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Book of Common Prayer


Publisher: Cambridge University Press Cambridge
Binding: Hardback
Size: 8vo
Overall condition: Good
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SKU: 6499 Categories: ,

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Title continues “And Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use Of The Church Of England: Together With the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as They are to be Sung or Said in Churches; and the Form and Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating, of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons”. No printing date, but the table of dates for Easter starts at 1864 (other versions with no start date). Previous owner’s name on paper label to front paste down, “E. Pym May 23rd 1879”. Brown soft leather covers, gilt fore-edges, gilt titles to spine and front cover, front cover with blind-stamped decoration. Except for the Contents list and Preface, this copy is printed in a large, clear type face. Just octavo in size. Condition: Covers worn, with loss of bottom edge of spine strip and a small area of back cover. Previous owner’s name to front paste down and a second, later to front free end paper. Joint frayed across front end papers, Binding slack but holding; overall a well-used but probably cared-for volume.