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The Church of England
The Book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the Sacrements, 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 (1760 Baskerville Edition, First Printing)
John Baskerville & B. Dod, Cambridge. MDCCLX. [1760]. True first printing. Earliest known state. Large 8vo. Contemporaneous binding in full red calf with gilt decorations and dentelles. Colour marbled endpapers. AEG. All first state points present and correct: "Price Six Shillings and Sixpence, Unbound" printed at lower title page; single column text throughout (long lines set in Great Primer typeface) with decorated 'lozenge and star' border designs. "George Prince of Wales" stated at quires B8, C6, D2. Superb condition. Pages all very clean and supple. No inscriptions. Binding in beautiful condition. Bright and sound. NEAR FINE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Wheeler's Bookshop [Midhurst, West Sussex, United Kingdom]
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