Title: Book of Common Prayer and Administration of Sacraments.
Publisher: Oxford University Press. Oxford. By S.Collingwood & Co. Sold by E.Gardner & Son, Paternoster Row, London.
Publication Date: 1834
Condition: Very Good
Diamond 48mo. 414 + 190 unnumbered pages (lacking final leaf of Psalms table; some offsetting or age-toning on title page). Charming contemporary ink inscription facing title page on blank preliminary page. Inner gilt dentelles. All edges gilt. 52 x 93mm. Contemporary or very slightly later tan calf; spine in compartments with scrolling gilt floral devices, similar cornerpieces and decorative horizontal borders above and below gilt titling. Covers with blind pointille borders within gilt rules with floral cornerpieces , borders that match the spine , all within double fillet gilt rules (corners and hinges very lightly rubbed). Provenance:"Harriet Whitwell, born March 14th, 1834 Christened St. Mary's, Islington March 8th, 1835. Born 7 minutes past 11 o'clock Night" -making Harriet a Pisces (no further information)! Poets Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady produced this famous work, New Version of the Psalms of David in 1696, a metrical version of the Psalms that largely supplanted T. Sternhold and J. Hopkins' old version. Tate & Brady's version of Psalm 34 is still regularly sung today, "Through all the changing scenes of life". Not in Bondy, nor Spielmann, nor Welsh. This precise imprint not found in WorldCat. Seller Inventory # 5336