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Various Authors, Including F. W. Wild, J. A. Bartrum, R. A. Falla Listings

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1 Various authors, including F. W. Wild, J. A. Bartrum, R. A. Falla Te Aroha and The Fortunate Valley: Pioneering in the Thames Valley 1867-1930
Te Aroha Te Aroha News 1930 First Edition Softcover Good with no dust jacket 
Wrappers rubbed and foxed. A 2/3" tear at head of spine. Some staining to margins of first few leaves. Includes advertisements.; xvi, (352) pages. Card wrappers. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 212 x 140mm. Includes sections on the geology and the fauna of the Thames Valley. ; 8vo 
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2 [Flinders, Matthew] [+ various, "By the Most Celebrated Authors"] The Entertaining Magazine; or, Repository of General Knowledge [. . .] Vol. II [1814]
London Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones 1814 First Edition Hardcover Poor with No dust jacket as issued 
Bound volume containing the 12 monthly issues for the year 1814. [iv], 672 of ? pages + frontispiece + plates (some folding). Last few leaves of the December issue missing (the last page present is page 672). Contemporary boards, very rubbed and worn and stained. Page dimensions: 229 x 136mm. Loss to lower corners of title leaf, with loss of "Jones" from the imprint. Edges of leaves rubbed and worn. Folding plates creased and dampstained with tears and losses. Some old mould stains. Some text leaves torn and creased. Binding poor. This volume contains a complete serialized article "Biography and Voyages of Captain Matthew Flinders". This article is on the following pages: August issue, pages 398-402 (1/2" abrasion on page 398 with loss of the letters "is ver", 3" tear to inner blank margin of pages 401-402); November issue, pages 614-620 (good condition); December issue, pages 655-660 (old mould stains to inner corners of leaves). "Captain Flinders survived the completion of his Work only three days, - leaving behind him a lasting memorial of his skill, enterprise, and unwearied industry, in promoting those objects which were entrusted to his care; - and holding out to future navigators an example of patience, perseverance, and resolution amid the greatest dangers and difficulties, worthy of the closest imitation." - page 397.; 8vo 
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3 [The Labour Co-Partnership Association / various authors] [Bound volume of 34 tracts and reports]
London Central Office, The Labour Association for Promoting Co-operative Production based on the Co-partnership of the Workers / The Labour Co-Partnership Association (1893-1912) First Edition Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
Bound volumes of 34 tracts, reports and publications of The Labour Co-Partnership Association, most with original printed wrappers bound in. Red cloth boards. Spine title: "Co-Operative Production / Labour Co-Partnership Association". Page dimensions: 201 x 130mm. Binding poor. Cloth boards heavily water damaged and dampstained. Some water damage and dampstains to first few leaves and last few leaves, but most leaves in good condition. (1) "A New Industrial World. An Address delivered at the Sixth National Co-Operative Festival, August, 1893" by Hodgson Pratt. London: Central Office, The Labour Association for Promoting Co-operative Production based on the Co-partnership of the Workers, (1893). 8 pages. (2) "Essentials of Co-Operative Education" by George Jacob Holyoake. London: Central Office, [no date]. 20 pages. (3) "Thirty Years' Experience of Industrial Conciliation & Arbitration. Read at the Leeds Industrial Conference, March 4th, 1899." by Sir David Dale. London: Central Office, (1899). (4) "Labour Co-Partnership" by James Bonar. London: Central Office, (1899). 12 pages. (5) "Co-Operation" by Ralph Neville. London: Central Office, (1901). 16 pages. (6) "History and Present Position of Labour Co-Partnership" by Aneurin Williams. London: Central Office, (1903). 8 pages. [+ 28 other similar tracts, pamphlets or Reports of Annual Meetings].; 8vo 
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4 [various authors] [Bound volume of 49 (mostly) Methodist and Wesleyan sermons, lectures, tracts etc.]
