Leather Bound Prayer Books, Mid to Late 19th Century
|Title and Author/Editor:||The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments; and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America: Together with the Psalter, or Psalms of David 1854), The Book of Common Prayer (Undated)|
|Publisher:||D. Appleton and Company|
|Period:||Mid to Late 19th Century|
|Place of Publication:||New York|
|Number of Books:||2|
|Additional Notes:||The smaller Book of Prayer featuring metal embellishments over leather is missing the front flyleaves and the title page. Therefore, the full title, the publisher and copyright date are unknown.|
- wear to covers with scuff marks to leather, bumped corners, rubbed edges and soiling; tarnishing to metal embellishments with missing clasp; detached page and missing flyleaf and title pages of the smaller volume; cracked hinges and loose text pages; tanning, fading and foxing to text blocks and text edges.
- measures The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments; and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church.