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Front Cover Curiosities of the Church: Studies of Curious Customs, Services and Records (1891)

Showing the front cover of the book.

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Added: 2006-05-28

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Frontispiece Curiosities of the Church: Studies of Curious Customs, Services and Records (1891)

Chained Bible in Cumnor Church

Keywords: books, old books, pictures of books, greyscale

Places shown: Cumnor; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2005-01-17

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Title Page: Andrews’ Curiosities Curiosities of the Church: Studies of Curious Customs, Services and Records (1891)

The text reads as follows:Curiosities of the ChurchStudies of Curious Customes, Services, and Records.By William Andrews, F.R.H.S., author of “Old Church Lore,” “Old-time Punishments,” “Historic Yorks [...]

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Hour Glass Curiosities of the Church: Studies of Curious Customs, Services and Records (1891)

“Of the few remaining specimens of the hour-glass, a fine one is preserved in the church of St. Alban’s, Wood Street, London. It is mounted on a spiral column near the pulpit, and the minister can co [...]

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Added: 2007-09-21

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Bookcase Curiosities of the Church: Studies of Curious Customs, Services and Records (1891)

In the Library, Hereford Cathedral “So far as we have been able to discover there are only three collections of books in England now attached to the shelves by chains, namely ‘The Chapter Library in H [...]

Keywords: books, old books, pictures of books, libraries, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Hereford; Herefordshire; England

Added: 2005-06-01

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Bookcases and Desks Curiosities of the Church: Studies of Curious Customs, Services and Records (1891)

In the Library of the University of Leyden, from a print dated 1610[modern spelling: Leiden]“It will be observed [...] that those who consulted the books were obliged to stand.” (p. 130)Two Dutch scho [...]

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Places shown: Leiden; The Netherlands

Added: 2005-02-06

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Chained Library in Wimborne Minster. Curiosities of the Church: Studies of Curious Customs, Services and Records (1891)

A library room with glass display cabinets in the middle of walls lined with shelves of chained books. “In a room of the eastern tower of Wimborne Minster, Dorsetshire, is an important collection of c [...]

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Places shown: Wimborne; Dorset; England

Added: 2005-02-06

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