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Breviarium Romanum Ex Decreto SS, Concilii Tridentini Restitutum S. Pii V. Pontificis Maximi Ussu Editum Clements VIII., Urbani VIII. Et Leonis XIII. Actoritate Recognitum Editio Septima Post Typicam [LATIN TEXT]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1896

Seller ID: 2302858

Condition: Very Good


Latin text. Boards and spine rubbed, minor loss to spine head, ink name on second blank, owner's stamp on title page. 1896 Full-Leather. Gilt page ridges, marbled endpapers. Pope Pius V (17 January 1504 – 1 May 1572), born Antonio Ghislieri (from 1518 called Michele Ghislieri, O.P.), was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 8 January 1566 to his death in 1572. He is venerated as a saint of the Catholic Church.[2] He is chiefly notable for his role in the Council of Trent, the Counter-Reformation, and the standardization of the Roman Rite within the Latin Church. Piu... View more info

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An Answer to John Robinson of Leyden, Now First Published from a Manuscript of A.D. 1609 (Harvard Theological Studies Series Volume IX [9])

By: A Puritan Friend; Burrage, Champlin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2006047

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. An exceptional copy. 1920 Trade Paperback. xiii, 94 pp. Printed wrappers. The first appearance in print of an early 17th century manuscript written in response to the religious teachings of John Robinson, part of whose congregation became the group we now know as the Pilgrims. Text from Bodleian MS. Jones 30 at Oxford. Robinson, John (1575/6? - 1625), Church of England clergyman and separatist theologian, was born at Sturton, Nottinghamshire... When Robinson moved from Cambridge into the wider world, his nonconformist ideas were soon revealed... Before the... View more info

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Agnes and the Little Key: or, Bereaved Parents Instructed and Comforted. By Her Father.

By: Adams, Nehemiah

Price: $30.00

Publisher: S.K. Whipple and Company: 1857

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2260294

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. No jacket, a few light spots to boards, ink note on front endpaper. 1857 Hard Cover. vii, 191, [4] pp. Reverend Nehemiah Adams (February 19, 1806 – October 6, 1878) was an American clergyman and writer. He was born in Salem, Massachusetts,[1] in 1806 to Nehemiah Adams and Mehitabel Torrey Adams. He graduated from Harvard University in 1826, and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1829. That same year, he was ordained as co-pastor, with Abiel Holmes, of the First Congregational Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts.[2] In 1832, he married Martha Hooper. In 1834, he became pastor... View more info

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The Confessions of St. Augustine (The Black and Gold Library)

By: Augustine, St.; Pilkington, J.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boni & Liveright: 1927

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2293266

Condition: Very Good


Very good in good jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with 1 inch chip from spine base, 2 inch tear on rear corner, and some other minor loss, jacket toned. 1927 Hard Cover. l, 414, [6] pp. 8vo. Augustine of Hippo (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430), Bishop of Hippo Regius, also known as Augustine, St. Augustine, or St. Austin was a Latin speaking philosopher and theologian living in the Roman Africa Province. Augustine was canonized by popular acclaim, and later recognized as a Doctor of the Church in 1298 by Pope Boniface VIII. His feast day is August 28, the day on which he died. He is considered... View more info

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The Confessions of St. Augustine (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Augustine, St.; Pilkington, J.G.; Shuster, George N.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294859

Condition: Very Good


Light spots on top edge, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 1979 Full-Leather. l, 414, [6] pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated by J.G. Pilkington, with an introduction by George N. Shuster, and illustrations from paintings by Edy Legrand. Augustine of Hippo (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430), Bishop of Hippo Regius, also known as Augustine, St. Augustine, or St. Austin was a Latin speaking philosopher and theologian living in the Roman Africa Province. Augustine was canonized by popular acc... View more info

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The King's Daughters' Year Book

