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A History of the Book of Common Prayer with a Rationale of Its Offices

by Proctor, Francis

Condition: Good

London: Macmillan & Company, 1892. Originally published 1855. Ex lib. from the Washington National Cathedral Library. (xiii) 528 pages, appendix, glossarial index; 12mo, blue cloth. Cover spine darkened, edges worn, label, faded spots cover, corners frayed, Washington Cathedral Library bookplate with ink name inside front cover, seal embossed front endpaper, name/date title page, inner hinge cracked, good. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover. Good.
  • Seller: Abstract Books US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 025642
  • Title: A History of the Book of Common Prayer with a Rationale of Its Offices
  • Author: Proctor, Francis
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Edition: Reprint Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Macmillan & Company
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1892
  • Keywords: Anglican Liturgy, Prayer Books, Episcopalians
  • Bookseller catalogs: Religious Denominations;


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