Appointed to be read in Churches. Oxford: Printed at the University Press, by S. The book measures 6cm x 9.5cm, 4cm thick. THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. And Administration of The Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland.
Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches. The book measures 6cm x 9.5cm, 3cm thick. The set comes complete with original leather box. The Old Testament is in the first book, the New Testament and Book of Common Prayer are combined in the second book.
Please look at all the photos for the best understanding of the condition and contents. Overall the books are in good condition considering the age. The dark purple leather covers are in good condition, however there are some distinguishable scuffs on the spines and boards. No splitting of the spine or boards, firmly bound to the text block.
The first blank end papers are inscribed by the previous owner, dated 1850. The contents are in very good condition, lightly used if at all by previous owner, very minor creasing perhaps in places. Bright clean text, All text is clearly legible. Overall the text blocks appears strong, tight and complete, however a small section of joined pages are separated from the bulk starting at Ezra, no missing pages, this sits within the text block comfortably, but is removable.Gold gilded edges are in good condition, some slight scuff/scratches. Overall remains in good condition for an antique edition, with as described clear signs of age, light use and wear. The leather box remains functional, the books fit snugly inside. The latch is loose when connected, so the locking mechanism is ineffective. The flap that closes the box is delicate at its hinges, some noticeable wear/rubbing along the edges. Overall stores the books adequately, with clear signs of age, use and wear. If you require any further information then please don't hesitate to ask. If you subscribe to us then you will receive weekly emails with details of stock new in and any current discounts. Also find us on Facebook, bridgesbuyandsell, like our page to keep an eye on what's new and on offer. The item "Miniature Holy Bible Common Prayer Set, 1837 Antique Leather Collectible Books" is in sale since Sunday, June 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "bridgesbookshop" and is located in Shrewsbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.