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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

Condition: Fair


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 twelve pages are quite soiled at the bottom right edges of the text, with chunks missing from the lower right edges of the firs... 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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Fair


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 written in biro above. The front endpaper and following page have had the top corners removed (about one and a half inch depth). ... View more info

Descriptive Guide of Mont Saint-Michel

By: Corroyer, Edouard

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, Ducher et Cie.: 1883

Seller ID: 001527

Condition: Good


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 front of the Merveille) has in the past not been folded back quite correctly causing a small section of the base to be rubbe... 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

Condition: Fair


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 Soul of Russia - Magical Traditions in an Enchanted Landscape

By: Gilchrist, Cherry

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Floris Books: 2008

Seller ID: 006321

ISBN: 0863156312

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 188pp. 30 illustrations, the majority in colour. In the heart of Russia, fairy stories, folk art and customs still carry hints of the old ways or perceiving the gods and spirits of home and nature. Such traditions link human life to the landscape and rhythms of nature in ways that have been lost elsewhere. The author has visited Russia over fifty times. Weaving her firsthand experience with a thorough knowledge of history and culture, she invites us to enter the world of the Russian soul a... 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

Condition: Fair


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 6¾" - 7¾" tall 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

Condition: Fair


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

Condition: Fair


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 frontispiece portrait of Tagore by William Rothenstein, no other illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 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

ISBN: 0950133302

Condition: Very Good


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: £250.00

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

Seller ID: 002194

Condition: Good


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. 608pp. including index. Engraved portrait frontispiece of John Weever. Five engraved plates of armorial monuments lettered A-E... View more info