[various] [various] 1864-1877 First Edition Disbound Fair with no dust jacket 
Contemporary half-leather binding. Rear boad missing. Front board and first few leaves detached from rest of text block. Leather spine detached and included loosely. Moderate foxing. "Vol. 3" in ink on front endpaper. 10th century engraved bookseller's ticket on front endpaper "R. Burrett Bookseller Staioner Bookbinder Engraver, Lithographer &c. / Paper Ruler & Account Book Manufactruer / Wellington".; Bound volume of 49 sermons and lectures, mostly Methodist. Some with their own imprints, mostly extracted from other works. Most Sermons delivered in London. Includes one Hobart Town imprint. Page dimensions: 175 x 111mm. Handwritten contents list on front endpaper and front fly leaf. The 49 works contained in this volume are: (1)"The Cheerful Worker. A Sermon" by Joseph Barker. London: Barker & Co., no date. 16 pages.(2)"The Lord's Supper. An Exposition" by Rev. W. Morley Punshon [. . .] Delivered in the Wesleyan Chapel, Warwick Gardens, 1873. (113)-119 pages. [Extracted from a larger work].(3)"United Prayer" by Rev. John Thomas. (109)-119 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](4)"Wells of Salvation" by Rev. Thomas Kelly. [1] page. No imprint.(5)"The Secret of Failure. A Sermon" by Archibald G. Brown. Preached in the East London Tabernacle, 1873. (37)-48 pages. [Extracted from a larger work].(6)"The Accepted Call. A Sermon." By Rev. Charles Garrett. Preached at Rydal Mount Chapel, Manchester, 1874. (37)-48 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](7)"Thomas Guthrie. A Sermon" by Arthur Mursell. Preached at London (Stockwell), 1873. (25)-36 pages. [Extracted from a larger work].(8)"Napoleon III. A Sermon" by Rev. Newman Hall. No imprint. 12 pages. (9)"Sunday Evenings at the Free Trade Hall. No. 165. July 2, 1876. Do You Know Him?" by William Birch, Junior. Manchester: George Renshaw, "Evening News" Office, (1876). (337)-352 pages. [Extracted from a larger work].(10)"John Wesley & Others on Riches & Giving: Indicating the Cause of the Present Unsatisfactory State of the Methodist Societies, with the Scripture Remedy Suggested". Extracts from John Wesley & other authors. Leeds: J. W. Petty, 1872. 12 pages.(11)"Lectures to Working Men. No. 2. Knowledge: Its Paramount Importance, and How to Obtain It." By Henry O. Crofts. A lecture delivered in connection with The Leeds Working Men's Institute, in the Assembly Room, 1861. Leeds: J. Heaton & Son, 1861. 20 pages.(12)"The Freedom of the Truth. No. I" by Thomas Gasquoine. Oswestry: Askew Roberts, 1864. 16 pages. (13)"Faith in God: Its Foundations, &c. No. II". No author. (125)-156 pages. [An extract from a larger work].(14)"What is Necessary to Ministerial Success. An Essay read before the Primitive Methodist Minsterial Association, of the Tunstall District" by Joseph Timmins. No imprint. (3)-14 pages. (15)"Sermon IX. The New Man. Ephesiains iv. 24". (119)-133 pages. [ An extract from a larger work].(16)"The Want of Methodism at the Present Time" by Frederick J. Jobson. London: Published for the Author at the Wesleyan Conference Office, no date. 32 pages. (17)"Ritualism Uncatholic" by Hely Smith. London: Bemrose and Sons, no date. 40 pages. (18)"'Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord.' A Sermon" by Rev. Charles Garrett, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, on behalf of the National Temperance League, 1871. Manchester: Tubbs and Brook, 1871. "Fortieth Thousand". 16 pages. (19)"Good Templarism and the Bible" No imprint. 8 pages.(20)[second part of "Ritualism Uncatholic"] (41)-120 pages.(21)"The Present Position of Wesleyan Methodism. The Causes of its Decreasing Numbers, and the Means which must be adopted to secure an Increase" by William Shepherd Allen. London: Tubbs and Brook, no date. "Fifteenth Thousand". 36 pages.(22)"The Vatican Decrees in their Bearing on Civil Allegiance: A Political Expostulation" by Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone. London: John Murray, 1874. 32 pages.(23)"'The Bible for the World' A Lecture, delivered in the Town Hall, Hobart Town" by Rev. A. N. Somerville. Hobart Town: Printed at the "Mercury" Steam Press Office, 1877. 