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Image for The Gentle Life, Essays in Aid of the Formation of Character

The Gentle Life, Essays in Aid of the Formation of Character

By: N/A

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Son & Marston 1866: 1866

Edition: Seventh Edition

Book number: 5871

Condition: Very Good


312pp, top edge gilt, green/blue morocco tooled half leather binding with marbled boards and endpapers, gilt lettering and floral gilt decoration to the spine, bookplate to front endboard. View more info

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Studies in Pharisaism and the Gospels. First and Second Series. Two volumes

By: Abrahams, I.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, At the University Press 1917 / 1924: 1917

Book number: 50632

Condition: Good


In two volumes. x, 178, (2); x, 226 pp. Green cloth with gilt-lettered spines. Early bookplate to front pastedown. Boards of volume 1 slightly warped. Good to VG pair. View more info

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Heart-Breathings

By: Alfred

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Published for the author, by Darton and Clark N.d. [c. 1850's]: 1850

Book number: 58816

Condition: Good


vii, 246 pp. Small format measuring 8cm x 12.5cm. Original gilt-decorated brown morocco. All edges gilt. Rubbing to spine ends & joints. Top edge of title-pages cut. A few sections proud. Frontis. Extra-engraved title-page. View more info

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The End of the Ages Has Come: An Early Interpretation of the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus

By: Allison, Dale C., Jr.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, T. & T. Clark 1987: 1987

Book number: 50455

ISBN: 0567094472

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 194 pp. Cloth in dust jacket. Jacket spine slightly faded. Internally very clean with no markings. VG/VG View more info

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The Mirror of The Sinful Soul. A Prose Translation From the French of a Poem by Queen Margaret of Navarre, Made in 1544 by the Princess (Afterwards Queen) Elizabeth, Then Eleven Years of Age.

By: Ames, Percy W., editor

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Asher and Co. 1897: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52428

Condition: Very Good


45, plus facsimile leaves, pp. Bound in contemporary tan half calf over brown cloth. Five raised bands to spine with gilt decoration and green leather title label. Gilt Royal Society of Literature device to the front board. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Frontis portrait. Slight spotting. 45 pages of introductory text followed by the facsimile. VG View more info

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Curiosities of the Church: Studies of Curious Customs Services and Records

By: Andrews, William

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. 1890: 1890

Book number: 52287

Condition: Very Good


202, (2) pp. Original gilt-decorated cloth. Top edge gilt. Title-page in red & black. Tissue-guarded frontis and other illustrations. Slight spine lean. Foxing to prelims, otherwise a very fresh and clean copy. VG View more info

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The Birth and Childhood of Our Lord Jesus Christ : Meditations Selected from the Works of Augustine, Chrysostom, Bishop Cosin ...

By: Anon

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday 1871: 1871

Book number: 57276

Condition: Good


vii, 86, (2) pp. Publisher's original gilt-decorated green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Bevelled edges. All edges gilt. Minor wear to boards. Text-block loose in case. With twelve photographic illustrations. Uncommon. Copac records just BL & NLS. View more info

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The Religion of Nature Delineated

By: Anon [William Wollaston]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Printed for John and Paul Knapton 1738: 1738

Edition: Sixth Edition

Book number: 57005

Condition: Good


xv, 5-219, (4) pp. Contemporary full leather with raised bands to spine. Lacks title label. Wear to spine ends & corners. Front joint tender. Text clean. Frontis portrait. Head and tail-pieces. View more info

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Aquinas: Selected Political Writings

By: Aquinas and Edited By A. P. D'Entreves

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell 1970: 1970

Edition: Fifth Impression

Book number: 45745

ISBN: 0631029400

Condition: Very Good


xxxvi, 199 pp. Green cloth in dw. Scratches to front board. Dw very slightly edgeworn. Internally clean and unmarked copy. Latin and English text. View more info

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Aristotle's Ethics and Politics : Comprising His Practical Philosophy, Translated from the Greek... In two volumes

