The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America

1930
Typographical design by Daniel Berkeley Updike (American, 1860–1941), Printer Merrymount Press (American, founded in 1893)


Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Blumenthal, Printed Book in America, p. 61; D. Griffiths, Bibliography of the Book of Common Prayer (2002), no. 1930/3

Dimensions

Overall: 35.3 x 26 x 7.5 cm (13 7/8 x 10 1/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.1126

Medium or Technique

Printed book with typographic designs

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Books

(Boston: Printed by the Merrymount Press, 1930) Large quarto; xli, 611 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s black-stamped brown morocco.


Boston: Printed by the Merrymount Press, 1930

Provenance

Philip C. Duschnes Rare Books, New York [book label]; Carl Zahn, by whom given to MFA, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Carl Zahn