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The Book of Common Prayer


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Papers Relating to the Liturgy of the Church of England, Prepared in Pursuance of Addresses of the House of Commons, of the 24th of January 1821.
London: Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 31 January 1821.

Directorium Anglicanum
Being a Manual of Directions for the Right Celebration of the Holy Communion, for the Saying of Matins and Evensong, and for the Performance of Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, according to Ancient Uses of the Church of England.
With Plan of Chancel and Illustrations of "Such Ornaments of the Church, and of the Ministers Thereof, at All Times of Their Ministration, (As) Shall Be Retained, and Be in Use as Were in This Church of England, by the Authority of Parliament, in the Second Year of the Reign of King Edward the Sixth."
Edited by the Rev. John Purchas, M.A., Christ's College, Cambridge.
London: Joseph Masters, 1858. [first edition]

The Prayer Book Dictionary
Edited by George Harford and Morley Stevenson.
London: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, 1913.

On the Retention of the Word Obey in the Marriage Service of the Book of Common Prayer: A Liturgical Consultation, addressed to the Bishop of Oxford, and written before the first of August, 1914.
By J. Wickham Legg.
London: Wells Gardner, Darton and Co, 1915.

Some Vindications of the Book of Common Prayer appearing in Unexpected Quarters
Gathered by Dr. J. Wickham Legg.
London: SPCK, 1916.

The People's Book of Worship: A Study of the Book of Common Prayer
By John Wallace Suter and Charles Morris Addison
New York: Macmillan, 1919.

The New American Prayer Book: Its History and Contents
By E. Clowes Chorley, D.D.
Historiographer of the Protestant Episcopal Church
New York: Macmillan Company, 1929.

Cowichan. British Columbia, 1894. Portions of the 1662 Communion Service.

Igorot. [Bontok Igorot].
Bontok: All Saints Mission Press, 1910.

Oneida. Prayers for Families and for Particular Persons Selected from the Book of Common Prayer, Translated into the Language of the Six Nations of Indians, by Eleazer Williams. Albany, NY: 1816.

Te Alaa Hakatulou Iaho Katoa, Te Veisili Talatala Ma Te Hakatulou Mea Kanakana Ite Kaitapu
[Private and Daily Prayers, the Catechism, Preparation for Holy Communion in Sikaiana]
British Solomon Islands: Printed at the Melanesian Mission Press, Guadalcanar, 1932.

Swedish. USA 1892. New York: Bible and Common Prayer Book Society, 1913.

"The Eskimo Language of the Tigara Tribe of Arctic Alaska." Portions of the US 1892 PB. Seattle: PECUSA, 1923.


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