Religion General

Tractarian controversy: Wearing of vestments. Letter, 1882, from the Bishop of Manchester.

Bishop of Mancaster

James Frazer, Bishop of Manchester

Original Letter

Letter to the Rev. John Spittal from the James Frazer, Bishop of Manchester, dated 'Jan. 8 1882'.

John Spittal, Tractarian Anglican priest, Rector of Heywood Lancashire 1878-85.

From the Bishop of Manchester James Fraser,

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Corbet Anderson, J. Antiquities of Croydon Church, Destroyed by Fire, January 5th, 1867.

Small 4to. (25.5x17.5cm), (iv) + 84 pages + 8 pages of adverts all of local Croydon businesses + 10 full page plates and many other illustrations within the text. A few spots of foxing, the brown endpapers a little faded. Bound in the original red cloth binding, the title etc. in gilt on the front cover. The cover somewhat marked, rubbed on the corners, the spine worn and frayed at the top and bottom, the cloth split on the front hinge for most of its length and the cloth on the rear hinge split for about 6cm.

Price: £80.00
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A Priced Catalogue of the Whole Stock of Theological Books, for the Most Part Secondhand, of the late firm of Dixon and Higham…

A Priced Catalogue of the Whole Stock of Theological Books, for the Most Part Se

A Priced Catalogue of the Whole Stock of Theological Books, for the Most Part Secondhand, of the late firm of Dixon and Higham…

London, Charles Higham, 1878

Limited to 50 copies on thick paper; this is copy number 12, originally presented to Sion College Library, which was dispersed.

Large 8vo. (24.5x15cm), 8 unnumbered pages+216 pages of text, listing 9,670 books. Generally very clean, the pages slightly browned, the endpaper, half title and title page a little marked and the library stamp on the back of the title page.

Price: £150.00
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Huysmans J.-K. Trois Primitifs

Paris, A. Messein, 1905.
24x15.5 cm. 108 pages. The pages rather browned. A small piece missing from the blank before the title page and a small mark in the margin of one illustration.
Bound in red half-leather with matching marbled paper on the boards, the title etc. in gold on the spine. The leather somewhat rubbed, particularly at the head of the spine, with some loss of the red surface. The front end paper cracked at the hinge, so that the cover is coming loose. The original wrapped bound-in.

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The Secret and True History of the Church of Scotland, from the Restoration to the Year 1678.

The Secret and True History of the Church of Scotland, from the Restoration to t

Kirkton, Rev. Jame

The Secret and True History of the Church of Scotland, from the Restoration to the Year 1678.…

Edinburgh, for Longman, Hurst etc London and John Ballantyne Edinburgh, 1817.

Price: £75.00
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The Home Tidings of the Young Men’s Christian Institute Volume 1 extremely scarce

The Home Tidings of the Young Men’s Christian Institute Volume 1, 1880, for sale

The Home Tidings of the Young Men’s Christian Institute Volume 1

London, Young Men’s Christian Institute, 1880

27x18cm, iv+351 pages.

Some light browning, never affecting legibility, heavier on the title page and the last leaf, noticeable on the edges of the pages when the book is closed. One corner of the title page creased.

Price: £135.00
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Strickland, Agnes Lives of the Seven Bishops

Strickland, Agnes   Lives of the Seven Bishops

Strickland, Agnes

The Lives of the Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

London, Bell and Daldy, 1866

8vo. (19.5x12.5cm), iv+393 pages. Slight foxing (particularly to the half title page) and a heavy crease in the margin of the first half of the book; some other light creasing and a little roughness to the edges of some pages from when they were separated. A previous owner’s inscription on the half-title page.

Price: £35.00
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Taylor, Jeremy Unum Necessarium Or, The Doctrine and Practice of Repentance…

London, James Flesher and R. Royston, 1655

8vo. (18x11.5cm), A complete copy: 48 unnumbered pages, folding engraving, 1-448, 8 unnumbered pages, 449-690, 8 unnumbered pages

Price: £275.00
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Taylor, Jeremy A Discourse on the Liberty of Prophesying

Taylor, Jeremy  A Discourse on the Liberty of Prophesying

Taylor, Jeremy

A Discourse on the Liberty of

Prophesying

London, Assigns of Luke Meredith, 1702

2nd Edition. 8vo. (19x12cm), title page+L+360 pages. A few creases and spots of browning, but generally a very clean copy. The endpapers very worn.

Price: £85.00
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Nineteenth Century Colour Printing Stowe, Harriet Beecher Woman in Sacred History

London & New York, Sampson Low etc., 1874.

Price: £75.00
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