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TWO ENGLISH LEATHER BOUND VOLUMES, "THE BOOK OF COMMON
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TWO ENGLISH LEATHER BOUND VOLUMES, "THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER," CHURCH OF ENGLAND, OXFORD, 1762; WITH "THE HISTORY OF SIR JOHN PERROTT," LONDON, 1728, "THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, / And Administration of the SACRAMENTS, AND OTHER Rites and Ceremonies OF THE CHURCH, According to the Use of the CHURCH of ENGLAND: Together with the PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID, Pointed as they are to be sung or said in CHURCHES." Printed by Mark Baskett, Oxford, 1762, with gilt navy blue six sectioned spine and front/back grosgrain boards, gilt edged pages, height: 8", width: 5"; together with, "THE HISTORY OF That most Eminent Statesman, Sir JOHN PERROTT, Knight of the BATH, AND Lord Lieutenant of IRELAND. CONTAINING I. An ACCOUNT of his Descent, Birth, and Behaviour in the Courts, II. His TRAVELS into France, his Return, and Promotion by Queen Elizabeth. III The REBELLION of Fitz-Morris suppressed, 1572. IV. The remarkable ATTAINDER of JAMES, Viscount Baltinglas, and his FOUR Brothers, 1586. V. The MANNER of Sir John Perrott's Departure from Ireland, 1588. VI. His Fatal CATASTROPHE; His Last WILL and TESTAMENT and his DEATH in the Tower, 1592. / Now first Published from the Original Manuscript, written about the latter End of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. / Per varios casus, per tot diserimina rerum. Virgil. / LONDON: / Printed in the Year, M.DCC. XX. VIII. / Price Six Shillings." with a gilt brown leather six sectioned spine and front /back gilt line trimmed brown leather boards, 315 pages (not including Index), height: 8", width: 5".
Each has normal wear associated with items of this age, use and materials, with the Prayer volume having a loose spine, worn edges, loose first few pages, slight discoloration of paper throughout, some light foxing, liquid residue markings on some pages towards front and back. Perrott volume having a separated front board, surface marks and scratches, a few pages with corner creases, pencil marking interior of front board, frontispiece having handwritten ink notes, some pages have minor liquid residue markings, in general pages have little, if any, discolorations, foxing or wear. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."
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