THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, Book of Common Prayer.
THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER,
THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER,

THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER,

and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of The Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches. Pp. [414]+58(A companion to the Altar: shewing the nature and necessity of a sacramental preparation, in order to our worthy receiving the Holy Communion)+[128](The whole Book of Psalms), all double column, engraved frontispiece to the Companion to the Altar; contemporary full black morocco, the spine decorated in gilt compartments between raised bands, the boards with decorative gilt border incorporating fleurons, flames and stars, gilt edges, the boards slightly scuffed, edges lightly worn, small scar to upper board near bottom edge, tiny snag at head of spine; a.e.g.; marbled endpapers; bookplate on upper pastedown, earlier provenance inscriptions (ownership passing to three members of the George family, dated variously between 1745 to 1789) on verso of upper free endpaper, upper hinge cracking, a couple of tiny edge splits, a little light foxing, occasional slight soiling and creasing, the last few leaves quite browned; printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, London, 1738. [ESTC T082209?]. *The Companion to the Altar is the fifteenth edition, printed for Edmund Parker, at the Bible and Crown in Lombard-Street, London, 1738, with this note at foot of title page: 'This book is bound up with the Common-Prayers of several sorts, and to be had at the place abovesaid'. The frontispiece to this section is the Last Supper. Item #096611

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