Title The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England Together with the Psalter of Psalms of David
Size 48mo. 6.2 x 9.7 x 1.5mm (binding)
Highlights Circa 1870-1900
Location Published Oxford, London
Book Number 17926
Very Nice Small Book of Common Prayer/Hymns set, in Charming Leather Mini-Carry Case with Strap, Oxford, circa 1870-1900
BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England Together with the Psalter of Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches, and the Form and Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests and Deacons. Oxford, Printed at the Universiy Press, London: Humphrey Milford, n.d., circa 1870-1900? Pearl 48mo. 6.2 x 9.7 x 1.5mm (binding). $225.00 Collation: A12, B-R, Q20. Pagination: (1) title, (1) printer, p.3 contents, (1) blank, 5-11 Act of Uniformity, 12-512pp.
Bound with: CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Hymns Ancient and Modern for the use in the Services of the Church, With First Supplement. London: Printed for the Proprietors by William Clowes and Sons, Limited. Publishing Office: 31, Haymarket, S.W. N.d., circa 1870-1900. Collation: B-Q16, R1. Pagination: (1) title, (3) contents, 1-454 hymns, 455-470 index of first lines, 471- Reference Table Hymns for the Old and New Editions.
The two volumes are bound in matching black morocco with a gilt cross on each front cover and gilt title on each spine, a blind tool roll around the edges of covers, nice gilt/red page edges, black endpapers, contents clean. "Hymns A & M" has two 3mm gouges in spine and a slight vertical crease down spine. The two volumes are housed in a black morocco slip case case with double plain fillets around edges with lines of dots between, the case has a morocco carry strap attached with two morocco covered button. The two volume fit vertically in the slip case from the top. The carry strap hinges out of the way on it button to be able to remove the books. The carry strap is complete and intact but a bit fragile with small splits in the surface leather.
This is a very charming set in very good condition.
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