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Publisher: Small Catholic Prayer Book with Crucifix. NY, 1905: 1905
Inscription: "Presented to Mildred Kraus September 1926 By Mrs
Book Number: 17804
Condition: Bound in originally cream colored padded oilcloth, now soiled darker, gilt title on spine and gilt "IHS" on front cover, just starting to fray at spine ends, rounded gilt page edges worn some, a gold crucifix on a thin ivory cross set into a recessed window in the inside front cover--window lined with cloth and surrounded by gilt design on cream endpaper, facing free endpaper contains "Prayer before a Crucifix," pages tanning some but in good condition. Pagination: 1-448pp Prayers; 1-190 Epistles & Gospels. Some woodcut illustrations are printed within the text along with a few head and tailpieces.
ANONYMOUS. Key of Heaven. A Manual of Prayers and Instructions for Catholics. Catholic Publications Press, New York, London. (Imprimatur, 1905). Small volume: 6 x 9.1cm. $85.00 Bound in originally cream colored padded oilcloth, now soiled darker, gilt title on spine and gilt "IHS" on front cover, just starting to fray at spine ends, rounded gilt page edges worn some, a gold crucifix on a thin ivory cross set into a recessed window in the inside front cover--wind... View more info
Book Number: 8570
STEVENS, C. ELLIS, ed. The Genesis of the American Prayer Book. A Survey of the Origin and Development of the Liturgy of the United States. NY, James Pott & Co., 1893. 5.3 x 7.5 inches. Bound red & black decorated cloth, rubbed & soiled some, especially the spine, starting to fray at extremities, ex-library with call number on spine, name stamp on front endpaper, and date-due slip on rear endpaper, pages just tanning a bit. Pagination: xi, 169pp. View more info
By: GAJEWSKI, PIOTR.
Publisher: Small Polish Prayer Book, Printed in Grudziadz, Poland, 1926, Leather, with Hidden Pocket inside rear cover: 1926
Book Number: 17803
Condition: Bound padded black morocco covers with simple gilt & green tooled vine, flower & cross on front cover; gilt title on spine. Working strap & snap; gilt & red page edges are gauffered. Black cloth front endpapers and rear free endpaper. Paste-down rear endpaper is tooled in gilt with a decorative edge and gilt candlestick plus line designs and 4 round balls at bottom; top half with green flap tooled with gilt cross & border, that lifts up to reveal a circular pocket lined with blue, red & green floral design. There is an insert to the pocket that moves up and down when the leather strap is moved up and down. Title printed in read & black; all pages printed within red ruled border. Leather is wearing and split 1-3mm at top and bottom of both hinges; leather rubbed some and just wearing through at three corners; page edges worn some with several starts, pages tanned.
GAJEWSKI, PIOTR. Anioł Stróż albo Książka do Nabożeństwa. Ulożyl Ks. Piotr Gajewski, M.S.F. Kevelaer. Nakladem Ksiegarni Józefa Thuma i. F. K. Sikorskiego, Grudziądz. 1926 r. Printed in Poland. 6.1 x 9.8cm (outside) or 5.9 x 9.4cm (inside). $125.00 Bound padded black morocco covers with simple gilt & green tooled vine, flower & cross on front cover; gilt title on spine. Working strap & snap; gilt & red page edges are ... View more info
Book Number: 15612
KURTZ, BENJAMIN. Prayer in all its Forms, Secret, Ejaculatory, Social, in Public and in the Family; and the Training of Children. The Former Arranged in Catechetical Order, and the Latter Based on Prov. xxii,6--Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. By Benjamin Kurtz, [3 lines] Baltimore: Published by T. Newton Kurtz, No. 151 Pratt Street, (Adjoining Balt. and O. R.R. Depot.) 1852. 9.7 x 14.9cm. Bound publisher's brow... View more info
Publisher: circa 1400-1500
Book Number: 17357
PRAYER BOOK/LITURGICAL MANUSCRIPT. A leaf from An Illuminated Prayer Book/Liturgical Manuscript, Northern Netherlands, 15th Century. In Dutch, on vellum. 141 x 99mm. There are eighteen lines of hand-written Gothic script, in black ink with rubrics in red and with seven-line marginal initial in blue with pen work in red, and with a two-line initial in red. Verso: eighteen lines of hand-written Gothic script, in black ink with rubrics in red; a blue two-line initial an... View more info