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BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER

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Beschreibung: 1637. "(BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER). The Booke of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments. Edinburgh: Robert Young, 1637; Thomas Harper, 1636. Quarto, early 19th-century full polished paneled tan calf gilt rebacked with orignal spine laid down, raised bands. $13,500.First edition of the first Scottish Book of Common Prayer—the book that became a harbinger of the English Civil War—beautifully printed in Gothic type, with decorative woodcut initials throughout, handsomely bound."In the 1630s events in the Scottish Church moved towards crisis. In 1633, using an elaborate English form of ritual, Charles was crowned at Edinburgh. Three years later, new ecclesiastical canons were drawn up for the kingdom. They enforced church furnishings of the English type, strengthened the powers of the bishops [and] excommunicated any person who challenged the King's supremacy in church matters. Matters came to a head in 1637 with the attempted introduction of a Scottish Book of Common Prayer drafted by Scottish bishops following the advice of Archbishop Laud. It takes a higher view of church practice than its English counterpart [and] contains undertones of prayers for the dead and the eucharistic sacrifice. Its attempted introduction at St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh on July 16, 1637 ended in riot, and the Scottish Council promptly suspended the book" (Aspects of the Western Religious Heritage 25). Charles I overrode the Scottish Council, insisting on enforcement of the Scottish prayer book. His order began the chain of events that led to his downfall and eventual execution; in February 1638, Scottish committees which had formed to protest Laud's Book of Common Prayer convened to sign the National League and Covenant, repudiating royal authority in Scotland. Two years later the English parliament was recalled, and by 1642 the English Civil War had begun. The majority of the text in large Gothic type, with beautiful woodcut initials throughout. Both title pages within typographical borders; first title page and Almanack printed in red and black. Without two suppressed leaves of "Certaine Godly Prayers" ([R7]-[R8]), almost never present. Bound with second edition of Psalter (no catchword at leaf [2k6v]—that gathering intended to be in eight leaves, but leaves [2k7]-[8] cancelled in most copies, including this one). Griffiths 1637:9. STC 16606, 16607. Mild marginal dampstaining to first two and final two gatherings, scattered throughout rest of text block. Minor paper restoration toward gutter of prayer book title page. Small abrasion to rear board. A near-fine copy, handsomely bound.". Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 108001

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Beschreibung: Cambridge, John Baskerville/London, Edward Ryland 1762/1755/1762, 1762. 3 works in 1 binding, (frontispiece) without pagination, Contemporary gold-stamped Leather with 5 raised bands and gilt-edged text block, 8° (The spine-ends are partially restored, some staining in the margins. The book was displayed open for some time, therefore there is a crack in the spine and the two pages in the middle are browned. With marbled endpapers and the ex-libris of A.C. Warren Linton, South Gippsland. A beautiful copy of the Book of Common Prayer illustrated with 59 contemporary handcoloured engravings. Although The Book of Common Prayer and the Psalms are printed by the famous John Baskerville, the highlight of this work is without doubt the Liturgy which contains an engraved frontispiece, an engraved titlepage with a large coat of arms and 57 engravings by Simon Francçois Ravenet, Charles Grignion, Ge?rard Jean Baptiste Scotin, Peter Charles Canot, William Wynne Ryland. The engravings are interleaved in the Book of Common Prayer and all contemporary handcoloured in a very attractive way. ). Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 10134

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The Holy Bible (2 copies); The Book: BIBLE

BIBLE

Verlag: In black: London: Eyre & Strahan, 1813; Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1816; London: Company of Stationers, 1810; London: Bent, (1818). In Red: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1823; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1820; London: Company of Stationers, 1825; London: Rivington et al., 1827. (1827)

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Beschreibung: In black: London: Eyre & Strahan, 1813; Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1816; London: Company of Stationers, 1810; London: Bent, (1818). In Red: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1823; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1820; London: Company of Stationers, 1825; London: Rivington et al., 1827., 1827. Hardcover. Zustand: Fine. 8 volumes, 6.25 inches - 13.5 inches tall. A magnificent and unique collection of devotional works belonging to Nicholas Robinson, Lord Mayor of Liverpool in 1828-1829. On his becoming the Bailiff of Liverpool in 1818 he had the 4 great devotional works bound in uniform full black morocco with gilt raised bands, superb gilt tooling to the panel and boards, dentelles and all edges. On becoming Lord Mayor he had another set of the 4 works bound in even more sumptuous uniform full red morocco. These have gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, glorious gilt flourishes to the boards, gilt dentelles and all edges. These volumes also have watered silk doublures and free endpapers. All 8 volumes have his autographed armorial bookplates and his gilt embossed inscriptions on the upper boards. There is minor rubbing and scuffing, otherwise all the volumes are in superb condition. An extraordinary collection. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers ABE-1495828225641

