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  • A Full View of the Roman Catholic Question. by A Country Gentleman [MENCE, Richard].
    A Country Gentleman [MENCE, Richard].
    A Full View of the Roman Catholic Question.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: 1813. An Anti-Catholic pamphlet, printed by J.J. Stockdale. An examination of the Claims of Roman Catholics, particularly those in Ireland, and concluding that "Too much is already conceded to the Papists." The initials W.L.J. appear in ink to the top of the title page. There are some annotations in ink throughout the text. These are in a contemporary hand, and appear to be proofing corrections - changing the grammar, correcting errors, and altering some footnotes. Perhaps this copy was being prepared for a second publication? If so, it came to nothing, as Copac cites only two holdings of this issue, with no others cited. 49 [i]. pp

    Condition: Good clean, but with no wrappers (if any). This was once part of a larger work, and has been removed from this - but was published alone (with price, printers details and colophon here). There is a touch of darkening to the outside pages. Internally clean, with the annotations as described above.

    Book ID: 1746
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  • A Funeral Oration upon the Late King James. Composed from Memoirs furnished by Mr. Porter, his Great Chamberlain. Printed by the Consent of the late Queen. Dedicated to the French King, and published by his authority. by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    A Funeral Oration upon the Late King James. Composed from Memoirs furnished by Mr. Porter, his Great Chamberlain. Printed by the Consent of the late Queen. Dedicated to the French King, and published by his authority. Wherein it is own'd, That the late King reconciled his Brother King Charles II. to the Church of Rome, that he Himself design'd to destroy the Protestant Religion, and to reduce these Kingdoms to the Obedience of the See of Rome, according to the example of Louis le Grand, who, they hope, will effect it, and to punish there Rebellious Nations, as they are pleased to call them. With remarks upon the whole.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: A. Baldwin, 1702. Broadside, disbound. Title, dedication to the King, funeral oration. Full page woodcut pasted onto the last page. A mock oration of the recently deceased King James (who had been overthrown in the Glorious Revolution). Here, the author alleges that the King was active in trying to overthrow Protestantism, thus providing a justification of the reign of William & Mary, and a condemnation of the Jacobite cause. [iv], 7-17 [i]. pp.

    Condition: Overall a nice clean copy. It is disbound, with the leaves loose. Although the pagination and register suggests that a leaf is missing, it is not clear that this is the case. The work flows, and does not seem to have any loss. ESTC cites three versions of this work, including two by the same publisher. These are 25 and 26 pp in length. This is 17, but is stated that it is finished to page 17. (The following work under the pasted vignette is a different work in French). It would seem that this is another version.

    Book ID: 1414
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  • A Letter Concerning Invocation of Saints, and Adoration of the Cross, by BARLOW, Dr.
    BARLOW, Dr.
    A Letter Concerning Invocation of Saints, and Adoration of the Cross, Writ Ten Years since, to John Evelyn of Depthford Esq: By Dr Barlow, then Provost of Q. Colledge, and now Lord Bishop of Lincoln.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: John Macock, 1679. Pamphlet. Disbound. Title, introduction, text. The author examines a sermon by St Cyril, which is often used to validate the invocation of Saints within the Roman Catholic church. The author condemns the act of the Invocation of the Saints, as a Popish superstition. Thomas Barlow (1607–8 October 1691) was a Church of England academic and clergyman, who became Bishop of Lincoln. He was strongly Calvinist and anti-Catholic, and was one of the last English Bishops to identify the Pope as the Antichrist. During the Popish Plot, he wrote much proving the Pope to be the Anti-christ. He quickly swore an oath of allegiance to the Catholic James II and on the accession of William and…

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    London: John Macock, 1679. Pamphlet. Disbound. Title, introduction, text. The author examines a sermon by St Cyril, which is often used to validate the invocation of Saints within the Roman Catholic church. The author condemns the act of the Invocation of the Saints, as a Popish superstition. Thomas Barlow (1607–8 October 1691) was a Church of England academic and clergyman, who became Bishop of Lincoln. He was strongly Calvinist and anti-Catholic, and was one of the last English Bishops to identify the Pope as the Antichrist. During the Popish Plot, he wrote much proving the Pope to be the Anti-christ. He quickly swore an oath of allegiance to the Catholic James II and on the accession of William and Mary was just as quick to vote that James had abdicated by leaving the country and swore a new oath to William and Mary. 1-39 pp. Wing B834.

