King Henrys Prayer Book. King Henry’s Prayer Book. Illustrated by Jean Mallard. Limited to 980 hand-numbered copies. This facsimile of Henry VIIIs Psalter, his personal prayer book, is annotated in his own hand. To own it is to own a piece of history. Few treasures in the British Library evoke such a powerful reaction from visitors as the private prayer book of King Henry VIII, shelf mark BL Royal MS 2A XVI. This Latin Psalter was one of Henrys most cherished possessions, a book he pored over and annotated throughout. His marginal notes, which can be clearly read, give us an unrivalled insight into the private thoughts and spiritual concerns of the king. To own it is to own a piece of history and to have the most intimate link with this remarkable monarch. Facsimile Limited to 980 hand-numbered copies of which this is number 82. Bound in red velvet with brass corners and clasps. Gilding on all three page edges. Commentary volume Commentary on Henry VIIIs reading practices and the Psalter by James P. Bound in black buckram blocked in gold foil on front and spine. Presentation box Bound in black buckram blocked in gold foil on front and spine. This book and commentary are in perfect, unread condition. The item “King Henrys Prayer Book Folio Society James Carley Limited Edition 2009″ is in sale since Thursday, August 8, 2019. This item is in the category “Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable”. The seller is “tonyjsellers” and is located in Romsey. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Special Attributes: Limited Edition
- Author: Henry James
- Publisher: Folio Society