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Boxed Miniature Prayer Book*
Super little brass and copper Arts & Crafts almost square box containing a miniature combined Book of Common Prayer and Hymns Ancient and Modern, printed by the Oxford University Press.
The box is constructed of brass with riveted copper corners and hinge, and a keyhole escutcheon which is purely decorative. It is paper lined internally and the lid closes with a satisfying click.
Lifting the lid reveals the little leather bound book which, just inside the cover, bears the hand written inscription ‘To my Godfather from Dick’.
Measuring 6 X 5.5 cm and around 4 cm high.