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The first Prayer-Book of the Reformed Church of England, the precursor of the Book of Common Prayer used at present in England and by the Protestant Epis copal Church of America, was printed in London, at the Grotton press, by Iodwarl Whitchurch, in the year 1540. To title-page is beautiful in its roll ind ola, k typography, and its border, adorned with the royal arms of England, is remarkabo for its daring mixture of grotesque and Renaissance forms. At the lower part the border we find the little goat-footed satyrs who wear wings, like chertos, an are a most bizarre and artisti creation.

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