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|Genre/Form:||Wood engravings (prints)
Prayers and devotions
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Daniel Berkeley Updike; Harold Brown; Episcopal Church.; De Vinne Press,; Merrymount Press,
|Notes:||"The making of this Altar book was begun ... Mdcccxciii, and finished ... Mdcccxcvi, by Daniel Berkeley Updike and Harold Brown ... [T]he plates are designed by Robert Anning Bell; the borders, initials, type and cover by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue; and the colophons are engraved by Charles Sherborn. 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.
Title vignette and tail piece; coat of arms.
Printed in red and black; rubricated; initials, side notes.
Seven leaves of plates designed by Robert Anning Bell, included in pagination, with each plate and following page of text within ornamental border.
Leaf for presentation inscription, and "Notes to the Altar Book" ( p.) laid in.
Full brown pigskin; blind stamped border, ornamental designs, lettering and illustrations on front and back covers; brass clasps; gilt stamped lettering between raised bands on spine.
|Description:|| pages : 7 illustrations, 2 coats of arms, music ; 39 cm|