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The Finger Book of Common Prayer Sterling Silver Case
Oxford University Press, UK 1889 - New Edition 1889. This is a lovely Victorian antique sterling silver book case holding its original Common Prayer book and dating to 1889. The silver case is open and it is fashioned with a cross on both sides. There is a large swing loop on the top for fixing it to a chatelaine or a belt.etc The silver carries a full set of English sterling silver hallmarks dating it to London 1889 along with the makers initials CS FS for Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings (Frank) Shepherd. The book is totally original and titled 'The Finger Prayer Book' complete with Psalms of David and published by Henry Frowde, it just simply slides down into the case and it is designed to fit whichever round it is fitted. The silver case is in really nice condition, the silver is not worn and has a lovely aged patina, The loop is tight and the hallmarks are crisp and clear, A really nice and rare item. Book is very good with light rubbing to edges. Leather lightened leaving the cross mark. Contents good. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
Last Found On: 2017-06-22           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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