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VICTORIAN HYMNS ENGLISH SACRED SONGS OF FIFTY YEARS

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Price: £125.00

Publisher: LONDON, KEGAN PAUL, TRENCH & CO: 1887

Seller ID: 11112

Condition: VG


LEATHER Full Brown Morocco with five raised bands with gilt title and London 1887 to spine, gilt dentelles and gilt stamped "Bound by Zaehndorf", Marbled end papers, top edge gilt, foredges uncut.241 no. pp Large paper edition consisting of 50 copies, all of which numbered and signed, printed June 1887. The copy offered for sale is No. 45 signed R & R Clark (Printers of Edinburgh) Fifty Hymns characteristic of the Victorian Age consisting of Original Hymns and Translations with an annotated index. VG (Book- no previous owner name or insc. light shelf wear but no notable defects. A supe... View more info

HISTOIRE DE L'ANCIEN ET DU NOUVEAU TESTAMENT PAR ROYAUMONT

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Price: £65.00

Publisher: PARIS, FURNE ET CIE: 1855

Seller ID: 10194

Condition: Good


FULL LEATHER , four raised bands, gilt title to spine and gilt cross and boarder to boards, Silk effect endpapers, a.e.g. xiv + 572pp, Cette Edition a ete approuvee par Mgr Sibour, archeveque de Paris. Printed by J. Claye, Rue Saint-Benoit, 7 Paris. Introduction Lhomond, Engraved title page, steel engraved vignettes and end pieces. Abrege de la Chronologie Sainte (Selon Usserius) pour servir de guide a ceux qui liront ces figures, Chronologie des Benedictins, Calendrier des Juifs, Chronologie des grands-pretres des Juifs + Table des Matieres. Good- Light shelf wear to extremities of boards, gi... View more info

OUR WORK , Christmas 1892

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Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The CHURCH EXTENSION ASSOCIATION: 1892

Seller ID: 10672

Condition: Good


Paper Back, Illustrated card wraps. vii + 84pp. 10 b/w photos. Christmas Issue of a publication of The Church Extension Association a Christian charitable organisation founded to help the poor and which in addition to supporting work houses and food missions for the poor in London also operated two orphanages/ convalescent homes in St Annes Lancs and Broadstairs in Kent where by public support looked after between 600 and 700 orphans. The annual contains articles about the organisation as well as stories promoting christian values etc. Another interesting feature are the many contemporary adve... View more info

The Book of Common Prayer and administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church according to the rite of the United Church of England and Ireland. Together with the, Psalter or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung

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Price: £40.00

Publisher: OXFORD, Samuel Collingwood and Co at the Clarendon Press: 1823

Seller ID: 10481

Condition: Good


Full LEATHER gilt and blind embossed tooling, 4 raised bands, red endpapers with gilt dentelles a.e.g. Full title continues:- or said in Churches. Unpaginated, + A New Version of the Psalms Of David Fitted to the tunes used in churches by N.Brady,D.D. and N. Tate, Esq. Title Undated 83 nos.pp.bound at end. Good (Book - End papers moderate soiling but sound, Paper of book block tanned and with some light to moderate foxing throughout. Rear blank cut out and pencil notes to other rear blank and to verso of end paper. Liquid staining to top corner of last 40 or so pages of up to 8mm radius from c... View more info

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THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, AND OTHER RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH, ACCORING TO THE USE OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND: TOGETHER WITH THE PSALTER, OR PSALMS OF DAVID

By: ----------

Price: £25.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, C.J.CLAY UNIVERSITY PRESS CAMBRIDGE FOR THE SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE: 1855

Seller ID: 122012

Condition: Good


1855 by reference to table of the movable feasts calendar[undated]. Full Black LEATHER boards with five raised bands and gilt titles to spine. 8vo. 210 x 140 mm approx. all edges gilt. Unpaginated.Text mostly in two columns .Easier to read print size. Title continues "Pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches, and the form and manner of making, ordaining, and consecrating of Bishops, Priests and Deacons." Also includes Articles of Religion, Ratification and Table of Kindred and Affinity. Undated - 1855 by reference to table of the moveable feasts calendar. Good (Book - Light g... View more info

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RED LETTER SAINTS Being a Series of Biographies of those Saints for which Proper Collects, Epistles and Gospels are appointed in the Book of Common Prayer

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Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE / S.P.C.K.: 1911

Seller ID: 122515

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covered boards with red cloth quarter binding, 160 x 130 mm approx. All edges of book block stained red, 76pp. Decorative title page printed in red, black and gilt, 19 ILLUMINATED Colour plates with GILT embellishments. Text pages with printed red borders,1911, 21st thousand. Printed by E Kaufmann, Lahr, Baden. VG (A little general shelf soiling to boards but no significant wear. No previous owner name or insc.End papers a little tanned. Binding sound with no other defects. The book presently has a removable acetate protective cover to prevent further soiling/wear.) Please se... View more info

