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Author: BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER.
Title: 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. Oxford: Printed by T. Wright and W. Gill, 1775. 4to, unpaginated, pp. [Bound with:] A New Version of the Psalms of David, Fitted to the Tunes used in Churches. By N. Brady, D.D. chaplain in ordinary, and N. Tate, Esq; poet-laureat, to His Majesty.
Description: London: Printed by H. S. Woodfall, for the Company of Stationers, 1775. 4to, 52pp. 2 works in one, cont. reversed calf, neatly rebacked, corners rubbed, margins of endpapers a little browned and frayed from turn-ins, cont. ownership gilt red morocco label with dog-tooth border "Moses * Benson * 1786" —a British West Indies merchant and Liverpool slave trader. "This quarto was among the last editions to come to America before sales were stopped by war. Bishop White used this edition as his model for spelling, punctuation etc. in the first edition of the American Book of Common Prayer in 1790." (Griffiths, The Bibliography of the Book of Common Prayer. 1775; 1.). ESTC T81291 & T91921 (L, O; CSmH).
Keywords: BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER ANTIQUARIAN THEOLOGY BISHOP WHITE SLAVE TRADE LIVERPOOL AMERICANA
Price: GBP 295.00 = appr. US$ 421.26 Seller: Forest Books
- Book number: 30241