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Beschreibung: Cambridge & Birmingham, John Baskerville/London, Edward Ryland 1762/1755/1762/1762, 1762. 4 works in 1 binding, Book of Common Prayer: (34) (356), Liturgy: (frontispiece) (2) p. and 57 engravings, Psalms 1: (90), Psalms 2: (104) p. Fine Tortoisehell Binding with 2 clasps, 8 corner-pieces, 4 hinges and a head- and tailband, all made from gilded silver, and a gilt-edged text block, 8° (Some pages are slightly browned. The work is kept in a custom made leather covered case. A beautiful copy of an English Church Book, containing the Book of Common Prayer illustrated with 59 engravings, the Psalms by Sternhold and Hopkins and a new version of the Psalms by Brady and Tate. Bound in an attractive mid-19th century binding of black with ochre coloured flamed tortoiseshell with gilded silver double clasp, 8 corner-pieces, 4 hinges and a head- and tailband. The silverwork bears no marks and is decorated with a matching cut-out design, featuring various ornaments and little flowers. The use of tortoiseshell as a book binding material became populair in the 17th and 18th century and was mostly used for binding religious texts, small Bibles, prayer books, and gift books for the wealthy middle class. The material came from exotic marine turtles and was valued due to its beauty, shine and rarity -the name tortoiseshell can therefore be misleading because the material has nothing to do with land tortoises-. A firm and complete copy bound in a flawless and very richly decorated binding.) Dijstelberge, P. (2011). Papieren pracht uit de Amsterdamse Gouden Eeuw, p. 69-71 / Noordwijk, B. van (2006). Zondags Zilver. Drie eeuwen versierde kerkboekjes, p. 209-217 / Noordwijk, B. van (n.d.). Boek, band en beslag, p. 23 / Noordwijk, B. van (2013). Zilver voor de Zondag. Boecxkens met Pragtigh Sluytwerck, p. 177-189 / Rijkelijkhuizen, M.J. (2010). Tortoiseshell in the 17th and 18th Century Dutch Republic, p. 96-106 / Storm van Leeuwen, J. (2006). Dutch Decorated Bookbinding in the Eighteenth Century Volume I, p. 118 / Vidler, K. (2005). Conservation of a tortoiseshell book cover, in Conservation Journal Summer 2005 Issue 50. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 10187

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Beschreibung: London: printed by John Baskett, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb and Henry Hills, 1715. Folio, [380], 23, [3] pp. unpaginated (text ends on Aaa4 as per ESTC). Engraved frontispiece by Loggan after Caspars. Title-page printed in red and black, ruled in red throughout. Contemporary red morocco, covers tooled in gilt with a wide scrolled border, central gilt block of the arms of the Duke of Chandos, backstrip richly gilt, gilt edges, a lovely binding of the period in the style of Mearne skillfully restored at head and foot and along joints. Armorial bookplate of John van Hatten. For a detailed description of this lovely prayer book with a distinguished provenance, see Maggs cat. 1471 item 13. Four bindings for Chandos are recorded by the British Armorial Bindings database. ESTC T81463. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 106783

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Beschreibung: Philadelphia: Printed by Hall and Sellers, 1786., 1786. [364]pp. plus 6 [of 8]pp. of music. Lacks the errata leaf. 12mo. Contemporary red morocco, gilt, leather onlays on covers. Extremities worn. Small piece of titlepage torn away at fore edge, affecting border and two letters of text. Light tanning and foxing. A good copy. In a half morocco box. The American Protestant Episcopal Church was founded after the American Revolution as an adaptation of the Church of England in the new United States. The church was founded at a convention in Philadelphia in 1785, at which it was agreed to create a separate prayer book. The present title is the result, and it caused great controversy upon its publication. Among the ill- considered revisions were "changes and omissions of such drastic nature as among other things the deletion of the Nicene and Athanasian Creeds. The Proposed Book proved unwelcome to clergy and laity, even its suggestion of a prayer for the Fourth of July being taken exception to. Its use was brief and not general" (Page). "This edition, contains the alterations which were intended to adapt the Book of Common Prayer, of the Church of England, to the changed political conditions of this country; and is the result of a convention held in Philadelphia, in 1785, presided over by the Reverend William White. The proposed Prayer Book met with much criticism and opposition in the church, owing to its radical changes, and was never adopted." - Evans. EVANS 19940. PAGE, THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER 51. GRIFFITHS 1786, 9. NAIP w029995. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers WRCAM 34053A

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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration: Bible & Prayer

Bible & Prayer Book - Scottish)

Verlag: Printed by the Printers to the King's most excellent Majestie ?; [London: by Felix Kingston]; by the Printers to the Kings Cambridge: Printed by the Printers to the Vniversmosexcellent Majestie ; London: Imprinted [by H. Lownes and R. Young];, Edinburgh (1633)

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Beschreibung: Printed by the Printers to the King's most excellent Majestie ?; [London: by Felix Kingston]; by the Printers to the Kings Cambridge: Printed by the Printers to the Vniversmosexcellent Majestie ; London: Imprinted [by H. Lownes and R. Young];, Edinburgh, 1633. [94] pp. A-F8 (-A1); [40] pp. A-B8 C-D2. Woodcuts charts, map, title-border; [900]pp. A-2X8 2Y4; 3A-3L8 3M4. Engraved title and frontis, and separate title for NT; [100]pp. *2 A-F8; [10], 93, [3]pp (with errors in numbering). A-F8 G4.With music. 1 vols. 8vo. First Complete Scottish King James Bible and First Edinburgh Book of Common Prayer. An uncommon lot, including the first complete King James Bible printed in Scotland, and the first Edinburgh edition of the Book of Common Prayer. The Bible follows a separate printing of the New Testament in 1628. This edition, it is suggested, was printed in connection with the Coronation of Charles I in Edinburgh in June 1633. Some copies of this printing of the New Testament were accompanied by plates, but these were later additions (ca. 1638), and there are two settings of some of the sheets, which are frequently comingled. In this copy, the catchword at 3G1 is "But"; 2F6v has the reading "carkases"; the catchword at 3G1r is "37 But"; and the headline on 3K3r is "Of Widows." The Book of Common Prayer is the form with catchword "pride" at B1r, and anticipates the ill-fated 1637 revision for the Church of Scotland. The editions of Genealogies, the Concordance, and the Psalms are contemporary editions of the sort that are characteristically found bound with various editions of the Bible originating from London and elsewhere. The Edinburgh Bible is scarce: ESTC locates five copies in North America: Folger, Huntington, NYPL, Newberry and Univ. of Pennsylvania. The Prayer book is also uncommon, with three copies located in North America (Harvard, Huntington and this copy, now properly deaccessioned). Of the Psalms, four copies are located in North America: Folger, LC, UT, and again, this copy. ESTC S123370; S122895; S102072; S90766; and S122325. STC 16394; 2311 & 2311a; 23039e; and 2608. Darlow & Moule (Herbert) 476 Rumball-Petre 135. Griffiths 1633.8 Later gilt paneled mottled calf, gilt spine label, marbled endsheets, to contemporary style. Bookplate of Joseph Yates, Clanna House. Trimmed rather close throughout, frequently costing register and/or page numbers, some head lines and a few catchwords; some scattered loss of some bottom lines late in the N.T., early ink inscription on first title, small discoloration to first several leaves, stain to lower fore-corners of 2M8 and 2N1, some occasional foxing, soiling and minor spotting, lacking A1 (blank) to BoCP; withal, a reasonably good gathering, neatly bound [94] pp. A-F8 (-A1); [40] pp. A-B8 C-D2. Woodcuts charts, map, title-border; [900]pp. A-2X8 2Y4; 3A-3L8 3M4. Engraved title and frontis, and separate title for NT; [100]pp. *2 A-F8; [10], 93, [3]pp (with errors in numbering). A-F8 G4.With music. 1 vols. 8vo. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 256557

