An amazing (VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT
condition) exquisitely illustrated 1712 octavo sized Prayer Book in daily usable
(restored) condition printed by John Baskett and the assigns of
Thomas Newcombe and Henry Hills in
London. It contains the complete Common Book of Prayer, the Psalter
or Psalms of David (1713), the metrical Psalms of David and bound
together with the New Version of the Psalms of David (1818).
Illustrated throughout with 53 numbered full page engravings (most
with Bible verses) in the prayer Book. Both the quality of the
preservation as well as the details of these engravings are
excellent and remarkably detailed.
Professionally rebound with dark
leather covers and spine, with gold gilt pages and gold-letter
This small sized Prayer Book
and Psalter is in a VERY USABLE condition. Complete Book with
superb engravings. Complete Book of
Common Prayer and (multiple) Psalters. Some clipped
margins with occasional minor loss. All
prelims, titles and woodcuts present. NO WRITINGS (some scribbles in
the front). There is
very little wear and scuffing, no staining apart from an dirt stain
at the back of the book (see pictures), the pages are
in overall wonderful condition considering age!
quite amazing astoundingly illustrated antique book.