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    Condition: The title and last page are a little darkened and marked, the rest of the text is clean; the pages have been cropped close with slight loss to the marginal notes, the text is unaffected, it is loosely bound together.

    Book ID: 1411
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  • A letter to Father Lewis Sabran Jesuite, in answer to his Letter to a Peer of the Church of England. by [ANON] but [Gee, Edward].
    [ANON] but [Gee, Edward].
    A letter to Father Lewis Sabran Jesuite, in answer to his Letter to a Peer of the Church of England. Wherein the Postscript to the Answer to Nubes Testium is vindicated. And F. Sabran's mistakes further discovered.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Henry Motlock, 1688. Disbound. Pamphlet. Title, Imprimatur, text. In this work, Gee contested Sabran's claim that the church fathers had promoted a belief in the intercession of the Virgin Mary. Sabran was a French Jesuit, and son of the French ambassador to England. He was a priest in London following the accession of James I and was the chaplain to the Prince of Wales. Following the Revolution, he took the infant to safety in Europe. He was often engaged in disputation, particularly with Edward Gee, (about the Invocation of Saints) and William Sherlock.
    Gee was Dean of Lincoln and strongly anti-Catholic. He was engaged in disputes with Catholics throughout his career. 1-8 pp. Wing G456.

    Condition: The pamphlet has light staining throughout and there is a small marginal closed tear, it is loosely bound together, the title is almost coming away, and the last leaf is detached.

    Book ID: 1398
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  • A Sermon at the Funeral of Sr Edmund-Berry Godfrey by LLOYD, William
    LLOYD, William
    A Sermon at the Funeral of Sr Edmund-Berry Godfrey One of his Majesties Justices of the Peace, Who was Barbarously Murthered. Preached on Thursday the 1st day of October 1678. In the Parish Church of St. Martin in the Fields.

    London: Tho. Newcomb for Henry Brome: 1678. Disbound sermon. Paper covers. Title, with black funereal border. Anti Catholic sermon preached at the funeral of Lloyd's parishioner, Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey, the justice of the peace to whom Titus Oates made his first depositions concerning the Popish Plot. Shortly thereafter, he was found mysteriously murdered in a ditch on Primrose Hill. This led to the arrests of several Catholics - and was the beginning of the hysteria of the Popish Plot. It would appear, in hindsight, that Oates himself was involved in the murder, and that its aim was to bolster support for his anti-Catholic allegations.

    Condition: There is a touch of nicking to the corners of the paper cover. The cover is darkened - the rest of the sermon is clean and tidy. A sound copy.

    Book ID: 1813
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  • An Enquiry concerning some of the Doctrines maintained by the Church of Rome by KENNEY, Arthur H.
    KENNEY, Arthur H.
    An Enquiry concerning some of the Doctrines maintained by the Church of Rome In Answer to the Charge of Intolerance, brought by Members of that Church, Against Members of the Church of England.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: F. C. and J. Rivington: 1818. New Grey paper boards, with a touch of marking only. Internally very good copy, clean and tidy throughout. A light crease to the half title page. Kenney was the Dean of Achonry, a Church of Ireland Diocese in the West of Ireland, now part of the Diocese of Tuam, Killala & Achonry. He was also previously a Fellow of Trinity College. He wrote several anti-Catholic works around this period. pp. xi, (i), Errata, 140, (viii) index, (i) blank

    Book ID: 1029
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  • An Exact Account of Romish Doctrine in the Case of Conspiracy and Rebellion by MORTON, Thomas.
    MORTON, Thomas.
    An Exact Account of Romish Doctrine in the Case of Conspiracy and Rebellion by Pregnant Observations Collected out of the express Dogmatical Principles of Popish Priests and Jesuites. Written and Printed Immediately after the Discovery of the Gunpowder Treason. And now upon the Discovery of the Present Popish Plot against the Life of his Sacred Majesty and the Government, reprinted and Published.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Ezerel Tonge, 1678. A disbound tract / pamphlet. no covers. Advertisement for further works published by Tonge. Title and 22 pages. A Protestant pamphlet denouncing the Romish Church for their "Rebellious Doctrines". Tonge claimed in the adverts that he was to have been killed following the Popish plot for publishing anti-Catholic books. Ezerel (Israel) Tonge was one of the informants of the Popish plot. He was a Church of England Divine, and virulent anti-Catholic, who met and was influenced by Titus Oates. He arranged with Oates to "discover" his original narrative. Although he had a reputation for madness, and was sidelined as a witness early on in the history of the Popish plot, he was seemingly (if naively)…