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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration: Book of Common
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Beschreibung: Printed by Hall and Sellers, Philadelphia, 1786. [364] pp. plus 6 [of 8] pp. of music. Lacks the errata leaf. 1 vols. 12mo. The Suppressed Original Episcopal Book of Common Prayer. The American Protestant Episcopal Church was founded after the American Revolution as an adaptation of the Church of England in the new United States. The church was founded at a convention in Philadelphia in 1785, at which it was agreed to create a separate prayer book. The present title is the result, and it caused great controversy upon its publication. Among the ill-considered revisions were "changes and omissions of such drastic nature as among other things the deletion of the Nicene and Athanasian Creeds. The Proposed Book proved unwelcome to clergy and laity, even its suggestion of a prayer for the Fourth of July being taken exception to. Its use was brief and not general" (Page)."This edition, contains the alterations which were intended to adapt the Book of Common Prayer, of the Church of England, to the changed political conditions of this country; and is the result of a convention held in Philadelphia, in 1785, presided over by the Reverend William White. The proposed Prayer Book met with much criticism and opposition in the church, owing to its radical changes, and was never adopted" (Evans). Evans 19940; Page, The Book of Common Prayer 51; Griffiths 1786, 9; NAIP w029995 Contemporary red morocco, gilt, leather onlays on covers. Extremities worn. Small piece of titlepage torn away at fore edge, affecting border and two letters of text. Light tanning and foxing. A good copy. In a red half morocco box [364] pp. plus 6 [of 8] pp. of music. Lacks the errata leaf. 1 vols. 12mo. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 255561

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The Book of Common Prayer and Administration: Updike, Daniel Berkeley,
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Beschreibung: Printed for the Convention, New York, 1893. Copy no. 5 of the limited issue. Copy no. 5 of the limited issue. [28], 566, [2] pp. 1 vols. Folio. LIMITED ISSUE, SIGNED BY J.P. MORGAN ET AL. Copy number 5 of the limited issue of the revised Book of Common Prayer, overseen by D.B. Updike, and signed in ink on the verso of the title of many of the principals associated with the revision approved at the 1892 General Convention, including financier J.P. Morgan, who helped fund the edition's publication. The limited edition was prepared in two forms, one being this form, intended for distribution to each diocese and jurisdiction within the Church, with original signatures on the verso of the title and with a variant title, all in black letter, without border. The standard limited edition of 500 copies on handmade paper has the signatures of the principals in printed facsimile, and a foliated border around the title resembling those around the main text, and the central "Laudate Dominum" device, and the two lines: "Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David." Updike comments at length on this project in his introduction to NOTES ON THE MERRYMOUNT PRESS, and about his role in the attempted rescue of an ill-conceived attempt to produce a decorated edition from the plates of the 1892 printing: "The best things about the book were the cover and charming end-papers which Goodhue designed for it. Sad to relate, the edition had an immediate and resounding success! We were congratulated, and we blushed. Our shame was taken for modesty and we were congratulated more! While the book is indeed a strange one, it is by no means so strange as the designs originally made for it" (see pp. 9-10). Nonetheless, the experience was an important prelude to the production in 1928 of Updike's own edition, widely regarded as his finest work. Laid into this copy is the 4pp. leaflet, ON THE DECORATIONS OF THE LIMITED EDITION OF THE STANDARD PRAYER BOOK OF MDCCCXCII, and tipped to the second blank is the original bifolium printed presentation slip, with the recipient denoted in manuscript (a now defunct divinity school). Original heavily gilt decorated vellum over boards, with brass fore-clasps, t.e.g., others untrimmed, ribbon marker. Printed in red and black, with floriated borders by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, title in black letter. Binding slightly rubbed, gilt bright; some bleed-through on the title from the array of original ink signatures on the verso, otherwise very good or somewhat better [28], 566, [2] pp. 1 vols. Folio. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 260873

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The Book of Common Prayer and Administration

Beschreibung: Merrymount Press, (Boston, 1930. Updike, Daniel Berkeley (illustrator). Folio. xlii, 613pp. One of 500 copies. Besides the copies printed on paper, five examples were printed on vellum. The book was begun in 1928 (the year of Prayer Book revision) and was finished in the autumn of 1930. J. P. Morgan, Jr. underwrote the lavish expenditures required. Martin Hutner called it "one of the most famous and beautiful books ever printed in America." Bound in publisher's full red, blind-stamped morocco. A fine copy, housed in a cloth folding case with blind-tooled leather lettering pieces. The Doheny copy, with her leather booklabel on front paste-down. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 26586

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UPDIKE, D.B. MERRYMOUNT PRESS.

