BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, in English. The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments. Edinburgh: [R. Young], 1633. STC 16394. [Bound with:] THE NEW TESTAMENT, in Greek. Noui Testamenti libri omnes ... cum notis Roberti Stephani [etc.]. [Leiden, B. and A. Elzevir for] London: Richard Whittaker, 1633. The text agrees with the second Elzevir edition of 1633 apart from four readings, three of which are taken from H. Estienne's edition of 1576. Darton & Moule II, 4680; STC 2798. [and:] Thomas STERNHOLD and John HOPKINS. The Whole Book of Psalmes collected into English meeter. London: G.M[iller] for the Companie of Stationers, 1634. STC 2650.5.
3 works in one volume, 8° (171 x 112mm). Double column, with woodcut initials. MOSAIC BINDING OF CONTEMPORARY OLIVE MOROCCO WITH CONTRASTING ONLAYS, covers with diamond-shaped onlay at centre matched by triangular onlays at corners, the onlays picked out with dotted and ruled gilt lines and enclosed by a double fillet and dotted border, all over gilt decoration with small tools, smooth spine with similar tooling and onlays in oval, quatrefoil and heart shapes (incision in top right hand corner of upper cover, slight ink stain and chip mark to lower cover, one onlay on spine slightly damaged). Provenance: Peter Needham 0-10-6d (mid 18th century inscription on front free endpaper); H.J. Round, Hagley (pencil inscription); Mortimer L. Schiff (label removed), (sold Sotheby's, 6 December 1938, lot 1399, for £19; Sotheby's, 30 June, 1943, lot 374. to Foyle for £24, with tipped-in catalogue description).