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Lot 0075
Heading: (Catholic Church)
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Title: L'office De La Semaine Sainte, A L'usage De La Maison Du Roi, Conforme?ment aux Bre?viaires & Messels Romain & Parisien...
Place Published: Paris
Publisher:Rue S. Jacques
Date Published: 1766
Description:


788 pp. Engraved frontispiece and title page, head and tail pieces, woodcut initials. Printed in double columns in French and Latin. (8vo) 21x13.5 cm (8¼x5½"), bound in later full red morocco, onrantely toolded in gilt with a royal coat of arms, gilt-decorated spine, gilt dentelles, silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt.



Handsome, ornately bound volume of the Holy Week Rite. "The Office of Holy Week, for the use of the House of the King, According to the Brevaries & Missals, Roman & Parisian..."

Condition

Light wear and scuffing to leather, rubbing to extremities, darkening to spine and edges, rubbing to spine gilt; some staining to endpapers, rear hinge cracked, interior sound with scattered light foxing; very good.

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Holy Week Rite finely bound 1766

Estimate $400 - $600May 30, 2019