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Anglican Missal containing the Supper of the Lord and the Holy Communion, commonly called the Mass, together with Propers of the Season and Saints and Forms of Prayer for the Lord's Supper. IN SIGNED SANGORSKI AND SUTCLIFFE BINDING
Society of SS Peter and Paul 1946 - Roy. 4to., with a frontispiece, and full-page illustrations and plainchant notations in the text; handsomely bound in full dark blue crushed morocco BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, upper board elaborately blocked in gilt with a ornamental floral frame supported by urns and enclosing the Agnus Dei, back with five tall raised bands, second compartment lettered in gilt, gilt edges, boards edges with gilt rule, broad morocco doublures with elaborate multiple frame border of leaves, fillets and rolls all in gilt, marbled endpapers, seven coloured silk markers, four silk thumb-tags, covers mildly worn at corners and headband, upper board and backstrip unevenly sunned to green else a very good, bright, firm copy. The binding is signed with the extended Sangorski & Sutcliffe tool on front doublure. A typescript extract of the lesson from Ezekiel 18.26 is mounted between pp. 166-7. There are several usage flaws comprising crude repairs to long tear in half-title/frontispiece leaf, short tear in title, short tear in Communion iii, short tear in Various Prayers p.1315. A lovely example of a Sangorski & Sutcliffe clerical binding. Very scarce. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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