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FRAZER (Sir James George): The Golden Bough, A Study in Magic and Religion,
complete set of the very extensively expanded and definitive third edition in 12 volumes royal octavo, all very fine copies in original cloth. PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. comprising: - The Magic Art & the Evolution of Kings (in 2 volumes, 1932); Baldur the Beautiful: the Fire Festivals of Europe & the Doctrine of the External Soul (in 2 volumes, 1930); Spirits of the Corn & of the Wild (in 2 volumes, 1933); Adonis Attis Osiris: Studies in the History of Oriental Religion (2 vols, 1927); The Dying God (1930); Taboo & the Perils of the Soul (1927); The Scapegoat (1933); Bibliography & General Index (1935), complete in 12 vols, original fine grained green cloth with elaborate mistletoe motif blocked on the front boards, top edges gilt, a remarkably excellent clean set, London, Macmillan, 1927 -35. *See Printing & the Mind of Man 374. The Golden Bough first appeared in 1890 in a two-volume edition but was twice revised and expanded, the third and final edition originally appearing in twelve volumes in 1911-15. The present set constitutes later impressions of that great edition which is the best both textually and physically - since all later editions were printed on ever-inferior and thinner paper and with inferior cheap cloth bindings. "Sir James George Frazer originally set out to discover the origins of one ancient custom in Classical Rome - the plucking of the Golden Bough from a tree in the sacred grove of Diana, and the murderous succession of the priesthood there - and was led by his investigations into a twenty-five year study of primitive customs, superstitions, magic and myth throughout the world. The monumental work which resulted has been a rich source of anthropological material and a literary masterpiece for nearly a century." (Book ref. 20470)   £480.00
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THE CHURCHMAN'S MANUAL.: Principles of Union,
4pp pamplet octavo, disbound, drop head title, imprint reads: "Printed and published by Dicey & Smithson, Mercury Printing Office, Northampton," c. 1820 (Book ref. 19983)   £45.00
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BIBLE: KITTO (John): The Illustrated Family Bible: Being The Old And New Testaments According To The Authorised Version..,
With Twelve Hundred Wood Engravings: Representing The Historical Events, Landscape Scenes, Natural History, Costume and Antiquities of the sacred scriptures and Original Notes explanatory of Eastern Manners, History, Antiquities and other Subjects of Biblical Literature, Massive Victorian family Bible (Authorised Version) with explanatory notes by Dr John Kitto and introductions to each book by Canon Birks. Numerous wood engravings in the text and some 50 full page plates, some in chromolithography and many by famous artists. Massive volume thick square folio, bound in contemporary full morocco gilt decorated, sometime rebacked to match, binding is very firm, all edges gilt, London, Sangster, c.1860 (Book ref. 19844)   £95.00
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BERJEAU (J.Ph.): Geschiedenis Van Het Heylighe Cruys; or, History of the Holy Cross.
Reproduced in Facsimile from the Original Edition Printed by J. Veldener in 1483, First Edition thus, xii, 60pp with 65 reproductions in facsimile, small quarto, good copy in original printed cloth, London, C.J. Stewart, 1863. A photograph can be sent of this book on request. (Book ref. 19238)   £60.00
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OMAN (John, Campbell): The Mystics, Ascetics, and Saints of India.
