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ENGLISH BELLS AND BELL LORE: A BOOK ON BELLS

by North, Thomas

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Published
1888
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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$225.00

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Leek: T. Mark, 1888. North was a prolific campanologist. This was his final book, edited by the Rev. William Beresford. This is the original book, not a reprint. It is in general Good condition with the inner hinges beginning to separate and some damage to the rear free endpaper. Otherwise it is quite usable and has a bright, gilt title… Read more
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METAPHYSICAE: SYSTEMA METHODICUM, LIBRIS QUINQUE PER THEOREMATA ET PROBLEMATA SELECTA CONCINNATUM.

by Timpleri, Clementis [Clemens Timpler]

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Published
1607
Condition
Good
Edition
4th Printing
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$1,250.00

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Frankfurt, 1607. Timpler (1563-1624) was a German philosopher, physicist and theologian. Along with Jakob Degen he is considered the most important Protestant metaphysician, establishing the Protestant Reformed Neuscholastik. His METAPHYSICAE went through 9 editions: Steinfurt 1604, Lich 1604, Hanau 1606, Frankfurt a. M. 1607 [our copy], Marburg 1607, Hanau 1608, Frankfurt a. M. 1612, Hanau 1616. The book is in… Read more
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CARILLON MUSIC AND SINGING TOWERS OF THE OLD WORLD AND THE NEW. - Signed By Rice

by Rice, William Gorham

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Published
1930
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Very Good Minus
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$74.95

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1930. 474pp. 110 illustrations, photos of world-wide carillon towers. Revised, enlarged and final edition. The most complete edition of this classic -- difficult to find. Twice-expanded version of "CARILLONS OF BELGIUM AND HOLLAND," which was THE FIRST BOOK ON THE CARILLON IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Together with Rice's later books, this work contributed significantly… Read more
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THE CHURCH BELLS OF THE COUNTY OF STAFFORD

by Lynam, Charles

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Published
1889
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$600.00

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Stoke-upon-Trent: Sprague & Co., 1889. After an engraved title page and xii pages, there are 94 pages of text interspersed with 185 full page plates showing the rubbings taken from the bells. The book has a cloth spine with paper over boards. A massive effort, this huge book rarely has held through the years. This copy is complete but… Read more
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My Life Among the Bells

by Smith, Robert B.

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Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
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$22.50

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Melbourne, Derby, England: Robert B. Smith, 1999. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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CARILLON MUSIC AND SINGING TOWERS OF THE OLD WORLD AND THE NEW

by Rice, William Gorham

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Published
1930
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Good
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$95.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead., 1930. 110 illustrations, mostly photos of world-wide carillon towers. Revised and enlarged. The most complete edition of this classic -- and the hardest edition to find. Twice-expanded version of CARILLONS OF BELGIUM AND HOLLAND, which was THE FIRST BOOK ON THE CARILLON IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, and, together with his later books, contributed significantly to the… Read more
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BELLS OF ALL NATIONS

by Morris, Ernest

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1951
Condition
Very Good Minus
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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London: Hale., 1951. Spine title slightly rubbed, otherwise Good to Very Good. This well-written book covers bell customs, foundries, carillons, large and small bells, bell towers, bell ringing, etc. 212 pp.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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BOOK OF BELLS, THE

by Coleman, Satis N

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Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
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$45.00

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New York: John Day., 1938. Very Good. Well illustrated general guide to bells. Chapters on Christmas Bells, Legends, Influence of Bells, Bell Magic, Primitive Bells, Making of Bells, Types of Ringing, Carillons, Bell Towers, Bells of the World, Animal and Small Bells. Includes an outline of a school unit for making and playing bells as well as searching for community… Read more
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CHURCH BELLS OF ENGLAND

by Walters, H. B

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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London: Henry Froude/Oxford University Press, 1912. 400 pages. As usual The Oxford University Press printed too few of these making it quite hard to find. 170 photos and drawings. Well-written, authoritative, one of the best books in bell literature. Also includes an extensive bibliography on bells. This copy has some pencilled notes by a former owner, along with… Read more
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BELL TOWER INDEX: 1972-77

by American Bell Association. Ruth Conard, Compiler

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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Unknown: American Bell Association, 1977. Paper covers with staples. THE BELL TOWER is the official publication of the American Bell Asociation. This Index lists all articles and their authors from 1972 to 1977. Also a chronological list of special subject supplements to the magazine. Although there is no publication date listed we presume 1977.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust… Read more
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My Life Among the Bells

by Smith, Robert B.

