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The Book of Common Prayer

The Book of Common Prayer

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Currently not on view
Object Name
book
date published
1845
inscribed date
1847-05-20
publisher
D. Appleton and Company
place published
United States: New York, New York City
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
place used
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
velvet, silk (binding; doublures material)
silk (doublures; flyleaves material)
brass, gilt (cover ornament; edges; clasp material)
gilt (stamped decoration; textblock edges material)
pasteboard (boards material)
paper, wove (textblock material)
ink (text; inscription material)
paper, tissue (tissue covers material)
ribbon, silk (bookmarks material)
ivory (connecting piece and beads on bookmarks material)
flowers, dried (pressed flowers material)
thread (binding material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 4 1/8 in x 6 in; 3.81 cm x 10.4775 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
DL.033665
catalog number
033665
accession number
70138
Credit Line
Estate of Cassie Mason Myers Julian-James
subject
Christianity
Prayer
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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