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  • UNIQUE COLLECTION OF DEVOTIONAL WORKS IN STUNNING FULL MOROCCO
    The Holy Bible (2 copies); The Book of Common Prayer (2 copies); The Psalms of David (2 copies); The Week’s Preparation for a Worthy receiving of the Lord’s Supper (2 copies). by BIBLE
    BIBLE
    The Holy Bible (2 copies); The Book of Common Prayer (2 copies); The Psalms of David (2 copies); The Week’s Preparation for a Worthy receiving of the Lord’s Supper (2 copies).

    In black: London: Eyre & Strahan, 1813; Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1816; London: Company of Stationers, 1810; London: Bent, (1818). In Red: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1823; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1820; London: Company of Stationers, 1825; London: Rivington et al, 1827. 8 volumes, 6.25 inches - 13.5 inches tall. A magnificent and unique collection of devotional works belonging to Nicholas Robinson, Lord Mayor of Liverpool in 1828-1829.
    On his becoming the Bailiff of Liverpool in 1818 he had the 4 great devotional works bound in uniform full black morocco with gilt raised bands, superb gilt tooling to the panel and boards, dentelles and all edges.
    On becoming Lord Mayor he had another set of the 4 works bound…

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    In black: London: Eyre & Strahan, 1813; Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1816; London: Company of Stationers, 1810; London: Bent, (1818). In Red: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1823; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1820; London: Company of Stationers, 1825; London: Rivington et al, 1827. 8 volumes, 6.25 inches - 13.5 inches tall. A magnificent and unique collection of devotional works belonging to Nicholas Robinson, Lord Mayor of Liverpool in 1828-1829.
    On his becoming the Bailiff of Liverpool in 1818 he had the 4 great devotional works bound in uniform full black morocco with gilt raised bands, superb gilt tooling to the panel and boards, dentelles and all edges.
    On becoming Lord Mayor he had another set of the 4 works bound in even more sumptuous uniform full red morocco. These have gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, glorious gilt flourishes to the boards, gilt dentelles and all edges. These volumes also have watered silk doublures and free endpapers.
    All 8 volumes have his autographed armorial bookplates and his gilt embossed inscriptions on the upper boards.
    There is minor rubbing and scuffing, otherwise all the volumes are in superb condition. An extraordinary collection.

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  • SUPERB FULL STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO WITH BINDER'S TICKET
    The Book of Common Prayer…….Together with The Psalter, or Psalms of David. by PRAYER
    PRAYER
    The Book of Common Prayer…….Together with The Psalter, or Psalms of David.

    London: John Reeves, Esq, 1812. Full straight grain morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A very beautiful binding, excepting a faint scratch to the lower board, in absolutely pristine condition with wide gilt bands, dense and delicate gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. With the ticket of Asperne. According to Ramsden's 'London Bookbinders 1780-1840' James Asperne of 32 Cornhill patronised the bindery of the great J. Lovejoy to create his bindings.

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  • RARE EDITION WITH ILLUMINATED PLATES IN FULL MOROCCO
    A Book of Common Prayer. by PRAYER
    PRAYER
    A Book of Common Prayer.

    London: Ryley, 1838. Full morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A very scarce item with exquisite hand coloured initials and full page 'illuminated' plates. The spine and boards are decorated with gilt 'Cathedral' tooling. All edges gilt. Some rubbing but a fine example of this choice edition.

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  • SUPERBLY BOUND AND PRINTED
    Order for the Administration of the Holy Communion and Occasional Offices according to the Use of the Church of England. by HOLY COMMUNION
    HOLY COMMUNION
    Order for the Administration of the Holy Communion and Occasional Offices according to the Use of the Church of England.

    London: William Pickering, 1848. Full calf, 8.25 inches tall. An extraordinary binding with raised bands and blind centre tools to the panels. Gilt lettering and blind tooling to the boards around a deeply grooved cross. Gauffered edges. An owners ticket on the paste down endpaper. A superb copy of this beautifully printed work.

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  • SUPERB EMBOSSED BINDING
    The Book of Common Prayer. (BOUND WITH) The Psalms of David. by PRAYER
    PRAYER
    The Book of Common Prayer. (BOUND WITH) The Psalms of David.

    Rivington et al., 1828; Cambridge: Rivington et al, 1827. Full calf, 4.75 inches tall. Superbly embossed somewhat in the 'Cathedral' style. With Gilt raised bands, gilt 'Cathedral' Gothic tooling to the panels and gilt and blind tooling to the boards. All edges gilt. Lacks blanks. There are signs of usage but the binding, other than very minor signs of rubbing, is in excellent condition.

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  • SUPERB FULL MOROCCO
    The Book of Common Prayer. by PRAYER
    PRAYER
    The Book of Common Prayer.

    Oxford: University Press, 1837. Full hard grain morocco, 5.5 inches tall. A most attractively bound copy from the beginning of the Victorian era with raised bands and delightful gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. A neat owners inscription dated 1839 on the first blank.

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  • NEAT FULL MOROCCO
    The Book of Common Prayer (together with) The Psalter or Psalms of David. by PRAYER
    PRAYER
    The Book of Common Prayer (together with) The Psalter or Psalms of David.

    Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1829. Full morocco, 5.75 inches tall. A very elegant binding with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and fine gilt panels to the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges.

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