[BOUND DOS-À-DOS]. 'THE PSALTER OR PSALMES OF DAVID'. LONDON: PRINTED FOR THE COMPANIE OF STATIONERS, 1606. [WITH]: 'THE WHOLE BOOKE OF PSALMES: COLLECTED INTO ENGLISH MEETER BY T. STERNHOLD AND I. HOPKINS'. LONDON: PRINTED FOR THE COMPANIE OF STATIONERS, 1612
12mo (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.; 80 x 51 mm). Woodcut device to titles (The Psalter or Psalmes of David), woodcut initials; one book lacking title (The Whole Booke of Psalmes), tear to h2 (Psalter) margins shaved infrequently affecting text, one or two stray spots. Fully embroidered 17th century binding, large Tudor roses to upper and lower covers in red, yellow, green, and blue silk threads outlined with silver filigree, cream-colored grosgrain ribbon wrap attached to cover, spines bands and borders stitched in silver, four compartments with repeat flower motif in blue and yellow silk threads with surrounding silver filigree, all edges gilt and gauffered; one or two snags, minor soiling or discoloration. Modern black cloth and marbled paper clamshell case.
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