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    London: Ezerel Tonge, 1678. A disbound tract / pamphlet. no covers. Advertisement for further works published by Tonge. Title and 22 pages. A Protestant pamphlet denouncing the Romish Church for their "Rebellious Doctrines". Tonge claimed in the adverts that he was to have been killed following the Popish plot for publishing anti-Catholic books. Ezerel (Israel) Tonge was one of the informants of the Popish plot. He was a Church of England Divine, and virulent anti-Catholic, who met and was influenced by Titus Oates. He arranged with Oates to "discover" his original narrative. Although he had a reputation for madness, and was sidelined as a witness early on in the history of the Popish plot, he was seemingly (if naively) honest in his belief in Oates lies. He was granted a pension by the King. Wing M2839 [iv], 1-22 pp.

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    Condition: The first leaf [adverts] is partially detached and has some grubby marks on the blank side. The title has an ink annotation (showing Morton's authorship). The text is loosely bound together, has some foxing, and has been cropped with a slight loss to some of the running titles.

    Book ID: 1391
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  • An original publication from the Popish Plot.
    An Exact Discovery of the Mystery of Iniquity as it is now in Practice amongst the Jesuits and other their Emissaries: by OATES, Titus.
    OATES, Titus.
    An Exact Discovery of the Mystery of Iniquity as it is now in Practice amongst the Jesuits and other their Emissaries: With a Particular Account of the Antichristian and Devillish Policy. composed in the Italian tongue by One of the Romish Religion, Translated into English, and now newly Published by Tutus Oates D.D.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Benjamin Harris, 1679. A disbound tract / pamphlet. no covers. Title, dedication, preface and 22 pages. This work was produced in the midst of the Popish Plot, as one of the foundation stones of Oates evidence. It gives the overall background of the Jesuits evil nature, and their desires to control the politics of the world. Dedicated to the Earl of Shaftesbury - he was a supporter of Oates and was firmly against the Catholic cause, he was one of the most important participants in the events of the Plot. Wing E3644 - collation: [vi]. 1-30 pp. gathers: (A2-E3]

    Condition: The title leaf is detached, the dedication has a small loss in the bottom corner. There is some foxing throughout. Lacks initial and final blank leaves.

    Book ID: 1392
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  • An Historical Examination of the Authority of General Councils by [JENKINS, Robert]
    [JENKINS, Robert]
    An Historical Examination of the Authority of General Councils Shewing the false dealings that hath been used in the publishing of them; and the difference amongst the Papists themselves about their Number.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Henry Mortlock at the Phoenix, 1688. Disbound - The tract / pamphlet argues against the Roman Catholic Church, attempting to demonstrate that the Church had lied about the number and scope of General Councils (those meetings of the Church to solidify doctrinal matters, sometimes called Ecumenical Councils). Lacks imprimatur. Begins with the Title page, the next leaf being A3. Otherwise complete. This is the scarce First edition, with the Addenda p 75-76 and Corrigenda p 76. Robert Jenkin (1656-1727) was a Church of England clergyman. Precentor of Chichester Cathedral and Master of St John's College, Cambridge, he refused the Oath to William in 1688 and thus had to relinquish his preferments, however, he evolved his opinion, and took…

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    London: Henry Mortlock at the Phoenix, 1688. Disbound - The tract / pamphlet argues against the Roman Catholic Church, attempting to demonstrate that the Church had lied about the number and scope of General Councils (those meetings of the Church to solidify doctrinal matters, sometimes called Ecumenical Councils). Lacks imprimatur. Begins with the Title page, the next leaf being A3. Otherwise complete. This is the scarce First edition, with the Addenda p 75-76 and Corrigenda p 76. Robert Jenkin (1656-1727) was a Church of England clergyman. Precentor of Chichester Cathedral and Master of St John's College, Cambridge, he refused the Oath to William in 1688 and thus had to relinquish his preferments, however, he evolved his opinion, and took the Oath to Queen Anne. Title, A3 - L2. Collation: [xviii], 76 pp.

