A rare and very well preserved
miniature prayer book and hymnal with white enamel front and back
"The Book of Common Prayer and
Administration of the Holy Communion: According to the use of the Church of
England together with the Psalter or Psalms of David ....
London". Also containing a new version of
the Psalms of David and "Hymns Ancient and Modern, for use in the
Services of the Church. Complete Edition ... London"
Compete in every aspects with
two title pages and a frontispiece illustration showing the Good
Shepherd. It is bound in exquisite
brownk leather fine
binding with gold lettered to the spine "Common Prayer Hymns A&M".
Both the front and back covers are from enamel with the embossed
decorations to the front.The
page fore edges are decorated in gold gilt also when the book is
closed. Containing 861 numbered pages, with small dimensions
to the book of 2 1/8" x 2" x 1" thick.
The book is very well preserved
and in VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition. The binding is holding well
but is showing some age related wear. (so handle with care as
always). Exceptionally clean pages with no looseness,
damage, foxing or marking. The gilt edges are fresh and
bright. Inscription in the front. A very special miniature prayer