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A practical discourse upon private prayer
printed and sold by J. Roberts, London 1719 - First edition, small 8vo, pp. [2], vi, viii, 128; contemporary full red goat with an all-over "cottage-roof" design, enclosing a gilt coronet central and the initials "A. F.", unlettered spine elaborately decorated in gilt in 6 compartments, a.e.g.; slight rubbing at edges and minor wear at the ends of the joints. A penciled note on the flyleaf identifies the coronet and initials on the covers as those of Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, one of the sons of George III; the binding, however, is clearly much earlier.A rare devotional book dedicated to Princess Anne, the eldest daughter of George II; she was ten when the book appeared. OCLC records only the copy at the National Library of Scotland. ESTC adds the Bodleian, BL, and National Trust copies. No copies in the U.S. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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