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    Our Lady of Hull by Ingram M. Edward

    Hull, Great Britain: A. Brown & Sons Limited, 1948. 200 pages including good appendices, bibliography and list of subscribers. 7 good black and white plates + further illustrations in the text. Nicely signed by the author on the title page. Rather faded name and address of previous owner on front paste down. Very slight mottling of original red cloth covered boards and dulling of gilt titling otherwise Very Good. A scarce item.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near very Good. Small 8vo.


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    £5.00

    St Andrew's Church Newton Kyme (Yorkshire) by Kirk George E:

    Newton Kyme, Great Britain: The Church, 1953. 1st edition. 32 pages. 8vo. Nicely illustrated with excellent black and white photographic plates. Packed with detail on the parish church. Very Good in original red card covers. A nice clean copy. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    The Illuminated Books of the Middle Ages by Humphreys, Noel; Jones, Owen

    London: Bracken Books, 1989. New edition in facsimile of the 1849 original, folio, 126pp, full colour photo reproductions of chromolithograph originals; previous owner's name label to ffep o/w VG Copy in VG DJ; laid in is a xeroxed list of important medieval books and mss; NB This is a large heavy book well outside the preset postage tariffs; however for simplicity this item has been priced accordingly and no extra postage will be required unless buyer wants overseas sending. Overseas, which includes Europe and the Republic of Ireland, both surface and air would involve extra postage and would be expensive proportionate to the price of the book. New Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.


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    AUD $21.80

    The Life of Patrick Hues Mell. by MELL (P. H. JNR)

    Gano Books,, 1991.. Hardbound. NEW.


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    $10.95

    Great Moments in Church History by Norwood, Frederick A

    Abingdon Press, 1962. Ex-church library hardback w/o dust jacket, library stamps & labels & card, 128 pages, good condition. ISBN: NOISBN.


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    £30.00

    Centenary Memorials of the Independent Methodist Church at Roe Green, Worsley by Brimelow William

    Worsley Great Britain: The Church, 1908. 1st edition. Small 8vo. 77 pages. Very well illustrated throughout with crisp black and white photographic plates. This is an excellent history of the church, which is quite difficult to find especially in this condition. In original bright red cloth gilt hard cover binding. Very Good+. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM (Uk). First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+. Small 8vo.


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    The Fall of Zion: Northern Chapel Architecture and Its Future by Ken Powell

    London, Great Britain: Save Britain's Heritage, 1980. 1st edition. Large format. 48 pages. Lavishly illustrated throughout with excellent crisp black and white photographic plates of these fascinating buildings together with good supporting text. A very appealing and informative book. In original attractive pictorial soft covers with one or two minor creases - not serious. Very Good. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Large Format.


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    The History of the Church in Burnley 1122 - 1922 by Wallis John Eyre Winstanley

    Burnley, Great Britain: The Author, 1923. 1st edition. 8vo. 80 pages. Published to commemorate the eight hundredth anniversary. Contains a good number of excellent crisp black and white photographic plates and a comprehensive history of the development of the church in the town. In original textured card covers which show some wear at the edges and the corners, more so at the bottom corner of the rear cover. A very nice and scarce item. Near Very Good. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near very Good. 8vo.


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    The Founding of Burnley Parish Church by Allen John

    Burnley, Great Britain: The Author, 1903. 1st edition. Small format. 16 pages. This is a paper which was read to the Burnley Lit. & Phil. Society in 1903. It includes 5 good black and white photographic plates. The staple is rusty. In original grey card covers, a bit unevenly faded with a small spot on the front cover (see image). Internally clean and tidy. Near Very Good. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near very Good. Small Format.


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    The Ebenezer Chronicle 1807 - 2007 by Whitehead Barry G

    Uppermill Great Britain: The Church, 2008. 1st edition. 8vo. 154 pages. This is the history of Ebenezer Congregational Church, Uppermill, Saddleworth, in the county of York. Well illustrated throughout with black and white and coloured photographic plates. This is a comprehensive yet very readable account of the church and its people. Quite substantial. In origianl attractive pictorial card covers. Very Good++. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good++. 8vo.


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    Congregationalism in Barrowford by Nicholson Rev T A

    Barrowford, Great Britain: The Author, 1946. 1st edition. 8vo. 32 pages including 3 good whole-page black and white portraits of ministers. This is a brief historical sketch written in connection with the centenary celebrations which were held in Oct, 1946. Nicely produced in pleasing textured tan card covers which bear an image of the church. A very nice item. Very Good+. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.


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    Darkness of the Dark Ages: Being Sketches of Church History From A.D.500 to the Time of the Reformation. by ANON

    London: G.Morrish, nd (c.1888). 0. Includes chapters on: Union of the Eastern and Western Churches; Justinian Emperor; Benedict and Monasticism; Gregory the Great; Gregory and England; Mahomet; Charlemagne; The Worship of Images; Hildebrand, Gregory VII; The Crusades; The Inquisition; The Waldenses; Councils of the Church; Claims of Rome. Pp.viii/224/8(ads), black & white frontispiece illustration + 3 further black & white plates, endpapers browned, cracking to inner rear hinge. Bright blue decorated cloth, gilt title to front and spine, minor rubbing to edges. G+. .


