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A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Church of England

A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Church of England

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A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Church of England

by Nelson, Robert

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London: Printed and Sold by the Booksellers in Town and Country, 1737. Leather Bound. Very Good. 5 x 8 inches, 8vo. 4 + ix + [3] + 429 + [1] pages, engraved frontispiece pasted to front cover and 24 full page engravings and 1 oversized fold out engraving. Occasional foxing. Closed tear to title and following page. Bound in full brown calf with wear and old repairs to spine and hinges and spotting to boards perhaps due to the effects of mottling during binding. Small loss to head and tail of spine, two compartments and corners, part of red spine label remains, spine with gilt banding and five raised bands. ESTCT76497 A very good copy of this standard guide to the celebratory services of the Church of England for more than a century. "Though it does not aim at originality or eloquence, the skillfulness of the execution and the sincerity of purpose gave it unrivaled popularity as a popular manual of Anglican theology." DNB. This copy heavily engraved and illustrated.

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Bookseller
St. Wulfstans Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Church of England
Author
Nelson, Robert
Format/Binding
Leather Bound
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
Printed and Sold by the Booksellers in Town and Country
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1737
Keywords
Anglican calendar saints feasts 18th

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About St. Wulfstans Books

St. Wulfstan's specializes in antiquarian religious books, especially Bibles, Prayer Books, and other texts in the Catholic, Anglican, Episcopal or Presbyterian traditions. We are known for our extensive inventory of liturgical texts (such as the Book of Common Prayer) and related books.The inventory ranges from historically significant and very rare texts to affordable copies of prayer books from the U.S. and Great Britain.

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Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the...
Spine Label
The paper or leather descriptive tag attached to the spine of the book, most commonly providing the title and author of the...
Gilt
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...
Tail
The heel of the spine.

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