By: Aristotle and John Gillies

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies 1797: 1797

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 58643

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes. First Gillies edition. xi, 416; vi, 434 pp. Full calf with blind-stamped & gilt borders to boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels & lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Slight wear to spine ends & gilt slightly dulled. Armorial bookplate to front pastedowns. Scattered foxing. Bindings firm. View more info

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God And The Bible: A Review Of Objections To 'Literature & Dogma'

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co. 1875: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 45733

Condition: Good


l, 394, (2) pp. Brown cloth. Head of spine slightly chipped & torn. Label removed from spine. Ex-library with usual markings. Binding firm. View more info

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De prodigiosis naturae et artis operibus talismanes et amuleta dictis cum recensione scriptorum huius argumenti.

By: Arpe, Peter Friedrich

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Hamburgi, Christian Liebezeit 1717: 1717

Book number: 46791

Condition: Very Good


pp., [vi], [plate], 184, [16]., Charles Kingsley's bookplate on pastedown, with note pasted to ffep indicating that he owned the book during the period during which he lived at Eversley rectory between 1844 - 1875. Contemporary full vellum binding. Minor warping to boards, some fading and a few exterior marks. Four wormholes to spine, though the text is unaffected. A hint of waterstaining to the margins of text block, some minor foxing and toning to later pages. View more info

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Meditationes : Soliloquia et Manuale

By: Augustine [Divi Avrelii Augustini Hippon. Episcopi]

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Coloniae Agrippinae [Cologne], Sumptibus Cornelii ab Egmondt et Sociorum 1637: 1637

Book number: 56017

Condition: Near Fine


363, (17) pp. Contemporary full leather with gilt decoration & ruling to front & rear boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Engraved title-page. Minor ink marks to a few leaves. Complete. Text in Latin. In near fine condition. View more info

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Kings Without Privilege : David and Moses in the Story of the Bible's Kings

By: Auld, A. Graeme

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, T & T Clark 1994: 1994

Book number: 54149

ISBN: 0567096394

Condition: Near Fine


x, 203 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust jacket. No ownership marks. Fresh and clean copy. View more info

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Watson's Apology

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth 1984: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 44645

ISBN: 0715619357

Condition: Very Good


222 pp, some fading to dustwrapper spine.104c View more info

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Whisper: A Timescript

By: Barritt, Brian and David Ball

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, (Holland Park Studio, 247 Walmer Rd, W.11), Whisper Promotions 1971: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 44918

ISBN: 0903049007

Condition: Near Fine


128 pp., Illustrated with b/w line drawings by the author and some b/w photography. Brian Barritt's 'Psychedelic Timescript' composed, and then smuggled out of, Wormwood Scrubs between 1966 and 1969 during the author's incarceration for smuggling hashish. Barritt was one of the pioneers of the psychedelic movement, dropping acid with Alex Trocchi which had been dispatched directly from Michael Hollingshead ('The Man Who Turned On The World'), travelling widely in the Eas... View more info

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The Miracles of Saint Aebbe of Coldingham and Saint Margaret of Scotland. Oxford Medieval Texts

By: Bartlett, Robert, editor

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press 2003: 2003

Book number: 58973

Condition: Fine


liv, 154 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Clean unread copy. No ownership marks. Publisher's review slip laid in. View more info

Image for Giotto : The Arena Chapel Frescoes

Giotto : The Arena Chapel Frescoes

By: Basile, Giuseppe

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson 1993: 1993

Book number: 46636

ISBN: 0500236674

Condition: Very Good


387 pp, illustrated in colour View more info

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The Bible Designed to be Read as Literature

By: Bates, Ernest Sutherland (edited)

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1958: 1958

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Book number: 25083

Condition: Very Good


1243 pp., [1958]. Mottling to the boards, which are full deep salmon niger morocco. All edges fuschia. A lovely copy in a solid, if rubbed, slipcase. View more info

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Needs of a New Age Community

By: Bennett, J. G.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Coombe Springs Press 1977: 1977

Book number: 48822

ISBN: 0900306475

Condition: Near Fine


99 pp., Part 7 of the Transformation of man Series. Some marks to back cover. View more info