Document ReferencePw V 76
TitlePrinted bound volume, entitled 'Book of Common Prayer'; 1549-1552
Extent1 volume
Content DescriptionTwo printed books of Common Prayer, bound together in one later binding.

Volume bears the title 'Book of Common Prayer In Anni - 1549-1552' gold stamped on the spine.

The 1552 Book of Common Prayer includes inserted 'Black Rubric' page.

Hand of early owner, secretary script on blank leaf at end of book, ownership date (before binding 1581).
ReprodnNoteVolumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.
Physical DescriptionShort folio book
ConditionGenerally good
Descriptive FeaturesIn the paper used by the binder in the front flyleaves i-ii and back flyleaves iii-iv-v there is a watermark

Watermark: Grapes surmounted by crowned letters JAM, 35 x 24 mm

Plain vellum on paste boards; upper and lower covers used subsequently stamped black with letters HL surmounted by coronet (see letters from member of the British Museum, Augustus W. Francks, now bound between ff i and ii); spine was subsequently painted brown and given three brown leather labels and gold stamped, perhaps to match a specific bookshelf; top label has a double fillet border and in centre has the letter t; the middle label is gold stamped with 'Book of Common Prayer In Anni - 1549-1552' and has a double fillett border; bottom label is gold stamped with a shelf number 'F.356'.
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