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Margoliouth, H M, Thomas Traherne: Centuries, Poems and Thanksgivings, Volume I, Introduction and Centuries, London, Clarendon Press 1958
ISBN 978-0199692354  Find out more

Margoliouth, H M, Thomas Traherne: Centuries, Poems and Thanksgivings, Volume II, Poems and Thanksgivings, London, Clarendon Press 1958
ISBN 978-0198118252  Find out more

Marks, Carol L & Guffey, Robert Guffey, Christian Ethicks, Cornell University Press 1968
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Ridler, Anne (ed), Thomas Traherne: Poems, Centuries and Three Thanksgivings, London, Oxford University Press 1966
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Ross, Jan (ed), The Works of Thomas Traherne: Volume I: Inducements to Retirednes, A Sober View of Dr Twisses his Considerations, Seeds of Eternity or the Nature of the Soul, The Kingdom of God, Cambridge, D S Brewer 2005
ISBN 978-1843840374  Find out more

Ross, Jan (ed), The Works of Thomas Traherne: Volume II: Commentaries of Heaven, Part 1: Abhorrence to Alone., Cambridge, D S Brewer 2007
ISBN 978-1843841357  Find out more

Ross, Jan (ed), The Works of Thomas Traherne: Volume III: Commentaries of Heaven, Part 2: Al - Sufficient to Bastard, Cambridge, D S Brewer 2007
ISBN 978-1843841364  Find out more

Ross, Jan (ed), The Works of Thomas Traherne: Volume IV: Church’s Year Book, Meditations and Devotions from the Resurrection to All Saints’ Day; A Serious and Pathetical Contemplation of the Mercies of GOD, in Several Most Devout and Sublime Thanksgivings for the same; (Meditations on the Six Days of the Creation), Cambridge, D.S. Brewer 2009
ISBN 978-1843841968  Find out more

Ross, Jan (ed), The Works of Thomas Traherne: Volume V: Centuries of Meditations and Select Meditations, Cambridge, D S Brewer 2013
ISBN 978-1843843276  Find out more

Ross, Jan (ed), The Works of Thomas Traherne: Vol VI: Poems from the Dobell Folio, Poems of Felicity, The Ceremonial Law, Poems from the Early Notebook, Cambridge. D S Brewer 2014
ISBN 978-1843843825  Find out more

Smith, Julia J, Thomas Traherne: Select Meditations, Manchester, Fyfield Books, Carcanet Press 1997
ISBN 978-1847770714  Find out more

The books below are of interest as the first published editions of the works that created a renewed interest in Traherne in the twentieth century. For most purposes they have been replaced by more modern editions.

Bell, H I (ed), Traherne’s Poems of Felicity, Oxford, Clarendon Press 1910
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Dobell, Bertram (ed), The Poetical Works of Thomas Traherne, available in a variety of facsimile reprints 1903
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Dobell, Bertram (ed), Centuries of Meditations, London, Dobell (available in a variety of facsimile reprints) 1908
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Lemaire, Angela, Joys: Thomas Traherne, Llandogo, The Old Stile Press 2004
ISBN 907664660  Find out more  |  Read notes

One of Tom Denny's inspirational Traherne windows situated in the Audley Chapel in Hereford Cathedral

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