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Sold on behalf of his executors
Lot 112
The Order for the Administration of The Lord's Supper or Holy Communion, cream pigskin, c.1959; and others
24 June 2021, 11:00 BST
London, Knightsbridge

Sold for £2,422.50 inc. premium

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The Order for the Administration of The Lord's Supper or Holy Communion, bound by Philip Smith in cream pigskin, covers with figurative totem pole design incorporating Biblical imagery, stamped in gilt, black and pink with circular purple and black onlays at top, spine lettered in gilt ('Altar Book' interspersed with dots), edges gilt (or purple if spread), orange cloth slipcase, tall 8vo, Oxford University Press, [c.1959]; idem, another copy, bound to the same design but "Unfinished 1950s. Started R.C.A." (label on bag), with some of the gilt incomplete, and the circular onlays untrimmed and loose; idem, 3 copies of the smaller 8vo edition, all bound c.1959-1960 in cream pigskin with Biblical motifs, one with all over design of a figurative angel, the other two with purple onlays; The Holy Bible, Newly Translated... by MGR Ronald A. Knox, 5 vol., bound in black morocco-backed patterned cloth, covers with printed titles, spines with red morocco onlaid cross gilt, patterned endpapers, volume 1 with binder's monogram stamp dated 1953 at rear, volumes 2-4 signed and dated, slight soiling, 8vo (10)

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