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Hardback. 6 x 4 inches. In dark maroon morocco leather fine binding. Decorative blind embossed designs to boards, raised banding, gilt lettering and blind embossed decoration to spine. All page edges gilt. Thick brass-edged boards with decorative corner scrollwork and clasp. Stamp to clasp “Bagster.” Marbled endpapers. Gilt gauffered edges with embossed floral patterns, fore-edges painted with scrolls and clover leaves, with wording “Watch and Pray.” In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges of spine, raised banding and ends, small nick at top end. Some minor rubbing marks to boards. Clasp slightly bent at hinge but still fits together nicely. Endpapers clean, small glue repair to front hinge. No penned inscription or marks. Some mild foxing to blank prelims. Inside pages and maps all very clean, bright and tight throughout, no marks or spots. Beautiful detailed fore-edge paintings. A stunning copy. 153, 586, 188, 40 + 74pp. Illustrated with seven colour maps of the Holy Lands.
Title: The Book of Common Prayer, with Gauffered Fore-Edge Painting. Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David. The English Version of The Polyglott Bible, Old and New Testaments.
Publisher: London, Samuel Bagster and Sons, ca1848:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 84215
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