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The Book of Common Prayer

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Damage to front board (exterior). The book was bought new Christmas Day 1745.Owned by Dr John Fountain, Dean of York. Extra leaf inserted between G2 and G3, Christom. Boards are dark green and decorated with gilt boarders centerpieces and corner pieces within a border of 3 fillets. On bother boards is the garter collar to the centre. Ornate gilt spine with 6 raised bands, tooled edges, gilt foredges to the paper and marbled end papers. Bookplate to Frederic J. O. Montage.
 
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CCWSH:1473
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