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Fired Up, Not Burnt Out: Effective Children's Leadership for Today's  Church.
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Fired Up, Not Burnt Out: Effective Children's Leadership for Today's Church.

By Withers, Margaret.

Oxford, UK.: Bible Reading Fellowship.. Fine. 2001. Softcover. 1841012092 . 12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; 128 pp. From the back cover: "This book is designed to help the non-specialist understand the biblical rationale for nurturing children in the Church (of England) and gain the basic skills needed to be an effective leader." Three appendices and a 3 page index of subjects. An as-new and unused book. .

$4.00

Love Bade Me Welcome.
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Love Bade Me Welcome.

By Llewelyn, Robert.

London, UK.: Darton, Longman & Todd.. Fine. 1999. Softcover. 0232523274 . 8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; x - 108 pp. First published in 1984, this is the new edition in soft cover. Llewelyn is the author of "A Doorway to Silence", "With Pity Not With Blame" and "Memories and Reflections". Four page appendix on the "tanden practice". An as-new and unused book. .

$5.00

The Book of Alternative Services of the Anglican Church of Canada.
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The Book of Alternative Services of the Anglican Church of Canada.

By Doctrine and Worship Committee, Anglican Church of Canada.

Toronto, Ontario.: Anglican Book Centre.. Near Fine. 1986. Hardcover. 0919891276 . 8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 928 pp. Green and black paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board with a gilt liturgical cross centered on the front board. First published in 1985, this is the third printing. Small remainder mark on the tail edge of the text block, otherwise the book appears to have never been used. .

$12.50

Cyril Forster Garbett: Archbishop of York.
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Cyril Forster Garbett: Archbishop of York.

By Smyth, Charles.

London, UK.: Hodder and Stoughton. Good with no dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. 8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 536 pp. Charcoal black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt episcopal crest on the front board. First published in 1959, this is the second printing. Illustrated with 15 black and white photographs, one of which is the frontis piece, and 1 full page black and white drawing. Archbishop Garbett, 1875-1955, was a popular and influential Anglican churchman serving during a critical time in British history and world history for that matter. Six page index at the back. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The spine tips and fore corners of the boards have mild wear and the spine is faded. Otherwise, a clean interior and a sound binding. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. .

$10.00

Holy Communion: Preparation and Companion.
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Holy Communion: Preparation and Companion.

By How, W. Walsham.

Toronto, Ontario.: General Board of Religious Education.. Good. Hardcover. 24mo - 13.5 x 9.5 cm.; 95 pp. Maroon cloth over thin and rigid boards with gilt lettering and a blind stamped device on the front board. This is the Canadian edition of an Anglican or Church of England classic. The externals show moderate wear to the fore corners and the spne tips and there is some scuffing (on the front) and two whitened spots (on the back). Otherwise the interior is very clean and the binding is tight. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. .

$5.00

The Book of Common Prayer and the Administration of the Sacraments and  Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the  Church of England in the Dominion of Canada. / The Book of Common Praise.
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The Book of Common Prayer and the Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the Church of England in the Dominion of Canada. / The Book of Common Praise.

Toronto, Ontario.: Geoffrey Cumberlege / Oxford University Press.. Very Good. Hard Cover. 32mo - 12 x 7.5 cm.; lxiv - 739 - (1) - iv - 392 pp. Black leather over thin and flexible boards with gilt lettering on the 6 faux-panel spine and a single blind stamped border rule on the front and back boards. All text block edges are gilt with full rounded fore corners. One black book mark ribbon set into the headband. The pagination refers to the Book of Common Prayer and then the Book of Common Praise. The title page for The Book of Common Praise (it has a separate title page) reads: " . . . Being the Hymn Book of the Church of England in Canada Compiled by a Committee of the General Synod" and the publisher is given as Humphrey Milford at the Oxford University Press. No date of publication for either is given. The most recent preface present is "The Preface to the Canadian Revision of 1918" and the "Table of the Moveable Feasts for One Hundred Years" spans the period 1901 to 2000. Marginalia (page numbers?) on the verso of the front free end paper and the blank verso of page 739 and hymn numbers on the recto of the back free end paper. The leather covers show mild wear to the edges, the book mark ribbon is frayed at the end and the gilding on the text block edges has some light scuffing. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. .

$25.00

The Apostolic Preaching and Its Development. Three Lectures with an  Appendix on Eschatology and History.
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The Apostolic Preaching and Its Development. Three Lectures with an Appendix on Eschatology and History.

By Dodd, C. H.

London, UK.: Hodder and Stoughton.. Good. 1967. Soft Cover. 12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 96 - (8) pp. First published in 1936, this is the third printing of the revised soft cover edition of 1963 These three lectures were given at King's College at the University of London in 1935. Contents: 1 - "Lecture I; The Primitive Preaching", 2 - "Lecture II; The Gospels", 3 - "Lecture III; Paul and John", 4 - "Appendix; Eschatology and History". The 8 un-numbered pages at the back are a chart like presentation of "The Apostolic Preaching" - "The Kerygma According to the Acts of the Apostles" and "The Kerygma According to Paul". The library markings are a stamp on the title page, unused attachments on the inside of the back cover and the blank verso of the last page and a blacked out stamp on the tail edge of the text block. Previous owner's name crossed out an the first page and a sticker remnant/scar on the front cover. Otherwise clean with a sound binding and showing mild though general wear to the externals. .

