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1910 Miniature Silver Book Of Common Prayer- Hymns A&m-bible-art Nouveau-antique For Sale

1910 Miniature Silver Book Of Common Prayer- Hymns A&m-bible-art Nouveau-antique

MINIATURE SILVER FRONTEDPRAYER BOOK

THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER

And Administration of The Holy Communion

According tothe 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 :

But without

The Prefaces : Portions of the Calendar

Some of the Occasional Services

And Articles of Religion

COMPLETE WITH

Hymns A & M (Ancient & Modern)

With fully hallmarkedsilver cover

Cherubs/Angels design taken from Reynolds famous painting, now in the Tate Gallery.

Silver hallmarking as follows :

'CPB' for thesilversmiths Charles Penny Brown

Date letter 'l ' , which is for 1910

Lion Passant for Solid Silver

An anchor, the hallmark of the Birmingham Assay Office

The book is bound in fineblackleather, with gilttitles on the spine.All page edges are gilt. It measures2.1/8" x 1.3/4" x 1.1/4" thick(55mm x 45mm x 30mm), and weighs 50g. unpacked. The Common Prayer section has 688 pages and the Hymns has 861, making an amazing total of 1549 pages.There areblack endpapers, which are veryclean andunmarked, other than small holeon the front free endpaper which has been made by the back of the pin securing the silver cover. This has made a small stain on the verso of the page (see photos).Thereis a smalldedication opposite this.

This book is in a superb, virtually mint condition, and is as fine an example as you are likely to find.

The silver front and design areinan excellent condition,with no splits ordamage, other than some tiny hairlinescratches around the pin onthe front. The cherubs/angels design is unworn. The binding is tight, there are no loose or detached pages and the text block is firm and secure. A few page gatherings at the front are slightly proud of the binding. The leather coveriscompletely unworn and unmarked, and it appears that the bookhas been stored from new and has had no usage at all.The pages areimmaculate and unmarked with no foxing, markings, tears or creases. The gilt page edgeslay flat in the binding and are very bright and unworn.

This is a beautiful example of a silver fronted Prayer Book.

Insurance is automatically included in U.K. postage and overseas shipping costs. U.K. buyers are covered for up to £46 by 1st.Class standard or, for an extra cost, Recorded Delivery, or for up to £500 by Special Next Day Delivery. Please select at checkout. Overseas winning buyers are covered for up to £46 also by Standard Airmail service. If international buyers require fully insured shipping above this, then the Royal Mail Signed-For (not tracked), or Airsure (tracked to your door) services are available. Please request a quote if required.

A book may be returned for a refundif the book does not match the description, or if you are not completely satisfied.

I will combine postage to reduce shipping costs if possible.

Thank you for looking and please look at my listings for other Antiquarianbooks for sale.


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