story of the prayer book in the old and new world and throughout the Anglican Church
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Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


  • Church of England. -- History.,
  • Prayer-books -- History.

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Edition Notes

Date of publication and ed. statement from title page verso.

Statementby Percy Dearmer, based upon the author"s Everyman"s history of the prayer book.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 269 p. :
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20131599M

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