The Cavalier Soldier's Vade-Mecum
Reproduction of a 1648 soldier's prayer-book
First edition, hardback bound in the original cloth with gilt decoration to front board. 19.5 × 13cm, 28pp + 27pp.
A facsimile copy of a 1648 soldier's prayer-book, containing "certain prayers fitted to several occasions and are to be used by His Majesties forces", such as prayer for soldiers on guard, a prayer before the battle, a prayer for a place besieged etc. The author describes the book's discovery and reproduction.
This copy is in very good condition, but with some marking to the rear board. The pages are clean and the binding secure. This copy has the bookplate to Agnes Seymour Keen.
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