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1 ANDREW, Father. The Symbolism of the Sanctuary.
London: A.R. Mowbray. 1944. 
"These homely talks were delivered in substance during the Lent of 1927 in the three churches of S.Philip's, Plaistow, S.Saviour's, Eastbourne, and S.Luke's, Kingston. The addresses set forth the plain message of the Gospel which has given birth to the symbolism of the sanctuary." Pp 62. b/w illustration to fep. P/b. Cover slightly scuffed. G+.  
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
2 AUSTERBERRY, David. Celebrating the Liturgy. A Guide for Priest and People.
London: Mowbray, 1980. 0264667662 0264667662 / 9780264667669 
1st ed. "It is what we do, as well as what we say, that is important when we celebrate the liturgy." Pp.47. Paperback which has clear protective cover affixed. G. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
 
 
3 BAKER, Margaret. Christmas Customs and Folklore. A 'Discovering' guide to seasonal rites.
Tring: Shire Publications, 1970. 0 
"Was December 25th. really the birthday of Christ? The origins of seasonal rites, their connection, if any, with Christianity and how they are still carried on." Pp, 47, 14 b/w illustrations. Pbk. G+. 
Price: 3.50 GBP
 
 
4 BEEMAN, Thomas O. Ritualism: Doctrine Not Dress. Notes Of Lectures On Ritualism, The Development Of Tractarianism: Published By Request, With Additions, Including remarks On The Charge Of The Bishop Of Salisbury, By The Rev. Thomas O. Beeman.
Cranbrook: Geo. Waters & Son, Printers And Publishers, 1868 . [ Price to Subscribers, Sixpence. Postage, Threepence. ] 
First edition. 8vo. 22cm x 14cm x 1.5cm . pp.8/171 . A good tight binding. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Smooth spine with gilt banding and gilt title. Ownership inscription to verso front board. Slight toning to endpapers, otherwise clean English text. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
 
 
5 BLUNT, John Henry. The Sacraments and Sacramental Ordinances of the Church; Being a Plain Exposition of their History, Meaning and Effects.
London: Rivingtons, 1867. 0 
1st edition. "Sacraments and sacramental ordinances are the means by which Divine power counteracts the operation of original and actual sin..." Pp.x/310/32(ads for books), owner's names to title page. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt title to spine dulled, rubbing to top and tail of spine. VG. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
 
 
6 COOPER, Henry. Holy Unction. A Practical Guide to its Administration.
London: The Guild of St. Raphael. 1966. 
"A practical guide to the Pastoral Ministry". Pp.15. Wraps. G+. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
 
 
In England Still., CRAWFORD, Phyllis.
7 CRAWFORD, Phyllis. In England Still.
Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1938. 
1st edition. A survey of the chief traditional celebrations of England., real and living ceremonials, intensely interesting for their roots in history, but also full of significance tor their expression of a people's love for continuity in its local and national life. Pp.224, 20 black & white photo ilustrations, illustrated maps to endpapers, a few light marginal spots. Pale greeen cloth, dustwrapper a little dusty with edge tears and small losses. G+/Good. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Warham Guild Occasional Leaflets; No. 14.  The Altar  According to the English Tradition By The Rev. E. Hermitage Day, D.D., F.S.A., DAY, E. Hermitage .
8 DAY, E. Hermitage . Warham Guild Occasional Leaflets; No. 14. The Altar According to the English Tradition By The Rev. E. Hermitage Day, D.D., F.S.A.
London: The Warham Guild, 1928 . 0 
Occasional Leaflet, No. 14. Reprinted, April 1928. An original leaflet with black & white pictures. pp.13/1p. - Adverts], underlining affecting ten lines across pages 4 and 5 . 18cm x 13cm. White paper covers with printed titles. Covers rubbed and creased, covers almost detached. An acceptable copy of this scarce publication. ** The Warham Guild. (Originally published by the Anglican Bibliopole as Paper no. 12 (1987) . The Warham Guild was founded in London November 1912 to augment the studies of the Alcuin Club and the directives of The Parson's Handbook, and to carry out "the making of all the 'Ornaments of the Church and of the Ministers thereof' according to the standard of the Ornaments Rubric, and under fair conditions of labour". It is an indication of the founders' outlook, emphasis, and commitment to the English Use that it was named for the last Archbishop of Canterbury before the break with Rome. The Guild's influential Advisory Committee was headed by Percy Dearmer, who continued in that capacity until his death in 1936, when he was succeeded by Jocelyn Perkins, Sacrist of Westminster Abbey. From its beginning the Committee was composed of an extremely able group including Maurice Bell, F. E. Brightman, E. Hermitage Day, E. E. Dorling, F. C. Eeles. G. Kruger-Gray, and several women. "Besides providing vestments, furnishing altars, and acting for craftsmen in wood and metal, the Guild" - according to the Handbook of 1932 - "is able to offer valuable advice and help, architectural and ecclesiological, in any work connected with the fabric of our churches". Dearmer wrote in his introduction to Leaflet No. 25 "one of the chief objects, therefore, of the Warham Guild is to co-operate with artists and craftsmen in order that examples of all kinds of work might be constantly on view at the Guild's headquarters and to give assurance that all work ordered through the Guild is produced by trustworthy craftsmen". 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
9 DAY, E. Hermitage. The Sacristan's Handbook.
London: Mowbray, 1947. 0 
3rd Impression. "However simple the services and the equipment of a church may be, perfect order and spotless cleanliness should be the rule of its sanctuary and sacristy." 17cms x 10.5cms. Pp.8/61, a few spots to closed page edges. Paperback. VG. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
10 DEARMER, Percy. The Ornaments of the Ministers by The Rev. Percy Dearmer, D.D. With 46 plates and 35 figures in the text.
London: A. R. Mowbray & Co., 1920. 
New edition. Original blue cloth, with gilt titles to front board and spine, title to spine dulled. 8vo. Pp.12/136, with 46 plates and 35 figures in the text, small booksellers label (Phillipson & Nephew, Liverpool) to rear pastedown, gift message to fep, slight toning to endpapers. Ecclesiastical costume. (Containing a new chapter - on Out-door costume, and many new illustrations). Scarce. G+. 
Price: 62.00 GBP
 
