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The Recreations of a Country Parson Third Series
1 The Recreations of a Country Parson Third Series
London Longmans, Green & Co 1878 Hard Cover Reading Copy No Jacket 8vo 
Small tear to cloth along the edge of spine strip and wear to cloth at head and tale of spine strip. Boards are lightly soiled. Internally text block is clean. Small tear to margin of page 3. A perfectly acceptable reading copy. 324 pages. Concerning the life of a Victorian Country Parson. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Life of Thomas More, Ackroyd, Peter
2 Ackroyd, Peter The Life of Thomas More
London Chatto & Windus 1998 1856197115 / 9781856197113 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
Brings us closer to a man who has remained an enigma for 500 years - a man of great spirituality and deep piety, yet also ambitious and who as Lord Chancellor dominated the court of Henry VIII. 435 pages. A clean, bright copy in very good jacket. 
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The Many Faces of Christ : Portraying the Holy in the East and West, 300 to 1300, Bacci, Michele
3 Bacci, Michele The Many Faces of Christ : Portraying the Holy in the East and West, 300 to 1300
London Reaktion Books 2014 1780232683 / 9781780232683 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Rigorous and innovative study which makes a vital contribution to an ongoing debate about the emergence and crystallisation of a particular physiognomy for Jesus in Christian art. Clean, glossy copy in a d/w - 294 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Aubrey, Beauchamp, Aubrey
4 Beauchamp, Aubrey Aubrey
Santa Ana, CA, USA Promise Pub Co 1988 0939497123 / 9780939497126 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Autobiography of Aubrey Beauchamp - the Founder and Executive Directory of the U.S. Hospital Christian Fellowship. A very good clean paperback which has small crease to rear cover. Gift inscription inside front cover. 270 pages + epilogue. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Memorials of Mr. Serjeant Bellasis : 1800-1873, Bellasis, Edward
5 Bellasis, Edward Memorials of Mr. Serjeant Bellasis : 1800-1873
London Burns & Oates Ltd 1895 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The life and times of Mr. Serjeant Bellasis as told by his son. Some foxing to the tissue protecting the frontis of the subject else a clean, square hardback showing some sunning to cover/spine - 244 pages including an index of Persons. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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In Vrede : Mijn Laatste Drie Levensjaren, Bernardin, Cardinal Joseph
6 Bernardin, Cardinal Joseph In Vrede : Mijn Laatste Drie Levensjaren
Nederlands Lannoo/ Ten Have 1997 9025947638 / 9789025947637 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Clean bright copy with text in DUTCH. Dustjacket shows light sunning to spine. Gift inscription to ffep - 143 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Rosie - Shining for Jesus, Birmingham, Deborah
7 Birmingham, Deborah Rosie - Shining for Jesus
London Excalibur Press of London 1989 1872080766 / 9781872080765 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Inspiratonal story of Rosie Boggia who after being badly paralysed after a fall came to God. A very good clean large format paperback. Illustrated with b.w and colour photographs. Gift inscription to front endpaper. Next post UK dispatch. 
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Hurrell Froude and the Oxford Movement, Brendon, Piers
8 Brendon, Piers Hurrell Froude and the Oxford Movement
London Paul Elek 1974 0236310801 / 9780236310807 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The first full-scale study of Froude (1803-36), who was one of the prime movers in the principal religious efforescence of the nineteenth century, the Oxford Movement. Unveils a significant number of previously lost letters along with other original material. Clean square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing slight shelfwear & tear and sunning to spine - 235 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Building Jerusalem : A Portrait of My Father, Bullock, Alan
9 Bullock, Alan Building Jerusalem : A Portrait of My Father
London Allen Lane The Penguin Press 2000 0713993626 / 9780713993622 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Presents Frank Bullock's ideas with all the understanding and clarity which readers have come to expect from his son, now one of Britain's most distinguished historians. Clean tight hardback in an unclipped d/w - 304 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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The Life & Times of Bishop Ullathorne Volumes I & II, Butler, Dom Cuthbert
10 Butler, Dom Cuthbert The Life & Times of Bishop Ullathorne Volumes I & II
London Burns, Oates and Washbourne 1926 Hard Cover Reading Copy No Jacket 8vo 
Fraying to cloth along both spine strips and wear to cloth at spine ends. Spine strips have faded. Otherwise bindings of both volumes square and tight. Text block is clean. Gift inscripton on half title reads - 'A gift from Dr Thorman Bishop of Newcastle & Hexham' Both front endpapers have previous owner's name St Catherine's Convent and date October 1935' in black ink. Volume I 368 pages. Volume II - 331 pages including index. Biography of as the English prelate who held high offices in the Roman Catholic Church during the nineteenth-century. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Cult of the Virgin Mary : Psychological Origins, Carroll, Michael P.
