Book of Common Prayer has gone through more editions and printings
in French than any other non-English language. The first was in
1553, and they continue (at least in American editions) up to the
those in standard French, there are also a number of different printings
specific for the Channel Islands (some for Guernsey, some for Jersey). Evening
Prayer in the Jersey dialect is
A number of older French editions are online, from Google Books and the Internet Archive. These may be found on our Languages page.
of these French editions of the Church of England BCP were official,
and so there are a number of different translations, and even different
titles, as can be seen by comparing the title pages at left (1889)
and below (1757). The text used here was first published in 1863
by the SPCK, (title page is at left) and is the last French edition
of the 1662 BCP, although there have been a number of printings
over the years since then. It contains the entire BCP, including
the Psalter and Ordinal. It appears in David Griffith's Bibliography
of the Book of Common Prayer as 36:69.
The entire book may also be downloaded as PDF graphics - see the link below. There are bookmarks for navigation, and extractable text. However, the text has not been proofread and undoubtedly contains errors.