 
11 DEARMER, Percy. The Ornaments of the Ministers. With 41 plates and 34 figures in the text.
London:Mowbray,1911. 
New Impression. The Arts of the Church series No.1. Ecclesiastical costume. 15.5cms x 11cms. Pp.18/194/1(ad),41 plates and 34 figures in the text, owner's name to front free endpaper,loss to margin of p.125/6[plate 28] not affecting text, some cracking to binding but holding. Grey/green gilt decorated cloth, gilt title to spine. Good. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
 
 
12 DEARMER, Percy.: The Parsons Handbook. Containing practical directions both for Parsons and others as to the management of the Parish Church and its Services according to the Anglican use, as set forth in the Book of Common Prayer.
Edinburgh: Humphrey Milford,1921. 
10th edition with 34 illustrations. Pp.22/562/2(ads), 34 plates,owners details to fep and top of title page, notation to rear endpaper, toning to endpapers. Black blind-stamped cloth, gilt title to spine. Scarce. G+. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
 
 
13 DILLISTONE, F.W.: Christianity and Symbolism.
London: SCM. 1985. 
"These examples are drawn from recent writings of a more popular kind, but the interest in symbols has also been evident in departments of scholarly activity". Pp 320. Owners bookplate to fep. P/b. Clear protective wrap affixed. G+. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
14 DRURY, John.: The Pot and the Knife.
London: SCM, 1979. 
1st.ed. "Here is a book for those round the fringes of the church....who keep worrying away at some of the basic irreligous questions of our time." 114, page edges slightly toned. P/b. G+. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
 
 
15 EVERY, Brother George. Lamb to the Slaughter.
London: James Clarke & Co. Ltd., 1957. 
1st ed. This small book is intended as an attempt to get to grips with the problem of the relation of the Christian faith to other forms of sacrificial religion. Pp.128, uneven toning to endpapers. Turquoise cloth, illustrated dustwrapper has small losses. VG/G+. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
16 EVERY, George. The Mass.
Dublin: Gill & Macmillan Ltd., 1978. 717109178 717109178 
1st ed. The evolution of the Mass, with particular reference to its development as ritual. 25cms. x 21.5cms. Pp. 200, 9 colour & 102 b/w illustrations. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. VG/VG. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
17 FERGUSSON, Erna.: Dancing Gods. Indian Ceremonials of New Mexico and Arizona. With 16 illustrations.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press,1957. 
1st ed.(re-issued from orig.of 1931) "The dances and ceremonials of the Indians of the Southwest are described and explained...Besides the principle dances widely attended by tourists, this book discusses many of the lesser-known but equally interesting and dramatic happenings which have been part of the religious life of Southwestern Indians for hundreds of years." With 16 half-tone illustrations from paintings by New Mexico artists Ernest L.Blumenschein, Gerald Cassidy, Andrew Dasburg, Robert Henri, Victor Higgins, Olive Rush, Will Shuster, John Sloan, Theodore Van Soelen and others. Pp.26/276/10(index),16 illustrations, corner of fep clipped, small mark to title. Beige cloth, d/w edges rubbed and chipped. VG/G+. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
 
 
Cremation., FIDLER, Florence G.
18 FIDLER, Florence G. Cremation.
London: Willams & Norgate Ltd, 1930. 
1st edition. Contents: I. The Ancient History of Cremation; II. The Modern History of Cremation; III. The Process of Cremation; IV. The Law and Economics of Cremation; V. The Objections to Cremation; VI. The Ethics of Cremation. Plus Bibliography and Appendix with Quotations from Various Writers. Pp.80, occasional very light spotting, toned patch to front free endpaper. Blue cloth, black butterfly motif to front, title to spine, boards slightly rubbed with minor crease to front board. Scarce. G+. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
 
 
19 FRERE, Walter Howard. The Principles of Religious Ceremonial.
London: Longmans, Green and Co.,1914. 0 
1st ed. The Oxford Library of Practical Theology series. Pp.12/324/4(ads), browning to endpapers, marginal losses to pp.281-284 not affecting text. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, uneven sunning to rear. G. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
20 FUNERAL SERVICES Funeral Services of the Christian Churches in England.
Norwich: The Canterbury Press,1988. 
3rd imp. Pp.6/97,3 typed hymns (Morning has Broken, Amazing Grace, and The Old Rugged Cross) inserted to rear, pages well thumbed. Green cloth, gilt motif, title, and "West Suffolk Crematorium" to front board. Gilt title to spine, edges slightly rubbed. G+. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
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