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Ecclesiological late Cambridge Camden Society

Instrumenta Ecclesiastica.

London, John Van Voorst nd (1847).

Reference: 11638
Price: £480 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. (8)pp, (71) engr plates (some folding, numbered to 72, but nos. 38/39 relate to one double-page plate), each with facing leaf of text, also one leaf of publisher’s adverts (at end). Original full calf, neatly rebacked with matching spine. Slight browning at outer margin of plates, and occasional offsetting from plates on facing text leaves (as often with this book). Mid nineteenth century engraved armorial bookplate of Charles Robert Scott Murray, Danesfield, Bucks., (a member of the Cambridge Camden Society). Subsequent ink ownership inscription of A.H.Stanton, Hambledon Rectory (presumably Father Arthur Henry Stanton (1839-1913), Anglican clergyman (see ODNB)), with a note in his hand “purchased at Danesfield sale 1898”.

Model designs for church furnishings and various other ecclesiastical accessories, including desks, benches, chests, decorative ironwork, church plate, crosses and gravestones. They are predominantly by the Society’s favourite architect and official adviser, William Butterfield. First series only (a second series followed).