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SOLD. SOLD. The Home Preacher, or Church in the House Daily Devotional C. 1868
Sold. Sold. "A Book of Prayer, Praise and Homilies for Every Sunday of the Year with Daily Meditations and a Service for Children", edited by the Reverend Norman Macleod, DD., and published by Wm. McKenzie, London and Edinburgh, 1868. Full embossed leather edition with gilt letters and outlining on spine. Marbled end papers and marbled page edges. 768 ppg., weighs about 8 pounds, 12-1/2in. x 10-1/2in. x 2-3/4in. Overall condition very good. Pages are bright, very readable and not abused. Some light scuffs to leather, very little foxing, and discoloration to pages. Chipping to bottom of spine like the book might of been shown and used at an angle. Front end papers cracked but binding sound. The title page is glued to the back of the front loose end paper, perhaps to preserve it. (?) There are 20+ steel engravings of Bibilical themes and 20+ engravings showing portraits of many of the "eminent devines".