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Anglican Church Plate.

By: GILCHRIST, James.:

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London: The Connoisseur & Michael Joseph, 1967.:

Seller ID: 16570


1st ed. A Connoisseur Monograph. "... reflects the variations of an art form that has developed stylistically from Pre-Reformation times to the present day." Pp. 120, 8 colour plates, 75 b/w illustrations, illustrated endpapers. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has small losses and creasing. VG/G+. View more info

The Two Babylons; or The Papal Worship Proved to be the Worship of Nimrod and His Wife.

By: HISLOP, Rev. Alexander.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: S.W.Partridge, 1957.:

Seller ID: 44201


Popular Edition with 61 woodcut illustrations from Nineveh, Babylon, Egypt, Pompeii, etc. Pp.xxii/330, 61 woodcut illustrations, pencil doodle to inside rear board,. Blue cloth, dustwrapper has chipping to top edges. VG/G+. View more info

The Institution and Observance of the Lord's Supper. Two Addresses.

By: HOCKING, W.J.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: C.A. Hammond, 1946.:

Seller ID: 6620


2nd ed., revised. Two addresses on the Lord's Supper. Pp. 63. P/b. G. View more info

The Siege Perilous. Essays in Biblical Anthropology and Kindred subjects.

By: HOOKE, S.H.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London:SCM,1956.:

Seller ID: 8739


1st ed. Pp.264, owners name to fep. Red cloth, illustrated d/w has edge tears. G+/G+. View more info

The Way of the Sacred.

By: HUXLEY, Francis.:

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London: Aldus Books Ltd., 1974.:

Seller ID: 21185


1st ed. "This is a book about the paths that man has traditionally followed in approaching the sacred." 25.5cms. x 21.5cms. Pp. 320, 32 colour and 250 b/w illustrations. Turquoise blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has edge tears. VG/G+. View more info

Christian Initiation 1552-1969. Rites of Baptism and Confirmation since the Reformation Period.

By: JAGGER, Peter J.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: SPCK, 1970.:

Seller ID: 16578


1st ed. "Besides providing a tool for scholars, it is hoped that this Collection may assist progress towards a common rite of Christian initiation..." Pp. 19/323, inscrip. to verso front board. Green cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w. G+/G+. View more info

Notes on the Absolution of the Sick and Dying.

By: LINTON, Rev. E.C.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green and Co.,1915.:

Seller ID: 2194


1st ed. Pp.12/113,inscrip. to fep, endpapers toned, spotting to page edges, prelims. and end. Blue cloth, sunned. G. View more info

Flower Decoration in Churches. (Drawings by Irene Hawkins.)

By: MACQUEEN, Sheila.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Faber & Faber, 1964.:

Seller ID: 17686


1st ed. "Although primarily designed for church flower arrangers, this book contains a wealth of valuable information applicable to every aspect of flower arrangement." Pp.144, colour frontis, 3 colour plates, 16 monochrome plates, 40 line drawings, slight toning to endpapers. Green cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w edges chipped. G+/G+. View more info

A Feast in Honor of Yahweh. A Study of the Meaning of Worship.

By: MAERTENS, Thierry.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London: Geoffrey Chapman, 1967.:

Seller ID: 41278


Translated by Mother Kathryn Sullivan with a foreword by Eugene H.Maly. "This book is valuable not only for the information it gives on the evolution of the feast from a natural to a supernatural event, but also for the questions it raises about the celebration of Christian feasts today." Pp.245, owner's name blacked out to half-title page leached through to spots onto title page. Paperback, darkened to spine. G+. View more info

Flower Arrangement in the Church.

By: McCLINTON, Katherine Morrison.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Kingswood: The World's Work,1957.:

Seller ID: 25620


Ideas for church decoration with flowers, considering different services and seasons. Pp.12/116, 12 b/w photo plates of arrangements in various US churches, minor toning to endpapers. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. VG. View more info

Facing the People. (The Celebration of the Eucharist).

By: MINCHIN, Basil.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Darton, Longman & Todd,1961.:

Seller ID: 26498


Pp.53, 10 fiure illustrations including 2 b/w photos. Pb. VG. View more info

Christian Asceticism and Modern Man.

By: MITCHELL, Walter, & the Carisbrooke Dominicans. (Translators.):

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Blackfriars Publications, 1955.:

Seller ID: 19693


1st English ed. "... is a fascinating and well documented history of Christian mortification and a consideration of how far asceticism has a place in the Church today." Pp. 11/262. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w rubbed and with some spotting. VG/G+. View more info

The Celebration of the Eucharist: Ceremonial Guides to New Rites: 1.

