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BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER

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“AS A SOURCE OF INSPIRATION, IT IS FOR MOST ENGLISHMEN SECOND ONLY TO THE BIBLE”

BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. Book of Common Prayer. London, 1723.

Beautiful early 18th-century tall folio edition of the venerable Book of Common Prayer— the treasury of ritual, prayer and Scripture that has indelibly shaped the piety and literature of the English-speaking world—with fine engraved frontispiece, handsome in nicely restored contemporary calf featuring the gilt device of King George I in the corners and spine panels. $8250.

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SPLENDID 18TH-CENTURY BIBLE AND BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, WITH 51 FINELY ENGRAVED PLATES

BIBLE. The Holy Bible (King James Version). Oxford, 1755. Mid-18th century editions of the King James Bible and the Book of Common Prayer, extra-illustrated with engraved frontispieces and additional title pages, six engraved folding maps and plans and 51 finely engraved plates, elegantly bound together in full contemporary morocco-gilt. $7200.

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“A SOURCE OF SPIRITUAL INSPIRATION… FOR MOST ENGLISHMEN SECOND ONLY TO THE BIBLE”

BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. The Book of Common Prayer. London, 1742.

Impressive 1742 edition of the magisterial Book of Common Prayer, with engraved frontispiece view of St. Paul’s Cathedral, elegantly bound in contemporary full paneled morocco-gilt. $4800.

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