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    Condition: The pamphlet is obviously removed from a book at some point. The title page is slightly darkened, and has a little creasing to the title. Internally clean and tidy throughout, with just a little darkening to the pages. Overall a clean and tidy work.

    Book ID: 1386
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  • Archbishop Usher's Answer to a Jesuit; with Other Tracts on Popery by USHER, James
    USHER, James
    Archbishop Usher's Answer to a Jesuit; with Other Tracts on Popery

    Cambridge: Pitt Press for J. J. Deighton and J.W. Parker, 1835. Original buckram boards, with a new matching cloth spine and gilt titles. Yellow end papers. xv, [i], 1-744, [iv].

    Condition: The original boards are clean and tidy, the new spine immaculate. Internally clean and tidy throughout with just a touch of darkening to the pages. Neat owner's name to the front end paper. Overall a lovely copy.

    Book ID: 1507
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  • Brethren in Iniquity: by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    Brethren in Iniquity: Or, the Confederacy of Papists with Sectaries, for the Destroying of the True Religion, as by Law Establish'd, plainly detected.

    London: Randal Taylor, 1690. Although the Popish Plot was ten years gone by the time this polemic was published, anti-Catholic feeling still ran high. This pamphlet purports to show all of the ways that Papists had attempted to undermine the Church of England since the Reformation. As such, this is almost a literature review of the previous hundred years, summarising Bishop Burnett, Stillingfleet and others, whilst quoting from Parliament and Catholic peers. It is followed by A LETTER OF THE MINISTERS Of the CITY of LONDON, Presented the First of January, 1645. to the Reverend Assembly of Divines sitting at Westminster, by Authority of Parliament, against TOLERATION. [4], 67, [1] pp.

    Condition: This pamphlet has been abstracted from a collection, and so appears as a disbound item - with the binding marks and stab marks to the spine. No wrapper or cover (now held in a protective sleeve. The top edge of the first couple of pages is beginning to come away - although the binding is still holding securely. A touch of darkening to the front and rear pages, less so inside. There are pencil ticks throughout the work in the margins.

    Book ID: 1747
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  • Histoire de L'edit de Nantes by BENOIST, Elie
    BENOIST, Elie
    Histoire de L'edit de Nantes Contenant les choses les plus remarquables qui se sont paffees en France avant & apres la publication, a l'occasion de la diversite des Religions: Et principalement les Contraventions, Inexecutions, Chicanes, Artifices, Violences, & autres Injustices, que les Reformez se plaignent d'y avoir souffertes, jusques a L'edit de Revocation en Octobre 1685.

    Edition: First Edition

    Delft: Adrien Beman, 1693. An important work in the history of French Protestantism. The revocation of the Edict of Nantes caused much anti-Protestant feeling and led to exodus from France. Three volumes in five. Full contemporary brown leather, with gilt titles and decoration to the spine. Frontis engraving to volume one. Title vignettes to each volume. Historiated initials. Owner's bookplate to the inside board of each volume. (Morel de Camennelle - (Marie-Mathieu) former president of the Societe d'Emulation d'Abbeville. Overall, these works are in sound condition, with bright gilt and attractive boards. A little rubbing to the edges of the boards, but still attractive. Internally, generally clean and tidy. Each volume has an owner's bookplate, with a previous bookplate…

