1758 Book of Common Prayer Church of England Bentham Jacobite Kettlethorp OWNED

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A truly rare 18th-century example of the ‘Book of Common Prayer’ from the Church of England. Like many similar printings, this book includes the Psalms of David, calendars, orders of prayers, tables and rules for devotion, and litanies and prayers. This 1758 edition includes Sternhold and Hopkins metered version of the Psalms.

 

This beautiful Benthem example is bound in red Moroccan leather with “Cha: Amcotts Kettlethorp, 1765” embossed on the front cover.

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1758 Book of Common Prayer Church of England Bentham Jacobite Kettlethorp OWNED

 

A truly rare 18th-century example of the ‘Book of Common Prayer’ from the Church of England. Like many similar printings, this book includes the Psalms of David, calendars, orders of prayers, tables and rules for devotion, and litanies and prayers. This 1758 edition includes Sternhold and Hopkins metered version of the Psalms.

 

This beautiful Benthem example is bound in red Moroccan leather with “Cha: Amcotts Kettlethorp, 1765” embossed on the front cover.

 

Item number: #10081

Price: $750

 

Note: Jacobite provenance

 

Church of England

 

The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, And other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of The Church of England: together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches ; And the Form or Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons.

 

Cambridge: Printed by Joseph Bentham Printer to the University, by whom they are sold in Cambridge, and by Benj. Dod Bookseller in Ave-Mary Lane, London, 1758.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
  • Provenance: Gilt emboss – Cha: Amcotts. Kettlethorp, 1765.
    • Charles Amcotts (1729–1777), was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1754 and 1777.
    • He was admitted at Trinity Hall, Cambridge on 29 April 1746 but was expelled on June 9, 1749 for drinking the health of the Young Pretender. In 1763 he was created DCL at Oxford University. He inherited the Lincolnshire properties of Harrington Hall from his father and Kettlethorpe Hall from his father’s stepbrother and was picked High Sheriff of Lincolnshire for 1753-54.
    • While serving as a Member of Parliament he was described as a notorious Jacobite and furious courtier but is not recorded as having spoken in the house.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~11.5in X 9.5in (29.5cm x 24cm)

 

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10081

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Religion

Authors

Church of England

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete