The early history of our predecessor Society
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If you are interested in the Ecclesiologists or early Victorian church architecture, then this book, published in February 2001, will be of interest.
It consists of an important new series of essays on the Cambridge Camden Society, founded in 1839 and renamed the Ecclesiological Society in 1845 (for a brief history of this society and the current society, see History).
The book has been edited by two members of Council of the present Ecclesiological
Society, Christopher Webster and John Elliott. The title is 'A Church
as it Should Be': the Cambridge Camden Society and its Influence, and
it is published by Shaun Tyas, ISBN 1900289350. The price in the UK is
£40. Publisher's address: Shaun Tyas, 1 High Street, Donington, Lincolnshire,
PE11 4TA, UK 01775 821542 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The book is of 460 pages, with 87 photographic illustrations.
A most important feature is the the biographical list of all the members of the Society in its thirty year history, a mine for scholars researching patronage and churchmanship during the period.
The contents of the book are as follows:
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