Nouvelle Imitation de la Très Sainte Vierge.
(Prayer Book)

Nouvelle Imitation de la Très Sainte Vierge.

Bouasse-Lebel (illus.)

(Dijon: Marchet & Roux, 1897). 191pp. This elegant book of prayers to the Virgin Mary is illustrated with an engraved frontispiece of the nativity. Printed by Firmin-Didot in black and red with red rules. Gilt floral decoration on the interior with blue and gold paste-downs. Some minor creasing to several leaves along fore-edge; one page has a 1/2-inch tear to outer margin. Nearly fine overall, bound in contemporary blue morocco with elaborate gilt border decorations on covers and turn-ins. A.e.g. A rare miniature, unrecorded in all reference sources, and in a handsome binding. (3 1/16 by 2 1/4; 78x57mm). Item #22611

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