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The Book Of Common Prayer [with] The Holy Bible, Containing The Old Testament And The New : Newly Translated Out Of The Original Tongues And With The Former Translations Diligently Compared And Revised [with] The Whole Book Of Psalms, Collected Into English Metre
Oxford University Press [ all save the Pslams ] printed by W B for the Company of Stationers 1706 - Full modern calf, VG. unpaginated, thick large 4to in 2s [ A3-K2, tp, A-Ddd2b, a-aa2b, A-Q4,a-b8, A-G3 ] Bound - Common Prayer, Old Testament, Apocrypha, New Testament, Pslams; each section with its own signatures, all but the apocrypha bound in pairs, LACKS the General Title & that of the Common Prayer which is also lacking A2, as well as the last leaf [ part of Veni Creator ] of the Psalms. Common Prayer has been trimmed excessively by the original binder on the top edge with the loss of the running title on many pages, the rest of the text block including the marginal type is clear & untrimmed, first few pages of the CP are soiled, sporadic water stain to the foredge wich intrudes of the pages by a few mm, occasional stain & burn hole, not affecting text. Engraved title Page for the Bible, letterpress title for the New Testament & Psalms, recent full calf binding to style with attractive understated blind scroll work & dentelles, red morocco lettering piece, a nice, complete early 18th Century King James Bible. D & M 891. The book contains two old ownership signatures - that of Henry Loader dated 1705 & Margret Smith dated 1710. A good soild copy of the King James Bible. 3000 grams. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Eastleach Books]
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