Peter Harrington is open from December 3rd in line with UK government advice – click here for more details of our Christmas opening hours.

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. [Bound with:] The Whole Book of Psalms, Collected into English Metre, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, And Others: Conferred with the Hebrew.

Oxford: Printed at the Clarendon Press, [and London: printed by Charles Rivington], 1781 [& 1772] Stock Code: 142110
£575.00
Reserve Ask us a question

A very attractive Book of Common Prayer and Psalms, in a personalized Georgian binding, the spine lettered for one "Thomas Hales Deptford", the covers resplendent with the Christogram "JHS" within richly gilt red and green onlays; a pleasing example of the expense and care dedicated to the binding of Books of Common Prayer in the period.

Confused? Read our glossary

Description

2 works in 1 one volume, octavo (210 x 126 mm). Contemporary green sheep, spine lettered in gilt, gilt to compartments, gilt foliate and beaded panels to covers enclosing elaborate gilt centrepieces incorporating red and green sheep onlays, serrated gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.

Condition

Joints and spine ends expertly and discreetly repaired, contents foxed and occasionally a little closely cropped, small chip not affecting text to first book leaf Ll4; an excellent copy.

Bibliography

ESTC T166750 & T91923.

DELIVERY

With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.

View Full Delivery Details

 

ABOUT US

Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.

Email: mail@peterharrington.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220


ABA Antiquarian Bookseller Association ILAB International League of Antiquarian Booksellers LAPADA The Association of Art and Anatique Dealers PBFA Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association

Our Guarantee Page

Ask us a question

DO YOU HAVE A BOOK TO SELL?
OR
CAN’T FIND THE BOOK YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?

Contact us with details of the book you are interested in or selling and we will contact you

Sell Old Books Help me find a book