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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 church of England Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David Pointed as They are to be Sung or said in Churches

By: ???

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Sir D.H.Blair and J.Bruce: 1802

Seller ID: 001751


Full black leather binding . All edges gilt. Condition: Fair, binding sound, covers are in good condition, with the patina of use. Front and back endpapers are lightly browned, and have the dates of births and deaths of several members of the Taylor family from Bolton, (also written as Bolton in the Moor) Lancashire, the earliest birth date being 1813. The first section of text at the begiining of the book (after the calendar) is the order of Morning Prayer. The first tw... View more info

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The Art of Creation: Essays on the Self and Its Powers

By: Carpenter, Edward

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1907

Seller ID: 005184


New and enlarged edition. Olive green cloth with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers and light bumping to head and tail of spine. Browning to endpapers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 266pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Life of Beato Angelico Da Fiesole of the order of Friar-Preachers, Translated By a member of the same Order from the French of E.Cartier

By: Cartier, E.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, John Philp: 1865

Seller ID: 003941


Dark green cloth with bevelled edges. Title in gilt on spine and publishers crest on front and rear covers. Quite heavy foxing to first and last few pages. The book has general light browning and foxing throughout. Half-title bears an gift inscription dated 1865 to the previous owners (Franciscan convent, Woodchester, Glos.) and the following blank page bears a small modern address label for the Franciscan convent, Woodchester, with the word "library" neatly writ... View more info

Descriptive Guide of Mont Saint-Michel

By: Corroyer, Edouard

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, Ducher et Cie.: 1883

Seller ID: 001527


Dark green cloth, the borders of the front cover delineated in gilt, with titles and the heraldic emblem of the abbey also in gilt on the front cover. Yellow endpapers. All edges of textblock are red. Condition: Good, although covers are in a fair condition being generally lightly rubbed and shelfworn, with bumping to covers and spine. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 158pp. 61 b/w illustrations, including two folding illustrations, one of which (Fig 37, showing the North... View more info

Studies in Arcady: And Other Essays from a Country Parsonage: Second Series

By: Gales, R.L.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Herbert & Daniel: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000927


Maroon cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Fair, covers rubbed and worn with a few small marks. Spine bumped. Front hinge cracked but holding. Pageblock and endpapers lightly browned. Inscription to previous owner on fep. Text tight and clean. 394pp. A good reading copy. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The Oxford Movement 1833-1983

By: Griffin, John R.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, The Pentland Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004339


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light foxing to rear cover. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 100pp. In this book, the author re-examines "the Oxford Movement" which was of such profound significance to the 19th century church of England. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Africa's Mountain Valley; or the church in Regent's Town, West Africa

By: Johnson, Rev.W.A.B.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Jackson & Halliday: 1857

Seller ID: 001926


Fifth thousand. Dark green cloth with titles in gilt on spine and blindstamped decoration to front and back covers. Condition: Fair, spine lightly sunned, spine and cover corners bumped, lightly shelfworn. One inch crack to top of front hinge, otherwise binding sound. No inscriptions. Pages uncut. 272pp. Coloured frontispiece by E. Evans, three other b/w engraved plates, one with watermark to top edge. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

The tree of Life: New Images of an Ancient Symbol

By: Malbert, Roger (foreword)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The South Bank Centre: 1989

Seller ID: 002964


Softcover. Condition: Very good, almost as new with the lightest of shelfwear. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 72pp. Many colour and b/w images. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Teaching of Tolstoy/The Spirit of Christ's Teaching/A Pilgrimage to Tolstoy

By: Maude, Aylmer, Tolstoy, Leo, and Kenworth, John C.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Manchester/Purleigh, Essex/Croydon, Albert Broadbent/Free Speech Publishing House/The Brotherhood Publishing Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 005850


Privately bound volume by Birdsall & Son, Northampton (brick-red cloth hardcover with "Tolstoy" in gilt within black leather label on spine), containing three texts connected to the work of Tolstoy, as follows: Aylmer Maude - The Teaching of Tolstoy published by Albert Broadbent, Manchester, 1900 (32pp.), Leo Tolstoy, The Spirit of Christ's Teaching (from the writings of Leo Tolstoy edited by V.Tchertkoff, no.2), Free Speech Publishing House, Purleigh, Essex, 189... View more info

Letters of a Country Vicar

By: Querdec, Yves Le (translated By Mara Gordon-Holmes)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1897

Seller ID: 001499


Fawn colour cloth with titles in black on cover with an illustration of a sheaf of letters tied up with ribbon, titles also in black on spine. Condition: Fair, covers worn and rubbed. Pages uncut. Binding beginning to crack in a couple of places internally, and front inner hinge just beginning to crack, otherwise binding sound. A couple of very small holes in fep. Light foxing to endpapers. Text clean and bright. 321pp. plus publishers list of books. Size: 12mo - over 6... View more info

The Booke of Common Prayer; Its Making and Revisions 1549-1661

By: Ratcliff, Edward C.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1949

Seller ID: 001605


Red cloth with titles on spine. Condition: Fair, bottom edges of the covers are sunned, titles are dulled on spine. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Light foxing to endpapers and half-title. Text clean. 93pp. Eighty sepia plates, with an introduction and notes by Ratcliff. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Gitanjali (Song Offerings) - A Collection of Prose Translations Made By the Author from the Original Bengali

By: Tagore, Rabindranath

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1926

Seller ID: 003946


Reprint, October 1926 (first published by Macmillan & Co. in 1913)Blue cloth with title in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Fair, covers are generally shelfworn with cloth to top of spine beginning to split at edge. Endpapers are lightly foxed, with slightly heavier foxing to frontispiece. Text throughout is generally clean with occasional light foxing. The front endpaper bears the inscription "I hope that you will like Tagore, Dec.1931" 101pp. B/w front... View more info

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The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living

By: Taylor, Jeremy

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Essex, The Langford Press: 1970

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 005704


First published in 1650, this abridged edition was the first publication of the Langford Press in 1970 and was limited to 1000 copies. Pale grey marble effect paper covered boards with title in gilt on spine and a cross emblem in gilt on front cover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Half-title page has some dark lilac colour splashmarks from the facing endpaper. Binding sound. 173pp. View more info

Antient Funeral Monuments of Great-Britain, Ireland, and the Islands Adjacent

By: Weever, John

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, Printed By W.Tooke for the Editor and Sold By J.Wilkie: 1767

Seller ID: 002194


First published 1631. Full leather binding. Spine has been rebacked with five raised bands and titles in gilt on label within one of the compartments. Condition: Good, covers are rubbed around edges with general shelfwear and some sunning and staining. Binding sound. Bookplate of Lord Walsingham bearing the motto " Excitari non Hebescere" on front pastedown. Text lightly browned throughout with occasional foxing. Some pages have waterstaining to the very edges. 6... View more info