rub to board edges and extremities. G++ to VG- 
Price: 39.50 USD
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16 Magaret, E. C. , Friedrich Munz and Geo. B. Addicks Jubilaumsbuch Der St. Louis Deutschen Konferenz, Herausgegeben Nach Ihrer Anordnung Zur Feier Ihres Funfundzwanzigjahrigen Bestandes
Cincinnati, OH Jennings And Graham 1906 First Edition Hard cover Very Good- 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 429 pages; [No date given] Circa 1906. Jennings and Graham. HC in original blue cloth with titles in gilt. 1st edition. Square and sound. Text in German. Profusely illustrated with photographic images of Methodist Episcopal churches in Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri as well as portraits of church leaders and ministers. Deaccessioned from PA German and Folklife special collections at Franklin and Marshall College library, PA. Call label spine and card pocket rear. Text bright and unmarked. Solid copy VG- 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Manship, Rev. A[Ndrew] Revival, Camp Meeting, Sabbath School, Social and Prayer Meeting Hymns
Philadelphia Methodist Episcopal Book Room 1868 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good+ 
32mo 4" - 5" tall; 96 pages; Small 32mo hardcover in original green cloth with geometric pebbling in blind and "HYMNS" in gilt to cover board. Spine unlettered, as issued. Title page and preface both dated 1868. In the preface manship alludes to his having produced in 1862 a virtually identical collection for distribution to the soldiers in the war. He mentions having a printing of 10,000 copies for the 1868 edition, the 1st thus for sale. A handsomely preserved example; bright and clean with just a whisper of shelf rub to the cloth at the tips. Includes an index of first lines at rear. 99 Hymns in total. Uncommon in the marketplace and in institutional collections. Worldcat records just one example, an edition from 1876 specifying 115,000 copies to that point. NF 
Price: 125.00 USD
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18 May, Rev. Burton J. K. Directory, Imlaystown Methodist Episcopal Church; August, 1914
Imlaystown, NJ Imlaystown Methodist Episcopal Church 1914 Hardcover Very Good 
Photographs; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 28 pages; Small paperback in neat, title lettered card stock covers. Bright clean copy. Includes an "Historical Profile of the Churches Forming Imlaystown Charge" as well as directory of memebers. Profiles of leaders and some local period business ads. VG+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Neely, Thomas B The Evolution of Episcopacy and Organic Methodism
New York Phillips & Hunt 1888 Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 448 pages; HC in original blind stamped maroon cloth with gilt titled spine. Inscribed by the author and dated 1888 on front free endpage. Deaccessioned from special collections of The PA Folklife Society at F&M College in Lancaster, PA. Call label spine; bookplate front pastedown and card pocket rear. Binding sound; contents clean. Light shelf rubbing to edges and mild bump to corners. Solid and neat; signed. Ex-lib 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Nelson, John An Extract from the Journal of Mr. John Nelson, Preacher of the Gospel
Baltimore J. Kingston 1810 Leather Good 
16mo 6" - 7" tall; 214 pages; Period binding of full calf over boards; red morocco title label to spine. Prior ownership of Jacob Bucher, dated 1820, in manuscript to the front flyleaf and twice signed on the rear pastedown. This is possibly ownership of John Jacob Bucher of Harrisburg/Hummelstown, twice a member of the PA State legislature. Leather rubbed and worn at edges. Front board slightly concave. Tea toned damp stain to the top half of the text in the first 40-50 pages. A strip of canvas tape bridges the gutters of the front flyleaf and following blank endpage. Lower corner of the 2nd front endpage has loss. Scattered and apparently unrelated pencil notations, numerals and doodles in margins. Contents complete. Early Baltimore imprint. Good only 
Price: 40.00 USD
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