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Sermons Preached By Several of the People Called Quakers, Exactly Taken in Short-hand as They Were Deliverd By Thme at Their Meeting-Houses in Grace Church Street, Devonshire House, St Martin's Le Grand, St John's Street, Wheeler St, in and About London

By: N/A

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Printed and Sold By Mary Hinde, at No 2, in George-Yard, Lombard Street.: 1775

Seller ID: 003291


A New Edition. 8vo, pp (4), 250, a little browning, simple contemporary calf, lacking the spine label, scuffed, rubbed and with wear to the extremities, joints cracked but holding strongly, contemporary name of John Shipley on the front endpaper, also the modern name Jill Conolly. [Sermons by Robert Barclay, William Desberry, Goerge Whitehead, Francis Camfield, John Bowater, William Penn, Charles Marshall, Richard Ashby, William Bingley, Samuel Waldenfield, John Butcher, John Vaughton, James Park, Francis Stamper.] 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

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford, at the University Press: 1840

Seller ID: 008553

Condition: Fair


12mo, (measures 70mm x 108mm), pages age-toned, browned and thumbed, all edges gilt but now rather browned, endpapers very chipped, title page and front blank a bit chipped at the margins, full calf, blind-stamped, a little rubbed and worn. View more info

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THE STORY OF THE BIBLE, TOLD BY LIVING AUTHORITIES - A complete set in 44 original parts

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012979

Condition: Good


Published 1937 - 1938 by The Amalgamated Press, Fleetway House, Farringdon Street, London. An attractive period work, complete in 44 original parts, and difficult to find in this format and in such good condition. Extremely thoroughly illustrated throughout, paperback as issued, with overall only slight signs of wear, creasing or ageing, (though part 1 is slightly more worn). {A heavy set - extra postage will be necessary} View more info

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A Book of Blessings

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ottawa, CAnadian Conference of Catholic Bishops: 1981

Seller ID: 014396

ISBN: 0889970459

Condition: Very Good


Small thick octavo, pp 375, a small eat name on the front endpaper, otherwise extremely clean internally, brown faux-leather with gilt decoration, a very good copy. The book has a slight cosmetic scent. View more info

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A Shorter Prayer During the Day : the Psalter of the Divine Office with selected texts for the Seasons, Feasts of the Lord, and Solemnities

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1985

Seller ID: 014399

ISBN: 0005999103

Condition: Good


12mo, pp 224, slightly used internally, a previous owner's small label on the front endpaper, blue faux-leather, very slightly marked. The book has a slight cosmetic scent. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

Lourdes: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

By: Barbe, Daniel. (translated by Alice Meynell)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Burns & Oates Ltd:

Seller ID: 005533


(c.1893) . Large 8vo, 12 colour plates, pp 106, top edge gilt, the others uncut, internally a little foxed, dusty & marked, large contemporary inscription on front endpaper, cl slightly worn and rubbed. View more info

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Cathedrals, Abbeys and Churches of England and Wales. Two volumes [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Bonney, T.G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1896

Seller ID: 015291

Condition: Fair


Revised edition, 1896. Two volumes, large thick quarto, very well illustrated, pp xxviii, 838, all edges gilt, green bevelled cloth. The first volume shows some wear - the front and rear hinges are very weak, the spine head is torn and the joints are a little worn. The second volume is much better, with just a little wear and marking to the cloth. In both volumes some of the tissues facing the plates are creased. A very heavy set - extra postage will be required. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the verso of the front endpaper.] View more info

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Human Nature in its Fourfold State of Primitive Integrity, Entire Depravation, Begun Recovery, Consummate Happiness or Misery, Subsisting in the Parents of Mankind, the Unregenerate & Regenerate, Mankind in the Future State in Several Discourses

By: Boston, Mr Thomas

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paisley, William Paton for William brownlie: 1797

Seller ID: 014469

Condition: Fair


Octavo, pp 551, (7), age-toned, a bit marked and used throughout but still very sound and tight apart from the rear endpaper which is becoming detached where the hinge is cracking; the front endpaper becoming loose also, and lacking the half-title (?); contemporary full calf, rubbed and marked, the lower corners particularly worn and the boards showing through, the spine more worn, lacking pieces at its base. [Boston (1676 - 1732) was a Scottish church leader, theologian and philosopher. One of the religious classics of Scotland. ] View more info

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Through the Year With St Columba - a celtic prayer for every week

By: Brown, Oliver & Whittaker, Jean

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Tobermory, Brown and Whittaker Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014400

ISBN: 0952842866

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, 16mo (measures 109mm x 100mm), pp (60), ringbound, very slight wear but a good copy. SCARCE. {postage will be greatly reduced} View more info

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Speaking Parables: A Homiletic Guide

By: Buttrick, David

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky, Westminster John Knox Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014417

