426
426

PROPERTY OF A COLLECTOR

Church of England. Book of Common Prayer. English and Irish
THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER... WITH THE PSALTER OR PSALMS... POINTED AS THEY ARE TO BE SUNG OR SAID IN CHURCHES. LEABHAR NA NORNAIGHTHEADH CCOMBCHOITCHIONN... TSALTAIR NO PSALMUIBH DHAIBHIDH. AR NA BPUNNCADH MUR CANTAR NO RAIDHTIOR IAD A TTEAMPOLLAIBH. (AN APPENDIX CONCERNING THE IRISH CHARACTER). LONDON: E. EVERINGHAM, [1712]
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
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426

PROPERTY OF A COLLECTOR

Church of England. Book of Common Prayer. English and Irish
THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER... WITH THE PSALTER OR PSALMS... POINTED AS THEY ARE TO BE SUNG OR SAID IN CHURCHES. LEABHAR NA NORNAIGHTHEADH CCOMBCHOITCHIONN... TSALTAIR NO PSALMUIBH DHAIBHIDH. AR NA BPUNNCADH MUR CANTAR NO RAIDHTIOR IAD A TTEAMPOLLAIBH. (AN APPENDIX CONCERNING THE IRISH CHARACTER). LONDON: E. EVERINGHAM, [1712]
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Church of England. Book of Common Prayer. English and Irish
THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER... WITH THE PSALTER OR PSALMS... POINTED AS THEY ARE TO BE SUNG OR SAID IN CHURCHES. LEABHAR NA NORNAIGHTHEADH CCOMBCHOITCHIONN... TSALTAIR NO PSALMUIBH DHAIBHIDH. AR NA BPUNNCADH MUR CANTAR NO RAIDHTIOR IAD A TTEAMPOLLAIBH. (AN APPENDIX CONCERNING THE IRISH CHARACTER). LONDON: E. EVERINGHAM, [1712]
8vo, double column, the Book of Common Prayer in Irish for the most part and in Irish and English for certain parts, the Psalms in Irish only, 8pp. appendix inserted at the end, contemporary English binding of panelled blue morocco gilt, gilt spine, gilt edges, some slight wear to binding
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Provenance

The Library of the earls of Macclesfield, library stamps, sale at Sotheby's, Part VIII, 25 October 2006, lot 2564

Catalogue Note

The second edition of the Book of Common Prayer issued for the use in Ireland. The following sections are printed in English and Irish: Morning & Evening Prayer, the Litany, Prayers upon several occasions (C-H3r), the Communion Service etc. (Aa1-Ss4v), the XXXIX Articles. The preliminaries are printed in Irish in Roman letter, the Table of Lessons is in English only (e-f, 4 leaves). The Irish title-page is printed partly in Irish letter and partly in Irish in Roman letter. The type used is the same as that specially made (small pica) by Moxon for the first edition of the Old Testament in Irish (1685, see lot 402)

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