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Book of Common Prayer in Greek

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Book of Common Prayer in Greek

Date of publication:

  • 1818
  • Place of publication:


  • contemporary calf
  • [Greek title:] Biblos tes demosias euches...

    James Duport’s translation was first published in 1665 and adapted from the 1638 translation of Elias Petley. There are only four institutional copies, at the National Library of Wales, University of York and University of Melbourne; the first example has an additional 4 pages of publisher’s advertisements at the end, while the latter may be incomplete (collation given as pp. [4], 325).  A further copy is at Lambeth Palace. Read more

    Condition & Materials

    12mo. pp. [xl], 327, [i]. Title-pages for Book of Common Prayer and Psalms, together with the text, entirely in Greek. Contemporary calf, somewhat worn and faded but sound. Presentation inscription, ‘with J.B. Murray’s kind regards,’ dated 1842. Unidentified armorial bookplate surmounted by bishop’s mitre.

    Freind, John: Opera omnia medica. Editio altera, Londinensi multo correctior et accuratior. Parisiis [Paris], apud Guillelmum Cavelier […] 1735. 4to. pp. lvi, 388, [iv]. Latin text. Title printed in red and black. Contemporary mottled calf, rebacked preserving original spine, recent morocco label, corners renewed. Printed label of J.P.F. Double, a doctor in Montpellier.

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