By: Bottome, Margaret

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus Company: 1906

Seller ID: 2263115

Condition: Good


No jacket, lettering on boards and spine lightly rubbed, front and rear hinges starting, religious ribbon laid in, pencil name and date on front endpaper. 1906 Hard Cover. vi, 290 pp. Bottome, Margaret McDonald (1827–1906): American author and religious organizer. Born Mary McDonald on December 29, 1827, in New York, New York; died on November 14, 1906, in New York, New York; married Rev. Frank Bottome, in 1850. In 1886, Margaret Bottome and nine other women formed a Christian study group called King's Daughters, an outgrowth of Bottome's long-standing practice of giving informal talks on th... View more info

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The Long Dirt Road: A Short Story with a Long Reach

By: Braman, Clifford L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Clifford L. Braman: 2014

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265326

ISBN: 149748247X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription, To Laurie, from Clifford L. Braman. Top corner lightly bumped. 2014 Trade Paperback. iii, 134 pp. Over fifty years ago, Clifford L. Braman was a student at a private Christian high school in central Florida—a place that should have nurtured, strengthened, and prepared him for the world. It did, but not in a positive way; sadly, its administrators and teachers introduced him to the hardships of life through their own harshness and deceit. Students were subjected to a multitude of rules, some strict, others utterly ridiculous: no movies, no dating the same gi... View more info

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When Iron Gates Yield

By: Bull, Geoffrey T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Moody Press: 1955

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2195264

Condition: Good


First paperback printing. Cover and pages heavily toned, two creases on spine, edges rubbed. 1955 Trade Paperback. 254 pp. The dauntless story of the British Missionary in Tibet, captive in Chinese Communist hands for three years. View more info

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Among the Dervishes: An Account of Travels in Asia and Africa, and Four Years Studying the Dervishes, Sufis and Fakirs, by Living Among Them

By: Burke, O. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton: 1975

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2296363

ISBN: 0525473866

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Very minor general wear. 1975 Trade Paperback. 203 pp. The First-Hand Account of a Westerner's Travels through the Land of the Sufis. View more info

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Saint Thomas Aquinas (Image Classics)

By: Chesterton, G.K.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Image: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2266444

ISBN: 0385090021

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2014 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvii, 182 pp. G.K. Chesterton's brilliant sketch of the life and thought of Thomas Aquinas is as relevant today as when it was published in 1933. Then it earned the praise of such distinguished writers as Etienne Gilson, Jacques Martain, and Anton Pegis as the best book ever written on the great thirteenth-century Dominican. Today Chesterton's classic stands poised to reveal Thomas to a new generation. Chesterton's Aquinas is a man of mystery. Born into a noble Neapolitan family, Thomas chose the life of a me... View more info

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Mary Magdalene: A Biography

By: Chilton, Bruce

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291681

ISBN: 0385513178

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faint edge wear to jacket. 2005 Hard Cover. After 2,000 years of flawed history, here at last is a magnificent new biography of Mary Magdalene that draws her out of the shadows of history and restores her to her rightful place of importance in Christianity. View more info

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The Life of Dr. Martin Luther: In Picture and Verse

By: Darmstaetter, J.A.; Trabert, G.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pilger Bookstore: 1890

Seller ID: 2265939

Condition: Good


Hinges taped, pages toned. 1890 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A jubilee offering in commemoration of the 350th anniversary of Luther's smaller catechism. This exquisite book contains twenty-four pictures, representing the main features of Luther's life, accompanied by an equal number of explanations in verse. View more info

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Selections from the Diary and Correspondence of Joseph S. Elkinton, 1830-1905

By: Elkinton, Joseph S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Press of The Leeds & Biddle Co.: 1913

Seller ID: 2198360

Condition: Very Good


Page ridge faintly foxed. 1913 Hard Cover. xiv, 512 pp. 8vo. Joseph Elkinton was born in Salem, New Jersey, in 1794 and settled in Philadelphia where he established a soap manufacturing business which eventually became the Philadelphia Quartz Company. He was involved with the Seneca Indians at the Quaker school at Tunesassa (Quaker Bridge), New York, where his oldest son, Joseph Scotton Elkinton, was born in 1830. The latter was a Quaker minister and involved with the resettlement of the Doukhobors in Canada. His oldest son, Joseph Elkinton, was active in the Society of Friends in the Midwest ... View more info

