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    [Frye of Halifax, binder]. The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church. According to the use of the United Churches of England and Ireland... London: John Reeves, 1807. Seemingly contemporary fore-edge painting depicting "Marble Hill Cottage, Richmond," artist unknown. 12mo in sixes. Unpaginated. Frye of Halifax binding; Contemporary straight grain red morocco ruled in gilt, spine stamped and lettered in gilt. Corners just bumped, moderate edgewear, spine darkened, somewhat rubbed and worn. Inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers; green morocco book label stamped in gilt, "Jane Bingley's Book, June 20th, 1820" to front pastedown, hinges starting, somewhat worn with losses, pink binder's ticket "Bound by / B. Frye / Halifax" and pencil notations to front free endpaper verso. Internally generally clean, all edges gilt; typed prayer mounted to front blank recto with hand-drawn ink outline, ink ownership of Jane Bingley (dated 1819) to front blank verso, minor intermittent foxing, moderate wear to gilt on edges. Housed in green morocco slipcase double ruled in gilt, rubbed and soiled, heavy edgewear with some losses. Very good with bright, finely-detailed, though lightly worn, fore-edge painting.

    Jane Bingley (circa 1820) - Randall J. Moskovitz (circa 2003) From the Estate of Randall J. Moskovitz, MD, Memphis, Tennessee


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