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To Build and to Plant. Memoirs of a Forty-five Years' Ministry.

By: ABBA, Herbert W.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Independent Press Ltd., 1958.:

Seller ID: 25814


1st ed "Here is the story of a ministry of unusual length which spans the opening years of this critical century." Pp. 79, portrait frontis, 12 b/w illustrations, uneven toning to endpapers. Light blue cloth, gilt title to spine, portrait illustrated d/w has edge tears. G+/G+. View more info

Donald English: An Evangelical Celebration.

By: ABBOTT, Ronald W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ilkeston: Headway, 1999. 0860715302:

Seller ID: 34111

ISBN: 0860715302


A Headline Special. Small book of essays celebrating the life of the Methodist preacher and ecumenical statesman. Pp.44. Pbk. VG. View more info

The Life of Thomas More.

By: ACKROYD, Peter.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Vintage, 1999.:

Seller ID: 9006


Rep. "Ackroyd tells More's story with imaginative sympathy and impeccable scholarship ..." Pp. 11/435, 6 colour & 17 b/w illustns. P/b. Portrait cover. VG. View more info

Essex Worthies. A Biographical Companion to the County.

By: ADDISON, William.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Chichester: Phillimore & Co. Ltd., 1973. 0850330807:

Seller ID: 25322

ISBN: 0850330807


1st ed. "As a reference book it will be useful to those Essex historians whose knowledge of the topography of the County would be enriched by acquaintance with its personalities." Pp.2/212, frontis, 6 b/w illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, portrait illustrated dustwrapper. VG/G+. View more info

Charles H. Spurgeon: The Essex Lad Who Became the Prince of Preachers.

By: ALLEN, James T.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Pickering & Inglis, nd.(c.1931).:

Seller ID: 33165


Memoirs of Mighty Men series. Pp.63, 8 b/w plates, gift message to fep. Illustrated boards, edges slightly rubbed. Scarce. VG. View more info

Mussels At Midnight.

By: ANDERSON, Stephen.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Ross-shire: Christian Focus Publications. 1989.:

Seller ID: 24004


"The power of this Gospel has changed Stephen Andersons life. This book tells us how this happened and how his work is to share this life changing power with all he meets. Told in his own words". Pp 146. P/b, slight scuffing to spine, slight crease to front cover, illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Canon's Folly. (Foreword by A.L.Rowse).

By: ANDREWS, Martin.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London: Michael Joseph, 1974. 0718112660:

Seller ID: 34749

ISBN: 0718112660


1st edition. Signed. "This is the story of a long and active life, nearly half of it spent in the service of the parishioners of Stoke Climsland on the borders of Cornwall and Devon. Canon Andrews was appointed Rector by the Prince of Wales and it was due to the Prince's encouragement that, in 1932, he decided to preach less about the needs of the unemployed and to do more about them. With little capital but much enthusiasm he turned the quiet gardens of the Rectory into a thriving concern - growing flowers and vegetables for the market andrearing pigs and poultry...." Pp.208, sign... View more info

Popular Life of Archbishop Benson.

By: ANON:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Church Bells,nd.(c.1896).:

Seller ID: 2836


1st ed. Pp.90/10(ads),cold portrait frontis. b/w illustrations throughout,owners details verso frontis., fep absent. Purple cloth, gilt armorial device to front, uneven fading to boards. G. View more info

The Brethren. An Autobiography of a Plymouth Brethren Childhood.

By: ARNOTT, Anne.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: A.R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd., 1969. 0:

Seller ID: 28229


1st ed. Ex library. "Anne Arnott looks back on a slice of life which, among the many other things it can do to a reader, shows just how rich and at the same time how curious human life can be." Pp. 10/196, library bookplate of Kingston-upon-Hull College of Education to fep, old tape mark to inside front board, inkstamps to title and copywrite pages. Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. G+. View more info

He Shall with Giants Fight. Foreword by Stuart Blanch.