Image for Tibet's Great Yogi Milarepa: A Biography from the Tibetan being the Jetsun-Kahbum or Biographical History of Jetsun-Milarepa, According to the Late Lama Kazi Dawa-Samdup's English Rendering

Tibet's Great Yogi Milarepa: A Biography from the Tibetan being the Jetsun-Kahbum or Biographical History of Jetsun-Milarepa, According to the Late Lama Kazi Dawa-Samdup's English Rendering

By: Evans-Wentz, W.Y.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2289063

ISBN: 0195003012

Condition: Very Good


Spine and pages lightly toned. 1974 Trade Paperback. xxviii, 315 pp. This reissue of the fascinating biography of Milarepa--the great Tibetan religious leader who lived over 800 years ago--completes Evans-Wentz's four-volume Tibetan series. In his preface to the second edition of this work, which first appeared in 1958, Evans-Wentz focuses on the similarities between the life and teachings of Milarepa and the greatest of modern India's spiritual leaders, Mahatma Ghandhi. The late Lama Kazi Dawa-Samdup--who served as Evans-Wentz's Tibetan guru for many years--has provided a translation from the... View more info

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A Time to Keep Silence (New York Review Books Classics)

By: Fermor, Patrick Leigh; Armstrong, Karen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York Review Books: 2007

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2276394

ISBN: 1590172442

Condition: Fine


Fifth printing. A fine copy. 2007 Trade Paperback. xxii, 96 pp. While still a teenager, Patrick Leigh Fermor made his way across Europe, as recounted in his classic memoirs, A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water. During World War II, he fought with local partisans against the Nazi occupiers of Crete. But in A Time to Keep Silence, Leigh Fermor writes about a more inward journey, describing his several sojourns in some of Europe’s oldest and most venerable monasteries. He stays at the Abbey of St. Wandrille, a great repository of art and learning; at Solesmes, famous for its rev... View more info

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California Infernal: Anton LaVey & Jayne Mansfield: As Portrayed by Walter Fischer

By: Fischer, Walter; Anger, Kenneth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Trapart Books: 2017

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2295126

ISBN: 9198324314

Condition: Fine


Second edition. A fine copy. 2017 Large Hardcover. 152 pp. Satanism and the silver screen: the bizarre friendship of Anton LaVey and Jayne Mansfield. Movie star Jayne Mansfield and notorious Satanist Anton LaVey met in 1966. Both were publicity conscious and made the most of the meetings, which evolved into a friendship. Almost always present was German paparazzo Walter Fischer, stationed in Hollywood and catering to image- and scandal-hungry photo magazines all over the world. Fischer’s unique collection of photos takes us straight into the ritual chamber of the Church of Satan in LaVey’s... View more info

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Papa Married a Mormon

By: Fitzgerald, John D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall Inc.: 1955

Seller ID: 2294946

Condition: Very Good


Jacket split in two pieces along front joint of jacket spine, one inch by one inch chip to jacket spine head. Address label on half-title page. 1955 Hard Cover. x, 298 pp. This story is loosely based on the true story of a Mormon who married a Catholic and lived in a small town Mormon community in the times of the old west. Also includes the struggles of children who have to decide between each parents' religion. View more info

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The King Strang Story: A Vindication of James J. Strang, the Beaver Island Mormon King

By: Fitzpatrick, Doyle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: National Heritage: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276818

ISBN: 0685572269

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated by author, Doyle Fitzpatrick, 5/11/71. A few very faint stains along jacket edges, front jacket flap price clipped, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Top page ridge very faintly foxed. 1970 Hard Cover. xxviii, 289 pp. James Jesse Strang (March 21, 1813 – July 9, 1856) was an American religious leader, politician and monarch. In 1844 he claimed to have been appointed to be the successor of Joseph Smith as leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite),[a] a faction of the Latter Day Saint movement. Strang testified that he had possession of a ... View more info

