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The Whole Booke of Psalmes (Book of Psalms) Church of England/Anglican Church
London: Companie of Stationers. original Booke of Psalmes with new binding. The Whole Booke of Psalmes (Psalms) 1625Text with music in the diamond-notation style. London: Printed for the Companie of Stationers, 1625. (Printed during the last year of King James I reign of King James Bible fame) Essentially, a complete book of the psalms which was sometimes bound together with Bibles, but complete in of itself. The psalms with music as part of the Anglican Church/Church of England first appeared as part of the Booke of Common Prayer in 1550. Towards the end of the 16th and into the beginning of the 17th century, the Psalmes could sometimes be bound at the back with the Booke of Common Prayer at the beginning of the book and the Bible in the middle, typically the Geneva Bible or the King James Bible. Size, Binding: Thin recent rebind in brown leather with new endpapers, small octavo or 12mo, about 7 x 5" (12.5 x 18 cm). Collates as follows: new end-papers, title page, first psalms including Veni Creator and Te Deum (unpaginated, 9 pages), The Psalmes of David (pages 2-99), index of psalms (101-102, unpaginated), final end-papers. Condition: very good to near fine pages in a fine new binding. Most pages are pretty clean with the typical age toning. The last few leaves have some damp staining to the top edge and the last couple of leaves have some edge-darkening. Overall about very good+. NOTE: The Whole Booke of Psalmes with music first appeared as part of the Booke of Common Prayer in 1550 under King Edward VI (reigned 1547-1553), the only legitimate son and male successor of … [Click Below for Full Description]
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