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A scarce early diglot with hand-coloured engravings. A very good full leather binding contemporary with the age of the book. 8vo. 7.75" x 5" x 2". Tan tree calf, with thin gilt border . Spine with 5 raised bands, hinges carefully strengthened. Few doodles to verso of front board, otherwise clean throughout. Engraved portrait frontis of George II. by 'J Mynde Sc.' - "Sold by Rd. Ware, at the Bible and Sun, Warwick Lane at Amen Corner." Followed by extra engraved title: "The Liturgy of the Church Of England Adorn'd with 55 Historical cuts. B. Lens delin J. Sturt sc. - Sold by John Sturt in Golden-Lion-Court Aldersgate street, And John Nutt in the Savoy." Followed by printed title-page in French and then the same in English. French and English text in parallel columns, the French text always on the outside of each page. Illustrated with a further 51 full-page engravings (53 in total including the title-pages). 12 of which are neatly hand coloured. Bound with: "A New Version of The Psalms Of David... Edinburgh: Printed by Adrian Watkins his Majesty's Printer. MDCCLVII. [ 1757 ]. Clean and complete - Text only in English. Last leaf of tables creased and extra hymn tipped in at end. Referenced by Griffiths 36.French - No.17 / Estc T161148
Title: The Book Of Common Prayer, And Administration of the Sacraments... / Le Livre Des Prieres Communes, Et de l'Administration des Sacramens... / A New Version of The Psalms Of David...
Categories: 18TH CENTURY,
Publisher: Oxford: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the University, M DCC XVII. [ 1717 ] / Edinburgh: Printed by Adrian Watkins his Majesty's Printer 1757 . 0:
ISBN Number: 0
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 37782