Sieben Gebeter einer Schwangen Frauen um glückliche Entbindung.
Parma: 1772. 16mo. xxvi, 83 pp. One of fifty copies. An eighteenth century book of prayers for pregnant women, in German and French. A beautifully printed volume, published by order of the Infanta of Parma. Printed on Dutch laid paper, featuring Bodoni's characteristically delicate typography and decorative devices, including a full typographic border. In the original pale orange boards, with a morocco label to the spine, lettered in gilt. A small split and chip to the upper hinge at the foot of the spine, slight bumping to corners, very small tears to outer margins of a few pages not affecting text, occasional minor foxing. A near fine copy. (Item ID: 21058)