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Prayer. A History [SIGNED]
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Prayer. A History [SIGNED]

By Philip Zaleski / Carol Zaleski / [Richard Adams]

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company , 2005. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Crease to spine and rear flap. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: First printing. Quarter brown cloth with orange paper covered boards. Slight fading to upper edge of boards. Very clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed to Adams and his wife and signed by both authors to title page: 'For Richard and Elizabeth, with warmest wishes, Philip Zaleski, Carol Zaleski. 10/22/05.' A rare signed copy. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 6.25 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 415

$39.93

The Belief of Catholics
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The Belief of Catholics

By Ronald Knox

London: Sheed and Ward, 1953. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.5 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Dust jacket: Browning and light foxing. A few light stains to front cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Grey cloth binding with very slight bow to boards. A few spots of foxing to page edges, otherwise very clean throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: ix, 214

$25.29

The Christian Year: Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays Throughout the Year
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The Christian Year: Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays Throughout the Year

By John Gilbert (Illust.), Robert Barnes (Illust.), W.B. Scott (Illust.), H.C. Selous (Illust.), W. Small (Illust.) etc

London: George Routledge and Sons, 1874. Very Good Minus. 6.5 x 8.5 inches (16.5 x 21.5 cm). Full calf leather binding. Spine has five raised bands, red morocco title label, fleur-de-lis ornaments to compartments. Boards have tooled panels with gilt armorial to centre (Mussoorie School). Red page edges. Marbled endpapers. Light marking to spine, a few minor scuffs to leather. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. All pages have a red ruled border. Light water stain to upper corner of approx. half of the pages (margins only). Some light foxing to text. School prize inscription to first blank (Chapel Reading Prize 1888). The Mussoorie School was founded by Rev. Robert Maddock in the Hill Station of Mussoorie, in Uttarakhand, Northern India. In 1895 the school was demolished and the site used for the iconic Savoy Hotel, still open today. An attractive volume with an interesting history. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £14.45; Oceania £21.10; Rest of World £19.70. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 6.5 x 8.5 inches (16.5 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 324

$133.10

The Forgiveness of Sins
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The Forgiveness of Sins

By Charles Williams

London: Geoffrey Bles: The Centenary Press, 1942. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 4.75 x 7.25 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Lacking jacket. Black cloth binding with paper title label to spine. Wear to front edge of spine and label. Light foxing to page edges, several pages creased to upper corner, clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 7.25 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 123

$25.29

On the Trial Of Jesus: Studia Judaica Band I
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On the Trial Of Jesus: Studia Judaica Band I

By Paul Winter

Berlin: Walter de Gruyter & Co., 1961. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24 cm). Dust jacket: Rubbing to spine and edges. Wear to ends of spine and corners. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Blue cloth binding. Bumping to lower corners, light foxing to page edges, light stain to top page edge, stain to title page, internally very clean throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 216

$31.94

On the Trial of Jesus: Studia Judaica Band I
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On the Trial of Jesus: Studia Judaica Band I

By Paul Winter

Berlin: Walter de Gruyter & Co., 1974. 2nd Edition . Very Good/Good. 6.5 x 9.25 inches (16 x 23.5 cm). Dust jacket: Insect damage and marking. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Lacking jacket. Blue cloth binding. Foxing to page edges, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Includes erratum sheet. . Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.5 x 9.25 inches (16 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxii, 225

$53.24

In the Steps of Saint Paul
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In the Steps of Saint Paul

By Peter Walker

Oxford: Lion Hudson, 2008. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 8 x 9.75 inches (20 x 24.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear only. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Laminated boards. First class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Size: 8 x 9.75 inches (20 x 24.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 214

$46.59

Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici, Letter to a Friend &c., and Christian Morals [SIGNED]
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Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici, Letter to a Friend &c., and Christian Morals [SIGNED]

By Thomas Browne / W.A. Greenhill(Ed.) / [Richard Adams]

London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd, 1936. Reprint . Very Good. 4.25 x 6.25 inches (10.5 x 16.5 cm). Signed by Author. Blue buckram binding with gilt vignette to front board. Slight fading to spine, light foxing to page edges and endpapers, occasional spotting to text. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Signed by a youthful Adams to front free endpaper and dated Mar 1938, at this time Adams was still studying at Bradford College. A nice association copy. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.25 x 6.25 inches (10.5 x 16.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: lv, 392

