Bound Vellum Manuscript Book of Wedding Service, Church of St Mary Magdalene, Enfield 1911
Bound Vellum Manuscript Book of Wedding Service, Church of St Mary Magdalene, Enfield 1911.
A stunning wedding service book from the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Enfield, 15th June, 1911. A.F. and E.A.C.F. The initials of Arnold and Ethel Annie Champion (the F surname is unknown). Also supplied with 8pp Order of Service pamphlet.
This remarkable hardback book is bound in vellum with a beautiful gilt and coloured crucifix design. Covers are slightly soiled, but otherwise well presented, and binding is completely firm. With 2 loose ivory silk ribbons.
Marble swirled endpapers followed by 30pp of hand written illuminated manuscript on vellum. Gold initials with red and black text. Beautifully presented throughout, and a remarkable endeavour for what must have been a very special wedding ceremony.
Presumably, a completely unique book, of outstanding quality.
211mm high x 139mm wide x 13mm deep.
Weight approximately 320g.