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[Prayer Book] [Zaehnsdorf Binding] The Priest to the Alter, or Aids to the Devout Celebration of Holy Communion. Chiefly after the ancient use of Sarum. Third Edition, revised and enlarged.

[Prayer Book] [Zaehnsdorf Binding] The Priest to the Alter, or Aids to the Devout Celebration of Holy Communion. Chiefly after the ancient use of Sarum. Third Edition, revised and enlarged.

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[Prayer Book] [Zaehnsdorf Binding] The Priest to the Alter, or Aids to the Devout Celebration of Holy Communion. Chiefly after the ancient use of Sarum. Third Edition, revised and enlarged.: Prayer Book in Ornate Cathedral Binding by Zaehnsdorf

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Description

Size: Octavo (10.25" x 6.75"). Printed title page in red and black (1879). Text in Roman font, occasionally printed in red and black. Text with wide margins on bright paper. Includes a red clamshell box with blue silk interior.

Pagination

lvi, 235, [3] pp.

Binding

Superbly bound in dark brown morocco with all-over cathedral style and expertly rebacked. Top board with vignette of the risen Christ and two angels. Rear board with vignette of Mary. Quadruple gilt-paneled maroon leather endpapers with corner fleurons. "Bound by Zaehnsdorf" and "The Mission Home of St. John the Baptist" in gilt on front pastedown. All edges gilt.

Condition

Pages generally crisp, clean, and bright. Three leaves towards the middle strengthened without loss. Very lightly rubbed, mostly to corners. A nice prayer book in a beautiful binding.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
[Prayer Book] [Zaehnsdorf Binding] The Priest to the Alter, or Aids to the Devout Celebration of Holy Communion. Chiefly after the ancient use of Sarum. Third Edition, revised and enlarged.
Book Condition
Used - Good
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Hardcover
Publisher
Rivingtons
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1879
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Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Vignette
A decorative design or illustration placed at the beginning or end of a ...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Rebacked
having had the material covering the spine replaced. ...
Clamshell Box
A protective box designed for storing and preserving a bound book or loose sheets. A clamshell box is hinged on one side, with...
Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...
Leaves
Very generally, "leaves" refers to the pages of a book, as in the common phrase, "loose-leaf pages." A leaf is a single sheet...
Crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...
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