1684 Rationale on English Book of Common Prayer Anglican Church England Sparrow

SPARROW, Anthony

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A rare Anglican treatise by Anthony Sparrow, a 17th-century English priest. He was persecuted for owning and using the outlawed ‘Book of Common Prayer’, and was not reinstated as a priest until the Restoration of the church. This work, “A Rationale on the Book of Common Prayer,” was Sparrow’s caution and warning to his diocese against false doctrine. He spoke on communion, the acts of the saints, important feast days and holy days, and on liturgical texts and prayers.

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1684 Rationale on English Book of Common Prayer Anglican Church England Sparrow

 

A rare Anglican treatise by Anthony Sparrow, a 17th-century English priest. He was persecuted for owning and using the outlawed ‘Book of Common Prayer’, and was not reinstated as a priest until the Restoration of the church. This work, “A Rationale on the Book of Common Prayer,” was Sparrow’s caution and warning to his diocese against false doctrine. He spoke on communion, the acts of the saints, important feast days and holy days, and on liturgical texts and prayers.

 

Item number: #1792

Price: $599

 

SPARROW, Anthony

 

A rationale upon the Book of common-prayer of the Church of England

 

London: Printed for George Pawlet, and sold by Thomas Picket, 1684.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [16], 365, [26]
  • References: Wing S 4834a; ESTC R 26936
  • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – W: Priestley, Lightcliffe
    • William Priestley (1779–1861) was a Halifax wool clothier and eminent local musician, antiquary and literary gentleman.
    • His strong interest in music, especially German, was manifested in his personal library, which housed many unusual items of German choral music; these formed much of the early repertoire of the Halifax Choral Society, which he is credited with founding.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6.5in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm)

 

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1792

Category

Religion

Authors

SPARROW, Anthony

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete