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Fromt he National Records, Early Chronicles, and other Standard Authors. Illustrated by upwards of Two Hundred Engravings. Green cloth boards, with gilt & black titles and decorations. B/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Boards mottled and stained. Joints just starting to crack. Binding is tight. Some foxing present.
TEWKESBURY CHURCHWARDENS ACCOUNTS 1563-1624
Written by C.J. Litzenberger.
Stock no. 1826865
Published by Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 7. Furnishing fresh insights into this formative period of the development of Tewkesbury. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 163 pages includes index. ISBN: 0900197390. Spine slightly cocked. Text block a little grubby. Contents otherwise clean. Blue dustwrapper has a closed tear to lower front corner (no loss) and is lightly scuffed.
Centenary Edition, limited to 500 numbered copies. Red cloth boards, gilt titles, red page marker ribbon. B/w photos and illustrations. All edges gilt. ISBN: 1859361080. SIGNED by the author to title page, this is copy 241 of 500 limited copies. A lovely copy.
Second Series only. White cloth corners & spine, blue cloth sides with gilt crest to front. Includes: St. Paul's Cathedral; York Minster; Ely Cathedral; Norwich Cathedral; St. Alban's Cathedral; Salisbury Cathedral; Worcester Cathedral; and Exeter Cathedral. B/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. White boards a little grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Hinges pulled but binding tight. Endpapers lightly browned. Plain blue cloth dustwrapper with gilt title to spine is heavily faded to spine and lightly frayed at edges.
THE CHURCH NOTES OF SIR STEPHEN GLYNNE FOR CUMBRIA (1833-1872)
Written by Lawrence Butler.
Stock no. 1325297
Published by Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society. 1st 2011. Fine condition.
Architectural descriptions of 50 churches in the modern Cumbria which were inspected between 1833 and 1872. An extremely accurate and valuablle record of the fabric and fittings before their removal in restoration or in the total demolition of churches. B/w photos and illustrations. 143 pages. Extra Series XXXVI. ISBN: 9781873124529. Minimal rubbing at corners.
Charles Eamer Kempe 1837-1907 and the work of his firm in stained glass and church decoration. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1871224004. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Pencil erasure of old price to top corner of free front endpaper. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-creased, rubbed to top of spine with small nick, scuffed to rear panel.
Choirstalls, Canopies, Ceiling Bosses and Misericords. Cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780953197958. SIGNED by both authors (To Maggie) to title page. Else contents fine.
MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STAINED GLASS IN THE VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM
Written by Paul Williamson.
Stock no. 1825575
Published by V&A Publications. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The stained glass collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum is the largest in the world. This book represents a treasury of medieval and Renaissance imagery. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1851774033. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded, minor scuffing to rear panel.
THE HISTORY OF STAINED GLASS: THE ART OF LIGHT MEDIEVAL TO CONTEMPORARY
Written by Virginia Chieffo Raguin.
Stock no. 1825478
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.
Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780500287521. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean.
THE COCKERMOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH BOOK (1951-C.1765)
Written by R.B. Wordsworth.
Stock no. 1325195
Published by Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.
Charting the origins of life of a nonconformist church from its foundation in 1651 through to the 18th century. Cream cardwraps. 172 pages. ISBN: 9781873124550. Slight creases to spine edges. Contents fine.
LIFE IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND AS PORTRAYED ON CHURCH MISERICORDS & BENCH ENDS
Written by M.G. Challis.
Stock no. 1825432
Published by Teamband Ltd.. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.
A study of wood carvings in old churches. Red cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1898187010. A nice copy.
Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Map to front endpapers showing the principal places mentioned in the text. Page edges untrimmed. Spine faded, lower corner of front board at spine edge is worn with board exposed (small). Gift inscription in ink to half-title page. Contents lightly browned but clean.