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The Life of Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath and Wells

By: 'A Layman' [Anderdon, John Lavicourt]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, William Pickering: 1851

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 031879

Condition: Fair

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 View more info

Life of the Right Reverend Samuel Wilberforce Lord Bishop of Oxford and Afterwards of Winchester

By: A. R. Ashwell; Reginald G. Wilberforce

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1882

Seller ID: 051833

Condition: Good

hardback, blue cloth gilt, crests to front boards gilt, published 1880-1882 mixed set, vol I authored by Ashwell the succeeding vols by Wilberforce's son, volume one reprinted first edition, and vol II second edition, vols II and III printed 1882 xl 515, 8pp; xv 466, 4pp; xiii 483pp, frotispiece portraits and further plates, ex-library with usual stamps and labels, contemporary ownership signature to verso of frontispieces with ink leakage to frontiss 051833 View more info

Worthy Dr Fuller

By: Addison, William

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042047

Condition: Good

xxi 298pp hardback, pale brown cloth gilt, frontis portrait one of 13 bw pates, in a spotted wrapper with edge tears 042047 View more info

Desmond Tutu

By: Adler, Elisabeth

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Berlin, Union Verlag: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 022606

Condition: Very Good

series Reihe Christ in der Welt, 33pp small format, stapled with printed illustrated wrappers, bw illus, 022606 View more info

The Prime Minister's Son: Stephen Gladstone, Rector of Hawarden

By: Aitken, Ros

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chester, University of Chester Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 028471

ISBN: 1908258012

Condition: Very Good

xxi 286pp paperback bw illustrations, covers sl creased, else very good 028471 View more info

A Dean's Apology, A Semi-Religious Autobiography

By: Alington, C. A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 034499

Condition: Very Good

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 View more info

Mary Queen Of Scots: And The Murder Of Lord Darnley

By: Alison Weir

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, BCA: 2003

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 049130

ISBN: 0224060236

Condition: Good

xvii 621pp paperback, little water staining to top inside edges etc, cover rubbed else good reading copy 049130 View more info

Roland Allen: Pioneer, Priest and Prophet

By: Allen, Hubert J. B.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Forward Movement: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040099

ISBN: 088028157x

Condition: Good

xv 230pp paperback, good 040099 View more info

Reminiscences of Eton

By: An Etonian (Blake, H J. C.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Chichester, privately published: 1831

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043603

Condition: Good

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 View more info

Memoirs of Mr John Brown Junior, Late of Somerby Lincolnshire Principally Extracted from his Diary

By: Anderson, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hamilton, Adams, and Co.: 1834

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045605

Condition: Fair

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 View more info

Canon's Folly

By: Andrews, Martin

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 032719

ISBN: 0718112660

Condition: Good

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 View more info

Prophet of Reunion: The Life of Paul of Graymoor

By: Angell, Charles & La Fontaine, Charles

Price: £9.00

Publisher: New York, Seabury Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 040083

ISBN: 0816402817

Condition: Very Good

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 View more info

Primo Levi : Tragedy of an Optimist

By: Anissimov, Myriam

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Aurum Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 026175

ISBN: 1854105035

Condition: Very Good

x 452pp hardback, crossed out ownership signature to front free end paper else very good in a very good wrapper 026175 View more info

Christian Biography: Life of the Rev. Edward Payson, Pastor of the second Church in Portland, United States of America

By: Anon

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society: 1830

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 031517

Condition: Good

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 View more info

Christian Biography Life of Archbishop Usher

By: Anon.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society: 1850

Seller ID: 033625

Condition: Good

72pp half black calf over marbled boards rubbed, embossed small heraldic crest to title page, good undated ca 1850 033625 View more info

A Carmelite of the Sacred Heart, The Life of Mere Marie de Jesus, Foundress of the Carmel of Paray-le-Monial

By: Anon.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 035327

Condition: Good

xii 171pp hardback, brown cloth gilt, frontis portrait, bookplate to ffep, slight spotting else very good, translated by M E Arendrup 035327 View more info

Notice Biographique sur le R. P. Michel Neubert

By: Anon.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Rixheim, A. Sutter: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043254

Condition: Good

50pp disbound paphlet, good 043254 View more info

Spencer Leeson; Shepherd, Teacher, Friend: A Memoir by Some of his Friends

By: Anon.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, SPCK: 1958

Seller ID: 045545

Condition: Very Good

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 View more info

A Roving Recluse

By: Anson, Peter F.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Cork, The Mercier Press: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 022973

Condition: Good

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 View more info

The Earl of Beaconsfield: His Life and Work

By: Apjohn, Lewis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Preston, James Askew: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 027308

Condition: Very Good

296pp, hardback, brown cloth decorated with gilt angel to front board and black borders, 'The Artisan's Cottage Library' series, with pasted in photograph frontis of Beaconsfield 027308 View more info