UNORTHODOX LONDON: or, phases of religious life in the metropolis.…

UNORTHODOX LONDON: or, phases of religious life in the metropolis. Second edition, revised

London: Tinsley Brothers (Freethought Publishing Company), 1876. Second edition (first was in 1873). Remainder issue binding with the Freethought Publshing Company spne imprint. Octavo, dark brown cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered, cream endpapers. pp (xii), 465, [1], 16 pp April, 1879, Freethought ads. Book a bit leaned, nicks at head of spine, page edges tanned, else a fine copy, no owner names. A survey of minor denominations in London at the time - The Walworth Jumpers, the Particular Baptists, the Catholic Apostolic Church, the Plymouth Brethren, Quakers. Christadelphians, Sandemanians, Jews, the Greek Church, etc. - and other interesting religious topics. Davies was a rather broad-minded Anglican minister who became a spiritualist, leaving holy orders after 1882 but never giving up his Christian faith. Urban ethnology.

Book ID: 44441
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