Image Not Available

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
Hardcover
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since April 10, 2001

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 1,450.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 8.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

[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

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

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

Publisher: John Baskerville & B. Dod, Cambridge

Publication Date: 1762

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Store Description

Mail order only.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Everything is guaranteed to be as described, everything is offered subject to prior sale, everything is sold as on approval; all prices are net, with postage, handling, and insurance extra.

Anything sent may be returned for any reason within 5 days of receipt, although
prior notice is required and the returned item must be packed according to our instructions; credit will be applied when the item has arrived back at PRB&M in the same condition as when shipped and will include postage both ways i...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Unless we are otherwise instructed, delivery in the U.S. is typically by USPS priority mail on orders $300 and under and by UPS ground service on orders over that, with overnight or second-day delivery readily arrangeable at an additional charge; shipment abroad is by USPS air mail service.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer