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Lot 0268
[1.]: A RARE BREVIARY IN A CONTEMPORARY FULL IVORY BINDING

Albach, J. S. Harmonies religieuses. Prieres a l'usage des catholiques par J. S. Albach [...]. Nouvelle traduction apres la dix-septieme edition Allemande. Avec trois gravures. Pest: chez Gustave Heckenast, 1865.

12mo (132x90 mm), precious contemporary full ivory binding with a cross in the front plate, colored silk paste-downs and free-leaves; pp. 587, [1 b.].

References: Not in ICCU. Not in OCLC.


[to this lot is also added]:

[2.]: [Bindings, Breviary] Paroissien Romain, 1863

AN UNCOMMON FRENCH BREVIARY IN A FINE BINDING

APPARENTLY NO COPY IN USA

Paroissien Romain complet, contenant les offices de tous les dimanches et de principales fetes de l'annee qui peuvent se celebrer le dimanche. Traduction nouvelle. Tours: A.d Mame et Cie, 1863.

12mo (140x86 mm), contemporary full black leather binding, with rich gilt decorations at spine and at both covers (a gilted cross in a frame), gilted title at spine, gilted edges, marbled papers at paste-downs; pp. XI, [1], 744. Full page plates at frontispiece and in the text.

References: ICCU registers a copy similar to this one, but issued in 1893 (IT\ICCU\VIA\0237304). OCLC, 467751821 (one copy in France). Apparently no copy in USA.

Condition

[1.]: A fine copy in a precious binding, with light traces of use and occasional foxing. [2.]: A fine binding. Stark water-stains at first 30 leaves, including frontispiece and title-page. Occasional foxing. Overall, a modest copy. Lot not subject to return.

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[Ivory Binding, Breviary] Albach, Prieres, 1865

Estimate €200 - €250Jun 9, 2016