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The Art of Garnishing Churches at Christmas and Other Festivals by  Edward Young Cox - Hardcover - Second Edition - 1869 - from Resource Books, LLC (SKU: 033861)

The Art of Garnishing Churches at Christmas and Other Festivals

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The Art of Garnishing Churches at Christmas and Other Festivals

by Cox, Edward Young

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London: Cox & Son, Ecclesiastical Warehouse, 1869. Scarce second edition, 1869. Fair to good. Catalog of suggestions for decorating churches for ecclesiastical holidays and observances, especially Christmas. Includes 32 (of 34) plates, with 9 and 27 absent (appear to have not been bound in), but the usual plate 19 & 20 present. Plates 1 & 2 are actual mounted albumen photographs, plates A,B,C and D are in color. Rust colored cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black, outer edges of text block tinted red, 8.25" tall, 66 pages plus plates followed by 15 pages of advertising and pricing for the items shown in the plates. Covers rubbed and lightly soiled with additional rubbing to the extremities, hinges internally lightly cracked but secure, text block sound but not firm, pages generally very clean with a thumbprint that looks like it was of printer's ink at the bottom of one pate, name and 1870 date on preliminary blank, light foxing to first few pages.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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The Art of Garnishing Churches at Christmas and Other Festivals
Cox, Edward Young
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Second Edition
Cox & Son, Ecclesiastical Warehouse
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Philosophy, Theology, Religion, Spirituality;
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Resource Books, LLC deals in antiquarian and out-of-print books in a wide variety of subject matter, mainly non-fiction.


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Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc....[more]
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.