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The Book of Common Prayer Book, 1785

  • $ 9500


DESCRIPTION

Antique prayer book, this late 18th century Book of Common Prayer was printed in Edinburgh by King George III printer Alexander Kincaid. This religious book was printed in 1785 this was the book of common prayer Church of England version widely used throughout the UK at the time of printing.

The antique book belonged to Eli Jones who purchased this book on March 13th 1790. There is also a later inscription from a antecedent called C F Warner from Chardon, Ohio so it is assumed that this has made a long journey from Edinburgh over a long period of time.

MEASUREMENTS

Religious book measures 6.75“ long by 4“ wide by 1“ deep and weighs 9.4oz

CONDITION

This prayer book is in good condition for its age with binding still tight and intact. The leather at the top of the spine has split slightly (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description) but still a very readable 230 year old book which is still relevant today.

Shop Ref: Box No. 18 - Antique books

 

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