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Author: PRAYER BOOK. NEW TESTAMENT. PSALMS OF DAVID. ---- SILVER CLASP VELVET BINDING.
Title: LA LITURGIE OU FORMULAIRE DES PRIERES PUBLIQUES. Selon l'Usage de L'EGLISE ANGLICANE. NOUVELLE EDITION REVUE ET CORRIGEE. ---- LE NOUVEAU TESTAMENT. ---- LES PSEAUMES DE DAVID, Mis en Rime Francoise par Clement Marot et Theodore de Beze.
Description: Chez Nourse & P. Elmsly, dans le Strand. Londres. --- NP, Amsterdam. 1776 - 1762. 12mo. (5.7 x 3.5 inches). Prayer book published in London, 1776, New testament and Psalms published in Amsterdam, 1762. Text in French. Text of first two works complete and third work complete up to the end of the psalms but lacking the table leaf at the end. ------ Attractive 18th century full green velvet binding with five engraved silver panels to each board. Large panel to the centre of front and rear boards with decoration of a bird, flowers and foliage, within a decorative border. There are also four heart shaped silver mounts in each corner with a simple double edge line design. Both boards with silver edging, decorated with a serrated edge, and and two clasps with decorative engraved design, both present and in good working order. Book has been expertly re-cased but the spine velvet is worn and has a small split, without loss, about 3/4 inch long, to the upper hinge. Decorative pastedown endpapers but no free endpapers front or back. Pages with some thumbing and occasional browning and last leaf with minor loss to the margins but overall in very good condition. An attractive and rare survivor.
Price: GBP 1000.00 = appr. US$ 1427.99 Seller: Paul Foster Books
- Book number: 9855