Book Description

This is a rare bound volume containing twenty eight Liberation Society Tracts, some with dated title pages, but most don’t, bound in an old half leather binding, this volume was originally presented to the Library of Bala Independent College by The Society for the Liberation of Religion from State Patronage and Control in September 1876 The Liberation Society was an organisation in Victorian England that campaigned for disestablishment of the Church of England. It was founded in 1844 by Edward Miall as the British Anti-State Church Association and was renamed in 1853 as the Society for the Liberation of Religion from State Patronage and Control, from which the shortened common name of Liberation Society derived. The book is 8 inches tall approx., with 242 pages, the binding is noticeably worn with loss to half the spine covering, edge and corner wear, both joints cracked, internally front board has obviously been off at some point and have been reattached with cloth tape (see pictures) foxing to endpapers with some mild foxing within else contents in good general condition A SCARCE COLLECTION OF TWENTY EIGHT LIBERATION SOCIETY TRACTS
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THIS VOLUME CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING TWENTY EIGHT TRACTS Liberation Society Tracts 1. Why I am a member of the Liberation Society 8pp 2. The Demand for Religious Equality 4pp 3. The Church and the Law (R.W.Dale) 4pp 4. What Saith the Scripture? 8pp 5. Dean Alford on Disestablishment 8pp 6. The "Poor Man's Church" 8pp 7. Voluntaryism in the United States and Canada (J.Carvel Williams) 12pp 8. How does America do without a State Church? 4pp 9. Joseph Arch on the Church & the Labourers 8pp 10. To Protestant Englishmen! 4pp 11. The Bulwark of Protestantism 4pp 12. William Cobbett on the Church Establishment 4pp 13. The Sale of Church Livings Speech of E.A.Leatham Esq M.P.(1873) 8pp 14. The Disabilities of Churchmen 4pp 15. Bishops and their Salaries 2pp 16. State-Church Bishops a Speech delivered by Henry Richard Esq MP in the House of Commons, May 11th,1875 8pp 17. What some churchmen think of the Bishops 4pp 18. The Cathedral Bodies and their Cost 4pp 19. The Established Church in England and Wales. Who belong to it, how it is supported, and what it costs 12pp 20. Fallacies and Facts about Church Property 4pp 21. How the clergy are paid by the State 4pp 22. Church Property What is said about it (Edward Miall) 8pp 23. A Talk about Tithes 8pp 24. Historical and Legal Facts relating to the Churches of the Establishment 22pp 25. Appeal for a Free Church Yard 4pp 26. Speech of the Right Hon John Bright M.P., in Support of the Burials Bill April 21st,1875 4pp 27. The Established Church in its Patronage, Duties,and Probable Future (Henry J.Alcock) 74pp 28. Society for the Liberation of Religion from State-Control and Patronage List of Publications 4pp
Author A Bound Collection of Twenty Eight Liberation Society Tracts
Date 1876
Binding leather
Publisher Various for The Liberation Society
Condition GOOD

Price: £175.00

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