(Book of Hours)

Heures Nouvelles: Gros Caractères Ornées de Gravurea.

Paris: Janet, (1816). 24mo. (xi), 402pp. First edition, regular issue. Illustrated with five stippled engravings of Christ and various saints. Engraved title page. An elegant printed book of hours, with sections for saints' days, daily prayers, readings for communion, confession, and a variety of spiritual and mortal events, plus an index at rear. Rare: this title is not recorded in any institutional holding. In the publisher's binding of red straight-grained morocco with gilt double rule and tooled border formed of various floral tools. A.e.g. Faint edgewear and light rubbing to corners, else near fine. Housed in original watered silk slipcase, the bottom edge of which is separating. Item #30595

Price: $650.00

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