The Book of Common Prayer.

(Chiswick Press)

The Book of Common Prayer.

With administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church... Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David...

Description: title verso with illustration of Elizabeth I at prayer, text of every page within intricately historiated or decorated border, with designs after Durer and his contemporaries, initial and final leaves faintly spotted, unpaginated, 8vo terracotta grained morocco with blind-stamped design overlaid with ruled gilt on the upper board with fleur-de-lys corner-pieces and ER medallions, spine blind-stamped and lettered in glt, all edges gilt, spine head and foot slightly pushed, spine and board edges toned, very good

Publication Details: Bickers and Son, [1863]

Notes: The arabesque borders taken from Geofroy Tory's sixteenth-century decorations 'are remarkable for the elegance and lightness of their design... the volume... it is believed will be found suitable for a Wedding Present or a Christmas Gift.' (Notes on Books, Longmans, Green & Co, 1865 vol 2).

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Price: £175

Subject: Theology

Published Date: [1863]

Stock Number: 68150

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