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DEBRETT'S PEERAGE OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND.  VOL. II. SCOTLAND AND IRELAND.  SIXTEENTH EDITION, CONSIDERABLY IMPROVED., (Debrett)
1 (Debrett) DEBRETT'S PEERAGE OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND. VOL. II. SCOTLAND AND IRELAND. SIXTEENTH EDITION, CONSIDERABLY IMPROVED.
Printed by J. Moyes, London, 1825, 16th edition, considerably improved. 
v-x, 549-1218 pp, + 2 pp ads, 16mo (6 11/16" H), three-quarter leather (leather spine and corners with gold outlines, gold lettering/decoration on spine), paper-covered boards. VOLUME II ONLY. Contents: Peerage of Scotland - Dukes; Marquesses; Ea rls; Viscounts; Barons. Peerage of Ireland - Duke; Marquesses; Earls; Viscounts; Barons; Archbishops and Bishops of Ireland. English titles conferred from the accession of Geroge III; English titles extinct from the accession of George I I I ; E n g l i s h titles extinct, dormant, and in abeyance, from the Conquest; Forfeited English titles; Scots titles extinct or dormant; Scots titles forfeited; Irish titles conferred from the accession of George III; Irish titles extinct; Irish t it le s f or fe it ed , either attainted or outlawed; Irish titles granted by James II., after his Abdication; English and Irish Peerages conferred or restored by each of our Sovereigns during their respective Reigns; Number of Chaplains the Pee rs may qu al ify ; K nig hts of t he Most Honourable Order of the Garter; Knights of the Most Ancient Order of the Thistle; Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath; Knights Grand Crosses; Knights Commanders; Companions of the Order of the Bath ; K nigh ts o f t he M ost Illu stri ous Ord er of St. Patrick; Order of St. Michael and St. George; Alphabetical List of the Present Knights of England; Names of British Subjects who have been invested with Foreign Orders of Knighthood; Alphabetica l Li st of the Marr ied D augh ters of Pe ers. So ft crease at top corner of last three text pages, faint erased pencil numbers on free rear endpaper, light edge wear - a few very small scuff marks, light rubbing and small light liquid mark on re ar bo ard, v ery l ight rubbin g on front board , ver y sma ll light stain on top of textblock. Very Good- 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
A HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE PARISH OF THE CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST, LONDON, ONTARIO., Bartram, Gordon W.H.  Introduction by Clarence W. Foreman.
2 Bartram, Gordon W.H. Introduction by Clarence W. Foreman. A HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE PARISH OF THE CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST, LONDON, ONTARIO.
London Self-published 1961 Hard Cover Very Good Clare Bice, frontispiece. 
84 pp, 9 1/8" H. Burgundy cloth covers with "A Historical Sketch" in gold on front board. Errata slip tipped-in on rear pastedown. B&w frontispiece, photographs. Contents: The Origin of the Parish of St. John the Evangelist - 1863; The Congregation of the Cathedral of The Holy Trinity - 1873; 1888-1911, The Reverend W.T. Hill; 1911-1919, The Reverend Canon William Craig; 1920-1931, The Reverend A.G. Clarke; 1931-1934, The Reverend Canon C.E. Jeakins; 1935- , The Venerable Archdeacon C.W. Foreman; Members of the Parish Who Have Entered the Ministry of the Anglican Church; Listing of Memorials. Minor browning in endpaper gutters and on edges of text block, slight wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE PARISH AND CATHEDRAL OF ST JAMES', TORONTO, 1797-1997: A COLLABORATIVE HISTORY., Benn, Carl; Bryant, Giles; Cooke, William; Friesen, Paul H.; Hayes, Alan; McIntire, C. Thomas; Morris, Shirley.
3 Benn, Carl; Bryant, Giles; Cooke, William; Friesen, Paul H.; Hayes, Alan; McIntire, C. Thomas; Morris, Shirley. THE PARISH AND CATHEDRAL OF ST JAMES', TORONTO, 1797-1997: A COLLABORATIVE HISTORY.
St James' Cathedral / Toronto University Press, Toronto, 1998. 
