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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England, Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David…

The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England, Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David…

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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England, Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David…: Book of Common Prayer with Triple Fore-Edge Painting

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  • Hardcover
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Description: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1843. 32mo (4.75 x 3 x 1.25 in). A beautiful little prayer book with all edges gilt featuring a triple fore-edge painting. The paintings include the words "read" to the top edge, "digest" to the bottom edge, and "mark and learn" to the fore-edge. The covers feature an embossed cross, the spine with four raised blind-ruled bands and blind-tooling to compartments with the word "prayer" lettered in gilt. A fully functioning clasp with the monogram "IHS". The interior boasts marbled endpapers and inner dentelles. The text is printed in both red and black and the Book of Common Prayer is supplemented by the Psalms of David.

Condition: Covers very slightly rubbed. Pages are crisp and clean. The word "learn" is more faded. Lacks front marbled endpaper, else a fine copy of a unique little prayer book.

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Bookseller
Dungeness Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
P68
Title
The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England, Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David…
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Place of Publication
Oxford
Date Published
1843
Size
32mo
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Prayer book, book of common prayer, fore-edge painting, fore edge painting, book art, bible, holy bible, bible in english, psalms
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prayer books;

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