Verlag: The Merrymount Press for the Commission, Boston (1930)

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Beschreibung: The Merrymount Press for the Commission, Boston, 1930. One of 500 copies. Printed from electrotypes taken from hand composition in Janson roman type with initial letters and titling drawn by W.A. Dwiggins on English handmade paper. Folio, original blind-stamped wine red pigskin, top edge gilt, others uncut. A really good copy of a book with a notoriously weak soft pigskin binding. Updike was commissioned by J.P. Morgan, Jr. to print the Standard Edition of the Prayer Book for the Episcopal Church when it adopted its important second revision of it in 1928. His magnificent work became one of the most important books in the history of American printing and a landmark of the mastery of typography. The sole ornament to the superb type setting being a single fleuron on the title-page. It became Updike's most famous book: "it is one of the few superb books of modern printing history.the finest product of the American Press in our time." (Pottinger) Booklabel of Clarence B. Hanson, Jr. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 6134

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BIBLE STURT John

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Beschreibung: 1740. "BIBLE. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments. BOUND WITH: The Book of Common Prayer. BOUND WITH: DOWNAME, John. A Brief Concordance or Table to the Bible. London: Richard Ware, 1740. Thick quarto, contemporary full red morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, cover-borders and centerpieces, raised bands, black morocco spine label, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $6000.Early 18th-century edition of the King James Bible, copiously illustrated with engraved frontispiece portrait of George II, 200 delicate copper-plates (four each on 50 interleaved sheets) re-engraved by John Cole after images created by master engraver John Sturt, and six folding maps, beautifully bound in contemporary full red morocco gilt.The King James Bible, first published in 1611, is "the only literary masterpiece ever to be produced by a committee and was the work of nearly 50 translators [who] lived at a period when the genius of the language was in full flower [Macaulay praised it as] 'a book, which if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power" (PMM 114). This 18th-century Oxford edition, which includes the Apocrypha, is illustrated with 50 interleaved sheets, each containing four separate images on two plates, after original engravings by John Sturt, England's most noted engraver of books. In 1717, Sturt produced a series of 436 Biblical scenes for Samuel Wesley's History of the Holy Bible; 200 of the Sturt illustrations were re-engraved by John Cole and offered separately by Ware in 1727. This Bible bound with a contemporary edition of the Book of Common Prayer. First issued in 1549, the prayer book's stately language has considerably influenced not only ecclesiastical practice but also literature in English for centuries. Also with additional engraved title pages for Bible and Book of Common Prayer, index and concordance. The volume's contemporary morocco binding, in the "Harleian" style, bears onlaid black moroco centerpieces outlined with gilt sun rays and gilt-stamped with the initials "JHS" (Iesus Hominum Salvator). Index without E4, presumably a blank; all text present. Herbert 1048. Not in Darlow & Moule. Griffiths 1744:3. First two flyleaves stuck together, rendering owner inscription on verso of first leaf illegible; small, light owner signature to bottom margin of D3 (Bible).A beautiful copy.". Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 107973

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The Book of Common Prayer: Binding, Rococo)

Binding, Rococo)

Verlag: Printed by John Baskerville for B. Dod, Cambridge (1762)

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Beschreibung: Printed by John Baskerville for B. Dod, Cambridge, 1762. 344 leaves. 1 vols. Royal 8vo. Third edition of the Baskerville Prayerbook. 344 leaves. 1 vols. Royal 8vo. Baskerville's Book of Common Prayer in a beautiful rococo binding. The emblematic tooling matches that found on a series of prayer books bound for Philip Stanhope, fifth Earl of Chesterfield (cf. Davis Gift II, 185). Griffiths p. 176: 1762, #4: Gaskell 19; ESTC T087227-BL; HN. Yale. Cf. Davis Gift II, 185 for binding Bound in full contemporary green morocco, tooled in gold to a rococo design with snail, insect and dragon gilt-stamped emblems, surrounding a central Christogram of onlaid green, red and citron morocco, flat spine divided into six compartments filled in with Greek key and oval-and-diamond rolls, with clasps, bookplates of Milward Rowe and Emily Turner with corresponding gift inscriptions Third edition of the Baskerville Prayerbook. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 254576

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Beschreibung: New York: Printed for the Committee. The De Vinne Press., 1893. Hardcover. Zustand: Fine. No Jacket. Folio; size of the binding: 10 1/2 inches x 14 3/4 in. x 2 3/4 in. (thick), title-page in red & black, preliminary material; [28]pp., pp. [1]-566 + printer's page with colophon on the reverse (here numbered in pencil: 22). Bound in full vellum over beveled boards, with working brass clasps at the fore-edge; elaborate gilt rose designs and title on the spine and front cover, designed by B. G. Goodhue; gold-printed rose & thistle design endpapers, top-edge gilt, silk bookmarker ribbon bound in; deckle-edged paper. With a copy of the 1893 [4]pp. pamphlet: "On the Decorations of the Limited Edition of the Standard Prayer Book of 1892," by D. B. Updike, printed at the De Vinne Press. Inserted in this copy: "The large-paper edition of the Book of Common Prayer which this Notice accompanies has been put into print primarily in compliance with the provisions of Canon 22, Title 1 [-] the complimentary and subscription copies have foliated borders, a detailed account of which is subjoined." (-From p. [2] of the Notice pamphlet). This vellum bound copy has the foliated borders, and bears the bookplate of Cleveland, Ohio based philanthropist and book collector, William G. Mather (1857-1951), on the front paste-down endpaper. The back cover shows a few scratches to the vellum, small tan spot to upper spine, light dusting, a few tan spots to the edges of the binding, otherwise, an excellent copy. This Book of Common Prayer is considered among the landmarks of American printing. [Colophon]: "The printing of this edition of the Book of Common Prayer on American hand-made paper was finished on the twenty-second day of November, MDCCCXCIII [1893], at the De Vinne Press in the City of New York. The plan of symbolism and method of decoration were arranged by Mr. Daniel Berkeley Updike: The preparatory studies of plants were made by Mr. William Wells Bosworth: The designs for the borders and cover by Mr. Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, and the final drawings for reproduction by Mr. Joseph Eliot Hill." Weight: 11 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers m-25