326 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0802047149 B&w and colour photographs, b&w drawings, plans, elevations. "St James' Cathedral can justly be called the Mother Church of the city of Toronto as well as of the Anglican diocese centred there. Its congregation perpetuates one that began worshipping in Lieutenant-Governor Simcoe's tent at the very founding of the town of York in 1793. Its grounds were set aside for a place of worship in 1797, and the wooden church tha t o p ened there ten years later was the first to be built in the town. Four successive Anglican churches have stood on this site, which is now in the heart of downtown Toronto. This history, commissioned as part of St James' 200th-anniversary ce le b ra ti ons in 1996-7, represents a collaboration by seven respected amateur and professional historians. It is lavishly illustrated with over one hundred pictures from the cathedral's own archives and the holdings of other institutions, as well as e igh t p ages of specially commissioned colour plates. Alongside a general history of the church as both parish and cathedral and its ministry to the community through two centuries, there are chapters specially treating the architecture of t he s ucc essi ve b uildings and the development of St James' renowned music and liturgy. This book will appeal not only to students of religious, cultural, and architectural history but to all who take an interest in Toronto's heritage, and Canada' s." F our page leaves with tiny crease at top corner. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. Near Fine/Very Goo d+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
4 Bromhead, P.A. THE HOUSE OF LORDS AND CONTEMPORARY POLITICS 1911-1957.
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1958, first edition. 
283 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover (dark blue cloth with gold lettering on spine) - no dust jacket. Chapter headings: The House of Lords and Constitutional Development; The Composition of the House of Lords; Active and Inactive Peers; Special Class es of Peers; Procedure and Organization of Business; The Representation of the Government in the House of Lords; Party Organization and Discipline in the House of Lords; Legislative Procedure in the Lords; The Parliament Act of 1911 and Its Ef f e c t s ; Conservative and National Government Bills, 1922-39; Labour Government Bills in 1924 and 1929-31; Labour Government Bills of 1945-51; Conservative Government Bills of 1951-6; Bills First Introduced in the Lords; The Lords and Private Me mb er s' B il ls ; The Death Penalty Question; The House of Lords and General Debates; The Question of Reform of Powers; Proposals for Minor Modifications of Composition; Proposals for Wholesale Reconstruction of the House; Conclusion; Appendix: Th e E lec tio n o f t he Scottish Representative Peers; Bibliographical Note; Index. Progressively heavy creases at fore-edge of approx pages 221 to end of book, tiny edge tear at fore-edge of pages 257-260 (archivally taped), darkening to top of tex t bl ock, sma ll i nk d ot on bottom of text block, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light fading to spine color, minor browning to pages, minor edge wear. Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
DEATH COMES FOR THE ARCHBISHOP.  ILLUSTRATED EDITION., Cather, Willa.  Illustrated by Harold Von Schmidt.
5 Cather, Willa. Illustrated by Harold Von Schmidt. DEATH COMES FOR THE ARCHBISHOP. ILLUSTRATED EDITION.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1929, first illustrated trade edition. 
343 pp, 8vo (9" H), hard cover (medium brown cloth with dark brown lettering on spine and front board, illustration of a pot on front board). Pictorial endpapers, b&w illustrations by Harold Von Schmidt. This is the first illustrated trade edition . Set in New Mexico in the second half of the 19th century, this is a story of the interaction between the respresentatives of the Catholic Church and the local and native people. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, a few pages s l i g h t l y roughly opened at bottom edge - mainly at front of book and at page 331, a few pages at rear of book not opened, moderate browning to edges of textblock, some staining to colored top of textblock, light edge wear, light rubbing, li g ht w ri nk li ng a t top/bottom of spine, small colored mark on bottom edge of both boards. Good+ 
Price: 155.00 USD
 
 
6 Kurtz, Katherine. THE HISTORIES OF KING KELSON TRILOGY. VOL. 1. THE BISHOP'S HEIR. VOL. 2. THE KING'S JUSTICE. VOL. 3. THE QUEST FOR SAINT CAMBER. (3 VOLS.)
Del Rey, New York, (1985 1st, 1986 1st, 1987 1st). Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good+ Darrell Sweet cover art. 
361 pp, 322 pp, 449 pp - 3 volumes. "Once again the Kingdom of Gwynedd under young King Kelson found itself facing the horror of war between the Church and the Deryni. And this time, there was also the threat of revolution. Caitrin, Pretender Queen of Meara, was plotting to free Meara from its control by Gwynedd and make it an independent kingdom. And ex-Archbishop Loris was once again free from his prison. To him and the fanatics of the Church, the strange, magical powers of the Deryni were evil witchcraft. Now, backed by six of the leading bishops of the land, he was conspiring to exteminate half-Deryni King Kelson and all his Deryni friends." Interiors - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - very light edge wear, minor rubbing to rear cover of vol. 1, spines flat and uncreased. A very clean, bright set. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
OLD GLASGOW:  THE PLACE AND THE PEOPLE.  FROM THE ROMAN OCCUPATION TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY., MacGeorge, Andrew.
