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The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church
Cambridge: John Baskerville, 1760. Leather. Very Good Indeed. 10" by 6.5". None. A finely bound, early Baskerville edition of the Book of Common Prayer. This is the second Baskerville edition of this work. With seven shillings and six pence price at the foot of the title. The text is in double column within star and lozenge ornamental borders.�ESTC reference no: T81393.�With the signatures: a-b8, c4, B-P8, Q6, r-y4, z2, R-2C8, 2D4, 2E2, 2F-2K4, 2L2.�Collated, complete.�Gift inscription to the verso of front endpaper addressed to Henry Pigeon of Clapham Common�dated 1853. Possibly Henry Pigeon of the distilling family. Other owner inscriptions to this leaf, Richard Carpenter Smith.�A lovely edition of this important Anglican text. In a full straight grained morocco binding, with gilt stamping to the spine and extremities. Externally, very smart with light rubbing to the joints and extremities. Prior owners' inscriptions to the verso of front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with occasional scattered spots to pages. Very Good Indeed
Bookseller: Rooke Books [United Kingdom]
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