Item 1 - The Anglican Missal

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The Anglican Missal

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Being the order for the Administration of the Holy Communion According to the Use of the Church of England together with the Collects to be Used throughout the Year

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Oxford, England, A. R. Mowbray, 1869

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  • Attributions and conjectures: Complete title: The Anglican Missal being the Order for the Administration of the Holy Communion according to the Use of the Church of England. Together with the collects to be used throughout the year.
  • Statements of responsibility: Full publication statement on the title page is as follows: Printed and published by A. R. Mowbray at his Office in Saint Aldate's Street, in the City of Oxford, in the Year of our Lord, 1869.

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This is a unique, hand-tinted edition of the Anglican Missal

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  • 1869 (Publication)
    A. R. Mowbray
    Oxford, England

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1 31 x 25 x 3.5 cm leather-bound book, with silver clasps and a holy cross on the cover embedded with precious stones.

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This missal was transferred to the Archives at some point, after being in active use in the church.

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The missal is inscribed on the front leaf with the following: To the Glory of God and in pious memory of Margaret Matilda Jane Wife of Edward Jarvis Hodgson, This Missal was illuminated by Henry Coleridge Stuart for use at the Altar of the Chapel of All Souls St. Peter's Cathedral, Charlottetown, M. E. J. 1892."

The inside cover is embossed with a similar inscription in Latin, showing the book in memory of "Magaritae Matilda Joanna Hodgson," wife of Edward Jarvis Hodgson, showing death date of 19 October 1889.

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The missal is in good condition; two pages on the front flyleaf are loose. A tipped-in page provides "a prayer for the Parliament of Canada" and a "prayer for the Governor General".

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