[Roman Catholic polemic.] Printed work: 'Considerations on the Modern Opinion of the Fallibility of the Holy See in the Decision of Dogmatical Questions. With an Appendix on the Appointment of Bishops. By the Rev. Charles Plowden.'

Rev. Charles Plowden (1743-1821), Jesuit polemicist [Roman Catholicism; Roman Catholic]
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London: Printed by J. P. Coghlan, Duke Street, Grosvenor-Square; and sold by Messrs. Robinsons, Pater-noster Row, 1790.

viii + 133pp, 8vo. A good tight copy, with slight discoloration and damage to the early and late leaves. In very good modern grey boards, with title printed in black on white label on spine. Unobtrusive inscriptions lightly-written in the same elongated contemporary hand at head of half-title and title. Now a scarce item, with no other copy on ViaLibri.

[James Tait Plowden Wardlaw, barrister and Church of England cleric.] Autograph diary, including descriptions of visits to Camden Town Murder trial at the Old Bailey. With large bundle of family correspondence, original poems, photographs, cuttings.

James Tait Plowden Wardlaw [James Tait Plowden-Wardlaw] (1873-1963), rector of Beckenham, vicar of St Clement's, Cambridge, barrister-at-law [The Camden Town Murder trial, 1907; Wilfred Philip Ward]
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The diary dating from the period October to December 1907. The letters from 1925 to 1927, except for one from 1905; and mostly from Hove, Sussex.

The diary is 66pp., 4to. In red buckram binding with 'Diary Oct-Dec 1907 Plowden Wardlaw' in gilt on spine. In very good condition, on lightly-aged paper, in good tight binding. Plowden Wardlaw's devoutness is apparent throughout. For example, on 17 October, he appears to be consecrating his own private chapel: 'At home to-day. Most of the day was spent in cleaning and preparing the Chapel for the dedication tomorrow. Father Maturin the former

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