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Beschreibung: (Boston:) Printed for the Commission (by D. B. Updike, the Merrymount Press), 1930, 1930. Folio, original blind-stamped dark red morocco, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Text in red and black. ? One of the great monuments of the career of printer Daniel Berkeley Updike and considered one of the finest examples of 20th century American book design. ? From the library of David & Valerie Belch. Skillful repairs to the hinges and edges; fine copy, enclosed in a chemise and cloth case. The first of this edition, one of 500 copies printed. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 25890

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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament: Bible)

Beschreibung: [Amsterdam], 1708. Additional engraved title for Bible with inset view of London and figures of Aaron and Moses, and six engraved folding maps. 79, [1]; [26], 710, 108, 248; 57, [2] pp. Book of Common Prayer bound first, Psalms last. With Apocrypha. Thick Folio. Folio King James Bible with six folding maps including California as an island. An attractive large folio Bible in an ornate contemporary binding. The text is the King James translation, with marginal notes from the Geneva version. "No doubt printed abroad, probably Amsterdam" (Herbert). The fine engraved folding maps of the Holy Land by N. Visscher of Amsterdam and J. Moxon of London include a spectacular plan of Jerusalem. The world map at the front depicts California as an island. Darlow and Moule, pp. 252-253; Herbert 897. Provenance: Ticknor and Eason family (genealogy, 1701-1827, inked to first blank) Contemporary full brown diced calf, ornate blind-tooled certerpieces, brass cornerpieces and clasps. Skilled restoration to front joint and spine, occasional browning, heavier at end, Book of Common Prayer foxed, but a clean copy otherwise Additional engraved title for Bible with inset view of London and figures of Aaron and Moses, and six engraved folding maps. 79, [1]; [26], 710, 108, 248; 57, [2] pp. Book of Common Prayer bound first, Psalms last. With Apocrypha. Thick Folio. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 307324

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Beschreibung: Hardcover. Zustand: Good. Herbert Reference #421. Measures at 4.25" x 2". Printed by printers to the University of Cambridge. Embroidered binding with silver thread and colored silk showing flowers and birds. Edges and gilt stamped. In bookbinding, a dos-à-dos binding (from the French meaning "back-to-back") is a binding structure in which two separate books are bound together such that the fore edge of one is adjacent to the spine of the other, with a shared lower board between them serving as the back cover of both. When shelved, the spine of the book to the right faces outward, while the spine of the book to the left faces the back of the shelf; the text of both works runs head-to-tail. The dos-à-dos format dates back at least to the 16th century, though they were most common in England in the first half of the 17th century.Two books frequently bound in this form were the New Testament and Psalter, presumably because both were needed during church services. Regardless of content, the outer boards of dos-à-dos bindings were usually embroidered, or covered with leather and then finished with gold. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers ABE-1498840660330

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LEABHAR NA H'URNUIGH CHOITCHIONN - THE BOOK

Beschreibung: John Moir, EDINBURGH, 1794. PRIZEWINNING BINDING: FULL RED. Zustand: Fine. 8vo in half-sheet (20.5 cm),(28), 470pp, (1) blank, 14pp. Full hand-dyed dark red morocco, elaborately gold-tooled to a traditional eighteenth century Scottish Wheel design. All gilt work to spine and boards in 23.5 carat English gold leaf. Inner dentelles, board edges and headcaps also gilt. All edges gilt. New comb-marbled endpapers, toned. Hand-sewn silk endbands. Housed in a quarter period calf clamshell box, ¿antiqued¿ by binder. This very binding is featured on the front cover of The Journal of the Society of Bookbinders' review of their International Bookbinding Competition, having won their international "Fine Cut" award for gold finishing. The binding also won the ABA Educational Trust's prize (1st) in the "Historic Binding" category. CONDITION: FINE/FINE. This 1st edition of the Scottish Gaelic Prayer Book has been superbly rebound in the style of an 18th Century Scottish "wheel binding" by Andrew Sims and is in fine condition. The 18th Century text is superb with some minor browning only to first and last few leaves. An exceptional modern-day homage to Scottish binding when at its height in terms of design and finishing, which elevates this copy of an 18th Century prayer book into a work of art. The considerable labour involved in producing such bindings has changed little in three centuries, this particular example requiring in excess of 800 individual impressions created by 45 different finishing tools. The Journal of the Society of Bookbinders' competition catalogue detailing all the winners of their latest competition) will be included with this book, along with the ABA's newsletter containing a more in-depth account of the binding's production. Please email for any additional information or images. *********************** Episcopal Scottish Gaelic Prayer Book. The (1662) Book of Common Prayer was first published in Scots Gaelic in 1794. A translation was not made until this late date partly to avoid controversy with the (Presbyterian) Church of Scotland, and partly because it was wrongly believed that the already-existing Irish Gaelic BCP would be acceptable. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 000110

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BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER