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    Delft: Adrien Beman, 1693. An important work in the history of French Protestantism. The revocation of the Edict of Nantes caused much anti-Protestant feeling and led to exodus from France. Three volumes in five. Full contemporary brown leather, with gilt titles and decoration to the spine. Frontis engraving to volume one. Title vignettes to each volume. Historiated initials. Owner's bookplate to the inside board of each volume. (Morel de Camennelle - (Marie-Mathieu) former president of the Societe d'Emulation d'Abbeville. Overall, these works are in sound condition, with bright gilt and attractive boards. A little rubbing to the edges of the boards, but still attractive. Internally, generally clean and tidy. Each volume has an owner's bookplate, with a previous bookplate cut away (presumably) leaving surface loss to the boards. There is significant worm damage to the bottom edge of the latter part of volume III. (slightly affecting text). Vol V has a little wear to the corner of the first few pages (not affecting text). Elie Benoist (1640-1728) was a Protestant minister in Alençon when the Edict of Nantes was revoked in 1685 he was forced into exile with most of his parishioners and fled to the Netherlands. He lived out his remaining years in Delft, where he wrote and published this work. [lxciii], 1-467, [vi], 1-98, [xxii]. / [xxxii], 1-612, [iv], 1-98, [xxxii]. / [xxxii], 14-656, [ii], 1-97, [xxviii]. / [ii], 1-628. / [vi], 631-1019, [xxx], 1-199, [xlix]. [pp] Ouvrage important dans l'histoire du protestantisme français. La révocation de l'édit de Nantes a provoqué beaucoup de sentiments anti-protestants et a conduit à l'exode de la France. Trois tomes sur cinq. Plein cuir marron de l'époque, avec titres et décor dorés au dos. Gravure de frontis jusqu'au tome un. Vignettes de titre à chaque volume. Initiales historiées. Ex-libris du propriétaire au plat intérieur de chaque volume. (Morel de Camennelle - (Marie-Mathieu) ancien président de la Société d'Emulation d'Abbeville. Dans l'ensemble, ces oeuvres sont en bon état général, avec une dorure brillante et de jolis plats. Un petit frottement sur les bords des plats, mais toujours attrayant. Intérieurement, généralement propre et bien rangé. Chaque volume a un ex-libris du propriétaire, avec un ex-libris précédent coupé (vraisemblablement) laissant une perte de surface aux planches. Il y a d'importants dégâts de ver sur le bord inférieur de la dernière partie du volume III. ( affectant légèrement le texte. Le tome V a un peu d'usure au coin des premières pages (n'affectant pas le texte). Elie Benoist (1640-1728) était un pasteur protestant à Alençon lorsque l'édit de Nantes a été révoqué en 1685 il a été contraint en exil avec la plupart de ses paroissiens et s'enfuit aux Pays-Bas.Il vécut ses dernières années à Delft, où il écrivit et publia cet ouvrage. [lxciii], 1-467, [vi], 1-98, [xxii]. / [xxxii], 1-612, [iv], 1-98, [xxxii]. / [xxxii], 14-656, [ii], 1-97, [xxviii]. / [ii], 1-628. / [vi], 631-1019, [xxx], 1-199, [xlix]. [pp]

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    Book ID: 1456
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  • Il Cardinalismo di Santa Chiesa; Or the History of the Cardinals of the Roman Church, by LETI, Gregario
    LETI, Gregario
    Il Cardinalismo di Santa Chiesa; Or the History of the Cardinals of the Roman Church, From the time of their first Creation, to the Election of the Present Pope Clement the Ninth, with a full account of his Conclave. In three parts

    Edition: First Edition

    London: J. S. [John Starkey], 1670. Contemporary marbled boards with contemporary leather corners. Recent leather spine with decoration and gilt titles. Frontis illus. of Pope Clement. Title, summary, message to the reader, text. vignette to the head of each of the three sections. A disaffected Catholic wrote this work, which is largely an attack on the Catholic hierachy and the nepotism within it. Initially published in 1668 this is the first English edition. Gregorio Leti (1630–1701) was an Italian historian and satirist from Milan, who sometimes published under the pseudonym Abbe Gualdi. Although a nephew of the Bishop of Acquapendente and Jesuit educated - he later became a Protestant. He was part of the court of Charles II and…

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    London: J. S. [John Starkey], 1670. Contemporary marbled boards with contemporary leather corners. Recent leather spine with decoration and gilt titles. Frontis illus. of Pope Clement. Title, summary, message to the reader, text. vignette to the head of each of the three sections. A disaffected Catholic wrote this work, which is largely an attack on the Catholic hierachy and the nepotism within it. Initially published in 1668 this is the first English edition. Gregorio Leti (1630–1701) was an Italian historian and satirist from Milan, who sometimes published under the pseudonym Abbe Gualdi. Although a nephew of the Bishop of Acquapendente and Jesuit educated - he later became a Protestant. He was part of the court of Charles II and wrote the first history of Elizabeth. He later offended Charles and was forced to flee the country. [viii], 1-330 pp. WING L1330.