By: ARNOTT, Anne.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Eastbourne: Kingsway Publications, 1985.:

Seller ID: 3764


1st ed. A biography of Bunyan's life. "...shows how the events of Bunyan's own life shaped his spiritual vision, as he learnt what it meant to suffer for Christ, as well as to know the loving support of others." Pp. 4/159/1(ad), 6 b/w illustns. P/b. illust. cover. VG. View more info

Journey into Understanding. Portrait of a Family.

By: ARNOTT, Anne.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Hodder & Stougton. 1973.:

Seller ID: 22404


"With the same skill that made her first book memorable, the author describes her ancestors, as well as members of her immediate family, most of whom lived through the Victorian and Edwardian eras". Pp 227, discreet owners inkstamp to verso front cover. P/b, small tear to top of rear cover and slightly creased, portrait cover. G+. View more info

Wife to the Archbishop.

By: ARNOTT, Anne.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1978.:

Seller ID: 22406


"The close links which have graced the marriage of the Coggans, which have enabled them to share together, in faith and fellowship, the burdens of high office in the Church. In the hope that their story may be of help to others, Jean Coggan has agreed to share this account of her life and faith". Pp 161, discreet owners inkstamp to verso front cover, toning to pages. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Wife to the Archbishop. The life story of Jean Coggan.

By: ARNOTT, Anne.:

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London: Mowbrays, 1976.:

Seller ID: 13021


1st ed. This is the first portrait to be published of the wife to an Archbishop of Canterbury. Pp. 9/161, 27 b/w photos. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, portrait illustd. d/w, price clipped. VG/G+. View more info

The trial of Luther.

By: ATKINSON, James.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Batsford,1971.:

Seller ID: 75


1st ed. ex-libris. 212pp.13 ills. Maroon cl. VG. View more info

A Journey to Faith.

By: AUSTIN, George.:

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: SPCK, 1992.:

Seller ID: 15128


1st ed. "Often in the news because of his controversial views,the Archdeacon of York here tells his own story. Starting from his early life in Bury, he describes the events and people who have shaped his faith-from his immediate family to leading Church people all over the world." Pp.158, owners name to fep. P/b. VG. View more info

Scarlet Ribbons. A Priest with Aids.

By: BAILEY, Rosemary.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Serpent's Tail, 1997.:

Seller ID: 28804


1st ed. "The Story of the Revd Simon Bailey, a priest with AIDS, and the remarkable support he received from his Yorkshire mining village parish. He remained rector of Dinnington until the end: the only priest with AIDS to stay in his parish". Pp. 214, some b/w illustrations. P/b, illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Here I Stand. A Life of Martin Luther.

By: BAINTON, Roland H.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: New York: The New American Library of Word Literature. 1963.:

Seller ID: 22987


"The authoritative and inspiring story of a great religious leader - the crusader who spearheaded the Protestant Reformation". Pp 366, illustration to verso front cover and other b/w illustrations. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Here I Stand. Martin Luther.

By: BAINTON, Roland.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tring: Lion Publishing, 1988.:

Seller ID: 8870


"This classic biography gives a vivid and exciting picture of the man who reshaped the face of Europe and turned the church of his time upside-down." Pp, 412, some b/w sketch illustrations. P/b, illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Prophets for an Age of Doubt.

By: BAKER, A.E.:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London: The Centenary Press,1934.:

Seller ID: 1898


1st ed. Ex libris. Pp.247, Royal Holloway College bookplate to verso front board, presentation label to fep,library stamps to title, preface andfinal page. Maroon cloth,gilt title to spine. VG. View more info

David Hill. Missionary and Saint.

By: BARBER, Rev. W.T.A.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: Charles H. Kelly,1898.:

Seller ID: 2376


2nd ed. Pp.337,Woodburyprint portrait frontis. + 2 folding maps, endpapers toned. Brown cloth with portrait photo inset to front, gilt title and Mr Hill's Chinese name(Li Siu San) in chinese characters to front, gilt title to spine,edges slightly rubbed. G+. View more info