Category Archives: antiquarian

From John O’Groats to Land’s End

Robert Naylor was a Warrington timber merchant whose home when this book was published in 1916, was Beeston Towers in Cheshire. It is now a hotel. The 1372 miles covering the sights between John O’Groats and Land’s End was not … Continue reading

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Zoology textbook from 1930

One of my current photography projects is documenting the natural history of our garden. Natural history has been an interest of mine since childhood so this does not come as a surprise to those who know me. I can identify … Continue reading

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Our theology section

We have a large theology section including numerous books on Methodism but also general Christian literature, religious biography, music, old prints and a small section on other faiths. Tucked away in the backroom are several antiquarian works including some very old … Continue reading

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Articles of interest in the Quarterly Review

Our antiquarian expert John Williams, has compiled a list of the articles in the Quarterly Review I mentioned in October (Published by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London)           1809 August pp 155-180 Insanity. “. “. “. “. … Continue reading

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