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The Letters of an Apostate Mormon to His Son

By: Freece, Hans P.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Hans P. Freece: 1908

Seller ID: 2298895

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Rear board lightly soiled. 1908 Hard Cover. 60 pp. Green boards. Illustrated by Verona P. Turini. CONTENTS: A Personal Word; A Tribute to Dr. S. E. Wishard, The Old Man Eloquent of the West; The American Tourist in Mormondom; Why I Became a Mormon; The Walk from Council Bluffs to Salt Lake city; The First Glimpse of Utah; Early Experience in Utah; More Experience in Utah; Polygamy; The Polygamy of To-day; A Mormon Family; What I Saw in the Mormon Temple; The Order of Enoch; Why I Left the Mormon Church; A Paradox; The Mountain Meadow Massacre; What Fools We Mortals Be. View more info

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Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham

By: Graham, Billy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264339

ISBN: 0060633875

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Owner stamp on front endpaper. 1997 Hard Cover. In this account of his life, Billy Graham shares how he came from ordinary beginnings to have an extraordinary life of prestige and influence - all derived from his unshakable belief in Christ. View more info

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An Archbishop for the People: The Life of Edward J. Hanna

By: Gribble, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paulist Press: 2006

Seller ID: 2202121

ISBN: 0809144050

Condition: Very Good


Rear wrapper lightly creased, sticker to rear wrapper. 2006 Trade Paperback. x, 416 pp. The definitive biography of San Francisco's celebrated archbishop, Edward J. Hanna, who was Archbishop of the Bay from 1912-1935, replete with photos, bibliography, index and endnotes. Keywords: RICHARD GRIBBLE ARCHBISHOP FOR PEOPLE LIFE OF EDWARD J HANNA BIOGRAPHY RELIGION RELIGIOUS CHRISTIAN CHRISTIANITY CATHOLIC CATHOLICISM THEOLOGY SAN FRANCISCO HISTORY ROCHESTER NEW YORK UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS NATIONAL CATHOLIC WELFARE CONFERENCE CHURCH OF ROME View more info

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Apocalypse of the Word: The Life and Message of George Fox (1624-1691)

By: Gwyn, Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Friends United Press: 1986

Seller ID: 2276784

ISBN: 0913408913

Condition: Very Good


Some ink and pencil underlining and marginalia. 1986 Trade Paperback. xxiii, 241 pp. A balanced, thorough account of a seventeenth-century figure, who has amazing relevance for our time. Gwyn's analysis shows in a convincing manner that George Fox's type of apocalyptic spiritualism forms a healthy antidote to the apocalyptic chilasm of our day. View more info

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My Life and Times

By: Hamlin, Cyrus

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Congregational Sunday-School and Publishing Society: 1893

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2155377

Condition: Good


Second edition. Hinges weak. 1893 Hard Cover. 538 pp. 8vo. A religious biography by the American Congregational missionary whose great uncle was Hannibal Hamlin. He established Robert College in Istanbul, served as a professor at Bangor Theological Seminary, and was president of Middlebury College for five years. View more info

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Markings

By: Hammarskjold, Dag; Sjoberg, Leif; Auden, W.H.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1964

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2268730

ISBN: 039443532X

Condition: Very Good


Eighth printing. Front jacket flap price-clipped. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, ink note on front endpaper. 1964 Hard Cover. xxiii, 222 pp. Dag Hammarskjold left behind the manuscript of this book to be published after his death. It is a remarkable record of the spiritual life of a man whose public image was universally known and admired -- a record that reveals the extent of his commitment to the Way of the Cross. Hammarskjold himself described the manuscript as a sort of white book concerning my negotiations with myself and with God. The first entry is a poem written about 1925; th... View more info