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Beschreibung: 1742. BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. The Book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the Sacraments London: Thomas Baskett and Robert Baskett, 1742. Folio (measuring 10 by 16 inches), contemporary full paneled black morocco gilt, elaborately gilt decorated spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $4800.Impressive 1742 edition of the magisterial Book of Common Prayer, with engraved frontispiece view of St. Paul’s Cathedral, elegantly bound in contemporary full paneled morocco-gilt.Born of Thomas Cranmer’s desire for liturgical texts upon which all of Europe’s Protestant, English-speaking churches could agree, the beautiful and dignified language of the Book of Common Prayer, first issued in 1549, has considerably influenced not only ecclesiastical practice, but has served "as a source of spiritual inspiration for most Englishmen second only to the Bible" (PMM 75). With engraved frontispiece depicting St. Paul’s Cathedral, ornamental woodcut head- and tailpieces and historiated woodcut initials. Bound with a 1744 edition of Sternhold and Hopkins’ metrical psalter. Griffiths 1742:1. Occasional light foxing; minor triangular loss to lower edge of first leaf, a blank. A few abrasions to distinguished contemporary morocco, gilt bright. A beautiful volume. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 73453

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Beschreibung: Oxford: Printed by T. Wright and W. Gill, Printers to the University, 1769., 1769. [206] leaves (printed in double columns) plus fifty-nine full-page engraved plates. Tall quarto. Contemporary black morocco (almost imperceptibly rebacked with original backstrip laid down); front and rear covers extensively decorated in gilt, 1 5/8-inch wide dentelle-style border of alternating large and thin vases holding flowers, within which is an elaborate central diamond-shape design composed of floral and rococo tools with two pairs of backward-looking tufted birds on branches, surrounded by floral and star-like tools; a.e.g. On the front cover, the center of the diamond-shape design is lettered "The Honorable Samuel Rous Esq. Barbados," surrounded by a stylized fern border. On the rear cover, the center of the diamond-shape design is lettered "One Thousand Seven Hundred & Seventy Two," also surrounded by a stylized fern border. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, extensively decorated in gilt with flowers, stars, circles, and different birds than on the covers. Inner dentelles gilt with "Greek key" roll, contemporary marbled pastedowns and free endpapers. Two corners rubbed and two corners almost imperceptibly repaired, otherwise in fine condition. Extra-illustrated with fifty-nine full- page engraved plates. A few minor dampstains on a few leaves at front and rear and occasional minor foxing, absolutely not affecting text or images. [bound with:] Brady, N., and N. Tate: A NEW VERSION OF THE PSALMS OF DAVID, FITTED TO THE TUNES USED IN CHURCHES. London: H. Woodfall, 1768. [26] leaves (printed in triple columns). A fine copy. A magnificently bound and extravagantly extra-illustrated copy of The Book of Common Prayer, prepared for presentation to, or perhaps commissioned by, Samuel Rous, President of His Majesty's Council and Commander-in-Chief (i.e. governor) of Barbados, from 1766 to 1768. He also served again in 1772, the year indicated on the rear cover. The Rous family, Quakers residing in Barbados, were leading planters on the island since the late 1630s. The fifty-nine plates bound in this volume to complement the text were originally executed for THE LITURGY OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND; ILLUSTRATED WITH FIFTY NINE HISTORICAL AND EXPLANATORY SCULPTURES, ENGRAVED BY MESS. RAVENETT, GRIGNION, SCOTIN, CANOTT, WALKER, AND W. RYLAND, printed in London in 1755 by Edward Ryland. According to the titlepage, included here as one of the extra-illustrated plates, this work was published according to an act of Parliament on May 1, 1755. However, no copies of this 1755 title are recorded in OCLC or ESTC. In addition to The Book of Common Prayer and the engravings from THE LITURGY OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND, this copy also contains a 1768 edition of A NEW VERSION OF THE PSALMS OF DAVID, first printed in 1698. Considering the recipient and the combined contents of the volume, these two texts and the extensive suite of engravings are bound in an appropriately sumptuous binding. Prepared for Samuel Rous, who served as governor of Barbados, the binding is a marvelous example of later 18th-century British bookbinding, with extensive gilt decoration on the covers and spine as described above. A fine copy of an elaborately decorated and illustrated volume, with a remarkable colonial-era provenance. GRIFFITHS, BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER 1769.5. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers WRCAM 36078

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Beschreibung: Hardcover. Zustand: Good. FIRST ENGLISH BIBLE PRINTED AT OXFORD. Fine contemporary leather binding. Thick 4to. 9.0" x 6.75" Inches (LxB). Over 3" inches thick. With New Testament title & the extra engraved title present & both are dated 1675 & the Colophon is dated 1673; with The Book of Common Prayer, & the extra engraved title present and The Whole Book of Psalms; both with Oxford: at the Theater, 1675, on the title pages. Apocrypha, Blackletter text, With Book of Common Prayer (front) and Whole Book of Psalms (end). Fine original full calf leather boards with blind embossed designs to each board, spine rebacked in period style, with gilt decorations, 4 raised bands & 2 red gilt lettered morocco labels. First edition, first printing, first variant (colophon dated 1673) of the first English Bible ever printed at Oxford. Collates per Herbert 719. Psalms Collected into English metre by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others. Lacks general title; but 4 other titles dated 1675; Colophon dated 1673. Original full calf leather boards with blind embossed designs to each, spine with fine modern calf leather reback, new endpapers, some wear and scuffing to covers. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 000820

