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The Keys of Power. A Study of Indian Ritual and Belief.

By: ABBOTT, John.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Seacaucus: University Books, 1974. 0821602195:

Seller ID: 45640

ISBN: 0821602195

"An extraordinarily detailed and precise record of Indian religious belief and ritual....covering every moment and eventuality of life, every act, and every detail of destiny." Pp.xii/560, numerous diagrams. Black cloth, dustwrapper has small edge chips but is in a removable clear protective wrap. VG/G+. View more info

The Symbolism of the Sanctuary.

By: ANDREW, Father.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: A.R. Mowbray. 1944.:

Seller ID: 14582

"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+. View more info

Celebrating the Liturgy. A Guide for Priest and People.


Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Mowbray, 1980. 0264667662:

Seller ID: 31042

ISBN: 0264667662

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. View more info

Christmas Customs and Folklore. A 'Discovering' guide to seasonal rites.

By: BAKER, Margaret.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Tring: Shire Publications, 1970. 0:

Seller ID: 11850

"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+. View more info

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.

By: BEEMAN, Thomas O.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Cranbrook: Geo. Waters & Son, Printers And Publishers, 1868 . [ Price to Subscribers, Sixpence. Postage, Threepence. ]:

Seller ID: 28308

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. View more info

The Sacraments and Sacramental Ordinances of the Church; Being a Plain Exposition of their History, Meaning and Effects.

By: BLUNT, John Henry.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London: Rivingtons, 1867. 0:

Seller ID: 37432

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. View more info

A Practical Handbook on the Provision and Use of Altar Linen.

By: BOROUGH, Rev. Roland.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Derby: James Harwood Ltd, 1963.:

Seller ID: 44718

Second edition. With Notes on Other Kindred Matters. Pp.32, 2 figure illustrations. Pink card covers, former owner's name to top of front cover, rusing to staples. G+. View more info

Holy Unction. A Practical Guide to its Administration.

By: COOPER, Henry.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: The Guild of St. Raphael. 1966.:

Seller ID: 16020

"A practical guide to the Pastoral Ministry". Pp.15. Wraps. G+. View more info

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In England Still.

By: CRAWFORD, Phyllis.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1938.:

Seller ID: 43390

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. View more info

The Sacristan's Handbook.

By: DAY, E. Hermitage.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: Mowbray, 1947. 0:

Seller ID: 29020

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. View more info

The Ornaments of the Ministers by The Rev. Percy Dearmer, D.D. With 46 plates and 35 figures in the text.

By: DEARMER, Percy.

Price: £62.00

Publisher: London: A. R. Mowbray & Co., 1920.:

Seller ID: 6473

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+. View more info

The Ornaments of the Ministers. With 41 plates and 34 figures in the text.

By: DEARMER, Percy.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London:Mowbray,1911.:

Seller ID: 6474

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. View more info

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.

By: DEARMER, Percy.:

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Humphrey Milford,1921.:

Seller ID: 2066

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+. View more info

Christianity and Symbolism.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: SCM. 1985.:

Seller ID: 15427

"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+. View more info

The Pot and the Knife.

By: DRURY, John.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: SCM, 1979.:

Seller ID: 9398

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+. View more info

Lamb to the Slaughter.

By: EVERY, Brother George.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: James Clarke & Co. Ltd., 1957.:

Seller ID: 18619

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+. View more info

The Mass.

By: EVERY, George.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dublin: Gill & Macmillan Ltd., 1978. 717109178:

Seller ID: 18973

ISBN: 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. View more info

Dancing Gods. Indian Ceremonials of New Mexico and Arizona. With 16 illustrations.


Price: £28.00

Publisher: Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press,1957.:

Seller ID: 3905

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... View more info

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By: FIDLER, Florence G.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London: Willams & Norgate Ltd, 1930.:

Seller ID: 41325

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+. View more info

The Principles of Religious Ceremonial.

By: FRERE, Walter Howard.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green and Co.,1914. 0:

Seller ID: 2734

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. View more info