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, Printed as tey are to be sung or said in Churches. WITH: The Liturgy of the Church of England. Illustrated with Fifty Nine Historical and Explanatory Sculptures, Engraved by Mess. Ravenett, Grignion, Scotin, Cannot, Walker and W. Ryland. Published according to Act of Parliament. WITH: The Whole Book of Psalms, Collected into English Metre, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and Others.
Cambridge, John Baskerville/London, Edward Ryland, 1762/1755/1762. 3 works in 1 binding, (frontispiece) without pagination, Contemporary gold-stamped Leather with 5 raised bands and gilt-edged text block, 8° (The spine-ends are partially restored, some staining in the margins. The book was displayed open for some time, therefore there is a crack in the spine and the two pages in the middle are browned. With marbled endpapers and the ex-libris of A.C. Warren Linton, South Gippsland. A beautiful copy of the Book of Common Prayer illustrated with 59 contemporary handcoloured engravings. Although The Book of Common Prayer and the Psalms are printed by the famous John Baskerville, the highlight of this work is without doubt the Liturgy which contains an engraved frontispiece, an engraved titlepage with a large coat of arms and 57 engravings by Simon Franc?ois Ravenet, Charles Grignion, Ge?rard Jean Baptiste Scotin, Peter Charles Canot, William Wynne Ryland. The engravings are interleaved in the Book of Common Prayer and all contemporary handcoloured in a very attractive way. ).
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