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Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
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$22.50

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Melbourne, Derby, England: Robert B. Smith, 1999. Nicks in front corners.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Leicester, England: Samuel Clarke, 1878. 471 pages; errata page; 2 pages of ads. 20 full page plates taken from bell rubbings. Many other illustrations throughout the text. One of the "County Bell Series" of books attempting to list every bell in every church. This copy has been re-backed but keeping the original cloth spine label. The inner hinges are reinforced… Read more
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$325.00
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Hampshire Church Bells: Their Founders and Inscriptions

by Colchester, W.E

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Published
1979
Condition
Good Plus
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$75.00

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Bath, England: Kingsmead Press, 1979. 117 pages. Reprint of 1920 edition. Foreword by W.A. Fearon, D.D., Archdeacon of Winchester. Comprehensive information about the casting and inscribing of bells in Hampshire from Medieval to modern times.. Cloth. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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BELLS AND THEIR USE AS A MEANS OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

by Denton, William Richard

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$50.00

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Claremont, CA: Author published., 1975. Author signed. 2nd edition, expanded, of author's Master's thesis. Extensive bibliography. Limited to 200 copies. 184 pp. Important because of the bibliography - bibliographic information on bells is hard to come by.. Signed by Author. Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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CARILLONS OF BELGIUM AND HOLLAND: TOWER MUSIC IN THE LOW COUNTRIES. - The First Book on the Carillon in the English Language

by Rice, William Gorham

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Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: John Lane, 1914. 232 pages. This work, and the later books by Rice, contributed significantly to the rise of the carillon art in America. It is THE FIRST BOOK ON THE CARILLON IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Leicester, England: Samuel Clarke, 1876. 317 pages; errata page; 2 pages ads. 18 full page plates from bell rubbings. Many cuts within the text. One folding plate. This is basically a Very Good copy of the book. There is a former owner's name on the front free endpaper and there are some stains on all the endpapers, but the… Read more
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$550.00
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THE BELL: ITS ORIGIN, HISTORY, AND USES

by Gatty, Alfred

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Published
1848
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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London: George Bell, 1848. 117 pages. Early history of bells with chapters on: Origin and Antiquity of Bells; Church Bells and their Baptism-Mode of Casting Bells; Associations connected with Bells-Statistics of Celebrated Bells; Chimes-Carillons-and Peal Ringing; Various Uses of Church Bells; Various Modern Uses of Small Bells. Some edgewear and a bit of fading to the covers, otherwise a Good… Read more
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BELLS THRO' THE AGES: THE FOUNDERS' CRAFT AND RINGERS' ART

by Nichols, J. R

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Published
1928
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Good Plus
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$125.00

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London: Chapman & Hall., 1928. 320pp. An out-of-print and scarce book on bells and change ringing. This copy has some wear at the extremities but overall is in better than Good condition. Illustrated with photos. Has chapters on Bell History, Celebrated Bells, Bell Founding, Tuning & Hanging, Change-Ringing, Carillons, Church & Secular Uses, Inscriptions, and more. … Read more
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TREASURY OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL BELLS

by Spear, Nathaniel, Jr

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
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$85.00

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New York: Hastings House., 1978. There are very few books discussing archeology and bells. Marvelous photos, color, and black & white. One of the few "coffee table books" on bells. Spear, now deceased, was a former president of the American Bell Association. His collection now resides in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 278pp.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 4to -… Read more
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CHURCH BELLS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE

by Bliss, Mary, and Sharpe, Frederick

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Published
1986
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Very Good
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$85.00

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Gloucester, England: Alan Sutton., 1986. Many black and white photos. Contents: Historical and Technical Introduction; The Church Bells of Gloucestershire; Method of describing the bells; The Bellfounders; Bellhangers; The Parishes; The Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers; Bibliography; Index. 726 pp.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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