A Study of Sadhuism, with an Account of the Yogis, Sanyasis, Bairagis, and other strange Hindu Sectarians. Illustrated by William Campbell Oman. First Edition, xv, 304pp large octavo, fine copy in original decorative orange cloth, frontispiece and 18 photographic plates, line illustrations, with the very attractive engraved bookplate on a design of a Persian garden of C. R. L. E. Harvey. Superb copy - very unusual in this state - complete with half title and advertisement leaves. (Book ref. 18866)   £125.00
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Blavatsky (Helene Petrovna): The key to theosophy; being a clear exposition
in the form of question & answer of the ethics science & philosophy for the study of which the Theosophical Society has been founded with a copious glossary of general theosophical terms. Third revised edition, 265pp folio, advertisements at end, good copy in original cloth, some text corners turned down, London, Theosophical Publishing Society, 1893. (Book ref. 18877)   £12.00
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SPEISER (E. A.); ROTH (Cecil. editors with others),: The World History of the Jewish People, Vol 2 only,
Patriarchs, 306pp quarto, numerous plates, library label on front endpapers otherwise unmarked, very good copy in original cloth with dustwrapper, London, Allen, 1970. (Book ref. 18730)   £12.00
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SPEISER (E. A.); ROTH (Cecil. editors with others),: The World History of the Jewish People, Vol 1only,
The Dawn of Civilzation, 368pp quarto, numerous plates, library label on front endpapers otherwise unmarked, very good copy in original cloth with dustwrapper, London, Allen, 1964. (Book ref. 18729)   £12.00
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HASTINGS (James, editor): A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels,
6th impression, 2 vols, 936; 912pp large thick folio, old library stamp on titles but a very good set in original cloth, map, Edinburgh, Clark, 1923. (Book ref. 18587)   £14.00
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FRANCIS OF ASSISI: MOCKLER (Anthony): Francis of Assisi; the Wandering Years,
First Edition, 256pp tall octavo, a few library marks but a very good copy in original cloth, title page unmarked, with dust-wrapper, Oxford, Phaidon, 1976. (Book ref. 18597)   £10.00
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HULL (John M.): Hellenistic Magic and the Synoptic Tradition,
First Edition, 192pp tall octavo, paperback, library marks, good, London, SCM, 1974. (Book ref. 18208)   £8.00
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BARMANN (Lawrence F.): Baron Friedrich von Hugel and the Modernist Crisis in England,
First Edition, 278pp tall octavo, a few library marks but a very good copy in original cloth, title page unmarked, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1972. (Book ref. 18183)   £12.00
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THOMAS (D. Winton): Documents from Old Testament Times,
translated with introductions and notes by members of the Society for Old Testament Study, First Edition, 302pp royal octavo, library stamp on front endpaper otherwise unmarked, good copy in original cloth, London, Nelson, 1958. (Book ref. 13471)   £10.00
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SMITH (George); WESLEY: History of Wesleyan Methodism,
First Edition, 3 vols, xii, 748; xii,700; xxiv, 769pp., 2 folding plates (one torn along crease but without loss), large octavo, neat uninked early embossed library stamp on title repeated occasionally in text, good set in library cloth. Vol. 1: Wesley and his times. Vol. 2: The Middle Ages. Vol. 3: Modern Methodism, London, Longman, 1857, 1858, 1861. Standard work - very uncommon as a first edition. Photograph available on request. (Book ref. 17630)   £125.00
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MARSHALL, T[homas] W[illiam] M.: Christianity in China: a fragment,
First Edition, iv, 188pp tall octavo, neat uninked early embossed library stamp on title, mid 20thC strong library cloth, a very good copy, London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858. Photograph available on request. (Book ref. 17456)   £90.00
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WILSON (Bryan R.): Magic and the Millennium, a Sociological Study of Religious Movements
of Protest among Tribal and Third-world Peoples, First Edition, 547pp royal octavo, a few library stamps but a very good copy in original cloth, free front endpaper removed, with dust-wrapper, London, Heinemann, 1973. (Book ref. 5605)   £15.00
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WILLIAMS (Watkin): Saint Bernard of Clairvaux,
First Edition, 423pp thick large octavo, plates, 2 folding maps in pocket at end, a few tiny library stamps, a very good copy in original cloth, Manchester University Press, 1935. (Book ref. 15797)   £18.00
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WILLIAMS (Walter G.): Archaeology in Biblical Research,
First Edition, 223pp, folio, a few library stamps but a very good copy in original cloth, with dust-wrapper, with numerous plates and illustrations, London, Lutterworth Press, 1966. (Book ref. 8093)   £15.00
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WILES (Maurice, editor): Documents in Early Christian Thought,
First Edition, 268pp octavo, a few library marks but a very good copy in original cloth, title page unmarked, with dust-wrapper, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1975. (Book ref. 16298)   £12.00
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WHEELER (P.): The Sacred Scriptures of the Japanese
First Edition, xlvi, 562pp royal octavo, a very good copy in original cloth, London, Allen, 1952 (Book ref. 1160)   £10.00
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