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Religion and the Unexplained

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The Face of the Buddha

Oxford University Press, Oxford
1st Edition Thus, 1st printing. 4to in red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 152pp, plates in colour and b/w, illustrations in text, index etc
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Holy Fire - the Battle for Christ's Tomb (SIGNED COPY)

Macmillan, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 294pp, bibliog, index etc. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy ( pages slightly tanned) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Gods with Thunderbolts - Religion in Roman Britain

Tempus, Stroud
1st printing. 4to in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 288pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliog, index etc
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Protestant Thought and Natural Science - A Historical Interpretation

Collins, London
8vo in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 320pp, bibliog, index
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (page-block edges tanned, tiny nick to head of spine) in a slightly dusty and faintly tanned but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket (tiny to head of spine panel, looks fine in its protector)
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The Complete Works of Flavius Josephus, Comprising the Antiquities of the Jews, A History of the Jewish Wars, the Life of Josephus, Written by Himself - with A Geographical Summary of the Land of Promise Illustrated with Coloured Maps and A Sequel to the History of the Jews, Continued to the Present Time

London Printing and Publishing Company, London
Thick, very heavy Folio in 3/4 black leather (leather spine and corner pieces), gilt lettering to spine, dark brown boards. 824pp, hundreds of steel engravings in the text plus vignette title-page and 20 finely printed steel engravings on thicker stiff paper, 8 coloured maps on thin card at rear
Mild shelf rub to spine and corners else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy (name on verso of front blank fly-leaf dated 1891)
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Rabindranath Tagore - A Celebration of His Life and Work

Rabindranath Tagore Festival / Museum of Modern Art, Oxford
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, 80pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (covers faintly tanned)
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The Field - The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe (SIGNED COPY)

Harper Collins, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 268pp, bibliog, index This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (scattered lightly done pencil marginalia - very easily and cleanly erased when tested, pages tanned) in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket ( faintly edge-creased, looks new in its protector)
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Sacred and Secular - A Study in the Otherworldly and This-worldly Aspects of Christianity (SIGNED COPY) Holland Lectures for 1964

Longmans, London
Octavo size (8vo) in pale blue faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 83pp, index. This copy signed by the author (as Michael Cantab) on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy in a FINE unclipped Dust Jacket but for a tiny closed tear to bottom corner tip of front panel (looks fine in its protector)
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Shamanism in North America

Opus Publishing London
Heavy Quarto size (4to). In black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 232pp, colour plates, numerous colour illustrations in text, bibliog, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy in an almost AS NEW unclipped Dust Jacket (faintly edge-creased)
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Prophecy and Religion in Ancient China and Israel (Jordan Lectures 1954)

The Athlone Press, London University
Octavo size (8vo) in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 154pp, index etc
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Buddhism - A Mystery Religion ? (Jordan Lectures 1953)

The Athlone Press, University of London
Octavo size (8vo) in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 111pp, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread or barely read copy (top edge of page block slightly dusty) in a slightly edge-chipped VERY GOOD+ unclipped Dust Jacket with small chip to bottom edge of rear panel (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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The Golden Bough - A Study in Magic and Religion - Part IV Adonis Attis Osiris Vol II

Macmillan, London
Octavo size (8vo) in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 321pp
Fine, a well preserved clean and tight copy
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Behind the Crystal Ball - Magic and Science From Antiquity to the New Age

Newleaf, London
Thick, heavy Octavo size (8vo). in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 406pp, bibliography, index etc
NEW unread copy in NEW unclipped Dust Jacket (pages very slightly tanned)
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The Skeleton At the Feast - The Day of the Dead in Mexico

British Museum Press, London
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 160pp, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, index etc
A well preserved very near FINE clean and tight copy (some very mild flat creasing to cover corner tips)
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Die Bibel Oder Die Ganze Heilige Schrift des Alten Und Neuen Testaments Nach Der Deutschen Uebersetzung D Martin Luthers

Halle, in Der Cansteinschen Bibel-Anstalt
Thick, heavy Octavo size (8vo). in half brown leather, gilt rule and lettering to spine, marbled boards, leather corner pieces. 1079pp and 308pp (4pp)
A VERY GOOD copy (mild rub to spine edges and corner pieces, superficial and very mild stain to page-block fore-edge only slightly affecting the outer margins of leaves)
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The Egypt of the Hebrews and Herodotos