$7.00

Selected Mystical Writings of William Law. Edited with Notes and  Twenty-Four Studies in the Mystical Theology of William Law and Jacob  Boehme.
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Selected Mystical Writings of William Law. Edited with Notes and Twenty-Four Studies in the Mystical Theology of William Law and Jacob Boehme.

By Hobhouse, Stephen.

London, UK.: The C. W. Daniel Company.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1940. Hardcover. 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xvi - 395 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering, now very faded, on the spine. Frontis piece reproduction of William Law's handwriting. Two appendices, one biographical and the other being bibliographical plus a 3 page index of names. Previous owner's name and date on the front free end paper. Aside from the faded spine lettering, the externals show only very mild shelf wear. The front end paper hinge has a minor weakness in the gutter and the last 2 blank pages have some light foxing, otherwise the interior is clean and the binding is tight. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. .

$25.00

Twenty Questions on Flowers in the Church.
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Twenty Questions on Flowers in the Church.

By Caudwell, Irene.

London, UK.: A. R. Mowbray & Company.. Very Good. 1950. Soft Cover. 16mo - 16.5 x 10.5 cm.; 24 pp. Light gray wraps with red lettering and art work in a saddle stapled binding. This is booklet #8 in the "Twenty Questions" series from the publisher. The covers have very minor wear and light soiling, otherwise near fine to fine. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. .

$6.00

The Order of Prayer for Use in the Royal College of S. Peter, Westminster.
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The Order of Prayer for Use in the Royal College of S. Peter, Westminster.

Oxford, UK.: Oxford - Horace Hart.. Very Good. 1889. Hardcover. 24mo - 13 x 8.5 cm.; ix - (3) - 557 (3) pp. Black leather over boards with gilt lettering ("Prayer Manual") on the 6 panel spine, gilt decorations and line work on the front and back boards, brass edgings on the open edges of both boards and a functional brass hasp closure on the fore edges. The leather turn-ins surrounding the paste down end paper have dentelled gildings. From the title page: "Drawn chiefly from from the Book of Common Prayer and from the Ancient Statutes of the School." The first section (up to page 64 - "Preces Antiquae") is bilingual in Latin and English printed two columns per page. Pages 65 & 66 is a list of benefactors, pages 67 to 70 is a Table of Lessons, pages 71 to 132 are "The Order of Prayer for the Daily Morning Service in Abbey", pages 133 to 328 are the "Psalms of David", pages 329 to 396 are the "Collects, Epistles and Gospels to be Used on Festivals and Saints Days", pages 397 to 436 are "The Order of the Administration of the Lord's Supper or Holy Communion" - "A Catechism" - "The Order of Confirmation", pages 437 to 557 are "Hymns". Minor foxing present on the first few preliminary pages and the last pages. All text block edges are quite darkened (they may have been gilt). The binding is sound and the externals show very mild wear. A very uncommon Church of England prayer book. .

$250.00

A Shorter Morning and Evening Prayer; The Psalter of the Liturgy of the  Hours with selected texts for the Seasons, Feasts of the Lord and  Solemnities.
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A Shorter Morning and Evening Prayer; The Psalter of the Liturgy of the Hours with selected texts for the Seasons, Feasts of the Lord and Solemnities.

London, UK.: Collins Liturgical Publications.. Very Good. 1987. Hardcover. 0005990564 . 16mo - 15 x 10 cm.; xiv - 562 - (2) pp. Blue vinyl over very thin and flexible boards, gilt lettering on the spine with a gilt liturgical cross on the front. Two book mark ribbons set into the head of the spine. This edition is approved for use in the dioceses of the United States of America and Canada. The text is taken from "The Liturgy of the Hours", a translation of "Liturgia Horarum". Previous owner's address label on the front free end paper, several pages have dog eared creases on the fore corners and the text block edges show some surface foxing. .

$8.00

David Wilson: Dean of St. Patrick's.
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David Wilson: Dean of St. Patrick's.

By Lindsay, H. F. Selwood.

Dublin, Ireland.: Church of Ireland.. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1961. Hardcover. 8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 45 pp. Green cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. Illustrated with 15 black and white photographs. Two page introduction by Arthur W. Barton, the then archbishop of the Church of Ireland. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper which is corner clipped also. Otherwise very clean with a sound binding. The dust jacket is worn on the edges and tape repaired on the inside. .

$7.00

A Short Meditation on the Moral Glory of the Lord Jesus Christ.
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A Short Meditation on the Moral Glory of the Lord Jesus Christ.

By J. G. B. (Bellett).