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The Book of Common Prayer, and administration
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Beschreibung: S. Potter & Co., J. Maxwell, printer, Philadelphia, 1821. 24mo, unpaginated, i.e. pp. [328]; 6 engraved sectional titles; text largely in double column; contemporary full straight-grain morocco, elaborately decorated in gilt with wide and ornate gilt-tooled borders on covers enclosing a central blindstamped panel in which is the name in gilt of an early owner, "Abigail Dimon / 1824," heavily gilt-decorated spine with gilt lettering, gilt edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, a.e.g.; fine copy of an ornate decorative American binding. The binding is possibly attributable to Henry I. Megarey of New York based on stylistic evidence. See Early American Bookbindings from the Collection of Michael Papantonio, no. 39. American Imprints 4701. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 45947

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The Bible That is the Holy Scriptures: RELIGION],

Beschreibung: Robert Barker, London, 1608. Hardcover. Quarto. rebound to style, full brown leather with fillet inlay on covers, spine with raised bands, two burgundy morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, gilt in compartments, all edges gilt. "The Book of Common Prayer" was printed by Thomas and John Buck, printers to the Universitie of Cambridge [England], 1630. First printed in 1560, the "Geneva" version is so called because it was translated by W. Whittingham, Anthony Gilby, Thomas Sampson, and perhaps others, at Geneva. This Bible showed a distinct advance on its predecessors, and appearing as it did in more compact form, with roman type, and verse divisions, obtained speedy and permanent popularity. Between 1560 and 1644 at least one hundred and forty editions appeared of the Geneva Bible or Testament. Examination of King James's Bible of 1611 shows that its translators in correcting the Bishop's Bible were influenced more by the Geneva than any other English version.The Geneva Bible is one of the most historically significant translations of the Bible into English, preceding the King James translation by 51 years. It was the primary Bible of 16th century Protestantism and was the Bible used by William Shakespeare, Oliver Cromwell, John Knox, John Donne, and John Bunyan, author of Pilgrim's Progress. It was one of the Bibles taken to America on the Mayflower. This version of the Holy Bible is significant because, for the very first time, a mechanically printed, mass-produced Bible was made available directly to the general public. "Breeches Bible": translated Genesis 3:7 as "and they sowed figge-tree leaves together, and made themselves breeches." (This less precise translation was glossed in the right margin with a more accurate, albeit longer, translation.). Spine faded to very light brown, margins of leaves a little trimmed not affecting text or illustrations. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 33668

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The Book of Common Prayer and Administration: The 1892 General

The 1892 General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church In the United States

Verlag: Printed for the Convention by the De Vinne Press, New York (1893)

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Beschreibung: Printed for the Convention by the De Vinne Press, New York, 1893. Hardcover. Zustand: g to vg. Limited "canonical edition". 1/75. Folio. [28], 566, [2]pp. Uncut. Original heavily gilt decorated vellum, with brass clasps. Decorative endpapers. Ribbon marker. Laid into this copy is the publisher's original 4pp. leaflet, "On the Decorations of the Limited Edition of the Standard Prayer Book of MDCCCXCII." Title page in red and black lettering, handsigned in ink on the verso by thirteen of the principals associated with the revision approved at the 1892 General Convention. Pages in red and black lettering with decorative floral, art nouveau style borders by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue. Limited large-paper canonical edition, one of 75 copies (one for each judicatory of the Protestant Episcopal Church) of the 1892 American "Book of Common Prayer," signed by all members of the prayer book revision committee, including important financier J.P. Morgan. This copy is No. 18 (numbered in pencil on colophon page). Source of the Anglican Church's shared liturgical life since 1549, the "Book of Common Prayer" was first adapted for use in America in 1789, and underwent its second American revision in 1892. The new Standard, as it was called, was issued in three formats: a simple copy for attendees of the 1892 General Convention (Griffiths 1892:5); a decorative edition of 500 numbered copies (Griffiths: Bibliography of the Book of Common Prayer, 1893:7); and this limited "canonical edition," numbering 75 copies, distributed to all Episcopalian judicatories (Griffiths: Idem, 1893:6). "Throughout his life, [financier J.P.] Morgan was a strong supporter of the Protestant Episcopal church" (ANB), support that included his service on the revision committee that produced the 1892 revision. In a contemporary review, "The Independent," an Episcopal church newspaper, declared: "That the completed and perfected Standard, just issued from the De Vinne press, appears in the sumptuous form which makes it confessedly the finest production of the American printer's art is due to Mr. J. Pierpoint Morgan, who from the moment of his appointment as a member of the committee has never ceased devising liberal things for the furtherance of the work." Some foxing and soiling along edges of binding. Offsetting on front cover of the publisher's booklet. Binding in overall good to good+, interior in very good condition. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 39170

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Beschreibung: 1831. BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. The Book of Common Prayer. Oxford: Printed at the University Press by S. Collingwood, 1831. Folio (12 by 20 inches), contemporary full tan morocco rebacked with original spine laid down, elaborately gilt-decorated spine and boards, black morocco spine label, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $3200.Impressive 1831 Oxford folio edition of the magisterial Book of Common Prayer, elegantly bound by Hayday in contemporary full morocco-gilt.Born of Thomas Cranmer’s desire for liturgical texts upon which all of Europe’s Protestant, English-speaking churches could agree, the beautiful and dignified language of the Book of Common Prayer, first issued in 1549, has considerably influenced not only ecclesiastical practice, but has served "as a source of spiritual inspiration for most Englishmen second only to the Bible" (PMM 75). Beautifully bound by Hayday in contemporary full morocco with elaborately gilt-tooled spine and boards, featuring central lozenges, built up largely of circles and floral ornaments, within decorative frames built up from floral scrolls. Griffiths 1831:8. Presentation inscription.Light rubbing and soiling to binding. A very nearly fine copy, handsomely bound. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 74414

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The Book of Common Prayer: Book of Common