Rivington, Percival and Co, London
Octavo size (8vo) in navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 342pp, publishers ads at rear. This copy is from the private collection of Cardinal Francis Bourne Archbishop of Westminster 1903 - 1935, and has his engraved armorial bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper, it reads 'Ne Cede Malis / Ex Libris / Francisci Bourne/ Archiepi Westmonast'
VERY GOOD (covers slightly soiled, very mild shelf wear to spine ends and cover corner tips, pages tanned)
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Chambers Dictionary of the Unexplained

Chambers, Edinburgh
Thick, heavy Quarto size (4to). in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 760pp, numerous illustrations in text, etc
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Jewish Symbols in the Greco-Roman Period - Volume 12 - Summary and Conclusions

Pantheon Books, New York
Large heavy Quarto size (4to). in blue cloth backed boards, gilt lettering to spine, 215pp, illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (pages faintly tanned) in a lightly edge-chipped but otherwise VERY GOOD dust-jacket
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Rabindranath Tagore - A Celebration of His Life and Work

Rabindranath Tagore Festival / Museum of Modern Art, Oxford
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, 80pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (covers faintly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Jakob Friedrich Fries - Dialogues on Morality and Religion

Basil Blackwell, Oxford
Large Octavo size (8vo) in grey faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 249pp, index
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A History of Ecclesiastical Dress

Batsford, London
Quarto size (4to) dark red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 192pp, plates, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (name on fly-leaf, page-block edges faintly tanned) in a faintly sunned but otherwise AS NEW unclipped Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Pleasures Forevermore - The Theology of C S Lewis

Loyola University Press
Tall Octavo size (8vo). 157pp, notes, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy in a moderately edge-rubbed and slightly creased but otherwise VERY GOOD unclipped Dust Jacket (three short closed edge-tears and 3 tiny edge-chips, looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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The Faith of Japan

Macmillan, New York
190pp, index
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (name stamp on half title leaf, lacks blank front fly-leaf)
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The Seed of the Church

Sheppard Press, London
Small Octavo size (8vo). in glazed blue cloth. 172pp
Name on fly-leaf. Pages slightly tanned else VERY GOOD+, a very clean and tight copy in a tanned, edge-chipped and spine faded VERY GOOD- unclipped Dust Jacket (looks presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Travels With A Primate - Around the World With Archbishop Robert Runcie

Harper Collins, London
Octavo size (8vo), 240pp, index. Presentation copy to a friend, signed by Waite on title-page (as Terry)
An almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy (top corner tip of front blank fly-leaf clipped) in an AS NEW unclipped Dust Jacket
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London - The Tower Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage Pamphlets, London
Octavo size (8vo) stapled booklet, 80pp, bibliography
Name on fly-leaf. Page-block edges slightly tanned else FINE, a well preserved, very clean and tight copy
Softcover
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Church Life in Medieval England - Part 1- The Parishes

Pilgrimage Pamphlets, London
Octavo size (8vo) stapled booklet, 107pp, bibliography
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread or barely read copy
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Pictures From A Missionary's Album - Or, Evangelistic Incidents Among Indian Women

Marshall Brothers, London
Small Octavo size (8vo) in red cloth gilt lettering. 76pp, frontispiece, 3 plates of Indian women
Spine faintly sunned, some light cover edge-rub. Pages slightly tanned else VERY GOOD, a well preserved, clean and tight copy
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Catalogue of an Exhibition Illustrating the History of the Transmission of the Bible - In Commemoration of the 400th Anniversary of Coverdale's Bible in October 1535

The John Rylands Library Manchester
Tall Octavo size (8vo) in grey printed paper wraps. With an introductory sketch by the librarian and 22 facsimiles. xii + 112pp, plates, 13pp publishers ads at rear
FINE, an exceptionally well preserved and very clean and tight copy (overlapping cover edges a little creased and slightly tanned)
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Holy Mother - Being the Life of Sri Sarada Devi Wife of Sri Ramakrishna and Helpmate in His Mission

Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Center, New York
Octavo size (8vo) in blind and gilt embossed fine red cloth, 334pp, plates, index
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (inscription on half title leaf, faint soil to page-block fore-edge) in a tanned and slightly edge-chipped VERY GOOD unclipped Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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