By: MOORE, Rev. Hugh.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Church Literature Association, 1975.:

Seller ID: 29541


"It is very much to be hoped that this little book will be universally adopted as the standard work on ceremonial for churches of the catholic tradition ..." Pp. 24, 4 plates, arrangements table to rear inside cover, owner's name to inside front cover. Paperback. VG. View more info

Saints, Signs and Symbols.

By: POST, W. Ellwood.:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London: SPCK, 1964.:

Seller ID: 7859


1st ed. Illustrated by the author. Handbook containing in compact form all the main symbols used in the Church with notes on their origin, meaning, and colouring. Pp. 80. B/w illustns. throughout. P/b, slight sunning to spine edge. VG. View more info

Living Faiths: Initiation Rites.

By: PRICKETT, John. (Editor).:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Guildford & London: Lutterworth Educational, 1978.:

Seller ID: 21194


1st ed. ".... hope teachers will use this book to prepare their pupils for the adventure of living in the multi-faith 'global village' of which we are already members." Pp. 6/99, marks to margins and underlining in red pen to pps. 2 and 75, name to fep. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has chippings to top edges. G+/G+. View more info

The Reliquary. A Collection of Relics.

By: RHYS, Jocelyn.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Watts & Co., 1930.:

Seller ID: 39969


1st edition. "In the history of Christianity one of the prinicpal sources of emotional devotion to the cult has been the worship of images and relics - the said relics being various material objects connected, or said to be connected, with the lives of the protagonists, mythical, legendary, and historical, of the religion. ...From the point of view of the clergy relic worship was most useful, as it aroused the devotion of the worshippers;...The history of the rise and decline of this particular aspect of superstition furnishes us with an early example of popular enthusiasm being engendered... View more info

A guide to High Mass abroad : being a manual for the use of English Churchmen attending the celebration of the Eucharist in Catholic countries by Athelstan Riley.

By: RILEY, John Athelstan Lawrie.:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London: A. R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd., 1908.:

Seller ID: 32667


Third edition. Hardback. 108pp. 14.2cm x 9.5cm . Original green cloth covered boards, with gilt titles to front board and spine (with a little discoloration to the lower outer edge of the front board). Clean text throughout in Latin and English (parallel columns). A very good little book, intended for use of members of the Church of England travelling on the continent of Europe. Including: Notes on the Asperges; The Mass; Proper Prefaces; and brief liturgical notes. View more info

Catholic Standard Library - Hierurgia; Or, the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. With Notes and Dissertations Elucidating Its Doctrines and Ceremonies and Numerous Illustrations. Volumes I. & II .

By: ROCK, Daniel / WEALE, W. H. James [ editor ].

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London: John Hodges, Agar Street, Charing Cross, 1892 . 0:

Seller ID: 32049


Third edition revised. 2 volumes. 8vo. 23cm x 15.5cm x 4cm. Vol. I. - [4pp.]pp.18/347, small owner's inkstamp to front free endpaper, cracking to inner rear hinge; Vol. II. - pp.15/[1p.]/pp.401,owner'sarmourial bookplate (Alfred Edward Alston) to front inside cover, occasional light spotting. Green cloth with bright gilt shield in a tree motif to each front board and bright gilt titles to the spines, edges slightly rubbed. A heavy two volume set which may attract extra to go overseas. ** " Daniel Rock (born 31 August 1799, Liverpool - died 28 November 1871 Kensington, London) was an Engli... View more info

The King's Serjeants & Officers of State with their Coronation Services.

By: ROUND, J. Horace.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc., 1970. 0389040339:

Seller ID: 43651

ISBN: 0389040339


"This book, first published in 1911...is the only monograph on the subject....It dealt with the significance of Serjeants and Knight Service, a matter of utmost importance to legal, constitutional and social historians...Further sections are devoted to the King's Household and derivation of the great offices of state; the King's sport and the Services which the Serjeants had to carry out at Coronations." Pp.416, gift message to inside front board. Blue cloth, dustwrapper a little rubbed. G+/G+. View more info

Some Prominent Festivals in Nepal.

By: SHRESTHA, D.B and SINGH, C.B.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Authors. 1973.:

Seller ID: 21710


"Festivals in Nepal are reckoned not only as occasions to indulge in eating, drinking and making merry but also as occasions when one is to devote some of one's time to the worship of and meditation upon gods and goddesses in different forms and manifestations of one Supreme Being". 24 cms x 18 cms. Pp 54, some b/w illustrations, folding calender of festivals. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info