Book of Common Prayer)

Verlag: Printed by John Baskett. Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb and Henry Hills, Deceased, London (1714)

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Beschreibung: Printed by John Baskett. Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb and Henry Hills, Deceased, London, 1714. Engraved title page. Printed in black and red , ruled in red. 1 vols. Folio. Bound in full red morocco, richly gilt spine, six panels, raised bands, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g Engraved title page. Printed in black and red , ruled in red. 1 vols. Folio. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 37200

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Beschreibung: Hardcover. Zustand: Good. 2 fantastic purple full leather bindings with great gold gauffering. Printed in London with two custom made cloth cases. Must see pics !. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers ABE-1510610390046

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Beschreibung: John Baskett, 1735. Engraved frontispiece of St. Paul’s Cathedral Folio Extremities rubbed and a little worn, spine lightly sunned, still a superb copy; armorial bookplate of Sir Henry Streatfeild of Chiddingstone, later bookplate of Rupert Gunnis; typed note loosely inserted See Griffiths, The Bibliography of the Book of Common Prayer, p.157 Contemporary deep green goatskin, covers elaborately tooled in gilt with a wide border composed of a floral roll between a pair of fillets, raised bands; with the royal monogram of King George II tooled gilt in compartments, comprising of initials interwoven and surmounted by a crown, all edges gilt, outer edge of covers tooled gilt, marbled endpapers; title-page printed in red and black, printed in double-columns ruled red. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 17026

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Book of Common Prayer]:

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Beschreibung: London: Printed by John Baskett .and by the Assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills ., 1715., 1715. [20,380],23,[3]pp. terminating at 3A4. Folio (465 x 285 mm). Contemporary black gilt paneled armorial goatskin, heavily gilt extra, a.e.g., marbled endsheets. Engraved frontispiece. Text in double columns, printed in black and red, the whole ruled in red. Spine and upper spine quadrant of upper board restored with black calf, edges of text block smoke-darkened, with occasional shallow isolated penetration into margins, early repair on verso of frontispiece, tidemark in upper forecorner/quadrant of last three text leaves and endleaves, small mend on verso of title at top margin, occasional handsoiling and smudging, a few minor marginal nicks or short tears; in spite of these detractions, in the main a bright, crisp copy. One of two large folio printings of The Book of Common Prayer published by Baskett in 1715, this being the form that terminates at 3A4. This copy was associated with the family and descendants of Henry Clinton, seventh earl of Lincoln (1684 - 1728) and his wife Lucy, daughter of the first Baron Pelham. Inserted in the front are two conjugate sheets of paper (one blank), and laid in are two folio sheets of vellum (a bit stained along the top edges). The latter are occupied on three sides with a manuscript family record, written at various times and in various hands (including births, deaths, marriages, etc) from 1744 through the death in 1794 of Henry Fienes Pelham Clinton, Duke of Newcastle. The first of the inserted paper leaves is of perhaps greater interest, as it bears a fifteen line manuscript account by White Kennett, Bishop of Peterborough, signed and with his seal, of his baptism at the Parrish of St. James, in Westminster, on 12 February 1718/19, of the Clinton's first son, George, for whom "His Excellent Majestie King George was Graciously Pleased to do this Honour . to stand Godfather in his own Royal Person and to give him His own Royal Name of George." Apart from his clerical responsibilities, Kennett (1660 - 1728) was an active antiquary, with particular interest in events in North America. He assembled a large and important library, and based on that collection, compiled the first attempt at a catalogue of books on North America: BIBLIOTHECAE AMERICANAE PRIMORDIA. AN ATTEMPT TOWARDS LAYING THE FOUNDATION OF AN AMERICAN LIBRARY. London, 1713. His close friendship with Charles Trimnell, bishop of Norwich and one of George I's favorites, secured him the bishopric of Peterborough in 1718. GRIFFITHS 1715.1. ESTC T81463. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers WRCLIT 66537

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The Book of Common Prayer According to: MANT, Richard

Beschreibung: Rivington and Parker, London & Oxford, 1830. Hardcover. Zustand: Near Fine. The Book of Common Prayer According to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland : together with the Psalter or Psalms of David.; and the thirty-nine articles of religion. With notes selected and arranged by Rt Rev Richard Mant. MANT, Richard, 1776-1848., Anglican Bishop of Down and Connor. With Large highly detailed Fore Edge Painting Published by C.J.G. Rivington and Parker Oxford, London & Oxford (1830) C.J.G. Rivington and Parker Oxford, London & Oxford, 1830. Hard Cover (leather binding). Book Condition: Very Good. PSALTER (illustrator). Fourth Edition. LONDON : 1830. With Psalter - as they are to be sung or said in Churches, and 39 Articles. A nice copy with the famous Notes by Mant. Full brown hard grain Morocco-leather elaborate blind decoration to spine and boards. Spine gilt lettered. Boards also have elaborately blind tooled panels. All edges gilt. Gilt ruled dentelles. Original yellow end-papers. Internally crisp and clean. No owner name or internal markings. Minor wear only; binding complete with no loss. Tight and bright copy. VERY GOOD. (lxxii), 966 pages. Extensive 42-page Index to Mant's Notes. Being a large volume the print is good and clear; Common Prayer text is large print. Fore Edge Painting The Fore~edge painting is of a great Victorian street scene, (probably London) the detail is incredible one of the finest fore edge paintings I have seen, the more you can fan this painting out the more detail get¿s revealed. The shop in the street is of Alex Young House and Sign Painting I have searched U.K. directories in the early 1800s in hope I could find a record of this business, it would be great to add some provenance to the painting as in location. But still, an amazing example of a large detailed fore~edge painting!. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 000138

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