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The Book of Common-Prayer. And Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According tot the Use of the Church of England. Together woth the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches. WITH: The Whole Book of Psalms: Collected into English Metre, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others. Set forth and Allowed to be sung in all Churches, of all the people togeter, before and after Morning and Evening Prayer, and also before and after Sermons, and moreover in private Houses, for their godly solace and comfort, laying apart all ungodly Songs and Ballads, which tend onely to the nourishing of vice, and corrupting of Youth.
London, Moses Pitt, Peter Parker, William Leak, Thomas Guy (printed at the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford University)/Psalms: London, for the Company of Stationers 1680 - (418), (96) p. Contemporary silver-filigree binding with matching double clasps and gilt-edged text block, 12° (Trimmed close to the text, in the prayer book occasionally shaving part of a catchword or signature and with two small tears into the text of the Psalm book. Further in very good condition. The binding is also very good, with one of the hundred or so leaf decorations having lost its filigree and with the foot of the spine bent. If there was a headband at the foot, it has been lost. An extremely rare Book of Common Prayer (with non-metrical Psalms) and a metrical Psalm Book, nearly the first products of Oxford University's ''Bible Press'', here in an extraordinary silver-filigree binding. Illustrated with 45 engraved plates. The work is bound in a beautiful contemporary silver-filigree binding with 2 silver-filigree clasps.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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