[BINDING]. The Book of Common Prayer. London: Longman & Green, 1864. 8o (204 x 135 mm). Printed in red and black. Interleaved with numerous illustrations in ink and watercolor highlighted in gold, ON VELLUM. Elaborately embroidered 19th-century binding, depicting Christ as King, crucified, on the front cover, and Christ as King, enthroned and surrounded by the emblems of the Evangelists, on the back, the spine showing the IHS monogram, a coat of arms and a thurible, all embroidered on cream silk in colored silks and gold thread, ornamented with seed pearls and mounted with colored stones, with two clasps, one ornamented with a pilgrim's shell, the other a small glazed case containing a small lock of hair, presumably a relic, three silk markers, embroidered at the ends with the Chi-Rho and other monograms, the three connected at the spine head with a gold filigree ornament, cream silk liners, the inside covers decorated with hectagonal lacework and illuminations of the Evangelists (front cover) and the Doctors of the Church (back cover); g.e. (lower clasp loose, several colored stones and mounts missing, a few loose threads); suede-lined folding case (worn).