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A very good matching full leather Bible and Prayer Book. Each book measures 5.75" x 3.75" x 1.0". Ruby 24's. Polished brown calf with gilt titles, crosses and oak leaves. Each board with brass edging and central brass clasp (in full working order), engraved with gothic style initials: "W. N. C." Each spine with 5 raised bands, gilt titles and compartments decorated with single gilt crosses. All page edges bright gilt. Marbled endpapers. Binder's stamp to base of front endpaper: "Bound By Field 65 Regent St.". Dedication to each front free-endpaper: "William Newman Claxton with the affectionate love of his Aunt & God Father Stanley Reeve, April 26th 1854." Clean text throughout. VG. ** family history records show Wiliam Newman Claxton was born in Islington, London and baptised in Holloway, London 26th April 1854. He married Sarah Dawson, had 2 children. They lived in Yorkshire, but died in Horncastle, Lincolnshire. He is listed in the 1911 census as a motorcycle engineer.
Title: The Holy Bible, Containing The Old And New testaments... / The Book Of Common Prayer, And Administration Of The Sacraments....
Categories: 19TH CENTURY,
Publisher: Oxford: Printed at the University Press. Sold by E. Gardner and Son, at the Oxford Bible Warehouse, Paternoster Row, London, 1853 . 0:
ISBN Number: 0
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 46106