# 40233

The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments … … [and] Proper Lessons to be read at Morning & Evening Prayer … … [with] The New Testament.

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Oxford : Printed at the University Press, 1845. Two volumes, 48mo (90 x 55 mm), publisher’s limp black morocco with gilt-lettered spines (a touch of rubbing, otherwise unmarked); all edges gilt; early gift inscription in ink to each front endpaper: ‘Frederic Maurice Simmonds, a present from his dear Mama, July 25th 1857’ (Frederick was born in 1844 in Farnham, Surrey); Proper Lessons is bound with The New Testament. Oxford : Printed at the University Press, 1845; printed with the OUP’s remarkably legible ‘Diamond’ type, excellent throughout; housed in the original purple roan slipcase with tabbed lid, a little rubbed but otherwise in very good condition.

An exquisite portable miniature edition of these Church of England devotional works.