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CITY OF GOD (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Saint Augustine.
Stock no. 1823915
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.

Part I - The Refutation; Part II - The Cities. Light brown cloth boards with blocked design, gilt and black title to spine. Very minor rubbing to corners, volume II has a mark and small specks to rear board, minor blemishes to top edge of text block. Publisher's slipcase has minor scuffing.

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THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN
Written by Christopher Hill.
Stock no. 1823912
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Slightly better than very good condition.

Radical Ideas during the English Revolution. Studies the beliefs of different groups of the time along with the social and emotional impulses that gave rise to them. Black cloth boards, red title to spine. Book in fine condition. Publisher's slipcase is lightly scuffed.

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THE SOULS OF CHINA: THE RETURN OF RELIGION AFTER MAO
Written by Ian Johnson.
Stock no. 1823885
Published by Pantheon Books. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A revelatory portrait of religion in China today - it's history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing China's future. Peach cloth spine with gilt title, peach paper boards. ISBN: 9781101870051. Lower edge of boards lightly faded. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is almost fine condition.

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THE SACRED YEW
Written by Anand Chetan; Diana Brueton.
Stock no. 2139614
Published by Arkana. 1st 1994. Very good condition.

Green pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Rediscovering the ancient tree of life through the work of Allen Meredith. ISBN: 0140194762. Spine is faded and creased with wear. Rubbing along cover edges. Page edge browning, with a few marks.

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STORIES FROM THE BIBLE
Written by Walter De La Mare.
Stock no. 1322911
Published by Faber & Gwyer. 1st 1929. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 397 pages. Pictorial endpapers. Spine bumped with some fading. Light foxing to textblock and prelims else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge creased, small tear to lower edge of rear panel has been repaired on verso.

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THE SACRED YEW
Written by Anand Chetan; Diana Brueton.
Stock no. 1823737
Published by Arkana. 1st 1994. Very good condition.

Green pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Rediscovering the ancient tree of life through the work of Allen Meredith. ISBN: 0140194762. Spine and front cover creased, small nick to base of spine. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Text block browned.

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A SHORT HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND
Written by J.F. Kendall.
Stock no. 2137461
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with direct colour photographs taken at The Church Pageant by Elliott and Fry. Also b/w photos. 207 pages including index. A & C Black 7/6 Series. Spine and cover edges are very browned. Some white scuffing marks to front cover. Browning and foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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AN INVENTORY OF NONCONFORMIST CHAPELS AND MEETING-HOUSES IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND
Written by Christopher Stell.
Stock no. 2136648
Published by HMSO. 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w photos and diagrams. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. ISBN: 0113000413. A couple of knocks to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE FARNESE HOURS
Written by Webster Smith.
Stock no. 1823234
Published by George Braziller. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blind tooled brown suede binding. Stunning colour illustrations. Reproduced from the Illuminated Manuscript belonging to the Pierpont Morgan Library. ISBN: 0807608564. Spine is slightly fading, silver title faded. Contents clean. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.

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LETTERS AND PAPERS FROM PRISON
Written by Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Eberhard Bethge; Irina Ratushinskaya.
Stock no. 1822981
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Very good condition.

About Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German Lutheran Pastor.. The Enlarged Edition. Edited by Eberhard Bethge. Introduced by Irina Ratushinskaya. Small patch of loss to cloth at bottom of front board. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Otherwise contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which appears to be affected by damp (spotting - not bad).

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RELIGION AND THE DECLINE OF MAGIC (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Keith Thomas.
Stock no. 1822742
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2012. Fine condition.

Studies in popular beliefs in 16th and 17th century England. Introduced by Hilary Mantel. Blue pictorial cloth with gilt. Colour plates. Still in original shrinkwrap which is just starting to split open at bottom end. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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TEN SAINTS
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Helen Sewell.
Stock no. 2135468
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

9.75 x 7.25 ins. Illustrated endpapers. Bold full page colour illustrations. The text is specially designed for children, and each section is accompanied by a rhyme. The ten saints lived from the 3rd to the 13th Centuries. Wear to corners and spine. Bookplate and some tape marks to front pastedown. Other tape marks to rear pastedown/endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; tape repairs to top edge of front panel and to spine; some loss.

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