Common Prayers with Hymns, Litanies and Other Devotions for use at Divine Service.
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Publisher: Society of SS. Peter and Paul, London
Condition: This book is in fair condition. Covers are red leather stamped with gilt depicting Lamb holding banner and standing on a book with seven seals. Beautiful design. Gilt continues on spine which reads: The Priest’s Sanctuary Book of Common Prayers. Stamped gilt design is on both covers. There is significant damage, tearing to cover hinges, head and tails of spine (see picture). Text block is clean, crisp and legible. Gilt on page edges. Frontispiece of priest elevating the Host below symbols of the Trinity and in the presence of heavenly and earthly devotees, with title-page border and vignettes in 17th century style in text. Lovely black and white etchings inside. Marbled endpages. Binding has dettached from cover. Cracked hinges.