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Quaker Testimony Against Slavery and Racial Discrimination. An Anthology.

By: ALEXANDER, Stella.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London: Friends Home Service Committee, 1958.:

Seller ID: 41619


1st edition. Compiled at the suggestion of the Race Relations Committee of the (British) Society of Friends. "Quaker testimony against racial discrimination grew gradually and sometimes hesitatingly out of the witness against slavery, but slavery itself was accepted by many Friends during the 17th century. It was the cruelties of the slave-trade which first disturbed the consciences of Friends and drove them to work for its abolition..." Pp.63, creasing to final page, toning to endpapers. Green cloth, gilt title to front, spine slightly sunned. G+. View more info

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A Confutation of Quakerism; Or a Plain Proof of the Falshood of what the Principal Quaker Writers (especially Mr. R. Barclay in his Apology and Other Works) do Teach....

By: BENNET, Thomas ( 1673–1728 ) .

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London : Printed by M. J. and sold by A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch at the Red Lion in Pater-noster-Row. MDCCXXXIII. [ 1733 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 41974


A reply to Robert Barclay's Apology for the true Christian Divinity. Third edition. 8vo. pp.10/pp.318/[4pp. - A Table...]/[4pp. - Adverts] . A very good full leather binding. Edges and hinges carefully strengthened. Spine with 5 raised bands and two recent crimson leather title labels. Endpapers lightly toned and stained. Previou owner's detail to front free-endpaper: "Felix I . Vries, Peterhouse, Cambridge, Lent Term 1932" ??. Printed title with double-ruled border. Clean English text throughout. A well preserved book. * Full title reads: "A Confutation of Quakerism; Or a Plain P... View more info

A Concern for Unity. The Quakers.

By: BROTHER MICHAEL.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Oxford: S.L.G. 1976.:

Seller ID: 26794


Contents Include:- The Quakers as the Society of Friends, as Pacifists, the Inner Light, a Life of Service, conversion. Pp 17. P/b, slight sunning to spine. G+. View more info

Annals of the Early Friends. A Series of Biographical Sketches.

By: BUDGE, Frances Ann.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Samuel Harris & Co., 1886.:

Seller ID: 30497


2nd ed. Reprinted from the Friends Quarterly Examiner, with preface by Edward Backhouse. Pp.12/481, occasional foxing throughout, pencil notations to rear. Green bevelled cloth, gilt title to front and spine. G. View more info

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The Quakers From their Origin Till the Present Time. An International History. By John Cunningham, D.D.

By: CUNNINGHAM, John [ Signed by John W. Hales ]

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: John Menzies & Co. / London: Hamilton, Adams & Co. / Crieff: George 'Culloch, MD.CCC.LXVIII. [1868 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 42333


First edition. A very good original binding. 8vo. 7.75" x 5.25" x 0.75". pp.15/[1p.]/pp.335 . Grey cloth covered boards. Spine rubbed and dulled. Ink signature to the verso of the front board: "John W. Hales, 1903." Clean English text throughout. A good copy of this scarce book. "John Wesley Hales (Born; Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, Oct. 5, 1836 - Died; London, May 19, 1914), was a British scholar and man of letters. John Wesley Hales was educated at Louth Grammar School, Glasgow High School, Durham Grammar School, Glasgow University and Christ's College, Cambr... View more info

Courage To Grow. A Collection of the Writings of Ruth Fawell.

By: FAWELL, Ruth.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Quaker Home Service, 1989. 0852452039:

Seller ID: 43189

ISBN: 0852452039


Rep. "The themes of Courage to Grow are spiritual growth through everyday experience, and the courage this takes. Ruth Fawell has found not only the huge moments of life, but the small trials too, demand courage." Pp.123, minor stain (tea?) to lower closed page edges not affecting the book internally. Paperback, crease to lower front corner. G+. View more info

The Journal of George Fox.

By: FOX, George / JONES, Rufus M (editor).

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Richmond, Indiana: Friends United Press, 1976. 0913406247:

Seller ID: 45586

ISBN: 0913406247


Reprinted from the 1908 edition. With an Essay by Henry J.Cadbury. With New Glossary-Index by Howard Alexander. "George Fox's Truth was that all men and women have access within themselves to communion with the Divine. He brought this truth to the lifeless Church during the Commonwealth period in England...The power of his experience affected kings and servants alike and awakened the spirits of those he met as reformer, preacher and healer." Pp.vi/605. Paperback, minor crease to lower front corner tip. VG. View more info

The Quaker Family in Colonial America. A Portrait of the Society of Friends.

By: FROST, J. William.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: St James Press, 1973.:

Seller ID: 20708


1st ed. "This book is about the Quaker family in Colonial America from 1672, when George Fox toured America, until the American Revolution. In matters of family structure and social history there are no definite beginnings and endings, and the author has used materials from as early as 1650 and as late as 1815." Pp.8/248. P/b with illustrated cover. G+. View more info

George Fox and the Children of the Light.

By: FRYER, Jonathan.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Kyle Cathie, 1991.:

Seller ID: 29931


1st ed. "Writer and broadcaster Jonathan Fryer...has edited Fox's Journal to sustain its narrative thrust and reveal its social and spiritual influence. He supplements the Journal with a selection of Fox's Epistles and his own illuminating introduction to the man and his times." Pp.32/252. P/b. VG. View more info

Introducing Quakers.

