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A Deep Collection of English Church History to sell on June 3rd

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Lot 635: 18 Volumes related to Specific English Churches

Lot 635.  18 Volumes related to Specific English Churches.  A small library on the subject.

Lot 635: Benham, William, Old St. Paul's Cathedral, 1902, 4to, good. Prideaux and Shafto, Bosses & Corbels of Exeter Cathedral, 1910, 8vo, has map in rear pocket, very good. Cox & Serjeantson, A History of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Northhampton, 1897, 8vo, very good. Wallen, Wm., The History & Antiquities of the Round Church at Little Maplestead, Essex, 1836, 8vo, good. Prickett, Marmaduke, History of the Priory Church of Bridlington, 1836, tall 8vo, very good. Walker, T. L., An Historical Account of the Church of St. Margaret, Stoke-Golding, Leicestershire, 1844, 4to, boards detached, otherwise very good. Billings, Robert, Architectural Illustrations… Carlisle Cathedral, 1840, small folio, very good. Barrett, J. T., Memorials… Parish of Attleborough, 1848, 4to, very good. Ferrey, Benjamin, The Antiquities of the Priory of Christ-Church Hampshire…, 1841, small folio, re-backed, otherwise very good. Raine, James, Catterick Church in the County of York, 1834, 4to, scattered foxing, otherwise very good. Brayley, Edward & Britton, John, The History of the Ancient Palace & Late Houses of Parliament at Westminster, 1836, 8vo, full leather, very good. Beeby, Walter, Bromley Church…, 1872, small 8vo, very good. Simpson, Alfred, A History of Mildenhall, 1892, small 8vo, very good. Spence, C. An Essay Descriptive of the Abbey Church of Romsey in Hampshire, 1851, third edition, small 8vo, very good. Cotton, William, Bromsgrove Church, 1881, small 4to, very good. Pritchard, Emily, Cardigan Priory in the Olden Days, 1904, 4to, good. Caroe, W. D. & Gordon, E. J. A., Sefton…, 1893, 8vo, good. Parker, John Henry, The History of Dorchester, Oxfordshire…, 1882, 8vo, very good.

Lot 636.  13 Volumes of English Church Surveys.  Many interesting volumes.

Godfrey, John, Notes on the Churches of Nottinghamshire, 1907, tall 8vo, very good. Ladbrooke, R., Use of the Churches in the County of Norfolk, five volumes, 1823, folio, all volumes have spines crudely taped, otherwise very good. Maxwell, Donald, Adventure Among Churches, 1928, small folio, very good. Lower, Mark, The Churches of Sussex, 1872, small folio, very good. Bishop, W. E., Views of Churches in the Hundred of Hoxne Suffolk, 1833, horizontal 4to, foxed, otherwise very good. Churches of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, 1845, 4to, very good. Temple, Ezra, Some Famous Country Parishes, 1911, 8vo, scattered foxing, otherwise very good. Wall, J. Charles, An Old English Parish, 1907, 8vo, very good. Lefroy, W. Chambers, The Ruined Abbeys of Yorkshire, 1891, 8vo, very good.

Lot 638.  Petit, Rev, J. L..  Remarks on C hirch Architecture, 2 vols.  London, but no date.  In the AED the most recent copy was offered by Charles Woos in 1864.  Current estimated value $440.

Petit, Rev. J. L., Remarks on Church Architecture, two volumes, London, no date, 8vo, half leather, plates foxed, otherwise good. Colling, James R., Gothic Ornaments, Being a Series of Examples of Enriched Details and Accessories of the Architecture of Great Britain, two volumes, London no date [c.1848], folio, covers worn, bindings broken, pages loose, poor condition. Colling, James R., Details of Gothic Architecture, two volumes, London, no date [c. 1850], folio, very good condition.

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