London, UK.: G. Morrish.. Very Good with no dust jacket. Hardcover. 12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 79 - (5) pp. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Black stamped border rules and a center square on the front board with the same design though blind stamped on the back board. All text block edges are gilt (still quite bright) and the boards have a slight chamfer to the open edges as issued. Four pages of publisher's adverts at the back. This is the "New Edition" and no date is given. Previous owner's gift note (dated Dec. 31/12) on the front free end paper. The free end papers are tanned on the recto for the front and the verso for the back plus the back one has a few odd pencil markings. Otherwise very clean with a sound binding and showing minor wear (rubbing) the spine tipe and the fore corners of the boards. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. .

$12.50

Companions on the Way: The Art of Spiritual Guidance.
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Companions on the Way: The Art of Spiritual Guidance.

By Kelsey, Morton T.

New York.: The Crossroad Publishing Company.. Near Fine. 1991. Soft Cover. 0824505603 . 8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiii - 222 pp. From the back cover: "Drawing on his many years of experience as a spiritual director and counselor, Morton Kelsey shares in a very prsonal way his insights on spiritual friendship. From the desert of hs own doubt to his discovery of the mystery of Love, Kelsey's personal witness speaks to all of us." Four page biblography and an 8 page index. Very minor shelf wear to the edges of the covers, else fine. .

$6.00

Discernment: A Study in Ecstasy and Evil.
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Discernment: A Study in Ecstasy and Evil.

By Kelsey, Morton T.

New York.: Paulist Press.. Very Good. 1978. Soft Cover. 0809121573 . 8vo - 22.5 x 15.5 cm.; viii - 158 pp. From the back cover: "Kelsey considers the necessity for discernment, defining it as the ability to know the difference between the gifts of God and those which are not. He offers a way of coping with contemporary dilemmas and a sense of hope grounded in reality." Seven pages of end notes and a 7 page bibliography. Minor wear to the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. .

$6.00

Spiritual Direction.
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Spiritual Direction.

By Thornton, Canon Martin.

Cambridge, Massachusetts.: Cowley Publications.. Good. 1984. Soft Cover. 0936384174 . 8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 145 pp. Two appendices and a 5 page index. From the back cover: " . . . offers practical advice to those clergy and lay persons who are responsible for the spiritual lives of other people . . . moving spiritual direction away from cosy little chats . . ." The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and unused attachments on the inside of the back cover and the blank verso of the last page. Otherwise, a clean book with a sound binding and having mild wear to the edges of the covers. .

$6.00

Wind on the Sand: The Hidden Life of an Anchoress. (The Story of a 20th  Century Anchoress).
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Wind on the Sand: The Hidden Life of an Anchoress. (The Story of a 20th Century Anchoress).

By Pinions.

Ramsey, New Jersey.: Paulist Press.. Good. 1981. Hardcover. 0809123908 . 8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; viii - 80 pp. First published by SPCK of the UK in 1980, this is the American reprint. Two page foreword by Annie Dillard. From the back cover: "Pinions is the pseudonym of an English woman who dedicated her life to God by becoming and anchoress. She lived alone in a small hut near a cathedral . . . prayed, tended her garden, and corrsponded with persons all over the world who turned to her in confidence. Later, when struck by illness, she continued her life of solitary prayer from a hospital bed." The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and a pocket on the inside of the back cover. Previous owner's name crossed out on the title page and the spine and spine magin of the front cover are faded or sunned. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. .

$4.00

Millennium of Faith: Christianity in Russia, 988-1988 A.D.
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Millennium of Faith: Christianity in Russia, 988-1988 A.D.

By House, Francis.

Crestwood, New York.: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press.. Near Fine. 1988. Soft Cover. 088141073X . 8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; x - 133 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout and an 8 page section of full colour photographs. Two appendices and a 3 page general index. Other than very minor wear to the edges of the covers, 'tis an as-new and unused book. .

$6.00

Introduction to Theology. (revised edition).
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Introduction to Theology. (revised edition).

By Thomas, Owen C.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.: Morehouse Publishing.. Very Good. 1994. Soft Cover. 0819213195 . 8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 306 pp. First published in 1983, this is the third printing, with corrections. Thomas was the Fiske Professor of Systematic Theology at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts at the time of writing. Discussion questions follow each of the 20 chapters. Twelve pages of notes, 6 pages of selected references, 3 page index of names and a 4 page index of subjects. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the inside of the back cover. Mild wear (a slight bump) to the top fore edge corner of the book, otherwise very clean and tight with the appearance of having been used very little if at all. .

$8.00

Exploring Spiritual Direction: An Essay on Christian Freindship.
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Exploring Spiritual Direction: An Essay on Christian Freindship.

By Jones, Alan.

San Francisco, California.: Harper & Row Publishers.. Very Good. 1987. Soft Cover. 0866837825 . 8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; (8) - 135 pp. First published in 1982, this is the second printing. Jones explores spiritual direction in the context of spiritual friendship and the need for true friendship in one's spiritual journey. Jones was the Dean of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco and former professor of ascetical theology at the General Theological Seminary at the time of writing. Five pages of notes at the back. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the inside of the back cover and the blank verso of the last page. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. .

$5.00

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