Liturgy for the Blind [Alston’s type]


Accession Number: 2000.3

Subtitle: The Order for Morning and Evening Prayer According to the Use of the Church of England

Summary/Description: 1st edition. Clothbound boards with raised letters on the front, [34] fol. Deeply embossed on one side with the text in large conventional letters. Embossed in Alston's type which was developed by the printer, John Alston. "Liturgy For The Blind. The Order For Morning And Evening Prayer According To The Use Of The Church Of England. Glasgow : Printed In The Asylum, At The Institution Press, By John Alston, Honorary Treasurer To The Asylum, & Sold By John Smith And Son, Glasgow : Smith Elder & Co., London; & John Johnstone, Edinburgh. N. B. If The Impression On The Books For The Blind Should Lose Its Raised Appearance From Becoming Damp, It Will Resume Its Original Form By Drying At The Fire. 1839. Price Two Shillings And Sixpence." --t.p.

Credit Line: Museum Purchase

Publisher: Blind Asylum (Glasgow)

Publisher Place: Glasgow, Scotland.

Publish Date: 1839

Subjects: Alston's type Christianity Prayerbooks Religion

Physical Description: Paper. 10.25 x 8.5 x .75 in.