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Stanbrook Abbey Press Collection
University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Christian literature, English; Stanbrook Abbey; Benedictine nuns--England--Rules; English literature

Chiefly gifts from C.M. Blackstock between 1970 and 1985.

Works by saints of the Church, e.g., Magi venerunt by Saint Ambrose,Bishop of Milan; Interior Castle by Teresa of Avila. Works on the Stanbrook Abbey and the Benedictine rule. Some poetry, literary essays, etc. Some ephemeral items printed at the Abbey, e.g., Christmas cards, invitations, funeral services, etc.


Approximately 100 works, not including the ephemera.

Bibliographic Access

Physical Access
The collection is open to the public with identification. For further information visit:

Interlibrary Loan: No.

Reprography: As the condition of the material warrants.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
Stanbrook Abbey (Hereford and Worcester). - The Stanbrook Abbey Press, Ninety-Two Years of Its History. - Worcester [Eng.]: The Abbey, 1970. Butcher, David.- The Stanbrook Abbey Press, 1956-1990. - Lower Marston: Whittington Press, 1993.