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The Methuen Dictionary of Cliches. (Preface by Frank Muir.)

By: AMMER, Christine.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Methuen London, 1992.:

Seller ID: 27310


1st British ed. "The Methuen Dictionary of Cliches is a pithily written and accessibly compiled reference book which offers vital and accurate information about those phrases that so frequently trip - or stumble - from our tongues." Pp. 10/432, slight toning to pages. Blue cloth, illustrated d/w price-clipped. G+/G+. View more info

A Simple Church Dictionary.

By: ANON.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: A.R. Mowbray 1948.:

Seller ID: 26607


"A small book containing clear definitions of religious and ecclesiastical terms used in books, speeches, and sermons". 14cms x 9.5cms. Pp 32. P/b. VG. View more info

Hard Words in the Prayer Book. (Little Books on Religion. No.173).

By: ANON.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: SPCK. 1940.:

Seller ID: 26608


1st ed. "To help a newcomer to Church services to understand some of the less familiar words in the Prayer Book". Pp 23. Paperback. G+. View more info

5,000 Quotations for Teachers and Preachers.

By: BACKHOUSE, Robert.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Eastbourne, England: Kingsway Publications, 1994.:

Seller ID: 17032


1st ed. "Quotations from secular writers, Christian writers and from the Bible. Alphabetical listing, fully cross-referenced, with Index of Sources." Pp.17/295. P/b. G+. View more info

A Christmas Dictionary (Drawings by William Duncan).

By: BELL, Holly.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1963.:

Seller ID: 19099


"An alphabetical collection of the facts, customs, traditions, songs and stories of the Christmas celebration, and the part each one has played, from the birth of Jesus until the present day. Each entry bears a b/w illustrative drawing. The last ten pages contain a Supplement including the Christmas Scriptures from the Bible, a listing of Christmas carols, stories etc." Pp.64. Pbk, slight toning to spine edge. G+. View more info

Word's in World Religions.

By: BISHOP, Peter D.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: SCM. 1979.:

Seller ID: 21360


1st ed. "It is impossible to speak of religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam without using words from the original Sanskrit, Pali or Arabic......This book provides definitions and descriptions of the most important words in six religious traditions". Pp 150. P/b, sunning to edges. G+. View more info

Who's Who in Theology.

By: BOWDEN, John.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London: SCM. 1990.:

Seller ID: 15479


1st ed. "Basic information about men and women who have been, and are, important in the history of Christian theology, and about what they thought, said and wrote". Pp 152. Owners bookplate to fep. P/b. Clear protective wrap affixed. G+. View more info

Brewer's Dictionary of 20th-Century Phrase and Fable. (3rd Edition).

By: BREWER.:

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London: Cassell Publishers Ltd., 1996.:

Seller ID: 21994


3rd ed. "Now in its third edition, Brewer's Dictionary of 20th-Century Phrase and Fable forms a fascinating and entertaining guide to the multi-faceted nature of the contemporary world." 24cms. x 15.5cms. Pp. 9/662, notation to verso front cover. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. G+/G+. View more info

Act on the Facts. Information to Steer.

By: BRIERLEY, Peter.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: MARC. 1992.:

Seller ID: 5685


1st.ed. "This book is crammed with fascinating information and up-to-date statistics on the world front." Pp. 256. P/b, illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Religious Leaders.

By: BROSSE, Jacques.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Chambers, 1991.:

Seller ID: 21754


"In the 'Compact Reference' series, this book relates the life, works, teaching and character of the greatest religious leaders, from antiquity to the present day..." Pp.13/234 with Pp.16 illustrations; owner's label to fep. P/b with illustrated cover. VG. View more info

The Dictionary of Life. Biblical Wisdom for Modern Living.

By: BROWN, David. (Editor).

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1986.:

Seller ID: 20150


1st ed. "No other Christian reference book is so easy or down-to-earth." 24cms. x 16cms. Pp. 491. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w has slight sunning to spine. VG/G+. View more info

Quotations for All Occasions.

By: CASTLE, Tony.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Marshall Pickering. 1989.:

Seller ID: 25441


1st ed. "Includes wise words from almost all the famous Christian writers, from the days of the early church right up to the present era. Also includes extracts from famous philosophers, poets, politicians and playwrights". Pp 380. P/b, slight scuffing to spine. G+. View more info

The Hodder Book of Christian Quotations.

By: CASTLE, Tony.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1984.:

Seller ID: 4104


2nd.imp."A small collection of useful sayings...ancient and modern, English and American, Protestant and Catholic." Pp.293. name to fep. P/b. VG. View more info

Dictionary of Social Services.

By: CLEGG, Joan.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: National Council of Social Service, 1971.:

Seller ID: 9102


1st.ed. "This is a dictionary which is designed to be consulted by someone looking for enlightenment on the meaning of a word." Pp, 126. P/b. G. View more info

Cassell Dictionary of Christianity.

By: COOPER J.C. (Editor).

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Cassell, 1996.:

Seller ID: 4550


1st ed. "Providing a comprehensive reference to saints,popes,martyrs,orders,heresies,schisms and religious movements, the dictionary is an alphabetically ordered volume of essential facts about the main brances of the Christian churches." Pp. 3/296. P/b. Illust. cover. VG. View more info

Crockford's Shorter Directory of the Parish Clergy of the Church of England. 1953-54. A Directory of the Clergy and an Index of the Parishes of the Provinces of Canterbury and York.

By: CROCKFORD.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Geoffrey Cumberledge. OUP,1954.:

Seller ID: 2846


First Issue. A reference book of the Parish clergy, chaplains, and preachers of the Church of England together with College and other appointments. Pp.32(ads)/16/560/13(supplement),4(ads) + 4pp ads inserted between pp.228/229, ads to endpapers. Card bookmark on blue ribbon attached to inner spine. (Many interesting illustrated ads for bells, vestments, church silver, etc), occasional marginal marks. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w rubbed and chipped. VG/G+. View more info

Illustrated Dictionary of Bible Manners and Customs.

By: DEURSEN, A Van.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Oliphants. 1968.:

Seller ID: 18778


"Gives a classified collection of illustrations of various terms, objects, manners and customs in the Bible". Pp 142. Many b/w illustrations, pages toned. P/b. Creasing to spine and scuff to front cover. G. View more info

A Biblical Cyclopedia or Dictionary of Eastern Antiquities, Geography, Natural History, Sacred Annals and Biography, Theology, and Biblical Literature, illustrative of The Old and New Testaments. With Maps and Pictorial Illustrations.

By: EADIE, John.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London: Religious Tract Society,nd.:

Seller ID: 3990


26th ed. Pp.8/690,frontis.map of Palestine in the time of JesusChrist, + other maps, vignette illustrations, bookplate to verso front board, hinges weak. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. G+ View more info

A Student's Bible Dictionary. Drawings by William Duncan.

By: FAY, Frederic L.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1969.:

Seller ID: 7834


4th imp. Dictionary with Biblical connections. Pp. 64. B/w illustns. throughout. P/b, minor creasing to rear cover. G+. View more info

Place Names of Great Britain and Ireland

By: FIELD, John.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1990.:

Seller ID: 28030


2nd imp. "The result of many years' extensive research, this book is the definitive guide to place-names from Abbas Combe to Zetland." Pp. 208. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w. VG/VG. View more info