The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of ... The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of ... The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of ...

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.

Church of England. Book of Common Prayer.

Published by John Baskerville & B. Dod, Cambridge, 1762
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[with] Bible. O.T. Psalms. English. 1762. Sternhold & Hopkins. The whole book of Psalms, collected into English metre . . . Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1762. 12mo. [122] pp. [and] Bible. O.T. Psalms. English. 1762. Tate & Brady. A new version of the Psalms of David, fitted to the tunes used in churches. Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1762. 12mo. [104] pp. One of the last of Cambridge University printer John Baskerville's great series of printings of the Book of Common Prayer, including the Psalter, the articles of religion, and state prayers for George III. The BCP is followed by two versions of the Psalms ? the older rendition by Sternhold and Hopkins, and the newer by Tate and Brady. Provenance: Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of collector William Gott (1797?1863, father of John Gott, Bishop of Truro) with motto "Nec temere nec timide." Neat note on rear free endpaper indicating book was purchased from the Pickering firm and then rebound by Hayday. Binding: Signed binding done by James Hayday (1796?1872), an eminent London binder: Early 19th-century dark blue morocco, spine gilt extra. Covers framed in gilt rolls surrounding central gilt-stamped composed medallions; board edges and turn-ins with gilt roll. All edges gilt. Front free endpaper stamped "Bound by Hayday." 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). [392] pp. BCP: Griffiths, Bibliography of the Book of Common Prayer, 1762:8; Gaskell 20; ESTC T87226. Sternhold & Hopkins: ESTC T87252; Gaskell 21. Brady & Tate: ESTC T107540; Gaskell 22. Binding as above, light rubbing to extremities, small scuffs to covers; back free endpaper with => small inked annotations regarding purchase and binding costs. First few leaves browned, varying degrees of mild to moderate foxing elsewhere. A handsome example of both Baskerville's printing and Hayday's binding skills. Bookseller Inventory # 35341

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Title: The book of common prayer, and ...

Publisher: John Baskerville & B. Dod, Cambridge

Publication Date: 1762

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