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A Companion to the Temple; Or, A Help to Devotion in the Daily Use of Common Prayer, Part II containing The Litany, Thomas Comber, London, 1676

£250.00
SKU LAN8335

A Companion to the Temple; Or, A Help to Devotion in the Daily Use of Common Prayer: In Two Parts. Part II, containing The Litany, with the Occasional Prayers and Thanksgivings. By Thomas Comber, M.A.  Part II only.

Printed for Henry Brome, at the Gun, at the West end of St. Paul's Church, 1676. This is the scarce first edition.

A very good full black leather with blind embossed decoration and raised bands. Extremities rubbed and bumped. Feathered marble endpapers with cracking to inner joints, but all soundly bound. 2 previous owners' signatures in pencil. Endpapers with fine 'pin-prick' worming holes.

Text pages are very good and are generally in better condition than is normally found in religious texts of this age - clean and bright, with very little spotting. 

There are a number of fold-out pages. The one facing p. 25 is torn along lower edge (and is subsequently missing a few lines of text).

Text in English.

8pp unnumbered prelims + 516pp + fold-out sections + 7pp unnumbered Table of the Chief Heads in The Litany and Errata.

Weight approximately 515g (unpacked).

Dimensions: Approximately 184mm high x 120mm wide x 33mm deep.