The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church : according to the use of the Lutheran Church of Nova Scotia.

Price: $1,625.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


144 pages. On verso of title page: "Extract from the minutes of the council of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, held at Bridgewater, Lunenburg County, N.S., on 2nd January, 1864.: Whereas we, the council of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, feel the necessity of having a Liturgy of our Church suitable for a British congregation, therefore resolved That we empower the Pastors of the English Congregation in Lunenburg County to edit and publish a British edition of the Book of Common Prayer for the Lutheran Church; said book including a copy of our Articles of Faith, as found in the Augsburg Confession, and a collection of Hymns from the General Synod Hymn Book." Indeed the Constitution and Bye-Laws of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia" Published and Appended by the Authority of Church Council covers pages 108-115, thereafter Hymns. Original tan cloth (chipping off spine), blue endpapers with signatures of Christian Grimm dated 1870 as well as more recent pen. Dampstain around periphery to first third dwindling in visibility. Despine fraying of spine, binding is sound. Scarce early English Canadian Lutheran volume; Worldcat shows only two institutional holdings of the book worldwide.

Title: The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church : according to the use of the Lutheran Church of Nova Scotia.

Author Name:

Categories: Religion, Nova Scotia, Canadiana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Halifax, Macnab & Shaffer: 1864

Binding: Cloth Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Size: 16mo.

Seller ID: Books006856