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The 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

By Church of England

London: Printed by C. Whittingham, for T. Heptinstall, 1797. Near Fine. First edition thus. 12mo. ix, [15], 347, [1], 91, [5] pp. 19 cm. Issued with a separate title page for A New Version of the Psalms of David by N. Brady and N. Tate (H.D. Symonds, 1796). In contemporary straight grained black morocco, double fillet gilt borders on both boards, gilt turn-ins, gilt spine title, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Owner's name and address in neat ink on the front paste down. With an attractive contemporary dark red morocco bookplate: "Charlotte Godwin 1798," in gilt, with double fillet gilt borders and decorative motif, on the front pastedown. Near fine. Corners bumped, with moderate scattered foxing to the text pages, else a beautiful, fine copy, with an interesting early American bookplate. The Godwin family was one of the first to settle in the Eastern Shore region of Virginia. Scarce. OCLC locates only one holding.

$750.00

The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the United Church of England and Ireland: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Printed As They Are to be Sung or Said in Churches
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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 United Church of England and Ireland: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Printed As They Are to be Sung or Said in Churches

Oxford: Printed at the Clarendon Press by Bensley, Cooke, and Collingwood, 1815. Near Fine. Stereotype edition. Octavo. 406 pp. Bound in full black straight grain morocco, ruled and decorated in gilt, central armorial device with a crown over initials (A.A.?), spine with five shallow raised bands, titled and decorated in the compartments in gilt. Two bookplates, and an early engraved bookplate on the pastedown, and a later religious one on the front fly, contemporary binder's ticket of Hering of Newman Street, slight nick at the corner of the top of the spine, and corners a little rubbed, still a handsome, near fine copy.

$450.00