The book of common prayer... (1750) ; A companion to the altar... (1765) ; The whole book of psalms... (1765)

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Dublin Core

Title

The book of common prayer... (1750) ; A companion to the altar... (1765) ; The whole book of psalms... (1765)

Subject

Includes the only known copy of this edition of the highly-popular devotional manual A Companion to the Altar.

Description

18th century English red goatskin binding. Gilt tooling in a cottage-roof style, with black leather inlays on covers. Further gilt tooling to spine, bookblock edges and turn-ins. Black leather spine labels with tooling in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bookblock edges in gilt. Two green ribbon bookmarks.

Creator

William Vickers (active 1707-1711)
Thomas Sternhold (-1549)
John Hopkins (-1570)

Publisher

SPEC H85.09(01) - Cambridge: Joseph Bentham (-1778); London: Charles Bathurst.
SPEC H85.09(02) - London: Edmund Parker (-1739) and John Beecroft (-1779)
SPEC H85.09(03) -Cambridge: Joseph Bentham (-1778); London: Benjamin Dodd (-1765)

Date

1750
1765
1765

Contributor

Gilt tooled leather bookplate of "Ann Aingel, March the 1st 1769".

Inscription on front endpaper: "C. M. Mead: Nov. 2nd 1835".

Relation

ESTC, T88780
ESTC, N509584
ESTC, T93055

Format

Duodecimo (16 cm)

Citation

William Vickers (active 1707-1711) Thomas Sternhold (-1549) John Hopkins (-1570), “The book of common prayer... (1750) ; A companion to the altar... (1765) ; The whole book of psalms... (1765),” The Hornby Bindings, accessed December 3, 2022, https://hornbybindings.omeka.net/items/show/10.