Lot 75 of 429:
Holy Week Rite finely bound 1766  

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Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
L'office De La Semaine Sainte, A L'usage De La Maison Du Roi, Conformément aux Bréviaires & Messels Romain & Parisien...
Author:
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Rue S. Jacques
Date:
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..."

Lot Amendments
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.
 
Item number:
306879
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