Le Petit Paroissien de la Jeunesse.
Le Petit Paroissien de la Jeunesse.
Le Petit Paroissien de la Jeunesse.
Le Petit Paroissien de la Jeunesse.
(Marcilly)

Le Petit Paroissien de la Jeunesse.

Paris: Marcilly, (c. 1840). 96pp. Printed by Firmin Didot, but with a Marcilly imprint. With engraved half-title and five plates, the finely executed illustrations depict scenes from the life of Christ. The prayers are arranged for special occasions: morning prayers, evening prayer, and prayers for communion and vespers. This tiny book for children was very popular and issued over a long period of time in a variety of printings and bindings. Text in Latin. This copy is in red morocco, with ornamental borders in gilt. Light rubbing to extremities, else fine. Housed in a matching slipcase. A.e.g. (Bondy, p. 77; see Grolier 99; Spielmann 404; Welsh 5607). (1 5/8 by 1 1/8; 40x29mm). Item #20534

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