Category: Recent Acquisitions

LIBER PRECUM PUBLICARUM Ecclesiae Anglicanae. Stock code: 14200


London: Rivington. 1872


Editio altera. Bound by a member of the Guild of Women-Binders in full calf, beautifully and elegantly decorated in blind to the upper board, the spine and lower board left plain. Undecorated calf inner dentelles with the Guild of Women-Binders stamp in blind to the lower inside edge of the upper board, marbled endpapers. All edges stained brown. The binding remains square and firm with some rubbing to the joints and corners. The contents are a little spotted to the prelims and with the occasional finger mark throughout. Previous owner's name and provenance note to the reverse of the front endpaper and front blank. A beautiful piece of crafts[wo]manship, unsigned by the maker.




Provenance: Lady Sibbel Mary (nee Lumley), Countess Grosvenor (1855-1929); Harold Lane (Holy Trinity Church, Ripon); Private UK collection.