Carrington, Philip. The Early Christian Church (2 volume set); Volume I. The First Christian Century; Volume II. The Second Christian Century. Cambridge at the University Press, 1957.
Purple publisher's cloth, spines faded to blue, green title panels, 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, xx., 519; xiii., 519 clean pp., tight, illustrated, maps. Ex Bible college library, spine labels removed, library matter/former owner's signature on the front end papers of both volumes. Good. Hardcover. 
Philip Carrington (1892-1975), Anglican priest and historian, seventh Bishop of Quebec and eleventh Metropolitan of Canada. He was also an active leader of the Boy Scouts and wrote The Boy Scouts Camp Book (1918).
"The primary object of this history is to provide an introduction to the story of the Christian church during the first two centuries, in narrative form, with sufficient detail and sufficient use of original sources to make it a useful reference book for the persons and events of the period." - Introduction.