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    Exploring Church History (World Explorer). by THOMAS, PERRY

    Thomas Nelson,, 2005.. Hardcover. NEW.


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    History of St John the Baptist Church Appletreewick by Heynemann Mabel Blundell

    Appletreewick, Great Britain: The Church, 1948. 1st edition. Small format. 12 pages. This is a detailed history of the church with some excellent crisp black and white photographic plates. In original buff card covers which bear a dAte and initials at the top of the front cover. Very Good+. A scarce and attractive little item. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. Small Format.


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    Nonconformist Chapels of York 1693 - 1840 by Willis Ronald

    York, Great Britain: York Georgian Society, 1964. 1st edition. 8vo. 38 pages including index and a good whole page map of the city showing location of chapels. Well illustrated with excellent crisp black and white photographic plates by Thelma Willis. In original attractive pictorial blue card covers. Very Good+. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.


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    The Story of Prittlewell Church by Gowing Ellis N

    Southend on Sea, Great Britain: The Author, 1958. 116 pages including 24 excellent black and white plates. This is a lovingly produced history of Prittlewell Church from its earliest beginnings which is based on a previous 1932 publication. Very Good+ in original buff card covers. A really nice copy.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Privately Printed.


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    St Paul's Congregational Church Hindley Triple Jubilee 1812 - 1962 by Shelmerdine Rev. James

    Hindley, Great Britain: The Church, 1962. 1st edition. 8vo. 10 pages. This is a short history of the church published to mark its triple jubilee. In original cream card covers bearing an attractive image of the church. The covers have a vertical crease - not serious. Good/Very Good. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/very Good. 8vo.


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    History and Description of the Church of St Michael and All Angels Linton in Craven by Wright C E

    Linton in Craven, Great Britain: The Church, 1964. New edition. 28 pages. A number of excellent black and white photographic plates + plans of the building. This is a well written history of the church. In original grey card covers very slightly marked at edges - not serious. Very Good. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM.. New Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.


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    £5.50

    Saint Catherine's Parish Church Richmond Street, Horwich by Smith M D:

    Horwich Great Britain: The Church, 1997. 1st edition. 32 pages. 4to. Well illustrated throughout in black and white and colour with good detailed plan of the area. This is a very well produced booklet to celebrate the Church centenary 1897-1997. In attractive pictorial blue soft covers. Very Good++. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good++. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    The Church in Mission by Wiens, Victor

    Winnepeg, Manitoba: Kindred Pub, 2015. Perspectives of Global Mennonite Brethren on Mission in the 21st Century. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    The Lost Chapel of Rowarth by Miller Eileen

    New Mills, Great Britain: New Mills History Society, 1986. 1st edition. 28 pages including 2 illustrations neatly laid-down. This is No 14 in the New Mills History Notes series and is a fascinating account of the history of the chapel. In original green card covers which are creased at the bottom right-hand corner. There is a small dealer sticker on the rear cover otherwise Very Good+. A scarce item. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. A5.


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    England's Thousand Best Churches by Jenkins, Simon

    London: Allen Lane, 1999. Reprint, large 8vo, 822pp, photo illustrations, maps; VG Copy in VG DJ lightly creased about top edge; NB This is a large heavy book well outside the preset postage tariffs; however for simplicity this item has been priced accordingly and no extra postage will be required unless buyer wants overseas sending. Overseas airmail, which includes Europe and the Republic of Ireland, would involve extra postage and would be expensive proportionate to the price of the book. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    One Hundred Fifty Years 1803-1953 by Warren Paul C:

    Baltimore, USA: The Second Presbyterian Church of Baltimore, 1953. 1st edition. 62 pages including lenghty church register. 8vo. Well illustrated with black and white photographic plates. A detailed readable history of the church and congregation. Nicely produced and bound in brown cloth gilt hard covers with slight fading of spine. Nicely inscribed and signed by the author on front end paper. Very Good. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    The Church on Castle Hill: The History of Castle Hill United Reformed Church Northampton by Deacon, Malcolm

    Northampton: Park Lane Publishing, 1995. 1st edition in soft cover format, large 4to, 100pp; archive photo illustrations; card covers; VG Copy. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    $195.00

    Mass of the Roman Rite, volume 1 by Jungmann, Joseph

    This is the English language 1951 edition, translated from the 1949 German edition. In addition to this single volume, ACP also makes available copies of the complete, two-volume set, q.v. Note that this first volume in English was first published in 1951; the second, in 1955. In this first volume of the two-volume work, Jungmann provides the first three parts of the whole magnum opus: Part One is the form of the Mass through the centuries; Part Two is the Nature and Forms of the Mass; Part Three is the Mass Ceremonies in Detail. The latter includes the opening or entrance rite and the service of readings, concluding with the General Prayer of the Church and further adjuncts to the sermon. This volume begins with the author's foreword, the translator's note, a list of abbreviations, the bibliography, and the introduction. Through both volumes, the footnotes are provided on the bottom of each page of the main text.


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