$46.59

St. Paul From the Trenches: A rendering of the Epistles to the Corinthians and Ephesians done in France during the great War
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St. Paul From the Trenches: A rendering of the Epistles to the Corinthians and Ephesians done in France during the great War

By Gerald Warre Cornish

Cambridge: W. Heffer and Sons Ltd, 1937. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). First printing. Quarter oatmeal cloth with plain paper covered boards. Heavy foxing to boards. Slight bow to the entire book. Paper title label to spine. Foxing to endpaper occasional patches of foxing to text. Pencilled note to front free endpaper: 'The book appeared in a 3rd edition in April 1938 with captions added, otherwise unchanged. I have pencilled in the captions'. The note is unsigned however a previous owner's name is written in ink to front pastedown endpaper (Theodore Child). A good solid example of the rare first edition. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: ix, 90

$59.90

The Secret of the Golden Flower: A Chinese Book of Life [SIGNED]
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The Secret of the Golden Flower: A Chinese Book of Life [SIGNED]

By Richard Wilhelm (Trans.) / [Richard Adams]

London: Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd, 1954. 9th Impression . Very Good/Good. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Wear and slight loss to edges, light soiling and fading to covers. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Black cloth binding. A couple of marks to front board, light foxing to endpapers, otherwise very clean throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Signed by Adams to front free endpaper and dated 1955. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: ix, 151

$53.24

Centuries of Meditations
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Centuries of Meditations

By Thomas Traherne / Bertram Dobell (Ed.)

London: Privately published, 1908. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Blue buckram binding with gilt illustration to front board. A few light marks to covers, light rubbing to edges of spine. Slight bumping to corners of boards, light foxing to first few pages and to ads at rear, a few occasional spots to text. First printing of Traherne's reflections on religion and philosophy. A nice solid example. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxx, 342

$133.10

Surprised by Joy: The Shape of my Early Life
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Surprised by Joy: The Shape of my Early Life

By C.S. Lewis

London: Geoffrey Bles, 1955. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Original jacket by John R. Biggs. Light soiling and foxing to covers. A little edge wear, chipping to head of spine. Foot of spine has a 2cm x 1cm triangular section of loss. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Grey buckram binding. Light damp marking to boards. Rubbing to title on spine. Light foxing to page edges and endpapers, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 224

$73.21

Blaise Pascal Thoughts
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Blaise Pascal Thoughts

By Blaise Pascal / Mortiz Kaufmann (Selected and Trans.)

London: Cambridge University press Warehouse, 1908. 1st Edition . Very Good/Poor. 3.75 x 5.5 inches (10 x 14.5 cm). Dust jacket: Worn jacket with loss to rear cover, torn to flap folds, loss to corner of front cover and ends of spine. Printed front is mostly complete. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Poor. Book: Original card wraps. Slight wear to ends of spine. Light stain to top edge of front cover, 4cm tear to rear cover with small archival tape repair to inside of cover. Page edges untrimmed. A few patches of foxing, otherwise very clean throughout. Scarce. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 3.75 x 5.5 inches (10 x 14.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: x, 231

$25.29

A Year of Grace: Passages chosen and arranged to express a mood about God and man
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A Year of Grace: Passages chosen and arranged to express a mood about God and man

By Victor Gollancz

London: Victor Gollancz, 1950. 4th Impression . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Dust jacket: Scarce original jacket. Slight chipping and a few short tears to edges. Spine darkened and has a few light stains. A little uneven browning to rear cover. Clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Maroon cloth binding with flexible boards. Vertical crease to front board. Very slight marking to page edges, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 576

$31.94

By An Unknown Disciple [SIGNED]
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By An Unknown Disciple [SIGNED]

By Cecily Spencer-Smith Phillimor / [Richard Adams]

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1933. Reprint . Very Good/Fair. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Heavily rubbed, with wear and creasing to edges, section of loss to upper edge of rear cover. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fair. Book: Beige cloth binding with light crease to spine. Light foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. Previous owner's name crossed out to front free endpaper. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, signed by Adams to half title page. An interesting association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 315