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    Condition: The spine is immaculate, being very new. The boards are clean and tidy, with a touch of rubbing only. Internally clean and tidy throughout. A little marking to the top edge of the title page, where an owner's name has been removed and another written besides. A part of the book (approx 25 pages) has about 1cm of worm damage to the edge of the page - not affecting text. Overall in lovely condition

    Book ID: 1448
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  • Judicial Blindness, the Punishment of Rejected Truth: by MARSH, Rev. William.
    MARSH, Rev. William.
    Judicial Blindness, the Punishment of Rejected Truth: A Sermon preached at Tavistock Chapel, Drury Lane, on Tuesday March 25th 1828; in the course of Lectures on the Points of Controversy between Roman Catholics and Protestants

    Edition: First Edition

    London: James Nisbet: 1828. A disbound sermon. Was once bound, and has nicks to the spine where the gathers were. 'Millennial Marsh' as he was known to his congregations, was a Church of England vicar, who leaned heavily towards Evangelism. He was concerned in many of his works and sermons with the conversion of the Jews. 15 [i] pp.

    Condition: Very clean and tidy. No significant marks

    Book ID: 1231
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  • Puseyism, or Anglo-Catholicism, by [IRONS, William Joseph]. Attributed. A Member of the Protestant Reformed Church of England
    [IRONS, William Joseph]. Attributed. A Member of the Protestant Reformed Church of England
    Puseyism, or Anglo-Catholicism, briefly considered in connection with the Doctrine of the Church of Rome

    London: John Lee, 1843. A pamphlet (once bound in with other pamphlets). Complete. Title page, Introduction, text. William Joseph Irons (1812-1883) was an Anglican priest and Theolgian. He was a strong defender of Church of England as the Established Church, and argued against seceding from the church (whether to Rome or to the more Protestant churches). He was the vicar of Brompton at the time of the publication of this work, and the introduction is dated Brompton April 1843. He is names by Lawrence Crumb (in "The Oxford Movement and its leaders, a bibliography of Secondary and Lesser Primary Sources") as the probable author of this work.

    Condition: The pamphlet now appears disbound, as it has been removed from a collection - but is complete in itself. A touch of darkening to the covers, and a small stain to the bottom of pages 4/5 but otherwise in good clean condition. Now held in an archival wallet.

    Book ID: 1731
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  • Roman Catholic Claims by GORE, Charles.
    GORE, Charles.
    Roman Catholic Claims

    Edition: Reprint

    London: Rivington, 1889. Second (revised edition). Although substantially the same work, Gore addresses the issues raised in two Catholic rebuttals of his original work. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles. 32 page catalogue for Rivington publications to the rear. This book is a defence, in popular form, of Anglicanism, and Anglican Ordinations and Sacraments, against the criticisms of Roman Catholic authorities. Gore (1853-1932) was an influential Oxford theologian. He was ordained a priest in 1878, and was the principal of Pusey House from its foundation until 1893. Under his influence, the Oxford Movement moved towards Modernist lines (a break with the Tractarians). He was also very concerned with social action, and he helped to found the Christian Social Union.…

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    London: Rivington, 1889. Second (revised edition). Although substantially the same work, Gore addresses the issues raised in two Catholic rebuttals of his original work. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles. 32 page catalogue for Rivington publications to the rear. This book is a defence, in popular form, of Anglicanism, and Anglican Ordinations and Sacraments, against the criticisms of Roman Catholic authorities. Gore (1853-1932) was an influential Oxford theologian. He was ordained a priest in 1878, and was the principal of Pusey House from its foundation until 1893. Under his influence, the Oxford Movement moved towards Modernist lines (a break with the Tractarians). He was also very concerned with social action, and he helped to found the Christian Social Union. In 1901 he became the Bishop of Worcester, in 1911 he succeeded Francis Paget as Bishop of Oxford. xviii, [2], 176, 32. pp

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    Condition: The blue boards are mainly clean, with a little fading and rubbing to the spine. A touch of bumping to the head and tail, with very slight fading. The half title has significant foxing to it. There are two pencil inscriptions showing that the book belonged to a convent library. Owner's name to the head of the title page.