By: GORMAN, George H.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Friends Home Service Committee, 1969.:

Seller ID: 10354


1st ed. This short book is intended to introduce Quakers to people who, while they know little about them, are interested to know more. Pp. 79, 4 b/w photos. P/b. G+. View more info

William Penn. Founder of Pennsylvania .

By: GRAHAM, John W.:

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London: Headley Bros. Publishers, Ltd. [1916].:

Seller ID: 29947


First edition. 8vo. pp.332 . Clean text with light spotting to page edges. With 24 full-page illustrations (including frontis). Clean gray boards with white titles to front board and spine. VG . View more info

What is Quakerism? An Exposition of the leading Principles and Practices of the Society of Friends, as based on the Experience of "The Inward Light".

By: GRUBB, Edward.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: George Allen and Unwin,1942.:

Seller ID: 2425


5th printing. Pp.221/3(ads), crease to fep. Blue/green card covers, rubbed. G+. View more info

A Selection From The letters Of The Late Sarah Grubb (Formerly Sarah Lynes) .

By: GRUBB, Sarah .

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Sudbury: Printed nd published by J. Wright, 1848 .:

Seller ID: 14695


8vo. 23cm x 14cm x 3.5cm. Original blind stamped cloth and gilt title to spine. Inscription to verso front board; "Friends Library, Wilverston." Yellow endpapers. Printed title with inscription dated 1849. Clean English text. Overall a well preserved book. "Minute Of Bury Monthly Meeting. A Minister deceased. Sarah Grubb, of Sudbury, widow of the late John Grubb, aged about sixty-nine years, a minister fifty-two years; who died the 16th day of Third Month, 1842, and was interred in Friend's Burial ground, at Sudbury, the 23rd of the same..." View more info

Observations On The Religious Peculiarities Of The Society of Friends; by Joseph John Gurney. Second Edition.

By: GURNEY, Joseph John .

Price: £78.00

Publisher: London: Published by J. and A. Arch, William Alexander and Son, York; S. Wilkin, Norwich; and A. Constable and co. Edinburgh, 1824 .:

Seller ID: 14696


8vo. 22cm x 13cm x 2.8cm. pp.12/368 . Contemporary full polished calf. Gilt crest to front board:"The Society Of Writers To The Signet." Spine with 5 raised bands and original red leather title label. Clean English text. Very good for its age. This was Gurney's first book, and one of the best early descriptions of the Quaker creed. Gurney was prominent in philanthropy and social reform; he was much involved in the anti-slavery movement, along with Wilberforce, Clarkson, and Buxton. View more info

The Rise of The Quakers.

By: HARVEY, T.Edmund.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: National Council of Evangelical Free Churches,1905.:

Seller ID: 4798


2nd imp. Eras of Nonconformity series.Ex libris. Pp7/180/1, portrait frontis.(George Fox), library stamps, label(Friends Meeting House,Guildford) to fep. Green cloth, gilt title to front and spine, edges rubbed. G+. View more info

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In Search of Margaret Fell.

By: HAYDEN, Judith.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Quaker Books, 2002. 0852453353:

Seller ID: 42064

ISBN: 0852453353


1st edition. "Margaret Fell, 'Mother of Quakerism', convinced by George Fox in 1652. But who was Margaret Fell? Little is known about her life before that date. This book began as an attempt to find out not who she was, but who she might have been. It is a story, rather than history. In recreating another woman's life I began to reflect on my own. My journey through the seventeenth century became a journey through two lives. This story is about two women's search for God." Pp.190. Paperback, minor edge wear. VG. View more info

Being Together: Our Corporate Life in the Religious Society of Friends. (Swarthmore Lecture 1994).

By: HEATHFIELD, Margaret.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Quaker Home Service, 1994.:

Seller ID: 29929


1st ed. "Considering what type of organisation provides the fewest obstacles to the free flowing of the Spirit, Margaret Heathfield addresses the problem of guidance within our individual and corporate lives." Pp.123. P/b. F. View more info

The Quakers in Peace and War. An Account of Their Peace Principles and Practice.

By: HIRST, Margaret E.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: The Swarthmore Press Ltd, 1923.:

Seller ID: 43176


1st edition. Contents: Part I. The Seventeenth Century; Part II.The Ground of the Peace Testimony; III.The Eighteenth Century; IV.The Nineteenth Century; V.Friends Abroad. VI.Conclusion: The Twentieth Century. Ex Hengrave Hall library. Pp.560, Hengrave Hall bookplate to front free endpaper, library pocket to final page, library form to rear free endpaper, toned corners to endpapers, minor spotting to closed page edges. Good. View more info

William Law and Eighteenth Century Quakerism.

By: HOBHOUSE, Stephen.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1927.:

Seller ID: 43161


1st edition. "While the student of theology will here find much food for meditation, the general reader may well be more interested in the biographical and psychological side of the volume, in the three-cornered drama which its earlier sections present between the author of the "Serious Call", the poet Byrom, and the future "minister", Fanny Henshaw, whose career admirably illustrates both the strength and the weakness of contemporary Quakerism." Pp.342, 8 black & white plates, minor spotting to closed page edges, slight toning to endpapers. Blue cloth, dustwrapper has... View more info

One Man's Joy.

By: HOGAN, J.P.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Friends Home Service Committee, 1975.:

Seller ID: 12694


1st.ed. This book embodies an attitude of the religious society of friends (The Quakers). "When they talk of an element of the divine in every man; but it is very evident that one man leaves his home a minute earlier than usual, everybody else in the world does the same." Pp. 77 P/b. G+. View more info