11 Carroll, Michael P. The Cult of the Virgin Mary : Psychological Origins
Princeton, NJ, USA Princeton University Press 1986 0691028672 / 9780691028675 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Ingenious combination of historical sleuthing, psychoanalytic theory, and bold speculation as the author makes sense of many of the critical details of Mariolatry past and present. Bright, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 253 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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St Francis of Assisi, Chesterton, G. K.
12 Chesterton, G. K. St Francis of Assisi
London Hodder & Stoughton 1958 Twenty-Ninth Impression Hard Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Chesterton looks at the life and times of the most lovable of all the Saints. Previous owner's name to the ffep else a good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing slight shelfwear & tear with sunning to spine - 190 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Memories of Kopul Rosen, Domb, Cyril
13 Domb, Cyril Memories of Kopul Rosen
London Carmel College 1970 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 4to 
Born in London in 1913, i Kopul Rosen devoted a great part of his life to the promotion of Jewish education and was the founder of Carmel College - a Jewish co-educational boarding school. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear. 267 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch,. 
Price: 27.50 GBP
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Reminiscences of the Early Life and Missionary Labours of the Rev. John Edwards, Edwards, Rev. John
14 Edwards, Rev. John Reminiscences of the Early Life and Missionary Labours of the Rev. John Edwards
London T. Woolmer 1886 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Attractive hardback bound in burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration. Some foxing to endpapers but text block is clean. Binding square and tight. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Autobiography of the Victorian minister who spent fifty years as a missionary in South Africa. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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George Whitefield - The Man Who Moved the Hearts of Millions, Ellis, J.J.
15 Ellis, J.J. George Whitefield - The Man Who Moved the Hearts of Millions
London Pickering & Inglis Hard Back Reading Copy No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Biography of the Anglican Protestant minister who helped spread the Great Awakening in Britain and, especially, in the British North American colonies and was one of the founders of Methodism and of the evangelical movement generally. 1 inch loss to cloth at base of spine hence described as a reading copy only. Internally text block is clean. Illustrated with b/w engravings. 63 pages. Part of the Famous Preachers series. Undated but gift inscription on front endpaper dated Xmas 1927. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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God Can Be Trusted, Goldsmith, Elizabeth
16 Goldsmith, Elizabeth God Can Be Trusted
London Hodder and Stoughton 1974 0340180951 / 9780340180952 First Edition Card Covers Reading Copy 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
An OMF missionary in Indonesia finds a first-hand faith essential. Tanning to page margins and crease to cover. A good reading copy - 189 pages. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Joseph, Goldsmith, Margaret
17 Goldsmith, Margaret Joseph
London Rich & Cowan 1937 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Looks at Joseph's life from a historical rather than biblical perspective, considering his development from a human point of view and representing him as a brilliant human being whose success depended on his own initiative,rather than as an aloof patriarch and saviour of his people. A good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Some foxing to page edges but text block is generally clean. 218 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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A Lifetime In Preparation - India 1896-1965, Goswami, Satsvarupa Dasa
18 Goswami, Satsvarupa Dasa A Lifetime In Preparation - India 1896-1965
Los Angeles, CA, USA Bhaktivedanta Book Trust 1980 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A biography of his divine grace A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Volume 1. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 357 pages including index. First printing. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Planting the Seed - New York City 1965-1966, Goswami, Satsvarupa Dasa
19 Goswami, Satsvarupa Dasa Planting the Seed - New York City 1965-1966
Los Angeles, CA, USA Bhaktivedanta Book Trust 1980 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A biography of his divine grace A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Volume 2. Jacket has scratch mark to rear cover. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 331 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
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The Golden String, Griffiths, Bede
20 Griffiths, Bede The Golden String
London The Harvill Press 1954 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Poor 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The story of a religious conversion as the author becomes a Benedictine monk. Good, clean copy in a somewhat tatty d/w showing wear & tear and some losses (see photo). Laid in is a newspaper cutting for the author's obituary. 168 pages. Next post dispatch. 
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