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THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, AND OTHER RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH ACCORDING TO THE USE OF THE UNITED CHURCH OF ENGLAND AND IRELAND TOGETHER WITH THE PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID APPOINTED ETC. + NEW TESTAMENT

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Price: £150.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1863

Seller ID: 122936

Condition: Very Good


Ivory Boards and spine with ivory clasp mounted on silver with silver and enamel I.H.S.to upper panel, 135 x 95 mm approx.Sewn silk head and tail bands. All edges of book block gilt, champaign colour silk end papers. Double columnar text with red boarders. Un paginated.Printed by C.J.Clay and sold by Rivingtons. Dated-1863 to half title.Two vols bound in one - Book of common prayer with Psalms + New Testament at rear. The Title page to the New Testament also dated 1863. VG (The book has been skilfully re backed with a white book cloth and the curved ivory spine re laid thereon. The original mo... View more info

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HAND-BOOK TO THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ELY WITH ENGRAVINGS

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Price: £45.00

Publisher: ELY, T.A.HILLS: 1852

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121182

Condition: Very Good


Original Blind Blocked Boards with gilt title to front panel. Recent replacement spine with gilt title.195 x 130 mm approx. viii + 68pp + 10pp of trade adverts.Frontis steel engraving with tissue guard + 2 others, 2 floor plans and other engravings and embellishments to some chapter heads and endspieces. Published by an enterprising local bookseller and printer T.A Hills of Minster Place Ely for the use of visitors and tourists to the Cathedral, a feature of the item offered by us are the contemporary adverts to the rear of trades and establishments in the town, not least that of Hills wherein... View more info

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BUCKFAST ABBEY

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Price: £10.00

Publisher: DEVON, Nels: 1931

Seller ID: 121880

Condition: Very Good


Buff Card flap folder with black printed titles and explanatory text to reverse containing 14 postcard size sepia photographic views in a concertina fold out strip. Dated from 1906 to 1931 and showing the progress from commencement to shortly before completion- anticipated 1932 of the re-building of Buckfast Abbey by the Bendictine Monks following the re-establishment of religious life at Buckfast in 1882. Probably sold to raise funds for the re-building the item is an interesting item of ephemera for today's visitors/supporters of the Abbey which is due to celebrate its' millennium in 2018.Al... View more info

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THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID AND PROPER LESSONS TO BE READ AT MORNING AND EVENING PRAYER (TWO VOLS) IN FLAP TOP LEATHER CARRYING BOX

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Price: £65.00

Publisher: LONDON, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1849

Seller ID: 118830

Condition: Very Good


Full morocco brown LEATHER with five gilt compartments to spine, gilt titles and gilt dec boards, 2 VOL set- small books , in original leather carrying box/slip case, 32mo. 100x65mm approx. with original leather flap top slip case with ribbon pull. all edges of book block gilt. Unpaginated, original bible yellow Victorian end papers and ribbon markers. A Charming pocket set for Sunday use at church services. Original Bookseller/binder "Pearce 77 Cornhill" printed signature to top edge of front paste down to both vols with small printed book seller label to reverse of free front end pa... View more info

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THE PAST IS PROLOGUE 100 Years of Quaker Overseas Work 1868 - 1968

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Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, Friends Service Council: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123001

Condition: Poor+


Large slim square P+ P/b, A Read Only Copy.[ India / Madagascar / Syria / China / Kenya / Russia etc ] 63pp.illus. b/w plates to all pages. 63pp.230x190mm. tight binding, No inscsp. no annotation.light cover handling soil & fox tan. 5/- : however, water spillage damage top margins of all pages not effecting text.Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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THE OXFORD ILLUSTRATED OLD TESTAMENT 4 THE PROPHETS

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Price: £22.50

Publisher: Oxford, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 7454

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.VG+ D/j. 1st thus.Text used Authorized King James Version 1611. The Prophets from Isaiah to Malach.532pp.llus line drawings. Plan of the 5 vols of - the Pentateuch / the historical books / poetical / prophets / Apocrypha , with Contents - Isaiah / Jeremiah / Lamentations / Ezekiel / Daniel / the Minor Prophets , Amos , Jonah , Zechariah etc [ artists / refs ].[Powder blue Gilt titles , No inscsp. book Fine as new] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 63/- , light shelfwear, minor col/rub/loss spine top & cornertips. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see ou... View more info

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Historical Tracts: the Reformation Period

By: A Hamilton Thompson

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London,, S.P.C.K./ Society for promoting Christian Knowledge: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118913

Condition: Good


Sewn Paperback, 220x140mm approx. Unpaginated, 16pp. Forward by Cosmo Ebor. One of a series of pamphlets published by SPCK and written by a former professor of history at the University of Leeds to mark the 1300th Anniversary of York Minster. No 17 in series. Good (Booklet- Covers sunned and rubbed with a few small nicks- max 8mm to tail of spine. No previous owner name or insc. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. We are pleased to be able to offer the option of card payment at our website where additional images of the item may also be available. View more info

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QUAKER WAYS An attempt to explain Quaker beliefs and practices and to illustrate them by the lives and activites of Friends of former days.

