TAYLOR, Jeremy. The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying. London: William Pickering, 1847. 8o (220 x 141 mm). Half title and title printed in red and black (lightly spotted). Contemporary blind-sstapmed morocco gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt gauffered edges in a lattice pattern with a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF WATERLOO BRIDGE AND BLACKFRIARS BRIDGE (spine skillfully repaired, lower joint rubbed). Provenance: John Gribbel (1858- 1936) American book collector (bookplate). -- WESTALL, Richard, and Martin, J. Illustrations of the Old and New testaments. London: Edward Churton, 1837. 8o (208 x 127 mm). 144 engraved plates (some staining and spotting). Contemporary black morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of LINCOLN CATHEDRAL (joints and edges lightly rubbed, hinges just split). Provenance: Lucy Haywood (presentation inscription dated August 1843). -- VENN, H. The Complete Duty of Man: or, a System of Doctrinal and practical Christianity. London: S. Hamilton for F. C. and J. Rivington and others, 1811. 8o (215 x 132 mm). Contemporary black blind-stamped straight-grained morocco with a fore-edge painting of HEREFORD FROM THE RIVER; modern cloth slipcase (rebacked, old spine laid down, lower corner renewed). Provenance: Charles Perry (presentation inscription dated March 20th 1822).
Provenance for the lot: Estelle Doheny (bookplates; her sale Christie's Camarillo California, 2 February 1988, lot 647).
BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, English. -- The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of The Church, According to the Use of The Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David. Oxford: The Clarendon Press for W. Dawson, 1781. 8o (206 x 123 mm). Contemporary red straight-grained morocco, covers with gilt roll-tooled border, central pattern of gilt-rope and Greek key patterns with floral ornaments at corners and sides, upper cover gilt-stamped "John Hunt 1783," flat spine in 6 compartments with 5 raised bands, a repeated gilt floral panel in each compartment, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of THE VIRGIN MARY AND CHILD (lower hinge cracked, some light staining, spine faded). Provenance: 19th Century armorial bookplate; Stanton C. Christensen (sold Christie's New York, 8 December 1989, lot 197). -- DODDRIDGE, Rev. Philip. Letters To and From the Rev. Philip Doddridge, D.D. Shrewsbury: J. and W. Eddowes, 1790. 8o (214 x 128 mm). Contemporary dark blue morocco gilt, edges gilt with a fore-edge painting of MADINGLY, SHROPSHIRE (upper hinge just split, joints rubbed). Provenance: Estelle Doheny (her sale Christie's New York, 21 February 1989, Lot 1962.