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1 'A Layman' [Anderdon, John Lavicourt] The Life of Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath and Wells
London William Pickering 1851 1st Edition Hardcover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
viii 528pp, hardback, full black leather gilt, much rubbed, all edges gilt, black ribbon, frontis engraved portrait tissue-protected, guard some spotting, errata slip bound in, ex-cathedral library with usual stamps and labels, finely printed by Pickering, else good, Ken was a famous non-juror 031879 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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2 Addison, William Worthy Dr Fuller
London J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd 1951 1st Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
xxi 298pp hardback, pale brown cloth gilt, frontis portrait one of 13 bw pates, in a spotted wrapper with edge tears 042047 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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3 Adler, Elisabeth Desmond Tutu
Berlin Union Verlag 1984 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
series Reihe Christ in der Welt, 33pp small format, stapled with printed illustrated wrappers, bw illus, 022606 
Price: 2.50 GBP
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4 Aitken, Ros The Prime Minister's Son: Stephen Gladstone, Rector of Hawarden
Chester University of Chester Press 2012 1908258012 / 9781908258014 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
xxi 286pp paperback bw illustrations, covers sl creased, else very good 028471 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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5 Alexander, Michael The True Blue: The Life and Adventures of Colonel Fred Burnaby 1842-85
London Rupert Hart-Davies 1957 1st Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
215pp hardback, in wrapper, green cloth silver-lettered, illustrated, scattered spotting, wrapper creased, musty smell, related postcard loosely inserted 045681 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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6 Alington, C. A. A Dean's Apology, A Semi-Religious Autobiography
London Faber and Faber 1952 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
199pp hardback, red cloth gilt in wrapper, gilt title faded, bookplate to fep and obituary loosely inserted, Alington was sometime Dean of Durham, good in a fair rubbed and frayed wrapper 034499 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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7 Allen, Hubert J. B. Roland Allen: Pioneer, Priest and Prophet
Cincinnati Forward Movement 1985 088028157x / 9780880281577 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
xv 230pp paperback, good 040099 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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8 Almond, Marc In Search of the Pleasure Palace : Disreputable Travels
London Sidgwick & Jackson 2004 0283073136 / 9780283073137 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
248pp paperback, signed by the author to half-title, bw plates, retailer's label to front cover,slight crease to backstrip elsevery good 029245 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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9 An Etonian (Blake, H J. C.) Reminiscences of Eton
Chichester privately published 1831 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
xiii 152pp hardback, 3g blue morocco gilt over marbled boards, armorial bookplate, neat ownership signature, crest to title page, few ms notes, leather rubbed, ms pencil note to rear ep reads 'Blake was born in 1791 he went to Eton at the age of 8..' scarce published anonymously by the author H J C Blake 043603 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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10 Anderson, John Memoirs of Mr John Brown Junior, Late of Somerby Lincolnshire Principally Extracted from his Diary
London Hamilton, Adams, and Co. 1834 1st Edition Hardcover Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
viii 162pp cloth covered boards printed label to front board rubbed, half-title part loose at hinge, ownership inscription to ffep with central hole, fair copy 045605 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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11 Andrews, Martin Canon's Folly
London Michael Joseph 1974 0718112660 / 9780718112660 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
208pp hardback, black boards gilt in wrapper, an account of a ministry spent in parishes on the border of Devon and Cornwall, good in a good wrapper, foreword by A. L. Rowse, edges discoloured and wrapper sl rubbed else good 032719 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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12 Angell, Charles & La Fontaine, Charles Prophet of Reunion: The Life of Paul of Graymoor
New York Seabury Press 1975 0816402817 / 9780816402816 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
xi 223pp hardback, brown cloth black-lettered in wrapper, very good in a good but rubbed wrapper, signed by both authors to front free end paper 040083 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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13 Anissimov, Myriam Primo Levi : Tragedy of an Optimist
London Aurum Press 1998 1854105035 / 9781854105035 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
x 452pp hardback, crossed out ownership signature to front free end paper else very good in a very good wrapper 026175 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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14 Anon Christian Biography: Life of the Rev. Edward Payson, Pastor of the second Church in Portland, United States of America
London Religious Tract Society 1830 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
144pp abridged from the American edition, black calf spine gilt over rubbed marbled boards, tiny blank embossed heraldic stamp to upper margin of title page and ffep, edge tear ca 1.5cm to fore-edge of one leaf, else good, only one copy located on Copac, undated ca 1830 031517 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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15 Anon. A Carmelite of the Sacred Heart, The Life of Mere Marie de Jesus, Foundress of the Carmel of Paray-le-Monial
London Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd 1923 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
xii 171pp hardback, brown cloth gilt, frontis portrait, bookplate to ffep, slight spotting else very good, translated by M E Arendrup 035327 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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16 Anon. Christian Biography Life of Archbishop Usher
London Religious Tract Society 1850 Hardcover Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
72pp half black calf over marbled boards rubbed, embossed small heraldic crest to title page, good undated ca 1850 033625 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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17 Anon. Notice Biographique sur le R. P. Michel Neubert
Rixheim A. Sutter 1884 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
50pp disbound paphlet, good 043254 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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18 Anon. Spencer Leeson; Shepherd, Teacher, Friend: A Memoir by Some of his Friends
London SPCK 1958 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
x 149pp hardback, red cloth gilt in wrapper, with 9 bw plates including frontis portrait, Leeson was sometime bishop of Peterborough, good in a rubbed wrapper 045545 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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19 Anson, Peter F. A Roving Recluse
Cork The Mercier Press 1946 1st Edition Hardcover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
230pp orange paper covered boards with matching cloth backstrip, black-lettered, boards rubbed, ownership signature, lacking front free end -paper 035218 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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20 Anson, Peter F. A Roving Recluse
Cork The Mercier Press 1946 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
230pp first edn, in dustwrapper with edge chips and some loss over top of spine, orange paper covered boards with matching cloth backstrip, boards rubbed 022973 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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