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Lyman Beecher

By: Hayward, Edward F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Pilgrim Press: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208442

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, white stain along spine-base, ink stamp on front and rear paste-down endpapers. 1904 Hard Cover. 114 pp. Biography of the influential Presbyterian minister and father of Harriet Beecher Stowe. View more info

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Incidents in My Life (Collector's Library of the Unknown)

By: Home, D.D.; Edmonds, Judge

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Time Life Books: 1991

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2285457

ISBN: 0809480875

Condition: Very Good


Faintly rubbed. 1991 Hard Cover. Daniel Dunglas Home (pronounced 'Hume') (March 20, 1833 – June 21, 1886) was a Scottish Spiritualist, famous as a physical medium with the reported ability to levitate to a variety of heights, speak with the dead, and to produce rapping and knocks in houses at will. When Home was young, he moved with his aunt and uncle from Scotland to America, where they lived in Connecticut. After becoming well-known he travelled to England in 1855, and conducted hundreds of séances, which were attended by many of the best-known names of the Victorian period. There were sp... View more info

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Thomas Cromwell: The Rise and Fall of Henry VIII's Most Notorious Minister

By: Hutchinson, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Phoenix: 2007

Seller ID: 2302113

ISBN: 1407244566

Condition: Near Fine


Spine creased. 2007 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 360 pp. The son of a brewer, Thomas Cromwell (1485-1540) rose to become Earl of Essex, Vice-Regent and High Chamberlain of England, Keeper of the Privy Seal and Chancellor of the Exchequer. Cromwell was a master of intrigue and pursued both his own career and the interests of the King with bribery, corruption and a single-minded energy. Drawing on contemporary sources and quoting the words of the protagonists, Hutchinson provides a colourful narrative of the rise and fall of Henry VIII's notorious Chief Min... View more info

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By Cross and Anchor: The Story of Frederic Baraga on Lake Superior

By: Jamison, James K.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: St. Anthony Guild Press: 1948

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2299749

Condition: Good


Second printing. Two inch by two inch chip to bottom edge of front jacket panel, chips and tears to jacket edges. Pencil name on front free endpaper, endpapers lightly foxed. 1948 Hard Cover. xi, 225 pp. Discover the exciting, and often miraculous, missionary adventures of the Snowshoe Priest-Venerable Frederic Baraga, the first bishop of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Discover the exciting, and often miraculous, missionary adventures of the Snowshoe Priest-Venerable Frederic Baraga, the first bishop of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Although not strictly a biography, this book is a story based on h... View more info

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Bloody Falls of the Coppermine: Madness, Murder, and the Collision of Cultures in the Arctic, 1913

By: Jenkins, McKay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265791

ISBN: 0375507213

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2005 Hard Cover. xvi, 278 pp. In the winter of 1913, high in the Canadian Arctic, two Catholic priests set out on a dangerous mission to do what no white men had ever attempted: reach a group of utterly isolated Eskimos and convert them. Farther and farther north the priests trudged, through a frigid and bleak country known as the Barren Lands, until they reached the place where the Coppermine River dumps into the Arctic Ocean. Their fate, and the fate of the people they hoped to teach about God, was about to take a tragic turn. Three days after reaching their destination, the ... View more info

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The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond, Monk of St. Edmundsbury: A Picture of Monastic and Social Life in the XIIth Century (The Medieval Library)

By: Jocelin of Brakelond; Jane, L. C.; Gasquet, Cardinal

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc.: 1966

Seller ID: 2297136

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Minor pencil note on front free endpaper. 1966 Hard Cover. XXXVI, 255 pp. FEW medieval documents have exercised a greater fascination over men's minds in these latter days than The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond. More than sixty years ago the publication of the Latin text of this history, by the Camden Society, attracted the attention of the great Thomas Carlyle, and furnished him with material for sketching his picture of The Ancient Monk, which occupied the entire second book of his Past and Present. Although the modern sage in his own rugged way affected no little contempt f... View more info