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(lot of 8) Miniature and personal devotional books, comprising: (1) common prayer for the Church of England, Birmingham, c. 1905, the front cover with embossed sterling silver, depicting winged cherubs, hallmarked lower left, 4.25"h, 3"w; (1) miniature common prayer book for the Church of England, Birmingham, c. 1908, the cover with embossed sterling silver, depicting winged cherubs, 2.25"h, 2"w; (1) hard bound French Catholic parishioner book, c. 1861, brass corners, 5"h, 3"w; (1) English mid-century Catholic devotional book, the acrylic cover with illustration of Christ administering Holy Communion, 4"h, 2.75"w; (1) Eastern European Catholic devotional book, black plastic, mother of pearl, and brass cover, 4.5"h, 3"w; (1) French Catholic parishioner book, silver metal and mother of pearl inlaid cream plastic cover, 4.25"h, 3"w; (2) Eastern Christian devotional books, possibly Sanskrit, both hard bound with green fabric, largest: 4.25"h, 3"w; 2.25lbs *Provenance: The estate of Ferris and Jeanette Nassour owners of the iconic store, "The Cadeau", located on the drag in Austin from the 1950's to the 1980's. Mrs. Nassour, known around Austin as "The Cadeau Lady" was highly regarded for the unique and worldly gifts found in her shop.* Start Price: $80.00

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(8) COLLECTION OF MINIATURE DEVOTIONAL BOOKS

Estimate $100 - $200Oct 23, 2016
8414 Anderson Mill Road
Austin, TX 78729-5479
United States
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