ISBN: 0664221912

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp xviii, 254, paperback, a very good copy. The book has a slight scent of cosmetics. [The author provides an introduction to the parables with a discussion of particular homiletical issues preachers face in interpreting parables. Speaking Parables includes commentary on thirty-three different parables with suggestions for preaching each one.] View more info

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The Stations of the Cross

By: Carlin, Bruce

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Additional Curates Society: 1990

Seller ID: 014561

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp (6), 16, a neat signature on the title page, paperback, a very good copy. The book has a slight fragrance - perhaps cosmetics. [Postage will be reduced.] View more info

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Leading Intercessions: Prayers for Sundays, Holy Days and Festivals and for Special Services Years A, B and C

By: Chapman, Raymond

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Norwich, Canterbury Press: 1997

Seller ID: 014398

ISBN: 1853111767

Condition: Very Good


Small octavo, pp xii, 147, very clean internally, blue faux-leather, gilt lettering, a very good copy. The book has a slight cosmetic scent. View more info

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The Death Rituals of Rural Greece

By: Danforth, Loring M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 015438

ISBN: 0691000271

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp x, 170, a few neat pencilled notes relating to greek words on a few pages, otherwise very clean internally, paperback, very good. [This compelling text and dramatic photographic essay convey the emotional power of the death rituals of a small Greek village - the funeral, the singing of laments, the distribution of food, the daily visits to the graves, and especially the rite of exhumation. These rituals help Greek villagers face the universal paradox of mourning: how can the living sustain relationships with the dead and at the same time bring them to an end, in o... View more info

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Painting the Word: Christian Pictures and Their Meanings

By: Drury, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New Haven & London, Yale University Press & National Gallery Publications: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014422

ISBN: 0300077777

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large octavo, pp xvi1, 271, very slight age-toning at the margins, otherwise a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing only the slightest signs of use. [Christianity is another country, says John Drury, and we need to familiarize ourselves with it in order to understand the universal meaning of its art. In this beautifully written book, Drury, an Anglican priest and theologian, looks at religious paintings through the ages and presents them to us in a fresh way-as works filled with passion, stories, and meaning. They become the poetry of such eternal human concerns as bi... View more info

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The Life of Pere Henri de Joyard

By: Durand, Andre

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Burns & Oates Limited: 1916

Seller ID: 007140


6 plates, pp xvi, 292, a little age-toned and slightly worn internally, small round stamp on front endpaper and on title page, a small convent blind-stamp on the front endpaper, buckram slightly marked and worn, covers slightly bowed. [Translated by a Sister of the Congregation of Jesus and Mary, with a preface by Cardinal de Cabrieres and a foreword by Sydney Smith.) View more info

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Questioning Christian Origins [SIGNED AND WITH CORRECTIONS THROUGHOUT BY THE AUTHOR]

By: Elliott, J.K.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, SCM Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014394

ISBN: 0334013550

Condition: Good


12mo, pp (6), 149, age-toned, one inner hinge cracking, otherwise sound, paperback, covers very slightly worn. The book has a slight cosmetic scent. [An interesting copy, signed by the author, and with a tipped-in note fropm the author saying he has annotated the copy thoughtout with typographical and other corrections.]. {12mo, pp (6), 149, age-toned, one inner hinge cracking, otherwise sound, paperback, covers very slightly worn. [An interesting copy, signed by the author, and with a tipped-in note fropm the author saying he has annotated the copy thoughtout with typographical and other corr... View more info

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Histoire de Calejava, ou de L'Isle des Hommes Raisonnables; avec le paralelle de leur morale & du Christianisme

By: Gilbert, Claude

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Paris, Editions d'Histoire Sociale: 1970

Seller ID: 013749

Condition: Good


[Originally published 1700]. Facsimile reprint, 12mo, pp 329, (7), very clean internally, full calf, raised bands on spine, rubbed and scuffed, several bits of calf are peeling on the lower cover. [Limited edition of 250 copies, this one being number 69.] View more info

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Sharing the World Through the Liturgical Year

By: Gutierrez, Gustavo

Price: £3.50

Publisher: New York, London and NSW, Orbis Books, E.J. Dwyer & Geoffrey Chapman: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014416

ISBN: 0225668580

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp xvi, 288, a neat name on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, paperback, covers showing only the slightest signs of use. The book has a slight scent of cosmetics. View more info

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Bible Plants at Kew

By: Hepper, F. Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1985

Seller ID: 013537

ISBN: 0112411711

Condition: Very Good


Second impression, with revisions. Illustrated, 12mo, pp 64, paperback, a very good copy. SCARCE. View more info

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Gardening With Biblical Plants - a handbook for the home gardener

By: James, Wilma

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Nelson-Hall: 1984

Seller ID: 010911

ISBN: 0830410090

Condition: Very Good


First reprint. Illustrated with line drawings by Arla Lippsmeyer, pp xviii, 252, a very good copy indeed in a slightly frayed dustwrapper. (A highly detailed work). View more info