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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England Bound with The Whole Book of Psalms
Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, London. Book of Common Prayer: London, printed by Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, 1693. Whole Book of Psalms: London, printed for The Company of Stationers, 1689. Octavo. Two volumes bound into one. Signatures A-DD4. Signatures A-F4. The Book of Common Prayer illustrated with an additional engraved title page, portrait frontispiece of William of Orange and 53 engraved plates. The Book of Common Prayer is referenced as Wing B3688. Finely bound in contemporary full sheepskin with marbled endpapers and all edges gilt. With a richly tooled 'cottage roof' style design in gold on the front and back covers. Full gilt decoration to the spine. Gilt tooling along the edges and turn-ins of the covers. Sympathetically restored at the tops of the front and rear hinges, adjacent to the upper panel of the spine. Portrait frontispiece and engraved title page slightly chipped at the foredge. A neat paper repair to the foredge of the title page of the Book of Common Prayer filling a small area of loss which includes the loss of the 's' in 'Psalms', part of the ruled border and some words of text in the list of contents on the verso of the title page. One quire of pages sits a few millimetres 'proud' at the foredge, resulting in minor chipping to the foredge of those pages. Otherwise, an attractively bound copy with the text block clean and sound and the binding in good condition. Further photographs are available on request. NB The price of this item is negotiable dependent on your chosen payment method. Please feel free to … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: N1 Books [Saltdean, United Kingdom]
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