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Today’s #minibookMonday is an 1877 Catholic Child’s Prayer Book. Published in Baltimore by John Murphy Co., the book was “compiled with the view of placing within the reach of Catholic children, a complete Prayer Book for Daily Use, in the most compact and attractive form.”

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It is indeed attractive, with 36 illustrations included within.

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At 10cm it is one of the smallest non-fine-art books in Special Collections & Archives.

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Found in the Archives is a recurring series of crazy cool stuff found in the Monroe Library’s Special Collections & Archives.

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