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ANTIQUARIAN BOOK

Lyra Germanica:

WINKWORTH (Catherine).

WINKWORTH (Catherine).

Lyra Germanica: Hymns for the Sundays & Chief Festivals of the Christian Year. Translated from the German by Catherine Winkworth. With Illustrations by John Leighton F.S.A. and others.

Woodcut frontispiece, plates, illustrations, ornaments and intials by T. Bolton, J. Cooper, G. and E. Dalziel, G. De Wilde, W. Green, H. Harral, H. Leighton, W. Murden, G. Pearson and J. Swain after E. Armitage, J. Flaxman, M. Lawless, C. Keene, S. Marks and J. Leighton. Each page within a line border.

Third Edition. Small 4to. [239 x 168 x 33 mm]. xx, 272 pp. Contemporary binding of brown goatskin over bevelled boards, the covers decorated in black with a thick and thin line border enclosing three vertical and two horizontal tracery blocks separated by two thick vertical bars. The spine divided into six panels by raised bands flanked by black fillets, lettered in gilt in the second panel and at the foot, the others with black tracery decoration, the edges of the boards and turn-ins hatched in blind, marbled endleaves, the edges gilt over red. (Spine slightly faded).
London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864.

A fine copy of a handsome book.

Stock no. ebc4707

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Price: £400

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