24 pages.(24)"The Trinity of Christian Graces. A Sermon" by Joseph Barker. London: James Beveridge, no date. (65)-96 pages. [An extract from a larger work.](25)"The Righteous and their Portion. A Sermon" by Joseph Barker. London: James Beveridge, no date. (97)-128 pages. [An extract from a larger work.](26)"Love and Marriage; or, The Way to Domestic Happiness". by Joseph Barker. London: James Beveridge, no date. 32 pages. [An extract from a larger work.(27)"The Christian's Mission, and how it may be best accomplished. A Sermon. by Joseph Barker. No imprint. (29)-60 pages. [An extract from a larger work.](28)"The Good Samaritan. A Sermon." By Joseph Barker. Preached at Bradshaw Lane, 1866. London: Elliot Stock, (1866). 16 pages. (29)"Unitarianism: What Claims Has It to Respect and Favour? A Lecture". (221)-283, [1] pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](30)"The Christian's Mission, and how it may be best accomplished. A Sermon" by Joseph Barker. (21)-91, [1] pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](31)"The Early Life of Daniel. A Sermon" by Rev. Dr. Parker. Preached in the Easter Hall, 1874. (13)-24 pages. [An extract from a larger work.](32)"The Loss of the Northfleet. A Sermon." By Rev. Newman Hall. (13)-24 pages. [An extract from a larger work.](33)"The Devil's Victim Made Christ's Witness. A Sermon." by Rev. James Yeames. Preached at Harrogate, 1873. London: F. E. Longley, (1873). (59)-74 pages. [An extract from a larger work.](34)"The Mission of the Pulpit. A Sermon." By Rev. G. T. Perks. (121)-132 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](35)"Ecce Homo. Doré's Gospel in the Canvas. Christ Leaving the Praetorium. A Sermon." By Rev. E. Paxton Hood. Preached at Oxford Road Congregational Chapel, 1873. London: F. E. Longley, (1873). (98)-111, [1] pages. [An extract from a larger work.](36)"The Persian King. A Sermon" by Arthur Penhryn Stanley, Dean of Westminster. Preached in Westminster Abbey, 1873. (75)-85 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](37)"School Life. A Discourse." By Arthur Musell. Delivered at London (Stockwell), 1874. (25)-36 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](38)"The Finished Life of the Saints. A Sermon." By Rev. C. Maurice Davies. Delivered at St. George's, Campden Hill, 1873. (137)-148 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](39)"God Our Comforter. A Sermon." By Rev. J. Oswald Dykes. Preached in Regent Square Presbyterian Church, 1873. (87)-98 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](40)"Human Attainments and Divine Ideals. A Sermon." By Rev. William Bradem. Preached at the King's Weigh House Chapel. (49)-68 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](41)"Thankfulness. A Sermon." By Rev. Henry Ward Beecher. (97)-108 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](42)"Christ and the Church. A Sermon." By Rev. Donald Fraser. Preached in the Marylebone Presbyterian Church, 1873. (125)-132 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](43)"The Church of God." (133)-136 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](44)"The Church A Vineyard. A Sermon." By Rev. J. Hiles Hitchens. Preached in Eccleston Square Church, 1874. (73)-84 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](45)"Angels and Men. A Sermon." By Rev. George W. M'Cree. Preached in Borough Road Chapel, Southwark, 1874.(133)-139 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](46)"The Duty of the Preacher" by Rev. J. Clement French. (140)-144 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](47)"Jesus Christ, the Healer of the Body. A Sermon." By Rev. J. Thain Davidson. Preached in Islington Presbyterian Church, London, 1873. (49)-60 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.](48)"The Upper and Nether Springs. A Sermon." By Rev. T. De Witt Talmage. Delivered before the Congregation of "The Brooklyn Tabernacle," worshipping in the Academy of Music, New York. 11 pages. No imprint.(49)"Death a Gain to the Christian. A Sermon." By Dr. McAuslane. (85)-96 pages. No imprint. [An extract from a larger work.] ; 8vo 
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