2nd March 2016

Library Committee Publications

The publications listed below can be purchased by completing an order form available here.

To order online and pay by online transfer please (email) your order to Paul Johnson and you will be sent bank details.

Order and Disorder in the Eighteenth Century

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Cyril Wratten (compiler). Order and Disorder in the Eighteenth Century: Newspaper extracts about Church Bells and Bellringing, completed, edited and prepared for publication by John Eisel. xvi + 381pp, soft covers, illustrated.

This important publication reveals the spread of change ringing, the ‘sport’ among ringers, the distances they were prepared to travel etc. A resource for research projects, an ideal present and a good read!

See the index here.

£20 (£17 to Friends of the CC Library) plus £6 p&p for any number of volumes

Supplement to Order and Disorder in the Eighteenth Century.
Compiled by John Eisel. vi + 72pp, soft covers, illustrated.

This supplement contains much new information on London ringing in the second half of the C18th, as well as new material on a number of bell founders throughout the C18th, abstracted from over 70 newspapers.

See the index here.

£6 (£4 to Friends of the CC Library) free p&p

Order and Disorder in the early Nineteenth Century (1800-1829)

Compiled and prepared for publication by John Eisel. This second volume in the series continues to chart the progress of ringing in the first three decades of the nineteenth century. Another invaluable research resource, an ideal present and a good read!

See the index here.

£20 (£17 to Friends of the CC Library) plus £6 p&p for any number of volumes

Order and Disorder 1830-1839

Compiled and prepared for publication by John Eisel. This follows the format of the previous two volumes but, as an increasing number of reports were published, it covers a shorter period. Also included are two substantial appendices containing earlier reports which have become available since the previous volumes were published.

See the index here.

£20 (£17 to Friends of the CC Library) plus £6 p&p for any number of volumes

Bell News (1881-1915) and The Ringing World (1911-1970) – Searchable pdf files

All issues of Bell News and The Ringing World up to 1970 are available in yearly pdf files on DVD. These can be purchased for any combination of years for £5 plus 50p per year (45p for Friends of the CC Library). Bell News is available in 35 12 monthly volumes covering 1881/82, 1882/83 … 1914/15, 1915 and The Ringing World for the years 1911 to 1970. For 1971 to 2000 there is a separate DVD (see below).

Ringing World 1971-2000 DVD

DVD containing searchable pdf files, each covering a year’s issues of The Ringing World, plus index.

An invaluable source of information for research into ringers, ringing, towers, associations and much more.

Note

The pdf files can be used directly with any pdf reader, without using Windows plus an internet browser

£35 (£30 to Friends of the CC Library), free p&p

Two Ringing Periodicals CD

Campanology No 1 (16 September 1896) – No 26 (10 March 1897)

The Bellringer No 1 (5 January 1907) – No 9 (1 June 1907)

Indexes to Campanology and The Bellringer.

£10, free p&p

(Also available online here)

 

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