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Bonhams seek happy throng

by Paul Wilkinson

Posted: 08 Feb 2013 @ 12:15

AN AUTHOR's manuscript of one of the best-known hymns in English, "Onward, Christian soldiers" (right), is expected to sell for as much as £1500 when it comes up for auction in the spring.

It was written by the Revd Sabine Baring-Gould and first published, over his initials, in the Church Times on 15 October 1864, the year of Baring-Gould's ordination. It was No. VII in a series of "Mission Hymns", and headed "Hymn for Procession with Cross and ...

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