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...

London: Printed by Millar Ritchie, for J. Good and E. Harding, 1794. Thick 4to. (xxviii), (ii), 634 pp. Bound with "A Companion to the Altar...", 63 pp., and "A New Version of the Psalms of David...", (176) pp. Illustrated with 14 engraved plates by Thomas Stothard. Full contemporary red calf, with black leather onlay, elaborately stamped in gilt, joints lightly rubbed, spine ends lightly rubbed and worn, corners lightly worn; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; previous ownership inscriptions on verso of front free endpaper; scattered spotting to prelims and text, top edge of pp 457/458 torn. Griffiths 8, p. 208; ESTC T88819.

A lovely example of a contemporary binding.

Estimate $500-800

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Sold for $750 (buyer's premium included)