Book of Common Prayer [&] The English Version of the Polyglot Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments [&] The English Version of the New Testament

A Fine Mid-Nineteenth Century 'Velvet' Binding
Complete with the Original Leather Case

[BIBLE IN ENGLISH]. [VELVET BINDING]. The Book of Common Prayer, and administration of The Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church… Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David… [&] The English Version of the Polyglot Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments [&] The English Version of the New Testament. London: Samuel Bagster & Sons, ca. 1844.

Small octavo (5 9/16 x 3 1/2 inches; 141 x 88 mm.). Printed on India Paper. 16, 120, [vi], 586, [ii], 188, 72 pp. Three pages of ink notations on last three blank pages.

Contemporary purple velvet binding (ca. 1844) with gilt board edges and clasps, upper cover with gilt onlay engraved "Polyglot Bible / English Version / Common Prayer". Purple velvet paste-downs with rectangular center panel of embossed cloth, marching end-leaves, all edges gilt. Housed in the original black morocco case with single gilt clasp.

A very fine example of a mid-nineteenth century 'Velvet' binding. Item #03740

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