Logan, Oliver: The Venetian Upper Clergy in the 16th and Early 17th Centuries. A Study in Religious Culture. Lewiston, New York: The Edwin Mellen Press. 1996. First edition. 8vo., pp. x, 608. Green cloth, gilt title to spine and publisher's name to upper board, sticker residue to bottom of lower board by spine, light spotting to top and fore-edges of text block. No dust-jacket, as issued. Very good. Volume 68 in the series Texts and Studies in Religion. Ref: 45114
Thomas of Villanova, Saint:: Opera Omnia quae Hactenus Reperiri Potuerunt. Editio novissima emendatior. Augustae Vindelicorum [Augsburg]: Sumptibus Ingatii Adami & Francisci Antonii Veith, 1757. Folio, pp. [vi] xvi [iv], cols. 980, pp. [lxii] + engraved frontispiece. Title-page in red and black. Paper foxed. Modern red library buckram, spine lettered in gilt. Small library stamp to title-page. Thomas of Villanova (1488-1555), a Spanish Augustinian friar, was chaplain to Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. This edition of his works is rare in the UK, with COPAC recording one copy only (in the BL) plus a microfilm in Heythrop College. Ref: 34349show full image..
Warner, Marina: Alone Of All Her Sex. The Myth And The Cult Of The Virgin Mary. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1976. First edition. 8vo., pp. xxv, 400, xx. Red cloth, black lettering to spine, shelf wear and dusted edges, very good. Dust-jacket, 0.9cm tear with some loss to bottom edge of back cover, 2.1cm closed tear to top edge of front cover by spine, a couple other small closed tears to top edge, spine sunned, shelf worn, good only. Ref: 52102
Washington, Peter: Madame Blavatsky's Baboon. Theosophy and the Emergence of the Western Guru. London: Secker & Warburg, 1993. First edition. 8vo., pp.x, 470. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. Quite toned, very good overall. To ffep, gift inscription from the historian Max Egremont. Ref: 51521
Zornius, Petrus: Historia Eucharistiae Infantium, ex antiquitatibus ecclesiarum tum occidentalium tum orientalium secundum decem saeculorum seriem et multiplicem varietatem illustrata. Berolini [Berlin], apud Joannem Petrum Schmid 1736. First edition. 8vo., pp. XXXI [v] 619 [xvii] + engraved plate at front (marked to be bound next to p. 316). Engraved vignette to title-page. Light spotting and browning, bound in contemporary vellum boards, edges speckled in red and blue. Title neatly inked on spine (rubbed away), spine label neatly removed. Bookplate (19th-cent.?) of Bristol Education Society Museum, neat shelfmarks in red ink, possibly of the same institution, onfrontpastedown, f.f.e.p. reco, and title. Inscription on title-page: "Jo. Died. Winedeleri. Lipsiae. 1736". Verso of title-page with the same owner's neat bibliographical notes. The history of the custom of infants taking Holy Communion. Peter Zorn (1682-1746) was a teacher of biblical history, eloquence, and Greek. Ref: 21260show full image..