A Companion to the Temple: Or, A Help to Devotion in the Use of the Common Prayer, Divided into Four Parts . . . The whole being carefully corrected, and now put into one volume. Thomas Comber.
A Companion to the Temple: Or, A Help to Devotion in the Use of the Common Prayer, Divided into Four Parts . . . The whole being carefully corrected, and now put into one volume

A Companion to the Temple: Or, A Help to Devotion in the Use of the Common Prayer, Divided into Four Parts . . . The whole being carefully corrected, and now put into one volume

London: Printed by S. Roycroft, for Joan. Brome, R. Littlebury, R. Scot, R. Clavell, G. Wells, and R. Lambert, 1684. Hardcover. Title continued: "Part I. Of Morning and Evening Prayer. Part II. Of the Litany, with the Occasional Prayers and Thanksgivings. Part III. Of the Communion Office, with the Offices of Baptism, Catechism, and Confirmation. Part IV. Of the Occasional Offices, viz. Matrimony, Visitation of the Sick, &c." [8], 427, [9], 228, [8], 243, [1] p.; 32 cm. Signatures: A-3H4 3I2 A-2E4 2F6 A-2H4 2I2 (folio). Contemporary? full calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Later (19th-century?) leather label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title "Comber's Help to Devotion." Blind-ruled borders on boards. All page edges marbled. Title page printed in black and red; title in double line border. Each part has special title page, part III and IV have separate paging. Wing, C5455. Armorial bookplate signed "Hunter sculpt" on front fixed endpaper of Sir John Williams, Bodlewyddan. Sir John Williams (1761-1830) was made 1st Baronet of Bodlewyddan (or Bodelwyddan), Denbighshire, Wales, in 1798. Vaughan, Welsh Book-Plates, 137. Spine label added, endpapers replaced, and leather over board corners replaced with newer leather, probably by Sir John Williams (early 19th century). In Good+ Condition: front joint separated, but front board attached by cords; minor loss at ends of spine; boards rubbed and scuffed; 4-cm. tear from lower edge of p. 93 (2nd count), without loss; internally clean and tight. Good +. Item #003544

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