7 MacGeorge, Andrew. OLD GLASGOW: THE PLACE AND THE PEOPLE. FROM THE ROMAN OCCUPATION TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.
Wakefield EP Publishing, Wakefield, 1976, reprint. 1976 0715811789 / 9780715811788 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good - Good 
338 pp, 8vo (9" H). B&w illustrations. First published 1880. "MacGeorge wrote this most readable history 'to give in a popular form some idea of the state of Scotland, and especially the locality around Glasgow, at and subsequent to the time of Kentigern, its patron saint; of the growth of the city; of the condition of the people - their language, their habits and customs, and their municipal history' together with notes on the Clyde basin, and 'the wonderful development of the river as a means of traffic'. This intention he admirably fulfilled in twenty-seven chapters covering various topics ranging from the early inhabitants and houses to the prices of commodities and labour." Small pencil erasure mark, previous owner's name/address and large gift inscription on front free endpaper; two very small stains on fore-edge of text block; light browning to edges of textblock; minor browning in margins of pages; cigarette odour; tiny bump at top /bottom of spine, one small corner bump and three tiny corner bumps. Dust jacket has moderate to heavy edge wrinkling/browning, is price clipped, light line indentations on rear panel, has light fading to spine colour. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
SCOTTISH TRADITION.  VOLUME 24.  1999., Moir, Scott, editor.  (J.E. Cookson, K.W. Schweizer, George M. Brunsden, Andrew D. Nicholls, Scott Moir.)
8 Moir, Scott, editor. (J.E. Cookson, K.W. Schweizer, George M. Brunsden, Andrew D. Nicholls, Scott Moir.) SCOTTISH TRADITION. VOLUME 24. 1999.
Guelph, Ontario Canadian Association for Scottish Studies 1999 Soft Cover Very Good 
133 pp, 8vo (8 5/16" H). Articles: Scotland's National Monument, 1816-1828; Neglected Source Materials on the Jacobite Risings; Religious Stalwarts: Knox's Presbyterian helps shape the character of early Galt (Ontario); "Pillars of the Authority of Princes": Reflections on the Employment of Bishops in the British Isles in the Reign of James IV/I; Collections Update: Hope's Major Practicks and the Study of Scots Law. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny bump at top of spine, very tiny stain on top of text block, very small faint stain on front cover, some waviness to covers and adjacent pages near spine. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
A HISTORY OF ST. GEORGE'S CHURCH, GUELPH, ONTARIO 1832-1982., Moore, Peter B., Archdeacon, editor.
9 Moore, Peter B., Archdeacon, editor. A HISTORY OF ST. GEORGE'S CHURCH, GUELPH, ONTARIO 1832-1982.
St. George's Church, Guelph, Ontario, 1982. 
176 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. B&w illustrations. Contents: Preface; The Heart of the Forest and the Pioneers; The Last Quarter of the Nineteenth Century; From the Beginning of the Century to the Last Year of the War; The Fourth Rector: George Frederick Scovil; The Fifth Rector: Stuart Henry Brownlee; The Sixth Rector: Stanley A. Kirk; The Seventh Rector: William J. Robinson; The Eighth Rector: Clarence M. Mitchell; The Ninth Rector: Peter B. Moore; Music in St. George's: 1832-1932/1932-1982; The History of St. George's Sunday School; Concerning St. George's Cemetery; Bishops of the Diocese of Niagara; Appendices. Interior - tiny crease at top corner of first few pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ST. PETER'S CHURCH, ERINDALE, 1825-1967., Morton, Marian; Carter, Katharine; Gratton, D. Peter; de Nance, William.
10 Morton, Marian; Carter, Katharine; Gratton, D. Peter; de Nance, William. ST. PETER'S CHURCH, ERINDALE, 1825-1967.
1967. 
36 pp, 9" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w photographs, reproductions. A short history of St. Peter's Church (Anglican), Erindale, Ontario. Erindale, once known as Springfield-on-Credit, is now part of the city of Mississauga. Contents: Introduction; The Early Days; A Church on the Credit; The First Incumbent; The New Church Takes Life; Streetsville - A New Parish; St. Peter's at the Time of Confederation; St. Peter's Rebuilt; Twenty-five Years of the Twentieth Century; Development and Change; The Present Day; What of the Future; Bishops of the Diocese of Toronto; Incumbents of St. Peter's Church, Erindale; Memorials and Gifts; Acknowledgement of Source Material. Interior - chapter title label glued on page 24 - probably a correction done at the time of publication, light browning to inside of covers, soft wrinkle at fore-edge of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light browning to edges of covers and on spine, soft wrinkle at fore-edge of covers. Very Good 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
THE KING'S SCHOOL GLOUCESTER., Robertson, David.