    Book ID: 1352
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  • Sacred Succession: Or, A Priesthood by a Divine Right by HUME, William
    HUME, William
    Sacred Succession: Or, A Priesthood by a Divine Right Origenated, Stated and Maintain'd thro' several Changes and Dangers of the Militant Church.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Jonah Bowyer, 1710. Contemporary full leather. Speckled calf, with attractive blind stamped design to the front and rear board. 20th C. owner's bookplate to the front paste down. early owner's signature to the front end paper. Half title, contents to the rear. The author outlines a moderate vindication for the Church of England priesthood. Sections on avoiding the perils of Popery, Prebyterianism and Islam (or the "Mahometan impostures" as he calls them). The book opens with the sentiment. "An infidel in the Church, may very aptly be compared to a Monkey in a Glass-Shop" William Hume (1651-1714) was the Vicar of Tavistock and Milton Abbot in Devon from 1696-1714. His son (John Hume) became Bishop of Bristol, Oxford, and Salisbury. xxiii, [i], 410, [6]. pp.

    Condition: The boards are still clean and attractive. There is a little bumping to the edges, but not too much. The spine is a little rubbed, and there is no gilt to the titles so they are very faintly embossed. Internally the book is clean and tidy with just a little darkening to the page edges.

    Book ID: 1355
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  • The Absolute Impossibility of Transubstantiation Demonstrated. by [JOHNSON, Samuel]
    [JOHNSON, Samuel]
    The Absolute Impossibility of Transubstantiation Demonstrated.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: William Rogers at the Sun, 1688. Pamphlet. Disbound. Half title, imprimatur, Title, preface, text, adverts. No not that one! Johnson, Samuel (1649–1703), Church of England clergyman and pamphleteer, born in Warwickshire. He came to prominence on the publication of "Julian the Apostate" in 1682, which drew parallels between the fourth-century apostate emperor, Julian and James, Duke of York. The tide turned though, and in 1683 he was jailed for Seditious Libel, the text being publicly burned by the hangman. He spent few years in jail, being released in early 1689. This work was published whilst he was a prisoner in the King's Bench jail. [iv], i-xvi, [i], 1-54, [ii]. Wing J819.

    Condition: The inprimatur leaf is a little grubby, partially detached and has a closed tear. Apart from a little light foxing, the text is clean and crisp throughout and well bound together, the last page [adverts] has a small tear and is a little marked.

    Book ID: 1400
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  • The Assurance of Abby and other Church-Lands in England to the Possessors, cleared from the Doubts and Arguments raised about the Danger of Resumption by JOHNSTON, Nathaniel
    JOHNSTON, Nathaniel
    The Assurance of Abby and other Church-Lands in England to the Possessors, cleared from the Doubts and Arguments raised about the Danger of Resumption In answer to a Letter of a Person of Quality

    London: Henry Hills, 1687. First Edition. Full leather binding (the boards original, the spine renewed). Gilt titles to the spine. Binding is a little rubbed to the edges but substantially sound. Owner's bookplate to the inside board for William Howard of Devon. Howard (1774-1860) was an early member of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Previous owner's purchase comments to the front end paper. The text itself is clean and tidy, if a little darkened. 160 by 95mm (6¼ by 3¾ inches). [viii], 1-206, i. pp Following a pamphlet by Sir William Coventry, Johnston published this work, which aimed to demonstrate that even if the Religious Orders were restored in England, the possessors of the church lands confiscated by Henry VIII could not be disturbed.

    Book ID: 2500
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  • The Britons and Saxons Not Converted to Popery; by SMITH, George.
    SMITH, George.
    The Britons and Saxons Not Converted to Popery; Or the Faith of our Ancestors Shewn to have been Corrupted by the Romish Church, And restored to its ancient purity by the Reformed Church of England: In Two Dialogues, Between a Gentleman and his Preceptor, Containing An Answer to all that is material in a book, entitles, England's Conversion and Reformation compared &c.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: James Bettenham, for C. Davis., J. Clarke et al: 1748. Recent buckram (Brown library style) with gilt titles to the spine. New end papers. xxvi, 1-462 pp.

    Condition: Roman CatholicThe binding is holding firmly and is in very good condition, with just the minimum of handling wear. Contents are holding firmly, lightly browned, with some loss of paper from the margins of the first two and last two leaves; half-titles preceding title page and on p. [211], first half title with loss at foot of approx one inch square from gutter; An old ink inscription on title page 'By Geo Smith see Biographia Britannica page 3733 1763', with indecipherable name in old pencil in top margin; a few pencil lines in margin; errata on p. xxvi. Modern green endpapers.

    Book ID: 1175
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