By: A.RUTH FRY

Price: £45.00

Publisher: LONDON, CASSELL: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 121676

Condition: Good


SIGNED Copy.Olive Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine.220 x 150 mm approx.[vi] + 280pp. First Edition 1st printing of this eminently readable work on the christian beliefs and social responsibilities held by Quakers together with brief details of notable Quakers in various fields of life and endeavor written by a prominent Quaker who did much relief work and campaigning. The copy offered by us is inscribed and signed by her in ink to the front free end paper. Good (Book Spine sunned and with moderate shelf wear to cloth at extremities. Binding sound). Please see our images of the actu... View more info

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THE HOLY MAID OF KENT The Life of Elizabeth Barton 1506-1534

By: ALAN NEAME

Price: £17.50

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121510

ISBN: 0340025743

Condition: Near Fine


Brown Boards with gilt titles to spine, 235 x 160 mm approx. Genealogical Tables to end papers. 390pp. 2 maps, V Tables in text and 12 b/w photo. plates as called for. Born near Canterbury in Kent in 1506 Elizabeth Barton led a virtuous life as a Benedictine Nun, was influential in matters of Church and State and was the first victim of HenryVIII's religious reformation in opposing his determination to marry Anne Boleyn which ultimately led to her being hanged at the age of 28. The book; being the first full-length study of her life; seeks to restore a forgotten martyr to Christendom and a los... View more info

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A HISTORY OF THE CHURCH AND PARISH OF ST. MARTIN'S DORKING

By: ALEXANDRA WEDGWOOD (EDITOR)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: DORKING, Privately Published: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120386

ISBN: 095160970x

Condition: Near Fine


Red boards with gilt titles to spine. 215 x 155 mm approx. vi + 166pp. Frontis b/w Photo. plate + 72 other b/w illustrations incl. 1 map. Edited by Alexandra Wedgwood and with contributions from various authors this authoritative history published by the Friends of St. Martins not only provides a record of the churches which have stood on the site since Saxon times but also records the social events and it's associations making it of broader interest to present and former residents of the parish. As it is also now a shared church the book also provides a history of Methodism in Dorking and the... View more info

THE STATE OF THE BLESSED DEAD

By: ALFORD, HENRY , Dean of Canterbury DD

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER & STOUGHTON: 1875

Seller ID: 10714

Condition: VG


Purple cloth on bevelled boards with black line dec. and gilt titles. Dated 1875, 16th Thousand. 95pp. Written by a former Dean of Canterbury as a comfort to Christians during Advent. VG (Book- Boards respectably clean and bright with no significant shelf wear. Offset browning to end papers. No previous owner name or insc. Discreet original book sellers sticker to front paste down. A sound clean early copy of this respected work first published in 1869 ). See our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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INFINITELY YOURS Miniature Book

By: ALLA T. FORD

Price: £20.00

Publisher: HONG KONG, OPIUM BOOKS: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 123511

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED Copy.Red Cloth Boards with gilt titles and blocked illustration of hands in prayer to front board. 60 x 50 mm approx.24pp. portrait frontis. A Miniature book of devotional text printed in red ink on blue paper stock in a limited edition of 1,000 copies signed by the author. The copy offered by us is no 64. Alla Tchikoff Ford 1910-1994 was born in the Ukraine, the daughter of a Czarist general, and was educated at the Sorbonne. She was one of the original 16 members of The International Wizard of Oz Club in 1957. She helped to establish science-fiction and children's-book collections a... View more info

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THE RECREATIONS of a COUNTRY PARSON Second Series 1885

By: Anonnymous Country Parson

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, LONGMANS, GREEN & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 122956

Condition: VG-


1885 VG- H/b.Rural morality.Autobiography of an unknown Parson. His reflections on life , morals , observations , beliefs.392pp.185x140mm [ original dark green Victorian cloth gilt titles & blind embossing to front & back .Ink name to first blank page opposite a List of this Parson's books - minor paper nick to the margin.Sound binding, mild fordge tan & mild cloth rub/fade edgewear, very slight spine lean.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BIBLE HANDBOOK FOR TEACHERS OF RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION

By: ARTHUR B. ALLEN (The Rev.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, BARRIE AND ROCKLIFF: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 122186

Condition: Near Fine


Blue Boards with gilt titles to spine, 190 x 125 mm approx. 112pp. Written by a prolific author of practical, educational religious and historical books and drawing on his many years experience as an instructor and teacher. He was vicar of Selsley, Stroud, Glos. at the time of publication of this particular volume and the copy offered by us is inscribed and signed by him in ink to the front free end paper. Near Fine/Near Fine (Book- Offset browning to end papers and mild foxing to edges of book block. Dust Jacket - minor rubbing to extremities with 2mm approx nick to top rear corner. No other ... View more info