Lot 41
Fine binding Owen Jones Illuminated BOCP 1845

Estimate: $300 - $400

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Jones, Owen (illuminator and illustrator)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 Church of England and Ireland. With Notes.

Published: John Murray, London, 1845

Edition: First thus.

Title & illuminated frontispiece (on thicker stock), i-xl, (1 section card), 1-484 pp of illustrated text pages printed in black and red and sometimes additional colours, with vignettes, initials, borders and ornaments designed by Owen Jones;  inserted illuminated section title-pages designed by Owen Jones.

A celebrated achievement of chromolithography, with each page a model of high Victorian design, with intricate borders, colorful 

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