The altar book : containing the order for the celebration of the holy eucharist according to the use of the American Church : MDCCCXCII /
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Boston, Mass. : Published by Daniel Berkeley Updike, the Merrymount Press, 1896.
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[213] p. : 7 ill., 2 coats of arms, music ; 39 cm.
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Boston, Mass. : Published by Daniel Berkeley Updike, the Merrymount Press, 1896.
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"The making of this Altar Book was begun about the feast of the Nativity of Saint John Baptist, A.D. Mdcccxciii, and finished at Easter, A.D. Mdcccxcvi, by Daniel Berkeley Updike and Harold Brown, laymen of the Diocese of Rhode Island."--Colophon.
"The type for this volume was set at The Merrymount Press, Boston, and three hundred and fifty copies of the book were printed at The De Vinne Press, New York".--Colophon.
Borders, initials, type, and binding designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue.
Printed in red and black.
Printing information taken from the colophon.
Seven leaves of plates designed by Robert Anning Bell, included in pagination, with each plate and following page of text within ornamental border.
The plain-song is arranged by Sir John Stainer, Mus. Doc. Oxon.
Title vignette and tail piece : coats of arms engraved by Charles Sherborn.
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2820576

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