13th Dec, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

  Lot 7


Illuminated Edges.
The Book of Common Prayer ...,
Oxford University Press, 1844, duodecimo, marbled endpapers, gauffered gilt edges with painted illuminated script (top edge - 'Watch & Pray'; fore-edge - 'The Lord's Name Be Praised'; bottom edge - 'Mark & Learn'), roan binding with decorative paper insets and gilt-tooled inner dentelles.

Sold for £480
Estimated at £100 - £200


Auction: Books, Maps & Manuscripts, 13th Dec, 2023

The Books, Maps and Manuscripts sales encompass a broad range of collecting areas from early antiquarian books to modern first editions, which are sold alongside illustrations, private press, manuscripts, maps and atlases, early photographs, autographed letters and historic documents. Held four times a year, the specialist Book sales incorporate both private collections and libraries, and single lots from vendors across the United Kingdom.


Tuesday 12 December 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am

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