$31.94

Human Nature, in its Fourfold State: of Primitive Integrity; Entire Depravity; Begun Recovery; and Consummate Happiness or Misery
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Human Nature, in its Fourfold State: of Primitive Integrity; Entire Depravity; Begun Recovery; and Consummate Happiness or Misery

By Rev. T. Boston

London: The Religious Tract Society, 1840 (Circa). Very Good. 3.75 x 5.75 inches (9 x 14.5 cm). Half calf leather binding, with marbled boards, gilt ruled compartments to spine, rubbing to ends of spine and corners of boards. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. Light foxing to endpapers. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 3.75 x 5.75 inches (9 x 14.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 466, 2

$39.93

Westminster Abbey and its Ancient Art
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Westminster Abbey and its Ancient Art

By J.G. Noppen

London: Ed. J. Burrow and Co, 1926. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 7.75 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). Dust jacket: Original jacket with some light marks and scuffs, slight wear to head of spine. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Blue cloth binding, a few occasional patches of foxing otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 7.75 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 108

$25.29

De Laudibus Sanctae Crucis: (Magnencii Rabani Mauri. De laudibus sancte Crucis opus. erudicione versu prosaque mirificum)
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De Laudibus Sanctae Crucis: (Magnencii Rabani Mauri. De laudibus sancte Crucis opus. erudicione versu prosaque mirificum)

By Rabanus Maurus (Hrabanus/Rhabanus) / Jakob Wimpfeling (Ed.)

Pforzheim: Thomas Anshelm, 1503. 1st Edition . Very Good. 8.25 x 12 inches (21 x 30 cm). Quarter contemporary blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards. Wormholes to binding. Spine rubbed, vertical crease and old paper labels. Lacking clasps. Text has worming throughout, with some short worm trails affecting the text. Bookplate to front pastedown (Michael Tomkinson, Franche Hall, Worcestershire). Roman letter printed in red and black, two woodcuts (two monks kneeling before the Pope; the author presenting his book to Pope Gregory IV). Thirty full-page xylographic and typographic figurative verses. The poems are rendered using a combination of ordinary type, rules and woodcut figures, with the highlighted portions printed in red. Thomas Anshelm of Baden started printing in Strasbourg in 1488 and established the first press in Pforzheim c.1500. Rabanus Mauris, the Carolingian churchman and Divine was born of noble parents in Mainz in 784, he became Archbishop of Mainz in 847. De Laudibus Sanctae Crucis (In Praise of the Holy Cross) is one of his most enduring works, a collection of poems that present the holy cross in word and image. Written around 810, the work passed down to the middle ages in at least 80 manuscripts, the most famous of which is the Vatican's Reginensis Latinus 124 from c.825. This 1503 edition represents the first appearance of the work in print and was one of the earliest books printed in Pforzheim. A fine early example of figure poetry/technopaegnia/calligrams. Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 6 July 1922, lot 1818 (The Extensive & Valuable Library of Michael Tomkinson). Adams R3; Proctor 11747. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 8.25 x 12 inches (21 x 30 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: Small Folio. 170pp (85 leaves: Aa6, Bb4, a-i6, k6, A-B6, C3)

$15972.00

The Great Solemnity of the Coronation of a King and Queen: According to the Use of the Church of England with Notes and Excursuses, Liturgical, Historical and Descriptive
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The Great Solemnity of the Coronation of a King and Queen: According to the Use of the Church of England with Notes and Excursuses, Liturgical, Historical and Descriptive

By Douglas Macleane

London: George Allen and Company Ltd, 1911. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Red buckram binding with blind stamped decoration and gilt armorial to front board. Slight fading to spine, light bumping to ends of spine and corners. Top page edge gilt, marbled page edge, foxing to page edges, scattered foxing to text. Previous owner's name in pencil to half title page. Fully annotated order of service published to coincide with the Coronation of King George V. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiii, 346

$31.94

A Child's Book of Saints: Everyman's Library No 61
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A Child's Book of Saints: Everyman's Library No 61

By William Canton

London: J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1960. Reprint . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5 x 7.25 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Dust jacket: Rubbing and slight darkening to spine. Slight wear to ends of spine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Blue cloth binding. Very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.25 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 242

$18.63

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