11 Robertson, David. THE KING'S SCHOOL GLOUCESTER.
Phillimore, (London, 1974), first edition. 
218 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates. "The King's School continues an educational tradition that has lasted more than 900 years, with only one short break between the dissolution of the medieval Abbey of St. Peters and Henry VIII's establishment of the present school as part of the new Cathedral Church in 1545. A monastic school was well established when Abbot Serlo arrived in 1072, followed by an Almonry School which flourished up to the Dissolution. Through out the 17th and 18th centuries it was one of England's principal grammar schools, to which were sent the sons not only of leading Gloucestershire families but also of families of distinction from all over the country. The 19th century and the early years of this saw the School facing severe financial problems, but their eventual solution by the Ministry of Education and the Church Commissioners has led to revival and rapid expansion in recent years. Former pupils include many men who have achieved positions of national importance, including the joint founders of the Sunday School movement, one of the founders of Methodism, several bishops and an Archbishop of Canterbury, a famous explorer, and the compo ser of the American National Anthem. In these days of widespread questioning of teaching practices, Mr. Robertson's book will be of interest to historians and educationalists as an account of a school which has managed to maintain tradition and high standards over many centuries and to combine them with the most modern teaching." Minor wrinkle at bottom of spine, light browning to parts of endpapers, minor rub marks on front board, tiny speck on fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket is price clipped, has old price sticker on front flap, tiny tear and wrinkling at top of spine, several heavy creases down fore-edge of flaps, very light rubbing and soiling on rear panel. VG+/G 
Price: 30.95 USD
 
 
KINGS OF THE GRAIL.  TRACING THE HISTORIC JOURNEY OF THE HOLY GRAIL FROM JERUSALEM TO SPAIN., Sevilla, Margarita Torres and Ortega Del Rio, Jose Miguel.
12 Sevilla, Margarita Torres and Ortega Del Rio, Jose Miguel. KINGS OF THE GRAIL. TRACING THE HISTORIC JOURNEY OF THE HOLY GRAIL FROM JERUSALEM TO SPAIN.
London Michael O'Mara 2015 1782433457 / 9781782433453 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
256 pp, 9 1/4" H. Colour and b&w illustrations - maps, plates, etc. "Recently discovered parchments in the Egyptian University of Al-Azhar have finally made it possible to identify the current location of the Holy Grail. This extraordinary discovery led (the authors) on a three-year investigation as they traced the Grail's journey across the globe to its final resting place in the Basilica of San Isidoro in Leon, Spain. Having been kept in Jerusalem until the eleventh century, the chalice was given to the Muslim prince of Denia (in Spain) by the caliph of the Fatimid dynasty (rulers of an empire that spanned the Middle East and North Africa). In turn, he presented it to Ferdinand I of Leon and Castile, as a gesture of respect and appeasement. (This book presents) the new historical and scientific facts that have come to light, supported by meticulously researched information on the history of Judaism and early Christianity, the significance of the Last Supper, and the other cups that have previously been identified as the Holy Grail." Very light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very minor wrinkling and edge wear at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A CHRONICLE OF THE PARISH OF ST. JAMES' ANGLICAN CHURCH, CALEDON EAST, 1843-1978., Sime, Emily G.W., McDonald, Edith Herman, Herman, Lloyd.
13 Sime, Emily G.W., McDonald, Edith Herman, Herman, Lloyd. A CHRONICLE OF THE PARISH OF ST. JAMES' ANGLICAN CHURCH, CALEDON EAST, 1843-1978.
Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
32 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: In Appreciation; In the Footsteps of the Early Missionaries; Historical Sketch of Saint James' Church; St. James' Cemetery; Organizations; Memorials and Gifts / Honour Rolls; Parish Chronology; Appendix: A Rectory Childhood in Caledon East 1912-1917 (Lot 18 Emma Street) by Edith Herman McDonald and Lloyd Herman; Bishops of Toronto Diocese. Interior - ownership stamp on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - previous owner's name and small label on front cover, two tiny corner creases. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 


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