The Book of Common Prayer,
And Administration Of The Sacraments,
And Other Rites and Ceremonies
Of The Church, According to the Use of The Protestant Episcopal Church In The United States of America:
Together With The Psalter,
Or Psalms of David.
Stereotyped by D. & G. Bruce, New-York
Printed and Sold by T. & J. Swords, New York
Publisher: D. & G. Bruce
This book is in good condition. Leather. This antiquarian book has had a long and illustrious journey through time. Please look at the pictures to ascertain the condition and state of this book. If you have any questions, please ask. The boards are worn along edges and corners and surface rubbed. Hand-tooled gilt. Hinges weak. The text block is toned and foxed. Hand-marbled endpapers. 408 pages -
--ABOUT THIS ITEM--
This 1816 edition of "The Book of Common Prayer" stands as a captivating testament to the religious heritage of the United States. The book's subject matter is deeply rooted in the spiritual life of the time, offering a guide to the administration of sacraments and the observance of various rites and ceremonies of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America. In addition to these religious texts, it includes the Psalter, housing the Psalms of David, essential for worship and reflection.
As an antiquarian piece, it carries the marks of its enduring journey through time, with a well-preserved leather cover that exudes a sense of classic elegance. Its pages have been a source of inspiration and guidance for countless generations, making it a timeless treasure.
The book's condition is a testament to its historical significance, with some wear along the edges and corners, yet the hand-tooled gilt accents and hand-marbled endpapers add to its unique charm. This 408-page volume offers a glimpse into the spiritual practices and traditions of the early 19th century in the United States, serving as a historical artifact and a testament to the enduring power of faith. If you're eager to explore the spiritual heritage and impact of "The Book of Common Prayer," this rare edition is a fascinating window into the past, allowing you to connect with centuries of devotion and tradition.
Item Dimensions: 5.5 inches x 3.5 inches